~ Recommended Long Island Wedding Reception & Wedding Ceremony Locations ~
Below is a list of some of the Long Island Wedding Reception & Wedding Ceremony Locations that recommend my services, the places that I call home.
This page is not here as a requirement of being one of their house vendors, but as a resource to you. I believe wholeheartedly that all of these Long Island Wedding Reception & Wedding Ceremony Locations show the same genuine concern for their couples as I do. It is important to me that all locations and service providers found on my website will welcome all couples equally and will deliver above and beyond expectations. Each of these locations has a different feel and who knows! Maybe one of them is just what you’ve been looking for! If you are looking for a simple elopement ceremony with just you and two witnesses, you are always welcome to begin your life together by signing your license at my home. If you want to have a few guests I offer something similar to my “Just Marry Us” option at the Gazebo in Northport Village Park.
Northport Village Park is located on the banks of Northport Harbor in Northport Village. No permit required.
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Bridgeview Yacht Club is a single event venue, located in Island Park, that boasts spectacular views of the sunsets over the waters of Long Island. The setting is classic, waterfront elegance, with an atmosphere that is warm, friendly, and inviting. Their master chefs offer a wide variety of culinary delights, with enough choices to make even the most discerning of pallets want to try everything on the menu. Your guests have their choice of enjoying the manicured and sheltered courtyard or the waterfront experience that dockside seating provides. Smaller events are welcome to use the spacious and private second floor space. The glass wall, draped and chandeliered ceilings, and open spaces of the ballroom blend opulence and the natural beauty of the ocean seamlessly. Their sister location located right next door, is the Loft by Bridgeview. It offers a more contemporary feel… that of industrial chic meets rustic barn wedding. Perfect for those who want both organic and opulent, while not sacrificing quality, experience or view. With options to fit most budgets Bridgeview is well worth a look when planning that once in a lifetime event.
As a Scotto property Chateau Briand can proudly say they have generations of experience in hosting once in a lifetime events. Their motto is: “Our style may not be for everyone, which makes it perfect for you” If you love grace and elegance of the art deco period, with all the perks of modern technology, then this may be your venue! There are many features that will surprise and delight your guests. The option to use their outdoor space for a club type setting is as inviting as the formal elegance of the ballrooms. With easy access to highways and hotel accomodations adjoining, it is conveniently located for friends and family. All this combined with world class cuisine make Chateau Briand a truly unique and beautiful venue.
Chateau La Mer has long been a favorite among Long Island Wedding Reception & Wedding Ceremony Locations. Located in Lindenhurst right on the Great South Bay it has a breezy seaside feel coupled with all the opulence of crystal chandeliers and imported marble. The multi level deck is fabulous for both ceremony and cocktail hour with food that will delight and amaze your guests. Another aspect that many couples love is being taken away after the ceremony by private Yacht, not only to make a grand entrance… but also to have those first few minutes as husband and wife alone and say to one another “We really did it!” Thirty years of experience will ensure that none of the fine details of your special day will be overlooked as Chateau La Mer combines extraordinary food, superior service and an elegant atmosphere to turn your wedding into the perfect dream come true.
Danfords is a historic hotel and event venue, right on the Long Island Sound, with 86 guest rooms, nestled in the picturesque seaside Village of Port Jefferson. Many of the rooms are suites that feature fireplaces, water view balconies, and their award winning full-service restaurant. As an event space it is extremely versatile offering everything from larger events to more intimate sections all with the same warm and welcoming atmosphere that blends a quaint and vintage feeling with all the modern amenities one could ask for. The harbor and marina, the docks and sunsets all make for spectacular photos and it is a place that welcomes it’s couples back over and over again with special events and seasonal celebrations that grow into family traditions.
If you thought a real mansion was out of your price range, GO SEE THIS VENUE.
