A Private Estate
Not open to the public, this extremely Private Hudson River Estate is 100 miles north of New York City. Return to the 19th Century and the landscape of Frederick Law Olmsted at this landmarked home for your Ceremony and Reception.
Wedding Coordinator Ripley Hathaway - 518-965-4602
American Glory Restaurant
Situated in the heart of Hudson’s restaurant district on Warren Street and specializing in legendary wood smoked BBQ and classic American comfort foods as well as many vegetarian and gluten free options. Housed in a renovated red brick firehouse it has been meticulously restored to highlight the original brick walls, wood floors and historic grand wooden staircase. A beautiful dark wood and mirror bar with ice chilled beer taps sits on the casual pub style first floor and expansive doors open to the sidewalk dining area. The second floor houses a spacious dining room with seating for 100 people/ 150 people for cocktail parties. The additional private dining room with working fireplace and large screen TV seats 24 people, an ideal setting for intimate wedding receptions and Hudson’s most popular Rehearsal dinner venues.
342 Warren St, Hudson
Ancram Opera House
A rural performance hall in southeast Columbia County originally built in 1927 as Ancram’s grange hall is available on occasion for private parties and weddings.
1330 County Route 7, Ancram
Apple Barn Farm
The original upstate barn wedding destination, located in the Heart of the beautiful Hudson River Valley, just two hours north of Manhattan. The centerpiece is a 19th C barn surrounded by acres of rolling hills, meadows and ponds, all just 10 minutes south of Hudson. Weddings scheduled for the months of June, September and October only. firstname.lastname@example.org
MaryBeth Borruta 518-828-8698 or Kerri Corrigan 518-828-5349
Austerlitz Historical Society: Old Austerlitz
Celebrate your wedding embraced by the heritage and rural beauty of Old Austerlitz. The charming historic buildings available for your private use include a rustic 40’ x 30’ reconstructed barn that can seat up to 120 dinner guests or 200 for cocktails; a quaint 1853 non-denominational church that accommodates 120; plus a one-room schoolhouse built in 1852 that is simply a “fun” venue for photos. Additional picturesque out-buildings dot the site. The bucolic landscape also lends itself to convenient tent placement. Your guests will enjoy strolling the grounds, and tours of the 1794 Morey-Devereaux House may also be arranged.
Old Austerlitz - 11550 Rt 22, Austerlitz
For information, contact Lisa Light of Destination Bride at 518-392-7766
Barn at Pond Lily Farm
Pond Lily Farm is the ultimate venue for country-chic weddings and special events.The 500 acre estate features a rustic and period Barn with wood beaming and cobble stone accents that accommodates up to 226 guests for a sit-down dinner. The flagstone patio is a perfect spot for a cocktail hour, and the expansive landscaped grounds provide numerous options for ceremonies or gatherings. Whether you choose to erect an event tent or use the willow trees as your canopy, Pond Lily Farm offers guests privacy in an idyllic setting just two hours from Manhattan.
365 West Pond Lily Rd, Elizaville
This reclaimed 19th century factory has been converted into an event production space and an ideal location for your weddings or other celebrations. Basilica Hudson’s striking industrial architecture makes it a unique location for your event, framed by the iconic Hudson River School skies and views of the Catskill Mountains. 110 Front St, Hudson
Berkshire Country Inn
Known for its relaxed elegance with classic Berkshire/Hudson Valley charm that has become a premier destination for special events and treasured wedding memories. They pride themselves on their personal service, great cuisine and beautiful settings, either indoors, around the patios or on the rolling lawns and are available to help you with other details such as wine pairing, décor, floral styling, table settings, linen selections, entertainment, transportation, additional lodging needs, custom wedding cakes. Accommodations for the family and friends are available in the 12,000 sq ft brick Georgian, with in-ground pool, pond, six bedrooms and five baths which include every amenity. Old Chatham, NY
Catamount Ski Area and Adventure Park
A beautiful backdrop no matter what the season! Wedding Ceremony and Reception Venue Catamount Ski Area and Adventure Park 3290 Rt 23, Hillsdale
Catskill View Weddings & Events at Thor Icelandics
The Farm is situated in the heart of bucolic Columbia County and boasts some of the most breathtaking views of the Catskill Mountain range. A working Icelandic horse farm and home to over 50 Icelandic horses, it is the only Icelandic horse farm that doubles as a wedding and party venue in North America. Whether you’re “into” horses or not, the farm is a beautiful location and backdrop for your perfect day. Whether you want a rustic country wedding, or a chic New York City wedding in the country with amazing views, or something in between – it can all be created at Catskill View Weddings & Events to your details’ desire!
