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Carmen's Country Inn & Gardens

Drums, PA View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
4.8 out of 5 rating
97 reviews
$9k - $10k For 100 Guests
Up to 250 guests

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$9k - $10k For 100 Guests
Up to 250 guests

Ideal for the perfect, &;Rustic Country Wedding,&;the grounds are wildflower beautiful with fountains and plenty space for outdoor service, and the inside of the venue is Reminiscent of the Romantic Great Gatsby, with tin and copper ceiling and tiffany and beveled glass everywhere Our site is the perfect venue for a destination wedding in the Pocono mountains of Penna. Rooted in the heart of Pennsylvania on Freedom Road, Carmen’s Country Inn and Garden lies within the rural community of Drums and offers blissful couples a sensual and secluded setting to host a remarkable wedding and reception. Located southwest of Scranton on 14 private acres of woodland, this venue is an ideal choice for brides and grooms seeking a natural space to tie the knot. Imagine saying ‘I do’ surrounded by all your loved ones beneath a lush canopy and towering trees. Whether you are planning a grand, formal evening or an intimate, casual gathering, Country Inn and Gardens makes it easy to comfortably accommodate all your family and friends in one stylish setting. Designed with several outdoor ceremony spaces, each space, features natural details and elegant touches, such as stone fountains, and courtyards. Equipped with a spacious banquet hall, this space also features ample room to wed, dine, and celebrate into the evening. If you are searching for a cozy outdoor space for your wedding day, allow Carmen’s Country Inn and Garden to make your dreams a reality.

A private wedding venue in Drums, Pennsylvania, Carmen's Country Inn & Gardens offers the perfect secluded destination for rustic-chic ceremonies and receptions. Nestled on 14 acres of lush woodland, this picturesque venue is rich with lush foliage, towering trees and stone fountains. Whether small or large, formal or casual, Carmen's Country Inn & Gardens is the ideal option for guaranteeing your big day is the event of a lifetime.

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Facilities and Capacity
Rooted in the heart of Pennsylvania, Carmen's Country Inn & Gardens comfortably accommodates up to 300 of your guests. Interested couples have the option of hosting their ceremony and/or reception either indoors within the venue’s spacious banquet hall or outdoors under its cozy wooden canopy.

Services Offered
Couples who book Carmen's Country Inn & Gardens benefit from an assortment of wedding-related services and amenities. For a truly streamlined wedding celebration, the venue’s options include—but are not limited to—the following:

  • Consultations
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Event planners
  • Outside vendors
  • Event rentals
  • Lighting/sound
  • Pet-friendly grounds


Cuisine
Couples who entrust their palates to Carmen's Country Inn & Gardens benefit from a wide variety of in-house catering services. For a truly delectable dining experience, said services include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Tastings
  • Server(s)
  • Hors d’oeuvres
  • Plated dinner
  • Family-style dinner
  • Dessert station


Other Services
Interested couples are more than welcome to include bar services with their knot-tying celebration. Said services include the following:

  • Bartender(s)
  • Liquor license
  • Cash bar
  • Open bar
  • Limited bar
  • Specialty beer
  • House beer
  • Premium liquor
  • House liquor
  • Specialty wine
  • House wine
  • Signature drink


Location
Carmen's Country Inn & Gardens is conveniently located in the heart of Drums, Pennsylvania. Less than 10 minutes from Hazleton Regional Airport, this one-of-a-kind venue is less than one hour from various Pennsylvania landmarks, such as Hickory Run State Park and Pinchot State Forest.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

250

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Historic Building
Restaurant

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception

What event services do you offer?

All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access
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    Jennifer Getting married on 06/07/2025
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    Check out this venue on wedding spot. I got my initial pricing estimate there.
    As for the first consultation visit, we made an appointment. The area is quiet, even with being near a major road. The place is extremely affordable, and Cathy was very understanding that we are still figuring everything out. After our tour, we walked around the ceremony sites to get a better feel of the place. Right then and there we knew this was the place for our wedding.
    I also want to say thanks again for the suggestion of moving our wedding date. It was initially April, but weather in Mt. Pocono is never dependable. So glad we picked June for the same price.
    We will post another review after the Wedding.

    Carmen's Country Inn & Gardens's reply:

    Thank you Jennifer for your kind words! I and my staff look forward to giving you the wedding of your dreams!!
    Warm Regards,
    Cathy
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    Christine P. Married on 06/18/2022
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    Carmen's Country Inn

    What can I say from start to finish they made our wedding everything I wanted and more from food to staff and venue itself. Thank you so much for making my dreams come true.
    Cathy you are amazing as well as your staff.

    Carmen's Country Inn & Gardens's reply:

    Hi Christine,
    Thank you so much for your review!
    I was an honor for me and my staff to host your wedding day!
    You made a beautiful bride!!
    All the best to you,
    Cathy
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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner

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Life Celebrations Today Life Celebrations Today Wedding Officiants

Carmen's Country Inn is one of my FAVORITE venues for weddings! The owner, Cathy Kutchi, goes above and beyond to guarantee that each wedding is professionally attended to and extends graciousness to the nth degree!! My wedding couples also tell me how pleased they were with their wedding at Carmen's Country Inn and how attentive Cathy is to every detail! If you are looking for a venue with several options for outdoor Ceremonies, as well as a lovely space for an indoor wedding, call Cathy today and check availability for your wedding!

Skuba Entertainment Skuba Entertainment Wedding DJs

Carmen's is a beautiful venue with an excellent staff all headed up by Cathy! Their gardens are like something out of a fairytale. Cathy and her staff are also very friendly. A+

Frankie Carll Productions Frankie Carll Productions Wedding DJs

I have worked at Carmen's Country Inn for many years. Cathy runs a first class operation very organized and we know what to expect. Their staff is courteous and very accommodating . We always look forward to working at Carmen's Country inn . What a beautiful place to host your next event!!!

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364 Freedom Rd Drums, PA, 18222
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