There is no shortage of beautiful, elegant, unique, and chic wedding venues in the city of Princeton, New Jersey. Couples looking to get married in the central New Jersey area have their pick of excellent venues, ranging from stunning hotels and charming inns to scenic country clubs with gorgeous views and historic homes to farmsteads and nature preserves full of natural scenery. There is something to meet nearly any taste and style of wedding, as well as for almost any length of guest list.
1.Morven Museum & Garden
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The Morven Museum and Garden hosts weddings and other private events at its pristine grounds and buildings. Built in the eighteenth century, the Morven Museum was once the residence of Richard Stockton, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. The home has now become a National Historic Landmark and has also served as the Governor’s mansion. There are a number of unique event venues for couples to choose from for their wedding. The Colonial Revival Garden is a particularly beautiful space for outdoor wedding receptions with an ability to accommodate larger groups under a tent.
55 Stockton St, Princeton, NJ 08540, Phone: 609-924-8144
2.Chauncey Hotel & Conference Center
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The Chauncey Hotel and Conference Center is one of Princeton’s hotel venues for weddings and other special events. Just a short drive away from the historic part of town, this quaint hotels is situated on approximately 370 acres of woodland. The hotel and conference center offers an idyllic setting and a peaceful place for wedding celebrations, with event space available for outdoors and indoors. The Garden Pavilion provides a great location for outdoor wedding receptions, while the Solomon Room and the Brodsky Gallery are ideal for couples wanting to hold their wedding with up to 150 people indoors.
660 Rosedale Rd, Princeton, NJ 08541, Phone: 609-921-3600
3.Cherry Valley Country Club
The Cherry Valley Country Club overlooks amazing golf course vistas and includes a clubhouse with a contemporary bar, a ballroom lined with large windows and a spacious dance floor that can host weddings with up to two hundred guests, and a wraparound patio with two fire pits and lounge furniture. The picturesque natural surroundings and lush greens create a picture-perfect setting for wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions. The Cherry Valley Country Club is an ideal wedding venue in the Princeton, New Jersey area, whether couples are wanting an intimate, small wedding or a large, grand event.
125 Country Club Dr, Skillman, NJ 08558, Phone: 609-466-4244
4.Hyatt Regency Princeton
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The Hyatt Regency Princeton is a rather chic hotel wedding venue in Princeton, able to accommodate weddings both small and large, from intimate family gatherings to lavish, grand celebrations. There are a few different spaces for events available for weddings at the Hyatt Regency Princeton with a capacity of 650 guests at the most. Couples can choose from the Centrum Courtyard, the Waters Edge Lounge, or the Regency Ballroom and Foyer. The ballroom features high ceilings, a stunning wooden dance floor, and contemporary lighting, the courtyard is ideal for outdoor wedding ceremonies, and the lounge is great for cocktail hour.
102 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ 08540, Phone: 609-987-1234
5.Mountain Lakes House
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The Mountain Lakes House in Princeton is a beautiful venue for weddings, situated on the Billie Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve spanning across ninety acres and exuding charm and tranquility for a couple’s big day. Surrounded by the lakeside sanctuary and greenery, this stunning house offers an ideal event space for both intimate, small ceremonies and large gatherings, both indoors and outdoors. The Mountain Lakes House is a great choice for couples looking for a nature-inspired and eco-friendly venue for their wedding, as the venue provides green facilities and even donates profit a nature conservancy program in the city.
57 Mountain Ave, Princeton, NJ 08540, Phone: 609-730-1010
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The Nassau Inn features both a restaurant and banquet hall that offers space for couples wanting to tie the knot in the area of central New Jersey. The charming and classic wedding venue offers all of the elegant sophistication one would expect from a historical building, along with the romance of a bygone era. Both outdoor and indoor spaces are available for weddings with up to 180 of the couple’s closest friends and family at the Nassau Inn. The stone courtyard patio is a particularly lovely site for outdoor wedding ceremonies during the warmer part of the year.
