Keep It Cozy: 9 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.


The Paris Cafe

New York, NY

Fab Features: iconic, reimagined 1873 brasserie located in the historic South Street Seaport district • refined, old school vibes thanks to plush leather banquettes, hammered tin ceilings, exposed brick, and vintage touches • craft cocktails are paired with elevated comfort food, like grilled octopus with smashed potatoes, juicy Parisian-style burgers, and apple fritters

Catering: In-house
Price: $$
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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: $$ • $$$
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Andaz 5th Avenue

New York, NY

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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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: $ • $$
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The Peninsula New York

New York, NY

Fab Features: iconic and historic hotel set in desirable Midtown • variety of elegant and intimate event spaces from the rooftop terrace to the chic 22nd-floor Sun Terrace to the light-filled Tribeca Room • personalized 5-star service paired with full-service packages

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

New York, NY

Fab Features: sleek, stylish restaurant overlooking a serene reflecting pool and one of NYC's most iconic plazas • intimate dinners in the dining rooms, which boast marble accents, warm wood, and massive floor-to-ceiling windows, or opt for a full buyout • menu highlights include housemade squid ink spaghettoni, lasagna with duck and pork ragu, and grilled wild halibut

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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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: $$ • $$$
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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: $ • $$ • $$$
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WANT TO ELOPE IN CENTRAL PARK?


While eloping is often associated with simplicity and spontaneity, a little help can go a long way in ensuring it's a stress-free experience - especially when you want to elope in iconic Central Park. This is where ParkWed can save your day! Led by world-renowned event designer Tom Noel, they offer comprehensive and affordable elopement packages that handle all the details for you—from the officiant to the flowers to the photography. So whether you're envisioning a sweet celebration surrounded by blossoms on Cherry Hill, an elegant exchange on Bow Bridge, or an intimate affair at the infamous Belvedere Castle, you can rest easy knowing that ParkWed will bring your ceremony dreams to life!



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