Some wonderful weddings venues in New York...

The Mansion Inn is a short drive from Saratoga Springs in Rock City Falls and simply amazing for weddings. Annie is the event coordinator and she’s just brilliant along with all her team. Nothing slips through the cracks and everything is done right. Plus, if you like delicious flavors with your food, you’re in for a real treat as Chef Rick could be working anywhere in the world in my opinion. That’s how good he is. Needless to say, many wonderful backdrops for pictures inddors and in the beautiful gardens. Simply first-class all the way. I highly recommend the Mansion Inn for ceremonies and receptions. Everything is exceptional. Annie’s contact email is or call her cell at (312) 203-8687.

Mohawk River Country Club & Chateau Why not choose the elegant and tastefully decorated Mohawk River Country Club as the special place to entertain your guests on your wedding day. Rafael and the wonderful Deb take care of everything and make each wedding the best they've hosted. Nothing is left to chance. Contact Deb at or call (518) 399-1920.

Hiland Park Country Club Ideal setting for everything with terrific wedding packages available. Ivan is the chap in charge and he is always on his game and will take wonderful care of you. Their grand ballroom can now accommodate up to 200 guests and you'll never be rushed. On a personal note, I had the honor of being Ivan's wedding photographer in December 2012 and can safely say his reception was the best party ever! Get in touch with Ivan at (518) 793-2000.

The Lodge on Echo Lake The Lodge on Echo Lake brings new meaning to “Adirondack Chic”. Nestled against the stunning backdrop of wooded pines and 35 acres of pristine Echo Lake, The Lodge has become one of the areas most popular destination wedding venues. The Lodge is situated on the grounds of Camp Echo Lake allowing guests to take advantage of all the amenities. Contact Kathy at (518) 623-5599 for information. On a personal note, Kathy is amazing to work with as so passionate about making sure everything is perfect. A jewel and great friend for many years.

Longfellows Inn Situated next door to Saratoga National, this accommodating inn and restaurant was created by imaginatively renovating two 1915 dairy barns. With luxurious accommodations, and beautiful wedding facilities, Longfellows has got wonderful options to make your wedding perfect. The wedding planners at Longfellows are super professional and friendly. Brenda and Gerri take care of everything from start to finish and are fabulous to work with. Not to mention they offer incredible value as venues go.

The Century House Last year, the CH hosted over 100 weddings providing a very personal and professional experience for couples with that personal touch and attention to detail that you may not receive at other venues. Call the wonderful Marge at (518) 785-0931 to discuss your wedding plans. On a personal note, I am extremely confident you'll be BEYOND delighted with all the staff. Phil is a smashing chap and takes care of couples on their day. A-plus all the way.

Beardslee Castle Not too far along Route 5 from Amsterdam is a setting that seems so perfect and so out of place at the same time. On a small hill surrounded by towering black locust trees and covered with trumpet vine is a magnificent stone castle. Built in 1860 as a replica of an Irish castle, Beardslee Castle is astonishing for ceremonies and receptions. On a personal note, I absolutely love BC as incredible for pictures. Not to mention, Lynn and Jennifer are two awesome wedding planners who are always hands on throughout each wedding making sure everything goes perfectly. They love what they do and are beyond helpful in making sure everything goes perfectly. And, in case you're wondering, the castle is haunted. If I'd had my wits about me, I'd have got a picture when I came across a ghost in their dungeon.

Lake George Steamboat Company Weddings could not get more romantic than aboard a classic steamboat, sailing on one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, surrounded by the Adirondack Mountains. I love weddings on Lake George and the 'Saint' is incredible as like stepping back in time with modern twists that will leave your guests amazed at everything. Make sure you ask for Toni when you call as she will take exceptional care of you and help make your dreams of a boat wedding on Lake George come to life. Plus, Captain Bill is the best. Toni's number is (518) 668-5777, ext. 209.