Ten Palmer Square, Princeton, NJ 08542, Phone: 609-921-7500
7.Park Chateau Estate and Gardens
The Park Chateau Estate and Gardens offers numerous different sites for wedding ceremonies and receptions just outside of Princeton, New Jersey. The venue’s chic wedding chapel is a great blend of tradition and elegance. The historic and meticulously manicured gardens span across the grounds between the chapen and the beautiful mansion. Couples can choose to hold their wedding ceremony in the gardens or simply use them for some excellent wedding photo opportunities. The Grand Ballroom is ideal for seated dinner wedding receptions with spectacular views of the gardens through large windows, in addition to chic and elegant architecture.
678 Cranbury Rd, East Brunswick, NJ 08816, Phone: 732-238-4200
8.Princeton Italian-American Sportsmen’s Club (PIASC)
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The Princeton Italian-American Sportsmen’s Club was founded back in the year 1947 and has been a significant source of pride and enjoyment for Princeton’s Italian-American community ever since. The civic organization has played a very active role in the Princeton community and the surrounding region. The club also acts as a venue for weddings, featuring a stunning gazebo for wedding ceremonies or as a backdrop for wedding photos, a space for the cocktail hour in the Founder’s Lounge, an outdoor patio, and a spacious dance floor. The professional catering team are able to customize menus for any needs.
8 Founders Ln, Princeton, NJ 08540, Phone: 609-921-0285
9.Princeton Marriott at Forrestal
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The Princeton Marriott at Forrestal is a contemporary hotel with resort-style services and features ideal spaces for weddings in the city of Princeton, New Jersey, such as the elegant Alexander Ballroom that measures approximately five thousand square feet in size. The hotel includes a number of unique event spaces across the grounds, including outdoor terraces, which provide spaces for both outdoor and indoor wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, and other special and social events. The Princeton Marriott at Forrestal also provides dedicated event managers to help with the planning process and event coordination, as well as on-site full-service catering services.
100 College Rd East, Princeton, NJ 08540, Phone: 609-452-7800
10.Princeton University Chapel
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The Princeton University Chapel has hosted thousands of wedding ceremonies for current and former Princetonians and their family over the years. Retired and current faculty and staff, alumni, students, and the children of any of these previously mentioned are able to hold their wedding ceremony at the Princeton University Chapel, which is the ceremonial and religious center of the prestigious Princeton University, located right on the campus. The beautiful chapel features soaring arches, wood carvings, stone masonry, and large stained-glass windows. It is also known to be one of the world’s largest chapels belonging to a university.
Princeton, NJ 08544, Phone: 609-258-3047
11.Prospect House & Garden
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The Prospect House and Garden provides several different meeting and dining spaces due to each room’s unique layout and nature. These include seven meetings room, four reception rooms, and three dining rooms throughout the non-smoking Prospect House. The venue is available year-round for weddings, private parties, banquets, rehearsal dinners, and other catering and special events. The Prospect House and Garden also provides in-house catering services with customized menus tailored to meet the needs and special requests of the couple and their wedding guests. Both package menus and a la carte menus are available for weddings and other events.
Washington St, Princeton, NJ 08544, Phone: 609-258-3455
12.The Boathouse at Mercer Lake
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The Boathouse at Mercer Lake just outside of Princeton in West Windsor, New Jersey is a lakefront venue for wedding ceremonies, receptions, and other special events. The property overlooks a picturesque lake and lush park greenery and features two different event spaces for weddings. The Lakeside Ballroom is the larger of two with a capacity to accommodate up to 250 of the couple’s family and closest friends for a night of dancing and dinner. The Cove Room is able to accommodate up to 40 people and is a good choice for a smaller, more intimate wedding reception.
334 South Post Rd, West Windsor, NJ 08550, Phone: 866-683-3586
13.The Hamilton Manor
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The Hamilton Manor is located in the Hamilton Township, just a short distance outside of Portsmouth. This Old World-style banquet facility and wedding venue was renovated and restored in 2009. The family-owned and operated venue provides enough space for weddings with more than five hundred guests in the Gallery and Grand Ballroom. Smaller and more intimate weddings can be held in one of the many different rooms in the Hamilton Manor, as well as outdoors on the 25-acres of beautiful wooded grounds with a well-landscaped gazebo. The Rustic Barn is a landscaped and covered area with a bar and cathedral ceilings.
