431 East Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901
Atlantis Banquets & Events creates a magical atmosphere for any social event. Nestled on the banks of the Peconic River, this waterfront venue has a space just right for any gathering you have in mind and can accommodate functions involving 20 to 650 guests, in settings as diverse as the waterside Riverside Pavilion, popular for cocktail parties, elegant Coliseum Room, perfect for formal evening receptions, the breathtaking Sea Star Ballroom, the Terrace Room, perfect for bridal showers or post-nuptial brunches, and Peconic Meeting Room, conveniently located in the adjacent Hyatt Place East End & Resort Marina.
As impressive as its spaces, their exquisite cuisine and top-notch service is what will really wow you and your guests. No matter the size and budget of your wedding or other event, Atlantis Banquets & Events can tailor a menu to suit your tastes and your budget (kosher style available).
Atlantis Banquets & Events elevates even the simplest gathering to a uniquely memorable occasion. Arrange a tour and discover the many options they offer for your own unforgettably magical celebration.
One Brecknock Road
If you have ever dreamed of a Great Gatsby style party in a Gold Coast style mansion, you need look no further than Brecknock Hall at Peconic Landing in Greenport. This mid-19th century manor home underwent a complete restoration that was completed in 2009 and now stands ready for any celebration, in any season. The main floor of the manor home can accommodate up to 100 guests, and in the warmer weather the sprawling grounds can accommodate an alfresco or tented party of 300+ guests. The historic details of this Victorian era gem are simply magnificent. The main floor of four spacious but charming rooms and a main hallway is complete with a curved staircase just perfect for showing off that beautiful train of your wedding gown! The second floor is just as grand with separate quarters for the groom's party and the bridesmaids while the bride (and after the ceremony the bridal couple), can steal away some quiet moments in a private salon. Floor to ceiling windows allow for plenty of a natural light, and the garden and grounds are perfect for photos. Access to a private Long Island Sound beach is a short drive away when you are ready for a beautiful sunset. An affair at Brecknock Hall will be a memorable one indeed!
13 Winthrop Road
Shelter Island, NY 11964
Is there anything more beautiful—or memorable—than a wedding at the water's edge? This is especially so at the picturesque Dering Harbor Inn on Shelter Island. This unique wedding venue overlooking Dering Harbor offers spacious grounds, plenty of lodging for the wedding couple and guests, and an unbelievable setting for beautiful photos.
The Dering Harbor Inn is situated on a waterfront bluff overlooking Dering Harbor that assures discreet privacy with a breathtaking view. The property is dotted with one-and two-bedroom villas that are available for you and your guests, so you can party the night away and then finish the evening with a stroll under the stars back to your villa.
To really relax and enjoy your wedding or other special celebration at the Dering Harbor Inn, keep in mind that Dering Harbor Inn's events director Ashley Oneil also offers full service wedding planning and Day of Coordination. Ashley has developed a wonderful reputation on the East End for creating beautiful, memorable and unique events, and you will love all she can do to make your event as wonderful and memorable as you envision. (By the way, Ashley O'Neil Events is a screened and approved member of NorthForkWeddings and SouthForkWeddings )
The Dering Harbor Inn is a beautiful and popular location, so the best dates are quickly booked. Don't delay—schedule a tour as soon as you can so you can get your preferred date!.
35675 Main Road
Orient, L.I., NY
It's not often that reality matches fantasy, but that's what you'll experience at Driftwood Farms, a new venue for weddings and events. Located in Orient on the tip of Long Island, this is an actual farm for horses and privets but it feels like a country manor on the coast of Ireland, with vistas, and beauty usually the stuff of dreams: 140 acres of lush green lawn sweeping right up to 600' of bluff on Long Island Sound, expansive views of sky and sea, horses grazing behind fenced lined paddocks, and two enormous barns that are so perfect, anyone would love to live in them, nonetheless party in them. The barns can easily accommodate a gathering of 200 guests. This little bit of magic in Orient is made available by owners Steven and Gretchen Mezynieski who live on the property and are thrilled to share the land's beauty with others.
