Your Mohonk Wedding Experience
Everything you need to know before planning your wedding at Mohonk
Planning a wedding involves many moving pieces. Below are some of the most common questions we receive about weddings at Mohonk Mountain House. If your question is not addressed below, please contact us at (845) 256-2053.
Frequently Asked Questions
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.
What is included in a wedding package at Mohonk Mountain House?
Weddings at Mohonk Mountain House are fully customizable with our Mountaintop Memories package. You may also browse our selection of Wedding Reception Packages.
What happens if it rains on my wedding day?
If it rains on the wedding day, the ceremony is moved to our indoor space in the Victorian Parlor overlooking exquisite views of the cliffs and lake.
Can I have an open bar at my reception?
Yes. Many of our Wedding Reception Packages include a one-hour open bar cocktail reception and champagne toast during dinner. You can upgrade your package to include an open bar during your reception for an additional fee. Fees are based on flat rate per hour or actual consumption during your event. You may also choose to offer a cash bar for your guests. 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 at the time of confirmation. A second deposit of $2500 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?
Yes. Please see Wedding Reception Packages for more details. Guest minimums are reduced in the off-season.
Where will my wedding be held?
Wedding ceremonies may be held outdoors in our spectacular 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. For all outdoor ceremonies, we reserve the Victorian Parlor as a rain location.
How can I make my wedding day extra special and unique?
The Spa at Mohonk Mountain House
Mohonk Mountain House was named the Number One Resort Spa in the United States by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. On the day of your wedding, the Salon at The Spa at Mohonk Mountain House offers all the final touches for manicures, pedicures, hair, makeup, and bridal services. 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. Learn more about The Spa at Mohonk Mountain House.
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.
Delight your guests with a favor from your special day. Plan a surprise enhancement to be delivered to your guest’s room, or browse the selection in our Gift Shop or Greenhouse.
Mohonk Golf Course
Our nine-hole Scottish inspired Golf Course is perfect for the groomsmen and other friends and family to enjoy before the wedding. Reserve your tee time and relax before the big day. Learn more about Golf at Mohonk.
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.
Can we have our Honeymoon at Mohonk Mountain House?
Yes! Mohonk Mountain House is a beautiful resort featuring magnificent views, exciting activities, fantastic hiking, and beautiful accommodations, perfect for an extended stay. 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 Accommodations 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.
Do you offer bridal hair and makeup services?
Yes. On the day of your wedding, the Salon at The Spa at Mohonk Mountain House offers all the final touches for manicures, pedicures, hair, makeup, and bridal services. Please inquire for details and pricing.
Do you allow drones on your property?
Mohonk Mountain House prohibits the use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) otherwise known as unmanned aerial vehicles, drones, quad-copters, radio-controlled model airplanes and/ or any other equipment of this type, on or above its property unless such use is approved through our permit application process. This policy supports our commitment to the protection of all wildlife (specifically in this context, birds of all species), and the safety, privacy and well-being of our guests, as well as the quality of their personal experiences in nature. This prohibition includes, but is not limited to, any and all use of drones for purposes such as aerial photography, videography and entertainment/recreational use.
In certain situations, Mohonk will grant special permits for the use of drones. For more information on how to obtain a permit, please contact Alex Sherwood, Director of Hotel Operations, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New York State taxes, a taxable 20% administrative fee, and ceremony site fee additional.
For further information on Weddings at Mohonk Mountain House, please call (845) 256-2053.