Let’s Get Hitched: Our Picks For Martha’s Vineyard Wedding Venues

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Tis’ the season here on the Vineyard where we trade jingle bells for wedding bells, winter white for wedding white and instead of decking the halls with holly, we’re likely to deck them with fresh cut flowers. Welcome to one of the top destinations (in the WORLD!) to get hitched. But before you go all vanilla on your wedding guests, we’re here to throw some curveballs your way (and support some local businesses while you’re at it!). Got your pencil and paper ready? Let’s plan your Martha’s Vineyard wedding…

Wedding Venues on Martha's Vineyard
Allen Farm Wedding, Photo Courtesy of: www.KellyDillonPhoto.com

The Allen Farm, Chilmark. This picturesque farm has it all: rolling green hills, open sky, views of Chilmark Pond, the Atlantic Ocean and Lucy Vincent Beach…oh and of course sheep!

Vanderhoop Homestead grounds, Aquinnah. Situated on a hill overlooking the ocean and Aquinnah’s breathtaking clay cliffs, the Vanderhoop Homestead is full of  history. It currently houses the Aquinnah Cultural Center, which is chock full of the island’s tribal history but they allow for private events on the grounds.

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Oak Bluffs Tabernacle, Photo Courtesy of: www.UpperCapeandVineyard.com

The Tabernacle at Trinity Park (Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association), Oak Bluffs. Located smack dab in the center of the famous Gingerbread Cottages, the Tabernacle is a fun, colorful and unique venue to say I-Do!

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Stoney Hill Roadhouse, Photo Courtesy of: www.thestoneyhillroadhouse.com

Stoney Hill Road House, Tisbury. This 6500 sq. foot estate home is located on Malabar Farm and boasts Land Bank walking trails and paved bike paths accessible directly from the property.

Martha’s Vineyard Steamship Authority, Woods Hole-MV. If you’re nice to the captain and crew, they’ll let you get hitched on the upper deck. Just don’t get left behind on the mainland or you’ll miss the ceremony and most of the reception!

Marthas Vineyard Wedding Venue
Marthas Vineyard Ag Hall, Photo Courtesy of: www.kelleydebettencourt.com

Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society, West Tisbury. Home to the island’s annual Ag Fair, this venue gives guests a farm feeling with a rustic barn as the centerpiece.

Wedding Venues Marthas Vineyard
Oak Bluffs, Ocean Park Gazebo

Ocean Park Gazebo, Oak Bluffs. Called the “Jewel of Oak Bluffs”, Ocean Park has views of the ocean and the boats scooting in and out of the harbor.

The Captain R. Flanders House, Chilmark. This renovated farmhouse set amongst the rolling hills of Chilmark encompasses all of what “up-island” is. The building is surrounded by woodlands and overlooks Bliss Pond.

Katama Airfield, Edgartown. Wanna get hitched on a bi-plane? Katama Airfield is adjacent South Beach and combines a beachy feel with beautiful pastureland.

Wedding Venues Oak Bluffs
East Chop Lighthouse, Telegraph Hill

Aquinnah, Edgartown or East Chop Lighthouses.

Marthas Vineyard Wedding Venues
Vineyard Haven Yacht Club, Photo Courtesy of: https://vhyc.org

Vineyard Haven Yacht Club, Vineyard Haven. Located on the water facing Vineyard Haven harbor, the Yacht Club has a long dock which lends itself well to photos of the bride, groom and wedding party.

Marthas Vineyard Wedding Venues
Jaws Bridge, State Beach, Photo Courtesy of: www.thisweekonmv.com

State Beach’s Jaws Bridge, Oak Bluffs-Edgartown. For all of our Jaws-loving friends why not go back to where it all began?

So now that we’ve covered venue, let us recommend some of our friends (who just happen to be the best-of-the-best in their biz):

Photographer: Tim Correira, Kristen Leigh Conklin

KG Events Design Marthas Vineyard Wedding
KG Events Design Tablescape, Photo Courtesy of: KG Events Design

Event Planner: Kristen Gosselin of KG Event Design, Patrie Grace of With Grace

Food: Jan Buhrman at Kitchen Porch Caterers, The Art Cliff Diner Food Truck, Everett Whiting at Local Smoke

Sweets: Cakes by Liz, Laura Beckman at The Black Dog Bakery, apple fritters from Back Door Donuts (aka MV Gourmet Cafe and Bakery)

Gift Bags: Custom products for gift bags such as slap coozies, jewelry and tote bags at Slip77 (shameless plug, had to do it)

Bridal Bouquet by Morrice Florist, Photo Courtesy of: Morrice Florist
Bridal Bouquet by Morrice Florist, Photo Courtesy of: Morrice Florist

Florist: Emily Coulter at Morrice Florist

Music: Sultans of Swing, Mike Benjamin Band

Enjoy planning your island wedding and we’ll be expecting an invite!


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