Couples looking to tie the knot on a rooftop overlooking the skyline, in a historic ballroom in the heart of Manhattan, or even on a yacht on the Hudson with views of the Statue of Liberty, the city skyline, and the New York Harbor, will find great venue options in the city. There are plenty of gorgeous scenic countryside wedding venues as well, from an Adirondack Mountain lodge complete with fireworks and bonfire to a rustic 18th century barn venue with a gorgeous view of the stars.
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1.1896 SUMMER HOUSE
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Located in Pine Hill in the Catskills Mountains, 1896 Summer House has a stunning barn venue for a homey but elegant wedding. Just two and a half hours from Manhattan, 1896 Summer House is located on 23 private, thickly wooded acres of rolling hills and mountain landscapes, and it has several romantic spots for the ceremony, including a rustic gazebo, a pine glade, and a winter garden with stone walls. The historic barn is large and airy, outfitted with lights and set for music. 1896 Summer House offers all its guests options for catering, florists, wedding planners, and DJs. There is also a romantic cottage for the bride and groom, and onsite lodging for guests.
123 Birch Creek Rd, Pine Hill, NY 12465, Phone: 845-254-5010
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2.FEAST at Round Hill
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FEAST at Round Hill has won several awards for being the best wedding venue on the Hudson Valley. The stunning venue features a private estate with a gorgeous garden area for a wedding ceremony that feels romantic and intimate. Photos taken at FEAST at Round Hill are bound to turn out gorgeous whether they’re taken by a professional photographer or the groom’s mother on her iPhone. The venue is all inclusive and only does one wedding a day so they can devote their full attention – and the full site – to making sure each wedding is perfect. There are indoor and outdoor options in case of inclement weather, the dining room accommodates around 200 people, and the dance floor is big and spacious for all manner of crazy moves.
110 Round Hill Rd, Washingtonville, NY 10992, Phone: 845-497-7476
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3.Lindsay Landman Events
New York-based Lindsay Landman Events has been a market leader in producing original, innovative weddings and events since 2001. Their trademark is the seamless integration of planning, design, and production. The company owner and lead designer Lindsay Landman works with her New York and California-based teams, but while working all over the globe, she enjoys the challenge of incorporating new talent in each new environment. Known for producing events for America’s and the world’s most influential business and personalities, Lindsay Landman Events has been listed as one of the world top event planning companies by Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Brides. Lindsay Landman is also the Founding President of Wish Upon a Wedding and a leading instructor for the Event Leadership Institute .
150 West 25th Street, Studio 604, New York, NY 10001, Phone: 212-206-0026
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4.Arrow Park Lake And Lodge
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The stately mansion at Arrow Park Lake and Lodge is perfect for not just weddings and receptions, but also for lodging after the night’s festivities come to an end, with 12 beautifully appointed guest rooms available for rent. Located on a gorgeous green property with big skies, tall trees, and a picturesque lake, the setting is perfect for wedding photos, and the romantic atmosphere of the property and buildings screams “old world romance” for the happiest day of your life. The dining room can be arranged in a number of ways, and depending on the time of year Arrow Park Lake and Lodge is happy to accommodate an indoor or outdoor wedding and reception as requested.
1061 Orange Turnpike, Monroe, NY 10950, Phone: 845-783-2044
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5.Blenheim Hill Farm
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When Blenheim Hill Farm was founded in the 1740s, it was established as a working farm with crops, animals, and generations of families growing up under the rustic farmhouse roof. The beauty of that old world way of life surrounded by the stunning scenery of the Catskills region is certainly still evident today in this gorgeous venue, which features idyllic stone walls, large groves of maple trees that turn stunning shades of orange and red during the autumn season, and a large, reflective lake fed by a natural spring. The farm is owned by a New York City restaurant group, so guests can count on spectacular food for their evening, and the gorgeous barn venue lends a decided air of rustic elegance for a fun event.
