How to Choose the Right Season to Get Married in the Catskill Mountains

Nestled in the heart of Upstate New York, the Catskill Mountains offer a beautiful backdrop for weddings year-round. With each season painting the landscape in its unique hues, choosing the right season to say "I do" can be an exciting decision. Let's explore how to select the perfect season for your Catskills mountain wedding, ensuring that your celebration is as beautiful as the scenery that surrounds it:


Spring Wedding Catskills Mountains

Spring: Blossoms and Renewal

Spring in the Catskills is a time of renewal, as nature awakens from its winter slumber and bursts forth in a riot of color. Imagine exchanging vows amidst blooming wildflowers, with the scent of fresh greenery in the air. Spring weddings in the Catskills offer the promise of new beginnings and the vibrant beauty of nature in full bloom.


What We Love…the clean fresh air, birds chirping, green and yellows, apple blossoms, peepers

What to Plan For…colder nights, shorter days, fewer options for local flowers, varied vegetation


Summer Wedding Catskills Mountains

Summer: Sunny Skies and Warm Breezes

For couples who love the warmth of the sun and the long, lazy days of summer, a wedding in the Catskills during this season is a perfect choice. Summer weddings offer the opportunity to celebrate outdoors, with ceremonies against the backdrop of lush greenery and receptions under the clear blue skies. From pond-side gatherings to mountainous vistas, the Catskills come alive with endless possibilities for summer weddings.


What We Love…long days, starry skies, fresh berries, blooms, balmy breezes and bonfires

What to Plan For…a passing shower, a few humid days, occasional clouds at night


Fall Wedding Catskill Mountains

Fall: A Symphony of Colors

Fall is perhaps the most beloved season in the Catskills, as the landscape transforms into a breathtaking tapestry of reds, oranges, and golds. Imagine saying "I do" against the backdrop of fiery foliage, with the crisp autumn air as your witness. Fall weddings in the Catskills offer a sense of romance and nostalgia, with cozy gatherings and stunning vistas that capture the essence of the season.


What We Love…the color, the crisp air, apple cider cocktails, pumpkins andrich harvest menus

What to Plan For…timing of peak color is unpredictable, cool to cold nights, short days


Winter Wedding Upstate New York Catskills

Winter: Snowy Wonderland and Cozy Celebrations

For couples who dream of a winter wonderland wedding, the Catskills offer a magical setting that's straight out of a fairytale. Picture exchanging vows amidst snow-covered landscapes, with twinkling lights and crackling fires to create a cozy and intimate atmosphere. Winter weddings in the Catskills are a celebration of love and warmth against the backdrop of a snowy paradise. Please note that Maple Shade Farm does not offer wedding services during this time. We have found the weather to be too unpredictable (which is something you should consider when choosing this season).


What We Love…the white blanket of snow, the magic of the quiet, the possibilities…winter weddings are nearly impossible on the farm but …we will host a small winter elopement …we want to but it will have to be small, simple and short…but amazing!!! Narnia vibes anyone?

What to Plan For…snow accumulation can be tricky to work around, cold and wind, limited amenities


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Whether you're drawn to the vibrant blooms of spring, the sunny skies of summer, the fiery foliage of fall, or the snowy landscapes of winter, the Catskill Mountains offer a picture-perfect setting for your wedding day. By considering the unique beauty and characteristics of each season, you can choose the perfect time of year to celebrate your love amidst the breathtaking scenery of the Catskills.


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