The NYC skyline is one of the most famous skyline views in the world. The skyline can be seen from all the NYC boroughs and NJ (Liberty State Park is a popular NJ location to view the NYC skyline) and one of the great things about getting married in New York and the surrounding area is having access to tons of wedding venues with a view of the NYC skyline. Our photographers love shooting in New York City and are always excited when our clients are getting married at one of the wedding venues with a view! And you don’t have to book a wedding venue in New York to enjoy the NYC skyline views, New Jersey is home to several wedding venues on the waterfront that offer unobstructed views of the skyline as well! Our photography and video team have put in their vote for the top 10 wedding venues with skyline views and we’ve included some pretty amazing photos to help you on your search for a wedding venue with a view..
Of course Manhattan is one of the best places to get a view of the NYC skyline! Manhattan probably has the most rooftop wedding venues in New York so catching a peek at the amazing skyline is a given! Some of our favorite Manhattan wedding venues with great views are:
Offering an elegant setting in the heart of Manhattan, Midtown Loft and Terrace is a rooftop wedding venue with views to die for! Perfect for both summer and winter weddings, the Terrace has a retractable rooftop while the reception room windows give couples and their guest views of the city all night!
A great affordable option when seeking a wedding venue with skyline views, Mahttan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue offers beautiful views of the Empire State building and Manhattan skyline. The penthouse offers floor to ceiling windows and the perfect backdrop for your ceremony and reception.
One of the most affordable wedding ceremony locations in NYC with a view, Central Park is the perfect combination of natural park setting with views of the skyline. Our elopement photographers capture intimate wedding ceremonies in Central Park every weekend and many of our wedding clients travel from other countries to have their destination wedding in Central Park and enjoy the skyline views!
If you want to escape some of the hustle of Manhattan, Brooklyn, NY has plenty to offer when seeking a wedding venue with skyline views in NYC! Our affordable wedding photography and video studio calls this hip borough home and know first hand just how amazing the views are from this side of the water!
A well kept secret in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, The W Loft sits right on the East River offering great views of the NYC skyline. A raw space, The W Loft is also extremely affordable allowing couples to pay for the space and bring in their own vendors! Be sure to book one of our NYC wedding planners to help with set up and Day of coordination for your wedding at this amazing venue. The Brooklyn rooftop wedding venue has both indoor and outdoor space with floor to ceiling windows offering couples and their guests views of the skyline on both sides. The staff is amazing to work with and the venue is part of the BK venues family. We love this Brooklyn rooftop wedding venue so much we wrote a blog article about the it, check it out here:
A family owned Italian restaurant in Brooklyn, Giando on the Water may have one of the best NYC skyline views in Brooklyn! The waterfront wedding venue offers wedding clients access to a beautiful outdoor patio and two indoor reception rooms with huge windows to take in the view. Our photography and video studio is honored to be on the preferred vendor list for this Brooklyn wedding venue and shoot there all the time. Giando on the Water is the perfect choice if you want your wedding photos to include amazing skyline views!
Perfect for NYC elopements (they have a “beach”) and popular for engagement and wedding photos, Brooklyn Bridge Park and the Dumbo area offer breathtaking views of the NYC skyline! Many of our wedding clients who get married at other Brooklyn wedding venues like Deity Events choose Brooklyn Bridge Park as their first look location because of the views. Dumbo, Brooklyn is also home to several of our favorite Brooklyn wedding venues like Dumbo Loft and 26 Bridge!
Long Island City in Queens, NY is quickly becoming one of the best places in New York to get views of the skyline. Home to several popular wedding venues with a view, Long Island City is only two stops from Manhattan and easily accessible from other parts of NYC. The Paper Factory Hotel is an “industrial-chic” wedding venue offering clients affordable menu options, several spaces for your reception and of course the convience of overnight accommodations at your wedding venue! Located near the East River and the popular Gantry Plaza State Park, this LIC wedding venue is the perfect choice for skyline views!
A historically rich wedding venue choice, Ellis Island offers some pretty amazing views of the NYC skyline for your wedding day. The treat starts when your guest board a private ferry over to your venue and get to enjoy skyline views on the water. Once they arrive on Ellis Island couples and their wedding guests enjoy spectacular views of the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan skyline. Our wedding photographers always have an amazing time shooting at this venue and our videographers have captured beautiful wedding video footage here as well.
Getting views of the NYC skyline doesn’t mean you have to be in New York City. New Jersey is home to several wedding venues with views of the NYC skyline. Also a great tactic for saving a few bucks, booking a NJ wedding venue means you can get the NY skyline view without the New York price tab! The Maritime Parc wedding venue in Jersey City is easily accessible from New York City and sits right on the Hudson River. They offer inexpensive wedding packages and customized menus to fit every budget.
If you’ve always dreamt of having a wedding on the waterfront with skyline views of NYC then you may want to consider a Yacht wedding! Not only do you get to host your wedding on the water (literally) you also get changing views of the skyline all night! New York is home to several Yacht wedding companies with all-inclusive options that make getting married on a Yacht very affordable! Our photography and video team have their sea legs and have captured beautiful photo and wedding video of Yacht weddings in New York. Be sure to check out one of our favorite wedding videos below to see for yourself just how amazing the views are!