The de Seversky Center is a Grand Old Gold Coast Mansion in every aspect of the term. White marble greets you in the exquisite entrance way with the grand staircase ready for the perfect ascent. The walls are of rich wood. Corinthian columns line the mansions exterior which looks out on over 100 acres of Old Westbury’s finest landscapes. There is also a brick and glass atrium, perfect for the ceremony itself. Pioneers of “Mansion Style” and “European Style” dining the de Seversky Center is every bit as opulent as one would expect, but she is surprisingly warm and intimate. The food is everything you would expect and more as they gladly cater to your requests, the service is first class and the staff are skilled, friendly, professional and down to earth. It is also one of the few venues where the general manager is an active and interactive part of your event. This is a Must See if you are thinking Mansion. This is listed on the Long Island Wedding Reception & Wedding Ceremony Locations page as a reception venue… but they are also open to ceremony only options!
East Wind is the most unique location on Long Island. With four completely distinct locations it has all the benefits of a single event venue with the buying power and experience of a multi-event location. The Inn and Spa offer luxurious accommodations and welcome you and your guests to stay as long as you like. The Inn has the Northampton Room and the Southampton Room each with their own ceremony site. The Cottage and Estate are close enough to the hotel, yet far enough away to give all the privacy of a single event venue. Their individually selected and expertly prepared menus are a delight to the senses and their exceptional staff make all your planning stress free.
Nestled upon eight private acres of Long Island’s Gold Coast…
The Fox Hollow features beautiful gardens, great food, and world class hotel accommodations all in one place. With 3 separate and distinct locations, each stunning in their own right, the choice is all up to persona taste. The Wintergarden, with it’s stone and ivy walled ballroom, open to the sky with glass ceiling, draws couples who love the natural world. The Somerley is sleek and modern, with clean lines and textured walls that use the built in lighting to set the color and tone. The Garden Terrace is perched atop a hill overlooking the ceremony and garden below, with floor to ceiling windows that bring the indoor and outdoor spaces together, and a patio filled with beautiful tile work, flowing waters, and fireplaces that is unlike anywhere else. The building and grounds were made for photos, with beautifully landscaped gardens, waterfalls, brick walls, and lighting elements all with their fairytale architecture in the background. Fine dining is available at their restaurant for your rehearsal dinner, anniversary celebrations, or post wedding brunch, and an award-winning all-suite luxury hotel… are all here in one convenient location.
Always a leader in the industry, the Larkfield’s food and standards of excellence have been head and shoulders above even the most famous of Long Island’s Catering Halls. Now they are going above and beyond with “Ground Breaking” Renovations that must be seen to be believed! Larkfield is the perfect place to make your dreams come true! Light, airy, immaculately clean, and grand beyond belief, with food that is always a culinary masterpiece. Their new design has blended all the romance and old world charm of a Mediterranean Villa with modern technology. Elegance and intelligent lighting, rich woods and plasma screens, tiled floor space and i-docks to play your own music through their house sound system all await you at Larkfield. The outdoor ceremony locations include a beautifully manicured garden, complete with fountains, reflecting pools, and archways as well as the pergola above that is on the patio, right off the cocktail hour room. Amid all this grandeur, with the family who owns and is part of your day, there with you every step of the way, you are treated like real people by real people, who truly care about making your wedding day, the most amazing day of your lives.
This 1912 mansion is a National Historic Landmark that fulfills every dream of what a fairy tale castle should look like. Graceful and elegant, the building lends itself to everything from Medieval, to Gatsby to the Modern era when it comes to amenities. With stunning views of the Long Island Sound and Huntington Harbor the Chateau offers a magnificent backdrop for indoor and outdoor photos of your once in a lifetime event. Catering to only one event st a time, with menus designed for each couple individually, the Chateau continues to delight their couples and guests alike.
The Essex Club has been recently renovated to reflect a more modern taste but with all the beauty and elegance of the fireplace, wood floors and view of the over 50 acres of woods and greens that surround the Club House. This single event space is centrally located to most Long Islanders great for intimate gatherings of all kinds or ready to welcome and seat 250 of your closest family and friends. The grounds are exquisitely maintained and the cuisine offers new and innovative creations from around the world. As a Lessings venue you have the backing of over a century of experience, with packages and options that make planning easy.
When it comes to quality, longevity, and experience there is no comparison to Lessings. They have been serving and catering to Long Islands elite and their fabulous functions since 1890. Smithtown Landing Country Club is located on the North Shore, overlooking the Nissequogue River. It offers three buildings which ensures that your affair have all the privacy and attention that your special day deserves. The grounds and the building make for wonderful photos and serve equally well for both indoor and outdoor ceremonies.
