Tucked in the foothill of the Berkshire Mountains, this lakeside wedding venue has diverse styles and multiple indoor and outdoor spaces. Exchange vows in the lakeside area under a weeping willow or in front of the fireplace in the great room, which can accommodate 100 seated guests or 200 standing. The 1940s ballroom has a built-in dance floor and space for 500 standing or 250 seated. Other areas include the sunroom, oak room, and veranda. You’ll enjoy full-service custom catering from the award-winning culinary team at Old Daley on Crooked Lake. Dine on delicious food and beverage experience your guests will rave about for years. The professional event planners will help organize and design your big day. 

Address: 2339 NY Highway 43, Averill Park, NY 12018

Phone: 518-674-3132

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With a tranquil flowing creek, vintage barns, and a 250-year-old tavern from 1765, you’ll fall in love with 36 acres of privacy at the Appel Inn. Tie the knot at the creekside site as your guests sit under a built-in clear-topped pavilion surrounded by lush landscaping. You can dine and dance in a refined barn designed with graceful elegance. The octagon-shaped space has space for 175 seated guests around a central dance floor, with a stone fireplace and draped pillars. The she-shed is perfect for getting ready and photo opportunities. This family-owned and operated wedding venue in Upstate New York offers formal, white-glove service to casual, bbq-style celebrations for 175 people, depending on your style.

Address: 590 NY-146, Altamont, NY 12009

Phone: 518-861-6557

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Situated among tall trees and lovely gardens in the quiet corner of Rensselaer Technology Park Campus is a 200-year-old landmark on the National Register of Historic Places. Completely renovated in 2009, this award-winning wedding venue offers the perfect rustic space, featuring a beautiful 5,000-square-foot barn with two floors and room for a dance floor and 200 seated guests. An outdoor ceremony is available on the manicured grounds, surrounded by wooded areas and lovely gardens. The paved patio is ideal for a cocktail hour for the best indoor/outdoor ambiance. The dedicated staff at Pat’s Barn will handle cleaning before and after your celebration. Other amenities include a temperature-controlled venue, an elevator, tables, chairs, a rehearsal, and onsite catering.

Address: 110 Defreest Dr, Troy, NY 12180

Phone: 518-283-7102

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Combining historical legacy with modern features and offerings, Glen Sanders Mansion is a perfect wedding venue located in Scotia, New York. Built in the 1700s and recently restored, this venue is stationed along the Mohawk River, lending it a breathtaking beauty and natural charm. Up to 325 seated guests can be accommodated at Glen Sanders Mansion, with space for a ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception in separate rooms. Amenities include state-of-the-art audio technology, LCD projectors, and wireless microphones. They also boast six crystal chandeliers, tall ceilings, and 5,000 square feet of event space to fit both tables and a dance floor.

Address: 1 Glen Ave, Scotia, NY 12302

Phone: 518-374-7262

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The State Room is a lovely event venue for wedding ceremonies and reception located in Albany. Amenities on offer include a champagne celebration, event rentals, wedding cake, overnight accommodations for out-of-town guests, bar service, parking, and a team of wedding planners. The planners will manage the logistical flow of the wedding day as well as the wedding planning process leading up to the big day. All wedding packages with The State Room come with in-house catering services.

Address: 100 State St, Albany, NY 12207

Phone: 518-432-7773

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Contact : Tom Nicchi

SKY Armory is a Syracuse-based wedding venue capable of delivering a vast array of services for seamless wedding ceremonies and receptions. A wedding planning team comes included with bookings, ensuring that every little detail will be expertly handled by the tried and true professionals on staff. 

In-house catering is offered at SKY Armory, and you can choose from several event spaces, including Betts on Floor 1, Wells on Floor 2, and Coverly on Floor 3. Wells and Coverly both boast 8,600 square feet of event space, with Coverly handling up to 450 guests and Wells handling up to 250 guests. Betts is a perfect space for a ceremony of up to 250 guests. Each event space is designed with an urban chic aesthetic, lending an atmosphere of utmost elegance to wedding celebrations hosted at this lovely wedding venue.

Address: 351 S Clinton St, Syracuse, NY 13202

Phone: 315-473-0826

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The Mansion of Saratoga is one of the loveliest wedding venues in Upstate New York and boasts five distinct event spaces within the property: the Victorian Mansion, the Rustic Barn, the White Tented Deck, the English Rose Garden, and the Bucolic Pond. A dedicated event coordinator is kept on staff to ensure that all of the logistics, from the planning process to the execution of the wedding ceremony and reception, go off without a hitch. With four acres of sprawling property to host both indoor and outdoor parties, The Mansion of Saratoga offers a secluded space that will make guests feel as if they’re the only people around for miles.

