Brooklyn’s Most Iconic Wedding Venues
The top 10 wedding venues in Brooklyn, NY
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
60 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
1 Hotel Brooklyn, located in Brooklyn Heights, gets its name for its proximity and views of the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. The hotel holds two core values: luxury and eco-friendly design. 1 Hotel Brookly uses native greenery, reclaimed materials, energy-efficient systems, carbon offsets, and farm-to-table cuisine to give guests a luxury experience while maintaining a high level of sustainability. The hotel has three unique event spaces for weddings, the Blue Wood Aster- a 2600 square foot space with floor to ceiling windows and private balcony overlook, a rooftop, and lounge with East River/Manhattan views, and a 2800 square foot 10th Floor Lounge with stunning panoramic views and state of the art technology. 1 Hotel Brooklyn has onsite accommodations and getting-ready suits. Depending on the space used, the hotel can accommodate 250 guests.
200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn NY 11238
The Brooklyn Museum is in the northeast corner of Prospect Park, adjacent to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. As NYC's third-largest museum in physical size, the space holds roughly 500,000 objects. The architecture is a beautiful combination of elegance, modern design, and rich history. There are two spaces available for weddings: the Beaux-Arts Court, and the Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavillion and Lobby.
The 10,000 square foot Beaux-Arts Court is two stories high with a 60-foot ceiling and dramatic skylight. It boasts historically rich features including original archways, a large brass chandelier, and an updated glass-tile floor originally finished in 1927. The Beaux-Art Court has modern amenities, getting-ready suits and can accommodate 660 seated guests.
The Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavillion and Lobby were redesigned in 2004 by Polshek Partnership Architects to feature an expansive sheer glass pavilion offering unobstructed views of the museum's grand welcoming plaza. Brick piers divide the pavilion and lobby artfully melding the old with the new. The ceiling is constructed entirely from glass as well, giving the space a modern and airy ambiance. The Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavillion and Lobby offers getting-ready suits and can accommodate 200 guests for seated dinner and dancing.
The Wythe Hotel
80 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249
The Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is a thoughtfully restored waterfront factory built originally in 1901. One of the last masonry and timber buildings built in Brooklyn, Wythe Hotel gives a cozy and rustic vibe perfect for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The building houses seven versatile event spaces including a loft with Manhattan views, a screening room with a speakeasy-style bar, an intimate private room for up to 60 guests, a garden terrace with climbing greenery, and a 2100 square foot main hall featuring exposed pine ceilings and exposed brick.
Chefs Aidan O'Neal and Jake Leiber's three-star French brasserie, Le Crocodile, located within the hotel provide catering. The Wythe Hotel can accommodate 160 seated guests and 350 cocktail guests.
The Liberty Warehouse
260 Conover St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
The Liberty Warehouse premieres panoramic views of Manhattan, the Verrazano Bridge, and the Statue of Liberty. Located on Pier 41 in Red Hook, Brooklyn, this reimagined pre-Civil War building preserves its charm with exposed brook and pinewood support beam features. Peering out of the oversized windows in the two large event spaces are stunning sunset views staring lady liberty. The Liberty Warehouse offers two small indoor rooms for ceremonies or cocktail hours, a stage for performers, working wood-burning fireplaces in each room, a 15,000 square foot waterfront promenade, fully equipt bridal sweet, and valet service. The Liberty Warehouse can seat up to 400 guests for dinner and accommodate over 1200 guests for cocktails.
Boathouse + Audubon Center
101 East Dr, Brooklyn, NY 11225
The Boathouse in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, was erected in 1905 and was one of the first buildings in NYC to be declared a historical landmark. The stunning Beaux Art style architecture, floor-to-ceiling windows, Tuscan columns, Gustavino tile ceilings, hand-painted mural, covered balcony, and scenic terrace overlooking the Lullwater Bridge are nothing short of stunning. There is a private bridal area, onsite security, guest parking, a spacious outdoor terrace, and the rental fee includes a one-year Supporter membership to the Prospect Park Alliance. There are options for both indoor and outdoor ceremonies. The Boathouse can accommodate 150 seated guests and 225 standing guests indoors.
The Palm House Brooklyn Botanic Garden
990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225
The Palm House at The Brooklyn Botanical Garden is an oasis of trees, flower borders, and pastoral lawns. Surrounded by natural beauty, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is where New York City celebrates fairytale weddings. Events at the Palm House have garden ceremony settings, an outdoor terrace for cocktails, and an exquisite glass-walled indoor event space. Patina Restaurant Group is the exclusive caterer of the Palm House. This venue can accommodate up to 250 seated guests.
The Greenpoint Loft
67 West St, Brooklyn, NY 11222
The Greenpoint Loft in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, is a restored pre-WWII warehouse turned event hall. The space is the essence of industrial-rustic design. The Greenpoint Loft's raw appearance features original exposed high beam ceilings, weathered brick, wood floors, and open window skylights.
The venue is a large, airy, and bright space perfect for couples working with event designers. There is a 5000 square foot main loft space, a 1000 square foot mezzanine, an 800 square foot rooftop with magnificent views of the Manhattan skyline and East River, and two dressing suites. The Greenpoint Loft can accommodate 185 guests.
213 N 8th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Brooklyn Winery, located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is a modern-industrial venue with chic accents and a romantic atmosphere. The newly renovated space has 15-foot ceilings, reclaimed wood paneling, wine barrel cocktail tables, modern lighting, skylights, and a wedding suite. The venue features a wine production room, barrel room, lush backdrops, and a living plant wall. Brooklyn Winery can accommodate 175 guests.
*photos are renderings of renovated space for weddings in 2023 and beyond
501 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11215
501 Union in trendy Gowanus, Brooklyn, is renowned for its balance of vintage architecture with modern style. The building dates back to 1916 and was once a classic car restoration shop. Today, the venue welcomes creative couples looking to turn the space into their own. 501 Union has an open feel with weathered brick, concrete floors, and art deco lighting. The large skylights allow for sun-dappled ceremonies. 501 Union can accommodate 250 standing guests and 160 seated guests.
26 Bridge St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
26 Bridge in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, is an airy modern-industrial space that preserves its iconic old-Brooklyn charm. The once metal factory has been reimagined into a trendy event space. Your wedding at 26 Bridge will feature a towering double barn door entrance, large industrial windows, weathered brick walls, tall ceilings with skylights spanning the length of the building, and wood floors. 26 Bridge is a large blank slate ready for personalization and decoration. This venue is perfect for couples looking for a space to make their own. 26 Bridge can accommodate 250 seated and 375 standing guests.