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Massachusetts oceanside wedding at Emerson 
            Inn by the Sea, Rockport, MA

Your Rockport MA wedding

A memorable Massachusetts wedding at the Emerson Inn by the Sea will be the event of a lifetime - a perfect blend of traditional elegance and impeccable service. Our award-winning culinary staff and professional wedding coordinators attend over the small details, so you can relax and enjoy your wedding by the ocean. And, we offer exceptional wedding packages to help with your planning and budgeting. You will find our inn to be the perfect location for ocean wedding destinations.

Emerson Inn by the Sea Wedding Ceremony Options

Our stunning ocean-front setting offers picturesque and panoramic sea views for Massachusetts weddings and receptions. In the colder months (and in inclement weather) our grand parlor offers lovely Wedding Contact Information 978-546-6321 Request a brochure Contact our Wedding Specialist historical surroundings with elegant furnishings. Throughout the year, the main floor and ocean-side grounds can be rented for ceremonies.

Reception Services

Lovely banquet rooms can accommodate a seaside wedding reception of 150 guests. Wedding menus vary from lavish to informal, and food can be customized to meet the needs and wedding themes of the bride and groom. In 2005, Emerson Inn by the Sea was awarded the first liquor license in Rockport since 1933, and an extensive wine list along with popular spirits are now available. While we promote afternoon and early evening receptions, alternate arrangements may be discussed.


Notes to Melissa (our Wedding Specialist) from Clients...

"I just wanted to send you off a quick note to say "Thank You" for all of the wonderful things you did to make our shower such a success! The day was perfect and everything was flawless. Our friends are raving about the food, the venue was beautiful and everyone there was so attentive. We were all so impressed to say the least and you made the entire day go off without a hitch! Please pass this on to all of the other staff members who worked so tirelessly to make the shower such a special one. Also know, I will always have a special place in my heart for you and the Emerson and would highly recommend it to anyone who is looking for just the right place to hold their event! My warmest wishes for a very happy holiday season and a very healthy 2014 to you and your family. Fondly, Tami" (December, 2013)

"Dear Melissa, Thank you so much for all of your hard work and help that made my parents' 50th anniversary party so perfect and memorable. They had a wonderful time, as did all of the guests! We are hearing all kinds of rave reviews about the venue, the food, the service, etc. We appreciate your flexibility... Everything was just outstanding. You knew every little trick to help me achieve the right look, and finish every detail. Thank you!!! Best, Heather" (February, 2012)

"Melissa, Jen and I wanted to thank you for all of your insight, wisdom, planning and patience with us throughout our wedding. You have truly mastered your art form and have won our recommendation for years to come. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. God Bless. Brian and Jennifer" (October, 2011)

"Melissa, Once again, thank you so much for all of your help in planning our wedding! We couldn't have pulled it off so flawlessly without you. the food and ambiance were absolutely amazing! And your help with the details made it much easier to plan a wedding from halfway across the country! Everything about our day was perfect - and we thank you so much for all of your help! Megan and Nicole" (June, 2010)

"Melissa - Everyone keeps telling us what a great time they had at Lindsay and Brandon's wedding. Thank you for all you did to make the experience so wonderful. Everything was perfect. We will send you pictures when they all come in. Sincerely, Clarke and Eileen" (August, 2009)

"Dear Melissa, Thank you so much for making Robin and Nick's wedding reception so wonderful. Everything was perfect and Eric and I were able to relax and enjoy the day. Your professionalism and calming personality was greatly appreciated. Thanks again, Dawn" (April, 2009)

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