Just 45 minutes outside of New York City and only a stone’s throw from Newark and Elizabeth, NJ, sits Wayne Township, NJ. The township boasts an abundance of green space to enjoy, with a mix of urban parks and nearby forests and mountains. The Township is also home to the gorgeous Laurelwood Arboretum which has public paths, wooded areas, ponds, and vast  stunning gardens full of rare and exotic plants. And, fun fact… Wayne, NJ has supplied the Rockefeller Christmas Tree 4 times over the years, and in fact, supplied NYC with the largest Rockefeller Christmas Tree on record in 2005! With all that Wayne has to offer, and a number of gorgeous wedding venues, we think that Wayne Township, NJ is a fantastic place to tie the knot! So, without further ado, here are a few of the wedding gems in the Wayne, NJ area!

The Cosmopolitan

The Cosmopolitan definitely has a place among the finest wedding venues in New Jersey! The Cosmopolitan boasts spacious event spaces, and can accommodate weddings from 75 to 400. The Cosmopolitan has impeccable, chic and contemporary banquet facilities, which include lush, manicured gardens and grounds, that can provide a spectacular setting for both wedding ceremonies and photography. The Cosmopolitan includes the magnificent, 5,000 square foot Diamond Ballroom as well as a more intimate but still impressive Four Seasons Room. Both venue spaces contain staircases that lead directly into the room from lush bridal suites above. A vast pre-function/cocktail room can also be set to create a beautiful warm-up to the main event… your reception!. And, last but not least, their award winning culinary team will make sure your guests are taken care of! Intrigued?! Take a look for yourself!

Preakness Hills Country Club

The Preakness Hills Country Club offers a newly renovated and classically appointed ballroom, which will be sure to meet the tastes of the contemporary sophisticated bride! The event space includes beautiful ceilings with tasteful crystal chandeliers, and elegant columns, and their versatile event spaces allow for an easy flow of activity from ceremony to reception, then, if you’re interested, an after party! All of this comes with views of the gorgeous and expertly maintained golf course and grounds. Preakness Hills Country Club also offers spectacular outdoor venue spaces for alfresco celebrations! And, not to be outdone by the venue itself, their Executive Chef and his culinary team can provide an exemplary menu –  including their elaborate cocktail displays –  that even the most discerning guests will enjoy. And, one last detail… Preakness Hills Country Club is a “one event venue” because they believe that hosting just one wedding at a time, gives them the opportunity to provide an attention to detail that few venues can match. Sounds pretty wonderful!

Richfield Regency

The Richfield Regency offers beautiful wedding venue spaces, delicious and diverse menu options, including a full service Kosher event menu, as well as professional and experienced staff that will help make your big day exceptional! At the Richfield Regency they even have their own wedding chapel on site! The chapel can host up to 250 guests, and with all the options they have to offer you’ll be able to create a ceremony that expresses your individuality as a couple and makes sure that your exchange of vows goes just like you always dreamed it would! After your ceremony, Picturesque Verona Park with its charming waterfall and stone bridge offers a great backdrop for wedding photographs, and best of all, it’s located directly across from the venue!