Enjoy the romantic sophistication of a country winery without leaving the city at the Brooklyn Winery. Reclaimed wood and vintage décor make your special day feel timeless, while sipping wine made on-site at this urban winery tastes deliciously modern. For classic couples, this 8,000-square-foot Williamsburg winery is an ideal spot to start the rest of your lives.
Brooklyn Winery, 213 N 8th St, Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 347 763 1506
From basic brunch to “big day” blowouts, Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg is the trend-abiding betrothed’s pick. Whether you’re planning a family-style dinner wedding or a standing cocktail celebration, this cosmopolitan crowd favorite is an ideal venue. The former factory, now a 70-room hotel, offers an unmissable urban wedding experience, hosting intimate ceremonies in its private lofts, complete with terraces overlooking Manhattan.
Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 718 460 8000
With its high-beamed ceilings and open window skylights, this former pre-WWII rope factory is a perfect blank slate for the wedding day of your dreams. At the Greenpoint Loft, a 5,000-square-foot loft space, 1,000-square-foot mezzanine, and rooftop are yours to transform into your ideal ceremony site.
Greenpoint Loft, 67 West St, Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 718 310 3040
The Liberty Warehouse
Not many couples can count Lady Liberty herself amongst their wedding guests, but at The Liberty Warehouse, New York’s most famous female reliably makes an appearance. Located in Red Hook’s historic shipping yards, this pre-Civil War building boasts plenty of timeless touches, such as working wood-burning fireplaces in all event rooms. The 15,000-square-foot space includes four event rooms, a picturesque waterside promenade, and panoramic views of the New York Harbor, Statue of Liberty, and beyond.
Liberty Warehouse, 260 Conover St, Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 347 987 3121
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Your beautiful new chapter deserves a lovely beginning, and that’s just what you’ll get at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Celebrate a love in bloom at this urban oasis comprising more than 20 unique gardens and conservatories. Tip: say “I do” in the garden’s Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium, a popular ceremony site boasting a “living roof” of grasses and wildflowers, floor-to-ceiling glass walls, and stellar views.
A renovated former metal factory, which features its original brick walls, high ceilings, and lofty wooden doors, makes for a surprisingly romantic wedding venue. The rustic charm characterizing DUMBO-based 26 Bridge is enhanced by a stunning skylight and industrial accents, making the space a perfect fit for tradition-loving twosomes.
26 Bridge, 26 Bridge St, Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 718 310 3040
Give your spouse the “star treatment” at The 1896, a 26,000-square-foot warehouse complex comprising more than a dozen studios and stages. Stunning skylights, mixed century-old textured walls, and a 2,500-square-foot brick-lined courtyard round out the offerings at this Bushwick-based showstopper.
The 1896, 592 Johnson Ave, Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 718 451 6531
The Green Building
The Green Building has led many lives: an 1880s brass foundry, a speakeasy, and now, the site of your dream wedding. Open-beamed ceilings, exposed brick walls, and prohibition era-appropriate private rooms only accessible through hidden doors bring Old New York elegance to any modern-day celebration. Make your mark on this 6,000-square-foot indoor and outdoor space, a well-preserved piece of New York City history.
The Green Building, 452 Union St, Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 718 522 3363
At Littlefield, you can catch a comedy show one night and host your wedding the next (only in Brooklyn). This 1920s-era textile warehouse utilizes its 6,200 square feet for everything from music performances to game shows to, if you like, your big day. This Gowanus venue, which will lend your nuptials a cool edge, features furniture crafted from recycled materials, micro-brewed beers, and more.
Brooklyn Historical Society
One of Brooklyn’s best venues to begin your future at is a spot celebrating the borough’s past. Situated in an 1881 landmark building, the Brooklyn Historical Society boasts an enduring elegance that will never go out of style. Cast-iron columns, a wood-carved library and staircase, and a restored wooden ceiling and floors round out the photo-ready features of this historical find.
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 718 222 4111