Say Yes in the Mountains

As happy couples strive to create the perfect wedding experience to mark the beginning of their lives while hosting the party of their dreams, they are discovering the breathtaking wedding locations around Delaware County. With event spaces as diverse as the table settings, there are beautiful venues from rustic barns and mountaintops, to historic mansions and even a castle. Here are just a few.

A historic lodge from the Gilded Age, Spillian (50 Fleischmanns Heights Rd, Fleischmanns, 800.811.3351, is a unique 19th century mansion that hosts weddings and special events on its 30+ acres of forest and meadows.

Nestled on a hill overlooking panoramic mountain views, Willow Drey Farm (985 Hyzer Hill Rd, Andes, 607.643.3646, is an elegant barn hosting weddings and events through all four seasons. Couples can say their vows outside against a stunning country landscape, or inside the rustic main hall, equipped with full amenities.

Catskill Barn Weddings at The Natural Gardens (304 Sutherland Rd, East Meredith, 607.746.2028, offers wedding parties the use of 25 acres of privacy while enjoying gardens, ponds, streams, waterfalls, woodland paths, hops yard and a vineyard, with exclusive use of a bridal house.

Stonewall Estate (1595 Holmes Hollow Rd, Delhi, 561.373.4292, offers an entire wedding weekend package that includes a 6000 square foot barn for events up to 300 people, as well as a renovated 1850’s farmhouse with five bedrooms. The property boasts blue stone patios, a fire pit, a heart shaped pond and complete privacy.

With a number of beautiful locations on a 400-acre horse farm, Stone Tavern Farm (2080 Upper Meeker Hollow Rd, Roxbury, 607.326.3600, features an enormous, fully outfitted wedding barn that can hold 400 guests or be easily downsized for a more intimate affair. On-site lodging is available in the historic stone tavern, and in nearby houses and apartments.

Tie the knot on a mountaintop at Plattekill Mountain (469 Plattekill Rd, Roxbury, 607.326.3500, or Belleayre Mountain (181 Galli Curci Rd, Highmount, 845.254.5600, where glorious vistas surround you everywhere you look.

If you’ve always dreamt of a fairytale wedding, how about getting married in a castle? The Castle on the Delaware (139 Stockton Ave, Walton, 917.348.7890,, built in 1896 as a National Guard Armory, now possesses the look and feel of a medieval palace that can accommodate up to 600 guests.

If a waterside wedding is what you have in mind, consider Scott’s Family Resort at Oquaga Lake (591 Oquaga Lake Rd, Deposit, 607.298.6083, where couples can enjoy simple country charm at a mountain lake resort. The property boasts being able to handle an event of any size with stunning views, great accommodations for wedding guests and a staff ready to make your big day perfect.

A boutique wedding venue, Roxbury Barn & Estate (667 County Rd 41, Roxbury, 607.326.4874, has spectacular mountain views, a beautifully appointed carriage barn, and the most dramatic pine grove, nicknamed The Natural Cathedral. Their 42 acres of mountainside estate provide a variety of indoor and outdoor locations, any of which can be included in your special event.

Surrounded by rolling meadows and majestic stone walls, the historic 3-story yellow barn at Maple Shade Farm (2066 County Hwy 18, Delhi, 607.435.5382, is an elegant setting with irresistible country charm. Indoor and outdoor spaces offer plenty of options to meet all your wishes.

Included in the National Register of Historic Places, the newly renovated The Old Schoolhouse Inn (28218 Route 206, Downsville, 607.363.7814, features a flexible banquet hall that can accommodate up to 150 people with a private bar and beautiful hardwood floors to dance the night away on.

Whether planning an intimate affair for ten or a party for 150 guests, The Margaretville Barn at the Margaretville Mountain Inn (1478 Margaretville Mountain Rd, Margaretville, 845.586.3933, offers customized wedding packages to meet the needs of the happy couple and provides a beautiful backdrop for any affair.

A stylishly, beautifully restored 18th Century Amish Barn and 100-year old farmhouse give Handsome Hollow (5256 County Rd 28, Long Eddy, an unforgettable rustic charm, perfect for any celebration.

Please see our wedding listings for a full overview of event venues.

Featured photo: Willow Drey Farm by Arius Photography