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MetroWest Offers Top Meeting & Team Building Venues Outside of Boston

Escape the hustle and bustle of the big city and discover the charm of MetroWest Boston—the cluster of cities and towns lying west of Boston and east of Worcester—for your next event or meeting. 

This forward-thinking region with a small-town feel offers a unique blend of accessibility, unconventional venues, and engaging team building activities, making it an unbeatable setting for corporate gatherings, retreats, and more.

Choosing the MetroWest area over Boston proper means enjoying the same proximity to major transportation hubs like Logan International Airport, but with numerous added benefits like more affordable venues, less traffic, and simpler logistics. 

But don’t just take our word for it. Check out these stunning spots for out-of-the-box meetings and events. 

Think Beyond the Boardroom

Wayside Inn Grist Mill in Sudbury Massachusetts

MetroWest Boston combines small-town charm with modern conveniences, making it an unbeatable setting for corporate gatherings, retreats, and more.

Forget the standard conference room and spark creativity at one of MetroWest’s distinctive event venues, including… 

American Heritage Museum: Located in the town of Hudson, this museum features one of the world’s largest collections of tanks and military vehicles—all displayed in unique dioramas and immersive exhibits. Plus, there’s event space for up to 500 people inside (in the museum proper, or in its hangar full of antique planes!) and 1,000 outside.

Hopkinton Center for the Arts: Let the arts inspire your next big idea in a space that breeds creativity. Located in Hopkinton, the center offers classes in ceramics, dance, music, theater, and visual arts—all under one roof—and can be rented for events as large as 250 people hosted in a variety of multi-use spaces, including a theater, hall, gallery, and outdoor amphitheater.

Village Hall on the Common: Also in Framingham, this event hall is a dramatic Greek Revival building that offers classic charm, modern conveniences, and space for up to 180 guests, including an available stage.

Wayside Inn: Step back in time in this historical setting, originally built in 1686! The Sudbury venue has a variety of event and dining spaces set on 100 acres of grassy fields and protected woodlands, all with an American Revolution charm.

The Verve Hotel: Inject some fun with this pop-art decorated property that’s anything but ordinary. Located in Natick, the hotel boasts 17,000 square feet of flexible meeting space including the 400-person Apollo ballroom and three boardrooms.

Framingham Collection: Known locally as “The Castle Hotel” due to its unique façade, this newly renovated Marriott tri-brand hotel offers a diverse range of experiences all under one roof, catering to various preferences and travel needs, with 25,000 square feet of meeting space.

Dean College: Dean’s beautiful and historic campus offers nearly 90,000 square feet of event space in 15 different areas. The college has a variety of rental opportunities from conference rooms to performance venues to athletic facilities, including a sports pub and a chapel.



Make your meeting memorable with unique team building activities.

Engage and Inspire With Creative Team Building

Strengthen your team dynamics with activities that go well beyond traditional team outings, with options like… 

Puttshack: The tech-infused mini golf chain now has a location in Natick—complete with a bar, restaurant, private event space, and a DJ on weekends!

Level99: This Natick venue is a first-of-its-kind social gaming playground featuring over 50 real-world physical and mental challenges and games, plus craft drinks and elevated dining.

WSK: Whip up some teamwork with gourmet cooking classes that cater to any culinary skill level! The Holliston venue can host a variety of private events and classes.

The Beach House: Dive into some fun with indoor sand volleyball, perfect for teambuilding. Located in Natick, the sports facility has almost 15,000 square feet of deep radiant-heated sand, plus a 3,000-square-foot viewing mezzanine and event space, and access to personal sports trainers.

Local Breweries and Distilleries: The region boasts 18 local craft breweries, a winery, and a distillery—many offering behind-the-scenes tours and live entertainment, plus standout options for group tastings and experiences.

D.I.Y. Craft Workshops: Foster creativity and collaboration through hands-on crafting sessions tailored to your team’s interests, from painting to jewelry making to mosaics to custom signs, and more!

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