New York City and Hudson Valley Wedding Venues We Love!

Tarrytown House Estate 

Located in the lovely Westchester area, you will immediately go weak at the knees upon viewing this stone castle-like home with spacious grounds and plenty of room for your guests. This grand mansion is full of 1900’s charm and classic touches. The venue can hold up to 350 guests, ideal for large weddings. Located at 49 East Sunnyside Lane, Tarrytown NY 10591  (800) 553-8118

 

Lyndhurst Castle 

 If you always dreamed of being treated like royalty, get ready – this amazing location is the stuff of storybooks. Built in the early 18th century, this historical mansion and its nearby buildings will not disappoint. Contained within the 67 acres are a carriage house, rose garden, and observation tower, plus 300 guests at a time can be accommodated. 635 S. Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591 (914) 631-4481

 

Stone Tavern Farm Home

If a cozy, country setting is what you’re after, look no further. The sprawling lawn and lovely lighting will give you an amazing backdrop for all photos. You can dance the night away with 300 guests at this site. 2080 Upper Meeker Hollow Rd. Roxbury, NY 12474 (607) 326-3600

 

Whitby Castle  

For those desiring to host an elegant, upscale affair, Whitby castle is a stunning choice. A massive green lawn and light filled dining areas make this space a cut above the rest. You and 250 guests can enjoy this bright and airy venue. 330 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580 (914) 777-2053

 

The Kaaterskill Inn 

Want to spend your wedding day surrounded by the hush of nature, the Catskill mountains, and beautiful lake views? The Kaaterskill Inn offers a supreme slice of New York country at its finest. 150 guests are welcome at this location. 424 High Falls Road Extension, Catskill, NY 12414 (718) 532-6631 

 

Onteora Mountain House 

This quaint and cottage-like B&B is perfect for you and 200 invitees. Host your wedding amidst the stunning mountain and forest views in this rustic lodge, breathing in the clean, fresh air and making memories to last a lifetime. 96 Piney Point Rd. Boiceville NY 12412 (845) 657-6233 

 

Gedney Farm 

This organic space with north-eastern charm holds everything you need for an amazing wedding celebration. Host your big day in a deep red, rustic barn with 250 people or more. 34 Hartsville-New Marlboro Road, New Marlboro, MA 01230 (413) 229-3131 

 

The Farm at Pond Lily 

Sweeping trees and lakeside reflections accent this property. It’s the perfect spot to get away. You may invite up to 350 friends and family members to join you at this natural and peaceful location. 365 W. Pond Lily Rd, Elizaville, New York 12523 (518) 303-2488 

 

Bourne Mansion 

From the stately white pillars, to the dazzling fountain and landscaping, this site has it all. No need to cut the guest list in this elegant space. The venue can accommodate the large number of 400 guests for an amazing reception. 500 Montauk Highway, St. John's Gate # 2 Oakdale, NY 11769 (631) 277-7800 

 

Glynwood Farm 

If you are looking for a place that inspires you with all the beauty of nature while encouraging people to be part of growing the Hudson Valley’s local cuisine, this may be the perfect venue. Not only is it the most special day of your life, but it can be great for the entire community. 225 guests are welcome. P.O Box 157, Cold Spring NY, 10516 (845) 265-3391 

 

Blue Hill at Stone Barns 

This is a unique venue because there are several spots that can be chosen from for your party. In the town or in rural areas, this place has perfect options and tantalizing food! Bring 260 of your guests. 630 Bedford Road, Tarrytown NY 10591 (914) 366-9600 

 

Blenheim Hill Farm 

A breathtaking picture, and a reminder of the past, this venue was built in the 17th century. Ideal for all those history buffs out there who want a chance to sail through the years and observe the beauty first-hand. 20 guests are welcome to stay on the property, and nearby areas are happy to host 100 more for your special day. 673 Blenheim Hill Road, Jefferson NY, 12093 (212) 514-8411 

 

Audrey's Farmhouse 

Calling all pet lovers! This lovely, simple country venue is perfect for those who want to bring along their furry friends. 200 guests are welcome! 2188 Bruynswick Road, Wallkill NY 12589 (845) 895-3440 

 

Red Maple Vineyard 

If rolling hills, rustic farmland, and a crisp glass of wine sound like the perfect combination, look no further. Incredible catering and other extras will seal the deal. An outdoor tent makes it the right venue for larger parties. 103 Burroughs Drive, West Park, NY 12491 (845) 384-3057 

 

Owls Hoot Barn 

This unique and adorable space is great for those looking for a bohemian or woodland vibe. 180 invitees are welcome to party with you. 386 Bronck Mill Road, West Coxsackie NY, 12192 (518) 755-1706 

 

Bedford Post Inn

 Charming and nostalgic, this is possibly one of the most incredible places in New York to celebrate your marriage. The sprawling grounds and housing offer an intimate setting you and your guests will always remember. 954 Old Post Road, Bedford NY 10506 (914) 234-7800 

 

Cedar Lakes Estate 

Views of the valley and all the space you can want, a place where 400 people can congregate for your big day. A lovely and private area for your wedding, complete with amazing food choices and plenty for guests to do. 1 Team USA Way, Port Jervis NY 12771 (845) 533-3328 

 

Circa 1799 Barn 

The title really says it all for this venue. Historic ambience, gorgeous scenery, and extreme exclusivity are what make up this location; they only do a few weddings each year, so you can be assured of their full attention. 105 Simons Road, Ancramdale NY 12503 (917) 922-4230 

 

Rustic Orchard Barn  

With options like décor and an incredible space to work with, this venue will not disappoint. You and 200 guests will love the outdoor elegant feel of the barn. Rhinebeck, NY 12572 (518) 929-7801 

 

Buttermilk Falls Inn 

Waterfalls, massive trees, wilderness and a space that feels antique and modern at the same time. 50 guests can comfortably stay at the Inn, and the bonus is that it is also a spa. Perfect for weddings! 220 North Road, Milton New York, NY 12547 (845) 795-1310

 

The Pioneer Farm 

An incredible blend of whimsy, color and romanticism, this farm is a lovely location for anyone who appreciates the beauty of nature. Multiple modernized areas for your guests to stay in comfort are available, as well. 65 South Rte. 94, Warwick NY, 10991 (845) 545-2863 

 

Foxfire Mountain House  

Views the likes of which can be seen nowhere else, beautiful visiting quarters, and people who care about your wedding are all combined in this venue. Come see the Catskill Mountains and celebrate. 72 Andrew Lane, Mt. Tremper NY, 12457 (845) 688-2500 

 

Bassinova-on-Hudson 

Gently curving hills sweep the countryside of this lake house. Bright and fresh with a classic vibe, this venue will leave you and 250 guests completely speechless. 82 Bassin Road, Athens NY, 12015 (305) 803-3399 

 

