18 Jersey Shore Wedding Venues for the Ultimate Beach-Chic Celebration
There are so many amazing Jersey Shore wedding venues to choose from—check out a few of our favorites.
There’s something so unique about Jersey Shore wedding venues. They combine a relaxed beachy vibe with a fun energy. Plus, there are some truly spectacular photo ops in the area. Whether you want a toes-in-the-sand ceremony, a winery wedding, a stylish and convenient hotel reception, a modern fete, a preppy yacht club event, or a casual restaurant celebration, there are so many Jersey Shore wedding venues to choose from.
Check out 18 of our favorite Jersey Shore wedding venues.
Atlantic City is known for its lively boardwalk and the bright lights of the glitzy casinos and hotels. However, this Jersey Shore wedding venue is totally beach chic, extending out over 100 yards over the Atlantic Ocean. The overwater location is not only unique but provides couples with some truly spectacular photo ops. You’ll love the floor-to-ceiling windows in the ceremony space, and the modern feel of the reception room—plus the fact that it’s all-inclusive. This Couples’ Choice Award-winning venue can accommodate up to 425 guests for a seated event.
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The Flanders Hotel
If you’re dreaming of a wedding that combines a glamorous Art Deco-style event with a beachside location, check out The Flanders Hotel in Ocean City. This Jersey Shore wedding venue was first built in the 1920s, and features Gatsby-style architectural details including gold columns, crystal chandeliers, and more. With space for 325 seated guests, this Couples’ Choice Award-winning venue also has 100 mini-suites on premises so your loved ones can stay on premises and enjoy the full Jersey Shore experience.
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Willow Creek Winery
Is a vineyard wedding more your style? Then check out this Cape May winery wedding venue, which offers a rustic-chic vibe for your big day. You’ll love the scenic outdoor ceremony space, and the Grand Tasting Room for your reception, complete with post-and-beam construction and seven-foot chandeliers. This Couples’ Choice Award-winning venue can accommodate up to 350 guests and offers numerous wedding packages to fit your budget.
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Grand Hotel Cape May
At this classic and historic waterfront wedding venue in NJ, you can marry directly on the beach or on the grassy Sunset Deck, with the ocean waves crashing behind you. There are two ballrooms for receptions, the larger Penthouse Ballroom, with its 360-degree views of the beach and space for up to 350 guests, or the Grand Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 250 guests. This Couples’ Choice Award winning venue has a variety of all-inclusive wedding packages, plus plenty of guest rooms for your loved ones to stay in during your wedding weekend.
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If you’re looking for a more intimate Jersey Shore wedding venue for up to 180 guests, the Hotel Alcott in Cape May is luxurious and elegant. We love the charming, Old World feel of the wedding spaces, particularly the courtyard area complete with fountain and the classic lobby area. This all-inclusive venue has a variety of packages to choose from, and there’s an in-house wedding coordinator to assist you with planning, every step of the way.
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The Gables Historic Inn & Restaurant
This Jersey Shore wedding venue exudes historic charm and is ideal for a garden wedding of up to 100 guests. Located in Beach Haven, The Gables Historic Inn features dreamy Victorian architecture, and boasts a courtyard ideal for ceremonies, with lots of flowers and a vine-covered pergola. The historic dining room is ideal for receptions—you’ll love taking your portraits on the staircase. And since the beach is nearby, you can also snap some wedding portraits with the ocean as your backdrop.
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Cape May Convention Hall Beachfront Ballroom
This ballroom space is located directly on the beach, so you can host your ceremony in the sand or on a wooden deck. The ballroom itself can accommodate up to 300 guests and features floor-ceiling windows for incredible beach views. This Jersey Shore wedding venue has an open vendor policy that allows you to choose any wedding pros you like to make your big day uniquely yours.
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Ocean Club Hotel
You’ll love the fun, contemporary, and relaxed vibe at this Jersey Shore wedding venue, which offers ceremony space right on the Cape May beach and a scenic deck for cocktail hour. Receptions are held at the hotel’s modern SeaSalt restaurant, which can host up to 150 guests. There are a variety of menus to choose from to suit your taste and budget, and your wedding party and guests can stay on premises for total convenience.
