It’s that time of the year where everybody and their mother are getting married. We’re happy for them, we swear! *Holds back tears*
When it’s finally your special day, you want your wedding venue to be absolutely perfect. It was worth the seven-year wait, we swear! *Anxiously giggles*
With hundreds of potential wedding locations in New York City, we decided to narrow it down to the best of the best.
To help us with our search, we connected with Joy, a wedding platform that provides couples with tools to plan the big day.
Using Joy, couples can create a beautifully-designed wedding website and mobile app, create their wedding registry, manage guest lists, send digital or printed save the dates and invitations, track RSVPs, host virtual wedding events, and more - all for free!
Whether you are planning a local or a destination wedding, Joy includes a variety of in-app features that makes the wedding weekend feel seamless for couples and guests alike.
Joy offers features including a Booking Assistant that assists guests in finding and booking the best deals on accommodations for your wedding location, as well as Google Maps and Lyft/Uber Integrations so your guests know exactly where to go.
The only thing you need to focus on is celebrating!
Tell your person how much you love them at these ten beautiful wedding venues in New York City.
74 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn/Website
This is a newer venue located in Williamsburg. All the cool kids get married in Brooklyn. The space is open and airy - perfect for adding your own flare. With two distinct outdoor spaces, it makes the transition from cocktail hour to reception seamless.
241 w 14th, Manhattan/Website
This conveniently located venue is perfect for small weddings. Located in a townhouse-style layout, guests can experience different settings based on each of the rooms. This social club screams understated elegance.
30 Rockefeller Plaza, Manhattan/Website
If you know, you know. This iconic venue provides guests with a panoramic view of the New York City skyline, making it the perfect backdrop for “I Dos”. The Rainbow Room adds a touch of glamour and elegance to your special day.
5th Avenue at Central Park South, Manhattan/Website
Live large like Eloise. This classic venue is perfect for large and opulent weddings. The Plaza provides a 3D rendering of their various ballrooms and terraces assisting couples to envision their Big Day.
200 Central Park West, Manhattan/Website
This famed and unique venue allows couples and guests to celebrate amongst the Museum’s renowned gallery of wildlife. The landmark location is the perfect location for a large guest list.
Park Drive North, E 7nd St, Manhattan/Website
This one-of-a-kind venue creates the most magical background for wedding celebrations. The boathouse, positioned right on The Lake, adds a romantic and tranquil ambiance for the special day.
2 E 61st St, Manhattan/Website
If price is no object, it does not get more iconic than the hotel that Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, and Elizabeth Taylor called home. The UES hotel has a slew of jaw-dropping spaces for your dream wedding. The venue is across from Central Park and is the perfect backdrop for gorgeous park photos. Room blocks are available for out-of-town guests.
275 Parker Rd, West Sand Lake, NY/Website
This venue is just outside the city. It’s perfect for an elevated yet rustic feel and is the ideal setting for a fall wedding. The farm showcases a wood-fired pizza oven - an amazing flex for the after-party.
500 Montauk Hwy #2, Oakdale, NY/Website
This venue is easily accessible from Manhattan and features a roaring 20’s glam ambiance. The opulent ballroom is perfect for a large-scale wedding and the parlor and terrace are ideal for cocktail hour. The stunning entrance makes for photos just as stunning as the bride.
The Glasshouse offers two locations - one overlooking the Hudson River in Hell’s Kitchen and the other in Chelsea. Both offer sweeping views of the city skyline and create the perfect sunset backdrop. The venue offers a blank slate so couples can make the space their own.
Photography by: Courtesy 74 Wythe, The Norwood Club, The Rainbow Room, The Plaza, Museum of Natural History, The Loeb Boathouse, The Pierre, June Farms, Bourne Mansion, The Glasshouse.