Hartwick College is a banquet hall wedding venue located in Oneonta, New York. With both indoor and outdoor areas available, there are a great deal of spaces that would suit the elevated nature of your event. Ideal for hosting a ceremony and a cocktail hour reception/rehearsal dinner, it manages to combine intimacy with opulence.
Facilities and Capacity
Throughout, there is seating available for as many as 200 guests, so there is certainly room for many of your close friends and family to join the celebration.
If you have been dreaming of having your charming ceremony outdoors, with views of natural beauty such as mountains and hillside, then you are in luck here.
The large, white, and inviting pergola that arcs around part of the large lawn in front of Hartwick College offers a secluded, yet picturesque place for a private ceremony. Here, the tall strong pillars form a curved structure that is complete with some beautiful benches. On days when the sun casts an orange glow around the area and across the view of the town’s trees and countryside, it looks impressive. Just imagine you and your significant other standing underneath this pergola as your official marriage bond is sealed by your chosen officiant.
With so much lawn space available, you could easily erect a tent, allowing yet more guests to share in the experience of your once-in-a-lifetime event.
Inside, there are several event spaces that would easily accommodate a number of diverse parties, and you could even decorate them individually according to your preferences.
The Foreman Art Gallery, with its polished flooring, muted lighting, and artwork on the walls provides a relaxed, cultured ambiance. It is more than suitable for the wedding party to mix and mingle.
The Shineman Celebration Room, Stack Lounge, and Frisbee Field each add to the character of the venue.
Hartwick College also offers catering services and bar services on location, adding to the venue’s convenience. A number of serving styles are available (plated, cocktail-style, buffet, and others), while beer and wine can both be served. Cleanup, setup, and an event planning offering are also all available for the couple of honor to avail of. Certain event rentals can be made available, such as a dance floor, audio equipment, furniture, linens, barware, and more.
There are many different types of accommodation available at Hartwick College. You and your guests can choose from the traditional residence halls, townhouses, or the apartments. This makes finding a place to stay following the reception less stressful.
Undoubtedly, Hartwick College’s location is one of its most striking features. Not only does the property offer numerous wonderful spaces, but it also offers views of the landscape due to its raised position.