Kennebec Valley Region

Highlights of the Kennebec Valley Region

Welcome to the enchanting Kennebec Region of Maine, a picturesque landscape brimming with natural beauty and rich history, making it an idyllic destination for your dream wedding. Nestled in the heart of Maine, this region is famed for its breathtaking scenery, encompassing rolling hills, serene lakes, and the majestic Kennebec River, creating a perfect backdrop for your special day.

Begin your journey in Augusta, Maine’s capital, where the charm of historic architecture melds seamlessly with the natural allure of the Kennebec River. Picture exchanging vows with the river’s gentle flow as your soundtrack, or amidst the elegant beauty of the State House, a beacon of Maine’s heritage.

Venture further into the region to discover Hallowell, known for its quaint, artistic vibe and stunning riverfront views. It’s a splendid spot for intimate ceremonies or capturing magical wedding photos against a backdrop of historic buildings and the serene river.

For nature lovers, the Kennebec Region offers a plethora of outdoor venues. Imagine saying “I do” on the shores of the pristine Belgrade Lakes, or amidst the lush greenery and floral beauty of Viles Arboretum. These natural settings provide a tranquil and romantic atmosphere, ideal for outdoor ceremonies and receptions under the stars.

The region is also steeped in history, offering unique venues like Fort Western, the oldest wooden fort in America, adding a touch of historical grandeur to your wedding. The charm of Gardiner’s Waterfront Park, with its picturesque views and serene ambiance, is perfect for a riverside celebration.

No matter the season, the Kennebec Region transforms to suit your wedding dreams. From the vibrant colors of autumn foliage to the snowy wonderland in winter, each season adds its own magical touch. The region’s natural splendor, combined with its historical landmarks, offers a diverse array of choices to create a wedding experience that’s as unique as your love story.

Approximate distance from …

Bangor: 60 miles
Portland: 100 miles
Boston: 200 miles
New York City: 400 miles
Montreal: 275 miles

Nearest airports:

Augusta State Airport (KAUG)
Bangor International Airport (BGR)
Portland International Jetport (PWM)

Where to get your marriage license:

Augusta City Hall
16 Cony Street

Jackman Town Clerk
369 Main Street

Skowhegan Town Clerk
225 Water Street

Waterville City
1 Common Street

For more information:

Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce

Destinations in the Kennebec Valley Region

Cities and Towns in the Region

Albion | Anson | Athens | Augusta | Belgrade | Benton | Bingham | Brighton Plantation | Cambridge | Canaan | Caratunk Plantation | Chelsea | China | Clinton | Concord | Cornville | Dennistown Plantation | Detroit | Embden | Fairfield | Farmingdale | Forks | Gardiner | Hallowell | Harmon | Harmony | Hartland | Hibberts Gore | Highland Plantation | Holeb Township | Jackman | Lexington Township | Litchfield | Long Pond Township | Madison | Manchester | Mercer | Monmouth | Moose River | Moscow | Mount Vernon | New Portland | Norridgewock | Oakland | Palmyra | Pittsfield | Pittston | Pleasant Ridge Plantation | Randolph | Readfield | Ripley | Rome | Sidney | Skowhegan | Smithfield | Solon | St Albans | Starks | Vassalboro | Vienna | Waterville | Wayne | West Forks | West Gardiner | Windsor | Winslow | Winthrop

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Kennebec Valley

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