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Weddings at Eagle Mountain House In Jackson,NH | Joe Martin Photography

Weddings at Eagle Mountain House In Jackson,NH | Joe Martin Photography

New Hampshire Wedding Venue – The Eagle Mountain House – Jackson, NH – Interview questions answered 

 Last week I had the opportunity to interview Emilie Lariviere – Director of Sales and Marketing at The Eagle Mountain House and Golf Club. She is the contact person to help you coordinate your wedding plans.  She answered all my question in detail below. As a wedding photographer I have worked many venues in and around New Hampshire. The Eagle Mountain house Wedding venue is in good hands with Emilie and you will be too. If you are getting married and looking for a wedding venue in New Hampshire maybe this post will help. After if you want to reach out the her I have contact information at the end of this post.  Let me know the date of your wedding. I would love to discuss and plan the photography side of your event. 

Couple poses for a photos in front of the Eagle Mountain House, A New Hampshire wedding venue


1. Number of guest that you can accommodate? Maximum of 220

2. What sets your venue apart from other? We have a beautiful outdoor ceremony site option as well as indoor options, we have a tent venue as well as our Carriage House which is an indoor banquet building. Our chef won chef of the year for 2016.

3. What are some of the top menu items on offer? Prime Rib, Roasted Sirloin with Worcestershire Demi and Confit Onions, Chicken Breast Filled with Asparagus, Bacon and Gorgonzola with Shiraz Pan Sauce and Balsamic Pesto, Bruschetta Chicken, Chicken Breast Pressed with Prosciutto and Topped with Bruschetta Confetti and Balsamic Drizzle,

Petite Filet Mignon with Bronzed Scallops and Lobster Tarragon Cream, Surf & Turf, Petite Filet Mignon with either Lobster Tale or Baked Stuffed Shrimp, to name a few.

4. How far out should couples be looking to book their date? (how full is 2017-18) – We still have dates available in 2017 and as of now many dates available in 2018.

5. In a few words (or a lot) what does a wedding look like at your location? If you were talking to someone, how would you describe your venue?

Exchange vows on our signature 280-foot wrap-around veranda, by one of our warm and inviting fireplaces, or the scenic 3rd tee-box on the golf course. Receptions reflect the personality of each couple, under the tent on the grand grounds, mountain views from the Carter Notch room, or the expansive character of the stand alone Carriage House.

6. Top 5 tips for new brides getting married at the venue?

1. If you want advice, input, suggestions in regards to anything with your wedding ask me – I am here to help you!

2. Please follow the deadlines provided as it helps everything go smoothly

3. Try to encourage your guests to book rooms on site as it makes for a better experience to have them all celebrating with you all weekend long!

4. Plan a fun gathering the day before your wedding – let us help! – Golf Tournament, Kayaking, canoeing or tubing down the saco river, bonfire in our backyard, barbeque cookout rehearsal dinner or lobster bake.

5. Relax and enjoy the time planning your wedding and enjoy your special day

“We are a 96 room property with a 9 hole golf course. We have a restaurant that serves breakfast and dinner, a tavern that serves dinner and drinks and lunch on the weekends year round and then during the summer time lunch is served daily in the tavern and on our Veranda. Essentially your guests can come stay here and enjoy their weekend celebrating with you and never have to leave property. They can go golfing, hiking or swimming.”

For more information contact:


Linda Boyer – Director of Sales and Marketing

603.383.9111 ext. 6513


(603) 383-6911 ext. 6513

Here is a few photos from one wedding I photographed at The eagle Mountain House in 2016

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Best Wedding Venues in New Hampshire | Wedding Photographers in New Hampshire | Joe Martin Photography

Best Wedding Venues in New Hampshire | Wedding Photographers in New Hampshire | Joe Martin Photography

If you are looking for a place to get married in New Hampshire maybe this will help. I wanted to share my list of some of the best wedding venues in New Hampshire. Maybe I should say my favorite. I have not photographed weddings at every venue. There are many out there. Here is a few venues that come to mind what someone asks “What venue should we use?” I have linked to the venue and their Facebook page. Have a look and see if one of these wedding venues is that special place you want to get married at.

The list below was posted in no particular oder.

Eagle Mountain House & Golf Club – Jackson  Right in the heart of The White Mountains and surrounded by the White Mountain National Forest. This 96 room Inn is the perfect fit for that couple looking to get away from it all and have it all right there. The Inn has been in service for over 130 years.  Exchange vows on their signature 280-foot wrap-around veranda, by one of our warm and inviting fireplaces, or the scenic 3rd tee-box on the golf course.
Contact: Emilie Lariviere 603-383-9111
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Castleton Banquet Hall In – Windham With three ceremony spots to chose from. The Cascading Waterfalls, Waterfront Gazebo or Castleton’s Gardens. The Castleton is sure to have something for everyone.  The Venue sits along side Cobbetts Pond. Which looks more like a small lake. 
Contact: Castleton Banquet and Conference Center  (603) 685-4483
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The Margate Resort on Lake Winnipesaukee – Laconia With three reception spaces getting married in the Lakeside Pavilion is just the start of your amazing wedding. Just one great add-on at this venue is the end of the night Fireworks display. 

Contact: 603-524-5210
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The Wentworth Inn – Jackson  This elegant country inn located in the center of Jackson village. Host your guest in the tent reception space that can accomidate up to 250. This after you get married in one of two locations. The Wentworth Gazebo or The Amster Lawn. 

Contact: Phone 603 383 9700
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Tumbledown Farms – Brookfield  With a classic rustic barn for your reception with plenty of space for dancing and entertaining. They have a full stage for your DJ or band to set up one. Getting married on the farm can only be held in true farm fashion. In a large open field with The White Mountains  as your backdrop. Host up to 175 guests 

Contact: Email for additional information.
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The Barn at Whitneys’s Inn & Shovel Handle Pub  – Jackson  Here is one more wedding venue in Jackson, NH. Jackson does have great views of the mountains. For those couples looking for a rustic mountain event, we offer Whitney’s Inn, decorated in an Adirondack style with hickory and pine log furniture.

Contact:  Lori Pecor, (603) 383-8916
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Waterville Valley Resort – Waterville Valley The venue has its own small town feel From the court yard to the small pond on the property. A short walk form the resorts guest rooms there are multiple ceremony sites and four reception spaces. The options are almost endless at Waterville Valley Resort Wedding venue. With a 360-degree mountain views, is the perfect destination for your celebration.  

Contact: Jackie Adams | Wedding Coordinator – 603-236-8311 – x6005
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Zorvino Vineyards – Sandown In the southern end of the state just an hour from Boston, MA. This real wine vineyard was a country meets modern feel to it.  With photo ops in the vineyard the garden and the gazebo. To the hardwood floor that makes any space one of the reception spaces a dance floor. They can provide any kid of decor and have a large selection of amazing foods 
Contact: Beth Hogan | Event Sales & Marketing Director Cell: 603-404-0614
Jenna & Anthony | Getting Married at Pats Peak |

Jenna & Anthony | Getting Married at Pats Peak |


Thinking of getting married at Pats Peak Wedding Venue in Henniker, New Hampshire? I would recommend  them as a great place for your wedding. They have outdoor and indoor space for the wedding ceremony and the reception. The food is amazing and the central NH location is perfect for traveling guests.

 This slide show is from a New Hampshire wedding at Pats Peaks at 686 Flanders Rd, Henniker, NH. Here is a collection of some of my favorite photos from the day. Please enjoy the slide show that is set to fully licensed music. For more information about my wedding photography or to get a price quote please contact me today.