Waterfront Weddings in West Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Weddings and Events at Harborfields

Waterfront Vacation Cottages on West Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Boothbay Harbor has established a reputation as a great destination for a Maine Wedding! While our core business at Harborfields is weekly vacation cottage rentals, we have hosted a number of weddings and other events over the years. Harborfields is a great location with beautiful views, and we would love to share it with you!

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Waterfront Ceremonies

Our front lawn forms a natural ampitheater with an incredible panorama of the harbor as the backdrop.... A great spot for a beautiful waterfront wedding ceremony!

Here Comes the Bride, Waterfront Wedding at Harborfields Cottages,
Boothbay Harbor, Maine!
more ceremony photos


Reception Sites: Front Lawn | South Lawn | Boat Barn | Lodges | Gazebo

Front Lawn Receptions

Our waterfront lawn overlooking the harbor can accommodate tents of up to 40 x 80 feet for gatherings of up to 150 people.

A September wedding means apples ripening on the trees
at Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine!
more front lawn reception photos


Farmhouse South Lawn Receptions

The south lawn of our 1780 Farmhouse, overlooking the BRLT Thorpe Preserve wildflower meadow and the West Harbor "Back Cove," can accommodate tents of up to 40 x 60 feet for gatherings of up to 100 or so people.

Wedding Reception overlooking the wildflower meadow on
the BRLT Thorpe Preserve, Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor,
Maine!
more south lawn reception photos


Boat Barn Events

When not storing boats, the boat barn provides a rustic covered space for events, most recently serving as an art gallery! We are currently building an extension to the barn and should be able to seat up to 80 guests for 2018.

Boat Barn turned into an Art Gallery for the Boothbay HarborFest
Stroke of Art
more boat barn event photos


The Lodge

The large living room in our Lodge can be set up for banquets of up to 50 people. The Lodge's hilltop location offers an excellent view of the harbor!

Wedding Reception in the living room of the Lodge at
Harborfields
more photos of the lodge


Gazebo

The gazebo at Harborfields offers yet another venue for smaller weddings or other gatherings, in a beautiful setting with another great view of the harbor.

Wedding Ceremony in the Gazebo at Harborfields
more photos of events at the gazebo

Contact Us to arrange for a tour and discuss hosting your waterfront destination wedding event here at Harborfields!


Activities

Our grounds offer plenty of opportunity for lawn games and other activities to entertain your guests, and our deep-water dock provides great access to the water and boating! Harborfields is family-friendly, pet-friendly, boater-friendly, and open to all.

Kids LOVE the rope swing at Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor,
Maine! Wedding party photoshoot on a lobster boat at the
Harborfields dock


Accommodations

The Lodge features 6 bedrooms (three are singles) sleeping up to 9. There are three bathrooms, two with showers and one with a tub (no shower). The complete kitchen includes a dishwasher, as well as four-burner stove with oven, full-sized fridge, 4-slice toaster, microwave, and coffee-maker. There is also a pass-through to the dining room.

The
Lodge View from the deck of the Lodge

The 1780 Farmhouse sleeps up to 10 in five bedrooms, and has two bathrooms, an un-fitted farmhouse-style kitchen, and a living-dining room with a woodstove insert in the original fireplace. The house features a covered porch, and a private patio area. A great accommodation for members of the wedding couple's party, and possible venue for a smaller rehearsal or post-wedding brunch gathering.

The 1780 Farmhouse at Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay
Harbor, Maine!

In addition to the Lodge and the 1780 Farmhouse, we have another seven Cottages at Harborfields. Most of the cottages feature one bedroom, with additional sleeping options available in the living room, accommodating up to 4, 5 or 6 guests (up to 8 in the two-bedroom Deck Cottage). Our total lodging capacity, with all beds fully occupied, including the Lodge and the Farmhouse, is 56 people.

Our cottages are "rustic," but each cottage has a living area, a full kitchen, a bathroom with shower (two in the Deck Cottage), a woodstove, fireplace, or gas heater in addition to electric heaters; and a deck, porch or patio with a great harbor view and a charcoal grill.

