The Best Industrial Wedding Venues in Connecticut

November 30, 2022  |  Ladman Studios  |  Venues

Industrial wedding venues are great for blending modern and old or fusing vintage and rustic splashed with elegance. They’re a throwback to the industrial revolution, mixing unrefined structures with sleek, contemporary design creating a gritty and elegant vibe. These types of venues are spacious with historic factory’s, lofts, and warehouses, refinished hardwood floors, exposed bricks, painted cast iron columns, sandblasted wooden timbers, exposed ductwork, tons of windows pouring in natural lighting, high ceilings and the list goes on! They bring an artistic vibe perfect for hosting your wedding.

The Lace Factory

The Lace Factory is hands down one of the most stunning Connecticut wedding venues with its industrial vibes. Brick, wood, windows & lace OH MY! It offers large spaces with amazing panoramic water views. In addition, the amazing atmosphere is very flexible when it comes to creating your dream wedding regardless of how intimate or grand. The Lace Factory has large windows that offer an abundance of natural light to brighten its rustic timber flooring and steel industrial rafters. Starting to get dark out…fear not, The Lace Factory has lighting fixtures with an industrial vibe that hang from above alongside its long flowing white drapes. For those looking for an intimate wedding, Its Riverview Room is perfect and features stunning exposed beams, wooden flooring, and views of the Connecticut River. Are you looking for an outdoor ceremony at The Lace Factory? You have access to the outdoor patio where you can take in all that ocean-view goodness and its iconic building. When it comes to catering Cloud 9 is the exclusive catering service that provides fresh and locally harvested meals as well as vegan menus.

SaltWater Farm Vineyard

Known for their award-winning wines and its stunning home on the Connecticut shoreline, Saltwater Farm Vineyard is one of the most beautiful natural sites in all of wine country. You can host your entire wedding celebration here by pledging your love in the romantic vineyard, then continue the celebration in the reception Tasting Room. Which is in a restored World War II-era airplane hangar. Enjoy yourself on the cozy mezzanine level which takes in a view of the fifteen acres of preserved and maintained grass landing strip dating back to the 1930s. With wood furnishings, polished floor, stone accents, and an all around warm, welcoming atmosphere, this connecticut wedding venue is an absolute must!

The Loading Dock

Located just over the border of Old Greenwich in Stamford, Connecticut, is The Loading Dock. Being the area’s first modern industrial venue for Connecticut weddings, this amazing space offers you over 13,000 square feet of industrial goodness, including multiple rooms such as a gallery entry, large and small ballrooms, and yup…an arcade! This venue has hardwood floors, exposed duct-work, and brick walls. Abigail Kirsch, the exclusive caterer and operator of The Loading Dock, has created a boutique approach to catering and wedding event production. When working with Abigail Kirsch, they will bring your dreams to life by taking full advantage of the infinite possibilities at this venue.

The Sunlight Building Of Norwich

Large wall full of windows letting in sunlight at the sunlight room industrial wedding venue in connecticut

The Sunlight building in Norwich is a newly remodeled historic building with an industrial vibe that is ready to host your connecticut wedding! Entry to this venue is located on the second floor via the double wide staircase. Enjoy this space loaded with exposed brick, wood posts, steel beams, abundance of natural light windows, exposed ductwork, and hardwood floors for up to 100 of your guests. A true DIY wedding venue that allows you to bring in your own vendors. Chairs and tables are also available for rent. The Sunlight Building has a prep kitchenette with sink, counter, and fridge. The parking is located on the street with a few VIP spaces that can be reserved accross the street. For additional parking, there is a parking garage just down the road. This venue can be booked for an entire day starting at $1200 and will allow you and your vendors to come in as early as need be to set-up! If you want a venue where you can host a reception and have some amazing street photos taken in a mural slathered city, then look no further than The Sunlight building in Norwich.


BLDG 4 is located in Manchester Connecticut. They pride themselves on making sure you can plan your event in your style with trusted vendors. BLDG 4 can host an intimate gathering or go up to 350 of your family. BLDG 4 allows couples to work with their vendors to create their unique vision for their story. This stunning industrial wedding venue includes 26 foot ceilings, outdoor & indoor spaces, custom made bars and prep rooms. They also provide you with numerous photo locations inside our classic mill. BLDG 4 includes a/c, heat, custom lighting and more. Got pets you want to include in during your celebration? Not a problem! BLDG 4 is pet friendly as long as your pet is friendly and well behaved.

The Pond House

Experience enchantment at West Hartford’s Pond House in Elizabeth Park. With stunning gardens, picturesque ponds, and breathtaking landscapes, this venue creates a magical setting for weddings. The charming blend of modern elegance and timeless appeal sets the stage for unforgettable celebrations. From panoramic windows to indoor and outdoor spaces surrounded by lush gardens, the options are endless. Delight in gourmet cuisine, expert event services, and scenic photo opportunities.

Essex Steam Train

Embark on a whimsical wedding journey at Connecticut’s Essex Steam Train. This historic venue, nestled in the picturesque Connecticut River Valley, offers a unique and charming setting for couples seeking a memorable celebration. Vintage locomotives, restored train cars, and scenic landscapes set the stage for a nostalgic ambiance. Take your guests on a captivating train ride through the countryside, creating cherished memories. With versatile event spaces like River Valley Junction and Grassy Picnic Area, customization is effortless. Our dedicated team ensures a seamless wedding experience, while breathtaking photography captures the essence of this extraordinary setting. Let Essex Steam Train transport you to a world of timeless romance.

Warehouse 635

Warehouse 635 is a new modern industrial wedding venue in Hartford, Connecticut. The venue offers an open area with finishes that can be tailored to any style or theme. With an exposed ceiling, white walls, and polished concrete floors, the venue has an added ambiance with flexible lighting to accommodate any mood. There is also a kitchenette for food and beverage storage and preparation, plus an accessible sound system that enables your DJ to use our speakers or plug in their own playlist. Warehouse 635 can hose up to 150 of you.

Station 97 On Main

Station 97 is a restored and renovated venue with a rich history as the former location of the E.E. Dickinson Witch Hazel factory in Centerbrook CT. The venue’s open space, with 2-story windows and industrial ceilings and floors, is perfect for creating events of any style and caliber, making it ideal for weddings and special occasions. Station 97 offers wedding and special event packages with a maximum capacity of under 100 guests, providing an intimate setting for your event. The venue does not provide catering but offers a preferred vendor list. The bar and kitchen prep space is available by your caterer or bartender. On-site parking is available for all guests and vendors, and the venue provides a list of nearby accommodations and things to do for out-of-state guests.

Wide shot of inside Station 97 wedding venue with table and chairs set up and covered in linens and table settings.

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