Russo’s Brides are a special group who understand that exceptional service and quality are always the first priority for their special day. Our brides are continually impressed by the unlimited range of service and menu selections on their first visit to Russo’s On The Bay, throughout the planning process, and at every instant of their Russo’s wedding day. Getting married at Russo’s is a truly regal experience. Step into our building and you will find one of the most accommodating teams in hospitality, dedicated to you and your guests at every turn.

Scroll through our Photo Galleries below, and you’ll understand why our guests are impressed with our grand entrances, our sensational Venetian displays as well as our dedicated servers and incredible selection of sophisticated fine linen packages that change throughout the night for an elegant experience. We are one of the most unique venues you’ll find with such an unwavering commitment to detail in both the front and back of the house. Our reviews online tell the story first-hand what it means to be a ‘Russo’s Bride.’

Russo’s On The Bay provides stellar settings for weddings that will be cherished for a lifetime. We take pride in offering you the most elegant surroundings, with lavishly-decorated ballrooms, suites and lounges that can accommodate over five hundred of your guests in unforgettable style. Combining sophisticated contemporary design with advanced lighting, sound and other state-of-the-art tech features, Russo’s newly upgraded rooms are the ultimate event spaces.

It’s the day you always dreamed of: A Wedding. A Christening. Sweet Sixteens. Bar Mitzvahs. These are the moments that define our lives, that bring us together, and that create lasting bonds with the people we love. At Russo’s On The Bay, we understand the importance of these special occasions, and all that they mean to you and your guests. This understanding informs everything we do, and makes us your ideal choice for every kind of celebration. At Russo’s On The Bay, we are not only in the business of executing fine events with superlative service and exemplary cuisine: we create memories that you will cherish for a lifetime.

Since we first opened our doors in 1987, Russo’s has continually set new standards for innovative cuisine, personalized service and uncompromising attention to detail, all delivered in a stunning waterfront setting. Distinguished by its richly-appointed décor, world class amenities and infinitely-adaptable spaces for parties of all sizes, Russo’s On The Bay is a one-of-a-kind home for once-in-a-lifetime events – and quite simply the most beautiful event venue in New York.

We invite you to learn more about Russo’s – our heritage, our expertise, and most of all, our time-proven promise that any occasion celebrated with us will be an extraordinary and treasured event.

It is the moment your guests have been waiting for: the bride and groom’s first appearance as husband and wife, and the sheer romance of the first dance as a married couple. At Russo’s, we spotlight your grand entrance with a dramatic flair: in The Paragon, the bridal couple comes into view on an elevator that rises into the center of the dance floor, while in The Encore Ballroom, the back wall of the room opens to reveal the bride and groom on a Grand Staircase for a show-stopping entrance – one more way that Russo’s gives you and your guests a joyful experience never to be forgotten.

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Every corner of Russo’s has been designed to represent the finest in contemporary décor, with unique touches that build on the best of traditions: floors are made of exquisite fine marble that extends through the remarkable venue, while our event rooms and public spaces are all richly-outfitted with custom-commissioned furnishings and drapes, hand-blown glass fixtures, breathtaking chandeliers and myriad other defining touches. Our lavishly-landscaped grounds are equally eye-catching, and provide picture-perfect settings for your wedding photos. Russo’s takes great pride in making sure that when you and your guests arrive, every corner of the venue has been polished to perfection. Unforgettable moments start with the smallest of details. From intricately-rendered mosaics in vibrant colors, to the etched glass doors, to the scenic setting of our unique floating waterside gazebo, our entire property was designed to create a luxurious backdrop for your event.


Winter, spring, summer or fall, every season is special at Russo’s On The Bay. We pull out all the stops to make each season come alive for our guests, adding fresh decorative elements, continually changing our floral arrangements and the plantings in our gardens – and adapting our menus to incorporate the freshest ingredients and seasonal delicacies available.

Russo’s newly upgraded Ballrooms provide flexible spaces for on-site ceremonies, while our wonderfully landscaped gardens offer additional open-air options with a waterfront setting.

Russo’s outstanding cuisine is prepared with great care by our chefs to guarantee sumptuous dining. With two kitchens and an in-house bakery, you are guaranteed the freshest foods along with superb quality, with cooked-to-order menus that put a premium on eye-catching presentation, variety – and sheer abundance, all served in memorable style.

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