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Venues in Fall River, MA,
(401) 255-0231

About Us

Located in Fall River, Massachusetts, The Historic Abbey is an incredible wedding venue found in a spectacular Victorian church that has been repurposed while keeping many original details. Restored in 2015. The Historic Abbey features high ceilings, gorgeous painted stained glass, arched windows, beautiful woodwork, exposed brick, exquisite chandeliers, and a fireplace. They welcome wedding receptions, as well as bridal/baby showers , rehearsal dinners and engagement parties, plus corporate events of all kinds.

Facilities and Capacity
The Historic Abbey can host wedding events both large and small in its several indoor and outdoor spaces. The outdoor spaces can either be covered or uncovered, depending on your preferences and the weather. There is ample parking available for your guests, or you may choose to ease the way with valet parking. The venue is wheelchair accessible, so all of your loved ones can join in the celebration.

Services Offered
The Abbey’s dedicated team of professionals are ready to cater to your every need. An event planner is always on-hand to help guide you through the process of making your dreams come true. In-house catering and bar services are available, including the attentions of experienced servers and bartenders. The Abbey can supply dessert or facilitate cutting cake from an outside bakery. For drinks, you can choose to have an open or limited bar with house wine and premium or house liquor, plus a champagne toast. The venue will also supply the following items for your convenience, along with setup:

  • Barware
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Dance floor
  • Decor
  • Flatware
  • Furniture
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Tables


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  • The Historic Abbey is beautiful. The photo ops were endless! The food was delicious! Andy and the staff we available at any moment if somebody needed something. Pricing reasonable. I can’t say enough about this venue. Check it out. You won’t regret it.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 3,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 2,500.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 2,500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 20.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Historic Building, Restaurant

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Event Planner, Event Rentals

    What event items are available?

    Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Lighting, Tables, Tents

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

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