Livingston County, located in the Finger Lakes Region of New York, south of Rochester and east of Buffalo, features some gorgeous scenery. So when you’re looking for the perfect place to host your wedding and trying to check “wedding venue” off your to-do list, consider these incredible spots! To get you inspired, here are 7 of the best wedding venues in Livingston County, NY.
The Wadsworth Homestead is a gorgeous country manor in Livingston County, and the only estate that’s still owned by the family that built it in 1804! The heirlooms and treasures of this charming home have been passed down for generations, and the wedding venue offers not only gorgeous vows of the Genesee River Valley, but also a look into the incredible history of the estate.
Around the mansion, you’ll find towering oak trees, blooming meadows, and even some horses grazing on the rolling pastures. It’s one of the most scenic wedding venues in Livingston County, NY, and the perfect place to tie the knot for couples who want to enjoy gorgeous views of the countryside! For some inspiration, check out this wedding at the Wadsworth Homestead.
This venue can accommodate up to 250 people!
Letchworth State Park earned its nickname, “Grand Canyon of the East,” for the deep gorge carved by the Genesee River. The park is incredibly scenic, with waterfalls and river views, and it also happens to be home to one of the best wedding venues in Livingston County – the Glen Iris Inn.
The Inn offers stunning views, overlooking the Middle Falls. Surrounded by the beauty of the park, it’s the perfect place to get married for couples who want to spend some time outdoors, enjoying the scenic beauty! There are suites in the inn for you and your guests to stay, gorgeous outdoor and indoor sites for your ceremony and reception, and lots to explore nearby.
The Glen Iris Inn is amazing for intimate weddings and smaller celebrations, but with the outdoor space, you can have up to 250 guests! Check out this stunning wedding at the Inn for some inspiration.
Rustic barn venues are all the rage – and if you love the countryside feeling, the Double M Schuster Barn is perfect for you! Located in the rolling green hills of Livingston County, the wedding venue is picture perfect, with a white barn surrounded by gorgeous views. With a deck, a white oak bar, and tons of outdoor space to celebrate with your loved ones, it’s a beautiful venue for any couple!
Most couples have their ceremony outside, then move into the rustic-yet-elegant barn for the reception. You and your guests can mingle inside and outdoors, enjoying the stunning views of the sunset over the Livingston County countryside!
This wedding venue can accommodate up to 225 people, so it’s great for most couples.
This is the venue where I got married myself, so I may be a bit biased – but I can tell you firsthand that it’s pretty wonderful. Here are some photos of our wedding, taken by Kasey Jo!
One of the best wedding venues in Livingston County is the Deer Run Winery – a gorgeous venue that sits on a picturesque pond, surrounded by vineyards and oak trees. It’s a great venue for outdoor ceremonies, especially for wine connoisseurs who want to try out the local flavors!
For your reception, there’s a covered pavilion, with high wooden ceilings decorated with string lights. You can tie the knot outdoors, surrounded by the gorgeous greenery, and take photos on the forested trails and next to the scenic pond!
The Deer Run Winery venue can host up to 200 people, so it’s perfect for medium-to-big weddings!
At the Cumming Nature Center, you can get married amongst gorgeous, towering trees, and say your “I do’s” surrounded by the gorgeous forest views. The magical outdoor space makes it one of the best wedding venues in Livingston County – just imagine a ceremony in the pines!
As an added bonus, hosting your wedding here means that you’re supporting the nature center and its mission to provide outdoor experiences and environmental education to people all over the Finger Lakes region of New York.
Your ceremony and reception will take place outdoors, but there’s a wooden pavilion where you can set up your dance floor, seats for your guests, and tables for dinner!
One of the most beautiful wedding venues in Livingston County is Wren’s Roost Barn, combining indoor comfort with outdoor beauty, rustic elegance with gorgeous views!
Outdoors, you’ll find a gorgeous grassy field, surrounded by the lush rolling hills. Inside, it’s a stunning venue combining versatility and comfort. The wooden posts and beams give it a cozy, rustic feel, while the white brick paneled walls make the venue easy to customize – so you can truly make it your own with floral decorations, hanging lights, and more!
Whether you tie the knot outside or stay indoors before going out for some romantic photos with the sunset, it’s the perfect place to say “I do” and to dance the night away with the people you love!
The maximum capacity is 175, though the venue recommends limiting your guest list to 150 to ensure plenty of space. For a peek at what’s possible in this gorgeous bohemian venue, check out this post!
Your love story is different from any other couple, so the perfect wedding venue for you will be too! As you search for the perfect place to host your wedding, think about what truly feels right for you – are you drawn to rustic barns? Elegant mansions? Outdoor spaces with beautiful views? Indoor spots with climate control?
Once you’ve found the perfect venue, the next thing on most couple’s to-do lists is to find a photographer! Whether you’re ready to book or you’re still thinking about it (or you want to exchange videos of corgi puppies), contact me!