Onsite Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions

Maine’s Wedding Place offering Inviting Events by the Sea.

The perfect location for your Onsite Wedding Ceremony and Wedding Reception. Celebrate one of life’s grandest events, at Village By The Sea. Our lovely Wedding Pergola is a perfect spot to host an onsite ceremony, with your ultimate Maine wedding reception only steps away. Up to 200 will enjoy a distinctive reception, complete with cocktail hour, passed hors d’oeuvres and dinner service, each designed with your personal touches.

Come celebrate love, happiness and commitment with the one who has captured your heart. Our experienced events team is on site to ensure that the planning and execution of your Maine wedding is perfect and stress-free. Our attention to detail will ensure your perfect day exceeds all your expectations. Whether you dream of an outside ceremony under our wedding pergola, a cocktail hour on our spacious patio, beautiful gardens for your wedding photos, or a grand celebration in our elegant Maine ballroom, you’ll find Village by the Sea is the perfect setting to commemorate your wedding day.

In addition to your reception, Village by the Sea offers wedding showers and brunches, rehearsal dinners, and farewell breakfasts. For your out-of-town guests, our one and two-bedroom condominium suites are perfect for your guests and we’re happy to offer a group room block at no expense to you.  Many of our packages even provide a complimentary overnight stay for the wedding couple on their wedding night!

Let us make your wedding day dream, a reality at a price your budget can afford.  On the Maine Coast in Wells Maine just 1.5 hours north of Boston between world famous Kennebunkport and Ogunquit.

Why Choose Village by the Sea for your wedding?

    • Beautiful Maine setting on 11 Acres near the Ocean in Wells Maine.
    • On-site Ceremony Pergola and Romantic Gardens.
    • Spacious Outdoor Patio for a fabulous Cocktail Hour.
    • Elegant Maine Ballroom for up to 200 Guests.
    • Delectable Menus, with Hors d’oeuvres and Plated or Buffet Entrees.
    • On Site Experienced Team of Wedding Planners – No Extra Cost.
    • Custom Designed Wedding Cakes that taste as amazing as they look.
    • Deluxe Hotel Suite for Wedding Couple the Night of the Reception – Included in most packages.
    • Group Room Block at no up front cost to you.

A Variety of Wedding Packages

We offer three different packages to suit your every need. Our elegant ballroom comfortably accommodates up to 200 guests with a band or DJ, dance floor, and full-service bar. All wedding packages include professional on-site wedding planners, a custom wedding cake, complimentary overnight accommodations for the wedding couple, and a menu that is sure to exceed the expectations of your wedding guests.

Forevermore Wedding Packages

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Exquisite Menu Selections

We have designed a wonderful variety of menu selections to make your wedding reception the ultimate success. We will gladly work with you to design a menu that reflects your style and tastes. We offer passed and stationary Hors d’oeuvres, lavish displays, full service buffets, plated entrees, and signature cocktails.

View Village by the Sea Event Menus

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Wedding Specials

Shay wedding 2018; bride dancing

Sunday Brunch Wedding Package

Everyone loves Brunch!  Celebrate your special day with the increasingly popular Wedding Brunch. Our package includes everything to make your wedding day complete. From a mid-morning ceremony in our beautiful gardens to a Cocktail Hour on the Village by the Sea patio, followed by your reception in the Elegant Ballroom with a mimosa toast, scrumptious buffet, and customized wedding cake.  This package is a wonderful way to celebrate your love with family and friends.

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Wedding table with places and flowers at Maine Wedding Venue near beach

Non-Saturday Wedding Special

Choose any day except a Saturday for your special day and take off $5 per person on our “For Always” Package, $7 per person on our “Forever” Package, and $10 per person on our “For Eternity” Package.   This special includes an additional night’s accommodations for the wedding couple and a $200 discount for an on-site ceremony!

Double the discount for weddings with 80 or more guests. Some restrictions apply. Special does not apply to holiday dates.

Head table for Bride and Groom at Wells Maine Wedding

Off Season Wedding Specials November – March

Book your reception of 50 or more guests in November through March and take $5 per person off the “For Always” Package, $7 per person off the “Forever” Package, and $10 per person off the “For Eternity” Package.   This special includes an additional night’s accommodations for the wedding couple and a $200 discount for an on-site ceremony!

Double the discount for weddings with 80 or more guests. Some restrictions apply. Special does not apply to holiday dates.

All Specials apply to new reservations only. They are subject to availability and may be changed or discontinued at any time without notice.

Wedding table settings at wells maine wedding venue Village by the Sea

2019 Wedding Expo and Open House

Win Exciting Door Prizes!

Location: Village by the Sea Ballroom
Date: Sunday, February 3, 2019
Time: 11am–1pm
Cost: Free


  • Passed Hors d’oeuvres
  • Food displays
  • DJ music throughout the event
  • Complimentary Mimosas
  • Stationed Hors d’oeuvre displays
  • Wedding Cake display with tasting samples
  • Table display set ups highlighting different linen package options
  • Wedding Party Bridal Suite
  • Resort Lodging self-guided tours upon request

Pre-Register to Win Exciting Door Prizes!

Admission is free for all, but pre-registration is required for some of the door prizes. Pre-register here or Email us at events@vbts.com.

Preferred Vendors – downloads PDF file

“Adam and I want to say a big thank you for helping us make our wedding dreams come true! Every detail was truly amazing. Tamra, we cannot thank you enough for your patience, kindness, organization and help! We also want to thank all of the staff because they were very kind and helpful during our stay. Thank you again for everything!”

– Amanda and Adam, Bride and Groom

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