Salons at The Essex




Nestled at the foot of Vermont’s Green Mountains in the scenic Lake Champlain Valley, The Essex Resort & Spa is the perfect backdrop for your wedding celebration. Just minutes from Burlington International Airport, this 18-acre resort offers a variety of venues for your wedding ceremony and reception. For the perfect intimate, romantic, indoor wedding celebration, the Salons at the Essex are a fabulous option. Following your gorgeous outdoor ceremony, imagine inviting your guests to continue your celebration in this trio of airy, sunlit rooms which can be combined or separated as necessary to accommodate your event. The rooms, with walls of windows and a warm and welcoming atmosphere, are the ideal spaces for a quieter, sophisticated reception to share with your closest family and friends. Still with plenty of space to eat, drink, and dance, the Salons offer a quiet intimacy and elegant decor for your ideal celebration. Furthermore, your celebration in the Salons will be catered by the Essex Resort & Spa, with a wedding menu is custom designed by our award-winning chefs. From plated dinners to buffets, and from elegant passed hors d’oeuvres to a classic wedding cake, the Resort’s fresh, inventive cuisine is sure to impress!

Venue Style

Ballrooms, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 65 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 65 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 65 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 $500 to $1,000 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. Please inquire for discounted pricing on Saturday for June, September and October.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Salons at The Essex is estimated at between $5,372 and $7,668 for a ceremony & reception for 50 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
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
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