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Newport Wedding Venues

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  • Newport Harbor Island Resort

    Located in Newport, Rhode Island, Newport Harbor Island Resort (formerly Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina) offers an...Read more all-encompassing wedding experience. Their location on Goat Island, a small island in Narragansett Bay, boasts unobstructed views of the bay, Newport Harbor, and the iconic Newport...

  • OceanCliff

    OceanCliff is a beautiful waterfront wedding venue located in Newport, Rhode Island. It occupies the site of the former...Read more Bronson Villa that was built in 1864 and has been converted to an oceanfront retreat that can hosts lavish parties and events. Located on ten acres of rolling lawns with...

  • Gardiner House

    Tucked away in Newport, Rhode Island, you'll find a beautiful waterside venue called Gardiner House. This boutique...Read more waterfront hotel boasts awe-inspiring views of the ocean, making it a blissful spot for couples to celebrate their wedding day. Immerse yourself in the magic of Newport, with its...

  • Newport Marriott Hotel & Spa

    The Newport Marriott is an enchanting wedding venue and elegant waterfront hotel located in Newport, Rhode Island. With...Read more their multitude of event spaces and enviable location on Newport Harbor, this is the place where dream weddings come to life. Facilities and Capacity: With over 20,000 square feet...

  • Regatta Place

    The Regatta Place is a waterfront wedding venue located in Newport, Rhode Island. This sophisticated and private venue...Read more has panoramic views of Newport Harbor and is an easy walk, drive or shuttle ride to downtown Newport’s historic shopping and cultural districts.Facilities and Capacity Surrounded by...

  • Hotel Viking

    Hotel Viking is an elegant and sophisticated wedding venue located in the heart of downtown Newport in Rhode Island....Read more This historic hotel was built in 1926 and has been offering beautiful and memorable weddings for over 95 years. We are conveniently located on Bellevue Avenue and offer all the...

  • Fort Adams Trust

    Fort Adams Trust is a wedding venue located in Newport, Rhode Island that has panoramic views of Narragansett Bay and...Read more Newport Harbor. This venue is also a historic museum with impressive architecture and sprawling lawns that will make your wedding one of a kind.Facilities and Capacity Fort Adams...

  • Bayberry Inn of Newport

    The Bayberry Inn of Newport is a charming and newly renovated home and intimate wedding party lodging venue located in...Read more Newport, Rhode Island. The small coastal town draws tourists in with its breathtaking views, cultural attractions, and rich history. Built in 1837, this historic building was home...

  • The Bohlin at the Newport Yachting Center

    The Bohlin is a wedding venue located in Newport, Rhode Island that will give you a waterfront setting and unsurpassed...Read more views of the harbor. With a coastal vibe and the charm of Newport, this venue is the ideal location for an elegant yet rustic wedding. Facilities and Capacity Couples can host up to...

  • IYRS School of Technology & Trades

    Nestled along Newport Harbor, IYRS School of Technology & Trades, also known as the International Yacht Restoration...Read more School, provides a picturesque waterfront setting that promises an authentic nautical experience. The nearby wharves are graced by magnificent megayachts, setting a splendid stage for...

  • The Chanler at Cliff Walk

    Imagine hosting your guests in the most stunning setting in all of Newport. Within the gated property are manicured...Read more lawns and posh gardens, surrounded by panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Exclusive use of The Chanler allows you and your guests to experience privacy and intimacy in an...

  • The Vanderbilt

    Welcome to The Vanderbilt, an iconic mansion located in charming Downtown Newport. Channeling Gilded Age Glamour, this...Read more glamorous mansion combines the rich history of the property with Auberge Resorts Collection’s passion for service & hospitality. Originally built in 1909 by Alfred Gwynne...

  • Belle Mer: A Longwood Venue

    Belle Mer is a glamorous seaside wedding venue located in Newport, Rhode Island. Surrounded by over seven acres of lawns...Read more on the edge of Narragansett Bay, this venue is perfect for an elegant and contemporary Newport wedding.Facilities and Capacity Belle Mer has many unique event spaces where you...

