Upstate NY Albany Capitol Regions Favorite Wedding Party and Celebration Destination

Birch Hill is Upstate New York’s Favorite Wedding, Social and Corporate Event Destination.

Down a country lane, in Upstate New York, just minutes from Albany, Rensselaer and the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts, is one of the Northeast’s most beloved wedding, social and corporate event destinations – Birch Hill.

Birch Hill is a family tradition. Each one of many thousands of events we have hosted over the past 80 years has been unique. We are proud to host celebrations of life’s most memorable events. And, it would be our honor to host yours.

Getting married? Planning Fundraiser, Gala, Corporate Event or Prom? Perhaps you are looking for the perfect place to celebrate one of life’s milestones like a birthday party, engagement or anniversary party, baby shower, retirement party, sweet 16, bat mitzvah, bar mitzvah, quinceanera, family reunion holiday party or corporate team-building events like company picnics, theme parties, retreats, trade shows and conventions or conferences.

Upstate New York’s Most Diverse Event Destination

Whatever the occasion, we cater to your taste. From formal sit-down affairs in a ballroom setting, to outdoor tent affairs, or romantic barn weddings; any one of the wide variety of indoor and outdoor venues at Birch Hill are sure to capture your imagination. Our outstanding culinary team and event staff are here to help you create an event that is uniquely yours - full of memories you and your guests will enjoy for many years to come.

Your Event Coordinator

Like you, we want everything to go as perfectly as possible on your special day. Which is why we provide a complimentary coordinator (yes, a free event coordinator!) for every Birch Hill event. We invite you to put our 80 years of event experience to work for you to customize and create the event you have dreamed of.


Planning an event that requires a catered meal? Birch Hill Catering, formerly known as Herbert's Catering, offers a wide variety of on-location catering options we know you and your guests will enjoy. We will prepare and serve your personalized menu to your guests, so you can sit back and enjoy being part of your event.

We cater anywhere! Home, corporate office, outdoor party location, or rented venue, our professionals will prepare and serve at the location of your choice.

Ready to begin turning your vision into an event everyone in attendance will remember? Let’s get started!