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Venues in New Canaan, CT,
(203) 594-3600

About Us

Town of New Canaan - Waveny House is a historic mansion wedding venue located in New Canaan, Connecticut. The stunning home was constructed in 1912, and offers beautiful scenery for you and your loved ones to enjoy. The property features open fields and lush gardens, with a pristine and private setting. The interior of the mansion is vintage-inspired, and can be styled to your ideal wedding aesthetic. Town of New Canaan - Waveny House has seemingly endless picturesque areas for you and your guests to explore that also make for unforgettable backdrops.

Facilities and Capacity
There are eight different event spaces available at Town of New Canaan - Waveny House that are both indoor and uncovered outside. The historic mansion can host weddings with no more than 160 guests, and no fewer than 50. Before the celebration, you and your wedding party can use the get-ready rooms for preparations. The facility is pet-friendly, so even your furry friends can join the celebration. The property also has WiFi readily available, making it easy for you to share your experiences with even the most far-flung loved ones. Parking and shuttle service can be provided at Town of New Canaan - Waveny House.

Services Offered
You are welcome to use Town of New Canaan - Waveny House for many wedding events. They can accommodate your ceremony, reception, engagement party, bridal shower, and rehearsal dinner. Elopements are also welcome. Outside vendors can be accommodated, and proof of liability insurance for the venue can be provided for your peace of mind. Bar services are also available, and lighting and sound can be provided.


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  • Waveny House was the first venue we looked at, and stopped our search shortly after. It was a perfect blend of old school charm and natural beauty. We did our ceremony in the Walled Garden, and our guests dined al fresco on the patio. It was perfect and beautiful. We had a little spat of rain right before dinner, but luckily everyone could go inside the house, get a drink and chat. The staff is friendly, and what I love is that they were never pushy like many wedding vendors are. They explained the house, the rules and expectations clearly. The only thing I wasn’t expecting was the police watchmen fee- I knew we had to have/pay a cop to be there, but our quote originally from Waveny House was much lower than we ended up paying. We were unaware the roof would be under construction at the time of our wedding, but it looked fine in pictures. All that being said, we really loved working with everyone there! It was a huge perk that we could leave decor there before the wedding an... Read more

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    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Garden, Historic Building, Mansion

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, 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?

    Bar Services, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Wifi

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Shuttle

    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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