Experience and Creative Design
510 Union Street, Schenectady
Experience and Creative Design is a multi-faceted business located in Schenectady. Areas of expertise include: event planning, fresh flower design for weddings and events, permanent flower arrangements designed on-site, a retail showroom full of unique home accessories, gift items, floral arrangements and interior design services. Additionally, our sister company, Tablecloths for Granted, is a linen rental business offering tablecloths, napkins and chair covers, to name a few, for events both large and small. Our talented and diverse group of professionals is dedicated to every detail, ensuring top-notch service, quality, imagination and creativity. Contact us for your next event!
River Stone Manor
1437 Amsterdam Road, Glenville
The River Stone Manor sits on 15 lavishly landscaped acres on the banks of the Mohawk River. The main banquet facility, which comfortably seats 220 guests, features a full wall of windows providing a picturesque view of the river with French doors opening up to reveal a beautiful patio. This newly-remodeled facility offers perfect acoustics for your musical hosts, provides incredible photo opportunities for your photographers and a beautiful view for all of your guests.
The Manor House is the perfect place for intimate and elegant weddings, rehearsal dinners and personal gatherings. It provides seating for up to 20 guests for a dinner or buffet. Cocktail receptions will allow up to 35 guests. The Manor House is commonly used by our brides and bridesmaids to prepare for the wedding ceremony.
The Terrace tent, which is located 30 feet from the river, offers a unique atmosphere you will not find anywhere else. Guests are in awe when entering this outdoor facility; with a built-in bar, brick floor and calming landscaped creek, there is no better way to enjoy a beautiful day or evening. The Terrace offers all of the amenities needed with a seating capacity of up to 115 guests.
River Stone Manor has received great praise for the delectable food, personal service and attention to detail. With four different wedding packages and a staff who will work to meet your needs, the Bride and Groom are sure to have the wedding of their dreams.
Please feel free to call 382.8322 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment to view the unique grounds.
The Gideon Putnam
24 Gideon Putnam Road, Saratoga Springs
The ultimate day of transformation – In the days after your wedding, you might forget that your last name has changed. But something won’t be forgotten – what you shared and where you shared it. At the historic Gideon Putnam–a place where everything was the way you imagined it to be. And more.
Find wedded bliss in history beauty – Our indoor and outdoor venues accommodate the most magnificent to entirely intimate celebrations. Because it’s here that weddings take on an air of elegance and natural grace. Tucked away, among the towering oaks and pines of Saratoga Spa State Park. And situated on the same grounds as the legendary Roosevelt Baths & Spa where you can indulge in an effervescent mineral bath or aromatherapy massage on your big day.
With floor-to-ceiling windows framing panoramic park views, our brick Arches Ballroom provides a romantic forest backdrop for up to 80 guests. Our Grand Ballroom sets the scene with high ceilings, sophisticated chandeliers, and gold and green hues— perfect for receptions of up to 250 people. And outside, in the heart of the park, you can enjoy both privacy and serenity under our large, tented pavilion.
For more information, visit gideonputnam.com, or call 866.349.4042.
492 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham
Wedding season is year-round at Fleurtacious Deigns. We take pride in our wedding work, covering every aspect from the largest centerpieces to the smallest boutonnieres. Kris Ann, the owner, takes the time to meet with each bride. She learns all about your design and vision for your big day, while staying within your budget. Consultations are scheduled either at our shop in Latham for local couples or over the phone for anyone who may be planning from a distance.
Once you decide to hire us as your wedding day florist, we create a custom proposal with all your details, big and small, designing your dream wedding on paper. From the specialty linen on the head table, to the floral arbor for your ceremony, and the perfect bouquet full of your favorite flowers, our designs are masterfully created to make you wish you could keep them forever!
When your wedding day arrives, we have an experienced and creative staff always a step ahead—dropping off bouquets and boutonnieres directly to you, setting up your ceremony arrangements and “aisle flair,” then methodically creating your dream reception space.
We have a reputation for staying up-to-date on the latest trends while keeping the designs timeless and classic. We were recently voted “Best Florist for 2015.” Through extensive education and experience, Fleurtacious Designs is able to offer the highest quality and freshest of flowers for each wedding, no matter how big or small.
4249 Rt. 50, Saratoga Springs
For over 25 years Danielle’s Bridal, located in the heart of beautiful Saratoga Springs, has been helping countless brides in find that perfect dress to make their special day. We are here to make your day memorable, whether it’s for a wedding, special event, gala, prom or sweet sixteen.
