By Liz Johnson
You’ve got the ring, maybe you’ve set a date. Now it’s time to pick a place for the storybook wedding you’ve always dreamed about. Here are a list of Hunterdon County venues that have captured the hearts and lenses of our 2019 Hunterdon Happening List Winner and Finalists for Wedding Photographer (and the couples!)
The Farmstead of Ringoes
43 US-202, Ringoes
A beautifully restored 100-year-old barnserves as the wedding venue against the backdrop of a 300-year-old farmhouse and the Black River & Western train. Able to accommodate up to 150 guests, the Farmstead also offers firepits with Adirondack chairs for a rustic setting. Or arrive in style on the Black River & Western train.
The Farmstead of Ringoes is our 2019 Happening List Winner for Best Wedding Venue.
Lambertville Station Inn
11 Bridge Street, Lambertville
Ideal for couples with a lot of out-of-town guests who will be able to enjoy staying at the hotel. The former railroad station is located alongside the Delaware River and can accommodated up to 200 guests. The facility offers wedding planner services, customized menus and wedding cakes.
The Harvest Moon Inn
1039 Old York Road, Ringoes
Located on fiveacres in idyllic Ringoes, this farm-to-table restaurant has extensive gardensfor a picturesque backdrop. The venue offers outdoor tent weddings for up to 250 people or indoor weddings for up to 140 guests in an 1811 Federal-style building.
The Woolverton Inn
6 Woolverton Road, Stockton
A romantic bed-and-breakfast on a Stockton hillside, the venue offers a horseshoe-shaped garden for outdoor weddings for up to 200 guests. It’s also a great place for newlyweds to spend their first night together after taking their vows.
The Ryland Inn
115 Old Hwy 28, Whitehouse Station
Set in the gentle hills of Whitehouse Station, this 220-year-old equestrian estate has been revived by owners Frank and Jeanne Cretella. Offering farm-to-table fare, it can accommodate up to 225 guests.
The Ridge at Back Brook
211 Wertsville Road, Ringoes
An Adirondack-style lodge looks out onto a championship golf course surrounded by hillsides in Ringoes. There’s also an event deck and patio for outdoor weddings.
Neshanic Valley Golf Course
4119, 2301 S Branch Road, Neshanic Station
Carved out of 420 acres of rolling farmland, Neshanic Valley Golf Course has partnered with Landmark Hospitality, which also own the Ryland Inn, to offer weddings and other events. Farm-to-table fare includes handcrafted cocktails and inventive menus.
(Photo by Hunterdon Happening List Wedding Photographer Finalist Matthew Douglas Photography.)
Olde York Cellars Winery
80 Old York Road, Ringoes
Surrounded by the Sourland Mountains, Old York Cellars boasts 25 beautiful acres of preserved farmland and 13 acres of rolling vineyards.An ideal venue for creative couples, the vineyard features a corkscrew sculpture installation and a 1,100-square-foot hallthat’shome to artist exhibit and has a wall of windows looking out onto the vineyard and a massive deck for outdoor seating.
78 Bowne Station Road, Stockton
This 90-acre farm serves as a picturesque wedding venue from May through October. The owners offer a “blank canvas” wedding, allowing couples to customize their event using outside vendors. It can accommodate up to 400 guests.
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(Photo by Hunterdon Happening List Wedding Photographer Finalist Ryan Sands.)