FAVORITE WEDDING VENUE LIST FOR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY IN SUFFOLK COUNTY NY
A Comprehensive Wedding Venue list of NYCouture Bridal Photography’s Favorite Suffolk County NY Wedding Venues
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Bourne Mansion – Bourne Mansion is an exceptional and impressive mansion from the turn of the last century, reminiscent of the gilded age of the Great Gatsby. Your guests will drive up to the mansion through an iron-wrought gate with lush greenery and trees. A stunning view of Bourne Mansion will rise up before them, offset by classic red brick, white pillars and wide lawns. The main ballroom is exquisite and beautifully lit, featuring 40-foot ceilings, wood floors, textured wallpaper, gilded finishes, a magnificent skylight, and plenty of space to allow you to decorate to your heart’s desire. The patio offers breathtaking views of acres upon acres of open space, leading directly to the water’s edge and lawns of grazing deer and geese. Bourne Mansion, often considered a work of art, features panoramic views, manicured gardens, extraordinary cuisine and service. This mansion is the perfect setting for a wedding that exudes sophisticated charm.
Atlantis Banquets & Events / Long Island Aquarium – Your once-in-a-lifetime celebration deserves a one-of-a-kind setting. Atlantis Banquets & Events creates a magical atmosphere, perfect for your wedding day. Whether you’re looking for an intimate place for a quiet wedding reception, a large hall for hundreds of well-wishers, or just a unique setting surrounded by water, Atlantis Banquets & Events is the right choice for you. From the picturesque indoor waterfall to the breathtaking 120,000-gallon Lost City of Atlantis Shark Exhibit, Atlantis Banquets & Events provides a unique backdrop for a wedding celebration you and your guests will remember forever. The Riverside Pavilion is popular for outdoor wedding ceremonies and cocktail parties. The whimsical Coliseum Room features walls that are alive with gorgeous tropical tanks. The magnificent Sea Star Ballroom overlooks the Peconic River and is perfect for traditional receptions that include dining and dancing. But the distinctive settings are only one of the advantages Atlantis Banquets & Events bring to your wedding day. The venue also offers incomparable service and exquisite cuisine, and can tailor your wedding menu to your budget and taste.
Stonebridge Country Club – Picture your wedding nestled on the beautiful, manicured grounds of Stonebridge Country Club, a private country club open for public ceremonies and receptions. Say your vows outside under the garden gazebo, which forms a natural arch for your ceremony, and then proceed inside with your guests to the lavish and beautifully decorated ballroom. Cherished by many brides for its pastoral and peaceful setting, this venue is an oasis that will transport you and your guests to a whole other world. With over a hundred years of experience hosting celebrations, Stonebridge Country Club will help you create the perfect, unforgettable wedding day.
Mansion at Timber Point – Create memories for a lifetime at this picturesque Long Island estate. Mansion at Timber Point is conveniently located between Great River and the Great South Bay, yet seemingly worlds away. Gently rolling hills give way to panoramic views of Fire Island on this 300-acre property, while the grand colonial architecture of the historic country mansion sets the stage for your special event. Whether you’re hosting a wedding for 50 or 350, you will find the perfect setting at the Mansion at Timber Point. Have your ceremony or cocktail hour on the patio, with the endless green landscape as the backdrop. After cocktail hour, move the party into the spacious ballroom. A roaring fireplace, glistening hardwood floors, and floor-to-ceiling windows create an inviting atmosphere suited for a joyful celebration full of dancing and fun!
Estate at Three Village Inn – The Estate at Three Village Inn is a beautiful venue overlooking scenic views of Stony Brook Harbor. Since you have exclusive use of the grounds including the Harborside Room, an intimate setting and your privacy is guaranteed. The venue is a bed & breakfast country-style inn with 21 quaint hotel rooms and suites. All of the catering is provided by world famous Chef Guy Reuge of its four star Restaurant Mirabelle. The dining room is a fabulous space with ornate decor, elegant floor-to-ceiling drapery, and hanging chandeliers. Located in the heart of the hamlet village of historic Stony Brook, The Estate at Three Village Inn will indulge and thrill your guests with its range of shops, eateries, museums and other attractions to explore. Plan your entire wedding weekend and share a peaceful escape with your family friends at The Estate at Three Village Inn.