673 Blenheim Hill Rd, Jefferson, NY 12093, Phone: 646-209-9633
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Those looking for a city wedding should look no further than Brooklyn Winery, a stylish urban winery located in a chic and one of a kind space. Weddings at the winery require a minimum guest count of 100 or 120 people depending on the day of the week and will be held in an elegant, airy space full of reclaimed wood elements, vintage decor, and a backdrop of real barrels where wine is being aged. Brooklyn Winery will help guests select the perfect menu and, of course, wines for the event, as well as provide full service assistance before and on the day of the wedding to make sure that every detail is absolutely perfect.
213 N 8th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, Phone: 347-763-1506
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Gotham Hall in New York City is a historic venue that is home to galas, balls, and celebrations of all kinds, and it is perfect for a sophisticated urban wedding. There are a number of elegant rooms available that each hold a different number of guests and have a different feel depending on the desired atmosphere. The team at Gotham Hall will help its clients plan the best wedding possible by assisting with creating a perfect menu, crafting unique cocktails, and setting the mood for a formal dinner, wild and exciting dance floor, or any traditional events or other requirements throughout the night.
1356 Broadway, New York, NY 10018, Phone: 212-244-4300
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8.Gratitude & Grace
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Ithaca, located in Central New York’s Finger Lake’s region, is a charming small city on the Finger Lakes Wine Trail, meaning there is gorgeous scenery and delicious wine to be had during a wedding at Gratitude and Grace. The rustic, historic barn venue dates back to the 1870s and has over 3,000 square feet of space that once housed horses but now is the perfect barn hall for any kind of lighting, music, live band setup, or table arrangement imaginable. The kitchen has a separate entrance for caterers, and the barn is like a blank canvas that can be decorated to suit any theme or design ideas. The 14-room Victorian house on the premises can also be rented for guests to stay in after the festivities come to an end.
235 Harvey Hill Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850, Phone: 607-280-0194
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The tall, wide rounded tower of Greystone Castle looks like something out of a fairy tale. When you’re inside, the stained glass windows stream colorful rays of light down onto wedding guests as they enjoy a delicious meal at the reception, creating a magical ambience. Greystone Castle in Canastota, NY between Syracuse and Utica is a beautifully unique wedding venue, with three levels to choose from for a stunning ceremony and reception location. Greystone only hosts one wedding per day so they can devote their full efforts to making your wedding the best it can be.
201 N Main St, Canastota, NY 13032, Phone: 315-697-3802
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10.Highlands Country Club
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The Highlands Country Club was a private estate in the 19th century, and it encompasses lots of land and 18th century buildings from when the property was a farm. Today, however, the area and surrounding buildings serve as a beautiful backdrop for weddings and celebratory events. Weddings at Highlands Country Club offer a romantic, elegant setting in a beautiful and picturesque countryside area only an hour’s drive from New York City. Weddings held here are all personally planned and curated by an experienced staff that helps brides and grooms plan the perfect menu, ceremony, reception, and more. Ceremonies can be held in the grand ballroom or out in the gardens, and after a three or four course meal, guests can dance the night away under 20 foot ceilings and an exquisite chandelier.
955 NY-9D, Garrison, NY 10524, Phone: 845-424-3254
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11.Manhattan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue
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For a sophisticated and luxurious wedding in the heart of Manhattan, this venue has it all. A spacious dance floor, artful table arrangements, large windows overlooking the New York City skyline, and a central location close to lots of public transport and nearby accommodations, Manhattan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue offers 8000 square feet of space for weddings and events with a large, eclectic menu from an acclaimed French chef, which is certain to suit any dietary needs and picky palates. Weddings at Manhattan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue are classy, elegant, and fun, with a decidedly “New York” flavor that’s hard to replicate anywhere else.
80 5th Ave, New York, NY 10011, Phone: 212-627-8838
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12.Midtown Loft & Terrace
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Urban chic meets luxurious romance at Midtown Loft and Terrace. The gorgeous indoor-outdoor space paved with red tiles and bounded by gorgeous stone banisters, and it features an open air terrace for up to 150 guests. There’s even a retractable roof so the space can be used in any type of weather. Bride, groom, and guests can all relax on the Terrace with some amazing drinks as they overlook the famous New York skyline, socialize, and dance. There’s also the Loft, an airy indoor space that can accommodate up to 300 people for cocktails or nearly 200 for formal dinners.
