The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is located on a twelve-acre park, overlooking the sea that President Kennedy loved and the city that launched him to greatness. Say "I do" with an intimate crowd of 30 or a larger celebration for up to 300 guests. Rentals include access to the Museum Exhibits, three weekday meetings with the JFK Library Wedding Specialist, a Hospitality Suite, parking, security, and janitorial services. Please contact Keelin Bogart at or 617-514-1587 for more information and to check availability.

Wedding Ceremonies

I.M. Pei's iconic nine-story glass Pavilion is the perfect setting for an unforgettable wedding ceremony. The Pavilion is available from 6-8pm for a ceremony and cocktail hour, with set-up beginning at 5:00pm.

The Harbor Side Plaza is located along the water and is available from 6-8pm for a ceremony and cocktail hour.

Wedding Receptions

With towering windows overlooking the city skyline Smith Hall is a blank canvas ideal for a fully customized reception. Smith Hall is available from 6-11pm for wedding receptions, with set-up beginning at 10am.

The Library Grounds can be tented for an outdoor wedding reception. The Library Grounds are available from May through October.

The timing for wedding receptions can be extended to midnight for an additional fee of $3,000. This option must be chosen a minimum of two weeks in advance, extensions will not be granted night of.

A 50% deposit is due with the signed contract. All remaining balances are due two weeks prior to the event day. All facility fees are non-refundable. Payment can be made by credit card or Money Order/Cashier's Checks. Personal checks are not accepted.


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