Old Sturbridge Village

Central Massachusetts




A wedding at Old Sturbridge Village is as unique as you are! Working with our experienced staff, create your perfect day...from start to finish. Exchange vows in our historic candlelit Meetinghouse, in one of our many gardens, fields, taverns or barns. Choose one of our two taverns for your reception - from rustic to modern...we ask you to envision the Village as your own in order to create your perfect day!

Located on 200 acres in Central Massachusetts, Old Sturbridge Village is one of the country’s oldest and largest living history museums, depicting early New England life from 1790-1840. A wedding at Old Sturbridge Village is one that you and your guests will remember for years to come. The setting is a world unto itself!

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Museum/Gallery, Ballrooms, Bed & Breakfast/Inn, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 250 guests

Time Restrictions

Event start and end times vary. Please inquire with venue coordinator for details.

Rental Fees

The facility fee is $1,500 for a reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The ceremony fee is $1,500 with an onsite reception or $2,500 for a ceremony-only wedding. Reduced fees apply for off-season events and when ceremony and reception are both booked on property. Both ceremony and facility fees offer package inclusions. Please contact us for details!

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Old Sturbridge Village is estimated at between $6,852 and $12,542 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
A one-year membership for two
Tin candle lanterns for use as table centerpieces

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 2:00AM