Saltwater Farm Vineyard

349 Elm Street
Stonington, CT 06378
(800) 818-7258
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Average Base Cost: $35,000

Average base cost for a Saltwater Farm Vineyard wedding is calculated by figuring a 125person guest list on a Saturday night in high season using $150/pp for your food/beverageTransportation to venue, entertainment, decorations, additional rentals, valet, DJ, and photography are not included. Average price includes gratuity and state sales tax. Price is rounded up to the nearest thousand.

*Prices subject to change

 

 

How it breaks down:

Facility Rental Fee: 

Off-season (November – April): $6,500 – $8,500

High-season (May – October): $7,500 – $12,500

*Space leased in a six-hour block from 4 – 10 p.m.

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What’s Included: 

  • Full use of space — interior as well as exterior
  • 15 60″ round tables
  • 15 8′ banquet tables
  • 185 white, cushioned garden chairs
  • Modern bathrooms
  • Sophisticated HVAC system
  • Wrought-iron trellis and/or chuppah for ceremony
  • Gas-burning fireplace; firepit
  • Bridal loft
  • 2 SFV staff

Extras: 

  • Farm tables available for $85.00/each
  • Chiavari chairs for $6.00/each
  • Custom-designed tent for $1,500
  • Caterer handles set-up & clean-up

Food/Beverage: Three area caterers — A Thyme to Cook, Coastal Gourmet & Gourmet Galley — are exclusive to the space. They handle food, a full bar, waitstaff, and custom design a menu with each couple. Prices range from approximately $120 – $160 per person.

More Stats:

Space Type: Inside/Outside. Couples typically have their ceremonies on the grounds overlooking the vines or within the interior space; followed by cocktails on the terrace or on Mezzanine if inside.

Size: 250 guests

Bridal Suite: Yes, there’s a bridal loft with a bathroom and kitchen available for the bride and her entourage beginning at 11 a.m.

Parking: Free onsite

Food Service Type: Your choice

How Will Grandma Get There? Bradley International Airport is just under two hours away from Stonington, while the Boston Logan International Airport is a bit further at two-and-a-half hours away. There are a number of 4 star hotels nearby in Mystic, about a 10-minute drive from the venue.

Party On! The space is leased in a six-hour block from 4 – 10 p.m. to accommodate the town’s sound ordinance. In Mystic Village, a few miles away, many restaurants & bars are available to host after-parties well into the night.

Important Note: The three caterers and three lighting technicians are exclusive to the space; all other vendors are determined by the couple.

The Report:

Saltwater Farm Vineyard with 15 acres of vines is surrounded by coastal waters & overlooking Long Island Sound. The vintage, 1930s airplane hangar has been totally renovated and houses both the winery and tasting room, while also providing an event space best described as ‘industrial chic’ with its vaulting roof, wood sheathing, milled aluminum exterior, timber trusses, modern bathrooms, and sophisticated HVAC system, creating a year-round event facility.

Woman Getting Married Says:

I really like the mixture of vibes that this venue has. First it’s a winery, with acre upon acre of vines that truly provides a gorgeous landscape. Then it’s got the industrial, vintage vibe that provides an extremely unique yet not overdone atmosphere.

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Our Rating

9 Amenities/What’s Included

8 Convenient for Grandma

9 Layout

9 Location

10 Overall Charm

8 Venue Value

WGM Rating

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