Top Reasons To Plan An East Coast Wedding

October 26, 2020

Table of Contents 

  1. Why the East Coast
  2. Weddings in New England
  3. Weddings in New York
  4. Wedding Venues
  5. East Coast Event Professionals
  6. Food Scene 
  7. Ease of Travel
  8. East Coast Videography

Why The East Coast

The East Coast, particularly the northernmost states, is bursting with natural beauty! An East Coast Wedding offers pristine coastlines and gorgeous greenery is at your fingertips across the handful of states that inhabit this region of the country. From historic estates and city rooftops celebrations to seaside ceremonies and ballroom receptions, the destination options are endless and the design possibilities are bountiful! If your wedding dress isn’t already in your suitcase and headed to the East Coast, keep reading for ten more reasons why you should get married in New England or New York!

Top 10 Reasons Why Should Get Married On The East Coast

  1. Weddings in New England 

If you are dreaming of fall foliage or a coastal celebration, a New England wedding may be the perfect choice for you!  Home to many sites that pre-date the American Revolution, New England encompasses the Northeastern tip of the United States including Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. What these six states have in common are a natural beauty that is unparalleled, tons of scenic venue options, and regions that are rich in history and tradition. While four distinct seasons are a foreign concept to Westcoasters, New England is famed for its stunning array of colors in the fall. 

  1. Weddings in New York 

When thinking of a New York wedding, you automatically think of a super chic wedding in the bustling city. But New York, the state, has so much more to offer in terms of location possibilities! If you are looking for bright and airy natural beauty, Upstate New York has some of the most beautiful and romantic wedding venues on the East Coast. Think farms, wineries, historic venues, and gorgeous gardens. 

  1. Weather 

With New England and New York experiencing four true seasons, planning your big day around the elements is easier than ever. While the winters are snowy and cold, and spring is rainy and wet, summers are comfortable and warm, and fall fills the state with beautiful fall colors and brisk temperatures. With a combination of brilliant weather and stunning scenery, it’s easy to see why fall is one of the most popular times of the year for couples to say I do.

  1. Picturesque Scenery 

New England and New York are filled with the most beautiful natural elements: rivers, waterfalls, beautiful vistas, the seaside, and stunning mountain ranges. With a plethora of beautiful locations in untouched spaces, these destinations are full of beautiful contrasts, and have the perfect backdrop for every couple. New York of course also offers sleek city backdrops as well as picturesque scenery upstate.

  1. East Coast Wedding Venues

The venue options found throughout the East Coast are as diverse as the states that form this region of the country. In New York, you’ll find everything from museums to grand ballrooms and rooftops with city views,  and tons of romantic outdoor options upstate. If you’d like a more rustic scene there are countless historic barns and scenic properties throughout New England which is rich with historic sites and natural beauty. No matter the location you choose, you’re sure to find a venue that’ll fit your guest count, your budget, and your design aesthetic! 

  1. Experienced Event Professionals 

While the East Coast offers everything from the rich history, picturesque scenery, and diverse venues, the three are nothing without wedding planners and designers to bring your wedding vision to life. Whether you envision your day to be whimsical, chic, timeless, bohemian, rustic, or luxurious, a highly experienced wedding planner can bring that dream to life and there is no shortage of talented designers found throughout the East Coast.

  1. Outdoor Ceremonies or Receptions 

With amazing oceanfront venues, you can have the outdoor wedding of your dream. Or mix and match with an outdoor ceremony and indoor reception with sprawling estates or cozy inns to choose from. Gorgeous summer and fall nights allow you to have an evening under the stars that you’ll never forget. 

  1. East Coast Food Scene

Guests who are unfamiliar with East Coast flavors and taste are going to fall in love with the locally grown, seasonal menu at your New England or New York wedding. Popular favorites such as lobster, clam chowder, fresh-pressed apple cider, and spicy pumpkin pie are staples and you would be remiss to keep them off of the menu.

  1. Ease of Travel Options 

Regardless of where your wedding venue is, travelling in and out of New England and New York by plane or car is a seamless experience. The East Coast boasts multiple airports for you and your guests to fly in and out of depending on where your celebration is being held. 

If airports and flying is not an option, the scenic drive through New England or Upstate New York can be particularly enjoyable and easily accessible regardless of where your wedding is hosted.

  1. Honeymoon Locations

With rich history, luxury accommodations, and unparalleled cozy charm, New England is home to some of the most romantic places to spend your honeymoon. Whether you are dreaming of relaxing by the water, spa days, walks in the countryside, or indulging in world-class cuisine, New England is the perfect getaway.

East Coast Videography

With a dreamy East Coast wedding, you’ll want to capture every moment of your special day. Elysium Productions will put together a remarkable keepsake of your wedding day that you can enjoy for years to come. Click through our portfolio of video galleries on the East Coast!

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