Why You Should Get Married in Maine

Maine is a magical place to wed! That’s probably why there are over 700 wedding venues in the state of Maine. Maine is known for its beautiful scenic views and rustic, countryside charm. Many couples choose to put those images and places to work when they choose a magical and picturesque, mountain view weddings!


Budget-worthy Mountain View Wedding Venues in Maine

The average cost of a wedding in the US is over $35,000 (what?!). That’s crazy expensive! So many couples are looking for ways to budget their wedding and keep costs low. You’re looking to get hitched, not take out a second mortgage!

Out of so many wedding venues in Maine, only 5 of those venues are considered inexpensive for small weddings, with beautiful mountain view. Most of the mountain view venues only provide space for small weddings, 50-200 people, and the costs of those venues can get pretty pricey. But you don’t have to break the bank in order to have a picturesque mountain view wedding! Below, I have provided a list of very inexpensive mountain view wedding venues that also provide reception areas. Click on the names of the venues to visit their websites and get more information!


Inexpensive Mountain View Wedding Venues in Maine

High Mountain Hall

As the least expensive venue on the list, High Mountain Hal is located a few hundred yards from Camden Harbor, Harbor Park and Bok Amphitheater. High Mountain Hall is a beautifully restored Greek revival building with an extremely tall vaulted ceiling. Whether you are planning a wedding celebration or reception the hand-hewn beams, lighting, and arched alcoves create a lovely setting for your special event. The room is equipped with hardwood floors, a mirrored wall, fans, skylights, and a high quality sound system. The gorgeous yet rustic room can be decorated to go with any theme imaginable. Every spot in High Mountain Hall is ideal for you and your loved one to take romantic wedding photos, especially the stunning staircase There is room for up to 100 people can be seated at tables while still allowing room for a dance floor, or 150 people for a cocktail style party. Dance the night away surrounded by beautiful architecture, a stunning surrounding, and all of your family and friends.


1888 Wedding Barn

The 1888 Wedding Barn offers three unique 1888 Wedding Barn Packages (White Pine, Spruce, and Hemlock Wedding Packages) with varying amounts of amenities and benefits depending on your wedding day vision and available budget. Food Quantity/Quality, Waitstaff Service, and Party Setup and Decorations vary in each wedding package so you get exactly what you want. White Pine Package costing example: 100 guests * $45 = $4500 Maine Sales Tax: $360 Barn Rental Service Fee (June) $2000 Total: $ 6860 not including Service Gratuity.


Bear Mountain Inn

Host a picture perfect Maine wedding at the Bear Mountain Inn Four Season Resort. Located in the foothills of the White Mountains in Waterford, Maine, this lakefront resort features a charming inn surrounded by 25 picturesque acres of lush lawn and wooded areas. Hold your romantic ceremony on its scenic wedding deck, with the beautiful lake and mountains providing an idyllic backdrop while you say “I do.” Share your first kiss as newlyweds in this breathtaking setting and then escape for a bit to pose for stunning photographs all around the gorgeous property. Rejoin your guests for an elegant reception beneath a pristine white tent overlooking Bear Lake. Your guests will love the spectacular views and will rave about the delicious cuisine served by the inn’s skilled culinary team. With a seasoned staff ready to help you turn your vision into an unrivaled affair, the Bear Mountain Inn Four Season Resort is the perfect place to plan your dream wedding.


Overlook at the Point

Ideal for a wedding weekend getaway on the gorgeous Maine coast! Built by an admiral in 1894, Overlook stands tall as one of the first houses to be built on the point. Once an all-girls wilderness camp, the building has been converted to accommodate brides and grooms to celebrate their special day. Guests will adore being right next to the Maine coast, which consists of a constant calming breeze and the smell of sweet saltwater. Overlook at the Point slumbers quietly along the rocky shoreline with views of the ocean and stars. Exchange vows outdoors under the blue Maine sky – the natural beauty of the Maine shore parallels the beauty of your long-lasting love. Afterwards, lead guests indoors to your elegant and intimate reception. With carefully chosen flowers to match the table settings and rustic, beach wedding favors, the beachy atmosphere is brought in. Enjoy a delicious meal with your close family and friends in celebration of your special day!


Mountain House on Sunday River

Last, but not least, Mountain House on Sunday River is the most expensive venue on our list, but one of the most charming! Choose to tie the knot in the Maine mountains for your outdoor wedding celebration. The Mountain House on Sunday River is a family-owned estate with breathtaking views, superb lodging, and award winning service. Our relaxing atmosphere, is the perfect location for down to earth, adventurous spirits. The estate includes 3 beautiful ceremony spaces to choose from, a grand outdoor reception area with a small open air barn (covered and uncovered) decking areas for tented dining, cocktail hour and dancing. Our custom built event bathrooms are spacious and super cool. Enjoy the evening around our outdoor fireplace and seating area, and rest soundly in your private Bridal Suite included in every package. Our sprawling meadows, romantic stone walls, and breathtaking views overlooking the Sunday River Peaks and Mahoosuc Mountain Range, are so picturesque, they will take your breath away. Our versatility allows us to host rustic themes as well as truly elegant ones. Whatever you choose, you will be guaranteed the ultimate wedding experience in the midst of the best nature has to offer. Be adventurous, be outdoorsy, be yourself!

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