Hamlet Golf & Country Club – Located in the heart of Long Island, Hamlet Golf & Country Club offers sweeping views of one of the most spectacular championship golf courses on the island and an ideal setting for your unforgettable wedding celebration. Tie the knot in a beautiful lakeside ceremony on the lawn, with all your loved ones there to witness your special moment in the shadow of a grand clubhouse. After you say “I do” and it’s sealed with a kiss, guests will enjoy sipping delicious cocktails on the stone patio, with a fantastic view of the grounds. You and your wedding party can take flawless photos amongst the natural features of the golf course, including rolling green hills and ponds that sparkle in the setting sun. You’ll feel like a princess as you enter the glittering golden ballroom, complete with a wall of french doors overlooking the golf course and chandeliers casting romantic light on the party. Dine and dance long into the night, as you begin your happily ever after at Hamlet Golf & Country Club.
Lombardi’s On The Bay – A day of grace and elegance awaits when you host your wedding at Lombardi’s On The Bay. Continuing a 40-year-tradition and quality cuisine and service, this location offers a fatal combination of breathtaking views and timeless elegance. Known for its idyllic setting and stellar views of the Great South Bay, you’ll be hard pressed to find a venue of this quality in the area. Imagine saying your “I do’s” in a storybook ceremony before unforgettable views of the Great South Bay before sojourning to a fabulous reception in the exquisitely designed banquet hall. Celebrate your union in the Grand Ballroom, a magnificent space complete with imported European chandeliers and custom moldings that give the space an unrivaled Old World charm. This venue marries an intimate waterfront setting with boutique wedding services to create a memorable experience for you and your guests. Known for throwing awe-inspiring weddings with delicious cuisine, Lombardi’s On The Bay offers a fabulous backdrop for your big day!
Wind Watch Golf and Country Club – Nestled atop one of Long Island’s highest points, Wind Watch Golf & Country Club offers mesmerizing panoramic views of the North Shore. The newly renovated tallroom and terrace room overlooking the manicured golf course offers a stunning backdrop of rolling hills and scenic beauty for your special day. Picture a beautiful outdoor ceremony on the elegant stone patio. You’ll say your vows before all your loved ones beneath a beautiful canopy flanked by sparkling fountains. After a magical ceremony, guests will be treated to a lovely cocktail hour on the terrace overlooking the golf course as you and your wedding party take flawless photos throughout the club’s amazing property. Dinner and dancing commence in the ballroom, and the reception you’ve always wanted unfolds. Full of understated elegance, the large dance floor, beautiful lighting and fantastic decor, the ballroom sets the scene for a festive celebration of your love. For the timeless country club wedding experience on beautiful Long Island, look no further than Wind Watch Golf and Country Club.
360 East at Montauk Downs – 360 East at Montauk Downs has breathtaking panoramic views of Montauk Lake, vaulted ceilings and floor to ceiling windows with a wonderful adjoining wrap around terrace. Hold your ceremony atop the Montauk Bluffs, the base of the historic Montauk lighthouse, or right on Hither Hills Beach. Throughout the venue you will find high vaulted wood-planked ceilings, dark rounded chandeliers, a large stone fireplace, floor-to-ceiling windows and a wrap around patio. We can accommodate 350 guests for a standing cocktail reception and up to 200 guests for a seated dinner. For a Grand Reception with four different food stations, our capacity is between 140 and 150. We are part of the Lessing’s organization and have vast experience in providing our brides a great customized wedding experience.
Smithton Landing Country Club – Located on the picturesque Nissequogue River, Smithtown Landing Country Club is the perfect location for your wedding. On the drive to the venue your guests will see the beautifully manicured grounds and be surrounded by the verdant rolling hills of the golf course. They will then enter the quaint and adorable lobby to be seated at your ceremony, surrounded by the rich and vibrant greenery. The main reception room with its beautiful ivory and cream décor set off by wood accents is topped off with a spectacular chandelier above the dance floor and surrounded on all sides by amazing scenery. Smaller reception rooms offer a warm fireplace for a cozy and intimate yet elegant wedding. With new renovations and three separate facilities, Smithtown Landing Country Club is a full service facility serving only one wedding at a time.
