If you’re looking for the perfect property for your rustic upstate wedding, Delaware County has plenty of countryside venues for you to choose from thanks to its rich agricultural history. Here you will find farmsteads that double as bucolic backdrops for both your vows and the reception.
Whether you are looking to have a quiet exchange of vows on a scenic hilltop, or a lively reception with 300 of your closest friends and family, these are some of the best wedding venues in Delaware County.
Maple Shade Farm | Delhi
A private estate in the Catskills, the Maple Shade Farm in Delhi has the perfect blend of elegance and rustic charm. Boasting over 200 acres, this farm has the orchard, pond, open fields, and stone walls to make a perfect country backdrop for pictures, or an open air ceremony and reception. The property also has is a three-story barn outfitted with all the trappings of an elegant 19th-century farmhouse, including hand-hewn beams, wood flooring, and a bluestone bar.
Stonewall Estate | Delhi
Why have your special day end in just a few hours when the celebration can last all weekend long? The folks at the Stonewall Estate in Delhi are big proponents of the wedding weekend, where the happy couple and their close friends and family can stay on the property from Friday until Sunday. Guests can stay in the five-bedroom estate house separate from the newlyweds, who will enjoy a secluded honeymoon cottage. The 7,500-square-foot reception barn can accommodate up to 300 guests and is furnished with chandeliers, exposed beams, and handmade farm tables.
Stone Tavern Farm | Roxbury
If a barn wedding is what you want, then the massive barn at Stone Tavern Farm in Roxbury is what you’re looking for. With over 12,000 square feet of usable space in the temperature controlled barn, plus a pondside pavilion, this Delaware County property is perfect for rustic wedding festivities. Far better than a photo booth, this working farm has real live goats, chickens, and horses for ample photo ops. Following the reception, host a bonfire after-party and crash at one of the many multi-bedroom houses on the property or invite your guests to camp in one of the lower fields.
Roxbury Barn and Estates | Roxbury
What used to be the Roxbury summer home for a Mississippi boat captain over 100 years ago can now be the mountainside oasis of you wedding dreams. Set on 42 acres, Roxbury Barn and Estates offers a two-story carriage barn that has a modern look and feel with black stained beams, chandeliers, WiFi, air conditioning, and its own sound system. If you’re looking for a more natural backdrop for your ceremony or wedding pictures, many couples have created a mythical wanderlust scene amongst the forest of towering trees that border this Catskills estate.
The Turquoise Barn | Bloomville
This eco-friendly venue will ensure that you have a great wedding while also being environmentally conscious. The Turquoise Barn in Bloomville is an 18th-century dairy barn that was bought by two New York City artists in 2003. And while the barn is available for use it is by no means the only place to hold your nuptials. You can decide to hold your event in their orchard, in the garden, or pondside. No matter what the theme of your wedding is, this venue will provide artist-designed interiors, a carriage house for select guests to spend the night in, and a wide variety of catering options that range from food trucks to farm-to-table banquets.
Lyne Acres | Denver, NY
Surrounded by forest in the Denver Vega Valley, the barn at Lyne Acres has a fully equipped kitchen and bar, and can accommodate up to 80 guests. After the main festivities, light a bonfire in the fire pit out back to wind down the night. The happy newlyweds, along with a few friends and family, can stay in the rustic three-bedroom cabin that comes with an outdoor entertaining area, complete with a two-tier deck, charcoal grills, a pizza oven, and a fire pit.