130x130_sq_1392423198393

Emerson Park Pavilion

Auburn , NY
CONTACT US
CONTACT US

LOCATION

6861 East Lake Road
Auburn, NY US 13021 (map)

PHONE

315-329-6593

WEBSITE

View website
Please let this vendor know that you found them on the WeddingWire Network.

ABOUT US

On the shores of Owasco Lake, the Emerson Park Pavilion is the perfect destination for your wedding!! A 4 million rejuvenation and rennovated project was completed in June 2012 and the... Read more
On the shores of Owasco Lake, the Emerson Park Pavilion is the perfect destination for your wedding!! A 4 million rejuvenation and rennovated project was completed in June 2012 and the Pavilion now boasts hardwood floors in each banquet room, A/C and heating systems, a valet circle, modern restroom facilities and much more!! Listed on the national register of historic places, and a model of colonial revival architecture, the Pavilion is steps away from the acclaimed Merry-Go-Round Playhouse and proudly operated by H&J Hospitality.

Although we have limitied availability for 2014 we're booking well into the 2015 and 2016 seasons!!! For couples looking for a 2014 date we've JUST opened a new facility on Seneca Lake that offers receptions for up to 200 people that still has many 2014 dates available. Click here for the Geneva Events Center Read less

PHOTOS

130x130_sq_1392423258228
130x130_sq_1392423262282-1377060565139643557199466422365
130x130_sq_1392423266150-138296356513928022390278090603
130x130_sq_1392423269212-1384025565139566890540134902469
130x130_sq_1392423273283
130x130_sq_1392423278043
130x130_sq_1392423414384-3425565139630223867623192153
130x130_sq_1392423416668-6003335665142767530692070469668
130x130_sq_1392423419266-9887325651394902238811510996781
130x130_sq_1392423421764
130x130_sq_1392423425121
130x130_sq_1392423427630-1384275565139573557206952081132
130x130_sq_1392423429930
130x130_sq_1392423431994
130x130_sq_1392423434062-1394366565139870223843863289585
130x130_sq_1392423893784-capture-
130x130_sq_1392423891106-capture-
130x130_sq_1392423901246-captur
130x130_sq_1392423904230-largerimage-
130x130_sq_1392423906917-largerimage-
130x130_sq_1392423909543-largerimage-
130x130_sq_1392423912162-largerimage-
130x130_sq_1392423915070-largerimag
130x130_sq_1392423898765-capture-
130x130_sq_1392423896507-capture-
130x130_sq_1326490625542-audrabrian
130x130_sq_1351692724566-godishalatable
130x130_sq_1326490649884-daniellecharliea
130x130_sq_1326490667432-jessicamarkusb
130x130_sq_1326490682528-watercolorrendering
130x130_sq_1351695431779-epp2
130x130_sq_1351695458891-epp4
130x130_sq_1351695459812-epp5
130x130_sq_1351695460698-epp6
130x130_sq_1351695474192-epp10
130x130_sq_1351695511273-epp14
130x130_sq_1351695517056-epp16
130x130_sq_1351695517954-epp17
130x130_sq_1351695524871-epp18
130x130_sq_1351695528739-epp3
130x130_sq_1351695534827-epp2

INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1912
When was your venue last renovated?
2012
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic Site, Park / Zoo / Natural Space
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional, Modern, Waterfront
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
400
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
3
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
900
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
60
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Linens
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Seating
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
1912
When was your venue last renovated?
2012
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic Site, Park / Zoo / Natural Space
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional, Modern, Waterfront
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
3
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
900
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
60
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Linens
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Seating
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

REVIEWS

4.8
out of 5.0
4.8/5.0
4.7/5.0
4.9/5.0
4.8/5.0
4.8/5.0
Sort by
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Farah
Wedding:
8/17/2014
5.0/5.0
We had our wedding ceremony and reception here at Emerson Park Pavilion last weekend and it was the best decision we made. First off, I like to thank our wonderful wedding coordinator Dustin who helped us through everything!! He was very timely in answering all our emails, phone calls and texts.

Emerson Park is a beautiful venue to have your wedding and I highly recommend it. Food is very good as well. Our friends and family had a awesome time and couldn't stop raving about everything. You will not regret having your wedding here. If you can get Dustin as your coordinator he was wonderful.
We had our wedding ceremony and reception here at Emerson Park Pavilion last weekend and it was the best decision we made. Read more...
We had our wedding ceremony and reception here at Emerson Park Pavilion last weekend and it was the best decision we made. First off, I like to thank our wonderful wedding coordinator Dustin who helped us through everything!! He was very timely in answering all our emails, phone calls and texts.

