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Parties, Weddings & Celebrations

When it’s time to schedule those special events — from weddings and anniversaries to graduations, birthdays, and other important milestones — let Hudson Valley event planners help make your celebrations beyond-your-dreams easy, worry free, and ensuring that you look and feel your absolute best.

Adams Fairacre FarmsDental Design StudioThe Eldred PreserveJames Newbury HotelResorts World CatskillsRushmore Estate

Impress your guests with culinary delicacies: Adams Fairacre Farms

Adams has been offering farm-fresh food since 1919 when Ralph and Mary Adams purchased 50 acres of farmland in Poughkeepsie. In 1933, they opened their first roadside farmstand. Adams grew to include locations in Poughkeepsie, Kingston, Newburgh, Wappinger, and Middletown. Beyond its award-winning catering, Adams offers gourmet cheeses, hand-cut meats, and other culinary delicacies that are sure to make any occasion memorable. Browse our stores for specialty candy, chocolates, and gift baskets, and pick up colorful flowers for a festive table. Visit  for more information and to find the store nearest you. 

Adams Fairacre Farms

Adams Fairacre Farms
Locations in Kingston, Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger Falls, and Middletown

Look special, feel special: Dental Design Studio 

Feel and look your best on your special day. Beautiful smiles aren’t just about veneers and Hollywood smiles…sometimes simple things, like whitening, re-contouring, bonding, etc., can make a world of difference. A truly experienced practitioner can provide many options to help you improve your smile! Remember that your smile is one of the first things others notice about you. You never have a second chance to make a first impression! 

Dental Design Studio

Richard K. Whalen, DDS
Dental Design Studio
46 Fox St, Suite 3

Be immersed in natural beauty: The Eldred Preserve

Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Sullivan Catskills, The Eldred Preserve is a full-service, luxury venue offering a rustic, intimate, and inviting atmosphere. Featuring flexible indoor and outdoor spaces and farm-to-table catering options, each unique space can be scaled and decorated to suit any small- to medium-sized event (from 15 to 100 people), including weddings, corporate retreats, employee or client appreciation events, baby showers, family or school reunions, bar/bat mitzvah celebrations, and more.

The Eldred Preserve
PHOTO CREDIT: Chris Carter Photography

The Eldred Preserve
1040 State Rte 55

Savor scenic waterfront views: James Newbury Hotel 

Savor scenic waterfront views as the backdrop for your next special event at The Wire in Coxsackie, NY. Once a former ironworks factory, our industrial-chic event space pays homage to the site’s manufacturing and maritime past. Guests can enjoy their visit with a stay at the James Newbury Hotel, our modern-luxe boutique hotel. Our resort-style campus also offers two unique dining options perfect for pre- or post-event functions.  While you’re in town, wander charming streets, explore historic sites, and stroll the tranquil riverfront. Discover Upstate New York like never before. 

James Newbury Hotel

James Newbury Hotel
60 South River St

Wow your guests from dining to gaming: Resorts World Catskills  

When it comes to celebrating a special event (whether a birthday, bachelor or bachelorette getaway, reunion, and more), you can’t go wrong with Resorts World Catskills. From dining to gaming, you and your guests are in for a treat. That includes dining options to please every appetite, from Asian fine dining to a casual bar and grill. Indulge in a succulent steak from Celebrity Chef Scott Conant’s Cellaio, experience authentic Chinese delicacies at Lotus, enjoy your favorite drink at Empire Lounge or Doubletop Bar, or dine on your favorite comfort foods at the 24/7 Bistro. Grab-and-go options from RW Food Hall or Good Friends Market are fast and delicious. And with sweeping scenic views of the stunning Catskills Mountains as a backdrop, your guests may not want to leave! Visit for more information on our dining, casino, hotel, and more.

Resorts World Catskills

Resorts World Catskills

Create a personalized experience: Rushmore Estate  

Choose a venue that is willing to personalize your event so that it reflects what is unique about you as a couple. With its timeless elegance and pristine grounds, Rushmore Estate offers a truly unique experience. Nestled on 50 wooded acres, the 1911 Spanish Colonial Ballroom along with four luxury guest suites and a fireside library provide the perfect setting for your one-of-a-kind wedding retreat. The venue boasts a 60-foot infinity pool overlooking a private lake, a romantic gazebo, hiking trails, and tennis and basketball courts. Whether it’s a bonfire by the lake, a celebratory jump in the pool, or a poolside after-party, Rushmore Estate is dedicated to making your unique wedding vision a reality. Contact us at to schedule a personalized tour. 

Rushmore Estate

Rushmore Estate
14 Castleton Dr
Highland Mills

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