Our consultants approach the bride to see how exactly she would want to appear on her wedding day and we are there to help every step of the way. From deciding on a wedding dress, to picking out the bridesmaid dresses, alterations from our outstanding seamstress, and even to the day the dresses are worn, we are here for you. We are known for our impeccable customer service, and our “at home” feel. We carry several designers including Mori Lee, Alfred Angelo, Maggie Sattaro, De Vinci, and Justin Alexander. For the grooms, we have two different tuxedo companies we rent from, which offer several options and any style to fit into that dream wedding.
Our tuxedos are not only for weddings, but also for prom. Prom is a big event for anyone in high school, and we have a large selection of dresses in store year-round. Dresses can be purchased in store or ordered online, and shipped to our store for pick-up. We have been known for our laid back approach with no appointments needed, and walk-ins are welcomed.
National Museum of Dance
99 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs
The National Museum of Dance, located in picturesque Saratoga Spa State Park, is an ideal location for your wedding and reception. Your wedding will be classy, elegant, and one-of-a-kind.
The Museum offers a gracious marble foyer with crystal chandeliers overlooking a spacious courtyard, as well as the light and airy South East Gallery. Couples use a combination of these three venues to host their ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. Events also can be held outdoors under tents in our park-like courtyard for a casual, yet elegant affair.
The scenic location is easy to access and offers ample parking for all of your guests. The Museum also is available for other events, including bar and bat mitzvahs and birthday parties.
For more information or to schedule a tour, please contact Jo at 584.2225, ext. 3003 or email email@example.com. Visit our web site at www.dancemuseum.org/weddings.
Colonie Golf & Country Club
141 Maple Road, Voorheesville
A celebration here is like no other. Everything that makes a fairytale wedding awaits you here. Colonie Golf & Country Club has a rich history of providing the highest quality of food and exceptional service. You will find our club to be the perfect location, surrounded by the spectacular views of our golf course, all seen from our charming Ball Room.
Wedding packages include a selection of butler-passed hors d’oeuvres and stationary displays; full-service dinner with dessert; five-hour open bar; wedding cake; champagne toast; wine service with dinner; ivory floor-length table cloths with overlays and your choice of colored napery; fresh floral centerpieces; and Chivari chair. We have a separate cocktail reception room and private bridal room. We give assistance in table configuration and room layout. Escort cards are provided to signify table assignments and directional cards for invitations. We provide a list of recommended professional vendors. Other features of the package include two complimentary foursomes of golf for the bridal party (ask for details); four complimentary vendor meals; photography locations with golf course views; and discounted rates for engagement parties, bridal showers, and rehearsal dinners.
We would be delighted to meet with you to personalize a package that suits your taste and budget. From the initial planning to the last-minute arrangements, Colonie Golf & Country Club is committed to creating the wedding of your dreams.
318 Delaware Avenue, Main Square Shoppes, Delmar
Joyelles is excited to be celebrating 25 years in business in Delmar. As part of the celebration, we have partnered with a new bridal line, Mark Schneider designs. Joyelles is the exclusive local jeweler offering his line. Creating contemporary and multi-award winning designs, Mark is one of the few designers to have a piece of jewelry on permanent display at the Smithsonian Institution Gem and Mineral Hall. His designs are meticulously finished and include a signature “secret heart” with a diamond in the center. The diamond is laser-inscribed “love you forever,” or you can have your own personal inscription in its place, such as your wedding date, initials or a short phrase. The diamonds used in Mark’s settings are conflict-free, mined environmentally consciously, and Kimberly process certified. All of Mark’s rings are handmade in the U.S.A., customized to each client. Choose a design, a diamond or gemstone and a metal or two to create the ring of your dreams with Joyelles and Mark Schneider designs. Joyelles Jewelers also carries additional bridal brands, such as Rego, Allison Kaufman and others. Our wedding band companies include Artcarved, Novell, Benchmark and alternative metal leader Lashbrook. We can custom-make a ring from your design or ours and create attendants’ jewelry for your special occasion. Please visit us at 318 Delaware Avenue, Main Square Shoppes, Delmar.
The Terrace at Waters Edge
2 Freeman’s Bridge Road, Glenville
The Terrace at Waters Edge banquet facility is an elegant waterfront venue located adjacent to the award-winning Water’s Edge Lighthouse Restaurant & Inn on the banks of the Mohawk River.
