10 fun and unique places for your elopement in NYC
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DUMBO Brooklyn DUMBO has it all. Cobblestone streets, cool street art, gorgeous light oh and of course awesome views of the Brooklyn Bridge and NYC skyline. Sure to make all your family and friends jaws drop when they see your amazing photographs.
Brooklyn Bridge – Celebrate your NYC elopement underneath the soaring Gothic arches of the most beautiful bridge in America. Guaranteed to make tourists smile from ear to ear.
Grand Central Terminal – With a super stylish1940’s, Mad Men vibe, Grand Central Terminal is a gorgeous gateway for your New York elopement. We know of a beautiful secluded spot under a vintage timetable that is perfect for tying the knot.
The Highline! After months and months of searching and scouring we found the perfect spot to elope in the Highline. In front of a classic 1980’s Cost and Revs faded mural. Set back from the crowd to be in your own little peaceful bubble and afterwards we can explore the streets of the meatpacking district!
Sexy Penthouse rooftop – The Penthouse Suite at this fabulously chic downtown Hotel, 60 LES, is a pretty epic spot for a rooftop elopement, and the best park is you get to crash there for the nite. We are friends with the concierge so we can ask them to get you a good rate.
Secret Garden in the Lower East Side – For those into the bohemian history of the cool downtown East Village scene, or those who dream of a coccoon of beautiful greenery in the middle of the city. We have the dope connection to one of NYC’s oldest and most awesome Community Gardens.
Elope on the Steps of the New York Public Library -This spot is quickly becoming one of our favorite places for a ceremony. Classic, stylish, beautiful, the steps of the NYPL are meant to be used for this most beautiful of public spectacles….your elopement
Top of the Rock Observation Deck – With breathtaking views of the NYC skyline, have your elopement ceremony on top of Rockefeller Center – an homage to Art Deco Architecture.
Staten Island Ferry – The Staten Island Ferry is NY’s Cheapest Date – because its free! It travels between Staten Island and Lower Manhattan and has many incredible opportunities for the picture perfect NYC elopement. Enjoy the wind in your hair while holding the hand of your beloved.
Coney Island Boardwalk – Nothing is more Brooklyn than Coney Island, and the Coney Island Boardwalk, in-between the 1927 Cyclone Roller Coaster and the 1939 Parachute Drop, makes for a truly indie wedding ceremony. Afterwards, celebrate with Nathan’s Hot Dogs, since 1916!
Staple Street in Tribeca – For quiet, industrial chic streets and cobblestone alleys, nothing is better than TriBeCa’s picturesque Staple Street. Lean up against a century+ old warehouse to say “I do,” and contribute to a sense of history.
Barefoot on a beach in Brooklyn Yup that is right. Jenny and Matt have spend months scouring NYC for the most amazing elopement locations and we found this magical little (semi secret) beach in Brooklyn Bridge Park with beautiful views of the NYC skyline.
Valentino Pier in Red Hook – This secluded spot in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn is the closest you can get to the Statue of Liberty without getting on a boat! Surrounded by Civil War era warehouses and cobblestone streets, your original elopement photography will amaze and astound your friends and family.
Doyers Street – Calling all foodies, urbanites, lovers who love culinary adventures: Doyers street will be the elopement of your daydreams. A true New York location, this tiny, crooked, one-way street in Chinatown happens to be a perfect backdrop for an of the moment marriage!
Bushwick Street Art Murals – The best collection of street art and graffiti in New York City, the Bushwick Collective murals are the place for an on-the-street elopement. You’ll be photographed with your fiancé, surrounded by bright, engaging wild style street art backdrops. Unbelievable.
City Reliquary – This quirky art & history museum, located in one of the coolest neighborhoods in the world – Williamsburg, Brooklyn – is available to us because your Officiant is the Vice President of the Museum! Perfect for weddings with an eccentric and old timey design aesthetic. Available with a small donation to the Museum.
Morningside Park – A gem of an elevated park in Upper Manhattan, Morningside Park overlooks the Harlem valley and will create an unparalleled elopement ceremony, especially if shot during sunrise or sunset. They don’t call it Morningside Park for nothing!
Williamsburg Bridge – the Williamsburg Bridge has pedestrian-only cross spans between the biking and pedestrian walkways, which are absolutely ideal for an urban, authentic, only-in-NY elopement ceremony. Great pictures will be snapped while strolling across it. Afterwards, enjoy a cocktail in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the coolest city on the planet.