Thorunn Kristjansdottir - 518 592 1135 or 518 929 0009
The two interior dining rooms offer an elegantly relaxed atmosphere to enjoy their award winning Northern Italian cuisine and warm hospitality. Perfect for your rehersal dinners or small wedding parties. The Inn at Ca’Mea features 9 guestrooms in two newly renovated buildings. Capacity 75 with 40 on the outdoor garden patio Ca’Mea Ristorante The Inn at Ca’Mea 333 Warren St, Hudson www.camearestaurant.com
Circa 1799 Barn
If there’s one thing better than a Hudson Valley wedding it’s a Hudson Valley barn wedding. The Circa 1799 Barn, which is situated on 10 acres and surrounded by a 300-acre dairy farm, offers you the best of both.There are any number places on the property to hold your wedding ceremony but a favorite spot for many is under the large, shady maples in front of the barn.
Clermont State Historic Site
Several lovely outdoor locations, all with beautiful views of the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains. May - October. Capacity: 50-400 guests. Clermont State Historic Site Off Route 9G, Clermont
518-537-4240 ext 225
Columbia County Fairground
Fairhouse - This signature building, built in 1884, features an open floor plan, three-story loft ceiling, wrap-around porch, wooden floor, and old-fashioned glass windows. Includes nearby caterer’s prep site. Capacity: 300 guests Pavilion - This covered open pavilion is a great spot for a class reunion or family graduation party. Features include waist high counter, picnic tables and cooler. Capacity: 150-200. Columbia Hall - With a lovely porch, this building has two restrooms and a kitchenette. Open beamed ceiling lends a charming touch to any event. Capacity: 125-150 guests. Columbia County Agricultural Society 182 Hudson Ave, Chatham
Columbia Golf and Country Club
A beautiful location, centrally located to the City of Hudson, with views of the Catskill Mountains. Executive Chef and Caterer Susan Wolfe - Hill email@example.com Columbia Golf and Country Club 295 Rt 217, Claverack
Columbia Land Conservancy’s Conservation Areas
A beautiful location for your outdoor wedding. Bordon’s Pond Conservation Area - Rt 203, Chatham Drowned Lands Swamp Conservation Area - 653 Route 3, Ancram Greenport Conservation Area - Daisy Hill Rd, Greenport Hand Hollow Conservation Area - 387 Gale Hill Rd or 4079 Route 9, New Lebanon High Falls Conservation Area - 540 Roxbury Rd, Philmont/Claverack Ooms Conservation Area at Sutherland Pond - 480 Rock City Rd, Chatham Round Ball Mountain Conservation Area - 503 Carson Rd, Ancram Schor Conservation Area - 58 Shoreview Dr, Red Rock Siegel-Kline Conservation Area - 1452 County Route 21 (Garage Place), Ghent Columbia Land Conservancy
Copake Country Club
A location that marries the beauty of the scenery, with the Catskill Mountains in the distance to Copake Lake at your feet, to the bounty of the land with Hudson Valley produce and products that make it a true country wedding. Copake Country Club 44 Golf Course Rd, Copake Lake
Crellin Community Park
A small town park atmosphere boarding a creek and offering a pond with a beach and picnic pavilion. Crellin Community Park, Rt 66, Chatham
Darrow School @ the Mount Lebanon Shaker Village
Nestled on the original Mount Lebanon Shaker Village between the Berkshire Hills and Taconic Mountains in idyllic Columbia County, New York, Darrow School’s inspiring campus offers an uncommon blend of rich history and modern facilities. Community Outreach Coordinator, Jane Feldman firstname.lastname@example.org Darrow School, 110 Darrow Road, New Lebanon
Destination Bride with Lisa Light
Lisa Light has dedicated the last 17-years to building a fabulous planning team and a reputable network of partners in over 60 destinations around the world who are passionate about producing extraordinary weddings for our clients. Lisa’s passion is matching up couples with the perfect destination, venues and vendors, and designing itineraries that make the wedding a trip of a lifetime for the bride and groom and all who attend.
