Local Charm Meets Luxury: Upstate NY Wedding Venues at Turning Stone
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Plan the wedding you've always imagined at the most awarded resort and all-encompassing wedding destination in Upstate New York. Turning Stone Resort Casino has a variety of indoor and outdoor venues including The Great Lawn at The Lodge, The Shenendoah Clubhouse and Tin Rooster Dancehall & BBQ plus the depth of talent to turn your wedding into an extraordinary event. Let us handle the details, so you can soak up every moment of one of the most memorable days of your life.
Tell us what you envision. Then our masterful wedding team will help bring your dream to life.
Discover Upstate NY Wedding Venues with Lodging at Turning Stone’s Luxury Resort Destination
Upstate New York wedding ceremony sites & reception venues
From a Tudor-style clubhouse to a refined rustic lodge to lush outdoor wedding venues
From the Tudor-style venue, The Shenandoah Clubhouse on our championship golf course, to an outdoor wedding on The Great Lawn at The Lodge – winner of the Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Award and AAA Four Diamond Award - or one of a dozen other venues, Turning Stone offers the ideal venue and wedding packages for any size or style of wedding you’ve imagined.
Looking for a traditional ballroom? Look no further than the Cypress Ballroom. Do you need a large elegant space to host your Traditional Indian Wedding? The Oneida Room in the Conference Center is your perfect space. Looking for an intimate space, a totally retro, fresh and modern, rock ‘n roll or even a rustic wedding theme? Our diverse number of venues gives you the perfect backdrop to your dream wedding.
Wondering which design direction to choose? We work with you, sharing advice on themes including the latest trends.
Inspired wedding menu ideas from a celebrated chef
A creative culinary team led by award-winning Chef Ron Ross
From our own thoughtful menus to traditional Indian weddings, this perfectionist team takes great pride in being a part of the best day of your life. While our chefs excel at their craft, it’s these opportunities to personalize a menu where they really rise to the occasion. For inspiration, chef loves to ask couples, “What’s your food story?” Tell us yours.
Award-winning ice sculpting to icing on the perfect cake
If you can dream it, our artisans can sculpt it, arrange it or ice it
The depth of talent on our wedding team seems to know no bounds, from gifted pastry chefs and their mastery of wedding cakes, to an Olympic competitor ice sculptor and chef. Executive Specialty Chef at Turning Stone’s Peach Blossom restaurant, Chef Wei-Sen Liang is also an accomplished, award-winning ice sculptor whose work is internationally celebrated for its creativity and beauty.
Two world-class spas, five renowned golf courses, live entertainment AND MORE
Central New York’s best ideas for bachelor/bachelorette parties
At our award-winning sk<:n^: The Spa at Turning Stone, Upstate New York’s only Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Spa, indulge in luxurious spa experiences or book hair and makeup in our spacious Bridal Suite and a variety of wedding spa packages. Kick off the bachelor party over 18 holes of championship golf. Or dance the night away over hand-crafted cocktails at one of Turning Stone’s many vibrant lounges and nightclubs.
Your EXTRAORDINARY TEAM OF wedding plannerS
You’re a phone call away from the best decision of your wedding
One phone call to your personal wedding coordinator is all you need to put this entire team of wedding specialists into motion, including limo drivers, florists, award-winning chefs, pastry chefs, a master ice sculptor, spa practitioners and seasoned hospitality experts. Let us handle the details, freeing you to soak up every moment of one of the most extraordinary times of your life.
Call 888.361.7958, and let’s talk about your wedding.
Meet Our Event Specialists
Sales Manager, Weddings & Social Events
Congratulations on your engagement!! I'm excited that you have taken the time to explore Turning Stone for your special day!
I have been a part of the wedding team at Turning Stone since 2016. In my 10-plus years of experience in the hospitality and wedding industry, I have learned a lot of great tips and tricks to help make your special day truly unique.
On my days off I'm exploring everything that Central New York has to offer, hiking with my two dogs, traveling with my family, and exploring the region. Also goat yoga!
Contact our sales team today to talk about the wedding of your dreams: email@example.com
Senior Sales Manager, Weddings & Social Events
Thank you for considering Turning Stone for your wedding celebration! I cannot wait to hear about the vision you have for your wedding day.
I earned my bachelor's degree in Hotel, Resort and Tourism Management from Paul Smith's College. I have spent my entire professional career in the hospitality industry, and have helped hundreds of couples have memorable and happy weddings.
