Ceremony Locations


  • The Washington Street Mill Complex is home to dozens of interesting ceremony sites, ranging from a portion of the interior of our facility to hidden areas of the building that can create an urban/industrial feel, or a flowering mill courtyard.
  • Henry Law Park is a multi-acre city park with stunning views of the Cochecho River, as well as well-manicured grounds and soaring shade trees.
  • The Rotary Arts Pavilion provides a covered stage and permanent seating within steps of Rivermill at Dover Landing.
  • The Rotary Garden in upper Henry Law Park provides an elegant garden setting for an intimate ceremony.
  • The Overlook Deck in lower Henry Law Park is cantilevered over the Cochecho River and provides Rivermill at Dover Landing as a backdrop for your ceremony.
  • The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is a fun alternative that will be sure to have your guests talking. This LEED-certified ‘green’ building has numerous areas that are suitable for a fun and playful twist on the traditional ceremony.
  • Fish Ladder Park on Central Avenue is situated along the roaring waterfall that powered Dover’s industrial history and is a secluded yet accessible spot for a ceremony.
  • Cocheco Courtyard on Central Avenue is an open area surrounded by historic mill buildings.
  • Waldron Courtyard is an intimate setting with shade trees, set between two historic downtown buildings.
  • Dover’s Community Trail provides numerous natural backdrops as well as a stunning vista from its rehabilitated turn-of-the-century railroad trestle.
  • The Woodman Institute Museum provides an intimate courtyard in front of Dover’s oldest structure, which operates as a quaint museum.
  • Dover’s City Hall, built in 1933, provides a classic location for those looking to take the ultra-traditional route.
  • Founded in 1905, the Dover Public Library features an Olmstead Company landscape, plus a well-manicured lawn surrounded by historic buildings.

Please contact the Rivermill staff for additional venue options including private homes, conservation land, and other options