267 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016, Phone: 212-537-0117
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13.Mountain View Manor
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Stepping between the opening stones of a historic rock wall and walking down a grassy aisle to the sweeping steps and flower-filled arch of the scenic front porch at Mountain View Manor is a gorgeous and peaceful way to get married. Located in the Delaware and Hudson Valley region of New York State, Mountain View Manor offers an idyllic, historic countryside setting for weddings, with 165 acres of amazing nature to serve as the backdrop for wedding photos. This catering hall is a family owned business, and the personal care and details provided to each client really shows through in the spectacular food and service. There are even eight rooms in the mansion so guests can stay at Mountain View after the wedding.
369 High Rd, Glen Spey, NY 12737, Phone: 845-856-1105
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14.Smooth Sailing Celebrations
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Okay, so Smooth Sailing Celebrations technically hails from New Jersey, not New York, but when bride, groom, and wedding guests are sailing down the Hudson on a gorgeous yacht staring out at the bright lights of the city that never sleeps, who really cares about that minor detail? A luxury yacht cruise is an amazing option for a wedding, with fantastic cuisine, a gorgeous wedding cake included with the cruise, options for indoor and outdoor ceremonies, and a fleet of over 45 yachts that each have something different to offer; there are options to suit all sizes and budgets of weddings.
1500 Harbor Blvd, Weehawken, NJ 07086, Phone: 973-715-1091
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15.Stone Tavern Farm
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Imagine riding down the aisle on horseback or even featuring horses and goats in your wedding photos. At Stone Tavern Farm, a 400-acre horse farm, anything is possible, because the owner and operator will help couples plan a unique wedding suited to their exact tastes. Receptions can be held in the massive historic barn with tall ceilings, rustic wood construction, and real bathrooms so brides don’t need to fuss with a port-a-potty in their big dresses. There’s also the Waterside Pavilion, a beautiful picnic shelter alongside a pond with bonfires, tiki torches, and a relaxed, fun atmosphere where guests can watch the sunset before dancing the night away.
2080 Upper Meeker Hollow Rd, Roxbury, NY 12474, Phone: 607-326-3600
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16.Sunset Terrace at Chelsea Piers
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Located on Pier 61, Sunset Terrace at Chelsea Piers offers 3,400 square feet of event space right along the edge of the river for a scenic, unforgettable wedding. From Sunset Terrace, wedding guests will have amazing views of the Hudson River, the Statue of Liberty, and all the boats and yachts passing by on the water. The event space has standing room for up to 300 guests and sit down dining room for up to 150. They offer catering packages and a gorgeous space for a loft-style wedding with massive floor-to-ceiling windows in nearly every direction and an open air terrace next to the river. Sunset Terrace is also affiliated with a number of florists, photographers, musicians, and other vendors.
2nd Floor, 61 Chelsea Piers, New York, NY 10011, Phone: 212-336-6777
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17.Terrace On the Park
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In 1964, the building that now houses Terrace on the Park was built to be a heliport for the World’s Fair, but now, decades later, the unique modern structure makes a fantastic venue for a wedding. With Flushing Meadow park as its gorgeous backdrop, weddings at Terrace on the Park take place under the watchful and experienced eye of the park’s wedding planners, who will do everything in their power to make sure that each wedding is unique and perfect. The incredible penthouse offers a 360-degree view of the surrounding park. Wedding ceremonies at Terrace on the Park can be held indoors or outdoors.
52-11 111th St, Flushing, NY 11368, Phone: 718-592-5000
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18.The BARN at Liberty Farms
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Whether couples are looking for an intimate gathering of close friends and family or a massive party with everyone they’ve ever met there to celebrate, The BARN at Liberty Farms is there to create the perfect ambience for your event. The rustic but elegant barn is a perfect setting for a fun country wedding, surrounded by 300 acres of Liberty Farm’s trees, hills, and rolling fields. The barn venue is chic, versatile, and downright magical once the tables are set and the warm lights send their glow into the peaceful blue night. The BARN at Liberty Farms has parking available for up to 50 cars, and a wide array of locations for beautiful outdoor ceremonies, cocktail hours, and receptions to choose from.
