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WGBH Studios

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Pricing Information

These prices are available for the months of Apr, May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov. These prices are available for the months of Jan, Feb, Mar, Jul, Aug, Dec.
Reception
$5,000 starting price
Ceremony
$2,000 starting price
Reception
$5,000 starting price
Ceremony
$2,000 starting price

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About

Located in Boston, Massachusetts, WGBH Studios is a unique wedding and events venue open for couples planning their special celebration. The WGBH team takes pride in offering this cutting-edge venue as a welcoming alternative to inflexible event spaces. This team strives to serve the public not only through public broadcasting programming but to help clients achieve their dream weddings. You can avail of this alluring venue and anticipate a glamorous setting for your nuptial festivities.

Facilities and Capacity

As you enter this venue, you will be greeted by the Metcalf Lobby. This 1,340 square-foot glass and steel space includes three 40-inch, high-definition monitors standing side-by-side, ready to display stills or video for your incoming guests. Moving on, you can enjoy the 6,560 square-foot atrium. This eminently adaptable and stylish area can host 200 seated guests or 350 standing guests. Windows stretch from the floor all of 24 feet to the ceiling, flanked by textured metal walls. The second-story glass footbridge and the adjacent Yawkey Theater鈥檚 egg-shaped exterior offer truly unique elements for your wedding celebration. This theater offers 200 seats and superb audio-visual systems. Back into the atrium, a digital projector can display onto a screen or onto a pair of motorized steel and cement soundstage doors. These doors offer a dramatic entrance to the Calderwood Studio, a 4,500 square-foot space. This studio features a 21-foot-high lighting grid, offering incredible visual opportunities for up to 240 seated guests or up to 400 standing guests. This space can be combined with the theater for a 500-plus area for buffets or cocktails.

Services Offered

Wedding events that are held at WGBH Studios include engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions. You can schedule a guided site tour in order to ensure your complete satisfaction with this venue. The venue team can guide you through the many features of these facilities and assist you with selecting a caterer from an approved list. Garage parking is available at weekends for events and the Guest Street parking garage is available during weekdays. This is a venue that offers a wedding experience like none other.

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$5,000

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

$5,000

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?

$2,000

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

$2,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Parking

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

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Historic Building

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
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Clean Up
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors

What catering services do you offer?

Outside Cake

What bar services do you provide?

Outside Alcohol

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Dance Floor
Lighting
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
July
August
December
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    Hidden Gem

    WGBH is a hidden gem for a Boston wedding. From a winter wonderland to black tie elegance to a spring fling the space can be customized in so many ways. It is a cool local landmark to work in and their team onsite is great to work with. Cuisine Chez Vous has long enjoyed catering at WGBH and always look forward to going back.
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    JRE Loves Planning Events at WGBH

    When Jodi Raphael Events heard that WGBH Studios was opening an event space we were so excited to take our clients there. It is a fabulous space with a great team to work with. We have planned fund raisers and Bar Mitzvahs at WGBH. We can't wait to plan weddings there as well. The possibilities are terrific, your guests will sure to be wowed!
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    Capers Catering | WGBH

    Our team at Capers Catering has had wonderful experiences over the years working at WGBH for all kinds of events. We are thrilled to be able to offer this venue to couples seeking a modern, versatile venue in Boston!

    WGBH Studios's reply:

    Thank you so much for your kind words. Capers is always a pleasure to work with as well and an excellent choice when deciding on a wedding caterer!
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WGBH Studios frequently asked questions

WGBH Studios includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Parking
WGBH Studios includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Dessert
  • Server(s)
The space offered by WGBH Studios for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Historic Building
WGBH Studios offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
WGBH Studios offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner
WGBH Studios offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Clean Up
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
WGBH Studios offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Audio Equipment
  • Dance Floor
  • Lighting
  • Tables
WGBH Studios is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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