If you are planning a wedding or event, these are 10 Adirondack Wedding Venues you need to know. Located in Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Keene, Jay and Upper Saranac these venues are the best in the Adirondacks. You will find a the right space to host a large 250+ person celebration to an intimate weekend elopement. As a destination wedding photographer based in the Adirondacks, I know these venues and the surrounding areas well. While I travel for the majority of my work I love the opportunity to create beautiful, editorial imagery for discerning clients in the Adirondacks. If you are drawn to my work reach out to inquire, otherwise read on to decide which location is right for you.
10 Adirondack Wedding Venues
Lake Placid Lodge : Host your intimate wedding with a luxurious experience at this lakeside lodge. The food is next level farm to table. Couples can share a post-ceremony toast aboard the Lodge’s private mahogany Hacker-Craft. Small to medium sized events choose from a range of venues on property, including a lakeside terrace or enclosed porch for shade and an escape from the elements. The wine cellar is perfect for seating up to 14 dinner guests. The Lodge transforms into a winter wonderland during the colder months–with lights, blazing fireplaces and horse drawn sleighs–creating a stunning and inviting setting for your celebration.
Ausable Club : Where wilderness meets historic class. For a private and exclusive event, try the spectacular grounds at the Ausable Club surrounded by high elevation peaks. The 40,000 sq ft clubhouse has a grand porch and multiple balconies overlooking a challenging nine-hole golf course. The Club is rooted in environmental conservation and steeped in history. Both Upper and Lower Ausable Lakes are protected and pristine, surrounded by thick forests and trails open to the public. Clubhouse rooms and cottages can be reserved for guests and packages include optional activities for boating, golf, tennis and more.
Whiteface Lodge : This is your go-to location for historic interiors, modern amenities and an extremely customizable experience. Fit for a medium to large sized event, an on-site coordinator will walk you through every step and guests stay on property. The seasonal Canoe Beach Club is ideal for a romantic ambiance and the Courtyard Gardens provide stunning ceremony and cocktail space with a mountain backdrop. Whiteface Lodge transforms seasonally with grand fireplaces, adirondack-style architecture and ample indoor space when desired.
Bark Eater Inn : A charming, welcoming, completely renovated space specializing in authentic farm-to-table meals. This is the perfect venue for simple, smaller weddings wishing to incorporate a focus on nature and sustainability. The Inn sits on 200 acres with 3.5 miles of trails. Think backyard wedding, next to rolling green meadows with mountain views. Come connect, rejuvenate and celebrate with those closest to you.
Whiteface Club : Located on the shore of Lake Placid, the Moose Lodge Boathouse Restaurant is a unique cocktail hour experience. An on-site wedding planner, gorgeous award-winning gardens, and a dining room with wooden beams complete your experience. Great for medium to large events, guests are accommodated through vacation rental lodging. Room blocks can also be arranged at their sister property Mirror Lake Inn. Activities are extensive, including watercraft rentals. The night can end with a bonfire and s’mores on the beach.
Hotel Saranac : Weddings of all sizes can be hosted at this downtown, historic landmark. Built in 1927, completely renovated suites accommodate all guests with discounted room blocks. Capture photographs on the hotel rooftop, right in the street, or just a short drive away with a mountain backdrop. Ceremonies are often held on the enclosed terrace, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres served in the Great Hall, then dinner and dancing in the ballroom.
Adirondack Wedding Venues for Intimate weddings
The Point Resort : Reserve the entire property for an exclusive and extremely personalized experience. This estate was originally built by the Rockefellers and has all the vibes of rustic simplicity paired with modern luxury. It is a peaceful woodland retreat, with a world-class chef, seasonal menus and an array of activities on Upper Saranac Lake. Eleven unique guest rooms each host their own personality and will be thoroughly enjoyed by your guests. Hold your ceremony in the Great Hall by candlelight or on the small wooded island as you take in the smell of balsam fir. The staff will even organize unique kids-only experiences to make sure enjoyment is had by all.
Mirror Lake Inn : Whether you’re hosting a formal or casual event, this is an affordable option for both elopements and micro weddings. With sweeping lake and mountain views, you can’t go wrong in choosing a ceremony location on property. Relax and pamper yourself at the renowned spa and salon. Spa treatments are included with some packages. A ceremony on the dock, toasts on the lawn and a private indoor space for dinner–sounds just about right.
Three Trees Camp : Located on a narrow peninsula of Upper Saranac Lake, here you are surrounded almost entirely by water. Three Trees Camp is another historic Great Camp that now serves as a charming sanctuary for groups and events. This camp is a private oasis to host your special occasion, free of noise and interruption. You can house up to 30 guests in its 15 bedrooms. Stay active with ample swimming spots, provided canoes and kayaks, fishing, a maintained clay tennis court and more. Or nestle up with a good book and listen to the loons call in the lowlit hours.
White Pine Camp : A lush, tranquil hideaway tucked beneath tall pines, this historic Great Camp overlooks Osgood Pond and has that true north woods feel. Best for small to medium sized events, there are 13 cabins and cottages to house guests. A 300ft wooden bridge takes you to a small island with a peaceful Japanese tea house, and serene beauty on the water’s edge. A lighted tent on top of the tennis court, under the soaring pines feels magical for your celebratory dinner.