Whether you want a Sex and the City-style wedding at a glam venue such as the Public Library or an intimate gathering in a hidden restaurant, New York is truly a dream wedding destination! It is home to some of world’s most extravagant function spaces such as the Ballroom in Gotham Hall, the American Museum of Natural History and the iconic Plaza Hotel which was the setting for the 2009 cult film Bride Wars.
If you want a romantic outdoor wedding ceremony, then you can find picturesque spots in Central Park or Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. If you are looking for a picture-perfect ceremony backdrop that hasn’t been seen in every New York based movie then think about locations that are off-the-beaten-path such as the Unisphere stainless steel construction which is located in Flushing Meadows in the Corona Park. If you want a truly unique space for your wedding reception, then look for chic rooftop restaurants or boutique hotels.
For brides and grooms who want a more traditional wedding ceremony you will find a myriad of beautiful historic churches such as the Riverside Church, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Grace Church and Saint Thomas Church.
The city itself is vibrant and colourful, offering a plethora of incredible backdrops for your wedding photography. After exploring New York’s landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, Chrysler Building, City Hall, Times Square and the Tiffany & Co. flagship store, go and find your own personal favourites. Look for striking locations such as quirky shop windows, walls covered in graffiti, train stations and open-air sculptures or installations.
To add a special touch to your wedding day, find a unique wedding transport option as well! You can rent a stylish old-timer, a modern limo, a yellow school bus or the iconic checker cab.
New York also offers a stunning choice of wedding vendors, accommodation options and entertainment for you and your guests before and after the big day. Here, you can really tailor your destination wedding to your needs and realise your craziest dreams, be it re-creating scenes from your favourite wedding movie or a lavish banquet in an extravagant dining space.
Food choice is equally impressive as well, since New York is home to some of world’s best hatted restaurants and chefs, it offers flavours from all over the world.
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