Celebrations Banquet Facility
Celebrations is Ithaca’s premier full service banquet facility specializing in weddings, corporate events, bar mitzvah’s, conferences, formals and all other private events. We offer indoor and outdoor events, on or off site catering, in-house DJ services, outdoor ceremony site, full service bar, custom menu’s, personalized service and much more… Our banquet hall was new in 1999 and can accommodate from 10 to 300 people. Proudly serving Ithaca, Cortland, Binghamton, Elmira, Corning, Syracuse and the entire Finger Lakes region since 1999. CELEBRATIONS banquet facility located on Route 79 East in Ithaca, NY will house up to 300 guests. Our banquet room is unique to the area with a dance floor, bar, cathedral ceiling, D.J. booth, built in sound system, and 8 sets of French doors leading onto a 160’ deck. Stone steps lead from our deck down a brick path to a landscaped gazebo area perfect for photos and ceremonies. Very pretty landscaped grounds and the banquet room is huge and will have no problem holding your group of family & friends up to 300 persons.
La Tourelle Resort & Spa
If you’re looking for a getaway that offers deluxe accommodations; fabulous food; great wine; a destination spa and adventure experiences all nestled in the gorgeous New York Finger Lakes wine region, you’ve found it! Whether you’re dreaming of an intimate wedding or a large wedding celebration, La Tourelle Resort & Spa is the perfect place to conduct the ceremony and have the reception. With 55 luxury rooms and suites, located on 70 gorgeous acres, in the heart of New York’s Finger Lakes Wine Country, this beautiful property is the ideal setting for your special day.
The beautiful grounds, ponds and gazebos provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding ceremony, and are just steps from your reception. The multi-level banquet room features high ceilings, mirrored walls, a mahogany bar, and dance floor; and opens up to a fabulous covered outdoor patio – perfect for toasting, dining and dancing. We comfortably accommodate up to 140 wedding guests inside the banquet room.
The Executive Chef will create a menu that is personalized for your guests, and whether you prefer a plated dinner or a delicious buffet – we will work with you to create that special experience for your special day. Click here for sample menus.
August Moon Spa offers special wedding packages so you can relax before your special day. Indulge in a massage, enjoy a pedicure and have your makeup chosen and applied by a skilled Esthetician. We also offer spa specials for the entire wedding party.
La Tourelle is so relaxing, that even the Dalai Lama stays here when he visits Ithaca, NY!! Seriously.
Sage Chapel @ Cornell University
Sage Chapel is the non-denominational chapel on the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York State and serves as the final resting place of the university’s founders, Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, and their wives. Sage Chapel is a popular choice for couples getting married at Cornell. There is a fee of $600 to rent Sage Chapel for Weddings. Reservations are made on the website http://curwtickets.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event_listings.asp.
A Cornell connection is required and includes: Student or Alumni (having earned an undergraduate or graduate degree from Cornell University), Faculty, Staff or Trustee, or Children of Alumni, Faculty, Staff or Trustee. For more wedding information, contact the CURW Facilities Coordinator. If you have a Cornell connection you may want to having your Ceremony here, this Chapel is absolutely amazing in its beauty and grandeur, and is pretty much unsurpassed in the Finger Lakes Region of Upstate NY.
Six Mile Creek Vineyard
A convenient location and an attractive setting make Six Mile Creek Vineyard a prime venue for intimate weddings, graduations, reunions, and other small events. The winery overlooks a lovely valley, picturesque pond, historic old graveyard and rolling fields and vineyards. Proximity to downtown Ithaca, a popular shopping and cultural center, is a major benefit due to the easy accessibility of services.
The Statler Hotel
Nestled amidst the picturesque gorges and eclectic architecture of Cornell University, The Statler Hotel blends dignified Ivy League ambiance with the bustling energy of campus life. Experience the unique character of this elegant hotel. You will be welcomed by passionate, ambitious students from Cornell’s world-renowned School of Hotel Administration, working alongside seasoned hospitality professionals. Delight in the upscale accommodations and service you would expect from a first-class hotel. Overlooking the gorgeous Finger Lakes countryside – – only minutes from colorful downtown Ithaca – – we offer university visitors, corporate travelers, and alumni a truly unique lodging experience.
The Statler is an elegant, top notch venue, and for a Sage Chapel Wedding it’s only a short walk away, so It couldn’t get any easier or more convenient than that.