Places to Elope In NYC

There’s no shortage of beautiful places to elope in NYC. Here are some of our favorite venues in New York City for an elopement. The best part? Many of these locations are free or affordable!

All Places to Elope In NYC

Wagner Cove

Wagner Cove is an ideal location for a wedding ceremony or vow renewal. Have your own Wagner Cove wedding in a place easily accessible from the street and not too far embedded in the park.

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A Treehouse for Dreaming

Around 5th Avenue and 67th Street, one can gaze atop a little hill in Central Park to find a nuzzled and private gazebo. Opt for a Treehouse for Dreaming Wedding in this charming spot!

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Bow Bridge

The Bow Bridge, located in the central area of the park, is one of the most popular locations for wedding ceremonies and photographs. You can have your Bow Bride wedding on a 90-foot long bridge!

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Bethesda Terrace

The Bethesda Terrace provides access from both Fifth Avenue and Central Park West at 72nd. Consider a Bethesda Terrace wedding in one of the iconic landmarks of Central Park, conveniently located midpark.

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Prospect Park

If Central Park does not quite fit your fancy, check out the Prospect Park wedding venue in Brooklyn. A little quieter, a less-trafficked, surrounded by trees, and bridges, you’ll love the escape this gem offers!

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High Line

If you’re interested in an architecturally aesthetic location, the High Line is the place for your small elopement. Once an above-ground central railway, the High Line wedding venue now breathes with elegance!

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Brooklyn Bridge Park

For a real city celebration, consider hosting a Brooklyn Bridge Park wedding. This park offers a stunning sweep of New York’s skyline. Have an adventurous outdoor wedding at Brooklyn Bridge, on the broad waterfront space.

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The Pool

Central Park is a very large park and sometimes the hustle and bustle can be an additional overwhelming piece of your ceremony. If you’re seeking a more private spot, consider a wedding by the pool!

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Coney Island

For those colorful of heart and soul, hosting a Coney Island wedding can be such a blast! While the Coney Island wedding venue is a public location, you can’t beat the bright and delightful backdrops!

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Top of the Rock

If you’re getting married in a public place and love a good view, Top of The Rock elopement is ideal for you! This NYC staple makes for a darling, intimate atmosphere that leaves you speechless.

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New York Public Library

If you enjoy unbelievable architecture and historic landmarks, hosting a New York Public Library wedding is a stellar choice to exchange your vows. They don’t allow indoor ceremonies, but you can have a celebration outdoors!

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Fort Tryon Park

If you want something that is off the beaten path and unique, we recommend hosting a Fort Tryon Park wedding ceremony! Nuzzled up against the Cloisters, the spot is ideal for your Fort Tryon wedding!

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Archer Hotel Spyglass Rooftop Bar

If envisioning getting married with the New York skyline behind you makes your heart skip a beat excited, you’ll love Archer’s Hotel Spyglass® Rooftop Bar as a venue. Your intimate exchange of vows with the iconic Empire State Building and midtown Manhattan as your up-close backdrop is quintessentially romantic and an unforgettable experience. Your two-hour nuptial experience with Archer as your consummate host will be an affair to remember.

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MADE Hotel, Good Behavior Rooftop Lounge

Good Behavior creates the perfect scenery for your wedding ceremony. Located on the 18th floor of the MADE Hotel, it features indoor and outdoor seating in a garden-like setting that makes it accessible all year long. Your 2 hour private ceremony allows you to make it as intimate as you’d like while enjoying the panoramic views of New York City.

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North Woods

If you’re seeking a more private experience inside Central Park, the North Woods is a perfect location for you. Tucked on the opposite side of high-tourist attractions, your North Woods wedding will not lack tranquility!

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Ladies Pavilion

Ladies Pavilion is a darling metal structure right beside The Lake in Central Park. As the spot is off the beaten track, your Ladies Pavilion wedding will certainly be romantic and intimate.

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Cop Cot

Cop Cot is a beautiful wooden gazebo in Central Park covered by Trumpet Vine with intricate design. This is a great structure if you want to host a larger Cop Cot Central Park wedding ceremony.

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Shakespeare Garden

Shakespeare Garden is a perfect location if you are looking for a little more privacy within Central Park. The lush greenery of the garden serves as a picture perfect location for you to exchange your vows.

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Gapstow Bridge

Gapstow Bridge is a great storybook setting on the edge of Central Park. There is a small little beach area where you can say your “I Do’s” with the water and ivy covered bridge in the background.

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Want both the feel of Central Park and the stunning New York Cityscape? Hernshead provides both on your big day! This is the perfect location for your small New York elopement.

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Places to Elope In NYC

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