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New Vendors & Newly Renovated Venues in NJ

Posted on June 23, 2023 by Jacqueline Larcara

Inside the TillingHouse at Suneagles.

The New Jersey wedding industry has no shortage of venues and vendors. We have the scoop on the vendors that are new to the state and the venues that recently did a renovation. Start your venue and vendor search here!

Sareh Nouri Flagship Salon

Inside the new Sareh Nouri flagship store in Livingston.
Recently, the Sareh Nouri flagship salon (previously located in the Short Hills Mall) opened in Livingston. This stand-alone modern space showcases Sareh’s gorgeous bridal gowns, evening wear, veils, bridal robes and accessories. The showroom offers an elevated and luxurious atmosphere featuring the best gowns handpicked from each season.

The Estate at Florentine Gardens

River Vale
The ceremony room at The Estate at Florentine Gardens.The new ceremony room (rendering shown above), is a grand two-story space featuring a wrought iron mezzanine balcony, hand-crafted ceiling moldings, a 7-foot stone fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook gardens. The room is decorated with soft, neutral tones, creating a romantic atmosphere. Not to mention, in 2020, the venue completely renovated its ballroom, which can accommodate 360 guests. The ballroom features floor-to-ceiling windows, 10-foot crystal chandeliers, a wrought iron Juliette balcony, a stone fireplace and hand-crafted ceiling moldings.

TillingHouse at Suneagles

Inside the TillingHouse at Suneagles.What was once a private country club for Fort Monmouth officers has been reimagined as a glamorous event space on Suneagles Golf Course. While renovating the interior, the designers of TillingHouse preserved its historic feel (the golf course was created in 1926). The venue includes a ballroom (rendering shown above) with a 500-guest capacity and a 52-foot bar. The game room, where the groom and groomsmen get ready, features a barber shop, billiards and shuffleboard. The bridal suite includes a dressing area, salon and two full bathrooms. Chef Ryan DePersio, of Battello and Fascino fame, is the TillingHouse chef. TillingHouse is now accepting wedding bookings; the first wedding will take place September 2023.

Basking Ridge Country Club

Basking Ridge
Inside the Basking Ridge Country Club reception roomDuring a recent facelift, the venue replaced the carpeting in the entryway and ballroom with wood flooring as well as installed new carpeting in the Ridge Room (used for cocktail hour, indoor ceremonies and smaller events, like showers). In the ballroom (pictured above), which can accommodate 180 guests with a dancefloor, there are new window treatments, updated light fixtures and a fresh coat of paint. The all-gray color scheme provides a clean look. Nothing structural was changed and the stunning view of the 18th hole from the cocktail hour area and ballroom is still intact.

Grace Loves Lace Showroom

Inside the Grace Loves Lace showroom in Montclair.The Australian wedding gown brand Grace Loves Lace has opened its first showroom in New Jersey. Brides who are searching for a relaxed yet chic vibe for their wedding dress can try on options from sleek silk to crepe gowns. Grace is known for ethical and sustainable craftsmanship and, above all, comfort.

Village Hall 

South Orange
Outside the Village Hall in South Orange.This new gem in the Landmark Venues family, the Village Hall is an historic treasure in the middle of bustling South Orange in Essex County. Dating to 1894, the space was reopened in the Fall of 2022, carefully restored with reclaimed timber and distressed metals to celebrate the architecture and integrity of the original building. In addition to the tavern and beer garden on site, the building offers an event space with ballroom, separate pre-function area and bridal suite.

Park Loft 

Inside the Park LoftThis brand new, luxury wedding and event venue in Monmouth County features 16,000 square feet of indoor event space over two floors, including a dance hall with 25-foot, beamed ceilings. Outdoor space includes a covered ceremony area and 1,400 square-foot bar courtyard, and extensive landscaped, park-like grounds. Up to 200 guests can be accommodated in formal seating. Two private suites. Floating steel-and-glass staircase for your grand entrance. Photo ops galore.

The Gran Centurions

Inside the Gran Centurions.Two event spaces at The Gran Centurions, accommodating between 60 and 150 guests, have been completely renovated with a bright and modern feel. They now include new crystal chandeliers and sconces, white marble floors, gold or silver Chiavari chairs, a new bridal suite, farm tables and a statement mirror wall. The new patio, perfect for outdoor ceremonies and parties, accommodates 125 guests, with the option of a tent. A brand-new banquet room and renovated bathrooms are in the works.

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