16 Incredible Urban Wedding Venues in NYC
With so many urban wedding venues to choose from in New York City, where do you even begin? To help you get started, we rounded up some of our faves and their respective neighborhoods.
501 Union – Gowanus
A former classic car restoration shop dating back to 1916, this Brooklyn wedding venue is one of a kind. Along with a speakeasy-style lounge and skylit reception hall, there’s a courtyard ideal for an open-air ceremony, or even a food truck caterer.
Aretsky’s Patroon Townhouse – Midtown
With just the right balance of old New York charm and modern style, this four-story townhouse is a prime location for an intimate city wedding. The classic and lounge style dining rooms classic and elegant, while the rooftop terrace is a trendy cocktail hour spot.
Brooklyn Winery – Williamsburg
Full of reclaimed wood, vintage details and plenty of vino, this is the perfect spot for a rustic wedding in the city. The winery allows you to rent the entire space for your event, which includes a gorgeous glass roof atrium featuring a succulent wall.
Houston Hall – Greenwich Village
Totally unconventional, warm and lively, this beer hall has a more casual vibe. Containing skylights, exposed brick walls and an antique bar, this massive space is perfect for both dining and dancing the night away.
Manhattan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue – Greenwich Village
Located just a block from the Union Square transport hub, this luxe penthouse shows the best of the Big Apple all in one intimate spot. The Empire State Building can be seen through huge arched windows from the ballroom, creating the ultimate background for your nuptials.
Midtown Loft and Terrace – NoMad
Unique and sophisticated, this modern wedding venue also showcases some famous city landmarks up close and personal. The terrace faces the majestic Marble Collegiate Church and can be utilized during rain or shine thanks to its retractable roof.
Monarch Rooftop – Midtown
A trendy rooftop lounge perfect for a bridal luncheon or nighttime reception, this restaurant wedding venue is stylish in every way. Outside, the patio faces the nearby Empire State Building, while the indoor lounge is full of colorful vintage furniture and sliding floor-to-ceiling glass doors.
MyMoon – Williamsburg
A Brooklyn hot spot known for its amazing Mediterranean menu, this hidden gem is a unique place to celebrate “I do.” The restaurant and event center is located in a once-abandoned factory, which has been refurbished with a private garden all while maintaining its original brick and wood interior.
Park Hyatt New York – Theatre District
Innovative and elegant, this chic hotel adds an element of luxury to the Theater District. While one space contains floor-to-ceiling backlit Italian onyx paneling, the rest of the hotel contains classic, warm tones with contemporary art.
Penthouse 808 at Ravel Hotel – Long Island City
For a cozier event, this boutique hotel’s romantic rooftop overlooks the East River and Roosevelt Island. While its big city view speaks for itself, its accommodations are comfy enough to make you never want to leave.
Diamond Horseshoe – Theatre District
Theatrical and historic, this NYC wedding venue’s Art Deco style matches the unique vibe of its neighborhood. Situated at the Paramount Hotel, its lavish charm derives from its vaudeville show history dating back to 1938.
The Foundry – Long Island City
Contrasting the modern style of Long Island City, this gem is one of our East Coast faves. Its industrial past is still visible, from its metal-beamed skylit ceilings to its ivy-covered courtyard.
The Press Lounge – Hell’s Kitchen
Experience 360-degree views of Manhattan right here at the top of the Ink48 Hotel. Infused with subtle luxuries, this rooftop wedding venue includes a retractable glass-walled sunroom complete with a fireplace.
The Redbury – NoMad
Previously known as the Martha Washington Hotel New York, this renovated vintage venue is pure sophistication. Located near all the Manhattan action – in particular, Madison Square Garden and the Fashion District – your guests will find plenty to do nearby for a NYC destination wedding.
Tribeca 360° – Tribeca
Overlooking New Jersey, Manhattan and the Hudson River, the name says it all – just let the Big Apple serve as your backdrop. Fit for any wedding style, the venue’s minimalist vibes are continuous throughout its ballroom and spacious rooftop penthouse.
The William Vale – Greenpoint
Located on the East River waterfront, this hotel is unique in many ways. The venue offers a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces, inlucing an elevated park and a terrace with the longest pool in Brooklyn.
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