Whether you grew up on Long Island or are just marrying in the area, you probably know that there are lots of Long Island wedding venues to choose from. So, how do you narrow down the long list of locations where you can host your big day? The first step is to figure out the style of venue you’re looking for. Are you dreaming of a grand ballroom, classic country club, historic estate on acres of land, romantic garden, or relaxed beach setting? Then, you’ll have to determine your budget and how many guests you plan on hosting. You’ll also want to figure out your general location—Nassau or Suffolk County? The Hamptons? No matter where on the island you plan on marrying, you’ll be delighted at all of the Long Island wedding venues available. Start planning your special day by checking out some of the best Long Island wedding venues.
Huntington, New York
If you\’ve always dreamed of getting married at Versailles, but don\’t have the connections, this grand wedding venue (the only chateau event space on Long Island!) comes in a very close second. The European-style estate features incredible gardens with fountains and ponds and the Formal Gardens are ideal for a ceremony fit for royalty. There are three reception spaces, including the Grand Ballroom, the Formal Dining Room, and the Terrace Room. All told, Oheka Castle can host weddings and events of up to 400 guests. Oh, and for the Swifties out there—Taylor Swift filmed her \”Blank Space\” video here!
The Old Field Club
East Setauket, New York
We love how this Suffolk County wedding venue combines a rustic-chic vibe with all of the amenities of a traditional club venue. The North Shore venue offers a gorgeous pavilion on the water for wedding ceremonies, and the Lagoon Room, ideal for cocktail hours. The Ballroom, featuring a wood-beamed ceiling and huge windows, is the perfect reception space for dinner and hitting the dance floor. This is an all-inclusive venue, which makes planning a breeze.
Three Village Inn
Stony Brook, New York
Planning a vintage-style wedding? The Three Village Inn has historic charm to spare. The 18th century inn can accommodate up to 250 guests in both indoor and outdoor spaces. Exchange vows in the beautiful garden, followed by a wedding reception in the well-appointed ballroom, which includes hardwood floors, metal chandeliers, and ample natural light. Plus, there are on-site accommodations, so you and your wedding party can stay for a full weekend of festivities. Event planning, catering, and rentals are included at this lovely event space.
Mansion at Timber Point
Great River, New York
If you\’re looking for a venue with a view, this historic event space has the breathtaking scenery you\’re looking for. With panoramic views of Fire Island and the Great South Bay, this estate wedding venue on Long Island is set on 300 gorgeous acres and can host events of up to 250 guests. Ceremonies are held on the lawn or patio, and the Grand Ballroom is an ideal space for elegant receptions. Want to make the ultimate grand entrance on your wedding day? Check out the stunning staircase. And with Lessing\’s Hospitality Group handling the catering, you and your guests will receive award-winning service.
Oakdale, New York
Though Bourne Mansion is just over an hour from New York City, you\’ll feel like you traveled back in time. The Vanderbilt Mansion (yes, those Vanderbilt) was first built at the turn of the century, and offers truly stunning 205 acres of property. Host your ceremony on the lawn overlooking the Great South Bay, followed by a wedding reception in the Grand Ballroom, featuring 40-foot ceilings, a decorative glass dome, and historic details. Big guest list? No problem! Bourne Mansion can host weddings of up to 1,000 guests.
Fox Hollow Catering, Hotel & Restaurant
Woodbury, New York
If you\’re searching for a wedding venue on Long Island that feels like something out of a fairytale, this luxurious estate may be your dream come true. The Garden Terrace Ballroom is the largest event space on the property and offers floor-to-ceiling windows, stunning chandeliers, and a garden balcony. The Winter Garden Pavilion is a conservatory-like space with glass ceilings—perfect for a Secret Garden themed event. And The Somerly has a cozy feel with its stone walls and location on 8 acres of gardens. This all-inclusive venue provides catering, bartending, wedding cake, valet parking, and more. The Fox Hollow can accommodate up to 285 guests.
Cutchogue, New York
Long Island is known for its vineyards, and this North Fork venue is ideal for wine lovers—or those who just love breathtaking vineyard scenery. This beautiful wedding venue in Cutchogue, Suffolk County has a rustic-romance vibe, particularly exemplified in the barn-like pavilion event space. And there are several outdoor spaces to choose from, including the apple orchard, lavender field, and lawn. Couples may choose their own wedding vendors to create an event that\’s uniquely their own. Bedell Cellars can host weddings of up to 200 guests.
Smithtown, New York
It\’s easy to see why this banquet hall is one of the most popular wedding venues on Long Island. It can hold up to 400 guests in its newly-renovated ballroom, which features sparkling chandeliers and cherry wood flooring. In-house catering is provided, and the venue is known for customizing packages to create a unique wedding experience for you and your guests. And yes, there\’s actually a water mill on premises!
Westbury, New York
First built in the 19th century, Westbury Manor offers history combined with all the modern amenities you\’re looking for. The impeccably-manicured gardens feature bridges, gazebos, and waterfalls to provide the perfect backdrop for your ceremony, cocktail hour, and wedding portraits. The aptly-named Gold Coast ballroom can host up to 300 guests. In-house catering is provided.
Swan Club on the Harbor
Glenwood Landing, New York
You\’ll feel like a character in a Disney movie when you enter this romantic wedding venue on Long Island. From fountains to blooming flowers, bridges to gazebos, there are so many opportunities for dreamy photo ops. There are two outdoor gardens for ceremonies, or you could opt for the indoor Pavilion chapel. And there are two ballrooms, the Contessa and the Camelot. All told, the venue can host events of up to 325 guests, with in-house catering and other amenities provided.
Jericho, New York
If you want a wedding venue that offers many unique event space options to choose from for your big day, Jericho Terrace is it. From the glass-enclosed Garden Room for your ceremony to five different ballrooms to choose from for the reception, each with its own style, you\’ll be able to totally personalize your day. All told, Jericho Terrace can host weddings of up to 450 guests. And its convenient location about an hour outside of NYC is an added bonus!