The Dowds' Inn Event Center is a wonderful venue for a rehearsal dinner, a wedding ceremony and a wedding reception. With its classic New England architecture, carefully restored banquet room, floral and vegetable gardens, and extensive lawns, the Dowds' Inn Event Center is the perfect location for any ceremony or reception, inside or out. It is a quiet and charming setting and is perfect for a country wedding.
The Dowds' Inn Event Center is the Upper Valley's premier event center, a country inn gem only minutes from Hanover, New Hampshire in the charming village of Lyme. We take pride in helping couples book the event of their dreams, without pushing the limits of their budget.
One of the best reasons to have your wedding at Dowds' Inn Event Center is that we are big enough to host a large group, yet intimate enough that you will feel like the entire property is yours. Whether you are planning a small cozy wedding or a grand reception for over 350 guests, our staff will help you select the perfect format and style to suit your desires and your budget. We help provide all the services required for your special occasion including; lodging accommodations, locations for your ceremony and receptions, decorations and of course the food! You and your wedding party can stay right at the inn, a convenience that will make your weekend far less stressful. Each of our 20 rooms is uniquely decorated with handmade quilts and stencils, and is furnished with wireless internet, private baths and air conditioners. Reserve the Fairweather Suite and enjoy your weekend waking up to the view of our gardens. We help every step of the way, from your rehearsal dinner through the post wedding brunch. We do our best to ensure that your weekend is nothing short of exceptional.