Event Rental Information
The perfect place for your wedding or performance…
Built as a non-sectarian place of worship in 1870, Union Chapel’s unique octagonal design rises into a soaring open cupola with diamond-pane glass windows. Its excellent acoustics, ethereal airy interior, and seating in the round makes an event in this structure intimate a memorable experience.
A centerpiece in Oak Bluff’s historic gingerbread cottage neighborhood, this Victorian cathedral is a beautiful location for your wedding ceremony. Its unique octagonal design rises into a soaring open cupola with stained glass windows that cast a warm and beautiful light. It has four spacious entrances allowing for fresh air and summer breezes. Built as a non-sectarian place of worship, Union Chapel welcomes all types of ceremonies – civil, religious or interfaith.
Union Chapel is located at the top of Oak Bluffs’ busy main thoroughfare, Circuit Avenue. This central location affords great walk-in traffic to concerts and events.
The Chapel has a unique octagonal shape and free-standing seating allowing the space to be configured for stage performances or as a theater-in-the-round for dance and musical performances. The Union Chapel has become a point of convergence for thoughtful panel discussions and lectures as well as jazz, opera and dance performances.
This Victorian cathedral, built as a non-sectarian place of worship in 1870, can accommodate as many as 400 guests with floor and balcony seating. It is equipped with stage lighting that can be focused on the small stage or on the central floor. It is also equipped with a house sound system and a Knabe grand piano that once graced the stage of Radio City Music Hall.
Our Technical Director works with performers and promoters to ensure a successful event.
- Suggested Event Types: Lectures, Concerts, Theater, Film Screenings, Performing Arts, Memorial Services, Weddings, and Worship Services for any faith
- Maximum Capacity: 400
- Availability: May-October
- Parking: Street Only
- No heating or air conditioning
- Food and beverage: No food or beverage service on-site
- Pipe organ and concert grand piano available
- Sound system available
- Please visit our list of preferred vendors
- Facility is wheelchair accessible
- Wedding: $2,500
- Performing Arts Events: $750 – $2,000
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Oak Bluffs, MA