Stretching along the Hudson River from Westchester County to Albany, the Hudson Valley is a beautiful region renowned for its natural beauty. Designated as a National Heritage Area, the valley features rolling vineyards, farms, and orchards, and has a burgeoning food and farmer’s market scene. The magnificent natural scenery has inspired artists whose works fall into the Hudson River School of Painters genre. It is also a perfect destination for a wedding or special celebration and here are some of the top wedding venues in the area.
1.Apple Barn Weddings/Red Rooster Barn
© Apple Barn Weddings/Red Rooster Barn
Located in the heart of the beautiful Hudson River Valley, just two hours north of Manhattan, Apple Barn Farm is a beautiful barn-style wedding destination. The venue features an elegant 19th century barn surrounded by bucolic rolling hills, meadows and ponds, and offers an array of services including décor and furnishings, decorative items and lighting, preferred vendor lists for services such as wedding cakes and photography, and a wedding specialist to take care of all the details before, during and after the event. Fresh flowers can be arranged from the local cutting garden near the farm.
673 NY-66, Hudson, NY 12534, Phone: 518-929-7801
2.Arrow Park Lake and Lodge
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Arrow Park Lake and Lodge is an outdoor wedding venue in Westchester, just an hour outside of Manhattan. The site features an elegant 1909 Italianate mansion which is situated on a cliff overlooking a beautiful waterfall-fed lake and is surrounded by verdant forests. Arrow Park Lake and Lodge is an idyllic setting for all types of wedding celebrations with indoor and outdoor venue options for up to 225 guests, including a dance banquet hall for gala-style events, overnight accommodations for guests, and breathtaking views. Services offered with the rental of the venue include a beautiful bridal suite, event planning, and management services, in-house beverage and catering services, lighting and sound equipment, set up and clean-up of the venue, outside vendor hosting, and ample free parking.
1061 Orange Turnpike, Monroe, NY 10950, Phone: 845-783-2044
© Basilica Hudson
Basilica Hudson is a renowned art and performance venue in Hudson that is situated in a reclaimed and restored 19th-century factory located near the city's South Bay riverfront along the Hudson River. Boasting striking industrial-style architecture, the 7,000 square foot venue offers a unique location for weddings and special celebrations with both indoor and outdoor setups available. Notable features of the site include a beautiful bridal suite and a 2,000 square-foot private gallery space for the bridal party to get ready or relax before the big event. Services offered with the rental of the venue include dining tables and chairs, lighting and audiovisual equipment, a dance floor, production assistance, and ample free parking.
Basilica Hudson, 110 S Front St, Hudson, NY 12534, Phone: 518-822-1050
© The Belltower
The Belltower is a beautifully restored Gothic-style church built in 1896 during the peak years of the Rosendale Cement industry. In 1985, the church was transformed into an artist's studio for fine glass and sculpture and today is used as a unique wedding venue. The church features a 2,500 square foot central nave, which is rich in original architectural detailing, high vaulted tin ceilings, and beautiful fir wood flooring. A wood staged pulpit can be used for ceremonies, speeches, presentations, and musical performances, and the interior spaces are filled with natural light which floods through a soaring front window. There are a variety of activities to enjoy in the area for guests, such as hiking, biking, visiting the independent Rosendale Theatre, or listening to live music at the Rosendale Café.
398 Main St, Rosendale, NY 12472, Phone: 845-658-8077
5.Chalet on the Hudson
© Chalet on the Hudson
Located in the heart of the historic Hudson Valley with breathtaking views of the Hudson River and the majestic Storm King Mountains, Chalet on the Hudson is a charming wedding venue that offers an unforgettable experience. In addition to spacious indoor and outdoor settings for both ceremonies and receptions, the site provides an array of services to match all needs, styles, and budgets. Chalet on the Hudson features lush, landscaped gardens with a 40-foot waterfall, a charming outdoor patio, and an elegant banquet hall with lounge-style seating. The gallery has large panoramic windows that embrace beautiful views, a cozy fireplace, and a grand piano, and can seat up to 170 guests for a dinner and dancing function. Services offered with the rental of the venue include a beautiful bridal suite, event planning, and management services, in-house beverage and catering services, lighting and sound equipment, set up and clean-up of the venue, outside vendor hosting, and ample free parking.
