Best places to propose in New York this Christmas Season 2022 edition.
Are you looking for the perfect place to propose to your significant other this holiday season? New York City is the perfect place to pop the question, with its romantic atmosphere and stunning views. From Central Park to the iconic Rockefeller Christmas Tree, there are plenty of romantic spots to choose from. Christmas trees are all around the city, fairy lights are handing on the streets and famous 5th avenue is busy with tourists from all over the world. If you are planning to propose this Holiday season, here are 10 best places to propose in New York this year.
Propose at the Wollman Ice rink in Central Park
Central Park is one of the most iconic places in New York City, and it’s also one of the most romantic. With its lush greenery and picturesque views, it’s the perfect place to get down on one knee and ask for your partner’s hand in marriage. Whether you choose to propose in the middle of the park or at one of its many scenic overlooks, you’re sure to have a magical moment.
Did you know that the world-famous ice rink in Central Park is now hosting surprise marriage proposals? Yes, you can rent the private ice skating time for just the two of you and propose in the middle of the rink. This year the rink is also offering private igloo rentals if you want to add that extra sparkle to your proposal. Ice rink is open Monday – Sunday from 10am – 10pm
Don’t forget to add our secret proposal photographer to capture the special moment.
Propose at the Pier 57 Rooftop Park
Pier 57 rooftop park is a real hidden gem of the city. Opened in April 2022, this park is absolutely new and still a secret for the majority of people. To find the entrance to the rooftop you will need to go to the south side near City Winery . The main entrance is along the south side of the pier facing the Hudson River. Once inside, take the elevator or stairs to get to the roof. Almost two acres of open space offering the views of the downtown Manhattan, Little Island , NJ and New York Harbor. The park is open from 7am – 10pm daily.
Our candlelight heart plus photography package would be ideal for this incredible space.
Propose by the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
The Rockefeller Christmas Tree is one of the most iconic symbols of the holiday season in New York City. With its twinkling lights and festive atmosphere, it’s the perfect place to propose.
The famous tree is a perfect backdrop for a holiday proposal. It is the busiest area in the city and with the 5th avenue car-free zone for December it is overflowing with the tourists. So if you want to propose in here and looking for privacy you might have two options:
- Rent the Rockefeller Center Ice rink proposal. It will give you 5 minutes of the private ice rink use and the best view of the Christmas Tree.
- Come to the Rockefeller Center plaza at 6 am and propose when with the Christmas tree lightening.
In both cases our secret proposal photographer and videographer will be there to capture the big moment.
Propose at a Private Rooftop Igloo
Looking for stunning Manhattan skyline views but worried about the weather? This year lots of rooftop bars are offering a private igloo rental. With the help of our experienced planner, who will transform the place with custom decorations, you can propose in a warm, stunning igloo and enjoy the city view at the same time. Such bars as Somewhere Nowhere, Chalet de Ning at The Peninsula, Mr. Purple Rooftop and Pier 17th are offering breathtaking views and exceptional dining experience. The best proposal option would be our Hotel room makeover package.
Propose at the Luxury Penthouse
Luxury penthouse marriage proposal is absolutely perfect for a winter engagement. Most of the penthouses has fire place, multiple terraces and lots of photo opportunities within the room. Our 36th floor penthouse located atop the iconic art deco building right off 5th avenue, with three spectacular terraces and 180-degree views of the Manhattan skyline it is a perfect location for a proposal. The penthouse rental is for two hours and included the complimentary champagne bottle to celebrate the brand new engagement.
Propose at the Jane’s Carousel
Dumbo is a neighborhood in Brooklyn that’s known for its stunning views of the Manhattan skyline. It’s the perfect place to propose, with its romantic atmosphere and breathtaking views. Whether you choose to propose at the Brooklyn Bridge Park or on the cobblestone streets of Dumbo, you’re sure to have a memorable moment.
Our stunning carousel in Dumbo, Brooklyn not only an ideal covered location for a surprise proposal but also the perfect spot for the engagement photo session as it has the views of Manhattan skyline and iconic Brooklyn Bridge. Jane’s Carousel can hold up to 40 guests and if you were planning to propose with the friends and family, this would be a perfect place for the celebration. Carousel is hosting the proposals after-hours Monday to Sunday. When booking your carousel proposal, don’t forget to include a secret proposal photographer to capture the surprise moment.
Propose at the Brooklyn Promenade
If you are looking for a semi-private location with the stunning Manhattan skyline, the Brooklyn Promenade is exactly what you need. This beautiful location is rather quiet and not known by the tourists. In order to propose here you will need to apply for the permit ( 21 day notice) and make sure you don’t bring rose petals, balloons, confetti, sparkles and alcohol. We love setting up the 3Ft Marry Me sign with candles and red carpet in this location and the pictures are just out of this world.
Propose at the Secret Gazebo in Central Park
This intimate package was made specifically for the couples who wanted to propose in a private and romantic setting. Secret gazebo in Central Park is a perfect choice for surprise proposal as no one would ever expect to find a gazebo covered in lights and candles in the park. Our secret photographer will be there to capture the big moment for you. This package is more beautiful in winter, especially when it snows and you can see the whole park covered in white snow. We are suggesting booking this option for the night proposals when the candles are light up and more visible.
Propose on a Private Rooftop
Private rooftops are a great option for those looking for a more intimate setting. Whether you choose to propose at a rooftop bar or a private event space, you’re sure to have a romantic moment that you’ll never forget. Our special ” Private Rooftop+Christmas Tree” package is perfect for the couples who wants to embrace the holidays but in a more intimate settings. To make the moment extra special we are offering hot chocolate and warm blankets for the clients who are worried about the weather. We are offering more than 10 private rooftops all around the city with the most iconic views of the New York City.
Propose on the Times Square Billboard
Times Square is one of the most iconic places in New York City, and it’s the perfect place to propose if you don’t mind public attention. Take your partner to the center of the square and then get down on one knee once the billboard goes life. No one ever expects to see themselves on a big screen in the middle of the world-famous Times Square. “Wow” factor guaranteed. The billboards are constantly changing, so reach out to us with your day and time and we will send you the once that are currently in use. We are asking at least 2 week notice in order to schedule the big screen proposal.
No matter where you choose to propose, you’re sure to have a magical moment that you’ll never forget. New York City is the perfect place to pop the question, with its romantic atmosphere and stunning views. From Central Park to the iconic Rockefeller Christmas Tree, there are plenty of romantic spots to choose from. So, if you’re looking for the perfect place to propose this holiday season, look no further than New York City.
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Tatiana Caicedo and Vlad Leto