• New Jersey Wedding Venues With a View of New York City

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    Proposal season is officially upon us {if you couldn’t already tell by the dozens of engagement posts on your Insta feed}, and per usual, we’re helping out our fellow fiancé/ées with some wedding planning. If you dream of getting married on the waterfront {whether it be a big or small occasion}, we are surrounded by venues that have breathtaking New York City skyline views. So for our bride and grooms-to-be, we’ve created the ultimate list of New Jersey wedding venues in the Hudson County area with a view of New York City:

    The W Hotel {225 River Street, Hoboken}

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    Situated right on the Hudson, guests can expect an upscale wedding scene with all of the bells and whistles. The chic and luxe hotel provides an all-inclusive wedding complete with rooms for guests to stay in and a gorgeous area for a day after breakfast. With a wall of windows, a ceiling full of skylights, and a modern, elegant vibe, this venue provides a truly customizable experience for the bride and groom that is sure to please. Located in the grand W Hotel has its perks, wedding guests can book a room overlooking the Hudson.

    As for the bride and groom, a {complimentary} elegant bridal suite awaits you for both before and after the reception. Also available at The W is Lulu’s, an indoor/outdoor patio space as an option for a smaller wedding or cocktail hour. Cake creations are provided by Palermo’s Bakery. If you are interested in a morning-after brunch, Halifax {The W’s waterfront restaurant} serves up an amazing brunch that will top off your wedding weekend.

    Details:  Holds up to 230 guests. Average Price Per Guest: $190

    The Hyatt {2 Exchange Place, Jersey City}

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    We love the multifaceted vibe at many of these waterside hotel locations and The Hyatt is perf. A hotel is the way to go if you have many traveling guests, and The Hyatt does not disappoint — it’s glamorous, rich, and oh so magnificent with windows leading out to a private patio overlooking downtown for your guests to enjoy {hello perfect wedding photos}. Brides + grooms rave about the carefully crafted food on the cocktail and dinner menu. The Hyatt also offers options for an after party and morning brunch, which is convenient to have all in the same place. Oh, and did we mention couples can earn Hyatt points that can be used towards nights on the honeymoon by booking a wedding here?

    Details: Holds up to 500. Average Price Per Guest: $180-$220

    Harborside {Jersey City}

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    You will get all the feels when you see the views at Harborside Creative Catering. Located right in the heart of Exchange Place, this remarkable location is everything the happy couple and their guests could ask for. With five star reviews from so many brides and grooms raving about the food, service, views, + cake {from Carlo’s Bakery}, Harborside is the perfect place to hold the most special day of your life. 

    Details: Holds up to 600 Guests. Average Price Per Guest: $135-$175

    Maritime Parc {84 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City}

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    For a wedding experience sans all of the gaudy New Jersey classics {chandeliers, marble floors, +  fountains}, Maritime Parc provides all of the glam. This venue provides a rustic yet rich feel with gorgeous architecture and decór. Whether you choose The Sky Room or The Aviary {both are ahh-mazing}, you and your guests will enjoy an unforgettable night with a picture perfect view. With a culinary genius like Chef Siversen, couples can create a completely customized menu for their guests to indulge in. We can’t forget the gorgeous outdoor wrap around areas that surround Maritime Parc. The grounds serve as a perfect place for an on-site wedding ceremony, too!

    Details: Holds up to 320. Average Price Per Guest: $80-$300

    READ: A Hoboken Wedding at Grand Vin

    Battello {502 Washington Boulevard, Jersey City}

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    Although undergoing major renovations due to structural issues, this highly coveted wedding venue will be up and running when construction is complete {hopefully this year}. With sweeping views of the New York City Skyline, Battello offers all of the best of Italian-American cuisine to its guests right on the pier of the Newport Marina.

    Recently married here, Anthony and Ellise Cannizzo bragged about the unbelievable experience they had as bride and groom at Battello. “The view was amazing. Our guests still talk about it all the time. They still talk remember every little detail about how amazing the food was.” explained Ellise.”The rustic and chic interior is the perfect location for a wedding party going for an organic yet elegant atmosphere. “My bridal assistant, Tammy, literally made sure I didn’t need a thing all night. She brought us food, bustled my dress, and even carried all my things during pictures, which was AMAZING!” she added. With indoor and outdoor areas that will truly wow your guests, this harborside venue creates a picture-perfect scene for a wedding.

    Details: Unavailable at this time. Please check with Battello post construction!

    The Westin {479 Washington Boulevard, Jersey City}

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    Jersey City seems to be the hub for some of the most outrageously beautiful wedding venues and we top this list off with The {gorgeous} Westin Hotel. Located right in the heart of Newport, this one-stop shop for a wedding is perfect for brides and grooms looking to accommodate guests from all over.

    With options to host the rehearsal dinner and next day brunch {at Fire + Oak, of course} as well as luxurious rooms for your guests to stay in, The Westin offers the complete package for weddings. This modern venue proves to serve as one of the most highly coveted locations to hold a wedding. For that Manhattan vibe without the sticker price of NYC, The Westin holds a wedding like no other. And with exhilarating views of downtown and Midtown, you and your guests are guaranteed to have Insta-worthy pictures to remember the night forever. Don’t forget to snap some photos on the balcony and on the flying staircase that leads to it.

