ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, offers both the best view in Burlington and a unique, interesting venue for any event. Each ECHO ceremony, reception, or brunch is truly unforgettable thanks to a mindful eco-friendly philosophy and the more than 70 species of live animals surrounding you and your guests. Whether your tastes are classic and refined or funky and offbeat, let our events staff make your celebration the best it can be.
Located just one block from several outstanding hotels and walking distance from the Church Street Marketplace, ECHO provides a traditional reception inside your own private Vermont attraction.
Call us at (802) 864-1848 ext. 127 to speak with an Event Manager who can help you create the event of your dreams!
With beautiful views inside and out, our Mill Street location on the banks of the Otter Creek, features traditional and contemporary fine art in the heart of Middlebury, Vermont. Our historic building overlooks the stunning Middlebury Falls and offers a backdrop of classic beauty and simple elegance. Host your cocktail hour or your entire event on the expansive, 1800-square foot, covered deck, or inside our idyllic, light-filled gallery. Our close proximity to Burlington, the shores of Lake Champlain, and the Mad River Valley makes Edgewater Gallery ideal for a destination event at any time of year.
PLANNING A WEDDING?
Our event space is perfect for hosting your wedding ceremony, reception, and/or rehearsal dinner. The gallery is located within walking distance of the following churches in Middlebury: Congregational Church, United Methodist Church, Memorial Baptist Church, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Unitarian Universalist Society, and Havurah Jewish Congregation.
Photo Credits: James P. Blair and Barrie Fisher Photo
Nestled on the banks of the Mad River, the historic Lareau Farm offers everything you could want for your Vermont wedding and more. Declare your vows under the open sky in our expansive meadows. Celebrate your special day with family and friends in our rustic barn pavilion. Dine on artisan flatbreads served from a roaring outdoor woodfired oven. Spend your wedding weekend with your loved ones in our charming country Inn.
Mountain bike trails, hiking and swimming are only steps away. Wander through our staff garden and visit our chickens, pigs, and turkeys. Sit in a chair, overlooking the river, with a good book. Fall in love with the Mad River Valley - and Lareau Farm!
Our pavilion can accommodate parties up to 250 guests. We have different ceremony options on site, including a winding path to an intimate clearing. For smaller gatherings, our newly renovated barn is available. Or let us bring the mobile oven to you with our mobile oven catering!
The Old Lantern Inn & Barn is located at Charlotte, VT. It is an 8000 square-foot Adirondack-style post and beam structure. Its frame was relocated from its original location in Jericho, Vermont in 1962. The Old Lantern has a stage, bar, and the largest maple dance floor in the state. There are four restrooms and room for over 350 people. Excellently situated, the Old Lantern is only 11 miles from Burlington, and 15 from Middlebury. There is plenty of parking, and acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. Walk down the road for breathtaking views of the lake. Old Lantern has been a very popular country location for weddings, dances, concerts, banquets, special events and gatherings of all sorts. There are two rooms available Available seven days a week, you can plan business meetings, seminars and retreats around the Old Lantern's spacious facilities. Located on 9 beautifully landscaped acres, The Old Lantern is immediately adjacent to a scenic overlook with views which are among the best in Vermont.
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