The reception rental fee is for a five-hour event between the hours of 5:00pm – 11:00pm on Friday and Saturday, or between the hours of 4:00pm – 10:00pm Sunday through Thursday. Parties have the option of extending the contract time by 1/2 hour at a charge of $995.00 (except Sunday-Thursday). The maximum time available is 6 hours including Ceremony.
May – October 2024
Saturdays and Holiday Sundays May and October: $12,995
Saturdays and Holiday Sundays June-September: $16,495
Special! Non-holiday Sundays and Weekdays: $7,995
Thirty-minute wedding ceremonies in our beautiful North Garden (Includes white garden chairs and staffing): $1,500
Thirty-minute ceremony rehearsal: $350
*Please note: Tables, Mahogany Ballroom Chairs,, and a 20×40 Dance Floor are included. A deposit of 50% of the reception fee is due at the signing of the contract. Catering is the responsibility of the lessee and you are required to use our catering partner listed below. There is a $500.00 mandatory charge for a security guard along with a $1,000 security deposit.
Pricing and Security Charges are subject to change without notice.
*There is no sales tax or service charge on any fees at Blithewold.
Rental Fees Include:
Exclusive use of the mansion and the 33-acre estate during the event. We do only one wedding per day.
- Wedding tent (40’x100’) with clear sides, hard surface flooring and specialty lighting for up to 225 guests.
- Bridal Suite, available 1 hour before the event
- 5’ rounds tables, cocktail tables and 8’ banquet tables
- Mahogany Ballroom Chairs
- 20×40 Dance Floor
- Coordination of deliveries and services
- Event Manager and Assistant on duty throughout the event
- One-year Blithewold membership
Please contact our Director of Special Events Melissa Avedisian by email [email protected] or 401-253.2707 x 11
Wedding Ceremony Only
A wedding ceremony only package is offered all year-round.
Rental Fees Include:
- White garden chairs
- Time for portrait photos right after the ceremony
Please contact Private Event Manager, Allan Millora by email [email protected] or call 401-253-2707 x 21
Our Exclusive Catering Partners:
From gala events with 2,000 people to intimate cocktail parties in your own home, Blackstone Caterers is known for its exquisite food, spectacular presentation and unfailing service since 1945.
Recognized as the state’s “Best Catering Company” by RI Monthly and “Best Caterer” by Newport Life, Blackstone is privileged to be the perennial caterer of choice for the Newport Mansions and Rhode Island’s best parties. Thousands of banquets, balls, galas, meetings and conferences throughout Southern New England have been handled by Blackstone’s experienced team.
Whether a ballroom, boardroom or an intimate garden setting, allow Blackstone Caterers to make you the consummate host of your next event.
Contact Blithewold’s Director of Special Events, Melissa Avedisian [email protected]. For more information, please visit blackstonecaterers.com
Please contact us to request more information or feel free to call us to discuss your special day at 401.848.2030.