    Details: Holds up to 1,000 guests. Average Price Per Guest: $175

    The Liberty House {76 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City}  

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    Located right in the heart of Liberty State Park, this venue has some of the best panoramic views of downtown Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty. This rustic yet posh location has two stunning event rooms and an outdoor area with views unlike any other. Many couples choose to hold their ceremony right on site — because wouldn’t want to tie the knot with a backdrop like that. A wrap-around veranda encloses The Liberty House and leads to an even more picturesque outdoor area complete with roaring fire pits, oversized chess sets, and outdoor seating and tables. Under the direction of Executive Chef Ken Trickilo, a carefully crafted farm to table menu is served to guests and boats endless possibilities for creating the most perfect wedding day for all guests.  

    Details: Holds 75-150 guests. Average Price Per Guest: $175-$200.

    Waterside Restaurant & Catering {7800 B River Road, North Bergen}

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    Photo: @watersidenj on Instagram

    With elegance, class, and luxury, Waterside features spectacular views of Manhattan and phenomenal food for all to enjoy. This venue offers two wedding packages that are sure to make your wedding dreams come true. Choose from the Grand Cocktail or the Premium {which includes a beautiful five-hour affair, open bar, as well as a three-tier wedding cake}. Whether you are looking for something smaller or you’re inviting everyone this side of the Hudson, Waterside could make all of your wedding dreams a reality. Being right on the water has its perks {picture this — an outdoor ceremony on the patio, overlooking the greatest city in the world}. Your guests will share in your special moment and the photos captured that day will savor memory to last a lifetime.

    Details: Holds up to 225 guests. Average Price Per Guest: $165 and up.

    The Chart House {Lincoln Harbor Pier D-T, Weehawken}

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    A staple restaurant in the area, The Chart House also provides a chic space for weddings right on the Hudson. With the picturesque backdrop of Manhattan {spanning all the way from Midtown to Wall Street}, your wedding will overlook some of the most gorgeous views of the city. The Grand Ballroom is the perfect place to hold an upscale wedding with a completely customizable menu. The ambiance is second to none, with stunning lighting options and the skyline to bring your night to life. Also available is the outdoor patio for wedding ceremonies, cocktail hour, and enjoying the night. 

    Details: Holds up to 250 guests. Average Price Per Guest: $120-$180

    Antique Lofts {33 Newark Street, Hoboken}

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    Photo: @antiquelofthoboken on Instagram

    Sister location to Antique Bar & Bakery, The Lofts are the perfect place to have a unique wedding. With a sweeping panoramic view of the Manhattan Skyline, this penthouse space is like a blank canvas awaiting your creative touch. This venue boasts a very natural space with floor to ceiling windows, natural light, high ceilings and a gorgeous wrap around terrace. We like to think of The Lofts as one that is easily customizable to fit your personality. The coordinators at The Lofts take care of everything from entertainment to flowers to music to photographers — and everything else in between. Antique Bar & Bakery will also help you create a customized menu featuring their very distinct menu we all know and love.

    Details: Holds up to: 200. Average Price Per Guest: Varies depending on event structure  

    Rooftop XP {1 Exchange Place, Jersey City}

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    Photo: @rooftop_xp on Instagram

    The Rooftop at Exchange Place closely resembles a swanky New York City apartment with natural, yet exquisite decor. The organic color scheme that makes up this venue is perfect for the bride and groom who are chill, down to earth, yet enjoy the finer things in life. We are {low-key} obsessed with the year-round functionality of the rooftop. With a retractable glass roof and walls, this space can host your wedding any season of the year. Who could deny a winter white wedding with snowflakes falling on the patio or tying the knot amidst a romantic summer sunset? The Rooftop would not be complete without The Terrace on the floor below {complete with NYC views, handcrafted cocktails, and a self-playing piano}. With over 10,000 square feet to enjoy, this venue is a spectacular tribute to love. With Chef Gilberto Feliciano’s carefully curated menu, which features high-quality, locally inspired plates, and seasonal specialties, you and your guests are in for a night of fine dining under the stars.

    Details: Holds up to 200. Average Price Per Guest: Varies depending on event.

    Liberty Science Center {222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City}

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    Creative hub by day and lavish wedding venue by night, the grounds of the Liberty Science Center are perfect for the couple looking for something out of the ordinary. The grounds alone are just stunning, with their backyard right on the harbor of Liberty State Park. CxRA, the onsite caterer at LSC offers a distinctive menu and all that goes beyond expectations. Couples could also choose from one of the preferred off-site caterers as well. This truly contemporary space offers both indoor and outdoor options for ceremonies and receptions. Imagine tying the knot under the 18-foot Hoberman Sphere in the PSE&G Court or enjoy the totally customizable Governors Hall. We are in awe of the Observation Tower, which, as they describe, is a ”pyramid of glass set atop the Liberty Science Center’s 170-foot-high tower.” With 360-degree panoramic views of New York, The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, this venue is unforgettable.

    Details: Holds up to 700. Average Price Per Guest: Varies depending on event.

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    Check out any of these spots for unbeatable views that will blow you + your guests away on your special day. 

    Have you been to a wedding (or had your own) at any of these spots? Share your memories with us in the comments below and tag us in your pics on Instagram @HobokenGirlBlog + #HobokenGirl <3


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    Hoboken homeowner and lover of all things local, Danielle made her home in the Mile Square City nearly four years ago. Danielle is a second grade teacher by day; after hours, she can be found in the kitchen whipping up a a new recipe or grabbing a bite to eat with her husband and friends. Danielle is the try-er and buyer of all things beauty and loves finding a good deal. Shopping on Washington, interior decorating, and riding her Peloton are just a few of Danielle's favorite things. Oh, and did we mention her undying love for the New York Yankees?


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