The 228 In Sterling

228 Leominster Road, Sterling, MA 01564


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With only one wedding a day, the flexibility to choose vendors you love, and no minimum guest count you’ll create the garden or barn wedding of your dreams at The 228.

Hosting your event at The 228 is easy – we make the planning process simple and stress-free. Our inclusive amenities, expert planning assistance, and additional services and decor options eliminate the need to coordinate with multiple vendors. Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of The 228.


Just the Venue

We include generous amenities with every venue booking, starting with private indoor and outdoor spaces with no other events at the same time. Find all the details on our pricing and event timeframes, and what comes with the space.


Expert Assistance

Our employees have years of experience guiding customers like you through the process of planning your event while staying within your budget. With our assistance, you’ll be able to choose the right vendors and options to create the event you envision without breaking the bank.


The 228 Decor Store

You don’t need to buy it – rent it from our curated collection. When you need more than the generous amenities included in the venue rental, you can easily shop our catalog of items available for rent, eliminating the need to purchase or work with multiple vendors.

Always included with Venue Rental

  • House round tables (6’) chairs in the barn
  • Furniture on the patio
  • Chairs and spool table around the firepit
  • The picnic tables under the pavilion
  • The Edison bulb string lights under the pavilion
  • The buffet serving tables in the barn
  • In-house speaker system for DJ use in the barn, the patio, and the field
  • (2) Two moveable bar stations–one in the barn, one on the patio (conditions apply)
  • 4’ & 6’ tables set where needed
  • The custom-made rolling cake cart for use in the barn
  • The (2) two large metal tables on the patio
  • (1) one hour to set up before your event
  • Non-alcoholic drink station-(3) three jars-you bring the drinks, ice & cups and our staff will keep them filled
  • Accessory small wooden tables as needed
  • Charming decor-updated seasonally
  • Louvered or bi-fold accent doors to hold seating assignments, photos, etc.

Amenities of the Barn

  • Heat & A/C as needed
  • Ceiling fans
  • Men’s, ladies’ & family/handicapped-accessible restrooms
  • Prep kitchen for caterer’s use
  • Wheelchair-accessible ramp into the barn and flat grounds
  • Real sliding cross-buck entry doors

For Weddings

  • One hour of rehearsal time
  • Two hours set up time before your wedding
  • Use of one of our outdoor ceremony sites plus your choice of seating from one of our providers
  • A ceremony “Plan B” in case of poor weather supported by The 228 staff


Business Info



Ceremony,Cocktail Hour,Destination,Pre-Ceremony,Reception,Rehearsal Dinner



Catering Not Included

Additional Info

Up to 120

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