The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station is a wedding venue located in Haddam, Connecticut. It’s location on the banks of the Connecticut River help to maintain the venue’s privacy while inspiring a romantic atmosphere. Dedicated on-site event coordinators aim to present couples with a variety of options to facilitate the type of sophistication and elegance that every wedding deserves.
Facilities and Capacity
As guests arrive at The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station, they will be greeted by a welcoming facade containing large windows and a grand front entrance. The large carriage porch creates a covered entrance for your guests in addition to providing an interesting architectural detail to the front of the building. Outside, a lovely white pergola stands in the garden to create an intimate outdoor ceremony space. Handcrafted stonework and water features make this garden feel relaxed and tranquil. As the river flows around you, weathered wooden docks and bridges provide intriguing locations for your post-ceremony photoshoot. Inside, a stunning ballroom with the capacity to hold 300 wedding guests serves as a backdrop for a magical evening. The interior is defined by a series of natural materials including hardwood details and stone masonry. The building’s two-story atrium contains a grand staircase that leads to private get-ready rooms for all of your day-of preparations. These private rooms are available for the use of your wedding party throughout the duration of your event. This facility also contains a children’s room outfitted with leather couches, a flat-screen television, and a DVD player.
The team at this venue aims to ease all of your preparation concerns with event planning services and a list of recommended vendors for your special day. For an additional fee, The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station is happy to assist in coordinating your ceremony as well. This venue is committed to providing a superior wedding day experience. A personal attendant is offered to the newlyweds and valet parking services are available for wedding guests. Catering is arranged by their four-star chef and served from the on-site kitchen. Bar services and the wedding cake can also be provided by the catering team. In order to streamline your event design, couples may avail of a variety of rental items for their tabletops, including:
297 Reviews for The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Kayla Evans · Married on 01/19/2020
We love the Riverhouse!
The staff at the Riverhouse are out of this world. From the very beginning of the process, Hattie and Kelley were amazing - they responded to every email and silly question within the same day and always let me know if they needed something from me to keep us on track. They worked so hard to accommodate every request and always went above and beyond. Just when we thought it couldn't get any better, we had our details meeting with Linda. She was fantastic. She took such good care of us and assured that we would have everything just the way we wanted it. On the morning of the wedding, it was a little snowy so they allowed us to go to the venue earlier than anticipated to take photos on the deck. They also worked with us to decide if we should have our ceremony outside or not. They were even so kind to shovel everything in case we decided we wanted it outside - they were just so good to us. We can't thank them enough. Michelle was our bridal attendant and she made us (including our parents) feel so cared for. She was there with what we needed before we even knew we needed it. She was lovely. The food was outstanding - the portions were large and the food was delicious - our guests are still talking about it. We cannot thank the Rivehouse enough - they made our wedding dreams come true. We will always be so thankful for all that they did for us and for the memories they helped us create. We love you all! THANK YOU!Sent on 02/11/2020
Amanda · Married on 08/10/2019
An absolutely perfect Day!! Can we do it again?!
Our wedding was truly the most perfect day and we owe it all to the staff at The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station! The Riverhouse is a beautiful venue and provides many great locations for photos! Aside from how beautiful the venue is the staff is truly amazing! When I met Hattie and Kelley they both are so nice and welcoming that I felt like I was at home. I knew that they would be there to help us the whole way and they definitely were as we’ve been planning over the past two years! I had so many questions that they promptly answered. They gave helpful and honest feedback which I truly appreciated! My dream was to have a ceremony by the water and they made that come true by having it down by the river. It was absolutely beautiful and perfect! We can't say thank you enough for making our dream come true! We are still receiving compliments as to how great the food was, how beautiful the venue was and how much fun everyone had! For our Hors D'oeuvres we had Arancini, Korean Short Rib Dumpling, Pineapple Glazed Chicken, Mac and Cheese with Lobster, Crispy Quinoa Slider, Blackened Shrimp and Penne Bolognese pasta during cocktail hour. All were amazing! Our meal options were Grilled Filet Mignon, Cajun Seared Swordfish and Stuffed Breast of Chicken. Which everyone loved their meals! We have had multiple people say it was the best meal they've ever had at a wedding they've attended!! Hearing all these compliments meant so much to us! We also had the pleasure of working with Julie and Linda. We met them a couple days before the wedding and went over our decorations and vision for the day of the wedding. They truly made our vision come to life. It was more beautiful than we could have ever expected!! They made the day so perfect! We can never say thank you enough for all of their hard work setting up all of our decorations and making the day run so smooth!! You always hear that something will go wrong at a wedding. I can honestly say there is nothing we know of that went wrong! Our day ran so perfect and smooth! Thank you ladies!! We had Michelle for our Bridal Attendant and she is just absolutely amazing at what she does! She is exactly what every bride needs on their wedding day! She is so kind and helpful! She was one step ahead of us the whole day and had anything we needed right on her! She is just amazing!!! Our wedding was so perfect it could not have been any better! We are still on cloud nine and wanting to do it all over again! Thank you everyone again!!!Sent on 09/25/2019
Karalyn Farr · Married on 08/04/2019
Hands down the best wedding venue
The Riverhouse was one of the BEST decisions we made hands down. They always clearly communicated deadlines and what was needed of us in order to make our day run smooth. They were accommodating and super flexible to schedule detail meetings. Day of they were UNREAL. There was an emergency the morning of our wedding and we were unable to get ready in our offsite location. Our day of coordinator Linda got ready early and opened for us a few hours early so that we were able to finish prepping for the day. It was an honest to god life saver and put me at ease when everything was going wrong. Throughout the day the entire staff was accommodating and helpful - even helping my 9 month pregnant sister bustle my dress and take twigs out of it. We went back a couple weeks later for their first “A Night to Remember” and the entire staff remembered us and was so kind.Sent on 09/25/2019
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What a beautiful historic location. If you are looking for beauty and ease the Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station is an exceptional choice in venue.
We play at Riverhouse quite often, and their team is always organized and easy to work with. Live wedding music takes coordination between the venue coordinator and the music coordinator, and this always happens flawlessly at the Riverhouse. Thank you, and see you again soon!
The staff at The Riverhouse provide a superior level of service to both the couple and to wedding pros who share in the desire to make the celebration the best in every way.