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An unforgettable wedding starts with a breathtaking location. Cape Ann Marina offers one of North Shore’s most scenic and serene locations to hold a waterfront wedding. Situated on the Annisquam River along with a hotel and Mile Marker One Restaurant, we offer your guests a great destination to celebrate here. Our location, stunning venues and outstanding service will make your celebration extraordinary.

Gloucester is America’s oldest seaport offering many attractions for visitors and guests. The Fishermen’s Memorial Monument, Rocky Neck Art Colony, whale watching, museums, beaches, fishing charters, diving, sailing, hiking and more to keep your guests busy during their stay.

Thank you for considering the Cape Ann Marina for your waterfront wedding venue. Our advice and creativity and will ensure your wedding celebration is everything that you imagined.

Let’s get started…we have exclusive partnership with Northshore’s award-winning catering team from Tim S. Hopkins Catering (TSH). You will be in good hands from beginning to end when you connect with your event coordinator at TSH right from the first inquiry. Delicious locally source food, yummy menus, stunning presentations and fine service. Together we are looking forward to hosting you here to celebrate, fundraise or whatever your special event needs to be.



compass room event venue

The Compass Room provides a perfect private space to host your wedding party after the rehearsal. The intimate room has beautiful large windows facing the salt marsh and features a private bar and private entrance.

Suggested venues:
 Compass Room

waterfront wedding event venue centerpieces and decor

Our waterfront venues are the perfect private space to host your wedding rehearsal dinner. Depending your size and theme, we have several options 

Suggested Venues:
Compass Room
Waterfront Pavilion Tent


Our Waterfront Pavilion Tent is located on the south side of property featuring a private full service bar and adjacent open air courtyard. Lofted right above the docks looking out to the beautiful Annisquam River and marina docks.

Suggested Venues:
Compass Room
Waterfront Pavilion Tent

dining waterfront breakfast

The following day meet up on the Bridge Deck, or Compass Room if you are looking for a private space. Or invite your guests to Mile Marker One where they can order off the menus.

Suggested Venues:
Bridge Deck
Compass Room


There’s so much to enjoy while you are here. Families, fishermen and guests are able to enjoy our waterfront destination with special spots like Mile Marker One’s Dining Room and Lounge. Or seasonally, the Bridge Deck featuring raw bar selections or our Igloo dining in the off season. We encourage you to Eat, Drink, Chill, Stay, Fish, Explore and Enjoy!



We had my son and daughter in law’s wedding shower here. The food and service were excellent as well as the beautiful views.”

Mother Of The Groom

Best day ever. We love the ceremony spot, the venue, and the staff and service was excellent.”

The Bride

Stunning waterfront venue overlooking the Annisquam River & Blyman Bridge. Great service and attention to details.

Mother Of The Bride