Vernon Downs Casino & Hotel




Have an amazing wedding weekend at Vernon Downs Casino and Hotel, located in beautiful upstate New York. Your guests will be thrilled to spend time at this gorgeous hotel that provides spacious guest rooms, delicious food, and spectacular entertainment. When they’re not busy celebrating your new marriage, they can relax in their comfortable accommodations, watch an exhilarating harness race, or try their luck out at one of the hundreds of gaming machines. The hotel’s state-of-the-art event space is perfect for an elegant wedding, complete with giant windows offering an excellent view of both the racetrack below and the jaw-dropping sunsets in the picturesque upstate countryside. The attentive and professional staff at Vernon Downs is dedicated to making your wedding exactly how you’ve always pictured it, and will ensure everything is flawless on your big day so all you have to concentrate on is having fun and marrying the love of your life.

Venue Style



Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 180 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 400 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 350 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start up to 4 hours prior to event start time. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $700 for a reception and ceremony and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. There is also a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The rental fee for a ceremony only wedding is $500. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $200/hr.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Vernon Downs Casino & Hotel is estimated at between $7,059 and $20,726 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Groom's dressing area available at extra fee

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
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 midnight