No one associates that New York City with anything “cheap.” Yet, when you plan a wedding on a budget in the New York City area and look for NYC wedding venues, consider these 10 options. Each of these venues can be rented for or have packages starting for less than $10,000.
96-43 Springfield Boulevard Queens Village, NY 11429
This wedding venue Ideal for wedding parties of 100-150, this venue has hosted wedding parties for generations. Its affordability comes in the way of all the extras thrown in for free — like a wedding coordinator, no reception fee, and free parking. Wedding Spot reports that you can expect to pay around $10k for a 100 person wedding.
200 Huguenot Avenue Staten Island, NY 10312
Formerly known as the South-Shore Country Club, the Grand Oaks Country Club has won Manhattan’s Best of Bridal two years’ running. Overlooking the beautifully landscaped golf course, this venue can accommodate receptions for up to 1500 guests. They cater to all ethnic groups and specialize in kosher weddings. The average wedding and reception of 100 guests is estimated to begin at $10k.
The Otto Kahn & James Burden Mansions
1-7 East 91st Street New York, NY 10128
These mansions ooze elegance, intimacy and historical charm. A nonprofit runs these and consider event rentals on a case by case basis. Events start at $9-10k. The courtyard overlooks Central Park and comfortably holds 100 guests, and this open-air location may be rented in addition to either mansion.
(212) 722-4745 ext. 112 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
One Banquet Hall – Queens
181-08 Union Turnpike Fresh Meadows, NY 11366
A few step away from the hustle and bustle, One Banquet Hall makes an affordable option for weddings of different sizes. With several rooms to choose from for 80 to 230 people, amenities at this venue include coat check, dressing rooms, and a spacious dancing floor. They also provide catering and beverage services. The package includes all place settings, silverware, stemware and flatware. It also offers a selection of table linens in multiple colors. Expect to pay around $7-$14k for a wedding of 100 guests.
The Aurora Gallery
35-18 37th Street, 2nd Floor, Long Island City, NY 11101
Reviews say this venue won’t price gouge or upsell you like some other NYC venues. Rental rates for private events depend on date, time, number of guests, etc. but start at $1,950 for non-wedding events with 50 guests or less, on A Sunday and end by 5pm (to give you an idea). The gallery can accommodate and managed up to 100 guests with a dance floor. Rentals can include tables, chairs, lounge furniture, house decorations or art, projector, sound system, bartender, lighting options, staff and setup and breakdown time.
917.745.0003 and email@example.com
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