The Pavilion at Sunken Meadow – On the North Shore of Long Island, the Pavilion at Sunken Meadow is the perfect location for your beachfront wedding. Located at the west end of the boardwalk, this venue has a newly renovated Pavilion where you and your guests will be swept away by the serenity of the sea. Dance the night away with the moonlit ocean as a backdrop, setting an ambiance that will surely amaze your guests. Say your vows right on the beach, feel the sand beneath your toes, sip champagne with the gentle ocean breeze, and dance the night away underneath the stars. A Lessing’s property since 1890, the Pavilion at Sunken Meadow has extensive experience in helping brides and grooms bring their desired wedding day to life.
The Mansion at West Sayville – Overlooking the Great South Bay and Fire Island, The Mansion at West Sayville is a historic venue with vast grounds and unobstructed views of the docks. Experience a private club atmosphere in a restored 1909 mansion with a timeless dark wood decor and hanging chandeliers. Hold your ceremony outdoors on the beautiful manicured grounds or at the nearby Maritime Museum on the Dock. Imagine your cocktail hour and reception in the glass-enclosed patio with an endless view of the water. At this unique venue, the dance floor and main bar are separated from the main dining room by large French doors, allowing your guests to not only take a break and carry on a conversation but also have a full view of the party. The perfect intimate and warm setting, the Mansion at West Sayville and its seasoned event planners will help you put together the best day of your lives together.
East Wind Long Island – From the intimate Cottage to the extravagant Grand Ballroom, East Wind Long Island caters to your every whim. Valet service bookends the white glove service your guests receive from arrival to departure. Regardless of the size of your party at East Wind, you will always receive VIP service. Positioned on the North Shore of Long Island and near the Long Island Sound, this distinctive venue provides an impressive array of indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces. The Cottage at East Wind is perfect for an intimate gathering of your close friends and family; from the ceremony to the send-off yours is the only wedding. The setting is one of simple serenity and elegance: a garden path brimming with beautiful flowers, an artfully crafted arbor leading to a Victorian gazebo and a waterfall softly trickling into a stream set the background as you exchange vows. Offering an amazing all-inclusive wedding package, The Cottage always offers affordable elegance. At The Estate at East Wind your guests’ luxury experience begins when they are greeted by our professional and experienced valet attendants. They are then welcomed into an inviting space featuring a grand piano, airy skylights, a fireplace, and an impressive brass chandelier. Since The Estate hosts one wedding at a time it is easily personalized, giving your guests the feeling that they are visiting a modern manor that is all your own. Weddings at The Inn offer a variety of ceremony and reception options for parties of all sizes. Whether you chose The Veranda, with it’s outdoor Tuscany style balcony and beautifully crafted mahogany bar or the panache of the Grand Ballroom with it’s oversized dance floors, dramatic skylights, crystal chandeliers and inset mahogany bars, you are sure to have the wedding of your dreams.
Lombardi’s On The Sound – Located at the Port Jefferson Country Club at Harbor Hills, Lombardi’s On The Sound offers a timelessly elegant backdrop for your big day. You and your guests can experience the Lombardi Family tradition of fine cusine, elegant dining, and ultimate catering that has extended through the decades. They have been serving fine food on Long Island for 40 years. The country roads surrounding the property will lead your guests to a private hilltop where your Wedding Day will seemingly exist in a world of its own. Imagine saying your “I do’s” in a waterfront ceremony on the sound, where your life of wedded bliss can begin with scenic sunsets, panoramic water views, and relaxed breezes. Toast to your union in the cocktail room, where you can mingle with guests in an elegantly appointed space complete with panoramic windows and an adjoining deck overlooking the Sound. Celebrate your union in the Grand Ballroom, a truly stunning space perfect for the most opulent occasion with its expansive floor plan, large dance floor, and vaulted ceilings dripping with vintage-style chandeliers.