Since taking over Stonebridge in 2013 the Lessings family has set a new standard in the wedding industry. Stonebridge features clean lines, open floor spaces and beautiful floor to ceiling windows that blend their indoor spaces with the natural beauty of the golf course surrounding them. The graceful, modern, look is paired with innovative cuisine, unparalleled service, and a bridal suite that is on par with the best luxury hotels, with staff that is warm, friendly and knowledgeable. Stonebridge is often imitated, but never surpassed. They invite you to come see what all the rave reviews have been about!
Are you looking for that laid back and relaxed toes in the sand Beach Wedding without going all the way out to the Hamptons? If so the Pavilion at Sunken Meadow State Park is a must see before choosing a venue. Ceremonies can be performed either on the beach itself or they have a deck that extends over the sand. The site is run by the folks at Lessings which means professionalism with a staff that is friendly relaxed and truly happy to be there with you on your day. And just look at the pictures above, those are real couples, the Long Island Sound is truly that blue and the sunsets are that gorgeous! So if this is your idea of what you want your Beach Wedding to be like then this is the venue for you. This is listed on the Long Island Wedding Reception & Wedding Ceremony Locations page as a reception venue… but they are also open to ceremony only options!
Built in 1751, The Three Village Inn is a beautiful example of Colonial Long Island. From the wide plank floors and antiques lovingly placed at every turn, to the cozy fireplaces and period correct fabrics, there is a sense of peace and beauty upon entering. World renowned Executive Chef Guy Reuge’s passion for food and skill in creating a menu to impress, shows in every plate the comes from his kitchen. Overnight accommodations are available in one of the Inn’s Staterooms or in the Cottages that overlook Stony Brook Harbor. As with all Lessings venues, the staff at Three Village Inn are experts at helping you create the memories of a lifetime.
Walking in to the West Sayville Country Club is like entering the great house of a country estate. It is warm and welcoming, charming and inviting. It was built in 1909 by Commodore Frederick G. Bourne as a wedding present for his daughter, Florence, upon her marriage to Anson Hard.
So the building holds not only the memory of happy events but the longevity of a long and happy marriage. The glassed in deck brings the natural beauty of the surroundings which inspired the name “Meadow Edge” right into your reception. This is a single event venue that comes with friendly, personalized attention, a huge and fully appointed bridal suit, and a master chef that will delight and amaze the epicurean in all! Ceremonies and receptions there ALWAYS get rave reviews.
Famous for the Bethpage Black that Pro-golfers dream of this amazing location is steeped in Long Island history! The newly renovated English Manor Style Mansion is located on the prestigious grounds of Bethpage State Park; home to events such as US Opens, Barclays Tournaments, PGA Championships and Ryder Cup. Amid all this grandeur and opulence, you find the warm and welcoming feeling that Lessing is known for. With over 100 years of experience in the catering industry, nothing is left to chance. Everything from the menu to the interior spaces have been made fresh and new for the modern couple, who want the simplistic elegance that this location excels at. The Heritage Club, is a single event venue that can be open to hosting 750+ guests, as well as intimate events. Award winning cuisine, stunning views, and a legacy of awesomeness make this a must see location.
The Mansion at Oyster Bay is an absolutely beautiful location with all of the hallmarks of a true Gold Coast Mansion. The Mansion is very much as it was back when the renowned architectural firm of Delano and Aldrich, completed it’s construction in 1918. The magnificent entrance door, with its patterned grillwork frame, opens into the grand entrance hall. There you will see the classic black and white marble flooring and marble fireplace, which is one of many. Just down the hall, to your right, on the way to the modern bridal suite is a winding staircase. To your left is the drawing room with pecan paneling purchased from a castle in Ireland. The grounds mirror the other works of landscape architect Fredrick Law Olmstead, with visually stunning vistas at every turn. Truly a hidden gem of a location.
The newly renovated VIEW! It doesn’t get more on the water than this!
