Check out these nine swoon-worthy industrial wedding venues in New York and start booking yours! They go fast!
You have a tentative date and guest count and it’s time to look for the perfect space for your wedding. Break the mold from the traditional hotel wedding venue and choose a unique space with a story to tell and a cool and intimate vibe.
Most industrial wedding venues can be rented as raw spaces. This means, you can decorate it as little or as much as you wish – as long as you meet construction codes, of course. Quite the opposite of the traditional venue where you gotta, gotta take the chairs!! 😉
We’ve rounded up nine industrial wedding venues in New York that will make your guests’ jaws drop as they celebrate your happily ever after. From Brooklyn to Queens to Upstate New York, any of these spaces are sure to provide the flexibility of color, personality and decor any modern couple looks for on this day and age.
Industrial Wedding Venues in Brooklyn That Will Take Your Breath Away
Brooklyn happens to be “the” place in New York where you will find most of the industrial wedding venues. The number of refurbished spaces that started out as foundries, piers, steel factories and other manufacturers gave way through its gentrification to some of the most breathtakingly unique industrial wedding venues in New York.
The Green Building, Brooklyn, NY
The Green Building was built in 1889 as a brass foundry. Today it serves as 6,000 square foot event venue with indoor and outdoor space. This building will compliment wedding décor with exposed brick walls, chandeliers, wood-beamed ceilings and a private courtyard.
Location: 452 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
Capacity: up to 250 guests for a cocktail party or 160 for a sit-down dinner with room for a dance floor
From: $16,000 (elopements can be more affordable, just ask!)
Brooklyn Winery, Brooklyn, NY
When in New York, there’s no need to head out all the way to Napa Valley! Host your guests in a romantic, vintage-inspired space at the Brooklyn Winery. Guests can enjoy drinking the wine made on site while celebrating the happy couple’s joyful event in an intimate, candlelit space. No matter how big your event, guests will be able to feel a personal connection to the space and the couple saying “I do.”
Location: 213 N. 8th St., Brooklyn, NY 11211
Capacity: depends on the season
Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn, NY
Give your wedding an early 1900s feel at the Wythe Hotel. If the exposed brick, steel window frames, and wood floors don’t make and impression, then the terraces overlooking Manhattan surely will. This venue is perfect for small weddings or those with up to 250 guests.
Location: 80 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Liberty Warehouse in Brooklyn, NY
Host your wedding with Statue of Liberty, Verrazano Bridge and riverfront views at the Liberty Warehouse in Brooklyn. Ceremonies can be held indoor or outdoor. Sure, exposed brick is nice but your guests will be left with an unforgettable night as the dance floor is illuminated with light reflecting from the Hudson. This venue is better suited for larger events as they have a 175 guest minimum on Saturday nights.
Location: 260 Conover St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
Capacity: 400 for a sit-down dinner and 1500 for a cocktail dinner
Greenpoint Loft, Brooklyn, NY
Greenpoint Loft is a pre-war rope warehouse turned chic event space. Let history intertwine with your wedding day as you experience the building’s timelessly effervescent vibes. This space also has rooftop views of the Manhattan Skyline which are sure to leave your guests speechless.
Location: 67 West St, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Stunning Industrial Wedding Venues in Queens, New York
According to USA Today, Queens is the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world. This means, you will be able to find the most varied caterers for your special day within a few miles-range. Exposed brick, metal and geometric patterns are some of the characteristics of industrial wedding venues, Let’s explore a couple of venues in Queens, NY that definitely caught our eye!
Knockdown Center in Queens, New York
For a funky, artsy vibe look no further than the Knockdown Center in Queens, NY. Brooklyn is not the only place that can offer an unforgettable venue. The Knockdown Center is known for hosting music and art events but don’t write them off for weddings. Their century=old building used to host a glass factory and, years later, a door factory (hence its name) Book this venue for its 40-foot ceilings, their built-in archway made of brick, wood and steel and its eclectic vibe.
Location: 52-19 Flushing Ave., at 54th St.; Maspeth, Queens
The Foundry, Long Island City, New York
The Foundry is the place to go if you want a Brooklyn-vibe in Queens. Exposed brick, steel beams, and antique bulbs will add charm to your wedding day. Needless to say, the gorgeous view of the Manhattan skyline will add to its charm and it will allow for some amazing photo-ops. The best part of the building might be the Greenhouse, where vines climb the brick and window panes fill the space with natural light. If you are looking for a smaller space to host an intimate wedding, ask for The Albra Room. You will fall in love with its arched walkways and clean lines. Check out the outdoor area. It’s truly magnificent!
Location: 42-38 Ninth Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
Capacity: 120 to 180
Charming Industrial Wedding Venues in Upstate New York
If you prefer the calm of the countryside mixed in with Brooklyn’s multifaceted and diverse atmosphere, these industrial wedding venues in New York are a must-see. Add them to your list because you may not want to miss out on these spaces!
The Cracker Factory in Upstate NY
If you are heading upstate for your big day, consider The Cracker Factory. You will be awe-struck by the floor-to-ceiling windows. They will allow you to feel you are outdoors even if it’s a bit too cold for that kind of thing. To say this straight-razor factory turned wedding venue has charm is an understatement.
Location: 35 Lehigh St, Geneva, NY 14456
Basilica Hudson in Upstate NY
Located in the history city of Hudson, Basilica Hudson is a reclaimed industrial space originally built in the 1880s. When renting the Basilica, you get access to the building and grounds for the entire weekend, from Noon Friday to Noon Sunday. The space draws on inspiration from its local surroundings with a mission to be a platform for unconventional art experiences. Especially for larger events, this space will leave a remarkable impression, one that your guests will not soon forget.
Location: 110 S. Front St Hudson, NY 12534
Capacity: 325 seated guests in the Main Hall
From: $3,500 (take note winter brides as this starting price is for off season!)
We promise to cover more about this magical venue on an upcoming article.
Swoon-Worthy Industrial Wedding Venues in New York Photo Gallery
Are you still looking for the perfect space for your perfect day? Or did our nine must-see industrial wedding venues in New York fill up your list?
Discover More Stunning Wedding Ideas
Photo Credits:Strictly Weddings, Brides, Carats & Cake, MODwedding