30 Route 156, Hamilton Township, NJ 08620, Phone: 609-581-6782
14.The Palace at Somerset Park
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The Palace at Somerset Park offers either the West House or the East House for weddings and other special events, as well as an option to rent the entire house. Together, these two houses create one ideal wedding venue that leaves a memorable impression on guests. The West House features chandeliers with Venetian glass accents and French mansard-style fireplaces, creating a stunning space for the cocktail hour before the wedding reception. Afterwards, guests can move through the Grand Foyer into the East House, an expansive and luxurious event space with intimate settings, a dance floor, and ambient lighting.
333 Davidson Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873, Phone: 877-725-2234
15.The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village
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The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village is one of Princeton, New Jersey’s vibrant hotel wedding venues for unforgettable wedding celebrations. The hotel can arrange every detail and part of the wedding weekend tailored to meet the unique taste and style of the couple, from rehearsal dinner to farewell brunch and everything in between. Couples can choose to hold their wedding reception in the Forrestal Ballroom, which is a more formal and grand event space and able to accommodate up to 750 people. More intimate and casual weddings can be held in the Nassau Room that features an outdoor area.
201 Village Boulevard, Princeton, NJ 08540, Phone: 609-452-7900
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The Updike Farmstead is a six-acres beautifully restored barn and farmhouse from the late eighteenth/early nineteenth century. Open between the months of May and October for wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions, the barn is able to accommodate events with up to 150 guests, with additional space using a tent, increasing the capacity to 200 people. The Updike Farmstead also features a spacious back porch overlooking the landscape of open yard and preserved farmland. Several sites for wedding ceremonies exist across the grounds as well, and the venue also works with an equipment rental company and exclusive caterers.
354 Quaker Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540, Phone: 609-921-6748
17.Windsor Ballroom at the Holiday Inn of East Windsor
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The Windsor Ballroom at the Holiday Inn of East Windsor prides itself on being one of Mercer County’s most highly rated wedding venues. Their staff strives to make sure the wedding day is the best it can be, aiming to always exceed expectations. The professional and experienced event planning staff will also help couples with the many details of the wedding planning process. The beautiful and elegant Windsor Ballroom features a spacious dance floor, with The Courtyard available for an outdoor cocktail hour or wedding ceremony. There is also the stately Gallery for an indoor cocktail hour.
399 Monmouth St, East Windsor, NJ 08520, Phone: 609-443-8000
18.Pierre's Of South Brunswick
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Pierre's Of South Brunswick is set on lavish grounds in Monmouth Junction, just outside of Princeton, New Jersey. The establishment consists of two different buildings that are home to an array of culinary services. A bakery, catering facility, pizzeria, and deli are housed in one building and the Banquet Hall for events in the other. The Banquet Hall is an ideal event space for larger weddings with its size of approximately forty thousand square feet. Anywhere between twenty-five and five hundred guests can be accommodated in the five well decorated banquet rooms. Catering services are provided by Pierre's Of South Brunswick.
582 Georges Rd, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852, Phone: 732-329-3219
19.The Cranbury Inn
The Cranbury Inn is able to host wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions with anywhere between four and more than two hundred guests. The Legacy event space can accommodate over two hundred of the couple’s closest friends and family and features a full bar available during the length of the reception that includes choice and premium liquors, twelve house wines, twenty-four domestic and imported beers, mixed drinks, and more. All of the food served during the reception is considered “fine dining” cuisine in both proportion and preparation, as opposed to traditional banquet food. There is discounted pricing on food for children ten and under.
21 S Main St, Cranbury, NJ 08512, Phone: 609-655-5595
20.Crowne Plaza Princeton
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The Crowne Plaza Princeton is a gorgeous venue with great natural scenery for weddings that strives to provide a seamless and stress-free wedding experience with the help of a team of professional and experienced event planners. The Lakeside Terrace Ballroom offers an indoor wedding venue with large windows allowing for scenic views of the lake and modern decor. The space can be customized to meet the needs of the wedding event and includes elegant tables and chairs. During the warmer times of the year, couples can hold their cocktail hour or wedding ceremony outdoors by the lake.
