This Old Church is a wedding venue in Vernon Center, New York. First constructed in 1812, this is the oldest church building in the town, and has been carefully preserved and restored over the centuries. Each section of the grounds is filled with classic beauty and an antique, traditional aesthetic for soon-to-be-weds to host their romantic events. With its stained-glass windows, lush lawn area, and mature trees surrounding the space, this venue can make any couple's day unforgettable.
Facilities and Capacities
This Old Church accommodates events of various sizes, from romantic elopements to receptions with up to 250 guests. Ideal for couples that enjoy celebrating stories from a bygone era, it features multiple timeless spaces to place their ceremony altar. Their main space, Sanctuary Hall, is a visually rich space with high-vaulted ceilings, restored wooden flooring, and colorful stained glass windows for a stunning background. Inside also features a historic pipe organ that was originally built in the 1850s. After the ceremony, guests are free to gather among the Front Foyer and enjoy their cocktail hour among the pressed tin walls. They can then move to the spacious Ground Floor, where they can dine and dance the night away. Couples that prefer an open-air celebration will have an acre of grassy fields to enjoy, with centuries-old silver maple trees adding a natural, photogenic touch. Overnight accommodations are available in the renovated Schoolhouse Inn, with a full kitchen and large bedroom ensuring a relaxing stay. Parking is available onsite, with wheelchair accessibility to ensure that everyone can arrive on your big day safely.
In addition to your big day, This Old Church can happily host prenuptial events, including your engagement party, wedding shower, and rehearsal dinner. The onsite team will handle clean-up after your event, giving you plenty of time to enjoy yourself with your loved ones. Couples will be more than welcome to choose their own vendors, from their caterers to their florists, that best match their unique vision.
Chairs, a keyboard, pipe organ, and basic audio equipment are included. Photo booth options are also available to keep guests entertained throughout the evening. From your moments spent getting ready to your grand exit, the onsite team will work to make their venue match your nuptial dreams.