Brentwood Country Club – Since 1890, Brentwood Country Club has helped thousands of brides and grooms create their perfect wedding day. Come and experience the charm of the stunning 50-acre golf course and take a walk through the picturesque, well-manicured gardens. Say your vows underneath the beautiful outdoor gazebo surrounded by your loved ones. Your guests will be delighted by the fine dining experience and cuisine that will delight their taste buds. Normally a private club, Brentwood Country Club and its courteous and professional staff will make your wedding planning easy with its wide range of offerings, from photographers to videographers and florists to DJ’s. WIth the full-service approach, you really don’t have to lift a finger if you don’t want to. With its convenient location and services all under one roof, Brentwood Country Club will make all your wedding dreams come true.
The View at Oakdale – In 2010, Lessing’s reincarnated the 23-year-old Riverview Restaurant and launched the new View at Oakdale with a mission to offer diners on Long Island a fantastic seafood experience year round. The View at Oakdale has one of the most beautiful and ideal locations on Long Island, giving you and your wedding guests a waterfront view combined with attentive, professional and courteous service. For those brides and grooms with refined culinary tastes, the View at Oakdale’s contemporary seafood menu will delight and tantalize their gourmand desires. Crafted by Executive Chef William Muzio, the seasonal menu offers daily specials, incorporating innovative techniques and local and fresh resources. Together with its clean, warm, and intimate restaurant setting, the View at Oakdale provides a beautiful venue for your wedding. With “views” like no other.
The Vineyards at Aquabogue – Nestled on the North Fork of Long Island, The Vineyards at Aquebogue provides a captivating setting at any time of year for your wedding. Breathtaking Vistas, Exceptional Cuisine, Charming Ambiance in a North Fork Wine Country Setting.
Dan fords Hotel, Marina & Spa, Port Jefferson – Celebrate your love with a wedding celebration on the Long Island Sound! Nestled in the heart of historic Port Jefferson Village, Danfords Hotel & Marina offers the finest event accommodations with contemporary comfort and style. Experience memories that will last a lifetime with a wedding ceremony and reception at Danfords Hotel & Marina. Surrounded by spectacular views of Port Jefferson Harbor on the Long Island Sound, this extraordinary boutique hotel is as beautiful as its surroundings. Your special day is sure to be as spectacular as the water views. Whether you’re hosting an intimate, family-style dinner in one of the elegantly-appointed private event spaces or a grand wedding reception for up to 165 guests in the renovated ballroom, the experienced planners will make your wedding day as special and unique as your love. The dedicated team will tend to every detail so that all you have to do is sit back and relax every moment of the first day of your new life together.
Beach Club Estate – Celebrate your wedding day at Beach Club Estate. They offer a private, secluded, hideaway tucked away on the shores of Long Island’s largest freshwater lake, the majestic Lake Ronkonkoma. Coupled with the breathtaking views, you become enveloped in the calm and serene beauty of the countryside. The superb cuisine, and exceptional service combine to offer you memories of a lifetime. Featuring a lakeside chapel, romantic sunsets, breathtaking water views, beautiful gardens, and waterfalls – there are plenty of splendid photo opportunities waiting for you. Beach Club Estate features a grand ballroom overlooking scenic Lake Ronkonkoma. Imagine a warm, glowing fireplace in the cocktail room for your winter wedding extravaganza as you savor delicious hors d’oeuvres prepared by our expert chefs. They’ll spoil you with their unique presentation and attention. Gather your family and friends and celebrate a perfect wedding day at Beach Club Estate.
Windows on the Lake – Whether you’ve been planning your celebration for years or just a few months, Windows on the Lake the leading long island wedding venue will make it an event you will remember for the rest of your life. Experience the most romantic Long Island wedding venue. Whether you want a fabulous lakeside wedding ceremony and chapel,panoramic water views, fabulous gardens with waterfalls or amazing sunsets – this location has it all. The grand ballroom has a sky painted ceiling with majestic water views and a spacious dance floor with built in surround sound speakers, creating a magnificent effect to please you and all your guests. Windows on the Lake’s unique banquet catering hall is where dreams are made. Every aspect of your wedding reception can be personalized to suit your needs, wants and desires. They can accommodate all types of requests from specialty linens and chair covers, to specialty themes and decor. Experience a flawless wedding day at Windows on the Lake.
