Local Event Sites

Boston Sailing Center

617-227- 4198

54 Lewis Wharf
Boston, MA 02110

The permanently docked Louisiana Riverboat at Boston Harbor's Lewis Wharf has a picturesque deck available for event rental. It is conveniently located just a short walk north of Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and is an excellent venue for parties, luncheons, and other functions. Public parking is available nearby.

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The Pier at Boston Marriott


34-44 Charles River Avenue
Boston, MA 02129

168-suite AAA 3-diamond hotel conveniently located a half a mile from downtown Boston and the TD Banknorth Garden. The hotel offers 450 square feet of meeting space. Valet parking is available.

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USS Constitution Museum

617-426-1812, ext. 127

Bldg 22 Charlestown Navy Yard
Charlestown, Boston, MA 02129

The USS Constitution Museum is located next door to the USS Constitution, the world€s oldest commissioned warship. This historic location is a unique site for corporate events, luncheons, dinner parties, receptions, weddings and other celebrations. The museum is available for rental year-round and can accommodate up to 80 guests for a sit down dinner, 70 guests for a sit down dinner on the patio, and receptions for up to 150 guests. Dancing is available, but a dance floor rental is required.

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Community Rowing Boathouse


20 Nonantum Rd
Brighton, MA 02135

Community Rowing Harry Parker Boathouse. This venue is an ideal spot for corporate functions and team building events for events of 8 to 200. The Boston Society of Architects recently named the newly built Harry Parker Boathouse the €most beautiful€ new building in the city. Community Rowing, Inc. is a growing nonprofit organization that promotes fitness and the benefits of rowing for all ages. Used extensively by corporations for team building activities, the venue has two spaces available for rent; the 3,040 sq. ft. Alte Archter Room which is located on the second floor and has balconies and windows with great water views, and the River Side Glass Pavilion which is adjacent to the boathouse and features all glass walls with spectacular Charles River views. The Alte Archter Room is fully equipped with a brand new state of the art sound system, professional mixer, wireless microphone, projector and drop down screen for presentations and music. The maximum capacity for rentals is 180 persons for a sit down dinner with dance floor and 220 for a cocktail reception.

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Community Boating, Inc.


21 David G Mugar Way
Boston, MA 02114

Community Boating is a unique place for a party, clambake, corporate event or wedding reception. It is an informal setting with spectacular views of Boston and the Charles River. Both inside and outside locations are available for rental. The most sought after location is the outdoor dock, looking out onto the Charles River, and they also have the Wolfson Room on the second floor which has water views and can accommodate 150 people. Oak Park is a section of the dock located under the canopy of a large oak tree which is approximately 65€ X 25€ and can accommodate up to 125 people. You may bring your own caterer, and liquor may be served with appropriate permits and a security detail. Skippered sailboat rentals are also available. Community Boating's program, established over 60 years ago, is recognized as the largest and oldest public sailing program in the United States. For more information about having your function at CBI visit their website to review their function guide or contact them at 617-523-1038 or send an email.

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Lynch Park


55 Ober St
Beverly, MA 01915

Beautiful 16 acre ocean front park, including two beaches and a formal rose garden, is a spectacular setting for weddings and pictures. In the summer months, enjoy the Sunday evening concerts, special events, kayak center, ample parking, food concession area and restrooms. Park hours are 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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The Carriage House at Lynch Park


55 Ober St
Beverly, MA 02155

Nestled between Woodbury Cove and the Atlantic Ocean in Beverly, Massachusetts, this historic landmark is an increasingly popular choice for weddings, receptions, class reunions, corporate dinners, retreats and other special occasions. The Carriage House is also available as an alternate venue to the Garden at Lynch Park for your wedding ceremony in the event of inclement weather.

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Nicholson Hall


7 Harris St
Newburyport, MA 01950

The hall is located in Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Downtown Newburyport. Facilities include a changing area for the bride and groom.

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Centennial Grove


12330 Martin Street
Essex, MA 01929

Lakeside picnic area with swimming, docks, sandy beach, and two baseball fields. Outdoor pavilion to accommodate 100 people. Picnic tables seat 80. Outside rentals of tables and chairs allowed. Available for rental Monday through Friday after 1:00 PM, and anytime on Saturday and Sunday. Wine and Beer license required; $25.00 application fee.

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Camp Spindrift


57 Atlantic St.
Gloucester, MA 01930

A 48 acre property located on Gloucester�s beautiful waterfront. Amenities include two picnic pavilions, an outdoor swimming pool complex, athletic field, basketball court and volleyball sand-pit, and charcoal barbeque.

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Cape Ann Marina Resort


5 Essex Avenue-Route 133
Gloucester, MA 01930

The Marina is located on the Annisquam River in historic Gloucester. Walking distance to historic sites, downtown and shopping. The water location offers great views from our hotel rooms, function areas, spa services, indoor pool and more.�Room blocks can be arranged for large parties, weddings, and meetings - you can stay and play right here!��Horseshoes, volleyball, and brick bar set-up. Can accommodate up to 300 guests.

