Best graduation ceremony spaces in New York, NY

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Stylish, Light Filled Studio w/ Cyc Wall

New York | Long Island City

$225 per hour
100
7Responds within 4 hours
A love-child of a real-estate exec and a photographer, our was created out of passion for visual arts and understanding of what it takes to successfully create an image. We offer you 2,500 sq ft of clean contemporary space with a large corner cyc wall, with 14" ceilings and giant windows, beautiful make up station that can seat up to 4 models, and a stylish comfortable green-room. We understand your needs, and are here to help you to create your dreams. We can offer creative set designs and all lighting and grip demands of the most talented and demanding of creatives. One of New York oldest prop-house is 10 ft away, opening up a whole new world of set possibilities. 10 Minutes from Manhattan, One minute walk from the 7 Line subway stop 26x25x13 corner cyc wall South West facing 14ft wall-to-wall windows with lots of available light and black-out capabilities Lots of daylight ranging from soft to hard Comfortable and stylish green room with a large table Up to 4 models make-up station with dedicated 8/20amp Edison outlets Huge Freight 24/7 Power Pallet jacks for easy in and out loading or heavy equipment 600 amps 3 phase Friendly and helpful ownership. Full lighting and Grip rental Included in your rental: 10 x V-Flats (B/W Sides) 10 extension cords 10 cstands 15 super clamps 2 duck bills Monitors Digital carts Power backup apc A clamps 2 Chimera L soft boxes profoto speed rings 1 Chimera S soft Plethora of Apple Boxes in different sizes 15 medium and large Sandbags 2 x heavy duty rolling racks 3 folding tables 1 x Steamer 3 x ladders (from 8ft to 14 ft) Sound system Additional cost rentals: Profoto D1 1000air, 5 D1 500air Profoto beauty dish Light modifiers Arri kit, 1000w, 650w, 350w, 2 150w Props (60,000 sq ft of props from prop and spoon) Canon 5D Mark III with 24-70 mm 2.8 lens, Canon 5D Mark IV 100mm 2.8 macro, 50 mm 1.2 Smoke machine Set paper Gaffer tape available to purchase on site 15 rolls of seamless paper in different colors available on site + we can deliver any additional colors you request

Exposed brick Multi-use Event Space

New York | Lower Manhattan

$200 per hour
74
13Responds within an hour
We offer our East Village store in Manhattan for filming, private parties, corporate mixers, birthday celebrations, seminars, concerts, fund-raisers, and company holiday parties. It is also available to rent for your own weekly classes and/or workshops. Our space is located on the ground floor on the 3rd street (between 1 ave and 2 ave) with big windows. The space is approximately 1,200 sqft with maximum occupancy of 74 people. There are chairs, tables, projector, refrigerator, freezer and free Wi-fi available to use.

Brick Warehouse, Gallery & Vintage Loft

New York | Williamsburg

$330 per hour
74
Responds within 2 hours
Our beautiful pre-war machine shop in the heart of Williamsburg showcases 1920s’ chic decor, exposed brick and soaring ceilings. This listing is for the entire building which includes the first floor gallery, second floor vintage loft, and roof deck. The loft visually immerses you in nostalgia with its vintage furniture and classic speakeasy vibe. The lovingly renovated interior of original wood and reclaimed metal, with 15-ft ceilings and custom art pieces make a stunning, camera-ready setting for film, photo shoots, or special events. A 24-person capacity private roof deck provides day and nighttime options for outside activities. The street-level gallery offers a crisp white-brick gallery space with neutral gray concrete floors and walls stretching 15 ft in height - ready to display art or host modern vows. Our flexible space can host your conference, launch party, film or photo shoot, wedding or reception. It’s a quintessentially Brooklyn place to make your creative, social, and professional events come to life. Building • Natural Light / Skylights • 15’ Ceilings • Chest Freezer • FIOS Fiber Internet • Vintage Furniture Included • Blackout Blinds • Outdoor Grill • Grand Piano (Loft) • 7 Bathrooms Stocked & Cleaned • On-site Location Manager • Heating & A/C • Brooklyn Skyline View • First Floor Gallery: 1,500 sf. white-brick walled gallery, with 15’ ceilings and 13' garage door, concrete floors and gallery lighting • Second Floor Loft: 1,800 sf. white-brick wall hand-built loft with sound system, bar setup and DJ lighting. Public bathroom with 3 stalls, 2 urinals. Availability • For Production: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day • For Events: 7 days a week, 6 AM - 2 AM • 1 AM end time for amplified music • All ages Capacity • Full Building • 74 persons • 4,800 SQ FT • Roof Deck • 24 persons • 530 SQ FT We also offer the floors separately: • 2nd Floor Loft (alone): https://www.splacer.co/venue/unique-vintage-loft-with-roof-deck • Ground Floor Gallery (alone): https://www.splacer.co/venue/crisp-white-brick-gallery-with-roll-up

