Set among the picturesque hills of Sussex County, and only sixty miles from New York City, rests Bear Brook Valley, a glorious farm-chic wedding venue. With unparalleled views, endless walking trails, and a private pond, the portrait opportunities are endless in this popular, farm-inspired location.
Better than Rapunzel in a tower, you can get ready for the day in the Silo Suite. The Silo Suite is home to dressing and lounge areas that equipped with floor-length mirrors, and a private en-suite bathroom. Here, the wedding party can enjoy snacks, mimosas, and lunch prepared by the chef while the personal suite attendant is on hand to ensure the getting ready process is a smooth one. Make that two attendants, as there are separate getting ready areas for both sides of the wedding party!
Among the wooden bridges, paved trails, and two trickling waterfalls, the expansive manicured grounds offer endless ceremony locations; however, the gazeebo on the edge of the heart-shaped pond is very popular among couples and guests. No matter the season, there are lovely views and great places to do photos for the wedding party and wedding couple.
At Bear Brook Valley, the cocktail hour boasts a double-sided bar offering guests the ability to enjoy the indoor and outdoor settings simultaneously. Rustic hand-crafted tables mixed with industrial fixtures add to the country vibe. Local brews, local spirits, and signature cocktail drinks meet their match with the 48 draft beer lines offered at Bear Brook Valley. Family and friends adjourn to enjoy a dinner any foodie would appreciate at family-style tables.
Don’t let the quaint woods fool you, entering the reception; you’ve stepped right back into a stunning, modern ballroom complete with colorful uplighting, crystal chandeliers, and recessed ceilings. A large hardwood dancefloor stretches out beneath as well as an indoor fire pit. A wrap-around porch provides guests with a fantastic spot to get a breath of fresh country air beneath the stars.
Panoramic views stretch out beneath blue skies and among rolling hills creating endless portrait opportunities and a truly majestic place to spend the most important day of your life. Guests and wedding parties alike love the country setting laced with every modern amenity you could want at Bear Brook Valley.
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