(Brides)-Spring offers budding flowers, sunshine, and temperate weather, so it’s no wonder the season boasts tons of spring weddings every year.
But with these beautiful benefits comes the chance of springtime showers, making your choice of a spring wedding venue all the more crucial. If you have your heart set on exchanging vows in April, May, or June, we found 22 wedding venues that are perfect for a spring wedding.
Located in some of the best destinations for spring nuptials—either there’s little chance of rain or the indoors are as fabulous as the outdoors—these venues feature fresh blooms and beautiful scenery galore. Here are our favorite wedding venues to host a spring wedding.
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, New York
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If you’re set on being a June bride despite the risk of New York City’s spring rains, take a look at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge. With an elegant rooftop space, plus indoor and outdoor venues—all overlooking the Manhattan skyline—there are plenty of options should the weather be less than ideal. The hotel’s urban look, vertical gardens, and seasonal-focused menu keep it rooted in the ethos of Brooklyn, while the stunning views remind you of everything you love about Manhattan.
Blackberry Farm, Tennessee
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This working farm and luxury hotel creates the perfect rustic backdrop for a farm-to-table celebration that’s literally fit for foodies. Spring offers opportunities to hike, bike, and play lawn games in between events, including a ceremony overlooking the Smoky Mountains and a reception in the pastoral Bramble Hall. And all your guests will get quite the welcome gift: a first edition copy of The Blackberry Farm Cookbook.
Villa Tre Ville, Amalfi Coast
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Planner and event designer Diana Sorensen of Sugokuii Events believes this stunning Positano villa is even more beautiful in spring. “Their wisteria are blooming everywhere on the property—in particular, under the arches, which make the most picturesque areas to have a ceremony,” she says. The unparalleled views of the Tyrrhenian Sea will wow your guests, and the suites with plunge pools make for the quintessential Amalfi Coast getaway for you and your new spouse.
The Foundry, New York
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This industrial-chic venue in Long Island City, just across the river from Manhattan, gives you all the urban feels with just the right amount of spring sunshine. The former 19th-century foundry turned event space has six areas for weddings, including a terrace and courtyard. Create the ultimate indoor-outdoor affair by making use of the entire space for an evening of cocktails, dinner, dancing, and of course, “I do’s.”
Hotel San Cristóbal Baja, Mexico
Inspired by the artistic culture of Todos Santos, Hotel San Cristóbal Baja, located near Los Cabos, offers an alternative to the beach-front ceremonies of the chain resorts nearby. This boutique hotel overlooks the Sierra de la Laguna mountains and the Pacific Ocean from its perch among the cacti. Say “I do” at the minimalist chapel on-site and be sure to take photos at the ruins of an antique abalone cannery on the property.
Race & Religious, Louisiana
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To exude old-fashioned Louisiana style, plan your ceremony and reception at this charming New Orleans venue. Set in a group of joined historic row houses, Race and Religious offers 200-year-old details to enhance the style of your celebration, including French tiles, intricate moldings, original working fireplaces, and stained-glass doors. It’s romantic in an unusual way, almost like it’s picking up the peculiar vibes of the haunted corners of the city.
Franklin Park Conservatory, Ohio
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A lush space that gives you a garden party-style wedding year-round, the Franklin Park Conservatory is extra gorgeous come spring, when guests can wander the grounds of the outdoor Botanical Gardens. Say “I do” in the Bride’s Garden, complete with an onsite arch, then allow guests to admire the Dave Chihuly glass installations among the foliage during cocktail hour. Dining in the Palm Garden feels like a tropical oasis—and the best part? Spring showers have nothing on your day.
Camp Navarro, California
Camp Navarro, Navarro, California
Set among the redwoods just a few hours from San Francisco, Camp Navarro takes glamping weddings to new heights: think festival-inspired welcome parties, cozy Adirondack cabins, rock climbing, archery, and even Airstream trailer parking. Their team will host everything from a barbecue to s’mores at a bonfire, and given its proximity to Anderson Valley wineries, you can bet the drinks will be just as idyllic as the venue.
NoMad Hotel Rooftop, New York
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This trendy hotel not only has some of the best wedding food and cocktails—they have won Michelin Stars and James Beard Awards—but it also offers another unicorn: an open-air tented rooftop garden in the middle of Manhattan. Wrought iron chandeliers and lanterns hang over the space, creating an intimate environment for a sophisticated dinner party-style reception that makes use of the spring temperatures.
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Dotted by date palms and olive trees, this palatial resort on the outskirts of Marrakech exudes Moroccan luxury. Say “I do” in the shady courtyard of the garden before sipping cocktails at the reflection pool surrounded by brass lanterns and Moorish arches. It will truly transport your guests to another time: Design a weekend of activities including trips to the hammam, excursions to Berber villages making argan oil, wanderings of the city’s famed souk, and dining over plenty of tagine-filled meals.