Basilica Hudson 

A spacious piece of architecture with soft echoes of a bygone era, any and all guests are sure to be accommodated by this cavernous yet incredible blank slate venue. For the creative bride and groom! 110 S. Front Street, Hudson NY, 12534 (518) 822-1050 

 

The Hasbrouck House 

This stone cottage-like structure lends a feeling of calm and magic the moment you see it. 150 people can enjoy the lush greenery and rustic atmosphere here. 3805 Main Street, Stone Ridge NY, 12484 (845) 687-0736 

 

Barn on the Pond 

This venue offers grandiose settings with multiple options. A fun place for lodging and nuptials, invite 150 friends and relatives!1203 Glasco Turnpike, Saugerties NY 12477 (845) 247-3982 

 

Boscobel House 

This manor has a colonial look that is timeless and elegant, and the structure hails from the early 1800’s. A shocking 800 guests are welcome at this site. 1601 Route 9D, Garrison NY, 10524 (845) 265-3638 

 

Mohonk Mountain House 

 Incredible lake views, untouched by anyone but you and your 200 guests, with tall, imposing mountains, wildflowers and multiple venue options – could there be a more perfect spot for a wedding? 1000 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz NY,12561 (845) 256-2053 

 

The Barn at Liberty Farms 

For those who wish to combine high style with farm life for up to 200 people. Waterside settings, horses and a homespun vibe are all made fashionable at this location. 60 Ostrander Rd, Ghent NY, 12075 (917) 539-9283 

 

Caramoor Center for Music 

1,000 of your guests can enjoy the artistic romance of this space. Hushed gardens and Spanish architecture make the perfect getaway. 149 Girdle Ridge Road, PO Box 816, Katonah NY, 10536 (914) 232-5035 

 

Locusts on Hudson 

From the moment you pass through the front gates, you will be captured by the climbing ivy, crackling fireplaces, and massive windows of Locusts on Hudson. Spiraling staircases and dizzying views on numerous acres will stun your wedding guests. 135 Old Post Road, Staatsburg NY, 12580-5228 (845) 876-4341 

 

Liberty View Farm 

A site known for their love of organic foods as well as weddings! 300 are welcome at this picturesque location. 340 Crescent Ave, Highland NY, 12528 (845) 399-9545 

 

The Garrison 

Rave cuisine reviews make this mountain getaway a magical oasis. There is plenty of room for your 200 guests to enjoy the Garrison. 2015 US 9, Garrison NY,10524 (845) 424-3604 

 

Blooming Hill Farm 

The prettiest country wedding you can imagine! They have a commitment to local and organic meals served for their events, to the delight of you and your group. 1251 NY-208, Blooming Grove, NY 10914 (845) 782-7310 

 

 

Full Moon Resort 

Elegant romance abounds at this venue with a Catskill Mountain backdrop. Ideal for any size group you may want to include at your wedding. Valley View Road, Big Indian NY, 12410 (845) 254-5117 

 

Tuthilltown Distillery 

 Industrial and intimate, this setting will feel cozy even with 300 guests. Gorgeous waterfalls and wood structures throughout that bring a woodland vibe. 20 Gristmill Lane, Gardiner NY, 12525 (845) 255-1527 

 

Shadow Lawn 

Your 150 favorite people can join you and your fiancé at this venue. Naturally landscaped with lovely details, this spot is idyllic. 2233 Lucas Turnpike, High Falls NY, 12440 (845) 687-2302 Emerson Park Pavilion – If you adore places near to the water, you will love this venue. Perfect for any style wedding. 6861 East Lake Road, Auburn NY, 13021 (607) 882-9609 

 

Kirby Hill Farm 

 A memorable and rustic location for you and your guests to retreat to. This venue has an abundance of wilderness views and will ensure a good time. 15 Kirby Hill Road, Pawling NY, 12564 (914) 519-7985 

 

Tappan Hill Mansion 

Loaded with history and high fashion, you must see this exciting spot. Set on the residence which used to belong to the famous Mark Twain; your 260 guests will be awed. 81 Highland Avenue, Tarrytown NY, 10591 (914) 631-3030 (GPS address is 200 Gunpowder Lane) 

 

Highlands Country Club 

High ceilings and plenty of space mark this venue. Amazing photographs will result from the incredible lighting. 955 Route 9D, PO Box 348, Garrison NY, 10524 (845) 424-3254

 

The Altman Building

135 W. 18th St., nr. Seventh Ave; 212-741-3400; thealtmanbuilding.com

A former 1896 carriage house, this landmark building boasts vaulted brick ceilings and original mahogany French doors. The 10,000-square-foot ground floor can accommodate up to 500 for a seated dinner and dancing or 750 for a reception, and the staff can help with event planning and design, including prop rentals, catering, and entertainment. Space rental for weddings starts at $13,500.

 

A Private Penthouse Affair

80 Fifth Ave., at 14th St., penthouse.; 212-627-8838; manhattanpenthouse.com

Located on the top floor of a historic building near Union Square, this bright, 8,000-square-foot space can hold up to 200 seated guests (with dancing). Twelve-foot-wide arched Palladian windows yield views that stretch from Wall Street to Times Square, and a stained-glass and oak-paneled bar completes the effect. From $120 to $160 per person for in-house catering, and $2,900 to $6,000 for space rental.

 

Bathhouse Studios

540 E. 11th Street, nr. Ave. B; 212-388-1111; bathhousestudios.com

Built in 1904, this former public bathhouse has been transformed into a sleek industrial studio with exposed-brick walls and soaring 20-foot ceilings. Packages include Studio A (4,000 square feet, with a state-of-the-art sound system) and Studio B (2,000 square feet, with a full kitchen) for 12 hours. There’s also a 2,500-square-foot roof that boasts trees and romantic lighting. Space rental starts at $6,500. ? (good value)

 

The Bell House

149 7th St., nr. Second Ave., Gowanus.; 718-643-6510; thebellhouseny.com

Originally a 1920s printing factory, this space holds up to 140 people for dinner and dancing, and has a 25-foot arched wood ceiling and a 450-square-foot stage that is ideal for live bands. For a more intimate feel, the front lounge, featuring Victorian-style décor with a 26-foot oak bar, can serve up to 150 people for cocktails. Prices vary by day; from $15,000 for a Saturday-evening rental that includes an open bar.

 

Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture

53 Prospect Park W., nr. 1st St.; Park Slope; 718-768-2972; bsec.org

Located across from Prospect Park, this over-a- century-old Brooklyn landmark offers four different spaces, including a wood-paneled library and a garden room. The grand parlor, with its stunning Tiffany windows, can seat up to 85 with a dance floor; the garden accommodates ceremonies and seated meals for up to 150 guests. Rental fees are $900 an hour on Saturdays (for a minimum of four hours), catering not included.

