The Knowlton

305 Knowlton Street, Bridgeport, CT 06608 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Knowlton

The Knowlton is an inspiring wedding venue located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Standing since 1865, it has recently been renovated to celebrate art, design, and creativity. This vibrant space offers a wealth of potential and possibility to clients, allowing them to host an event tailored to their style. From the revitalized indoor hall to the expansive grounds, this venue welcomes you to host an event to remember.

Facilities and Capacity

Originally the property of the “The Armstrong Manufacturing Company”, this venue was rejuvenated to blend timeless character with modern charm. Inside, a sleek, stylish Boathouse presents a blank canvas for you to decorate for your special day. High ceilings, exposed brick, and original hardwood beams all add to this venue’s storied charm, presenting you with a versatile space for your celebration. Modern additions and restorations add a contemporary touch to this venue, also adding to the possibilities of how you can decorate for your long-awaited occasion. Outside, you and your guests can marvel at the murals and artwork present throughout the 30,000 sq. ft. available to you. Commissioning artists from all over the globe, this vibrant, colorful venue presents an explosion of creativity for you to enjoy on your special day. Ceremonies, outside receptions, and other events are welcomed in this open setting, allowing you to enjoy the riverside vistas and natural scenery. Additional indoor event spaces are also available for more intimate occasions or as get-ready rooms for you and your party. Other amenities, including bathrooms, ample parking, and accessible entrances, are also present on-site for your convenience.

Services Offered

The Knowlton takes pride in the creative and versatile approach they take to events. They welcome outside vendors, allowing you to add a more personal touch to your long-awaited event. Thanks to its modern renovation, they also offer lighting and sound equipment hire for your convenience. Furnishings, such as tables, chairs, and other additions, can be made available for you and your guests to enjoy.

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Hope & Roses Mural
Hope & Roses Mural
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Boathouse Layout
Boathouse Layout
Boathouse back of house
Boathouse back of house
Unisex bathrooms
Unisex bathrooms
Elephants at The Entrance
Elephants at The Entrance
Gallery entrance
Gallery entrance
Peeking Mural
Peeking Mural
Hope & Roses Mural
Hope & Roses Mural
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Boathouse Layout
Boathouse Layout

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The Knowlton FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 4500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 4500
  • 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?
    $ 1500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 2500
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Parking
    Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    500
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • Describe your venue:
    Art Gallery
    Historic Building
    Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What event items are available?
    Aisle Markers
    Aisle Runners
    Altar/Arch
    Audio Equipment
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Chair Covers
    Dance Floor
    Decor
    Drapery
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Photo booth
    Tables
    Tents
    Tent Accessories
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Shuttle
    Valet
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March

Team of The Knowlton

Shiran Nicholson

Shiran Nicholson

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Shiran and the Knowlton team of specialists are here to create your dream and vision. The passion that Shiran has for the industry and the excellent professional team at The Knowlton, will help bring your event to life….whether you are looking for space for your extravagant wedding or you want to hold your bridal/baby shower! This is the place to be!

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The Knowlton frequently asked questions

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

The Knowlton includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:

  • Bridal Suite
  • Parking
  • Tables

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

The space offered by The Knowlton for wedding events is known for:

  • Art Gallery
  • Historic Building
  • Waterfront

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

The Knowlton offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does The Knowlton offer?

The Knowlton offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does The Knowlton offer for wedding events?

The Knowlton offers the following services for wedding events:

  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does The Knowlton have available for wedding events?

The Knowlton offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:

  • Aisle Markers
  • Aisle Runners
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Chair Covers
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Photo booth
  • Tables
  • Tents
  • Tent Accessories