Albany, Hudson Valley, Catskills
Hydrangea Farms is a rustic farm wedding venue in Westerlo, NY. This tranquil property sits at the foot of the Catskill Mountains, bordering the Basic Creek Reservoir. Its lush landscape and charming wildflower meadows make it the perfect setting for a dreamy fairytale wedding.
Hydrangea Farms is a 20-acre farm with over 60 hydrangeas of different varieties. It is a botanist's haven, conveniently located within 30 minutes of south Albany, 2 hours north of Manhattan. Nature lovers will enjoy exploring these enchanting grounds, absorbing the raw beauty and sweet, floral aromas. The owners invite couples to exchange vows in the meadow, surrounded by untamed and uninterrupted beauty. After you tie the knot, you can take advantage of the fabulous scenery for your portrait session while your guests mingle over cocktails. The best place to host your drinks reception is in the outdoor courtyard of their New England-style hay barn. This historic site dates back to the 1840s and exudes an aura of charm and nostalgia. Dinner receptions are hosted outside for a truly romantic experience. You can dine buffet style in the sunshine or enjoy your dishes plated in a beautifully decorated marquee. Both spaces accommodate up to 200 people but can be adjusted to suit more intimate gatherings. After your tasty banquet, you can dance the night away with loved ones under cotton candy skies.
Consult the team at Hydrangea Farms to bring your wedding vision to life. They host religious and humanist ceremonies as well as elopements and milestone events. Adventurous couples can go for a hay ride on their 1946 red Farmall tractor in between all the celebrations. You can also relax on their comfy outdoor couches and enjoy a refreshing beverage from their bar area featuring warm string lights and charming wine barrel decor. Their facilities are also easily accessed by wheelchair, allowing you and all your guests to move comfortably through the space.