Finding perfect corporate holiday party venues in NYC can be tough. The right spot depends on proximity, capacity, budget and preferred aesthetic. But we’re here to help with a list of top party-ready city locales so you can easily — and stylishly — toast to another successful year with your staff.
Intimate Celebration for 100 – 300
Just steps away from being in the heart of Central Park, Tavern On The Green boasts a classic unparalleled location for your New York holiday party. With beautiful views of the park and seven exquisite spaces to choose from, this once-sheepfold has been renovated to fit every party perfectly. The chic spaces sport wood paneling, lush decor and seasonal restaurant menus, which make being in one of the most famous spots in the city just that much better (and your planning easier).
South Wing Capacity: 125 (seated) – 225 (standing)
We love this all-white Brooklyn space for its towering ceilings and expansive open floor plan. J Loft boasts clean lines and marble flooring — the perfect customizable backdrop for corporate holiday parties with 5,000 square feet of seemingly endless lighting and décor opportunities.
Capacity: 180 (seated) -300 (standing)
A generous 5,000 sq feet of elegant interior space makes this holiday party venue in NYC ideal for just about any company event. High ceilings and windows on all four sides show off the skyline while natural light and warm polished oak floors enhance the stylish and sophisticated vibe. Ideally located in Midtown on the world’s most famous avenue and equipped with a full kitchen and marble bathrooms, this venue sets the perfect backdrop for your New York holiday party.
Capacity: 180 (seated) – 300 (standing)
Located in the world’s most iconic music venue, Carnegie Hall’s six event spaces match the talent seen in their shows with their internal STARR Events curating dining experiences unlike any other. The best of both worlds, this is a historic venue that has been newly renovated — offering antique touches in a modern atmosphere. And the views of the renowned New York skyline and Central Park are stunning. If you’re looking at holiday party venues in NYC, be sure to check this one out.
Weill Music Room Capacity: up to 200
Located in Lower Manhattan amongst attractions like the Brooklyn Bridge and the World Trade Center & Observatory, The Beekman’s historic building is perfect for your corporate event. With its mix of classic and contemporary elements and expansive art collection, The Beekman provides a sense of elegance that’s hard to find. Its generous lower level combines multiple spaces to allow you curate your perfect New York holiday party vision.
Lower Level Capacity: up to 225
On top of a Manhattan skyscraper sits Gallow Green, a forestlike rooftop that looks like it stepped out of a fairy tale. This lush garden hideaway is atop the McKittrick Hotel on the outskirts of trendy Chelsea. It’s a unique blend of rustic and hip making it one of the ideal holiday party venues in NYC for intimate to mid-sized events.
Located in the NoMad Hotel but featuring its own entrance just east of Broadway, the NoMad Bar has the warmth of a classic New York City tavern. But don’t let the casual vibe fool you; the large, two-level space includes a full bar and kitchen and access to state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment, taking care of all of your company New York holiday party needs.
Here’s one of the sweet holiday party venues in NYC located right in the middle of the Financial District — perfect for companies located nearby. Open fewer than two years, The Mezzanine (frequently shortened to “The Mezz”), boasts 6,300 square feet of industrial chic space to play with. Its floor-to-ceiling windows provide ample natural light while built-in A/V accompaniments are just waiting for you to add your company branding and décor in this highly customizable venue.
Capacity: 180 (seated) – 300 (standing)
Mid-Sized Celebration of 300 – 600
Located in the Chelsea Market, overlooking the High Line, West Edge is a 10,000-square-foot spot with floor-to-ceiling windows and white walls — it’s a chic raw space ready to be transformed. Immerse your company into this New York holiday party venue with the help of Creative Edge Parties, West Edge’s in-house caterers who are experts at inventive and delicious food installations. Whether the sun is setting on the Hudson outside, or the party is booming within, this venue will make for a memorable party.
Capacity: 300 (seated) – 550 (standing)
Nestled amongst Manhattan skyscrapers, this indoor/outdoor space is one of the ideal holiday party venues in NYC for any type of celebration. Enjoy the snow falling from this clear tented space located on the cusp of Bryant Park. The South Garden space at Bryant Park Grill has an elegance and sophistication that suits a corporate party. The Grill also offers two additional spaces to meet varied needs.
South Garden Capacity: 250 (seated) – 300 (standing)
Need a beautiful blank slate on which to create your vision? Hudson Mercantile offers 3 distinct options, each centrally-located, clean and modern white spaces in the Hudson Yards district of Midtown Manhattan, one block from the entrance to the Javits center. The largest, The Studio, boasts its own entrance and two direct private elevators. The spaces can be booked alone or combined to create a party flow that includes cocktails then dinner, dancing or an awards presentation.
Gallery: up to 300
Studio: 300 (seated) – 350 (standing)
Not only are the New York Public Library’s event spaces exquisite, but all proceeds from event space rentals go towards the library, which is the nation’s largest public library system and one of the world’s premier non-profit organizations. The dark wood in the Salomon Room sets a stately tone along with with its numerous portrait paintings and high ceilings — it provides a sense of history and sophistication that’s tough to match. This space is ideal for elegant sit-down dinners, awards programs honoring your employees, or any other type of New York holiday party.
Salomon Room Capacity: 300 (seated) – 325 (standing)
One thing NYC does exceedingly well is offer hip waterfront spots. Current is one of the newer waterfront holiday party venues in NYC with more than 6,000 square feet of open space featuring gleaming wood floors, 16-foot ceilings and glorious views through walls of windows. It’s an inspired backdrop for your corporate festivities. Let their in-house seasoned professionals take the pressure off of planning so you can enjoy the event and the views.
Full Buyout Capacity: 450 (seated) – 500 (standing)
Water Capacity: 300 (seated) – 350 (standing)
Wind Capacity: up to 200
Aspire At One World Observatory
This spot is 9,000 square feet of wow! Spanning 3 floors and offering 360-degree views, Aspire at One World Trade Center is one of the holiday party venues in NYC that towers over the rest of the city. But the experience is even more elevated with exquisite cuisine and custom event packages — in perhaps the most desirable location in downtown Manhattan.
Capacity: up to 300
Blow-out Bash for 600+
This New York loft space located at the Chelsea Piers has views of the Hudson River and Statue of Liberty, hardwood floors, 10,000 square feet and a glass-enclosed terrace for an outdoor spot that’s still fun in a New York winter. Plus The Lighthouse’s in-house event professionals and caterers guarantee a memorable occasion for your employees. Enjoy the snow falling on the Hudson River or the sun streaming in through the glass windows, sip a seasonal cocktail, and chat with coworkers at your New York holiday party.
Capacity: 400 (seated) – 800 (standing)
Pier A Harbor House
What’s better than being right on the Hudson river? Pier A Harbor House provides a comfortable tavern feel with immaculate views of the Financial District skyline on one side and the Hudson River on the other. Classic red bar stools and a long wooden bar, create a festive fun environment for a casual party though the space can get dressed up too. This is one of. those holiday party venues in NYC that’s a great spot for everything from cocktails and conversation to dinner and debauchery. Take the business out of business casual and revel in the comfortable atmosphere at Pier A Harbor House.
Capacity: up to 650
SECOND is a 3,600 square foot raw space located in the heart of the NoMad neighborhood; infuse your company’s logos, values and ideas into this beautifully understated space. Beamed ceilings, towering windows and chic concrete floors make for a fun modern space and you can utilize various rooms to create a seamless flow for your company holiday party.
Great Room Capacity: up to 800
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