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The Venetian

Garfield, NJ 07026

About The Venetian

The Venetian Catering and Special Events is a wedding venue located in Garfield, New Jersey. This beautiful building displays the best of classic Italian design such as marble floors, palatial columns and ornate interiors. An air of timeless elegance permeates the space, from the lobby to the grand staircase and indoor fountain. Here, you can curate your dream day and treat your guests to a sophisticated banquet in The Grand Ballroom.

Facilities and Capacity

To-be-weds are welcome to celebrate every step of their romantic journey at this location, from engagement drinks and rehearsal dinners to the all-important wedding day. Each space can be arranged to accommodate both intimate gatherings and large-scale receptions. Ceremonies are held in a spectacular long room that has full-length windows along one side and large mirrors on the other. Gold Chiavari chairs line either side of the marble aisle and opulent drapes and ceiling moldings complement this elegant setting. The Grand Ballroom is home to stunning chandeliers, high ceilings and colorful lighting which lends a subtle touch of modernity. The balcony area is ideal for photographs and entertainment and adds to the lofty aesthetic. Here, you can treat your loved ones to an evening of dinner and dancing. Wedding parties can freshen up in the plush preparation suite throughout the day. Elsewhere, friends and family can mingle on the outdoor patio surrounded by pretty greenery and Italian-inspired garden features.

Services Offered

The dedicated staff at The Venetian Catering and Special Events looks forward to bringing your wedding vision to life. An in-house planner will collaborate with you and can recommend trusted vendors such as photographers, entertainment, florists and bakeries. The team oversees setup and cleanup, with items such as drapes, linens, glassware,and flatware provided on-site. Full open-bar service is provided by the seasoned bartenders who serve a selection of premium liquors, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.


The Venetian Catering and Special Events offers couples a wedding package that can be tailored to reflect their tastes and preferences. This standard plan includes a champagne toast with strawberries and a selection of hors d'oeuvres served butler-style during cocktail hour. The talented chefs devise formal three-course meals or serving stations with everything from Italian favorites to seafood stations available. For dessert, you can request a fancy Viennese dessert buffet complete with premium ice cream, chocolate fountains,\ and gelato stations.

Fast Facts:


In-house Caterer Only

Number of Guests:

Up to 1,000 guests
Multiple Events Simultaneously


After-party space
Bridal suite
Bridal showers
Cocktail-style receptions
Crystal chandeliers
Custom cakes
Custom menus
Engagement parties
Event planner
Gardens for pictures
Grand ballroom
Ice sculptures
Indoor ceremonies
Kosher menu available
Outdoor ceremonies
Outdoor patios
Rehearsal dinners
Specialty lighting
Valet parking

What We Love

  • The food! It’s incredible…and so much of it, especially during the cocktail hour.
  • The elegant staircase in the Grand Ballroom sets the stage for a fairytale entrance.
  • Top-notch service.
  • The Viennese table is the perfect way to end the night.

Meet the Team