Emerson Park is a beautiful venue to have your wedding and I highly recommend it. Food is very good as well. Our friends and family had a awesome time and couldn't stop raving about everything. You will not regret having your wedding here. If you can get Dustin as your coordinator he was wonderful. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
130x130_sq_1360198285737-img2639
Rachel
Wedding:
6/27/2014
5.0/5.0
All the people we worked with from Emerson Park Pavilion were extraordinary!! I was planning my wedding from CA, and Adrienne was especially helpful in accommodating phone calls at strange hours and visits from my family members on my behalf. They planned out every detail with me far in advance, and made me feel really comfortable throughout the whole process. The day of service was impeccable! All our guests raved about the food, bar service and the beautiful location. I couldn't have picked a better venue for my June wedding! (and there is air conditioning!)
All the people we worked with from Emerson Park Pavilion were extraordinary!! I was planning my wedding from CA, and Read more...
All the people we worked with from Emerson Park Pavilion were extraordinary!! I was planning my wedding from CA, and Adrienne was especially helpful in accommodating phone calls at strange hours and visits from my family members on my behalf. They planned out every detail with me far in advance, and made me feel really comfortable throughout the whole process. The day of service was impeccable! All our guests raved about the food, bar service and the beautiful location. I couldn't have picked a better venue for my June wedding! (and there is air conditioning!) Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Wayne
Wedding:
11/16/2013
5.0/5.0
Andrea (with Emerson Park) and the rest of the event staff were fantastic.

Andrea was warm, friendly and helped considerably in keeping our stress levels low.
She was always available and we were able to rest easy knowing the event was in her hands.

Our guests complimented the swift service and attentiveness of the staff during the reception.

I would recommend this venue for any of your major events.
Andrea (with Emerson Park) and the rest of the event staff were fantastic.

Andrea was warm, friendly and helped Read more...
Andrea (with Emerson Park) and the rest of the event staff were fantastic.

Andrea was warm, friendly and helped considerably in keeping our stress levels low.
She was always available and we were able to rest easy knowing the event was in her hands.

Our guests complimented the swift service and attentiveness of the staff during the reception.

