Our Top Ten NJ Wedding Venue Picks

The Garden State hosts some of the prettiest outdoor venues around! From the many elegant ballrooms & beachtowns, to the signature Garden State sprawling greenery & meadows, there’s an almost overwhelming selection of possible venues to choose from! We’re here to showcase some of our favorite venues that we think make NJ the perfect place to hold a ceremony! We hope to help inspire you in your search & wish the best of luck in choosing! 

Indian Trail Park

Franklin Lakes, NJ

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The Indian Trail Club is a private country club wedding venue that makes for the perfect picturesque wedding day. The outdoor section features some of NJ’s most gorgeous lakefront views,with a large ballroom to bring your guests in for a romantic dinner & dance, accented by a beautiful fireplace to tie the mood together! This venue is perfect for lovers who want to feel nestled cozily along with their guests in the mountains, overlooking one of NJ’s prettiest lakes.

Nanina’s In The Park


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The Tuscan villa style architecture & walkways carved through historic gardens give way to a backdrop that will look fantastic in photos for every step you take. The venue also features a roomy ballroom for romantic slow dancing & a famously delicious menu that makes Nanina’s the ultimate wedding day destination for lovers and their guests (and the photographer!)

Park Chateau Estate & Gardens

East Brunswick, New Jersey

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Park Chateau takes inspiration in the style of French novels, with romance being the focus in their approach to offering guests an unforgettable experience. With over 15 acres of NJ’s most vibrant greens accented by gorgeous structures & picture perfect shrubbery, you’ll be transported to a different time for the day. The restaurant and cocktail menu is beyond appetizing as well, you’ll fall in love in more ways than one during your visit!

Grenville Hotel & Restuarant

Bayhead, NJ

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This dreamy Queen Anne Victorian style property will give your day & pictures a late 1800’s classy and elegant feel, complete with a flower garden for an extra layer of picturesque liveliness. The town of Bayhead sits directly on the sandy shores of the NJ coast, with crisp air blowing and vibrant beachy surroundings to add a sense of relaxation to the atmosphere. The menu is appetizing enough to pique interest alone, with fresh seafood, veggies, & other creative wedding day specials that will surely get you & the guests smiling and hungry! 

Crystal Point Yacht Club

Point Pleasant, NJ

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A gorgeous waterfront venue in the beautiful town of Point Pleasant, you’ll get the classic NJ cozy beachtown feeling, with pretty views of the sparkling lake down the hill. Take a few photos with your lover on the docks & move inside to enjoy a meticulously crafted restaurant menu featuring Italian, Mexican & a mac’n’cheese bar! Crystal Point also features other unique offerings, complete with a local craft beer bar, an outdoor firepit, custom cakes & drinks, and a state-of-the-art surround sound system for an unforgettable celebration! 

Grand Marquis

Old Bridge, NJ

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Inspired by Grand European Style, Grand Marquis offers several large rooms encompassing some of the most breath-taking artistic interior design in the state. Captivating marble floors stretch throughout with large crystal chandeliers changing colors overhead, accommodating different moods depending on the occasion. The ballrooms feature large open areas that are the definition of elegant, which will highlight your day in pictures just perfectly. The Grand Marquis catering team are also at your service to showcase their incredible talent as expert chefs & bakers, able to accommodate almost any request for picturesque dishes and a delicious menu that is up to your liking! 

The Versailles Ballroom

Toms River, NJ

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With Beautiful high ceilings & jewel wrapped seats, this large ballroom is also illuminated with LED lights that change colors for a sophisticated & modern feel. The Versailles Ballroom in Toms River is an elegant venue that will serve as the perfect destination for the best dances & most delicious sit downs for cocktails & the fully customizable restuarant menu.

 The Virginia Hotel

Cape May, NJ

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Another dreamy beach town destination, Cape May’s rich history is felt throughout the town & especially in the town’s architecture. The Virginia Hotel echoes the coziness found in other beachy-venues, offering their own unique menu of signature drinks & cocktail hours favorites. The exterior makes for gorgeous pictures with the hotel offering a comfortable option for your guests to stay overnight & wakeup to the sound of the ocean waves crashing. The Virginia Hotel offers the perfect beach-wedding experience that only beautiful southern NJ can offer!

Sterling Ballroom

Tinton Falls, NJ

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Sterling Ballroom is a modern style cozy venue located by the Jersey shore, further inland nestled in the signature NJ greenery of Tinton Falls. This venue features sophistication and luxury as the focus, with glass chandeliers and just the right amount of lighting to set the mood for the special celebration. Customizable catering options give a personal touch to complement the many packages offered, featuring an exclusive cocktail menu. Outside ceremonies are extra special with a brick walkway and chairs set up in a way that winds together, leading to a beautiful arch surrounded by lush, towering trees. This cozy venue is perfect for Central NJ folks!

Park Avenue Club

Florham Park, NJ

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Park Avenue Club is a grand style brick building beautifully accented by NJ’s surrounding signature shrubbery. You’ll get lost in the crisp & eye catching outside view, with the inside featuring high ceilings and some of the most unique looking interior design found anywhere. The amenities offered are incredibly expansive, featuring fresh cuisine, a pavilion & ballroom, in-house sommeliers & mixologists, & state-of-the-art audio visual technology. The outside areas feature patio space, manicured gardens with an arched bridge over a koi pond, & pathway lit gardens & walkways. Park Avenue Club is one of our top picks for a good reason, you can customize almost any of their offerings to make your day as special as you’ve always dreamed of, with plenty of places to take gorgeous photos.

Thanks for reading our top ten NJ venue list, we know selecting the perfect venue can be stressful with so many great options & the other steps that go along with preperation. We hope to have inspired you for your current or future search, & we are always here to help if you need further guidance in selecting venues & services that make a wedding absolutely amazing! Give us a call or email today & continue to stay tuned for more of our blog posts, where we’ll be offering more useful tips & pointers in planning the perfect event!

Lonny Bierk
NJ Wedding Pros
740 River Rd. Suite 240
Fair Haven, NJ 07704