Companies often plan a variety of special events for its employees – dinners, meetings, employee appreciation parties, holiday parties or network events. Such an occasions motivate the team, inspire enthusiasm and integrate the employees. Event managers should also consider a weekly Happy Hours, usually held on Fridays. Staff can relax after a hectic week and chat informally about business or their productive week. Social events like that provide better communication and employee-supervisor connections. With the summer approaching, people love to be outdoors, admiring the beauty of New York City most exciting outdoor venues. Location can make or break a party so take a look at Manhattan’s best outdoor locations for your next private gathering.
Top Outdoor Locations for Corporate Events in Manhattan
620 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022, Tel. (212) 593-9499
620 Loft and Garden is located atop of Rockefeller Plaza and offers incredible views of Midtown Manhattan. The venue offers a manicured historic garden, complete with a reflective pool and fountain, open in any season. Space can accommodate 120 guests for a seated meal or 165 for cocktails.
New York, NY, Tel. (212) 500-6035
The High Line is a public park built on a historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side. It runs from Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking District to West 34th Street, between 10th and 12th Avenues. It offers venue spaces for private events. Enjoy sweeping views of the Hudson River.
118 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011, Tel. (212) 352-3313
The Garden’s 4000 square foot space can accommodate up to 325 people standing for a cocktail reception and 150 people for a seated dinner. It’s a home to Japanese Maple Trees and vines of Wisteria. Open year-round.
335 Bowery nr. E. 3rd St., New York, NY 10003, Tel. (212) 505-9100
The Hotel features an expansive outdoor terrace, which can accommodate up to 600 guests. A sophisticated venue offers a modern luxury, perfect for company’s charity event or product release parties.
55 Water St, New York, NY 10004, Tel. (212) 747-9120
The location is an acre-size lawn on a lower-Manhattan rooftop in the Financial District. Its landscaped garden offers Brooklyn Bridge and New York Harbor views. Open year-round for special events, it offers many options for visitors: spot for dinner or lunch break, ice-rink or outdoor movie theater.