Photo: Courtesy of Shadowbrook at Shrewbury
Ah, fall. The air is crisp, the leaves are colorful, and the scent of pumpkin-spice everything is in the air. For these reasons and more, many in the wedding industry agree that fall is the new spring in terms of becoming the most popular season to get married. If you're one of many fall-loving brides, then be sure to check out our list of our favorite NJ venues for fall weddings.
Shadowbrook at Shrewsbury
You and your guests will drive up to this elegant estate along a fairytale tree-lined drive, the first of many beautiful sites you will experience at the Shadowbrook. Surrounded by 18 acres of gardens, fountains, and florals, this Georgian mansion can accommodate up to 200 guests for your special day. The autumn season is the perfect time to get married at this acclaimed venue filled with the oranges, yellows, and reds of the season. The award-winning chefs and self-proclaimed "culinary artisans" behind their world-class gourmet menus will have your guests wining and dining all evening amongst historic ambiance and charm. Read real brides' reviews here!
Photo: Courtesy of Labertville Inn
The Riverside Ballroom at this unique wedding venue overlooks the Delaware River and features both indoor and outdoor space. This 200-seat ballroom nestles up to the water's edge and has floor-to-ceiling windows that provide guests with stunning views of fall foliage amongst the serene river and its landscapes. Your guests can enjoy a dining experience created by executive chef Chris Beall and then dance the night away — and later on, end the night in the convenient and cozy accommodations at the Lambertville Station Inn. Fall views of the Delaware and historic Lambertville charm equate to a fantastically fall wedding, no matter your bridal style. Read real brides' reviews here!
Photo: Courtesy of Florentine Gardens
This newly-renovated venue is home to an expanded Georgian style mansion with lush gardens, elegant décor, and exquisite cuisine. While the meticulously kept grounds look pristine all year-round, they are especially breathtaking in the fall months. Take advantage of the stunning scenery with an outdoor ceremony in their picturesque gazebo, surrounded by four acres of fall — not to mention their breathtaking indoor décor featuring 25 foot high ceilings, 10 foot crystal chandeliers, a storybook Juliet balcony, and more. Read real brides' reviews here!
Photo: Courtesy of The Gramercy at Lakeside Manor
The Gramercy at Lakeside Manor
With an outdoor gazebo overlooking Natco Lake, this venue is ideal for brides hoping for outdoor ceremonies. The main banquet hall can accommodate up to 400 guests, making the Gramercy at Lakeside Manor a very popular location for couples wanting a picturesque fall wedding. Rustic elegance is everywhere at this venue — which features sparkling chandeliers, beautifully appointed ballrooms, and lush outdoor scenery. The venue only allows one wedding per day, so you can rest assured your big day will be unique to you, in all its autumnal glory. Read real brides' reviews here!