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Keepsake at THE Academy

Poughkeepsie, NY View map Visit website

About

Up to 220 guests

Nestled in the heart of the Hudson Valley, Keepsake is a wedding venue welcoming parties in Poughkeepsie, New York. Part of The Academy multi-purpose space, the building’s industrial charm will surely impress style-conscious couples and their guests. A historic setting, couples can add their own chapter to the property’s long and storied history. Located in the city’s downtown, the venue benefits from access to the city’s accommodation options making it a great choice for parties.

Facilities and Capacity

Keepsake is the central space at The Academy and can welcome events of up to 220 guests, ensuring no one need miss out on the fun. A large salon with a concert-style layout, its industrial past as an undergarment factory can be seen throughout. The building features polished concrete floors, iron girders, and large warehouse-style windows. Couples can arrange the space as they wish, empowering them to get creative and think big when planning their event. Farmhouse-style furniture can be provided with the rental of the venue, including tables and chairs. These are made from natural oak-colored wood and have been selected to complement the rugged environs of the building itself. There is a bridal suite available for the party to use as a get-ready space, or simply to take a moment’s pause from the event.

Services Offered

The management of Keepsake at the Academy is proud to welcome couples and their invitees to the venue. This multi-purpose building was developed by locals and their love for Poughkeepsie is self-evident. That’s why they do everything in their power to ensure to-be-weds have the event they have always dreamt of. This includes helping to set everything up on the day as well as cleaning up after the last guest has departed. They can provide tableware rentals including glassware and china, as well as table linens. Sumptuous catering can be provided by the kitchen team at the Kitchen. These skilled chefs focus on providing classic American fare cooked with passion.

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$6,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$5,000

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

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

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

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

220

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

2

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Brewery
Historic Building
Loft

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

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
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

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

What event items are available?

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
Valet

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
December
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33 Academy St Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601
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