I would recommend this venue for any of your major events. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Sharon & Gary
Wedding:
10/11/2013
5.0/5.0
Our daughters wedding was wonderful! I would give this venue more than 5 stars if it allowed me to do so! Our daughter and her husband couldn't have been happier! The food was outstanding! The meat was so tender you could cut it with your fork! The service by the staff was amazing! Everything was spotless and beautiful! Andrea was so helpful with the planning of the wedding, she had to work around all of our schedules and sometimes that wasn't easy. The chef did an amazing job! My husband was so pleased that he went to see the chef in the kitchen to thank him for an outstanding job! Well done! Thank you to Andrea and the staff at H& J Hospitality for making our daughters wedding so special and elegant at the Emerson Park Pavilion!
Our daughters wedding was wonderful! I would give this venue more than 5 stars if it allowed me to do so! Our daughter and Read more...
Our daughters wedding was wonderful! I would give this venue more than 5 stars if it allowed me to do so! Our daughter and her husband couldn't have been happier! The food was outstanding! The meat was so tender you could cut it with your fork! The service by the staff was amazing! Everything was spotless and beautiful! Andrea was so helpful with the planning of the wedding, she had to work around all of our schedules and sometimes that wasn't easy. The chef did an amazing job! My husband was so pleased that he went to see the chef in the kitchen to thank him for an outstanding job! Well done! Thank you to Andrea and the staff at H& J Hospitality for making our daughters wedding so special and elegant at the Emerson Park Pavilion! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Terri
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
We had a great experience. Food, service and attention was 5 star.
We had a great experience. Food, service and attention was 5 star.
We had a great experience. Food, service and attention was 5 star. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Rosanna
Wedding:
9/15/2013
5.0/5.0
I can not say how unbelievably great the staff was at my wedding! To say they were attentive is an understatement, I was greeted with a drink and asked if I needed anything. Throughout the evening the staff made sure me and my guests had everything we needed. The food was amazing from the appetizers to the main dish. The setting by the lake was breathtaking. Guests enjoyed relaxing on the outdoor rocking chairs looking at the fountain and lake. Dustin went way out of his way to make my day perfect! If you get married anywhere else you've made a mistake!
I can not say how unbelievably great the staff was at my wedding! To say they were attentive is an understatement, I was Read more...
I can not say how unbelievably great the staff was at my wedding! To say they were attentive is an understatement, I was greeted with a drink and asked if I needed anything. Throughout the evening the staff made sure me and my guests had everything we needed. The food was amazing from the appetizers to the main dish. The setting by the lake was breathtaking. Guests enjoyed relaxing on the outdoor rocking chairs looking at the fountain and lake. Dustin went way out of his way to make my day perfect! If you get married anywhere else you've made a mistake! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Emerson Park Pavilion was the perfect venue for my September 1st wedding. We couldn't have asked for better service-- the staff was with us every step of the way to help us plan our unforgettable day!
Emerson Park Pavilion was the perfect venue for my September 1st wedding. We couldn't have asked for better service-- the Read more...
Emerson Park Pavilion was the perfect venue for my September 1st wedding. We couldn't have asked for better service-- the staff was with us every step of the way to help us plan our unforgettable day! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Ashley
Wedding:
8/24/2013
5.0/5.0
Very pleased with every category of this place. Deffinetly had the wedding of my dreams everything was fantastic!
Very pleased with every category of this place. Deffinetly had the wedding of my dreams everything was fantastic!
Very pleased with every category of this place. Deffinetly had the wedding of my dreams everything was fantastic! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Alicia
Wedding:
8/17/2013
5.0/5.0
Emerson Park Pavilion is an exceptional venue! My husband and I couldn't be happier with the overall service that we received! Aside from the breathtaking views, and up-to-date, modern facilities - their service was wonderful! We particularly worked with Adrienne and Dustin. Throughout our year of planning, they both were available to answer questions, and help us in creating the wedding we had always dreamed of. They were very detail-oriented, and accommodated our every need! Set-up was done exactly how we asked, employees were friendly and professional, the food was excellent, and overall the wedding couldn't have gone any smoother! Several guests came to us that night to tell us that, "The wedding was the best wedding they have ever been to!" Family and friends are still raving about it! I would recommend their services to anyone!! Thank you Emerson Park, for making our dream come true! The memories will be forever! Ryan and Alicia O'Rourke
Emerson Park Pavilion is an exceptional venue! My husband and I couldn't be happier with the overall service that we Read more...
Emerson Park Pavilion is an exceptional venue! My husband and I couldn't be happier with the overall service that we received! Aside from the breathtaking views, and up-to-date, modern facilities - their service was wonderful! We particularly worked with Adrienne and Dustin. Throughout our year of planning, they both were available to answer questions, and help us in creating the wedding we had always dreamed of. They were very detail-oriented, and accommodated our every need! Set-up was done exactly how we asked, employees were friendly and professional, the food was excellent, and overall the wedding couldn't have gone any smoother! Several guests came to us that night to tell us that, "The wedding was the best wedding they have ever been to!" Family and friends are still raving about it! I would recommend their services to anyone!! Thank you Emerson Park, for making our dream come true! The memories will be forever! Ryan and Alicia O'Rourke Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Cathy
Wedding:
6/29/2013
5.0/5.0
This is the perfect place to have a wedding. The setting is spectacular, we received many compliments on the beauty of it. The service was outstanding and professional. Adrienne is the best; so accommodating and helpful. SHe offered ideas and tips in a positive manner while allowing us to make the wedding unique to our style. SHe was flexible and responsive to each of our requests. The food was delicious and again we received so many compliments on the entire experience. We had the ceremony on the porch and the reception in the ballroom. It was perfect
This is the perfect place to have a wedding. The setting is spectacular, we received many compliments on the beauty of it. Read more...
This is the perfect place to have a wedding. The setting is spectacular, we received many compliments on the beauty of it. The service was outstanding and professional. Adrienne is the best; so accommodating and helpful. SHe offered ideas and tips in a positive manner while allowing us to make the wedding unique to our style. SHe was flexible and responsive to each of our requests. The food was delicious and again we received so many compliments on the entire experience. We had the ceremony on the porch and the reception in the ballroom. It was perfect Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Laura
Wedding:
6/29/2013
5.0/5.0
My husband and I had the perfect wedding, thank you Emerson Park and especially Adrienne!! Adrienne was our point of contact and planner throughout the process. She was excellent to work with and so accommodating. I messed up the date for our tasting and Adrienne squeezed us in and the chef was even able to whip up some appetizer samples for us with no notice! They were so sweet about my mistake. Adrienne was easy to get in touch with and fun to plan with. She gave advice when asked and had very helpful suggestions. I always felt like she understood the overall vision I wanted to achieve and helped me to get there.

The day of the event Adrienne checked in with me periodically, without making me feel rushed or pressured. We had both the ceremony and reception at the Emerson Park and both were perfect, running smoothly and on time. We delivered several photos and other things that I wanted set up a certain way and they all looked great.

I was able to fully enjoy the night, without having to worry about any of the little details. I spent most of the evening on the dance floor, enjoying the night with my new husband, family and friends. All of my friends and family have raved about the night! They absolutely loved the location. I highly recommend this venue to anyone getting married in the area!
My husband and I had the perfect wedding, thank you Emerson Park and especially Adrienne!! Adrienne was our point of Read more...
My husband and I had the perfect wedding, thank you Emerson Park and especially Adrienne!! Adrienne was our point of contact and planner throughout the process. She was excellent to work with and so accommodating. I messed up the date for our tasting and Adrienne squeezed us in and the chef was even able to whip up some appetizer samples for us with no notice! They were so sweet about my mistake. Adrienne was easy to get in touch with and fun to plan with. She gave advice when asked and had very helpful suggestions. I always felt like she understood the overall vision I wanted to achieve and helped me to get there.

The day of the event Adrienne checked in with me periodically, without making me feel rushed or pressured. We had both the ceremony and reception at the Emerson Park and both were perfect, running smoothly and on time. We delivered several photos and other things that I wanted set up a certain way and they all looked great.