In my spare time, I enjoy baking, crafting, being outdoors and spending time with friends and family. I currently live in Syracuse with my husband, son and our Goldendoodles, Nelson and Teddy.
Contact our sales team today to talk about the wedding of your dreams: firstname.lastname@example.org
THANKS FOR YOUR THOUGHTFUL NOTES
Thank you for truly one of the most memorable weddings for Angela & Colin. It was the most perfect day thanks to your incredible staff. Every detail was executed flawlessly. The food and bar service were impeccable, and our guests all said it was the “best wedding” they ever attended. And we agree! We are truly grateful.
Mike & Rita
Nick and I are forever grateful to you for all that you have done for us. You truly made our wedding unforgettable and phenomenal! We wish we could do it all over again, thanks to you! We have been recommending Turning Stone to everyone we know because of our wonderful experience. Thank you!
Silvija & Nick
What a time we had! We can’t thank you and everyone enough for the royal treatment we received. All – and I mean all – of our guests raved about the reception. Again and again, thank you for making Mary’s and Jon’s special day special for everyone.
Kevin & Jean
Our Turning Stone wedding coordinator took on this full weekend of activities, which included the rehearsal and rehearsal dinner on Friday, ceremony, cocktail hour and reception on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday, all with confidence and professionalism. We can’t believe how beautiful it was and how perfect it all went. We don’t have enough words to express how grateful we are for all she did. She went above and beyond on every detail and made this day and weekend for Lauren and Erik, our family and friends just magical.
Lisa & Bill
Overlooking the picturesque greens of our championship golf course, the newly renovated Shenendoah Clubhouse provides a light, airy and serene setting. With new shades of green, blue and taupe in the carpets, drapes, seating and wall coverings, plus extensive bathroom updates, this elevated and elegant oasis is perfect for any special occasion.
- Size: Approximately 28,000 square feet
- Banquet area: 5,500 square foot banquet room can seat up to 400 guests, can be divided
- Conferences: Adirondack Room: 2,215 square feet, Appalachian Room: 1,854 square feet, Catskill Room: 1,837 square feet
- Restaurant: The Grille at Shenendoah, with indoor or patio seating
A versatile ballroom that works exceptionally well for dream-come-true weddings. The Cypress Ballroom is conviently close to the Parking Garage and naturally lit Atrium and is elegantly furnished. With more than 5,000 square feet of versatile floor space, this venue is the perfect spot for a traditional ballroom wedding.
- Size: Approximately 5,700 square feet
- Banquet area: Can seat up to 225 guests, can be divided
- Conferences: Cypress A: 933 square feet, Cypress B: 893 square feet, Cypress C: 1509 square feet, Cypress D: 1346 square feet, Cypress E: 1024 square feet, Cypress A+B: 1826 square feet, Cypress D+E: 2370 square feet
- Food and Beverage Minimums: April 1 - Oct 31: Sun - Thurs: $8,000; Fri: $12,000; Sat: $14,000 Nov 1 - Mar 31: Sun-Thurs: $6,000; Fri: $10,000; Sat: $12,000
Turning Stone can make your wedding cake exceptional and distinctive. We offer free consultations with complimentary tasting of your cake selections. We're also capable of accommodating customized cake flavors and fillings to suit your taste. We pride ourselves on using only the finest of ingredients with a focus on fresh local products. And we are also able to facilitate your dietary restrictions. Let Turning Stone make your occasion that much more special.
Traditional Cake - Your choice of Swiss or Italian Butter Cream.
Vanilla or Chocolate Cake.
Cannoli Cake - Rich ricotta cheese, semi sweet chocolate, and fresh strawberries layered with our classic vanilla cake.
Carrot Cake - Our moist pineapple infused recipe layered with classic cream cheese frosting.
Pastry Cream and Fresh fruit - Our classic vanilla cake layered with vanilla beanpastry cream and fresh seasonal fruit.
Red Velvet - Our traditional red velvet cake layered with seedless blackberry jam and cinnamon cream cheese frosting.
Chocolate Peanut Butter - Our classic chocolate cake with layers of peanut butter Bavarian and milk chocolate ganache.
Lemon and Raspberry - Our signature lemon pound cake, creamy lemon curd, sweet raspberry mousse and fresh raspberries.
