13 New Jersey Wedding Venues for Garden State Nuptials

Say "I do" to one of these acclaimed big day destinations in Jersey.
Taylor Carson - The Knot Contributor.
Taylor Carson
Taylor Carson - The Knot Contributor.
Taylor Carson
The Knot Contributor
  • Taylor writes wedding venue roundups for The Knot.
  • Taylor was formerly the Assistant Managing Editor at Philadelphia magazine, and she continues to freelance for Philadelphia’s lifestyle and wedding verticals.
  • She received her degree in journalism, with a minor in English, from Temple University.
Updated Apr 11, 2024

Congratulations on your engagement! When it comes to planning your wedding in the Garden State, your first step is nailing down your ideal "I do" location among the vast array of New Jersey wedding venues across the state. Don't know where to begin? This guide is here to help.

Below, we've outlined 13 of the best New Jersey wedding venues for you to explore—all of which are members of our Best of Weddings Hall of Fame. From North and South Jersey to the Shore, this list has a location for Jersey couples throughout the state. (And if you'd like to continue browsing after reading, just visit The Knot Vendor Marketplace to explore even more Jersey venues.)

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SkyView Golf Club in Sparta, New Jersey

Kicking off our list is SkyView Golf Club, situated on over 190 acres of lush land in North Jersey. For weddings, the award-winning venue boasts an outdoor ceremony space with mountain vistas, a cocktail hour room featuring floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, and a ballroom for receptions fit with 15-foot ceilings adorned with string lights. Food and beverage options include hors d'oeuvres, live stations, chafing dishes, carving stations, seafood stations, a main course, late-night snacks, liquor, beer, wine and champagne.

Crossed Keys Estate in Andover, New Jersey

Just one hour outside of New York City is Andover's Crossed Keys Estate, an estate spanning more than 30 acres throughout which you'll find meadows, gardens, a farmhouse, a conservatory and more. The facilities at Crossed Keys are rustic-yet-modern—and absolutely photogenic. The family-owned location hosts one wedding per day, offering three event spaces, an in-house florist and coordinators, curated menus, bar packages and two getting ready spaces for the wedding party.

The Estate at Florentine Gardens in River Vale, NJ

If you're interested in marrying inside a mansion venue, consider the opulent Estate at Florentine Gardens. The Georgian-style mansion is home to stunning indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces, a gorgeous grand ballroom, verdant grounds and gardens, and lavish couples suites. Plus, the on-site team has over three decades of experience, meaning you can be sure your event will go off without a hitch.

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Liberty House Restaurant in Jersey City, New Jersey

In Jersey City, Liberty House Restaurant has been a reputable wedding venue—boasting Manhattan skyline vistas—for over two decades. Liberty House has capacity for up to 325 people, with a grand ballroom and both indoor and outdoor ceremony options. The grand ballroom features 35-foot ceilings, exposed woodwork, finished metal, neutral colors and floor-to-ceiling windows.

The Hamilton Manor in Hamilton, New Jersey

With 377 reviews from other couples for you to peruse, you can trust The Hamilton Manor to throw your big day. In Central Jersey, the venue sits on a wooded property, and the grounds are home to a barn, a gazebo, a library, a grand ballroom, a bridal suite, a lounge and a groom suite. The grand ballroom can accommodate over 300 guests.

Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange, New Jersey

West Orange's Pleasantdale Chateau is a wedding and event venue that will have you feeling like you're living in a fairytale—it oozes timeless luxury and European influences. On the manicured property are formal gardens, meadows, ponds, bridges, gazebos and more. The grand ballroom, accommodating parties as large as 350, features vaulted ceilings and a glass dome.

Community House of Moorestown in Moorestown, New Jersey

South Jersey couples shouldn't overlook the Community House of Moorestown, where you can host a wedding spanning in size from 50 to 200. The building is an English manor dating back to the 1920s, and inside you'll find a ballroom, the Garden Room, the Club Room, a kitchen, a boardroom and a library. But that's not all: You'll also have access to the front lawn, rear patio, bridal glam and dressing rooms, a bridal lounge and a groomsmen suite.

The Bradford Estate in Hainesport, New Jersey

Near Mount Laurel, the Bradford Estate offers couples "5-star service, delectable cuisine, meticulously manicured grounds and exquisite private suites." The venue hosts one wedding at a time, with all-inclusive packages ranging between $16,000 and $37,000. Packages include in-house catering, a premium open bar, a custom wedding cake, centerpieces, table numbers, card boxes, tables, chairs, linens and more.

The Legacy Club in Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Situated on 178 acres in Cherry Hill, you'll find The Legacy Club—a golf club and event venue that's almost a century old. For your wedding, the Legacy Club provides top-tier service and event planning, as well as gourmet dining, event rentals, setup and cleanup assistance. The Flynn Ballroom can accommodate up to 230 guests, or you can utilize the atrium (capacity: 125), which features an outdoor courtyard and views of the course.

Clarks Landing Yacht Club in Point Pleasant, New Jersey

The Jersey Shore's premier waterfront venue, Clarks Landing Yacht Club in South Jersey was recently renovated. Here, wedding packages range from $20,000 to $55,000. You'll host cocktail hour in the Riverview Room, aptly named for its views of the Manasquan River. Your reception will take place in the Sunset Ballroom, where you'll enjoy a four-course meal while celebrating the night away.

Renault Winery Resort in Egg Harbor City, New Jersey

Renault Winery Resort is one of New Jersey's finest vineyard destinations. Marry among the property's French-inspired gardens and historic vineyards before celebrating inside one three ballrooms—the Champagne Ballroom, the Vineyard Ballroom and the Chateau Ballroom—or the romantic pavilion. Also on-site are a speakeasy, an intimate venue named La Galerie, and the Glass Museum, home to wine and champagne glasses dating back to the 13th century.

Yacht Club of Stone Harbor in Stone Harbor, New Jersey

The Yacht Club of Stone Harbor is yet another beloved Jersey Shore wedding venue toward the southern end of the state. The club was renovated in 2019, and today it features a large indoor event space highlighted by waterfront views, delicious cuisine and stellar service. When you book the Yacht Club, you'll be provided with a list of preferred vendors for everything from flowers to your officiant to transportation.

Crystal Plaza in Livingston, New Jersey

Last in our roundup is the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, an award-winning venue consistently rated five stars by couples. The venue was originally built by architect Stanford White, and it maintains much of its grandeur from the past century today. Spaces within Crystal Plaza include the grand ballroom, the gardens, the atrium, the living room, the penthouse, the vault and the lobby—all of which are stunning.

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