Where Elegance Meets Excellence

Welcome to a truly classic and elegant setting for your next gala event in Connecticut. Whether it’s a wedding, a private party, or a business event, The Society Room of Hartford will provide a unique, dramatic, and unforgettable backdrop for your special occasion.

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We make sure your event is elegant and memorable

With world-class service and delectable cuisine



Overlooking the Goodspeed Opera House and the historic East Haddam Swing Bridge, our private wedding venue boasts a magnificent ballroom, ceremonial garden and plush private rooms with a splendid blend of both traditional décor and contemporary amenities.

Private Parties


Our premier banquet facility lets you enjoy world-class service and gourmet catering menus; making it ideal for private parties, rehearsal dinners, engagement parties and other gala social events.

Business Events


Ensure your guests leave your meeting remembering more than presentations, and remind your employees why they love working for you. We offer a wide range of packages and event services for your specific needs.

Off-Site Catering


Whether you’re hosting a wedding, business affair, holiday party, family reunion, or anything in between, Riverhouse Catering offers a mouthwatering mix of traditional and contemporary menus which look great and taste even better.

With food and services that transform an ordinary wedding or event into a grand gala

Make Your Moments Last Forever

With our suite of integrated service from our partners

Although my fiancé and I are still waiting to have our wedding due to covid, the Society Room has been nothing short of amazing with their customer service. We have had to reschedule 2x and each time has been an extremely easy process. We have had the privilege of speaking with a number of staff members there and one of the owners who has gone above and beyond to talk to us and help calm any fears or uncertainties we have had in these uncertain times. I would highly recommend booking this venue for your big day. The venue itself is breath taking and the food at the tasting was arguably the best food I’ve had at a wedding or mock wedding.

Our goal is to exceed expectations

That’s why our clients can’t stop talking about us