The Ritz Paris, France
If your idea of a spring wedding includes walks along the Seine, gilded ballrooms, and views of the City of Light, set your sights on the Ritz Paris. Though the French capital is beautiful any time of the year, spring unleashes a new energy with locals stepping outside after the cold months. The markets feel vibrant and the gardens are filled with rosé-sipping Parisians. Host an alfresco ceremony the same way, in the hotel’s Grand Jardin, with a reception in a light-filled ballroom. Fun fact: The ballroom walls are soundproof, meaning you can dance until dawn.
Rosewood Miramar Beach, California
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The newest hotel in Montecito, known as the American Riviera, Rosewood Miramar Beach offers an expansive lawn overlooking the Pacific ocean for elegant, seaside weddings. The recently opened ballroom includes 12 custom Baccarat crystal chandeliers, so you can dine and dance in a glamorous setting whether you’re indoors or out. As an added bonus, book a block of suites at the Beach House, where you can wake up on your wedding day with calming views of the rolling waves and plenty of space to welcome your glam squad.
Montage Palmetto Bluff, South Carolina
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Relish all the southern charm at this coastal property set between Savannah and Charleston. With its own storybook-worthy chapel on-site as well as classic oak trees and a massive nature preserve, Palmetto Bluff gives you the best of the South and the spring: Lowcountry fare, low humidity, and use of the May River, including the property’s 60-foot yacht for photos.
U.S. National Arboretum, Washington, D.C.
What says spring more than cherry blossoms? Book your nuptials to align with the flourishing pink flowers of the famed trees at the U.S. National Arboretum. This garden and research institution houses a renowned collection of plants and flowers, giving your nuptials plenty of natural decor, especially as the buds turn to spring blooms.
Hinoki & the Bird, California
Hinoki & The Bird Wedding Reception
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This Japanese-inspired restaurant in Century City converts to a quirky-yet-upscale wedding venue, complete with an outdoor patio to relish the Southern California sunlight. You’ll have no shortage of amazing food and drink, as the venue serves up Asian-fusion dishes and artisanal cocktails, and the casual-luxury vibe of the space perfectly fits the mood of true Angelenos.
Da Paolino, Capri
This restaurant on the island of Capri is known for its lemon trees, so what better time to partake in the yellow fruits than spring, when you can see hundreds of them hanging from the branches? (By summer, they’ll have all fallen.) Make use of the natural decor as well as the late sunsets for an alfresco celebration amid the verdant canopy.
Meadowood Napa Valley, California
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Nestled into the hills of wine country, this five-star property is the ultimate luxury destination wedding location. Not only will guests be entertained by the on-site croquet, hiking, and spa, but food and wine will take center stage for your wedding. Work with the estate sommelier to customize a selection of wines, beers, and cocktails for your festivities—unique experiences including paired dinners, tasting bars, and magnums on the dance floor.
Hotel Saint Cecilia, Texas
For just the right amount of Austin weirdness balanced with Texas sophistication, head to Hotel Saint Cecilia, a 1970s-inspired hotel in Austin’s trendy South Congress neighborhood. Here you’ll find your choice of lush gardens, shaded terraces, and a poolside arbor for hosting your nuptials. Plus, it’s easy to buy out the entire boutique property, creating a headquarters for your wedding weekend showcasing the best of this über-cool town.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Florida
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An oasis among the Art Deco architecture of Miami, this villa and its surrounding gardens exudes an old-world European flair fit for a whimsical affair. Say “I do” in the lush gardens that look like a set from Great Expectations, take photos overlooking Biscayne Bay, and host dinner and dancing inside the courtyard of the Main House.
Arches National Park, Utah
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Spring is one of the best times to travel to the American west, so naturally it’s also the best time to host an intimate ceremony in Arches National Park in April or May. This national park, known for more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches, has seen plenty of elopements and small weddings. Choose your own wedding arch—literally—and exchange vows with one of the most dramatic backdrops you’ll find on earth.
Belmond Castello di Casole, Tuscany
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With warm weather that’s not too hot, spring in Tuscany is one of the best times to visit the rolling hills covered in vineyards and the small towns that make charming destinations for weddings. At the Belmond Castello di Casole, wed in the carefully restored Chiesa St. Tommaso Church and make use of the property’s historic grounds for your reception. Plus, there’s no shortage of amazing wines to toast to your newlywed status.
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Olowalu Plantation House, Hawaii
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This private residence on the cliffs of Maui gives you authentic Hawaii. From crashing waves and palm trees to a dinner party under the moonlight, the former sugar mill that’s now an event space harks back to another time in history, when Hawaii’s plantations bustled with activity. It’s less resort chic and more backcountry nostalgia in a way that your guests won’t forget. And be ready to be bombarded with May flowers.