Published May 14th, 2014

Russell Caron Photography

You already know that the Maine coast is your destination of choice and that you want to give your guests a unique New England experience. And, of course, you, your partner and your families want to be able to enjoy your special day with ease, knowing a team of professionals is taking care of you from the first time you call through to the moment you drive into the sunset.

So we thought we would take some time to answer this in detail so you have all the information you need to make an easy decision about where to host your wedding.

Why French’s Point?

In a few short words:

  • Stunning views
  • Exclusive Privacy for each celebration
  • Magnificent restored oceanfront estate
  • Fully floored waterfront Sailcloth tent
  • Flexibility of wedding size (50-300)
  • Onsite accommodations

Our historic, private estate is the quintessential Maine venue for elegant coastal events. We offer an unrivaled 260 degree ocean view of Penobscot Bay, and beautifully manicured grounds for events of 50 to 300 guests. We host only one event per day ensuring you the utmost privacy and exclusivity for your celebration. When considering your family and friends, we offer our luxury accommodations property for 26-28 guests, Beach Rose Farm located next door to the French’s Point Estate.

We are happy to answer any questions you have about your specific needs, so we can create a wedding celebration that reflects your vision and preferences.

We offer a broad range of amenities to all of our clients:

Amenities:

  • Private use of The Estate & Grounds – 5 ½ acres
  • Use of estate quality glassware, dishware, silverware, chairs, tables and linens for the wedding and receptions

Preparations:

The Boudoir:

The day of your wedding you will enjoy the use of this beautiful collection of rooms on the second level of the estate. The group of rooms offers a full private bath, hair and make-up room, dressing room, and ladies parlor with beautiful ocean views and spacious private deck for you and your bridal party to relax in preparation for your special day.

Service:

Our mission at French’s Point is to provide you with unsurpassed service in preparation for your celebration. We work with you every step of the way and customize every piece from your schedule to your vendors. Our experienced staff and on-site coordination team will assist you as we plan the day you envision down to the final detail and will allow you to relax and enjoy the experience of your wedding.

What Services Does French’s Point Offer?

  • Event Coordinator
  • Budget Creation & Management
  • Timeline & Itinerary Creation
  • Vendor Selection & Contract Review
  • Event Management
  • Room Block Reservation/Accommodation Strategy
  • Shuttle Transportation to Accommodations and After Party location

Service Staff:

  • Event Set-up
  • Event Break Down
  • Pre and Post Event Cleaning
  • Event Operation/Execution
  • Professional Service Staff

Ceremony Services:

  • Beautiful ocean-side Gazebo and promenade for outdoor ceremony.
  • Sailcloth oceanfront tent and spectacular indoor ocean view settings in case of inclement weather or off-season event

What should I know about French’s Point Catering Services?

Gourmet Cuisine Service:

French’s Point offers multiple levels of menus to suit your budget & your preferences and a variety of meal formats and presentations. Our basic menus and standard wedding prices include stationary hors d’oeuvres and passed hors d’oeuvres for the cocktail hour. They also include your choice of heavy hors d’oeuvres reception, multi-course seated or buffet style meals. Our fare is sourced locally with the freshest ingredients and biggest flavors. We pride ourselves on creating a unique experience through food presentation for your guests and that experience is second only to the delicious taste of our cuisine.

Bar Service:

We provide four-bar formats and two tiers of house wine selections to suit your preferences and work with your budget.
Ready? We are, please contact us at sales@fpmaine.com or fill out our online form and we will follow up with you.