The Society Room of Hartford – Where History & Glamour Collide for Luxurious CT Weddings

Even today, with a global pandemic and changes happening all around us, getting married is still the most exciting time in a couples lives. It’s about more than just making vows to one another, but also about doing it in a way that’s memorable.

If you’re newly engaged, had to postpone your wedding, or are just starting to think about what the future might hold for you when it comes to your wedding, here are some ideas to consider. 

Now’s a great time to scour Pinterest or stock up on magazines and start to gather all of the things you’ll need to achieve that special moment that you’re visualizing.

At The Society Room of Hartford, we want your wedding to play out just like a movie: You appear high above the grand ballroom as guests look up at you in awe and then watch you elegantly descend the grand staircase to meet your partner.

The atmosphere is glamorous and there is a rich history in the air.

If this sounds like what you’ve been dreaming about, then choosing a location such as ours with its own historical significance and grandeur, may be exactly what you need.

If you’re getting married in Connecticut, The Society Room of Hartford is the wedding venue for you.

Experience the Timeless History

The history of our building dates back 200 years to the start of the state’s first bank, Society for Savings. After moving operations for the bank to different buildings, its first real home, a one-story brick building was constructed at the Pratt Street location.

Over the years, it was rebuilt a few times and underwent renovations including to the interior and both the ground and upper floors from various architects. The building moved from a Renaissance Revival style to an interior done in 1926 with ornate plasterwork and ceiling murals reminiscent of the era’s intricate and elaborate style.

Two of the building’s most noted features – a large ornate bank vault and two massive hand-carved oak doors – are still in use today.

Now known as The Society Room of Hartford, the building not only continues to be home to historical grandeur, but there is a new Mezzanine, Victorian Room and Cottage (pub) and the location serves as a venue that’s unique, dramatic, and unforgettable for special occasions.


Now known as, The Society Room of Hartford, the building not only continues to be home to historical grandeur, but there is a new Mezzanine, Victorian Room and Cottage (pub) and the location serves as a venue that’s unique, dramatic, and unforgettable for special occasions.

Now picture your wedding. World-class service and delectable cuisine, a sweeping staircase flowing down from a 3,000 square foot balcony, marble, limestone, brass and bronze accents adorning an opulent ballroom.

It’ a setting right out of “The Great Gatsby.”

An upscale city wedding, in the heart of one of New England’s oldest and most iconic cities filled with your guests and you and your partner, celebrating the most important day of your lives.

Book our venue today!

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