  • Eisenhower House

    The Eisenhower House is a wedding venue located at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island. Originally built in...Read more 1873, it was the Summer White House for President Eisenhower during his administration. Today, it remains an elegant property with hilltop views of Narragansett Bay and Newport...

  • Newport Officers' Club

    The Commissioned Officers' Club, on Naval Station Newport, overlooks our rocky coastline, the Newport bridge & harbor....Read more The O'Club offers a gorgeous setting, both inside and out, with rooms perfect for an event of any size and an outdoor lawn area for wedding ceremonies. We are on the Navy Base, you...

  • Queen Anne's Loft

    Queen Anne's Loft is located in the center of downtown Newport, RI specializing in small events for 125 guests or less....Read more We are the perfect venue for your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, welcome reception, wedding ceremony and reception, or post wedding brunch. With all new construction, the space...

  • Top Of Pelham

    You will find breathtaking views for your wedding event at The Top Of Pelham, located in Newport, Rhode Island. The...Read more venue offers panoramic views of the Newport Harbor and has a modern vibe with traditional design features. This beautiful, sought-after venue will impress even the pickiest of couples...

  • Emmanuel Church

    Weddings at Emmanuel Church Newport The celebration of your marriage is a joyous occasion and Emmanuel Church Newport...Read more welcomes all wishing to be married, regardless of faith background, race, or sexual orientation. We have a wedding coordinator who will guide you through the steps of scheduling and...

  • The Landing Restaurant & Bar

    The Landing Restaurant & Bar is a unique coastal venue located in Rhode Island, specifically at the dock at the end of...Read more Newport’s historic Bowen’s Wharf. With a beautiful view of Newport Harbor, this restaurant is the perfect place to host the wedding of your dreams.Facilities and Capacity Whether...

  • The Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina

    The Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina is a picturesque waterfront wedding venue located in Newport, Rhode Island. Situated...Read more at Bowen's Wharf, the sparkling seas and boats offer a beautiful backdrop for such a magical milestone. Cobblestone streets and the city's downtown area surround the hotel,...

  • International Tennis Hall of Fame

    The International Tennis Hall of Fame is a wedding venue located in Newport, Rhode Island. Steeped in the rich history...Read more of tennis and its greatest players, this unique property combines modern touches with timeless elegance. Nestled on the Narragansett Bay in the upscale Bellevue Avenue area, the...

  • Redwood Library & Athenaeum

    Redwood Library & Athenaeum

    Newport, RI

    Redwood Library & Athenaeum is a historic wedding venue located in Newport, Rhode Island, about 15 minutes from Newport...Read more State Airport. This museum is perfect for couples who prefer to celebrate their special day in the city amongst history and a beautiful garden that will transport them back in...

  • Waites Wharf

    Waites Wharf

    Newport, RI

    Waites Wharf is a restaurant and wedding venue situated in Newport, Rhode Island. Here, couples and their guests will...Read more get to enjoy picture-perfect views of Newport Harbor, Fort Adams, the Newport Bridge, and Narragansett Bay. Combining multiple event spaces, a helpful events staff, and tasty wedding...

  • The Wayfinder Hotel

    The Wayfinder Hotel

    Newport, RI

    Located in Newport, RI, The Wayfinder brings a charming, relaxed feel to the North End. With fresh design, custom menus,...Read more and minutes from downtown, The Wayfinder is a new favorite for wedding ceremonies, receptions, and rehearsals. Two private event rooms, one semi-private solarium, and poolside...

Venues near Newport, RI

Welcome to Newport

Newport is a seaside city famous for its unique blend of picturesque charm and stately elegance. Located on Rhode Island, formerly Aquidneck Island, Newport has played an integral part in the nation’s history and is a wonderful place for couples to begin the next chapter of their lives together.

