Thoughtfully curated Wedding Suite

the apiary collective

The Apiary 
bridal Suite

Located in downtown Middletown Connecticut, built in the 1900’s, the space offers three beautiful rooms to utilize for wedding day prep. With light gray walls, large windows, contemporary finishes, and a fireplace in every room, the 1,100 square foot building is ready to host you and your wedding party.

We are within a 30 minute drive of 9
Connecticut wedding venues.

Rent our bridal suite, a space just for brides and their wedding party to get ready

The Annette Rae is room complete with large windows, grand fireplace, changing area and a lounge furniture setup perfect for relaxing while you wait to get your hairs and makeup done. And is ready for all the dreamy getting into your wedding dress photos


  • Grand fireplace
  • Large windows for ample light
  • Changing area
  • Steamer
  • Full Length mirror
  • Couch with coffee tables
  • Manakin for your wedding dress

Dorothy Francis is setup specifically for Hair and Makeup to be completed here. With two makeup vanities, adjustable bar stools and natural light for days.


  • Large windows
  • Grand fireplace
  • Rolling rack for wedding parties outfits
  • Two makeup vanities with lighted mirrors
  • Full length mirror
  • Two adjustable makeup + hair chairs
  • Two lounge chairs with table

The largest of the three rooms offers tables and seating for 16 as well as places to setup food and drink for your wedding party.

Ruth Anderson

  • Large windows
  • Grand fireplace
  • Two (8) seater wood tables with upholstered chairs
  • Console table 
  • Mini fridge
  • Lounge set with a couch and two chairs

Includes mirrors, steamer, a dress hook, plenty of natural light for hair and makeup. Includes entire studio with a minimum rental of 5 hours.

We are within a 30 minute drive of the following
Connecticut wedding venues:

The Barns at Wesleyan Hills
The Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill
The Pavilion on Crystal Lake
St Clements Castle
The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station
The Glastonbury Boathouse
TPC River Highlands
Smith Farms Gardens
Aqua Turf Club

The Bridal Suite

bridal images Photography by pivko Photo

rent the space

rent the bridal suite

Connecticut Brides come make the space your own along with your bridal crew.