NY Wedding Venues

If you're looking for a more private venue than a state park, you might love one of these outdoor upstate N.Y. wedding venues we've found, many of which are located in the Finger Lakes.

To help you with your decorating plans we've added multiple links to photo albums of real weddings at each location.

Please tell the Venues & Photographers you found them here on The Sunshine Bride.



Featured 2018 Venue - Lions Camp Badger, Spencer, N.Y.
Lions Camp Badger | (315) 252-7247 
725 LaRue Rd, Spencer, NY,  14883     
                           
The Lions Camp Badger is a beautiful venue and/or reception location as well as a non-profit that is trying to enhance the lives of differently-abled youth and adults.

The camp features the Collins Conroy Lodge, pictured to the left, a small non-denominational chapel to seat 20-30, and a pavilion at a much lower cost than the lodge that includes picnic tables.

Chairs and tables are included with rental of the lodge, and dinnerware as well as a full kitchen can be available for an extra fee.

Real Weddings: Camp Badger Facebook Wedding Photo Album

Cayuga County

Springside Inn | (315) 252-7247 
6141 West Lake Road, Auburn, New York 13021
The Springside Inn features ceremony sites inside the old-world style inn, on the beach, & at a private chapel.

Real Weddings; Christine & Logan via Kegan Shattuck Photography, Hilary & Jesse via Clark Walker Studio, Michelle & Sean via James Bass Photography

Aurora Inn | (315) 364-8888
391 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026 
This historic inn features beautiful white columns and porches, overlooking Cayuga Lake. The inn offers their own catering services, a full array of rentals, and reception sites.

Real Weddings: Katie & Mike via McKay's Photography, Megan & Adam via James Bass Photography, Ashley & Darwin via Mary Buttolph Photography, Ashley & Dan via Tony Spinelli Photography, Lauren & Karl via Shane Welch Photography

Cortland County

The Alumni House | (607) 753-1561
29 Tompkins Street, Cortland, NY 13045 | SUNY Cortland Grounds
Surrounded by beautiful gardens this mansion has beautiful sites for your ceremony and a patio for your reception. The fee covers weekend rental of the entire facility & 5 overnight guest rooms.

Hathaway House | (607) 836-6006
3976 Rt. 41, Solon P.O. Box 621 McGraw, NY 13101
The Hathaway House is a historic 150 year old home with beautiful gardens with a small gazebo with lights for your ceremony and plenty of room for your reception on grounds.

Real Weddings: Jenn & Charlie via Saving Your Memories

*Photo courtesy of The Hathaway House.




Chemung County

Hill Top Inn | (607) 732-6728
171 Jerusalem Hill Road, Elmira, NY 14901
A Chemung County landmark overlooking the Chemung Valley, the Hill Top Inn features both beautiful gardens and a vine-covered arbor for your ceremony. Catering & rentals are available.

Real Weddings: Holly & Tom via James Bass Photography

Lawrence Chapel | (607) 734-4167
State Route 228, Odessa, NY 14869
Built in 1880, this small stone non-denominational chapel sits atop a small grassy knoll in the woods. The Chemung County Historical Society owns this property.

Real Weddings: Juliet & Brandon via Julie Prisloe Photography

Erie County *New

Glens Falls Park | (716) 632-4120 *New
5565 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221

Real Weddings: Stacie & Nathan | Megan Dailor Photography

Kings County *New

The William Vale Hotel | (646) 369-1510  *New
111 North 12th St., Brooklyn, NY 11249

Real Weddings: Melissa & Ivan | Bri Johnson Photography, Jessica & Micheal | The Hons Photo, Vanina & Alfred | Weddings by Elvira, Rachel & Ari | Over the Moon

Livingston County

Sweet Briar Bed & Breakfast | (585) 245-8620
5126 Mt. Morris Road, Geneseo, NY 14454
Sweet Briar is a Bed & Breakfast featuring a Spa, beautiful gardens, and a charming white gazebo. Rental includes tent & chairs for up to 150 guests.

Real Weddings: Emily & Drew via John Larkin Photography


Monroe County

Highland Park | (585) 753-7275 
485 Highland Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620
Designed by famous landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, Highland Park offers three different ceremony sites; The Lilac Arches, Lamberton Conservatory, & Sunken Garden.