I was able to fully enjoy the night, without having to worry about any of the little details. I spent most of the evening on the dance floor, enjoying the night with my new husband, family and friends. All of my friends and family have raved about the night! They absolutely loved the location. I highly recommend this venue to anyone getting married in the area! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Diana
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
We had a few things in mind when we were looking for a venue. First, we wanted to be on the water in a room that had nice light but still a modern, clean slate, with AC. We had looked at so many venues, ballrooms with ugly carpet, no windows and venues that had too much of a rustic feel. We thought about a tent but with the mid-summer heat were thinking AC was a must. Emerson fit our vision perfectly, met all our criteria and the high ceilings with a modern look was perfect. When we looked at the prices and spoke with the coordinator we were sold. It is a spectacular value and Andrea worked around our tastes in wines, some of our special requests with the food and even went our of her way to be sure we felt happy every step of the way. She was warm, honest and went to great lengths to help us exceed our vision from being a liaison with H&J management when we had special requests on lighting, dance floors, etc. to working perfectly along side all our vendors. Our event went off without a hitch. We were pleasantly surprised that the food we had during our tasting, was exactly the same at the wedding which was really good and several guests commented on how wonderful the food was, as well as the cocktail food. The staff went out of their way to keep a special eye on myself and the Groom and our guests raved about how nice and helpful the staff were during the event. Whether your wedding is budget, luxury, country, traditional, or modern this venue will deliver without fail. We could have not made a better choice and we are so very happy that we had the chance to work with Andrea, Emerson and H&J. This place is a true gem in the Finger Lakes and is not to be missed when venue hunting! Thanks to the Emerson team for everything and making our day so special!
We had a few things in mind when we were looking for a venue. First, we wanted to be on the water in a room that had nice Read more...
We had a few things in mind when we were looking for a venue. First, we wanted to be on the water in a room that had nice light but still a modern, clean slate, with AC. We had looked at so many venues, ballrooms with ugly carpet, no windows and venues that had too much of a rustic feel. We thought about a tent but with the mid-summer heat were thinking AC was a must. Emerson fit our vision perfectly, met all our criteria and the high ceilings with a modern look was perfect. When we looked at the prices and spoke with the coordinator we were sold. It is a spectacular value and Andrea worked around our tastes in wines, some of our special requests with the food and even went our of her way to be sure we felt happy every step of the way. She was warm, honest and went to great lengths to help us exceed our vision from being a liaison with H&J management when we had special requests on lighting, dance floors, etc. to working perfectly along side all our vendors. Our event went off without a hitch. We were pleasantly surprised that the food we had during our tasting, was exactly the same at the wedding which was really good and several guests commented on how wonderful the food was, as well as the cocktail food. The staff went out of their way to keep a special eye on myself and the Groom and our guests raved about how nice and helpful the staff were during the event. Whether your wedding is budget, luxury, country, traditional, or modern this venue will deliver without fail. We could have not made a better choice and we are so very happy that we had the chance to work with Andrea, Emerson and H&J. This place is a true gem in the Finger Lakes and is not to be missed when venue hunting! Thanks to the Emerson team for everything and making our day so special! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Christine
Wedding:
5/17/2013
5.0/5.0
From my first glance of Emerson Park Pavilion, I knew I wanted to get married here. The breath taking views of Owasco Lake and the iconic feature of the beautiful fountain are only a few items that met my fancy. The inside of the pavilion is newly remodeled with a gorgeous and spacey modern feel. Throughout my planning, I worked closely with their event coordinator, Andrea. She answered my emails and phone calls promptly, honestly and professionally. She helped my husband and I with designing our room layout, a bar and food menu that met our budget and managing vendor/ service deliveries. Andrea also attended our rehearsal and walked our entire bridal party and wedding officiant through the process. On my wedding day, Andrea greeted and directed my guests and made sure the service was absolutely perfect. Andrea even came to the rescue when our live entertainer forgot our first dance lyrics back at the hotel, she promptly printed a new copy and everything went forward. Any small bump in the road she had it covered!!!!!
Aside from Andrea, the sales manager, Tim was also terrific. Tim helped to ensure the proper amount of staff was in the right place at the right time and myself and my guests could not have been happier. Every single staff member was personable, polite, and attentive! All of my guests raved about how top notch the service and food was. I cannot say enough on how many times my guests stated "this is the best wedding food we've ever had." Everyone envisions their wedding day being absolutely perfect; and with the help of Andrea and the staff at Emerson Park Pavilion, mine was. This place is a true hidden gem. Thank you again to everyone at Emerson Park Pavilion for making my wedding a dream come true!
Love, Dave and Christine Missert
From my first glance of Emerson Park Pavilion, I knew I wanted to get married here. The breath taking views of Owasco Lake Read more...
From my first glance of Emerson Park Pavilion, I knew I wanted to get married here. The breath taking views of Owasco Lake and the iconic feature of the beautiful fountain are only a few items that met my fancy. The inside of the pavilion is newly remodeled with a gorgeous and spacey modern feel. Throughout my planning, I worked closely with their event coordinator, Andrea. She answered my emails and phone calls promptly, honestly and professionally. She helped my husband and I with designing our room layout, a bar and food menu that met our budget and managing vendor/ service deliveries. Andrea also attended our rehearsal and walked our entire bridal party and wedding officiant through the process. On my wedding day, Andrea greeted and directed my guests and made sure the service was absolutely perfect. Andrea even came to the rescue when our live entertainer forgot our first dance lyrics back at the hotel, she promptly printed a new copy and everything went forward. Any small bump in the road she had it covered!!!!!
