Waterfront Wedding


The moment you step onto the property, you’ll see why couples choose Wequassett as the picture-perfect Cape Cod wedding venue to celebrate one of the most memorable days of their lives.

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  • Ceremony Venues
    One of the many reasons Wequassett was named #5 in the Top Hotels for Luxury Weddings by Forbes is the enchanting ceremony settings.
    Wedding ceremony venue at Cape Cod

    The Grand Lawn

    This remarkable waterfront wedding venue, with its manicured lawn and seasonal gardens, sits tantalizing on the edge of Pleasant Bay. The scenic beauty is quintessential Cape Cod and is arguably the most sought after setting to share your vows. A two-tiered verandah is perched above the lawn, and a sweeping stone staircase serves as a dramatic processional. The English-style gardens and magnificent views of the Bay and the Atlantic beyond make for a breathtaking backdrop.

    Elegant banquet tables at Cape Cod wedding venue

    The Garden Terrace

    This stunning new space offers one of the most intimate and beautiful waterfront settings on Cape Cod for beach weddings in Massachusetts. The Garden Terrace is a one-of-a-kind tented structure with floor to ceiling accordion-style glass doors that open to Pleasant Bay and an expansive outdoor terrace with infinity views. A permanent tented structure with a thirty-foot peak creates an impressive resort-style setting for your ceremony. The décor is neutral and enhanced by stylish planters with an abundance of seasonal flowers and plantings. Its location directly adjacent to the Pavilion affords a seamless transition between the ceremony and reception.

  • Reception Venues
    Wequassett can provide the exceptional setting and menu along with personal service from beginning to end.

    Whether you are planning a small Cape Cod wedding with an intimate reception or you’d like to host a grand dinner for three hundred guests, Wequassett can provide the exceptional setting and menu along with personal service from beginning to end. In addition, Wequassett’s unmatched location is perfect for all of your special events such as holiday gatherings, retirement and birthday parties, and family reunions.

    For larger gatherings, The Pavilion offers the ultimate in exquisite style, comfort and service, with its elegant Grand Pavilion room, inviting wraparound farmer’s porch, and gracious fireplace and garden rooms.

    The canopied Garden Terrace offers fabulous water views and is a lovely setting for cocktails. In spring and fall, the charming Outer Bar & Grille can accommodate receptions of 40 to 120 people. Dining choices are many and range from New England clambakes and theme buffets to elegant cocktail receptions and formal plated dinners. Any of our menus can be customized to fit your tastes and needs.

    Long banquet tables at Cape Cod venue

    The Pavilion

    This venue is an exquisite setting for conferences, weddings and catered events. The building was designed to reflect the charm of Cape Cod and offers magnificent water views.


    • A wrap-around farmer’s porch and two gracious reception rooms complement the venue and are great for cocktails.
    • The elegant interior is rich in architectural detail and has many beautiful design elements, including birch paneling, stunning chandeliers and a fireplace.
    • High-speed internet access, multi-media capabilities, automatic blackout drapes and screens and the latest audiovisual equipment are available.
    • Full-service state-of-the-art kitchen.


    • Venue Size: 2,750 square feet
    • Height: 14’0”
    • Capacity: Up to 300
    Corporate retreat buffet space at Cape Cod resort

    The Garden Terrace

    This stunning new space offers one of the most intimate and beautiful waterfront wedding venue settings on Cape Cod. The Garden Terrace is a one-of-a-kind tented structure with floor to ceiling accordion-style glass doors that open to Pleasant Bay and an expansive outdoor terrace with infinity views.


    • This temperature-controlled setting can accommodate a variety of functions, from cocktail receptions to gala dinners or traditional clambakes.
    • The venue boasts a dramatic lighting fixture and an abundance of planters filled with seasonal blooms.
    • Its neutral palette is ideally suited for a wide range of color choices.


    • Venue Size: 2,466 square feet
    • Height: 36’2”
    • Capacity: Up to 200
    Cape Cod verandah dining for corporate events

    The Outer Bar & Grille

    The Outer Bar & Grille is a superb location for smaller weddings, rehearsal dinners and clambakes. Recently, the space underwent a striking transformation with a stunning tent incorporating six graceful peaks and a glass surround bottom affording spectacular views of Pleasant Bay and beyond. Your guests will enjoy dining plein-air in this spacious, whimsical Cape Cod beach wedding venue.


