For a true one-of-a-kind event, the Wintergarden by Monroe’s is a glass-enclosed venue in downtown Rochester. The unique multi-level building adds a touch of elegance to your wedding ceremony and reception. Able to accommodate up to 450 guests, this venue is perfect no matter your guest list’s size. You’ll be able to celebrate your new life with your family and friends while you are surrounded by the beauty of this unique structure. They offer everything you will need for your big day, right from the site set up to delicious in-house catering and everything in between. First, get ready for your day in your private suite, then toast your nuptials with a champagne toast, all included in each of their wedding packages.

Address: 1 Bausch and Lomb Pl, Rochester, NY 14604

Phone: (585) 481-8205

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Contact : Kathy

If you dreamed of a family-style home wedding, The Ellwanger Estate is the perfect spot for your small wedding celebration. This elegant bed and breakfast have four guest rooms and a wraparound veranda that is the best spot for saying your vows surrounded by your loved ones. You can rent the entire home for a weekend to make it a multi-day event that you will never forget. Every detail will lovingly be prepared, from decorations and flowers to cakes and a delicious meal that you and your guests will love. This venue is ideal for couples looking for a venue where they can host an elopement, a micro-wedding, and even a vow renewal!

Address: 659 NY-15, Rochester, NY 14620

Phone: (585) 314-1793

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Contact : Rosemary Janofsky

From the first moment you walk into The Wilder Room and look up at the cathedral ceiling with four turn-of-the-century chandeliers, you can see why this popular venue is a recent award winner and couple’s top choice. Each room is lovingly restored to its original beauty, and you will love the attention to detail that is put toward your needs. This full-service venue will cater to your requests to create your dream wedding. With room for up to 230 guests, a full bar and menu provided by Avvino’s, and onsite staff to help make everything run smoothly. The Wilder Room is the perfect spot to host your elegant wedding celebration.

Address: 120 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14604

Phone: (585) 250-0785

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Contact : Grace

Located in the heart of the east-end, The Arbor Loft is a 6,000 square foot modern venue with exposed beams, wood floors, and white walls that make the perfect backdrop for your decorations. With room for up to 300 guests, you will have plenty of space to mingle with your guests in the L-shaped room that allows for a private ceremony and reception all in one spot. With multiple packages to choose from, you will find the right one just for you. They offer a professional wedding planner to help coordinate your special day, leaving you nothing to worry about other than having a great time.

Address: 17 Pitkin St, Rochester, NY 14607

Phone: (585) 454-9917

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Contact : Agathi

Harro East Ballroom is one of Rochester’s premier wedding venues to host your special day. The Georgian-style architecture is a 15,000 square foot venue with a 1,000 square foot balcony that overlooks the large dance floor. Along with a full bar, they offer a wide-ranging menu including vegan and gluten-free options, with a choice between buffet and sit-down service. Their friendly and knowledgeable event staff will help make planning your reception a breeze. No matter your request, the team at Harro East Ballroom will work hard to make sure you have a wonderful wedding day.

Address: 155 N Chestnut St, Rochester, NY 14604

Phone: (585) 454-0230

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Contact : Mary Kay

The Historic German House is an open-air ballroom lovingly restored to its original architecture that makes a beautiful backdrop for your wedding day celebration. When you first sit down and begin going over the details of your wedding, the professional team will work tirelessly with you and their approved vendors to create the wedding of your dreams. The Nicholas room is perfect for smaller parties up to 50 guests, and the main ballroom can hold 150 seated guests with plenty of room for the dance floor. You will love the team’s dedication to detail and wonderful setting that will make your wedding the talk of the town.

Address: 315 Gregory St, Rochester, NY 14620

Phone: (585) 270-1240

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Contact : Amanda

ARTISANworks is a nonprofit art space that can add an artsy style to your wedding day event. Everywhere you look, there is something unique to draw you in. With catering provided by Madeline’s Catering and a working relationship with other area vendors, you will have everything you need to make your dream wedding come true. You can reserve a single room or multiple rooms for larger celebrations of up to 1,000 guests. The professional event team at ARTISANworks will make sure your special day is a worry-free event that you will never forget.

Address: 565 Blossom Rd # L, Rochester, NY 14610

Phone: (585) 288-7170

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Contact : Kimberly

For an event that offers outdoor and indoor event spaces, Creative Caterers at Glendoveers is one of Rochester’s premier venues. This full-service venue is known for its delicious menus and professional and courteous staff. You will love the outdoor setting situated next to the Irondequoit creek, where you can say your vows under the setting sun. Once you’re done with the ceremony, you can step inside the spacious banquet hall with room for up to 200 guests and celebrate your reception. Their team of planners and caterers will help you decorate to your liking and make sure your wedding day is a magical event.

Address: 2328 Old Browncroft Blvd, Rochester, NY 14625

Phone: (585) 288-5870

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Contact : Shannon

With over 35 years of experience, the Diplomat Banquet Center is a family-run venue specializing in making your dream wedding a reality. Able to accommodate wedding parties of up to 1400 guests, you won’t have to worry about curtailing your guest list with this venue. A full-service venue, their team prides themselves on their award-winning services and history of having served hundreds of guests. They have a long-standing relationship with area vendors to help provide everything you need to make your wedding reception a spectacular event, including a buffet or sit-down menu, full bar, and staff to make sure everything goes off perfectly.

Address: 1956 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14606

Phone: (585) 647-1566

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Contact : Jenna

One of Rochester’s most recognizable landmarks, St. Joseph Park, sits within the remains of one of the oldest catholic churches in the area. After being renovated and opened to the public, it is now available to host your dream wedding. Alongside their exclusive event planner Bella Events, you will be able to partner with a professional planner and designer to help make your dream wedding a reality. Everything will be handled professionally and courteously, from setup to menu planning and the final kiss goodnight. This beautiful site is the perfect venue to host your wedding celebration.

Address: 108 Franklin St, Rochester NY, 14604

Phone: (701) 799-3785

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From a simple home wedding with your closest family and friends to a grand ballroom housed in a historic site that brings you back in time, these top ten wedding venues in Rochester, NY, will have something for every couple no matter your taste and budget. Whether you choose your catering or the in-house caterers many of these venues provide, your dream wedding will be a reality in any of these beautiful sites. Their goal is to make sure your wedding day is a worry-free event that you will remember forever.

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