Common Ground Center offers a unique setting that stands out from other venues with breathtaking scenery and spectacular buildings. This venue is a place where your family and friends can gather, relax, and celebrate for a whole weekend while enjoying nature, exclusive site use, and each other. Common Ground is located just 30 minutes from Burlington, VT, allowing convenient travel for family and friends coming from far away. Guests are greeted by beautiful mountain views and with multiple site locations on the property, this venue has everything you’ll need for a flawless wedding day. For your ceremony, the cathedral-like, tastefully renovated Hay Barn provides a sacred space for indoor ceremonies. Or you may choose from the many outdoor fields, all with breathtaking views of the Hogback and Green Mountains. The Dining Hall features a bamboo dance floor and has a large screened-in porch ideal for a cocktail hour. Enjoy the beauty that Common Ground Center has to offer for your perfect wedding day, and feel good knowing that your rental fees help defray the cost of programs for low-income families, school groups, and community organizations at this non-profit family camp and retreat center.
Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception
Max Indoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 160 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 200 guests
Set up time can start at noon on Friday. Clean up must be completed by noon on Sunday. Events do not have an end time day of the event.
The rental fee is $5,800 for a ceremony and reception and includes exclusive access to the property for a 3-day rental. The rental becomes available noon on Friday to noon on Sunday. There are 20 rustic cabins that can sleep up to 86 overnight guests starting at $3,600 from Friday through Sunday, plus an eight-room Lodge that sleeps up to 31 people starting at $2,600 from Friday through Sunday. Weekday weddings are available for a reduced rate, please inquire. The venue is only available for wedding bookings from May through early July and late August through October.
The average wedding cost at Common Ground Center is estimated at between $8,219 and $12,828 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.
|Tables and chairs provided|
|Venue set up and clean up|
|Overnight accommodations available|
|Day of onsite manager|
|Full kitchen facilities|
|Large parking lot|
|Brick pizza oven|
|General liability insurance required|
|No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.|
|Approved outside caterer allowed|
|Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors|
|Smoking in designated areas only|
|No restrictions on music end time|
|Outdoor amplified music ends by 9PM|
|Tent is not included|
|Plates available for rental|