New York

Where to Elope in New York

New York can be the ideal place for your elopement or small wedding. From the energy that surrounds the urban areas of Manhattan to the scenic surroundings of the upstate countryside, these are just two of the many things that make New York a great elopement or destination wedding location.

Westfield, New York

Barcelona Lakeside BnB
The Barcelona Lakeside B&B offers an elopement package for any budget that provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic elopement in the Western Region of New York. Pampering their guests and providing exceptional service is their tradition.*****
8223 East Lake Road
Westfield, New York
14787
US
Phone: 716-326-3756

Rosendale, New York

The Historic 1850 House Inn & Tavern
The historic 1850 House Inn & Tavern is a dream-come-true for any eloper! They’ll do the work and you get to play! They can customize your event to be everything that you want it to be. Choose to be married on the deck overlooking the Rondout River, or on the Rosendale Trestle Bridge overlooking the Rondout Valley. Centrally located just 90 miles north of New York City in the Heart of the Hudson Valley.*****
435 Main Street
Rosendale, NY
12472
US
Phone: (845) 658-7800

Chestertown, New York

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The centuries old custom of an incredibly romantic runaway elopement is on the rise! Couples choosing to ‘run away’ to get married makes an exchange of vow commitment ceremony exclusively about their romance. Avoid the stress of event-planning and the cost of a wedding, and choose from one of three romantic New York elopement packages for an intimate event at Friends Lake Inn, a boutique Adirondack hotel.*****
963 Friends Lake Road
Chestertown, NY
12817
US
Phone: (518) 494-4751

Rochester, New York (Finger Lakes Region)

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The Ellwanger Estate
Are you looking for that special place in New York near the Finger Lakes for your Elopement or your vow renewals? This location provides an intimate and romantic elopement destination in Rochester, NY...the Flower City! A few minutes on the phone with their concierge and they'll take all of the worry out of the arrangements so you can simply enjoy the experience of getting married!****
625 Mt Hope Ave
Rochester, New York
14620
US
Phone: (585) 314-1793

Cornwall, New York

This highly recommended, Top 10 NY Inn offers eloping couples the choice of staying in the historic ambiance of this 1820 Manor House of nine rooms, or in one of the four rooms in the 1764 original Colonial home, both boasting century-old fireplaces, stunning sunsets, spectacular scenery, and is a nearby drive to the quaint Hudson Highlands towns.****
174 Angola Road
Cornwall, NY
12518
US
Phone: (845) 534-7136

New York, New York

As an Officiant, Veronica Moya loves being part of an eloping couple’s unique and special day and she welcomes all orientations, faiths and traditions. She will assist you in the selection of your vows and your wedding program so you can garner the true essence of a perfect ceremony as a new couple.****
New York, NY
10023
US
Phone: (646) 592-0125

Warwick, (Hudson Valley) New York

New York Peach Grove Inn Warwick
Eloping couples can step back in time to Gone with the Wind when staying at this amazing restored Greek Revival period Inn. The hospitality is fitting with the environment and couples will want to spend several nights enjoying the antique furnishings while hitting a few keys on the baby grand while sipping wine in the parlor or playing a friendly game of croquet on the beautifully manicured lawns.****
1572 NYS Route 17A
Warwick, NY
10990
US
Phone: (845) 986-7411
Fax: (845) 986-7590

Altamont, New York

The versatility of quick venue site changes if Mother Nature misbehaves is what you will find when eloping to Appel Inn. A ceremony can be created for a cozy, romantic winter setting around the grand fireplace indoors, or the majestic shade trees offer protection for a sunny garden outdoor celebration.****
590 Route 146
Altamont, NY
US
Phone: (518) 861-6557

Niagara Falls, New York

Rainbow House Bed & Breakfast
Spend your honeymoon at Niagara Falls and Canada when you exchange your vows in a Romantic Chapel with beautiful stained glass windows and a private setting hosted by detail professionals at the Rainbow House B&B.****
426 Rainbow Boulevard
Niagara Falls, NY
US
Phone: (800) 724-3536

Saratoga Springs, (Capital District) New York

Anne's Washington Inn
A comfortable venue boasting rolling green lawns and a wrap-around porch close to everything, Anne’s Washington Inn will spoil and inspire eloping couples with the perfect location for an elopement ceremony and honeymoon stay.****
111 South Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY
12866
US
Phone: (518) 555-1212

Interlaken (Finger Lakes), New York

Elope to this beautiful wine country B&B located near the beautiful Cayuga Lake in the small town of Interlaken and let the wonderful Innkeeper’s elopement package provide the perfect venue for your marriage ceremony and honeymoon stay.****
8339-8347 Main Street
Interlaken, NY
14847
US
Phone: (607) 330-2809

Rochester, New York

Everything you need for your elopement is right here at Edward Harris House. Their elopement packages are an exceptional value and you’ll find their romantic settings a perfect place for exchanging your vows.****
35 Argyle Street
Rochester, NY
14607
US
Phone: (800) 419-1213 or (585) 473-9752

