Posts Tagged ‘wedding venue on the Hudson River’

Local Hudson Valley Painting Ceremony

Our Bride and Groom that got married on Saturday June 3rd, 2017 had a ceremony like we have never seen before! Usually couples have a “Sand Ceremony” in which they have a big clear jar and the Bride and Groom each have their own jars of sand filled with their favorite colors. During the sand ceremony they pour their sand into the big jar and the two colors mix, which gives a meaning that they will forever be together and not separated.

Well, For Kara and Kyle, they took a different route! They had a Paint Ceremony! Instead of a big jar in the middle they had a blank canvas on an easel. Then they both, at the same time, poured their jars of paint onto the canvas so the colors would mix and drip down. This was such an interesting idea and the guests loved it! It came out to be a beautiful mixed canvas that they can now put in their home as a piece of art that means so much to them from their special day! And not to mention, their color choices were absolutely beautiful together! For the canvas they have Lime green and Teal and then Inside the ballroom Teal and White!

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What did Kara and Kyle have for dinner?

They had a formal Sit Down Dinner. The menu included:

First Course: Home style Eggplant

Second Course: Mediterranean Salad 

Main Course: Petite Tenderloin of Beef

Chicken Chasseur

Blackened Mahi Mahi

The guests get to choose their dinners the day of the wedding when our Wait Staff comes around to take orders!

For Dessert they had yummy Wedding Cake accompanied by Chocolate Covered Strawberries!

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On behalf of all of us at the Chalet, Kara and Kyle we wish you the absolute best!

Thank you for celebrating your special day with us. 


Wedding of the Month: Katherine and Johnny

Katherine and Johnny got married on April 8th 2017. He proposed to her on top of Breakneck Mountain which is located right above our venue! Luckily when they were up there, there was a photographer and they got the most amazing and breathtaking engagement photos!

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This happy couple knew the Chalet was the right place for them! The bridal party got some great photo op time on our back patio in front of the waterfall. They were having so much fun as you can see….

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It was  just a tad windy out that day, but they managed to have a wonderful ceremony outside! Right in front of the waterfall and all of their guests.

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The reception had them dancing the night away with their friends and family. They also got to cut their beautiful magnolia cake!

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And then one last peek at the brides gown just because it was absolutely stunning!

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We wish you both the best from all of us here at the Chalet!


Wedding Trends: Sweetheart Table

Having a hard time thinking of how to decorate your sweetheart table? Last year we had some great decor from our creative brides and grooms! There was everything from beautiful pots of flowers to a Stanley Cup! Maybe these pictures can even help you decide on a theme. Depending on your time of year and personal interests, there is something for everyone. A couple of brides even went a little further and hung lovely lights above their tables to really make everything pop! Some were more simple and elegant with a few pumpkins for fall or eye catching spring flowers. We can not wait to see what our guests have in store for us this year! Here are some inspiration and ideas for a sweetheart table on your special day! 11425494_1090932847588389_6826677029729547095_n 11800408_1119311154750558_1018559728348135928_n 11811443_1119310324750641_3860443159191011454_n 11895971_1130601683621505_7714357610998613429_n 13925287_1352980524716952_5174924520946452081_n 14502986_1399638880051116_7932952078646903728_n 14725621_1421698757845128_1167399386167038220_n 15073346_1453266894688314_6383929767363382994_n 15170957_1456641014350902_2186314900834013274_n 15219407_1462353873779616_700711858741248321_n 15232296_1462353900446280_5785913267064851225_n 15589593_1491362727545397_3527879752192501353_n unnamed(1) unnamed(2) unnamed(4) unnamed(5) unnamed(6) unnamed(7) unnamed(8) unnamed(9) unnamed(10) unnamed(11) unnamed unnamekd(1)


Wedding Couples Love Our Venue’s Hudson River Location

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Chalet on the Hudson is nestled on the Hudson River overlooking the majestic Storm King Mountain. Wedding couples and their guests take in the picturesque views from our venue’s panoramic windows, as well as on our outdoor porch. Watch the sun’s rays dance on the water during the day and a spectacular sunset in the evening. These sweeping views make a beautiful backdrop for the special day.

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Here are what some couples have to say about our Hudson River venue:

  • Our guests repeatedly commented to us that they were blown away by the spectacular beauty of the location, and also the food was the best they had ever had. 
  • This venue was absolutely beautiful. The views are amazing and the venue itself is perfectly set up for an intimate gathering.
  • This venue was the talk of the town!! … [Guests] were amazed at how beautiful the views were.
  • We loved having our wedding at the Chalet! The view of both the Hudson River and Mountain were spectacular! 
  • The view of the Hudson River was breathtaking, and the Chalet takes full advantage of it – with huge windows and a porch overlooking the river.
  • The view was breath taking! 
  • Chalet has the most amazing views of the Hudson River and the surrounding mountains that were more than we could hope for and really impressed our guests. 
  • Our guests absolutely loved the location & could not stop talking about how beautiful it was for weeks & even months to come; especially the spectacular view of the Hudson River & Mountains. 
  • Our ceremony started at 6pm, and the lighting was absolutely gorgeous off the Hudson. The views for our guests during cocktail hour were magnificent
  • The venue is in a beautiful location across the Hudson River from Storm King Mountain and at the foothills of Breakneck Ridge. Our guests couldn’t figure out whether to rave more about the venue, the beauty of the area, or the food itself! 
  • Looking out the big windows over looking the mountains and the Hudson River make you feel like you’re in another world.
  • Not only was the view amazing the venue itself did nothing but impress my guests! 

If you are looking for a wedding venue on the Hudson River, come visit Chalet on the Hudson.