The Ruins at Sassafras is a new wedding and event venue in New Lebanon, New York. It is unlike any venue you've ever seen with seven onsite locations to use as your nuptial backdrop, from the welcoming former Shaker Chair Factory to the lush open-air surroundings and exquisite ruins.
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Situated two hours from Boston and less then three hours from New York, this venue offers couples a historic retreat on 86 acres of countryside. The grounds can host events of varying sizes, from intimate elopements to receptions with up to 250 guests. The main indoor space is The Chair Factory, a wooden building built in 1847. Inside features an elevated stage, dance floor, and bar area. Couples that prefer an outdoor ceremony will have access to the Rose Dwelling, detailed with a romantic gazebo and aromatic florals, or the Deere Pond shores. You'll be welcome to host your rehearsal dinner at the historic Barn Ruins and enjoy the night among the peaceful mountain stream and Indonesian fire pits. Another option is under the rustic pergola, which was constructed of natural wood and gives visitors a stunning view of the Berkshires and Taconics. Parking is available onsite, with wheelchair accessibility to ensure every guest arrives at the celebration safely.
Chairs and tables will be provided, which you can arrange into any formation you prefer. Also available onsite are various event rentals, including ceremony arches and decor pieces. In addition to weddings, the venue can host prenuptial events, including engagement parties, showers, and rehearsal dinners. In addition, you will have access to the various on-site accommodations to ensure a relaxing wedding weekend.
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