Aside from Andrea, the sales manager, Tim was also terrific. Tim helped to ensure the proper amount of staff was in the right place at the right time and myself and my guests could not have been happier. Every single staff member was personable, polite, and attentive! All of my guests raved about how top notch the service and food was. I cannot say enough on how many times my guests stated "this is the best wedding food we've ever had." Everyone envisions their wedding day being absolutely perfect; and with the help of Andrea and the staff at Emerson Park Pavilion, mine was. This place is a true hidden gem. Thank you again to everyone at Emerson Park Pavilion for making my wedding a dream come true!
Love, Dave and Christine Missert Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Jeanette
Wedding:
8/31/2012
5.0/5.0
We held our ceremony and reception at Emerson on a Friday. The entire thing was planned (by me!) from Washington, D.C. Andrea Crowley, the Hospitality Manager, was AMAZING. Not only was incredibly patient with all of my questions, but she was very flexible in communicating with me to accomodate my hectic work schedule. Everything went PERFECTLY smoothly the day/night of our wedding--all thanks to Andrea and her staff. If a problem arose, it was immediately dealt with. Our family and friends RAVED about the staff afterward. The venue can't be beat for beauty and style--we've received so many compliments already! I wouldn't have changed anything about Emerson or Andrea. Thank you for making our wedding such a hit!
We held our ceremony and reception at Emerson on a Friday. The entire thing was planned (by me!) from Washington, D.C. Read more...
We held our ceremony and reception at Emerson on a Friday. The entire thing was planned (by me!) from Washington, D.C. Andrea Crowley, the Hospitality Manager, was AMAZING. Not only was incredibly patient with all of my questions, but she was very flexible in communicating with me to accomodate my hectic work schedule. Everything went PERFECTLY smoothly the day/night of our wedding--all thanks to Andrea and her staff. If a problem arose, it was immediately dealt with. Our family and friends RAVED about the staff afterward. The venue can't be beat for beauty and style--we've received so many compliments already! I wouldn't have changed anything about Emerson or Andrea. Thank you for making our wedding such a hit! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Sarah
Wedding:
9/24/2011
5.0/5.0
Joe's did a wonderful job at our wedding! We had a sit-down dinner and everything was presented attractively and in good time. The portions were generous and it tasted really good (for wedding food of course). I could not be happier with Joe's and with Adrienne, who pulled everything together for me and was very flexible.
Joe's did a wonderful job at our wedding! We had a sit-down dinner and everything was presented attractively and in good Read more...
Joe's did a wonderful job at our wedding! We had a sit-down dinner and everything was presented attractively and in good time. The portions were generous and it tasted really good (for wedding food of course). I could not be happier with Joe's and with Adrienne, who pulled everything together for me and was very flexible. Read less
Services Used: Catering
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Leanna
Wedding:
10/4/2013
4.9/5.0
Emerson Park Pavilion was the perfect site! I was very picky when it came to our venue/ceremony site and when I found Emerson Park it was everything I wanted! The rooms were spacious and very open to the front porch. I loved the big windows to look over the lake and all of our guests were blown away by how beautiful everything was! The park provided many wonderful spots for amazing pictures. Everyone at H&J Hospitality were fantastic! They were so accomadating with my husband and I. When we started to plan our wedding we lived in Virginia and it was difficult to make trips back to NY for meetings but the coordinator was so helpful with phone calls and emails to make our wedding day perfect! The staff, food and venue were more than we could have ever asked for!!!
Emerson Park Pavilion was the perfect site! I was very picky when it came to our venue/ceremony site and when I found Read more...
Emerson Park Pavilion was the perfect site! I was very picky when it came to our venue/ceremony site and when I found Emerson Park it was everything I wanted! The rooms were spacious and very open to the front porch. I loved the big windows to look over the lake and all of our guests were blown away by how beautiful everything was! The park provided many wonderful spots for amazing pictures. Everyone at H&J Hospitality were fantastic! They were so accomadating with my husband and I. When we started to plan our wedding we lived in Virginia and it was difficult to make trips back to NY for meetings but the coordinator was so helpful with phone calls and emails to make our wedding day perfect! The staff, food and venue were more than we could have ever asked for!!! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
Everyone that worked my event was so nice and helpful the whole night.
Everyone that worked my event was so nice and helpful the whole night.
Everyone that worked my event was so nice and helpful the whole night. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Rachel
Wedding:
9/21/2014
4.8/5.0
I am so glad we went with the Emerson Park Pavilion for our wedding! The room is gorgeous and the location can't be beat. Everyone kept telling us how beautiful it was! Great value for the money - expect to pay double almost any place else for the same fantastic quality. The only negative I can say is that the time it took to get back to me on questions I had during the planning process was sometimes too long for my liking which can be stressful. They are a popular location for all kinds of events, so it is to be expected that they are quite busy at times. Overall I would highly recommend the pavilion for your wedding!
I am so glad we went with the Emerson Park Pavilion for our wedding! The room is gorgeous and the location can't be beat. Read more...
I am so glad we went with the Emerson Park Pavilion for our wedding! The room is gorgeous and the location can't be beat. Everyone kept telling us how beautiful it was! Great value for the money - expect to pay double almost any place else for the same fantastic quality. The only negative I can say is that the time it took to get back to me on questions I had during the planning process was sometimes too long for my liking which can be stressful. They are a popular location for all kinds of events, so it is to be expected that they are quite busy at times. Overall I would highly recommend the pavilion for your wedding! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Lighting & Decor, Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Janelle