Allow us to assist you in creating an unforgettable day with personalized attention to detail, fine food and impeccable service—all in a beautifully-appointed setting. The Terrace, overlooking the scenic Mohawk River, offers seating for 200+ guests, a dance floor and a custom-designed mahogany bar and extensive menu selections. From butlered hors d’oeuvres, to elegant buffets with carving and pasta stations, to your choice of delicious entrees, we will tailor a package to meet your individual needs. We would be honored to help you make your wedding day dreams come true. Call today for an appointment to tour this facility and meet with our consultants.
The Vista at Van Patten Golf Club
924 Main Street, Clifton Park
The Vista at Van Patten Golf Club, located in beautiful southern Saratoga County in the hamlet of Jonesville, has breathtaking views from the highest point in the town of Clifton Park. Our Grand Clubhouse is the perfect venue for an intimate gathering of 25 guests or a fabulous wedding for 200 guests.
Let our professional catering team guide you through the planning process for this memorable day. Our caring staff will help you relax and enjoy your day with the highest level of service that will certainly meet the expectations of the most discerning guest. Our incredible view and culinary delights are sure to make this a day to remember.
Our restaurant is open to the public and serves lunch and dinner daily. Seasonal dining is available on our beautiful, award-winning patio. Our Early Bird Special, available daily from 4pm-6pm, was voted The Best Early Bird Special of 2011 by the readers of Capital Region Living Magazine. While you’re here, be sure to try our award-winning New England clam chowder. Voted best soup in Clifton Park two years in a row!
Our 27-hole public golf course is a challenge to all levels of handicap. Built in 1968, the course features large mature spacious greens, sloping wide fairways and expansive views of the countryside. The unique, challenging setting makes this course well worth the trip from any location.
The Greens Restaurant at Copake Country Club
The Barn at Copake Lake
44 Copake Lake Road, Copake Lake
The Greens Restaurant at Copake Country Club and The Barn at Copake Lake are must-see venues for those seeking a laid-back wedding weekend surrounded by nature. With rustic, yet chic, indoor decor and amazing views, the feel of both properties will instantly set the tone for a unique, memorable experience. Personalized service with an on-site coordinator, catering by a CIA-trained chef, beautiful spaces and options to customize your entire event make this a popular choice for couples who wish to create a one-of-a-kind celebration. We invite you to come visit us and find out why our brides and grooms are the happiest in the Hudson Valley. Call Kyleigh at 325.0019 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
243 Delaware Avenue, Delmar
We are very proud to receive the award for being #3 in the Best Florist category after only six months of in business. Owner Clorece Weir has 20 years of experience in floral design and opened her own shop to showcase her work as a wedding floral designer. Her passion shows in her detailed work and the ability to take your wedding idea and run with it. If you’re not sure of what you want, Clorece can set that spark and transform a simple idea into a enchanted beautiful wedding. Our wedding center provides for multiple guests to sit with you while our photos appear on a flat screen TV for all to see—no more outdated books to pass around. Your proposal will have all the pictures of your flowers with a detailed list of everything you want. Also, we do not double-book weddings. Your wedding day is your day only. Come enjoy a glass of wine and let Clorece take that stress off of you. Planning a wedding should be as fun as you envisioned and, most of all, knowing that when that special day comes, it will be as beautiful as you had dreamed.
220 North Road, Milton
The perfect destination
Just 75 miles north of New York City, Buttermilk Fall’s 75-acre Hudson River estate is private, exclusive and perfect for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Enjoy the entire inn and property, while our staff caters to your needs.
Accommodations and services: The Inn’s 10 guest rooms in the historic Anning Smith House offer gas-burning fireplaces, shower or whirlpool tub and views of our gardens or the Hudson River. Throughout the property are eight charming carriage and guest houses, including the Grand Laurel Wedding Suite. Options include pet- and child-friendly accommodations! We comfortably accommodate 50 guests.
Buttermilk Spa: Buttermilk’s eco-friendly spa is where a wedding party can relax and indulge in our solar-powered dry sauna, eucalyptus steam room and geothermally-heated endless pool. Services may include a poolside spa lunch, crafted by our culinary team at Henry’s. Our spa menu includes massages, facials, body treatments and healing services, promoting natural, plant-based products and often incorporating herbs and honey from our own Millstone Farm. Makeup and hair stylists are available at our on-site salon, as well.
