About Us

Nestled on four acres of meticulously manicured grounds, winding brick pathways, luminescent fountains and stone gazebos, this Georgian-style mansion located in suburban River Vale, New Jersey, is an elegant and sophisticated venue for your wedding. The Estate at Florentine Gardens has been a family-owned and -operated business for more than 29 years and hosts only one exclusive wedding at a time. The Estate combines warmth, comfort and historic charm with expansive gardens and is the perfect setting to accommodate your indoor or outdoor wedding ceremony.

A grand lobby greets you with a stunning crystal chandelier, majestic fireplace, sweeping mahogany staircase and baby grand piano. A white-gloved attendant will greet your guests with a variety of chilled champagnes upon arrival.

Their newly renovated couple’s suites include a bridal attendant to see to all of your wedding-day needs. Also included are luxurious makeup stations, private restrooms, flat screen TV, SONOS sound system, beverages and light snacks. The suites are the perfect setting to relax in elegant comfort while preparing for your ceremony.

Enjoy world-class cuisine when you and your guests dine at The Estate at Florentine Gardens. The cocktail room overlooks an outdoor veranda and gardens and accommodates seating for more than 250 guests. The culinary staff offers unparalleled world-class cuisine. Included are selections of hot and cold hors d’oeuvres served butler-style, sommelier and fromage stations, dazzling cold displays of fruit, antipasto and salads, along with seafood and sushi stations. Cooking stations are customized to our clients taste and palate. A full open bar includes premium liquors, international wines, domestic, imported and light beers, along with specialty cocktails.

Following cocktail hour, your guests are welcomed into the Grand Ballroom where your dining experience will begin. The luxurious Grand Ballroom accommodates 350 people comfortably. Feel like royalty as you dance under 25-foot ceilings decorated with 10-foot crystal chandeliers and floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the magnificent gardens. A three-course plated dinner includes a choice of a hot or cold appetizer, a selection of three entrées and a plated dessert. Cocktail service, fine wines and champagne are served table-side. Also included is a custom four-tiered wedding cake. Available upgrades include a decadent display of pastries, cakes and confections by the in-house pastry chef. And the ideal way to wind down from the celebration: A cigar bar with whiskey, scotch and cognac is available.

They offer the complete package at The Estate. Unique to the wedding business, they have in-house services that include accent lighting, state-of-the-art videography, a fabulous house band and deejay, and an exclusive to The Estate “Theatrical Package.”

Rest assured that your affair will receive individualized service, customization and keen attention to detail, as their one-event-at-a-time policy ensures each wedding unfolds flawlessly. As guests of our facility, they feel you deserve nothing less. For more information on planning your wedding at The Estate, contact an event consultant today.

Details

Reception Capacity Range: Up to 360
Number of Simultaneous Events: 1
Waiter to Guest Ratio: 1:08
Number of Courses: 4

Amenities

  • All food and beverage handled by venueTrue
  • Bridal suiteTrue
  • Chiavari chairsTrue
  • Crystal chandeliersTrue
  • Custom cakesTrue
  • Custom menusTrue
  • Event plannerTrue
  • FireplacesTrue
  • Gardens for picturesTrue
  • GazeboTrue
  • Grand ballroomTrue
  • Indoor ceremoniesTrue
  • Kosher menu availableTrue
  • Lighting packageTrue
  • Off-Premises CateringTrue
  • Outdoor ceremoniesTrue
  • Outdoor patiosTrue
  • Valet parkingTrue
  • WeddingTrue

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