When couples want to say their “I do’s” with an iconic New England coastal view, there’s no better place than Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The picturesque peninsula offers the quintessential beach wedding experience at Popponesset Inn, or the five-star luxury of Wequassett Resort and Golf Club. Couples will find 300-year-old historic inns like Dan’l Webster Inn and Spa, and 19th-century mansions like Captain Linnell House. There are lighthouses, towering bluffs, elegant hotels, and quaint villages. Cape Cod exudes romance and is one of the nation’s top wedding destinations. These are 25 of the best wedding venues in Cape Cod.
© Borsari Gallery
Borsari Gallery, a barn originally built to be a 19th-century abattoir is now a private event venue that is ideal for couples searching for venue for a rustic wedding. Inside, the gallery consists of exposed stone walls, pumpkin pine flooring, and wood-planked walls. The interior’s down-home ambience is enhanced with award-winning photographs by Andrew Bosari. An outdoor courtyard has a water fountain, stone and brick patio, lush greenery, and a large deck that can be covered in case of inclement weather. This venue accommodates up to 100 wedding guests. Bosari Gallery also provides a suite for the bride and groom.
524 Main Street, Dennis, MA, Phone: 508-385-3434
2.Bournedale Function Facility
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Bournedale Function Facility in Plymouth, an event venue with plenty of accolades and awards, sits on 15 acres of waterfront property, making this location ideal for a lavish wedding. The 6,000-square-foot lodge can accommodate up to 200 guests. It features interior hardwood floors, ceiling fans, and wood framed overhead lights. The venue’s outdoor space is breathtaking with shoreline and waterfront views, an expansive lawn, and a stone walkway. There is a second-story deck for more intimate weddings. All-inclusive packages feature an event planner, bridal suite, linens, tables, chairs, glassware, flatware, and barware. Accommodations for guests can also be reserved.
110 Valley Road, Plymouth, MA, Phone: 508-888-5442
3.Captain Freeman Inn
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Located in Brewster, just minutes from Provincetown, Chatham, and Hyannis, Captain Freeman Inn near the bay of Cape Cod is an ideal venue for couples wanting an intimate wedding. This quaint bed and breakfast venue accommodates just 20 people and has recently been completely restored. The venue has a breakfast area that is screened in on its wrap around porch, wood columns, and a sloped front yard. The backyard has a beautiful pool, picket fence, and a garden. The interior of this venue has a winding staircase, hardwood floors, and working, romantic fireplace. Large windows provide views of the shoreline.
15 Breakwater Road, Brewster, MA, Phone: 508-896-7481
4.Captain Linnell House
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Hosting one wedding at a time on 2.5 acres of land, a wedding at this 1840 mansion ensures privacy. Captain Linnell House is an ideal venue for brides and grooms wanting a lavish wedding away from the public eye. The venue offers outdoor weddings on its expansive lawn with features like a wood gazebo, shoreline views, and lush greenery. The mansion has tall columns, wide porches, and romantic fireplaces. The main ballroom has a vaulted ceiling, recessed lights, and exposed wood beams. The interior also has crown molding, French doors, and intricate wall paintings. This venue offers a professional wedding consultant and personalized décor.
137 Skaket Beach Road, Orleans, MA, Phone: 508-255-3400
5.Captain's House Inn
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Originally built as a home for Captain Hiram Harding and his wife Lydia in 1839, Captain’s House Inn in upscale Chatham, is an elegant Greek Revival-style house that is ideal for couples considering eloping or hosting a private wedding. The venue sits on two acres of beautifully landscaped lawn and features English gardens, picket fences, and lush greenery. The outdoor space also has a stone patio, water fountain, and comfortable lawn furniture. The luxury inn’s interior has 16 guestrooms, a fireplace, sweeping staircase, and French doors. The blinds, moldings, and trim were carefully crafted with handmade tools by Captain Timothy Loveland, the original contractor.
