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 bays, lakes, harbors, and coves. Many couples choose to put those images and places to work when they choose a magical and picturesque waterfront wedding.


Wedding Venues with Waterfront Views in Maine on a Budget

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 6 of those venues are considered inexpensive for small weddings with waterfront views. Most of the waterfront 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 waterfront wedding! Below, I have provided a list of very inexpensive waterfront wedding venues, with waterfront views, that also provide reception areas. Click on the names of the venues to check out their websites!


Inexpensive Waterfront Wedding Venues in Maine


Maine Maritime Museum 

Maine Maritime Museum can provide a waterfront ceremony, tented reception in the historic shipyard, elegant dinner in the timber-frame hall, cocktails on the riverside deck; create your custom wedding on the banks of the Kennebec River in historic Bath, Maine. Maine Maritime Museum also offers all kinds of events, packages, tours, etc..


Point Sebago Resort

Boasting a picturesque location and beautiful facilities, Point Sebago Resort is a spectacular place to tie the knot. Nestled among the trees on the shore of Maine’s Sebago Lake, this scenic venue has everything you need to ensure that your special day is picture perfect. Its lakefront ceremony site features a stunning natural backdrop of seasonal foliage and serene lake views; it’s a breathtaking spot to say “I do.” For your reception, the resort offers several exceptional indoor and outdoor venue options, including the Beach Pavilion, the Pine Room, a lake cruise aboard the Miss Margarita, and an outdoor beach barbeque area. Whatever you decide, your guests are certain to rave about both the beautiful setting and the delicious cuisine prepared by the resort’s experienced culinary team. Celebrate the most important day of your life at Point Sebago Resort and it is sure to be a dream come true!


Spring Hill

Spring Hill is a family owned and operated venue located in South Berwick, ME. They offer a unique venue setting with over 60 acres of rolling hills and meadows, secluded waterfront, and rustic panoramic countryside views. They offer unique packages with flexibility for personal touches, including working with chefs for family style meals and recipes. This venue is breathtaking and won’t drain your bank account!


Wolfe’s Neck Farm

Having a hard time choosing between waterfront or rustic barn scenery for your wedding? Look no further! Located in Freeport, ME with the scenic backdrop of Casco Bay, Wolfe’s Neck Farm is a beautiful, authentic, and rustic spot to choose for your special day. Wolfe’s Neck Farm has an oceanfront field for wedding ceremonies and the historic Mallet Barn for reception. It’s the perfect spot to exchange vows, capture amazing pictures with wedding photographers, and dance till the cows come home!


Kyes Motel

Ready for a river view adventure? Kyes Motel is situated on 14 acres of land along the Kennebec River in Skowhegan, ME.  Their pavilion is able to comfortably seat parties of up to 120 with spacious, secluded grounds perfect for any open air event. Don’t waste time with portable canopies, tarps and poles, and running extension cords because they have the setup you need! The pavilion comes complete with a covered stage, a kitchen/food service area for cooking and serving, and is already lit and wired for a sound system. Spread out on the lawn, enjoy a late night in front of the fire pit, or take a leisurely walk down to the river. They are also more than accommodating in assisting with setting up catering options. Kyes Motel is an ultimate outdoor wedding event spot that can easily be provided by simply ordering a number of their rooms.


Damariscotta Lake Farm & Marina

A beautiful and affordable wedding venue with gorgeous lake views, expansive gardens and lawns, and indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception spaces to fit your needs. Damariscotta Lake Farm & Marina is located in Jefferson, ME on Damariscotta Lake. This venue offers lakefront views and rustic farmhouse appeal! The 1828 original farmhouse has been well-maintained, preserving it’s colonial charm. Wedding packages start at only $3,000, so this amazing spot will not break the bank!


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