Whiteface Club & Resort This is an incredible reception location very close to Lake Placid where everything is five-star. The food and service provided by Kristin Parker and her staff is beyond perfect. What impresses me so much was how positive, happy and helpful all the staff always are. Kristin is everywhere making sure nothing is left to chance. One example recently. When I arrived early for 1st look and family pictures before church, she was there to help. Absolutely the best and such a delight to work with. Then at Saint Agnes for the ceremony, I noticed Kristin in the balcony watching the bride and groom exchange their vows. She had a tear in eye. That's how much she loves working for couples. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend WCR for any couple looking for an elegant, classy wedding venue that is also relaxing, comfortable and so much more. For lots more information contact Kristin at (518) 523-2551. She is the best.

Franklin Plaza Ballroom The word amazing pops to mind as that's what Franklin Plaza does with every wedding. They just make things perfect from start to finish. On a personal note, Michael, Joe, Greg and all the team are exceptional to work with and always go above and beyond to make sure couples are delighted. They are A-plus in everything they do and do it with class.

Birch Hill Catering A short drive from Albany is a massive destination venue where elegance and casual fun co-mingle. BH have two beautiful ballrooms and so many outdoor spaces for ceremonies and pictures. On a personal note, all the staff are incredible to work with and beyond amazing at what they do. They really take care of everything. Bridget and Sarah are in charge weddings and always such a delight to work with. Couples love them!

The Saratoga Hilton Located in the vibrant heart of downtown, The Saratoga Hilton at City Center provides an exclusive venue for unforgettable Saratoga Springs weddings and other celebrations. Here, you can plan every part of your event to take place at our hotel, in a single setting.  You'll find plenty of options right here for the perfect rehearsal dinner and a stunning ceremony you'll cherish forever.  Then, host your reception in the Saratoga Ballroom - our largest banquet room. Or treat your friends and family to a catered affair in our Broadway Ballroom, which provides a more intimate setting. Our skilled planners will work with you every step of the way to create the perfect ambience.  Our setting in Saratoga Springs allows you and your guests to take in everything this scenic town has to offer, while we help you attend to your special day. Choose from the extensive selection of options at this popular upstate New York wedding venue and plan a day that will be truly timeless. Amy Domurad is exceptional and such a delight to work with. She will make your wedding day perfect from start to finish.

Jimbo's Club at The Point Jimbo's can give you far more than cocktails and dinner for up to 300 at an exquisite traditional reception. Imagine your family and friends being the only guests on our 26-acre peninsula. Envision your ceremony in our chapel on the water, followed by cocktails on the terrace. Then, top it off with fantastic food, live music and dancing in our spacious dining room. Imagine knowing that after celebrating your friends and family need only walk across a lawn to their rooms, and wake up to a brunch buffet. When you see it for yourself you will understand why Jimbo's Club on scenic Brant Lake is the best kept secret in the Adirondacks. Highly recommend you contact Sherie Alden as she will take care of everything for you and is such a delight to work with.

Friends Lake Inn What could be more romantic than an Adirondack Wedding at the Friends Lake Inn?  Whether you choose our beautiful pond as a backdrop to an elegant enclosed tent wedding, or the glowing rustic elegance of our Main Dining Room, exquisite food and exceptional service will be sure to enhance your special day. We specialize in offering elegance, style, and personal service not readily found in today’s world. We offer a variety of menus, themes, and styles of service to suit your personality and preferences. Whether you are planning an outdoor tent party for 100 or an intimate indoor gathering for 15, we will attend to every detail and you can be confident of the results. Each event is custom designed, featuring 4-diamond culinary expertise, staff, and atmosphere to create a very exclusive Adirondack event. On a personal note, I have visited Friends Lake Inn for many weddings and everything is always perfect. The atmosphere is unlike any other wedding venue around as very classy and elegant, but also comfortable and relaxed. You will never be rushed and amazing picture opportunities!! The food and wine (read the reviews as many say they have the best wine cellar in NY state!!) is always exceptional and service five-star. Plus, owners Trudy and John Phillips (and their top staff) go above and beyond to make sure everything goes perfectly. They are such great professionals to work with. You’ll also find everything is surprisingly affordable!!

Albany Country Club You've dreamed of the perfect wedding. With our planning expertise and attention to detail, our expert staff will make your dream come true in a picture perfect setting. You and your guests will celebrate with breathtaking views and incomparable food in the relaxed luxury you deserve. Albany Country Club’s majestic ballroom is a beautiful setting for wedding receptions and gala events. We offer a variety of room arrangements to suit the number of guests, type of event, and activities involved. The versatile choice of menus prepared to perfection will be the finishing touch to make your event memorable. On a personal note, you’ll be absolutely delighted with Kim Asperance who runs weddings at Albany Country Club as she is fabulous at everything she does to make sure couples have their one day of perfect. Everything is done right!!