    • Availability: Spring and fall
    • Venue Size: 2,900 square feet
    • Height: 10’
    • Capacity: Up to 150
    Private dining area at Cape Cod resort

    Private Dining Room

    The Private Dining Room provides a lovely waterfront setting for private parties. It may also be used in conjunction with the adjacent Verandahs for pre-dinner cocktails overlooking Pleasant Bay.


    • Venue Size: 526 square feet
    • Height: 8’6”
    • Capacity: Up to 60
  • Additional Dining & Reception Venues

    Occasionally, Wequassett’s premier dining restaurants, such as twenty-eight Atlantic, may be reserved as a luxury wedding venue for a reception or private dinner. Please consult with your event planner for available dates.

    Fine dining at Cape Cod resort

    Twenty-eight Atlantic

    Twenty-eight Atlantic is the resort’s signature restaurant and has the highest ratings on Cape Cod. Housed in an 18th-century sea captain’s home, overlooking Pleasant Bay and the Atlantic beyond, this is one of the most stunning settings in New England. New American cuisine is featured from noted Executive Chef, James Hackney. The menu has an emphasis on fresh local seafood and it is complemented by an award-winning wine list.

    The décor of twenty-eight Atlantic incorporates many fine features such as an exposed wine rack, beautiful fireplace, rich wood paneling, period lighting fixtures, fine art and floor to ceiling windows.


    • Venue Size: 1,809 square feet
    • Height: 13’7”
    • Capacity: Up to 180
    Patios and gardens in front of Cape Cod wedding venue

    The Verandahs

    An integral component of the new waterfront, the Verandahs offer an alfresco waterfront setting for dining or cocktail receptions. The two-tiered venue is surrounded by beautiful stonework and overlooks the Grand Lawn and Pleasant Bay. It is adjacent to the Private Dining Room and is an ideal complement for a cocktail reception before dinner.


    • Upper Verandah Venue Size: 1,115 square feet
    • Lower Verandah Venue Size: 1,251 square feet
    • Capacity: Up to 75 for each Verandah
    Interior of Thoreau's restaurant at Cape Cod resort


    Thoreau’s is a club-like bar adjacent to twenty-eight Atlantic. It is a cozy spot for your wedding guests to enjoy cocktails or a light dinner. This intimate setting features leather and suede furnishings, a mahogany bar and a stone fireplace. The windows of Thoreau’s overlook twenty-eight Atlantic and the Bay beyond.


    • Venue Size: 765 square feet
    • Height: 7’5”
    • Capacity: Up to 50
    Waterfront gazebo bar at night


    LiBAYtion is a whimsical canopied bar adjacent to the beach and pool. It is a fantastic waterfront setting for cocktails and light fare. Entertainment is featured during the summer. LiBAYtion may occasionally be used in conjunction with the Pleasant Bay Terrace or the Outer Bar & Grille for  private cocktail receptions.

    Waterfront patio dining tables with umbrellas

    Pleasant Bay Terrace

    Poolside dining is available on this circular outdoor terrace. Lunch and dinner are offered during the summer months. The Pleasant Bay Terrace is available on a limited basis as a luxury wedding reception venue.


    • Venue Size: 1,256 square feet
    • Capacity: Up to 120
    Cape Cod resort tennis courts at night

    Tennis Terraces

    This area replete with an outdoor kitchen is an excellent spot for a casual outdoor barbecue. Let our tennis pro plan a tournament for your attendees on the lighted Har-Tru tennis courts and enjoy cocktails and dinner under the stars.

    Adjacent to the Tennis Terraces is a lap pool, jacuzzi and lounging area surrounded by beautiful plantings and gardens. This area may occasionally be reserved for private cocktail parties and station-style dinners in conjunction with the Tennis Terraces.


    • Venue Size: 1,256 square feet
    • Capacity: Up to 100
  • Rehearsal Dinner Venues
    Collage of rehearsal dinner venues at Cape Cod resort

    Twenty-eight Atlantic’s private dining room, The Outer Bar & Grille, the Garden Terrace, the Tennis Terrace and the Pavilion are available for wedding rehearsal dinners.