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A Rustic Adirondack Wedding Venue

Garnet Hill Lodge is the Adirondack wedding venue you have been searching for!  An intimate and romantic lodge with spectacular lake and mountain views, a spacious lawn, stunning wedding pavilion, and our cozy yet elegant Log House dining room – all combine to create an unforgettable wedding weekend.  Situated on 600 beautiful acres, surrounded by thousands of acres of protected wilderness and overlooking the pristine Thirteenth Lake, Garnet Hill is the perfect setting for a wedding in any season.

Just you and your guests…

Wedding parties at the lodge reserve the entire Inn for two nights to include the rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception, through the farewell brunch the following morning.  This allows the entire wedding party and guests to enjoy a true Adirondack experience all weekend.

We specialize is destination weddings, and our staff is dedicated to providing a truly memorable weekend – from Friday night events to the post-wedding farewell brunch – our warm and friendly team is at your service.  We make it easy for you to enjoy the wedding of your dreams as you and your guests build memories to last a lifetime.

Rely on us to help you plan a spectacular “wedding adventure weekend.”  The entire Lodge is yours for the weekend – so you and your guests can enjoy access to our entire property and countless amenities.  Our team can also arrange for off-site activities including whitewater rafting on the beautiful Hudson River.

Experience the full magic of the Adirondack region, celebrate your love for one another, and share an unforgettable weekend with family and friends.


Traditional Adirondack Wedding at Garnet Hill Lodge

Weddings booked during peak wedding season from June through October. During these months, we can accommodate up to 120 guests for a wedding that features an outdoor ceremony overlooking the mountains, a dinner reception in the Log House or dinner and dancing under the stars in our outdoor pavilion just steps away from our main Lodge.

This package includes the following:

  • Minimum of 40 guests with a max of 120 guests.
  • The entire Lodge is yours for the weekend – so you and your guests can enjoy access to our entire property and all of our amenities.
  • Couples are guaranteed all 25 guest rooms for a minimum of two nights.
  • Full-service on-site wedding coordinator to ensure your weekend is everything you’ve dreamed of and more.
  • Access to our new 60 x 20 feet outdoor wedding pavilion, with a screen that can be easily raised or lowered.
  • Facility fee includes all tables, chairs, event spaces, tableware & setup.
  • Complimentary menu tasting prior to your event.

Micro Weddings & Elopement Packages

Are you searching for a venue for a more intimate, smaller wedding or private ceremony?  We now offer special packages for “micro weddings” and elopements during non-peak season!  Between discounted room rates, reduced facility fees, access to our full-service event coordinator, and our stunning backdrop, our Lodge offers a graceful landscape and the perfect place to say, “I do.”

What is a micro wedding?

At Garnet Hill Lodge, a micro wedding is an intimate affair with no more than 40 guests.  They still feature time-honored traditions that make a wedding so special, but on a smaller scale.

What is an elopement?

A destination elopement is a private ceremony and celebration with 10 guests or less.  It is a romantic, private, and truly intimate celebration of love.

What are the benefits?

Booking a micro wedding or destination elopement at our Lodge means you and your guests have access to our beautiful and charming inn, while also receiving the following benefits:

  • A discounted rate of 20% off per person pricing for either buffet or plated dinners
  • Discounted room rates
  • Reduced facility fee
  • Prosecco toast included complimentary for all guests
  • Number of rooms required for booking reduced from 25 rooms to 16 rooms
  • 2-night requirement when booking

When are these packages available?

Our micro wedding & destination elopement packages are available during non-peak season, which includes November (with the exception of Thanksgiving through the following weekend), first two weeks of December, all of March, April & May.

A Garnet Hill Wedding Might Look Like This…


Time to relax with friends and family

Festivities begin with guests arriving Friday afternoon to discover the resort’s many outdoor activities (canoeing, tennis, beach, hiking, biking, etc.) or to relax in one of the Inn’s many quiet corners.

Rehearsal Dinner

The celebration continues Friday evening with a rehearsal/welcome dinner. There are many possibilities at Garnet Hill to create unique rehearsal dinners. Options include a barbecue, plentiful buffet style dinner on the front porch, or a sit down dinner in front of the fireplace.


Breakfast and Free Time

After a hearty breakfast Saturday morning, guests are free to indulge in more of the resort’s activities or explore the local surroundings.


Organize a casual event featuring a sandwich buffet or a more formally catered affair.  This is the perfect way to keep the afternoon special, yet low key as you get ready for your big moment. We also offer bagged lunches if your guests would like to use this time to set off on an adventure or enjoy the lake.

Wedding Ceremony and Reception

A champagne toast to the bride and groom with the sun setting in the horizon is the perfect way to begin the evening’s festivities. After all of the traditional photo ops, guests continue the celebration with dinner and dancing to the beat of a live band or DJ.


Farewell Breakfast 

Sunday breakfast, served daily between 9 am and 10 am, is the ideal time for the guests to congratulate the new bride and groom and to bid farewell before departing.  If you have any guests staying off-site that you’d like to join breakfast, just let us know and we can make sure everyone is included.

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Ask about our Venue Capacity 

Summer and fall is our peak wedding season with weddings available in late June, September & October.  During these months, we can accommodate up to 120 guests, in a wedding that features a outdoor ceremony overlooking the mountains and lake, a dinner reception in the Log House, and dancing under the starts in a tent on our front lawn.

From November through early June, we offer indoor weddings accommodating up to 75 guests in a cozy indoor wedding in the Log House.  The ceremony, dinner, and dancing will all take place with the backdrop of our huge garnet stone fireplace and wooden beams that define the charming Adirondack architecture of our building.  The atmosphere is made all the more spectacular by the panoramic mountain views through the windows of our dining room.

Our new micro wedding package, available most weeks in November, the first two weeks in December, and all of March, April & May, allow for smaller weddings with added benefits like discounted room rates, discounted facility fees, etc.  Micro weddings are for groups of 40 people or less.

During summer and fall wedding season, as well as ski season (January-March), we require wedding couples to guarantee all rooms will be taken on both the Friday and Saturday nights of the wedding weekend.  This allows you and your guests to have exclusive use of the Lodge for the entire weekend.

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Contact Us About Weddings at Garnet Hill

Call us at 518-251-2444 and or contact us below to customize a plan for your special day.

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