15 amazing Hudson Valley industrial wedding venues for 2020
Exposed brick, raw space, rustic charm. Or just rust. There’s something about an industrial wedding venue that puts golf courses and catering halls to shame. However, If you are looking for an industrial wedding venue in the Hudson Valley, you’ve got a small challenge. Although the Hudson Valley abounds with unique and picturesque wedding venues, it leans toward barns, wineries and historic mansions. The reason - there’s never been a whole lot of industry up here to leave behind an industrial space.
However, that being said, industrial wedding venues do exist in the Hudson Valley, and they are among the most popular venues up here.
Ready to start gittin’ gritty wit it? I created the first directory of Hudson Valley industrial wedding venues in early 2019 and I regularly update it, so there are still venues here that you won't find on anywhere else. These focus mostly on Ulster County, New York, with a bit of Orange, Dutchess and Westchester counties mixed in. They range in size from ginormous to intimate, high-end to budget.
If you're looking for a venue on the rustic or unique side, you may also want to to check out some 50 more wedding venue options on our Wedding Venues page.
110 S. Front St Hudson, NY 12534, Hudson, New York
Basilica Hudson is the grand granddaddy of industrial venues. You know those vast raw spaces strung with white lights on Pinterest that make your heart go pitter patter? Chances are at least one of those photos was Basilica Hudson, a reclaimed factory near the Hudson River. From the outside, it looks like it’s falling apart but should make any hipster heart sing with its industrial details and sheer size.
The site fee will run you about $15,000 for up to 300 guests, and tables, chairs and lighting are included in the rental. The management is fairly hands off with your day, so expect to do a lot of your own footwork. However, you are free to choose whatever vendors you want. The venue is available April through November, and you can buy out the entire weekend for about $20,000. The building has heat with A/C in some rooms and industrial fans in others.
405 Columbia Street, Hudson, New York 12534
Helsinki Hudson, a restored industrial building, has four event spaces, including a music club and a restaurant. Each is available separately or in any combination to accommodate up to 500 guests. The in-house catering service includes everything from chairs and tables to setup to ordering a cake. The cost per person ranges from $45 to $100.
100 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY
Ole Savannah is one of the newest industrial venues in the Hudson Valley. This waterfront warehouse sits right on Rondout Creek and only steps from the Hudson River. Ole Savannah can accommodate between 20 to 140 guests. The restaurant can be rented for smaller weddings or you can use their Sperry sailcloth tent for larger celebrations.
200 North St., Kingston, NY
Talk about a huge open raw space, the Hutton Brickyards has got it, times four. The Brickyards includes four event spaces that can host between 50 and 5,000 people, which means weddings of all sizes. You can host a sit-down dinner wedding for 600 of your closest friends. And it offers a "glamping" campsite for your guests. Venue rental starts at $4,500 for private events.
2 East Main St., Beacon, NY
Probably the most popular industrial wedding venue in the mid-Hudson Valley has to be The Roundhouse in Beacon. The Roundhouse gets big points for convenience, especially if you or your guests are from New York City. Beacon is right on the metro North, and the town has enough shops, restaurants, hiking and an art museum to keep your guests entertained all weekend. The Roundhouse is a complex that includes a restaurant, hotel and event space, which can host weddings of up to 200 guests. The catering fee will run about $200 a person.
4 N Front St., Kingston, NY
The Senate Garage is, yes, a garage. But it’s a cool brick garage from the 1920s set in the middle of historic Kingston. You’ve also got the Senate House grounds for outdoor ceremonies or just some gorgeous photos. The garage is 7,500 square feet and includes an industrial catering kitchen, air-conditioning and heat and a capacity for up to 260 guests. Weddings at Senate Garage start at $36,000 for 150 guests. This includes venue fee, food, open bar, staff, rentals and more. There is an additional fee to use the outside grounds.
14 Grist Mill Lane, Gardiner, NY
Tuthilltown is home to the Tuthilltown Distillery, creators of Hudson Whiskey, and includes a number of event spaces and even a small waterfall and mill. Tuthilltown has hosted indoor and outdoor weddings of up to 200 guests in a lovely little complex right along a stream. However, they are currently revamping their wedding services and will not be booking weddings this year. In the meantime, Tuthilltown does still make its research and development building available for rehearsal or welcome dinners of up to 75 guests. You can choose bar options through Tuthilltown Distillery and use any caterer you want for food. Tuthilltown can also offer unique experiences for your guests such as private tours and tastings of their iconic whiskey and other spirits.
