Vue’s 2021 Guide to Wedding Venues

New Jersey’s Best Wedding Venues of 2021


Originally a doctor’s summer home, transformed into a state-of-the art event space, The Shadowbrook at Shrewsbury takes you from a Newport style mansion into a journey of an old Hollywood event space. Opulence is embedded in this stunning venue that is placed on 18 secluded acres of beauty. Widely acclaimed for their world-class gourmet catering, guests will receive butler-style service and an exceptional dining experience. Personalized services and expert event planners are there every step of the way, bringing life to each client’s precise vision. 

Shrewsbury, NJ, 732-747-0200

Pleasantdale Chateau 

Flaunting exclusive privacy in whimsical gardens and a gorgeous, historic chateau, Pleasantdale Chateau is the perfect backdrop for the ultimate fairytale wedding. Timeless decor dresses the grand celebration rooms, looking out onto incredibly manicured grounds, making any couple feel as though they are living through a dream. A sophisticated yet intimate celebration tailored completely to the clients is born at this incredible venue. 

West Orange, NJ, 973-731-5600

Park Chateau 

Embracing gorgeous French Architecture on 15 rolling acres, Park Chateau Estates and Gardens embodies a stunningly romantic ambiance for couples to experience on their special day. The classically elegant estate serves as a versatile venue with both indoor and outdoor wedding capabilities. Capturing the essence of romance, clients have access to the historic gardens, serving as a ceremony location, photo area or a place for the couple to sneak away for 

a private moment.

East Brunswick, NJ, 732-238-4200

The Ryland Inn Coach House

Encompassed by luscious farmland and natural elegance, The Ryland Inn Coach House has a preserved charm with contemporary restorations to provide a breathtaking wedding day for clients. Ceremonies can be hosted in the property’s 200 year old barn that brings a sexy sophistication to a rustic setting, and can accommodate up to 200 guests. Notable farm-to-table dishes bring the authenticity of this venue full-circle.

Whitehouse Station, NJ, 908-534-4011

Park Avenue Club

A dedication for attention to detail, Park Avenue Club has become a premier wedding venue. Expert event planners work with clients to create the perfect day that will include a team of award winning chefs, a mixologist and staff that is committed to catering to your every need. A large new Ballroom and a beautifully landscaped patio area serve as an ideal place for couples to embark on their new journey. Park Avenue Club is more than a typical dining club.  Members and their guests not only build relationships, enjoy fun events, fine foods and wines, but they are socially conscious knowing that they are supporting 13 non-profits via the Park Avenue Foundation. 

Florham Park, NJ, 973-301-8233

The Manor

Set on 20 acres of picturesque, manicured grounds with multiple areas for celebration, both indoors and outdoors, The Manor delivers magically elegant weddings for clients. Whether the client is hosting a large, lavish celebration, or an intimate gathering, the staff and specialists at The Manor ensure that every detail is taken care of and all arrangements are handled for the clients. Fine dining, a memorable setting and a classic aura make this one of the wedding venues that is a home for dream weddings. 

West Orange, NJ, 973-731-2360

The James Ward Mansion

Recognized as “the best kept secret” in Union County, this boutique venue boasts 24 foot ceilings, accented with architectural detail, lined in gold. A French flair is present in the elegant, sky-lit garden atrium room which is perfect for sophisticated, dramatic ceremonies. Offering full-service catering and event planning, along with only hosting one event at a time, The James Ward Mansion is the ideal venue for an intimate wedding celebration.

Westfield, NJ, 908-389-0014

The Estates at  Florentine Gardens

Pristine landscaping lined with lit fountains and stone gazebos greets you as you arrive at The Estates at Florentine Gardens. Floor-to-ceiling windows dress the 25-foot high walls in the Grand Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 360 people. The estate includes an outdoor veranda and gardens, expanding the location options for ceremonies and tying together the charm of the property. It is truly one of the dreamiest wedding venues you can find in New Jersey.

River Vale, NJ, 201-666-0444