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The Harbor Room


8 Norwood Court
Gloucester, MA 01930

This 1200 square foot turn of the century hall opens out onto a large deck overlooking the water, providing a panoramic view of the inner harbor. It is a breathtaking backdrop that will accommodate any event or function.

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North Shore Arts Association


11 Pirates Lane
Gloucester, MA 01930

This location overlooking Smith�s Cove and the inner harbor is a beautiful setting for corporate functions, receptions and showers. It offers three large function rooms including an elegant 32�x 90� upstairs gallery. There is ample parking and a piano is available for use in the upstairs gallery only.

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Stage Fort Park


Hough Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930

Public Park with small sandy beach located on the Atlantic Ocean. Athletic fields. Available Memorial Day through October. Parking fee.

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The Community House

978-468-4818, ext. 14

284 Bay Rd
Hamilton, MA 01982

The Main Hall accommodates up to 120 guests for a sit down function or 160 for a cocktail reception. It is great for weddings, showers, anniversary parties, and more. The paneled library which adjoins the main hall is ideal for a formal cocktail party or seminar event. The facility is across the street from Patton Park which has a rotunda and athletic fields.

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The Masonic Hall


70 Topsfield Rd
Ipswich, MA 01938

Indoor hall available for functions and outdoor setting with green rolling lawn, good volleyball and horseshoe areas. Bar set-up included on site.

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Tuck's Point


17 Tuck's Point Road
Manchester, MA 01944

Comfortable pavilion overlooking beautiful Manchester-by-the-Sea harbor. Gazebo available for wedding ceremonies. Contact Parks & Recreation Department

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Devereux Beach


Ocean Avenue
Marblehead, MA 01945

One of a few parks and beaches available by permit from the department superintendent.

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Maudslay State Park


Curzon Mill Rd.
Newburyport, MA 01950

The former Moseley family estate on the Merrimack River, this park is a scenic place for walking, biking, horseback riding and picnics. During summer events, cultural events are a regular feature at the park. There is a $2.00 parking fee at Maudslay Park. Annual passes are available for purchase.

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Rockport Golf Club


36 Country Club Rd.
Rockport, MA 01966

A sprawling green and scenic view offers an ideal backdrop for any event or function. A spacious function hall with hardwood floors and large fireplace provides a relaxed, country-like atmosphere.

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Winter Island


50 Winter Island Road
Salem, MA 01970

Marine recreational park with a 20-acre island connected by road to the mainland. This site has 53 available campsites, historic walking tours, sandy beaches, and bathhouses with hot showers, windsurfing, scuba diving and pier fishing.

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Camp Naumkeag


85 Memorial Dr.
Salem, MA 01970

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House of Seven Gables


115 Derby St.
Salem, MA 01970

Birthplace of Nathaniel Hawthorne, the beautiful grounds, elegant gardens and waterfront view is a wonderful setting for weddings, family events and corporate events. The Seaside Lawn can accommodate 200 guests seated for dinner with a dance floor. The lawn is also ideal for a rehearsal dinner.

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Salisbury Beach Reservation


212 Beach Rd
Salisbury, MA 01952

The John Bear Currier Pavilion, located at the Salisbury Beach State Reservation, where the Merrimac River meets the Atlantic Ocean is a covered pavilion which holds 200 guests. Horseshoe pits and picnic style tables are available. Alcohol permitted with a police detail.

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MDC Breakheart Reservation


177 Forest Street
Saugus, MA 01906

Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Breakheart Reservation is a 640-acre hardwood forest with jagged, rocky outcroppings, two fresh-water lakes, and a rambling section of the Saugus River. Seven rocky hills, over 200 feet high, provide vistas of Boston, southern New Hampshire and central Massachusetts. An extensive trail system through the woodlands guides visitors to various areas of the reservation. Fishing in Silver and Pearce Lakes, hiking the trails and birdwatching by the Saugus River are popular year-round activities. The supervised swimming area at Pearce Lake, one of the few fresh- water swimming spots north of Boston, draws crowds in the summer. In addition to its natural resources, the reservation has a rich cultural history.

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Bradley Palmer State Park


South Hamilton, MA 01982

A 721 Acre State Park with 25 miles of hiking trails. 3 picnic areas available. Pine groves, baseball fields, children's wading pool. Covered pavilion accommodates 75 people. Reservations required.

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Gould Barn


1 Howlett St.
Topsfield, MA 01983

A cozy historical barn with modernized kitchen and restrooms. Tables and chairs are available. Rentals managed by the Topsfield Historical Society. Accommodates 100.

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Topsfield Fairgrounds


207 Boston St.
Topsfield, MA 01983

Home of the Topsfield Fair. Trade building is 15,300 sq. feet of space to accommodate 300-400 people. Arena is 27,000 square feet and accommodates 750 people.

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