Wharf Cottage at Harborfields.com Shore Cottage at Harborfields.com

In fall and spring most of the cottages have a two-night minimum stay. During the summer, the cottages are usually rented on a weekly basis (typically Saturday to Saturday) and we would certainly welcome your wedding guests who would like to stay for the week before and/or after your event.


Venue and Accommodation Packages

Each event is unique, so we negotiate each contract individually in order to give you the best value that we can. There are lots of variables, but here are some example packages for weekend wedding events:

Entire Compound
You get all nine cottages for the weekend (sleeping up to 56, every bed fully occupied), plus use of the grounds for your wedding ceremony, reception (for up to about 150 people), rehearsal, and even a post-wedding brunch -- site fee $8000, including lodging and tax (spring/fall)
Farmhouse Lawn
You can have an un-tented event of limited duration (e.g. your ceremony) anywhere on our grounds, but your tented wedding reception (for up to about 100 people) would be on the south lawn of our 1780 Farmhouse, overlooking the BRLT Thorpe Preserve wildflower meadow and the Back Cove. You also have use of the 1780 Farmhouse for the weekend (sleeps up to 10) -- site fee $3250, including lodging and tax (spring/fall), or $6500 (summer, if available)
Boat Barn
The boat barn is available for daytime events during the months of July and August -- site fee for a one-day event (ending by 9:00 pm) starts at $3,000 which includes the opportunity to have an un-tented event of limited duration (such as your wedding ceremony) on our waterfront lawn.
The Lodge
You can have an un-tented event of limited duration (e.g. your ceremony) anywhere on our grounds, with your reception and other events taking place in the Lodge (for up to about 50 people), which you would have use of for the entire weekend (sleeps 9) -- site fee $2000, includes lodging and tax.
Contact Us to arrange for a tour and discuss hosting your waterfront destination wedding event here at Harborfields!

Harborfields does not provide the tent, furniture, and equipment rentals, nor catering, bar-tending, or clean-up (although we could help you arrange for such). We do, however, provide water, electrical power, and, if appropriate, porta-potties to supplement the toilet facilities available in any of the cottages you rent. We have on-site parking for 30 to 40 extra vehicles (beyond those of cottage guests), easily accommodating events with 150 guests.... but the parking must be managed. You have access to our waterfront and dock facilities, and all the other amenities that Harborfields provides.

We generally will only do one event per weekend, giving you plenty of time to get set-up and to clean-up. We do not have any special requirements regarding the vendors you use, so you are free to choose the caterer and other vendors of your choice, or even "DIY" with the help of your family and friends.

Please contact us to inquire about the possibilities for your event.

We are fully booked for 2017 and are now accepting reservations for 2018.

2018 Dates

as of 2 April 2017

Spring 2018

DateLodge (50)Boat Barn (80)Farmhouse
Lawn (100)
Front
Lawn (150)
26-Mayyesnoyesyes
2-Juneyesnoyesyes
9-Juneyesmaybeyesyes
16-JunePENDING PENDINGPENDINGPENDING
23-Junemaybemaybemaybeunlikely

Fall 2018

DateLodge (50)Boat Barn (80)Farmhouse
Lawn (100)
Front
Lawn (150)
8-Septmaybeyesmaybemaybe
15-Septyesyesyesyes
22-Septyesyesyesyes
29-Septyesmaybeyesyes
6-Octyesunlikelyyesno
13-Octyesnoyesno

Waterfront Weddings in West Boothbay Harbor, Maine


Comments from Wedding-Goers

Bride: "Thank you SO much for everything! We couldn't have had a more perfect week and site for our wedding! Good luck to all the couples getting married at Harborfields this year! You are in for a real treat!"

Mother of Bride: "As the mother of the bride thank you for this beautiful setting and you help and hospitality. Everything turned out great! good luck to you in the future with Harborfields!"

Step-Mother of Bride: "What a perfect day and venue. Thank you harborfields!"

