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Price range: $14,150 - $18,600 Price range: $14,150 - $18,600
Couples usually spend $16,350 Couples usually spend $16,350
Ceremony
$9,500 starting price
Bar service
$5 per person
Ceremony
$9,500 starting price
Bar service
$5 per person

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A ballroom-style wedding venue in Carlstadt, New Jersey, IL Villaggio Elegant Weddings and Banquets specializes in creating celebrations you and your guests will remember for a lifetime. Focusing on the exact needs of each of its couples, the venue is well known for its unsurpassed service and quality cuisine. Capturing the beauty and charm of southern Italy, IL Villaggio Elegant Weddings and Banquets is the perfect wedding location for glamour and elegance!

Facilities and Capacity
Boasting old-world European charm, IL Villaggio Elegant Weddings and Banquets features two lovely ceremony space options. Comfortably accommodating up to 260 guests, the Grand Ballroom features 25-foot ceilings and eight beautiful crystal chandeliers, while the dedicated ceremony space seats approximately 180 guests and features an elegant surrounding for your marriage services.

Services Offered
IL Villaggio Elegant Weddings and Banquets offers an array of wedding-related services and amenities. These options include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Exclusivity is yours, Hosting only ONE elegant wedding at a time
  • Your own Luxurious Bridal Suite
  • Complimentary valet parking
  • Personal Bridal attendant
  • White-Gloved Staff in Full Tuxedo
  • Ultra-Premium Open Bar
  • State of the art LED lighting in our Grand Ballroom
  • Preferred vendor recommendations for professional services

Cuisine
This venue’s immensely talented and award-winning culinary team proudly crafts creative menus full of artful design that captivate all tastes. Offering a variety of catering services, options include—but are not limited to—the following:

  • Food tastings for the Bride and Groom
  • Multi-tier wedding cake included
  • 4-course dinner service in our Grand Ballroom
  • Approved outside catering allowed
  • Fully customizable menus available to fit your specific requirements
  • Station-style dinner service available

Other Facilities
IL Villaggio Elegant Weddings and Banquets features a number of wedding facilities for couples to use during and/or prior to their event. In addition to a large and luxurious bridal suite, the modern venue features four separate rooms ideal for bridal showers, engagement parties and rehearsal dinners.

Other Services
Interested couples have the option of including a variety of bar services with their celebration. Said services include, but are not limited to:

  • Uttra-Premium 5 1/2 hour open bar throughout your wedding event
  • A variety of imported and domestic beers and wines
  • Specialty wines available for upgrade
  • Signature drink included with all weddings

Location
IL Villaggio Elegant Weddings and Banquets is a premier wedding venue located on Route 17 in Carlstadt -Bergen County, New Jersey. Il Villaggio is convenient from every direction including New York City (via the GWB, Lincoln Tunnel or NJ Turnpike), easy access from Rockland County, NY, and all surrounding towns and counties in New Jersey.

Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$9,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$9,500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$5

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Aisle Runners
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Drapery
Lighting
Photo booth
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access
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Licia T. Sent on 08/15/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Elegant/Quality/Delicious Food

