These Hudson Valley Wedding Venues Have Dazzling Waterside Views

Whether you want to be lakeside or riverfront, these Hudson Valley wedding venues offer breathtaking water views for your big day.

In a region filled with mountains and rustic farms, it’s easy to find yourself browsing barns and hilltop venues for your big day. But what if you want waterside views? Consider tying the knot at an altar that overlooks the Hudson River or a sparkling lake in the background at one of these waterfront wedding venues in the Valley.

Boscobel House and Gardens

1601 Route 9D, Garrison

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This historic Hudson Valley site in Putnam County features a Neoclassical mansion, lush gardens, an orchard, and sweeping Hudson River views. When you think swamp, you don’t normally think wedding, but Constitution Marsh is truly the perfect backdrop for “I do” photos thanks to its winding turns and unique beauty. At Boscobel, choose the Formal Garden or the Forecourt for colorful garden celebrations, but opt for the West Meadow if you’re on the hunt for the water views. Located between the property’s historic buildings and lush gardens, this venue features a 5,000-square-foot air-conditioned pavilion with a canopied terrace that can accommodate up to 250 guests. When it comes to catering, clients can choose between Florrie Kaye’s in Carmel, Great Performances in New York City, ONTHEMARC in Stamford, Connecticut, or Above and Beyond Catering in Dumont, New Jersey.

 

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City Winery Hudson Valley

23 Factory Street, Montgomery

City Winery Hudson Valley combines the best parts of a winery wedding with waterside views. On 22 acres, this venue overlooks the Wallkill River at the site of the historic Montgomery Mills. With three unique wedding packages to choose from, City Winery can accommodate up to 350 people in its over 15,000 square feet of versatile event space. The outdoor setting overlooks the onsite vineyards as the Wallkill provides a picture-perfect background for wedding photos. Each package includes a cocktail hour, two-course seated dinner, and five-hour open bar. Interested on lodging on the property? Check out availability at The Barn.

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Foreland

111 Water Street, Catskill

 

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An artist-run community in Greene County, Foreland is a dream venue that mixes modernism with natural beauty – right on the Catskill Creek. The Catskill spot boasts three gorgeous wedding spaces: The Waterfront, Great Lawn, and Bookhouse. Rent a single venue for gatherings of up to 200 guests, or book them all to easily accommodate parties of up to 500. Cash in on the waterside views at The Waterfront, which lives up to its name. This space offers a generous 4,000 square feet of designed indoor event space, while the adjacent Great Lawn sits right next to the creek and can be tented as per your preference. To make the big day even bigger, add fire pits and Adirondack chairs into the equation for elevated mountain vibes.

 

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The Grandview

176 Rinaldi Boulevard, Poughkeepsie

 

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With iconic views of the river and Mid-Hudson Bridge, The Grandview assures clients that “The only thing we overlook is the Hudson River.” This award-winning venue is perched right on the water’s edge for an unparalleled backdrop. The Grandview offers two exclusive settings that both come with personalized menu options, formal black-tie service, and your own Maître d’ to ensure every moment is perfect. For inside affairs, choose the Grand Ballroom for a space that blends old-world charm with contemporary glamour. If the weather is on your side, the Outdoor Ballroom is a riverside space with stunning photo opportunities for you and your guests to remember the day.

 

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Hutton Brickyards

132 Lindsley Avenue, Kingston

This ever-popular dining spot does weddings even bigger than it does brunch. Kingston’s Hutton Brickyards offers three different spaces to choose from for your party: Hutton Hall, Lidgerwood Pavilion, or Butler Pavilion. Each space varies greatly in size and accommodation, with the largest of the three, Butler Pavilion, fitting up to 1,400 guests in banquet seating. For the most panoramic views of the Hudson River, the Lidgerwood Pavilion has you covered. With 8,100 squarefeet and seating for up to 500 guests, this space features iconic 19th-century structures and a 27-foot bar with Hudson Valley craft beers. At the end of the night, lodging is available onsite in cabins, the Edgewood Mansion rooms, or the luxury two-bedroom cottage.

Kenoza Hall

5762 Route 52, Kenoza Lake

 

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Nestled up against Kenoza Lake, Kenoza Hall is a serene lakeside wedding destination for large and small celebrations. The venue offers a refined wedding weekend experience, boasting 50 acres of land and multiple event spaces from which to choose. Kenoza Hall works with couples to curate the perfect wedding package, with a variety of options to browse for the ceremony, cocktail hour, reception, and late-night gatherings. When the party finally ends, the venue has 22 guest rooms and 10 bungalows for wedding attendees.

 

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Surf Club on the Sound

280 Davenport Avenue, New Rochelle

Renowned as “the most sought-out wedding venue in Westchester,” the Surf Club on the Sound has a scenic beachfront mansion that is surrounded by breathtaking views of the Long Island Sound. Upon entrance, a marble staircase cascades down under a sparkling crystal chandelier to give guests quite the opening. Outside, brides and grooms are right on the waterfront when they say their “I dos” before moving inside the mansion for a cocktail party and dinner. From the sophisticated venue to the exceptional service, the Surf Club always puts on a memorable celebration.

The Thayer Hotel

674 Thayer Road, West Point

From small affairs to a formal ballroom dinner, the Thayer Hotel is an award-winning wedding venue in West Point that combines hilltop vows with waterside views. This Hudson Valley landmark offers soaring Gothic architecture and a historic setting for your big day. Following a ceremony on the hilltop, head inside to one of the hotel’s many ballrooms for a banquet that fits up to 220 guests. After all the festivities, the property has everything you need to accommodate sleeping arrangements for wedding invitees in one of 151 guest rooms.

The View on the Hudson

101 Shad Row, Piermont

In Rockland County, The View on the Hudson is an exceptional venue for waterfront scenes. The surrounding manicured landscape makes an unforgettable background for your altar during the ceremony, and the venue’s majestic ballroom features catering from Culinary Institute of America-trained chefs. The View’s location on the river offers uninterrupted, panoramic vistas of the setting that provide unlimited photo opportunities. Complete the artistic space with ice carvings or matching table arrangements that make your day even more memorable.

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