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French's Point Planning Tips

How Much Should We Tip Our Wedding Vendors?

By On May 22, 2017

You, and the wedding vendor team that you select, will spend countless hours going over the details of your wedding celebration to be sure everything runs smoothly. Each and every wedding vendor… Read More

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Your 3-Day Stay at the Retreat at French’s Point

By On May 15, 2017

Our couples choose The Retreat at French’s Point to host their wedding festivities for many reasons: beautiful grounds and facilities incredible list of inclusive amenities and services the exclusive privacy and customization,… Read More

Nautical escort cards at coastal Maine wedding venue | Cuppa Photography
Coastal Wedding Inspiration

Do I Have to Assign Seating at my Wedding?

By On May 15, 2017

You might not know this, but before French’s Point owner, Jessika Brooks Brewer, took on the stewardship of this incredible waterfront wedding venue, she was a wedding planner. Her long years of… Read More

What to Pack for your Maine Wedding | Photo by Rebecca Arthurs Photography
French's Point Planning Tips

What to Pack for a Destination Maine Wedding

By On May 8, 2017

If you don’t like the weather, just wait a minute. There’s an old saying in Maine, if you don’t like the weather, just wait a minute. The weather here in coastal Maine… Read More

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Hersey Retreat Road Cottage Series: Davis Cottage

By On May 3, 2017

One of the wonderful things about French’s Point Estate is that in addition to more traditional hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts, there is an extensive network of nearby houses and cottages available… Read More

Coastal Wedding Inspiration

May Day Wedding Inspiration Board

By On May 1, 2017

Happy May Day, everyone! We’re so excited that spring has finally sprung and all the snow has melted. The birds are chirping, the tulips are blooming and my Mother has already planted… Read More

Nautical sailcloth tent at oceanfront Maine wedding venue | Mikhail Glabets Photography
Coastal Wedding Inspiration

Our Nautical Sailcloth Tent

By On April 28, 2017

It’s here! Our beautiful nautical sailcloth tent is up and the 2017 wedding season is upon us. Did you know it would cost big bucks to rent this tent yourself for a… Read More

Real French's Point oceanfront Maine wedding | Chris Bennett Photography
Coastal Wedding Inspiration

Fabulous Fall French’s Point Waterfront Wedding

By On April 26, 2017

We had the honor of hosting the beautiful and memorable fall wedding celebration of Natalya and Christian here at French’s Point. It’s hard to believe it only took them six months to… Read More

Frenchs Point Maine Wedding Photographer Nadra Photography
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Vendor Spotlight: Nadra Photography

By On April 24, 2017

French’s Point Estate is thrilled to continue our series of blog posts spotlighting amazing Maine wedding vendors that help to make weddings at our waterfront wedding venue not only successful but truly the embodiment of… Read More

Coastal Maine wedding at French's Point | Sidney Bensimon Photography
Coastal Wedding Inspiration

Timeless French’s Point Waterfront Wedding

By On April 19, 2017

When a couple in the restaurant industry in New York City decides to wed in Maine, amazing things can happen. And that is just what transpired for Amanda’s and Dennis’s Midcoast Maine… Read More