Whether you envision an elegant reception for 1,000
guests or an intimate ceremony on the beach, Monmouth
County offers destinations and dedicated professionals
to create the affair of your dreams. You’ll find many
exemplary venues to choose from for breathtaking
weddings, whether your vision is an elegant formal
affair or a barefoot ceremony on the sand followed by
a clambake, bonfire and s’mores under the stars. Look
to Red Bank’s traditional Molly Pitcher Inn and elegantly
contemporary Oyster Point Hotel, both known as
exceptional venues with their attentive service, excellent
catering and stunning views of the picturesque Navesink
River. Elegant indoor and outdoor spaces host receptions
and events at the Sheraton Eatontown Hotel, and their
friendly and knowledgeable staff will happily arrange all
the details for an oceanfront wedding ceremony as well.
The Hotels Unlimited family of hotels invites couples
to celebrate their special day in one of their gracious
properties. Whether your celebration is a grand gala
in the Sterling Ballroom or a friendly get-together for
family and loved ones in the Sapphire Ballroom, the
professional staff at the Doubletree Inn of Tinton Falls
goes to great lengths to make sure every element is
nothing short of perfect.
The Crystal Ballroom at the Radisson Hotel of Freehold
offers a private garden with waterfall, pampering service
and elegant affairs without extraordinary price tags. Many
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restaurants and waterfront nightspots have party facilities
and are extremely popular for the low-key elegance of a
second wedding celebration.
Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary,
shower or milestone event, Avenue, on the beach at
Pier Village in Long Branch, is the ideal destination for
affairs to remember. For events ranging from intimate to
extravagant, Avenue’s roof deck, with striking sunsets
and sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean, is a setting
for blowout Sweet 16, Quinceañera and Bar/Bat Mitzvah
galas. With ample space for mingling, mixing and
dancing your party will be truly unforgettable. If you like
sand between your toes during your event, Avenue can
even orchestrate a private barbecue on the beach.
No matter where you choose to hold your ceremony
and reception, Monmouth County offers a number
of spectacular sites to create unforgettable wedding
pictures: at the beach, beneath a flowering tree or in a
historic home. The Historic Village at Allaire State Park
offers a chapel and a wide range of scenic spots perfect
for special photographs. For requirements, contact
Allaire Village at www.allairevilllage.org or 732-919-3500.
The arboretum at Holmdel Park and Deep Cut Gardens
are just some of the beautiful county parks available for
ceremonies or wedding photos. Prior arrangement is
required, so contact the Monmouth County Park System
at 732-842-4000 ext. 1 for fees and additional information.