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Under the Big Top in Fairfield County

Top 5 tentable wedding venues in Fairfield County

Brandy J. Photography

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Fairfield County is known for lavish houses and stunning landscapes. But only a lucky few can call this prestigious area home. For those who covet the Fairfield County backdrop for their wedding, but whose zip code doesn’t begin with 06, there are numerous venues and spaces to choose from. For a tented event in Fairfield County, these 5 venues will offer those impressive views in one-of-a-kind settings.

Millstone Farm

Millstone Farm sets the table with New England localized fare in a picturesque rustic setting. This 75-acre working farm in Wilton, CT raises their own sheep, pigs, and poultry, and grows vegetables for their CSA, local chefs, caterers and markets. The farm is rooted in the belief that knowing where our food comes from strengthens connections with friends, family and community. What better ideology to share with those important to you on your wedding day? The sprawling landscape can accommodate all of our 46 foot-wide tents for events of up to 260 people. To host your wedding at Millstone Farm, contact info@millstonefarm.org.

180 Millstone Rd., Wilton; (203) 834-2605

Country Club of Fairfield

A beachside affair at the Country Club of Fairfield adds timeless elegance to your special event. Take in the ocean views and dine on the sand under a sail cloth Sperry Tent. The endless sandy beach can fit even our largest tents allowing your guest list to be as long as your heart desires.

936 Sasco Hill Rd., Fairfield; (203) 259-1601

Burr Homestead

Dine and dance among history at Fairfield Museum and History Center’s Burr Homestead. The 225-year-old mansion has hosted many of our forefathers, including the marriage of John Hancock and Dorothy Quincy. In addition to the historical connection, the space boasts a full kitchen, 4 acres of sculpted gardens and beautiful reflecting pools. The gardens can host up to 225 guests under our 46x65, but the mansion offers additional entertaining space.

739 Old Post Rd., Fairfield; (203) 522-4629

The Philip Johnson Glass House

The Philip Johnson Glass House is a National Trust Historic Site and home to artistic structures that exemplify the inspirational and innovate minds of Johnson and Whitney. For the architecture lovers, this unique venue allows you to utilize art and outdoor space when designing your event - from the namesake minimalist Glass House with its floor to ceiling glass walls to the underground Painting Gallery. The maximum tent size is dependant upon the location on the property. Contact Scott for more information on reserving the venue.

199 Elm St., New Canaan; (203) 594-9884

Gallaher Mansion, Cranbury Park

The Tudor revival style, 227 acre Gallaher Mansion at Cranbury Park evokes romance and enchantment. Completed in the 1930s, the mansion can play host to your special event or you can tent the yard for a truly Gatsby-esque affair. The surrounding gardens and trails offer gorgeous photo-ops as well. The Norwalk Recreation and Parks manage the mansion.

125 East Ave., Room 129, Recreation and Parks Dept., Norwalk; (203) 854-7806

Sperry Tents LogoSperry Tents Greenwich

Combining traditions of the finest American sail makers, Sperry Tents’ elegant peaks and signature pennants offer refined outdoor ambiance and a uniquely nautical feel. Sperry Tents Greenwich is distinguished in the wedding tent industry by the highest quality craftsmanship and white glove customer service.


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