Wedding Venues at Friends Lake Inn
Friends Lake Inn is the ideal location for picturesque weddings in upstate New York in any season. Whether you are looking for an intimate elopement, a small wedding with close friends and family or a wedding celebration with 100 or more people, our facility and team will help you make your wedding dreams come true. 
 
Friends Lake has a variety of ceremony locations to choose from such as our recently renovated parlor or under the Willow Tree in our garden. We also have great venues for you to choose from to host a cocktail hour, rehearsal dinner, reception or any other event. Read more about some of our popular venues then schedule a site tour to see them in person.

Our Gardens​

Our beautiful wedding lawn and perennial garden features a gentle waterfall, stream and brook-fed pond providing a stunning backdrop in all seasons. Whether you choose to utilize the wedding arch under the willow tree or you want to say “I do” on the bridge over the stream, this picturesque wedding location will have your guests in awe. The Garden area also provides ample space for tented wedding receptions for parties of up to 100+ people. 

Breeze Dining Room

This sun filled room shines as a reception venue where you and your guests and see the sunset hues and have the starry night as a peaceful backdrop later in the evening. Imagine having your ceremony outdoors on our wedding lawn followed by a beautiful reception dinner in this room with up to 24 of your closest friends and family.

This private space features a wall of windows that allows the sun to shine in, sunset hues and a peaceful nighttime outlook. With a seasonal peeks of Friends Lake across the way, imagine having your ceremony outdoors or in the parlor and then a beautiful reception dinner in this room with up to 24 of your closest friends and family.

Birch Bistro

The Birch Bistro brings a bit of the Adirondacks inside and features custom wood tables birch tree legs, a cool blue ambiance with a wall of windows. A favorite place for the locals in the area this venue can even be partitioned to make it more intimate. The bistro makes a perfect cocktail hour venue or an incredible space for a small wedding. It also backs out to an outdoor patio with fireplace where brides have been known to have their first dance or to set up a smores dessert table. 

Adirondack Dining Room

This is a special venue at Friends Lake Inn that was reimagined and renovated in 2020. Sit in this intimate setting surrounded by two master works of art that will make you feel as if you are outdoors in a secret space only you and your guests know about. 

This room makes a great venue for private dinners, rehearsal dinners, and as backup venue for wedding ceremonies should the weather not cooperate. It never rains in this room so your pictures will turn out perfect.

Main Dining Room

This elegant setting has been the place where couples have chosen to celebrate their most important occasions. Rich with history, this venue features the original tin ceiling from the 1800’s, the original wood burning fireplace and burnished woodwork glowing with rustic charm. With enough room for up to 60 people, this is where weddings have taken place for generations and where couples come back every year for their anniversary dinners.