Take advantage of that spectacular New York City skyline view with the outdoor portion of your luxury wedding celebration here at Ellis Island Weddings and Events. We have the perfect setting for a picturesque outdoor cocktail party or wedding reception, with unmatched scenery that gets even better as the sun sets and the true magic of the city lights appear in the distance. Continue reading
With a wedding venue as vast as our historic landmark ballroom, you might think your smaller, more intimate wedding would get lost in the space…but an array of creative wedding decor and design trends transform the Ellis Island Registry Room into the perfect size for your wedding celebration.
Our wedding planning team can arrange for tall gauzy curtained walls to create a special welcome entryway, accented further by elegant tables set to glow with under-set LED lights, plus dreamy uplighting in front of each table as well as those curtain walls. In the dim lighting of our ballroom, guests see the colorful lighting effects beckoning them to your party space, which is then further enhanced by more luxury event lighting…decorative light projected onto the floor, as seen here. Continue reading
Ellis Island may be an historic venue, but we’re hi-tech all the way — for your wedding or corporate gala video presentations that begin your celebration with a sentimental montage of the bride and groom, or a revved-up, motivational video for your corporate crowd.
Our venue has been transformed by top wedding coordinators and event planners to feature big-screens in the front of the ballroom, over the stage, and along our lofty balconies, giving all of your wedding and corporate guests a perfect view of your video. Wedding entertainers perfect the art of video effects coordinated to their musical performances, and corporate event planners have shown the history and leaders of the host company’s organization.
Our event planning team will work with you and your coordinators to design the perfect big-screen placements around our immense venue, adding a dazzling level of entertainment and inspiration to your Ellis Island special event. Continue reading
Ellis Island Weddings are grand, spacious affairs, with the entire museum space devoted to your luxury event. With such an enormous, impressive space to call your own, your guests’ tables will not just be ornate, but set far apart for a more grandiose effect — filling the ballroom with elegantly-set table after elegantly-set table in a purposefully-stylized arrangement that creates an overall effect of a sea of candlelight, color, and textile finery. Continue reading
Luxury weddings are known for their spectacular decor, and no wedding trend is bigger right now than specialty lighting. Fabulous lighting effects can transform any ballroom space into a magical scene, but here at Ellis Island with our lofty ceilings and spectacular architecture, lighting effects really create an unforgettable ambiance. Your guests who have visited Ellis Island before will not believe this is the same historic site they experienced in the past, and guests who have never stepped foot in our landmark will be truly impressed with your lavish designs and decor. Continue reading
A new beginning. A new life.
Ellis Island is the iconic location for new beginnings, and since your wedding marks the start of your own new beginning and new life, your own adventure into a brand new world of married life, we invite you to be inspired and enchanted at our spectacular location — rich in history, spectacular in scenery and the home of luxury, extravagant weddings. Continue reading
“In event industry usage, a destination venue is a site that will draw guests because of its location. Some of these are truly iconic sites, instantly recognizable by all. Possibly the highest profile destination venue is the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, one of the most familiar monuments in the world. The Statue of Liberty and nearby Ellis Island have hosted a large number of high visibility events over the years.”