Top 25 Wedding Venues in New York
Whether you’re looking for a posh event that exudes class and style or you’re hoping for a modest, intimate soiree, your wedding should be everything you imagined. For those looking for the best New York wedding venues, you’ll have lots to choose from this year. These perfect picks offer a little bit of everything, from massive halls to quaint-and-cozy spaces for your closest friends.
Intimate Venues (25 – 100 people)
1. The Beekman
While it can accommodate up to 225 standing guests in its other spaces, the most elegant portion of the property (and the one used most for weddings) offers room for up to 90 seated guests. Wedding packages include candles, menus, linens, and menus created by acclaimed chef and restaurateur Tom Colicchio. Guests can even qualify for a complimentary stay at the location with select packages. Close to the Financial District and Red Hook, this nostalgic and affordable venue is a dreamy option for those who love NYC. Learn more here.
2. The Farm SoHo
With seating for up to 55, this chic coworking space has the natural lighting to make your big event even more amazing. Located in the heart of SoHo, the venue features over 1,000 square feet of loft space, with reclaimed barn wood and a minimalist design you can transform into your perfect backdrop. Learn more here.
3. 399 Lafayette
This renovated industrial beauty features high ceilings and the charm of the original 1886 vaulted brick building. It’s located in the NoHo district and ready for your best wedding memories. Share the moment with up to 85 seated guests who can enjoy unique, chef-driven menu options (or choose to bring your own caterer). Learn more here.
4. 675 Hudson
Deep in the heart of the Meatpacking District, this premier venue has all-inclusive wedding packages that include specialty menus (including vegan). The 5,000-square-foot space has beautiful wood beams and a 360-degree view of the neighborhood skyline. Learn more here.
5. Wythe Hotel Outdoor Garden
With seating for up to 60 guests and fine dining options from the Wythe Hotel, this Brooklyn venue offers its outdoor brick courtyard for private weddings and reception events. An open-air atmosphere makes this the perfect pick for April through November celebrations. Learn more here.
6. Brooklyn Party Space
Located in Brooklyn’s Prospect Heights neighborhood, this venue has plenty of street parking and lounge areas complete with a hardwood dance floor, sound system, and DJ booth. Dressing areas and a coat check give you the high-end amenities you need for an affordable wedding that you can customize to your heart’s desire. Plus, Brooklyn Party Space can accommodate up to 85 seated guests! Learn more here.
7. Loft 172
Brooklyn locals will adore this spacious property with seating for up to 100 guests. The second-floor walk-up boasts 14-foot ceilings, a private entrance, and dark wood dance floors. Access the outdoor rooftop deck for additional room — or to take some unforgettable wedding shots in front of the stunning skyline view. Learn more here.
Mid-sizes Venues (100 – 200 people)
8. Haven’s Kitchen
With the light, airy feel that only a loft can provide, Haven’s Kitchen is transforming the wedding experience with their two-story carriage house that can accommodate up to 200 guests. The venue, close to Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, offers sustainable and seasonal cuisine for a modest budget. Learn more here.
9. Studio Arte
For a beautiful wedding ceremony with less than 175 seated guests, consider Studio Arte. This all-white, 6,500-square-foot loft space is a blank canvas for your own vision and aesthetic. Natural light, hardwood floors, and a view of the Empire State Building make this Garment District venue a true gem. Learn more here.
10. New Leaf Restaurant and Events
If an outdoor venue is more your speed, this amazing locale near Upper Manhattan’s Fort Tryon Park is worth a closer look. With room for up to 150 guests and beautiful New York views, you can buy out the entire venue for a reasonable price to enjoy their cottage and full property for five hours or more. Learn more here.
11. Midtown Loft
This modern venue near Gramercy Park has room for 180 seated guests and boasts high ceilings, marble bathrooms, copper fixtures, mahogany floors, and adjustable spotlighting. Take your event outdoors and enjoy the retractable rooftop that can be booked year-round. Fees start at $5,000 for this unique destination. Learn more here.
12. New York City Fire Museum
With a budget-friendly booking fee of $3,500 for 8 hours, this NYC landmark has room for up to 175 seated guests. The third-floor room spans 3,000 square feet of open space, hardwood floors, and beautiful, exposed brick that makes the venue truly unique! Not only is it close to Manhattan, but discounts are offered for FDNY firefighters. Learn more here.