900 Scudders Mill Rd, Plainsboro, NJ 08536, Phone: 609-936-4200
21.Grounds For Sculpture
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The Grounds For Sculpture is a unique event and wedding venue just a short distance from Princeton, New Jersey in Hamilton/ The venue provides several different facilities to meet the needs and tastes of couple’s looking for a wedding reception venue in the Princeton area. The Grounds For Sculpture has been noted as “a world where art and nature collude and sometimes collide” by the Washington Post and features more than 270 contemporary sculptures across its meticulously maintained forty-two acres. The grounds also include several attractive, flexible, and spacious event spaces for weddings and other special events.
80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619, Phone: 609-586-1303
22.TPC Jasna Polana
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TPC Jasna Polana in the Princeton area is a country club that offers event space for weddings and other special occasions. The private, unique club provides an elegant and exclusive event experience on its 230 acres of gorgeous countryside. With a variety of event facilities, great accommodations, and delicious dining, the TPC Jasna Polana aims to make every wedding experience amazing for both the couple and their guests. The main space for wedding receptions is the circular Travertine Room, which features stunning glass and marble details, as well as panoramic views of the estate and golf course.
8 Lawrenceville Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540, Phone: 609-688-0500
23.Hopewell Valley Vineyards
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The Hopewell Valley Vineyards is unique venue in the Princeton area for weddings, bridal showers, family reunions, and other special occasions with both indoor and outdoor event spaces available. A seemingly unlimited number of guests can be accommodated for outdoor weddings on the vineyard grounds, offering a gorgeous backdrop for ceremonies and receptions with views of the Sourland Mountains, farmland, and rolling vineyards. The indoor space next to the tasting room features chandeliers, stucco and stone walls, a dance floor, slate floors and a large copper-adorned bar. Almost one hundred guests can be accommodated for indoor events.
46 Yard Rd, Pennington NJ 08534, Phone: 609-737-4465
24.Mountain View Golf Course
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The clubhouse at the Mountain View Golf Course in Mercer County has been hosting weddings, corporate luncheons, golf outings, and other private events since it first opened in 2007. The clubhouse is approximately nine thousand square feet in size and has been recognized by Golf Inc magazine as one of the country’s top clubhouses. The Mountain View clubhouse is able to host event with up to 185 guests indoors or up to fifty guests on the stunning outdoor veranda. Full-service catering is offered for events at the Mountain View Golf Course through the Heirloom Events catering company.
850 Bear Tavern Rd, Ewing Township, NJ 08628, Phone: 609-882-4093
24 Best Wedding Venues in Princeton
- Morven Museum & Garden, Photo: Morven Museum & Garden
- Chauncey Hotel & Conference Center, Photo: Chauncey Hotel & Conference Center
- Cherry Valley Country Club, Photo: kieferpix/stock.adobe.com
- Hyatt Regency Princeton, Photo: Hyatt Regency Princeton
- Mountain Lakes House, Photo: Vibe Images/stock.adobe.com
- Nassau Inn, Photo: Nassau Inn
- Park Chateau Estate and Gardens, Photo: timonko/stock.adobe.com
- Princeton Italian-American Sportsmen’s Club (PIASC), Photo: Princeton Italian-American Sportsmen’s Club (PIASC)
- Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, Photo: Princeton Marriott at Forrestal
- Princeton University Chapel, Photo: Princeton University Chapel
- Prospect House & Garden, Photo: Prospect House & Garden
- The Boathouse at Mercer Lake, Photo: The Boathouse at Mercer Lake
- The Hamilton Manor, Photo: The Hamilton Manor
- The Palace at Somerset Park, Photo: Ekaterina Pokrovsky/stock.adobe.com
- The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village, Photo: The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village
- Updike Farmstead, Photo: Maksim Shebeko/stock.adobe.com
- Windsor Ballroom at the Holiday Inn of East Windsor, Photo: Gordana Sermek/stock.adobe.com
- Pierre's Of South Brunswick, Photo: Pierre's Of South Brunswick
- The Cranbury Inn, Photo: schepniy/stock.adobe.com
- Crowne Plaza Princeton, Photo: Crowne Plaza Princeton
- Grounds For Sculpture, Photo: Grounds For Sculpture
- TPC Jasna Polana, Photo: TPC Jasna Polana
- Hopewell Valley Vineyards, Photo: Hopewell Valley Vineyards
- Mountain View Golf Course, Photo: Joshua Rainey/stock.adobe.com
- Cover Photo: AS Photo Project/stock.adobe.com