The Top 7 Places to Propose in NYC

If you're looking for the top places to propose in NYC, you've come to the right place. New York City is rated one of the most romantic cities in the world and no matter where you choose, you really can't go wrong. So you've got the girl, you've got the ring, now you just need the perfect romantic spot to get down on one knee. If you're looking for a special place to pop the question, we have the inside scoop on locations that won't disappoint. 

1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Getting Engaged at the Met with Catherine Angiel diamond ring

 Catherine Angiel couple engaged at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC

For the real New Yorkers, spend a romantic day wandering through the iconic NYC museum and then pop the question by a meaningful exhibit. Follow it up with a reservation at a posh restaurant like Beauty and Essex or keep the surprise going with a party with friends and family. Bonus points if you hire a photographer to capture the epic moment. 

2. In Hoboken, with a view of Manhattan

Catherine Angiel couple engaged with a view of NYC

Catherine Angiel couple engaged with a view of the Freedom Tower

Ok so it's not actually in New York City, but it might be even better. Plan a dinner at one of the many highly rated restaurants across the Hudson and take an after dinner stroll with an epic view. It'll be a moment and a view you'll never forget. 

3. Grand Central Station

Catherine Angiel couple engaged at Grand Central Station

Catherine Angiel couple engaged at Grand Central Station

This iconic and architecturally stunning New York landmark makes for fantastic engagement pictures with it's high ceilings and gorgeous interior detail. Big tip: make sure you plan for a time of day when you're avoiding commuter traffic. Bonus: you'll have a big audience to cheer you on when she says yes!

4. Yankee Stadium 

Catherine Angiel couple married at Yankee Stadium

Catherine Angiel couple takes wedding pictures at Yankee Stadium

For those adventurers looking for a big audience, nothing beats Yankee Stadium. She'll say yes on the jumbo-tron and you'll be the real MVP. Just make sure you're not popping the question during an important play. Nothing should overshadow your moment. 

5. Top of the Metropolitan Club

Catherine Angiel couple married on top of the Metropolitan Club NYC

Catherine Angiel couple married on the top of the Metropolitan Club

Sure it's a very popular NYC spot to get married, but you can also get engaged there and it would make for some epic photos. Just make sure you coordinate with the venue. She won't be able to say no when you've put so much planning and thought into the event!

6. Central Park

Catherine Angiel couple engaged in Central Park

Catherine Angiel couple engaged in Central Park

Enlist friends and set up a special spot in the iconic Central Park to get down on one knee. There are so many places from the Boathouse to the fountain; the exact spot doesn't even matter! Just make sure you can find it because even real New Yorkers know it's a maze in there. 

7. On the streets of New York City

Catherine Angiel gay couple married in NYC

Catherine Angiel couple wedding pictures in NYC 

Is there a street, an area, a neighborhood that is special to you and your partner? Where you first met or where your first date was? Or pick a street with a great background like in front of the Flatiron building or in Bryant Park in front of the New York Public Library. Have someone capture the moment and you'll have the most sensational background to share with family and friends.


And that's all she wrote folks! If you don't have the ring covered yet, we've got your back. Check out our award winning designs or make an appointment to create something custom and unique with Catherine Angiel herself. We also recommend checking out The Knot's guide to getting engaged- lot's of helpful information there. We love making couples happy!