The 13 Best Brooklyn Wedding Venues
Of all New York City's five boroughs, Brooklyn is having a moment. Not only is it NYC's most populous borough, it also draws in countless tourists thanks to its art scene, short distance to Manhattan, attractions like the Brooklyn Bridge, eclectic neighborhoods, delicious pizzerias and more.
Yes, Brooklyn has so much to offer in all aspects of life—and that includes weddings. The borough is the home of many wonderful and iconic New York wedding venues, and we've rounded up 13 of the greatest here to assist you in the wedding planning process. No matter the wedding celebration you are trying to throw, or the time of year in which you want to throw it, your vision is possible in the city that never sleeps. Continue reading to discover your dream Brooklyn wedding venue and what makes it special enough for your most special event.
Patina Events at Brooklyn Botanic Garden in Brooklyn, New York
Patina Events caters at two event venues within the Brooklyn Botanic Garden—the Palm House and the Atrium—and each is absolutely stunning. The glass-walled Palm House brings in so much natural light and will result in outstanding wedding photos. The Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium is the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's newer "ecologically sustainable" space that will have you dancing the night away under a living roof—yes, a living roof—of native grasses and wildflowers. The Atrium also boasts floor-to-ceiling glass walls overlooking an outdoor terrace and the Cherry Esplanade. Patina Events' packages include the aptly named Orchid, Gardenia and Rose packages.
The Green Building in Brooklyn, New York
The Green Building in Gowanus is full of character: It was built in 1889 to be a brass foundry. Today, it is a 6,000-plus-square-foot mixed-use event venue boasting indoor and outdoor spaces, exposed brick walls and an open-beamed ceiling. Since 2010, the venue has hosted over 500 weddings, so you can rest assured that the staff has the experience to perfectly execute your big day. The Green Building can accommodate up to 250 for a cocktail party or 160 for a sit-down dinner and dance floor. Additionally, the 2,400-square-foot courtyard can fit up to 200 for a standing event. Beverage service is exclusively provided via the in-house bar program, with multiple tiers and options to suit your needs.
Brooklyn Winery in Brooklyn, New York
Williamsburg's Brooklyn Winery is a fully functioning winery that can serve as the backdrop for your wedding day. The winery provides couples with an in-house event manager to assist with all the details, as well as a curated list of preferred vendors. A nice feature of a wedding here is that table-side wine service is provided during dinner, with each table having a dedicated server. (Guests can go to the bar as well; the venue includes vodka, gin, rum, bourbon, whiskey and scotch in your open bar.) When it comes to food, Brooklyn Winery executive chef Michael Gordon has you set—the wedding menu features fresh ingredients, and vegetarian options are available. Big day add-ons include an interactive raw bar, specialty cocktails, wine bottle favors and more.
Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn, New York
The Wythe Hotel is in a converted waterfront factory, making it a cool, industrial urban oasis for your wedding day. It can accommodate both intimate and large weddings thanks to its seven event spaces. The 2,100-square-foot main hall features a built-in sound system, masonry walls, exposed pine ceilings, a marble-topped wood bar, antique mirrors and large steel-framed factory windows. The garden terrace is an open-air courtyard surrounded by brick walls adorned with greenery; this space also has a private entrance. For intimate weddings, the seventh- and eighth-floor lofts are ideal—the lofts boast floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the Manhattan skyline. Additional spaces include the speakeasy-style Screening Room and the private Cooper Room.
The Picnic House in Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York
The Picnic House in Prospect Park is exactly what it sounds like: a historic building located within Prospect Park. Book the venue for your wedding, and your rental will come with Long Meadow vistas, outdoor spaces for your ceremony and cocktail hour, floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood floors, a fireplace and more. The private event space caps out at 175 guests for dinner and dancing; for cocktail events, the capacity extends to 240. The Picnic House also offers special rates for microweddings of up to 40 people. Four-hour microwedding rentals include chairs, tables, access to the fireplace, glasses for a champagne toast and two staff members on-site during your event. No matter your wedding size or style, the Picnic House is a scenic retreat within the city—what's more to love?
Greenpoint Loft in Brooklyn, New York
The highly reviewed Greenpoint Loft in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, is a multipurpose event hall that originated as a "pre-WWII-era warehouse." The restored venue and its high ceilings, exposed beams, wooden floors and skylights can be a blank space for your wedding reception with up to 185 of your loved ones. With three areas to utilize—a 5,000-square-foot main loft space, a 1,000-square-foot mezzanine level and a rooftop with views of Manhattan—there's not much you can't do or dream up. For a 14-hour rental from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., weekend pricing starts at $8,000 on Fridays, $9,500 on Saturdays and $7,000 on Sundays.
