The Hive Weddings with 3 Maine Outdoor/Barn Wedding Venues
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Intimate to Large Weddings - $3,995 Wedding Event Site, Supplies & Services. See Pricing Tab at Thehiveweddings.com for more details.
About "The Hive" at Birch Ridge Estate
Birch Ridge Estate is an outdoor, destination venue, with superb lodging and breathtaking mountain views of the White Mnts!
Is conveniently located an hour from Portland & 2.5 hrs from Boston in Brownfield, ME (on The Conway, NH border), providing intimate to large sized tented weddings. Three main Ceremony Sites (Mnts View, Birch Grove & Pond View with Cedar Gazebo) serve as picturesque backdrops for your ceremony along with dozens of other phenomenal locations for photos. Hosting some 55 weddings since 2017, with another dozen + weddings scheduled for 2021 with availability in 2022/23. We provide Tours Sunday afternoons & all week days.
Facilities and Capacity
Our specialty is intimate to large sized weddings with no maximum amount of guests. Our Mnts View Ceromony location on the front lawn provides a charming barn beam arbor, while our Birch Grove location provides a grande rustice arbor, live edge log seating for 100 in a peaceful birch wooded setting with natural surroundings. Our Pond Side location also provides outstanding mountain views.
Tents of your choice are set up on our dedicated tent pad adjacent to our Carriage House & pond in the front field. You are welcome to utilize the vendors that suit your needs best on or outside of our Recommended Wedding Partners Guide in order to create the personalized wedding of your choice. You and your family/wedding party can stay the weekend in the comfortable lodging which comfortably sleeps up to 19 guests.
We provide a number of wedding supplies to help reduce costs, including our 2 arbors, gazebo & live edge seating for 100.
- Rustic Dessert Cart
- Whole Whiskey Barrel
- Country Mail Box Table...for wedding cards
- 3 Different Rustic Tables (various purposes)
- White Wedding Drapes - for arbor
- 10 unique Wedding Signs
- Antique Cheval Mirror (Master Bdrm)
- 3 Large & 4 Small Rustic Easels
- 2 Antique Freezer Chests...holds 35+ bags of ice
- 2 Log Cupcake Stands
- Drink/Wine Buckets (5)
- Large Log Bar (set up in Tent, Carriage House, or under Pergola)
- Commercial Electric Bank/Cord Set Up & 6 Extension Cords for all required Electricity in Tent...plugs into outside of Carriage House
- 9 Rustic Wedding Signs (I.e. Welcome, Parking)
- 2 Dozen Log Cut Center Pieces
- Maple Log Cake Stands
- 10 Tiki Torches with Kerosene
- Champagne Buckets (2)
- Large Rustic Memory Board (holds 30 photos)
- 3 Colorful Hanging Lights
- Dozens of Additional Country/Rustic Decor items
Others may enjoy the gorgeous perennial gardens & expansive yard/fields for yard games. We also have a Ping Pong, Air Hockey & Foosball Tables for tournaments along with a Granite Bon Fire Pit (with wood provided). We even provide 2 kayaks for you/your guests enjoyment during their stay along with tons of yard games including Corn Hole, Ladder Ball, Giant Jenga, Kan Jam, Golf, Giant Connect Four, Horse Shoe Pit, 4 Hole Disc Golf Course, & Spike Ball, thus providing plenty of entertainment for your guests to have fun. The property offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy what nature has to offer.
"The Hive" Weddings also provides two other large wedding venues, "The Hive" Lake View at Stone Mnt Lodge, also in Brownfield, ME & "The Hive" Chic Farm House & Wedding Barn in Waterford, ME. Both venues are highlighted on Wedding Wire, The Knot along with Airbnb & VRBO.
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After 25 years in Corporate Account Management, Marketing, & Sales for several Fortune 500 Companies, I am now solely dedicated to managing our real estate ventures...including the Personal Creation of your Remarkable “Hive” Wedding Event & respective stay. Our goal is to become the most popular Rustic/Country/Mountains Wedding Destination in Maine. With the dozens of unique wedding supplies we provide, we will work together in unison to provide your One of a Kind, Personalized Wedding arrangement.
Theresa & Time have tons of expereince with 35 years successfully runing their property management & cleaning businesses