Wedding:
8/31/2013
4.8/5.0
My husband and I searched for months for a reception site that was on the lake and within our price range. Let me first preface this review with saying that our wedding was amazing. Our reception turned out to be everything we hoped it would be, and the food was incredible ( our guests are still talking about it)!!! The catering and bar staff for H &J were over the top professional and I owe a huge thank you to them for making our wedding so much fun. The bar staff was amazingly friendly and funny and memorized most of the VIP’s drinks. There are a few things however that I would like to point out that I was disappointed in. For most of our wedding planning we dealt with Adrianne. I have no complaints about Adrianne she always responded to my e-mails in a timely manner and worked around our schedule for meetings. However, a month before our wedding we were told that Adrianne had another event off site and that she would not be there the day of our wedding but another coordinator Tim would be. We were supposed to meet with Tim the day before the wedding to drop off out center pieces, and go over any final details but he did not show. Luckily for us there was someone there that could let us in. From that point on I heard about a dozen times that they were sorry but they had another much larger event off site that they were dealing with. You can imagine that this is the last thing that we wanted to hear the day before our wedding, that another wedding was taking priority. The day of the wedding was amazing but I was disappointed that they ran out of beer at our cocktail hour but that was a pretty easy fix. The last complaint I have is related to how our reception was managed. We were told by Tim that he would coordinate when the speeches and cake cutting would take place, this did not happen and it was left to our families and the band. All in all out wedding was amazing thanks to our band, families, friends and the catering staff at H & J.
My husband and I searched for months for a reception site that was on the lake and within our price range. Let me first Read more...
My husband and I searched for months for a reception site that was on the lake and within our price range. Let me first preface this review with saying that our wedding was amazing. Our reception turned out to be everything we hoped it would be, and the food was incredible ( our guests are still talking about it)!!! The catering and bar staff for H &J were over the top professional and I owe a huge thank you to them for making our wedding so much fun. The bar staff was amazingly friendly and funny and memorized most of the VIP’s drinks. There are a few things however that I would like to point out that I was disappointed in. For most of our wedding planning we dealt with Adrianne. I have no complaints about Adrianne she always responded to my e-mails in a timely manner and worked around our schedule for meetings. However, a month before our wedding we were told that Adrianne had another event off site and that she would not be there the day of our wedding but another coordinator Tim would be. We were supposed to meet with Tim the day before the wedding to drop off out center pieces, and go over any final details but he did not show. Luckily for us there was someone there that could let us in. From that point on I heard about a dozen times that they were sorry but they had another much larger event off site that they were dealing with. You can imagine that this is the last thing that we wanted to hear the day before our wedding, that another wedding was taking priority. The day of the wedding was amazing but I was disappointed that they ran out of beer at our cocktail hour but that was a pretty easy fix. The last complaint I have is related to how our reception was managed. We were told by Tim that he would coordinate when the speeches and cake cutting would take place, this did not happen and it was left to our families and the band. All in all out wedding was amazing thanks to our band, families, friends and the catering staff at H & J. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
April
Wedding:
8/10/2013
4.8/5.0
When Alex and I got engaged there were a few things we knew we would want in a venue. We were planning a ceremony and reception at the same place and being on the water was a must. We just happened to be driving by Emerson Park and it immediately caught our eye. The site is beautiful. Right on the water and plenty of trees and flowers. The building with all the windows and porches made it even better. We were able to stop and speak with the director of sales, Adrienne. She was very welcoming and very helpful. We decided to book with H&J Hospitality and everything went very smooth. We made a few trips out to the park for tastings and to make all of our selections. Everyone was very easy to work with and made the whole wedding planning process easy for us. The day of the wedding went perfectly and the food and wait staff were amazing!!
When Alex and I got engaged there were a few things we knew we would want in a venue. We were planning a ceremony and Read more...
When Alex and I got engaged there were a few things we knew we would want in a venue. We were planning a ceremony and reception at the same place and being on the water was a must. We just happened to be driving by Emerson Park and it immediately caught our eye. The site is beautiful. Right on the water and plenty of trees and flowers. The building with all the windows and porches made it even better. We were able to stop and speak with the director of sales, Adrienne. She was very welcoming and very helpful. We decided to book with H&J Hospitality and everything went very smooth. We made a few trips out to the park for tastings and to make all of our selections. Everyone was very easy to work with and made the whole wedding planning process easy for us. The day of the wedding went perfectly and the food and wait staff were amazing!! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Jennifer
Wedding:
10/20/2012
4.8/5.0
Emerson Park was WONDERFUL for both our Ceremony and Reception! The building itself and its park location cannot be beat... The renovations completed in June of 2012 did a lot to add beauty to an already beautiful spot. The food came out EXACTLY on time and tasted a little better than your typical wedding food. Andrea did a wonderful job coordinating times for both the ceremony and reception. It is obvious that she has had a lot of experience dealing with brides and their needs. She also helped us pick out a place for the rehearsal dinner (delicious) and someone for uplighting who was also great.

