A public garden & cultural center


With intimate gardens and spectacular views of the Palisades, Wave Hill offers the most romantic setting in New York City for your unforgettable wedding. Exchange vows under the lushly planted Pergola overlooking the Hudson, celebrate your first dance in historic Armor Hall at Wave Hill House and photograph the bridal party at secluded the Aquatic Garden. Weddings at Wave Hill take place only in the evening, once the gardens have closed to the general public. Only one evening event per day is booked to insure your privacy and exclusivity. 

The ability to rent Wave Hill for a private weekend event requires Membership at the Conservator level for $10,000. The tax deductible portion is $9,748, and provides the host of the wedding with one year of benefits at this special level. 

In addition to the Membership, the rental fee for a private evening event on the weekend is $3,500.   We are available for winter weddings, so please contact us for special rates. 

Armor Hall comfortably accommodates up to 130 guests with room for a small band and dance floor.

Wave Hill’s exclusive caterer Great Performances is dedicated to collaborating with you to create a personalized, quality experience for your guests.  Event directors, chefs and clients all work together to present new and unique culinary experiences, influenced by the bounty of Katchkie Farm, Great Performances’ very own organic farm in Columbia County, New York.  Passionate about culinary presentation, tastes, and flavors that are crafted to enrich the occasion, Great Performances offers a proprietary element of style and innovative design that turns catering into an art form and events into celebrations.