 

Brooklyn Winery

213 N. 8th St., nr. Driggs Ave., Williamsburg; 347-763-1506; bkwinery.com

Charm your guests and throw a rollicking party at this intimate locale, whose atrium is an ideal ceremony spot with its glass ceiling and wall of hanging succulents. In the adjoining Harvest Room, wooden banquet tables, mix-and-match china, and an abundance of candles create a warm ambience. Cocktails and dancing happen at the wine bar, and the Parlor Room can be used as a bridal suite. Catering is in-house; from $265 per person (minimum 100 guests; maximum 160).

 

Bryant Park Grill

25 W. 40th St., at Fifth Ave.; 212-840-6500; arkrestaurants.com/bryant_park

This restaurant’s dining room features windows overlooking the park; there’s also a garden space that is tented and heated in the winter and can be used for the ceremony and cocktails. The venue accommodates up to 175 guests indoors for a seated dinner with dancing. From $150 per person.

 

Capitale

130 Bowery, at Grand St.; 212-334-5500; capitaleny.com

Designed by Stanford White in 1893, the original Bowery Savings Bank embodies all the grandeur of the Romanesque revival, complete with 65-foot ceilings, Corinthian columns, and marble mosaic floors. The 15,000-square-foot ballroom, which features a coved ceiling and glass skylight, can hold up to 750 guests for dinner or 1,500 for cocktails. From $300 per person.

 

Cipriani Wall Street

55 Wall St., nr. William St.; 646-723-0813; cipriani.com

With Ionic columns on the outside and Corinthian ones within, this Greek Revival building offers an ideal space (over 16,000 square feet) for couples who think big. The venue handles between 200 and 650 guests for a seated dinner and 1,800 for a cocktail reception; Cipriani takes care of the catering. The company also has two other locations in Manhattan. Prices upon request.

 

 

The Altman Building

135 W. 18th St., nr. Seventh Ave; 212-741-3400; thealtmanbuilding.com

A former 1896 carriage house, this landmark building boasts vaulted brick ceilings and original mahogany French doors. The 10,000-square-foot ground floor can accommodate up to 500 for a seated dinner and dancing or 750 for a reception, and the staff can help with event planning and design, including prop rentals, catering, and entertainment. Space rental for weddings starts at $13,500.

 

A Private Penthouse Affair

80 Fifth Ave., at 14th St., penthouse.; 212-627-8838; manhattanpenthouse.com

Located on the top floor of a historic building near Union Square, this bright, 8,000-square-foot space can hold up to 200 seated guests (with dancing). Twelve-foot-wide arched Palladian windows yield views that stretch from Wall Street to Times Square, and a stained-glass and oak-paneled bar completes the effect. From $120 to $160 per person for in-house catering, and $2,900 to $6,000 for space rental.

 

Bathhouse Studios

540 E. 11th Street, nr. Ave. B; 212-388-1111; bathhousestudios.com

Built in 1904, this former public bathhouse has been transformed into a sleek industrial studio with exposed-brick walls and soaring 20-foot ceilings. Packages include Studio A (4,000 square feet, with a state-of-the-art sound system) and Studio B (2,000 square feet, with a full kitchen) for 12 hours. There’s also a 2,500-square-foot roof that boasts trees and romantic lighting. Space rental starts at $6,500. ? (good value)

 

The Bell House

149 7th St., nr. Second Ave., Gowanus.; 718-643-6510; thebellhouseny.com

Originally a 1920s printing factory, this space holds up to 140 people for dinner and dancing, and has a 25-foot arched wood ceiling and a 450-square-foot stage that is ideal for live bands. For a more intimate feel, the front lounge, featuring Victorian-style décor with a 26-foot oak bar, can serve up to 150 people for cocktails. Prices vary by day; from $15,000 for a Saturday-evening rental that includes an open bar.

 

Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture

53 Prospect Park W., nr. 1st St.; Park Slope; 718-768-2972; bsec.org

Located across from Prospect Park, this over-a- century-old Brooklyn landmark offers four different spaces, including a wood-paneled library and a garden room. The grand parlor, with its stunning Tiffany windows, can seat up to 85 with a dance floor; the garden accommodates ceremonies and seated meals for up to 150 guests. Rental fees are $900 an hour on Saturdays (for a minimum of four hours), catering not included.

 

Brooklyn Winery

213 N. 8th St., nr. Driggs Ave., Williamsburg; 347-763-1506; bkwinery.com

Charm your guests and throw a rollicking party at this intimate locale, whose atrium is an ideal ceremony spot with its glass ceiling and wall of hanging succulents. In the adjoining Harvest Room, wooden banquet tables, mix-and-match china, and an abundance of candles create a warm ambience. Cocktails and dancing happen at the wine bar, and the Parlor Room can be used as a bridal suite. Catering is in-house; from $265 per person (minimum 100 guests; maximum 160).

 

Bryant Park Grill

25 W. 40th St., at Fifth Ave.; 212-840-6500; arkrestaurants.com/bryant_park

This restaurant’s dining room features windows overlooking the park; there’s also a garden space that is tented and heated in the winter and can be used for the ceremony and cocktails. The venue accommodates up to 175 guests indoors for a seated dinner with dancing. From $150 per person.

 

Capitale

130 Bowery, at Grand St.; 212-334-5500; capitaleny.com

Designed by Stanford White in 1893, the original Bowery Savings Bank embodies all the grandeur of the Romanesque revival, complete with 65-foot ceilings, Corinthian columns, and marble mosaic floors. The 15,000-square-foot ballroom, which features a coved ceiling and glass skylight, can hold up to 750 guests for dinner or 1,500 for cocktails. From $300 per person.

 

Cipriani Wall Street

55 Wall St., nr. William St.; 646-723-0813; cipriani.com

With Ionic columns on the outside and Corinthian ones within, this Greek Revival building offers an ideal space (over 16,000 square feet) for couples who think big. The venue handles between 200 and 650 guests for a seated dinner and 1,800 for a cocktail reception; Cipriani takes care of the catering. The company also has two other locations in Manhattan. Prices upon request.

 

Eleven Madison Park

11 Madison Avenue, at 24th St.; 212-889-0905; elevenmadisonpark.com

This ’20s-era Art Deco building boasts two private dining areas (together holding up to 50 guests) overlooking the main dining room (which can fit up to 110 guests). The Madison Square Park vista, as seen through the 20-foot windows, is just as memorable as chef Daniel Humm’s contemporary French-inflected American cuisine ($295 per guest) in the private spaces.

3 West Club

3 West 51st Street New York, NY 10019; Tel: 212-582-5454 ext. 2184; www.3westclub.com

3 West Club provides the classic ambiance of a bygone era, complete with crystal chandeliers, high ceilings, and art deco touches. World-class cuisine and seamless service blend to create a unique and timeless setting in midtown.

Bedell Cellars

36225 Main Road Cutchogue, NY 11935; Tel: 631-734-7537; Bedellcellars.com

Bedell Cellars is a critically acclaimed winery on the picturesque North Fork of Long Island. Framed by a backdrop of rolling vineyards, our venue provides a welcoming canvas to create your unique event. It’s the perfect setting for a celebration that will leave the best impression for your special day.

