The Glastonbury Boathouse




Tucked along the Connecticut River on Welles Street, The Glastonbury Boathouse rises from Riverfront Park as a majestic setting to host an unforgettable wedding and reception on the water. Located southeast of downtown Hartford in the cozy community of Glastonbury, this central Connecticut venue features easy access from nearby highways and airports and is an ideal choice for brides and grooms with traveling wedding day guests. A romantic and scenic riverfront space to share your vows with all your family and friends, The Glastonbury Boathouse features a luxurious and spacious interior with an open floor plan that is easily customized to suit your nuptial needs. If you prefer to say ‘I do’ outdoors, this venue also includes a romantic deck that overlooks the water. Easily suited for intimate gatherings or grand events, the Boathouse invites wedding parties seeking a special and memorable event. No matter which space captures your heart, The Glastonbury Boathouse ensures an evening to remember for a lifetime.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Ocean/Waterfront View, Outdoor, Modern


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $900 to $3,850 for a 6 hour rental which includes use of the banquet hall and covered observation deck, as well as indoor tables and chairs for up to 150 guests. 2 hours of setup time and an hour for breakdown are also included. Additional hours can be purchased as needed at $200 or $300/hour depending on date. Inquire for indoor/outdoor options.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Glastonbury Boathouse is estimated at between $7,413 and $11,768 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
Wheelchair access limited
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
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Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by midnight
Preferred caterers include David Alan Hospitality Group, Gourmet Galley, and Max Catering Group