Locust Grove Estate

2683 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Locust Grove Estate

The Locust Grove Estate is a not-for-profit museum and nature preserve located in Poughkeepsie, New York - the heart of the Hudson Valley. Set on 200 acres of landscaped grounds overlooking the Hudson River, the estate offers endless wedding photography opportunities in the historic gardens. With just one event booked each evening, guests also have exclusive access to art galleries in the Arts-and-Crafts-style museum pavilion, beautiful flower gardens, and both indoor and outdoor event spaces.

Facilities and Capacity

The Locust Grove Estate offers a unique event space in any season. The West Gallery can comfortably accommodate between 60 and 150 guests indoors for dinner and dancing, while the nearby Garden Lawn can also be rented for a wedding ceremony that overlooks the flower gardens. In case of rain, an indoor backup space is available for ceremonies (no need to rent a tent). The West Gallery features a vaulted ceiling studded with hanging lanterns, three walls of windows and french doors that open onto bluestone terraces, and gardens views. The rental fee includes tables, chairs, a full catering kitchen, air conditioning, ample restroom facilities, and convenient parking for guests. Choose your own caterer to provide the menu and bar service that you prefer. Lots of guests traveling? Two hotels are within walking distance, and three more within a five-minute drive.

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Indoor ceremony space
Indoor ceremony space
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Locust Grove Estate
Hudson River view
Hudson River view
Outdoor ceremony location
Outdoor ceremony location
Outdoor ceremony location
Outdoor ceremony location
Photos by the historic mansion
Photos by the historic mansion
Porches wrap the building
Porches wrap the building
Table setting
Table setting
Art galleries open for guests
Art galleries open for guests
Indoor reception room
Indoor reception room
Flower gardens
Flower gardens
Flower gardens
Flower gardens
Flower gardens
Flower gardens
Enjoy cocktails on the terrace
Enjoy cocktails on the terrace
Indoor reception space
Indoor reception space
Indoor reception space
Indoor reception space
Indoor ceremony space
Indoor ceremony space
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Locust Grove Estate
Hudson River view
Hudson River view

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62 Reviews for Locust Grove Estate

Recommended by 97% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Eric Lee · Married on 05/26/2019

    5.0
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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Beautiful grounds

    We had our wedding at The Locust Grove in late May, and couldn't be happier with our decision. Ken was a pleasure to work with, and was great with communication. The gardens were a bit delayed due to the winter, but still were gorgeous and provided ample background to our ceremony. We fell in love with the outdoor patio where we had our cocktail hour, and the backyard area overlooking the hudson river where the ceremony was held. Absolutely loved it!

    Sent on 06/02/2019
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    Sarah · Married on 10/20/2018

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
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      5.0
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    Locust Grove was the perfect wedding venue!

    Locust Grove was the perfect wedding venue! Similar to other reviewers, we didn't look anywhere else. We had our wedding ceremony and reception here October 20, 2018 and absolutely loved it. Everything about the space is beautiful. Ken was a pleasure to work with and answered all of our questions quickly. The venue fee goes towards maintaining the grounds and educational programs. The best part was being able to decide whether we wanted an indoor or outdoor ceremony the day of, weather dependent. Would definitely recommend for future weddings any time of year!

    Sent on 10/24/2018

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Locust Grove Estate Pricing

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Locust Grove Estate 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?
    $ 3500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 2000.00
  • 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?
    $ 1000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 1000.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    Parking
    Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    150
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    1
  • Describe your venue:
    Historic Building
    Mansion
    Museum
  • 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
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Event Rentals
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Wifi
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    December

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  • 2683 South Road Poughkeepsie, New York, 12601 See on map
    845-208-0694 (Phone number)
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