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Vermont Weddings

- Vermont's Most Beautiful Weddings Start Here -

It's your special day. We'll make it truly unforgettable.
A superb Vermont wedding is yours to have at The Essex Resort & Spa and The Ponds at Bolton Valley. Our beautiful, 18-acre resort in Burlington, VT, serves as the perfect backdrop for your most important day. And the 5,000 beautiful Vermont acres at The Ponds are unrivaled in the region. No other Essex wedding reception sites can offer our deluxe accommodations and services, the unmatched catering provided by our award-winning chefs, and the attention to detail of our seasoned staff.
The Essex is The Idea Location To Host Your Special Event

The tranquility of our beautiful location serves as a wonderful backdrop to any wedding event. Nowhere else can offer our deluxe accommodations and services. Our exceptional staff will create an experience that you will not soon forget and our catering services are available both on and off the Resort.

The Essex's exclusive off-site venue, The Ponds at Bolton Valley, is a beautiful event facility surrounded by 5,000 acres of Vermont forests and mountains. The panoramic views from every window, a great room with vaulted ceilings and a spectacular river stone fireplace create upscale wilderness elegance for every occasion.


With More than 13,000 square feet of flexible space to accommodate up to 400 people for any event.


Surrounded by 5,000 acres of Vermont forests and mountains, the ponds are an amazing escape.


Provided by our award-winning chefs, and the attention to detail of our seasoned staff.

The Essex is happy to customize your event based on your budget. The cost will vary considerably based on your menu choices, the selection from our venue choices, and other personal touches you desire.
  • The East Lawn, a perfect venue for a wonderful outdoor ceremony
  • The Atrium, our premier, spacious, sun-filled room overlooking the gardens of the East lawn, perfect for a rehearsal dinner, luncheon, or elegant wedding
  • The Ballroom, a large, versatile room, tastefully designed to complement your event
  • Salons I, II, and III, a trio of sunlit rooms that can be separated or combined as needed, creating the perfectly sized space for your celebration
  • The Ponds at Bolton Valley for an off-site, exclusively intimate gathering

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