3250 NY-9D, Cold Spring, NY 10516, Phone: 845-265-2600
6.Falkirk Estate & Country Club
© Falkirk Estate & Country Club
Falkirk Estate and Country Club is an elegant wedding venue in Central Valley, New Jersey with a beautiful backdrop of the club’s pristine 18-hole golf course and the majestic Ramapo Mountains. Falkirk Estate and Country Club can accommodate weddings of all sizes, from grand affairs and social galas to smaller, more intimate cocktail receptions and offers an array of world-class services to cater for all needs. Venues at the club range from an elegant wrought iron gazebo surrounded by waterfalls and rolling greens to the exquisitely decorated Estate Grand Ballroom with a mahogany wood fireplace, a 360-degree bar, and floor-to-ceiling panoramic views over the course and the mountains. Services include a bridal suite, lighting and sound equipment, in-house catering and beverage services, and event planning services, among others.
206 Smith Clove Rd, Central Valley, NY 10917, Phone: 845-928-8060
7.F.E.A.S.T at Round Hill
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Located in the Hudson Valley, F.E.A.S.T at Round Hill is an intimate wedding and reception venue in Washingtonville, New York that offers an attractive and distinctive alternative to regular wedding venues. Inspired by early 1800s Greek architecture, the historical and private Greek Revival Manor has been restored to its former glory and is surrounded by lush manicured gardens, tranquil fountains, and grassy lawns, making it an ideal venue for outdoor garden weddings. Intimate indoor spaces include charming parlor rooms with fireplaces, porches, and decks, and a 1,600 square foot ballroom has a dance floor and five sets of French-style doors open onto the pretty garden. F.E.A.S.T at Round Hill offers a range of all-inclusive wedding packages, which include world-class catering and beverage services, the use of the grounds for the day, a designer wedding cake and a small sweets station, and set up and clean-up of the venue.
110 Round Hill Rd, Washingtonville, NY 10992, Phone: 845-497-7476
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8.Hudson Valley Farm Weddings at Indian Ridge
© Hudson Valley Farm Weddings at Indian Ridge
Surrounded by a tranquil lake and picturesque apple orchards, the Hudson Valley Farm Weddings at Indian Ridge offers a unique and romantic wedding venue. The charming country-style site offers both indoor and outdoor spaces for ceremonies, and receptions and guests have access to the lake and paddle boats, a beach volleyball court and plenty of space for a large tent. An Adirondack-inspired lodge provides a beautiful indoor space with stone and timber finishes that can accommodate up to 80 guests with a DJ and dance area. Guests can choose vendors for catering and beverage services, photography, floral arrangements, and wedding cakes. Services offered with the rental of the venue include lighting and audiovisual equipment, a dance floor, production assistance, and ample free parking.
500 Crescent Ave, Highland, NY 12528, Phone: 845-883-3208
9.Hudson Valley Weddings at The Hill
© Hudson Valley Weddings at The Hill
Surrounded by several hundred acres of pristine horse pastures, dense woods, and a tranquil lake, Hudson Valley Weddings at The Hill is a private 300-acre estate with spectacular views of the Berkshire and Catskills Mountains. The venue has multiple buildings and barns for a variety of functions from ceremonies to receptions, including the historic Palladian Barn for elegant gala dinners and the Art Barn for dancing. The Palladian Barn is a multi-leveled venue built in 1801 with two event spaces, and the Art Barn is perfect for cocktail hour or an after party. The beautifully manicured grounds include a charming gazebo and stunning backdrops for photographs.
65 Bells Pond Rd, Hudson, NY 12534, Phone: 646-249-0255
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10.Owls Hoot Barn
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Nestled at the base of Kalkberg Trail in the beautiful Hudson Valley region of the Catskill Mountains, the Owl’s Hoot Barn is a rustic, romantic homestead offers a stunning location for a one-of-a-kind wedding celebration. Overlooked by a sheer limestone cliff, the property features several red barns, a charming wooden bridge, and a babbling brook, along with a grassy lawn where cocktails can be cocktails. The spacious Owl’s Hoot Barn provides a romantic space for dinner and dancing beneath the twinkling lights strung from the rafters.
