Planning the Big EventDestination Wedding Location – Bridgton Maine
Did you just get engaged and dream of an idyllic Maine wedding? The western Maine mountains and rivers of the Greater Bridgton Lakes Region is an ideal backdrop for a romantic Maine celebration. From cozy bed and breakfasts, to rustic barns and lakeside lobster bakes, Bridgton has a special place for your event. If Bridgton Maine is on your list of destination wedding spots, then we are here to help. We have gathered lots of information about hosting a wedding in Bridgton Maine and the Greater Lakes and Mountains Region. The Noble House Inn has been the perfect venue for many small weddings and elopements. The Inn is also an ideal place to host your guests when the ceremony is at a large capacity venue and while they are in the area for any event. Call Cindi to have a custom wedding hotel block designed for your guests.
Keep reading to learn how to plan a perfect wedding in Bridgton Maine.
Where to Begin. The License.
Details about obtaining a wedding license in Maine.
To be married in Maine, you need to visit a town office and present the following.
1. A photo ID may be required.
2. If not your first marriage, bring a certified copy of the divorce certificate.
3. Parental consent is required for applicants under the age of 18.
4. No blood test required.
5. Call the town municipal office directly to find out if the town has its own municipal policy.
6. There is no waiting period for out of state residents, but there is a several day waiting period for Maine residents. Why Choose Bridgton?
Bridgton Maine is just under 1 hour from Portland Maine. Leave the city behind and enjoy the quiet mountains and rivers of Bridgton. Brides choose Bridgton Maine for its natural beauty, charming small town feel, and great location. Your guests will love the abundant outdoor activities that are available. In the winter your guests will enjoy cross-country and downhill skiing, snow mobiling and winter hikes - with or without snow shoes! In the summer, the lakes and mountains will not disappoint. Craft a wedding with horse-drawn sleigh or carriage rides and wooden covered bridges. There are many options to create the perfect Maine wedding. Details
Venues to have a Wedding Ceremony in Bridgton
In addition to 10 different denominational churches in the area, you can plan your ceremony at a variety of venues - depending on the size of your gathering. The Noble House Inn
– Small Intimate Weddings up to 30 people. Terry-A-While Resort
– Large Weddings up to 200 people.The Bear Mountain Inn and Barn
– Large Weddings up to 250 people.Old Saco Inn
– Large Weddings up to 258 people.Wedding Ceremony & Reception:
The Noble House Inn has a selection of all–inclusive wedding packages that can be customized. If you are planning an elopement or a small wedding, the Noble House Inn is ideal. Everything is taken care of: the photographer, flowers, cake and luxurious guestrooms for you and your guests. Call Cindi to learn more about having your elopement or intimate wedding at the Noble House Inn.
The Bear Mountain Inn and Barn – Planning a large wedding? This property offers chic barn weddings on their 25 acre lakefront property. Located in Waterford, Maine this venue is only 7 miles from the Noble House Inn. Want a little extra privacy for you and your bridesmaids to get ready? Host your family at the Bear Mountain Inn, but keep the Noble House Inn as you private wedding weekend getaway.
Old Saco Inn – Another, more elegant, barn option in the area is the Old Saco Inn. This venue is just 14 miles from the Noble House Inn. Your guests who seek extra privacy will enjoy being close yet far enough away, when you suggest the Noble House Inn for their wedding weekend accommodations.
Terry-A-While Resort – This venue can cater to any budget and style. Choose from a pristine lakeside option or their new dance garden. This venue is less than 2 miles away from the Noble House Inn. Leave the stress behind as you leave the resort and retire to the nearby Noble House Inn. Your guests will love the selection of local accommodations.More Details: Horse Drawn Carriages:Carousel Horse Farm
- Casco, MEHorse Drawn Sleighs:Highview Farm
– Harrison, MENorthern Heights Farm
– Waterford, ME
– Naples ME Best Places for Wedding Pictures:
Bob Dunning Bridge at the entrance to Pondicherry Park [unique wooden pedestrian covered bridge spanning Stevens Brook]
Metal Bridge spanning Stevens Brook in Shorey ParkOur Favorite Wedding Photographers:Trish Logan
FloristsWarren's FloristLily's Fine Flowers
[formerly known as Watkins Flowers]Local Notary Publics for Wedding Ceremonies
Price HutchinsLive Music
The Bridgton Lakes area is home to a number of talented musicians and can offer soloists on violin, harp, piano, flute as well as duos and trios to suit your musical tastesGreat Place to Stay in Bridgton MaineThe Noble House Inn
is ideal any time of year. The casual luxury and great location make the Noble House Inn a wonderful getaway. Enjoy charming guest rooms with comfortable furnishings while visiting the beautiful Mountain and Lakes Region of Maine. The Inn continues to serve it's famous wicked-good breakfast, but due to Covid-19, breakfast is now provided in a to-go bag ready to enjoy where you choose.