The Best Long Island Wedding Venues

best wedding venues on long islandLong Island offers a plethora of fine catering halls – and there are as many variations, in terms of decor, size, location, ambiance, as there are couples who are getting married on Long Island.

Finding the perfect venue for your wedding requires research and time. One way to begin the search is to jot down a list of your wants — include the number of guests you’d like to invite, the location preference (North Shore, South Shore, for instance or, the exact town), outdoor capabilities, etc. Then type in those keywords for an Internet search. You may not get exact matches, but you have a great way to begin narrowing down your list.

And to help you, here are just a few suggestions from professional wedding planners.Do you have your own favorite venue booked? Let us know which by leaving a comment below.

Bourne Mansion
500 Montauk Hwy
Oakdale, NY 11769-1715
631-277-7800
www.lessings.com

Lessing’s offers a variety of glorious sites to host your wedding from the Historic Waterfront Mansions of Bourne Mansion and Dowling,Vanderbilt in Oakdale to Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead or Coindre Hall in Huntington. The list goes on and on for breathtaking views and sprawling estates.

Carltun on the Park
Eisenhower Park
East Meadow, NY 11554
516-542-0700
www.thecarltun.com

The Carltun has been seen in films such as: “28 days” with Sandra Bullock and the remake of “The Stepford Wives.” This classic home and pristine gardens house an elegant Grand Ballroom or jazz-age Gatsby room that opens up to a private patio.

Fox Hollow Catering
7725 Jericho Turnpike
Woodbury, NY
516-921-1415

The Scotto Brothers own two of Long Island’s jewels in entertainment, restaurants and wedding halls. Acquired in 1978, Chateau Briand reflects the “golden age of luxury ocean liners” with a contemporary Art Deco style; The Fox Hollow evokes more of the old world European elegance with rustic stone fireplaces and vaulted chalet ceilings. Guests can stay in cozy rooms at the Inn at Fox Hollow. The food is exquisite and service is perfection.

Giorgio’s
100 Fox Hill Drive,
Baiting Hollow, NY 11933
631-727-6076
www.giorgiosatfoxhill.com

This absolutely luxurious Country Club and Golf Course is the ideal setting for your wedding. On your special day or evening, you are the only bride and are treated like family. Owned and operated by George Regini, Sr. and Jr., both men personally run every banquet event. Giorgio’s was The Knot’s 2007 pick for best of weddings.

Glen Cove Mansion
200 Dosoris Lane
Glen Cove, NY 11542
516-671-6400
www.glencovemansion.com

Old-world elegance abounds in this authenic mansion that was once a Gold Coast residence. The beautiful grounds offer ample space for an outdoor ceremony and reception, but if indoors is more your style, the grand ballroom is perfect for a refined, first-class affair. Top-notch cuisine just adds to the overall appeal of this unique venue.

The Inn at New Hyde Park
214 Jericho Turnpike
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
516-354-7797
www.innatnhp.com

Newly expanded and renovated, this is a must-see for couples seeking to step back in time and host a wedding that’s both elegant and sophisticaed. Distinguished by location and historic prominance on Long Island, The Inn boasts handsome artchitecture and world-class couisine. As a bonus, couples can stay overnight on premises.

Jericho Terrace
249 Jericho Turnpike
Mineola, NY
516-742-5251

For three decades Jericho Terrace’s executive chefs have been serving up mouthwatering gourmet foods and creating memorable weddings. Jericho Terrace is all about glamour. With sky lit ballrooms and atrium cocktail rooms, guests will surely be impressed.

Larkfield Manor
507 Larkfield Road
East Northport NY 11731
631-368-4422
www.Larkfieldmanor.com

Conveniently situated in East Northport, this lovely wedding venue is perfect when you have guests from all over Long Island. The elegant internal banquet rooms lead to even more elegance outside — manicured gardens set the stage for many photos.

The Metropolitan
68 Glen Cove Ave
Glen Cove, NY 11542
516-671-4444
www.themetropolitancaterers.com

From grand sweeping ballroom weddings to intimate elegant dinners, your wedding receives special attention with the entire hall to yourself. Consider their new indoor / outdoor tent area for canopy-style “I dos.” Metropolitan also offers wedding cakes and fine pastries on site.

NYIT de Seversky Center
Northern Blvd.
Old Westbury, NY 516-686-1251

Oheka Castle
135 West Gate Drive
Huntington, New York 11743
631-659-1400
www.oheka.com

Feel like a real princess gliding up the limestone staircase into your very own castle for the day or night. With 32 guestrooms and suites, your guests and the bride and groom can sleep like royalty in the luxurious palace The French-style Chateau is the second largest private residence ever built on the Gold Coast of Long Island.

Venetian Yacht Club
494 Fire Island Avenue
Babylon, NY 631-422-2400

Vineyard Caterers
978 Route 25
Aquebogue, NY 11931
631-722-3200
www.vineyardcaterers.com

Want a quaint country wedding? Exchange vows in a romantic indoor chapel or scenic Arbor next to their 50-acre vineyard. Guests can enjoy a cocktail hour in the stunning ambience of the outdoor deck, which overlooks a great lawn and vineyard in true North Shore country charm.

Westbury Manor
1100 Jericho Turnpike
Westbury, NY
516-333-7117

Be enchanted by this traditional Victorian mansion with perfectly manicured English gardens that change vibrant colors from season to season. The Manor includes six charming, classically decorated banquet rooms, Manor Room, Garden Room, Hill Room, Executive, Library and Conservatory. Their world-renowned menu leans towards Italian/Continental.

Wolffer Vineyard
139 Sagg Road
PO Box 9002
Sagaponack, NY 11962
631-537-5106
www.wolffer.com

This ultra classic European-style mansion is home to one of Long Island premiere winemakers in the Sagaponack area, just ripe for your gala event.

Woodlands
1 S Woods Rd # 1
Woodbury, NY 11797-1030
516-921-5707
www.woodlandsatwoodbury.com

The Woodlands includes the famous “Bruce’s estate,” summer home of Mrs. Alyssa Mellon as well the Delano Mansion gracefully tucked away on Long Island’s “Gold Coast.” History and ambiance meet modern day luxury in these Mansions.

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