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Wedding and Event Venues

Cornell University has a variety of venues to host your perfect wedding ceremony or reception. Conference & Event Services can reserve the most popular campus venues for you.

Popular Wedding Venues at Cornell University
Location Location Description
The ceiling and lights in Sage Chapel.
Sage Chapel is Cornell University’s classic ceremony location for weddings.
A view of the Anabel Taylor Hall Chapel.
Anabel Taylor Chapel is a more intimate location for a smaller campus ceremony.
Memorial Room in Willard Straight Hall.
Willard Straight Hall Memorial Room and Terrace is a grand ballroom with lake views, perfect for ceremonies or receptions.
Exterior view of the AD White House.
A.D. White House is a historic venue with gorgeous gardens, picturesque for summertime ceremonies or receptions when the flowers are blooming.
McCormick's at Moakley House offers a casual environment close to campus, open daily through the season.
Exterior of the Big Red Barn.
Big Red Barn is a rustic location that dresses up like a fairytale.
The exterior of the H.F. Johnson Museum.
The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art is a wonderful building of brutalist architecture that boasts diverse event spaces between its galleries.
Cornell Botanic Gardens
The Cornell Botanic Gardens is a collection of ornamental, useful, and native plants on 25 acres, and connects with nature areas around Cornell and Ithaca, covering 4,300 acres. The Cornell Botanic Gardens are not accenting private event reservations.

The interior of The Statler Hotel.
The Statler Hotel blends contemporary style with a grand tradition of hospitality. Our exceptional service, innovative cuisine and unparalleled expertise make The Statler the ideal destination to begin your new life together. 

Please note the Cornell University Pet Policy for all locations and buildings on campus.