Real Weddings: Heinrich & Lauren via Lass & Beau, Drew & Savannah via McKay's Photography

Burgundy Basin | (585) 248-2660 
1361 Marsh Road, Pittsford, NY 14534
This historic restaurant along the Erie Canal features a beautiful outside pavilion, garden & white gazebo.

Real Weddings: Aimee & Evan via Lori and Erin Photography, James & Laura via Deb & Matt Photography, Ashley & Mark via Andrew Welsh Photography, Shannon & Mitch via Katie Finnerty Photography

Rochester Golf Courses | (585) 234-4653 
1850 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield, NY 14526
The clubhouse features a large glass walled ballroom that overlooks the sparkling Shadow "Lake", a former crushed stone quarry and beautiful gardens.

Real Weddings: Kaitlyn & Michael via Katie Finnerty Photography, Lindsay & Keith via Andrew Welsh Photography, Tom & Mel via Wendy Mitchell Photography, Lisa & Andy via Robin Fox Photography, 

Photo Courtesy of ROC Focus
Woodcliff Hotel & Spa | (585) 248-4800
199 Woodcliff Drive, Fairport, NY 14450
Located in the NY Hills at "The Point," the ceremony site offers a beautiful view of the hills with multiple rooms in the hotel to accommodate your guests if the weather goes awry.

Real Weddings: Sara & Matt via ROC Focus (Featured to the Left), Phou & Jenalyn via Wendy Mitchell Photography, Terressa & Nick via John Larkin Photography,  Grant & Nikki via Pettrone Wedding Photography, Sandi & Pete via Andrew Walsh Photography

Webster Arboretum | (585) 872-2911
1700 Schlegel Rd, Webster, NY 14580

Real Weddings: Casey & Ricky | Katie Finnerty Photography, Joanee & Charlie | Megan Dailor Photography, Kelsey & Spencer | Amanda Bellucco Photography, Lisa & Mark | Jenny Dee Photography, Meggan & Andrew | Empire West Photo, Jason & Danielle | Blooming Branch Photography

Nassau County *New

The Crescent Beach Club516-217-6509 ext. 114  *New
333 Bayville Avenue, Bayville, NY 11709

Real Weddings: Anonymous Couple | George Street Photo & Video, Alyssa & Jason | Wavecrest Studio, Nikki & Kyle | Once Like a Spark, Kara & Dave | Tom Schelling Photography, Tim & Mariana | Ein Photo, Dawn & Joe | Britt Lee Photography, Anjelica & Jonathan | Andres Valenzuela Photography, Ginger & Fuchun | TL Wedding Photography & Video

Heritage Club at Bethpage (formerly Carlyle on the Green) | (516) 927-8380 *New
99 Quaker Meeting House Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735

Real Weddings: Jaimee & Bradley | Camelot Studios, Amanda & John | Silver Fox New York, Mediha & Laurence | Funico Studios, Anonymous Couple | Dan Fredo Photos & Film, Cheri & Dennis | Josh Wong Photography, Gabe & Priscilla | Corey Torpie Photography

New York County *New

Aqua Azul Yacht | (917) 686-1016 *New
Pier 60 Chelsea Piers, New York, NY 10011

Real Weddings: Jennifer & Dario | Domenika Photographer, Sue & Chris | Ollo Studio Fine Art Weddings, Pasquale & Nashonme | Barbara Zanon Studio

Midtown Loft & Terrace | (212) 561-5440 ext. 1
267 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Real Weddings: Haj & Josh | Everly Studios, Emma & Gordon | Amy Rizzuto Photography, Gareth & Hannah | Denis Gostov Photography, Melanie & Tony | Julian Ribinik Photography, Yelena & Patrick | En Vogue Photo, Corrine & Stephanie | Erica Camille Photography, Juliana & Conrad | Upasana Mainali Photography, Charlotte & Fred | Kamila Harris Photography

Onondaga County

The Lodge | (315) 291-3700
4355 State Street Road, Skaneateles Falls, NY 13153
The Lodge offers helpful staff, on-site catering, and a beautiful outdoor venue. With your reservation you receive exclusive use of the twenty-five thousand square foot facility & a personal Wedding Coordinator.

