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
With a name like View, you know that there's got to be some impressive scenery. This wedding venue on Long Island's Great South Bay has a casual, relaxed atmosphere and offers the delicious seafood the area is known for (hello oysters and lobster salad!). We love the outdoor gazebo overlooking the water for ceremonies and the classic-yet-contemporary indoor reception space. This all-inclusive venue wins raves for the exceptional service, and can hots events of up to 200 guests.
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.
Gurney's Star Island
Montauk, New York
If a modern, nautical-chic wedding is more your speed, head to the end of Long Island to this yacht club event space. At Gurney's Star Island in Montauk, you'll find both indoor and outdoor spaces for your ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner, shower, engagement party, and more. The Great Lawn features beach and marina views and can host tented events of up to 1,000 guests. The Waterfront Ballroom offers a beamed cathedral ceiling and gorgeous views. With on-site catering and accommodations, your Hamptons wedding-planning experience will be stress-free.
The Mansion at Oyster Bay
Woodbury, New York
Want your wedding to feel like a scene from The Great Gatsby? This Gold Coast mansion has all the 1920s vibes and then some. The 120-acre estate has stunning architectural details, including black-and-white marble floors, French doors, a grand staircase, and gorgeous chandeliers. With space for 600 guests, The Mansion at Oyster Bay offers in-house catering.
Crest Hollow Country Club
Woodbury, New York
This country club wedding venue on Long Island feels like you're marrying at a modern island resort. When you host your ceremony on Coral Beach, with its palm trees and waterfalls, you'll be transported to the destination wedding location of your dreams. There's also an English Garden for a more classic ceremony space. Enjoy dinner and dancing at your tented or ballroom reception, with space for up to 700 guests. And with wedding planners and culinary service included, your planning process will be just as fun as your special day.
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.
Bridgeview Yacht Club
Island Park, New York
What could be more Long Island than hosting a wedding on the water? This unique wedding venue overlooking Reynolds Channel features both indoor and outdoor event spaces that can host weddings of up to 400 guests. There are several outdoor wedding ceremony locations, including gardens and courtyards. The 5,500 square foot Grand Ballroom has glass walls with panoramic views of the water, 11 crystal chandeliers, a huge dance floor, and custom drapery. Your photographer will be thrilled at the variety of waterfront photo backdrops on the pier and promenade.
The Crescent Beach Club
Bayville, New York
Want to host a destination wedding without leaving New York? The Crescent Beach Club offers tropical beach vibes just 90 minutes outside of NYC. Exchange vows on a private beach surrounded by palm trees or under the wedding cabana, then head to the Grand Ballroom, with its floor-to-ceiling windows and high ceilings, for the wedding reception. The ballroom also features sliding glass doors that open onto the veranda overlooking the Long Island Sound. You can even host an after-party on the beach, complete with bonfire and s'mores. The all-inclusive Crescent Beach Club can host up to 400 guests.
The Heritage Club at Bethpage
Farmingdale, New York
This Long Island, New York wedding venue is one of the most famous event spaces in the state—and is especially appealing to golf aficionados. Yes, you can actually exchange vows in an outdoor gazebo overlooking the well-known Bethpage Black golf course. For an indoor ceremony option (or small wedding reception), the Lenox Room is cozy and elegant. The 6,800 square foot Conservatory Ballroom is ideal for larger receptions, with its open floor plan, hardwood floors, high ceilings, and two terraces. Wedding celebrations of up to 750 guests may be hosted at this luxurious venue.
Brentwood, New York
This Long Island country club venue embodies a romantic wedding vibe. Host your nuptials in the charming gazebo surrounded by the beautiful golf course. Cocktail hours are held on the stone patio, while the main ballroom is a picture-perfect wedding reception venue with ample natural light. You and your new spouse will love wandering the sprawling grounds and taking some truly spectacular wedding portraits. All told, this all-inclusive venue can host events of up to 250 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.
Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club
Bridgehampton, New York
The Hamptons isn't just a summer playground for Manhattan residents—it's an amazing destination wedding location! And the Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club is a perfect location for a Hamptons event of up to 240 guests. The Couples' Choice Award-winning event space includes 1,200 square feet of oceanfront property and the opportunity for a private beachfront ceremony. Receptions are held in the clubhouse with its wooden floors and floor-to-ceiling windows. All events at the club are catered by the famed Robbins-Wolfe Eventeurs team.
Beach Club Estate
Ronkonkoma, New York
For a more intimate wedding celebration, you'll love this lakefront Long Island venue. Weddings of up to 150 guests can be hosted here. Enjoy a romantic ceremony amid palm trees overlooking the water, followed by a reception in the well-appointed ballroom with its floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood dance floor, and stunning views. In-house catering is provided, with chefs that specialize in diverse range of cuisines.
Land's End Waterfront Catering
Sayville, New York
Experience spectacular sunsets (and amazing photo ops) at this Sayville banquet hall. Exchange vows in the charming gazebo or right on the beach, followed by a cocktail hour with ocean views and a reception in the 4,700 square foot Grand Ballroom. Land's End Waterfront Catering can host events of up to 350 guests for a seated dinner and in-house catering is included.
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.
NYIT de Seversky Mansion
Old Westbury, New York
At this Nassau County wedding venue, you'll feel like you've been transported to another time. The magical space offers several indoor and outdoor spaces for ceremonies and receptions, including the charming Garden Room, the larger Dining Room, the intimate Terrace Room, and the Grand Ballroom, with its vaulted ceilings and lush views. The expansive outdoor space offers a variety of options for open-air ceremonies. In-house catering services are provided, and only one wedding per day is hosted on the grounds.
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.
Riverhead, New York
While true barn wedding venues aren't common on Long Island, this unique vineyard will make all of your rustic farm dreams come true. The sustainable winery can host weddings of up to 200 guests. Host your ceremony overlooking the vineyard and horse pasture, with a reception inside the modern barn, which features getting-ready suites and climate control.
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!