I would like to point out that the $$ to reserve Emerson Park has increased since the renovations. The cost to reserve one side of Emerson Park is now $1500, which means that if you are getting married on a desired weekend there is the chance that another wedding will be going on at the same time as yours. With that being said, the staff was FABULOUS and would have no problem accommodating two brides on one day.

Overall I am VERY happy with our experience with H&J Hospitality, Andrea Crowley and Emerson Park. My Husband and I are from Syracuse, and many of our friends could not believe they had never head of such a gem :)
Emerson Park was WONDERFUL for both our Ceremony and Reception! The building itself and its park location cannot be Read more...
Emerson Park was WONDERFUL for both our Ceremony and Reception! The building itself and its park location cannot be beat... The renovations completed in June of 2012 did a lot to add beauty to an already beautiful spot. The food came out EXACTLY on time and tasted a little better than your typical wedding food. Andrea did a wonderful job coordinating times for both the ceremony and reception. It is obvious that she has had a lot of experience dealing with brides and their needs. She also helped us pick out a place for the rehearsal dinner (delicious) and someone for uplighting who was also great.

I would like to point out that the $$ to reserve Emerson Park has increased since the renovations. The cost to reserve one side of Emerson Park is now $1500, which means that if you are getting married on a desired weekend there is the chance that another wedding will be going on at the same time as yours. With that being said, the staff was FABULOUS and would have no problem accommodating two brides on one day.

Overall I am VERY happy with our experience with H&J Hospitality, Andrea Crowley and Emerson Park. My Husband and I are from Syracuse, and many of our friends could not believe they had never head of such a gem :) Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Bethany
Wedding:
7/23/2011
4.8/5.0
I got married in Emerson Park in July 2011. It was a beautiful, sunny and 95 degree day! The building stayed pretty cool as there are fans and the windows open but I would suggest fans if you are choosing a HOT day! The lady I spoke to whenever I called was very well informed and able to answer all of my questions, at times she was hard to get a hold of though, very limited office hours. Not much decorating is required for the building as it is so beautiful already! I heard nothing but good things about our wedding afterwards and a few of my friends said that when they get married, they want their wedding there as well!!!
I got married in Emerson Park in July 2011. It was a beautiful, sunny and 95 degree day! The building stayed pretty cool Read more...
I got married in Emerson Park in July 2011. It was a beautiful, sunny and 95 degree day! The building stayed pretty cool as there are fans and the windows open but I would suggest fans if you are choosing a HOT day! The lady I spoke to whenever I called was very well informed and able to answer all of my questions, at times she was hard to get a hold of though, very limited office hours. Not much decorating is required for the building as it is so beautiful already! I heard nothing but good things about our wedding afterwards and a few of my friends said that when they get married, they want their wedding there as well!!! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Emerson Park Pavilion responded with the following comments:

A note about Bethany's review- with the new renovations a heating and air-conditioning system has been installed to make the Pavilion more suitable for events in all types of weather.
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Amanda and Jamie
Wedding:
9/14/2013
4.7/5.0
We had such an amazing night. The event planner was very helpful and organized. The servers and bartenders were amazing. All were helpful, attentive, and courteous. Guests are still raving about the food. Everyone had such a great time, we would highly recommend H&J to anyone looking for great value and excellent service.
We had such an amazing night. The event planner was very helpful and organized. The servers and bartenders were amazing. Read more...
We had such an amazing night. The event planner was very helpful and organized. The servers and bartenders were amazing. All were helpful, attentive, and courteous. Guests are still raving about the food. Everyone had such a great time, we would highly recommend H&J to anyone looking for great value and excellent service. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Lauren
Wedding:
10/27/2012
4.7/5.0
The food was excellent, great quality for the price! The servers were very professional and catered to the bride and groom. The coordinator was not at all pushy and offered valuable advice. The event went very smoothly, no hitches.
The food was excellent, great quality for the price! The servers were very professional and catered to the bride and Read more...
The food was excellent, great quality for the price! The servers were very professional and catered to the bride and groom. The coordinator was not at all pushy and offered valuable advice. The event went very smoothly, no hitches. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
130x130_sq_1286938678411-fbavatar178300278
Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.7/5.0
I loved having my wedding at Emerson... I will keep this review short and sweet!
They are renovating everything at the Ballroom/Pavillion building there so everything will be different for the year 2012! I am just soooo thankful we got our wedding in this year so we could have free rein of the building and everything! it was the absolute perfect day!
I loved having my wedding at Emerson... I will keep this review short and sweet!
They are renovating everything at Read more...
I loved having my wedding at Emerson... I will keep this review short and sweet!
They are renovating everything at the Ballroom/Pavillion building there so everything will be different for the year 2012! I am just soooo thankful we got our wedding in this year so we could have free rein of the building and everything! it was the absolute perfect day! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Stephanie
Wedding:
5/26/2013
4.6/5.0
The staff at Emerson Park Pavilion were very professional and wonderful to work with! Adrienne responded quickly and carefully to all of my emails and questions, and I felt completely comfortable that everything would be taken care of and happen as planned. The venue was beautifully set up, and the food was delicious! All in all, it was a great experience!
The staff at Emerson Park Pavilion were very professional and wonderful to work with! Adrienne responded quickly and Read more...
The staff at Emerson Park Pavilion were very professional and wonderful to work with! Adrienne responded quickly and carefully to all of my emails and questions, and I felt completely comfortable that everything would be taken care of and happen as planned. The venue was beautifully set up, and the food was delicious! All in all, it was a great experience! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Ron and Debbie
Wedding:
6/1/2013
4.4/5.0
Andrea was extremely professional and very helpful from the planning start to the end of the reception. The service and the food was outstanding.
Many guests said how quickly the staff waited on them and how helpful they were.
Andrea was extremely professional and very helpful from the planning start to the end of the reception. The service and Read more...
Andrea was extremely professional and very helpful from the planning start to the end of the reception. The service and the food was outstanding.
Many guests said how quickly the staff waited on them and how helpful they were. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
rums223
Wedding:
6/27/2009
4.1/5.0
It's a beautiful site, but it is pricey and you need to know at least 2 years in advance if you want to have a summer wedding. They provide tables and chairs, but you might want chair covers. The kitchen is huge. We really enjoyed having our wedding there.
It's a beautiful site, but it is pricey and you need to know at least 2 years in advance if you want to have a summer Read more...
It's a beautiful site, but it is pricey and you need to know at least 2 years in advance if you want to have a summer wedding. They provide tables and chairs, but you might want chair covers. The kitchen is huge. We really enjoyed having our wedding there. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Default-vendor-profile-pic
Amanda
Wedding:
6/10/2011
3.8/5.0
I feel my rating isn't entirely accurate - the place is fantastic and wonderful. The office staff is miserable.

We looked high and low for a wedding venue we liked and could afford. At $600 for the entire day, this place fit the bill. It's a beautiful park and a beautiful building if you don't mind a little chipping paint. It's certainly not high luxury, but it's very charming.

We used only the dining room side. We had 78 guests and it was nice and roomy. That side is nicer looking in my opinion - the ballroom side has concrete floors and a weird lattice ceiling. We had our ceremony on the steps by the fountain, which was lovely.

It was very nice that they had plenty of tables and chairs - one less thing to worry about.

With everyone dancing the place did get a bit warm, but we opened the windows and it was fine.

Now, the staff. The staff we met there while we were setting up were great! The man originally showed us the place was also great. The first person I was corresponding with in the office was at least passable - answered my questions and was nice enough. The new woman - Charlene - is just awful. She's not kind or knowledgeable, she doesn't return calls, she doesn't respond fully to emails. I was very sick of trying to deal with her!
I feel my rating isn't entirely accurate - the place is fantastic and wonderful. The office staff is miserable.
Read more...
I feel my rating isn't entirely accurate - the place is fantastic and wonderful. The office staff is miserable.

We looked high and low for a wedding venue we liked and could afford. At $600 for the entire day, this place fit the bill. It's a beautiful park and a beautiful building if you don't mind a little chipping paint. It's certainly not high luxury, but it's very charming.

We used only the dining room side. We had 78 guests and it was nice and roomy. That side is nicer looking in my opinion - the ballroom side has concrete floors and a weird lattice ceiling. We had our ceremony on the steps by the fountain, which was lovely.

It was very nice that they had plenty of tables and chairs - one less thing to worry about.

With everyone dancing the place did get a bit warm, but we opened the windows and it was fine.

Now, the staff. The staff we met there while we were setting up were great! The man originally showed us the place was also great. The first person I was corresponding with in the office was at least passable - answered my questions and was nice enough. The new woman - Charlene - is just awful. She's not kind or knowledgeable, she doesn't return calls, she doesn't respond fully to emails. I was very sick of trying to deal with her! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Emerson Park Pavilion responded with the following comments:

Just a quick note about Amanda's review: The Emerson Park Pavilion is now operated by H&J Hospitality and has undergone a complete renovation (as of June 2012) so the aesthetic concerns have been addressed. Specifically the ballroom now has hardwood floors and the "weird lattice ceiling," has been removed in favor of a modern open ceiling design. Also, the park office no longer handles the reservations so the inquiry and confirmation processes should be a lot smoother for future brides.

MAP

 
6861 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY 13021 See On Map
Thanks for visiting the vendor listing for Emerson Park Pavilion
Please let this vendor know that you found them on the WeddingWire Network.
Ww_logo
 
220x220_1392423198393