Wedding Venues at Friends Lake Inn

Consistently Rated as the #1 Adirondack Wedding Venue

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 with up to 50 guests, our facility and team will help you make your wedding dreams come true.   No other Adirondack wedding venue offers the romantic locations we have to offer.
Friends Lake has a variety of wedding ceremony locations to choose from such as our recently renovated Adirondack Dining Room or under the Willow Tree in our garden. We also have great venues for you to choose from to host a your 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 Inn has over 17 rooms and a honeymoon cottage that sleeps up to four people to accommodate your wedding party. Take a tour of the most romantic Adirondack Wedding Venue.
Adirondack Wedding Venue at Friends Lake Inn

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 arbor or 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.  Whether you are looking for an elopement or a ceremony for up to 50 guests, the Garden area provides ample space for your dream ceremony. 

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. Imagine having your ceremony outdoors or in the ADK DR 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 with birch tree legs, a cool blue ambiance with a wall of windows. The bistro makes a perfect location for your reception venue or an incredible space for a small wedding. It also backs out to our 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 50 people, this is where weddings have taken place for generations and where couples come back every year for their anniversary dinners. This elegant dining room offers the perfect final touch to our Adirondack wedding venue