Hallockville Museum Farm
6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901
Hallockville is unique natural staging area. The only "flash" is a shooting star across the dark night sky; the only "glitz" is the reflection of sunlight on the open fields. As almost all East End locations require, a tent is necessary to accommodate larger groups, but the beautifully restored barn provides indoor space for a cocktail party, band, and dance floor. The open beams and warm woods of the barn's interior are a designer's dream. Although eminently suited to a country design, skillful designers can turn this space into just about anything! The tent can be erected to back up against the barn so that the wide barn doors provide a natural opening between the two structures. The grounds are populated by historic buildings, many of which date from the 1700's. The location is convenient as it is close to the Hamptons, LIE, and is in the heart of Wine Country. If you prefer originals to copies, nature to fake waterfalls, and space to walls, Hallockville will speak to your inner self.
61600 Main Road
Southold, NY 11971
Heron Suites, the fabulous dockside resort at Port of Egypt in Southold has recently opened an event space next to their waterfront lobby. Open and airy with panoramic views of Southold Harbor, this is a space you have to see to truly appreciate. Freshly renovated with hardwood floors, picture windows, and French doors all with access to a waterside deck--the possibilities are endless.
When we visited the completed space, we had visions of rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, birthday parties, family reunions, and of course intimate wedding celebrations here. Choose your own service providers, or stage a DIY event, and this Heron Suites location is the best waterside value you will find on the North Fork or in the Hamptons. Of course it is simply sublime in the gorgeous summer weather, but Heron's Waterfront Event Space is available year round and in all weather, so you can enjoy a waterside setting without worrying about Mother Nature's mood.
Arrive by land or by sea, and plan to book a stay in one of the deliciously comfortable suites—these are more like apartments than motel rooms—and you don't even have to worry about designating a driver.
Contact Heron Suites now to learn more about this versatile and inviting gathering place.
9790 Peconic Bay Blvd.
Mattituck, NY 11952
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When only a seaside celebration will do, the private bay beach and too quaint for words cottages of Husing's Grove in Mattituck will amaze. One main house and four fully-equipped, private country cottages, boast Peconic Bay front access, and surround an expansive lawn perfect for a tented wedding—from the ceremony to the reception's last dance.
Reminders of your seaside location are everywhere, from the rugosa rose and beachgrass lined path to the beach, the seashells crunching under the tires, and of course the briny scented breezes to keep things cool and comfortable. Just imagine how gorgeous the photos will be with the beautiful Peconic Bay as your backdrop.
There is no need to worry about transportation with room for the entire family and wedding party, both the bride's side and groom's side, to get ready on site. When the celebration winds down, the wedding couple can retire to their own private cottage to enjoy their wedding night, away from the lingering guests (and the clean-up crew). Even if you are planning a ceremony and celebration elsewhere on the North Fork, Husing's Grove would be an ideal home base for the wedding party. The cottages have three double bedrooms, and the main house has four bedrooms.
Husing's Grove offers a relaxed beachfront setting that transitions wonderfully from a rehearsal dinner clambake to a posh seaside reception, and even a cheerful morning after brunch. We suggest you consider extending your stay to include the honeymoon, because once you experience Husing's Grove you will never want to leave.
370 Manor Lane
Jamesport, NY 11947
The Jamesport Manor Inn seems to have it all. The elegant reconstructed 1850's Empire Style Mansion houses three private dining rooms, each with a different feel and flavor. Your choices are the Parlor, with the main fireplace and two cozy alcoves, the Gallery, displaying artwork selected quarterly by the East End Arts Council, or the Jonathan Dimon Room which provides a cozy "at home" feeling with its dormered windows, wainscoting and local artwork. In addition to On Premise services, the Jamesport Manor Inn is completely mobile. With their Off Premise services they are equipped to bring their kitchen to your venue, be it your home, property, a vineyard or a waterfront setting. New American Cuisine menu offerings are inventive and abundant. For event customization you may consider a Mediterranean Pasta Station, Wok Station or Raw Bar. Visit jamesportmanor.com to view menu and addition options. Matt Kar and Theresa Wells, Events Coordinator, will welcome you to a visit of the Catering Showroom at the Jamesport Manor Inn on Manor Lane. Contact Theresa to schedule an appointment that works with your schedule.
400 South Jamesport Avenue
Jamesport, New York
Words cannot do justice to the beautiful setting and luxuriously elegant service Jedediah Hawkins Inn will offer for your wedding. This country inn boasts historically appointed formal dining rooms next to a less formal and a bit rustic glass enclosed solarium, along with comfortably elegant guest rooms, and an absolutely spectacular suite complete with a widow's walk. The grounds are even more exquisite with farm and vineyard views, luscious gardens, a rolling lawn, a screened gazebo and multiple porches. The question will not be whether you will have the ceremony onsite, but exactly which backdrop you wish as you say your vows.