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Yacht Club of Stone Harbor
We adore the preppy-chic vibe of a yacht club wedding, and this charming South Jersey venue has that nautical feel and much more. Host your ceremony with the bay as your backdrop, and your reception inside the charming event space. There’s room for up to 250 guests, and the in-house catering receives raves from couples.
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Windrift Resort Hotel
Located on Seven Mile Island in Avalon, the Windrift Resort Hotel has a modern, beach-chic feel that is ideal for a contemporary celebration. You can host your ceremony on the beach, and your cocktail hour and reception in the second-story event space with its unparalleled ocean views and retractable glass walls. This hotel venue can hold up to 250 guests for weddings, and was recently renovated so your guests will love staying here for the weekend.
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The Sunset Ballroom
The wedding venue at the famed Jack Baker’s Lobster Shanty in Point Pleasant is a popular spot for celebrations. The venue is located directly on the water, and features classic décor including crystal chandeliers and elegant draperies. There are several wedding packages to choose from, and the space can accommodate up to 200 guests.
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Laguna Grill and Rum Bar
There are so many reasons to love restaurant weddings—the delicious food, professional staff, stylish décor, casual feel, and more. But this New Jersey wedding venue, located in Brigantine, has the added benefit of a beach location, allowing you to host your ceremony on the outdoor patio overlooking the waves and palm trees. There’s space for up to 500 guests, who will undoubtedly adore the delicious seafood and wine and rum bar, the restaurant’s specialty.
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Yacht Club of Sea Isle City
This new waterfront wedding venue in NJ is an ideal spot for a nautical-themed, bayside wedding. A Couples’ Choice Award winner, the Yacht Club of Sea Isle City is an ideal place to host weddings of up to 230 guests, and offers beach access for ceremonies. There are numerous incredible photo backdrops here, including the docks, the terrace, and of course, the beach itself. Couples rave about the food and helpful staff, as well.
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Tim McLoone’s Supper Club
This popular Jersey Shore wedding venue in Asbury Park (just over an hour away from New York City!) has the feel of a 1940s supper club and is ideal for a vintage-inspired beach wedding. You can exchange vows in the sand or on the boardwalk, and then enjoy cocktail hour on the second-story deck with its lovely ocean views. Receptions are held on the first floor banquet room, with its wall-to-wall windows. This all-inclusive venue offers several wedding packages to choose from.
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The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel
There are so many hotel wedding venues in NJ, but this is one of our favorites. We adore the effortless combination of glamorous décor with historic, Victorian charm and beachfront location near the historic Asbury Park boardwalk and beach. At this Couples’ Choice Award-winning venue, host your ceremony on the beach or inside the grand hotel, and then enjoy your reception inside the grand Crystal Ballroom or one of several smaller banquet spaces. There’s room for up to 500 guests at this hotel, and your guests will love staying on premises to enjoy all the Jersey Shore has to offer.
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Looking for a modern and hip Jersey Shore wedding venue? You’ll love this Long Branch beach club and restaurant, which boasts a stunning Atlantic Ocean backdrop. Say “I do” on the adjacent beach or on the roof deck, and then enjoy a reception inside the event space or in the lounge for more casual events. This Couples’ Choice Award winning venue can accommodate up to 250 guests.
The Breakers on the Ocean
The charming enclave of Spring Lake is an ideal setting for a romantic beachside wedding, and The Breakers is one of the most in-demand locations to do so. Exchange vows with the ocean as your backdrop on the Ocean Terrace or inside the Crystal Ballroom. Then, host your reception in either the more intimate Seashell Room or the grand Crystal Ballroom, with space for 228 guests. The all-inclusive venue can also host rehearsal dinners or post-wedding brunches to make your planning experience that much easier.
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Windows on the Water
Located at the Surfrider Beach Club in Rumson, this Jersey Shore wedding venue has one of the most romantic settings for your nuptials—a tropical-style gazebo right on the beach! We also love the modern reception space, which can accommodate up to 250 guests. This Couples’ Choice Award-winning venue is all inclusive, the food in particular receives high praise from past clients.