Real Weddings: Kevin & Mallori via Kylene Lynn Photography, Kaitlin & Adam via Solas Studios, Maggie & Joey via mkd Photography, Jim & Jennie via Vrooman Photography, Kate & Colin via Tom Harmon Photography, Kate & Val via Mary Butolph Photography, Nancy & Jason via Mabyn Photography, Diana & Nadar via Stacy K Floral w/Photography by Clark + WalkerSara & Bryan via Mary Butolph Photography

Marietta House | (315) 636-8299
2819 Route 174, Marietta, NY 13110
A Banquet Hall that specializes in hosting weddings, the Marietta House offers a six-sided pagoda in a beautiful garden for your ceremony. Catering is offered onsite. 

Mirbeau Inn & Spa | (877) 647-2328 
851 West Genesee St., Skaneateles, NY 13152
Along with many outdoor sites the Inn also offers a myriad of different private rooms along with an expansive deck and great room as backup if the weather doesn't comply.

Real Weddings: Karina & Peter via Martha Swann Photography, Heidi & Matt via Mabyn Photography, Charise & Mike via Katie Finnerty Photography, Janet & Khan via Select Receptions

Wysocki's Lake Park Manor | (315) 699-7828
6574 Lakeshore Road, Cicero, NY 13039
The Wysoki Lake Park Manor has 3 rooms; Crystal, Terrace, & Carriage receptions or ceremonies, and the grounds at Wysocki have ceremony sites both in the South Garden & East Gardens.

Real Weddings: Jackie & Anthony via Tom Harmon Photography, John & Cassandra via H. Hawkins Photography, Suzi & Frank via Kristin Chalmers Photography 

Sherwood Inn SkaneatelesSherwood Inn | (315) 685-3405
26 West Genesee Street, Skaneateles, NY 13152
With its scenic views of Skaneateles Lake and its setting in the midst of the historic village, this beautifully restored colonial inn creates an idyllic setting for your ceremony.

Real Weddings: Meghan & Jeremy via Mary Dougherty Photography, Mr. & Mrs. Litterbrant via David Grube Photography, Tracy & Gordon via Corey Torpie Photography, Megan & Mark via Martha Swann Photography, Danica & Brandon via The Story Photography, Erin & Steve’via Sarah Heppel Photography

Lourdes Camp | (315) 424-1812
1150 10 Mile Point Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152
You can rent this entire summer camp during "off season": the last 2 weekends in May & June (except 1st weekend) and September through November and the property includes a small rustic chapel.

Real Weddings: Ali & Mark via Cylinda B Photography (Credited for the beautiful photograph above.), Amanda & Tom via Fernando Lou Gonzalez Event Photography, Brian & Kirsten via StyleMePretty - Photography by Leila Brewster

Ontario County

Sonnenberg Gardens Greenhouse Conservatory Complex - Palm HouseSonnenberg Gardens | (585) 394-4922
151 Charlotte Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424
Sonnenberg offers three separate gardens for ceremonies featuring a white pergola, rose garden, marble fountain, and a small Japanese Tea House.

Real Weddings: Kate & James via Alexandra Meseke Photography, Jenn & Danny via Andrew Buscemi Photography, Greg & Colby via Tiffany Tcheng Photography, Heather & Greg via A Touch of Elegance Photography

Belhurst CastleBelhurst Castle | (315) 781-0201
4069 Route 14 South, Geneva, NY 14456
The century-old castle offers a manicured evergreen lawn that looks over Seneca Lake. A spa, winery, and restaurant are also onsite.

Real Weddings: Sara & AJ via Tom Harmon Photography, Nicholas & Jennifer via Wendy Mitchell Photography, Danielle & Mike via Dexter Davis Photography & Films, Kailin & Scott via Creative Wedding Agency, Kim & Joe via Danielle Coons Photography, Stacey & Jeremy via Blaine & Bethany Photography, Anonymous Pin & Grey Wedding via Stacy K Floral - Photography by Jovial Photography Carli & Matt | Katie Finnerty Photography, Jayson & Kaylee | Megan Dailor Photography

Filigree Inn | (585) 229-5460
5406 Bristol Valley Road (Rt. 64), Canandaigua, NY 14424
Built in 1792 and located in Canandaiqua, NY, The Filigree Inn Bed and Breakfast boasts a 180 acre estate and features activities like golf & hiking.

Real Weddings: Chelsea & Steve via Lori & Erin Photography

Bristol Harbour Resort | (800) 288-8248 
5410 Seneca Point Rd, Canandaigua, NY 14424
A beautiful site featuring a pointed wooden log arch overlooks Cananaiga Lake for your ceremony and the great room with a terrace are available if it's a cloudy day.