Let the gorgeous setting at Jedediah Hawkins sink in, as you marvel over the delectable and tantalizing menu choices. Jedediah Hawkins Inn has gained a great reputation for their signature duck wings, and the rest of the menu is wonderful too. A discriminating palate may enjoy the mini lobster rolls, deviled quail eggs or blinis and caviar, but those preferring a more traditional menu will enjoy the braised short ribs, pulled pork or cheeseburger sliders. There is something for every palate here, assuring that your guests, and you, enjoy a fabulously memorable celebration from start to finish.
Jedediah Hawkins Inn can accommodate a romantic elopement for two or a few to a grand celebration with up to 125 of your nearest and dearest family and friends. No matter the size of your party, you and your guests can enjoy all of this with impeccable service at every turn. A celebration at Jedediah Hawkins Inn will be an experience you will remember for a lifetime, and for a once in a lifetime event like your wedding, it's the perfect place.
5 North Menantic Road
Shelter Island, NY 11964
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Dreaming of a wedding with the grace and charm of a southern plantation? You can find it right here on Shelter Island at the McCulloch Wedding Estate property. This historic Victorian era home nestled among the trees offers a magnificent space for a lawn and garden party, from start to finish. The house, seemingly right out of Gone With The Wind, has plenty of room for everyone to take care of their primping and prepping, and then make a grand entrance to greet assembled guests on the covered porch or the lawn.
The property has all the modern amenities you could ask for, including a deepwater dock for arrival by boat, plenty of parking, bed/bath suites for the bride and groom to get ready separately, out of the way places to entertain the children, and a nearly wrap-around covered porch to get out of the hot sun or (heaven forbid) rainy weather. With seemingly too many bedrooms to count, feel free to invite some overnight guests, too. So convenient for the wedding party or family members as you prepare for the big day.
Consider a ceremony on the gazebo-style porch, and partying the day away on the expansive lawn overlooking the breathtaking West Neck Harbor. And what a place for photos! From the lush landscaping to the waterviews and that romantic wrap-around porch, there are so many beautiful backdrops for your formal photo session.
The McCulloch property offers all that we love in a country wedding without the sacrifice of comforts that would make you hesitant to plan one. This venue will book quickly, so contact them soon to get your preferred date.
North Fork Wine Country
Southold, NY 11971
Wow! Fit for a billionaire, but you don't have to be one to experience what essentially is this private resort. This gorgeous waterfront home sits on four private acres surrounded by 100 acres of preserve and sports a heated granite pool, private three hole putting greens, and the most spectacular natural views around. And that's just the outside! Inside is a great room with Yamaha player piano, media room, exercise room, gourmet kitchen, and five bedrooms, each with private bath and a master suite perfect for brides and grooms. The house is owned by a long time North Fork resident so you will get a personalized introduction to the benefits of wine country celebrations. You can choose to have the entire wedding here (there's ample parking), or just stay here with friends, family or bridal party and have the reception at a local vineyard. You can not fully investigate weddings on the North Fork without checking out this amazing property.
Shelter Island, NY
631-749-0476 or 800-273-2497
Imagine a crescent shaped beach with crystal clear waters. In the distance sail boats pushed by sea breezes glide on calm waters, and the opposite shores are lushly green. The blue sky is broken by a few puffy clouds and an osprey on wing; music and laughter are the only sounds. Thousands of miles from home? Nope! You're only 2 ½ hours from NYC at the incredibly gorgeous Pridwin Hotel on Shelter Island, nestled between North Fork Wine Country and the Hamptons. This complete resort can host up to 250 guests in its glass enclosed banquet room that opens to a huge water view deck. Guests staying in one of the many rooms available can enjoy the pool, tennis courts, and famous crescent beach. Whether for a wedding or corporate event, The Pridwin is perfect. Visit their web site and give their event planner, Alissa, a call.(A little tip: Ask her about rates for the "shoulder season." The island is beautiful in spring and fall).
Country Estate Weddings
1535 New Suffolk Road
Cutchogue, NY 11935
Dreaming of a country wedding or garden party? Salt Air Farm will bring that vision to life! Formal garden weddings with a feeling of yesteryear are perfectly suited for those who prefer individual style over run of the mill. Say your vows in the shade of a majestic old tree and celebrate under a tent next to the flower meadow and croquet lawn.
