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WEDDINGS

The historic Bristol Statehouse is a perfect venue for a small wedding any time of year.

Our wedding package includes the rental of the beautiful George L. Sisson Courtroom, an on-site attendant to help with planning, time for rehearsal, and, of course, the wedding ceremony itself. Wedding Package rate starts at $750.

Wedding Package Details (.pdf)

Wedding Package Application & Contract (.pdf)

CONDITIONS FOR RENTAL OF THE GEORGE L. SISSON COURTROOM

The George L. Sisson Courtroom is available for wedding ceremonies as follows:

Saturday

9:00 am – 12:00 noon

12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sunday

9:00 am – 12:00 noon

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

All personal property and decoration must be removed by the end of the time slot.

All bridal parties must adhere to the following guidelines:

  1. Available space includes the front hallway, second floor hall, George L. Sisson Courtroom, and the Quinn room. Use of restrooms, air conditioning and elevator are included.  A sound system is available at an additional charge.
  2. A private room is available for the bride on request.
  3. Bridal parties will have a rental rate of $750, with a refundable $200 security deposit.

RULES FOR USE OF COURTROOM

  • Total capacity of the Courtroom is 110 persons.
  • Smoking and alcohol are not permitted within the building or outside on Statehouse property- the total site is a smoke-free environment.
  • Opening and closing of facility will be by Statehouse staff.
  • The Renter agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Bristol Statehouse Foundation from any claims, damage, loss of or expense (including attorney’s fees) arising out of the use of the premises by the renter’s guests and/or agents. If deemed necessary, the Foundation may ask for Liability Insurance coverage for itself during the event.
  • The Renter may not hang, tape, staple, tack or glue any materials on the interior or exterior walls of the building. Special decorations, signage, etc. must be approved before the contract is signed.
  • Open flames are not permitted.
  • Throwing of confetti, rice, or other items is not permitted.
  • Runners and flower vases containing water are not permitted.
  • Parking is available along the street following Town of Bristol regulations. In addition, there is a town parking lot on Court Street.

 

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