The panoramic water views of the Connetquot River and Great South Bay are inescapably beautiful. This unique venue attracts a fun loving and laid back type couple. The dining room is marked by fireplaces on each end, and VIEW’s raw sushi bar is always a big hit. New features to this intimate space include a waterfall backdrop made of blue and white seashells behind a marble bar top, beach-inspired and artwork. The main dining room, which seats up to 165 guests, pairs nautical elements with white china, sleek beige leather chairs and sand wash walls to complement mahogany tables and matching columns against hardwood floors. The Grill Room provides more casual dining for up to 70 guests and boasts a lively bar scene with French doors leading to the outdoor patio where the ceremony is held in nice weather. The view is perfect for those looking for a more relaxed setting with better food than your guests have ever had at a wedding!
Located in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, MyMoon is nothing short of enchanted. The industrial elements from the spaces previous life have been blended into a new rustic-chic, modern-vintage design that brings to mind things as far flung as Mongolia and a propper English Tea Garden. The cuisine is modern and innovative, with traditional Spanish and special dietary requests deliciously met. This sophisticated and urban environment boasts a private garden and courtyard space that can accommodate up to 140 guests comfortably. For reception, the indoor dining area can fit approximately 166 people for a sit-down dinner and up to 250 for a cocktail-style reception.
The North Ritz Club has a wonderfully elegant design featuring the open spaces, clean lines, and high ceilings, that cater to the taste of the modern couple. This beautiful single event venue is surrounded by a natural Koi Pond and is meticulously landscaped, with an abundance of seasonally refreshed flowering foliage, to create intimate photo opportunities and gorgeous backgrounds. The Gazebo Garden and Ritz Chapel are ideal for both indoor and outdoor ceremony options and the Bridal Suite is richly appointed with seating area and fireplace. Comfortably accommodating intimate events of 100 of your closest friends and family, to larger gatherings of up to 350 guests, the NRC is conveniently located for Long Island and Tri-State guests. Be assured that even as beautiful as it is… owned by three generations of restaurateurs… it’s the food that everyone will be talking about for years to come! Second only to how beautiful a couple you make and how great it was to share your first moments of forever.
Long Island’s newest Waterfront Wedding location is the amazing Piermont in Babylon Village! Newly renovated, with an exciting menu of locally sourced seasonal creations prepared by award winning Executive Chef Joseph Vigliotti, the Piermont embodies the best of Long Island’s South Shore, waterfront culture. The event spaces clean lines and open floor plans complement the glass walls that look out onto the bay. With breathtaking views of the Great South Bay and Robert Moses bridges, blue skies burst into color as the sun sets and your future begins. With more new and exciting innovations to come, the Piermont is ready to make your wedding day dreams a beautiful reality.
Long Island’s “Wine Country” is the newest alternative to the traditional catering hall wedding ceremony and reception site. The vineyards themselves are ripe with marriage metaphors. And that same devotion and attention to detail shows in every event that Raphael hosts. This is without exception the best of the best, when it comes to Long Island Vineyard Weddings. Upscale and nature blend seamlessly in the open and airy great hall, while gazing out at the grounds is reminiscent of Tuscany. Transported for the day or the weekend to the welcoming world of Raphael you will feel and be treated like family from beginning to new beginning!
The Riviera is located in Massapequa on the beautiful Great South Bay. The inside is rich and warm with glowing wood, hanging tapestries, sweeping staircase, baby grand piano, balcony and not one but two fireplaces in the main room. All this gives a “great hall” kind of feel, yet with the windows offering a panoramic water view, it is light and inviting. The outdoor gazebo is fresh and new, ideal for outdoor ceremonies or wedding pictures.
The Riviera is a single event venue, which ensures that you and your wedding get full and undivided attention. Their professional staff are more than willing to work with you to help you achieve the wedding of your dreams. The confidence they have in all that they can provide gives the Riviera a reputation as a place for “no stress brides.”
The Royalton at Roslyn Country Club is a colonial mansion from the early 1900s, set on 10 acres of wooded arbor and English Garden, it’s been completely restored to its timelessness and glory, combining tradition of perfection and modern sophistication. Upon entrance a mahogany doorway opens to a two story lobby, adorned by a crystal chandelier, wood floors dressed in oriental rugs, and a wood carved, curved master staircase. A plush carpeted hall takes you to a Coventry stone patio and rich wood-paneled rooms, ideal for cocktails with their two fireplaces.
