The Preston Barn at Old Drovers Inn 196 E Duncan Hill Rd • Dover Plains • NY 12522


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • Located on the grounds of the 18th-century Old Drovers Inn, this venue is a Hudson Valley treasure. And its location—just 80 miles north of NYC—makes it ideal for a weekend of exploring the surrounding wineries, farms, and hiking trails.
  • The Barn was custom-built for hosting unforgettable parties. Details like hand-hewn beams, a cathedral ceiling, and a floor made of reclaimed barn wood give the space a historic feel...but it's fully climate-controlled for year-round fun.
  • Oversized double doors open onto a quaint stone patio. Set with lounge furniture and lit by strings of market lights, it's the perfect spot for a cocktail hour or an intimate outdoor ceremony.


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Intimate Weddings

For smaller, intimate weddings & dinner parties: the Tap Room buyout is $2,000 for one night for up to 60 guests for seated dinner (50 for buffet). The Federal Room is $2,000 for one night or $3,000 for the weekend (plus buyout of the restaurant on Thus, Fri, or Sat) for up to 30 guests and includes the entire Inn & accommodations.

Off-Season Weddings

The rental fee for off-season weddings is $13,000 December–March and $14,000 November–April.

Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $19,000/event
  • The rental fee includes:

    • The barn & grounds for the entire weekend
    • Onsite accommodations (thirteen rooms) and common areas for
      the entire weekend with complimentary breakfast
    • Tables and chairs, linens, tableware, and glassware
    • Onsite ceremony
    • Venue planning and day-of coordinator

    Please see the Pricing Info link below for more details.

Meals (when priced separately)
  • $170–205/person
  • Sit-down packages are $205/person and buffet packages are $170/person.

Administrative Fee
  • 18%


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 220 250
Cocktails, etc. Standing 220 250
Reception Seated 220 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 250.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • On-Site Accommodations

Essential Info


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Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Barn
  • Inn / Lodge
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Private Estate
  • Restaurant

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Forest / Woods
  • Landscaped Grounds


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