According to many Brooklyn is the coolest neighborhood in New York City. It's no wonder couples flock to this borough to look for their ideal wedding venues. Whatever the couple's vision, one of these 25 Brooklyn wedding venues is sure to be the one.
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Couples who thrive on attention to detail have found their wedding venue at Weylin. Every historic detail of this 19th-century building has been meticulously restored in a $24 million award-winning preservation project. Wedding guests will be in awe of the period décor, mosaic marble floors, delicate wood carvings, solid gold trim, monogrammed windows and, of course, the extraordinary frescoed dome. The Main Rotunda seats 300 for a dinner reception, and the Oculus Dome seats 200. The domes can be rented together for a lavish wedding with 450 seated guests, or 1,000 guests for a cocktail-style reception. The Gallery is a trendy industrial space with an adjacent speakeasy-style bar that can accommodate a wedding of 150.
175 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-963-3639
26 Bridge is a former metal factory that has been expertly renovated and transformed into an industrial-chic event space. Its magnificent bones have been left intact, from its soaring open ceiling with a unique skylight to the original brick walls and huge wooden doors. Rectangular glass windows run along both sides of the building just below the ceiling, allowing for plenty of natural light during the day. The venue is large enough to host 250 people seated and 375 people for cocktail-style receptions. 26 Bridge features a welcoming lobby, coat room, large banquet hall, side bar, and on-site kitchen, ensuring couples have all the amenities they need for their dream wedding.
26 Bridge Street, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-310-3040
3.The Green Building
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The Green Building was originally a brass foundry built in 1889; it has since been restored into a luxurious wedding venue with more than 6,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space. The renovations meticulously preserved the building's original exposed brick walls and open-beamed ceiling, eliciting an Old World ambiance. Four opulent crystal chandeliers and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open onto a private courtyard oasis only add to its charm and elegance. The Green Building offers several wedding packages that allow each couple to design their dream wedding to perfection.
452 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-522-3363
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Wythe Hotel is a 1901 factory repurposed into a 70-room hotel in Brooklyn's fashionable, hipster neighborhood of Williamsburg. This trendy area is defined by a heterogeneous collection of shops, rooftop bars, boutique hotels, and choice restaurants. Inside the Wythe Hotel, couples will experience an equally diverse array of wedding venues. The South 8th Loft accommodates 45 guests, and the private dining room holds 80 guests; the outdoor garden has space for 120, and the main hall is large enough for weddings of up to 150 guests. Catering is provided by the hotel's signature restaurant, Reynard. Wythe Hotel is the ideal wedding venue for the nontraditional couple. More Things to Do in Brooklyn
80 Wythe Avenue at North 11th Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-460-8000
5.The River Cafe
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The wedding venue at The River Café is situated in a glass pavilion nestled beneath the Brooklyn Bridge and overlooking the Statue of Liberty and the New York skyline. Couples may choose either the indoor Terrace Room or the outdoor Garden Location for the ceremony. The award-winning cuisine at The River Café features a New American menu, where the dishes are as beautiful as they are delicious. Cocktail service includes four hors d'oeuvres served butler style. Formal plated dinner includes four courses – appetizer, fish, meat, dessert, and petit fours. Toasting champagne and wedding cake are also available.
One Water Street, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-522-5200
© Bat Haus
Bat Haus is charming and unique boutique space that is perfect for couples who want an intimate wedding reception. The venue features 2,000 square feet on the main floor with a 20-foot-high ceiling featuring roof skylights and a floor-to-ceiling glass façade that allows for plenty of natural light. Strings of twinkling lights also span the ceiling, giving off a romantic glow for dinner receptions. Bat Haus provides eighteen 8x10 rustic wooden tables and 100 folding chairs that they will set up according to couples' specifications. This venue also features a mezzanine kitchen and a quaint 500-square-foot backyard with canopy.
279 Starr Street, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 917-865-8660
7.Bay Ridge Manor
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Bay Ridge Manor is an elegant and sophisticated wedding venue in the heart of Bay Ridge in Brooklyn. It features two exquisite spaces; the first is the Crystal Ballroom, which showcases stunning architecture, a soaring ceiling, arched doorways, beautiful polished wood floors, and crystal chandeliers. The second option is the Imperial Room, which boasts a romantic ambiance and provides an intimate feel; it features soft lighting and arched windows with rich drapery. They can both be used for the ceremonies and receptions, each offering plenty of space for a sit-down meal followed by a night of dancing.
