Boston’s North Shore is home to some seriously beautiful wedding venues. In fact, the tiny town of Topsfield alone has seven—each with its own unique character, charm, and stunning features! Many New Englanders—even those who’ve been living here for years—aren’t aware of how much more this town has to offer than the Topsfield Fair. If you’re searching for a gorgeous rural setting to host your big day, check out this roundup of Topsfield MA wedding venues!
If you dream of getting ready in an elegant Victorian mansion, enjoying cocktail hour overlooking a wide-open field, and dancing the night away in a beautifully decorated barn, Peirce Farm at Witch Hill might just be your perfect wedding venue. It’s ideal for couples who want a fun and relaxed yet upscale wedding, with all of the day’s events in one place. The mansion lawn makes a quaint, peaceful spot for your ceremony, and there are plenty of amazing spots for photos on the grounds.
When you book your wedding at Peirce Farm at Witch Hill, the entire property is yours to enjoy for the day. The barn can accommodate up to 150 guests.
Yep, you can actually get married at the Topsfield Fairgrounds! Coolidge Hall, the spacious event venue on the grounds, serves as the central location for the day’s events, allowing you to relax into the moment and have a stress-free experience. There’s plenty of flexibility and freedom to make your big day 100% your own, but don’t worry—you’ll also be fully taken care of by Coolidge Hall’s fabulous event team from start to finish! This is the ideal Topsfield MA wedding venue if you really want a fun, festive vibe to your big day.
Wine lovers—this one’s for you! At Alfalfa Farm Winery, you can celebrate your wedding under an elegant tent, with rustic architecture and grapevines as your backdrop. The farm setting provides a relaxed, casual feel, but you can easily transform the space into the ultimate in rustic elegance! Alfalfa Farm Winery is perfect for smaller, more intimate weddings, with seating for up to 80 guests.
There is truly no other venue in New England quite like Willowdale Estate. A magnificent stone mansion surrounded by 700 acres of beautiful land, this venue feels almost otherworldly, as if you’ve stepped into your own little private slice of woodland paradise!
There are many gorgeous spaces to explore both inside and outside of the mansion. The courtyard garden is a popular site for outdoor ceremonies, with romantic string lights overhead and lush landscaping all around. Receptions can be held under the tent from May – October, and inside the mansion from November – April.
The staff at Willowdale Estate are 100% dedicated to making your big day magical. You can read more about this incredible Topsfield MA wedding venue here!
Bright, elegant, timeless and romantic, The Commons 1854 is the ideal wedding venue for a night you and your guests will never forget. There are 2 beautiful ceremony spaces to choose from, a lovely garden patio for cocktail hour, and an absolutely stunning ballroom with a stage—perfect for a live band! The Commons 1854 also offers coordination services to make every step of your planning process a breeze. This venue can comfortably accommodate up to 200 guests.
This lovely barn venue is ideal for New England history buff couples who really want to embrace the rustic vibe on their big day. Originally built in the 18th century, the barn has been restored and updated to include all modern amenities, but of course still retains its original charm. A wedding day at Gould Barn also includes full access to the spacious lawn, perfect for an elegant cocktail hour and, of course, gorgeous photos.
Another idyllic New England farm setting, Connemara House Farm is just plain beautiful. This is the place to get married if you want your guests to spend the evening roaming the grounds, gushing about the scenery, taking selfie after selfie, and having a blast!
The team at Connemara House can help you plan and configure your wedding in a way that fits your unique needs. Even better, overnight accommodations are available in the Mansion for you and 12 guests. No matter how you choose to celebrate, you can guarantee you’ll be surrounded by beauty everywhere you look. (Cue the Full House theme song.)
Get in touch ASAP! Venues are booking up quickly for the 2023 season, and, unsurprisingly, these rural Topsfield venues are in especially high demand in the fall months. Don’t wait!
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