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The Best Wedding Venues in Manhattan

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Updated: 20 September 2017
Désolé, Paris: these magical Manhattan wedding venues have put a new city of love on the map. With its dazzling lights, breathtaking sights, and infectious energy, Manhattan makes it easy to fall in love. From urban wineries to stately museums, here are 10 places to make that love official.

City Winery

Toast your beloved at City Winery, Manhattan’s only fully-functioning winery and a unique city-meets-country event space. Here, you’ll enjoy the ‘rustic appeal of wine country with modern amenities,’ such as live music and a 7,500-square-foot main room. For betrothed urbanites, the venue’s contemporary wine country vibe, complete with wines made on-site, can’t be beat.

A toast to the happy couple
A toast to the happy couple | © Courtesy of City Winery

Gansevoort Park Avenue

If your partner has a penchant for Prada, Gansevoort Park Avenue, with its upscale event spaces, may be the right choice for you. Allow a Gansevoort Hotels-provided event planner to transform the luxury hotel’s ballroom, rooftop, or 10,000-square-foot trattoria into the wedding venue of your most self-indulgent dreams. Tip: when wedding stress strikes, count on the hotel’s on-site spa to help you feel the love again.

Entertainment Cruises

Specializing in venues with a view, Entertainment Cruises allows you to select New York City’s skyline as the backdrop for your big day. With the nation’s largest sightseeing cruise company, you can enjoy a ceremony at sea, exchanging your vows on a vessel’s open-air deck while floating through New York Harbor. Tip: be sure to take advantage of the company’s wedding package perks, including a built-in wedding planner, on-board showers and parties, and food and beverage options.

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Nolita White

Contemporary couples will love Nolita White, a gallery-like event space where the walls, floor, and ceiling come washed in a clean white. The perfect blank slate for modern matches, this voguish venue invites you to make your mark.

Museum of the City of New York

Nothing says ‘Manhattan’ quite like its many museums. Enjoy the New York City nuptials of your dreams at the Museum of the City of New York. Situated in a Georgian-style mansion, the Museum Mile mainstay offers Old New York elegance, complete with a breathtaking rotunda, marble staircase, and hall overlooking Central Park.

Grand Banks

Say ‘I do’ to Grand Banks, an award-winning restaurant situated within a historic wooden schooner. Climb aboard with your betrothed to enjoy breathtaking waterfront views and ingredient-driven cuisine by acclaimed chef Kerry Heffernan in a museum-quality setting.

Tribeca Rooftop

For an outdoor city setting, look no further than Tribeca Rooftop. Situated in a 1920s-era printing press building, this industrial penthouse features a stunning 18,000-square-foot rooftop, an indoor room with a 65-foot-long skylight, and trendy historic accents, like exposed brick walls and towering windows.

Stunning backdrop on a magical day
Stunning backdrop on a magical day | © Courtesy of Tribeca Rooftop/The Hons Photo

The Standard, High Line

Standard Hotels have long-since been the jet-setter’s pick for low-key luxury in New York, Miami Beach, and beyond. Now, The Standard can be your choice as an á la mode location for your big day. At the high-end chain’s High Line outpost, an open-air public plaza, the iconic Top of The Standard, and private rooms featuring floor-to-ceiling windows with views of Manhattan and the Hudson River make for unfussy—but still fabulous—celebration sites.

Battery Gardens

Enjoy down-to-earth elegance at Lower Manhattan location Battery Gardens. Nestled within Manhattan’s famed Battery Park, this waterfront restaurant serves up sweeping views of New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and beyond. Tip: the restaurant’s adjacent riverside promenade makes for the perfect place to exchange your vows.

Maritime Hotel

Get a head start on your honeymoon at Manhattan’s Maritime Hotel. Bringing beach vibes to the city, this vacation-like venue is equipped with an open-air balcony lounge, ‘grammable nautical decor, and an on-site restaurant which comes courtesy of Mario Batali.