Spacious Banquet Halls For That Special Occasion

Picturesque lawns and gardens for a gorgeous photo backdrop

McGovern’s on the Water features romantic indoor and outdoor event spaces. McGovern’s on the Water is a banquet hall wedding venue located in Fall River, Massachusetts. Nestled on ten acres overlooking Laurel Lake, this elegant wedding venue is sure to leave a lasting impression on all in attendance. The venue is located 20 minutes from Providence, Rhode Island, and an hour from Boston, making it convenient for guests traveling from out of town.


The staff at McGovern’s on the Water strive to ensure each couple’s wedding is unforgettable. Our on-site wedding coordinator is happy to guide soon-to-be newlyweds through the planning process. They ensure no detail is overlooked and can assist with organizing everything from linens to catering. Couples can work alongside the culinary team to create their custom wedding menu, which includes hors d’oeuvres, a three- to five-course meal, and a champagne toast.

Make Your Event Stand Out


Are you hosting an event in Fall River, MA?


You’ll want a unique party event venue so you and your guests can have the time of your life.


McGovern’s On The Water is a 10-acre estate with lovely gardens and pristine lawns that will make for a great night and beautiful wedding photos.


Our banquet halls with catering services can accommodate up to 250 guests. Fill out the form on this page to find out more about our party event venue.

Call us during business hours at (508) 679-5010.


After hours please leave a message on our answering service at 877-272-8200.

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The Killarney Lake Room

Larger events can take place in the Killarney Lake Room, with its elegant white brick walls, warm wood-burning fireplace, and joining outdoor patio.

Banquet Room | Maximum Capacity: 275

The Killarney Lake Room offers seating for 275 guests. It features an outdoor patio that is a perfect place for your guests to gather during the social hour to enjoy a beverage and hors d’oeuvres. After the social hour, your guests will be invited into our elegantly decorated banquet room complete with a white brick, wood burning fireplace for a fine dining experience. Our oversized dance floor ensures ample room for dancing and celebration.

The Laurel Room

The Laurel Room is perched in the building’s upstairs, complete with expansive windows looking out on the property, fine wood trims, and a beautiful head table.

Banquet Room | Maximum Capacity: 135
The Laurel Room is our upstairs banquet room overlooking our 10 acre water view estate, offering seating for 135 guests. It features a private deck complete with a portable bar available to your guests during the social hour. Your fine dining experience will find you seated at a beautifully decorated head table in front of a dance floor, surrounded by all your guests.


A perfect setting for an intimate wedding.

The Gazebo

Imagine saying your “I do’s” beneath the romantic gazebo, the grand expanse of the lake the surrounded 10-acre state serving as your backdrop. Picturesque gardens and well manicured lawns are ideal for taking charming wedding photographs.


Your guests will be seated on the surrounding patio so they can share in your special moment. After the knot is tied, you can host your cocktail hour on the patio while soaking in the waterfront view.


Your celebration continues in the Killarney Room, which features a beautiful brick fireplace. If you marry in the colder months, you and your guests can enjoy the heat from this traditional wood-burning hearth. The room can be set up with elegant round banquet tables and has space for dancing.

Amenities and Restrictions


– Wedding planning services

– Bride’s dressing area

– Ceremony arch

– Dance floor

– Podium and/or stage

– Coat check room

– Tables and chairs provided

– Linens, silverware, glassware provided

– Outdoor lighting

– Piano

– Security

– Venue set up and clean up

– Votive candles

– Day-of coordinator

– Champagne toast

– Full kitchen facilities

– Large parking lot


– All food and beverage handled by venue

– Venue must approve all decorations

– No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

– Catering provided by venue

– Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

– Smoking outside only

– Alcohol must be provided by venue

– Music must end by midnight

Contact us if you have any questions or if you would like to set-up a booking appointment.