11 Must-See Venues With The World's Most Iconic View: The NYC Skyline

Spectacular during the day and positively electric at night, the New York City skyline is famously photogenic. So why not make it part of your own wedding—not to mention your wedding album! If you’re looking for a place that will bring New York cityscape views to your celebration, here are some venues to check out.


The Bordone Long Island City

Long Island City, NY

Venue Superpowers:

Industrial Elegance

Rooftop Terrace

DIY-Friendly

Fab Features: transformed industrial-chic NYC event space offering both an expansive terrace (with room for 300!) and an intimate rooftop for al fresco events • exchange vows on a stunning rooftop patio • celebrate among the striking views of the Manhattan skyline and the sparkling river

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Andaz 5th Avenue

New York, NY

Venue Superpowers:

Boutique Hotel

NYPL Views

Retractable Roof Courtyard

Fab Features: luxury, loft-style hotel in an iconic midtown NYC location • floor-to-ceiling windows frame views of Grand Central Station and the New York Public Library • intimate, eclectic Atrium opens onto a private courtyard with a retractable roof

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$
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Pratt Mansions Fifth Avenue

New York, NY

Venue Superpowers:

Landmark UES Mansion

Grand Ballroom

Central Park Views

Fab Features: a landmark mansion located in the beautiful Metropolitan Historic District • hold your late afternoon ceremony followed by a cocktail reception on the ornate first floor • enjoy your celebratory dinner in the grand ballroom overlooking Central Park

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Ravel Hotel

Queens, NY

Venue Superpowers:

East River Views

Multiple Event Spaces

Contemporary Style

Fab Features: modern, stylish Long Island City hotel perched above the East River • the ultra-chic Rooftop boasts topnotch views of the the Manhattan skyline, and the opulent first-floor Grand Ballroom opens onto an al fresco terrace • in-house events staff and exceptional chefs work together to ensure a smooth, seamless process

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$
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InterContinental New York Barclay

New York, NY

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Hotel

Stunning Cityscapes

Penthouse

Fab Features: timelessly romantic historic hotel in the heart of Midtown • elopements on the Penthouse Terrace with the iconic Chrysler Building as the unforgettable backdrop • opulent celebrations in the Grand or Empire Ballrooms, with their subtle color palettes and chic lighting

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Vista Penthouse Ballroom

Long Island City, NY

Venue Superpowers:

Urban Glam

Full-Service Hotel

Outdoor Terrace

Fab Features: chic ballroom and terrace set on the 11th floor of the state-of-the-art, full-service Vista LLC Hotel • panoramic views of the Manhattan cityscape from the outdoor terrace, and through the floor-to-ceiling windows that line the Ballroom • service-oriented staff and generous packages

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

Staten Island, NY

Venue Superpowers:

Rooftop Ballroom

Open-Air Lounge

Creative Cuisine

Fab Features: sophisticated rooftop ballroom on Staten Island • unobstructed panoramas from the surrounding woodlands to the Manhattan skyline and bridge • al fresco affairs on the cozy open-air lounge complete with cozy fire pits

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

New York, New York

Venue Superpowers:

Chic Lounge Vibes

Multiple Levels

In-House Mixologists

Fab Features: cocktail lounge-style venue set thirty stories high • variety of event spaces from the expansive Skylark Room with its built-in bar and wall of windows, to the intimate Pool Room with custom billiard table • enjoy panoramic views and artfully crafted cocktails from the roof deck

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Smooth Sailing Celebrations

New York, New York

Venue Superpowers:

Ultra-Luxe

All-Inclusive

Spectacular Sunsets

Fab Features: dazzling NYC skyline views, including a gorgeous sunset if you time your ceremony just right • first-class cuisine prepared fresh onboard • over 45 yachts to choose from that hold 12 to 1,200 guests

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

New York, New York

Venue Superpowers:

Empire State Building Views

Open-Air Terrace

Kimpton Luxury

Fab Features: elegant Chelsea hotel boasting contemporary style and topnotch service • the spacious open-air veranda overlooks 6th Avenue, with close-up views of the Empire State Building • custom cuisine crafted by a French-trained chef

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

Brooklyn, New York

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Details

Urban Garden

City Views

Fab Features: historic 1901 factory in the heart of Williamsburg • open-air urban garden and the four glass-enclosed loft suites offer breathtaking vistas • the marriage of original brickwork walls, vaulted pine ceilings, edgy artwork, and bold city views create a uniquely Brooklyn vibe

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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