Kick Back In The Catskills: 12 Rustic Wedding Venues

There’s a reason so many couples opt to tie the knot in Upstate New York. When you celebrate in the Catskills, you’re surrounded by Mother Nature in a setting that’s tranquil, beautiful, and about as “un-city” as you can get. Here are some Catskills wedding venues you might want to explore:


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Featured Catskills Venue | FULL MOON RESORT

 

Full Moon Resort
  • Location: 12 Valley View Road, Big Indian, NY
  • Style: Turn-of-the-century Catskill country inn
  • Interesting Tidbit: This idyllic 100-acre mountain resort in the heart of the "Forever Wild" Catskill Forest Preserve is both rustic and sophisticated. It features forests, streams and meadows, and is dedicated to the celebration of nature, music and the arts.
  • Event Space Highlights: A flowering field, along with a variety of picturesque barns and a white Tent Pavilion on an expansive lawn let you enjoy the gorgeous surroundings.
  • Notable Services: The staff at Full Moon will help you with every aspect of your event. Plus, their expert catering team will provide delectable meals from hot buffet breakfasts and lunches in the Café and country barbecues by the creek to formal gourmet dinners in the Tent Pavilion or Barn.
  • Accommodations: Various lodges and cottages

Full Moon Resort

Full Moon Resort

Full Moon Resort


Blenheim Hill Farm
  • Location: 673 Blenheim Hill Rd, Blenheim, NY
  • Style: Historic, farm-to-table
  • Interesting Tidbit: It’s a Catskills “living farm” dating back to the 1700s. The land has been restored to its original purpose by its new owners, who run the acclaimed Blenheim Restaurant in Greenwich Village.
  • Event Space Highlights: Set on 150 private acres with rolling pastures and maple trees, the property is a breath of fresh air. A tranquil lake backed by a forest makes a great ceremony site. Receptions are held in a three-story, 150-year-old barn featuring stone and corrugated metal walls, romantic lighting indoors and out, and vintage fixtures. Wide doors open to views of the grounds and Civil War Era outbuildings.
  • Notable Services: Their Michelin-starred chefs use seasonal ingredients and sustainable practices. They grow herbs and greens year-round in a hydroponic greenhouse, and the property provides heritage meats, free-range eggs, honey, and maple syrup. Outside caterers are also allowed.
  • Accommodations: The Civil War Quarters in the Estate’s main residence may be rented by the wedding couple. Nearby lodging is available.

Blenheim Hill Farm

Blenheim Hill Farm

Blenheim Hill Farm


Plattekill Mountain Weddings and Events
  • Location: 469 Plattekill Road, Roxbury NY
  • Style: Small-mountain charm with big mountain views
  • Fab Feature: Your guests will love the scenic chairlift ride up to the ceremony site and down to the cozy lodge, enjoying awesome panoramic views along the way. And what a way for you to make your entrance!
  • Event Space Highlights: Exchange vows at the summit with the rolling peaks of the Catskills as your spectacular backdrop. Then celebrate on the spacious, wraparound wooden deck that juts out over the mountain, or head inside a warmly inviting lodge where windows frame the alpine vistas and fireplaces lend a cozy ambiance.
  • Wedding Package Perks: Their affordable package includes private use of the resort and base lodge, lighting, décor, space heaters, personalized service…AND free season passes for skiing or tubing.
  • Accommodations: Nearby hotels

Plattekill Mountain Weddings and Events

Plattekill Mountain Weddings and Events

Plattekill Mountain Weddings and Events


Handsome Hollow
  • Location: 5256 County Road 28, Long Eddy NY
  • Style: Rustic chic surrounded by pristine wilderness
  • Interesting Tidbit: The original, centuries old, Amish dairy barn was carefully dismantled, cleaned and lovingly restored into a truly stunning, romantic event venue.
  • Event Space Highlights: The fabulous Wedding Barn features post-and-beam construction with a soaring ceiling and gorgeous chandeliers. Plus, the property’s 93 acres of natural beauty include meadows, maple forests, blueberry fields…even crumbling stone walls that make picturesque ceremony backdrops.
  • Wedding Package Perks: Your rental includes a complimentary 2-night stay in the 100-year-old farmhouse, which sleeps 6.
  • Accommodations: 3 guest rooms as well as nearby hotels

Handsome Hollow

Handsome Hollow

Handsome Hollow


Spillian, A Place to Revel
  • Location: 50 Fleischmanns Heights Road, Fleischmanns, NY
  • Style: Historic, elegantly rustic mountain lodge
  • Interesting Tidbit: Built in the 1880s, this gracious retreat was the summer getaway for the Fleischmann family who hosted “salons” for great artists, musicians and writers amidst nature's splendor.
  • Event Space Highlights: Its 33 acres offer exceptional al fresco locales for ceremonies, like an antique garden gazebo or a stone walled “outdoor cathedral” clearing. Inside, the Dining, Music and Great Rooms flow together, enhanced by hand-painted murals and a wraparound porch.
  • Notable Services: Their creative team will help craft your wedding with an emphasis on romance, imagination and whimsy, including fun activities for your guests.
  • Accommodations: 8 guest rooms and nearby hotels

Spillian, A Place to Revel

Spillian, A Place to Revel

Spillian, A Place to Revel


Turquoise Barn
  • Location: 8052 County Highway 18, Bloomville NY
  • Style: Idyllic countryside getaway
  • Interesting Tidbit: Although it dates from the 1800s, this venue is Green Certified and eco-friendly.
  • Event Space Highlights: Ceremony sites afford pond and garden views. For receptions, there’s a tentable grassy area with a small stage, and a two-story barn with attached patio that provides a refreshing indoor-outdoor experience. The 1864 Carriage House is perfect for indoor celebrations.
  • Wedding Package Perks: You can pick from three wedding packages. The Barn, Field, and Carriage House packages all include your choice of ceremony location, no noise restrictions or curfew, and designated parking, as well as other amenities.
  • Accommodations: The Carriage House sleeps 16+ and camping is available on the property.

