Unforgettable Destination Weddings in New York

Your Mohonk Mountain House Wedding Experience

Planning a wedding involves a lot of moving pieces. Below are some of the most common questions we receive about weddings at Mohonk Mountain House. Browse the answers below, and if you still have questions, please contact us at (845) 256-2053. You may also view our wedding brochure for more information.

What is included in an afternoon wedding package at Mohonk Mountain House?

  • The West Dining Room for the reception with panoramic mountain views
  • Overnight accommodations for the bride and groom in a romantic Victorian room with fireplace and balcony
  • A changing room for the bridal party with a selection of morning refreshments
  • One-hour open bar featuring top-shelf liquor, beer, and wine
  • Cocktail hour with passed hors d'oeuvres
  • Signature cocktail of your choice, wine, sparkling water butler - served upon  guests' arrival to reception
  • Menu selections from the package of your choice
  • Champagne toast to celebrate your marriage
  • Wine served with main entrée
  • Chocolate-covered strawberries & champagne delivered to the bride and groom's room
  • Direction cards to include with your invitations
  • Valet parking with complimentary "thank you" cards from the bride and groom placed in the vehicle before departure

What is included in a small or evening wedding package at Mohonk Mountain House?

Timeless Traditions and Lakeside Legacy packages include:

  •     Our newly-renovated East Dining Room for your intimate reception
  •     Overnight accommodations for the bride and groom in a Victorian room with fireplace and balcony
  •     An additional changing room for the bridal party
  •     One-hour open bar featuring beer, wine, and top-shelf liquor
  •     Cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvre
  •     Champagne toast to celebrate your marriage
  •     Direction cards to include with your invitations
  •     Valet Parking

You can also customize your small or evening wedding with our Mountaintop Memories package.

How much do your afternoon wedding packages cost?

There are four afternoon wedding packages to choose from:

  • American Gothic - $120.00 per person
  • Edwardian Splendor - $135.00 per person
  • Victorian Memories - $150.00 per person
  • Landmark - $130.00 per person

The ceremony site fee is $650.00.

We also have packages built especially for small and evening weddings with 75 guests or fewer. View our small and evening wedding packages.

Will there be an open bar?

Our wedding packages feature a one-hour open bar with call-brand liquor, beer, and wine. A champagne toast and wine service with your entrée are included in our packages. You may upgrade your package by adding extensions for the availability of beer, wine, champagne, and liquor. Juices and sodas are complimentary. Mohonk's award-winning wine list has a variety of selections including our cellar selections. Our beverage manager will be happy to arrange a meeting with you to discuss available upgrades to your package. New York State requires that all alcoholic beverages be supplied by Mohonk Mountain House.

Do you require a deposit to hold my wedding date?

Our deposit policy is $1000.00 at the time of confirmation. A second deposit of $2500.00 is required 60 days prior to the wedding.

What if I have to cancel?

Should a wedding be cancelled, all deposits are nonrefundable, unless the date you selected is re-sold. Full payment with a guaranteed count is due two weeks prior to your scheduled function. We require a credit card number on file for any additional charges. Payment for such charges is due at the end of the reception.

Is there a minimum number of guests required?

From May through October, wedding packages in the West Dining Room require a minimum of 100 guests, up to 175 maximum; however, the buffet package is limited to a maximum of 125 people. Guest minimums are reduced off-season. Smaller weddings can also be hosted on our mountaintop, apart from wedding packages.

Where will my wedding be held?

Wedding ceremonies may be held outdoors in our award-winning formal gardens or our mountain-view gardens bordered by flowering vine arbors and an evergreen garden maze. Indoor ceremonies are held in our Victorian Parlor, overlooking the pristine lake and exquisite cliffs. Ceremonies are scheduled from Noon until 1:00 p.m. for a site fee of $650.00. Receptions are scheduled beginning at 1:00 p.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m.

How can I make my wedding day extra special and unique?

Please consider the following options that will make your day special, as well as unique.

The Spa at Mohonk Mountain House

Mohonk Mountain House was recently named the Number One Resort Spa in the United States by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Enjoy the full experience with a range of therapeutic spa services designed to allow your body to relax completely and rejuvenate before or even after your big day. This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy recreation and renewal of body, mind, and spirit in a beautiful, natural setting.

Our range of services includes massage therapy and body treatments such as Aroma Massage, Warm Stone Massage, “Just for the Two of You” Massage, Seasonal Bounty Facial, and Herbal Rejuvenation Wrap, to name just a few. On the day of your wedding, the Salon at the Spa offers all the final touches for manicures, pedicures, hair, makeup, and bridal services. Please inquire about additional services offered.

Favor Enhancements

Delight your guests with a favor from your special day. Our staff will be happy to assist you in designing the perfect favor for your guests. Ask about additional favor enhancements from our Gift Shop and Greenhouse.

Private Carriage Rides

What better way to arrive at your ceremony than by horse-drawn carriage? Private carriage rides may be arranged for the bride and groom, or even the bridal party (up to eight people). Or arrange to see the Mohonk grounds as our horses step into the past, following scenic carriage roads around the grounds for approximately one hour. A ride to Sky Top Tower affords a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside. Carriages are available mid-April through mid-November. Reservations are required and rates are available upon request. 

Do you provide any type of limo or transportation?

Luxury transportation to and from Mohonk may be arranged through the safety-certified ALL Transportation Network, our recommended services provider. An extensive fleet of limousines, executive sedans, vans, mini-buses, and coaches is available. Chauffeurs are safety-certified and are familiar with local and metropolitan areas.

We are not leaving right away on our honeymoon. Can we stay at Mohonk Mountain House?

Our rooms are individually designed and decorated to provide classic, charming accommodations. We offer five different types of rooms from which to choose in addition to our spectacular Lake View and Mountain View suites: Tower Rooms, Suites/Junior Suites, Victorian Rooms, and Traditional Rooms. Each type is different in style and price. See photos, detailed information, and more on our accomodations section.

Our rooms feature a delightful mixture of furnishings and settings; some have balconies and fireplaces, and some have sweeping vistas. All are warmly welcoming. Rates for all rooms include three delicious meals daily in one of three Victorian dining rooms, as well as Afternoon Tea and Cookies. Mohonk has a selection of handicapped-accessible rooms and offers personalized service on every level. We are happy to respond to your special accommodation requests. 

Are weddings offered year-round at Mohonk Mountain House?

Yes. Imagine a summer wedding in the spectacular gardens at Mohonk Mountain House, or picture a winter wedding where your guests are greeted with the warmth of crackling fireplaces. Regardless of the season, Mohonk weddings are beautiful.