The Surf Lodge – Celebrate your beautiful love in an equally beautiful atmosphere! The Surf Lodge has become a highly sought-after destination for people looking for the ultimate summer experience. The Surf Lodge pays meticulous attention to every detail, the amazing ambience speaks to the easy, dream-like quality of Montauk and its history. With its timeless character and bohemian spirit, and the raw, untouched coastline of Montauk, The Surf Lodge is the perfect place to host a whimsical seaside wedding celebration. The Surf Lodge features a number of spaces, both large and intimate, available for your wedding day. Whether you want to complement a heartfelt ceremony with an upbeat cocktail reception, private dinner, fully customized wedding weekend, or something in between, The Surf Lodge has a variety of spaces to create the perfect setting. You and your guests will enjoy exceptional dining and the many adventures Montauk has to offer.
The Montauk Beach House – Your Hamptons wedding will be picture perfect with a celebration at The Montauk Beach House. Located in the heart of downtown Montauk and just one block away from the beach, this trendy boutique hotel is a gorgeous place to tie the knot. Its large open outdoor space allows you to plan the perfect event layout, including the option to put up an elegant tent, and can accommodate parties of up to 100 guests. The hotel’s catering partners will help you design a delicious menu and provide full services to make sure your wedding reception is a resounding success. For those who love to dance, the property offers a full DJ setup with an amazing sound system, ideal for a lively outdoor celebration. The great ambience, stylish décor, and excellent location of The Montauk Beach House make it a dreamy place to celebrate this once in a lifetime event!
Villa Lombardi’s – Designed for the modern bride with traditional taste, Villa Lombardi’s is known as one of the premiere wedding venues in the Long Island area. This recently renovated space is reminiscent of a romantic Mediterranean Villa, transporting you and your guests to a world of grandiosity and Old World charm as soon as you set foot on the property. Exchange your vows in the colorful on-site gardens, sharing your first kiss as spouses beneath a romantic wedding arch. For a breathtaking indoor ceremony, say your “I do’s” in the exquisite Glass Atrium complete with sky high ceilings and views of the surrounding greenery. Dance the night away in the Villa’s enchanting ballroom, a spectacular space featuring marble floors, stately columns, coffered ceilings, a welcoming fireplace, and sparkling chandeliers. While our Mediterranean setting makes this location second-to-none, what truly sets Villa Lombardi’s apart is the unparalleled service and quality. Marrying beautiful settings with first class cuisine and service, your big day is sure to be unforgettable at Villa Lombardi’s!
The Pridwin Hotel & Cottages – Situated on nearly 10 acres of waterfront property at Crescent Beach, The Pridwin Hotel and Cottages offers a truly breathtaking waterfront venue for your big day. Combining a singular combination of the unique and classic Shelter Island experience, you can ensure that your big day will artfully intertwine old New England charm and timeless beachside beauty. The relaxed yet elegant atmosphere at The Pridwin is difficult to find anywhere else, whether you are dancing the night away or enjoying cocktails on the beach. Imagine beginning your big day by saying your “I do’s” on the beach, all before transitioning over to the spacious deck overlooking the sparkling bay. Enjoy stunning sunset views as you enjoy finely crafted cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Revel in a lovely reception in the marvelous main dining room, a stunning indoor space complete with panoramic views of the water. Beginning your lifelong journey with your beloved has never been more beautiful or serene!
Land’s End – Land’s End is located on Long Island, overlooking the Great South Bay in the quaint town of Sayville. Know for astonishing water views, beautifully manicured gardens, excellent cuisine and impeccable service, Land’s End is a premiere venue for your beach and waterfront wedding. The facility features a grand ballroom, several mahogany bars, a private cocktail lounge, and large canopied decks for you to enjoy a beautiful sunset and the majestic waterfront views. Walk down an aisle of sand and declare your love on the venue’s private beach. Or opt for a whimsical outdoor ceremony in a colorful garden setting. Guests can enjoy pre-ceremony or pre-reception cocktails and appetizers on the outdoor terrace. The picturesque grounds will make a stunning backdrop for your formal wedding portraits. Inside, the celebration continues in the Grand ballroom, which boasts panoramic views of the Great South Bay, bringing the beauty of the outdoors in. There you and your guests will indulge in innovative dishes with a contemporary presentation, tailored to your individual tastes. From ceremony to reception the experienced event planning team will guide you every step of the way ensuring that no detail of your special day is overlooked.
