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Venues in Essex, MA,
(978) 768-7335

About Us

The Essex Room is a classic coastal venue located in Essex, Massachusetts. They boast expansive grounds, gorgeous views of the salt marsh, that are perfect for an outdoor ceremony. The Essex Room wants to make your vision for your wedding day a reality.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 250 guests at this venue. There’s a beautiful seasonal garden and large ceremony site which serves as your backdrop as you say your “I dos” outdoors. For your reception, you'll move indoors to the Essex Room which boasts a spacious dance floor and elegant decor. Enjoy the large lounge with full-service bar specializing in signature cocktails and craft beers.

Services Offered
This full-service, family-owned event venue located on Boston’s North Shore has been a part of the wedding industry for close to 50 years. Their services include, but are not limited to:

  • Wedding Party Suite
  • In-house Award-Winning Chef
  • Event Planning & Co-ordinating
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Linens
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • China
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Event Rentals

Couples can choose between cocktail style, stations or a plated dinner. They specialize in a variety of cuisine, including American, French, Mediterranean and Asian. Sample fare includes:

  • Sliced Sirloin
  • Herb Roasted Boneless Chicken
  • Baked Stuffed Haddock
  • Braised Short Ribs

Other Services
In addition to hosting your wedding, The Essex Room will also host the following:

  • Engagement Party
  • Showers
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • After Parties
  • Brunches


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  • Simply Amazing! From the planning stages to the wedding day itself, the Essex room staff went out of their way to exceed all expectations. Our guests are still raving about the food, service and the fun they had. Thank you Essex Room for making my son's wedding a day to remember!

    responded with the following comments.

    Thank you, thank you, thank you! Always a special review when it comes from one of the couple's parents.

    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?

    $ 1,500.00

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

    $ 1,500.00

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


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

    $ 900.00

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

    $ 900.00

    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)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 23.00

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

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, Limited Bar, Signature Drink

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, 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, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, 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?

    Aisle Markers, Altar/Arch, Chairs, Chair Covers, 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, Shuttle, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, December

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