The Atrium at The Essex




An authentic and beautiful Vermont wedding starts here! The Essex, an 18-acre property located just outside Burlington, is full of idyllic countrysides and lush, green forests. Exchange vows outdoors underneath a charming gazebo overlooking the expansive greens. Guests will be left breathless at the stunning, picturesque views of the Vermont countryside as you share in this special day. Enjoy cocktails and a delicious dinner in The Atrium, a spacious, sun-filled room overlooking the gardens of the East lawn. The tastefully decorated tables combined with twinkling string lights above and floor-to-ceiling windows complete this chic and elegant look. After dinner and cake, make sure to show off your best dance moves on the dance floor! Revel in the natural beauty of the Vermont countryside and the elegant charm of the Atrium. The attentive staff offers a close attention to detail and are more than happy to help you make your special day the best it can possibly be.

Venue Style

Event Center, Vintage/Rustic


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,500 to $5,500 for a reception and includes 5.5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony is $750 with reception rental. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $200/hr. There is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. Please inquire for discounted pricing on Saturday for the months of June, September and October. Please note, the East Lawn for an outdoor reception can be tented, inquire for pricing.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Atrium at The Essex is estimated at between $11,595 and $18,686 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Chiavari chairs
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 11:00PM
Bar can be open 5 hours maximum
$250 throwables fee