Crystal Cove

38 Old Route 66, Averill Park, NY 12018 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Crystal Cove

Crystal Cove is a waterfront wedding venue in the Albany, New York area. This vintage barn’s nature-filled location provides couples a romantic escape on their wedding day. The commute to this venue is a quick twenty-minute drive east from the Hudson River in Albany. The property sits on the shores of Crystal Lake, near St. Henry’s Church.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can invite up to 300 guests to join them at this romantic lakefront location. The venue offers indoor and outdoor settings for ceremonies and receptions. Couples can get married right above the waters of the lake with Crystal Cove’s wooden dock, or on the lawn for more solid ground. Both ceremonies provide stunning lake backdrops. Head into the barn pavilion for the party, with open sides, wooden columns and a solid roof overhead bearing delicate chandeliers.

Services Offered
The venue, owned and operated by Frank Mantha and Ruth McGlew, offers the following products and services to couples:

  • All inclusive packages
  • Bridal suite
  • Cake
  • Chairs
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Furniture
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting
  • Parking
  • Pet friendly
  • Setup
  • Tables
  • Wireless Internet


Cuisine
Frank does the cooking while Ruth manages the banquet and serving. They offer catering in the following styles:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • French service
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Servers
  • Stations


History
The venue has been family owned for over 90 years. Crystal Cove started as an amusement park and resort. The park featured a carousel, ferris wheels and a public beach. Now, with the rides gone and the beach no longer public, Frank and Ruth focus all their energy on weddings and events hosted at the venue.

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28 Reviews for Crystal Cove

Recommended by 87% of couples


4.4 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.5
  • Professionalism 4.2
  • Flexibility 4.4
  • Value 4.5
  • Average response time 4.2

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    Lea · Married on 07/28/2018

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    We got married at Crystal Cove in Averill Park, NY on July 28th, 2018 and I couldn't have asked for a more perfect experience. This venue was exactly what we had in mind, by the water with great views perfect for my summer wedding with so many choices from the setting of the ceremony to the menu, the options are endless. The owners are so personable and very flexible, they provide so much support throughout the process and make you feel at ease. They go out of out of their way to make your special day perfect. Check this place out you will not be disappointed.

    Sent on 10/12/2018
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    Amber · Married on 07/21/2018

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    Everything was amazing! Crystal cove is a beautiful location by the water. The owners and all employees were very attentive and accommodating. The food was DELICIOUS and the carving stations were a big hit with my guests. I also loved the openness of the reception building and the wrap around deck. We highly recommend crystal cove!

    Sent on 07/28/2018

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Crystal Cove FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 11,500.00
  • 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, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Barn, Beach, Garden, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower
  • What event services do you offer? All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink
  • What event items are available? Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Chairs, Dance Floor, Furniture, Lighting, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking
  • What months are included in your peak season? May, June, July, August, September, October

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