Beardslee Castle is a stunning, vintage wedding venue located in Little Falls, New York. The castle was built in 1860, and was created to be a replica of an Irish castle. It now provides a breathtaking backdrop for weddings all year-round. Beardslee Castle has a wide variety of menus and on-site wedding planners to make your special day the best it can possibly be.
Facilities and Capacity
Beardslee Castle is located on eight beautiful acres in Little Falls, New York. The castle itself has a spacious banquet room, with high ceilings and windows to take in the breathtaking view of the grounds. The maximum capacity for weddings is 190 guests. The facility provides parking and is wheelchair accessible.
Beardslee Castle strives to make every wedding they host a dream for the couples and guests who attend. The friendly staff can provide space for both the ceremony and reception, as well as for showers and rehearsal dinners. Beardslee Castle also offers two wedding coordinators to help make planning a fun and stress-free process. They also have tables, chairs and chair covers, lighting, and linens available. A variety of services are provided, including:
The on-site catering has been provided by Chef Randall Brown for over 24 years. The menu changes yearly and is completely customizable, with organic produce and grains that are sourced from local farms, as well as herbs and produce that are grown on-site. The menu options can accomodate many dietary needs, and draw influences from American, Mediterranean, Island, and Asian cuisines. Couples can choose from a plated, family, or buffet-style service.
The castle was built in 1860 by Augustus Beardslee by Irish and Swiss masons. During its long history, the castle survived two major fires in the 20th century. After the second fire destroyed much of the kitchen, the space was left vacant for three years. In 1994, the current owners purchased and renovated it to its former glory.
Beardslee Castle is located just off the New York State thruway. It has a perfect central location, as it is less than hour’s drive from Albany, and just over an hour from Syracuse.
Recommended by 96% of couples
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Megan VanEvera · Married on 09/22/2018
Beautiful, easy-going, flexible.
Lynn and Jennifer are easy to work with, and have been in the wedding business for many years. The food is made with quality ingredients, and is delicious. There is so much already available on-site, and the castle is beautiful on its own, which makes decorating very easy. We love Beardslee.
Katie · Married on 11/04/2017
Iterally the best day of my life the food was amazing and our guests couldn’t stop saying how unique and wonderful this venue was
Emily · Married on 07/15/2017
We got married at Beardslee Castle July 15th. It was absolutely stunning. The flowers were blooming in the gardens, and the landscaping was perfectly groomed for our day. The women were in the bridal suite, which was set up nicely with water, champagne, and cheese and crackers. It was wonderful because we could see out into the cocktail hour space without any guests seeing us. We had some beautiful photos taken in the bridal suite, and then got married on the steps outside the castle. Everything was beautiful, and the guests were all amazed with the backdrop. It was perfect- we didn't even need to decorate the ceremony space at all! Cocktail hour was in the side garden, and the reception was upstairs in the ballroom. The guests raved how smoothly everything transitioned. Time flowed by so quickly, and everyone had an amazing time! I dealt with Lynn mostly during the planning phase. She was AMAZING. She answered all of my questions in a timely manner and was extremely flexible. I could not have asked for a better person to help me through the planning process. During the event Lynn as well as her co-coordinator Jennifer were there to make everything seamless. We had a few hiccups the night before (people texting to say they weren't coming) but Lynn and Jennifer were able to change the table layout for me at 11 PM! They were so efficient, if anything else went wrong the day of, I had no idea. Not a single person came up to me to fix a problem- which was amazing. We were able to enjoy the event and have no responsibilities besides taking photos. The food was AMAZING. Randy really is a spectacular chef, and my always-hungry guests left stuffed to the gills. The bartenders were quick to refill, and not a single person had to wait for anything. The cake was made there, and it was delicious. It was accompanied by chocolate covered strawberries on each plate, and they were the best I've ever had! My husband has a large family, and they usually are a hungry, loud and somewh
If you are looking for a beautiful romantic place in Upstate New York for your wedding, Beardslee Castle is one place you should be sure to check out. We absolutely love to work here! The grounds are amazing. The trees and expansive lawn are perfect for gorgeous nature type images and we have been able to create amazing images using that fabulous castle in the background. The upstairs banquet hall is perfect for any wedding theme, with the fireplaces and large castle windows that look out onto the grounds and for a small intimate wedding the private dining areas are perfect. Randy is an amazing chef, the food is always top notch and Lynn and Jennifer have the experience and expertise that you can count on to make sure your wedding day runs smoothly.