Bridgehampton Tennis & Surf Club

231 Mid Ocean Drive; Bridgehampton, NY 11932; Tel: 212-883-0606; www.thebtsc.com

Truly one of a kind venue located on the pristine Hamptons beaches, the Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club offers breathtaking panoramic ocean views for your entire event. From a beach ceremony, cocktails at sunset, to a lavish sit down reception the BTSC offers a destination vibe without leaving New York.

 

Carnegie Hall

881 Seventh Avenue New York, NY 10019; Tel: 221-903-9647; carnegiehall.org/PrivateEvents

Matching the artistry and grandeur of the world’s most iconic music hall, the event spaces at Carnegie Hall lend elegance and style to your special events—from corporate dinners and conferences to non-profit galas, spectacular weddings, and intimate celebrations.

Columbia University Faculty House

64 Morningside Drive New York, NY 10027; Tel: 212-854-1200; facultyhouse.columbia.edu

Dating from 1923, this building contains 38,000 square feet of event space and is popular with couples getting married at nearby St. Paul’s Chapel and St. John the Divine. Bookable areas include the Presidential Ballroom, which accommodates up to 250 guests for dinner and dancing, and the Skyline Level, which fits 100 and offers vaulted ceilings, arched windows, and an outdoor terrace. Wedding packages start at $175 per guest.

Elite Private Yachts

Pier 61, Chelsea Piers, Suite 200 New York, NY, 10011; Tel: 646-358-3141; EntertainmentCruises.com

Say “I Do” to a wedding with a view aboard Atlantica and Manhattan Elite Private Yachts. Cruise along the NYC Harbor in a unique floating space with stunning city skyline views. Our chartered yachts offer customizable menu and entertainment options, as well as flexible boarding and cruising times.

Harbor Club at Prime

95 New York Avenue Huntington, NY 11743; Tel: 631-271-5600; harborclubatprime.com

Situated on Huntington Harbor, adjacent to Prime: An American Kitchen & Bar, Harbor Club at Prime presents the finest waterfront venue on Long Island for weddings, social celebrations and corporate events. Floor-to-ceiling windows, open-air balconies and lushly landscaped grounds are vantage points for stunning sunset views offset by Gold Coast mansions and luxury yachts. Modern urban design with rich fabrics, sleek finishes and state of the art technology evoke a timeless elegance. An exceptional fine dining menu and attentive restaurant style service deepen the exclusive experience. Harbor Club at Prime epitomizes the fashionable surroundings and exceptional cuisine that mark the signature style of the Bohlsen Restaurant Group.

Harold Pratt House

58 East 68th Street New York, NY 10065; Tel: 212-434-9576; www.pratthouse.com

Harold Pratt House, constructed in 1919, features six rooms all with cathedral ceilings, fireplaces, and antique chandeliers connected by a grand marble staircase. Peterson Hall is an optional twist to add for dinner and dancing.

Housing Works Bookstore Café and The Works Catering

126 Crosby Street New York, NY 10026; Tel: 646-786-1100; www.theworkscatering.com

With 100% of proceeds benefitting the homeless living with HIV/AIDS this Soho bookshop resembles an Ivy League library with its spiral staircases, mahogany balconies, and rows of books. The Works Catering, also operated by Housing Works, serves amazing seasonal fare.

Lessing's Weddings

Tel: 631-581-0022; www.lessingsweddings.com

From one-of-a-kind mansions and a medieval-style chateau to intimate country clubs and a breathtaking castle, venue locations span from Montauk to Westchester. With 125 years of experience, Lessing's can make any dream wedding come true.

Maritime Parc

84 Audrey Zapp Drive Jersey City, NJ 07305; Tel: 201-413-0050; www.maritimeparc.com

We have 2 floors of event space and a beautiful restaurant with views of the Hudson River, Lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty. Our focus is on the freshest seasonal food and superb service.

Midtown Loft & Terrace

267 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10016; Tel: 888-435-4979; www.midtownloft.com

An upscale venue in the heart of New York City in Midtown Manhattan, offering two distinctly elegant spaces: Midtown Loft and Midtown Terrace - at one exquisite address.

Monteverde at Oldstone

28 Bear Mountain Bridge Road Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567; Tel: 914-737-6555; www.monteverdeatoldstone.com

Majestically situated on 27 acres overlooking the Hudson River, just 50 minutes north of Manhattan, Monteverde features a resplendent 18th century mansion or, a permanent tented pavilion. Accommodates up to 360 for dinner and dancing.

Oheka Castle

Tel: 631-659-1400; www.oheka.com

A magnificent historic mansion, on the Gold Coast of Long Island, admired as one of the most elegant wedding venues in the world. And with just one wedding a day and 32 guestrooms OHEKA truly is a castle you can call your own.

Olli Studio

336 West 37th Street, Suite #900 New York, NY 10018; Tel: 212-239-8511; www.ollistudio.com

A magnificent historic mansion, on the Gold Coast of Long Island, admired as one of the most elegant wedding venues in the world. And with just one wedding a day and 32 guestrooms OHEKA truly is a castle you can call your own.

One Atlantic Events

1 Atlantic Ocean The Playground Suite 4106; Atlantic City, NK 08402; Tel: 609-343-9902; www.oneatlanticavents.com

Atlantic City’s premier event space, located 100 yards out over the Atlantic Ocean, featuring unparalleled views of the beach, boardwalk an AC skyline through floor-to-ceiling windows. Offering gourmet catering, and in-house event planners and partners, delivering customized service to realize each client’s unique vision.

Patina Events at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Tel: 718-307-7135; patinaevents.com/bbg

Tucked away in one of the largest cities of the world, Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a beautiful oasis of trees, flower borders, and pastoral lawns—the perfect place for your wedding or social celebration.

Rainbow Room

30 Rockefeller Plaza, 65th Floor New York, NY 10112; Tel: 212-632-5000; www.rainbowroom.com

Romance and glamour envelop once-in-a-lifetime memories at the iconic Rainbow Room. Soaring 65 stories above Midtown Manhattan, magical moments are captured against a sparkling backdrop of city lights and expertly tailored event design. Rainbow Room chefs and hospitality professionals are among the most sought-after talent in their industries, promising to deliver on the venue’s immaculate reputation and guaranteeing unforgettable milestones.

Tarallucci e Vino Events

15 E 18th Street New York, NY 10003; Tel: 212-228-5400; www.taralluccievino.net/locations/

Choose from 5 unique loft spaces in Union Square and the magnificent Cooper Hewitt Museum on 5th Avenue for your special celebration. Enjoy delightful, seasonal menus inspired by the Union Square Market, artisanal wines, and attentive, friendly service.

