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Wedding Venues

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

 

Sage Chapel Choir seating 
Sage Chapel
Sage Chapel is Cornell University’s classic ceremony location for weddings.
 
Anabel Taylor Hall  
Anabel Taylor Chapel
Anabel Taylor Chapel is a more intimate location for a smaller campus ceremony.
 
 Interior view of the open space within Willard Straight Hall.

Willard Straight Hall Memorial and Terrace
Willard Straight Hall Memorial Room and Terrace is a grand ballroom with lake views, perfect for ceremonies or receptions.
 
 
A.D. White House with students walking by.

A.D. White House
A.D. White House is a historic venue with gorgeous gardens, picturesque for summertime ceremonies or receptions when the flowers are blooming.
 
Interior view of tables and chairs in Moakley House. 
McCormick's at Moakley House
McCormick's at Moakley House offers a casual environment close to campus, open daily through the season.
 
Big Red Barn exterior view. 
Big Red Barn
Big Red Barn is a rustic location that dresses up like a fairytale.
 
Exterior view of chairs set up at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. 

The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art is a wonderful building of brutalist architecture that boasts diverse event spaces between its galleries.
 
 
The 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 but are a stunning location wedding photographs.
 
 
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. 
 
 
 

 

 

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McCormick's Moakley Banquet Room.  The room is setup with round tables, red and white linens, and dishware.
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The interior of The Statler Hotel.
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McGraw Tower with the lake behind it.
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People seated in the outdoor sculpture court of the H.F. Johnson Museum.
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Wedding in Sage Chapel
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A wedding at Anabel Chapel at Cornell University.
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Wedding on the Willard Straight Chapel
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Event at Willard Straight Hall.
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Rows of chairs set up for an event on an outdoor terrace

McCormick's Moakley Banquet Room.  The room is setup with round tables, red and white linens, and dishware.
The interior of The Statler Hotel.
McGraw Tower with the lake behind it.
People seated in the outdoor sculpture court of the H.F. Johnson Museum.
Wedding in Sage Chapel
A wedding at Anabel Chapel at Cornell University.
Wedding on the Willard Straight Chapel
Event at Willard Straight Hall.
Rows of chairs set up for an event on an outdoor terrace