Catering, dresses, and cakes are important, but your wedding wouldn’t be complete without your pet by your side. If you’re looking for the best places for dogs in weddings in New York City, you’ve found them. Check out our list of the best dog-friendly venues in the area.
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700 Rockland Ave. Staten Island, NY 10314
Have your wedding in the peaceful, natural setting of the Greenbelt Conservancy overlooking the 2,800 acres of mature forest, wetland, meadows, and wildlife of the Greenbelt. When you have your wedding here, you are supporting this not-for-profit organization that sustains New York City’s largest forest preserve. You can have both your ceremony and reception at the Nature Center, with a rustic, slate-floored, brick-walled interior and a lovely, secluded stone terrace surrounded by leafy trees. The lush front lawn also provides a beautiful backdrop as your guests enter.
Your dog is welcome but should be kept on-leash as the Nature Center is not fenced in. You’ll have access to the large kitchen and this sustainable location provides recycling and food-composting. Pricing ranges from $800-$1,300.
635 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591
For a fairytale wedding surrounded by history, Lyndhurst Mansion is your venue. Located under an hour north of the city, this 19th century Gothic Revival mansion is owned and operated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is pet-friendly. your ceremony on the sweeping Great Lawn or in the meticulously tended Rose Garden. More intimate weddings of up to 80 guests can be held within the mansion, or you can use the Carriage House tent for up to 300 guests for dinner and dancing. The entire estate is yours on your wedding day. The estate partners with CulinArt Group Catering Collection for inspired food and skillful service and their wedding planner can help you work out all the details.
Your dog is welcome throughout your celebration but must have a dedicated minder. A Rover sitter may be able to help if you don’t have a guest available. Pricing starts from $3,500-$5,000.
463 West St. Penthouse, New York, NY 10014
Located in the West Village and Highline district, Ramscale Studio has dramatic views of lower Manhattan, the Hudson River, and New York Harbor, including all the iconic skyscrapers. Sunlight floods the daylight studio as a natural place for beautiful photographs, and the night skyline of the city is awe-inspiring. The sleek and sophisticated indoor studio includes two raised stages and opens onto the sweeping terrace. With this venue, you’ll have access to a private dressing room and a knowledgeable manager to help you plan a flawless celebration.
Dogs are welcome at your ceremony. They may need to be on a leash or with a sitter during the reception depending on factors such as size. Pricing for the venue ranges from $7,500-$9,500.
184 North 10th St. Brooklyn, NY 11211
For a romantic, vintage venue, look no further than MyMoon Restaurant. The refurbished historic building has exposed brick walls, a wooden ceiling, and 25-foot glass cupola in the ceiling that drenches the room in sunlight during the day and fades to gold at sunset. The main room flows into the spacious, secluded courtyard surrounded by a lush garden. The courtyard can accommodate 144 guests, while the indoor area has room for up to 250.
Dogs are welcome at your celebration but are allowed in the outdoor area only and must be kept on-leash. Full-service, family style, or cocktail packages are available, and pricing starts at $650.
64 Dobbin St. Brooklyn, NY 11222
This versatile venue is centrally located in Williamsburg steps from McCarren Park and has a minimalist, luxury feel. The large main hall has dramatic 22-foot vaulted ceilings and leads to a secluded square-foot patio. Upstairs is a 3,000 square-foot roof terrace with Manhattan skyline views. Prepare for the day or take a break from the action in the private client suite on the mezzanine overlooking the main hall. Dobbin Street provides all alcohol and bar services, a dedicated wedding planner to help with the details of your day, and a list of preferred vendors for catering and other essentials.
Your dog is welcome to participate in your ceremony only. You can find a Rover sitter if you need someone to care for him as you finish your celebration. Venue pricing ranges from $5,250-$12,500 depending on day and season.