Imagine having your wedding in one of America's most romantic and historic venues. The Newport Mansions offers a variety of options to fit both your budget and your dream. With spectacular ocean views, lush landscaped gardens and inspiring architecture, the Newport Mansions have the ideal setting for your wedding day, whether an intimate family gathering or a grand party with hundreds of guests.
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With Newport's largest private ballroom and a heart-shaped staircase, Rosecliff, built in 1902, was the setting for many of the most fabulous social events of the Gilded Age, including a fairy-tale dinner and a party featuring magician Harry Houdini. It continues in that tradition today, and has also been featured in many Hollywood films, including The Great Gatsby, True Lies, Evening and 27 Dresses.
Ballroom seated dinner with dance floor: 160 guests
Salon seated dinner: 70 guests
Cocktail reception: 300 guests (April-December); 200 guests (January-March)
Marble House Terrace (Rehearsal Dinners)
A National Historic Landmark, Marble House was built for Mr. and Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt. It was the most lavish house in America when it opened in 1892. Marble House was the scene of both elaborate balls and political rallies to raise funds for the women's suffrage movement. The view from the canopied terrace overlooks the colorful Chinese Tea House and the Atlantic Ocean beyond. Marble House and the Chinese Tea House are available for rehearsal dinners only.
- Seated Dinner in the Gold Room for 60 guests
- Seated Dinner on the Terrace for 120 guests (May-October)
- Cocktail Reception for 250 guests (May-October); 100 guests (January-March & November-December)
Chinese Tea House (Rehearsal Dinners)
For a more intimate affair, the Chinese Tea House at Marble House offers a picturesque and unique setting, situated atop the Cliff Walk overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Marble House and the Chinese Tea House are available for rehearsal dinners only.
NEW: The Chinese Tea House: (Offered mid-May to early October)
- Seated dinner for 50 guests
- Cocktail reception for 75 guests