Address: 801 Route 29, Rock City Falls, NY 12863

Phone: 518-885-1607

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Contact : Lori Wodicka

Say yes to vintage charm on this gorgeous 30-acre property, with a meandering stream, rolling greens, and a quaint chapel for multiple ceremony options. A 4,000-square-foot patio features a grain bin bar that your guests will rave about for years. A nine-foot-tall custom fire pit and paved walkways lead to an event barn. Use the pampering bridal suite, catering prep room for your own vendors, and complimentary tables and chairs for 300 people for your reception. The onsite coordinator will help harmonize everything, including onsite bar packages, fun lawn games, vendor assistance, and more. As a family-owned and operated wedding venue, you can expect personalized attention for a truly memorable experience. 

Address: 5742 Norton Rd, Vernon Center, NY 13477

Phone: 315-761-7695

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The indoor courtyard has 30-foot ceilings with expansive skylights, koi ponds, brick pathways, and balconies to have an outdoor ambiance without worrying about the weather. Dine on butler-passed hors d’oeuvres and drinks for your cocktail hour. Three private ballrooms have detailed woodwork, chandeliers, elegant decor, and space for 30 to 300 guests. You’ll receive floor-length linens, bistro lamp centerpieces, and votive candles. Upgrade floral arrangements, lighting, chairs, and more. The planners will help you prepare and execute your theme flawlessly. Use a private hospitality suite with complimentary drinks and snacks. Crowne Plaza Albany – the Desmond Hotel has newly-renovated guest rooms and suites with balconies overlooking the indoor courtyards, many with two levels and private entrances. 

Address: 660 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12211

Phone: 518-869-8100

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For over 75 years, this picture-perfect wedding venue in Upstate New York. Expect superior levels of service and innovative culinary expertise when you host your celebration at Twin Ponds Golf & Country Club. Every guest receives elite VIP treatment so you can host a remarkable event everyone remembers for generations to come. The outdoor ceremony site includes sweeping golf course sights for endless rolling greens for 700 guests. Tie the knot under a charming white pergola surrounded by lovely gardens or in front of one of the glistening ponds under the moonlight. The terrace or garden is beautiful for your cocktail hour, while the indoor ballroom has elegant features and space for 350 seated guests. 

Address: 169 Main St, New York Mills, NY 13417

Phone: 315-736-9303

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Mohawk River Country Club is a majestic wedding venue located along the Mohawk River, just outside of Troy, New York. This venue offers a variety of event spaces for wedding ceremonies and receptions, with in-house catering supplied by a highly skilled team of chefs. Wedding reception bookings include a team of professional servers, a cocktail hour, a champagne and caviar display, bar service, and so much more. Event spaces on offer at Mohawk River Country Club include the grand ballroom, outdoor terrace, garden with a gazebo, and more.

Address: 847 Riverview Rd, Rexford, NY 12148

Phone: 518-399-1920

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Contact : Rafael Flores

M & D farm is a bucolic, charming event venue located next to a barn, perfect for outdoor ceremonies and receptions overlooking the gorgeous, sprawling property. With a variety of covered event areas with open-air features and completely outdoor spaces that offer breathtaking, sweeping vistas for miles and miles, this venue is a perfect choice for couples and guests looking for a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of big city life. Packages with M & D farm include rental of the entire property, sound system, event rentals, decor, lighting, access to a preferred vendor list, and so much more.

Address: 364 State Route 143, Westerlo, NY 12193

Phone: 518-797-3513

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Breezes Banquet & Event Center is one of Utica’s premier wedding venues and can accommodate parties of up to 250 seated guests (with dance floor) and 350 guests including the outside deck. Amenities on offer include an in-house event coordinator to handle any flare-ups that might occur before or during the big day, an outdoor deck, a luxury bar and lounge, event rentals, a light-up dance floor, professional audio and video equipment, and so much more. 

Address: 215 Leland Ave Canal Park, Utica, NY 13502

Phone: 315-292-4221

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Host the ultimate boutique wedding at this one-of-a-kind historical mansion for up to 225 guests. All indoor and outdoor areas in this 19th-century mansion feature a gorgeous blend of historic and modern elements. You’ll enjoy award-winning catering services. Don’t forget to plan overnight accommodations for you and your guests to enjoy unparalleled luxury amenities like butler service, valet and private parking, complimentary European-style continental breakfast, shoeshine and overnight pressing, fireside salons, billiards tables, a fitness studio, and more. You can book the entire hotel, including all four floors, six event spaces, and 28 guest rooms. Everything is customizable, and the staff is ready to tailor a day to meet your specific needs for a complete bespoke celebration.

Address: 414 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: 716-886-3300

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Have a ceremony among 100 acres of pristine farmland for the serenity of rural life and rolling hills, with a handmade arch of tree branches, built-in pews, a burlap aisle runner, and more among the great outdoors. The iconic hayloft barn features post and beam construction, weathered wood, and soaring ceilings with space for 200 seated guests. Arlington Acres has a 13-foot bar with mason jar lighting and tractor seat bar stool. A loft area overlooking the built-in dance floor with globe lights and white paper lanterns is atop the bar. Take advantage of accessible restrooms, a bridal suite, and updated vendor space. Feel free to bring your own vendors for food and beverage services.

