One of the things our couples love so much about our photo and video packages (besides being able to customize it through our package builder) is the great quality of photos and wedding video they receive for such an affordable price in comparison to other NYC photographers. And when it comes to finding their venue, NYC couples typically look for 3 top things; amazing views, great food and affordability. Fortunately, many venues have gotten hip and offer great options for couples planning a wedding on a budget! You don’t have to look far to find affordable wedding venues in New York City. Whether you are seeking a waterfront venue in Brooklyn, an intimate restaurant venue in Manhattan or outdoor wedding venue in the Bronx, NYC has something to offer for everyone. However, when it comes to planning a wedding on a budget, Queens may have the other boroughs beat! Not only does the up and coming borough offer a variety of venue options, bordered by the East River and NY Bay, most Queens wedding venues also offer stunning views of the water and Manhattan skyline guaranteeing you amazing photo and video footage! Add in the fact that Queens is home to several beautiful public parks like Flushing Meadow Park (everyone knows about the famous Globe) and Gantry State Park, and there is no reason not to consider this underrated borough for your big day. Keep reading to find out more about our top picks for the best affordable Queens wedding venues…
A former heliport building, Terrace on the Park in Flushing, Queens offers couples an affordable venue option in NYC. Floating above the Flushing Meadow Park, the venue offers indoor and outdoor options. The rooftop offers 360 degree views and photographs beautifully! Our photographers love working at this venue and our videographers always capture great footage. There are several other spaces to choose from including the Grand Ballroom which can accommodate large weddings and more intimate spaces like the pavilion and garden. Each wedding menu is customized to fit the budget of every couple making Terrace on the Park one of the most affordable venues in Queens!
One of our favorite unique venue options in New York, the Metropolitan Building in Long Island City, Queens has been featured in several magazines worldwide and frequently booked for photo shoots. The venue is booked by floor and offer couples access to it’s “prop floor” which features a unique array of vintage furniture and props, a photographer’s dream come true! You save a ton of money on decor thanks to the beautiful architecture of the venue and only need a few simple centerpieces to really pull it all together. Our photography and video team have shot here several times and are always blown away! You really have to see it in person to appreciate, be sure to check out this romantic wedding trailer to see just how beautiful it is !
Sitting on the rooftop of the Ravel Hotel in Long Island City, Penthouse 808 is a indoor/outdoor restaurant available for wedding celebrations. The affordable rooftop venue offers breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline and Queens borough bridge. The menu is customized to fit your budget making this venue affordable and features a variety of Hawaiian and Asian inspired cuisine! The photography at this rooftop Queens venue is always amazing of course and an added bonus is being able to go book rooms at the Ravel Hotel for the night of the wedding! The venue is minutes away from Gantry Plaza State Park which is perfect for your first look and wedding photos!
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