For decades, NoHo has been one of the best places in the Five Boroughs to host an event. Known for our legendary parties, storied events, and rehearsal spaces, there’s no shortage of unique spaces to host an incredible event in NoHo. From private dining to parties hundreds of people big, we’ve got tons of great options!

Unique NoHo Spaces

LINES: This Bowery Atelier is unlike any other venue in NYC. Inside you’ll find tattooing, wellness, fashion, art, and creativity merged into a space with no equal. Best of all, their memorable space is available to rent for all kinds of events, from pop-ups to parties, small get togethers to public events, they’re open to ideas of all kinds. With over 5000 square feet across two levels, they’re able to accommodate hundreds of guests, if desired. They’re absolutely flexible, so this space can be used for public-facing activations to private parties, and you’re welcome to bring in outside vendors. If you want to make an incredible night even more one-of-a-kind, they’re able to offer tattooing alongside your event! If you can dream it, they’re willing to help make it a reality. Read the event deck here. For inquiries, reach out to LINES is the featured image of this post, with one of their events shown left.

Merchant’s House Museum: This NoHo museum offers a wide variety of event options for parties of up to 25 guests! The backyard garden is perfect for weddings and other outdoor receptions and the interior is available for seated dinners and cocktail receptions. Rental fees are determined on a case-by-case basis to minimize the risk to the museum and its collections and depend on the overall complexity of the event (e.g., number of guests, length of the event, space(s) used, number of vendors, set-up involved, etc). Rental fees are for use of the space only. Learn more here

Joe’s Pub: Joe’s pub is available to rent for daytime film/video shoots, private showcases, album/book release events, press events, Non-Profit benefits, parties, and a variety of other occasions. They host 184 seated guests, but the space can be configured in various ways depending on the event type. Joe’s Pub offers full in-house catering. Pricing varies, with event length and date availability being two factors. Learn more here. 

Great Jones Distillery: Manhattan’s first distillery since Prohibition has a number of options for events large and small alike. Whether it’s an intimate evening in the Speakeasy, perched above Broadway at the Library, or the Distillery room where they make their namesake Bourbon, they can accommodate events ranging from a seated dinner for 10 all the way up to standing receptions for 125. Get more details here.

Angelika Film Center: This beloved New York City movie theater offers all six of its theater spaces for rent! With all of the audio/visual capabilities of a theater, it’s perfect for anything from a large lecture, annual meeting, or even a private film showing for groups of up to 240! The Film Center Offers in-house food and drink offerings, along with catering or special packages available upon request. Read more here.

Theaters and Rehearsal Spaces

Gene Frankel Theater: This NoHo theater has been providing the neighborhood with events since 1949! With both a ground floor theater and lower level rehersal spaces, The Gene Frankel Theater is a fantastic spot to host plays and more! The spaces are flexible, whether you need it for an hour or a week, Gene Frankel Theater can meet your needs. The main theater seats up to 74 and is fully equipped with all the staging technology needed for live performances. Read more here

The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture: This Bleecker Street space offers several spaces for a variety of events. Ranging from the Loreto Theater, capable of seating up to 275 guests, to their gallery space, capable of hosting 40 for a cocktail reception. Additionally, the Black Box Theater is a modern production space able to seat up to 80 guests! Read more here.

La Mama: La Mama offers four different spaces: two theaters, an art gallery space, and a rehearsal studio. The theaters are fully equipped with audio and visual equipment, gender-neutral restrooms, dressing rooms, small kitchenettes, and large lobbies. Both the art gallery and the rehearsal studio can be used for a variety of uses, from screenings to readings, rehearsals, workshops and more! Read more here.