369 Old Harbor Road, Chatham, MA, Phone: 508-945-0127
6.Chatham Gables Inn
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Chatham Gables Inn in Chatham, a quaint Inn that is over 170 years old and steeped in coastal New England history, specializes in elopement packages. This recently renovated bed and breakfast inn provides eight guestrooms for wedding guests with the newlywed couple getting first choice. The interior of the charming inn has common areas that have hardwood floors, comfortable furniture, and a fireplace. Other design details include two stories, a breakfast room with views of the garden, and a large front porch ideal for dining or having wine. Elopement packages include a small wedding cake, champagne or sparkling water toast, single roses for the couple, and a $75 wedding dinner gift certificate.
364 Old Harbor Road, Chatham, MA, Phone: 508-945-5859
7.Chequessett Yacht & Country Club
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Located on Wellfleet, an oystering and fishing village on Cape Cod, Chequessett Yacht and Country Club offers a laidback atmosphere that is ideal for couples hosting a casual wedding. The yacht club provides a private beach for outdoor weddings with views of Wellfleet Bay and Great Island. The Clubhouse, which accommodates 200 guests, has polished hardwood floors, a peaked ceiling, exposed wood beams, and an expansive outdoor deck overlooking the golf course’s 9th hole. Accommodating 100 seated guests, the Boathouse is more rustic with wood paneled walls, exposed wood beams, and a 60-foot deck. A full bar, extensive wine list, and preferred vendor list are available.
680 Chequessett Neck Road, Wellfleet, MA, Phone: 508-349-3704
Falmouth Navigator, a classic event venue in East Falmouth, provides couples with an opportunity to completely personalize their big day. Value conscious DIYers choose their own schedules, start and stop times, bar options, and vendors. Couples also have dedicated Function Managers for planning. This casual event space can host weddings of up to 200 guests. The Function Room has a spacious dance floor, fully stocked large bar, and wood columns. This space also offers large windows and arched entryways. Falmouth Navigator provides an outdoor area that can be tented during inclement weather. The space has a brick patio and is surrounded by floral accents and tall trees.
55 Ashumet Road, East Falmouth, MA, Phone: 508-563-7396
9.Highfield Hall & Gardens
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Located in Falmouth, Highfield Hall & Gardens is a preeminent 19th-century estate with resplendent gardens and a regal vintage ambience. The mansion and gardens are ideal for couples hosting lavish, traditional, or vintage weddings. This historic manor accommodates up to 200 guests and offers indoor and outdoor event space. Outdoor weddings are held in the Sunken Garden which has beautiful flower beds, a tree that is 100 years old and provides a canopy for the altar, and a gravel path. Inside this stately manor are 21 elegant rooms, hardwood floors, and a sweeping staircase. Event planners, sound and lighting, a customized wedding cake and service, and event rentals are all available.
56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA, Phone: 508-495-1878
10.Pilgrim House & Landing Restaurant
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Originally opened in 1810, Pilgrim House and Landing Restaurant in Provincetown is newly renovated and centrally located. It is an ideal venue for couples wanting a traditional wedding. The venue offers an 1800-square-foot indoor space that accommodates 120 guests. The Pilgrim House Room has hardwood floors, a neutral color scheme, and pressed tin ceiling. The venue also offers the Sea Dragon Lounge for intimate weddings, accommodating 15 guests. There is a private outdoor garden featuring a brick patio, enclosed backyard, and lush greenery. Couples can make use of an on-site event planner. Setup and cleanup is included.
336 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA, Phone: 508-487-6424
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Popponesset Inn, located in Mashpee, is a three-time WeddingWire Couples’ Choice award-winner and a two-time WeddingWire Bride’s Choice award-winner. It provides the quintessential Cape Cod wedding for couples wanting a waterfront celebration. Beachfront weddings take place in the Popponesset Inn Tent, which accommodates 200 guests and offers shoreline views, direct beach access, and an expansive deck. The inn also has an elegant indoor space. The Club at New Seabury Country Club accommodates 220 guests. Access to the outdoor deck allows for expansive views of the golf course and beach. This venue provides couples with an experienced wedding planner.