Best Western Albany Airpot Inn At the Best Western Albany Airport Inn we love hosting weddings. Our Sales Manager, Stacie Blair, is also a certified Wedding Planner and has 10+ years of experience. Her services are included in all packages, so you will have professional help from beginning to end! Our experienced (and super-friendly) staff will take care of all your guests so you will have nothing to worry about. We just recently renovated our entire ballroom including new carpet, wallpaper, crystal chandeliers and track lighting. Our ballroom can hold up to 150-200 people. Contact Stacie at (518) 458-1000 for more information or to schedule a meeting and tour! On a personal note, Stacie is wonderful, she really loves her job and their elegant ballroom is amazing for wedding pictures!!

Garnet Hill Lodge Garnet Hill Lodge is the romantic mountain top wedding location you have been searching for! A spectacular lake and mountain view, spacious lawns, and our charming, elegant lodge and dining room all combine to create an amazing wedding day venue that will be unforgettable. We have hosted weddings from simple ceremonies with a dozen people to elaborate wedding celebrations of 120 or more guests. Our wedding planners can customize a plan to meet any need and to fit any budget. Situated on 360 beautiful acres, surrounded by thousands of acres of Forever Wilderness Land and overlooking a pristine Thirteenth lake, Garnet Hill is the perfect setting for a wedding in any season. On a personal note, the weddings I’ve taken at Garnet Hill have been nothing short of perfect. An incredible location with spectacular views!! Plus, Mindy and Don the owners and innkeepers, take tremendous pride in everything. Nothing is ever too much trouble. They love what they do and it shows!!

The Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs would be honored to host your special event and make all your wedding dreams come true. Whether you envision a small intimate setting or a large formal celebration, our professional staff will help you create a memory to last a lifetime. We offer complete wedding packages featuring delectable cuisine and on-site services designed to exceed your expectations. Additionally, you will enjoy our personal, attentive bridal consultation designed to ensure the success of every aspect of your wedding. On a personal note, Julie who handles weddings is absolutely incredible. She always makes sure couples are delighted and is very hands-on so nothing is left to chance. The Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs really is a fabulous location in Saratoga for weddings. Plus, with Congress Park right next door, is perfect for pictures!!

Plan Your Lake George Wedding at the The Holiday Inn Resort at Lake George.  They have been working with engaged couples and their families for decades, and understand how very special this occasion is for everyone. TOP 5 REASONS to have a wedding at The Holiday Inn Resort at Lake George: 1. Professionalism. Our experienced staff will ensure that your special day is a complete success. Our team is friendly and attentive. 2. Attention to detail. We offer wedding planning and full consultations prior to the day so there are no surprises! 3. Package options. Our wedding packages are designed to include all the necessary needs for a wedding reception. The price includes all fees and offers 3 levels for everyone’s budget! 4. Reception Food. We constantly hear rave reviews about our reception menu. Our executive chef provides the highest quality ingredients to ensure the meals are “not your typical wedding reception”. 5. The Resort. The Holiday Inn Resort is proud to host your ceremony, wedding reception and overnight guests. Our renovated ballroom and updated accommodations make our location perfect! I have had the pleasure of shooting several wedding at The Holiday Inn Lake George and everything is done right from start to finish. The beautiful lobby with and huge fireplace is spectacular for indoor pictures. Plus, just outside are incredible views of Lake George. Not to mention, could easily pop up the top of Prospect Mountain for the ultimate wedding pictures!! Mandy and all the HI staff are A-plus and take care of everything for couples!!

