• A List of Unique {+ Amazing} Jersey City Wedding Venues

    The search for a wedding venue can be totally daunting — the price, the space, the amenities, and the food are all in question. But when it comes to wedding venues in Jersey City, local brides and grooms are lucky in that there are a SLEW of options in a small geographical area. To help you out, we’ve rounded up a variety of wedding venues in the Jersey City area that cater to wedding parties of all sizes and styles. Here’s our list:

    Liberty House {76 Audrey Zapp Drive}

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    The breathtaking views of the NYC skyline are enough to make a Liberty House wedding special. Choose from two ballrooms, both with skyline views {the entire restaurant has views of the city…#win} for your reception. One is upstairs and can accommodate up to 300, and the other is downstairs and can hold 100-150 guests. If you’re looking to hold your ceremony outside, they have that option, too — the Liberty House Grounds feature a high-top stone table, fire-side seating, oversized chess set, flower and herb gardens, and private cabanas. Enjoy fire pits, lounge areas, farm-to-table cuisine, and beyond at this Jersey City staple.

    Maritime Parc {84 Audrey Zapp Drive}

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    Maritime Parc sits adjacent to Liberty House — and boasts skyline views, two event spaces, and wraparound outdoor areas, as well as the coolest exterior you’ll see on this side of the Hudson. The Sky Room is 5,300 square feet and can hold 700 people for cocktails, 450+ for seated meals, 375 for seated meals with a dance floor. It also features a 270-degree wraparound outdoor terrace. The Aviary is the smaller space, but still coming in at 2,516 square feet with allowances of 400 people for cocktails, 175+ for seated meals no dance floor, 125 for seated meals with dance floor. It also features a 360-degree wraparound terrace.

    Hyatt Regency {2 Exchange Place}

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    The skyline views at the Hyatt Regency are something to write home about. This venue-within-a-hotel hosts two ballrooms: The Manhattan Ballroom – on its own private floor, 180-degree view of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, holds up to 300 guests, and the Hudson Ballroom, which holds up to 550 guests. The Riverside Terrace is available for outdoor ceremonies, up to 250 guests.

    Liberty Science Center {4636, 222 Jersey City Boulevard}

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    For a totally off-beat wedding venue in the Hudson County area {and for those who want to channel their inner nerd}, Liberty Science Center is a great pick. The science museum offers skyline views, several choices for a reception + catering, and guests can enjoy all exhibits during your cocktail hour or reception. LSC can accommodate a LARGE amount of guests depending on what room is utilized.

    Cathedral Hall {380 Montgomery Street}

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    Formerly St. Bridget’s Catholic Church {built in 1886}, Cathedral Hall maintains the original majesty and gander while operating as a secular event venue. DIY brides and grooms take note: this event space is a fully do-it-yourself and bring-your-own venue, so there are no restrictions on vendors, but they do have recommendations if you’d like. To rent the space, the pricing is as follows:

    Great Hall: $3000-$5000
    Undercroft Hall: $1000-$4000
    Entire Venue: $3000-$7,000

    The Westin {479 Washington Boulevard}

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    Often used as a hotel for the Jersey City wedding venues surrounding it, The Westin houses a ballroom that maxes out at 650 guests. The venue offers a Chef’s Table menu tasting, specialty linens and chair covers/chair rentals, fully customizable wedding website where your guests can book rooms, monitor RSVPs, and for the traveling couples, Star points can be earned on food, beverage and guest rooms — and are redeemable for free nights at over 1,200 hotels globally. The Westin also offers a complimentary wedding night suite for the bride and groom with spectacular New York City views.

