Plated food at the Squire Tarbox Inn

An Event to Remember

Off the beaten path yet easily accessible for guests, our historic twelve-acre property offers a blank canvas for your perfect event. Dance the night away, host the dinner of your dreams, or build camaraderie with your team in our lovingly restored event barn, only one hour from the Portland airport.

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Historic Property

Originally built in the 1820s, The Squire Tarbox Inn was carefully restored in 2018. What was once a coastal carriage house is now our one-of-a-kind event barn, providing a unique and welcoming setting that’s etched with history. The property’s lush greenery, heritage woods, and sparkling salt marsh act as a brilliant backdrop for any kind of event.

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Dazzle Your Guests

Set the scene for your private event in our beautiful raw barn, covered in natural light and surrounded by antique wood. A comfortable loft on the second floor features a large, elevated deck that overlooks the pastoral farmland, and guests will swoon over the stunning midcoast sunset with a local Maine beverage in hand.

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A Venue For All

Customize Your Event

The Squire Tarbox Inn offers multiple options for your special occasion or private event on our historic Westport Island property. Don’t see the type of event you’re looking for? Speak to our onsite venue manager to design your own unique experience.
Product Shoot
Meditation Retreats
Wine Tasting
Film Location
Family Reunions
Private Dinners
Corporate Retreats
Yoga Retreats
5 star rating
We were there for just a couple of days, but from what we saw it gets top rating. From the moment you drive in you know you are at a peaceful retreat away from everything. The place was beautifully decorated and had the farmhouse charm.
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What does the venue rental include?

The venue includes access to our 12-acre property including the event barn and deck, adjacent lawn and pasture overlooking the pond, bathroom facilities and some parking from Friday to Sunday.
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Is insurance required?

Yes, we do require event insurance for private events and weddings. Policies are typically very affordable and can be added to your homeowners or renters policy. There are also third party options as well.
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Can we supply our own alcohol, beer, or wine?

No. Due to our current liquor license all alcohol, beer, and wine must be purchased through the inn.
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Do you provide tables and chairs?

The event barn comes with a built-in bar, lounge furniture and several antique tables. In addition, we have ten 6' custom wood tables available for rent along with an eclectic assortment of wood chairs. For all other rental items, we recommend connecting with one of our preferred vendors.
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Does the event barn have heat or A/C?

At this time, the barn does not have AC but there are plenty of large doors and windows that will allow for a comfortable climate. We do have kerosine heaters available for rent in the barn.
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How late can our event go on to?

We require that your bar close and the music end by 10:00PM and all guests not staying at the property have left the property by 11PM.
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