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Welcome to Buffalo Niagara
For Your Wedding!

It is a genuine pleasure to welcome you to Buffalo Niagara. New York State has long enjoyed a reputation as a cosmopolitan, multicultural destination, and the passage of the Marriage Equality Act is the latest proof that we proudly embrace our lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender residents and visitors.

Same-sex couples will find an enthusiastic and supportive community here. Tourism officials are working in partnership with members of the LGBT community to ensure that you have every resource at your disposal to plan and hold a wedding in the Buffalo Niagara region.

In the pages that follow you’ll find a list of Frequently Asked Questions, a guide to open and affirming wedding providers, links to City Clerks offices and sources for everything from flowers to photographers.

Best Gay City logoBuffalo Niagara is an ideal choice for a wedding. The scenic grandeur of Niagara Falls and other natural wonders is complemented by a thriving cultural scene, historic (and cutting-edge) architecture, restaurants to delight every palate, as well as plenty of nightlife and urban amenities. In addition, you’ll find that our region is more affordable than many locations elsewhere in New York State and easily accessible through a number of low-cost airlines. No matter where you and your guests are coming from, we’ll make you feel right at home when you get here. Click here to read about one couple who've tied the knot here.

On behalf of our entire community, welcome to Buffalo Niagara. We’re looking forward to helping you make your dreams of the perfect wedding come true!

Do you have questions about the ins and outs of getting married in New York State? Click here for answers!