386 Bronck Mill Rd, West Coxsackie, NY 12192, Phone: 518-755-1706
11.Red Maple Vineyard
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Located on 143-acres of beautiful landscapes overlooking the historic Hudson River, the Red Maple Vineyard is a full-service wedding and catering company that will leave lasting memories. The venue features a beautifully renovated cow barn dating back to the 1800s with solid stone foundations, expansive lawns, rolling vineyards, bucolic horse paddocks, herb and floral gardens, and dense forests. The Red Maple Vineyard uses Cornerstone Caterers for exceptional catering and beverage services, using fresh locally sourced ingredients from their gardens, and can cater for up to 300 guests for a grand and elegant celebration. The onsite bakery can provide designer wedding cakes and decadent pastries for dessert.
103 Burroughs Dr, West Park, NY 12493, Phone: 845-384-3057
© Senate Garage
Nestled between the rolling hills of the Hudson Valley in Kingston, New York, the historic Senate Garage is a modern and industrial-style wedding event venue in a rustic setting. Built in the 1900s as a parking garage for dignitaries, the brick and steel icon is now surrounded by the beautifully manicured gardens and grounds of the Senate House State Park. The versatile space can host up to 275 guests for ceremonies and receptions and up to 450 guests for standing cocktail receptions and offers an exclusive wedding package that includes 7,500 square feet of flexible event space. The package also includes a stylish bridal suite, a vintage-style lounge, lighting and audiovisual equipment, and a professional events manager to take care of every detail.
4 N Front St, Kingston, NY 12401, Phone: 845-802-5900
13.Stablegate Barn & Vineyard
© Stablegate Barn & Vineyard
Stablegate Barn & Vineyard is a romantic rustic event venue for wedding ceremonies and receptions of all styles and types. The Stablegate Barn is a beautifully restored 19th-century Albany barn with vintage décor and romantic lighting, a custom-built copper penny-topped bar, and lovely views of the surrounding fields and meadows. Guests can stroll around the farm’s privately-owned vineyard while soaking up the magical 360-degree views of the Catskill Mountains, before enjoying a cocktail reception or dinner and dancing function in the barn. The venue caters for up to 225 guests for seated dinner and dancing events, and 300 standing guests for cocktail receptions.
2085 Payne Rd, Castleton-On-Hudson, NY 12033, Phone: 518-732-4444
14.Tappan Hill Mansion
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Located on the former estate of Mark Twain in the Connecticut town of Westchester, Tappan Hill Mansion is a historic hilltop wedding venue where luxury meets vintage sophistication against a backdrop of stunning river views. Located just 45 minutes from Manhattan in the heart of the Hudson Valley, the Tappan Hill Mansion caters for both intimate and grand functions of up to 260 guests with a pristinely manicured lawn for daytime ceremonies and celebrations under the stars. The venue has classic ballrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and exposed stone walls for elegant indoor functions, including the Pavilion Room with its glass-encased brick patio and outdoor terrace, and the Hudson Room which has access to a private garden terrace. Services included with the rental of the venue range from in-house catering and bar services to event planning, a bridal suite, and local vendors for photography, videography and floral arrangements.
81 Highland Avenue, Tarrytown, NY 10591, Phone: 914-631-3030
15.Tarrytown House Estate on The Hudson
© Tarrytown House Estate on The Hudson
Set among Westchester's densely wooded bluffs, Tarrytown House Estate is an impressive 19th-century mansion overlooking the Hudson River that exudes an ambiance reminiscent of America's Gilded Age. Dating back to the early 1800s, the mansion blends old-world elegance, grace, and charm and is set on 26 acres of pristinely manicured gardens and grounds, which also feature a contemporary, atrium-style conference center. The estate features several buildings including the King Mansion, the Biddle Mansion and the magnificent Winter Palace and caters for a variety of events from romantic ceremonies to grand receptions against a backdrop of spectacular river views.
49 E Sunnyside Ln, Tarrytown, NY 10591, Phone: 914-591-8200
16.The BARN at Liberty Farms
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The BARN at Liberty Farms is a ranch in the Albany, New York area that offers a rustic venue for a range of functions from romantic wedding ceremonies to grand receptions. The 300-acre property functions as an organic farm with pastoral horse paddocks and rolling meadows, which provide a lush, verdant setting for outdoor gatherings. A former thoroughbred stallion barn has been transformed into a beautiful indoor space with wood-paneled walls and ceilings; romantic wrought iron chandeliers, heating and air conditioning, catering preparation areas, and modern restrooms. Services include with the rental of the venue include overnight accommodations, an elegant bridal suite, set up and clean up of the venue, lighting and sound equipment, and ample parking.
