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Events & Views

With spectacular ocean views, Inn by the Sea provides a dramatic and memorable venue for meetings, functions, social events and gatherings of all kinds.

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Portland's Oceanfront Event Venue

Inn by the Sea is one of the premier oceanfront event venues in Maine. We can accommodate groups of 2 to 150 guests in a variety of locations, from an intimate conference meeting in our beach suites to a large corporate meeting or event on the tented lawn.

Our meeting rooms are equipped with technology to accommodate your meeting presentation needs, including drop-down screens, LCD projectors, a fully integrated sound system and high-speed internet, both wired and wireless. And socially conscious travelers will be pleased to know that Inn by the Sea has achieved Green Lodging Certification from Maine's Department of Environmental Protection.

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Our Event Spaces

Meeting Space

Crescent Room

The Inn's premier ocean view meeting room provides 1,300 square feet of divisible column-free meeting and event space ideal for your next group meeting or social occasion. Both sections have access to an outside terrace with views of our beautiful gardens and Crescent Beach and beyond. These flexible spaces have been designed with built-in presentation technology including LCD projectors, drop down screens, and a fully integrated sound system and high-speed internet access.

Beautiful Day At Inn By The Sea

Outdoor Events

Outdoor functions are easily accommodated at Inn by the Sea on our large, level lawn overlooking Crescent Beach and the Atlantic beyond. Graceful, beautifully planted gardens surround the lawn with an ever-changing display of indigenous seasonal plantings, nesting birds, and brilliantly colored butterflies. Up to 150 seated guests can be accommodated at 60-inch round tables within a weatherproof tent. A clear or shaded top can be selected depending on the amount of sunlight desired.

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Our suites are perfect for intimate, informal meetings of up to ten guests in the living and dining area. The special events team will set up your technology and accommodate food and beverage to meet your needs. The lawn, gardens, outside terrace and fire pits areas are available for social and team-building activities.

Crescent Room Dinner

Plan Your Next Meeting

Considering hosting your next meeting with us? Simply fill out our event inquiry form, and our team will be in touch to help plan your event.

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