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The Loverly List: Best Wedding Venues in the US 2024-25

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Choosing the right wedding venue is one of the most important steps of wedding planning—it sets the stage for your entire celebration. If you’re searching for wedding venues that provide a breathtaking backdrop for your wedding ceremonies, you’ve come to the right place. 
Our comprehensive list includes the best wedding venues in the country, from luxurious hotels and serene garden settings to rustic barns and urban lofts. We’ve organized these spaces by region—Northeast, West Coast, Midwest, South—and even special categories like ultra-luxe and hidden gems. 
Each wedding venue on our list has been carefully selected to ensure that no matter where you say "I do," the setting will be as memorable as the day itself.

The Best Wedding Venues in the Northeast

Looking for a colonial estate for your wedding? Perhaps a beachfront venue for a relaxed vibe? Check out these best wedding venues in the Northeast and see which one calls your name.
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Blair Hill Inn
Overlooking Maine’s largest glacier lake, Blair Hill Inn’s stunning ten-guest room country estate sits commandingly atop a 20′ high, 900′ long field stone wall. Its hillside perch provides one of the most beautiful, expansive lake views in the world. This destination resort sprawls across 79 acres with an exceptional fine dining restaurant, full service spa, private hiking trails, scenic overlooks, a trout pond, fields and woodlands. Once a breeding farm built in 1891, it is now a finely restored boutique hotel with exquisite décor and exceptional service.
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Cedar Lakes Estate
Our pastoral charm and inspiring landscapes offer a wonderful blend of rustic elegance in a natural setting. We offer both indoor and outdoor event venues with breathtaking views overlooking tree-lined lakes, rolling green hills and stunning mountains. Whether your wedding calls for grandeur or intimacy, we guarantee, with unwavering assurance, that Cedar Lakes Estate will host the wedding of your dreams.
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Lord Thompson Manor
As you drive down the half-mile driveway, begin to sense the remoteness from everyday life. When you arrive at our private 40 acre estate, feel the mystery in exploring all the details throughout the grounds and the Manor. Experience a unique blend of elegance and comfort as the Manor is transformed into your home for the weekend. We purposefully design details that showcase your individuality bringing excitement throughout the weekend and creating vivid memories that endure.
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Manhatta
Manhatta is a modern New York restaurant that combines tradition with contemporary creativity. Our ever-evolving restaurant, boundary-pushing chefs counter, and award-wining bar offer three distinct experiences at the top of New York. Manhatta is available for full-space buy outs, intimate private dinners, weddings, and company retreats. We offer a variety of flexible sky-high spaces built for celebrating.
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New York Public Library
The New York Public Library has been an essential provider of free books, information, ideas, and education for all New Yorkers for more than 100 years. NYPL is the nation’s largest public library system, and includes the landmark Stephen A. Schwarzman building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street. Hosting your event at the Library provides unique access to our most exquisite spaces, while helping sustain one of the world’s premier non-profit institutions. All event fees support the Library’s indispensable collections, services, and programs.
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The Chanler at Cliff Walk
Step into the enchanting world of a private estate straight from the Gilded Age, where ocean views will leave you utterly mesmerized. When you choose The Chanler at Cliff Walk for your wedding, you're embarking on a journey filled with unforgettable moments. Our outdoor terrace, expansive grounds, and luxurious estate rooms create the perfect stage for your sophisticated wedding ceremony and reception, all against the backdrop of the sparkling Atlantic.
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The Estate at Florentine Gardens
Start your journey with an exciting yet low-stress planning process. The focus is all on you. Whether you have your wedding outside in our gardens or inside the mansion, we’ll guide you in planning out all the spaces and manage the wedding details, including any special enhancements or embellishments you desire. Having hosted over three decades of weddings, there’s virtually no request we can’t fulfill. This makes Florentine Gardens the premier choice in New Jersey for polished, personalized and professionally run weddings. Contact us to begin planning your wedding at The Estate at Florentine Gardens.
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The Foundry
The Foundry is a 19th Century building that has been meticulously restored to showcase its industrial character and stunning proportions. Adaptable for many uses and available to rent for weddings, corporate events, launch parties, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, film, video, and photoshoots.
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The Legacy Castle
The Legacy Castle has rapidly become northern New Jersey’s finest luxury wedding venue. As you begin a new chapter of Mr. & Mrs. we will be focused on you, your family and friends. Day number one of your legacy begins as you enter the gates at The Legacy Castle. White glove personalized service, 5-Star cuisine, surrounded with breath-taking exterior grounds and world class beauty in every room is all designed to create a beautiful memory of your unique love story. The Legacy Castle is a must see.
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The Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill
Since its inception in the early 1900’s, the Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill was intended for entertaining. Tucked in wooded parklands and carefully manicured lawns, it is the quintessential country estate. In it’s time as a private residence, the Mansion hosted grand gatherings and dinner parties with the upper echelon of New England. Now, the Mansion offers that same grandeur and elegance to couples looking for a once in a lifetime celebration in a timeless setting. We invite all who are looking to provide their guests an experience beyond their expectations to explore what the Mansion has to offer. With 103 acres of manicured land and parklands, stunning Beaux Arts style ballrooms, floor to ceiling windows on the south facing façade, and an expansive terrace overlooking a sprawling vista, couples are inspired by the history and architecture to design a wedding that fits their vision. We are honored to host celebrations of every culture and believe in celebrating love in all forms.
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Wildflower Farms, Auberge Resorts Collection
Our nature-led, upstate escape is the perfect destination for milestone celebrations, from multi-generational family reunions, anniversaries, birthdays, and other celebratory occasions. Our venues and accommodations give you space to connect more deeply with each other.

The Best Wedding Venues in the West

Whether you’re looking for a scenic outdoor venue or a charming indoor one, our list of top venues in the West will have something for you.