A hot spot in City of Hudson, the creators of Helsinki Hudson (born from the original Club Helsinki in Great Barrington) took their knowledge and love of architectural beauty and transformed this piece into the jewel it is now. With an open space on the second floor and access to the dining room and club area - Club Helsinki could make your wedding a show stopper. Helsinki Hudson 405 Columbia St, Hudson
Hudson Cruises, Inc / Hudson Athens Lighthouse
“Spirit on Hudson” A river ferry reminiscent of a New Orleans style paddle wheeler offers a wide variety of catering and entertainment options for Wedding Rehearsal and Receptions. Great photo opportunities and visuals of the Catskill Mountains, Hudson Lighthouse, Hudson River and “Spirit on Hudson” Hudson Athens Lighthouse - an unusual opportunity for a small Wedding Ceremony or Rehearsal Dinner. Capacity: Spirit on Hudson 100; Hudson Athens Lighthouse 50 Hudson Curises, Inc Henry Hudson Waterfront Park, Hudson Hudson Athens Lighthouse viewing from the Henry Hudson Waterfront Park transportion from Hudson Cruises, Inc www.hudsonathenslighthouse.org
Hudson Elks Lodge
The Lodge has a history of hosting events of all kinds. It has an eclectic decor and a beautiful front entrance with a spiral staircase and stunning wallpaper. The main reception area holds up to 150 guests and has a wonderful stage. We include 60” round tables and white wooden folding chairs with padded seats.
Union Street, Hudson
Hudson Opera House Center for the Arts
Wedding Ceremonies, Receptions, Day-after bunrches, Rehearsal dinners in a historic Hudson destination. Capacity: 100 Hudson Opera House 327 Warren Street, Hudson
Hudson Valley Weddings at the Hill
Catskill Mountain and Berkshire Mountain views, historic barns, horses and a sixty acre lake all on a large Hudson Valley Estate. A few times a year in the spring, the summer and the fall, rent these grounds for weddings and the barns for wedding receptions and rehersal dinners. Hudson Valley Weddings at The Hill 65 Bells Pond Rd, Hudson
Offering a picturesque site for intimate gatherings. Small wedding, Bridal shower and Rehearsal dinners. Please contact for accommodation for their handicapped patrons. Capacity: 75 Hudson-Chatham Winery 1900 Rt 66, Ghent
Inn at Silver Maple Farm
Offering you an ideal wedding venue for up to 150 family and friends. Smaller weddings of 30 or fewer guests can be hosted inside our tastefully decorated Inn, and larger affairs are held under an illuminated, high-peaked wedding tent on our beautiful grounds. With eleven guest rooms, The Inn can accomodate as many as 24 of your closest overnight wedding guests in simple, luxurious comfort. 1871 Rt 295, East Chatham
Jackson’s Old Chatham House
Beautiful rustic Country setting generations in the making. Capacity: 200 Jackson’s Old Chatham House 648 Albany Turnpike (on the Village Square), Old Chatham
James Vanderpoel House of History and Luykas Van Alen House
Plan your Wedding Ceremony, Receptions and Rehearsal dinners on the grounds of the James Vanderpoel House or the Luykas Van Alen House. Capacity: 300 + (no open flames) Columbia County Historical Society, Kinderhook
Family-owned & operated for 75 years assisting couples plan and host their Rehearsal Dinners and Wedding Receptions. Capacity: 300 with various rooms for smaller parties Helen Kozel Kozel’s Restaurant 1006 Rte 9H, Ghent
Lake Taghkanic State Park
An amazing location for your Summer wedding - a pavilion, a beach, plenty of recreational options for your guests and for those who want to stay on site - camping facilities. Lake Taghkanic State Park 1528 Rt 82, Ancram
Little Brook Farm
A beautiful barn or a tent in the verdant horse pastures with amazing view of the Catskills and Berkshires. Little Brook Farm Cty Rt 13 and Hunt Club Rd, Old Chatham
Oak Hill - 100 Acres of estate lands sit gracefully along the Hudson River with an expansive view of the Catskill Mountains. The last remaining mansion still in the Livingston family! Oak Hill - Livingston Weddings 184 Oak Hill Rd, Hudson
Visualize your Ceremony on the stage of the “theater in the round” surrounded by family and friends. Mac-Haydn Theater 1925 Rt 203, Chatham