Wolferts Roost Country Club If you are looking for a special setting to celebrate the first day of forever, then Wolferts Roost Country Club is precisely what you are looking for. Wolferts Roost is an exceptional venue. We offer breathtaking scenery, ceremony and reception sites on the same property, the benefit of an experienced culinary and events team, as well as wedding packages priced more affordably than you would imagine. WRCC invites you to explore the many options for making your wedding day dreams a reality. From our exquisite food and dedicated professional staff to the beautiful scenic surroundings, we take great pride in assisting you in making your wedding day everything you dreamed. The banquet rooms offer dramatic views of our pristine golf course with the Berkshire Mountains in the distance. Wolferts Roost Country Club offers a unique background for the wedding of your dreams. We offer three all-inclusive packages. There is something available for every need. If you have any special requests, we will be happy to create a custom package to suit your needs. We look forward to giving you the grand tour of our beautiful facility, during which we will walk you through your wedding day from beginning to end. We are confident that you will find everything you need for your perfect wedding day here at the Roost.

The Altamont Manor The Altamont Manor, a gracious 1894 restored Victorian manor, offers the perfect setting for your wedding. We offer a private, secluded location, formal gardens, spacious landscaped surroundings and a dining room with a spectacular tristate view. Harvey is absolutely wonderful as your host.

River Stone Manor On the banks of the Mohawk River in Glenville, lie 15 beautiful acres that comprise the River Stone Manor. The estate's home is original to the property and was built in the 1800's. Beautifully restored to the period, the home offers rest and hospitality as an ideal pre-party venue for guests or a wedding party awaiting the excitement of their reception gala. Since its grand opening in September of 2003, River Stone Manor has quickly established itself as a prominent place within our community. River Stone Manor offers three onsite venues for you to consider for your wedding reception, as well as an onsite ceremony location located on the banks of the Mohawk River. The 5,000 square-foot banquet facility can accommodate up to 240 people for a wedding reception and features a full wall of windows and French Doors which open up to a beautiful patio. The facility can also be divided in half for even smaller more intimate weddings. This newly-built facility offers perfect acoustics for your musical hosts and provides incredible photo opportunities. River Stone is brilliant for pictures both indoors and out. Plus, Skip and his team are beyond A-plus and do everything possible to make sure every wedding is perfect for couples.

The Stockade Inn Looking for an elegant setting for your wedding weekend? The Stockade Inn proudly offers a newly renovated ballroom for up to 125 guests with a dance floor, private mahogany bar and bar area, 18 elegant overnight rooms for your guests, and attention to detail from start to finish. In addition, we now offer rental of the entire facility which has a capacity of 250 guests for your destination wedding weekend. You can rent the entire building with all the rooms for your exclusive, private cocktail reception (financial minimums apply). At the Stockade Inn your event planner will help you organize your event from your first viewing of the facility through the completion of your wedding. The staff will know you and your family's names, and make your guests feel at home. Our personalized service and commitment to your event is unsurpassed in the industry. On a personal note, Jeffrey and all the staff really are exceptional and go above and beyond to delight couples. Nothing is too much trouble and everything is done right. Not to mention, the ambiance and atmosphere is elegant and classy, but also very relaxed and comfortable. You will never be rushed!!

Hart's Hill Inn The Perfect Wedding... is made up of moments... The Harts Hill Tradition Wedding Receptions have been our specialty since 1962. We are now hosting second and third generation of families that continually use our services. Whether it's a small reception of 50 or a large gathering of 500, the management and staff at Hart's Hill Inn has the knowledge and expertise to make your day a perfect one. Amazing possibilities for weddings and Barbara Lichorowic is the smiling face that you see in the offices of Harts Hill daily. With attention to detail her specialty, you can be sure your wedding reception will happen flawlessly.

Glen Sanders Mansion One of America's oldest historic mansions. Combine the old with the new in our riverfront ballroom, gourmet restaurant and Inn. Maria their wedding planner is amazing to work with. Her attention to detail is exceptional and so refreshing! I LOVE Mansion weddings!!

The Queensbury Hotel A full-service 125 room hotel, located on the park in the center of downtown Glens Falls, NY. The Queensbury Hotel is central to Saratoga, Lake George, and Adirondack Mountains region placing you just minutes away from many historical and world famous attractions. Evelyn is the catering Sales manager and such a delight to work with. Plus, spectacular options for pictures with their amazing lobby and Glens Falls city park right outside!!