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Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas
Perched atop a stunning seaside bluff along one of Southern California’s most dramatic stretches of coastline, Alila Marea embodies the soul of California beach culture, just steps from six miles of sun-drenched sand and the bustling community of Encinitas. Please note Alila Marea is an adult-centered hotel. Please contact the hotel directly for more information.
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Alila Ventana Big Sur
Ventana is the ideal setting to share your most momentous day with those closest to you. After all, unforgettable celebrations of any size begin with a location that inspires wonder. And here, the ocean, mountains and forest blend into an astounding backdrop for your special occasion. Begin your journey together overlooking the rugged Pacific Coast, or surrounded by towering redwoods. Discover an awe-inspiring setting that provides a new perspective, along with heightened significance. Make memories for a lifetime. Build stronger bonds. Celebrate with those who matter most.
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Cielo Farms
The lush landscape and panoramic views at Cielo Farms serve as a wondrous backdrop for your next event. This magnificent Tuscan-inspired estate will not disappoint. The estate currently spans over thirty acres, boasts expansive views of the majestic Santa Monica Mountains, and offers unmatched serenity and seclusion amongst the hundreds of olive trees. We can accommodate up to 200 guests and every aspect of your event, including menu design, rental needs, valet services, lighting, and event design. Our standard of excellence features memorable events which are inspiring, creative and worry-free. Let our breathtaking views and unmatched ambiance be the backdrop to your next successful event.
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Dunton Hot Springs
Just across the mountain from Telluride, Dunton Hot Springs is a romantic 1800’s ghost town set in an extraordinary alpine valley. Our resort offers a variety of day and overnight packages, and the entire town can be rented exclusively for corporate retreats, family reunions and weddings.
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Enchantment Resort
An exclusive destination wedding awaits you at Enchantment Resort. The breathtaking high desert vistas, secluded setting, and picturesque backdrop create special moments to celebrate your vows of love and commitment.
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Ferry Building
As the beloved bard-by-the-bay Herb Caen once declared, the Ferry Building remains "A Famous City's Most Famous Landmark. " Modeled after the great marketplaces of Europe and located on the colorful waterfront, this historic gateway to San Francisco is now home to the famed Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market and is a wonderful melding of classical stateliness and modern-day urbanity. Views into the vibrant marketplace below are available from the second floor Grand Hall where private events are held. With the toot of the ferry horns and the dappling light of the bay, your event at the Ferry Building will capture the distinct spirit of San Francisco. With Paula LeDuc Fine Catering & Events as the exclusive caterer for the Ferry Building, the possibilities for your event are limited only by your imagination.
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Hearst Castle
Once an estate for a newspaper magnate, Hearst Castle is now a historic house museum and California State Park. Hearst Castle is located on Highway 1 along the majestic Central Coast of California. Nestled in the hills above the village of San Simeon, the Castle sits halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles and is approximately a four-hour drive from either of these metropolitan areas. The interpretation of Hearst Castle to the public through public tours is one of the most important aspects of our role as stewards of this cultural resource.
Hotel del Coronado
A wedding should be iconic, just like your love story. For over a century, The Del has hosted generations of newlyweds and the friends and family who adore them. Go California casual on our sparkling sands, or channel the glamour of Old Hollywood among the wood-domed ceilings and chandeliers of the historic Crown Room or Ballroom.
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JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
With the resort's 32,000-square-foot comprehensive Spa and 36-hole championship golf course, today's generation can host a weekend of unparalleled festivities in time-honored fashion. Whether the ceremony is classic or casual, intimate or grand, the legendary Camelback Inn's breathtaking location and emphasis on personal service ensure that it will remain a favorite for generations to come.
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King Kamehameha Kona Beach Resort
With over 28,000 square feet of event space, King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Resort provides endless possibilities for your next meeting, special event, or Big Island wedding in Kona. Explore our flexible meeting rooms and event space, which can accommodate up to 600 guests. From our oceanfront Luau Grounds to our spacious Ballroom, we offer both indoor and outdoor settings for every occasion. In addition to our varied meeting and event space in Kona, select from customizable catering packages and A/V equipment, plan an outrigger team building event, savor Hawaiian-inspired cuisine at our two ocean view restaurants, and enjoy our beachfront location just steps from downtown Kona. So whether you’re looking to plan a conference with 500 attendees, an oceanfront Kona wedding venue, or an intimate board meeting, we have you covered at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Resort.
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La Joya Dulce
La Joya Dulce is a luxury ranch wedding venue in Steamboat Springs, Colorado with sweeping mountain views. Whether you're looking for a modern celebration or something minimalistic and organic, La Joya Dulce is the perfect venue to bring your Colorado wedding vision to life.
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Le Petit Paris
Housed inside the historic El Dorado Building, Le Petit Paris is the vision of Cannes-based restauranteurs David and Fanny Rolland. The 300-seat restaurant brings a quintessential brasserie dining experience to Downtown LA’s Historic Core. Le Petit Paris is open for brunch, lunch, happy hour, and dinner. The restaurant is an architectural marvel, designed by the Rollands, featuring multiple skylights, two bars, a mezzanine level, and a large outdoor patio. During the daytime, Le Petit Paris provides a tranquil, bright venue, and at night it transforms into an upscale fine dining restaurant with a lounge.
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Little White Wedding Chapel
The World-Famous Little White Wedding Chapel has been a mainstay in Las Vegas for more than 72 years. Famous for its Little White Chapel, iconic Tunnel of Love and its pink Cadillac, we provide simple and easy weddings on a budget you can afford. It is the number one choice for couples to marry in Las Vegas, from couples coming from near and far to those returning to renew their vows to celebrities like Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck. We love love and can't wait to share your special day with you! Visit our website for more information or to reserve your special day today!
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MacArthur Place
MacArthur Place has a variety of beautiful indoor and outdoor venues that are perfect for your wedding or special event. And, with our dedicated event staff and on-site catering, we’ll be with you every step of the way and ensure your event goes off without a hitch.