A great place for your themed receptions/rehearsal dinner or cocktail party. Capacity 60-100 depending on party Mexican Radio 537 Warren St, Hudson
Michael Haven Farm
150 Acres Prime Rolling Property (partially wooded, partially fields), 100 x 200 Foot Covered Events Venue with views of the Berkshire Mountains and surrounded by farmland and apple orchards. Michael Haven Farm, Livingston
518 929 2290
Enjoy the beautiful grounds of Poet, Edna St. Vincent Millay’s historic Steepletop for your Wedding, Reception, Rehearsal Dinner or Event. Surrounded by the beauty of nature that inspired Millay to write some of her most beloved work, you will find many locations on the site suitable for events of different sizes. 440 East Hill Rd, Austerlitz
For information, contact Lisa Light of Destination Bride at 518.392.7766
An large Saddlespan tent (80’X60’) with a concrete floor in a rural setting of open meadow and apple orchards. Amenities include House Lights, Parking Lots, AC Bathrooms, Trailer/dressing room and a PS21 staff member on site. Available May, early June and September Capacity: 200 PS/21 (Performance Space for the 21st Century) 2980 Rt 66, Chatham
Rivertown Events At Letterbox Farm
Letterbox Farm is a cooperatively owned, working farm where young farmers and sustainable living advocates come together to grow food and build community. A mile from the bustle of downtown Warren St, Rivertown Events offers the closest farm event space and campsite to the heart of the city of Hudson. The gorgeous open land with mountain views is ideal for events both small and large, with ample space for large tents and dance floors. Host your guests in rustic and farm-chic style: beside the pond and garden, under the open sky and against the backdrop of the Catskills with unforgettable sunsets. Optional ceremony sites available at no extra cost. With a secluded campsite that boasts space for your whole party to stay overnight and a luxury tent accommodation for the newlyweds to enjoy a wedding night like no other. You may continue your celebration under the stars with a bonfire and wake up to enjoy coffee with the ducks and chickens by the garden.
Rt 9, Hudson (One mile from downtown Hudson)
Audrey Gilbert 518-828-2684 or 203-217-0133
Roeliff Jansen Park
A lovely large barn set in the midst of 300 acres of gorgeous park land with farmed fields, trails and mountains in the distance. Two nearby scenic spots within the park to hold a separate ceremony if desired. The immediate area surrounding the barn is perfect for lawn games and cocktails. Barn has separate area for caterers, water, electricity and rain panels for the open side in case of rain. Roeliff Jansen Park 9140 Rt 22, Hillsdale
Seasons at Sky Top Farm
Skytop is an exclusive hilltop estate on 55 acres of breathtaking views and pastoral scenery, expansive lawns, orchards and forested trails make options for your wedding stay, pictures or small reception and rehearsal dinner endless. Seasons at Sky Top Farm, Craryville
Imagine your private romantic celebration for up to 150 guests set on an 86-acre historic Livingston estate with breathtaking views of the Hudson River and Catskills. An 1849 Mansion house with 600 sf interior gallery, private gardens, pool area, meadow and gazebo are all available to event clients. We offer several rental houses on the property for guest accommodations in addition to lodging in the eight bedroom mansion. Dana Perry email@example.com
St. Peter’s Presbyterian Church
This picturesque, historic, New England-Federal style church has been at the hub and heart of Spencertown for over 250 years. Now home to a vibrant, inclusive, and active community of faith, the building has recently undergone a complete restoration - including the reconstruction of our steeple and a brand new paint job! Both the sanctuary and the fellowship hall are accessible to the variously-abled by way of ramps and an elevator. Open year-round. Please call for availability. Capacity: 200 Rev. Drew Paton 5219 Cty Rt 7, Spencertown firstname.lastname@example.org
Swoon is available for all of your catering needs. Enjoy a special event in your home, in our private dining room, or at a unique venue.
