From blue jeans to bow ties, from rustic to refined

May 18th, 2012 by

We are now open all year, from blue jeans to bow ties, from rustic to refined, we are offering our farm as a venue destination for Capital Region weddings, company picnics, family reunions and retirement parties just to name a few. If you still don’t know about the Gifford Barn and the Liberty Ridge Farm event tent offerings, you can discover Upstate NY’s best kept secret.  The Farmhouse Kitchen has recently undergone an expansion to offer options ranging from burgers and barbecue to prime rib of beef and sesame crusted pan seared Mahi Mahi for our hosted events.

The farm is continually enhancing the ability to cultivate memorable experiences within the venues,  Hosted events can be catered by Liberty Ridge Farm’s Farmhouse Kitchen or maybe your looking for outside catering in that case we have relationships with Old Daley Catering Co., Longfellows Catering and Classe Catering that continue to provide us amazing catering and impeccable service. We are proud to have grown to be a resource for party planners and people looking for indoor or outdoor event destinations within the Capital Region.  Liberty Ridge Farm has venue options and catering for groups of up to 1000,the event planning staff specializes in pairing the perfect party, with food, and venue selections that offer age appropriate entertainment on the farm.

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May 17th, 2012 by

When planning your wedding you will see initial services with a variety of price points for florists, DJ’s and wedding bands, and caterers, unique entertainment, venues and/or destinations.
We think it is important to decide on the venue early on in the wedding decision process.

A venue has the power. The venue has the power to capture a special moment in time and enable it to be shared with a large group of friends and family. Finding the proper venue stems from the style of wedding you are seeking, from rustic to refined getting married outside under the blue sky can be a magical experience.  Choose Liberty Ridge Farm to host the reception and enjoy the benefits of getting married and celebrating your reception in the same location.  Once you have narrowed your choices to a handful, visit each venue in person to get a better feel for their style and type of service they provide. As you visit the site can see how well kept the location is and see the decor, service level and style to ensure it meets the level of your expectations

Dont be afraid to ask! Ask for samples of their work whenever possible, Ask for photographs, Ask for a taste at the bakeries and always ask for references, you will find they are more than happy to share these with you. Ask the event planning staff for any tips and referral contacts


Considering to hire a professional
– Some locations offer wedding planning services, so before you hire a professional check with the wedding destination.  A wedding planner can be a godsend that is there to assist you in selecting vendors and planning the little details. In planning a wedding or large event this person can be a lifesaver or better yet a wedding day stress saver. The Liberty Ridge Farm event planning staff help with venue choices, catering options and even entertainment ad-ons.  Working with the event planners at Liberty Ridge Farm will ensure you provide a one of a kind experience to all the guests with out the stress of planning each detail yourself.they can share with you. If you are looking to have your reception at their location or another, there is a network of professionals that can assist in helping you find the perfect banquet room or a unique venue destination.  Don’t forget to ask friends opinion, check online reviews and look at the venues facebook page, these are great indicators of quality, expectations of service and level of trust.

 

These ideas for wedding reception success are just a few of the hundreds of ways one can reduce your stress in planning such a large project. Looking at wedding locations early on in the planning process will help with every part of the wedding planning process. Selecting a theme for your wedding, selecting the right space, and hiring the best vendors, can be done in one place indoors or outside under the open sky, Liberty Ridge Farm will be able to show your guests a farmtastic time.

Find out how you can have the most exciting, destination wedding ever, Vist the farm today to begin a wedding plan with us, from blue jeans to bow ties we have great venues and ideas for wedding reception success.