What Are the Best Wedding Venues on Long Island?

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Blackstone Steakhouse 

A bachelor party is only as good as its venue, and Blackstone Steakhouse is a prime destination venue for soon-to-be grooms. Blackstone Steakhouse is an upscale restaurant for ardent meat lovers and partygoers, with the option to reserve a private room or the entire place for party sizes ranging from 15 to 225 people. The steakhouse points to wide culinary offerings, recognized as one of Zagat’s best, that include steakhouse classics and homemade desserts, fine wine selections, and an exquisite dining lounge as the ideal backdrop for a memorable bachelor party. Blackstone Steakhouse seeks to transform any celebration held in its decadent eatery into an art form! 10 Pinelawn Rd., Melville, 631-271-7780, blackstonesteakhouse.com



The Chocolate Duck

Did someone say chocolate? If you have a bride who loves chocolate more than anything, a bachelorette party at the Chocolate Duck is in the cards for her. For more than 30 years, the Chocolate Duck has been Long Island’s leader in chocolate treats, and it is also the ultimate place to have a party. The store offers classes where you can learn how to decorate cookies, cakes, and more on a professional level, which make for great party activities. Plus you can get in contact with the staff at the Chocolate Duck and plan the perfect girls night out for an untraditional, chocolatey, sweet bachelorette party. Be sure to swing by to start planning an awesome party! 310 Main St., Farmingdale, 516-249-0887, chocolateduck.com



Samantha Masone 

Planning a wedding can be stressful, and the stress of planning a honeymoon can add more pressure as you plan your big day. That’s where Magical Moments Vacations come in. Masone has a passion for travel that she loves to share and she’s in the know when it comes to all the best places to visit to celebrate the beginning of your marriage. She specializes in vacations at fun places like Disney World and Universal, but also has plenty of experience in planning trips abroad at all-inclusive resorts, so whatever you are interested in, Masone can make it happen! She can find you all the greatest deals so you don’t have to break the bank with planning an amazing honeymoon. Don’t let the honeymoon stress you out, let Masone help! Magical Moments Vacations, Massapequa, 516-330-1340, magicalmomentsbysamantha.com



The Inn at Fox Hollow

Set on a magnificent 8-acre estate, The Inn at Fox Hollow is one of the most elegant and romantic venues for weddings on Long Island. Love blossoms in a gorgeous banquet hall and pristine gardens with colorful flowers, waterfalls, and streams. With the charm of an English estate, The Inn at Fox Hollow offers a stunning Long Island wedding venue with vaulted chalet ceilings, stone fireplaces, photo studios, stunning floral arrangements, extraordinary catering services, and beautiful gardens and cocktail areas. From the rehearsal dinner to the ceremony and reception, every moment will be a time of joy. See what sets them apart from other venues in the region, and discover why they’re an esteemed destination for events on Long Island. Celebrate in their exquisite banquet hall, featuring elegant ballrooms overlooking stunning gardens. 7755 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury, 516-224-8100, theinnatfoxhollow.com



Crest Hollow Country Club

At Crest Hollow Country Club, you can have the destination wedding of your dreams without even leaving Long Island. With 24 acres of land, Crest Hollow Country Club offers a number of different settings so you can have a truly one-of-a-kind wedding and reception. Whether you’re going for an intimate affair or an extravagant gala, Crest Hollow Country Club has got you covered. When it comes to the reception, Crest Hollow Country Club offers a variety of cuisines to choose from plenty of space to dance the night away. Plus Crest Hollow Country Club’s lush landscapes provide the ideal backdrop for all of your wedding photos! 8325 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury, 516-272-4705, cresthollow.com



Shandon Court

For an awesome wedding rehearsal dinner, you need delicious food and a lot of space, both of which you can find at Shandon Court in East Islip. The menu at Shandon Court has something for everyone; it offers rehearsal dinner packages that include several hors d’oeuvre options, which can be handed out butler style or placed on stationary platters for guests to snack at their leisure, followed by a delicious menu of salads and entrees to dine on. Shandon Court also has drink packages with options for open bars at different price points and cash bars as well. This gorgeous venue also has event rooms that can be decorated to your liking to pull the whole night together. 115 E. Main St., East Islip, 631-581-5678, shandoncourt.net