Newport has been the summer playground of the rich and famous for centuries. As such, sports like tennis, polo, and sailing find their summer home in the city by the sea. The International Tennis Hall of Fame is the perfect venue for a summer garden party. In the spring and summer, brightly colored blooms decorate the lawn and are sure to brighten any reception.
The Details: Cocktail hour can be held on the veranda or on the lawn of the center grass court. Either way, your guests are sure fall in love with the relaxed charm of a a freshly cut court. The inside space is in a converted hall of the museum, with a balcony over looking the center court. Guests of inside weddings are free to wander the museum space, a fun addition to a typical wedding entertainment.
Things to think about: The bathroom used by guests of an inside wedding is on the far side of the building from the reception space. For guests, going to the bathroom is a run way to see some of the best tennis memorabilia.