1879 Pekin Rd, Clymer, NY
Bear Ridge Destination is a wedding destination located in Clymer, NY, just 40 minutes away from Erie, PA. The property started out as a simple A-frame structure in need of a bit of love and attention. With the help and support of the owners and the local Amish community, the grounds and their buildings have been transformed into a blissful celebration destination. When hosting here, couples are welcome to extend their wedding day into a weekend getaway where they can create lifelong memories with loved ones. Bear Ridge Destination consists of a number of eye-catching, versatile event spaces where you can host your milestone moments. The venue’s three ceremony locations highlight the abundant natural beauty of New York’s western region. You and your beloved are invited to tie the knot beside two trickling streams, in front of a tranquil pond, or under a towering tree. After you say “I do,” you and your new spouse can enjoy celebratory drinks, dining, and dancing in one of two spacious reception sites. A rustic building, the Burly Bear is tucked away beside the forest. Here, you and your partner can host a stand-out event across its three levels, including a loft area ideal for cocktail hours. Complete with soaring ceilings, sparkling chandeliers, and fine craftsmanship throughout, it's sure to impress you and your guests. With multiple 20-foot balconies, you can admire the leafy treetops as you celebrate. The building also consists of additional luxurious amenities such as a catering kitchen, a get-ready suite, and eight bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. After the last dance of the evening, you and your loved ones are welcome to rest here to make the most of the blissful setting. Another reception option, the Cozy Bear, is also available. Ideal for events with guest lists of 100 people or fewer, this intimate barn offers a romantic ambience for milestone moments. Thanks to its insulated structure and large, beautiful doors, it can provide a comfortable setting for celebrants no matter the season. Fitted with eye-catching chandeliers and featuring a spacious concrete patio, the site offers endless celebration options. Throughout the day, you and your beloved can avail of unique photo opportunities with a 1940s Chevy and a wooden canoe from the same year. For unforgettable occasions, the experienced team at Bear Ridge Destination offers a wide range of services and amenities. A truly enchanting opportunity, after your ceremony, you and your partner are welcome to enjoy a horse and carriage ride. Wooden farmhouse chairs, handcrafted pine tables, and ivory cushions will be supplied to align with the venue’s rustically charming aesthetic. Additional event items such as arches in various styles, white drapery, a teepee, and more can also be provided, depending on your one-of-a-kind vision. A thoughtful finishing touch, the venue’s staff will be there to set up and tear down your chosen event space.