Overview: Named one of the Best Wedding Venues in the U.S. by Brides magazine, the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in Katonah is the ideal location for musically inclined couples. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Caramoor encompasses 90 acres of woodland trails, lovely gardens, and a range of beautiful outdoor and indoor spaces that allow for celebrations of all sizes. The Rosen House Historic Home is embodied by music and art and has a long history of sharing both things with the community as a year-round cultural arts center. Facilities are available from mid-May to the first week of June, and August to early October.
The Cost: Event rental fees begin at $7,500 and increase accordingly based on the particular spaces used. Hospitality fees start at $235/per person with Great Performances, Caramoor’s exclusive catering company.
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What’s Included: The site fee is inclusive of ample parking accommodations throughout the grounds, as well as various garden spaces for ceremonies and receptions. The hospitality fee includes food, liquor and other beverages, and wait staff.
Standout Features: Caramoor also has other rooms for intimate gatherings, such as your rehearsal dinner: The indoor Music Room is filled with treasures from around the world. The opulent Formal Dining Room has hand-painted silk wall coverings and custom light fixtures. Larger parties can enjoy the spacious Venetian Theater. Surrounded by woodlands, it is built around pink marble Renaissance columns, topped by Byzantine arches and protected by a weatherproof tent.