The Liberty Warehouse in Brooklyn, New York
The Liberty Warehouse is in the Best of Weddings Hall of Fame, and it's not hard to understand why. Located in Red Hook, Brooklyn, the waterfront venue is "the only location in all of New York where the Statue of Liberty is face front as she looks on to France." Sold already? If not, here's more splendor: The warehouse can accommodate up to 1,200 guests depending on the style of your event; there are two large event rooms and two smaller event rooms; in addition to its 15,000 square feet, the venue also has a waterside promenade; there is a fully equipped getting-ready suite on-site; and covered valet parking is provided.
MyMoon in Brooklyn, New York
The staff at Williamsburg's MyMoon restaurant and event space describe themselves as "experts at bringing your vision to life." And with their positive reviews and numerous awards, we believe them. Your MyMoon wedding ceremony will be next-level in the courtyard garden, where you, your partner and up to 160 guests total can delight in the romantic ambience year-round. (It has a retractable roof, glass walls and heating.) Existing inside a renovated 19th-century boiler room, MyMoon's interiors are pretty stellar too—within the Grand Room and the lounge, you'll find exposed brick, reclaimed wood floors and 20-foot ceilings.
The Box House Hotel in Brooklyn, New York
Want to throw a rooftop wedding? Head to the Box House Hotel. The Box House Hotel isn't a "raw space"; instead, it's an all-inclusive venue "built to plan and execute your wedding seamlessly." Here are the logistics of the rooftop: The 10,000-square-foot space can accommodate up to 293 people. There are four restrooms, a wraparound marble bar, air-conditioning, heating, a retractable roof awning, a live green wall, three elevators, string lighting and audio-visual equipment. It's truly wonderful for a wedding because you have everything you need on-site—catering, lodging, a dedicated staff, beautiful spaces and amazing views.
Deity in Brooklyn, New York
Deity is a unique, totally Brooklyn private event space. It is comprised of three candlelit rooms, encompassing 5,000-plus square feet, designed by local artists. Deity's lounge boasts custom stained glass, velvet banquette seating and an "indoor tree of life." Deity's loft is super-cool in that you enter through a speakeasy-style hidden door. Other venue features include a getting-ready suite, a cellar, a rooftop accessible for photos and an all-inclusive wedding package. When it comes to food, the in-house caterer gives couples control to choose a sit-down dinner or cocktail-style service. China, flatware, linens, tables, chairs, high-tops and barstools are all included.
RE:GEN:CY in Brooklyn, New York
RE:GEN:CY is a stunning space "dedicated to healing and regeneration." It's also completely sustainable, using 100% renewable energy, biodegradable paper and cleaning products, a composting service and salvaged furniture. As is, RE:GEN:CY is picturesque, with its white walls, hanging fabrics, paper lanterns, greenery, high ceilings, wooden beams and skylights. If your style is a bit moodier, the venue also has a black brick room. RE:GEN:CY rentals come with 50 folding bamboo chairs, eight folding tables, sound systems and a projector in the white room. There is a kitchen in the facility, with enough plates, utensils and cups for groups of 75. Staff will be present during your big day to assist and ensure it goes off without a hitch.
74Wythe in Brooklyn, New York
74Wythe is a rooftop venue with five industrial-chic spaces. Of course, there's the rooftop itself, where you can host up to 150 guests seated. Here, your entire wedding party can enjoy unobstructed views of the Manhattan skyline year-round thanks to a retractable glass enclosure. Next, we have 74Wythe's main room and mezzanine, an Art Deco space great for seated wedding receptions of up to 125. Third up is the loft and adjacent courtyard, which features a brass ping-pong dining table, a large TV and a wine cellar. The Greenroom is 74Wythe's recommended wedding suite, where you'll find a dry bar, private restrooms, a vanity table and other furniture. Lastly, there is Jbird Cocktails, an exclusive cocktail lounge that can serve as an intimate wedding location—or the after-party venue.
Dobbin St in Brooklyn, New York
Last in our roundup is Brooklyn's Dobbin St, a standout venue not only because of its bright facade, but also because of its wedding day offering. Dobbin St has 4,250 square feet of indoor space, a 750-square-foot mezzanine inclusive of a private suite and lounge, a 3,000-square-foot rooftop terrace and a 900-square-foot courtyard. Regardless of your wedding size, you can leave the planning up to the facility via its two-month coordination package or its premium package. The two-month package is ideal for couples who want assistance with the finishing touches in the months leading up to the big day, as well as the day-of logistics. Alternatively, the premium package is for couples who want Dobbin St to assist throughout the entire wedding planning process.