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Mountain Shadows Resort
Originally built below Camelback Mountain in 1959, Mountain Shadows Resort Scottsdale reemerged as an icon of luxury and design after it was completely rebuilt in 2017. Located near Scottsdale in serene Paradise Valley, the resort features striking architecture and stunning desert surroundings that create an energy of renewal that draws you into this unique destination.
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Muckenthaler Mansion
With its broad lawns and period architecture, Fullerton’s Muckenthaler Mansion is one of the most cherished and picturesque event venues in Orange County. The 1920s mansion and cultural center has broad lawns spanning over 9 acres, period architecture, Italian Renaissance-style structures, a vista of gently rolling gardens, swaying palms, and picturesque architecture overlooking a quiet, residential neighborhood. The Muckenthaler Mansion is a historic event venue property that holds beautiful weddings, receptions, concerts, special events, and productions. A classy, historic, and unique venue, the Muckenthaler has all the ingredients of a perfect private event location. With its large space, beautiful architecture, and lush gardens, this venue is sure to impress your guests and create lasting memories.
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Olowalu Plantation House
The historic Olowalu Plantation House and the adjoining land was previously part of the Pioneer Mill Sugar Company. The house and lawn are now used as a special event property for oceanfront weddings, corporate functions and TV/Movie sets.
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Prince Waikiki
On one of the world’s most beautiful islands, romance comes easy. Say “I do” surrounded by boundless hues of blue at Prince Waikiki, home to happily-ever-afters of all sorts and weddings from lavish to low-key. Timeless Honolulu wedding venues converge with endless ocean views to create a day as unique as your love, whether that means dancing late into the night or an intimate ceremony for just the two of you.
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Ranch at Rock Creek
Ten square miles of river, forest, valley and vista provide almost limitless opportunities for breathtaking ceremonies, intimate brunches and festive receptions. Ranch weddings are designed to avoid the stress associated with metropolitan venues and destination wedding arrangements in tourist hubs. We offer custom, fully inclusive weddings for up to 125 guests with a property buyout. Private events are produced in a stunning and stress-free way that leaves you and your guests living in the moment.
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Rancho Bernardo Inn
Discover a hidden beauty in North County with an end-of-the-earth feel and exceptional access to local culture: beach towns, buzzy breweries, and endless hikes to burn off indulgences. Verandas open to meandering walkways, mornings on sun-dappled balconies or afternoons spent perfecting your golf game on our Championship course. Après everything by our fireplaces—cocktails, an adventurous wine list, or family s’mores.
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Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa
The perfect place to begin your life together, the resort combines romantic gardens and groves for special moments, stunning accommodations, glowing lantern lit pathways, relaxing couples’ treatments at The Spa, and the ultimate in dining and service. And, with our dedicated concierge team to ensure that every moment is simply breathtaking, there is no better place to get married or honeymoon in the San Diego area than the Forbes’ 5-star rated, Relais & Chateaux Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa. Intimate courtyards privately tucked away, trickling fountains, pristine lawns, dramatic views, and award-winning cuisine set the stage for your perfect San Diego wedding celebration and reception. And your dedicated wedding specialist will work closely with you so that every detail is anticipated and every luxury arranged – from the planning and reception to hot air balloon landings and a horse-and-carriage sendoff. And, after the celebration, you and your guests can easily escape to the comfort and relaxation of our luxury San Diego resort’s spacious casitas. Ensuring your wedding day is as perfect as you dreamed. As you prepare for the most memorable day of your life, decisions abound. Guest lists. Music. Venues. Dining. One simple choice you can make to ensure a truly flawless wedding is Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa. Whether you’re having an intimate event for 10 people or a lavish wedding for up to 500 guests, the 45 acres at Rancho Valencia create an elegant and remarkable setting for unforgettable year-round San Diego weddings and wedding receptions.
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Running Y Resort
There is no better place to bring your family together than Southern Oregon for your special day. Our upscale Klamath Lake wedding venues combine stunning locations with thoughtful service from our dedicated event team.
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San Ysidro Ranch
Since the 1930s, the stars have aligned for celebrations at San Ysidro Ranch. A favorite getaway for celebrities, Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier were married at the Ranch and John and Jacqueline Kennedy honeymooned here. Your experience will have its own place in history. You and your guests will enjoy extraordinary accommodations and gracious service amidst 500 acres of gardens surrounded by the Santa Ynez Mountains.
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Four Seasons Resort Lanai
Let your love story unfold on secluded, pristine Lanai. Our private-island resort, with its verdant mountains, seaside cliffs and broad beaches, exudes the kind of rugged natural beauty that can’t help but inspire romance, making it an ideal destination to celebrate your love. From intimate garden patios to sprawling oceanfront grounds and elegant ballrooms with scenic views, our collection of indoor and outdoor event spaces captures the natural beauty of Lanai.
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Surf & Sand Resort
Imagine saying “I do” to the sound of crashing waves, surrounded by your loved ones and panoramic ocean views. If you’ve dreamed of a beachfront wedding, let us bring your vision to life. With a variety of indoor and outdoor wedding venues in Laguna Beach, CA, a dedicated team of experienced professionals, and award-winning on-site catering, weddings at our resort will exceed any and every expectation.
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Terranea Resort
Discover your picture-perfect wedding with the Pacific Ocean as your backdrop. From intimate ceremonies on coastal terraces to grand celebrations in exquisite ballrooms, our personalized wedding packages, lavish amenities, and expert service infuse your special day with elegance.