The Grand Ballroom is elegantly decorated with beautiful sconces, hand carved crown moldings and Brazilian hardwood floors. The Mahogany Library features floor-to-ceiling mahogany walls and moldings, arm chairs, plush couches, a fireplace and mahogany barrister bookshelves. The bridal suite is in fact the original master bedroom of the mansion’s first owner Edward Moore; it features a mahogany four post bed, gas burning fireplace and a luxurious master bathroom. The Conservatory, complete with coffered ceilings is another perfect setting for your cocktail hour; its large windows offer incredible views of the English-styled gardens and fountains. With its green Coventry stone walls, a wrought iron lamp post and a gate, the Ivy Courtyard is perfect for a romantic ceremony. This is a true Long Island mansion, and even with all this opulence the people there are warm and friendly, with a genuine desire for your wedding day being everything you could dream of in their hearts.
Choosing a photo for this venue was really difficult. It is the kind of place that really needs to be seen in person. With a beautiful atrium and a garden that flows from flowers and water elements to stonework, they have many indoor options for ceremony and cocktail hour. The ballrooms and indoor spaces are sprawling, modern and filled with light, but with an Old World feel. Sand Castle hosts only one wedding at a time, boasts a fabulous menu of International and specialty cuisine, has multiple fireplaces and seperate seating areas that your guests can rest between dances in, a uniformed doorman to greet you upon arrival…. and it comes with a Rolls Royce for your personal transportation needs!
Water’s Edge, formerly the Thatched Cottage has a rich history and a place in the memory of many Long Islanders as the location where many a wonderful marriage began. Now it has been rebuilt from the ground up, as a completely modern Gold Coast property located in Centerport. Is the newest addition to the Danfords Collection, with over 30 years of luxury waterfront hospitality expertise. Water’s Edge caters to one wedding at a time, with beautiful indoor and outdoor ceremony options, elegant bridal suites, exceptionally innovative cuisine, beautiful gardens and most importantly the breathtaking water view of Mill Pond! The blue skies and painted sunsets are part of every event, year round, invited to share your space through the floor-to-ceiling glass windows. Thinking of a separate ceremony site before the reception? Water’s Edge is a 5 minute drive to the Vanderbilt Museum. This Grand Opening had been long awaited and eagerly anticipated and I am really thrilled to be onboard!
The Waterview at the Port Jefferson Country Club is part of the Crest Hospitality family of venues, which gives you decades of experience all in newly renovated properties, with luxury hotel accommodations near by. This one is perched high on the bluffs overlooking Port Jefferson Harbor with one of the most spectacular views on the North Shore. The ballroom is light, bright, open and airy as are the bridal suites. Like it’s sister location the Waterview offers award winning cuisine and can host smaller events in it’s Cliffside Waterfront Restaurant. menu offerings are locally sourced to give you the freshest seafood, local produce and prime steaks in what they call a blend of “classic and innovative, coastal fusion cuisine.”
This Victorian Era Mansion has been meticulously restored to recapture its original charm. Set on six acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, enhanced by ponds, waterfalls and gazebos, it offers a stately setting for an outdoor cocktail hour or garden chapel ceremony. Colorful peacocks, ducks, and perched parrots adorn the expansive grounds. As you enter the grounds through large brick pillars with concrete finials and enter the manor’s driveway lined with picturesque gas street lamps, you are taken back to a Victorian era of long ago.
Plantings are seasonal and include an incredible display of spring tulips and daffodils as well as a winter setting of tiny white lights that create a luminous wonderland. The interior is styled in estate era woods of mahogany, cherry and rose accented by leaded stained glass windows and detailed plaster ceilings. The decor is plush upholsteries, brass fixtures, and timeless heirlooms. European trained chefs will skillfully prepare and personally create any dish or delicacy that is desired. The renowned cuisine that has made the Westbury Manor famous is evident at every party regardless of budget or menu.
For a better look at the rooms and gardens see Silverfox’s Video Interview with Jerry Scotto, the most approachable owner in the industry. He understands that you are not just a number and that YOUR wedding day is a once in a lifetime event.