The Appel Inn Gathering Space is located on 36 acres by way of a quiet, flowing creek and vintage barns, the Gathering Space adjoins the Historic 250 year old tavern built by Hendrick Appel in 1765.

The setting provides the perfect atmosphere of graceful elegance to your special event. Family owned and operated providing a simply smooth experience. The Appel hosts only one event per day ensuring the spotlight is on you and your guests. The Gathering Space accommodates both small and large gatherings up to 175 comfortably.

The setting allows for various environments – from the casual wedding, barbecue style, as well as formal champagne and white glove service.

The Appel property was originated in 1765 by original owners Hendrick (Henry) Appel and his wife, Eve. Originally built as a tavern, the Appel’s hosted the first official Guilderland town meeting held on April 5, 1803. Preservation of the property’s historical integrity has been upheld throughout the exchange of ownership over many centuries.

Standard Inclusions at The Appel Inn

Full Year-Round Venue
The Gathering Space allows you to bring in your rustic vision while offering air- conditioning, heat, and covered spaces should Mother-Nature decide to not cooperate – Including indoor bathrooms so your grandparents are not getting wet. As well as completely accessible for the comfort of all of your guests.

Seasonal Beautiful Outdoor Ceremony Site
Under a clear top tent adorned with Vintage Church Pews ( seating for 150) allowing you not only a beautiful setting for your Ceremony but also the ability to remain outside in rain or shine as well as ensuring you have beautiful outdoor photos regardless of rain or shine.

Hosting just one wedding per day gives you, your family and friends a time to relax and enjoy. You never have to worry about seeing another couple having photos or unwanted guests joining in. Offering 5 to 6 hours for your celebration time depending upon the day of the week.

Furnishings & Other Details:
Round Tables seating 8-12, some square tables, beautiful lime-washed x back chairs ( for 150), vintage church pews for your ceremony, patio heaters for those chilly nights, fire pit for gathering around and other touches, and lighting throughout – Other miscellaneous tables and furnishings needed for your cake table, guest book, dj and more.

Outside seating:
Plenty of Adirondack chairs and side tables on the deck and around the fire pit for guests to relax and enjoy.

Dressing Suite – She Shed:
A beautiful and charming space just for you – Arrive early, bring your mimosa’s and your wedding party – For dressing and relaxing before and after your ceremony – When its time – we just open the French Doors and you go on down the aisle.

Grooms Room
A place for your other partner to call their own. A bit more rustic and manly with its leather sofa and its century-old interior ( however heated and air-conditioned for comfort ) – the perfect location to gather and a few more photo ops

​Sweeping lawns with plenty of space for lawn games, gatherings and wonderful nooks and crannies for photos and wanderings.

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