Keep It Cozy: 18 Manhattan Venues Perfect For A Small Wedding

Planning a small wedding in the Big Apple? Whether you want to celebrate your love in a private rooftop garden or right on the water, these Manhattan venues provide the perfect setting for an intimate affair.


Central Park Ceremonies by Happenings™

New York, NY

Fab Features: perfectly planned weddings in the heart of iconic Central Park • multiple locations for events of all sizes, from elopements on the Bow Bridge to 100-person ceremonies in the Conservatory Gardens • on-site staff, coordinators, and full-service planners ensure your event goes smoothly, and can help book all your additional services, from photographers & videographers to florals & music

Price: $

Monarch Rooftop

New York, NY

Fab Features: chic rooftop lounge right next to the sparkling Empire State Building • spacious al fresco patio with a clear tent for all-weather views • ample indoor spaces boasting plush sofas, open plan design, and a gleaming wooden bar

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Dolly Varden

New York, NY

Fab Features: playful vintage-inspired eatery in the heart of Hells Kitchen • multiple colorful lounges with funky wallpaper, gleaming bars, and old-fashioned booths, plus an ultra-cool antique lounge car • elevated New American food and creative cocktails—they can even craft custom creations to celebrate your union!

Catering: In-house
Price: $$

Sailing Sunset

New York, NY

Fab Features: three luxurious yachts that sail around the sparkling city • choose from the luxe, intimate Sundancer, the spacious Majesty, and the grand, three-tier Horizons Edge • exchange vows on the open deck before dining & dancing in the plush interiors.

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

NoMo SoHo

New York, New York

Fab Features: whimsical décor inspired by Jean Cocteau’s classic 1946 fantasy film La Belle et La Bête (Beauty and the Beast) • custom carpeting with a rose vine design, large antique mirrors, and crystal sconces • north- and south-facing terraces provide dramatic sweeping views of downtown Manhattan

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$

InterContinental New York Barclay

New York, NY

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: $$ • $$$

Ivy Terrace

New York, NY

Fab Features: stunning midcentury lounge opens onto a sprawling terrace • in the heart of East Midtown, steps from the Chrysler Building • exceptional full-service catering provided by innovative chefs and experienced staff from On the Marc

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Robert

New York, NY

Fab Features: chic, modern restaurant perched atop the Museum of Arts & Design • outfitted with cheerful jewel tones, sleek lucite chairs, and floor to ceiling windows with panoramic views of Columbus Circle, Central Park, and the Manhattan skyline • artfully curated menus by Chef Armando Cortes

Catering: In-house
Price: $$

3 West Club

New York, New York

Fab Features: classic “Old New York” hotel mansion with 25 cozy guest rooms and 2 suites • unique rooftop Solarium and terrace for al fresco events • glimmering Austrian crystal chandeliers suspended from 20-foot ceilings in the Grand Salon and Ballroom

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Amali

New York, NY

Fab Features: handsomely appointed converted loft with painted brick and gleaming wood details • four distinct private spaces, including the airy Skylight Room with an 18-foot-high glass aperture • delectable Mediterranean cuisine and an extensive wine list

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Houston Hall

New York, New York

Fab Features: expansive industrial-chic beer hall with red brick walls, exposed wood beams, and plenty of twinkle lights • customizable menus and local brews served from the antique bar • stylish ceremonies bathed in natural light from a massive arched window and 5 lofty skylights

Catering: In-house
Price: $$

Smooth Sailing Celebrations

New York, New York

Fab Features: dazzling NYC skyline views • first-class cuisine prepared fresh onboard • over 45 yachts to choose from that hold 12 to 1,200 guests

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

The Skylark

New York, NY

Fab Features: cocktail lounge-style venue set 30 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: $$ • $$$

Midtown Loft and Terrace

New York, New York

Fab Features: wraparound Rooftop Terrace with 360-degree city views • the penthouse is outfitted with mahogany floors, copper windows, and a fireplace • in-house production company provides all the tools for a dazzling event, like uplights, draped ceilings, and illuminated high-top tables

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Bathhouse Studios

New York, NY

Fab Features: former NYC Bathhouse • ceremonies with a exposed brick wall backdrop • al fresco receptions on the the roof deck surrounded by lush greenery and twinkling market lights

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Loft 29

New York, NY

Fab Features: blank canvas event space • the interior is enhanced by various textures like raw brick, cement and wood paneled walls, and hand-restored 100-year-old vintage doors • designer and custom-made furniture available on site

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

632 On Hudson

New York, New York

Fab Features: artfully renovated 1847 townhouse • variety of event spaces from the 40-ft atrium with an Italian Renaissance ceiling to the Rooftop garden • chic celebrations in the basement Art Deco Speakeasy

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$


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