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Vendor Spotlight: Blush Bridal & Formal

Blush is New England’s only independently [female] owned multi-location bridal & formal wear store. With convenient locations in Portland, Bangor, and Presque Isle, we provide a luxury experience at affordable price points. Each store is stocked with beautiful styles for weddings, proms, pageants, and everyday casual dresses. We believe in the power of the right …

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What Style of Venue is French’s Point?

Maine offers two different kinds of wedding venues to suit couples’ needs: All-inclusive Locations:  Resorts, inns, and restaurants Blank Canvas Properties Summer camps, private homes, farms, fields, and orchards French’s Point: A Black Canvas Venue French’s Point is a simply elegant seaside “blank canvas venue“. This means that we provide the outstanding venue with 8 …

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Vendor Spotlight: Bear Brook Bakery

Bear Brook Bakery, located in New  Gloucester, Maine, specializes in providing beautiful custom wedding cakes, event cakes, gourmet cupcakes and sweets. A limited number of orders are accepted as Melissa prides herself on providing exceptional service and delicious custom desserts for her clients.  Please order well in advance of your event to ensure date availability.   How long have you …

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Vendor Spotlight: Heather of Bar Harbor Catering Company

“At Bar Harbor Catering Company, we’re foodies with an extreme case of wanderlust. Our mission is to produce extraordinary events with legendary customer service and modern Maine cuisine, created by happy people.” – Bar Harbor Catering Company   How long have you been operating your business? 2009 – we’re celebrating our 10 year anniversary this …

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Vendor Spotlight: Espresso Dave’s Coffee Catering

“Espresso Dave’s provides espresso carts and specialty coffee bars at weddings, brunches, showers, after-parties, and special events throughout New England. We offer hand-crafted, hot, iced, and frozen espresso-based drinks including cappuccinos, espressos, lattes, and mochaccinos. We also provide frozen fruit smoothie bars, hot chocolate bars, and Italian soda bars. And, we are the exclusive vendor for …

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Most Frequent Full-Service Caterers at French’s Point in 2018

Did you know that you can choose your own wedding vendor team at French’s Point?  You select the vendors that align with your vision, budget and priorities. In Maine, we are blessed with an incredibly talented, robust, dedicated, hardworking community of caterers who offer a vast range in service styles and price points. We often …

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Real Review: Recommend Without Reservation

My husband and I got married here in July, and could not be more thankful we chose French’s Point. From the very beginning to end, the owners and staff were exceptionally professional, organized, and available for suggestions, questions, and concerns. Most importantly, they are genuinely kind-hearted people who don’t just run a business — they …

Virtual Tour of The Retreat House at French’s Point

As we do almost every year, this past winter season was spent completing a number of major maintenance and repair projects to keep our beautiful buildings and grounds in top working order. We completed major renovations to the bedroom suites on the second and third floors of the Retreat House, and refurbished the main and …

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Welcome Centers

Welcoming Your Guests: To aid in making the arrival process for your family as simple as possible and remove your need to check them in individually, we created Welcome Centers in the heart of each home. When you reserve French’s Point for your stay, as the host, you assign the bedrooms that your family and …

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Featured Textile Partner: Molly Hutchins of On Board Fabrics

There is nothing more important to me than family. But right after family, comes the priority of partnering with and supporting small, family-owned businesses in Maine that help us ensure our guests enjoy the best of what the state has to offer. When we renovated the Retreat House this past winter, we teamed up with …

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The Retreat House Top-Level Apartment: The Brooks Family Nest

As we do almost every winter, the season was spent completing a number of major maintenance and repair projects to keep our beautiful buildings and grounds in top working order. We also completed a major renovation to the bedroom suites on the second and third floors of the Retreat House.   The Top Level Apartment …

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8 Reasons to Choose a Blank Canvas Wedding Venue

Wedding venues in Maine are numerous and varied in the settings, amenities, and offerings. There are seaside resorts, rustic mountain top lodges, simple lakeside summer camps, storied social halls, grand historic homes, traditional New England Barns and Farms. The range in formality of these options is VAST! In Maine, couples planning wedding nuptials have the …

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A Weekend Winter Wedding Itinerary for French’s Point

Winter Weddings at French’s Point are always a favorite of ours. Enjoy a weekend wedding celebration with family and friends, fireplaces and warm drinks! Go snowshoeing on our backyard trails, sledding, or relax on a sleigh ride with your newlywed! Whatever your favorite winter activity is, enjoy it here at French’s Point for your weekend …

Maine Made Gifts: Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections

We are so blessed to live in Maine, and not just because of the warm, sunny summers and the picturesque white winters, but because Maine is home to a large number of talented crafts people and artisans like weavers, potters, soap makers, chocolatiers, woodworkers, and jewelers. In every shop in every town, you’ll see incredibly-crafted, …

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Romantic Maine Wedding of Mallory and Matthew

Mallory and Mathew had the most beautiful summer day to celebrate their 7-year romance here at French’s Point. This warm summer day coupled with all the energy they poured into making sure the details of the event were just right, resulted in a memorable, meaningful, wonderful experience for the couple, their family, and their friends. …

All Kinds of Purple Wedding of Courtney and Ben

For Ben and Courtney’s French’s Point wedding wedding, I had the pleasure of connecting with an experienced party planner: the mother of the bride!  She had spent some time planning, organizing, sourcing and executing other celebrations, so I knew it would be great to work with her on Ben and Courtney’s wedding!  We communicated many …

Greenery Wedding Inspiration from Maine's best wedding venue

Greenery Wedding Inspiration

It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day so we thought it would be fun to give you some wedding inspiration focused around the 2017 Pantone color of the year, which is “Greenery.” We created a Greenery Pinterest board that should ignite your imagination. We’ve included wedding bouquets, wedding stationery, wedding decor, bridesmaid dresses and even wedding cake that are …

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How Can I Help: Rehearsal Dinner and Welcome Reception

Almost every wedding that takes place at French’s Point is a family affair for our clients. Often times parents and other family and friends participate in the wedding planning at various points in the process. Many hands make light work, right? With such a momentous occasion to look forward to, it is very common for family to …

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Gorgeous Estate Wedding of Kaleigh and Carlos

We had the pleasure of hosting this amazing wedding this past weekend! Everything from the floral arrangements to the catering was perfect. Check out the photos from Great Tucker Photo below. A special thank you to the vendors: Bar Harbor Catering Company, Media Northeast, Flora Fauna, Jo Louise Beauty,  Love Affair Suite  

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FAQ: Do We Have to Clean Up After Our Stay?

French’s Point is a family vacation home rental property. We ask that you remove all trash, recycling and redeemables to the designated receptacles in the dumpster enclosure, remove your personal effects & food, return furnishings to their original locations and leave the property in the condition in which you received it at check in. Housekeeping …

FAQ: What Role Does French’s Point’s Team Play During Our Stay?

French’s Point‘s team provides support related to the venue, in advance of your stay, during your stay, during your events, and during your departure. Our Property Manager, Nicole Lesher, will be your primary point of contact with us once you reserve your stay. In Advance Of Your Stay Nicole will offer recommendations on how to …