Spacious Brownstone

New York | Lower Manhattan

$175 per hour
110
15Responds within an hour
Historic and elegant parlor floor of a beautiful brownstone; high ceilings, chandeliers, three distinct spaces which can be opened to each other. Different rates apply depending on number of guests and day of week. Rates for weddings, film, television and professional photo shoots available upon request.

West Village Luxurious Catering Restaurant

New York | Lower Manhattan

$150 per hour
250
10Responds within an hour
Experience an oasis created especially for the individual who yearns to be free from the monotony of concrete and small spaces. Upon walking through our doors in our 6000 sf space, our patrons are treated to the most unique experience the city has to offer with whimsical design, rich ancient cuisine all while in the privacy of your own tent or in the inviting, exotic and opulent dining room. Wedding receptions, Birthday parties, Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, Cocktail Parties, Dinner Parties of all types, Benefit Events, Fashion Shows, Movie , Video and Photo Shoots, Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions, Business Meetings and Presentations, Kosher and non Kosher Events, Bar and Bat Mitzvah’s, are only some of the uses that our space can provide. We offer a large lounge area with a oval shape bar and an oversize wood burning fire place. The large square dinning room has a two steps down area for smaller group dinning as well as for dancing or any type of performing and presentation use. A smaller rectangular private dinning room is perfect as well for other uses like hair and make up for photo shoots or fashion shows. We are in the heart of the West Village of Manhattan few steps from Christopher Street subway station or the Path Train Station. We can provide audio and video (projection)support for presentations and for entertainment. We have an in house DJ, as well as belly dancing performers or any art performers, photographer, flower design, additional interior design and big group transportation. Our lounge area can accommodate up to 150 standing or a combination of 75 seated and 50 standing. The Main dining room can accommodate up to 250 standing or 175 seated with a possibility of combining seating and standing at all different scenarios. The private dining room can accommodate up to 25 dinners. After 5:00 pm events have a minimum spend base on day of the week. Smoking is not allowed at any time. Pets allowed as long as there is no food served at the same time of the event. We will not allow outside catering and not allow outside liquor or wine at any time do to to NY State Liquor License Laws. If set up time is required outside of the event day it will be charge on a case to case basis.

Urban Rock Climbing in Gowanus

New York | Gowanus

$2500 per hour
300
For friends, company outings, celebrations, and more, private events are the ultimate way to explore the world of rock climbing. Guests will receive a specialized tour of our facility, be guided through all the basics of bouldering, receive auto-belay certification, and get on the ropes with private belay staff. Options include party room rental for presentations and catering, private yoga instruction, bootcamps, and meditation guides. Conveniently located within walking distance from Barclay's Center.