Roxbury, New York

The Roxbury Motel
This contemporary Catskill getaway is a perfect destination for those couples wanting an amazing place to elope that is conveniently located by a three hour drive to the tri-state area and the Big Apple. Couples can select an amazing one-of-a-kind themed room and also be surrounded by beautiful mountains and romantic scenery. A mid-week elopement package is offered.****
2258 County Highway 41
Roxbury, NY
12474
US
Phone: (607) 326-7200

Margaretville (Catskills), New York

Honeymoon in historic style in this Queen Anne Victorian with amazing views of the surrounding Catskill Mountain State Park from high atop the Margaretville Mountain Inn Bed & Breakfast.****
1478 Margaretville Mtn Road
Margaretville, NY
12455
US
Phone: (845) 586-3933

Utica (Central Region), New York

Spend your honeymoon in this lovely Italianate Bed & Breakfast in a wonderfully diverse community at the heart of Utica that is full of entertainment for eloping couples to explore in this Refugee City.****
1423 Genesee Street
Utica, NY
13501
US
Phone: (315) 797-9033 or (315) 790-9315 or (866) 353-4907

Forestburgh (Catskills), New York

Eloping couples will love this romantic countryside getaway where you are greeted with roses and soft music, whirlpool bath and warm fireplace upon arrival and then you can adventure out to explore the beautiful green forest from the veranda or take part in the many seasonal activities that the Inn offers its guests.****
162 Saint Joseph Road
Forestburgh, NY
12777
US
Phone: (845) 791-9506
Fax: (845) 794-1948

Saratoga Springs (Capital District), New York

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A beautiful setting for a historic life event whether you are holding your elopement ceremony, rehearsal dinner or reception at this historic Inn. Batcheller Mansion with its lovely gardens is directly across the street from historic Congress Park and a city full of entertainment for a ‘Just Married’ couple to enjoy.****
20 Circular Street
Saratoga Springs, NY
12866
US
Phone: (800) 616-7012 or (518) 584-7012

Niagara Falls, New York

Occasions Niagara
Elope and get married with Niagara Falls as your backdrop.**
5368 Menzie Street
Niagara Falls, New York
US
Phone:
Fax: (905) 357-2109

New York Where To Elope Guide:

New York, NY 10005

New York, NY
10005
US
Phone: (917) 620-6307

Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Fair Lawn , NJ
07410
US
Phone: (201) 390-5773

Rochelle Park, NJ 07662

Rochelle Park, NJ
07662
US
Phone: (201) 657-5757

New York, NY 10118

Empire State Building
350 Fifth Ave
Concourse Suite 100
New York, NY
10118
US
Phone: (212) 736-3100

Kew Gardens, NY 11415

Kew Gardens , NY
11415
US
Phone: (347) 248-6294

Elmwood Park, NJ 07407

274 State
Elmwood , NJ
07407
US
Phone: (347) 255-1055

West Babylon, NY 11704

West Babylon, NJ
11740
US
Phone: (516) 785-4191

Tarrytown, NY 10591

400 Benedict Avenue Tarrytown
Tarrytown, NY
10591
US
Phone: (914) 631-3646

New York, NY 10128

New York , NY
10128
US
Phone: 917-282-6562

Niagara Falls, NY 14303

140 Rainbow Boulevard
Niagara Falls , NY
14303
US
Phone: (716) 205-8052
Fax: 1 716-297-3230

Chestertown, NY

46 Fiddlehead Bay Road
Chestertown, NY
12817
US
Phone: (518) 494-7238

Suffern, NY 10901

Suffern , NY
10901
US
Phone: (845) 354-2157

Cooperstown, New York

64 Chestnut Street
Cooperstown, NY
13326
US
Phone: (607) 547-7225

Central Park, NY

1001 Clinton Street
Hoboken, NJ
07030
US
Phone: (646) 450-6937

Lake Placid, New York

373 Whiteface Inn Lane
Lake Placid, New York
12946
US
Phone: (518) 523-2551 ext. 412

Niagara Falls, NY

Whether you choose elopement or a destination wedding, the experienced and dedicated ministers and staff of The Falls Wedding Chapel will create a heartfelt and memorable celebration of your love surrounded by Niagara Falls and its dramatic setting. For every Vow Renewal, or Wedding Ceremony they offer: Wedding Music, Minister’s Services, Keepsake Marriage Certificate, Witness, Complimentary Bottle of Champagne, Wedding Coordinator Consultation, One Free Night for the Wedding Couple (Sun-Thursday at the Quality Hotel & Suites with 15% discount on Additional Nights), plus Discounted Hotel Rates for Guests.**
240 First Street
Niagara Falls, NY
14303
US
Phone: (888) 311-8697 or (716) 285-5570

New York, NY

Central Park weddings and elopement packages in New York City.
345 W 58th Street #3S
New York, NY
10019
US
Phone: (646) 592-0125

New York Marriage License Requirements:

To be married in New York you must have a valid marriage license issued by any county clerk.  Here is a summary of the license requirements in New York:

Minimum
Age
License
Cost

Application
Waiting
period

Waiting
period
to marry

License
valid
Blood
test
18 yrs $25-30 none
1 day 60 days no