The Cannery is a rustic wedding venue located in Vernon, New York. Formerly known as Wards Canning Company, the venue features a classic design of wood and brick walls, offering a historic and vintage ambiance. An industrial-style venue, The Cannery is a modern climate-controlled wedding venue providing services all year round.
Facilities and Capacity
The Cannery can host up to 325 guests within its indoor and outdoor event spaces. The classic indoor event space features a chapel, a fire pit, and three fireplaces. The venue also has a courtyard, suitable for outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions.
The Cannery provides a wide range of wedding packages for ceremonies and receptions. The packages include cakes and desserts made with local ingredients and organic fresh fruits. The venue also offers customized menu options that accommodate special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten-free, lactose-free, and kosher. Its services also include the following:
In the early 1900s, numerous sawmills, gristmills, canneries and distilleries operated in Vernon. The presence of the Skanandoa Creek for power and major rail service led to the development of the area. Wards Canning Company, located at 1 Ward Street, shut down after years of operation, but in 2016, wedding professionals in the local area envisioned the huge potential of the building's classic design and refurbished it for use as a wedding venue.
Recommended by 92% of couples
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Jessica · Married on 12/31/2017
First of all, Penny is amazing. She was my assigned wedding coordinator and I couldn’t be more grateful. .I absolutely adore this woman and cannot say enough wonderful things about her.Sent on 06/05/2018
Aside from Penny, working with Barb and Dave was fantastic. They’re such fun and kind hearted people. Dave was there the day of my wedding making sure everything was perfect. When planning a wedding ( and being a perfectionist) it’s so great to work with other perfectionists and that is exactly what Dave is. He made me feel so confident in his staff, the venue, and even a little better about the outside temperature (NEGATIVE 26 that night). He even made sure the outside fire pit was lit. It was a beautiful touch that was appreciated by many!
Six months later people are still talking to me about the food! The butternut squash raviolis are heaven! And the cauliflower gratin was my favorite. My dad, foods biggest critic loved the prime rib station! Just wait until your food tasting! It’s soooooo much fun! Go hungry because you certainly will leave with a full and happy stomach. The food was warm, delicious, and just beautifully prepared. The bartenders were so happy and just funny! All of the staff went above and beyond for us. I couldn’t have asked for anything more.
Our guests had a blast. And the champagne fountain was the icing on the cake!
Speaking of cake…. Makenzie, the pastry chef is just wonderful. We were able to customize our cake and cupcake flavors. Go to her with an idea, she’ll make it a reality.
I totally understand how big of a decision this is… I recommend Dave and his incredible staff Dibbles/The Cannery with my whole heart. This was the best day of my life and it wouldn’t have been possible without each and every one of them.
Allion · Married on 03/24/2018
We held CNY Mom Prom at The Cannery this year and absolutely loved the set up! We have always had CNY Mom Prom at Dibble’s Inn and are very thankful to work with Dave, Joanne, Pam, Barb, and Renee. Pam helped us in The Cannery this year and was very accommodating and full of great ideas to help us set up. I cannot say enough good things about her! The food was delicious, the desserts - cupcakes and brownies - were outstanding and the whole entire staff was so wonderful, polite, and full of smiles! Thank you so much for making our event the best we’ve had yet!Sent on 05/04/2018
Christine · Married on 02/03/2018
February 3rd was the day of our daughter Stephanie (Mesmer) Wigtons wedding. It was truly one of the best days ever! Annalee Stirpe our wedding coordinator made the wedding venue a “magical winter wonderland”. She helped us immensely with all of the special details to make our day so special. All of the decorations we brought in were placed exquisitely on each table and with the floating candles lit just made it all so warm and inviting. I cannot say enough about The Cannery. From the Hors d’oeuvres, to the champagne fountain and the frozen gelato. Let’s not forget the delicious food and baked goods. All of our guests were raving about it. Whether it was friends or family, they all had an absolutely wonderful time.Sent on 05/04/2018
I recommend The Cannery for your next event. You will be amazed. The staff was exceptional might I add.
Thank you again! It was an awesome day!
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