Blog2019-12-20T14:37:40-05:00

New York Says “I DO” to 150 Wedding Guests

Governor Cuomo announces, “the promise of marital bliss returning” to New York State. Beginning March 15th, the New York social gathering limit for professional licensed venues will increase to a maximum capacity of 150 guests, or 50% occupancy, whichever is lower, for both indoor and outdoor events.  Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in his January 29th press conference the State’s plan to allow New York businesses to reopen with higher guest counts under specific COVID-19 testing regulations. As more details become available from New York State, we will include them here. https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-outlines-2021-agenda-reimagine-rebuild-renew Create a Rapid Testing Network as a Tool to Help Businesses Reopen: Over the past several months, Governor Cuomo's New York Forward reopening plan has paved the way for [...]

January 29th, 2021|

Halfway to the Holidays Event Package

SPECTACULAR HOLIDAY events Anthony’s Pier 9 has an impeccable reputation for creating the finest holiday events imaginable. We've created a special package to take the stress out of planning giving you the freedom of relaxing this holiday season. DOWNLOAD OUR HOLIDAY PACKAGE Call (845) 565-3390 to book your event! HOLIDAY EVENT PACKAGE Four Hours Of Top-Shelf Open Bar COCKTAIL HOUR Select Six Items From Below Fresh Tomato & Basil Bruschetta Seasonal Fresh Fruit Skewers Crispy Chicken Tenderloin Italian Meatballs Pork Tenderloin Kebobs Skewered Beef Teriyaki Chicken Scampi Brochettes Franks in a Blanket Vegetable Stuffed Mushrooms Italian Sausage & Bell Pepper Kebobs Vegetarian Spring Rolls [...]

June 24th, 2020|

Wedding Trends…..times are changing…..

Over the years wedding trends and traditions have changed to better suit the modern couple. Some trends are changed to combine cultural traditions from both families and other times simply because the couple wants to add their own style to their wedding day. In this article we'll go over some more recent trends, and also throw in some interesting factoids from the past that have influenced the traditions of today. Bouquets as Air Fresheners? Who knew? Yup, originally in the Middle Ages the bride would carry a bouquet of herbs like dill to help mask the smell of body odor. People didn't bathe as often back in those days. Sometimes they would even include more pungent scents like garlic to [...]

September 10th, 2019|

FALL in Love with Autumn Weddings

Well Starbucks has officially released their Pumpkin Spice Latte. Even though we are technically still in Summer, Fall is already here. Well... According to Starbucks fans. Just think about it, pumpkins everywhere, apple picking, oversized scarves and of course planning your Autumn themed wedding! How far out should you book your autumn date? Most couples begin to book and plan their wedding about a year in advance. However, in the Hudson Valley, we see people booking Autumn weddings two years in advance. Yes, you read that right, two years. Of course some venues still have dates available for next Fall, but 2020 is an extremely popular year to hold your wedding. If you're looking for that awesome 10/10/2020 date, you [...]

August 23rd, 2019|

Things to consider when planning a wedding on a budget

Of course a barn wedding sounds like a great idea, but did you know that you are in responsible for getting everything? Literally everything. Who wants to keep track of tables, chairs and even silverware? These items add up. Here are a few tips guaranteed to help you stay within your budget. 1. Pick an all-inclusive venue   An all-inclusive venue like Anthony’s Pier 9 includes everything from top shelf open bar, menus, linens, the wedding cake to even the LED up-lighting adorning the ballroom walls. Anthony's Pier 9 even has outdoor and indoor spaces to accommodate your ceremony and cocktail hours. Just let us know what you would like on the menu!   2. All about the Vase [...]

August 6th, 2019|

Runaway With A Runner On Your Wedding Day

Runaway With A Runner On Your Wedding Day By: Michael Post Weddings ceremonies are filled with traditions, whether it’s something old, something new, something borrowed or something blue or the white wedding dress or the happy couple figurines perched high atop a glistening buttercream cake. We all have had the embarrassment of having to sit thru a drunken toast or watch Uncle Tony attempt the cha-cha slide, but these traditions are what make the day memorable and special. One of the best traditions that have stood the test of time is the aisle runner. Tradition tells us that the runner was laid down to protect the newlyweds from the evil spirits from rising up. Later the runners were used to [...]

May 30th, 2019|
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