Unique NYC Wedding Venues

Our Brooklyn wedding photographers are known for capturing beautiful candid wedding photos. Our photojournalistic wedding photography style combines the traditional wedding photos most couples need (posed photos with mom and dad, wedding party etc ..) with a more artistic style of wedding photography that focuses on capturing the intimate moments that take place on your big day. Our popular photography style was developed based on the increasing requests of our clients who were planning a less traditional wedding and wanted to get married at a unique NYC wedding venue.

New York is known for being the trendsetter when it comes to fashion, music and food! NYC is also a great place to get hitched! Thousands of couples travel to NYC every year to get married at some of the famous NYC landmarks like Central Park, Times Square and Brooklyn Bridge! For couples who choose to elope in NYC or plan a full wedding there is no shortage of unique NYC wedding venues to choose from. As cliché’ as it sounds every wedding really is different and should be catered to meet your taste and style as a couple! Fortunately, New York City is home to an array of wedding venues that offer unique settings and affordable wedding packages. Below are some of our wedding photographers and video teams top choices for unique NYC wedding venues …

Unique Manhattan Wedding Venues

Houston Hall

What makes it Unique:
Houston Hall is a massive beer hall and brew pub in NYC that offers it’s entire space for wedding celebrations or a private room for intimate weddings. The unique Manhattan Wedding Venue offers an industrial setting with original bricked walls, wood beam and lofty skylights. You may forget you are in NYC when hosting your wedding at Houston Hall thanks to the charm of the raw space. The open floor plan allows couples to customize the set up of the ceremony and seating arrangements. The unique NYC wedding venue also offers affordable wedding packages that includes exclusive use of the space and in house catering.

Added Bonus:
A favorite watering hole for NYC residents, Houston Hall offers an array of amazing beers on tap! So your “open bar” is taken care of..

Housing Works Bookstore

What makes it Unique:
An intimate bookstore in the Soho neighborhood of Manhattan, Housing Works Bookstore offers it’s space for wedding celebrations. The space photographs beautifully and features walls lined with bookcases and mahogany balconies and spiral staircases. The unique NYC wedding venue resembles and Ivy league library and your guests are sure to be impressed with this unique wedding venue choice! Our photographers have worked at Housing Works bookstore several times and are always impressed!

Added Bonus:
All proceeds from the wedding venue rental go to benefit the bookstores mission of supporting homeless New Yorkers living with AIDS/HIV.

Unique Brooklyn Wedding Venues

Deity Events

What makes it Unique:
A wife and husband owned wedding venue near downtown Brooklyn, Deity Events may be one of the most unique wedding venues in NYC! Couples getting married at Deity Events get use of 4 unique levels including a rooftop with jacuzzi, Bridal Suite with full kitchen, a lounge on the ground level and cellar! Our photographers shoot there so much it’s like our second home and we are honored to be listed on the unique NYC wedding venue’s preferred vendor list. The space photographs beautifully and thanks to the unique set up of the venue your guests will have plenty of options for hanging out on your wedding day! It’s also extremely affordable offering several inexpesive wedding packages!

Added Bonus:
Deity is less then 15 minutes from Brooklyn Bridge Park and Dumbo area so scoring great outdoor wedding photos at one of the top places in NYC to take wedding photos is easy when getting married at Deity!

To learn more check out our Vendor Feature article on Deity Events below:
Brooklyn wedding venue

The W Loft

What makes it Unique:
If you are looking for a raw space with a rooftop that won’t break the bank, W Loft in Williamsburg Brooklyn is the perfect choice! Part of the Brooklyn Venues family, this unique NYC wedding venue offers an open floor plan that can be customized for a sit down dinner, buffet or cocktail style wedding. Our NYC wedding planners have helped organize several weddings at this unique venue and are always impressed. The terrace and rooftop space is perfect for your outdoor ceremony and cocktail hour while the indoor space keeps your wedding guests warm during the colder months. Thanks to the floor to ceiling windows the space feels open and airy.

Added Bonus:
Couples pay an affordable rate to rent the space and are provided with security, tables and chairs. All other vendors are chosen by the couple making this unique NYC wedding venue very affordable! Be sure to hire one of our NYC wedding planners to help coordinate on the big day and check out our article below for more info on the W Loft.
Brooklyn rooftop wedding venue

Unique Queens Wedding Venues

Queens County Farm

What makes it Unique:
It doesn’t get more unique then getting married on a real farm complete with live farm animals! For animal loving, outdoorsy types, Queens County Farm makes this possible. The unique NYC wedding venue offers 47 acres of sustainable land, a historic farmhouse and beautiful space for an indoor or outdoor ceremony and reception. You don’t have to travel to upstate NY to experience this rustic wedding venue, Queens County Farm is easily accessible from other parts of NYC and can be reached by public transportation. Our photographers love working at this Queens venue and our videographers have captured and created romantic wedding videos here!

Added Bonus:
Getting married at Queens County Farm is like having two venues in one! A rustic barn setting for your indoor reception and tented outdoor space for your ceremony in the warmer months!

Unique Staten Island Wedding Venues

Snug Harbor

What makes it Unique:
Snug Harbor offers a gorgeous botanical garden setting for NYC weddings. Located in Staten Island, the unique NYC wedding venue has over 80 acres of manicured lawns with fountains and stunning architecture. There are several spaces to choose from when getting married at Snug Harbor including a tented pavilion and Great Hall ballroom. Our photographers have shot at this unique NYC wedding venue several time and take full advantage of all the natural lighting at Snug Harbor. The Staten Island venue offers in-house catering with affordable wedding package options.

Added Bonus:
Snug Harbor is home to a beautiful Chinese Garden available for photos on your wedding day, elopements and cocktail hour!

Unique Bronx Wedding Venues

Bronx Zoo

What makes it Unique:
Another great option for animal lovers, The Bronx Zoo offers inexpensive wedding packages for New York couples seeking a unique NYC wedding venue.
The average price for a wedding at The Bronx Zoo is only $30K thanks to the Bronx wedding venue’s customizable wedding packages. Our photography and video team have shot at the Bronx Zoo several times and always capture beautiful wedding photos and video there. The venue is home to over 650 species of animals and wedding guests get an exclusive tour of the zoo at your wedding!

Added Bonus:
Couples getting having a Bronx Zoo wedding get access to the grounds for photos and are provided with a golf course cart to make traveling around the zoo easy!

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