Wedding Venues in Newport

Since the Gilded Age, Newport has been a favorite retreat of the rich and famous. Industrialists and financiers built lavish summer residences on Bellevue Avenue, overlooking the sea. John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier were married in Newport, and Dwight D. Eisenhower summered at the Naval War College during his presidency. The city is also home to the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the National Sailing Hall of Fame, and it played host to the America’s Cup races from 1930 to 1983.

Today, Newport invites couples and their guests to experience its beauty and splendor for themselves. The city offers a variety of venues, perfectly suited to a range of needs and styles. Couples can celebrate in one of the city’s many historic buildings or enjoy a lovely outdoor wedding by the water. Venue rental costs vary by season. Options are available for around $2,000, though average costs are significantly higher and rental prices for some venues exceed $50,000. WeddingWire’s wedding planning tools give couples the resources they need to manage their budget.

Newport Travel and Accommodation

Newport is easily accessible from New York, Boston, and Providence. Guests journeying up from New York can take I-95 to Route 1 and pass through Narragansett. Visitors traveling down from Boston or Providence can enter Newport via Jamestown or Middletown. The magnificent Claiborne Pell Bridge links Jamestown and Newport from the west. Visitors traveling south through Middletown can take the Sakonnet River Bridge from Tiverton or the Mount Hope Bridge from Bristol. The 64 bus connects the Kingston Railway Station to the Newport Gateway Visitor Center, and guests wishing to make part of their journey by rail can get to Kingston Railway Station via Boston.

Guests requiring off-site overnight accommodation have a number of options available to them. Newport is home to a number of fine hotels and bed and breakfasts. Guests planning to visit between May and September are advised to book early to avoid disappointment. Accommodation is also available in nearby Narragansett, Warwick, and Providence.

Newport Climate Information

Newport has a warm, temperate climate. Average temperatures range from 23°F in January to 78°F in July, and average monthly precipitation ranges from 2.99 inches in July to 4.53 inches in March. Couples planning a spring wedding can take advantage of the fine weather to enjoy Newport’s beaches and explore its famous mansions. The winter season is ideal for a romantic indoor wedding. Couples marrying during the winter months can expect cheaper accommodation costs and fewer tourists.


  • What is the average cost of a wedding venue in Newport?
  • Venue rental prices average around $25,000 in Rhode Island, though prices can vary significantly by season, and venues in Newport are some of the most expensive in the state.

  • Can I get married at one of the Newport Mansions?
  • Yes. Individual properties are available for rental. Contact the Preservation Society of Newport County for more information.

  • Do I need a marriage license to get married in Newport?
  • Yes. Couples wishing to marry in Newport must apply together and in person to the Newport City Clerk’s Office. Licenses are valid for three months. Further information can be found on the City of Newport’s website.

  • Are civil unions legal in Newport?
  • No. From August 1, 2013, couples will no longer be allowed to enter into a civil union. Same-sex marriage, however, is legal in Rhode Island.

Wedding Venues in Newport with Real Weddings published


4.7 out of 5 rating, 161 Reviews
 · Mansion Weddings . Newport, RI

Hotel Viking

4.9 out of 5 rating, 89 Reviews
 · Hotel Weddings . Newport, RI

Regatta Place

5.0 out of 5 rating, 106 Reviews
 · Park & Outdoor Weddings . Newport, RI

The Bohlin at the Newport Yachting Center

4.9 out of 5 rating, 33 Reviews
 · Banquet Halls . Newport, RI

Belle Mer: A Longwood Venue

4.7 out of 5 rating, 116 Reviews
 · Banquet Halls . Newport, RI

Queen Anne's Loft

5.0 out of 5 rating, 24 Reviews
 · Rooftop Weddings . Newport, RI

Newport Officers' Club

4.2 out of 5 rating, 16 Reviews
 · Banquet Halls . Newport, RI

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