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Our versatile event space and expansive park
grounds are a uniquely inviting setting for your
next meeting, fundraiser, awards ceremony, or
corporate function. The bright, fresh interior of
our banquet hall, scenic grounds, and incredible
views overlooking the Connecticut River inspire
energized presentations, interactive discussions,
successful fundraising events, and well-attended
Impress your guests with the breathtaking
atmosphere, exceptional food, and convenient
location while building loyalty and appreciation
among your employees, clients, and potential
If your event will include a presentation or
speaking component, our audio visual partner,
AV Solutions, will assist you by providing state-
of-the-art equipment and expert staffing to meet
your needs and make the meeting a success.
For your convenience, rental fees include the
• Complimentary on-site parking
• Air-conditioned banquet hall
• Covered Observation Deck with panoramic
Connecticut river views
• Complete setup and breakdown
• Indoor tables and chairs
• Private Host’s Room for speaker
preparation, holding room, etc.
• Access to the surrounding park grounds
Set yourself apart from the competition
and host your next event at
the Glastonbury Boathouse!
Nestled on the Connecticut River, the Glastonbury Boathouse offers spectacular
waterfront views, picturesque park grounds, and a stunning banquet hall for weddings
in all seasons! Our reputable caterers will help you bring your desired menu to life and
our experienced rental partners can assist in transforming the space to reflect your
unique vision. From the moment you tour our facility to the day of your wedding, we’ll
work with you to ensure your wedding is fun, carefree, and all you dreamed it to be!
Whether you’re planning a formal seated dinner or a casual standing reception, the
Glastonbury Boathouse will make your day truly memorable! For your convenience,
our rental fees include the following amenities:
• Air-conditioned banquet hall
• Covered Observation Deck with panoramic river views
• Tables and chairs for your guests in the banquet hall
• Private bridal suite
• Complimentary on-site parking
• On-Site Event Supervision
• Access to the surrounding park and riverfront grounds for photos
• Optional: Outdoor ceremony on our stunning waterfront patio
Pictured from left to right, photography by: Candace Jefferey Photography, Luke Wayne Photography, Jennifer Sullivan Photography
As a not-for-profit venue, we’re pleased to offer competitive rental rates year-
round, 7 days per week, from 7:00 a.m. until midnight. Rates are discounted
20% for non-profit organizations, reservations made within 60 days of the
event date, and all events held during the off-peak season (Dec. 1 - April 15),
excluding Super-Saver Saturdays. Rates include indoor tables and chairs, a
building supervisor, 2 hours of setup time, and 1 hour to breakdown. Shorter
rentals, (weekdays only), and longer reservations are available upon request.
Day Events: Monday - Friday (7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)1
4 hours $675
5 hours $800
6 hours $900
Additional Hour $150
Evening Events (4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.) and Sunday Events
Mon - Thurs1 Friday Sunday2
4 hours $1,250 $1,800 $1,500
5 hours $1,500 $2,150 $1,800
6 hours $1,750 $2,500 $2,100
Additional Hour $200 $250 $200
Saturday/Holiday Events2: (On Peak)3 “Super Saver” Saturdays4
4 hours $3,100 $1,440
5 hours $3,700 $1,720
6 hours $4,200 $2,000
Additional Hour $300 $200
1. Excludes weddings. Weddings held on Mondays through Thursdays are subject to Sunday rates.
2.Holiday rates apply on all National holidays, Sunday holidays, and Sundays preceding Monday holidays.
3. Off-Peak rates are discounted 20% and applicable Dec. 1 - April 15, excluding Super Saver Saturdays.
4. Applicable for Saturday events held between Jan. 1 and April 15 (excluding holidays). A 4-hour minimum
reservation is required or a 6-hour minimum when hosting both your ceremony and reception on-site.
Private Parties Pricing
Come celebrate with us! The exuberant character of the Glastonbury Boathouse
fosters joyous and truly memorable events and celebrations. Our elegant,
modern venue is a fantastic location for retirement parties, bridal showers, proms,
Quinceaneras, anniversaries, bar/bat mitzvahs, memorial services, and all social
gatherings! The second story banquet hall has clean lines, exposed white ceilings,
and cool colors, and can be easily transformed to fit your event theme. Our trusted
partners will also work with you to incorporate the decor, lighting, and special
elements needed to make your occasion uniquely yours.
Located in central Connecticut, our venue is a wonderful place to bring family
and friends together. Nestled on the Connecticut River, we’re just moments away
from all of the state’s major highways and a short drive from Bradley International
Airport. Guests traveling from out of town can also choose from a number of hotel
accommodations located within a few miles of our facility.
Make your next party the one everyone talks about for years at the Glastonbury
Boathouse! For more information, please contact Kristen Michaels at
(860) 652-4640 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or submit an inquiry
anytime at www.glastonburyboathouse.com.
Photo Credit: Richard English
Waterfront Wedding Ceremonies
Ceremony and Reception
A 6-hour minimum reservation is required when holding both your ceremony
and reception on-site to ensure a smooth transition for you and your guests.
Outdoor ceremonies booked without reserving the banquet hall are subject to
approval and only available before 2:00 p.m. or any time when booked within
60 days or less. A fee of $300/hour will be charged for outdoor ceremonies
booked without a banquet hall reservation.
These rates are effective as of March 2019 and applicable to events booked Jan 1, 2020 or thereafter.
Why the Glastonbury Boathouse?
The fresh, bright banquet hall and picturesque riverfront property set the stage
for a day you’ll remember forever. You’ll feel transported to a world away as you
peer out over the peaceful Connecticut River or sip a refreshing cocktail on the
spacious deck. The scenic grounds of Riverfront Park are the perfect backdrop for
memorable events, phenomenal photos, and charming social events.
To provide outstanding cuisine, we’ve partnered with a selection of highly regarded
and experienced caterers, all of whom offer everything from classics to family
favorites or ethnic specialties! Dedicated to making your event a success, each of
our catering partners will work with you to build a custom menu that suits your
unique tastes and budget. Please visit our website for a current list of catering
partners at www.glastonburyboathouse.com.
Whether you’re planning an elegant wedding or a corporate meeting, the central
location of the Glastonbury Boathouse will make it easy and stress-free for your
guests to enjoy themselves. Situated in central Glastonbury, we’re just moments
away from all of Connecticut’s major highways and a short drive from Bradley
International Airport. Your guests will appreciate the complimentary on-site parking
and traveling guests can choose from a number of local hotel accommodations.
No matter what the occasion, our team is committed to making your event a
success. If you’re planning your wedding, we’ll work to help make it everything
you’ve dreamed of. When planning a corporate function or private party, we’re
here to ensure your guests enjoy themselves and leave with a lasting, positive
impression of your event.
Make your event one to remember at the
Glastonbury Boathouse at Riverfront Park!
Our spacious, modern banquet hall is a gorgeous place to celebrate! While
there is no guest minimum, we recommend groups of 60 or more to feel
comfortable in the space. The banquet room can accommodate up to 300
guests, depending on your seating arrangements.
Seated banquet: 150 guests
Standing reception/cocktail hour: 250 guests
Classroom-style meeting: 150 guests
Theater-style meeting: 300 guests
No matter the occasion, our experienced team will work closely with you to
create a comfortable, effective floor plan for your event.
The Glastonbury Boathouse is conveniently located near several hotels
to accommodate traveling guests. Choose from the Hilton Garden Inn,
Homewood Inn and Suites, the CT River Valley Inn, or a variety of hotels in
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