95 Shore Drive, Mashpee, MA, Phone: 508-539-8322
12.Red Jacket Beach Resort
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Off the waters of Nantucket Sound in South Yarmouth, Red Jacket Beach Resort offers weddings on their own beach, making this venue ideal for the bride and groom looking forward to a private beachfront wedding. The resort also has other exquisite outdoor spaces that can be covered with a tent during inclement weather. The space showcases views of the ocean, shoreline, and romantic sunsets. The private ballroom accommodates up to 165 guests and features neutral tones, wall sconces, and large columns. The space also overlooks the ocean with large windows and has a dance floor. The venue offers an event planner, altar, tables, chairs, and linen.
1 South Shore Drive, South Yarmouth, MA, Phone: 800-227-3263
13.Rosebrook Event Center
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Wareham is the setting for the South Coast of Massachusetts newest event and wedding venue, Rosebrook Event Center. This idyllic event space is ideal for couples wanting a formal wedding. The venue provides all-inclusive packages along with indoor and outdoor event space. The Ballroom is capable of hosting lavish weddings, accommodating 300 guests. It has neutral tones, a dance floor, and glittering chandeliers. This space also has large floor-to-ceiling windows, an ornate ceiling, and patterned carpeting. Rosebrook Event Center hosts outdoor weddings under a pergola with a wood altar and an ocean view backdrop. It’s surrounded by cranberry bogs and manicured grounds.
50 Rosebrook Place #1, Wareham, MA, Phone: 508-322-9220
14.Sea Crest Beach Hotel
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Sea Crest Beach Hotel in North Falmouth is the perfect choice for couples hosting a casual beachfront wedding. The hotel is situated along Old Silver Beach and provides wedding parties with a 700-foot private beach, which is ideal for wedding photography. Indoors, the Oceanview Room has floor-to-ceiling windows, a dance floor, shoreline and ocean views, an ornate ceiling, and pendant lighting. Couples can choose from four wedding packages – In-Season, Beach Tented, Daytime, and Winter. Packages include a free night’s stay at the resort for the couple and reduced rate stays for wedding guests. Sea Crest Beach Hotel offers get ready rooms, chairs, linens, tableware, dance floor, setup, cleanup, and bar services.
350 Quaker Road, North Falmouth, MA, Phone: 800-225-3110
15.The Cape Club
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The Cape Club in East Falmouth sits high on a golf course providing sweeping New England panoramas and brilliant sunsets. It boasts over 11,000 square feet of glamorous event space, and is a perfect location for couples planning their dream wedding. A marble foyer leads to the ballroom with a towering cathedral ceiling, crystal chandeliers, and hardwood floors. Weddings held outdoors can be tented if desired, and have stunning water, sunset, and golf course views. The Cape Club provides a bridal suite, groom’s changing room, and event planning assistance. Their approved vendor collection provides everything the happy couple could wish for on their big day.
125 Falmouth Woods Road, East Falmouth, MA, Phone: 508-540-4005
16.The Coonamessett Inn
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The Coonamessett Inn in Falmouth was completely renovated in 2018, making this a great venue for couples planning a classic Cape Cod wedding with modern amenities. The Coonamessett Inn offers picturesque outdoor event space with views of Jones Pond, rolling hills, and a wood gazebo. The venue provides several celebration spaces such as the luxurious Cape Cod Room, accommodating up to 250 guests. It has hardwood floors, several bright chandeliers, and large windows. Accommodating 90 guests, the Community Hall features chandeliers, wood floors, and a fireplace.
311 Gifford Street, Falmouth, MA, Phone: 508-548-2300
17.The Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa
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Cape Cod’s oldest town, Sandwich, is the home of The Dan’l Webster Inn and Spa. The Inn has been providing lodging for more than 300 years, making this an ideal location for a traditional wedding. Weddings may be held outdoors in a garden that can accommodate up to 250 guests. It has white picket fences, brick pathways, colorful plants, and a wood altar. Inside, the Conservatory features large floor-to-ceiling glass walls, a wood dance floor, and a glittering chandelier. The Music Room has a gas fireplace and baby grand piano. The Dan’l Webster Inn & Spa also has an award-winning culinary team, plus complete spa services to pamper the bridal party.
