NYC Save the Dates by Ceci New York, Inspiration for your Ellis Island Wedding

Weddings in New York City are so spectacular and stylish, and when your guests receive your NYC themed Save the Date cards — like these from celebrity wedding stationer Ceci New York ( — and find out that your wedding will be among the luxury weddings held at Ellis Island, they’ll be thrilled that *they* have made your VIP invitation list and will soon get to take in the scenic views of the New York City skyline and enjoy the elegance and decadence of an Ellis Island Wedding.
Our historic venue has been the setting for some of the most glamorous weddings NYC has ever seen, and The Knot recently named one of the weddings held here as being among the Best Weddings of 2013. Movies have been filmed here at Ellis Island, and celebrities have been honored here. Now, our landmark venue can be the home of your big day. We look forward to Saving the Date for your wedding!

Fabulous Weddings at Ellis Island End With Fabulous Fireworks

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What better way to end a glam, luxury wedding at Ellis Island — and wow your guests with a truly sensational show — than to have your own fireworks display? With a stunning view of New York City in the background, the Statue of Liberty in the near distance, and the entire island to yourselves, your guests can gather outside to take in the surprise Wow Factor of your fireworks display. We can make the scene even better by arranging for outdoor bars, lounge seating outside, additional lighting effects, and a stage set up for your band to provide the musical accompaniment to your wedding fireworks show.

Contact us and book your wedding here at our amazing wedding venue for 2014, 2015 and beyond, and we’ll connect you with our favorite fireworks companies that will customize a fireworks wedding closer for you!

Ellis Island Weddings and Events: Spotlight on Our Stunning Landmark Venue’s Architecture

Ellis Island Weddings and Events take place in our storied historic landmark building, a grand hall with monumentally high, arched ceilings, pedestals, balcony railings and intricate details in every facet of our NYC venue. This breathtaking building welcomed millions to the new world, and it can now welcome your wedding or special event guest ‘masses’ to your breathtaking special event. Your VIP wedding guests will be tremendously impressed by the beauty and detail of your wedding site, which you don’t have to create from scratch. Our arched ceilings and rounded windows are here, our balconies lit and welcoming for your photographers’ and videographers’ capturing of the panoramic beauty of your luxury event. Our building, inside and out, was fashioned by talented artisans and our national park coalitions keep every inch of our celebrated NYC landmark venue in pristine shape for our legions of visitors and our circle of wedding couples, bar and mat mitzvah families and corporate event planners who book their monumental, milestone events here with us.

We’d love for you to walk through our Ellis Island events site, taking in not just the usual considerations for a wedding or party — such as size and placement of a bar — but look in detail at the architectural details of our arched doorways, the cornices of our building, the enormous arched windows with an unparalleled view of the NYC skyline. Lighting specialists can enhance all of our architectural beauty even further, inspiring great awe among your wedding guests at the sensational artistry of our venue’s most intricate and beautiful details…and when your event takes place on our island, in our ballroom, on our grounds, your wedding photos and video will be purely spectacular in detail.

Contact us to set up your site tour and see more of our Ellis Island landmark event venue details, and start dreaming about how the majesty of Ellis Island’s architecture can enhance your perfect wedding or event.

A Fun and Historic Entrance to Your Ellis Island Wedding or Event

A spectacular wedding, bar or bat mitzvah or corporate event starts with a grand entrance. Since your lavish celebration takes place here, in our landmark historic site, you have the unique opportunity to plan an entrance unlike any other, one that’s tailored to the rich legacy of Ellis Island itself.

Imagine your guests’ delight when they disembark from their ferry ride to the island to find costumed actors, in character, dressed in period outfits, welcoming your friends, family and colleagues to the island, encouraging them to step forward into a New World, welcoming them in a fabulous performance that just touches subtly upon the arrival of those long-ago immigrants setting foot on the island to begin their new grand adventure. Continue reading

Ellis Island Weddings: Elegance is Back as a Top Wedding Trend for 2013

During the past few years, it seemed everyone was having 1920s-inspired garden weddings, or rustic barn weddings with mason jar centerpieces and wildflowers, and as lovely as those styles are, the new wedding trends for 2013 have been announced by Elegance, formality, and romance are back as leading wedding styles for this year’s wedding couples, and Ellis Island Weddings are pure elegance and class, luxury celebrations that offer so many elements of the additional top wedding trends and styles. Continue reading