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The Little Nell
The Little Nell is Aspen's only five-star, five-diamond property, and the only hotel with ski-in, ski-out access to historic Aspen Mountain. Guests of The Little Nell enjoy luxurious services and unparalleled access to America's most famous mountain town. Due to the hotel's exclusive access to Aspen wedding venues on top of Aspen Mountain, luxurious accommodations, and first-class guest amenities, The Little Nell is able to orchestrate a wedding at a standard by which all others are judged. The Wedding Deck is quite simply the most stunning site for a wedding ceremony in all of Colorado. Invite your guests to take a gondola ride up Aspen Mountain, from downtown Aspen, to an elevation of 11,212 feet, where they will reach your ceremony at The Wedding Deck or adjacent Aspen Mountain Club. Breathtaking views of the famed Maroon Bells and the Rocky Mountains will frame the special memories created on your special day. Our facilities can accommodate 20 - 280 guests
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The Resort At Pelican Hill
Grand Wedding Weekends at The Resort at Pelican Hill® are a lavish affair. As finely crafted as couture, they are flawlessly tailored to your tastes by a skilled team of master artisans. Your ceremony is the centerpiece of an entire weekend devoted solely to your vision of celebration, friendship, family, and epicurean delights—truly, the most exquisite way to celebrate your love. There is no other destination quite like The Resort at Pelican Hill®. A Mediterranean village set amongst 504 exquisite acres along the Southern California coast, the resort marries classic Italian inspiration with modern California sophistication for an experience that is utterly unique, just like you. This is where a lifetime begins.
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The Royal Palms Resort & Spa
Storybook weddings in Phoenix happen at Royal Palms Resort. Originally designed as a couple’s retreat, our resort retains its romanticism in more than 20,000 square feet of distinctive space, with rustic indoor venues and outdoor sites surrounded by nine lovely garden acres and views of Camelback Mountain. Featuring antique accents and an inviting Mediterranean ambience, weddings at Royal Palms Resort are marked by impeccable catering and expert planning for ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, and post-wedding brunches.
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Under Canvas Zion
f you are looking for a magical, one-of-a-kind destination for your corporate retreat, private event, outdoor wedding, family reunion, or product launch, you’ve come to the right place! From majestic Rocky Mountain vistas, to breathtaking Southwestern desert landscapes, to serene seaside escapes, Under Canvas® has the perfect destination for your special event.
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Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club
Weddings at Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club are celebrations beyond expectation. Every detail is attended to with care; every moment is a cherished memory in the making. Choose from romantic indoor and outdoor venues, each offering breathtaking views and elegant details that reflect our coastal setting. Fresh-cut flowers, tables covered in white linen, and sparkling chandeliers set the scene for grand affairs in our awe-inspiring Pacific Ballroom. Toast to this momentous occasion with a cocktail reception in the Pacific Promenade—a “Hall of Mirrors”-inspired space that is also a perfect backdrop for wedding photography—or step out onto the Juliette balcony to hear the crashing ocean waves. Outside, discover beautiful backdrops dotted around the resort, including our lush Botanical Garden; our bright and airy Grand Lawn; or our secluded, semi-intimate Pacific Lawn. Both indoors and out, Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club is an effortlessly romantic setting for the celebration of a lifetime.

The Best Wedding Venues in the Midwest

From rustic barns to vibrant botanical gardens, the Midwest has something for every couple. Here are our favorite wedding venues in the Heartland.
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Café Brauer
Introduce timeless style to your event by booking at a historic Chicago landmark. This venue overlooks Nature Boardwalk, a lively pond ecosystem, and has a clear view of the surrounding park and city skyline from the Great Hall.
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Castle Farms
With a rather unconventional start over 100 years ago, the stunning lake-stone structures, that are now called Castle Farms, have been utilized to bring many visions to life as the decades have passed. Each owner put their own unique spin on the Castle’s French-inspired architecture; however, the buildings ultimately fell into ruin. Highs school sweethearts, Linda and Richard, took on the project of a lifetime in 2001 by beginning their renovation and restoration of the Castle to (and beyond) its original grandeur. Their vision has brought this picturesque and perfectly hidden gem back to life with the intent that couples would have the perfect backdrop for their wedding experience. To couples considering this venue option, Castle Farms offers a stunning environment for every style and size of wedding. From elegant garden rooms filled with light, to regal stone-featured rooms with arched cathedral windows, each option presents a myriad of opportunities for you to express your own unique style. With the flexibility offered to choose your own vendors, ultimate control is maintained over your wedding style and budget.
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Milwaukee Art Museum
With world-renowned architecture, thousands of works of art, and breathtaking views of Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee Art Museum provides an inspiring backdrop to any large celebration, social event, or intimate gathering. The Museum’s award-winning catering and events team is ready to help bring your vision to life. Start planning today.
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Planterra Conservatory
A botanical venue like no other. With each venue booking comes our premium planning experience, complete with in-house design, floral, food & beverage, rental, and valet service. There's not much for you to do... aside from celebrate! Our experienced staff guides you through every step. There’s no other modern Michigan venue like this!
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The Grand Hotel
Celebrate the one you adore in a place as special as love itself. Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island in Northern Michigan sets the stage for delightfully romantic celebrations and memories — as timeless as our National Historic Landmark honor, as unique as our one-of-a-kind rooms, as joyful as our bright and distinctive venues.
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The Guardian Building
The Guardian Building opened in 1929 as the Union Trust Building. This 486 feet, 40-floor building is made of almost 2 million custom “Guardian Bricks” and is sure to leave a lasting impression on everyone that attends your event. The amazing five-story Michigan Mural was created by Ezra Winter, and the Tiffany Clock provides a great background for photo opportunities on the Promenade.
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The Lytle Park Hotel
Surrounded by the classic charm of Lytle Park and the dynamic downtown cityscape, our reimagined 1909 building creates a truly distinctive setting for weddings in the heart of Cincinnati. Tie the knot in our stylish indoor venues or recite your vows in one of our enchanting outdoor spaces, as sweeping views of the city and the park create a captivating backdrop. With inviting rooms and suites for your guests, a dedicated team to cater to your every need, and professional planners to ensure a memorable ceremony, we have everything to set the stage for a wedding day that will remain etched in your memories.

