53 Reviews
50-1000
Guest Capacity
Indoor/Outdoor
Venue Setting

About The Margate on Winnipesaukee

The Margate on Winnipesaukee is a large, resort-style wedding event venue located in Laconia, New Hampshire. This family-owned resort will pay attention to every detail to help you create the perfect wedding. The Margate maintains beautifully-landscaped grounds right on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee.

Facilities and Capacity
With over 400 feet of beautiful beach to serve as the backdrop to your wedding, this venue will catch the attention of all your guests. There are also indoor reception sites available. With so much space at your disposal, you will be able to host a large wedding of up to 1,000 guests.

Services Offered
The Margate will take care of your food selection and seating arrangements, as well as recommending professional vendors to ensure you have a stress-free wedding experience. They also only ever hold one wedding at time, so you can be sure that the staff of The Margate will be attentive to all your needs on your special day. Other services include:

  • Chairs, tables, and linens
  • Setup and cleanup
  • Flatware, glassware, and china
  • Event planning
  • In-house catering
  • In-house bar
  • Outside vendors
  • Wireless Internet
  • Lighting and sound
  • Accommodations
  • Liability insurance

Categories: Wedding Venue, Rehearsal Dinner

Regions serviced: Concord

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53 Reviews for The Margate on Winnipesaukee

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5.0

We had my daughter's wedding at the Margate on Sat August 26,2017 The wedding was wonderful The food excellent and the view incredible. Working with Caroline Snyder and the Margate Staff was awesome Everyone went out of their way to make my daughter's day Magical and everything went off without a hitch due to Caroline & Staff. It was an unforgettable wedding weekend and fun was had by all. What a great place to have friends and family together and I would highly recommend the Margate

Profile Picture Anne, 8/26/17, 1 Review
Category: Catering, Ceremony & Reception Venue, Rehearsal Dinner Location, Wedding Cake, Wedding Planning
5.0

The Margate helped my dream wedding come true. I always wanted a beachside wedding and also wanted to incorporate Lake Winnipesaukee (special place in my heart) and the Margate made that happen. We had our ceremony on the pavilion, which juts out over the water, and the reception was on the West Lawn right next to it. Beth was very responsive and accommodating - helping make sure we had considered every detail and being flexible to help make sure everything was just as we had envisioned it. The day of was stress-free; everything was taken care of. Beth checked on me a few times and it was such a joy to see everything come together - the colors, decorations, etc. I would recommend this to anyone for sure. Additionally, since it's like a resort, there's lots of spaces to have extra events for the wedding. We had our friends play a concert in the Blackstone Lounge the night before and we did a campfire with s'mores after the reception. There is also a beach bar and a pool and another indoor bar that you can rent out. Our guests loved it and we heard lots say that they wanted to come back again!

Only things to be aware of are 1) they have up to 3 weddings a day at the site. It didn't end up being an issue, but it does make it a little more crowded if you want it to feel super intimate, and 2) there were a few things that we had to take care of which was a little weird, like we needed to provide our own linens for the high-top cocktail hour tables but not the dinner tables.

Profile Picture Casey, 7/22/17, 7 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue, Rehearsal Dinner Location
Services Used: Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Specialty Beer, Covered Outdoor, Scenic Views, Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Accommodations, In-House Bar, Clean Up, Event Planning, Liability Insurance, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wireless Internet, Parking

The Margate on Winnipesaukee Pricing

Ceremony Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $1495.00
Reception Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $2495.00
Site Fees Include:
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables
Wedding Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Plated
$44.00
Buffet
$32.00
Hors d'Oeuvres
$9.00
Catering Prices Include:
Server(s)
Bar Service Price Includes:
Bartender(s)
Rehearsal Dinner Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Buffet
$25.00
Hors d'Oeuvres
$9.00
Rehearsal Dinner Catering Prices Include:
China
Clean Up
Glassware
Linens
Server(s)
Set Up
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Rehearsal Dinner Bar Service Price Per Person
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The Margate on Winnipesaukee FAQ

Venue Highlights
Maximum Capacity
1000
Guest Minimum
50
Event Spaces
10
Type
Beach, Hotel, Waterfront
Style
Classic, Destination, Outdoorsy
Setting
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Scenic Views
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October
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Maximum Capacity, Rehearsal Dinner
1000
Guest Minimum, Rehearsal Dinner
20
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Professional Network & Endorsements

2 ENDORSEMENTS
Can't say enough about this Venue! A Photographic Memory is always honored to capture the memories at this beautiful Venue the Margate. Every wedding is always different in the couples unique way. The staff is unbelievable and always goes above and beyond.Looking forward every year to come to capture every couple at the The Margate!

We LOVE doing weddings at the Margate Resort! Beautiful location, superb catering, and absolutely wonderful staff who will give you the greatest personal attention! They are also great to their vendors!

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76 Lake St., Laconia, NH 03246   See On Map
603-524-5210 (phone)
The Margate on Winnipesaukee is a wedding venue with accommodations from Laconia, New Hampshire servicing weddings throughout the local area, including Maine, Boston, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. The Margate on Winnipesaukee is a professional wedding and event venue with outdoor space that has been part of the Southern New Hampshire wedding industry since 1980 specializing in wedding ceremonies, receptions, corporate events, school retreats, reunions, business retreats and social events.