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6 Hidden Gem Wedding Venues in the Hudson Valley

CONGRATULATIONS on your engagement! Are you searching for a hidden gem wedding venue in the Hudson Valley? Look no further! As a Hudson Valley officiant, I've had the pleasure of working at some of the most beautiful and unique venues in the area. Here are six hidden gems that you might not have considered yet:

  1. Wethersfield Estate Located in the heart of Dutchess County, Wethersfield Estate is a stunning 1,000-acre property that's perfect for couples who want a mix of rustic charm and sophisticated elegance. With a maximum capacity of 250 guests, you can invite all your loved ones to celebrate in style. "Wethersfield was a dream come true for our wedding," says one happy couple. "The estate is truly magical."

  2. Locust Grove Estate Once home to artist and inventor Samuel F.B. Morse, Locust Grove Estate is now a charming wedding venue that's perfect for history buffs and nature lovers alike. The estate can accommodate up to 200 guests, and the tented reception area offers stunning views of the Hudson River. "The gardens are gorgeous and the mansion is beautifully preserved," raves one reviewer. "It was the perfect backdrop for our wedding day."

  3. Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa For a more intimate wedding, consider Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa in Milton. With a maximum capacity of 75 guests, this picturesque venue offers a relaxed and romantic atmosphere that's perfect for small weddings. "The grounds are absolutely stunning," says one reviewer. "It was the perfect place for our intimate wedding."

  4. Shadow Lawn Located in the charming town of High Falls, Shadow Lawn is a historic mansion that dates back to the 1800s. With a maximum capacity of 150 guests, this venue offers a unique blend of old-world charm and modern amenities. "The house is stunning and the grounds are beautiful," says one happy bride. "It was the perfect place for our wedding."

  5. Arrow Park Lake & Lodge If you're looking for a rustic wedding venue with a touch of magic, Arrow Park Lake & Lodge in Monroe is the perfect choice. With a maximum capacity of 150 guests, this charming lodge offers breathtaking views of the lake and the surrounding woods. "We fell in love with Arrow Park the moment we saw it," says one happy couple. "It's a hidden gem that we'll never forget."

  6. Onteora Mountain House For a truly breathtaking wedding venue, look no further than Onteora Mountain House in Boiceville. This stunning estate features a modern, eco-friendly lodge and breathtaking views of the Catskill Mountains. With a maximum capacity of 250 guests, you can invite all your loved ones to witness your special day. "Our wedding at Onteora Mountain House was nothing short of magical," says one happy bride. "The setting is truly unforgettable.

So there you have it, our top picks for hidden gem wedding venues in the Hudson Valley. And if you're looking for a fun, lighthearted officiant who will make your wedding day even more special, check out John Wendel - he's a comedian and knows how to make your guests laugh! Don't forget to visit our website at for more information on our services. Congratulations on your engagement and happy planning! #HudsonValleyWeddings #HiddenGemVenues #FunWeddings #FunnyOfficiant

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