60 Ostrander Rd, Ghent, NY 12075, Phone: 917-539-9283
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19.The Edison Ballroom
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The classic art deco style of The Edison Ballroom dates back to 1932, when the space was first opened as part of the Edison Hotel. It was renovated in 2008 to update the facility, so now it is not only sophisticated and historic, but also fully ready for all manner of sound systems, catering, lights, or whatever requirements are necessary for any type of wedding. The ballroom has two levels in the space, for multiple levels of partying, and its staff boasts an award winning chef who will create personalized wedding menus, as well as a sound and lighting system that is included in the venue price.
240 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036, Phone: 212-201-7650
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The Foundry, located in Queens, is a uniquely industrial space with brick arches, tall warehouse ceilings, and metal balconies around the interior edges of the space. There is also a greenhouse-like pavilion space where tables and chairs can be set up for dinner, surrounded by greenery. The space is ideally suited for a wide variety of arrangements with several options for ceremonies and receptions. The striking appearance of The Foundry also ensures that its a great spot for wedding photos, with several unique and beautiful backdrops that will make for some timeless shots.
42-38 9th St, Long Island City, NY 11101, Phone: 718-786-7776
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The Glasshouses is a blank canvas waiting for couples to make it their own. With the capacity to host an intimate 25-person dinner or a 150-person dance party wedding reception, The Glasshouses provides a ton of freedom in both of its venue options. There’s Glasshouse 14 with 3,600 square feet of space and an intimate feel that also has great windows perfectly suited for watching the sunset, or Glasshouse 21, which has huge windows, 3,400 square feet, and a gorgeous balcony with amazing views of the Hudson River and the Manhattan skyline. Each space can accommodate up to 150 people for dinner, and both spaces can be rented at once if necessary.
545 W 25th Street, 21st Floor, New York, NY 10001, Phone: 888-265-6823
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22.The Lodge on Echo Lake
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Imagine a beach wedding before the still, reflective waters of Echo Lake behind which rise the tall trees and steep slopes of the Adirondack Mountains. It’s picturesque, it’s peaceful, and it’s incredible romantic, and that’s what The Lodge on Echo Lake has to offer. The beautiful lodge has over 6,000 square feet of space and can accommodate up to 200 guests, with several options for indoor or outdoor weddings and plenty of amazing spots for beautiful wedding photos. Echo Lake also offers a bridal suite for the happy couple, accommodation for up to 40 guests, and even optional services for a pre-wedding bonfire the night before, fireworks displays over Echo Lake. You are also welcome to use of the Lodge’s sports facilities, like their baseball diamonds, basketball courts, kayaks and canoes, climbing wall, and swimming pools.
175 Hudson St, Warrensburg, NY 12885, Phone: 518-623-5599
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23.The Roxbury Barn & Estate
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This gorgeous country wedding venue in the Catskills has almost 170 years of history behind it. Couples who get married at The Roxbury can count on striking photos in the woods, in the lush gardens, near the lily pond, and in the pavilion, with its gorgeous views of the mountains. At The Roxbury Barn and Estate, couples can tie the knot in the beautiful pine grove that The Roxbury calls its Natural Cathedral, amidst the tall trees that stand to attention. The 42-acre event space has both indoor and outdoor options, with plenty of support from the on-site staff. The Roxbury Barn and Estate is located only a three-hour drive from New York City.
667 County Road 41, Roxbury, NY 12474, Phone: 607-326-4874
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It doesn’t get much more sophisticated than an urban rooftop wedding overlooking one of the most striking and recognizable skylines in the world. Tribeca Rooftop offers a gorgeous industrial penthouse for weddings and events, with an indoor space as well as the outdoor rooftop that can be arranged for dinner, cocktails, ceremonies, and dancing. Guests and wedding party alike will adore the delicious gourmet food, the lighting, the music, and the overall space, which provides a perfect setting for a fun urban wedding and is carefully curated for each wedding by Tribeca Rooftop’s dedicated staff.
