Have your wedding at this NYC Hidden Gem
With wild and elegant gardens that inspired Teddy Roosevelt’s lifelong passion for nature; Wave Hill is an estate that played host to such residents such as Mark Twain and Arturo Toscanini; boasting spectacular views of the Hudson River and New Jersey Palisades. Wave Hill offers the most romantic setting in New York City for your unforgettable wedding. Your ceremony takes place at the Pergola on the Great Lawn, with your cocktail hour either there or moved to the Lower Lawn or Kate French Terrace at historic Wave Hill House. The seated dinner is held in Armor Hall, which has a capacity capped at 130 guests, including a small band and dance floor in the Hall. If you choose to locate the dance floor nearby in the adjacent Mark Twain Room, the capacity is then 175 seated guests. Weddings at Wave Hill take place only in the evening, with guests arriving after the gardens have closed to the general public at 5:30pm. Only one evening event is booked per date to ensure your event’s exclusivity. Renting Wave Hill for a private weekend event requires a Wave Hill Membership at the $10,000 level. The tax deductible portion is $9,748, and provides the wedding host with one year of Member benefits at this special level. In addition to Membership, the rental fee for a private evening event on the weekend is $6,000. Guest arrival begins at 6pm with departure at midnight. Fall & Winter arrivals can be adjusted to accommodate early sunsets. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony would take place on the Kate French Terrace. The Terrace, which is 2/3-tented, can hold up to 135 seated guests. A larger guest count requires installing a tent extender through our exclusive tent provider, Greenwich Tent. A guest count of 180 or more requires that a tent be installed on our Lower Lawn. Wave Hill’s exclusive caterer, Great Performances, is dedicated to collaborating with you to create a personalized, quality experience for your guests. Passionate about culinary presentation, tastes and flavors that are crafted to enrich the occasion, Great Performances offers a proprietary element of style and innovative design that turns catering into an art-form and events into celebrations. Pricing begins at $350 per person (tax included), and includes a customized menu, bar service, and staffing. Great Performances will then work as liaison between the client and Party Rental Ltd., to secure all rentals, which will start at $85 per person. Ceremony-only options are available to take place Monday through Friday for up to 125 guests, from 6pm until 7:30pm. The membership fee is $2,500, and the site fee is $2,000.
Venue Space Type:
Estate, Garden, Historic Venue
Bronx, NY | (718) 549-3200 ext. 253
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