Planning Your Event
Whether It's a Wedding, Party or Memorial Service,
We Can Help Make Your Event a Success

Candlelight Music can assist your planning of whatever event you have scheduled, whether it be a wedding, reception, party, memorial or worship service, or company gathering.

Music Planning
Choosing the ensemble that will work best for your event, as well as choosing just the right music for your needs can be challenging. Candlelight Music will work with you to ease the stress. Just go to our CONTACTING US page, and let us know there what your needs will be. We'll get back to you promptly.

Our years of experience have put us into numerous venues throughout our region. Below is a listing of some we regard as among the finest for atmosphere and quality of service.

Central New York Venues We Can Recommend

Aurora Inn
391 Main St, Aurora, NY 13026
Phone: 315-364-8888

Imagine an historic inn, recently restored to luxury, with beautiful white columns and porches, terraces and verandas that overlook sparkling Cayuga Lake and our charming, historic village. Picture sweeping lawns that roll down to the water’s edge. Add exquisite art and antiques, fireplaces and fresh, seasonal food beautifully prepared and presented. The perfect Finger Lakes wedding. The perfect setting for the wedding of your dreams.

Bayshore Road, Scriba, NY
PO Box 385, Oswego, NY 13126
Phone: 315-343-4000

Bayshore offers a breathtaking view that can be enjoyed for the ceremony. A terra cotta aisle meets an elegant pergola, framing your ceremonies in the shade of the trees and a backdrop where the sun meets water as far as the eye can see. That view isn't sacrificed when you enter the spacious ballroom. Windows surround the entire venue, so as the evening progresses you'll see the sun set whether you're inside or out.

Belhurst Castle
4069 Route 14 South, Geneva, NY
PO Box 609, Geneva, NY 14456
Phone: (315) 781-0201

The Belhurst features a manicured evergreen lawn that melds into the deep blue waters of a glacier-carved fresh-water Seneca Lake, a century-old castle, and sweeping tree-shaded vistas that are perfect for memorable photographs and intimate moments. The Castle and Heritage Ballrooms are comfortable with 50 to 250 guests, and the restaurant provides intimate private dining rooms, as well.

Bellevue Country Club
1901 Glenwood Avenue, Syracuse, New York 13207
Phone: 315-475-5151
Fax: 315-471-6780

In the Bellevue Ballroom, stately fireplaces at each end reveal the craftsmanship of the master brick mason. Classic furnishings welcome you in a cozy embrace. Large antique brass and stained-glass chandeliers reflect the elegance of our founder's era. Meanwhile, a hardwood dance floor welcomes. Warm, rich, music-friendly acoustics inspire musicians and dancing couples alike. And soaring oaken ceiling trusses would seem at home in an English manor house. No wonder this room is one of the region's most celebratory environments. When you visit, imagine you're attending a wedding reception for someone you love.

Borio's Restaurant
8891 McDonnells Parkway, Cicero, NY 13039
Phone: 315-699-2249
Fax: 315-699-4563

Borio's Restaurant is located in Cicero on the beautiful shores of Oneida Lake. Since 1960 the Borio family has been catering wedding receptions, bridal showers, and rehearsal dinners. The spacious grounds at Borio's enable ceremonies on either of our two lakeside areas; Gazebo or Arbor areas. With two banquet rooms, The Shore Room or Sunset Room, Borio's can seat up to 275 guests. Both rooms have a spectacular panoramic lakeside view.

The Brewster Inn
6 Ledyard Avenue, Cazenovia, New York
Phone: 315-655-9232

The Brewster Inn is a fine dining establishment with several different dining rooms to accommodate both small parties of 20 - 50 people and wedding receptions up to 175. We also have 17 beautifully appointed guest rooms, five of which have breath-taking views of the lake. Our brick terrace, which overlooks the spacious lawn down to the lakefront, is perfect for dining and dancing.

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
259 East Onondaga Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-422-4177
Fax: 315-478-4619

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is the Diocesan Church. All are welcome to be married here, although one party must be Catholic. It is a grand and beautiful cathedral setting for weddings with excellent acoustics for music.

The Craftsman Inn
7300 East Genesee Street, Fayetteville, New York 13066
Phone: 315-637-8000
Fax: 800-797-4464 or 315-637-2440

Planning your Syracuse wedding? Brides-to-be count on the personal service of the Craftsman Inn, located in the charming village of Fayetteville, just minutes from downtown Syracuse. Your out of town guests will enjoy our overall value, relaxed atmosphere and amenities, all within close proximity to nearby churches, synagogues and country clubs. Craftsman Inn and Conference center offers a wide range of function rooms for all the special celebrations surrounding your day, including engagement parties, rehearsal dinners and family brunches. Seasoned social event planners will assist with all the details including your unique theme, wine selections, distinctive menus, ice carvings, beautiful floral displays, dramatic lighting and more.