Reception sites: The vast Reception Patio with its broad Hudson River vista is available for up to 7 hours. The Barn at Buttermilk, a warm and inviting space, can create a transformation into the epitome of country elegance or be equally welcoming to large, casual gatherings.
Catering services: Catering services are provided through Henry’s at the Farm, our premier on-site restaurant, where “local” is more than a trend— it is our mantra.
891 Riverview Road, Rexford
399.2772 ext. 302; www.edisonclub.com
Celebrate your special day in elegance and style with the aid of our breathtaking facility. The Edison Club Ballroom can accommodate a large number of guests, while also catering the event. Really, we’ll take care of everything! No matter which specific aesthetic you’re trying to elicit on your wedding day, the Edison Club staff will work by your side to make your vision come to life.
Allow our trained staff of professionals to tend to each detail and give you immediate peace of mind. You’ll be able to sit back and enjoy your once-in-a-lifetime event, while all attendees are cared for. Our Director of Catering is prepared to outline each facet of your wedding, helping you select the right date, décor and cuisine. Take all the stress out of the planning process with the knowledge and service of our wonderful personnel.
You can trust that The Edison Club facility also will provide the proper physical setting to meet all your needs. Gain access to high ceilings, tasteful decor, sparkling chandeliers, and a professional stage for whichever entertainment you select. Don’t you think your surroundings should live up to the importance of your special day? Pay a visit to our banquet room the next chance you get, and we’re sure you’ll like what you see. Separate banquet halls simply don’t stack up! Give us a call today to speak with Banquet Manager Lisa Jacks.
The Mansion of Saratoga – Historic Victorian Inn
801 U.S. Route 29, Rock City Falls
The historic Mansion Inn, a National Historic Register Property and Victorian mansion circa 1866, is located just seven miles west of the center of Saratoga Springs.
The stunning estate sits on four acres, complete with ponds, lavish gardens, a festive carriage house and the largest outside event deck in the area. Events inside the romantic Mansion are held in the sumptuous public rooms tastefully decorated and guaranteed to take you and your guests back to a different time. Those staying overnight will climb into the massive period beds found in the ten bedroom suites–all with private bath.
Let us work with you in creating the event of your dreams and allow us to make the planning process both fun and stress free. The Mansion is the perfect venue for: intimate destination weddings; grand wedding celebrations (up for 150 people); holiday parties; cocktail receptions, formal to informal; bridal and baby showers, anniversary and birthday parties; corporate events/retreats; graduation and family gatherings; and bar/bat mitzvahs.
Every event is as individual as the people who are hosting it. Rather than selecting pre-determined packaged menus, our Executive Cordon Bleu-trained chef will work with you to create a menu that reflects your personal taste, style and budget.
Our reputation has been built on high quality food, detailed service and exquisite presentation—all at affordable prices. Make an appointment to visit the Inn. You’ll be so glad that you did.
Old Daley Catering
Old Daley Catering is the exclusive caterer for Saratoga Polo. So whether you’re attending one of our exciting polo matches or planning a special event, Old Daley Catering is here to ensure your memorable “Saratoga experience.”
Voted Best Wedding Venue by Saratogian Magazine for 2015, Old Daley Catering s Polo Club offers all the services you might expect along with a few exceptional surprises as well. Located in the heart of Whitney Field, Old Daley Catering provides the contemporary amenities of a modern event while surrounding you in the tradition and elegance of the Saratoga Polo Club. The affluence, charm and legend of Saratoga all come together at the Polo Club. It s why Saratoga continues to rank as the most desirable destination for wedding couples.
Old Daley Catering is a full-service catering company serving the entire Capital Region and beyond. Our chefs create fresh, innovative menus and our event planners are experts in helping you organize your wedding, custom corporate event or any social occasion.
In addition to our sumptuous cuisine, we offer prospective wedding parties premier venues at both Saratoga Polo and Crooked Lake. Each is distinctly elegant and exceptional to its surroundings. Our dedicated event planners will help you create the dream wedding experience you’ve always imagined. Their expertise will guide you from the very beginning and all the way through your special day. Our professionals can also accommodate all your special needs and we’ll help you with ideas.
Old Daley Catering is your “custom caterer” for every event. Give us a call; we’d love to hear your ideas.