Why Choose Us

The Cortlandt Colonial Manor Wedding Experience – Why You Should Choose US For Your Special Day

Here at the Cortlandt Colonial, we recognize that you are entrusting us with one of the most special days in your lifetime. We are dedicated to ensuring that you and all of your guests enjoy a positive and memorable experience on your wedding day. Below are just some of the special touches that are a part of creating the “Cortlandt Colonial Wedding Experience” and why we have become known for “Making Wedding Dreams Come True Since 1978”

welcome to our love storyThe Privacy of Hosting Only One Event at a Time –
Your guests will appreciate our team’s undivided attention and desire to serve them while you can rest assured that there will be no unwanted guests wandering into your reception from another simultaneous event.

DSC_0801A Personal Wedding Consultant For Your Wedding –

The Liaskos Family, proprietors since 1978, will help you with any questions or concerns you might have during any part of the planning process. Whether it be suggesting outside vendors and professional service providers or helping with seating arrangements, we are here to help you from the day you book with us until your wedding day when we will also be here to oversee the entire event.

A Wedding Customized to You –

Our goal is to create a memorable wedding day that is a reflection of everything that makes you and your fiancé the special couple that you are. We will work with you to bring your personalities into the planning process and will never create a “cookie-cutter” wedding.

Top Quality Cuisine – chefevan
Your guests are guaranteed to leave your wedding raving about not only the QUALITY of food, but the QUANTITY as well. Formally trained at the Culinary Institute of America, our Executive Chef, Evan Liaskos, oversees all of the menus to ensure your guests total satisfaction.

The Cortlandt Colonial Service Standard –
Our uniformed servers, bartenders, busboys, and bar assistants are thoroughly trained in- house and are not temporary help or part of any outside staffing agency. Your guests will experience a higher level of service than they are accustomed to thanks to these knowledgeable service staff members. Also included as part of your service package is a bridal attendant and one of the establishment’s proprietors as your Maitre‘d, overseeing every detail of your special day.

A Large, Private, Elegantly Appointed Bridal Suite with Bridal Attendant –
This can be used by the bride and the bridesmaids for changing prior to an on-site ceremony and for a private cocktail hour along with hors d’oeuvres, champagne, & cocktails for the entire wedding party. This room is located just off the main ballroom and has an oversized private restroom with full length mirrors for changing.

dayna&blaiseBeautiful Private Gardens and Waterfalls –
The gardens and grounds of the Cortlandt Colonial offer seasonal landscaping, a gazebo for amazing garden wedding ceremonies, and a HEATED and RAIN-PROTECTED Cocktail Hour Area. The waterfalls offer a beautiful backdrop for memorable wedding photos. You and your guests will have EXCLUSIVE access to these areas for the entire length of your wedding reception.

IMG_1538Top Shelf Premium Liquor and Your Own Signature Cocktail –
We proudly pour top-shelf liquors including Absolut, Stolichnaya, Dewars, Tanqueray, Beefeater, Kahlua, Bacardi, Malibu, Johnny Walker, Jack Daniels, and many more. Your guests will also be greeted with a signature drink of your choice upon arrival or immediately after the garden ceremony.


DSC_0848Color-Coordinated Ambient Lighting 
Coordinating with your color scheme, the ballroom and portions of the gardens will offer LED lighting with advanced digital control technology to transform the space & excite the imagination.

Your Choice of Colored Linens –
We always offer an array of over 30 different colors for your napkin and tablecloth selections, all coordinated to match your décor and style. There is never an additional charge for colored linens and they are included in every wedding package we offer.

DSC_0754Accommodating Facility and Room Design –
From a column-free, neutrally colored, open space great for pictures, and raised dais area to a recessed band stand/dj booth, in-room bar, centralized marble dance floor, and direct, easy access to our gardens & bridal suite, the ballroom was designed with weddings in mind.