The Best Wedding Venues in the South

Scenic plantations, luxurious estates, picturesque beachfront–the South has it all. Explore our top picks for the best wedding venues in the South to find the perfect one for you and your future spouse.
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Ashore Resort & Beach Club
Welcome to the Ashore Resort & Beach Club, a one-of-a-kind, reimagined beachfront resort overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Ocean City, MD. Because you aren’t on vacation until you have a drink in your hand and your toes in the sand. Because the sound of crashing waves is your therapy and the feeling of the warm sun is your spa. Because, whether vacationing with family or friends, attending an OCMD event, or hosting your wedding, meeting, or special celebration, you’re welcome Ashore – the only true resort experience in Ocean City.
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Atlanta History Center
Atlanta History Center is a history museum and research center located in the Buckhead district of Atlanta, Georgia. The Museum was founded in 1926 and currently consists of nine permanent, and several temporary, exhibitions.
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The Biltmore Ballrooms
With the renovation of The Georgian and Imperial Ballrooms, and now listed on The National Register of Historic Places, The Biltmore quickly recaptured its standing as one of the social and business epicenters of Atlanta. Featuring original handcrafted plaster relief ceilings, restored crystal chandeliers, Palladian windows and Tennessee marble floors, the Biltmore Ballrooms offer a truly spectacular backdrop for weddings, corporate events, or any social occasion.
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Blackberry Farm
As the sun rises over the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, the morning mist fades to unveil one of America's greatest hidden treasures, Blackberry Farm. Its 4,200 acres have been a mountain haven and tranquil escape for family, friends and guests for more than 80 years as it evolved into a luxurious resort of breathtaking scenery, decadent cuisine and pleasurable pastimes. Today, as one of America's most celebrated intimate luxury hotels Blackberry beckons discerning guests who aspire to escape modern-day frenzy and slip into a Blackberry® state of mind.
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Bolt Farm Treehouse
The ultimate, luxury, nature-immersive travel experience that leaves you feeling on top of the world.
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Capen House
Nestled on three lush acres at the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, this unique Winter Park venue offers multiple options for celebrations of all sizes.
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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Set on a private, 18-acre campus, with over 2,000 feet of waterfront in the village of St. Michaels, CBMM offers spectacular views of the Miles River, and unique venues to complement your rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony and reception. Bringing the warm and casually elegant hospitality of the Eastern Shore to your special day, CBMM is not only beautiful but rich with history. There are stunning backdrops for wedding portraits, providing an exquisite array of Chesapeake scenery and textures.
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Commodore Perry Estate
More than a resort, Commodore Perry Estate is one of Austin's premiere establishments, a glamorous social hub and architectural jewel. Secluded on nearly 10 acres on Waller Creek, the Estate comprises a 10,800-square-foot home, a chapel and gardens enclosed within a walled compound in the style of a historic country estate. Ahead of your next milestone celebration, discover our curated events designed to entertain and inspire – evoking the unique culture of Austin.
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Dream Point Ranch
For those wanting the feeling of grand luxury and exclusivity on their wedding day, we offer full estate rentals giving you complete access to both venues on the private Dream Point Ranch estate. We are the only destination wedding location in Oklahoma giving you two different mountain-top views at the highest point in Tulsa County, all on privately-owned property. For every Full Estate Rental, we provide two hours of transportation between the facilities with Old Urban Trolley to use however desired during the day.
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Fountainview Mansion
Nestled in the loveliest village on the plains, Fountainview Mansion takes you into another time making you feel like you're living in a fairy tale. Resting on top of one of the highest vantage points in Auburn, this gorgeous home on a hill combines old-world charm with notes of contemporary elegance. Housing an extensive collection of antiques from all around the world, visitors of the mansion experience the magic of living in an old English mansion accented with a gorgeous English garden all while being conveniently located within the city limits of Auburn, Alabama.
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George Peabody Library
Consistently ranked one of the most beautiful libraries in the world, the George Peabody Library provides a truly breathtaking setting for weddings and celebrations of all kinds. Six tiers of stately cast-iron columns and ornate railings embellished with gold leaf encircle the Reading Room, creating an ambiance that is both enchanting and scholarly.
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Islands of Islamorada
The Islands of Islamorada’s beachfront setting, Atlantic ocean view, tranquil scenery, and multiple on-site venues create the perfect opportunity for a dreamy destination Florida Keys wedding. Our dedicated concierge team makes our idyllic slice of paradise your own for the big day. From intimate gatherings to large parties, The Islands of Islamorada wedding team can accommodate any need.
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Lowndes Grove
Surrounded by 14 acres of live oak groves and peaceful river views, downtown Charleston's last great waterfront estate has enchanted visitors to this idyllic setting for more than four centuries. Lowndes Grove stands proudly along the oak-lined banks of the Ashley River. Distinguished on the National Register for Historic Places, this beautifully restored estate offers an unparalleled backdrop for one-of-a-kind meetings, weddings, corporate receptions and private celebrations. The Main House showcases 1786-era architecture with period furnishings, an expansive piazza, grand lawn and sunlit terraces made of bluestone, brick and oyster tabby. Within this relaxed and refined setting, the scenic beauty of the Lowcountry unfolds with panoramic sunset views along the waterfront.
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Marigny Opera House
The Marigny Opera House is an easily customizable space with a recognizable old-world charm.
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Nicewonder Farm & Vineyards
We know that when it comes to sharing the story of your love, every detail matters. At Nicewonder Farm & Vineyards, we’re creating a destination unmatched for miles. Tucked in the middle of our 1,500+ acres of rolling hills and vineyards are all the comforts and luxuries you’re dreaming about. From indoor & outdoor vineyard wedding venues to culinary accommodations, we have everything you need to make your wedding your very own from the moment you arrive, until the farewell. It would be our privilege to help you design your unforgettable celebration.
