Lynne Parks '68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House is a charming mansion wedding venue located in Cortland, New York. Over a century old, this property was purchased in 2004 by the SUNY Cortland Alumni Association to serve as an alumni base. In addition to serving as a focal point and event center for college alumni, this venue also welcomes members of the public to set their special days here.
Facilities and Capacity
Lynne Parks '68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House offers a number of indoor and outdoor event spaces to host all kinds of wedding occasions. From intimate engagement parties to grand wedding celebrations and everything in between, this historic property offers many stylish spaces. Indoors, couples can host up to 52 seated guests in one of the many beautifully appointed event rooms. The large event lawn provides a perfect space for an open-air wedding ceremony. Here, your nearest and dearest can be seated in a theater-style layout to witness your exchange of vows. Afterward, guests can transition to the patio area to enjoy a relaxed cocktail hour while the newlyweds pick the perfect spot for their wedding photography. For large reception events, up to 200 guests can be accommodated on the event lawn, either in the open air or within a wedding tent. This venue also serves as a bed and breakfast and can offer cozy overnight accommodations for you and your wedding guests. Those wishing to stay at the property can enjoy relaxing in the common rooms here, where they will find warm fireplaces, antique accents, and a welcoming atmosphere.
The administration at Lynne Parks '68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House aims to ensure that you have everything you need to make your wedding event a success at this venue. Their dedicated event coordinator will work with you to bring your vision to life on-site. The venue offers a variety of rentals for your convenience, including event tents, linens, and tables and chairs. They can also provide an 80-inch projector screen to enhance your occasion. The staff here are happy to recommend a variety of tried and trusted vendors to serve your special day, including caterers, florists, photographers, and much more.
4 Reviews for Lynne Parks '68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House
Recommended by 100% of couples
Mari · Married on 06/30/2018
This was the perfect venue for our wedding! The Cortland Alumni House was simply fantastic in working with us. We work and reside in San Francisco, California so even though we were thousands of miles away, the Cortland Alumni House staff were still very accommodating - from us changing the scope of the wedding from 20 people to 100 people, to us using a caterer they were less familiar with, to us managing much of the decorations and music on our own. On the day of the wedding, the staff were so outgoing and friendly and willing to jump in wherever needed. We couldn't have pulled it off if it were not for the staff, amazing - not to mention that the house is absolutely stunning and the garden perfectly gorgeous!Sent on 07/08/2018
Cassandra · Married on 06/23/2018
Besides the house being absolutely beautiful, inside and out - the staff here made the wedding planning process a lot less stressful. I was planning from a distance and could only make a trip up to Cortland 2-3 times over the entire year of planning. Shaunna and LuAnn were always in constant communication with me, and even my other vendors. I cannot thank Shaunna, LuAnn and their team enough for all their hard work and dedication to make sure we had the most perfect day possible!!Sent on 07/23/2018
Katlyn · Married on 10/06/2012
My husband and I got married at The Alumni house on October 6,2012. Our day was more than we could have imagined. I am a professional wedding planner so naturally I take note of all aspects of an event- The Alumni House staff and Rich went above and beyond the entire planning process. We live in Cape May NJ so planning was difficult being long distance. Rich made sure that all details were taken care of which made us extremely comfortable. The house itself is absolutely stunning and the accommodations were wonderful for our out of town family. I would recommend this venue time and time again. Thank you Rich and staff for a day that we will never forget!!!!!!Sent on 05/08/2014
Katlyn & Justin Mogavero