Gideon Putnam Resort Our historic hotel and picturesque park setting will make your special day memorable. From small unique reception rooms, to our grand ballroom, we can accommodate from 25 - 300 guests. On a personal note, all their wedding staff handle everything for couples. They are wonderful, super professional and have tremendous experience. You will NOT get stressed!!

With a secluded island setting and the timeless beauty of the Adirondacks as your backdrop, The Sagamore Resort is an enchanting destination for your Lake George wedding. Whether you envision reciting your vows on a sweeping lakefront lawn or sailing across the lake in our replica 19th-century touring vessel, our AAA Four-Diamond resort offers a variety of customizable wedding packages along with stunning ceremony and reception sites. Our wedding specialists will work with you to perfect every detail of your destination wedding from reception menus and décorto rehearsal dinners and weekend wedding activities for your entire party. Your guest list may be intimate or grand, but either way your wedding day will shine with the distinctive details and personalized services that reflect your unique style. Allow us to plan a sightseeing cruise for you and your loved ones aboard The Morgan, or create customized wedding favors that highlight your special day. The Spa at The Sagamore will pamper your bridal party with stylish wedding day looks and soothing treatments designed to help you feel your best. You and your guests will enjoy our luxurious resort accommodations, including the Historic Hotel, our lakeside Lodges or the bi-level suites in the Hermitage. On a personal note, I love The Sagamore and have been lucky to shoot many wedding there. All the wedding staff go above and beyond to delight each couple and their families. Nothing is left to chance. Needless to say, a spectacular location for pictures with Lake George and the beautiful Adirondacks all around!!

Saratoga National Golf Club From Golf outings to Weddings, breakfast to dinner, Saratoga National Golf Club's exceptional surroundings will provide you unsurpassed experiences. Your private gathering will be hosted in one of our spacious rooms, providing the ideal setting for successful conferences and memorable events. AMAZING wedding venue!!

Fort William Henry An estate overlooking the southern basin of Lake George, that still holds all the charm of a century ago. A candlelit dinner of dazzling culinary creations. Your first dance beneath the faint glimmer of a grand chandelier. An attention to detail in an enchanted ballroom where wedding dreams come true and happily ever after begins. A spectacular location. Let me just add on a personal note, the location is easily one of the best for outdoor ceremonies (and pictures!) as spectacular views of Lake George and the Adirondacks. Simply gorgeous!! Plus, the staff are A-plus as take care of everything and love what they do. Dawn Bennett, their full-time wedding coordinator, is always hands on and such a delight to work with!! Absolutely first-class all the way!!

The Desmond Albany Hotel & Conference Center Your Wedding. There will never be another day like it! We know that you want your wedding to be as unique as your love for each other. Our guests travel from all over the region to experience our elegant decor, world-class attention to service and delicious gourmet cuisine. The Desmond's gracious ballrooms and unique decor provide the perfect setting for the wedding of your dreams. We are confident that you will agree that The Desmond makes an exceptional location for wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions on which memories are based. Let the wedding experts at The Desmond help you plan every aspect of your perfect wedding. We’ll help you with the on-site ceremony, the reception, the rehearsal dinner and even a breakfast or brunch the next morning. Our experts will become your internal wedding planner arranging menus, handling room reservations and creating your ideal dream wedding. Your perfect day begins and ends right here, at The Desmond. The Desmond has been making dreams come true for over 30 years. We look forward to the opportunity of being part of your dream wedding! On a personal note, you will be absolutely delighted with the catering manager Don Edmond and all the wedding staff as they are incredibly professional and take care of everything. Their goal is always to make couples and their families delighted and they do!!

The Copperfield Inn From the moment you arrive, you're going to feel different. You're going to feel pampered, spoiled and indulged. You'll enjoy plush, individually appointed guest rooms with marble baths. You'll savor delectable food and wine by candlelight. You'll swim, play tennis or discover nearby golf, boating or fishing. You'll feel relaxed... refreshed... renewed. Experience true European charm in the heart of the Adirondacks. Roberta is the lovely lady in charge and such a delight to call my friend.

The Appel Inn The Gathering Space provides a unique location for your special event. Only one function a day assures attention to details and personal treatment. Totally unique experience!


