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Garden Weddings at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House

Gloucester, Massachusetts

Open May Through October

Overlooking Gloucester Harbor, the beautiful terrace and gardens at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, offer an exceptional setting for small wedding ceremonies, first looks, and photo shoots. Beauport was the summer home of one of America’s first professional interior designers, Henry Davis Sleeper.

Perched on a rock ledge, Beauport became Sleeper’s retreat, backdrop for entertaining, professional showcase, and an inspiration to all who visited.

Rental Rates, Capacity, and More Information

Location: 75 Eastern Point Boulevard, Gloucester, Mass. 01930

Standard Wedding Ceremony Rate: $1,200

Capacity: 50

Your rental includes exclusive use of the Beauport gardens for two hours on the day of the ceremony. Please note the property is available after 5:00 p.m. on days it is open to the public. There is no indoor functions space on site. Beauport can accommodate up to fifty seated guests with additional space for the wedding party. A discounted rate is offered for a micro-wedding package for fifteen or fewer people, and the terrace and gardens are also available for first look and photo shoot rentals by the hour. Contact us for more information.

Your rental fee supports Historic New England’s mission to preserve and share New England heritage. To express our thanks for your support, we offer you a complimentary one-year membership. Membership benefits include free admission to Historic New England sites, discounts on merchandise and events, and a subscription to Historic New England magazine.

Photos courtesy of Sharon’s Studio of Gloucester.

Caterers and Event Services

Photographers:

Cape Ann Photography
978-281-8888

Lightshed Photography Studio
978-854-5348

Sharon’s Studio of Gloucester
978-290-2989

Florists:

Audrey’s Flower Shop
978-283-2171

Sage Floral Studio
978-282-9582

Wedding Planners:

Friend of the Bride
Contact: Robin Perry
978-282-9570

North Shore Weddings by Ana
617-678-1154

Wedding Officiants:

Ceremonies and Passages
978-828-0222

Elizabeth Brennan Gemelli
781-935-7081

Gloucester Weddings
978-283-8084

Reception Venues for Small Weddings:

Cape Ann’s Marina Resort
978-283-2116

Eastern Point Yacht Club
Members only
978-283-3520

Harbor Room
978-381-3677

Rockport Art Association
978-546-6604

Rocky Neck Cultural Center
978-515-7004

Chairs:

Gloucester Rental Center
978-281-3266

The Event Company
978-283-4884

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