476 76th Street, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-748-8855
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8.Brooklyn Botanic Garden
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The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is nestled in the heart of Brooklyn, a magnificent oasis featuring exquisite trees, pastoral lawns, and flower borders. It is the ideal location for any style of wedding, whether it's an afternoon ceremony amid seasonal flowers or a dance party reception underneath the stars. They offer two event spaces; the first one is The Palm House, a charming glass-walled venue that can accommodate up to 275 guests and sits right next to the garden's Lily Pool Terrace. The Atrium is the second option, a stunning living garden boasting floor-to-ceiling glass walls overlooking the garden's Cherry Esplanade. Read more
150 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-623-7200
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Deity Events is a romantic venue that offers 5,000 square feet of space within three candle-lit rooms featuring exposed brick, providing couples with an ethereal ambiance with hints of Old World charm. Designed by Brooklyn artists, it has several magnificent features, including a tree branch iron gate and a sensational arched stairwell that leads to the expansive entertainment space. In another room, couples will find stained-glass artwork, an indoor tree of life with elegant banquette lounge seating beneath it, and a full bar with hand-pour service. Deity is a full-service wedding venue that offers several wedding packages, which include choice of ceremony, design, furniture, catering, professional wait staff, and DJs for entertainment.
368 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-222-3692
10.Dyker Beach Golf Course
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Dyker Beach Golf Course is an ideal location for couples who want a traditional wedding with an Old World feel in the heart of Brooklyn. They offer two banquet rooms that can accommodate up to 600 people as well as a 5,000-square-foot patio that features picturesque views of the golf course. Their Grand Ballroom is elegantly designed with soft blues and warm creams, boasting floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the course and a stunning hardwood dance floor. The outdoor patio with gazebo and exquisitely designed terrace is an ideal locale for the ceremony. Their events team will coordinate every aspect of the wedding, including providing a Manhattan-style dinner menu.
1030 86th Street & 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-836-9722
11.Eden Palace Inc.
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Eden Palace is the largest wedding venue in the metro area, perfect for couples who are planning a lavish traditional wedding. They feature three specially appointed rooms and include an entrance lobby with a palatial feel, boasting floor-to-ceiling windows, two sophisticated seating areas, a mezzanine, baby grand piano, and a stunning crystal chandelier. The Cocktail Room welcomes guests in a classic ambiance, offering hors d' oeuvres and cocktails before heading into the all-white, LED-backlit chapel where the ceremony takes place. The dinner will be served in the opulent Dining Hall; an entirely white and cream interior that can be transformed into the couple's vision.
420 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-522-0600
12.Grand Prospect Hall
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The Grand Prospect Hall is an excellent choice for the couple that wants a wedding venue exuding 19th-century glamour. With a soaring ornate marble lobby reminiscent of Versailles, a resplendent ballroom with stunning antique and art collections, rococo detailing, and glittering chandeliers, couples and their guests will feel like royalty for a night. They divide their weddings into four categories; themed, traditional formal, traditional religious, and traditional ethnic, allowing all future brides and grooms complete freedom in their design vision. Grand Prospect also provides five-star catering to the specifications of each couple and a preferred list of vendors for photography, flowers, music, and even dancing lessons.
263 Prospect Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-788-0777
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Jane's Carousel is a wedding venue like no other, the dream location for an elegant wedding with fairytale feel. The Carousel Pavilion and deck provide unmatched views of the Manhattan skyline, Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges, and the East River. Couples will feel the magic of the glass-enclosed pavilion, featuring a 48-horse carousel, as they sit under an outdoor canopy strung with lights twinkling overhead. The space can accommodate up to 100 guests within the pavilion during the ceremony, and 200 guests on the deck during the reception. Jane's Carousel does not provide wedding coordination, but they do offer a preferred vendor list to couples.