Terrace On The Park

52-11 111th Street Flushing Meadows Park, NY 11368; Tel: 718-592-5000; www.Terraceonthepark.com

Terrace On The Park provides a breathtaking setting for unforgettable weddings. Perched high above Flushing Meadows Park in central Queens, boasting unparalleled vistas of the park and the glittering Manhattan skyline beyond. Terrace just completed a 9 Million Renovation. All of the event spaces feature floor to ceiling windows with unforgettable views, while the Rooftop and Penthouse offering sweeping 360-degree panoramas year round.

The Catskill Mountainhouse

Thecatskillmountainhouse.com

The Catskills Mountainhouse is a quiet mountainside compound and wedding venue in the Catskills, just hours a few from NYC. It’s ten acres of beautiful landscape with a three bedroom modern mountain chalet, pole barn, a bar barn, 2 vintage airstreams, 2 bonfire sites and a swimming pond.

The Edison Ballroom

240 West 47th Street New York, NY 10036; Tel: 212-201-7650; www.edisonballroom.com

The Edison Ballroom is an elegant event space located in the heart of Times Square. This historical venue re-opened in 2008 after a multi-million dollar renovation. With its plush leather walls, illuminated glass tiles and grand crystal chandeliers, the venue is best described as art deco flair with a modern twist.

The Foundry

42-38 9th Street Long Island City, NY 11101; Tel: 718-786-7776; www.thefoundry.info

A 19th Century Foundry meticulously restored to showcase its industrial character and charm. Adaptable for many uses from high production weddings and events to intimate affairs, film and photo shoots.

The New York Public Library

42nd Street and Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10018; Tel: 212-930-0730; www.nypl.org/spacerental

A quintessential New York City icon, with an unparalleled staff ready to see to all of your event needs.

The New York Public Library

42nd Street and Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10018 ; Tel: 212-930-0730 ; www.nypl.org/spacerental

A quintessential New York City icon, with an unparalleled staff ready to see to all of your event needs.

Upper Story by Charlie Palmer

D&D Building, 979 Third Ave, 14th Floor New York, NY 10022; Tel: 212-644-9394; www.upperstoryny.com

Welcome to Upper Story by Charlie Palmer, a premier private event and wedding destination in Manhattan’s iconic D&D building. With breathtaking city views from its 14th floor oversized windows and expansive balcony, Upper Story is a luxurious and contemporary setting for your next celebration.

Weylin

175 Broadway Brooklyn NY 11211; Tel: 718-963-3639; www.weylin.com

This masterfully restored landmark venue features soaring domed ceilings, mosaic marble floors and pristine Victorian design. Built in 1875, this former bank offers an uncommon and meaningful backdrop for ceremonies and receptions. Capacity: 350 Guests.

501 Union

501 Union St., nr. Bond St., Gowanus; 347-529-6486; 501union.com

This former auto-body shop makes for a versatile multi-space party venue: The lounge features a 15-­foot marble-top bar; the gallery is lit with globe chandeliers; and the outdoor area can be heated for year-round use. The venue holds 250 for cocktails and 160 for a seated dinner with dancing. Rates start at $6,100; outside catering is required.

Gotham Hall

1356 Broadway, at 36th St.; 212-244-4300; gothamhallevents.com

It doesn’t get more dramatic than the Grand Ballroom at Gotham Hall, with its huge Corinthian columns, a stained-glass skylight, and a towering seven-story gilded-dome ceiling. The space can hold up to 500 guests for dinner and dancing. There are also smaller spaces such as the Oak Room, perfect for intimate gatherings, and a cocktail lounge. Prices upon request.

 

The Lambs Club

132 W. 44th St., nr. Seventh Ave.; 646-926-5349; thelambsclub.com

Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s carefully crafted menus make gatherings at the Lambs Club affairs to remember. Located in midtown’s Chatwal Hotel in a building that dates back to 1905, the sophisticated club includes two private event rooms, a stunning foyer, and a terrace perfect for cocktails. Prices upon request.

 

 

Metropolitan Building

44-01 11th St., Long Island City; 718-784-3716; metropolitanbuilding.com

This converted warehouse offers two floors of unconventional spaces. The gray-and-white ballroom on the second floor is lined with library shelves and seats up to 150. The 9,000-square-foot open loft with exposed brick is surrounded by eight-foot windows and accommodates up to 200. Prices upon request.uest.

 

 

 

Pier Sixty and the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

W 21st St., at the Hudson River, 212-336-6144; piersixty.com

These airy West Side event spaces feature floor-to-ceiling windows with gorgeous views of the Hudson River, and enormous, enclosed cocktail terraces. One hundred to 300 guests can be accommodated indoors for a sit-down dinner at the Lighthouse, while the Current seats 75 to 220, and Pier Sixty can accommodate up to 850 for cocktails. Catering is by Abigail Kirsch and starts at $155 per person. No outside catering, except kosher and Indian.

 

Porterhouse New York

10 Columbus Cir., nr. 58th St., fourth fl.; 212-823-9500; porterhousenewyork.com

Chef Michael Lomonaco’s classic New York steakhouse offers seating for up to 60 in the Vintage Room; for larger gatherings, the entire restaurant can be booked to take in the sweeping views of Central Park West, with seating for approximately 250. Lomonaco’s team customizes each event from a menu of American fare featuring premium seafood and raw-bar offerings, aged prime beef hand-cut on-site daily, and classic salads and sides. Prices upon request.

 

Pratt Mansions Fifth Avenue

1027 Fifth Ave., at 84th St. 646-879-7259; prattmansions.org

Three historic Beaux-Arts mansions make up this venue, which is a New York City landmark. It offers a selection of antique-furnished salons on two floors, plus a circular marble staircase perfect for the grand bridal entrance. Up to 150 can be seated for a dinner catered by one of the mansions’ approved vendors. From $6,000 to $8,000.

 

A Private Penthouse Affair

80 Fifth Ave., at 14th St.; 212-627-8838; manhattanpenthouse.com

Located on the top floor of a historic building near Union Square, this bright, 8,000-square-foot space can hold up to 200 seated guests (with dancing). Twelve-foot-wide arched Palladian windows yield views that stretch from Wall Street to Times Square, and a stained-glass and oak-paneled bar completes the effect. From $120 to $160 per person for in-house catering, and $2,900 to $6,000 for space rental.

 

Public

210 Elizabeth St., nr. Prince St.; 212-343-7011; public-nyc.com

This Michelin-starred restaurant in the heart of Nolita features a “free-spirited fusion” menu from chef Brad Farmerie and can host sit-down receptions for up to 120 guests. It can also handle ceremonies, with a lounge–cum–dressing room and a picture window looking onto the Elizabeth Street Garden. From $30,000, including catering.

 

Renaissance Event Hall

27-34 21st St. Long Island City; 718-274-9210; renaissanceeventhall.com

The 7,000-square-foot reception hall features neoclassic décor in shades of pale gold, with sweeping stairwells and balconies overlooking the dance floor. Kosher, halal, and other specialty cuisine is available from in-house caterers.

