The Best Buffalo Wedding Venues for Every Budget and Style

Check out 13 of the best wedding venues in Buffalo, New York.
Megan Lierley
by Megan Lierley
Updated Aug 03, 2021

When most people think of a New York wedding, their mind instantly goes to Manhattan. But there's so much to be said for a Western New York wedding, and based on the venues we've rounded up, Buffalo sure knows how to throw a party. Whether you call Buffalo home or are considering the area for its proximity to Niagara Falls, Toronto, or Lake Erie, there is a Buffalo wedding venue for every couple's style, budget, and dream for your big day.

Salvatore's Hospitality in Buffalo, New York

If wedding planning sounds like your worst nightmare, Salvatore's Hospitality promises to take care of details and logistics for you. Their planning professionals work with each couple to find a package (and add-ons, if you can't find exactly what you're looking for) to make your dream wedding come to life. Each couple has a dedicated team of service managers, caterers, and meeting concierges to ensure every detail of your wedding day is taken care of. Couples rave about the food, thoughtful and attentive staff, and beauty of the venue itself. If you're looking for a venue to host a large wedding, Salvatore's can accommodate over 300 people.

Avanti Mansion in Buffalo, New York

Avanti Mansion is a historic 19th century estate that offers three distinct and unique venues—The Garden, The Ballroom, and The Library—along with seven ceremony areas for couples to choose from for their special day. Each option has indoor and outdoor locations so you can mix and match depending on the vibe you're going for and time of year. Whether you're looking for a grand, 300 person reception or an intimate micro wedding, Avanti has a package for every couple. Also included in Avanti's thoughtful and comprehensive wedding packages? Imaginative menus of highly Instagrammable food—not your typical wedding buffet.

The Mansion on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo, New York

For a wedding that feels like you and your guests are the only people on earth, look no further than the private, intimate Mansion on Delaware Avenue. A buy-out of the Mansion includes dedicated butler service and exclusive access to all of four floors, six event spaces, and surrounding gardens which are yours to transform into a progressive, unique celebration. The venue can accommodate up to 250 guests, and with 28 guest rooms, there's plenty of room for your families and wedding party to stay the night for a bonus celebration.

The Buffalo Zoo in Buffalo, New York

While it can be difficult to find a venue in Buffalo that can accommodate both an outdoor ceremony and reception, The Buffalo Zoo can do both. An animal lover's dream, couples have the option to rent the entire zoo or just a portion of it and can take pictures almost anywhere. A full-service banquet hall offers a scenic view of Bison Yard and Delaware Park, so your guests can take in the animals and sights of Buffalo. Because of the venue's versatility, you can host an intimate wedding or up to 300 guests for your dream wedding at The Buffalo Zoo.

The Westin Buffalo in Buffalo, New York

Ease the planning process by choosing a worry-free and holistic package at the beautiful Westin Buffalo. Start your big day with a ceremony in the first-floor courtyard with a waterfall as the altar backdrop. The courtyard has a tent with a roof and sides as well as fire pits to ensure you can have an outdoor ceremony no matter the season. After cocktail hour in the same space, move into the ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Buffalo for your reception. Host up to 200 guests and of course, it's an easy trip to bed for anyone who wants to stay in a room block at the Westin.

The Bank in East Aurora, New York

Just under 30 minutes from downtown Buffalo lies The Bank, a historic landmark and boutique wedding location that can host celebrations for up to 200 guests. Originally built in 1923, The Bank has been beautifully restored but still retains some of its 1920s charm. The back lobby's art deco bar invites guests to celebrate like they're at one of Gatsby's parties, and a cozy speakeasy-style common area with vintage furniture and a custom shuffleboard table provide a unique and fun backdrop your guests won't soon forget. If you choose to rent the entire property, you'll have access to the guest rooms beneath The Bank, each of which is named for a famous outlaw with corresponding personality and design.

Statler City in Buffalo, New York

Couples who have gotten married at Statler City rave about the venue's food, management team, and ambiance. Statler City can host over 300 guests in its grand ballroom with a show-stopping chandelier. There are three additional rooms to choose from, so you can pick the one best suited to your needs and style. With every wedding package comes a dedicated coordinator to guide you through details and timeline—things you definitely don't want to feel burdened by during your special day.

Marygold Manor in Cheektowaga, New York

A quick 15-minute drive from downtown Buffalo, Marygold Manor is a family-owned and operated banquet facility with over 50 years of special events experience. Kick off your wedding day with a ceremony in Marygold Manor's onsite garden with pergola (they even provide the minister, if that's a detail you'd like to cross off your to-do list!). Then, choose from one of the venue's beautiful banquet rooms for dinner and dancing. Couples love that Marygold Manor is all-inclusive and offers affordable pricing for a beautiful Buffalo area wedding.

500 Pearl Street in Buffalo, New York

One of the most highly-rated and unique wedding venues in the area, couples and guests alike love 500 Pearl Street in the heart of Buffalo. The recently renovated venue boasts an Italian-inspired theater, luxurious suites, ornate, high ceilings, and an overall glamorous vibe for your special day. 500 Pearl can accommodate up to 288 seated guests, so for those couples looking to host a big wedding with a wow factor, this just may be the venue for you. In addition to beautiful and spacious interiors, the venue has incredible views of Buffalo as well as a rooftop bar perfect for catching the sunset.

The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens in Buffalo, New York

For couples with green thumbs or just for those looking for a stunning backdrop for their wedding photos, you'll want to check out The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. The space offers lush outdoor spaces as well as a variety of unique indoor spaces to choose from to mix and match your perfect ceremony and reception settings. This historic venue can host up to 200 guests.

Kotecki's Grandview Grove in West Seneca, New York

A quick 15-minute drive from Buffalo in West Seneca, New York, lies Kotecki's Grandview Grove, a family-run venue beloved by locals. You'll have a banquet room with a fireplace, permanent bar, and a head table backed by panoramic windows overlooking the venue's extensive grounds, as well as an outdoor patio (did someone say lawn games?). All food is hand selected and carefully prepared by Kotecki's chef and owner, and is served on provided china with linen place settings. Kotecki's can accommodate up to 300 guests, so if you're looking for a big bash with a beautiful woodsy Western New York vibe, this might just be the wedding reception venue for you.

Delaware Park Marcy Casino in Buffalo, New York

For the diehard Buffalo couple, there's no better place to show off your hometown than the Delaware Park Marcy Casino in central Buffalo. Situated in Delaware Park with views of Hoyt Lake, the casino offers an indoor-outdoor experience unique to Buffalo venues. Couples have the opportunity to reserve prime wedding ceremony times in the Rose Garden adjacent to the casino. Following your vows, you'll sip cocktails on the venue's lower terrace, then head to dinner—the historic Pan Am room can accommodate 162 guests seated or 225 with stations—and finish your big day dancing outdoors under the bistro lit tent.

Hyatt Place Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, New York

If you have a good number of guests coming from out of town, Hyatt Place Niagara Falls is the perfect spot for a destination wedding feel. Featuring striking views of the Canadian skyline and Niagara Falls State Park, this venue is worth the 25-minute drive from downtown Buffalo. This affordable venue can accommodate up to 150 guests and has banquet halls that can provide the perfect setting for either intimate gatherings or grand affairs, plus rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, and more. During warmer months, guests can enjoy direct, private access to Hyatt Place's newly furnished 1,634 square foot rooftop patio.

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