Real Weddings: Eric & Ryan via Wendy Mitchell Photography, Lindsey & Brian via Sue Egan Photography, Lyndsay & Ryan via Fernando Lou Gonzalez Event Photography, Allison & Chris via Grey Likes Weddings - Photography by Mary Dougherty | Jessica & Nick via Katie Finnerty Photography, Jess & Matt | Megan Dailor Photography

Geneva on the Lake | (315) 789-7190
1001 Lochland Rd. (State Rt. 14) Geneva, NY 14456
Three different ceremony sites are offered all midst Italian Renaissance architecture, classical sculptures & beautiful gardens. Catering is available onsite.

Real Weddings: Alex & Mike via Megan Dailor Photography, Leia & David via Full Bloom Photography, Brittany & Tyler via The Knot - Photography by Mary Wyar

Granger Homestead | (585) 394-1472 
295 N. Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424
Featuring colonial porches & a Federal-style wood frame, the Granger Homestead was built in the early 1800s and offers beautiful green grounds for your ceremony with tent rentals available onsite.

Ventosa Vineyards | (315) 719-0000
3440 Route 96A, Geneva, NY 14456
This winery on Seneca Lake offers beautiful grounds and an amazing view with plenty of room inside for your reception.

Real Weddings: Nicole & Jeff via B Fotographic, Sara & Nick via John Larkin Photography, Dan & Anne via David Wright Weddings, Alex & Dan via John Schlia Photography, Nadine & Ryan via via John Schlia Photography, Nina & Anton via Nicole Gatto Photography, Heather & Blaze via Lori & Erin Photography, Taylor & Beth via H. Hawkins Photography, Chelsea & Charlie via Empire West Photography

The Inn on the Lake(585) 394-7800
770 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424
The Inn on the Lake offers breathtaking views of lake Canandaigua with onsite catering and tent rental included in the cost of receptions.

Heron Hill Winery | (585) 394-0173 *New
5323 Seneca Point Rd, Canandaigua, NY 14424

Real Weddings: Kat & Mark | Megan Dailor Photography

Oswego County

Bayshore Grove | (315) 343-4000
108 Bayshore Rd, Oswego, NY 13126
Bayshore Grove, located in Oswego, N.Y. has a beautiful ceremony venue right on the shores of Lake Ontario where the backdrop is water as far as the eye can see.

Real Weddings: Jessica & Kirt via Solas Studios, Kassie & Harley via Mabyn Photography, Erin & Jim via Erica Hasenjager Photography

Queens County *New

Antun's of Queen's Village | (718) 468-6400 *New
96-43 Springfield Blvd, Queens Village, NY 11429

Richmond County *New

Grand Oaks | (718) 468-6400 *New
200 Huguenot Avenue , Staten Island, NY 10312

Real Weddings: Anonymous Couple | George Street Photo & Video, Emily & Anthony | J&R Photography, Alessandra & Vincent | Polina Bulman Photography, Nicole & Thomas | J&R Photography, Joanna & Gio | J&R Photography, Stephanie & Alexander | Unforgettable Expressions

Schenectady County *New

Glen Sanders Mansion | (929) 229-0424 *New
1 Glen Ave, Scotia, NY 12302

Real Weddings: Courtney & Dan | Katie Finnerty Photography, Morgan & Stephen | Caitlin Miller Photography, Lyndsay & Kyle | Hitlin Photography Inc., Katie & Ryan | Matt Ramos Photography, Kristin & Billy | Hitlin Photography Inc., Shana & Sean | Linda Conley Photography, Chelsea & Jarrett | Hitlin Photography Inc., Sarah & Dean | Matt McClosky Photography, Jessica & Steve | Crystal Turino Photography

Schuyler County

Logan Ridge Estate | (607) 546-6606 
3800 Ball Diamond Road, Hector, NY 14841
The Estate features a spacious banquet room featuring a cathedral ceiling, magnificent stone fireplace and a full bay window with access to a terrace with a stunning view overlooking Seneca Lake.

Real Weddings: Kenzie & Nick via Timeless Treasures Photography, Brooke & Kyle via LoveStoriesTV

Fontainebleau Inn | (607) 594-2008 
2800 State Route 228, Alpine, NY 14805
Ceremonies at the Fontainebleau Inn can be planned for the grounds or for the patio under an elegant 24' x 60' canopy canopy which is up from May through October.