60 Ostrander Rd, Ghent, NY 12075, Phone: 917-539-9283
17.The Briarcliff Manor
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The Briarcliff Manor is a romantic 1902 mansion on the Hudson River that found fame as ‘Tara’ in the classic film Gone with the Wind. Originally built as an elegant country residence of a wealthy Wall Street financier, the mansion now provides an exquisite venue for special events and functions such as weddings and other celebrations. The villa features a variety of beautifully appointed spaces for all kind of functions from intimate gatherings to grand balls and is surrounded by pristine gardens and grounds with huge trees and the meandering Hudson River. An executive chef and award-winning in-house catering team provide delicious Italian-focused cuisine, and a stunning bridal suite is available for the bride and her party to relax before the big day.
25 Studio Hill Road • Briarcliff Manor • New York 10510, Phone: 914-944-1524
18.The Farm at Pond Lily
© The Farm at Pond Lily
Nestled in the rolling hills of Columbia County on a 500-acre estate surrounded by dense natural forests, the Farm at Pond Lily is an extraordinary wedding venue with one of the most beautiful natural settings in New York. Located just 100 miles north of the city, the estate features a historic farmhouse known as Pond Lily House which boasts intimate spaces for small gatherings and luxury overnight accommodations for guests. The neighboring Taghkanic State Park offers a variety of activities ranging from hiking, camping and boating to swimming and fishing and the nearby towns of Hudson, Red Hook, Tivoli, and Rhinebeck offer nightly entertainment.
365 W Pond Lily Rd, Taghkanic, NY 12523, Phone: 518-303-2488
© The Garrison
The Garrison is a countryside wedding venue set on a beautifully manicured golf course overlooking the Hudson River in Westchester, Connecticut. Boasting breathtaking views of the river and the mountains in the background, the Garrison has four main event spaces that can cater for up to 230 guests. Function spaces range from the River Room with its floor-to-ceiling windows, patio, and terraces overlooking the Hudson River to the intimate Hudson Room, which is ideal for cocktail parties and post-ceremony socializing. The Ceremony Garden features manicured landscaping and meandering stone pathways, while the Windgate has ornate French doors that open on to a lovely stone terrace. Services offered with the rental of the venue include deluxe wedding day packages, in-house catering services, and professional event planners.
2015 Route 9, Garrison, NY 10524, Phone: 518-303-2488
© The Grandview
The Grandview is a luxury wedding venue and event facility that features breathtaking views of the Hudson River. Located on the banks of the river in Westchester, Connecticut, the site boasts beautifully manicured lawns and an elegant outdoor ballroom with elaborate chandeliers and white drapery for ceremonies and receptions for up to 600 guests. Romantic indoor celebrations can be hosted in the Grand Ballroom, which features ornate French doors, a built-in dance floor, and floor-to-ceiling windows with spectacular views. Services included with the rental of the venue range from a beautiful bridal suite, on-site event planners, in-house catering and bar facilities, a custom-made wedding cake, and valet parking.
176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, Phone: 845-486-4700
21.The Highlands/Highlands Country Club
© The Highlands/Highlands Country Club
Highlands Country Club is a glamorous country club and wedding event venue in Garrison, New York that provides an unforgettable one-of-a-kind experience. Situated one hour north of New York City, the luxurious site features beautifully manicured gardens and grounds, a picturesque golf course, and a glass solarium that provide spectacular backdrops for wedding photographs. Event spaces at the club include an elegant Grand Ballroom with a hardwood dance floor and a stunning chandelier, and a pretty outdoor garden sprinkled with fairy lights. Services with the rental of the venue include catering and beverage services, a customized wedding cake, overnight accommodations, and valet parking.
955 NY-9D, Garrison, NY 10524, Phone: 845-424-3254
22.THE TIN BALLROOM
Conveniently and centrally located on Warren Street in the heart of historic Hudson, the Tin Ballroom is an authentic 19th-century private event space in the heart of historical Hudson. The Tin Ballroom features two beautiful areas that are perfect for ceremonies and receptions – a 3,600 square foot loft-like space called the Catskill Mountains House Hall with grand columns, and a 1,500-square-foot ballroom with original pressed tin walls and ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling mirrors with candlelight sconces that exude the 19th-century ambiance.
