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The Candlewood Inn

Candlewood Inn is an exclusive waterfront wedding venue set on the shores of the largest
man-made lake in Connecticut.

This incredible wedding venue in Connecticut offers a variety of facilities that caters for
every style of wedding, including:

● A stunning lakeside property
● Private pier and waterfront terraces
● An airy and elegant reception room
● Spectacular panoramic views from all of the venues 8-foot windows
● Personal event planners to help you plan your dream wedding day
● Excellent service and culinary staff
● Expansive lawns with views of the lake and hills
● Bridal suite with two bridal suite attendants for the duration of the wedding

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

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The Candlewood Inn


506 Candlewood Lake Road, Brookfield, Connecticut, 06804

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Waterfront, Lakeside, Classic Banquet Hall

Brief History Of The Candlewood Inn

The Candlewood Inn is owned by the Elegant Banquets family of facilities that have proudly hosted weddings and events since the 1980’s. They also own three other venues in Connecticut including The Riverview, The Waterview and The Fox Hill Inn. With over 20 years of experience, there’s no doubt, your wedding day is definitely in very good hands.

Weddings at Candlewood Inn

Candlewood Inn hosts one wedding at a time, ensuring complete exclusivity for you and your guests on your wedding day.  To help make planning your wedding as easy as possible, they provide a package that will ensure your wedding ceremony and reception are once in a lifetime experiences.

Their all inclusive wedding package includes a dedicated event planner for the duration of your wedding preparations and wedding day, plus, the use of their lakeside lawns for your ceremony, your own private bridal suite with bridal attendants, bar service, wine for the tables, champagne
toast, incredible culinary delights, a tiered wedding cake prepared by their pastry chefs, a choice of coordinated linen and napkins, seating and direction cards for your invitations, hurricane centrepieces and votive candles

There are also many ways to customize the wedding package to suit your needs with various options such as extra food stations, added time and more.

Ceremony Locations

Wedding ceremonies take place on the expansive lawn, under the gorgeous archway overlooking the lake. This incredible setting makes for the perfect backdrop for any outdoor wedding with a stunning lake and hillside view.
Lakefront terraces are used for your cocktail party after the ceremony where your guests can indulge in a variety of tasty hors d’oeuvres and sip on delicious cocktails whilst taking in the spectacular views.

Pricing, Packages, and Potential Fees

The Candlewood Inn has an all inclusive wedding package available which can be customized to suit your wedding day requirements. Click here to download your copy

Although the venue does not stipulate the price of their packages on their website, Wedding Wire has stated that the starting price for a wedding ceremony at the venue is from $600, however it is recommended that you contact the venue directly to confirm prices and costs for
your wedding day requirements.


To secure your date at this venue, $1000 deposit is payable to the venue at the time of signing the contract. For weddings booked within 12 months of the wedding date, a deposit payment of $2000 is required.

An operation charge of 20% is added to all charges incurred by the client which is used to offset operational expenses associated with executing your event. Please note this is not a gratuity payment. Should you wish to reward the staff with a gratuity payment, you can do so at your sole discretion.

The venue is fully committed to safe operating practices and protecting the health and safety of their staff and guests during this covid-19 pandemic crisis. They welcome visits to the venue and will continue to remain open for tours of the venue and other planned meetings.

If you would like to contact the venue for more information about their pricing and packages, you can do so by contacting their wedding event coordinator here

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