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Powel Crosley Estate
Nestled along the picturesque shores of Sarasota Bay, the Powel Crosley Estate stands as a timeless testament to the grandeur of days gone by. Steeped in history and dripping with Mediterranean revival charm, this historic gem invites you to step back in time and experience the opulence of the Roaring Twenties. From glamorous weddings to larger-than-life events, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more suitable venue in the Bradenton area for your next one-of-a-kind event.
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Prospect House
Prospect House is an event space and wedding venue in Dripping Springs, Texas. The venue is set within a private 20 acre Hill Country site and includes multiple indoor and outdoor spaces that offer several event configuration options for all seasons.
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Southall Farm & Inn
Imagine saying your vows, the shimmering lake enhancing the day’s glow. Gazing into your partner’s eyes as you join hands on the manicured lawn at the water’s edge. Or standing on a hilltop, acres of farmland surrounding you, alongside the love of your life with family and friends. When two people commit to spending their lives together, they deserve a setting as special, and as unique, as their bond. Amid the lush and rolling hills of historic Franklin, Tennessee, Southall is that setting—a place where the land is enchanting, but you are the focus.
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The Astorian, Houston
Discreetly situated in a landmark building, as designated by The Houston Historical Society, The Astorian is an industrial chic, 14,000 square foot private loft space located in the Heights area of Houston. Conceived by Andria design to replicate New York City’s revered Grand Central Station, The Astorian is a throwback to 1920’s glamour and Art Deco design. The venue offers a contemporary, multi-level facility equipped with 14-foot ceilings, a fully functional gourmet kitchen and bar, and floor-to-ceiling windows with sweeping views of downtown Houston. Warm touches such as wood paneling and soft lighting are combined with modern elements like stained concrete floors, rusted steel, brushed aluminum, and brass and copper detailing. State-of-the art technology, multi-functional fixtures and ancillary suites allow for flexible configurations to tailor the space to your exact specifications.
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Biltmore Estate
Offering timeless elegance, romance, and breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountain beauty, Biltmore Estate is the perfect place to say “I do.” Well versed in the Vanderbilt tradition of gracious hospitality, our expert staff is uniquely positioned to bring your vision to life, designing unforgettable wedding ceremony, reception, and wedding party events that transcend expectations. Become a Biltmore Bride™ or Groom™ at George Vanderbilt’s magnificent estate, where wedding dreams come true.
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The Greenbrier
When you choose The Greenbrier to host your wedding, you are not just hosting your wedding at America's resort; you are becoming a part of America's history. The Greenbrier is a National Historic Landmark that has exuded traditional southern charm and warm hospitality since 1778. Whether you envision an intimate exchange of vows surrounded by the Alleghany Mountains, or dancing the night away in a timeless ballroom, The Greenbrier will create a weekend where "experiences are timeless and memories last forever. "The Greenbrier wedding experience includes full service planning from our wedding team that is sure to make the planning process as seamless as possible. Our goal is to have every bride enjoy planning her wedding from the first phone call to her final goodbyes at the end of the evening. When you have your wedding at The Greenbrier, you have the luxury of knowing your wedding plans are being handled by true professionals that want to make your wedding dreams come true! We welcome you to become American's next Bride˜
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The Providence Cotton Mill
Nestled on the outskirts of Maiden, NC, The Providence Cotton Mill gives you an old-world charm, with an inviting outdoor feel. Surrounded by green fields and a plush forest, the 130-year-old, two-story building features a soaring 30 ft. tall ceiling, allowing sunlight to stream in through the arched, open windows. The main hall is a 10,000 sq. ft. area, giving the ability to divide into ceremony and reception. The front of the mill, adorned with the large main tower, is the perfect backdrop for an outdoor wedding on the lawn.
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The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C. combines the history and vibrancy of Washington, D.C.'s most popular destination with the style and sophistication of The Ritz-Carlton to create memorable wedding experiences. For couples seeking unforgettable outdoor wedding venues, The Yard allows couples to exchange vows under a lush canopy of trees. For an exquisite indoor wedding, The Fahrenheit Ballroom features exposed brick, floor-to-ceiling windows, and exceptional views in a modern industrial space. For an intimate affair, The Chimney Stack offers a stunning, unique space under our 130-foot smokestack. Remarkable service and breathtaking venues come together to create a once-in-a-lifetime experience in our luxury boutique hotel.
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The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón
Weddings at The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón are designed to be unforgettable. Whether indoors or outside overlooking our serene golf resort landscape, each of our wedding venues is unique and elegant. From intimate ceremonies to grand destination weddings, The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón offers the most comprehensive wedding services and venues.
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The Tides Inn
With sweeping views, the Tides’ tranquil waterfront resort setting lends itself perfectly to your next gathering. Our Irvington, VA event spaces total more than 6,500 square feet and feature a full range of hotel amenities. You will enjoy professional catering and conference services, tailored menus, memorable activities and warm and personal service.
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Thorncrown Chapel
Nestled in a woodland setting, Thorncrown Chapel rises forty-eight feet into the Ozark sky. This magnificent wooden structure contains 425 windows and over 6,000 square feet of glass. It sits atop more than 100 tons of native stone and colored flagstone, making it blend perfectly with its setting. The chapel's simple design and majestic beauty combine to make it what critics have called "one of the finest religious spaces of modern times."
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Villa Antonia
Villa Antonia is a stunning, one-of-a-kind wedding venue located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. With its breathtaking views and picturesque surroundings, it provides the perfect backdrop for your wedding or event. The Hill Country wedding venue features a beautifully crafted villa with Italian-inspired architecture, with multiple ceremony and reception spaces that can accommodate both intimate and grand celebrations.
