Say “I Do” with a Micro Wedding

Your small wedding can feel grand in our spacious ballroom. Offering plenty of room for social distancing, gorgeous views of Salem Common, and endless decor possibilities, your 10-25 person celebration can still be beautiful, meaningful and memorable.

Our catering managers will assist you with all phases of planning from room set-up and creative menus to special photo ops and overnight guest rooms. Tell us what inspires you and watch your vision become a reality.


“We were married at the Hawthorne Hotel on August 22, 2020.  We had been planning and dreaming of this event for a year, and were so looking forward to having our wedding at this beautiful venue.  We worked with the team at the Hawthorne beginning in the fall of 2019 to plan, including attending the food tasting, where everything was delicious.  Then, of course, the pandemic hit.  We didn’t want to delay our marriage, but with the restrictions on events that were in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we became very anxious about what our event would look like. 

The sales and catering team were fantastic.  They worked closely with us and were in constant communication, presenting many different options to make our event beautiful and special while remaining safe and adhering to state guidelines.  In the end, we had a perfect event.  It was smaller than we had originally planned, which allowed for a much more intimate and personal event.  Our reception was perfect.  The personnel at the hotel, from the front desk staff to servers, attendants and bartenders were all extremely professional and accommodating, and they made our entire weekend very special.  The food was delicious and beautiful. 

We could not have asked for more from the Hawthorne.  The history, character and beauty of the hotel, particularly the ballroom, make it a special place for a wedding.  The friendly, professional and helpful staff make it outstanding.  If you are considering the Hawthorne for your wedding (big or small), I give it my highest recommendation!”

~ Caitlin & Christian