Food & Drink
14 Brooklyn Wedding Venues For Every Budget
For brides to be with Brooklyn pride, make your favorite borough the perfect spot for a destination wedding. For every style and budget, Brooklyn offers an array of options to choose from - check out our guide to everything from budget locations to jaw-dropping venues.
The Palm House at Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
You can marry your soul mate under a canopy of flowers and stars without ever leaving the neighborhood. The Palm House at Brooklyn Botanic Garden (1000 Washington Avenue, Prospect Heights) holds only one wedding event at a time to ensure that everything revolves around your special day. For a catering fee ranging around $130 - $160 per person and a location fee at about $1,335 - $3,210, you can dine in decadence and dance in opulence in a truly authentic Brooklyn landmark.
Giando On the Water
Whether you entertain an intimate group or invite the most distant of relatives, Giando On the Water (400 Kent Avenue, Williamsburg) can accommodate your special day. With a gorgeous view of the Manhattan skyline, spend your day either in their spacious banquet hall or waterfront patio. Enjoy cocktail hour at sunset and ease into the evening with the lights of the city serving as your twinkling stars. Your special day is completely customizable to fit your taste and budget, and with a plethora of options, no matter what you choose will have guests talking about it for years to come.
Price: $$ - $$$$
Dyker Beach Golf Course
When you think of Brooklyn, the lush green hills of a prestigious country club are not typically what comes to mind. But with the help of Dyker Beach Golf Course (86th Street & 7th Avenue, Dyker Heights), there’s no need to trade exclusivity for an urban location. Taking care of your day from start to finish, the Dyker Beach Golf Course means an opportunity to host your event in a classic venue with colonial accents and modern amenities.
Prepare to be blown away at Riviera Caterers (2780 Neptune Avenue, Coney Island), which boasts an array of rooms ranging from a Grand Piano Lounge to a Garden Wedding Plaza complete with functional waterfalls. Riviera only hosts one event at a time to ensure that the focus never strays from you.
The Grand Prospect Hall
Whether you are traditionally religious or a LARPer who regularly attends Renaissance Faires, the Grand Prospect Hall (263 Prospect Avenue, South Slope) can make your fairytale fantasy wedding come true. Respectful of the culturally diverse community that is the lifeblood of Brooklyn, the Grand Prospect Hall treats each wedding as a one of a kind event, ensuring uniquely done (and fairly priced) events.
Price: $$ - $$$$
If a day at the dentist sounds like more fun than hosting a run-of-the-mill event, reBar (147 Front Street, Dumbo) is the perfect place for your to celebrate your big day. Not only does this chic bar offer a gorgeous vintage style, it is also one of the most affordable spots in Brooklyn. From food to flowers and the DJ, reBar can hook couples up with hours of food and entertainment for under $20,000. While the price may seem to good to be true, we can assure you that, just like the love of your life, this visit is as authentic as it gets.
For a quaint, intimate gathering, head to a beautiful Brooklyn brownstone in Fort Greene at iCi (246 Dekalb Avenue, Fort Greene). Seating a maximum of 120 people, iCi can accommodate an array of layouts and is best taken advantage of in the spring, so diners can enjoy their cocktails in the gorgeous garden. Perfect for a foodie couple, all fare served is locally harvested and freshly prepared to make your day both memorable and flavorful.
Wed like royalty at Greenpoint’s extravagant Princess Manor (92 Nassau Avenue, Greenpoint). You can share your vows under a grand crystal chandelier and return from cocktail hour to discover the same picturesque room transformed into a magical reception venue. With artisanal dining options and an array of friendly staff at your service, you and your spouse-to-be are guaranteed to feel like the royalty you are on your wedding day.
Enjoy a tranquil nuptial backdrop of the sea without ever leaving Red Hook. At Liberty Warehouse (260 Conover Street, Red Hook), newlyweds can have their vows taken along the waterfront in the only venue that can guarantee that Lady Liberty will attend too. This is the only venue with an exclusive view of the Statue of Liberty (something photographers will be ecstatic about) and can accommodate parties of up to 600 for a sit-down dinner. Both of its large rooms offer a breathtaking sunset view with plenty of delicious food and beverage packages.
The Green Building
A former brass foundry, The Green Building (452 Union Street, Carroll Gardens) brings an industrial chic edge and the flexibility of an open floor plan to your special day. A study in how to revitalize a space, the exposed brick and four chandeliers bring the romance of a bygone era to modern day events. The space can hold up to 250 for cocktails or 160 for dinner and dancing. In the warmer months, the party spreads outside to the private garden.
Price: $$ - $$$
El Caribe Country Club
With sheer elegance and grandiose execution, the staff of El Caribe Country Club (5945 Strickland Avenue, Mill Basin) will help you host not just a wedding, but an extravaganza. This country club proudly boasts a professional staff of culinarians that entertains and delights as they whip up decadent dishes. From parties as small as 100 to those who need room for 1,000 seats, El Caribe will accommodate and do so with extremely personalized service.
lf you are of the “less is more” school of thought, contact the NU Hotel (85 Smith Street, Brooklyn Heights) to help you keep it simple with pre or post-wedding activities in the same location your guests will sleep. Close to the Brooklyn Bridge, the NU Hotel offers amazing views and their whimsical guest rooms will make your photographs worth saving. Say thank you to guests for sharing in your special day - the NU Hotel can surprise them with welcome cocktails or a post-ceremony brunch. However you want to make your day memorable, the NU hotel can help you take care of those who you want to remember it.
New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
At the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge (333 Adams Street, Downtown Brooklyn), you do not have to sacrifice grandeur for convenience. Guests can check in and sweep down to the festivities with ease. Soon-to-be newlyweds can choose from an array of packages that consider every part of the plan, so your wedding day can go as smoothly as your guests’ stay.
Price: $$$ - $$$$
The Dumbo Loft
For the DIY couple who looks at a space and sees a canvas awaiting a masterpiece, The Dumbo Loft (133 Water Street, DUMBO) is where to start. Rustic, waterfront, or even modern chic - there is a loft for every kind of couple to make their own. Guests are welcome to bring their creative challenges to the space and make their wedding day truly their own.
Price: $$$ - $$$$
[Price Guide: $= $15,000; $$= $25,000; $$$=35,000; $$$$=$45,000+]