Vermont Reception Venues

Barrow House Weddings The Quintessential New England Wedding Location with two distinct venues both located in the heart of Dorset. Just 6 miles from charming Manchester, yet worlds away, our quaint village is nestled in the spine of the Green Mountains in the Mettowee Valley. Entering Dorset is like driving into the classic historic Vermont village. Maintaining the character and ambiance of a bygone era, our neighborhood features all white clapboard homes, dark shutters, cozy inns, general stores, marble quarry, green mountains, a barn-turned playhouse, a town green and a white marble church… Looking around, you might think you have stepped back into a more romantic time. Located on six acres of manicured grounds, Barrows House offers a memorable destination for your wedding. With lovely gardens and beautiful views, it is Dorset’s own small resort easily accommodating larger affairs. The Dorset Inn c.1796 is Vermont’s oldest continuously operating inn and offers a charming backdrop for smaller, more intimate weddings, rehearsal dinners, showers, brunches, barbeques and more. From an elopement for two to an elaborate affair for over two hundred, creating an individualized and enjoyable event is our specialty. With our professional culinary team and ideal Vermont location, our special events coordinators will work to create a truly unique experience. On a personal note, Richard and all the staff at Barrows House and The Dorset Inn are amazing professionals to work with. They love what they do and it shows. Exceptional service from start to finish. You’ll never be rushed and will have everything taken care of. The perfect Vermont location for your destination wedding.

The Equinox You want your special day to be absolutely spectacular. And there’s no better location than Vermont’s own Equinox. The Equinox offers the ideal romantic setting, with idyllic outdoor gardens nestled in the shadow of the beautiful Green Mountains. Say “I do” during a grand country affair, a themed event, or an intimate personal celebration. Our stately indoor and outdoor venues can accommodate more than 200 guests in an awe inspiring setting. With 18,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space, your choices for the wedding of your dreams are practically unlimited. The most spectacular event in your life should be all about you. The Equinox provides personalized services to insure your event is exquisite. We will provide you with your own personal wedding specialist who will be at your side throughout the entire process of planning your perfect wedding day. From stunning décor, cutting edge menu styling, and all other essential planning elements, we insure no detail is overlooked. On a personal note, over the years I’ve had the pleasure of shooting weddings at The Equinox and couples are always delighted with everything from start to finish. The attention to detail and personal touch from all the staff is exceptional. Everything is classy and elegant while at the same time relaxed and comfortable. You’re never rushed! Not to mention there are amazing opportunities for pictures. It’s almost like a scene from Downton Abbey with the beautiful building!! 

The Wilburton Inn The handsome Tudor mansion sets the tone for a truly gracious wedding reception. The terrace, with its panoramic view of the Battenkill Valley nestled by the Green Mountains, is a magnificent natural chapel.

The Summit Lodge Weddings in Vermont ... surrounded by your friends and family let us make your wedding day dreams come true. We offer a wealth of experience hosting weddings and banquets here at the Summit Lodge in Killington, Vermont.

The Inn at Essex is a splendid 120 room colonial-style inn on 18 beautiful acres with outdoor pool and gardens, country warmth in a luxurious Vermont setting. Guest rooms and suites are perfectly appointed and complete in every detail, with period reproduction furniture of superb craftsmanship, handsome draperies and linens and a host of modern amenities. From cozy fireplace rooms and kitchen suites to invigorating whirlpool suites, the Inn caters to every desire.

Killington Grand Resort Hotel The Killington Grand Resort Hotel is a place where your wedding dreams will become a reality with an amazing level of luxury and service. The Killington Grand Resort Hotel can accommodate wedding parties of up to 800 guests and a wide variety of tastes and styles. From elegant ice-sculptured buffets to multi-course dinners, we turn special days into memories that last a lifetime.

Basin Harbor Club This site is like no other on Lake Champlain for wedding celebrations. Whether you are planning a wedding of 25 or 250, Basin Harbor's grounds offer stunning vistas for ceremony and reception alike.

Three Stallion Inn Warmth, charm and friendliness await you at the Three Stallion Inn, a traditional Vermont bed and breakfast inn, located on 1,300 pastoral acres in the heart of the Green Mountains in Randolph, Vermont.   Uniquely decorated, comfortable guestrooms and casual dining enhance the relaxed atmosphere that makes the Inn an ideal bed and breakfast getaway!