The Public Works

52 Alder Street, Portland, ME 04101 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Public Works

The Public Works is a fashionable multi-use space open to weddings in Portland, Maine’s emergent West Bayside neighborhood. An adaptable location, it is suited to events of all proportions, imbuing each with a sense of class and style. The Public Works is ideal for couples with a discerning eye, who wish to wed in a venue brimming with character.

Facilities and Capacity

The West Bayside is a rapidly developing neighborhood whose roots are still manifest on the red-brick facades of its buildings. Emblematic of this tale, The Public Works exudes a sense of industrial chic, combined with a modern, minimalistic design aesthetic. Its bare rafters, snaking ventilation ducts, and exposed brick-work playing their part in a renovation which is at once hip and tasteful. More than simply stylish, The Public Works is a spacious offering that can accommodate a large wedding party of up to 225 well-wishers. It is an adaptable setting that can be configured as needed, and its refined color palette permits a range of decor options limited only by imagination. The room is gracefully lit from above by fashionable light fixtures which create an ambiance of intimacy. Outside, a welcoming patio extends the breadth of your party and can be used as a food truck area for your catering. There are ample furniture rentals available to perfectly complement the space’s interior, including chairs and tables. Nearby guests will find parking, available of part of wedding packages, and the venue is wheelchair accessible. The Public Works is a pet-friendly venue and welcomes your canine well-wishers.

Services Offered

The staff of The Public Works offers an expansive range of services to assist couples on their big day. They are happy to provide light and sound equipment rental to help your party go down without a hitch. The management welcomes outside vendors, and is happy to link couples with some of Portland’s best wedding professionals. They also provide a bar service including bartenders, a champagne toast, and libations specially crafted for your event.

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The Public Works
Just married
Just married
A happy ceremony
A happy ceremony
Atmospheric lighting
Atmospheric lighting
The patio
The patio
Banquet table
Banquet table
Set for a meal
Set for a meal
Geometric arch
Geometric arch
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The Public Works
The bride
The bride
At sunset
At sunset
Under string lighting
Under string lighting
Refined in red
Refined in red
Floral arch
Floral arch
Stunning lighting
Stunning lighting
Natural light
Natural light
Food trucks
Food trucks
Elegant design
Elegant design
Plant wall
Plant wall
Open garage door
Open garage door
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Just married
Just married

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The Public Works 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?
    $ 3000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 3000.00
  • 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?
    $ 3000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 3000.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Lighting/Sound
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 14.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • 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?
    Bar Services
    Event Rentals
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Wifi
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
    December

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  • 52 Alder Street Portland, ME, 04101 See on map
    207-672-1251 (Phone number)
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