Tucked along 2nd Avenue, two blocks North of Houston Street in lower Manhattan, the New York Marble Cemetery's historic garden presents brides and grooms a secluded, lush and peaceful space to tie the knot. This East Village urban oasis features twelve-foot tall marble walls that enclose its half-acre of open lawn with shade trees, floral gardens and benches. Entered through two handsome wrought iron gates, the garden is reached by a hundred foot long driveway. A unique retreat in the heart of New York City, the New York Marble Cemetery grounds are free of monuments, yet the site evokes a happy "circle of life" esthetic. Established in 1830, this rare green open space is an ideal choice for New York City lovers who crave a park-like atmosphere to say ‘I do.’ Perfect for intimate gatherings or stately events, this alluring natural setting is sure to amaze all of your family and friends with its beauty. If you are searching for a privately owned space to share your vows, the New York Marble Cemetery is a creative and romantic choice.
Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 135 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 135 guests
Set up time can start at 8:00AM. Events must end by 8:00PM (or sunset, whichever is sooner), since no night time events are permitted.
The rental fee is $2,500 for a one day event including both ceremony and reception. Additional set up/breakdown days cost $1,000 each. The full 12 hours of rental time on day of event, includes set up and clean up opportunity. A conditionally refundable security / key deposit of $1,000 is required, plus your own event insurance.
The average wedding cost at New York Marble Cemetery is estimated at between $6,774 and $19,016 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.
|Tables and chairs included for up to 50 guests|
|Ceremony chairs included for up to 50 guests|
|Venue must approve all decorations|
|General liability insurance required|
|No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.|
|Approved outside caterer allowed|
|No amplified music allowed|
|Smoking in designated areas only|
|Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer|
|Music must end by 8:00PM|
|No electricity or bathrooms available|
|No dancing or loud music|
|OK to bring in small tent, port-o-potty and generators|