20 of the BEST NYC Wedding Venues

Choosing the perfect venue for your wedding is a huge decision! With a plethora of incredible options available here in NYC, selecting the perfect spot can sometimes transform wedding planning from an exciting journey into a daunting task. That’s why I’ve compiled this guide featuring some of the finest wedding venues in New York City.

Each venue on this list offers a distinct blend of stunning visuals, unforgettable experiences, elegance, and charm unique to NYC. As a busy NYC wedding photographer, I found it so hard to narrow down this list! More than just providing a setting for your wedding day, each of these venues offers exceptional experiences for your guests, and stunning photographic opportunities, allowing you to capture and cherish the celebration of your love for many years to come.

While this isn’t an exhaustive list, it is intended to be a starting point to help you narrate your love story in the most genuine and memorable way possible!

1. Oheka Castle

Oheka Castle on Long Island presents an enchanting setting that transports guests to the grandeur of the Gilded Age. With its majestic architecture, lush formal gardens, and panoramic views, this historic estate offers a fairy-tale backdrop ideal for a romantic and luxurious wedding experience.

Want to learn more about Oheka Castle and get all the details you need to plan your classic NYC wedding? Check out our full venue guide here.

2. Prospect Park Boathouse (Purslane at the Boathouse)

Nestled in the heart of Brooklyn’s iconic Prospect Park, the Prospect Park Boathouse offers a serene lakeside setting combined with the charm of historic architecture, making it a picturesque venue for an intimate and nature-infused wedding.

Want to learn more about Prospect Park Boathouse and get all the details you need to plan your classic NYC wedding? Check out our full venue guide here.

3. Tribeca Rooftop

In the trendy neighborhood it’s named after, Tribeca Rooftop is a venue that boasts industrial sophistication with its spacious interior, panoramic glass windows, and a stunning outdoor terrace offering breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, ideal for a chic urban wedding.

Want to learn more about Tribeca Rooftop and get all the details you need to plan your classic NYC wedding? Check out our full venue guide here.

4. Cipriani 42nd Street

A landmark venue in Midtown Manhattan, Cipriani 42nd Street exudes classic elegance and grandeur with its soaring marble columns, magnificent chandeliers, and opulent art deco interior, perfect for a lavish and sophisticated wedding celebration.

Want to learn more about Cipriani 42nd Street and get all the details you need to plan your classic NYC wedding? Check out our full venue guide here.

5. Greenpoint Loft

Located in Brooklyn, Greenpoint Loft epitomizes rustic charm and urban flair. This restored waterfront warehouse features original wooden beams and spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline, offering a unique and versatile space for a bespoke wedding.

Want to learn more about Greenpoint Loft and get all the details you need to plan your classic NYC wedding? Check out our full venue guide here.

6. Eoilia Mansion

Set within the picturesque Harkness Memorial State Park in Connecticut, Eolia Mansion offers a romantic, historic estate with beautifully manicured gardens and an elegant mansion, ideal for a sophisticated, garden-style wedding.

Want to learn more about Eolia Mansion and get all the details you need to plan your classic NYC wedding? Check out our full venue guide here.

7. 74Wythe

Situated in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 74Wythe is a contemporary and versatile venue with multiple spaces, including a stunning rooftop with panoramic views, perfect for couples seeking a modern yet intimate wedding atmosphere.

Want to learn more about 74Wythe and get all the details you need to plan your classic NYC wedding? Check out our full venue guide here.

8. Hudson House

Located on the Jersey City waterfront, Hudson House features breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, paired with a sleek, modern interior, making it an ideal spot for a glamorous and memorable waterfront wedding.

Want to learn more about Hudson House and get all the details you need to plan your classic NYC wedding? Check out our full venue guide here.

9. Wainwright House

As one of Westchester’s oldest surviving mansions, Wainwright House in Rye offers a tranquil and elegant setting with its French chateau-inspired architecture and stunning views of the Long Island Sound, suitable for a timeless and refined wedding.

Want to learn more about Wainwright House and get all the details you need to plan your classic NYC wedding? Check out our full venue guide here.

10. Meadowlark North Fork

Located in the heart of Long Island’s wine country, Meadowlark North Fork provides a rustic yet elegant setting with its vineyard landscapes and sophisticated barn, perfect for a romantic, countryside wedding.

Want to learn more about Meadowlark North Fork and get all the details you need to plan your classic NYC wedding? Check out our full venue guide here.

11. Battello

Located on the Jersey City waterfront, Battello combines urban sophistication with a nautical theme, featuring panoramic views of Manhattan and a chic, industrial design, ideal for a stylish and memorable wedding.

Want to learn more about Battello and get all the details you need to plan your classic NYC wedding? Check out our full venue guide here.

12. St. Thomas More Church

St. Thomas More Church offers a traditional and solemn setting for a wedding ceremony, with its stunning architecture and serene ambiance, reflecting a timeless elegance.

13. Manhatta

Set high above the city in Manhattan, Manhatta offers a luxurious space with floor-to-ceiling windows, providing sweeping views of the city skyline, ideal for an elegant and intimate urban wedding.

14. Baltusrol

Located in Springfield, New Jersey, Baltusrol Golf Club is a prestigious venue known for its lush landscapes and grand clubhouse, offering a perfect blend of luxury and natural beauty for an exclusive wedding experience.

15. Calvary Church

Calvary Church in Summit, New Jersey, presents a serene and historic setting, with its beautiful stained glass and classical architecture, offering a spiritual and elegant ambiance for a wedding ceremony.

16. Private Club on the Upper East Side

Hosting a wedding at a private club on the Upper East Side means experiencing exclusivity and elegance in a refined setting, where personal touches and high-end service create a uniquely intimate and upscale celebration.

17. Gantry Plaza State Park

This unique park in Long Island City offers a blend of urban and natural beauty, with stunning views of the Manhattan skyline and the East River, providing a scenic and contemporary backdrop for a wedding.

18. Maiella

Tucked away in Long Island City, Maiella combines modern Italian cuisine with a rustic and chic setting, featuring waterfront views and a stylish interior, perfect for a gourmet and sophisticated wedding experience.

19. Church of St. Paul the Apostle

Located in Manhattan, the landmark Church of St. Paul the Apostle offers a grand and historic setting for a wedding, with its awe-inspiring architecture and a solemn, spiritual ambiance.

20. Maritime Parc

Set in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, Maritime Parc provides modern elegance with its sleek design, exceptional cuisine, and stunning views of the Manhattan skyline and Statue of Liberty, ideal for a contemporary waterfront wedding.

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