Create a Dramatic Entry at your Ellis Island Wedding or Special Event

How glam is this? Your guests will be wowed at this Harry Potter-esque, magical candlelit entrance to your Ellis Island wedding or special celebration, setting the stage for an unforgettable event before they even get in the door.

Inside, the sea of candles can be arranged as well, since it’s a top wedding trend to coordinate your outdoor décor with your indoor décor elements. We’re welcoming so many wonderful wedding couples, bar and bat mitzvah groups and corporate parties right now, so contact us to start planning your magical party…and perhaps an entrance scene that out-does this one!

Ellis Island Weddings: The Long Table Wedding Trend

Ellis Island Weddings may take place at a landmark venue with a long history, with ultra-high ceilings and storied rooms that once welcomed awe-inspired immigrants to the new world, but it’s home now to modern, luxury weddings designed with the latest wedding trends to glorious effect. Some of the most talented wedding coordinators in the New York City and surrounding areas have transformed our architecturally-breathtaking site into the trendiest celebration spaces with masterful use of lighting, luxury fabrics, sparkling crystal details, fabulous florals, club-like seating areas and the biggest trend right now: long seating tables for guests. Continue reading

Ellis Island Weddings and Events: A Night Wedding

Ellis island Night Wedding

A look at what your nighttime wedding can be on Ellis Island, lit up in gorgeous colors such as this elegant pink and ivory setting…with one very special illuminated wedding guest in the background. The draped columns are the essence of a luxury ceremony setting in such grand scale, and you have your choice of color schemes to create your dream wedding. The city lights, the event lighting, the Statue of Liberty…all make for an unforgettable wedding experience. Continue reading

Ellis Island Weddings: Impressive from Moment One

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When guests arrive at your Ellis Island Wedding, they’ll be mesmerized from Moment One. Just look at the lighting effects possible at the entrance to your wedding celebration, and this is only one example of what can be arranged to begin your luxury wedding in an unforgettable way. Continue reading

Ellis Island Weddings Dazzle With Lighting Effects

Ellis island wedding design

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

Outdoor Weddings at Ellis Island

outdoor wedding seating

The sprawling grounds of Ellis Island offer a picturesque view of the city in daytime, and lit up at nighttime, if your choice is an outdoor wedding. The casual seating above provides a lovely spot where your wedding guests can mingle, enjoy champagne, and take endless photos of the scenery and themselves in front of it. A top wedding decor trend right now is lounge-type seating arrangements at outdoor weddings, with couches and ottomans, accented by pops of color such as the trendy lime green coordinating with our manicured grassy lawn. Add some floral pieces, and you’ve created an impressive outdoor ambiance for your pre-wedding guest arrivals, your cocktail party or your outdoor wedding reception hours. Continue reading