THE ESSEX, VERMON'T CULINARY RESORT & SPA
Our beautiful 18-acre resort in Burlington provides a stunning backdrop for your wedding along with deluxe accommodations and fun adventures your guests will never forget.
Whether your celebration is on-site or off-site, enjoy palate-pleasing catering from our expert chefs and the impeccable service The Essex is known for. We can customize your event based on your budget and the personal touches you desire. Our goal is to take care of every last detail so you and your guests enjoy an extraordinary and
relaxing weekend together.
Facilities and Capacity
The Essex Resort has indoor and outdoor spaces perfect for up to 65 guests, 125 guests, and 200 guests. The Essex offers 13,000 square feet of event space, including the The Atrium, East Lawn, The Ballroom, and Salons I, II, and III.
With a variety of culinary-themed guest rooms and suites, you and your wedding guests will be able enjoy the recently-renovated property to the fullest. In case anyone wants to have all the comforts of home, studios and suites with kitchenettes are available, too.
Bar services are also provided, including bartenders, barware, and house liquor, beer, and wine. Parking is available on site. The Essex offers an on-location spa, too, so you and your wedding party will be able to relax and enjoy yourselves. The following items and services are included as part of your wedding package:
- Bridal Suite
- Event planning
- Set up
- Clean up
Since The Essex Resort and Spa is a culinary-themed resort, prepare to be impressed. The Essex is known for their expert chefs and extraordinary service. Catering services include but are not limited to:
- Cocktail reception
- Hors d’oeuvres
- Plated meals
- Wedding cake
- Cake cutting
The Essex Resort and Spa are located near the shores of Lake Champlain in Essex Junction, Vermont. Burlington International Airport is only 6 miles away.
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We have done several weddings now at the Essex and the Ponds. We enjoyed working with their wedding coordinators, the function rooms are unique and the ceremony sites are beautiful! Highly recommend.
The Essex Resort and Spa is one of my favorite venues for a wedding. Top notch service and beautiful grounds make for an amazing setting. One of my favorite Vermont wedding venues.
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The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
At The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa, what does the bar service starting price include?
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Limited Bar
What are the most important characteristics of The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa offer for wedding events?
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Lighting / Sound
- Outside Vendors
- Pet Friendly
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa have available for wedding events?
- Audio Equipment
- Dance Floor
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