12 Bridal Shower Venues in Rochester, New York, With Great Food

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Our Favorite Rochester, New York, Wedding Shower Venues
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Updated Feb 25, 2023

Planning a wedding shower in Rochester, New York? Rochester is a city with four distinguishable seasons, but it gets extra cold in the winter due to its location at the tip of New York state and right on Lake Ontario. You'll want to find an indoor venue for late fall to late spring, but the summer months are gorgeous—especially for waterfront venues.

When it comes to finding the best wedding and bridal shower venues Rochester, NY, you need the inside info—and we've got it right here for you. We've done the research and come up with our top recommendations that are sure to give you a head start on your party planning. And if you want even more venue ideas than our favorites that we've gathered below, check out The Knot Marketplace.

Whether you're looking for a restaurant with a fancy menu, or want to head out to the waterfront and watch a spectacular sunset while talking with your closest friends and family, Rochester has it all.

Pane Vino on the Avenue

When you walk into Pane Vino on the Avenue, you'll immediately catch the classic Italian restaurant vibe. Located in Pittsford, a suburb of Rochester, it offers two distinct event spaces that cater to events like your bridal shower. The focus at Pane Vino is on the comfort of the patrons, and your guests will be treated like family. Delicious traditional favorites populate the menu, as well as updated offerings to please all of your attendees. The catering staff will work with you every step of the way while planning your event. This means the day goes smoothly, and you can relax and enjoy the day knowing they have all the details under control.

Fiamma Centro

Rochester has a thriving restaurant scene, and Fiamma Centro is one reason why. This cozy authentic Italian eatery is designed to make you and your guests feel welcome from the moment you walk in. Featuring traditional dishes inspired by southern Italy and authentic Neapolitan wood-fired pizza, you'll find something for everyone on your wedding shower guest list. And the best part is that the event coordinators will help you design a menu for your event that's as unique as you are. The private event space, which holds up to 100 people, is above the restaurant and features dark walls, rough wood columns and lots of windows for an inviting atmosphere that puts it at one of our top bridal shower locations Rochester, NY.

Roger Robach Community Center

When looking for a place to hold your bridal shower in the Rochester area, what could be better than a venue that's right on the beach? The Roger Robach Community Center is part of Ontario Beach Park, with access to the beach behind the building. This large open space features a warm wood floor and exposed brick walls just waiting for you to transform them into the setting for your event. You can transform this facility to match your theme and color palette with some well-placed decor. Two smaller side rooms can be used for smaller groups or take over the whole thing for groups of up to 200.

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Farmer's Creekside

Is a destination bridal shower something you've always dreamed of? You can make it happen by holding at Farmer's Creekside Tavern & Inn in Le Roy, New York. This venue has a restaurant as well as five suites for you and your guests to enjoy if you choose to stay overnight. Several indoor event spaces offer you flexibility depending on your party's size. Leather seating and classic appointments are the norm here. During the warmer months, there are plenty of outdoor spaces to choose from as well – including several offering spectacular views of Oatka Creek. With space for up to 200 and a knowledgeable staff that will help you plan your special day, this venue has it all.

The DeLand House on Main

With nine different indoor event spaces, the DeLand House on Main gives you a lot of options. Located in the Village of Fairport, near Rochester and the Erie Canal, this French Chateau-style home was built in 1874 as a private residence with 34 rooms but has been updated and converted into a unique event space without losing its old-world charms. Each space has its own decor and vibe, and you can choose from the smallest space, The Boardroom for 10 guests, up to The Canal Ballroom, which comfortably holds 175 guests. The management has a list of preferred caterers available, so you can plan your menu right down to the last detail.

Brewery Ardennes

When you need a place to just let everything go, Brewery Ardennes is waiting. This venue produces Belgian-style beer in a totally renovated building that showcases preserved windows and doors from 1909, where history meets contemporary design. The setting couldn't be more perfect, either with expansive land on either side ready for you and your bridal party to sit down for a picnic with a smooth beer or selective list of wines and ciders. You can even opt for a farm-to-table meal, or one of the establishment's savory dishes sourced from local ingredients. Brewery Ardennes has several spaces that can accommodate up to 40.


Looking for some small bridal shower venues Rochester NY? If Italian food is your go-to, you'll be right at home when you walk into Agatina's. The cozy atmosphere is showcased with ambient lighting and ornate chandeliers throughout. The restaurant offers banquet-style meals which are perfect for wedding showers of any size. The menu is extensive, offering up pasta dishes, a wide variety of appetizers, and who could leave out dessert. You can even opt to have a traditional Italian feast, served family style, much like they do in Bel Paese, or the beautiful country. Agatina's also has an open bar option so your guests can offer up their congratulations.

The Mad Hatter

Do you fancy a spot of tea? Why not do it up British style at The Mad Hatter, where you'll celebrate your bridal shower, but never your un-bridal shower. Every guest here will get to choose their own blend of tea and a couple of treats to indulge in. Did we mention there's a bakery onsite? That means you and your guests can satisfy your sweet tooth as well and there are even gluten-free and vegan options. The Mad Hatter is perfect for a brunch event, as it's only open until 2:30, with the exception of Saturdays for High Tea.

The Boathouse Club at Seager Marine

What's better than a waterside wedding shower? We can't think of anything, either! Enjoy the gorgeous view of the Finger Lakes while you enjoy the breezy atmosphere at The Boathouse Club at Seager Marine. This venue has two spaces available for small and larger parties and both feature modern nautical decor that complements the rooms. Indoors, the venue can accommodate up to 75 people, while the adjoining deck, when included in the rental, can increase that to 100 guests. The venue has a preferred list of vendors that can ensure you don't even have to lift a finger—just celebrate.

The Mason Jar

Exposed brick walls and beams greet you when you walk into The Mason Jar. This rustic venue knows exactly what it's doing, making the most of the space available to create a welcoming environment you won't want to leave behind. A gorgeous fireplace is the centerpiece of the main dining room and there are two more throughout the facility. An outdoor porch area that overlooks the sprawling grounds is perfect for smaller groups who want to take advantage of the gorgeous summer weather. The venue can accommodate from 30 to 90 guests, so invite your favorite people along to celebrate country style at one of the best bridal shower venues in Rochester, NY.

Arrowhead Spring Vineyards

Is a glass of wine what you consider a slice of heaven? Imagine hosting your wedding shower at the very place that makes it. Arrowhead Spring Vineyards is a lovely setting with lush grounds growing grapes to create a variety of vintages. The event space has a gorgeous timber frame that creates an elegant setting and stunning views for you and your guests to enjoy. The private east wing has tables and couches, creating a plush area to relax. Enjoy a wine tasting complete with appetizers such as a charcuterie plate and a cheese board. Don't forget to hit the shop on your way out to take a bottle of your favorite home.

Southern Tier Brewing Co.

A good brew and some great food is all you need to call it a party! Southern Tier Brewing Co is located just outside the Rochester area, but it has amazing spaces for rent where you can sample the wares in the tasting room and enjoy delicious food made from scratch. This is one of the Rochester, New York, bridal shower venues that has both private and semi-private areas for small and large groups alike. There are numerous beers and ciders on tap from the brewery itself and from its sister sites to give you a well rounded selection of libations. Plus, you can take some to go, talk about a win-win.

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