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Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
With its majestic architecture and magical gardens on Biscayne Bay, Vizcaya is a stunning venue for weddings, corporate affairs and social events. Those who have enjoyed an evening at Vizcaya with family, friends, colleagues or clients know there is nothing quite like it! Vizcaya is available for rent every day of the year except for certain major holidays. Our experienced staff in the facility rental program is eager to work with you to make your special event memorable.

The Best Ultra Luxe Wedding Venues

Luxury wedding venues are one thing, ultra-luxe venues are another. We’ve handpicked the best of the best high-end wedding venues for the most opulent of couples.
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620 Loft & Garden
Serenity, magic and romance have an intimate home above the famous Fifth Avenue at 620 Loft & Garden. Dramatic cityscapes directly overlooking St. Patrick's Cathedral are highlighted by a historic manicured garden, sparkling reflective pool and tasteful fountain. This extraordinary yet classic lofted space is entirely customizable, brightened by wall-to-wall windows flooding the indoor space with natural light and the shimmering city below.
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Amangiri
Amangiri (peaceful mountain) is located on 600 acres in Canyon Point, Southern Utah. The resort is tucked into a protected valley with sweeping views towards the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Built around a central swimming pool with spectacular views, the resort blends into its dramatic surrounds of deep canyons and towering plateaus. Amangiri's Aman Spa features a floatation therapy pavilion, a water pavilion with sauna, steam room, cold plunge pool and step pool, a fitness centre and a yoga pavilion.
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Auberge du Soleil
Welcome to wine country’s most romantic destination. With breathtaking views, luxurious residential-style accommodations, exceptional service and a Michelin Star culinary program, weddings at Auberge du Soleil are nothing short of magical. Recognized as Napa Valley’s most iconic wedding venue, our dedicated team will help you create memories to last a lifetime. Exchange vows and celebrate your union with spectacular panoramic vista views as your backdrop. Overlooking renowned vineyards on the valley floor and the Mayacamas Mountains in the distance, the Ceremony Terrace provides a stunning natural setting for the wedding of your dreams.
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Brush Creek Ranch
Time seems to stand still at Brush Creek Ranch, a collection of all-inclusive guest ranches in Saratoga, Wyoming. Immerse yourself in over 30,000 secluded acres and pause from life's everyday demands under starlit night skies. Reconnect, relax, and rejoice in unbridled luxury at our award-winning ranch destination.
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Carneros Resort and Spa
Surrounded by rolling vineyards and picturesque countryside, Carneros Resort and Spa offers a private retreat that delivers a relaxed and luxurious quintessential Napa experience. From traditional indoor weddings to unique outdoor ceremonies overlooking the vineyards and rolling hills, each space features a clean and modern design aesthetic. Carneros Resort and Spa offers several idyllic luxury wedding venues that highlight Napa's picturesque countryside.
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Dover Hall
Dover Hall, a private estate located in the rolling hills of Manakin-Sabot, Virginia, is the perfect space for your elegant and luxurious wedding ceremony and reception. This English Tudor estate and its grounds are more than just a stunning settingóthe hall was built to be the perfect place for your wedding and combines the grandeur of days past with modern conveniences in an unforgettable way. The estate's 33,000 square feet command a majestic view of 55 acres of rolling hills and woodlandsólandscapes that can be the background to your romantic ceremony. Imagine a ceremony surrounded by lush greenery and all of your friends and family followed closely by a reception held in one of the grand ballrooms that opens onto stunning blue stone terraces. You and your guests will be in awe of the magnificent architecture and décor and your celebration will transport you and your guests back to a time of pure elegance and poise. However, with modern options such as colorful spotlights in combination with antique iron chandeliers, the combination creates a unique and unforgettable atmosphere for your wedding. Finally, your wedding photos will be spectacular with backgrounds of the incredible architecture and décor.
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Humingbirdnest Ranch
Your private oasis, tucked away just north of L.A. Surrounded by sweeping vistas, Hummingbird Nest's extensive property boasts a grand Spanish Villa, shaded olive groves, sparkling fountains, sprawling lawns and private vineyards.
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Lido House
With 15,000 sq. ft. of stunning indoor and outdoor event space, Lido House offers the most extraordinary setting for weddings, meetings and other social events in Newport Beach. With its unique beach-house soirée vibe and talented catering and event staff, you can be sure that your event at Lido House will be a memorable occasion for both you and your guests.
Wedding Venue
Ojai Valley Inn
The wedding ceremony venue serves as the most important accessory to that one special day that's filled with love and dreams come true, and it must be perfect. At Ojai Valley Inn, it is. Our breathtaking Southern California mountainside setting and peacefulness of the Ojai Valley beautifully stages that perfect dream celebration. The resort features several stunning wedding venues to choose for that one special moment - "I will." The celebration energy seamlessly continues to the next beautiful setting as all wedding ceremonies do require a reception that follows.
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Old Edwards Inn & Spa
Celebrate your wedding surrounded by the beauty and serenity of the Blue Ridge Mountains at Old Edwards. Rustic-inspired settings, elegant outdoor spaces, and fashionable venues for rehearsal dinners and brunches set the perfect stage amid Highlands, NC. Menus made of farm-to-table cuisine from our culinary team highlight seasonal, locally sourced ingredients crafted to complement your theme and vision. Our beautiful grounds, along the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, make for a flawless backdrop for the start of your journey together.
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Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards
Pippin Hill Farm is Charlottesville's newest and most comprehensive boutique winery & vineyard, created in an authentic environment that is distinguished by a sustainable viticulture program, purpose-designed event venues, and landscaped gardens and courtyards overlooking a pristine valley.
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Rosecliff
Rosecliff is the ideal destination for your wedding celebration. Created as a showcase for extravagant summer entertainments, Rosecliff was modeled after the Grand Trianon, a baroque pavilion built in the great park of Versailles. You and your guests will enjoy the rich history, exquisite architecture and stunning ocean views for a once in a lifetime event.