 

River Café

1 Water St., at Old Fulton St., Dumbo; 718-522-5200; rivercafe.com

Couples who book this water’s-edge institution enjoy the bohemian romance of old Brooklyn without sacrificing a Manhattan-skyline backdrop. The venue’s popular Terrace Room is festooned in abundant greenery and features a footbridge over a small stream. The space opens up to an expansive view of the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and lower Manhattan. The intimate room can hold up to 110 guests (or up to 80 with a dance floor). From $225 to $395 per person.

 

Riverpark

450 E. 29th St., nr. FDR Dr.; 212-729-9790; riverparknyc.com

Top Chef lead judge Tom Colicchio’s restaurant takes the farm-to-table craze literally, offering over 100 kinds of vegetables, fruits, and herbs from the adjacent 10,000-square-foot Riverpark Farm. Small receptions can be held in the stand-alone glass-walled-cube space, and the entire restaurant can be rented for larger parties (up to 500 guests). Prices upon request.

 

The Russian Tea Room

150 W. 57th St. nr. Seventh Ave.; 212-581-7100; russiantearoomnyc.com

Founded by members of the Russian Imperial Ballet in 1927, this storied spot offers a modern Continental menu with a Russian influence and has three private rooms that can accommodate up to 300 people. Each one is exquisitely decked out in colored glass or intricate woodwork. Its cushy red-leather banquettes are unmistakable, and kitschy decorative touches, such as a bear-shaped aquarium, can be found throughout. Prices upon request.

 

632 on Hudson

632 Hudson St., nr. Horatio St.; 212-620-7631; 632onhudson.com

This giant space was an abandoned sausage factory before the current owners transformed it into a mini-mansion decorated with Asian and Italian antiques. The ceremony usually takes place in the first-floor atrium, with the bride descending the grand staircase for a dramatic entrance. The triplex space can accommodate 150 guests. From $9,000 to $12,000 for 12-hour rentals.

 

620 Loft & Garden

620 Fifth Ave., nr. 50th St., seventh fl.; 212-593-9499; rockefellercenter.com

This midtown penthouse features an outdoor garden with a fountain and views of the majestic St. Patrick’s Cathedral; the indoor loft looks out onto Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall. The garden holds up to 96 seated guests for a ceremony, the loft up to 100 for a seated dinner (with dance floor) or 165 for cocktails. Prices upon request.

 

Sunset Terrace

Pier 61, 11th Ave., at 23rd St., second fl. at Chelsea Piers; 212-336-6777; www.chelseapiers.com

With three walls of windows overlooking the Hudson River and the Statue of Liberty, Sunset Terrace makes for a picture-perfect New York wedding. Packages include a cocktail hour, buffet dinner, and open bar and start at $130 per guest.

 

Terrace on the Park

52-11 111th St., at 52nd Ave., Flushing; 718-592-5000; terraceonthepark.com

A New York landmark perched above the trees of Flushing Meadows Park, this banquet hall played a prominent role in the 1964 New York World’s Fair. The ballroom and rooftop can accommodate hundreds of guests, who will enjoy 360-degree views of Manhattan and the park. Prices start at $85 per person.

 

Tribeca Rooftop

2 Desbrosses St., nr. Hudson St.; 212-625-2600; apogeeevents.com

One of the most popular event spaces in Manhattan, this indoor-outdoor venue is usually booked for weekends a year in advance. The 15,000-square-foot skylight penthouse, with views of the Hudson River and the Empire State Building, seats up to 300 guests with dancing (or 340 without). Prices, which include a five-hour open bar, wedding cake, and dinner, are $230 to $320 per person.

 

Akwaaba Mansion Bed and Breakfast

347 MacDonough St., nr. Stuyvesant Ave., Bedford-Stuyvesant; 886-466-3855; akwaaba.com

Once the home of a 19th-century beer baron, this off-the-beaten-path bed-and-breakfast boasts hand-carved marble fireplaces, chandeliers, and floor-to-ceiling windows. It holds 150 for cocktails and 70 for a sit-down dinner with dancing in the ballroom. Site fees range from $250 to $450 per hour; outside catering is required.

 

The Beekman, a Thompson Hotel

123 Nassau St., nr. Beekman St.; 855-523-3562; thebeekman.com

Set to open this spring, the Beekman is a modern luxury hotel set in the landmarked Temple Court building, one of the city’s first high rises when it was built in 1881; the focal point is the soaring light-filled Victorian atrium. The four private event spaces also feature original architectural details, and the largest can accommodate up to 100 guests for a seated dinner or 130 for a cocktail reception. Catering is provided by Tom Colicchio’s Crafted Hospitality. Prices upon request.

 

The Carlyle

35 E. 76th St., at Madison Ave.; 212-744-1600; thecarlyle.com

The Carlyle has been a New York icon since it first opened in 1930. Its two Art Deco–inspired event spaces—the Versailles and the larger Trianon—make elegant wedding venues that hold up to 80 and 150 guests respectively. Reception packages include passed hors d’oeuvre, a five-hour open bar, and a choice of entrées. From $250 per person. Book the Silver package and get a free bridal suite for the wedding night. Packages start at $10,000.

 

The Crosby Street Hotel

79 Crosby St., nr. Spring St.; 212-226-6400; firmdalehotels.com

A favorite of the downtown fashion set, this boutique hotel offers chic digs for small affairs. The lush lower-level parlor rooms hold about 50 people for sit-down dinners and up to 80 for cocktails. Rental rates range from $400 per hour; catering is in-house, from $100 per person. (good value)

 

Gramercy Park Hotel

2 Lexington Ave., at 21st St.; 646-898-3247; gramercyparkhotel.com

Receptions at this scene-y hub are generally held on the stunning 18th-floor terrace, which features lush landscaping and a retractable roof. It can accommodate up to 120 guests for a seated dinner and dancing, 160 for a buffet, or 250 for cocktails. Prices upon request.

The Library Hotel

299 Madison Ave., nr. 41st St.; 212-983-4500; libraryhotel.com

For intimate daytime weddings, this hotel’s Writer’s Den offers an airy atmosphere (complete with a working fireplace). Separated from the Writer’s Den by a swanky bar is the Poetry Garden, an enclosed glass atrium and an outdoor terrace with views of the public library. Buffet- and cocktail-style receptions are catered by Madison & Vine, though other options are available. Prices upon request.

Liberty Hall at the Ace Hotel

20 W. 29th St., at Broadway; 646-214-5764; acehotel.com/newyork

This 2,700-square-foot event space located on the lower level of the Ace Hotel recently underwent an elegant redesign, and chef April Bloomfield has debuted new menus to feed up to 100 guests seated. Ten-foot-high ceilings contribute to the contemporary setting, while movable walls divide the space into three separate rooms for more intimate gatherings. Evening prices start at $3,000.

 

 

Wythe Hotel

80 Wythe Ave., at N. 11th St., Williamsburg 718-460-8000; wythehotel.com

Couples looking to tie the knot at this bastion of cool can book the main event hall and adjacent outdoor garden to host a seated dinner of up to 140 guests. The in-house restaurant, Reynard, provides all catering. Prices start at $350 per person, including cake, food, a five-hour open bar, staff, basic rentals, and site fee.

