The Essex Resort and Spa is a full service wedding venue located at the foot of Vermont's Green Mountains. Just 7 miles from Burlington International Airport, The Essex is a "one stop shop" for your wedding weekend. We offer intimate to larger rehearsal dinners, private bonfires and welcome receptions, weddings and elopements, and even a farewell brunch to send your friends and family home happy and full! With 120 overnight accommodations on property, a full service Salon and Spa, two restaurants to keep people well fed, Tennis Courts, indoor and (seasonal) outdoor pools, outdoor hot tub, fitness facilities and an 18-hole executive golf course just across the street, we offer everything to keep your guests entertained and hopefully coming back for years to come. There are several indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception spaces all of which are enveloped by our manicured grounds and herb and vegetable gardens.
Fixed Board Room | Maximum Capacity: 12 | 435 sq ft | 39 sq m
Your meeting, Your way – whether it is a corporate sales meeting, board meeting or brain-storm session, the boardroom offers high speed connectivity and all your audio visual equipment needs. Our upscale and professional environment is the perfect setting for your Vermont meeting.
Junction is the finest example of New Vermont Cuisine. Each night we showcase local products, innovative techniques, and our talented chefs. Enjoy an intimate dining experience, thoughtful wine pairings and the exciting sights and sounds of our open kitchen.
5:30pm - 9:30pm
Reservations recommended but not needed - Please call 802.764.1489 for reservations.
Banquet Room | Maximum Capacity: 425 | 4500 sq ft | 409 sq m
The Ponds at Bolton Valley is a stunning rustic space located just 30 minutes from The Essex Resort and Spa. The Ponds has incredible views of Vermont's green mountains and a ceremony site with built in wooden arbor and a pond as your wedding backdrop. The inside of the space is donned with intricate wooden chandeliers, seasoned wood floors and an oversized and fully functional stone fireplace and wooden mantle. The capacity of the space is 250 for a seated reception and wedding ceremony. All weddings at the Ponds at Bolton Valley will include a complimentary bridal suite at the Essex Resort and Spa and The Essex will also take care of the catering from appetizers to our beautiful wedding cakes. Enjoy the beauty of the Ponds and when the wedding ends but you don't want the fun to, head back to The Essex for a fun after party in The Tavern with 24 beers on draft and a large wrap-around bar.
A truly special place to have any type of event. Nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains in Vermont, this former summer camp offers indoor and outdoor space for gatherings of 10 to 100 or more, and comfortable, year-round accommodation for up to 30 people, and more in the summer months.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More