Address: 1155 Apulia Rd, Lafayette, NY 13084

Phone: 315-480-1144

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This 55-acre lush farmland property features a former horse-riding arena transformed into a one-of-a-kind spacious event venue. The interior space features rustic elements like barn doors and wooden panels as a nod to its equine roots. Paired with elegant lighting, modern a/v equipment, and seating for 250 people, you’ll adore the arena at Old Hickory Farm. The beautiful pond site is a favorite outdoor ceremony spot. Amenities include a rehearsal, day-of property coordinator, and bridal suite/groom’s room with complimentary food and drinks. You can request golf cart transportation to enjoy endless photo opportunities throughout Old Hickory Farm or for special guests. The dedicated team will handle the setup and teardown. 

Address: 2502 Brick Church Rd, Weedsport, NY 13166

Phone: 315-246-1407

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The Arbor Loft offers an industrial-chic atmosphere for wedding celebrations, with over 6,000 square feet of event space, rustic wooden floors and beams, chandeliers, and more. Up to 300 seated guests or 500 standing cocktail-style guests can be accommodated at this venue. It boasts an L-shaped room that can add a bit of flow to a wedding party, with the possibility to host a ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception in various areas of the event space. With French doors for a grand entrance and giant windows flooding the space with natural light, The Arbor Loft is a gorgeous event venue through and through.

Address: 17 Pitkin St, Rochester, NY 14607

Phone: 585-454-9917

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Contact : Agathi Georgiou-Graham

The Kenmore Ballroom is one of the most sought-after event venues in Upstate New York, well-stocked with enough offerings and amenities to satisfy any wedding party. Amenities include accommodations for up to 500 guests for a cocktail reception, high ceilings, a double staircase with a crystal chandelier, a hardwood dance floor, floor-to-ceiling windows, and more. Rentals at this venue include LED uplighting, a house sound system with state-of-the-art audio equipment and technology, event rentals, coffee and soft drink service, and a private bridal suite, and more.

Address: 76 N Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207

Phone: 518-469-6102

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This top wedding venue in Upstate New York specializes in creating events that capture true love. With two intimate spaces available at A Diamond & A Dream, you can plan your celebration with your unique vision in mind. The Society Room can seat up to 75 seated loved ones and include kitchen access and the courtyard for indoor-outdoor ambiance, a delicious meal, and a picture-perfect day. The Imperial Lounge is a bigger area for up to 100 seated guests and includes the Society Room, kitchen, and courtyard so you can have complete access. The dedicated staff offers a plethora of in-house rentals and services like tables, chairs, uplighting, drapery, floral arrangements, centerpieces, catering, photo booths, and more.

Address: 3877 N Main St, Marion, NY 14505

Phone: 585-721-6196

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Contact : Amy Nuessle

You’ll adore this secluded space tucked in the hills of the Catskills for your wedding day. Rivers Bend Farm offers a serene barn setting with views of the majestic mountains. This valley offers unparalleled natural beauty with over 100 acres of private land. The indoor-outdoor venue has modern touches and unique decor for an authentic experience you won’t get anywhere else. The 4,000-square-foot barn, with radiant floor heating and a modern-rustic flair, can accommodate 136 people, while the barn loft and fully-furnished cabin are for getting ready. The pond, patio, and fire pit are other preferred areas for celebrating. Your rate includes a weekend rental with access to the grounds, professional staffing, and more.

Address: Jefferson, New York 12093

Phone: 607-431-8197

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Address: 433 River St, Troy, NY 12180

Phone: 518-375-2306

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Address: 2 Freemans Bridge Rd, Glenville, NY 12302

Phone: 518-370-5300

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Address: 4248 East Lake Road Geneva, NY 14456

Phone: 315-585-6402

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Address: 238 Schoharie Hill Rd, Schoharie, NY 12157

Phone: 253-732-9895

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Address: 100 Main Street Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Phone: 518-891-6900

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Now that you and your partner have finished reading this list of the very best wedding venues in and around upstate New York, we hope you have attained a better sense of the incredible options in your local area. With so many gorgeous venues well stocked with amenities and offerings that can accommodate parties of all shapes, sizes, and styles, you can basically find what you’re looking for in any one of these charming, majestic, elegant event spaces. 

So with all that said, what’s stopping you from establishing a line of communication with one of these venues and gauging their availability for your upcoming wedding weekend? It can’t hurt to reach out to as many as possible so that you have options laid out in front of you, leaving your only action to be making your eventual choice. We wish you all the very best of luck as you continue with your wedding planning process and narrow things down to the perfect venue!

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