The Dumbo Loft

155 Water St., nr. Pearl St., Dumbo; 718-310-3040; thedumboloft.com

Built in 1891, this renovated 3,200-square-foot former coffee factory offers a rustic blank canvas for couples who want to mastermind their own décor. The vibe is industrial but warm, with exposed-brick walls, hardwood floors, and enormous windows that offer views of the neighborhood. A smaller space nearby, Dumbo Spot, can be rented for wedding ceremonies or cocktail hours. Prices upon request.

 

The Foundry

42-38 9th St., Long Island City; 718-786-7776; thefoundry.info

Artistic types love this restored former metal foundry, which can accommodate 165 for dinner or 180 for cocktails. Inspired touches such as chimneys visible through the main hall’s skylight, a cauldron transformed into a fountain, and lots of ivy in the courtyard lend the building its special character—it requires little or no additional decoration. From $7,000 to $12,000, depending on the season, plus an additional fee for use of the outdoor cobblestone courtyard, the terrace, and the greenhouse. The venue also requires couples use a recommended caterer.

 

Gary's Loft

28 W. 36th St., nr. Fifth Ave., penthouse; 212-244-0970; garysloft.com

The 4,500-square-foot penthouse of this two-story loft is fully furnished with American folk antiques and shabby-chic furniture. Three walls of windows on each floor and four skylights offer jaw-dropping views of the Empire State Building. From $6,600 to $9,800 for space rental; access to the roof deck for an additional $2,500.

 

The Glass Houses

545 W. 25th St., nr. Tenth Ave., 14th and 21st fls.; 212-242-7800; theglasshouses.com

These two spaces are more polished than most lofts, with floor-to-ceiling Hudson River views, shiny terrazzo floors, and state-of-the-art sound systems. Glasshouse 14 is 3,600 square feet; Glasshouse 21 is 3,400 square feet and has a terrace. Both can fit 200 for cocktails and up to 150 for a seated reception. Prices upon request.

 

The Green Building

452 Union St., at Bond St., Gowanus; 718-522-3363; thegreenbuildingnyc.com

With oodles of exposed brick, this romantic former brass foundry provides lots of space for creative couples to make their mark (including a 2,400-square-foot courtyard open year-round). It offers an extensive Brooklyn-based vendor list to choose from, including in-house furniture rentals, event-planning services, and more. The space can hold up to 250 for cocktails or 160 for dinner and dancing. Prices upon request. (good value)

 

Hudson Terrace

621 W. 46th St., nr. 11th Ave.; 212-315-9400; hudsonterracenyc.com

Couples in search of a sleek, sultry space with killer views seek out Hudson Terrace. The bilevel 10,000-square-foot venue is divided into an enclosed salon with an attached outdoor patio and a rooftop garden with a retractable roof. The space comes equipped with a stage for live bands, as well as three high-tech DJ booths. Prices upon request.

 

Kai Studio

1011 Dean St., nr. Franklin Ave., Prospect Heights; 718-857-4705; kaistudiobk.com

This ultramodern 6,000-square-foot venue has 30-foot ceilings hung with white velour curtains and two large lounge areas. The studio can accommodate 350 guests for cocktails and up to 150 for a seated dinner. Prices upon request.

 

Kings County Distillery

299 Sands St., at Navy St., Bldg. 121 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard; kingscountydistillery.com

Guests can chat over cocktails amid the ground floor’s fermentation tanks before heading upstairs to the rustic tasting room for dinner. Caterers must be prepared to work without a prep kitchen. The venue holds 150 for cocktails and 75 for a sit-down dinner. Prices start at $10,000.

 

Metropolitan Pavilion

125 W. 18th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 212-463-0071; metropolitanevents.com

Here you’ll find a plethora of spaces that can be transformed into rollicking party venues. Most start as minimalist lofts with high ceilings that may be sectioned off to accommodate 100 people for dinner or left open for a 1,565-person blowout cocktail party. Space rental runs from $6,000 to $20,750 plus cleaning fees; catering prices upon request.

 

Midtown Loft and Terrace

267 Fifth Ave., at 29th St., 11th fl.; 888-435-4979; midtownloft.net

Exchange your vows while looking out at the Empire State Building on this 3,400-square-foot rooftop with a wraparound terrace. While the roof itself is an independent space (with retractable awning and an enclosed lounge equipped with a fireplace), couples often utilize the loft below for the reception. Four walls of windows provide a panoramic view. From $5,000.

Ramscale Studios

463 West St., nr. Bethune St., penthouse; 212-206-6580; ramscale.com

Many a couple has happily wed in this popular 13th-floor studio, which offers panoramic city views and an expansive terrace that can be tented and heated during the cold months. The space can accommodate 100 people for a seated dinner. Prices start at $8,500 for Friday-night receptions and $9,500 on Saturdays. (good value)

 

Harold Pratt House & Peterson Hall

58 E. 68th St., at Park Ave.; 212-434-9576; pratthouse.com

This turn-of-the-century mansion features a marble staircase connecting the ballroom to a number of smaller spaces, from the library, complete with fireplace and wraparound balcony, to the dainty drawing room and sitting room. The rooms can hold up to 130 for a seated dinner. Prices start at $7,000. (good value)

Merchant's House Museum

29 E. 4th St., nr. Bowery; 212-777-1089; merchantshouse.org

This immaculately preserved 19th-century brick-and-marble row house is a stunner. Its features include a granite-tiled garden filled with lush plants and cast-iron furniture. The ground-floor dining room, period kitchen, and Greek Revival parlors can accommodate up to 40 people for a seated dinner. All rooms are decorated with their original furniture. Prices start at $350 per person for a ceremony and seated dinner.

 

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Ave., at 103rd St.; 917-492-3327; mcny.org

The walls of this museum’s galleries are fortified by dramatic Greek columns, and arched hallways connect the various rooms where current exhibitions are installed. Ceremonies can be held at the Rotunda, which features a grand spiral staircase, award-winning light sculpture, and two outdoor terraces. The entire museum (including two outdoor terraces) is available for rent. Prices upon request.

 

New Museum

235 Bowery, nr. Prince St.; 212-219-1222; newmuseum.org

This contemporary-art hub has three event spaces. The popular, all-white Sky Room seats 110 for dinner and 200 for cocktails, and guests love mingling on its wraparound terrace. The lobby-level Marcia Tucker Hall holds up to 350 for cocktails; the theater seats 90 for dinner. Catering is by Bite and Poppy’s Catering. Space rental ranges from $3,500 to $11,500, plus an individual donation of $5,000.

 

New York Hall of Science

47-01 111th St., Corona; 718-699-0005, ext. 371; nysci.org

With more than 450 interactive exhibits, this activity-packed space will entertain even the most jaded guests. Couples can have their ceremony and reception with up to 350 guests in the colorful, high-ceilinged Viscusi Gallery. The exhibition halls can host cocktail parties for as many as 1,000. Space rental starts at $10,000. There are no restrictions on caterers, florists, or other vendors.

