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The Most Unforgettable Wedding Venue in the Hudson Valley

Your wedding is the most important day of your life and you want a setting that’s as unique and as special as you are. Imagine your wedding events, from the rehearsal dinner to the ceremony and reception on board Hudson River Cruises, the most unique and spectacular event venue in the Hudson Valley. You deserve a sun-splashed ceremony followed by the golden hues of a New York sunset as a backdrop for your wedding reception. Make your wedding events unforgettable with Hudson River Cruises!

A Wedding Backdrop Unlike Any Other

You put a lot of time and energy into planning a wedding. Take some of the stress away by choosing Hudson River Cruises as your wedding venue. The views and ambiance of your big day are two things you never have to worry about with Hudson River Cruises. Board the vessel and we will take off along the Hudson River. Your guests will enjoy a fully stocked bar and some of the most delicious catered food in the area. Dine and visit with your wedding party as our vessel sails along the Hudson River, revealing some of the most beautiful and historic views of the Hudson Valley.

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Rehearsal Dinners on the Water

Who says the excitement of your wedding day can’t start early? Sometimes the process before the wedding can be the best part. Get ready for your big day and treat your wedding party and family to a rehearsal dinner they will always remember. Hudson River Cruises has a variety of catering partners to choose from that are sure to satisfy your guests, as well as a fully stocked bar. Our friendly staff will be available to help with any and all of your needs, ensuring that you are stress free and can enjoy your special evening.

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Wedding Event Services

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life and should be everything you ever imagined. Hudson River Cruises is here with everything you need to make your dream wedding happen. We offer custom party options from catering and full-service bars to audio technology and entertainment. Take your dream wedding from Pinterest to reality aboard the Rip Van Winkle II. A beautiful cruise on the Hudson River with all of the wedding memories you could hope for makes Hudson River Cruises the ideal venue for your perfect wedding day.


Customize your evening with one of our caterers. You will work with them for all menu/pricing options.

The Bowery Dugout (845) 331-7200
Mariner’s Harbor (845) 340-8051
Home Plate Deli (845) 336-7384
Joe Beez (845) 334-9501
Savona’s Trattoria (845) 339-6800
Ole Savannah (845) 331-4283

Beverage Service

Open Bar: $28/person (3 hours) (beer, wine, soda and call brand liquor)
Modified Open Bar: $21.00/person (soda, wine and beer – cash liquor purchase)
Cash Bar: Drinks purchased on an individual basis.

Bar charges are subject to 10.00% NYS Sales Tax & 22% service charge.


We are happy to assist with booking a band or DJ or you may provide entertainment.  You can also play a device over system.

Credit Card accepted
Deposit if 50% of price is due upon signing contract
(Private charter cruise dates are not guaranteed until contract is signed and deposit has been received)
Dining Capacity: 100-175 persons.
Floor Plan: Main Deck – partially enclosed. Open upper deck, roof covering with fixed bench seats for 150.
Restroom Facilities: Main deck only
Handicapped accessibility: call for explanation.

For all questions and/or concerns, contact our sales department at 845-340-4700 or contact us.