Turquoise Barn

Turquoise Barn

Turquoise Barn


The Inn at West Settlement
  • Location: 1117 Andrew Gray Road, Roxbury NY
  • Style: Timeless inn, country gardens
  • Fab Feature: Exchange vows on the bluestone steps of the historic farmhouse, or at the edge of a pond in a pretty meadow, surrounded by The Inn's perennial gardens, quaint stone walls and outbuildings, and glorious Catskill mountain views.
  • Event Space Highlights: The classic shake shingle-roofed barn is perfect for dining and dancing, with its stage, wide-open wood floor, and soaring ceiling. An adjacent courtyard strung with bistro lights hosts your cocktail hour, and offers guests a place to step outside for some stargazing.
  • Notable Amenities: Make this place your home for the weekend...or even the week! It can comfortably sleep 10–12 people in its six bedrooms, and boasts a sauna, Jacuzzi, eat-in kitchen, large living room, and rocking chair porch.
  • Accommodations: On-site rooms for 10-12 guests, plus plentiful off-site hotel and B&B options nearby.

The Inn at West Settlement

The Inn at West Settlement

The Inn at West Settlement


Stonewall Estate
  • Location: 1595 Holmes Hollow Road, Delhi NY
  • Style: Wide-open spaces, views for miles
  • Fab Feature: You're guaranteed loads of wonderful photos on this pretty estate, with meadows, pastures, and gardens around every corner of each historic building.
  • Event Space Highlights: Ceremonies can be held in several lovely spots, including an open hilltop looking out across the valley that’s especially beautiful with the sun setting over the mountains. Host your reception in the riding arena—the 8,000-square-foot barn has plenty of space for dinner and dancing, and your rental includes use of charming rustic farm tables.
  • Notable Amenities: The large, comfortable farmhouse can accommodate a select group of your nearest and dearest, and at the end of the big day you can retreat to your private honeymoon cottage.
  • Accommodations: On-site rooms for up to 20 guests, plus plentiful off-site hotel and B&B options nearby.

Stonewall Estate

Stonewall Estate

Stonewall Estate


Emerson Resort and Spa
  • Location: 5340 Route 28, Mount Tremper, NY
  • Style: Relaxed Catskill-style Lodge and Country Inn
  • Fab Feature: Their “Kaleidoscope,” a mesmerizing 3-dimensional-effect multimedia presentation inside a 56-foot-tall silo.
  • Event Space Highlights: With its panoramic views of the Catskill Mountains, the Waterside Pavilion is a wonderful open-air spot for a ceremony. Receptions are hosted in the Great Room, which boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and a massive stone fireplace.
  • Wedding Package Perks: All packages include the outdoor ceremony site, 1-hour open bar and Champagne toast, passed and stationed hors d’oeuvres, and your choice of menu selections.
  • Accommodations: 27 guest rooms and suites in the Lodge, more in the Inn

Emerson Resort and Spa

Emerson Resort and Spa

Emerson Resort and Spa


Hunter Mountain
  • Location: Route 23A, Hunter, NY
  • Style: Mountain lodge
  • Fab Feature: The exhilarating chairlift ride to the mountaintop ceremony site.
  • Event Space Highlights: The Copper Tree Restaurant at the Lodge offers mountain views and a comfortable setting.
  • Notable Services: Their staff will help you plan whatever event you have in mind, from an intimate gathering to a wedding reception for 350.
  • Accommodations: The Kaatskill Mountain Club lodge and a variety of condos

Hunter Mountain

Hunter Mountain

Hunter Mountain


Stone Tavern Farm
  • Location: 2080 Upper Meeker Hollow Road, Roxbury, NY
  • Style: Natural, serene country farm
  • Fab Feature: You can party all night, as there’s no curfew and no sound restrictions. They can provide fireworks too!
  • Event Space Highlights: Say “I do” under an old maple tree or on top of a mountain, host cocktails at the Waterside Pavilion (especially lovely at sunset), and dine and dance in their historic barn.
  • Notable Services: On site they offer horseback riding, ATV rides, hiking, fishing, paintball, and the second longest zipline in NY. Nearby activities include mountain biking, mountain golf, river tubing, fly fishing and antique shopping.
  • Accommodations: Lodging for 6 in the Stone Tavern House on property

Stone Tavern Farm

Stone Tavern Farm

Stone Tavern Farm


The Roxbury Barn
  • Location: 667 County Highway 41, Roxbury, NY
  • Style: Vintage barn and woodlands
  • Fab Feature: Ceremonies in the pine grove are absolutely stunning—your guests follow a shaded path into a large clearing, where a stand of towering trees creates a dramatic natural cathedral.
  • Event Space Highlights: The 163 year-old carriage barn is a wonderful spot for a rustic-chic celebration, with a balustraded top floor, 25 windows, and oversized doors leading to a patio that looks out on a lily pond, gazebo, and surrounding gardens and woods. For your cocktail hour (or as a backup rainy-day ceremony location), there's also a covered pavilion, perched on a grassy hilltop.
  • Notable Services: The expert staff will set up, light, and monitor a roaring bonfire so that you can keep the party going into the night. All you'll need to do is provide the s'mores supplies!
  • Catering: Bring your own or select from list
  • Accommodations: Nearby hotels, lodges, B&Bs, and vacation rentals

The Roxbury Barn

The Roxbury Barn

The Roxbury Barn



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