Minimonies with The Trustees

Small Wedding Ceremonies

Photo credit: Nicole Chan

Have grand plans for your perfect wedding day, celebrating with many friends and family?

You can celebrate this wonderful life event with a small wedding ceremony and photo shoot at a Trustees property. With your closest loved ones in attendance, exchange your vows within a spectacular natural or cultural setting at one of the following sites:

Trustees Members at a Supporting level of $165 may book events at our properties.

Minimony Packages

  • 2 hours on-site for up to 30 total attendees*, admission included 
  • Standing ceremony in a semi-private location 
  • Access to bathrooms 
  • Non-exclusive access to all outdoor areas of the property for photography 
  • A Trustees staff member on-site

Micro Wedding Packages 

  • 3 hours on-site for up to 50 total attendees, admission included 
  • Seated ceremony in a semi-private location 
  • Access to bathrooms and private changing room for couple 
  • Non-exclusive access to all outdoor areas of the property for photography 
  • A Trustees staff member on-site to supervise set-up and vendors
  • Catering permitted within 3 hour timeframe, passed hors d’oeurves 

Scroll down for package pricing for Minimonies and Micro Weddings.

Minimony Packages
  • Appleton Farms
  • deCordova
  • Long Hill
  • Naumkeag
  • Notchview
  • Old Manse
  • Rocky Woods
  • Stevens Coolidge House & Gardens
  • Farandnear

Appleton Farms

Days/Hours
Daily, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location
Joan’s Memorial
Prince of Wales Allee
Cottage Terrace

Fee
$1,000

Add-ons/Other *
Add’l guest $250/15
Benches $250/$10@
Add’l hour $250

deCordova

Days/Hours
Fri – Sun 10:00 am or 12:30 pm

Location
Dine Hearts
Main Lawn
Sculpture Terrace

Fee
$1,500

Add-ons/Other *
Access to changing room
Add’l guest $250/15
Chairs $250/$10@
Add’l hour $250

Long Hill

Days/Hours
Daily 4:00 pm

Location
Croquet Lawn
Horseshoe Garden
Porch

Fee
$1,500

Add-ons/Other * 
Access to changing room
$250 for up to 15 additional guests $250 for chairs for up to 30 guests and $10 each for additional guests up to 45 total
$250 for additional hour

Naumkeag

Days/Hours
Thurs – Mon 4:00 pm

Location
Chinese Garden

Fee
$1,000

Add-ons/Other * 
Champagne toast $20 per person

Notchview

Days/Hours
Daily 1:00 pm or 3:00 pm

Location
Field

Fee
$800

Add-ons/Other *
$250 for up to 15 additional guests
$250 for additional hour

 

Old Manse

Days/Hours
Daily 5:00 pm

Location
Orchard
Sunken Foundation

Fee
$1,000

Add-ons/Other *
$250 for up to 15 additional guests $250 for chairs for up to 30 guests and $10 each for additional guests up to 45 total
$250 for additional hour

Rocky Woods

Days/Hours
Daily, 1:00 pm or 3:00 pm

Location
Pavilion
Terrace
Field

Fee
$800

Add-ons/Other *
$250 for up to 15 additional guests $250 for chairs for up to 30 guests and $10 each for additional guests up to 45 total
$250 for additional hour

Stevens Coolidge House & Gardens

Days/Hours
Daily, 1:00 pm or 3:00 pm

Location
Rose Garden
Perennial Garden

Fee
$1,000

Add-ons/Other *
$250 for up to 15 additional guests
$250 for additional hour

Farandnear

Handled by Bull Run Restaurant

Micro Wedding Packages
  • Appleton Farms
  • deCordova
  • Long Hill
  • Rocky Woods
  • Stevens Coolidge House & Gardens

Appleton Farms

Days/Hours
June – Sept, Thu, Sun, 5:00 pm

Location
Paddock

Fee
$2,500

Add-ons/Other *
Pizza picnic, in-house catering.
Benches available, no tables or chairs

 

deCordova

Days/Hours
Fri – Sun 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm

Location
Dine Hearts
Main Lawn
Sculpture Terrace

Fee
$3,500 Sat – Sun
$3,000 Fri

Add-ons/Other *
Tables and chairs included.
Tent rentals allowed.

Long Hill

Days/Hours
Daily 4:00 pm

Location
Croquet Lawn
Horseshoe Garden
Porch
Tent area

Fee
$3,000

Add-ons/Other * 
Tables and chairs included

Rocky Woods

Days/Hours
Sat – Sun, 4:00 pm

Location
Pavilion
Field

Fee
$2,000

Add-ons/Other *
Picnic tables available

Stevens Coolidge House & Gardens

Days/Hours
Sat – Sun, 4:00 pm

Location
Event Lawn

Fee
$2,500

Add-ons/Other *
Rentals allowed for tent, tables, chairs

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