13 of New Jersey's Best Outdoor Wedding Venues

Mother Nature is always a welcome wedding guest, which is a major reason outdoor weddings are so popular. From a French château and gardens to a lakeside chapel or secluded country club, New Jersey offers plenty of options for celebrating your big day al fresco.



NORTHERN NEW JERSEY



Crystal Springs Resort

Hamburg, New Jersey

Fab Features: four-season resort boasting a luxury lodge, chic hotel, and two country clubs • ballrooms, lush gardens, and an elegant wood pavilion offer gorgeous settings for events year-round • two on-site spas specialize in wedding services

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

Rock Island Lake Club

Sparta, New Jersey

Fab Features: ‌airy, al fresco ceremonies under a natural birchwood arch perched at the edge of an 11-acre lake • sophisticated grand ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the lake • unique indoor/outdoor bistro-inspired room for cocktail hour

Catering: In-house
Price: $$

Mountain Lakes Club

Mountain Lakes, NJ

Fab Features: beautiful private club nestled among acres of lush woodland and an idyllic lake in the community of Mountain Lakes • the clubhouse exudes timeless elegance, with classic, Cape Cod-inspired architecture, a covered wraparound porch, and oversized French windows and doors • cool on-site amenities include bowling, paddling, and s'mores around the fire pit

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

Bear Brook Valley

Fredon, New Jersey

Fab Features: ‌private estate with a heart-shaped pond, quaint wooden bridges, and miles of paved trails nestled throughout the rolling hills • exchange vows at the pond’s edge, on the expansive grounds, or in the clubhouse itself, which is reminiscent of a graceful country barn • all-inclusive packages boast fantastic enhancement options

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

The Park Savoy Estate

Florham Park, New Jersey

Fab Features: ‌palatial 1870s lakeside mansion boasting exquisite décor indoors, landscaped grounds outdoors • timeless luxury in the Ballroom, with floor-to-ceiling windows, a Carrera marble fireplace, and French doors • garden ceremonies on the lawn and cocktails on the airy Veranda, with panoramic views of the grounds and lake

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Naninas In The Park

Belleville, New Jersey

Fab Features: Tuscan-villa architecture in a park setting lush with cherry blossom trees • bubbling fountains outside and breathtaking crystal chandeliers inside • award-winning chefs and mixologists create exquisite personalized menus (even a specialty ice carving!)

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


CENTRAL NEW JERSEY



The Chateau Grande Hotel

East Brunswick, NJ

Fab Features: opulent French-American boutique hotel surrounded by fifteen acres of idyllic grounds • on-site catering led by James Beard award-winning chef, David Burke, known for his inventiveness and savory mastery • luxury lodging fit for the occasion includes plush beds, individually lit makeup mirrors, and glamorous chandeliers

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $$$

Beaver Brook Country Club

Annandale, New Jersey

Fab Features: panoramic views of the Hunterdon Hills from the Ballroom's wall-to-wall windows oak- and maple-shaded ceremony site on the patio boasts big fairway vistas from its hillside perch • intimate bar and lounge outfitted with a cozy fire for chilly weather events

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Park Chateau Estate and Gardens

East Brunswick, New Jersey

Fab Features: spectacular manor designed after a classic French countryside estate • ceremonies in a private chapel nestled among the gardens, or overlooking a graceful lily pond encircled by flowers • the 17th century-inspired ballroom is adorned with opulent chandeliers hung from an elaborately embellished recessed ceiling

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$

The Farmhouse

Hampton, NJ

Fab Features: ‌330-year-old, historic country estate set on over 10 acres • setting in the rolling hills of Hunterdon County, with its manicured lawns, lush gardens, and towering trees, can't be topped • in warm weather, opt for outdoor garden ceremonies and tented receptions, or stay warm in winter with indoor celebrations in the versatile ballroom

Catering: In-house
Price: $$


SOUTH JERSEY



The Deauville Inn

Strathmere, NJ

Fab Features: charming historic inn tucked on the shores of Strathmore Bay • toes-in-the-sand ceremonies are followed by breeze tented receptions on the lawn • generous packages include complimentary in-house Wedding Design and Planning Services

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Tomasello Winery

Hammonton, NJ

Fab Features: tie the knot beneath a white pergola, against a panoramic backdrop of lush vines • opulent ballroom replete with crystal chandeliers, a grand circular staircase, and gold accents • generous packages include details like custom-labeled wine favors, a delectable menu prepared by the Executive Chef, and gorgeous linens and overlays

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

The English Manor

Ocean Township, New Jersey

Fab Features: classic white manor house • lawn ceremonies beneath a wrought-iron gazebo flanked by trees and flowers followed by cocktail hour on a breezy patio • packages include special amenities, like a Welcome Station to greet guests on arrival

Catering: In-house
Price: $$

Seaview, A Dolce Hotel

Galloway, New Jersey

Fab Features: luxurious turn-of-the-century golf and spa resort • massive Oval Room and its adjacent patio overlooks Reeds Bay and the lush grounds • all their generous packages include a complimentary suite for the newlyweds and a custom wedding cake

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

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