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The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station

Haddam, CT View map Visit website
Rating 4.9 out of 5
301 reviews
$14k - $17k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

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$14k - $17k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

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.

Services Offered

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:

  • Linens
  • China
  • Glassware
  • Flatware
  • Decorations and table numbers

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

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?

$650

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$650

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Art Gallery
Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Barn
Beach
Boat/Yacht
Country/Golf Club
Farm/Ranch
Garden
Historic Building
Inn/B&B
Marina
Museum
Park
Religious
Resort
Waterfront
Winery

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
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

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 food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

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

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
November
December

301 Reviews

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    Lauren P. Married on 12/04/2021
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    The PERFECT wedding venue!

    We had the most amazing experience at the Riverhouse and couldn't be happier! From the first time we stepped into the venue, we knew it was the place for us. From the decor, to the set up, the view off the back deck, the bridal suite, grooms room and most importantly 1 wedding at a time! It was everything we had wanted and so much more!
    The communication throughout the entire process was smooth and very responsive. Hattie and Kelley were amazing to work with and got back to me within 1 day.
    And then COVID hit and we were the very first wedding to be canceled. I mean 5 days away from having our wedding reception. We rescheduled 3 times after that. Kelley and the entire staff at the Riverhouse made this challenging time as easy as they could for us and for that we will be forever grateful.
    And as our day approach, Julie (our banquet manager) was wonderful to work with! She was calm, reassuring and so positive! Our wedding day was everything we dreamed of and so much more! And that is all thanks to the Riverhouse and their wonderful staff. We got so many amazing compliments on the venue, food and staff!
    If you are looking for an amazing venue, with wonderful staff, great food and a one of a kind experience, look no further! I would recommend the Riverhouse to any couple!
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    Caralee Married on 10/22/2021
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    Incredible Venue - Makes everyone feel like family!

    Riverhouse @ Goodspeed Station is an amazing venue and even more amazing, caring, thoughtful, professional, kind and passionate TEAM behind every email, tour, phone call, door... and especially the execution the DAY-OF THE WEDDING! My couple's excitement was non-stop from the moment they booked the venue until the day-of... this was hugely due to the wonderful team, taking such great care of our questions and details throughout the planning process.

    BIG SHOUT OUTS & THANK YOUS to Kelley & Julie!

    To top it all off - there are gorgeous spaces for ceremony, cocktail hour & reception. Having the food & beverage all taken care of in-house is such a treat!
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    Jillian M. Married on 06/19/2021
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    Wedding Panner Bride Recommends RH!

    I got married at The Riverhouse June 19th 2021 and I couldn't have picked a better location for my ceremony, cocktail hour and reception! I have been a wedding planner for years, and I had very high standards for venue, catering, and service, and The Riverhouse knocked it out of the park!! Hattie and Kelley were absolutely amazing to work with. We booked during COVID (April 2020) and they kept me well informed with their policies and procedures throughout my planning process. They were quick to respond, had great ideas and made some stressful moments fun! Fast forward to the wedding day- it was incredible! Our guests are still talking about the food-it was truly amazing! The Chef worked with us to create a menu that our guests would remember, but honestly their menu and offerings don't need any changing!! Their staff was professional and moved quickly and quietly throughout the ballroom through 3 dinner courses! The ambiance throughout the Riverhouse is peaceful and elegant and my guests were blown away. It sprinkled on our wedding day and I don't think my guests even noticed (I know I didn't!). I had a bridal attendant assigned to me and my husband the day of the wedding and she lead us through the entire evening so we and my immediate family could relax and enjoy from start to finish. I cannot recommend The Riverhouse enough to anyone-you truly can't go wrong here.

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
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Professional Network & Endorsements

9 Endorsements
Weddings with Jenn Weddings with Jenn Wedding Officiants

What a beautiful historic location. If you are looking for beauty and ease the Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station is an exceptional choice in venue.

Golden Scroll Soloists Golden Scroll Soloists Wedding Musicians

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!

Moon River Rituals Moon River Rituals Wedding Officiants

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.

Map

55 Bridge Road Haddam, CT, 06438
8603454100
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