The Porthole is open year around and is known as "The Way Portland Does Summer". We are located in the Old Port of Portland Maine and boast Portland's largest waterfront deck! We have daily entertainment on the wharf and never a cover! We have hosted company outings, rehearsal dinners, receptions, birthdays, lobster bakes to name a few events and have become Portland's premier meet and greet places. Home of the Twin Lobster Dinner Special the Porthole specializes in fresh seafood among other American fare.
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Home of the Twin Lobster Dinner
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The Porthole Restaurant & Pub is open year round and located on the working waterfront. The Porthole "The Way Portland Does Summer" is boasts Portland's largest waterfront deck with alfresco dining and hosting daily entertainment!
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Less than 1 mile
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Portland's largest waterfront deck.
Open year round
Home of the Twin Lobster Dinner Special and specializing in fresh seafood as well as American fare
Local Brews are proudly served
The Village by the Sea Events Team will be by your side to make your dream day a reality!
Our colorful gardens, surrounded by beach grass and our elegant Ballroom, with dance floor and bistro lighting, are the ideal location for your Ceremony and Reception. Our Outdoor Stone Terrace is perfect for your Cocktail Hour prior to dinner and dancing.
Village by the Sea is conveniently located 1.5 miles from the Maine Turnpike in Wells, just minutes from miles of sandy beaches, world famous Kennebunkport and picturesque Ogunquit. Easily accessible from Boston and Portland means getting here is a breeze for your guests who are traveling. Our spacious one and two bedroom, fully appointed condominiums will make your guests feel right at home. Year-round amenities include a large indoor pool, hot tub, game room, and fitness center. From May through October you and your guests are welcome to enjoy our bocce court, basketball hoop, heated outdoor pool and gas grills. All of our wedding packages include over-night accommodations for the wedding couple and we automatically block rooms, at no expense to you, for your guests.
Our ceremony fee includes a rehearsal with an experienced wedding planner, 100 white chairs, and use of our Bridal Suite.
The Maine Ballroom accommodates up to 200 people with a dance floor and room for your band or DJ. It features French Doors with delightful views of the gardens and an expanse of windows for natural light. The neutral decor will compliment any color or theme. All of our packages include Chivari chairs, floor length linen, displayed and passed hors d’oeuvres, champagne toast and a custom designed Wedding Cake. We offer a wide variety of menu selections and will customize to suit your wishes for your full service buffet or plated dinner.
Upstairs in our Conference Center, the York Room, seats up to 60 guests for your Rehearsal Dinner and/or Farewell Breakfast. Ask for more information about those menus!
Village by the Sea has a comprehensive list of preferred vendors, our catering staff and delicious food is the finest in Southern Maine, and our planning expertise will make the weekend of your wedding virtually stress free!
Saint Joseph’s College provides an intimate, eco-friendly setting on the serene Sebago Lake shoreline. With state-of-the-art facilities friendly customer-service, and farm to table menus we exceed expectations for everything from corporate retreats to children's Splash Parties. The campus includes 40,000 square feet of diverse conference and events space, sporty activities on the lake or in the fitness center, exquisite wedding and ceremony venues and unique provisions such as a chapel, working farm, bonfire and scenic walking trails. Our Summer campus is equipped for overnight lodging in suite-style dorm rooms. Saint Joseph's professional event staff can coordinate a successful retreat, wedding, conference or event of any nature.
At Spare Time Entertainment Portland, we are all about FUN and specialize in memorable events. We offer an experience unmatched in the Portland area. Now booking for our new dining room, lanes, laser tag, and game zone!
Our facility features a state-of-the-art Laser Tag Adventure- Take on your friends, family or co-workers in this laser battle zone. Groups of up to 26 embark on a 15 minute mission into our Fallen City. Each mission is sure to be a memorable, exciting, and competitive experience. Looking for a private experience? Check out our laser tag room available to host up to 25 guests for birthdays or group outings.
Game Zone- Win points for amazing prizes on over 58 of the newest and most interactive games available!
Modernized Bowling Lanes- Our 22 regulation lanes offer fun for all, with food and bar service available from the outstanding City Sports Grille or a customizable pre-planned menu. Watch your favorite sporting events and music videos on our all new drop down movie theater screens. Play fun and cool interactive games on our brand new scoring system!
City Sports Grille- Our new restaurant will be opening soon, October 2016. Enjoy delicious American Fare in our elevated dining room and try our signature cocktails at the bar featuring 10 local taps. New exclusive catering menus available for all parties.
Corporate events, holiday parties, team building outings, camp outings, Project Graduations, and so many other special events have a place in our beautiful new facility!
Spectacular 25 acre, 4 seasons, lakefront resort, with 11 B&B rooms and 1,800 sq ft Post and Beam house that sleeps 8 (optional). Beautiful deck overlooking a serene and majestic lake with foothills surrounding the lake. Incredible setting, for that special occasion, in the Western Lake and Mountain region of Maine.
The Woodlands Club in Falmouth is family-oriented, private club open year-round, offering a beautiful banquet venue to members and non-members alike. Conveniently located just 10 minutes from Portland, our ample ballroom space and covered patio features fantastic views of the golf course.
The canopied patio brings the outdoors in, no matter the weather, and our spacious and elegant Grand Ballroom, renovated in 2015, features a window wall facing the golf course. For smaller meetings or gatherings, consider the intimate Fireside Room
Meeting and function space rentals are available for corporations, non-profits, government and public sector organizations, with preference given to those activities relating to the fishing industry. Our facilities are not available for religious or non-business related functions.
Wireless internet is available at no extra cost. The board room is equipped with a state-of-the-art audio/visual projection system and teleconferencing equipment.
There are sufficient tables and chairs in our conference room, but for larger events in the atria, rental of tables and chairs may be necessary.
Restrooms are available on each of the three floors. Our building is equipped with an elevator, and all meeting and function spaces are wheelchair accessible.
Keeley's Banquet Center has been hosting banquets, receptions and business meetings for more than two decades.
Our facility was designed for the sole purpose of hosting your next special function or business meeting. We can reserve a room for your small group or reserve the entire facility for your group of 500.
All of our menus are prepared fresh in our first class commercial kitchen.
Keeley’s Banquet Center has onsite, dedicated and secured parking for you and your guest.
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Portland's Italian Heritage Center is an elegant wedding and event venue. The Center is ideal for memory making and can accommodate almost any event from weddings and celebrations to school functions and business events. The beauty and functionality of our venue creates the ideal environment for your special occasion.
Come and see the IHC Wedding & Events Center. We are conveniently located in Greater Portland, with ample free parking. Our rooms accommodate from 50 to 500 guests. Corporate, social and Wedding Receptions are our specialty.
Secluded 60 x 40 rustic barn on 12 acres great for weddings, birthdays, graduations, reunions, company parties. The barn has an occupancy of 150. Pond, lawn, garden, patio, fire pits, bathrooms, catering station, built in bar. Tables and chairs are supplied. Open May - October. Plenty of on site parking
A wedding, party and business center tucked away near the shores of Bauneg Beg Lake. Cater your own event or hire an outside caterer with the use of an optional commercial kitchen. Our tranquil lakefront grounds and wooded trails may be the perfect setting for your affair. A waterfront ceremony provides a beautiful backdrop for photos. Rustic lakefront cabins are also available for a weekend destination wedding.
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