* Ballroom Studio, all-inclusive *

New York | Greenpoint

$75 per hour
125
19Responds within an hour
*ALL-INCLUSIVE MEANS WE INCLUDE JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING YOU’RE LIKELY TO NEED FOR YOUR EVENT. IMPORTANT: 🔸 By default, Splacer only processes hourly rates in the app calculator. 🔸 We price evening and weekend events using flat rates and specific time slots. 🔸 Please scroll down and consult the pricing tables for accurate pricing on your specific time and date before making a booking request. Requests feel and look like bookings, but are not bookings until you confirm with us directly. ⚠️ IF YOUR EVENT IS ON A WEEKEND OR AFTER 7PM: ⚠️ Please scroll down👇🏼 to see our flat rate pricing and hours for weekends and evenings. 🥂🎄🍗 SPECIAL HOLIDAYS: XMAS, NEW YEAR’S EVE, AND THANKSGIVING go by the Saturday Evening rates. LOCATION: The G train “Nassau Ave” subway station is on our corner. There is lots of street parking. We are on Manhattan Avenue, the busiest commercial street on the Williamsburg/ Greenpoint border. HOW MANY PEOPLE FIT?: 125 guests for any type of standing event OR 100 people seated at tables, with the rest seated in the leather lounge FURNITURE: We include 100x heavy duty folding commercial chairs. We include a luxury leather lounge that seats up to 25 people. We include 8x 8ft rectangle tables that seat 10 people each. We include 6x 6ft rectangle tables that seat 8 people each. We include a ten foot adjustable backdrop stand. We include two vanity stations. We include free coat check racks inside your room OR $2 per item in our coat check room. FOOD SERVICE EQUIPMENT: We include 2x giant hot plates big enough to keep 8 large catering trays warm. We include a 4ft insulated ice table for your drinks. We include trash carts for your trash and recyclables. We include trash bags, dishwashing soap, and a fully stocked restroom. SOUND SYSTEM, PARTY LIGHTS, AUDIO and VIDEO: We include professional DJ speakers. (DJs cannot bring their own speakers) We include professional XLR connection ports. We include a bluetooth connection for your phone or tablet. We include DJ lighting, including a laser light show and party lights. We include two wireless microphones, you bring the batteries (AA batteries). 💰PRICING: Hourly Weekday time frames are from 8am to 6pm, Mondays through Fridays. $75 per hour. Flat rates always apply for events taking place after 6pm, and also days and nights during weekends and holidays. SUNDAY DAYTIME BRUNCH 11am - 5pm Flat rate of $695 SATURDAY DAYTIME BRUNCH 11am - 5pm Flat rate of $695 SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY EVENINGS 7pm - 1am Flat rate of $695 FRIDAY EVENINGS 7pm - 1am Flat rate of $895 SATURDAY EVENINGS 7pm - 1am Flat rate of $1,295 SPACE RULES: 🔹 We collect an incidentals deposit (security deposit) of $300 BEFORE you can come in and set up. Upon the successful and timely completion of your event, you will receive a full refund. We accept CashApp, Zelle, QuickPay, Venmo, PayPal, and all major credit cards. 🔹 Starting times and ending times of ALL events are strict. If you arrive late for your event, or you delay checking in with your incidentals deposit, we are not responsible for any unused time. Advance check-in is recommended. You can check-in up to one week before your event. 🔹 All events, Day or Night, DO NOT have free time beforehand and DO NOT have free time afterwards. 🔹 Setup, receiving deliveries, load out of equipment, removal of personal items, and all cleaning, must happen inside of your booking time. 🔹 Late charges after your event time are $5 per minute until everyone and everyTHING has FULLY EXITED the building. If you or your guests or your THINGS are still in the room, lobby, or staircase, the clock is still running. 🔹 Alcohol must not be sold in events that feature alcohol. Alcohol must always be provided free of charge. NYS drinking age is 21+. Your event may be immediately terminated and no refund given if any person under 21 years of age is discovered to have access to alcohol. No exceptions. 🔹 No public ticketed events allowed. By-invitation/private events only. No events open to the public. No public ads. 🔹 No pop-up shops are allowed. Any and all events may not sell things or exchange money of any kind if alcohol is present. No exceptions. 🔹 No 18 to 21+ events of any kind. No exceptions. If your event somehow converts into an 18 to 21+ event, or is secretly an 18 to 21+ event, your event can be shut down and cancelled without a refund, even if it’s already in progress. 🔹 We reserve the right to refuse entry or refuse service to anyone for any reason, especially for behavior or activity that may be illegal, disturbing, destructive, or threatening to our space, guests, or neighbors. 🔹 No open flames of any kind. No sparklers, no fireworks, no sternos, lighters, incense, or candles (except for birthday candles). 🔹 No smoking indoors or in front of the building, no vaping, no hookahs, cigars, or electronic cigarettes. 🔹 No cooking events of any kind, no raw food, no frozen food, or food equipment. All food should be ready to eat. 🔹 No glitter or confetti, nothing sprinkled on tables or a $150 confetti cleaning fee will automatically apply. 🔹 These prices assume that you will self-clean. However, if you DO NOT clean up, there will be an additional $150 charge. Cleaning involves putting furniture away and putting your trash outside on the curb, including floor debris, boxes, and decorations. No need to deep clean. 🔹 We allow white poster putty to hang things up on specific walls. Nothing can be hung on the infinity wall. No tape of any kind, no command strips, no staples, no hot glue guns. You could lose your entire incidentals deposit. 🔹 Damages to the infinity curved wall like: booty tracks, and footprints on the wall, will be a minimum $50 painting charge. 🔹 During evening events, extra hours paid in ADVANCE are $200 per hour. After all events, lateness is $5 per minute. 🔹 Teenage or children’s events are allowed only with ALL of the children’s parents present. 🔹 Rules are subject to change. Please see the latest rules before you come in for your event. 🔹 The studio is provided as-is and we make no warranty to you regarding the suitability of the space for your intended use.