13. Ramscale Studio
This beautiful penthouse loft in the landmark Westbeth building is a historical West Village favorite. Enjoy views of the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty, along with the 1,000 square foot terrace. Alternatively, you can opt to stay inside the 3,500-square-foot indoor space. Rates start at $7,500 for weekday weddings. Learn more here.
14. Ace Hotel New York
For something a bit out of the ordinary, consider the quirky charm of the Ace Hotel New York. Close to the East Village and with seating for up to 140 guests, it offers up a different take on what a wedding venue can be. And with valet parking and full-service hotel packages, your overnight guests will love the convenience. Learn more here.
15. Westin New York Grand Central
Close to Grand Central Station and boasting all the first-class amenities the Westin hotels are known for, this venue is ready to meet your every request. This is a great choice for an elegant wedding soiree for up to 140 seated guests. Learn more here.
16. Freds at Barneys Madison Avenue
With a notable wine list and a modest $3,000 buyout, Freds at Barneys Madison Avenue is a tasteful location for intimate weddings that need seating for up to 150 guests. It’s located right on the corner of Central Park, and menu highlights include fresh pasta, crab cakes, and truffle oil pizza. Learn more here.
Large Venues (200+ people)
17. Flatiron Hall
If you’ve never imagined your wedding in a vintage brewpub, you’re missing out on the charm of the Flatiron Hall. With room for up to 300 seated or standing, this unique Chelsea, Manhattan venue has event planners on hand to help you get the most out of your experience. It’s a great option for those with a large guest list and a modest budget. Learn more here.
18. Le District
This affordable indoor-outdoor venue is nestled in the heart of the Financial District and can accommodate crowds of up to 150 indoors, or 750 outside. With a fine dining menu that features 32 rotating French wines, 200 kinds of cheese, and housemade charcuterie, your guests will remember that the new couple had good taste! Learn more here.
19. Mondrian Park Avenue
With several spaces to suit your needs, this NoMad venue offers the luxury people expect from the Mondrian name. It can accommodate up to 225 people standing and has an award-winning culinary team ready to wow with the flavors of the Eastern and Southern Mediterranean cuisine. Don’t take a tour without grabbing some time outside on their rooftop lounge. Learn more here.
20. Bocce USQ
With room for up to 300 standing guests, Bocce USQ is a popular spot for wedding receptions in the heart of Union Square. Naturally, it comes complete with a bocce court, but Bocce USQ also boasts an excellent Italian menu and unlimited food and drink for an affordable price. Learn more here.
21. Town Stages
Central to the Tribeca and SoHo districts, Town Stages’ 10,000 feet of flexible space is sure to please even the most selective of couples. Large windows, high ceilings, and hardwood floors are just a few of the features you can expect. Plus, you can take your pick of catering service providers and leave the full-service bar to the venue. Learn more here.
22. Carnegie Hall’s Event Spaces
How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Well, you can practice — and now, you can also rent! An event space, that is. As one of the city’s most iconic music venues, Carnegie Hall’s event spaces include several spacious rooms and halls, a rooftop terrace, and newly renovated areas. It’s a great venue option if you’re looking for historic charm paired with first-class, modern amenities to delight up to 500 guests. Learn more here.
23. Knickerbocker Hotel
Featuring high-tech amenities and an upscale, seasonal small plates menu, those seeking a contemporary NYC wedding will find this venue perfect for up to 250 guests. With indoor and outdoor spots, including a rooftop Sky Pod with views of Times Square, the Knickerbocker offers the convenience and elegance of a redesigned luxury hotel that will still allow you to show off your unique design style. Learn more here.
24. Queens Party Hall
This community event center in the heart of Queens offers flexible and affordable payment packages where you can pay for exactly what you want – and nothing more! Bring in your preferred outside vendors, decorate how you please, and enjoy the use of six spacious halls with seating for up to 250. Learn more here.
25. Manhattan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue
Looking for the only real penthouse banquet facility in NYC? You’ve found it. The historic charm, custom oak and stained glass bar, and illuminated greenery of the Manhattan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue make it an experience your 50 to 250 guests will never forget. Learn more here.
No matter the date of your event, these are a sampling of the best wedding venues NYC has to offer. Which one will help celebrate that first day of the rest of your life together?