Since 1976

Since it’s inception in 1976, Independence Harbor has evolved into one of the most sought after destinations for wedding receptions and garden wedding ceremonies in Southern New England!

Nestled on the banks of the scenic Assonet River in the charming country village of Assonet, Massachusetts, Independence Harbor is unequalled in beauty, and reserved exclusively for “your” wedding!

Our entire 20 acre estate is designed specifically for weddings, and is reserved solely for you and your guests! Located just off Route #24, Independence Harbor is conveniently only 45 minutes south of downtown Boston, and 25 minutes east of Providence, R.I..

Wedding Receptions and Ceremonies

Independence Harbor is designed especially for wedding receptions and garden ceremonies…. the perfect blend of indoor and outdoor facilities.

Open year-round, “The Harbor” offers a breathtaking landscape for all seasons!

The Harbor's elegant and intimate dining and reception room comfortably accommodates gatherings of as many as 250 guests, offering extraordinary views of the magnificent gardens from all vantage points. 

With picture window walls, a majestic stone fireplace, a spacious inlaid parquet dance floor and elevated stage, this enchanting dining room offers a variety of floor arrangements for many style receptions.

The Complete Package

Independence Harbor is a complete wedding facility, offering an extensive array of food and beverage menus, all prepared and presented by an accomplished team of chefs, service and support personnel.

Our Team

Wedding and Event Sales, Connie Dunning
Wedding and Event Sales, Anne Teahan Dunning
Head Chef, Dale Beauregard
Chef, Edward Groff
Wedding and Event Director, Matthew Tetrault
General Manager, Brian R. Dunning