Weddings
Weddings

From vows with a view, to champagne celebration, The Starting Gate is devoted to helping you create the wedding day of your dreams.

Social Events
Social Events

Whether it’s an intimate gathering or an extravagant wedding, our attention to every detail will bring your vision to life and create memories for a lifetime.

Meetings and Receptions
Meetings and Receptions

Enjoy a change of scenery and schedule your next business meeting with a view. The ballroom can be sectioned off to accommodate smaller gatherings or break out sessions.

Explore Our Spaces
Explore Our Spaces

The Starting Gate at GreatHorse offers an event space that is perfect for hosting everything from galas and grand receptions to intimate gatherings and corporate meetings…with a view!

Explore Our Menus
Explore Our Menus

Exceed your guests’ expectations every time. Our innovative event planning, in-house catering, and can-do attitude consistently deliver special occasions your guests will remember forever.

What They're Saying...

The Backstretch

Our Social Sphere
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Stop into the MassMutual center and come see us at the Western New England Bridal Expo! We will be here till 4:00pm talking about our Venue and all the latest trends!! . . . . #wedding #ido #bride #venue #weddingvenue #newengland #itsdifferentatgreathorse #StartingGate #Weddinggarden #theknot #weddingwire #party #countryclub #engaged #business #weddingideas #weddingplanning #reception #rustic #Romantic #weddingphotography #catering #golfcourse #trends #bridalexpo

Posted: November 4th, 2018

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Are you looking for a fun date night or where to visit Santa and Mrs. Claus or have lunch with your friends and coworkers or dance the night away and celebrate the holidays? Look no further - The Starting Gate at GreatHorse is hosting some great events that you don't want to miss! Call or email us for more information.

Posted: October 19th, 2018

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Join us to celebrate the 2018 Hunter's Moon with a 5-course dinner and wine pairing on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Great food matched with great wines - what a great date night! Hopefully a clear night to check out the moon too! Open to the public- please contact us to make your reservation.

Posted: October 19th, 2018

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We loved hosting Square Ones Tea Party! Such a lovely day . . . . #itsdifferentatgreathorse #thestartinggate #catering #sunset #teaparty #hats #tea #sandwiches #food #fun #fall #deck

Posted: October 13th, 2018

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Date Night! We're hosting another Comedy Night at The Starting Gate at GreatHorse on Friday, September 21st with Comedian Moody McCarthy. This fun event is open to the public. We hope you'll join us!

Posted: September 14th, 2018