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The Starting Gate at GreatHorse
On WeddingWire since 2016
Located in Hampden, Massachusetts, The Starting Gate at GreatHorse is a charming wedding venue perfect for soon-to-be newlyweds who appreciate picturesque scenery and tranquility. This mountainside getaway boasts views of the surrounding rolling hills and the iconic Connecticut River Valley. From your “I do” to your first married dance, this Bay State gem can set the scene for every part of your once-in-a-lifetime occasion. The staff can’t wait to see your romantic connection in action, aiming to realize your vision to the letter.
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Capable of accommodating several hundred of your loved ones, The Starting Gate at GreatHorse is home to a selection of delightful event spaces. Soon-to-be newlyweds can begin their big day in the Wedding Suite, a luxurious get-ready room that has restrooms, makeup tables, and refined furniture. The beautiful Wedding Garden is an ideal spot for saying “I do” outdoors. Featuring an elegant gazebo, immaculate garden, and waterfall, this open-air setting is sure to impress your nearest and dearest. Cocktails can be enjoyed on the Sunset Deck, a relaxed place that possesses 3,000 square feet of space. Here, you can mix and mingle with your guests while admiring the panoramic views of the valley. There are two Reception Rooms that can be combined for large-scale gatherings. These plush halls feature chandeliers, ornate decor, and expansive windows that allow natural light to flow in.
The Starting Gate at GreatHorse offers a variety of services designed to make sure that your dream wedding is brought to life. As well as your ceremony and reception, the venue can also provide the backdrop for your rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, and post-wedding brunch. Their seasoned planners can collaborate with you to ensure that every detail of your celebration is exactly what you envisaged. Available services consist of event set-up and clean-up, bartending, and catering. A wide range of useful event items will be provided, such as chairs, tables, an altar, and a dance floor.
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