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The Breakers
Before you fell in love. Before the first kiss. Before the question was asked. And before you said yes. Before it all, you dreamed of a day like no other in a place like no other. This is your moment. This is your fairy tale. This is The Breakers Palm Beach.
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The Plaza
Exchange vows under the opulent canopy of The Plaza. The Grand Ballroom and the Terrace Room are a perfect location to start the rest of your life. These exceptional settings will transform your special day into a one-of-a-kind celebration that is modern and timeless. Request your wedding consultation to learn more about how to make your wedding dreams a reality. The Plaza allows you to celebrate milestone events. The stunning ambiance and impeccable service will ensure your Mitzvahs, Anniversaries, and Birthdays are unforgettable. Our professional team of event managers will assist you in hosting your one-of-a-kind event at this iconic and historic New York landmark.
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The Rosewood Miramar Beach
Set on the American Riviera along one of California's most beautiful and exclusive coastlines, Rosewood Miramar Beach offers a captivating estate-style atmosphere and the finest Santa Barbara oceanfront getaway. The resort team's attention to detail and incomparable service has redefined the luxury resort experience. Exquisite culinary options focused on sourcing local ingredients create an epicurean adventure while creative, curated shopping awaits at our variety of boutiques. We look forward to welcoming you to our Triple Forbes Five-Star Property where Miramar magic awaits at every turn.

The Best Up-and-Coming Wedding Venues

Looking for something unconventional or original? Explore these up-and-coming wedding venues and see what stands out the most.
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Aspen Ranch
Aspen Ranch is a stunning 160-acre venue nestled in the heart of Oklahoma. With beautiful views full of natural beauty and a growing family of charming rescue animals, it is a picturesque setting to host weddings and special events. Aspen Ranch has venue options to host everything from intimate weddings to large affairs. Each space has been thoughtfully designed with a timeless aesthetic making it the ideal canvas to create a celebration that is unique to each event. Family-owned and operated, this is more than a venue — it’s a place to celebrate life’s most special moments with the most special people.
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Clay Theatre
Welcome to The Historic Clay Theatre, where your dream wedding becomes a reality! We’re thrilled that you’re considering us as your wedding venue. At Clay Theatre, we’re not your typical wedding venue. Our team treats you like family and goes above and beyond to make you feel like movie stars on your special day. From the moment you step through our doors, you’re not just a date on our calendar, but someone we’re genuinely invested in. As a once historic movie theatre built in 1937, we bring a unique and unforgettable experience to your wedding day. Our all-white walls, perfect outdoor ceremony location, private suites for getting ready, and state-of-the-art integrated lighting system for epic dance parties are just a few of the reasons why couples choose us. But don’t just take our word for it. Our Google reviews speak for themselves! Our couples rave about our exceptional service, attention to detail, and the genuine love we have for hosting weddings. We’re not just a business, we’re real people who are passionate about creating memories that will last a lifetime. We can’t wait to welcome you to Clay Theatre and be a part of your special day. Let’s bring your wedding vision to life together!
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Emeline
Say “I Do” at one of the most beautiful places in Charleston. At Emeline, our bridal couples can rest assured that the wedding of their dreams can be easily achieved. Whether it be an intimate exchange of vows or an extravagant celebration with your closest friends and family, we offer the perfect space to celebrate your wedding day.
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Historic Whitewood
Located on 108 acres just 20 miles west of Richmond, Historic Whitewood is a unique luxury wedding and event venue, that combines past and present, bridging history while sparking new memories. The property is a charming oasis where guests can gather in a relaxed, secluded setting, perfect for your wedding ceremony and reception, corporate event, or other special events. There’s nothing like experiencing Historic Whitewood in person. We would love to take you on a free private tour of the estate property. Reach out to us today to schedule a free tour.
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LUMA Hotel San Francisco
Bright and innovative, GATHER is the dedicated event space for LUMA, outfitted with 7,000 square feet of flexible space to cater to celebrations of all sizes. Featuring dynamic technology, smart amenities and intuitive services, LUMA is an ideal urban destination for those seeking next-level hospitality and an innovative approach to event curation.
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Olio Peabody
This historic space has been outfitted with every modern amenity to be the ideal space to host functions of all kinds. We provide a non-traditional venue so that our clients have a blank slate to start from and can make the space their own. Without any décor, the soaring ceilings and cement walls feel "industrial chic" but clients can transform the space with glitz and glam, rustic touches, romantic lighting, modern lines, whimsical details, and vintage furniture. If you can dream it, it can be done at Olio. As a modern/industrial wedding venue in Massachusetts, we love to host weddings, along with Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, corporate meetings and parties, fundraisers and galas, photo shoots, banquets, trade shows and expos, classes, workshops, and retreats.
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Pelican Club
Welcome to Paradise. The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse takes center stage at this stunning waterfront event space. Immerse your guests in the warmth and charm of this classic Floridian venue, with spectacular dockside vistas. Pelican Club offers 25,000 square feet of unique indoor and outdoor settings, perfect for weddings, charitable & social events. Now offering private charters on the historic Honey Fitz, your event takes on a new dimension of luxury and unforgettable allure.
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Stonehill’s
Originally built as a dairy farm by english settlers in the early nineteenth century, Stonehill’s has a vibrant history with deep roots in the Hudson Valley. During the 1920s, the farmer cabins were converted to lodging for broadway performers from NYC who came up to summer, and the barn was used as a theater where the community would gather for plays, concerts, weddings and celebrations.
The perfect wedding venue does more than accommodate your guests—it complements your theme, enchants your photos, and makes every moment feel magical. Our selection of wedding venues ranges from the traditionally elegant to the unexpectedly modern, so you’ll surely find a location that resonates with your vision. 
Dive into our list, explore the various types and categories, and choose a place that will turn your wedding day into an unforgettable celebration. With each venue offering unique charms, your big day is guaranteed to be as beautiful and unique as your love story.
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