There is still time left to book your 2013 Event, whether it is a Wedding, Rehearsal Dinner or other special event. Special rates apply for these dates.
JUNE Fridays: 7, 14 JULY Thursday: 4 Sundays: 7, 1, 21, 28 AUGUST Fridays: 2, 9, 16, 30 Saturdays: 24, 31 Sunday: 11 SEPTEMBER Fridays: 20, 27 Sundays: 8, 15, 22, 29 Monday: 2 OCTOBER Friday: 4 Saturday: 12 Monday: 14
For inquiries and to set up an appointment to discuss rates and availability,
Contact Karen Bellavance in the Special Events Office (401) 253-2707 ext. 11, or email@example.com
All rental fees include:
- Exclusive use of mansion and grounds
- Wedding tent with clear sides, hard surface floor and lighting
- Bride's dressing room available 1 hour before the event
- Photo opportunities on the grounds one hour before the event
- Coordination of deliveries and services
- Event Manager and staff on duty throughout the event
- One-year Blithewold membership
The reception rental fee is for a five-hour period from 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. on Friday or Saturday, and 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. on Sunday through Thursday. Parties have the option of extending the contract with extra charges per 1/2 hour. The maximum is a six-hour event.
Thirty-minute wedding ceremonies are held in the beautiful North Garden at Blithewold for an additional fee. This fee includes a coordinator, staff, and a one-hour rehearsal.
Blithewold is very excited to now offer our beautiful North Garden for morning wedding ceremonies Saturdays and Sundays from May through October. Enjoy the natural beauty that is Blithewold with Narragansett Bay as the backdrop for your ceremony. The garden is the perfect choice for gatherings of ten to one hundred and fifty guests. There is also the option of having your wedding photography done on our 33-acre estate following your ceremony.
Blithewold Mansion is the perfect location for your upcoming rehearsal dinner. Whether you’re planning a small intimate dinner for just family and the wedding party, or a clambake on the lawn for a larger crowd, we can make it a raving success.
Other rentals including tables, chairs, heaters (if necessary), a dance floor, custom lighting, custom tent decorating, and the caterer are the responsibility of the lessee. There is a mandatory charge for security.
Prices and Security Charges are subject to change without notice.
Wednesday, May 15
- Wednesday, June 19
Introduction to Watercolor
Thursday, May 23
Tree Mob at the Arnold Arboretum
Saturday, May 25
Behind the Scenes Tour
Marjorie’s dove tree turns 40
(May 16, '13)
It’s a lucky visitor whose gaze turns east along the path between the mansion and the Enclosed Garden, instead of west across the blooming North Garden and Great Lawn to Narragansett Bay. The western view is a compelling one to be sure and even I am caught up short by it every time I walk ...
The Costume Collection
(Jan 07, '13)
Many of you already know about the fabulous collection of gowns and accessories belonging to Bessie Van Wickle McKee that came home to Blithewold last year. Forty-one dresses with accessories, coats, and hats, had been given to the Colonial Dames … Continue reading