You’re getting ready for the wedding of your dreams, and you’re looking for someplace special to hold it. Manhattan is home to some of the most beautiful wedding venues, both indoor and outdoor, that will make your wedding dreams come to life. We’ve looked at some of the top publications to find the most beautiful wedding venues in Manhattan, including Bazaar Magazine, Curbed New York, and The Cut. We’ve read testimonies and reviews on reputable sites for weddings such as The Knot and looked at each Instagram page to make sure these are the most breathtaking wedding venues Manhattan has to offer.
Whether you want an outdoor wedding in a natural setting like a beautiful park, a rooftop wedding with an unbeatable view, or an indoor wedding in a gorgeous, ornate space, there’s something for everyone on this list. As you look through this list, you may want to also consider getting the best catering in Manhattan. Complete our catering quotes form and wait for great caterers to compete for your business. After all, you’ll need some sensational catering for your wedding to match your amazing venue.
1. Pier Sixty
As the most expansive venue that overlooks the Hudson River, Pier Sixty is the perfect place for a wedding of any size. Pier Sixty’s 20,000 square feet of space can accommodate up to 2,000 guests. In addition to its size, you may want to consider this venue for its beautiful views, which are showcased on its Instagram page, and for its flexibility to be designed in whatever style you like. It’s also conveniently located near Chelsea, where you can find some great catering options.
If you’re looking for a vintage, historical, boutique look, then the Beekman Hotel may be the venue for you. The unique, skylit, and ornate design of the atrium will catch the attention of you and your guests, with its nine stories of architectural splendor. This venue offers a variety of event rooms that include vaulted ceilings, arched entries, custom chandeliers, and moldings. Located in Manhattan’s Financial District, there are many high-quality caterers in the area you may want to hire, too.
The Angel Orensanz Foundation for the Arts is a place for artists and thinkers, which really shows in its unique and breathtaking design. This former synagogue features high, arched ceilings, ornate balconies, and elegant chandeliers. It is big enough to hold up to 260 guests for a sit-down dinner on the main floor and can fit another 200 on the balcony. This venue comes with its own kitchen, which is perfect to fit your catering needs. Take a look at the kinds of caterers near this venue in SoHo.
The Lodge at Gallow Green, located on the top of McKittrick Hotel, is an enchanting space to have a wedding in any season. With a rustic feel, filled and surrounded by greenery, this venue will feel like a tropical getaway for you and your wedding guests. The rooftop location offers a spectacular view of the city, and the flexibility of the space accommodates a variety of party sizes but works best for a more intimate group. If you’re looking for some great catering options in this area, check out what Chelsea has to offer.
The Bay Room at Manhatta hotel is known for its elegance and splendor. It is also among the most flexible venues, fitting up to 600 standing guests but able to be sectioned off to fit a smaller party. On one side, your guests will get a beautiful view of the Hudson River, and on the other, they’ll see the Statue of Liberty. This 60th-floor panoramic view is sure to take your breath away. Be sure to look at the types of catering you can get in the nearby Battery Park City and TriBeCa.
Located in natural, serene surroundings in the heart of Manhattan, the Central Park Boathouse has served as a beautiful and timeless location for many weddings. The obvious benefits, aside from a lovely indoor location, include being right on the lake in Central Park, with small rowboats you can use for photos or to take a romantic boat ride off into the setting sun at the end of your festivities. If you’re interested in catering options nearby, we can connect you with some great ones on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
This beautiful outdoor space in Central Park is overflowing with an abundance of shrubs, trees, and carefully tended flowers. There are many gorgeous spots for perfect wedding photos: walkways, romantic bridges, ponds and fountains, and more. There’s some great catering for this venue, too, just a few blocks south on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
8. West Edge
West Edge is a flexible, large, well-lit space with large windows overlooking the city. Used for everything from fashion shows to galas, this venue is perfect to accommodate your wedding party, no matter the size. With its neutral design and classic wooden floor, this venue offers the flexibility to create anything from a simple and elegant themed wedding to something more ornate. This venue is located near some great Manhattan caterers in Chelsea.
The Castell Rooftop Lounge provides a unique combination of elegance and charm, with a fireplace lounge and a beautifully landscaped garden terrace. This venue fits up to 125 guests for cocktail-style receptions and provides indoor and outdoor seating options. Located on the 21st floor of the AC Hotel, it offers a beautiful rooftop view of the city. There are a number of great catering options right around the corner in Hell’s Kitchen.
The Prince George Hotel, originally built in 1904, has been restored to all its neo-renaissance splendor, including its finely refurbished ballroom. This venue features gorgeous sconces, columns, and column moldings, along with an intricately designed and meticulously painted ceiling. This venue makes the perfect wedding and reception location for you and your 300 dinner guests, with additional spaces available for cocktails.
Wherever you choose to hold your special day in Manhattan, we’d love to help you find the most elegant and highest-quality catering. You can fill out our form to get quotes from Manhattan caterers who want to compete for your business.