149 Main Street, Sandwich, MA, Phone: 800-444-3566
18.The Dennis Inn
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Dennis, a quiet seaside village in Massachusetts, is the home of The Dennis Inn. For more than 35 years it has hosted spectacular weddings and is the perfect spot for a traditional wedding. The Banquet Hall accommodates up to 100 guests and has polished hardwood floors, exposed ceiling beams, and large windows. This space also has a fireplace, brass chandeliers, and wood columns. The outdoor area is massive, accommodating up to 250 guests, with manicured lawns, lush greenery, and a colorful, seasonal garden. Outdoor features also include a wood altar and an open-air tent during inclement weather.
25 Scarsdale Road, Dennis, MA, Phone: 508-385-6571
19.The Ridge Club
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From elopements to lavish affairs of up to 160 guests, The Ridge Club is an ideal location for couples planning a classic Cape Cod wedding. The venue’s largest indoor event space is the Pavilion, an indoor ballroom accommodating up to 160 guests and showcasing a wall of glass doors, wood ceilings, and a garden-style ambience. Outdoor weddings take place on a brick patio under a spectacular tent. The space provides views of gorgeous landscaping, the undulating golf course, and a unique stone accent wall. All-inclusive packages include a bridal suite, event planner, dance floor, tables and chairs, in-house bar and catering, lighting and sound, tent accessories, event rentals, and parking.
70 Country Club Road, Sandwich, MA, Phone: 508-428-6800
20.The Sea View
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For just over 10 years, The Sea View in Dennis Port, a modern wedding facility with a Cape Cod architecturally designed style, provides event space that is ideal for a vintage wedding. The Sea View offers elegant, indoor space that covers over 5,000 square feet. The interior has a mahogany bar that is 29 feet long, a large banquet room, and a sweeping staircase. The space also has a dance floor, chandeliers, and French doors. An outdoor deck provides additional space with a white, waist-high railing, stone pavement, and water views. The Sea View provides get ready rooms, setup, cleanup, and an event planner.
76 Chase Avenue, Dennis Port, MA, Phone: 508-398-0100
21.Wequassett Resort and Golf Club
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Voted Best Wedding Location for 2019 by Boston Magazine, Wequassett Resort and Golf Club in Harwich offers event space that is second to none. This 5-star location is ideal for a luxurious and sophisticated wedding. The Grand Lawn accommodates 200 guests. It presents an outdoor oasis with seasonal gardens, manicured grounds, a sweeping stone staircase, and Atlantic and Pleasant Bay views. Accommodating 250 guests, The Grand Pavilion Room provides wedding parties with expansive views of the ocean and bay, neutral colors, a fireplace, two reception rooms, and a wraparound porch. The Garden Terrace is a new and spectacular choice. This permanent tented structure has a 30-foot-high peak, modern chandelier, and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open onto an expansive deck. The venue offers setup, cleanup, and a bridal suite.
2173 MA-28, Harwich, MA, Phone: 508-432-5400
22.White Cliffs Country Club
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White Cliffs Country Club has earned multiple awards for its luxurious and lavish oceanfront weddings. It’s an excellent venue for couples planning a sophisticated and unforgettable wedding. Sitting atop a cliff that is 175 feet above Cape Cod Bay, this venue provides breathtaking outdoor space that accommodates 200 guests. The Gazebo Garden offers has Cape views, a colorful garden, and lush greenery. The majestic clubhouse, The Cliff Room, is warm and inviting with neutral colors, large floor-to-ceiling windows, and wrought iron chandeliers. This space also features a fireplace, cherry wood bar, and dance floor. The venue offers an experienced event planner.