Their private dining space can accommodate up to 55 guests for seated dinners and cocktail parties of up to 75 guests. Also available for business meetings or other private functions.
Taconic State Park
A beautiful NYS Park with wooded areas and a lovely pond for your outdoor wedding. Taconic State Park Rt 344, Copake Falls
The BARN at Liberty Farms
Unique and versatile, rustic yet chic, The BARN at Liberty Farms is an unforgettable wedding destination in the Hudson Valley. The BARN, set on a 300 acre organic farm and equestrian center, is a venue ready to adapt to your vision and needs, with grounds that offer a diversity of options with indoor and outdoor spaces.
Open for events May-October
60 Ostrander Road, Ghent
Events Manager, Danni Uberoi, 917 539 9283
The Fields at Omi
Plan your Ceremony, Reception or just have your formal pictures done on the grounds of the Fields Sculpture Park at Omi. The Fields at Omi 1405 Cty Rt 22, Ghent
The Greens Restaurant at the Copake Country Club
Copake Country Club’s stunningly designed 18-hole Golf Course is enveloped by the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, the shores of Copake Lake, and the unequaled vistas of Columbia County in upstate New York. A brilliant dining experience awaits you at The Greens—a restaurant and bar serving club fare and finely prepared American cuisine. A perfect host to your rehearsal dinner or your wedding feast.
The Pocketbook Factory
A piece of Hudson’s history - this large brick building has a massive open floor plan on multi levels. A must see if you are interested in planning a wedding that is unique. The Pocketbook Factory located at the corner of North 6th Street and Clinton Street Hudson NY
The Vanderbilt House
A beautiful 150 year old Country Inn with a rolling lawn that leads to a sparkling lake. 161 Main St, Philmont
Time and Space Limited
A large open space for your Wedding Reception, Rehearsal Dinner or Cocktail Party. 434 Columbia St, Hudson
Vico Restaurant and Bar
A regional Italian restaurant with an emphasis on traditional and modern Tuscan cuisine. This intimate restaurant is perfect for your Reception or Rehearsal Dinner. Capacity: 50 between 2 dinning rooms 136 Warren St, Hudson
Winding Brook Country Club
With 45 years experience offering couples the perfect wedding reception, the Austins work together to make your wedding spectacular. 2839 Rt 203, Valatie
This property is situated on 60 acres of pastures, fields, woods and mature gardens; it borders half mile frontage on a trout stocked creek in the town of Kinderhook. The Georgian mansion atop a slight hill was redesigned by renowned architects Delano and Aldrich in the early 1920’s, although the original section was built in 1770. It is appealing for both its formality and elegance as well as being a working farm with beautiful barns and outbuildings in the old school style of a gentleman’s farm. Currently there are chickens, ducks, peacocks and pheasants. There is ample room for easy parking, and the grounds are flat lawns where tents, dance floor, band stage, etc. could be placed. The house is available for rental with 3 well appointed bedrooms each with ensuite baths on the 2nd floor. The downstairs offers approximately 2500 square feet of 3 large interconnected rooms, and furniture can be removed or adjusted if desired. The property is 20 minutes from Hudson and a short walk to several good restaurants.