8:00pm Poughkeepsie Ice House on the Hudson
Michael and Gina will be at the Ice House having a few drinks. If you’re in town, please join us for happy hour specials and beautiful views right along the Hudson River.
1 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY
4 miles/6.5 kilometers; 10-15 minutes
Head north on U.S. 9 N for 2 miles; Take the Main St exit; Turn left onto Main St; Turn right onto N Water Street and look for the sign to the Ice House parking lot on the left. If you use GPS, enter “Victor C. Waryas Park” as the destination so it takes you to the parking lot for the Ice House.
3:15pm The Wedding Ceremony
Holy Trinity Church
The big day! Gina and Michael are so excited for you to be a part of the ceremony. Please make your own way to the church. You may contact the front desk of the hotel for cab services, try the cabs listed at the bottom, or use spare seats in other guests’ cars.
775 Main St, Poughkeepsie
5 miles/8 kilometers; 15 minutes
Head north on U.S. 9 N for 2 miles; Take the left exit for U.S. 44 E/NY 55 E/Church St; Merge onto U.S. 44 E/Church St and stay there for 2 miles; Turn left onto Raymond Ave.; Cross Main St and it will be your first entrance on the left (it looks like an unmarked high school parking lot and there is no traffic light). If you miss it, use the left lane to turn left onto East-West Arterial and you’ll see the church on your left to re-orient yourself.
5:00pm Cocktails, Dinner, Dancing and Festivity
Join us at Locust Grove, a short walk from the wedding hotels. Enjoy the bar and hors d’oeuvres, walk the beautiful gardens, and watch the lovebirds attempt a traditional German wedding day task before dinner and dancing.
2683 South Road, Poughkeepsie
From Holy Trinity Church’s parking lot: turn left; then make an immediate left on East-West Arterial/U.S. 44W/NY 55W; Take another quick left at the first light onto N Grand Ave and stay straight onto S Grand Ave for 1 mile; Turn right on Hooker Ave, continue for half a mile; Turn left onto Ferris Ln; Continue straight as it turns into Beechwood Ave, continue for 1 mile, following the bend to the right; When you hit U.S. 9/South Road, turn right for the Holiday Inn Express (on your right), go straight for Locust Grove, or turn left for the Courtyard Marriott.
11:00pm After the Party, There’s the Afterparty…
Please stroll two doors down to Coyote Grill for the afterparty (5 minutes’ walk south on U.S. 9). From here, it is a 10 minute walk back to the Holiday Inn Express at the end of the night, and a 5 minute walk back to the Courtyard Marriott. Please use the sidewalks and crosswalk, and have comfortable shoes to walk in!
2629 South Road, Poughkeepsie
9:00am Michael and Gina will take advantage of the Holiday Inn Express’s breakfast this morning and would love to see you there! Chef Jochen Weinert may even put some mini-sausages on the hotel’s BBQ for us.
Mid-dayish: Michael and Gina spend the day in Poughkeepsie visiting the Walkway over the Hudson (weather permitting) and relaxing with friends and family. Join them for an afternoon of fun on the first day of their marriage!
Wanda Weber (Gina’s aunt) at 203.570.8251
Philipp Huesgen (Michael’s friend) at +1 347.852.5502
Taxi Cab Services: Unfortunately, Uber hasn’t hit Poughkeepsie yet, and cabs can be unreliable. Allow extra time or, if possible, use another option. Try:
Inders Taxi Service845.242.5001
Petra Taxi Service 845.546.2933
Empire Transportation 845.454.4444