1 East Cliff Drive, Plymouth, MA, Phone: 508-888-8701
23.Willowbend Country Club
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A private, luxurious club in Mashpee, Willowbend Country Club has been a premier wedding venue for 25 years. This venue is an ideal location for the bride and groom planning a lavish wedding. The Grand Ballroom seats 300 guests for a plated reception, and has floor-to-ceiling windows, wood columns, and a dance floor. Outdoor photo opportunities include views of a rustic, large pond, water fountain, and wooded area. The expansive outdoor space provides a second venue in an open-air tent that can accommodate up to 200 guests. It showcases views of a colorful garden, gently rolling hills, and well-manicured fairways.
100 Willowbend Drive, Mashpee, MA, Phone: 508-539-5000
24.Woods Hole Inn Cape Cod Bed & Breakfast
© Woods Hole Inn Cape Cod Bed & Breakfast
Woods Hole Inn Cape Cod Bed and Breakfast is a storied Inn originally built in 1887. Newly renovated, the elegant venue offers 14 rooms and romantic event space that is perfect for couples hosting their dream waterfront wedding. The inn offers Great Harbor views filled with colorful houseboats, modern research vessels, and summertime sailboat regattas. It has four stories with an expansive deck, hardwood floors, and a sweeping staircase. The venue accommodates 75 seated dinner reception guests, and features a romantic fireplace and large windows overlooking historic Cape Cod Village. This is also a romantic honeymoon choice.
28 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA, Phone: 508-495-0248
25.Wychmere Beach Club: A Longwood Venue
© Wychmere Beach Club: A Longwood Venue
Wychemere Beach Club in Harwich Port, winner of numerous awards for providing lavish waterfront weddings, is a perfect location for the bride and groom wanting a sophisticated wedding. Situated on 20 acres of coastline on Nantucket, the venue is right on Longwood Beach. It provides outdoor event space that is unrivalled with a white sand beach, ocean views, and romantic sunsets. The Americana-style Harbor Room is regal, with a capacity for 320 seated dinner guests. It has sail cloth drapes, French glass sliding walls, exposed wood beams, and glittering chandeliers. The glamorous Ocean Room & Rooftop accommodates 170 dinner guests and features a wraparound balcony and ocean views.
23 Snow Inn Road, Harwich Port, MA, Phone: 617-854-5000
25 Best Cape Cod Wedding Venues
- Borsari Gallery, Photo: Borsari Gallery
- Bournedale Function Facility, Photo: Bournedale Function Facility
- Captain Freeman Inn, Photo: Captain Freeman Inn
- Captain Linnell House, Photo: Captain Linnell House
- Captain's House Inn, Photo: Captain's House Inn
- Chatham Gables Inn, Photo: Chatham Gables Inn
- Chequessett Yacht & Country Club, Photo: Chequessett Yacht & Country Club
- Falmouth Navigator, Photo: Svetlana/stock.adobe.com
- Highfield Hall & Gardens, Photo: Highfield Hall & Gardens
- Pilgrim House & Landing Restaurant, Photo: Pilgrim House & Landing Restaurant
- Popponesset Inn, Photo: Photo credit: Shoreshotz
- Red Jacket Beach Resort, Photo: Red Jacket Beach Resort
- Rosebrook Event Center, Photo: Rosebrook Event Center
- Sea Crest Beach Hotel, Photo: Sea Crest Beach Hotel
- The Cape Club, Photo: The Cape Club
- The Coonamessett Inn, Photo: The Coonamessett Inn
- The Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa, Photo: The Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa
- The Dennis Inn, Photo: The Dennis Inn
- The Ridge Club, Photo: The Ridge Club
- The Sea View, Photo: The Sea View
- Wequassett Resort and Golf Club, Photo: Wequassett Resort and Golf Club
- White Cliffs Country Club, Photo: White Cliffs Country Club
- Willowbend Country Club, Photo: Willowbend Country Club
- Woods Hole Inn Cape Cod Bed & Breakfast, Photo: Woods Hole Inn Cape Cod Bed & Breakfast
- Wychmere Beach Club: A Longwood Venue, Photo: Wychmere Beach Club: A Longwood Venue
- Cover Photo: stock.adobe.com