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Few occasions in life call for a grand party quite like a wedding. It’s one of the most significant reasons to throw an elegant celebration for your favorite people: friends and family. And while some people may prefer a more intimate gathering of people and a quiet, secluded venue for a wedding, if you’ve always dreamed of an elegant, formal, exquisite soiree, now’s your chance! And I have just the place to recommend. A VIP Country Club wedding in New Rochelle, NY, exudes elegance, timelessness, and class.
Located on the Long Island Sound shores, VIP Country Club is a premier venue that provides couples with an extraordinary wedding experience. From the moment you book your event, their team of coordinators and planners will help you ensure every detail is in place for a wedding that feels just as VIP as its namesake.
VIP Country Club received the top ranking in The Knot’s 2022 Best of Weddings list. This award represents the highest and most-rated wedding professionals reviewed by real couples, families, and guests on The Knot. But this isn’t the first time they’ve received acknowledgment for such an accomplishment; this is their 13th year in a row they’ve been named a winner of The Knot Best of Weddings award!
Every inch of the VIP Country Club property and venue is curated to represent the best of what a wedding can be. Their beautiful waterfront property covers 8 acres of land, providing plenty of unique places for ceremonies, cocktail hour, and receptions. The outdoor space is rich in lush greenery, elegant fountains, and well-maintained gardens.
Let me paint a vision of what your wedding at VIP Country Club may look like. When your guests arrive for your wedding, they’ll be greeted with a “Before the Vows Reception,” where they’ll enjoy refreshments like Champagne, wine, and light bites. It’s the perfect way to welcome them to your celebration and set the tone for a spectacular event.
Depending on your desired aesthetic, you may have your ceremony at one of three locations; the Waterfront Ceremony Terrace, the Grand Fountain & Piazza, or the Romantic Indoor Fireside Salon. The Waterfront Ceremony Terrace includes a gorgeous white trellis on a raised stage that looks out over the beautiful Long Island Sound. It has a unique, tiled floor and plenty of space for your guests. The Grand Fountain & Piazza uses one of their large, lively fountains as a backdrop for your ceremony, surrounded by lush green trees and lawns. The Romantic Indoor Fireside Salon is a warm and intimate setting to exchange your vows in front of a stately fireplace. It’s also a great plan B in case of unexpected weather!
After the ceremony, guests will enjoy a memorable cocktail reception in the newly renovated 600 Lounge, featuring expansive outdoor patios that look out over the gorgeous property. White-glove passed hors d’oeuvres and creative chef-hosted stations will delight every taste bud and keep everyone satisfied until everyone enters the private dining room for the real party.
A reception at VIP Country Club is like treating your guests to a luxurious waterfront dining experience. Their team of dedicated chefs will prepare a variety of fresh cuisine selected by you and your partner to reflect your tastes and style, delivered with impeccable service.
The private dining rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows with spectacular panoramic views of the Long Island Sound and the impeccably landscaped property. Your guests will enjoy mingling on the private outdoor terrace with lounge furnishings, enjoying the fresh air, and getting closer to the beautiful views. The space has mahogany bars that offer top-shelf liquor, signature drinks, leather-bound wine menus, and specialty coffee menus, so there is something to suit every palate.
You and your guests will take to the dance floor under an elegantly detailed ceiling surrounded by fabulous uplighting that will really bring the party!
One of the best perks of having a wedding at VIP Country Club is the incredible spots for pictures. So, if a vast wedding album is part of your list of must-haves, it’s definitely a place to consider! Their waterfront acreage is perfect for portraits with a coastal vibe. You can stand on craggy rocks or even explore the stone sea shack nearby. The water makes for some pretty stunning Golden Hour shots, too.
VIP Country Club’s meticulously maintained grounds also make for breathtaking photo backgrounds. Their grounds include elegant fountains that look like something out of a fairy tale.
When you have your wedding at VIP Country Club, you’ll be the creative mastermind behind an event you’ll never forget. It will be a personal, elegant event that reflects your style, personality, and vision. You are welcome to use your own vendors to help bring that vision to life. Or, you can opt to have the VIP Country Club team prepare an all-inclusive proposal. They will help you create the wedding of your dreams.
All weddings include chairs, tables, chair covers, lighting, aisle runners, and dance floors. So, go ahead and cross those off your rental list!
While VIP Country Club’s in-house catering is absolutely divine, if you have a specific caterer in mind for your wedding, you are allowed to bring them in, as long as they have valid certificates of insurance.
Looking for a venue that is familiar with and can accommodate the traditions of an Indian or Kosher wedding? VIP Country Club specializes in both!
If you’re looking for an unforgettable venue, your best choice for your big day is a VIP Country Club wedding. I promise you will be grateful for the exceptional assistance throughout your planning process. You’ll be thrilled with the balance of romantic, elegant, and party vibes from hosting your wedding at this incredible venue. I’m always happy to chat about how we can capture every detail of your wedding day. So, if you want to daydream or brainstorm, just reach out! I’d love to help!
Finding your dream wedding venue in Westchester can be such a challenge! Primarily because there are so many incredibly beautiful and unique locations across the state. So if VIP Country Club doesn’t check all your boxes, check out more in the blog links below! But before you go, feel free to reach out! I love to chat about venues and what your dream wedding photos look like!