Best of Buffalo: 8 Beautiful Wedding Venues In Western New York

On the hunt for the perfect wedding venue in Buffalo? As the second largest city in the state of New York, this bustling metropolis is home to a stunning downtown riverfront, award-winning restaurants, famous parks and landmarks, and a ton of unique wedding venues. From rustic-style shindigs beneath the stars to elegant receptions in a historic hotel and everything in between, you’re bound to find your perfect backdrop for your big day in and around Buffalo.


Timberlodge at Arrowhead

Akron, NY

Fab Features: unique Arts and Crafts-inspired event center nestled on the rolling greens and lush meadows of Arrowhead Golf Club • timber-framed post-and-beam dining area surrounded by expansive manicured grounds boasting sunny patios, covered porches, a grand gazebo, fire pits, and colorful gardens • delectable menus might include a build-your-own seafood bar, a margs and mules station, and Chiavetta's chicken—a WNY classic!

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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The Annex

Chaffee, NY

Fab Features: chic, modern farmhouse-inspired event center outfitted with gleaming cement floors, a stylish built-in-bar, white shiplap walls, and a shady canopied pavilion • ceremonies beside the pretty pond, on a picturesque patio, before a lovely fieldstone fireplace, or anywhere else on the sprawling property • fabulous inclusions like sparkling water features, indoor & outdoor fireplaces, lounge furniture, lit pathways, and much more

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$ • $$$
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Avanti Mansion

Buffalo, NY

Fab Features: dreamy Buffalo estate boasting three unique venues, each with indoor & outdoor spaces • elegant, modern Amore Ballroom boasts spectacular starburst chandeliers and an adjacent terrace for al fresco "I do"s • exchange vows on the hillside terrace ceremony site, then snap photos among the lushly landscaped grounds and gardens

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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The Bank

East Aurora, NY

Fab Features: gorgeous 1923 bank-turned-boutique hotel in charming East Aurora • airy ballroom with Palladian windows, an Art Deco-style built-in bar, and plenty of cool original details like a walk-in bank safe and historic car • add-on the delightful Courtyard at the Bank, an intimate walled garden hidden behind wrought-iron gates

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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Freedom Run Winery

Lockport, NY

Fab Features: exchange vows al fresco overlooking the vineyards, apple orchard, and sunflower fields • timber-framed rustic-chic 1826 barn retains its historic charm but adds modern amenities • modern Tasting Room and Barrel Room offer fabulous contemporary style and open onto a large covered patio

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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The Barn at Kin Loch Farmstead

Lockport, NY

Fab Features: stunning 30-acre u-pick lavender farm, organic flower garden, and event venue • purpose-built event barn outfitted with lighting, heating, décor, and an indoor bar (along with an outdoor camper bar!) • ideal location on the Niagara Wine Trail, just 15 minutes from Lockport, Lewiston and Wilson and a half-hour from Niagara Falls

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Kotecki's Grandview Grove

Buffalo, NY

Fab Features: tented celebrations in the garden courtyard • the Natalie Room opens to a private patio with a fire pit and provides a great indoor-outdoor floor • dance the night away in the Cecilia Room with its built-in DJ booth and custom dance floor lighting

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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BONUS VENUE


We couldn't leave out this charming historic home conveniently located less than an hour from Buffalo, NY and Erie, PA.


The RED House

Cassadaga, New York

Fab Features: beautifully preserved 19th-century home and rustic barn • al fresco ceremonies in the park-like gardens, against a lovely backdrop of towering old maples • bring in your own vendors or choose from their list of recommended companies

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $
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