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Venues in Newport, Rhode Island,
(401) 849-2600

About Us

Gurney’s Newport offers an all-encompassing wedding experience. Our location on Goat Island, a small island in Narragansett Bay, boasts unobstructed views of the bay, Newport Harbor, and the iconic Newport Bridge. Gurney’s Newport provides the quintessential coastal New England setting for tying the knot.

Facilities and Capacity

Accommodating up to 1,000 guests, Gurney’s Newport offers an array of waterfront venues fitting for every wedding event from engagement party to rehearsal dinner to ceremony to reception. The romantic Rose Island Ballroom features a wraparound deck and enchanting views of the Atlantic, especially at sunset. The Grand Ballroom is the ideal site for a large wedding but can alternately be broken down into smaller spaces. Couples also have the option of exchanging vows next to the iconic Newport Harbor Lighthouse.

Services Offered

The wedding packages at Gurney’s Newport include top-rated professional planning, catering, and cake cutting, along with an experienced banquet staff, to ensure your event runs smoothly. Our seasoned wedding coordinators will help you with all the details, from food to decorations to flowers to music. At Gurney’s Newport, your special day will be easy and luxurious—a magical occasion that will live on in your memory.


Gurney’s Newport offers many delicious culinary options for your wedding, whether it takes place on the property or at an off-site location, such as a sailboat, vineyard, or mansion. Our experienced culinary team draws inspiration from Rhode Island’s fresh produce and seafood. The chef will craft a unique menu reflecting your preferences, from appetizers to main course to dessert.

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  • Just booked Gurney's for my Indian wedding! It's a gorgeous place and the visit was excellent! Hoping my wedding is as seamless :)

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

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


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


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

    $ 2,500.00

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

    $ 1,000.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, 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), Wedding Cake

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 25.00

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

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

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?


    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Hotel, Marina, Resort, Waterfront

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, July, August, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, November, December

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