New Jersey boasts a unique charm that makes it an ideal destination for your wedding day. Its diverse landscape offers everything from picturesque beachfronts along the Jersey Shore to rustic countryside venues in the Garden State’s interior. The state’s interconnectedness to New York and Philadelphia via the NJ Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway to major cities like  ensures convenient accessibility for guests, while a wealth of professional vendors and caterers make wedding planning a breeze. Furthermore, New Jersey’s rich cultural diversity ensures an array of culinary delights, adding to the appeal for food enthusiasts. With a combination of natural beauty, cultural richness, and logistical convenience available, New Jersey stands out as an excellent choice for couples looking to celebrate their love with a memorable wedding.

Nobody tells a better Love Story than New Jersey

Yours Truly Media stands ready to artfully capture your unique love story through our  wedding photography and wedding videography services. With an impeccable eye for detail and a profound passion for storytelling, our seasoned professional wedding photographers and videographers ensure that every special moment of your celebration is immortalized in every frame and scene. Every emotion, every laughter, and every cherished instant are preserved for a lifetime. Let Yours Truly Media be your trusted partner in capturing a wedding story that shines as bright as the city of New Jersey itself. Check out some of our favorite NJ wedding photos below!

Why Choose New Jersey As Your Wedding Location?

New Jersey is a sought-after setting for weddings for a variety of reasons:

  1. Navigational Convenience: New Jersey is conveniently interconnected with New York state to the north, Delaware to the south, and Pennsylvania to the west. The New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway provide convenient routes around these interconnected regions. As travel can be one of the most stressful things associated with weddings, New Jersey’s interconnectedness ensures reliable geographical accessibility for your guests.
  2. Venue and Scenery Variety: New Jersey provides endless venue types to choose from, each providing its own unique and scenic backdrop for your special day. Whether you are looking for a historic setting such as the Nassau Inn or The Flanders Hotel, a contemporary space such as the Hudson House or The Merion, or a venue such as the Park Chateau to feel like royalty, there’s something to match everyone’s personal taste.
  3. Historical Significance: Considered by many to be the birthplace of the American Revolution, there are many historic landmarks around Boston. You can compliment your wedding with a walk on The Freedom Trail, a tour of The Paul Revere House, or visit the USS Constitution, the oldest ship in the world that is still afloat. This is just a small sample of the many riveting landmarks to visit while in Boston.

VENUES IN New Jersey

Popular Wedding Venues Around New Jersey

Wedding Venues around Northern New Jersey

Aerial View Of Bear Brook Valley In Newtown Nj

Bear Brook Valley

Providing a private oasis away from the noise, Bear Brook Valley is a stunning venue that encapsulates the greenery of the Garden State. The venue offers two private suites for getting ready, each with amenities to provide relaxation and entertainment on the big day. There are 4 ceremony locations to choose from so that you can have a perfect wedding day regardless of the season. After socializing at cocktail hour, a sit-down dinner and celebration will occur in the ballroom, which also features a wrap-around deck complete with an open-air firepit.

An Outdoor Wedding Ceremony At Hudson House In Jersey City, New Jersey

Hudson House

Located at the end of Port Liberté, this contemporary event space lies beside the Hudson River, with magnificent views of the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and other famous landmarks.  The venue offers outdoor and indoor spaces for the ceremony, and the Grand Ballroom serves as an expansive Cosmopolitan-style space with high walls and chandeliers, all while providing a stunning backdrop of New York City. This venue’s capacity can host up to 550 guests, making it perfect for a large gala-like affair.

Preparation For An Outdoor Ceremony At Skyview Golf Club In Sparta, New Jersey

SkyView Golf Club

For those looking for a rustic backdrop to say “I do”, SkyView Golf Club provides vast views thanks to its 190 acres of lush scenery. Aside from the immaculate golf course, the venue features several unique locations to explore, such as its log cabin and barn, perfect for fun areas to capture intimate moments with your significant other. Once your ceremony commences, you and up to 250 guests will filter into the Grand Ballroom, featuring 15-foot high ceilings and floor to ceiling windows that showcase the panoramic views of the Hamburg Mountains.

Wedding Venues Around Central Jersey

A Newly Married Couple Dancing At The Nassau Inn In Princeton, New Jersey

Nassau Inn

For those looking for historic charm, look no further than the Nassau Inn, a location where Paul Revere and Thomas Paine would congregate over 250 years ago. Summer and winter wedding celebrations have taken place at this Palmer Square boutique hotel since 1937, perfect for those looking for an old-fashioned venue space. The hotel includes outdoor patios, a banquet hall, and a restaurant, providing enough space for up to 200 guests to celebrate your special day.

Wedding At The Hamilton Manor In Hamilton Nj

The Hamilton Manor

The Hamilton Manor is a perfect blend of old-world charm with modern sophistication. This exclusive venue offers two ceremony spaces; a gazebo overlooking expertly kept bushes and trees and a rustic barn complete with a wood fireplace and vaulted cathedral ceilings. The main building serves as a perfect setting for your cocktail hour and wedding reception, with its grand ballroom providing an ideal backdrop for you and up to 400 guests.

