Plan your Wedding

We’ve just published the inRidgefield Wedding Guide 2023 – with helpful wedding checklists, tips from wedding experts, and all the resources you’ll need to plan your wedding! View the inRidgefield 2023 Wedding Planning Guide here.

Ridgefield CT is the ideal destination to celebrate your special day! Our town’s sophisticated charm, breathtaking natural surroundings, and fantastic streetscapes make the perfect backdrop for your destination wedding. Our convenient location in Fairfield County allows for easy access within Connecticut and the town’s proximity to Westchester County makes it easily accessible from New York City. Ridgefield is also home to fabulous wedding venues that are not only classically beautiful but can accommodate any wedding style or size.

If you want your wedding to be a weekend affair, Ridgefield has abundant cultural offerings – from art galleries to museums and theaters, as well as fabulous restaurants and unique shopping that will keep your entire party entertained. We look forward to hosting your special day in Ridgefield!

Here are some helpful resources for planning the wedding of your dreams in Ridgefield!

The perfect venue

Ridgefield is home to fantastic wedding venues that will suit any style or taste. For a classic wedding inside a grand mansion, take a look at the Lounsbury House and be amazed by its beautiful décor and stately charm. Or, if you want a more natural vibe for your wedding, then consider the Garden House at Keeler Tavern where you will be surrounded by magnificent flowerbeds, gorgeous brick terraces, and a reflecting pool. Check out our wedding photo gallery to see more scenes of our venues. 

The wedding gown of your dreams

Not one bride is ever the same and each deserves the wedding gown of her dreams! Start planning your special day with a custom, luxury wedding gown by the infinitely talented designer, Lara Knight. This FIT-trained, award-winning couture designer brings the best of wedding design right here to Connecticut. Lara is a 5th generation seamstress whose designs combine the perfect mix of classic couture and modern creativity to bring each bride a unique wedding gown that reflects her personality and vision for her special day.

Every gown is hand built from scratch and Lara sources the most unique fabrics from France and custom beading from the finest craftspeople worldwide to create your wedding masterpiece. Brides have raved about the process of working with Lara – from the first consultation, through design sketches, fittings, and the ultimate gown, fit to perfection. Let Lara’s passion and creativity ensure a timeless wedding gown that will be a treasured highlight of your special day!

“The process of working with Lara, going to fittings and watching my dress come to life was something I will cherish forever!”

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Wedding makeover - Hair & make-up

Let the professional stylists, colorists, and estheticians at Ridgefield’s world-class salons refresh your look for your big day! Try out a new style, get a cut and color, relax with a massage or simply have your nails done. Your every need (and those of your wedding party) will be taken care of by the attentive professionals at Ridgefield’s spas and salons.

Two Rings - A Symbol of Love

Selecting the perfect gem, jewel, or ring for engagements and weddings is a significant and meaningful gesture. It symbolizes the eternal love and commitment between two hearts. It’s a unique representation of the beauty and magic of a couple’s relationship, and choosing it with care and thoughtfulness adds to the romanticism of the occasion. Find the perfect symbol of love at one of the Ridgefield Area Jewelers

The sweetest confections

We all know the true focal point of any wedding-the cake! Whether a traditional cake, a tower of cupcakes, or a full-blown dessert extravaganza, you’ll find magnificent celebratory confections from Ridgefield’s scrumptious bakeries.

Rehearsal dinner & catering

Ridgefield has one of the best food scenes in Connecticut. Our restaurants feature a wide variety of tastes, flavors, and culinary traditions that are sure to satisfy your taste buds at your rehearsal dinner or for full-catering for your wedding reception. Take a look at Ridgefield’s many fabulous restaurants.

Say 'I do' to the perfect floral touch from any of the area florists

No matter the time of year, Ridgefield’s flower shops will be able to decorate your wedding venue with fresh and gorgeous flowers. Ridgefield’s floral experts will help to customize your arrangements and handpick flowers that are sure to fill your venue with vibrant colors and accent the perfect day! Explore Ridgefield’s florists.

From all of us at inRidgefield, we wish you much happiness on your wedding journey!