Why get married in the chaos of the city when you, your sweetheart, and all of your family and friends can come out for a family vacation? Finger Lakes weddings are always stunning! You can have the opportunity to wed in front of some of the most breathtaking views in the country. Whether you’d like to say your “I do”s on a bluff looking over a lake, a rustic barn surrounded by wildflowers, or a forest of fall foliage, the Finger Lakes has the perfect wedding venue for your special day.
We know wedding planning can be stressful, so we’ve created a free Vacation Guide to make your trip planning as easy as possible. In the guide, you can find all of the best restaurants, attractions, entertainment, and outdoor recreation for all of your family to enjoy during your time in the Finger Lakes region.
The Best Finger Lakes Weddings
Heron Hill Winery
If you’re a wine lover, one of the best places to get married is at a Finger Lakes winery! Celebrate your special day with a lovely wedding ceremony overlooking luscious vineyards or gorgeous Keuka Lake at Heron Hill Winery.
In addition to breathtaking panoramic views, you can choose from a selection of delicious Heron Hill wines that would best complement your menu. This Finger Lakes favorite is home to one of Travel + Leisure’s Top 10 Most Spectacular Tasting Rooms in the World! Heron Hill Winery also offers round tables, linen and napkin, white fan back chairs, wine barrel cocktail tables, wine barrel oak top tables, tent heaters, a dance floor oak bar, and more!
Feel like Cinderella and Prince Charming when you wed at Belhurst Castle in Geneva. It’s right in the heart of Finger Lakes wine country, and you can choose between the Castle Ballroom and Meritage Ballroom.
Castle Ballroom is a 4,400-square foot event space with a stunning view of Seneca Lake. This fairytale room features an indoor bar, outdoor bar, and of course, a dance floor!
Imagine spending the best night of your life slow dancing in the Meritage Ballroom under chandeliers and gorgeous wooden beams.
Guests can admire the stunning view of the garden and Seneca Lake while socializing on the patio or lawn area. You’re sure to have the time of your life in this beautiful venue!
Bristol Harbour Lodge and Resort
Customize your dream wedding at Bristol Harbour Lodge and Resort, which is named a winner of The Knot Best of Weddings!
You can choose from several wedding ceremony venues and wedding reception venues, depending on the size of your party and your preference of indoor or outdoor wedding venues.
The Naples Room is one of the best event spaces to host a bridal shower, wedding rehearsal, or cocktail reception. It holds a party of 24 guests with a gorgeous crafted wood table and elegant chandeliers to brighten up your special event.
The Bristol Room and Terrace is a rustic reception venue with spectacular views of Canandaigua Lake.
Seneca Ballroom and Terrace is perfect for those looking for a fairytale wedding. This charming ballroom features a stone fireplace and panoramic views of Canandaigua Lake.
Plus, before or after events, you can test your swing with your bridal party at the beautifully manicured Robert Trent Jones Golf Course!
Reserve Group Vacation Rentals by the Lake
Struggling to find accommodations to house your entire family for your wedding? Look no further! Finger Lakes Premier Properties offers luxury group rentals that are perfect for your wedding party.
Book one to six of our South Bristol Cottage Compound group rentals on Canandaigua Lake. These lake homes accommodate groups ranging from two to 34 people! Whether you are getting ready for the wedding party or relaxing after an eventful day, do so on the private patio with incredible lake views!
It’s your special day, and you deserve the best amenities! In these cottages, you can enjoy central air, a toasty fireplace, cable, WiFi, a dishwasher, and a washer and dryer in each cottage!
Plus, these cottages are in an amazing location. In addition to sitting right on the lake, these homes are also near the best Finger Lakes attractions. That includes shopping, dining, hiking trails, wineries, and Bristol Mountain! If you plan on getting married at Bristol Harbor, we highly recommend these accommodations.