Events & Weddings

Grove at Briar Barn Inn is designed to stir imaginations and inspire conversations. From planning to coordination to catering, our experienced events team is here to help you craft the perfect occasion, down to the smallest detail.

Weddings

The rustic charm of our custom post-and-beam barn makes the picture-perfect backdrop for a memorable wedding in any season. Ideally suited for weddings of 80 to 100 guests, Briar Barn Inn includes the planning services of our dedicated team, all equipment, and our renowned catering as part of your wedding package.

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Business Events

Briar Barn Inn is the perfect choice to host your company meeting, dinner, or private event. In addition to our event spaces and planning services, you and your guests will love the comfort and convenience of our country retreat, on-site accommodations, spa services, and full-service restaurant.

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Celebrations

Host a shower, milestone birthday party, anniversary celebration, graduation party, or weekend getaway at Briar Barn Inn. Our dedicated planning team will guide you through every step of the way to help you craft the perfect experience for you and your guests.

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Holiday Parties

Celebrate among our festive decorations, warm flickering lighting, wreaths and festive seasonal cocktails and menus at Grove! We’ll help you host a holiday party where the greatest gift can be the time you’ve saved with less planning, and the gratitude of your guests!

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Room Blocks

Host your friends and family in the comfort of our country retreat, and enjoy the full amenities of our property. Briar Barn Inn is now accepting room block reservations.

Our hospitality professionals are ready to help you plan a one-of-a-kind experience for your wedding, business event, or family celebration.

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Beverage Coordination

As part of our catering service through Briar Barn Inn, our Planning Team is available to assist with the consultation and management of all beverage service for events. So if you’re planning a small event with soft drinks or a serious soirée with a top shelf open bar, we’ll keep you quenched!

Services to suit your needs:

  • Non-Alcoholic Drink Stations
  • Coffee & Tea Service
  • Consumption Based Hosted Bar
  • Beer & Wine Hosted Bar
  • Full Hosted Bar

Distributors

Briar Barn Inn will provide and serve all alcoholic beverages for all events and we have a wide variety of product for our clients to choose from in partnership with our distributors. Get to know our featured distributors below:

  • United Liquors
  • Horizon Beverage
  • OZ Wine Company
  • Craft Brewers Guild
  • Seaboard Products Co.
  • Merrimack Valley Distributing Company


Sample Wedding Menu
All of our restaurant-style catering is prepared on-site by the Grove culinary team using only wholesome ingredients that are locally sourced whenever possible. We are happy to plan for your guests with special dietary needs, as well as requests for custom menus.
Upon Arrival Beverage
served as guests arrive for the ceremony
  • Lavender Lemonade
Signature Drink
served as guests enter cocktail hour
  • French 75
    gin, prosecco, lemon, simple
Passed Hors D’Ouvres
  • Fried Sesame Chicken Bite
    chili and garlic glaze
  • Seared Tuna
    with daikon, ponzu and crispy wonton
  • Vegetable Springroll
    sweet chili dip
  • Chorizo Stuffed Date
    bacon and piquillo pepper
  • Maine Crab Cake
    cilantro pesto
Salad
  • Local Farm Greens
    simple greens, Alprilla farm seasonal vegetables with cucumber and red wine vinaigrette
Entrées
  • Statler Chicken Breast
    butternut squash, brussel sprouts, rosemary jus
  • Filet Mignon
    truffle potato purée, red-wine demi glace, broccolini
Coffee & Tea
  • Coffee and Hot Water
    with an assortment of Harney and Sons tea served with cream, milk and sweeteners
Dessert Table
  • Signature Chocolate Chip Cookies
    with or without pecans
Sample Events Menu
Grove has a full commercial kitchen on premises and is the exclusive Caterer for all events on-site – that means that your food is prepared from scratch just for your event. No need to worry about coordinating one more vendor.
Brunch Plated Menu
Beverage Station
  • Freshly brewed coffee and selection of teas
  • Orange, grapefruit, and cranberry juices
STARTER
  • Baby Kale Salad
    roasted and raw alprilla farm beets, apple, walnuts, buttermilk dressing
ENTRÉES
  • Seasonal Frittata
    vegetable or ham and gruyere frittata
  • Steak and Eggs
    top sirloin, fried egg, homefries
DESSERT
  • Chocolate Crémeux
    whipped cream and berries
Social Dinner Menu
STARTERS
  • Farm Salad
    local greens and vegetables, red wine and herb vinagrette
ENTRÉES
  • Half Roast Chicken
    roasted vegetable medley, potatoes and chicken veloute
  • Salmon
    miso-glazed sautéed bok choy, king trumpet mushrooms, sticky rice, sweet soy reduction
  • Vegan Quiona Pilaf
    roasted local vegetables, balsamic glaze, crispy carrots
DESSERT
  • White Chocolate Bread Pudding
    luxardo cherry syrup, vanilla ice cream