Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

Westchester/Hudson Valley

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Description

Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, Caramoor is a 90-acre historic estate with woodland trails, spectacular gardens, and a range of beautiful facilities. Caramoor offers covered outdoor venues in a natural, open air setting, available from mid-May to the first week of June and mid-August to early October. The Sunken Garden, a three-tiered formal garden set in the woodlands, offers lush surroundings for a ceremony. Follow with an elegant cocktail reception in the historic Italian Pavilion, then proceed to the adjacent, pristine white Reception Tent for dinner and dancing. For larger parties, host a cocktail hour in the Italian Garden or the scenic Tapestry Hedge formed by monumental evergreens. Finish with a reception at the airy and spacious Venetian Theater, which accommodates 250 - 800 guests. The Formal Dining Room and the Spanish Courtyard in the interior of the Rosen House are framed in historic architecture and may be available for intimate wedding celebrations hosting fewer than 50 guests.

Venue Style

Event Center, Park/Garden

Services

Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception

Capacity

Max Outdoor Ceremony: 400 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 800 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 11:00PM. Venue is not available for events mid-June to early August.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $7,500 to $18,000 for a reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee. Please inquire with venue coordinator for details.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts is estimated at between $42,500 and $48,930 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

Provided

Alcohol

Provided

Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Exclusive caterer for venue
No amplified music allowed
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 11:00PM
Amplified music OK outdoors only