Wedding FAQ

Don't hesitate to contact our wedding coordinator at 978-546-6321, or by email at with any questions or to begin planning your wedding today! Alternatively, fill out an inquiry form.

Is there a ceremony or facility fee for a wedding at the Emerson Inn?

When you book the entire property (whether for one or multiple nights, depending on time of year) there is NO ceremony or facility fee!

What are the options for catering my event?

The Emerson Inn's on-site restaurant, Pigeon Cove Tavern, typically caters for events at the Emerson Inn. We're more than willing to accommodate special diets and requests. You'll work with our Food & Beverage Manager to create a customized menu, speciality cocktails, and more! Kid friendly dining options are also available to control costs.

What can I expect to pay to have my wedding at the Emerson Inn?

Every event at the Emerson Inn is unique and customized based on your needs and budget. You'll work with our dedicated wedding coordinator to create a plan that fits your vision; we're flexible and want to do whatever it takes to make your wedding a special day. Any and all special requests (within reason) can be accommodated!

What time of year is best to have my wedding at the Emerson Inn?

The Emerson Inn is open for all four seasons, and while spring & summer weddings are typically the most popular, a winter wedding is a magical experience at the Emerson Inn! Create the day of your dreams using the snow's white purity as inspiration for your quintessential New England wedding. Regardless of season, even the most sagacious brides will fall in love with the Emerson Inn, where historic grace & charm come together with sincere hospitality to conceive the perfect wedding.

Where will I hold my ceremony?

Weather permitting, your ceremony can be held on our oceanview lawn, featuring stunning panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Forbid that the weather is less than perfect, your ceremony can be held inside of our property, ensuring that there is always a back up plan in place should the weather be uncooperative. Learn more about our wedding venues.

What will I need to rent to host my wedding at the Emerson Inn?

We can provide nearly all components necessary for your ceremony & reception, including tables & chairs, silver & glassware, linens, and many others! You'll work with our wedding coordinator to ensure all necessary components are in place for your special day.