Weddings and Signature Events
Nestled on a secluded coast of Connecticut, Guilford Yacht Club hosts non-member weddings in this quintessential New England town. The reception room with large windows and hardwood floors is the picture-perfect venue for a nautical-chic wedding. Town & Country MagazineGuilford Yacht Club weddings and events are always ones to remember. Located on a secluded property along the picturesque Connecticut shoreline, The Guilford Yacht Club is a stunning venue to host your celebration. Our award winning location is regularly voted one of the most beautiful places to get married.
With a gracious lawn overlooking the water and large reception area with hardwood floors, we can accommodate weddings or special events for up to 160 guests inside or up to 300 guests under a beautiful tent on the grounds. Our venue is available to anyone to host a private event, not just yacht club members or those sponsored by members.
Q: Do I have to be a member to hold an event at the Guilford Yacht Club?
A: No – we welcome members and non-members
Q: What is a site managing fee and how much is it? What is included?
A: The rental fee is a fee charged book and hold your date.The fee varies based on season and day of the week, and the Event Manager is happy to discuss this with you.
The rental fee is for a five hour event time, and includes the tables and chairs necessary to outfit your event. We have a number of tables in a variety of sizes, including cocktail tables, dining tables and some rectangular tables. We have light wood chivari chairs inside the ballroom and 40 white garden chairs to be used outside.
Q: How many events take place at the same time at the Guilford Yacht Club?
A: The Guilford Yacht Club only holds one event at a time, and only one event per day.
Q: Can I have my ceremony on-site? Is there an additional fee for this?
A: Absolutely! The most popular option is to have the ceremony out on the Great Lawn with views of the Long Island Sound.
There is no additional fee to have your ceremony on-site if it is within your five-hour rental period.
Q: Does the Guilford Yacht Club have a bridal suite?
A: It sure does, complete with a private bathroom. The bridal suite is available for you up to two hours prior to the scheduled start time of your event. Additional hours of use may be purchased, and your Event Manager is happy to discuss this with you.
Q: When can I come into set-up?
A:The Guilford Yacht Club is open two hours prior to the scheduled start time of your event. Please discuss this with your Event Manager, as they may be able to take care of some of your basic day-of event set-up.
Q: Is the Guilford Yacht Club handicap accessible?
A: Yes. Handicap access is through the doors off the pool (there is a slight lip there) and bathrooms are most certainly handicap accessible. There is no handicap access to the second floor.
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