Spacious Gala Loft Wedding Venues
Our nineteenth century lofts are awe-inspiring with 21-foot ceilings, original 1860 hardwood floors, massive factory windows and space, space, space! You and your guests will have plenty of room to spread out, mingle and dance the night away. You can also choose to have your ceremony in a different area from your cocktail hour and reception. Our wedding location makes your dream a reality.
NY-STYLE WEDDING Locations AT NJ PRICES
Our venues are so chic and so close to New York City, we can give you that NYC experience without the hassle and expense. A 200-person wedding including ceremony, cocktail, and reception space for less than $40,000? We can do that. Your cost also includes bridal and groom suites, tables, chairs, décor, setup, cleanup, photos, food, and beverages! We even figure our planning services into the price.
CLOSE TO NYC
The Art Factory is the anchor of the historic district of the first planned industrial city in the United States. Located at the ramp entrance to Interstate 80, we’re a quick 12-mile drive to the George Washington Bridge, with convenient access to NJ Transit train and bus.
FULL-DAY (24-HOUR) ACCESS
The Art Factory is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you and your group can make a day of it. Settle into your bridal and groom suites in the morning. Enjoy a nice meal in our on-site restaurant. Play shuffleboard, pinball, or foosball with your wedding party, and ride our trolleys to the Great Falls for pictures. Party till 5 a.m.? Yup!
Wedding Planning & Décor Included
The Art Factory has a team of planners that help you design your special day. Choose from our wide selection of candles, décor, and props: The options will blow your mind. Our operations crew arranges our custom-made tables, props, and tablescapes. We are a full-service operation. Track and manage all the details surrounding your event with our recommended app.
choose your favorite caterer and vendors!
It’s nice to have options. Explore our in-house wedding expo to choose your caterer, photographer, DJ, band, hotel, dress, and more. Every Art Factory couple gets a bag of swag loaded with free goodies from our vendors like vouchers for delicious tastings, free engagement photo sessions, and makeup trials!
Indoor & Outdoor wedding venues
The Art Factory has the perfect combination of indoor and outdoor venues for every season. Our charming European courtyards and outdoor deck areas are ideal for cocktails and mingling. Enjoy relaxing in our New Orleans-style secret garden and strolling around our beautiful park. We are a frequent film location, so your photos opportunities will be endless and amazing.
photos, Trolleys, Waterfalls & Park
The Art Factory's 5-acre campus, located in historic Paterson, NJ, is known as Hollywood East - Disney, Spielberg, Scorsese, Universal, HBO, Netflix . . . shoot their movies here for a reason - best photo backdrops in the northeast! Grab your indoor and outdoor factory shots and then hop aboard our vintage trolleys for the 2-block ride to the 2nd highest waterfall after Niagara in our National Park for photos. The waterfalls are breathtaking, and their waters once powered the Factory!
Art Factory Membership
Every couple that chooses The Art Factory becomes an honorary member for life! Want a cool space for your engagement party, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, birthday party, or baby shower? You get it free! Want to use our wood and metal shops? Sure! How about VIP access to gallery openings? Hosting an event at The Art Factory has lasting benefits.
An Art Factory wedding will make an immediate and lasting impression on your guests, who are probably used to the classic banquet hall or golf course event space. Our venues have the “wow factor” that will make your special day not only memorable, but truly exceptional.