Memorial Church at Harvard University

Cambridge Weddings

Original Photo by Katsu Nojiri

Weddings at Memorial Church Harvard
One Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA

Members of the Harvard community hoping to get married in a location filled with personal and public history may look no further than The Memorial Church at Harvard Yard. Join the long-standing tradition of many alumni and employees of the University who return to their Alma Mater for their wedding, ceremonies of commitment, and the blessings of civil unions for couples with a valid marriage license.

Couples eligible for the services of The Memorial Church and Appleton Chapel include current and former students listed in the Directory or Alumni Records, current employees and officers of instruction of the University and their children, parents, or siblings, as well as officers emeriti and retired employees.

Memorial Church Venue Options

The Memorial Church Sanctuary looks like it is straight out of the picturesque church wedding ceremony that many women dream of as little girls. The massive space has room for 1000 of your closest family members and friends. It’s classic white color scheme can be perfectly tailored to any design that you had in mind. The Church also has a giant tented porch that is great for an outdoor reception after the ceremony.

Memorial Church Harvard

The Memorial Church at Harvard University

Cambridge Attractions

Try to save some downtime for yourself and your guests to make the most out of visiting Cambridge! Hop in a cab or take the T to Harvard Square, visit the impressive museums at Harvard and MIT, or take your family out to one of Cambridge’s many  restaurants. Try the Cambridge shops, activities for children, and music scene. Before you head off to the honeymoon, be sure to visit the city of Boston just across the river!

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