Hill-Stead Museum

35 Mountain Rd Farmington, CT
Max Capacity: 200 people
Hill-Stead Museum is a National Historic Landmark set on 152 pastoral acres overlooking the Litchfield Hills.The grounds are accented by stately trees, seasonal gardens and over three miles of stone walls and woodland trails. A centerpiece of the property is the c. 1920 Sunken Garden designed by renowned American landscape architect Beatrix Farrand. The Museum boasts a 1901 Colonial Revival house, designed by pioneering female architect Theodate Pope Riddle (1867-1946) in conjunction with the New York firm, McKim, Mead & White. Ms. Pope built the home to showcase her father’s magnificent collection of furnishings and Impressionist masterpieces. The Museum’s collection includes paintings by Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, James M. Whistler and Mary Cassatt as well as numerous works on paper and Japanese woodblock prints.
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  • Max Number of People for an Event: 200
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 33,000
Farmington, CT  
Capacity: 175
$400-$1,700 per event
Located in the heart of historic Farmington, First Church of Christ's 1771 Meetinghouse is perfect for your special event. Completed in 1772, our Meetinghouse is a National Historic Landmark property with a long and distinguished history. A center aisle, large windows, and 18th century details are one-of-a-kind! The Sarah Porter Memorial Hall dates back to 1901. The hall features hardwood floors, large windows, crown moldings, a fireplace and stage- the beautiful backdrop for your wedding, family event, or special occasion. In addition to Sarah Porter Memorial, Amistad Hall includes a reception area, library, and commercial kitchen ready for the caterer of your choice.
Cromwell, CT  
Capacity: 1000
Located just 15 minutes outside Hartford, the Red Lion Hotel Cromwell is close enough to Connecticut’s capital so you can easily explore popular attractions, but far enough away so you can avoid downtown Hartford’s city traffic. Thanks to our complimentary shuttle that drives guests anywhere within five miles of the hotel, you can take the family to Dinosaur State Park, or meet your colleagues for lunch in downtown Cromwell without ever getting behind a steering wheel. When you return to the hotel, check out the indoor solarium, which includes an indoor pool, a whirlpool tub and a fitness center.
North Haven, CT  
Capacity: 400
Fall in Love all Over Again at the Best Western PLUS North Haven! The lovely ambiance of the Emerald Ballroom with oversized dance floor and beautifully landscaped courtyard, provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding day! At Best Western PLUS North Haven our expert wedding coordinator will help you with all the details . From planning the menu to picking your cake, our staff is dedicated to making your special day something you will cherish for years to come!
Mansfield Center, CT  
Capacity: 400
$13.99 per person
$300 per event
Holiday Hill has been a destination for weddings and family celebrations, community and organizational events, as well as the region’s oldest and largest summer day camp for over 55 years. We host events from mid May until mid October. Our spacious high-peak tent and cozy post-and-beam barn, twenty-five acres of well-kept rural grounds and recreational facilities combined with our flexible options for catered and non-catered custom events makes for an unparalleled venue in eastern Connecticut.