Real Weddings: Amanda & David via Martha Swann Photography, Maura & Jim via Julie Prisloe Photography, Erin & Meaghan via Mabyn Photography, Hannah & Trevor via Sarah Kathyrn Photography, Courtney & Bill via Sarah Heppell Photography 

Seneca County

Wagner Vineyards | (607) 582-6450
9322 State Route 414, Lodi, NY 14860
The beautiful grounds overlook Seneca Lake and sit next to a lovely pond.

Real Weddings: Katie & Tim’via Mabyn Photography, Margaret & Greg via Jacqueline Connor Photography, Felicia & Luke via Ron Soliman  Photography,

Tioga County

The Barn | (315) 218-5071
1409 Ithaca Road, Willseyville, NY 13864
One of the Southern Tiers's most unique & charming venues for celebrations, a renovated and restored turn-of-the-century barn that  can accommodate up to 200 guests.

Real Weddings: Kyle & Joe via Kara Abbey Photography, Kat & Josh via Julie Prisloe Photography

Tioga Gardens | (607) 687-2940 |
2217 state rt 17c, Owego, NY 13827
The water gardens are a beautiful locations to hold your wedding & the cost includes use of their gazebo, tables, & chairs.

Real Weddings: Jackie & Javier via Lara Abbey Photography, Amy & Luke via Michael Erb Photography, Clinton and Jaime via Jessah Serafini Photography, Carolynn & Adam via The Sweetest Occasion - Photography by Doug Lloyd, Hannah & Landry via Mary Dougherty Photography

Tompkins County

John Joseph Inn | 607.533.0097 
813 Auburn Rd. Groton, NY  13073
This historic inn is surrounded by acres of beautiful gardens, offering many locations for your ceremony.

Real Weddings: Alexis & Brian via Korver Photography, Liz & Marek via Rebekah J. Murray Photography, Leigh & Victor via Janelle Rodriguez Photography, Lauren & Ryan via Tom Harmon Photography

Ithaca Farmers Market, Steamboat Landing, Ithaca NYIthaca Farmer's Market | 607-273-7109
If you've got the $1,800 to spend, the farmers market is a beautiful location to get married at on Cayuga Lake. Picnic tables and a dock stretching out into the lake are all you need.

Real Weddings: Diane & Brian via The Story Photography, Kristen & Duncan via Amanda Bellucco Photography, Corey & Josh via Julie Prisloe Photography, Carolyn & Trevor via Jessica Krip Photography, Molly & Brian via Wonderbliss Wedding Photography, Ana & Beth via Kelly Prizel Photography


Wyoming County

Glen Iris InnGlen Iris Inn | (585) 493-2622 
Letchworth State Park, Castile, NY 14427
The wedding site is directly in front of the Inn by the Middle Falls Overlook & must be done in conjunction with a reception. There's space for 150 guests.

Real Weddings: Sandy & Brian via Ayres Photography, Jennifer & Ryan via Shaw Photography Co., Priscilla & Aaron via Bridget Rochelle Photography, Shelli & Jason via Glasser Studios, Meadow & Ray via John Larkin Photography, Rachel & Steve via Encompass Photography

Yates County

Photo Courtesy of Tom Mike Photography & Glenora Wine Cellars
Glenora Wine Cellars | (607) 243-9500
5435 State Route 14, Dundee, NY 14837
The winery offers beautiful views of Seneca Lake, & there is an arbor permanently installed for weddings.
*Photo Courtesy of Tom Mike Photography & Glenora Wine Cellars

Real Weddings: Joann and Kai via YL Photography, Mandy & Chris via Tania Lezak Photography, Jessica & Michael via Kracke Photography, Christina & Jerry via Timecut Photography, Meghan & Brian via Katie Finnerty Photography

Esperanza Mansion | (315) 536-4400 x611 (Heidi)
3456 RT-54A Keuka Park, NY 14478
The mansion offers expansive, beautiful grounds while the ballroom and expansive patio await in case the weather doesn't comply. Catering is available onsite.

Real Weddings: Dana & Tabb via Andrew Welsh Photography, Kip & Kelly via Kracke Photography, Kathleen & Phil via John Larkin Photography, Megan & Brennan via Sue Egan Photography