The Upstate Chapel, Canajoharie New York
Call: (518) 284-4540

Upstate Chapel is the

Perfect Wedding Venue

Your Big Day Matters to Us


The Upstate Chapel is a wonderful location for your private wedding ceremony! Religious and non-denominational ceremonies are welcome, as are traditional and nontraditional ceremonies. Your wedding ceremony will be hosted in a beautiful Civil War-era limestone church with Victorian stained glass windows and seating for 300 guests. A real pipe organ and a full concert grand piano are also present to augment your special day. A public bathroom is available for guests, and private rooms in the converted sacristy are available for changing and preparation. The church is handicap accessible via a front ramp.

Your private ceremony is fully within your control. There are no pre-qualifications or religious requirements to meet to hold the ceremony, and there no musical restrictions!

Making Your Dream Wedding a Reality

What is Included
  • Full use of the building for the rehearsal and ceremony
  • Pipe organ and/or piano music supplied by the house musician, optional
  • Public address system
  • Assistance with music and logistical planning
  • Full bath and full kitchen
  • Small reception area suitable for 20 guests
  • Grounds and lawn manicured prior to the event
  • Contacts for local ministers or justices
  • Delivery receipt for flowers and decorations
What You Bring
  • Your own flowers or decorations
  • Your own wedding program booklet
  • Your musical selections and/or guest soloists
  • Your own photographer and/or videographer
  • Your own minister or justice of the peace
Larger Reception Facilities
  • We can suggest a number of nearby dining and lodging establishments for your guests and for your reception. Please contact us.
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  • The wedding package is a very affordable fixed price service. The chapel is available most days of the year, except for Sundays 9am-1pm, and during concerts. Please contact us to reserve a date and discuss your plans.
Bring Exclusions
  • Due to deed restrictions, Roman Catholic wedding liturgies cannot be performed. All other denominations are welcomed.

A Little About Us


The Upstate Chapel is a premier concert and meeting space open to the public. It is a historic, 1863 limestone church situated in the beautiful Mohawk River village of Canajoharie. For musicians, the acoustics of the interior are wonderful for performance and recordings, and a real pipe organ, concert grand piano, and other keyboard instruments are available.  The Upstate Chapel is also home to the congregation of New Beginnings Bible Church who meet weekly and welcome all.