45 Main Street Suite 602, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-222-2502
14.Masion May Dekalb
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Maison May Dekalb is a delightful boutique-style wedding venue located inside a charming and historic two-level brownstone. On the bottom floor, guests will find a quaint indoor dining hall that opens onto an ethereal garden with lush trees and shrubbery and light wood tables. The second floor is an equally attractive parlor room, featuring soaring ceilings, pocket doors, and original moldings; it's ideal for small ceremonies of no more than 48 people. It is a completely white room with one giant floor-to-ceiling window that allows plenty of natural light into the space, perfect for creating a wedding with a specific design in mind.
246 Dekalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-789-2778
© My Moon
My Moon is a restored industrial space nestled in the heart of the Williamsburg borough of Brooklyn. Its original 19th-century exposed wood and brick interiors and 25-foot glass dome that drenches the space in natural light creates a relaxed sophistication. At night, couples will delight in a stylish romance with a candlelit dinner that provides a gentle, warm glow. They also offer awe-inspiring outdoor garden areas, which create a luxurious oasis, ideal for the ceremony and cocktail hour. The venue can accommodate up to 250 guests, depending on which space the couple chooses to book, and they provide a Spanish-inspired dinner menu as well as a dancing area.
184 N 10th Street, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-599-7007
16.New York Marriot
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The New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge sits across the river from Brooklyn Heights and Manhattan, offering over 47,000 square feet of event space. The hotel and its venues are designed with a traditional elegance, providing excellent venues for both intimate ceremonies and lavish celebrations. They offer completely customizable rooms for the big day. The most prominent is the Grand Ballroom with over 18,000-square-feet of space, including a grand foyer, theater, reception, and banquet hall. The others are smaller spaces, accommodating anywhere from 20 to 720 guests. Each space can be designed and set up by expert staff to the specifications of the couple.
333 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-246-7000
17.The Dumbo Loft
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The Dumbo Loft is a beautifully renovated 19th-century loft located inside a brick building with an interior that exudes rustic elegance. This adaptable space features soaring ceilings, exposed brick walls, hardwood flooring, and gorgeous wood columns. The room is surrounded by large open windows that allow guests to overlook the striking district of Dumbo, showcasing Manhattan bridge archways and original cobblestone streets with the Brooklyn Bridge Park only steps away. The space can be completely customized to the vision of each couple, and they offer a preferred vendor list that can help with everything from entertainment and catering to flowers and photography.
155 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-310-3040
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The Foundry is a completely customizable venue that features an industrial-chic main room on the ground floor as well as a mezzanine boasting exposed brick walls, a soaring glass-topped ceiling with exposed beams, and multiple archways. They also have three additional spaces that can be rented along with the main room. These include The Courtyard & Tent, The Foundry Terrace, and The Foundry Greenhouse. In the courtyard, an ivy-covered courtyard filled with plants provides stunning views of the Queensboro Bridge. On the terrace, guests will revel in gorgeous views of both the bridge and the Manhattan skyline. The enclosed greenhouse features weathered brick walls and a skylight ceiling.
42-38 9th Street, Long Island City, NY, Phone: 718-786-7776
19.The Greenpoint Loft
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The Greenpoint Loft originally served as a pre-WWII warehouse, and has since been restored to the raw and striking venue it is today. The redesign stayed true to its historic roots, featuring wooden floors, exposed high beam ceilings, and large open window skylights that immerse the space in natural light. The main loft is 5,000 square feet, and a mezzanine level is 1,000 square feet. The rooftop offers enchanting views of the East River and Manhattan skyline. This open floor plan gives the venue a timeless Brooklyn ambiance, allowing couples and their guests to move throughout the sophisticated venue with ease.
67 West Street, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-310-3040
20.The Liberty Warehouse
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The Liberty Warehouse is on Pier 41 in the historic Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn. The pre-Civil War building was originally built in the 1850s and has been meticulously renovated into a captivating event space. There are three wedding venues here; the second-floor Governors Room is 7,500 square feet with high ceilings and a full wall of windows overlooking the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. The ground-floor Harbor Room is 7,000 square feet and opens onto a 3,000-square-foot patio facing New York Harbor. It has a built-in bar and four wood-burning fireplaces. The 1,600-square-foot Bridge Room overlooks New York Harbor and Verrazono Bridge, just right for intimate wedding celebrations.