Prudence Heston emphasizes personal style, encouraging couples to chart their own course in planning this most special day of days. Treat yourself and your guests to a truly exceptional, memorable celebration by incorporating some of the visitor activities available at the Salt Air Farm. Perhaps a bit of apple picking before dinner? A hay ride to a private beach ceremony? A chance for guests to arrange their own centerpieces? All this with plenty of grassy meadow to stage the traditional tented reception, too. Surprise your guests with the unexpected and treat them to an exceptional experience at Salt Air Farm.
Salt Air Farm offers the complete East End farm experience with fresh picked country flowers, historic barns and even beekeeping all available for your use and enjoyment. A celebration for any reason at Salt Air Farm will be uniquely yours, creating memories to last a lifetime.
Available dates are very limited and very much in demand, you should contact Prudence right away to begin planning your country estate wedding at Salt Air Farm.
30105 Main Rd
Cutchogue, NY 11935
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When Santa's Christmas Tree Farm is not helping everyone deck the halls for Christmas, they are available to host your wedding, corporate event, special party, or any gathering you can imagine in the picturesque Cutchogue countryside. Nestled among the fragrant evergreens, the towering Oaks, the colorful Copper Beeches, and succulent fruits trees are a number of clearings that will be just the right size to host your event. Or add a glimmer of wonderland to your occasion along the lighted red woods. You can choose your location based on your desires and how you envision your special event. You can pitch the tent and set up your tables so you and your guests can take in breathtaking sunsets, or let darkness fall and gaze at the high and bright constellations. During an afternoon celebration wander the over 30 acres and take in the blooming holly, natural flora, and all the wonder of nature. The farm can accommodate tents of all sizes and parking is easy and can be discreet for up to 300 guests.
Santa's Christmas Tree Farm offers an affordable alternative to those who envision a natural open air event or ceremony without the complications of a beach program and without the high costs and rigid protocol of a vineyard experience. The farm has plenty of room, is accommodating, and conveniently located just off the Main Road in Cutchogue, New York. It is a North Fork location that is easy to get to from anywhere!
The farm will also ensure their gift shop remains open during at least part of your special event so your guests can enjoy taking in all that is Christmas and so much more. And to the rear of the gift shop can accommodate smaller functions such as rehearsal dinners, cocktail parties, birthday parties, or even small wedding ceremonies.
At Santa's Christmas Tree Farm you run your show! Of course there is a site fee – quite affordable too—but from there you take charge. Farm staff is available to offer guidance and to assist, but you can structure your event in a manner that best suits your dreams, desires, expectations, and wishes.
Contact Lisa at Santa's Christmas Tree Farm today to start planning your special country farm event!
57185 North Road (Route 48)
Greenport, NY 11944
The Soundview is a North Fork landmark, and for good reason. Season after season, visitors and local families alike have taken their celebrations to the Soundview, knowing they can count on a great value-- friendly service and fine food beautifully presented against a gorgeous backdrop of the Long Island Sound. If you are hoping for photographs in front of a setting sun, the Soundview is the place to be.
Easy to reach for out of town guests, whether they are coming by Cross Sound Ferry or from western Long Island and Manhattan, the Soundview is a one-stop visit for everyone. Comfortable lodging is steps away, so guests can walk home after a night of revelry.
The Soundview has it all--fine dining and comfortable lodging--no matter what size your wedding party will be, you would be wise to host it at the Soundview.
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18 South Street
Greenport, New York
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When your celebration calls for an intimate setting The South Street Gallery in Greenport is a perfect choice. This unique venue is tailor-made for small receptions and special events-be it an elopement style wedding, a rehearsal dinner, engagement, anniversary or birthday party, or even a bridal or baby shower. Need a space for a corporate event or meeting? The South Street Gallery will fit the bill. The turn of the century building is an exquisitely restored space (the former Greenport Firehouse), and an art-lover's dream. With the gallery actively exhibiting the works of established and emerging artists, your event will take place among the paintings, drawings and other works currently on display.
The main gallery has a spacious hall flanked by two open and airy rooms that boast beautiful bay windows. And, there is no missing the large staircase in the main hall—perfect for making that grand entrance, and a great setting for photos too.
The upper floor offers a loft-style space that is ideal for master classes and group activities such as the increasingly popular wine tasting and art lesson events.
Also on site is the Art Lover's Lair, a completely charming one-bedroom apartment just right for the wedding couple to sneak away and steal some private time. It is also perfect for a mini-honeymoon in fabulous Greenport or home base for the few days before the big event.
