Crissey Farm, a banquet hall in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, hosts beautiful rustic Berkshire Weddings in a classic, charming setting. A nod to the land it was built on, Crissey Farm is a new construction built in 2008. From 1850-1950 the land was a modern dairy farm. Now Crissey Farm also owns and operates it's well established brewery (1995) adjacent to the venue, Barrington Brewery, which provides fresh craft beer for their wedding guests. This venue sits at the base of Monument Mountain, offering beautiful mountain views and is conveniently located adjacent to several hotels and motels.
Facilities and Capacity
Up to 200 guests can join couples for their wedding at Crissey Farm. With a large interior banquet hall, couples have the option to host their wedding ceremony indoors or outside on the flat green lawn in front of a romantic screened pergola that's decorated with flowers and ivy. Inside, couples can wed in front of the stone fireplace. The indoor space also accommodates receptions, where exposed wooden beams and vaulted ceilings give the room a simplistic and rustic vibe.
The wedding coordinator at Crissey Farm helps couples with all their wedding planning needs. The venue offers the following services on their big day:
- All-inclusive packages
- Bridal suite
- Chocolate fountain
- Event planning
- Event rentals
- In-house bar
- In-house catering
- Liability insurance
- Wireless Internet
The chef at Crissey Farm uses in-season, locally sourced ingredients whenever possible to create a variety of American, French, Italian, local, Mediterranean, Mexican and southern dishes. The kitchen is also able to cater to dietary restrictions such as gluten free, lactose free, no pork, nut free, organic, vegan and vegetarian requests. The cuisine can be served in the following styles:
- Cocktail reception
- Family style
- Hors d'oeuvres
- Outside cake (plate fee applies)
Crissey Farm's baking team puts their baking skills to use to create custom wedding cakes. All wedding packages include a dessert component, not limited to wedding cakes. Also available:
- Dessert buffet
- Groom’s cake
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Gary Happ has a long established history in the hospitality business in Great Barrington, opening his first restaurant in 1977. In 1995 he transitioned his focus to one the county's oldest operating brew-pub, Barrington Brewery. In 2008 he had the oppertunity to build Crissey Farm, a full-service wedding venue, adjacent to the Brewery.
His Daughter, Chelsea, came on board as General Manager/Event Coordinator in 2015 and they now work as a team on each event.
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Crissey Farm frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Crissey Farm?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At Crissey Farm, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
At Crissey Farm, what does the bar service starting price include?
- Champagne Toast
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Limited Bar
- Open Bar
- Premium Liquor
- Signature Drink
- Specialty Beer
What are the most important characteristics of Crissey Farm in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Crissey Farm for wedding events?
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does Crissey Farm offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Crissey Farm offer for wedding events?
- All Inclusive Packages
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Liability Insurance
- Outside Vendors
- Pet Friendly
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does Crissey Farm have available for wedding events?
- Dance Floor
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