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Rotunda Ballroom – NEWPORT, RI

Rotunda Ballroom is a stunning wedding location with pristine water views nestled in Newport, Rhode Island. Imagine yourself with your loved one taking a stroll around its 5,200 square foot space and being welcomed by the warm sea breeze. Isn’t it romantic to set your first milestone at Rotunda Ballroom?


Rotunda Ballroom’s wrap-around deck offers gorgeous ocean views, making the venue an impeccable setting for beach weddings. The pristine ocean view is a perfect backdrop for your seaside wedding photographs and ceremonies. Its historic carousel adds up a great romance on your wedding day.

This incredible wedding venue in Rhodes Island comes with the following features:


  • An alluring wedding venue with immaculate views of the ocean
  • A sophisticated and chic wedding venue next to the beach at Newport, Rhode Island 
  • A charming indoor space with commanding ocean views and a spacious wrap-around deck
  • A blank canvass you can personalize according to your wedding theme preference 
  • Friendly, informative, knowledgeable, and dedicated staff waiting to help you get that dream wedding come true 
  • A charming carousel that adds up a romantic experience at Rotunda Ballroom 

If you are still searching for your perfect venue be sure to bookmark our List of Wedding Venues in RI!

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Rotunda Ballroom


175 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI

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Ballroom, Beach, Waterfront

Noteworthy Features

You can be the Moana or Poseidon on your special day! Rotunda Ballroom is more than just a fairytale wedding venue but a setting that you can tailor based on your preferred wedding theme. Be formal, islander, or dreamy? Your choice!


Easton’s beach is a spectacular beach setting where you can opt to seal your vow with a kiss on the sand next to the crystal waters. 

Reception at the Rotunda Ballroom

Rotunda Ballroom is only a few steps away from the Cliff Walk and Bellevue Avenue that offers you a serene seaside wedding. Its 12-sided symmetrical space can accommodate 175 guests for dinner and dancing. 


You can decorate the venue to your liking to align the Rotunda Ballroom with your style and preference. You can be the King and Queen of the ocean on your call. The wrap-around deck is a spacious venue with panoramic views of the ocean where you and your guests can witness your first step to eternity. Easton’s white sand is an impeccable spot for you to say, “I do.” It gives you and your guests a spectacular view as you seal your marriage with a kiss. Rotunda Ballroom also offers you a romantic experience to ride the historic carousel during the first hour of your wedding celebration, giving you ample opportunities for wedding memorabilia with your guests. 


Rotunda Ballroom does not have a commercial kitchen nor an exclusive caterer. They are giving you the freedom to choose the vendors of your choice, but you have to follow their policies. 

Pricing, packages, and potential fees

Fees at Rotunda Ballroom range from $2000 to $5000 depending on the schedules. Wedding receptions on Fridays and Sundays cost $3000, Saturday wedding receptions cost $5000, Holiday Weekend wedding receptions cost $5000, and $2000 for wedding receptions from Mondays through Thursdays. The fee includes a five-hour usage of the venue and a 30-minute beach wedding ceremony. 


Rotunda Ballroom offers a 20% discount for Newport residents and a 10% discount for Newport County residents. They also offer a 20% discount during the off-season rates from October 1 to April 30.


It is also wise to note that a $750 non-refundable deposit and a $500 security fee are required at the Rotunda Ballroom. You can also check their rates and policies here to know more about Rotunda Ballroom. 


Are you ready to book that dream seaside wedding of yours? Don’t forget to fill in the community pass to reserve your date! 

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I’m Gary Pope, the lead photographer of Love Long and Prosper.  I’m your typical super-geeky dude turned photography enthusiast who just loves capturing quirky couples!