Birch Hill Catering

Upstate

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Description

With over 80 years of experience in hospitality and four generations of being family owned and operated, Birch Hill Catering has built an unrivaled reputation in the Albany area for exceptional service and outstanding food. From elegant ballrooms to rustic barns, this gorgeous venue offers many versatile spaces to host your perfect wedding. Say your “I do’s” beneath a fresh white pergola with a picturesque fountain backdrop at the Pond, or wed the man of your dreams before a rustic stone fireplace in the spacious Columbia Ballroom. After your heartwarming ceremony, the newlyweds and their wedding party will have plenty of photo opportunities on Birch Hill’s scenic 70-acre grounds. Once you’ve filled your wedding album, make your way over to one of the numerous reception spaces. The Conservatory Ballroom offers plentiful natural light, grand chandeliers, and a charming garden terrace right outside. If a vintage barn wedding is more your style, be sure to dance the night away beneath string-lit rafters in the inviting Stable Gate Barn. No matter what your wedding’s theme or feel is, you are sure to find a breathtaking setting for your big day at Birch Hill!

Venue Style

Barn/Farm/Ranch, Ballrooms, Vintage/Rustic

Services

Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception

Capacity

Max Indoor Ceremony: 400 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 400 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 400 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 400 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:00AM. Barn and outdoor spaces are not available during off-peak season.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $0 to $3,500 for the reception and includes 4.5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. There is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The fee for a ceremony ranges from $750 to $1,000 with an additional fee of $3 per person after 150 guests with reception rental or $1,000 for a ceremony-only wedding. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee. Please inquire with venue coordinator for details.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Birch Hill Catering is estimated at between $5,934 and $16,872 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

Provided

Alcohol

Provided

Amenities Included

Event coordination
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Wedding cake included with some packages
Desserts and hors d'oeuvres included in some packages

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 1:00AM