Weddings

Riverview

Weatogue, CT View map Visit website

About

Riverview is a modern and elegant wedding venue located in picturesque Simsbury, Connecticut. Built in 2008, the building’s crystal chandeliers, cathedral ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and granite flooring come together to create a beautiful ambiance for your wedding day. The Riverview is situated along the Farmington River and has two private patios ideal for wedding ceremonies. Enjoy the beauty of rural Connecticut while roaming the manicured grounds and gazebo. The Riverview has a team of culinary experts who work to create outstanding cuisine using the highest-quality ingredients. A wide range of menu options are available to fit your needs, preferences, and vision for your perfect day.

Facilities and Capacity

Riverview can accommodate weddings of varying sizes, from 100 to 600 guests in its grand ballrooms and event spaces. The venue has two beautiful ballrooms, two garden gazebos, and two patio tents and ceremony areas. Both ballrooms exude elegance, offering couples a stunning setting for their ceremony or reception. With high ceilings, luxurious decor, and thoughtful attention to detail throughout, it is a versatile space ready for your special celebration. Outside, you can enjoy the fresh, natural settings of the garden gazebos or patio tents. With their versatile, adaptive settings, you are welcome to organize an event to suit your desired style. Additionally, get-ready rooms are available on-site, allowing you and your partner to prepare for your big moment in peace and tranquility.

Services Offered

The Riverview aims to provide a comprehensive collection of services for your wedding day. Event planners are available for your convenience, working with you to ensure your celebration goes off without a hitch. Additionally, their expert servers and bartenders can be on-hand to cater to your needs throughout the big day. Furnishings and decor, such as chairs, tables, lighting, and sound equipment, are all available for hire as an added convenience.

Catering

The culinary team at The Riverview takes pride in the exceptional service they present to couples on their special day. With an extensive menu, they can work with you to create a personalized banquet for your long-awaited celebration. Additionally, their experienced bartenders can keep you and your loved ones refreshed with a wide range of top-shelf beverages. Other services, such as champagne toasts, cocktails, and signature drinks, are all available from this esteemed venue.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$925.00

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Server(s)
Wedding Cake

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Cake
Catering Services
Event Planner
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

307 Reviews

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Rated
4.9
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Recommended by 97% of couples
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  • Flexibility
    Rating 4.8 out of 5

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  • Shannon
    Shannon M. Married on 07/18/2021
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    Absolutely perfect

    From before we even booked the riverview made us feel special. Throughout our two year engagement and a pandemic both Adam and Maureen kept us in the loop and optimistic. As we got closer they continued to blow any expectations out of the water with their responsiveness, helpfulness, and ideas! Our day of was amazing and perfect thanks to the venue and staff! They were so attentive and helpful! I couldn’t imagine any other venue leveling up. Oh and their food is the best thing I’ve ever eaten. BOOK THEM NOW if you want the most perfect wedding!
  • Chelsey
    Chelsey M. Married on 05/22/2021
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    Beautiful day

    Loved everything about our day!
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    Lana B. Married on 05/21/2021
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    Absolutely incredible

    I recently had one of the best experiences at the Riverview. I was there for the Senior Prom assisting a student that needed some special accommodation. Adam Blutt a coordinator at River did an outstanding job assisting us with our requests. The night was prefect for everyone

Awards

  • 307
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner

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  • Jared & Leah
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    80 photos · 03/01/2019
  • Martin & Brittney
    27 photos · 01/30/2016

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Professional Network & Endorsements

4 Endorsements
SSUPhoto SSUPhoto Wedding Photographers

Elegance all the way around, from the outside to the marble ballroom. Fun and friendly staff and the food is perfect. We recommend checking out The Riverview.

Lyrical Lens Events Lyrical Lens Events Wedding Photographers

Maureen and her team are always a pleasure to work with. They are on-point and strive to make every event run as smoothly as possible. The view is beautiful, the rooms gorgeous, and the food first class. We enjoy working there as often as possible.

Kim Bova Photography Kim Bova Photography Wedding Photographers

The excellent staff at the Riverview has always been professional with attention to detail, but they are also considerate and helpful. Because of this my experience as a photographer at this beautiful venue has always been easy and smooth. My brides and grooms have loved their experience from the planning right through the wedding day. There is beautiful light in and outside of the building and many places to capture great photographs. I highly recommend this venue for your wedding day plans.

Map

10 Winslow Place Weatogue, CT, 06089
860-899-1852
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Riverview frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Riverview?

Riverview includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up

At Riverview, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

Riverview includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Server(s)
  • Wedding Cake

At Riverview, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Riverview includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Premium Liquor
  • Signature Drink

What are the most important characteristics of Riverview in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Riverview for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Riverview for wedding events?

Riverview offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Riverview offer?

Riverview offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception

What services does Riverview offer for wedding events?

Riverview offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Cake
  • Catering Services
  • Event Planner
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What percentage of users recommend Riverview and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Riverview is recommended by 97% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in quality of service, 4.9 in professionalism, 4.8 in average response time, 4.8 in flexibility and 4.8 in value.

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