419 Warren St, Hudson, NY 12534, Phone: 518-828-5489
23.View on the Hudson
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Nestled on the banks of the Hudson River in Piermont in the heart of Rockland County, View on the Hudson is a premier wedding venue with an exquisite waterfront setting. The upscale reception facility features indoor and outdoor event spaces that can accommodate up to 240 wedding guests, including a common area surrounded by beautifully manicured gardens and grounds, and a grand ballroom with spectacular views of the Hudson River. Amenities and services with the rental of the venue include state-of-the-art lighting and sound equipment, in-house catering and beverage services, customized wedding cakes, professional event planning, and management teams, and valet parking.
101 Shad Row, Piermont, NY 10968, Phone: 845-365-0009
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Tucked away in the heart of the Hudson Valley, Villa Venezia is an elegant family-owned wedding and special events venue with beautiful décor, exceptional cuisine, and world-class service. Exuding a charming and sleek ambiance, Villa Venezia brings a slice of the Italian countryside and refined boutique style to the Hudson Valley. The mansion features an elegant chandelier ballroom for grand dinner and dancing receptions, and three private suites for more intimate gatherings, as well as two beautiful outdoor ceremonies, including a lovely patio or a lovely lawn beneath a huge willow tree. Services included with the rental of the venue range from off-site catering and bar services to event planning, a bridal suite, and local vendors for photography, videography and floral arrangements.
2257 Goshen Turnpike, Middletown, NY 10941, Phone: 845-692-3300
© Whitby Castle
Whitby Castle is a luxurious wedding venue set on a pristine golf course in Rye, New York that provides a spectacular setting for special celebrations. Located in Westchester County, the impressive castle was built in 1852 to resemble the original Whitby Abbey in England and is surrounded by 126 acres of landscaped gardens and grounds. The venue features both indoor and outdoor settings for ceremonies and receptions with elegant event rooms and perfectly manicured lawns with breathtaking views of the Long Island Sound. The mansion-style wedding venue can accommodate up to 250 guests and offers services such as on-site catering and beverage services, a bridal suite and groom’s room, professional and friendly staff, and an extensive list of preferred vendors.
330 Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY 10580, Phone: 914-777-2053
25 Best Hudson Valley Wedding Venues
- Apple Barn Weddings/Red Rooster Barn, Photo: Apple Barn Weddings/Red Rooster Barn
- Arrow Park Lake and Lodge, Photo: Arrow Park Lake and Lodge
- Basilica Hudson, Photo: Basilica Hudson
- The Belltower, Photo: The Belltower
- Chalet on the Hudson, Photo: Chalet on the Hudson
- Falkirk Estate & Country Club, Photo: Falkirk Estate & Country Club
- F.E.A.S.T at Round Hill, Photo: F.E.A.S.T at Round Hill
- Hudson Valley Farm Weddings at Indian Ridge, Photo: Hudson Valley Farm Weddings at Indian Ridge
- Hudson Valley Weddings at The Hill, Photo: Hudson Valley Weddings at The Hill
- Owls Hoot Barn, Photo: Africa Studio/stock.adobe.com
- Red Maple Vineyard, Photo: Red Maple Vineyard
- Senate Garage, Photo: Senate Garage
- Stablegate Barn & Vineyard, Photo: Stablegate Barn & Vineyard
- Tappan Hill Mansion, Photo: Tappan Hill Mansion
- Tarrytown House Estate on The Hudson, Photo: Tarrytown House Estate on The Hudson
- The BARN at Liberty Farms, Photo: The BARN at Liberty Farms
- The Briarcliff Manor, Photo: The Briarcliff Manor
- The Farm at Pond Lily, Photo: The Farm at Pond Lily
- The Garrison, Photo: The Garrison
- The Grandview, Photo: The Grandview
- The Highlands/Highlands Country Club, Photo: The Highlands/Highlands Country Club
- THE TIN BALLROOM, Photo: CL-Medien/stock.adobe.com
- View on the Hudson, Photo: View on the Hudson
- Villa Venezia, Photo: Villa Venezia
- Whitby Castle, Photo: Whitby Castle
- Cover Photo: rostov777/stock.adobe.com