White Chocolate Bailey’s - White chocolate Bailey’s mousse and fresh strawberries layered with our classic chocolate cake.
Cheesecake - Our signature cheesecake recipe by itself, or whipped and paired with the cake flavor of your choice.
Vanilla and Chocolate Almond - Our classic vanilla cake with milk chocolate caramelmousse, dragee’d almonds and fresh raspberries.
Peaches and Cream - White chocolate pound cake layered with amaretto cream and brandy poached peaches.
Orange Blossom - Moist orange cake with alternating layers of fresh orange curd, vanilla bean pastry cream, and a hint of Grand Marnier.
Caramel Apple - Brown sugar swirled spice cake layered with granny smith apple confit, cream cheese mousseline, and streusel crumble.
Chocolate Expression - Our signature chocolate chiffon cake layered with dark chocolate ganache and dark chocolate mousse.
Pink Champagne - Our moist champagne cake filled with white chocolate Bavarian and fresh berry compote.
Mudslide - Our classic chocolate cake with layers of espresso French buttercream and Kahlúa ganache.
Caramel Passion - Our signature vanilla pound cake with layers of caramel mousseline, fresh passion fruit curd, and dark chocolate truffle filling.
Caramel Crunch - Our chewy chocolate cake layered with creamy dulce de leche, milk chocolate caramel mousse, dragee’d cashews, and crunchy butter toffee.
Finishes can be in a variety of buttercreams. Seasonal items may need to be substituted due to availability. Vegan, Gluten-Free, and custom options are available upon advanced request.
Let The Flower Shop at Turning Stone make your day special with the latest styles such as European, Traditional and High-style to go with your wedding theme.
Beautiful arrangements accented with the latest trends
European style arrangement with burgundy gerbera daisies, black baccarra roses and gold dipped artichokes accented with seeded eucalyptus green.
Large arrangement made of curly willow branch and white snapdragons, variegated dendrobium orchids, and green anthuriums.
Martini glass with green cymbidium orchids and black baccarra roses accented with black feathers.
A four tier arrangement which is a great look for gift or card table with cymbidium orchids, purple dendrobium orchids and vendela roses accented with wine beaded garland.
Traditional cascade bouquet with green cymbidium orchids, purple dendrobium orchids and mini green hydrangeas.
High-style Tiffany theme arrangement with large calla lilies accented with turquoise gems and lily grass.
Elegant tie bouquet with vendela roses, stephanotis accented with pearls and folded espedestra greens and Italian ruscus.
Download our Floral Brochure.
Eye-catching. Elegant. Glistening. And, yes, cool. Ice sculptures add style to any event. No one brings this unique art form to life better than the Turning Stone team.
Presenting Chef Wei-Sen Liang. In addition to being head chef at our Peach Blossom restaurant, Wei-Sen is an award-winning ice sculptor. He attended the World Ice Art Championships in Alaska, twice winning first-place honors. Chef Wie-Sen now uses that skill to craft beautiful, bold ice sculptures for numerous events at Turning Stone, especially weddings.
Imagine birds, hearts, stars, flowers and more. Whatever theme your special day takes, a dramatic, selfie-worthy ice sculpture will make it unforgettable.
Complete Spa Packages
Soothing and rejuvenating TRANQUILITY is waiting for you.
Turning Stone provides the perfect setting for the complete destination wedding of your dreams. In addition to helping you with all your wedding plans, we’ll help you relax by providing you with special spa packages designed specifically with the bride and groom in mind. Treat yourself to one of the most luxuriating spas in the Northeast, where the ultimate in modern treatments combine with Native American healing principles to create peace and harmony within… the perfect start to new beginnings.
- Trial Up-do
- Trial Makeup
- Bridal Up-do
- Bridal Makeup
- Up-do Hairstyle
- Makeup Application
Bachelorette Party Package
- Choice of a 50 Minute Oneida Custom Massage or a 50 Minute Skana Signature Facial
- Sunflower Verbana Manicure
- Breakfast or lunch in the Ska:ná: Café (up to $20)
Primped to Perfection Package
- 50 Minute Oneida Custom Massage
- Seasonal Manicure & Pedicure
Other spa features include 12 treatment rooms, a full-service salon, co-ed mineral pool, soaking tubs, steam room, sauna, a luxurious VIP suite including a couple’s treatment room, boutique and the Ska:ná: Spa Café, offering nutritious, delicious spa cuisine.