A Ballroom At The Park Chateau In East Brunswick, New Jersey

Park Chateau

Park Chateau Estate and Gardens’ 15-acre property provides an expansive and opulent space for your wedding day. The venue offers two private get-ready suites, a lush garden area to explore, a romantic outdoor ceremony space that encapsulates the charm of the grounds, an indoor ceremony space held in the elaborate mansion, and a ballroom that will make you and up to 300 guests feel like royalty with its European architecture and crystal chandeliers. Several food menus are also available in order to cater to your exact specifications.

Wedding Venues Around Southern New Jersey

A Ballroom At The Merion In Cinnaminson, New Jersey

The Merion

This award-winning venue in South Jersey features various picturesque settings to capture the magic of your wedding day. The Merion features four ballrooms, each featuring a unique style, ranging from classic European to contemporary New York designs. Each ballroom also features a cocktail room, private restrooms, and a bridal suite for pre-wedding prep. The venue also features garden areas to roam, outdoor patios and terraces, gazebos, and much more. This venue can host up to 600 guests depending on the event space chosen.

Flanders Hotel Wedding Ocean City New Jersey

The Flanders Hotel

The Flanders Hotel, Banquet and Conference Center is a stunning beach wedding venue with a historic background. Established in 1923, the venue’s name is a homage to the Allied troops that had sacrificed their lives at the Battle of Flanders in 1914. The venue also features the Flanders Catacombs which are open for guests to explore. After a romantic ceremony in the sand, you and up to 300+ guests will visit the promenade for cocktail hour, followed by a trip through the extravagant Flanders Hall of Mirrors, before entering the Candle Ballroom, complete with crystal chandeliers, a marble fireplace, and a solid oak hardwood dance floor.

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Renault Winery

This elegant vineyard wedding venue has been crafting fine wines for over 150 years, making it one of the oldest operating vineyards in the United States. The sprawling 1400-acre property offers 4 wedding venue spaces to choose from, as well as multiple rehearsal dinner locations as well. This French-inspired resort can accommodate up to 400 guests and offers curated accommodations, from custom locally-sourced menus to champagne walls.












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Testimonials & Reviews

Transforming Moments into Masterpieces

Danny and Jack were so amazing at our wedding. Our location was Bear Brook Valley in New Jersey and they new all of the best spot to take photos. Our photos captured every part of our day perfectly. They gave us exactly what we wanted and more. Thank you so much we could not recommend this company enough.
Brianne W
We had the best experience working with Yours Truly Media, the entire team was a pleasure to work with. My husband and I truly felt like we weren’t just another wedding, they really spent time getting to know us, figure out what was important to us and took the time to go through all the details of our wedding day. We were beyond impressed with the professionalism and high quality of their work, our wedding pictures and videos are unreal, seriously blew us away as we are not comfortable in front of the camera but Jay and our other shooters all made us feel so great and made it very easy. We will forever cherish these memories and tell all of our friends about you.
Bella H
My husband and I loved working with Yours Truly Media! They provided our photos and video for our wedding and they captured our day perfectly, and we got our photos back very quickly!!
Emily D
We are so grateful we had Yours Truly Media be part of our wedding day! The staff were extremely professional and dedicated throughout the whole day. Our videos are absolutely stunning and perfectly capture all the moments and details of our day. We will cherish them for years and years to come.
Kerrin S



At Yours Truly Media, we transform each couple’s unique vision into breathtaking visuals. Our experience in capturing the essence of your love story ensures your wedding memories are preserved and artfully crafted into a narrative that reflects your individuality.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is New Jersey a popular wedding location?

New Jersey is a sought-after wedding location for several reasons. Its interconnectedness to surrounding states (such as New York, Delaware, and Pennsylvania) makes it easy for guests to navigate to your venue. New Jersey also provides a variety of scenic views and venue types to choose from, from closeby views of the New York Skyline courtesy of Hudson House to a beachfront historical venue such as the The Flanders Hotel. New Jersey is also known for its local diner favorites such as pork rolls and tomato pie, fresh produce such as corn and cranberries, and culturally diverse offerings adopted from the Middle East, Korea, India and more!

No you do not. However, if neither party member submitting the marriage license application is a New Jersey resident, they must submit the application in the municipality where the marriage ceremony will be performed. After submitting the application, there is a 72-hour waiting period before the marriage license is issued.

Click here for more information on obtaining a marriage license in New Jersey

The following is required by both applicants when applying for a marriage license in New Jersey:

  • Proof of identity via driver’s license, passport, or state/federal I.D.
  • Proof of residency by one applicant (if a NJ resident)
  • Social Security Number
  • A witness that is 18 years of age or older
  • The $28 application fee


Learn more about information about New Jersey marriage licenses here

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