23 Factory Street, Montgomery, NY
Super excited about this one. The historic Montgomery Mills knitting factory is one of those places you drive by and wish you had a million dollars so you can turn it into something cool. Turns out, somebody finally did. This factory, set off the road on the Wallkill River, is being transformed into a restaurant, tasting room and event space that can host up to 250 wedding guests. Weddings are now being booked for 2020, so jump on it.
2 S. Astor Street, Irvington, New York
Coming closer to New York City is Hudson Loft in Westchester. Hudson loft is only 30 minutes from the city, hosts river views and can accommodate just over 200 wedding guests. It’s a tad more posh than venues further north. And it’s right by the Metro North train station, perfect for your non-driving New York City guests. The venue features hardwood floors, exposed duct work, vintage raw steel beams, exposed original concrete walls, and a rather cool freight elevator. The venue fee runs about $6,000 and includes tables and chairs.
5 John Walsh Blvd, Peekskill, New York 10566
The Factoria is also a new industrial wedding venue that is part of a complex that includes a restaurant, brewery and indoor sports center. Get that exposed brick vibe, floor-to-ceiling windows, and an epic deck overlooking the Hudson River.
The Factoria can accommodate 200 guests in the main event space. Adding the Annex, which has glass garage doors and a balcony feel can boost your guest list to 250 seated guests. If you want a cocktail-style reception and buy out the whole upstairs, you can have 350 guests at this flexible venue.
A unique feature of this venue is the use of its 'table share' style of service, which features a giant lazy Susan in the center of each table, which allows guests to serve themselves.
900 Main Street, Peekskill, New York
Technically this may not be an industrial space since it’s a former theater, but if you’re looking for exposed brick, wood beams, wrought iron and just sheer rustic drama, this could be your place. The Dramatic Hall is the third floor of the renovated Peeksville Central Market and has been restored to its 1870s theater glory. The hall can accommodate about 150 guests.
22 Cottage St., Middletown, NY
Downtown Middletown is not the most compelling place to visit in the Hudson Valley but if you’re looking for a yet-to-be discovered industrial wedding venue, Clemson Brothers might be it. And it’s got all the brick, iron and exposed ceilings of more well-known venues. And then there’s the craft beer.
For the Middletown location, the entire brewery can be rented for the day for $8,000, and includes the tap room, back room, beer garden and game room and also includes full service, linens, tables and chairs. Clemson can accommodate up to 175 guests inside and 250 outside in the beer garden. (The beer garden is much cooler than it sounds and features iron fixtures and exposed brick.) The banquet room or beer garden can be rented for $300 to $500 per hour (3-hour minimum). Clemson offers a full catering menu. Food is buffet style so it is mostly costed out per tray (which feeds up to 30 people and ranges from $90-$110). Beverage packages are either priced per person $10-$12 per hour, or couples can choose to do a tab bar or cash bar.
Hudson Valley wedding venues you might also consider
Here are a few additional venues that don’t exactly qualify as industrial spaces yet have some of the features that make an industrial space so appealing.
398 Main St., Rosendale, NY
This is a former Dutch Reformed Church, so no, it’s not industrial, but yes it does have a rustic vintage vibe, big old windows and open space. And it’s in Rosendale, a cute little town between New Paltz and Kingston, so there’s plenty for your guests to do. The venue fee runs about $4,000, and The Belltower can accommodate 120 guests in its 2,500 square feet,
100 Brotherhood Plaza Drive, Washingtonville, NY
What’s more rustic than brick? How about stone. Brotherhood winery isn’t technically industrial but when you’ve got bare stone walls, wood and steel beams and America’s oldest winery, you’ve got all the raw charm you could possibly dream of. The ancient stone shell of its Grand Salon room gives this venue a unique vibe. You can also rent the largest underground wine cellar in the country. The site fee will run about $6,000, depending on the season and room, and includes chairs and tables.
2187 Bruynswick Road, Wallkill, NY
This is another new venue, and just down the street from yours truly in the somewhat unlikely location of Wallkill, New York. Technically we are talking a greenhouse, not a factory, but this hip complex should satisfy any modernist bride. The Greenhouse can accommodate 250 guests, and the complex includes a barn, restaurant and boutique hotel. The venue fee of $8,000 to $13,000 includes the 3,000-square-foot greenhouse and 2,000-square-foot barn. The catering fee is $145 per person and includes everything you could think of from linen napkins to bentwood chairs. The property can accommodate up to 42 overnight guests in its various guest rooms and cottage. It’s close to Gardiner and New Paltz to keep your guests happy.
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