 

The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

Fifth Ave., at 42nd St.; 212-930-0730; nypl.org/spacerental

For grandeur and sweeping drama, this cultural landmark is virtually unbeatable. Its recognizable front steps set the scene for a dramatic entrance. Inside, couples have a number of impressive spaces to choose from: the Celeste Bartos Forum, Astor Hall, and the McGraw Rotunda, among others. Prices upon request.

 

Old Stone House & Washington Park

336 3rd St., nr. Fifth Ave., Park Slope 718-768-3195; theoldstonehouse.org

Built in 1699 as a farm for the Vechte family, this venue has a long New York history. It was rebuilt in 1934 in the Dutch Colonial style, and nowadays the house boasts a homey second-floor great room that is ideal for weddings. The Old Stone House holds 110 for a cocktail reception or 60 for a seated dinner, and tents can be rented to provide enough space for 175 guests. The site fee is $1,000, plus $100 per hour. Couples may bring in their own vendors, though certain restrictions apply.

 

The Rainbow Room

30 Rockefeller Plz., nr. 49th St., 65th fl.; 212-632-5000; rainbowroom.com

This historic gem at Rockefeller Center reopened in 2014 after a massive renovation. Signature design elements have been spectacularly preserved, from the gold-leaf domed ceiling and revolving dance floor to the crystal wall sconces and gleaming brass railings. The space can accommodate up to 300 guests, from $400 per person.

The Barn Complex At Queens County Farm Museum

73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park; 718-347-3276, ext. 301; queensfarm.org

Grazing livestock and a Dutch farmhouse set the scene on this 47-acre working farm. Weddings can be held in the reception room of the museum’s barn ($4,000 for four hours and up to 120 guests). For big parties (up to 1,000 guests), the apple orchard is available for rent ($4,000 for five hours). A pavilion space seats 85 and is ideal for wedding ceremonies ($1,000 for four hours). (good value / ecofriendly)

 

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

990 Washington Ave., nr. President St., Prospect Heights; 718-307-7133; bbg.com

The 52-acre Brooklyn Botanic Garden has numerous sites for ceremonies, including the Magnolia Plaza and the Italian-style Osborne Garden. Patina Restaurant Group is the exclusive caterer for receptions in the Palm House, which holds up to 300 guests for cocktails and 275 for a seated dinner. Site fees range from $1,250 to $11,000, plus $175 to $280 per person. The total site fee and a percentage of the catering cost go toward the preservation of the garden. The Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium, which looks out onto the Japanese Garden, can hold up to 150 for cocktails and 120 for a seated dinner. Prices upon request. (ecofriendly)

 

Brooklyn Grange

63 Flushing Ave., nr. Eighth Ave. In the Brooklyn Navy Yard; 347-670-3660; brooklyngrangefarm.com

New York’s largest rooftop farm allows for the best of both worlds: views of midtown framed by tall stalks of sunflowers. Couples can stage their ceremony right among the rows of produce, or on the paved deck, which can seat up to 150 guests and is fitted with a canopy tent. Events season is late May through October. Prices start at $8,500.

 

Central Park

212-360-2766; centralparknyc.org/weddings

Central Park holds plenty of scenic possibilities for weddings. There’s always the option of a small flash-mob-style ceremony, but permits are required for parties with more than 20 guests. The Bethesda Terrace has a fountain and looks across Central Park Lake. Cherry Hill has a smaller fountain surrounded by cherry trees that bloom in the spring. The Conservatory Garden’s three plots, located at Fifth Avenue and 105th Street, are in bloom from early spring through late October; a permit for this spot costs $400, plus $100 for photography. (good value / ecofriendly)

 

Monteverde At Old Stone

28 Bear Mountain Bridge Rd., Cortlandt Manor; 914-737-6555; monteverdeatoldstone.com

Situated on 27 acres with panoramic views of the Hudson River, this restored 18th-century mansion was built by Pierre Van Cortlandt on a land grant from King George. Ceremonies typically take place on the Grand Lawn, allowing brides to make their entrance descending the mansion’s stone staircase. For the reception, couples can choose to celebrate inside the mansion, which is outfitted with a private bridal lounge and terrace and a choice of three dining rooms, or outdoors in the grand Tented Pavilion, which accommodates up to 350 guests for seated dinners. Prices upon request.

 

The Otto Kahn and James Burden Mansions

1–7 E. 91st St., nr. Fifth Ave.; 212-722-4745, ext. 112; burdenkahnmansion.org

These Upper East Side estates sit side by side on 91st Street, and each offers its own charming advantages. One popular option is to set the ceremony in the courtyard of the Renaissance-style Otto Kahn Mansion, which accommodates up to 100 guests and overlooks Central Park. The Beaux-Arts James Burden Mansion, meanwhile, features a banquet hall that holds 150 guests for a sit-down dinner. Other spaces include a music room at the Burden (up to 50 guests for a ceremony, 40 for dinner) and a theater at the Kahn (160 for a ceremony, 80 for dinner and dancing). Prices upon request.

 

The Picnic House in Prospect Park

95 Prospect Park W. nr. 5th St., Park Slope; 646-393-9031 ext. 2; prospectpark.org

The 4,000-square-foot Renaissance-revival structure features a wood-burning fireplace and elegant French doors leading out to a balcony that overlooks the Long Meadow. It hosts up to 175 for dinner and dancing. Tables, chairs, an upright piano, and security are included in the $3,500 to $5,500 fee—much of which goes back to the park for maintenance and preservation. Catering is additional.(good value / ecofriendly)

 

Prospect Park Boathouse

101 East Dr., nr. Lincoln Rd., Park Slope; 718-965-8973; prospectpark.org

Tranquil views of the Lullwater complement the elegant Beaux-Arts style of this landmark Brooklyn building, which can fit up to 150 guests for dinner and dancing. The Movable Feast handles the catering (from $160 per person). Boathouse rental from $3,500.

 

Swan Club

90 Glenwood Rd., Roslyn; 516-621-7600; swanclub.com

The sprawling green grounds offer multiple areas for celebrations as well as photo ops, with waterfalls, wildflower bushes, and ponds full of swans. Full-service catering is driven by chef Thomas Hendricks. Three indoor spaces can accommodate up to 300 guests.

 

Wave Hill

649 W. 249th St., at Independence Ave., the Bronx; 718-549-3200; wavehill.org

At this 28-acre estate in Riverdale, couples can exchange vows under a shaded walkway overlooking vistas of the New Jersey Palisades, then bring the party inside for dinner and dancing at the Wave Hill House. Catering company Great Performances oversees the cuisine, with produce sourced from their own organic farm upstate. From $10,000 for a tax-deductible contribution, plus a $3,500 weekend rental fee.