West Village Duplex Open Loft with Rooftop

New York | Lower Manhattan

$1000 per hour
200
25Responds within 3 hours
Stunning and very special three story loft with private roof deck in the center of the West Village. Over 2,000 square feet of interior space plus a large 2,000 square foot roof terrace with city and sky views. 2 bathrooms. Rough-hewn and industrial steel beamed ceilings, rustic hardwood floors, skylights and large windows throughout. Scavolini chef’s kitchen.

Cozy/Industrial South Bronx Cafe + Kitchen

New York | West Bronx

$150 per hour
75
8Responds within 3 hours
You'll love our space for it's industrial + cozy feel, open kitchen, plentiful seating, thoughtful details, option for seasonal, locally-sourced in-house catering, and incredible hospitality. We're also easily accessible via public transportation!

Amazing Rooftop + Empire/New Yorker Views

New York | Midtown

$500 per hour
25
Responds within 8 hours
R O O F T O P THE ROOFTOP has one of the most unique views you'll ever see of the classic New York City backdrop from it's 7th floor Finished Rooftop. It has the advantage of looking West directly into the view of THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING and THE NEW YORKER . This amazing view can be the backdrop for your next production. ..see photos after the ROOF photos to see the holding space. It has a makeup station, full kitchen, and is in itself a 2200 sq. ft. shooting space. You get both of these spaces when you rent the ROOFTOP. NOTE: The freight elevator takes you to the 4th floor where the holding space is. From the 4th floor, all equipment there any equipment / people, etc will have to take the stairs 4 flights to the roof. We've had all sizes of productions through here from large commercials to smaller fashion shoots Note on the photos. Any photos showing construction towards the Empire State Building/New Yorker have been finished.

Former Foundry with Old World Charm

New York | Midtown

$425 per hour
75
6Responds within an hour
This unique 2000 + sq. ft space offers so much diversity with it's 25 foot ceilings, open floor plans, sky lights, loft areas, great acoustics, an incredible appointment of old foundry art, and a history that embraces all who enter the space. The space has been used for film, photography, live theater, operatic performances, concerts, corporate events and a host of other private events. As this was a former foundry, the building is equipped with commercial/industrial electricity. All rentals include setup and tear down time.

Turn-Key White Box Space

New York | Manhattan

$200 per hour
75
4Responds within 4 hours
Located in one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Manhattan, this Turn-Key White Box space is perfect for your next Pop-Up idea. Gallery lighting. Sound system. Wifi. ceiling projector. On-site facility manager. downstairs Bathroom. Basement commercial kitchen for cooking and storage.

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