Carmen's Country Inn and Gardens

Lehigh Valley/Poconos



Our site is the perfect venue for a destination wedding in the Pocono mountains of Penna. Rooted in the heart of Pennsylvania on Freedom Road, Carmen’s Country Inn and Garden lies within the rural community of Drums and offers blissful couples a sensual and secluded setting to host a remarkable wedding and reception. Located southwest of Scranton on 14 private acres of woodland, this venue is an ideal choice for brides and grooms seeking a natural space to tie the knot. Imagine saying ‘I do’ surrounded by all your loved ones beneath a lush canopy and towering trees. Whether you are planning a grand, formal evening or an intimate, casual gathering, Carmen's Country Inn and Gardens makes it easy to comfortably accommodate all your family and friends in one stylish setting. Designed with several outdoor ceremony spaces, each space, features natural details and elegant touches, such as stone fountains, and courtyards. Equipped with a spacious banquet hall, this space also features ample room to wed, dine, and celebrate into the evening. If you are searching for a cozy outdoor space for your wedding day, allow Carmen’s Country Inn and Garden to make your dreams a reality.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Historic/Landmark Building, Private Estate, Park/Garden, Mountain, Vintage/Rustic


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 300 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 300 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start 3 hours prior to event start time. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the ceremony and reception but there is a guest count minimum of 50 applied to all events. The venue allows 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged, please inquire with venue for more details. Please note, venue is located on 14-acres, couple can use any of the spaces.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Carmen's Country Inn and Gardens is estimated at between $4,324 and $9,412 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Multiple waterfalls available for ceremony
Pond available for ceremony

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
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 2:00AM