Wedding Venues in CT That You Haven't Heard About (and none of your friends are getting married at) - Part 1

Tired of attending weddings at the same wedding venues in CT all the time? Want yours to stand out? In this series, we will look at some up and coming reception sites that you haven’t heard about and none of your friends are getting married at! The first two: Marquee and Mattatuck Museum!


960 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
P: (860) 278.4466
F: (860) 727.4155

The Marquee has amazing wedding packages (at a great price per head), beautiful design with three wedding venues at their one location, and is totally up-and-coming!


Mattatuck Museum

Mattauck Museum
144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 753-0381


Showcase your creative side by having your wedding reception at a museum! You get all of the regular amenities, such as a bridal sweet, personalized room layout for reception, dance floor, and in-house catering/ They even take care of setting up the seating cards, favors, and centerpieces! Looking for more info about why Museums make a great venue for your wedding? Check out the PDF they put together here.


Union League Cafe in New Haven

Union League Café
1032 Chapel Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06510
P: (203) 562-4299
F: (203) 562-6712

Union League Café has the perfect vintage feel for a quaint, city, wedding. Add that with rave reviews of their cuisine from the New York Times, and what’s not to love?

Vazzanos’ Four Seasons

Vazzano’s Four Seasons
337 Kenyon Street
Stratford, Connecticut 06614
P: 203-377-3067


This new venue, formally the well known Leidel’s, is a sure up-and-comer to Southern Connecticut! They have three wedding packages to choose from, hold nearly 400 people and boast a 1,200 square foot dance floor (which is the largest in CT).


Eolia Mansion at Harkness Memorial State Park

Eolia Mansion at Harkness Memorial State Park
275 Great Neck Road
Waterford, CT 06385
P: (860) 433-5725

This Italian villa location is the perfect place for your wedding. Enjoy panoramic views of Long Island Sound from Eolia, the elegant summer mansion of the Harkness family set on over 230 seaside acres of sweeping lawns. Formal gardens overflow with color and gentle shore breezes transport your guests back to an era of beauty and elegance. It accommodates up to 150 guests.

CoCo Key Water Resort Hotel & Convention Center

CoCo Key Water Resort Hotel & Convention Center
3580 East Main Street
Waterbury, Connecticut 06705
P: (877) 338-9171
F: (203) 755-1555

Their motto? To “take away the stress and let you experience the bliss.” And their elegant ballrooms that can hold up to 650 guests, fully equipped with dance floors, specialty menus, and all-inclusive reception packages do just that!

Be sure to see our full list of amazing wedding locations in Connecticut.

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