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Venues in Brandon, Vermont,
(800) 221-0720

About Us

The Lilac Inn is a rustic mansion venue located in Brandon, Vermont. Named one of the 100 Best U.S Wedding Destinations by Kathryn Gabriel Loving, The Lilac Inn is known for its ability to create a dream Vermont destination wedding and, more importantly, unforgettable memories. No matter the time of year or your specific expectations, The Lilac Inn can help you make your wedding dreams a reality.

Facility and Capacity

The Lilac Inn was built in 1909 and was recently renovated from top to bottom, becoming a designated Green Hotel in the State of Vermont. Their elegant venue spaces have been home to over 500 weddings that ranged from two to 250 guests. One of the central locations at the Lilac Inn is their iconic Ballroom, which can seat up to 125 of your friends and family. This space is entirely dynamic, allowing you to have an outdoor event under the gazebo or something more elegant on the Grand Staircase inside the Ballroom. The Lilac Inn has plenty of other luxuriously antique venue spaces, like the cozy library, the extensive gardens, and the English-themed tavern. Guests can also choose from one of their nine carefully designed rooms, which are filled with pieces sourced from local vendors, giving each room a unique style and personality. The Lilac staff recommend that you book for a full two-day event so that you can take advantage of all that they have to offer.

Services Offered

The Lilac Inn offers couples the chance to rent chairs, furniture, tables, dance floors, barware, glassware, china, linens, and lighting to help decorate their wedding or special event. Their friendly and experienced staff specialize in helping you celebrate the perfect bridal shower, engagement party, ceremony, or reception. Some of the event services you can take advantage of include:

  • Set up
  • Event rentals
  • Clean up
  • Bridal suites
  • Event planning
  • Liability insurance
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access


The Lilac Inn also offers a diverse range of finely crafted dishes from their on-site kitchen. From delicious passed hors d’oeuvres to classic country cooking, the Lilac Inn has a menu that bound to satisfy even your pickiest of guests.


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  • My husband and I were married at the Lilac Inn on July 13th 2019 and we are beyond thankful and happy to have chosen this beautiful venue. I know that we will still be reminiscing about our wedding weekend there for decades to come. Shelly and Doug who are the innkeepers are amazing hosts! They are extremely welcoming and kind. Dan and I knew from the minute we first visited the Inn and met Shelly and Doug that this was the place we wanted to have our wedding. The pricing is clear and all the menu options can be customized to your desire. Shelly, Doug, Susannah (our personal coordinator) and the entire staff were professional, attentive, flexible, patient, and very personable throughout the planning process, rehearsal dinner, and the wedding weekend. It is great to know that whether you have over two hundred guests or under one hundred, the Lilac Inn can accommodate for your party. We had eighty-six guests and the inn still made it feel like an intimate gathering. The whole staff... Read more

    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?

    $ 3,250.00

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

    $ 1,750.00

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


    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?


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


    Describe your venue

    Historic Building, Inn/B&B, Mansion

    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, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Set Up

    What event items are available?

    Chairs, Dance Floor, Furniture, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    June, July, August, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, November, December

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