Party venues in Manhattan

LISTEN UP New Yorkers. There are new kids in town! Every seasoned New Yorker likes to be first when using a new venue and there are some dazzling venues opening in 2015. From wedding reception venues to private-party rooms, to new hotels and restaurants, you can never go wrong in NYC. Be the first to impress your friends and family by choosing from one of these spectacular venues through Event Locations.
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One World Observatory

285 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10007
The tallest news comes from NYC’s tallest building. One World Trade Center is proud to open their One World Observatory. From May 29 – Sept 7 the panoramic views can be appreciated from 9am – 12 midnight. Starting Sept 8 the hours go from 9am – 8pm. Floors 100 and 101 are open to the general public and floor 102 is the new 9,300 square foot event space with a 330 guest capacity. First-Class catering, state of the art sound system, HD projection capabilities, along with the spectacular 360° panoramic view of NYC to impress even the unflappable in your party. But you had better get your wedding plans in early. There is sure to be a waiting list for this tall event venues.

Whitney Museum of American Art

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014
Opening on May 1, 2015, the Whitney Museum of American Art closed its doors to a half century residence on Madison Avenue in the Upper East Side to join the downtown crowd in the meatpacking district. Designed by Renzo Piano, the new Whitney Museum is a 220,000-square-foot contemporary building that boasts double the exhibition space of its previous residence. It also includes a 170-seat theater and a black-box theater with an adjacent outdoor gallery. The restaurant and café, operated by Union Square Hospitality Group, is easily accessible on the ground floor and makes it a perfect place to meet and greet your guests.

Knickerbocker Hotel

6 Times Square, New York, NY 10036
John Jacob Astor IV originally opened this Time Square treasure in 1906. Its bartender, Martini de Arma de Taggia, is credited with creating the famous Martini drink back in 1911 for John D. Rockefeller. But for decades now, this Beaux-Arts hotel was used as office space. However, as of February 2015 it has been fully restored to its original luxury property status. The Knickerbocker Hotel is a landmark building so the facade has been renovated back to its glory days. That said, the interior has practically none of its original structure. It has a totally modern, sleek design that commanded upwards of $240 million to execute. The 330-room hotel boasts a Salon of 2,200 square feet that can hold 200 guests for receptions or seats 100. It is also home to the much anticipated restaurants, Charlie Palmer at The Knick and Jake’s. The latest sensation to open is the 7,800-square-foot rooftop bar and terrace called St. Cloud. It has a breathtaking view of Time Square!

The Baccarat Hotel

28 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019
The Baccarat Hotel is just opposite the Museum of Modern Art. It is named after the famous French crystal and like the crystal, this hotel is luxury incarnate. The 50-story tower is designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and offers 114 guest rooms designed by the Parisian firm of Gilles & Boissier. It is absolutely exquisite. The Chevalier is the upscale restaurant here at The Baccarat Hotel with executive chef Shea Gallante and the legendary director from La Grenouille, Charles Masson. Wedding halls and private events are available as well as a spa and swimming pool.

Ocean Prime

123 W 52nd St, New York, NY 10019
Among another great reception halls is Cameron Mitchell Restaurants that will be opening their first NYC venue the fall of 2015. This steak and seafood restaurant has an award-winning modern American supper club style and will be the company’s 12th restaurant. They are very excited to open their doors to the Big Apple. The Icrave team is designing the 7,400 square foot space that will seat 275 and sure to bedazzle its clientele. There will also be private dining rooms available for smaller engagement parties and wedding receptions, a separate sushi bar, a bar/lounge, and a terrace that seats 50 guests. Ocean Prime is primed to be a new NYC winner.

Sixty Soho

60 Thompson St, New York, NY 10012
The renovations are complete and the Sixty Soho hotel opened its doors in early 2015. The Sessanta restaurant at the hotel is the work of restaurateur John McDonald that serves coastal Italian fare in a casual setting. McDonald is also credited with the creation of Lure Fishbar. Martin Brudnizki Design Studio designed the space which has indoor and outdoor seating in season. The Gordon Bar attracts fashion and art industry insiders as well as the international jet-setting elite. It showcases a light-filled atrium Green Room that is ideal for engagement parties, wedding receptions, or private events. Up to 100 guests can comfortably fit in the cocktail reception area. If you are looking for an intimate venue in Soho chic, you’ve come to the right place.