St. Lydia's




St. Lydia's is a special space located in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn. This unique church is built around folks coming together and eating. A beautiful site infused with a caring sacred atmosphere. St. Lydia's is a small venue that is great for those seeking a relaxed wedding celebration. The neutral room has an open kitchen and tables for your guests to enjoy a wedding meal in style, bright windows, and raw brick add an air of natural elegance. Simple decorations such a flowers and candles are all that is needed to create a welcoming and romantic space. St. Lydia's will encourage you to have a thoughtful wedding day that is built by you, your love, and you families. St. Lydia's will have you thrilled with a secluded spot to enjoy each moment of your wedding day. Soak in the love as you and your guests gather in this kind sanctuary.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Modern


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 75 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 75 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 35 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 75 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $3,000 for a ceremony and/or reception and includes 12 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at St. Lydia's is estimated at between $3,881 and $8,275 for a ceremony & reception for 50 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Venue set up and clean up
Full kitchen facilities
Public parking
Dance area
Silverware, glassware provided

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Music must end by midnight