The Lace Factory is a dazzling gem nestled in the picturesque edge of the Connecticut River. It is a 5,500 square-foot wedding venue situated in the Deep River landing, which presents a beautiful spot for your ceremony. The Deep River Landing is across the street, giving you a view of the water, forest, river, and sky as you stand on the wooden deck.
The Lace Factory is like a blank art paper that you can design based on your preference. You can dress it to any themes and style you wish, like simplistic arrangements to ultra-elegant or over-the-top formal. Your wedding, your way!
The Lace Factory is a tourist destination unto itself as it complements the existing tourist attractions in the area.
This incredible wedding venue in Connecticut offers a variety of facilities that caters to every style of wedding, including:
- A blank slate that allows you to add your personal touch on your special day.
- Feel like you are in a Tavern on the Green
- It has a vintage charm that stands on its own
- Natural lighting for splendid wedding photographs
- Picturesque historical Connecticut River location central to Madison, Old Saybrook, Middletown, and New London
- Fresh and local food catering with tons of vegetarian options
- One event at a time only to give you the best time on your special day.
- A perfect fit for a rustic and vintage wedding theme
- A majestic waterfront that will add color to your big day
- Experience a trip with the Essex Steam train at The Lace Factory
Brief History Of The Lace Factory
It was built in 1865 as a shipbuilding courtyard. Then, it became a harbour for the ivory being delivered to local piano factories. The Lace Factory has become an integral part of the scenic location at the edge of the Connecticut River.
The Lace Factory complements the tourist spots in the venue, and it is nestled at the heart of the Deep River Landing. The Deep River Landing now offers a gazebo park, picnic area, and boat launch. Kayakers, boaters, fishermen, jet skiers, and hunters alike gather through the year for direct access to the river. The river continues to host casual public concerts, weddings, and special get-togethers.
Reception at The Lace Factory
The Lace Factory can accommodate up to 225 guests per event. The historic and fascinating features around the venue will welcome you and your guests. The hallway at The Lace Factory showcases a stunning area for your wedding photographs, bridal parties, memory lanes, and a lot more.
Wedding ceremonies at the Lace Factory can take place in the courtyard, across the street by the river, or inside the warehouse. The Courtyard is a rustic venue perfect for bucolic and vintage wedding themes. The Deep River Landing gives a majestic waterfront backdrop on your special day, while the warehouse offers a vintage vibe for a spectacular occasion. These locations are very versatile as you can add your personal touches and design them the way you want them to be.
A wedding package in The Lace Factory includes a five-hour event time, excluding set-up and clean-up time. The amenities included in the lease are wedding planning services, bride’s dressing room, tables and chairs, linens, outdoor lighting, set-up and clean-up, full kitchen facilities, and a large parking space. Couples must note that events at The Lace Factory should end at 10 pm.
Cloud 9 Catering provides foods and beverages at the Lace Factory. They make sure that the foods and beverages served on your table are fresh and locally harvested. They also have a lot of vegan menus that will suit your appetite.
Costs at The Lace Factory
According to the Woman Getting Married, the rental fee for Fridays and Sundays at The Lace Factory is $6000 and $6500 for Saturdays and Holiday weekend events. The rental cost includes the use of the 5,600 square-foot warehouse space, Lounge vignette, patio, Courtyard, large 1800s bar, 6 ft round tables, and 8 ft long tables.
The Lace Factory requires a $2000 non-refundable deposit for administrative fees and a $1000 damage deposit.
Cloud 9 Catering is the exclusive caterer of The Lace Factory, and it provides the foods, beverages, wedding cake, full open bar, and staff with a cost of $135 per person.
The Lace Factory also offers a new Super Small Wedding Package for $4000 for up to 15 guests. Each adult costs $129 and $60 for children (ten years old or older). This package includes a three-hour private use of the warehouse and additional 30 minutes for photo opts outside, parking attendant, ceremony including an officiant if needed, music on Bose speakers, and foods and beverages. Check out the menus here for the Super Small Wedding Package.
Weddings at The Lace Factory can be as private as the super small package or as grand as you wish it to be. Are you ready to begin the vows?