Banquets & Special Events

We can offer a variety of options to accommodate your banquet or special event needs. From 10 guests to 200 – we can provide an exceptional setting with an outstanding selection of menu items to choose from!

The Terrace at Waters Edge

Our waterfront banquet venue can provide seating for 75 to 200 guests. We can offer everything from a casual to elegant events, with menus to match. The breathtaking view of the historic Mohawk River will compliment any occasion in this room with a custom-built mahogany bar and state-of-the-art audio and video, including a wall size screen for any presentation. Our professional staff will enhance your event with superior, friendly service and you can dance the night away on our spacious dance floor!

The Terrace Banquet Menu

The Mohawk Room

Located in the restaurant, this beautiful room features a self-contained bar, mirrored serving area, candlelit tables, and background music of your choice. This area can serve 30 to 60 guests with a variety of menu choices, including buffet options.

Banquet Menu - Mohawk Room

The Freedom Patio

Enjoy the waterfront, sunshine, and fresh air on this patio area, located adjacent to the restaurant and completely covered by a colorful tent! If you want your guests to relax outside, then the Freedom Patio is the place to be. Choose from tasty selections on our “Special Event Freedom Patio Menu” – everything from barbeque items to Italian specialties – something for every taste! Seating for 50.

Freedom Patio Event Menu

The Seeley Room

Named for one of the founding families of this historic site, this room can accommodate up to 24 guests. Ideal for business luncheons, family gatherings, and friendly “get-togethers”. Depending on the number of guests, you can choose “Selected Entrees” or order directly from the restaurant menu.

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"Waters Edge was an excellent, knowledgable and informative staff. Perfect timing! Food was cooked perfectly."

Scotia, NY

"Wonderful place to entertain guests from Arizona - you made a great impression - hope to bring more guests here."

Gansevoort, NY

"We are happy to recommend The Waters Edge Lighthouse to anyone looking for a wedding or banquet venue. "

Pat & Debbie Miller

"We were very pleased. I'm glad I chose the Lighthouse for my 50th birthday celebration!"

Patti and Bill

"Delicious and at an amazing value."

Schenectady, NY

"Your waitstaff was wonderful, knowledgeable and caring who maintained a supreme focus fit for royalty throughout the meal"

New York, NY

"Perfect meal, great service, wonderful time!"

Ballston Lake, NY

"This is our favorite restaurant in Schenectady!"

Jim and Audra
Schenectady, NY