Uncle of Bride: "As an uncle of the bride, The whole day was awesome in every way!"

Father of Bride: "A spectacular spot for the wedding of my daughter! The Harborfields staff are so helpful and friendly, and gave us perfect weather..." (Note from Harborfields Staff: Umm, we don't really have any control over the weather!)

Father of Bride: "Everyone said this was the most beautiful wedding they had ever been to!"

Groom: "Thank you so much once again. So many people had a blast at the wedding and absolutely LOVED Harborfields. They already want us to schedule a reunion! As I said the whole time we were down there, "this place makes your coffee taste better!" I truly miss the place and will certainly be returning!"

Caterer: "It was a pleasure working with you. I appreciate your spring site tours and your help today. Haborfields is certainly a beautiful setting for a wedding."

Bride and Groom: "THANK YOU, Tim and Wendy, for a wonderful stay. We couldn't have asked for a better location or more accommodating hosts! We'll be back! E + J"

Note from bride and groom about their stay at Harborfields Cottages for their wedding
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU SO MUCH. We had the most amazing stay at Harborfields. Everything was absolutely perfect. Our family and friends could not say enough about how great it is there and how magical it is . Your generosity, kindness, and wonderfulness will never be forgotten. We can't wait to return. And we will -- PROMISE. Love Chris + Ash.

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More Ceremony Photos

Waterfront Ceremony Site at Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine! Pronounced Husband and Wife on the Waterfront at Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine!

Waterfront Wedding at Harborfeilds Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine!

What a wonderful thing, to be a bride escorted down the wedding aisle by your dog as well as your father! at Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine!

Introducing Mr. and Mrs..... at Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine!

now Husband and Wife! Marking the aisle on the waterfront lawn at Harborfields, Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Wedding on the waterfornt lawn at Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine!

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More Front Lawn Reception Photos

Wedding Tent set up on our Waterfront Lawn, Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine!

Come on up to the party!

Rainbow over wedding tent, on the waterfront at Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine Behind the scenes at the catering tent.

Wedding Tent on the diagonal, at Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine!

looking up at the reception tent from the dinghy rack on the waterfront at Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine! Table Setting for wedding at Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine!

Keep your wedding guests entertained with Cornhole and other lawn games, Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine!

There's a party going on here! long-exposure pic of wedding tent at night on the waterfront lawn at Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine!

High Tide or Low Tide, I'll be by Your Side, Weddings at Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine!

Wedding Party into the Night on the Waterfront at Harborfields

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More South Lawn Reception Photos

Wedding Tent set up on the 1780 Farmhouse South Lawn, Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine!

Wedding Tent on the 1780 Farmhouse south lawn as seen from the back cove, Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine! Wedding Tent on the 1780 Farmhouse south lawn, from the meadow

Wedding Tent set up on the south lawn of the 1780 Farmhouse at Harborfields

South Lawn Wedding Reception, Harborfields, Boothbay Harbor, Maine

View of the BRLT Thorpe Preserve Wildflower Meadow and the West Harbor Cove beyond

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More Boat Barn Event Photos

The Boat Barn as an Art Gallery for the Boothbay HarborFest Stroke of Art Paintings on the wall in the Boat Barn Art Gallery for the Boothbay HarborFest Stroke of Art

From inside the Boat Barn Art Gallery at Harborfields Discussing art underneath the boat of a boat in the Boat Barn at Harborfields

The Boat Barn as an Art Galler, at night

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More Lodge Reception Photos

The living room of the Lodge set up for a wedding reception

Decorations for reception in the Lodge Banquet Table in front of the fireplace in the Lodge at Harborfields

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More Gazebo Photos

Wedding Processional to the Gazebo at Harborfields Party at the Gazebo, Harborfields Cottages, Boothbay Harbor, Maine!

The Gazebo at Harborfields

Wedding in the Gazebo at Harborfields Bride and her Father waiting by the Gazebo for their turn to process

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PO Box 524
West Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04575
207-633-5082
weddings@harborfields.com
2 April 2017
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