    Rooftop at Exchange Place {1 Exchange Place}

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    If you haven’t been to the Rooftop at Exchange Place yet, you’re in luck. This newly-established {at the top of the newly-renovated Hyatt House}, urban venue has unobstructed views of Staten Island, the Hudson River, Statue of Liberty, and of course, the Manhattan skyline. The new space also houses an outdoor water and fire fountain {helloooo cocktail hour}, interior cabanas, and large communal seating pods for guests. There are four venues as follows:

    The Terrace {Entire Space}
    —Accommodates seating for up to 150 guests or 300 total standing attendees

    The Terrace East
    —Accommodates up to 80 guests

    The Terrace South
    —Accommodates up to 40 guests

    RoofTop Atrium (Indoor Space Only)
    —Accommodates up to 200 guests

    White Eagle Hall {337 Newark Avenue}

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    White Eagle Hall is one of Jersey City’s newest wedding venues that really offers a different feel when it comes to celebrating nuptials. The event space and venue normally hosts concerts {after being converted from a church to a firehouse to its current state}, but now they also host wedding receptions on the reg. The venue has several bars throughout, a huge dance floor, stage, and upstairs area where guests can enjoy dinner, and best of all — awesome ceilings making for gorgeous pics. White Eagle Hall capacity is approximately 400 seated theater style, 800 standing or 150-190 seated banquet style. A balcony level with beautiful views flanks the inner perimeter of the hall that may be used for extra seating.

    Harborside Creative Catering {The Harborside Atrium — 34 Exchange Place}

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    Harborside Creative Catering is a located along the Hudson River waterfront in Jersey City. While technically inside of the atrium {and a catering/events company that creates events within the space}, Harborside Creative Catering offers exclusive weddings with breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline — and can accommodate 50-600 guests with indoor/outdoor options for ceremony and reception.

     

    Liberty Prime Steakhouse {111 Montgomery Street}

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    The Liberty Prime Steakhouse is a restaurant space in Downtown Jersey City, accommodating intimate private events ranging from 25 to 75 guests and wedding celebrations up to 200 guests. Couples can also enjoy cocktail-style events of 450 to 500 guests. And even though you would think otherwise, they have a wide menu variety that includes other delectable dishes beyond steak.

    Sky Room at St. Peter’s University {2641 Kennedy Boulevard}

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    For any St. Peter’s alum {or just because it’s a cool spot in JC with lots of space}, Saint Peter’s University serves as a wedding venue. The university has a church on site, gourmet dining + catering menu, and a state-of-the-art sound system. The venue area, called the Sky Room, is easily convertible into a wedding reception hall which includes a two-story wall of windows overlooking the New York City skyline.

    Loew’s Theatre {54 Journal Square Plaza}

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    This is another DIY wedding venue, but if we do say so ourselves, DAY-UM, it’s gorgeous. Gilded in gold and red velvet with chandeliers hanging throughout, The Loews theatre is home to many upscale events and movie showings throughout the year. It also serves as a wedding venues for couples who want to do little decorating but A LOT of planning. A word to the wise for your caterer – they don’t have a kitchen; just a microwave, but it CAN be done. Just ask this wedding planner.

    Barrow Mansion {83 Wayne Street}

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    Listed in our “Things You Must Put on Your Hudson County Bucket List,” the Barrow Mansion is not only a historic site, it’s also a beautiful wedding venue, with a capacity of 100-150. An 1837 Greek Revival style building and listed in the National and New Jersey Register of Historic Places, it has three adjoining rooms that may be rented separately {or in any combination for an intimate gathering or combined for larger affairs}. There is a large kitchen with a 10-burner Garland stove that may be used to stage food from caterers. And, for late-night fun, the mansion even holds the title of the country’s oldest bowling alley!

    Battello {502 Washington Boulevard}

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    One of Jersey City’s premiere waterfront venues, Battello is currently closed for renovations, but word on the street is that it is opening *soon* {date TBD}. We’ll keep you updated as we know more, but for a peek inside, check out our Editor-in-Chief’s wedding at the venue, hereFingers crossed, brides and grooms!

     

     

    Did you get married at one of these venues using local vendors?

    Email us at hello@hobokengirl.com! We’ love to feature local weddings.


    Written by:

    Jen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of HobokenGirl.com. She started the site to discover the wealth of fun things happening in Hoboken and Jersey City and surrounding Hudson County areas. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event or #HobokenGirlHelps volunteer project, she can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her French bulldog Pierre, or watching some really bad {but oh-so-good} reality TV and ordering takeout with her husband.


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