The South Street Gallery is easy to reach, too, no matter your mode of transportation. It's conveniently located near the Shelter Island Ferry, the Long Island Rail Road terminus and the Hampton Jitney stop, so whether you are a local North Forker looking for a unique space to host any type of celebration, or a visitor looking for an intimate location for your destination wedding, you will find it at The South Street Gallery.
17 Meeting House Lane
Southampton, NY 11968
Whether you have dreamed of a wedding in a country barn or an elegant Victorian lawn party, the Southampton Historical Museum will suit you perfectly—and all in the heart of Southampton Village. Located just a few blocks from local churches of nearly every denomination, with the ocean so close you hear it, smell it and feel its briny breezes. Guest lodging, public transportation and every service you might need within easy walking distance. This is an historic, romantic venue just perfect to begin your life together.
For an occasion with a more formal style, you and your guests can relax on the spacious front porch of the 1843 Rogers Mansion. Then step through the front door and back in time as you greet your guests in the front parlor, furnished with period pieces, or say your vows in the light and airy music room with a view of the great lawn as your backdrop. If your guest list is intimate, you can celebrate in the music room as well, but any size party will want to spill out onto the lush green lawn and nearby pergola when weather permits.
If your celebration leans to more than a little bit country, then the newly renovated barn, due to be complete for the 2014 season, will appeal to you. Bring in the fiddle players, pull on the cowboy boots and party like it's 1899. This space just begs for an old-fashioned barn dance.
Spaces like this will book early, so contact the Southampton Historical Museum for a tour today to make sure your preferred date is still available. This will definitely be a Hamptons destination wedding to remember!
118 E Main St
Riverhead, NY 11901
A wedding celebration at the beautiful Suffolk Theater is brimming with art deco glamour. This historical landmark is a beautifully and faithfully restored 1930's era playhouse that offers all the amenities required of a 21st Century party.
Enter through the main doors feeling like the stars of a movie premiere. Greet your guests in the theater as though you are Bogie and Bacall winding your way through the supper club style layout. Then enjoy a dinner dance banquet prepared by a talented catering team. Your memories of your celebration will last a lifetime. Flexible seating arrangements can accommodate up to 600 guests!
The Suffolk Theater is a distinctive and elegant year-round alternative to the vineyard, farm or beach wedding that the North Fork and Hamptons are so well known for. And it is also transcends the standard banquet hall experience that is typically available on the East End. Put yourself in the hands of the friendly, helpful and diligent event planning team at the Suffolk Theater. They will take care of every detail so your special occasion, from a wedding to a corporate event, will be all you hope it to be!
An event space this special and unique will book the best dates quickly, so be sure to make an appointment for a personal tour of the theater right away. Call or email the Suffolk Theater to day to get started on planning your event.
56 South Bay Avenue
Eastport, New York 11941
Trumpets truly is an East End Pearl: of nature, of sea, and of perfection. The cedar shake "Hampton Cottage" design of this waterfront property offers understated elegance, glorious views of the bay, and an intimate soft décor. Guests wandering out onto the bayside decks, sailing into one of the slips, or just enjoying the views through the crystal clear windows experience the feeling of a private estate. White glove treatment prevails for weddings, private parties, and corporate affairs. The food is as superb as you would expect from a Hampton estate with a personal chef, deliciously fresh and beautifully presented.
978 Main Road
Aquebogue, NY 11931
For a special setting to celebrate those rare occasions in life, look to The Vineyards, nestled amidst a bucolic vineyard on Long Island's idyllic North Fork. Hosting only one wedding at a time, their service is unsurpassed, and their catering is first class.
The Vineyards offers the amenities you expect from a full-service banquet facility without sacrificing any of the romantic charm that makes a wedding in wine country so appealing. Entering through the colonnades to the dramatic grand foyer will feel like stepping into a Tuscan mansion. Sipping wine on the sheltered verandah offers panoramic vineyard views, and a spacious patio and garden is the perfect setting to say your vows. As guests arrive, the bride and groom can get ready in two separate dressing salons, allowing the wedding couple to remain ensconced out of view from arriving guests, and each other, until the appointed hour arrives.
The Vineyards will help you fashion the wedding that befits your personal style, whether formal and elegant, or sophisticated yet relaxed. No matter what style you choose, your wedding at The Vineyards will be filled with wonderful memories to last you a lifetime.