Bay Breezes and Boardwalk Views: 18 Jersey Shore Waterfront Wedding Venues

The Jersey Shore, with its long history as the East Coast's favorite playground, is home to a wealth of fantastic places to celebrate...especially if you're looking to wed on the waterfront. Choices include both quaint, historic spots that highlight the area's serene natural landscapes, and modern spaces that tap the Shore's vibrant culture and nightlife. Here's a selection of some of the region’s best venues.



EXIT 105 - Long Branch Beach



Wave Resort - High Crest

Long Branch, NJ

Style: Elegant and expansive rooftop event space and terrace with exquisite Atlantic views, set atop the luxe Wave Resort, which offers plenty of plush accommodations and amenities for your guests.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$

McLoone's Pier House

Long Branch, NJ

Style: Lovely waterfront venue offering breathtaking Atlantic views, fantastic cuisine, and generous white-glove packages, which can include everything from a personal maître d’ to a custom-made wedding cake.

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


EXIT 102 - Asbury Park



Tim McLoone's Supper Club

Asbury Park, NJ

Style: Elegant, vintage-style supper club exudes classic glamour, with gorgeous floor-to-ceiling windows framing panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Asbury Park's historic boardwalk.

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


EXIT 98 - Point Pleasant Beach



The Breakers on the Ocean

Spring Lake, New Jersey

Style: 1880s waterfront treasure with period details, a classic wraparound covered porch, and elegant events with dramatic Atlantic views from the Terrace and ballrooms.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

The Mill Lakeside Manor

Spring Lake, NJ

Style: Stunning private estate bursting with natural beauty, from the lush waterfront ceremony site to the elegant ballroom, outfitted with crystal chandeliers, a coffered ceiling, gold leaf accents, and an open-air Infinity Deck.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Clarks Landing Yacht Club, Point Pleasant

Point Pleasant, NJ

Style: Elegant seaside mansion boasting impeccable white glove service and offering majestic views of the Manasquan River from both the lovely al fresco Riverside ceremony site and the luxurious, Italianate-inspired ballroom.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


EXIT 82 - Seaside Heights



Park Pavilion

Seaside Park, NJ

Style: You can't get closer to the sparkling Atlantic than this second floor event space on the south end of Seaside Park's Boardwalk, with wraparound windows framing exquisite beach views and soaking the space in sun.

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


EXIT 63 - Long Beach Island



Bonnet Island Estate

Manahawkin, New Jersey

Style: Private island estate at the water’s edge includes Nantucket-style buildings and a rustic Boathouse Chapel surrounded by dunes and wetlands.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Mallard Island Yacht Club

Manahawkin, New Jersey

Style: Bayside club featuring gardens, white picket fences, and manicured landscaping, not to mention fabulous water views on 3 sides.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


EXIT 38 - Atlantic City



Resorts Casino Hotel

Atlantic City, NJ

Style: This chic resort blends period details from its 150-year history with luxurious modern touches, as in the four exquisite ballrooms, which boast floor-to-ceiling windows framing picturesque boardwalk views.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


EXIT 17 - Sea Isle City



The Deauville Inn

Strathmere, NJ

Style: Charming historic inn tucked on the shores of Strathmore Bay, offering toes-in-the-sand ceremonies and tented lawn receptions, plus complimentary in-house Wedding Design and Planning Services.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$

ICONA Windrift

Avalon, NJ

Style: Casually elegant beachfront hotel has a welcoming, beachy vibe, tons of alluring diversions for wedding weekend fun, and spectacular event spaces, including a ballroom with a soaring coffered ceiling, dazzling lighting fixtures, and two-story views of the ocean.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

ICONA Avalon

Avalon, NJ

Style: Stunning beachfront venue with classic coastal-inspired architecture and décor, luxurious accommodations (all the rooms have balconies!), and endless views of the sweeping sand dunes and sparkling ocean.

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


EXIT 4 - Wildwood



ICONA Diamond Beach

Wildwood Crest, New Jersey

Style: Fabulous full-service resort on a peaceful private beach, offering toes-in-the-sand ceremonies followed by beachside receptions in the Bespoke Tent or atop the Lanai Rooftop, a sixth-floor party spot with spectacular views of Diamond Beach and the sparkling Atlantic.

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


EXIT 0 - Cape May



Peter Shields Inn and Restaurant

Cape May, NJ

Fab Features: 1907 Georgian Revival mansion-turned-romantic B&B • variety of event locations from the nearby beach to the manicured front lawn to the cozy dining room • 9 well-appointed guest rooms, breathtaking ocean front views, and gourmet meals

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

The Grand Hotel of Cape May

Cape May, New Jersey

Style: An oceanfront Wedding Veranda and 5th-floor ballrooms ensure panoramic views of the beach, Atlantic Ocean, and Cape May.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


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