Fontainebleau Inn
2800 State Route 228, Alpine, New York 14805
Phone: 607-594-2008

We offer one of the most beautiful facilities in the Finger Lakes region to host a wedding and reception. Our Tudor banquet room seats up to 150 guests, and opens on to a spacious stone patio overlooking the lake. From May through October, the patio is covered by an elegant 24' x 60' canopy which expands the usable space for seating, dancing, and cocktails. Ceremonies can be planned for the grounds, for the patio under the canopy, or in the Lawrence Chapel adjacent to our property, a short walk through the woods.

Geneva on the Lake
1001 Lochland Rd., Route 14, Geneva, New York 14456
Phone: 1-800-3-GENEVA or 315-789-7190

Amidst an ambiance of Italian Renaissance architecture, classical sculptures and Stickley furnishing, guests from around the world enjoy wedding receptions, family reunions, and special celebrations. Geneva On The Lake provides the gourmet cuisine, personal service, friendly hospitality and coordination needed to make such occasions a joy for you as the host, and a pleasure for all of your guests. Indoor Year-Round the facilities may accommodate about 30 to 50 people depending on your particular needs and the room reserved. Outdoors In-Summer the South Lawn Tent Pavilion accommodates up to 160 people from May 15th to September 15th.

The Greystone Castle
201 North Main Street, Canastota, New York 13032
Phone: 315-697-3802

Greystone Castle is a unique venue in central New York that offers beautiful spaces for your wedding ceremony, wedding reception or both. With three levels you can exchange your vows, host your cocktail hour, and dance the night away in distinct areas of the castle with no room turning.

Justin's Tuscan Grill
6400 Yorktown Circle, East Syracuse, NY 13057
URL: http://
Phone: 315-437-1461

Pascale's Catering, now located at Justin's Tuscan Grill, has hosted weddings for over two decades. Justin's Tuscan Grill facilities include a large, yet intimate, banquet room that holds up to 225 people. The Banquet Room is furnished with high ceilings, crystal chandeliers, beautiful bay windows, a centrally located dance floor, recessed adjustable lighting, three sets of French doors that lead to an outdoor patio, and a separate entrance. Your out of town guests will certainly appreciate the convenience of our location because we are just off Carrier Circle and surrounded by a dozen hotels with ample free parking.

The Lincklaen House
PO Box 329, 79 Albany Street, Cazenovia, New York 13035
Phone: 315-655-3461

At the Lincklaen House, we pride ourselves in providing our guests with the very best in food, beverage, and service. From a casual Cocktail Party to an Elegant Wedding Reception, the Lincklaen House has an extensive menu that can be customized to be just right for your event.

The Otesaga Resort Hotel
60 Lake Street, Cooperstown, New York 13326
URL: http://
Phone: 607-547-9931, 1-800-348-6222
Fax: 607-547-9675

A magnificent, Federal-style structure with an imposing front portico supported by massive 30-foot columns, The Otesaga occupies 700 feet of lakefront on the southern shore of Lake Otsego. Its unique setting overlooking rolling hills, the 4-1/2-star Leatherstocking Golf Course and the “Glimmerglass” waters of beautiful Lake Otsego make The Otesaga an unrivalled location for your special event.

The Sherwood Inn
26 West Genesee Street, Skaneateles, New York 13152
Phone: 315-685-3405, 1-800-374-3796
Fax: 315-685-8983

The Sherwood Inn has been a favorite venue for weddings and other social affairs for nearly two centuries. With its scenic views of Skaneateles Lake and its setting in the midst of the historic village of Skaneateles, the beautifully restored colonial inn creates an idyllic setting for any wedding, reception or special occasion.

Skaneateles Country Club
3344 West Lake Road, Skaneateles, New York 13152
Phone: 315-685-5759

We are hosts to wedding receptions, fund raisers, showers, business meetings and many other events, big or small. In addition to our beautiful clubhouse, we also have an outdoor area with a full view of the lake that can accommodate tents of any size. Our professional staff will work with you from start to finish ensuring a memorable experience for you and your guests. While we are a private club, we can accommodate non-member events if sponsored by a member

Turning Stone Resort
5218 Patrick Road, Verona, NY 13478
Phone: 315-361-7824, 1-888-361-7958

From the lavishly adorned mansion-like stone and cedar Clubhouse at Shenendoah to the elegance of softly lit Resort Ballrooms, this wedding destination features versatile settings for the most discerning bride and groom. Ballrooms are equipped to accommodate any size reception. Whether you prefer a simple ceremony and dinner, or an entire wedding weekend, this Resort covers it all. It can also take care of your shower, rehearsal dinner, and farewell brunch.

The Wellington House
7262 Genesee Street, Fayetteville, New York 13066
Phone: 315-637-3155

The Wellington House, located in Fayetteville, New York, is a prime example of the architecture of Ward Wellington Ward. In order to preserve this architectural structure and make it available to the general public, it is now used exclusively for weddings, anniversaries, and other gatherings.

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