ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain




Nestled along the coast of the Burlington Bay on College Street, the ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain rises from the New England community of Burlington as a premier setting to host an unforgettable wedding and reception. Located northwest of downtown Montpellier near the Canadian border, this venue offers blissful couples a scenic and spacious setting to tie the knot in style. Constructed with an eye catching architecture and exceptional lake views, the ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain features a variety of romantic spaces to share your vows in one elegant location. Whether you prefer the layout and design of the Lakeside Pavilion, water views of the Lakeside Hall, intimate setting of the Community Room, or sophisticated atmosphere of the Top Floor and Deck, every space within this venue is sure to provide the exceptional wedding day photos you always dreamed of. If you are searching for a stunning space to tie the knot, allow the ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain to capture your heart.

Venue Style

Ocean/Waterfront View, Ballrooms


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 140 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 140 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 175 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 60 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start 2 hours prior to events start time. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $3,500 to $5,700 for a ceremony and reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee is $500 for a ceremony only wedding. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $900/hr. Please inquire with the venue to extent the event end time to 1:00AM. For smaller parties, inquire with venue for daytime weddings.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain is estimated at between $8,628 and $20,152 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
linens and silverware included

Special Restrictions

Venue must approve all decorations
Exclusive caterer for venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight
Outdoor music ends at 10:00PM
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