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Unique Wedding Venues on Long Island

When you think of the Long Island wedding venues, ballrooms and country clubs are perhaps the first locations that come to mind. Oh, it turns out there are plenty of exclusive wedding venues on Long Island far from the usual. Long Island has loft rooms, museums, theatres, beaches, barns and many more exclusive rooms to match your personal style. There are plenty of places to choose from from from the North Fork to the South Shore, Suffolk to Nassau County — even if a ballroom isn't your cup of tea.

Loft by Bridgeview wedding photographer

Industrial loft are so hot right now, but they're usually located in big cities. Luckily, this loft space in Island Park is one of our favorite exclusive wedding venues on Long Island, complete with recycled barn wood, exposed brick, and chandeliers. This is a wedding room with limited lists of guests, as the capacity is 160. There's also an perfect outdoor, waterfront pergola for ceremonies and you'll get the worlds 'best.

Atlantis Banquets & Events wedding photographer

This banquet hall is currently housed inside the Long Island Aquarium, on the Peconic River in Riverhead. Not only can your guests enjoy dinner and dancing on your wedding day, they will also see the numerous exhibits including Atlantis Shark's 120,000-gallon Lost City Exhibit, penguins, sea lions and more. There are two ballrooms to choose from, including the Sea Star Ballroom, which can hold up to 320 guests, and the Coliseum Room, with suite up to 275. Smaller rooms are suitable for wedding parties and bridal showers too. This all inclusive wedding venue in Long Island provides a range of packages to match your style and budget.

Cradle of Aviation Museum wedding photographer

This exclusive Long Island wedding venue provides a variety of event spaces for your big day. This museum will host activities for up to 2,000 visitors, from the four-story Reckson Center Atrium to the festive Red Planet Café, which is built like a Mars space station. Historic real-life aircraft and spacecraft are hanging from the ceilings and there's even an perfect carousel for fun photo ops. The in-house catering team will ensure your preparation process is a breeze and this jaw-dropping room will certainly stun your guests.

werfield wedding photographer

Although this all-inclusive Long Island wedding venue in Saint James has a traditional, elegant ballroom, it also offers a special Atrium area, enabling you to have a year-round "outdoor" wedding. The climate-controlled, greenhouse-like structure features a Koi pond and bridge, as well as floor-to-ceiling windows and tropical flora. The Atrium is suitable for ceremonies of up to 300 guests, and up to 150 receptions. The ballroom will host weddings for up to 350 guests, with its high ceilings and a mahogany dance floor. There's also a gazebo for outdoor activities, and more than 12 acres of land featuring ponds, historic cottages, fountains, and more, ideal backdrops for portraits.

The Crescent Beach Club wedding photographer

If you have dreamed of a wedding destination but want to stay close to home, this venue in Bayville has all the beach wedding vibes you've been looking for. Complete with palm trees and white beaches, The Crescent Beach Club provides settings for your unique day indoors and outdoors. Hold your wedding ceremony with the Long Island Sound as your backdrop, followed by a cocktail hour on the beachfront deck and a reception in the well-appointed Grand Ballroom, with its crystal candlesticks and floor-to-ceiling windows. There is space for up to 400 guests, and the delicious food and welcoming staff are lauded for this Couples 'Choice Award-winning location.

NYIT de Seversky Mansion wedding photographer

There might be no better Long Island wedding venue to host a Great Gatsby-inspired event than this historic mansion of the 1920s, located on the Gold Coast of Long Island where the popular novel was set. The lovely grounds are perfect for ceremonies and the Grand Ballroom has all the Art Deco vibes you want. There are other beautiful rooms, including the light-filled garden room and the newly renovated dining room, where you can host your case. This exclusive wedding venue on Long Island has space for up to 300 guests, and it has won several Couples 'Choice Awards for its design and service.

The Boat house

This 4,000 square foot restored boathouse with 18 acres of Shelter Island property in is now a absolutely nautical-chic and exclusive venue. True Long Islanders, including the pleasant fact that Billy Joel recorded his River of Dreams album here, will love the history behind this venue. The Boathouse provides plenty of rustic features, from exposed ductwork to original beams of wood. There is accommodation for up to 200 guests and lovely space for ceremonies on the waterfront. Plus, if you're really going for the nautical feel, make a 42-foot Grand Banks yacht your main entrance!

The Suffolk Theater wedding photographer

Whether you're a theater or music fan, or just want a beautiful wedding venue for your special event on Long Island, this historic Riverhead Theater is just the spot you've been dreaming about. At this 1930s Art Deco-style venue, which includes red walls, a stage, and more, there's room for up to 1000 guests. Plus, it is conveniently situated on Riverhead's Main Street, which will love your guests. To make the planning phase stress-free, in-house catering is available and you can even get the names on the brquee for a fun photo shoot!

Harbor Club at Prime wedding photographer

Some of Long Island's ballrooms have that traditional, classic feel (which we love!), but if you're looking for a slightly more modern event space, check out one of our favorite exclusive Long Island wedding venues. This venue in Huntington blends a modern, futuristic feel with a picturesque setting on the waterfront. Exchange vows overlooking the water on the outdoor terrace, followed by a wedding reception in the ballroom complete with hardwood floors, glass walls and more. There's space for 220 guests, and on-site catering is done and couples win raves.

This barn room in Old Bethpage wedding photographer

will delight the Barn at Bethpage Village Restoration Couples searching for a rustic Long Island Wedding spot. This barn is not only huge (it's 8,000 square feet and can accommodate up to 300 guests), it also provides catering on-site for your convenience. Here you can fall in love with the wooden beams, high ceilings and other rustic features, plus the great location from Manhattan less than an hour away.