We come to Il Villaggio for late lunch early dinner and drinks every couple of weeks and we love the place. Dennis the Chef is just the best there is and the bartender Jimmy is always very welcoming to everyone. Friday August 11, 2023 we had our wedding reception here. We eloped in April and decided to have a family celebration so we met with Chris who handles all of the weddings. Chris and his staff made themselves available whenever we needed anything. To answer questions, aid and assisting hiring vendors, panning menus, decor etc. This is a very well oiled machine that the Owner Ralph has put together. Our guests commented over and over again how elegant the setting is here. Ours was a more intimate crowd of 57 guests, however, they absolutely accommodate large full scale weddings in their grand ballroom which is also very warm and well appointed. Very inviting and elegant. The staff was on target all evening long from the servers, to my bridal attendant Angie, the bartender Steven, the Maitre D Leoand of coarse Chris and Dennis all doing their special part to make us feel like family. Our entire family raved about the food too. We had a five hour continuous cocktail party with vast food choices from around the globe. Aside from what we would love which is a lot of Italian delicacies, we had a Southern Comfort Station and a Havana Station that the guests went crazy for. They added a unique twist with different food choices. Every table we visited the plates were full of different foods everyone was trying. Guests said this was the most unqique selection and they could not decide so they ate as mush as they could have everything. First hour featured a raw bar of oysters, clams and shrimp that were fantastic. Lots of chafing dishes eggplant rollotini, sausage and broccoli rabe, meats, chicken IlVillaggio, pastas, salads, antipasto's, mozzarella, lamb chops, spanakopita, egg rolls, shrimp tempura, coconut shrimp etc. etc. The list seemed endless. The nest four hours were caring stations, homemade pastas, sides, the specialty stations, veal, chicken beef, prime rib you name it. All along keeping the bar flowing. The entire evening of music by Phil and Mary from NY Sound Machine was awesome, the photographer David Miller made sure to capture the festivities, the cake from Callandra's in Fairfield was fresh strawberries and whip cream just delicious! This was a night we and our family and friends will never forget, thank. you for making our dream wedding so perfect from the beginning of the planning process to the end! And we did this in a very short window thanks to Il Villaggio. Photos to follow...
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Anna D. Sent on 10/02/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Reception of my dreams

I cannot say enough good things about Il Villaggio. We had our wedding reception there on 9/23/23. From start to finish, Il Villaggio was a dream to work with. From the moment we walked in for the initial tour to the moment our reception ended we truly felt the love and support of the entire staff. From the food choices, the customization of our cocktail hour and dinner, to the ambiance they created with the lighting and cleanliness of the entire place, nothing is left to be desired. The bridal suite was perfect for us and our bridal party to do touch ups and have a moment to rest in between the different functions. We definitely plan to be back. Love love love.
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Alexis A. Sent on 09/20/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Il Villaggio

Il Villaggio is THE place to have a wedding! From start to finish, our wedding was handled with the greatest attention and care we could’ve asked for. Their ballroom is gorgeous, cocktail hour is elaborate, and attention to detail is superb. Chris, and previously Patrick, are super easy to get in touch and plan with. Chris is very responsive to emails and phone calls and makes sure to work with the bride and groom to ensure their requests are met. On the day of our wedding, the whole staff was professional and respectful. From our bridal attendant, to the maitre d, to the wait staff and bartenders— they made our night so easy with nothing to worry about on our end! Chris made sure to have all our personal affects displayed in a beautiful way, including personalized bride and groom drinks. Our guests have been telling us that the food for cocktail hour, dinner, and dessert was all phenomenal. I can’t recommend Il Villaggio’s food enough, it is really of the highest quality. They also work with incredible vendors and we were able to find and work with Jenifer Studios, Broderick’s Florist, Danaro Limos, and Mondo Entertainment because they were recommended to us by Il Villaggio. We had such an amazing wedding reception and we owe it all to Il Villaggio! We can’t thank them enough!
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Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements
Knot Just Weddings Events Knot Just Weddings Events Wedding Planners

Il Vilaggio is a gorgeous venue with a beautiful, elegant, classy feel. They're fantastic to work with, so great i'm hosting my own wedding there in March of 2016! Patrick and Ralph are amazing!

Time Machine Entertainment Time Machine Entertainment Wedding Bands

Time Machine Entertainment is proud to Recommend Il Villagio. One of the finest catering establishments in New Jersey.

Advanced Lighting Concepts Advanced Lighting Concepts Wedding Decor & Lighting

Il Villaggio is a most wonderful venue in NJ to have your special event at.They go all out to make your day/evening one you'll never forget.John and Patrick and the rest of the staff are great to work with. Il Villaggio is one of those must have venues for your special day.I give them 5 stars and i know cause i work with them alot. From Sean-Owner of Advanced Lighting Concepts

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