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Experience the beauty and splendor of New York City’s unique event spaces- Ellis Island and Liberty Island. Host your corporate event, wedding or next special celebration at this landmark event venue! Ellis Island and Liberty Island have been hosting successful events since 1931.
With awe-inspiring views of the Statue of Liberty and the NYC skyline, Ellis Island and Liberty Island are unforgettable settings for your next corporate event, special family celebration or fundraiser. When your event dreams call for an impressive, NYC event venue with breathtaking views, upscale event styling, and the advantages of an on-the-water location, these historic and premiere venues will bring your vision to life.
The gorgeous surrounding scenery and firework shows over the Hudson River make private events at the islands nothing short of magical. State Cruises, the authorized official transportation to the landmarks, will take you on an eight-minute ferryboat ride, where you can enjoy the historical and monumental buildings as you make your way to the islands. Start your event the right way with champagne-bearing servers greeting each guest as they step onto the island. If an eight minute ferry ride across the river isn’t enough cruise time to satisfy you, jump on the Liberty Harbor Cruise: America’s Freedom Tour’ for a 90-minute cruise instead. Guests on board can take in the amazing sights of the New Jersey State Park, Governors Island and the Brooklyn Bridge. Moreover, this option provides guests with exclusive close-up views of the iconic Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
It doesn’t end there. If preferred, walking tours with the National Park Ranger are available. Guests can retrace the steps of the immigrants who passed through Ellis Island and find their family’s name on the Wall of Honor. In addition, children activities include a scavenger hunt and game zone. There is also a Conference Room with balcony dining available on Ellis Island during the day. Visitors can experience the expansive interior space of 13,000 square feet with astonishing views of the Manhattan skyline. Or attendees can enjoy their time outdoors and have the chance to join Lady Liberty for a drink and a photo op before dinner at Ellis Island. Afterwards, gather your guests under a clear tent for a toast during dinner as the stars and Manhattan skyline continue to light up your night. End the special day off with a bang by enjoying some vibrant fireworks. These exclusive events are available for 25 to 1,200 guests.
The dedicated event team at Liberty and Ellis Island will be there every step of the way to assist you with your event planning process to ensure your goals and needs are met. Conferences, meetings and presentations are typically held in the daytime, whereas, galas, fundraisers and award ceremonies are often during the evening. Lunch and several snack or coffee sessions are available to be served during the day events while night events can feature customized menus including hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, dinner, and dessert.
Consider the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island for your upcoming occasion. Take up the chance to whisk you and your guests on this private island getaway. It’s the perfect place for a memorable experience.