260 Conover Street, Suite 326, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 347-987-3121
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Brooklyn Winery is an urban boutique winery in the heart of Williamsburg, a creative and vibrant borough within Brooklyn. They create small-batch wines that blend tradition with innovation, and offer full-service wedding ceremonies and receptions. Their unique venue provides couples with a rustic sophistication with reclaimed wood furniture and hand-picked vintage adornments; the fully functioning winery serves as the backdrop. An event manager works closely with each couple to assist in every stage of the wedding planning process, from selecting the perfect dinner menu to finding the perfect DJ or band for their entertainment. The winery can accommodate anywhere from 100 to 120 guests.
213 N 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 347-763-1506
22.The W Loft
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The W Loft is a waterfront venue with panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline. The contemporary glass-enclosed event space has been renovated with a white/neutral color palette that allows couples to make the space their own. High ceilings, recessed lighting, a stylish bar, two modern pillars, and tiled flooring provide an urban-chic wedding space for up to 90 seated guests, or 150 cocktail style. An attached 3,000-square-foot roof deck creates an indoor/outdoor ambiance. Couples may choose to tent the outdoor space. There are two dressing suites on the lower level. A full menu of preferred vendors is available, or couples may choose their own.
240 Kent Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-310-3040
© Baco Dumbo
Baco Dumbo is an elegant and trendy event space that features an open layout and white color scheme in order to complement any stylistic vision the bride and groom choose. The venue features a soaring 14-foot-high ceiling made from oak with pearl-toned silk drapery, giving the space an ethereal feel. Their sand-dust wood cabinetry, River Stone backsplash, glass entrance with floor-to-ceiling silk curtains, and luminous color-changing LED lighting throughout the room only add to its beauty. At 1,500-square-feet, it can accommodate up to 85 guests. The event planning team will handle everything from flower arrangements and entertainment to the catering and serveware.
71 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-360-2282
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61 Local is the ideal venue for couples who are planning a small wedding reception, as they can accommodate a sit-down dinner for up to 45 guests and a cocktail-style reception for up to 75 guests. The space has an industrial meets rustic vibe with wooden beams, exposed brick, and an abundance of natural light providing a warm and inviting ambiance. They have in-house catering with menu selections that are made from premium, locally sourced ingredients, as well as the option to have an in-room bar with a choice of wine and craft beer. 61 Local also provides chairs, tables, tablecloths, an audio system, and professional staff to tend to every need.
61 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY, Phone: 718-875-1150
24 Unforgettable Brooklyn Wedding Venues
- Weylin, Photo: Courtesy of Tommy Lee Walker - Fotolia.com
- 26 Bridge, Photo: vikstrel/stock.adobe.com
- The Green Building, Photo: Courtesy of malkovkosta - Fotolia.com
- Wythe Hotel, Photo: Wythe Hotel
- The River Cafe, Photo: The River Cafe
- Bat Haus, Photo: Bat Haus
- Bay Ridge Manor, Photo: Bay Ridge Manor
- Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Photo: Courtesy of Brad Pict - Fotolia.com
- Deity Events, Photo: Deity Events
- Dyker Beach Golf Course, Photo: Dyker Beach Golf Course
- Eden Palace Inc., Photo: Eden Palace Inc.
- Grand Prospect Hall, Photo: Grand Prospect Hall
- Jane's Carousel, Photo: Courtesy of elnariz - Fotolia.com
- Masion May Dekalb, Photo: Courtesy of MNStudio - Fotolia.com
- My Moon, Photo: My Moon
- New York Marriot, Photo: New York Marriot
- The Dumbo Loft, Photo: Courtesy of Nick - Fotolia.com
- The Foundry, Photo: The Foundry
- The Greenpoint Loft, Photo: The Greenpoint Loft
- The Liberty Warehouse, Photo: Courtesy of mariiakhanzeruk - Fotolia.com
- Brooklyn Winery, Photo: Courtesy of Rafael Ben-Ari - Fotolia.com
- The W Loft, Photo: Courtesy of dangutu - Fotolia.com
- Baco Dumbo, Photo: Baco Dumbo
- 61 Local, Photo: 61 Local
- Cover Photo: Courtesy of Nick - Fotolia.com