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Essex outdoor wedding venue

Unrivaled Vermont Wedding Venues

Breathtaking Elegance + Memorable Moments


Whether your ideal wedding is a grand event or an intimate gathering, The Essex offers more than 13,000 square feet of deluxe event space for your celebration. Design a spectacular outdoor wedding on the East Lawn with incomparable views of the forest, or transform one of our event spaces into the memorable wedding of your dreams.

Though Burlington VT wedding venues are at their best at The Essex, the resort also offers exclusive access to The Ponds at Bolton Valley. Make every moment memorable, whether you tie the knot in a resort setting or opt for a more intimate lakeside venue.


Don't wait to start planning the day of your dreams. Get in touch with our wedding specialist, Emily, to get started.

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Venues At The Essex

Indoor and outdoor. Grand ballrooms and peaceful gardens. Unlike other wedding venues in Vermont, The Essex offers a variety of event spaces, each of which can transform to accommodate the wedding of your dreams.

With modern amenities and spectacular settings for ceremonies and receptions as well as rehearsal dinners, The Essex is waiting for your special day.

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The Ponds at Bolton Valley

The Ponds at Bolton Valley is The Essex’s exclusive off-site event facility. Perfect for those in search of an intimate affair close to nature, The Ponds is nestled within 5,000 forested acres.

Soak up panoramic views at every turn, from saying I do beside the lake to dancing the night away in front of the rustic stone fireplace. Host your wedding at one of the most peaceful and unique venues in Burlington.

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