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The Garden House at Look Park | Historic Charm and Versatility 

As a wedding photographer, I have always loved shooting simple yet elegant venues – with the beauty of nature and a few elements that accentuate it; what more do you need? However, the experience is a thousand times better when the locale has a historical value! This may sound a bit far-fetched, right? Well, I want to show you a venue with all these things – The Garden House at Look Park. Let’s take a closer look at why this location is one of the best wedding venues in Massachusetts!

Originally constructed as part of the Look Memorial Park, The Garden House was built in 1903. Almost a decade later, in 1999, the house was completely refurbished and opened as a wedding venue and banquet facility. The location is a perfect setting for your celebration, because it is located in one of the most tranquil areas of Northampton, Massachusetts.

One thing’s for sure, the ceremony areas in this venue are simply spectacular. Starting with the Sanctuary at Willow Lake – an ideal location for saying your “I do’s” which can accommodate up to 150 guests. The flagstone floor and stone fireplace accentuate the place even further, providing a heartwarming atmosphere for your ceremony.

The Pines Theater is another fantastic feature of Look Park. It is an outdoor amphitheater that can seat up to 200 people surrounded by lush green pines. Lastly, if you’re looking for a more private setting for your ceremony, you could always opt for the Victorian Gazebo, fitly placed at the overlook of the venue. Whichever option pick, I promise you will be thrilled!

The indoor reception space perfectly blends in with the beauty of Look Park! Rustic elegance is all around, with mahogany walls and wooden beams that enrich the room with the warm lighting of the wide windows. Once you step in, you can feel the romance all around!  Additionally, you could have your reception outside in the White Tent – a luxurious marquee that can protect from all kinds of weather conditions. Guests can relish the stunning views and majestic energy that Look Memorial Park offers!

The staff at The Garden House will provide you with you the best service possible! Apart from the usual amenities and rentals, they can provide you with some of the best wedding vendors in the area. There’s a fully equipped catering kitchen and get-ready rooms for both the bride and groom. I think it’s safe to say you understand why this is one of Massachusetts’s most desired wedding venues.

I could go on and on about the greatness of The Garden House, but words cannot suffice! The only thing you can do is experience it for yourself. When you do, make sure to hire a photographer that can make your celebration as special as the venue! Take a look at my portfolio and check some of the services I have to offer. If you think we are a good fit – don’t hesitate to contact me!

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