Navy Beach – Nothing embodies casual, modern elegance better than a summer beach wedding! On a private, 200-foot beach at Montauk’s Navy Beach, you can say your “I do’s” atop a crumbly spread of sand and stone with the shimmering water as a backdrop. With such a gorgeous setting, there’s no need for elaborate extras or stress. A bride only needs to walk down the aisle and take the time to appreciate the breathtaking simplicity of the surroundings and the moment. For an equally beautiful reception, host your guests in the waterfront restaurant that boasts casual coastal cuisine and open views, with some of the best sunsets in the Hamptons. With exposed wood beams, brass porthole windows, hardwood floors, and bistro chairs, the chic and playful nautical décor is a perfect complement to your beach ceremony. If you prefer to hold your reception outside, be sure to kick off your heels, dance on the beach, and lounge on the prime outdoor seating offered by the restaurant. If you are dreaming of a destination wedding on the beach, look no further!
Hotel Indigo East End – Situated at the very center of it all–the Hamptons, the North Fork, beaches, vineyards, shopping and nightlife, Hotel Indigo is your starting point for all the excitement the East End has in store. Nestled quietly in the Riverhead area and just steps from Peconic Lake and the Long Island Expressway, Hotel Indigo ensures your special day comes to life just as you’ve imagined. A beautiful outdoor ceremony takes place in Hotel indigo’s charming courtyard. You’ll say your vows beneath a gazebo made of wood and stone. Surrounded by lush greenery, blooming flowers and all the people you love most, you’ll say the words that begin a new life for you and your best friend. After your nuptials, cocktail hour is festive and fun in the beautiful stone courtyard. The party continues in the elegant ballroom, complete with modern chandeliers and an architecturally unique wall that adds a luxurious feel to the celebration. A rich wooden floor begs to be danced on and and you and your friends will celebrate long into the night at Hotel Indigo East End.
Southampton Inn – Located in the heart of historic Southampton Village surrounded by several acres of manicured lawns and gardens, the Southampton Inn is a welcome respite from bustling city life. Combining casual Hamptons style with European comfort, the Southampton Inn has been a local landmark for three generations. The Inn offers a luxurious year-round destination for your ceremony and reception—either formal or casual. The options are nearly endless—from a charming three-hour al fresco luncheon in the courtyard to a full weekend getaway for 150 friends and family. Host your wedding ceremony or reception on the lawn and enjoy the pristine scenery, mingle in the courtyard for cocktail hour, and dance the night away in one of the contemporary event rooms. Another perk? World famous Cooper’s Beach is only a mile away and is breathtakingly beautiful! Planning your storybook wedding in the Hamptons is easy and beautiful when you choose Southampton Inn for your big day.
Montauk Yacht Club Resort and Marina – With its rich history and secluded waterfront address, the Montauk Yacht Club and Resort Marina is a picture-perfect destination for weddings in the Hamptons. Montauk offers an array of romantic settings for your picture-perfect ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. Take advantage of the vibrant coastal colors on Montauk that meet together in a picture-perfect setting beside the glistening pool. With a backdrop of the majestic lighthouse and expansive water views the Poolside patio makes a great ceremony option. The Barracuda Patio is a dockside setting with sweeping views of the navy blue lake and the historic lighthouse overhead, ideal for cocktail receptions. Hold a magnificent tented reception along the sprawling great lawn overlooking the marina. The exquisite Farmhouse Ballroom provides an indoor reception area features an antique fireplace, beamed ceilings, white pickled wood floors and a wall of doors opening onto a private terrace and beach. Your wedding reception can be as lavish or as laid back as you wish. The talented culinary team will create gourmet menus customized for your celebration. The dedicated Wedding Specialists are ready to help you with every detail from music to décor.