Do we need to hire a wedding coordinator?
We are happy to assist you with the entire planning process. We will also provide an experienced coordinator to be with you on the day of the wedding.
Can we have our ceremony at the Lighthouse Inn?
Yes, we can arrange for an oceanfront ceremony. There is a $1000 fee to have the ceremony on site. The fee includes 75 chairs set on the lawn overlooking the water. Should you require additional seating additional chairs can be rented. We add an additional 30 minutes to the reception to accommodate the ceremony. The ceremony can be moved inside in case of inclement weather. We will assist with the coordination and logistics as they relate to the ceremony.
What are the times for weddings?
Fridays: 6:00 to 11:00
Saturday: 12:00 to 5:00
Saturday: 6:00 to 11:00
Sunday: 12:00 to 5:00
Sunday: 6:00 to 11:00
How is the bar handled?
The Bar may be handled in a number of ways: It is always based on consumption.
OPEN: You are responsible for any and all drinks.
TIME LIMITED: Open for the cocktail hour then switching to cash.
SELECTION LIMITED: Open for beer and wine, with a cash bar for liquor.
DOLLAR LIMITED: When we reach a certain dollar limit we switch to cash.
COMBINATION: Any combination of the various options that you are comfortable with.
CASH BAR: Your guests pay cash for all their drinks, you have no responsibility.
What is the deposit policy?
A $100 deposit is required within 7 days of booking a reception date. A second deposit of $500 will then be required within 14 days of reserving a reception date. All deposits are non-refundable 14 days after the booking date. A non-refundable deposit of $2400 is due 9 months prior to the event. This is followed by a final deposit of 85% of the expected balance, which is due 60 days prior to your reception. The final balance is payable on the day of the reception. All deposits are credited toward the final balance of the reception, deposits are not additional fees.
What are the extra charges and fees?
Our wedding package includes your meal, complete use of the facility, and complimentary cheese and fresh vegetable crudités for your guests upon arrival. There are no room rental charges. All prices are subject to 7% Massachusetts meals tax, 15% service charge, and 5% administrative fee.
May we block rooms for out-of-town guests?
Hotel rooms are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Deposits are required to reserve the rooms. You are not required to rent any rooms. You may call reservations to check availability, a discounted rate is offered to all wedding guests – even if you choose not to book a room block.
What about other vendors?
We are happy to suggest other vendors for the flowers, cake, ceremony service, entertainment, transportation, makeup, photography. Of course, if you have someone else in mind that is not on our suggested vendor list that is fine.
Do you provide china, linen, tables, chairs?
Yes, we will provide the china, silver, white linens, glassware, tables, and chairs.
What about a rehearsal?
We can help with the coordination of a rehearsal prior to the wedding. Check with our wedding coordinator to see available times. An on-site dinner after the rehearsal may be possible depending on availability. Contact our wedding coordinator for specifics by submitting an RFP above.