Live Well Farm

1583 Harpswell Neck Rd,
Harpswell, ME 04079
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Average Base Cost: $28,000

Our average base cost for a Live Well Farm wedding is calculated by figuring a 125-person guest list on a Saturday evening using a food/beverage price of $125/pp. If we assume you charge guests $100/pp per night for two nights, that would bring the Destination Wedding Weekend Package to $7,138 (if adding on a 9% lodging tax). We would also add on $1,500 for a tent. Entertainment, flowers, additional decorations and rentals, transportation, and photography are not included. Price is rounded up to the nearest thousand. Gratuity and sales tax included.

*Prices subject to change

How it breaks down:

Facility Rental Fee: 

You have a choice of a day-of rental or rental of the grounds for 3 days. Both break down as follows: 

Destination Wedding Package, $8,200:

  • Use of the entire property (House, Grounds & Barn) from 3pm Thursday through noon Sunday
  • Accommodations for up to 11 guests

Day Wedding Option, $5,500:

  • Use of property & barn from 9 am to 11:30 pm Saturday
  • Includes use of the downstairs bathroom & bedroom for getting ready

Note: Portable bathrooms may be required at couple’s expense.

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What’s Included: They have 20 traditional barn tables that can seat 10 guests each. Chairs and other décor would need to be rented (along with the tent).

Vendors: While they have a list of preferred vendors familiar with the property, you may bring in your own vendors.

Extras: A basic white tent on the property would cost you around $1,000-$1,500 depending on the vendor.

Food/Beverage: Your choice

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Photo by First Frame Studio

More Stats:

Space Type: Inside/Outside

Size: The barn can accommodate up to 80 guests for a seated reception, and up to 125 for a cocktail style event. For a seated ceremony you can accommodate 120-150 guests depending on the aisle layout, or you can choose to have the ceremony outside. There is space for a tent that can accommodate up to 200 guests for dinner.

Bridal Suite: Yes

Parking: Yes. There is on-site parking for 40 cars in the back field, and additional parking at the school diagonally across the street for another 30. There is plenty of room for shuttles and trolleys.

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How Will Grandma Get There? 

Live Well Farm is approximately 52 minutes from the Portland airport.The venue has accommodations for up to 11 guests (you can see pictures of the house here: ). There are over 200 accommodations for guests in nearby Brunswick, which is approximately 18 minutes away by car.

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The Farmhouse

Party On! They ask that the DJ or band leave by 11 p.m. Smaller groups can continue the party in the barn with an iPod or other wireless sound system until later into the night.

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The Report: 

This 185-year-old farm in Maine is located in Harpswell, which has “more coastline than any other town in the U.S.” The Farm sits on 5 acres, and there is a beach through the back of the property which faces Bailey Island and the famous Cribstone Bridge. It can be accessed by car or on foot. Fun fact: Patrick Dempsey (aka McDreamy from Grey’s Anatomy) used to own this farm and got married there. It is now owned and run by Scott and Patty Ruppert.

Woman Getting Married Says:

I love Live Well Farm’s proximity to a larger town (Brunswick) with plenty of hotel options and the fact that the venue is walking distance to the beach. Also, the actual town it’s in (Harpswell) is supposed to be really cute with some fun restaurant choices and lobster rolls galore.

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Amenities/What’s Included 7
Convenient for Grandma 8
Layout 8
Location 9
Overall Charm 10
Venue Value 8

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  1. Live Well Farm is such a beautiful location for a Maine wedding, I should know, that’s me in the first photo. I couldn’t have imagined a more perfect location for our Maine wedding. New this year, the barn has two wonderful restrooms, complete with all the country charm and rustic details you’d want! Live Well Farm should be your first and last stop for a Maine Wedding Venue.