2 Desbrosses St, New York, NY 10013, Phone: 212-625-2600
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25.Wolf Oak Acres
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Wolf Oak Acres is a unique and gorgeous country wedding venue in Upstate New York near Syracuse. Wolf Oak offers several packages for weddings, including an elopement or mini wedding package for small weddings of up to 38 guests as well as a full wedding package for larger celebrations, which includes full day venue rental and use of all the amazing photo op sites at Wolf Oak Acres. Couples can choose to get married in front of a waterfall, in a woodland grove, before a small chapel, on the waterfront, in the garden, or indoors, and all these scenic spots are also amazing locations for photos as well.
6470 Creek Rd, Oneida, NY 13421, Phone: 315-762-3090
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25 Best New York Wedding Venues
- 1896 SUMMER HOUSE, Photo: Courtesy of shunevich24 - Fotolia.com
- FEAST at Round Hill, Photo: Courtesy of illustrissima - Fotolia.com
- Lindsay Landman Events, Photo: ver0nicka/stock.adobe.com
- Arrow Park Lake And Lodge, Photo: Courtesy of Nadtochiy - Fotolia.com
- Blenheim Hill Farm, Photo: Courtesy of anatoliycherkas - Fotolia.com
- Brooklyn Winery, Photo: Courtesy of nagaets - Fotolia.com
- Gotham Hall, Photo: Courtesy of fotofrol - Fotolia.com
- Gratitude & Grace, Photo: Courtesy of jekatarinka - Fotolia.com
- Greystone Castle, Photo: Courtesy of nagaets - Fotolia.com
- Highlands Country Club, Photo: Courtesy of Yana - Fotolia.com
- Manhattan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue, Photo: Courtesy of Olive - Fotolia.com
- Midtown Loft & Terrace, Photo: Courtesy of mshd17 - Fotolia.com
- Mountain View Manor, Photo: Courtesy of Yana - Fotolia.com
- Smooth Sailing Celebrations, Photo: Courtesy of Bera_berc - Fotolia.com
- Stone Tavern Farm, Photo: Courtesy of natalysavina - Fotolia.com
- Sunset Terrace at Chelsea Piers, Photo: Courtesy of Wollwerth Imagery - Fotolia.com
- Terrace On the Park, Photo: Courtesy of Elina Leonova - Fotolia.com
- The BARN at Liberty Farms, Photo: Courtesy of malkovkosta - Fotolia.com
- The Edison Ballroom, Photo: Courtesy of Parilov - Fotolia.com
- The Foundry, Photo: Courtesy of satit - Fotolia.com
- The Glasshouses, Photo: Courtesy of ViDi Studio - Fotolia.com
- The Lodge on Echo Lake, Photo: Courtesy of pop_gino - Fotolia.com
- The Roxbury Barn & Estate, Photo: Courtesy of Georgi - Fotolia.com
- Tribeca Rooftop, Photo: Courtesy of tutye - Fotolia.com
- Wolf Oak Acres, Photo: Courtesy of nataliakabliuk - Fotolia.com
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90 State Events
Named for its address on 90 State Street in Albany, 90 State Events is a huge, classic wedding venue with tall, arched 50 foot ceilings, stately columns, elegant lighting fixtures, and a wide variety of seating options and arrangements. 90 State has over 14,000 square feet of space for large weddings of up to 400 guests, and the experienced production team will guide wedding planners and guests through the night; 90 State will handle everything from the ceremony to the food to the flowers. They can even host a post-wedding brunch on the morning after the event. The beautiful ambience and the well oiled machine of the team at 90 State can help to make sure that the only “hitch” in your wedding day is the one between bride and groom when they say “I do.”
90 State St, Albany, NY 12207, Phone: 518-688-2123