At The Catered Affair we adore wedding receptions, especially in the fall. Pairing a fall menu complete with all your favorite comfort foods, with the warmth of fall colors and New England’s foliage makes this the perfect season for love and to celebrate your wedding in massachusetts. If you’re looking to tie the knot and celebrate in style, there are plenty of venues perfect for your wedding reception in Boston, Cambridge and the South Shore. Here’s are some of our favorite wedding venues in Massachusetts.

Winsor House Inn
If you’re looking for an intimate reception, the Winsor House Inn in Duxbury is the perfect backdrop for your special day. Invite guests to dine in the elegance of the restaurants private rooms and then dance the night away in a tented reception on the lawn. With a historic charm and proximity to the Duxbury Bay Maritime School you can even plan your rehearsal dinner at the Winsor House and then head over to the Duxbury Maritime School for your reception the next day! It’s the best location for a south shore wedding.

Boston Public Library
For couples looking to a city wedding in the Fall, the Boston Public Library is the perfect venue for a Boston wedding. Exchange vows in the courtyard adorned with seasonal flowers and explore the library’s versatile spaces. Dance the night away immersed in the art of the Abbey Room or dine and toast among the architecture of the Guastavino room after taking your photos in the Boston Commons just steps away.

Harvard Art Museums
Just a hop and a skip across the Charles is the Harvard Art Museums. Full of beautiful art, enchanting architecture, and a blend of modern and historical, the Harvard Art Museums is the perfect cambridge wedding venue for Harvard alums and Cambridge lovers alike to celebrate their special day. Host your reception in the breathtaking indoor Calderwood Courtyard and give your guests a chance to experience the museum after hours.

Elm Bank
The fall foliage, greenery, and magnificent views make Elm Bank a jaw-dropping beautiful venue for Fall. Plan your entire wedding from ceremony to dinner and reception out in the Italianate Garden, in a tented decorum on the lawn, or blend your dinner and reception in the Carriage House, a beautiful indoor space complete with high vaulted and trussed ceiling.

Duxbury Bay Maritime School
With breathtaking views of Duxbury Bay and beyond, the Duxbury Bay Maritime School is the perfect setting for weddings with a seaside view. Enjoy cocktails outside near the pier and then descend into the indoor ballroom for dinner and toasts. Plus, with the state-of-the-art AV equipment on site, it’s a fun venue on the South Shore for the tech savvy couple.

Nauticus Marina
If a waterfront view and tented affair is your ideal wedding reception than Nauticus Marina is your dream destination. Invite guests to explore the beauty the South Shore has to offer with this waterfront property and build a custom tented celebration complete with New England comfort fare catered by The Catered Affair.