Playwrights Downtown – Since 1983, the Playwrights Horizons Theater School has provided thousands of theater students with intensive theater training, through a four-year program that emphasizes professional development and interdisciplinary theater training. In addition to the educational services they provide, they also have a multitude of private studios and rehearsal spaces for rent. Conveniently located and affordably priced, spaces at Playwrights Rehearsal Studios are rented to hundreds of theater artists, not-for-profit arts groups and educational organizations annually. Find out more here


Von: This beloved neighborhood spot, a 2018 Small Business Services Love Your Local award winner, is available for rental. Von’s underground lounge is available for private events up from 40 up to 150 guests. Featuring a private bar and private bathrooms alongside a dance floor and a separate entrance, this space is perfect for late nights and fun times. Read more here.

The Library at the Public : The Library at the Public offers space for either private events or group dining for parties of 12-175 guests. Characterized by vintage decor for a welcoming, lived-in feel with theater artifacts from past productions, The Library offers a full dinner menu by award-winning chef and partner Andrew Carmellini and a classically-inspired cocktail program! The Library is the perfect location for your next private dinner, cocktail reception, casual gathering or downtown celebration. For more information, read more here. 

Bleecker Street Bar: This beloved NoHo bar has a huge space, and is able to host events large and small. Flexibility is the name of the game here, and they strive to accommodate requests and events that work for you. Make a booking here.

Lafayette Grand Bakery: The Salle Privee seats 8-20 guests and with a hide-able TV, it’s perfect for presentations and business meetings! Additionally, the Cave du Vin is able to hold 30-150 guests and includes private restrooms, coat check, and a full bar. Both event spaces are designed with flexibility in mind, with price dependent on food, drink, and service provided for your event. Read more here.

Il Buco: This NoHo favorite features two unique event spaces. The Wine Cellar is a cozy, private room that seats up to 26 guests for seated prix-fixe dinners or standing cocktail receptions. Additionally, The Chef’s Table, located at the back of the restaurant near the kitchen, provides an intimate, semi-private experience for up to 18 guests. Both spaces are cost-dependent on even specifics and season. At Il Buco Alimentari and Vineria, The Loft can accomodate up to 75 guests for a standing cocktail reception or 55 guests for a seated dinner. Cost is dependent on event specifics and season. Read more about Il Buco’s many spaces here. 

Vic’s: The Atrium, a skylit, semi-private space, is available for seated dinner parties of up to 26. Vic’s also offers an enclosed heated deck for parties of 10-12. Additionally, full restaurant buyouts are available for parties of 50-110. Both options serve prix-fixe menus with date-specific pricing. Read more here.

Indochine: “The restaurant that has helped New Yorkers feel famous since 1984” is available for full buyouts! Events at Indochine can host events for up to 200 guests at a cocktail reception or 130 seated guests. In addition, their outdoor, tropical covered terrace is available for private dinners for up to 50 guests. Pricing and information is available by request.  Read more here.

ATLA: For large parties, ATLA offers a set menu of their favorite dishes family-style, along with a customizable beverage menu. Groups of 8-16 can be accommodated indoors or in their private outdoor enclosure. Parties from from 17-25 can be accommodated in their private outdoor enclosure. ATLA offers a variety of menu options, from 4 and 5 course menu, to a chef served taco bar for large parties. Read More Here.

Rocco’s Sports and Recreation: This upscale sports bar is able to accommodate private events from 20 up to full restaurant buyouts of 200! They will work with you to develop a menu and drink options that are perfectly suited for you and your event. Inquire here.

The Wren: The Wren is the Bowery’s best private events space, a convenient & intimate location for birthdays, small weddings, baby showers, engagement & cocktail parties and other private events for up to 50 people. Learn more here

Jac’s On Bond: The trendy celebrity-spotting spot Jac’s on Bond features a downstairs lounge that holds up to 30 and a back room that holds up to 60. For more information and inquiries, email

The following businesses also host private events! For details reach out to the space directly. 

Gonzalez y Gonzalez310 Bowery BarSwift Hibernian LoungeMisirizzi, ACME Underground, The Nines, Bar Primi, KYU, BondST, and Temple Bar