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Brick-lined walls and wrought-iron accents add turn-of-the-century charm to the upstate ceremonial venues near Westchester.
There is something unmistakably alluring about the industrial wedding venues of the Hudson Valley. Perhaps it is the brick-covered walls, which hint at age, history and romantic timelessness. It could also be the wrought iron accents, which fit in everywhere, from the crisp beams that run along the ceiling to window frames that offer glimpses of the natural vistas beyond.
In the Hudson Valley, the popularity of industrial wedding venues is hardly a surprise. Given the history and abundance of dilapidated buildings in the area, the spaces are ideal for couples who wish to honor the past and celebrate a new future.
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110 S Front St, Hudson
One of Hudson’s most eye-catching silhouettes, the Basilica Hudson is a hotspot for craft fairs, festivals, and photo ops throughout the year. Unsurprisingly, it’s a wedding dream too, with 7,000 square feet of indoor space and an additional 10,000 square feet outside. The building itself is segmented into a number of customizable areas, including the Main Lobby, North Lobby, and West Wing, and can accommodate a couple’s favorite caterer.
As for the industrial vibe, it’s the defining design of the property, which exudes charm with piers on distressed brick piles, metal beams, and iron-accented windows. As if that weren’t enough, Basilica Hudson is giving weddings the option of using her furniture collection, which includes pieces such as 10ft farmhouse tables and chairs, portable bars and, of course, string lights. .
Clemson Bros. Brewery
22 Cottage Street, Middletown
With the number of breweries that inhabit the Hudson Valley, it’s no surprise that they are attractive destinations for hosting weddings. Industrially, Clemson sits between modern and rustic with a handsome brick exterior, grapevine-covered walls, and metal detailing. The venue has two usable spaces: a 3,200 square foot reception hall that can accommodate up to 175 guests and a 7,500 square foot beer garden that can accommodate 250 people.
When it comes to the actual wedding planning, Clemson aims to make life as easy as possible for the bride and groom on their big day. Brasserie catering and drinks are available, as well as access to a bridal suite and use of bed linens, tables and chairs.
Factoria at Charles Point
5, boulevard John Walsh, Peekskill
A multi-faceted resort along the river in Peekskill, Factoria has it all. While River Outpost Brewing Co., Fin & Brew, and Spins Hudson are great daily attractions, The Space at Factoria is the star of on-site weddings.
Not only does it have 34,000 square feet of adaptable event space, but it’s also home to a dance floor and one of Westchester’s largest balconies. The space works well for medium-sized weddings of 250 people and contains all of the signature industrial elements such as metal ceiling beams, brick walls, and panoramic windows.
405 Columbia Street, Hudson
Note on COVID-19: Helsinki Hudson is temporarily closed; check online for the latest updates.
Located in the ever popular town of Hudson, Helsinki Hudson is a combined club, events venue and restaurant with a prime location along the Hudson River. The building complex, which dates back to the 1840s, honors its roots with touches such as cast iron poles, massive windows, and hand-carved wooden wall panels – few industrial wedding venues could offer better. Depending on the size of a wedding party, couples may choose to use all, some, or any of the spaces in the building.
For smaller and medium groups, the restaurant seats 85, while Club Helsinki seats around 230. Above the restaurant, the ballroom is the jewel of Helsinki Hudson. Its rustic ceiling grains and hardwood floors resemble a blank canvas, waiting for garlands and sparkling lights to enhance its natural elegance. For couples looking for an outdoor component, the venue has a courtyard that exits the restaurant and is also suitable for intimate shows and ceremonies.
2 S Astor Street, Irvington
For couples looking for an industrial space close enough to New York City without, you know, actually being there, the Hudson Loft is the way to go. A converted warehouse in idyllic Irvington, the loft hides 9,000 square feet of open space, hardwood floors and steel beams. The interior is incredibly adaptable and can be converted for seated weddings, cocktails, and dancing. Round and rectangular tables are available on site, as well as kitchen and audiovisual equipment.
The seated evenings welcome from 220 to 250 people, depending on whether the couples want a dance floor or not, while the cocktails welcome 450 guests.
200 North Street, Kingston
One of the Hudson Valley’s most notable industrial wedding venues, Hutton Brickyards has a history dating back to 1865. After first living as The Hutton Brick Works Company, the Waterfront Space river is now a hybrid indoor / outdoor venue with incredible views of the Hudson River.
Depending on the season, weddings can enjoy a gentle “I dos” under the open-air reception hall or retreat indoors to the venue’s brick-walled building. A study in industrial simplicity, the building’s minimalist decor, and open, airy windows welcome additions like string lights and classic quartets to the small interior balcony.
South Ole Savannah Table and Bar
100 Rondout Pier, Kingston
When it comes to industrial wedding venues, Ole Savannah might not be the first place that comes to mind for a Hudson Valley wedding, but that’s precisely why it’s worth it. ‘to be considered. As one of Kingston’s premier waterfront eateries (hello, east coast oysters and zippy shrimp and grits!), The venue also hosts intimate weddings for parties of 20 to 140 people throughout. year round.
The wedding package takes care of it all, with the option of five past appetizers, a pasta and cutting station, and a buffet or plate option, plus a four-hour open bar and a cake cutting service. For outdoor ceremonies and receptions, Old Savannah also has a Sperry Sailcloth tent.
2 E Main St, beacon
The Roundhouse is one of the Hudson Valley’s most popular wedding venues, and for good reason. Not only is it nestled in the heart of the bustling Beacon, but it also has its own waterfall. Stunning from all angles, the fade-worthy setting delights with industrial touches like original wood beams, exposed brick walls, and floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the rushing creek beyond.
With high ceilings that mimic the panorama through the glass, The Roundhouse seamlessly bridges nature and industry. As for the space itself, it can accommodate up to 200 guests, with options for indoor or outdoor ceremonies. On the dining side, The Roundhouse hotel restaurant wows guests with innovative seasonal dishes prepared to exacting culinary standards. Did we mention that there is also a hotel on site?
4 N Front St, Kingston
Note on COVID-19: Masks are mandatory for all vendors and caterers. Customer policy applies to customer per customer, but it is recommended that you require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test.
Dating from 1921, the converted garage is one of the main industrial sites in the Hudson Valley. The Senate Garage is located on the grounds of the Senate House State Historic Site in Uptown Kingston, making it a dream for anyone wishing to enjoy the city’s thriving food scene with a rehearsal dinner in city. The 7,500 square foot space is a perfect match for mid-range weddings, with room for 250 people seated and 400 standing. It is equipped with a full catering kitchen, projector and sound system for all presentations before or after the ceremony.
Aged brick walls, Edison bulb chandeliers, and dark metal beams are iconic design cues and look amazing under the glow of twinkling lights streaming through the ceiling. In addition to the main space, a vintage style seating area is available as a private dressing room or for guest use, as well as historic landscaped gardens. The Senate Garage works exclusively with Bridge Creek Catering, who have over 19 years of experience.
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