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Top Festival venues in New York, NY

Main Bar + Balcony Pub in New York
  • $250/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (5)
  • 5
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • New York, NY
Stately Library in New York
  • $550/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (9)
  • 9
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • New York, NY
Community Hall
  • $100/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (2)
  • 2
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • New York, NY
Sustainable Event Venue + Private Dining Room
  • $150/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (4)
  • 4
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • New York, NY
Furnished Showroom Garment District
  • $125/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • New York, NY
Tribeca Space for Photo Shoot, Film & Production
  • $300/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (3)
  • 3
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • New York, NY

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What people are saying about Festival on Giggster

Frances D.
$ 1050
7 hours
15 people
9 months ago
This space was wonderful. It was perfect for our shoot. Father Michael and Evangelos are incredibly kind and accommodating.
Chris B.
$ 3600
8 hours
5 people
2 years ago
This is a mind-blowingly beautiful space with all the majesty you would hope it would have from looking at the photos. The host was helpful and everything went smoothly.
Joo L.
$ 2400
60 hours
5 people
4 years ago
Very friendly, accommodating and a great space! Would definitely recommend/book again.

Frequently Asked Questions about Festival venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in New York?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in New York on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in New York?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in New York at, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Festival venues are available in New York?
Right now, there are 703 Festival venues available in New York.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for New York bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for New York guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for New York locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near New York?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in New York. Just start a search at and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my New York booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in New York?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in New York is $337 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in New York?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Select service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Festival venues in New York, NY?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $95 to $1170.
Which Festival venues are most popular in New York, NY in 2024?
The top 3 Festival venues in New York, NY right now are Main Bar + Balcony Pub in New York , Stately Library in New York and Community Hall.
How do I book a New York location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a New York reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About New York

New York is perhaps the most famous city in the world, home to Broadway, the stock exchange and millions of people doing millions of things all the time. As a city of many nationalities, it is possible to find anything you’re looking for somewhere in the city. Whether you’re looking for shopping, food, or somewhere to learn about the history of this fantastic place, there’s more than enough to see and do in New York.

New York is also a city big on entertainment. The Big Apple is a place where many go to see and be seen, and shows on Broadway or concerts in Times Square are popular attractions. New York festival venues are much-visited places for entertainment seekers, and local parks with grandstands are also fabulous locales to catch an act.

You’ll find that the climate can range quite greatly. The summers can be warm and humid, especially in the inner city areas where there is a microclimate, and the winters can get brutally cold. So long as you pay attention and prepare for the weather, you’ll be able to enjoy all the city has to offer.

Festival Venue Options in New York

Holding a festival is loads of fun, but putting one together is not so easy. If you’re not sure what you’re doing you’ll probably figure out too late that you missed some things. If it feels like too much, or you just want to make sure you got everything right, call in some help from many of the local businesses in New York to provide the expertise to make your festival shine.

  • Food
    One thing no festival is complete without is good food. However, who has time to prepare a whole bunch of different food options to feed crowds of people? You’ll want various menus or maybe even food trucks and vendor stalls so that you can keep everyone happy and fed. Hiring professionals with the know-how to feed large crowds is generally the way to go.

  • Entertainment
    What’s a festival without fun? The point of a festival is that you’re celebrating something. There are a lot of reasons to have a festival, but if you don’t book any entertainment, you’re not being very festive. Whether you book a DJ for live music, a live band, or something else, finding the right entertainment options can make or break your festival.

  • Photographer
    Another thing you can’t forget about your festival is that a lot is happening including some great memories. Unless you spend all your time taking photos, you’ll likely miss some of the most important moments of the event. Hire a photographer to take the shots and find those special moments that will make for memories that will last a lifetime.

Festival Venue Companies in New York

Once your narrowed down where to book your festival venue in New York, make a list of local companies that can jump onboard with the planning.

  • Neuman’s Kitchen Catering and Events
    Neuman’s Kitchen Catering and Events specializes in ideation, meaning they can take the concept for your festival venue and turn that into culinary wonders that will please all your guests. They can even help with design and planning around your event theme if you need it. Originally opened in 1996, Neuman’s has been rebranded twice, once in 2003, and once in 2013. One thing has stayed the same, their dedication to artfully inspired dishes that are as delicious as they are beautiful.

  • Remixologists
    When you want to bring something more than ordinary to your festival then having a live entertainer is the way to go. People love to listen to live music and the best way to get live music to your event is by hiring a live DJ. Remixologists is a DJ company that specializes in catering music to your specific event. Started literally out of a college dorm room, the philosophy behind Remixologists has always been to get people on their feet and dancing and elevating the vibe of any party.

  • Ayano Hisa Photography
    Every event has special moments, but when you’re part of the action it can be impossible to capture those moments for posterity. Hiring a photographer can make sure you save all the right moments without having to take your mind off the action at the festival. Ayano Hisa Photography is all about capturing those decisive moments and turning them into something truly special that will last a lifetime. Ayano Hisa is proud to be a Minority Woman Owned Business (MWOB) and brings a dramatic documentary style to every photo she takes.

Pros and Cons of Festival Venues in New York

New York is the capital of commerce, high fashion, art and culture for the eastern coast of America. Millions of people every day make their living there and find great options for entertainment, food and more. Although New York has plenty to offer, that doesn’t mean it is without any downsides.


  • Nightlife
    Being a city full of life at night, a festival venue in New York will have plenty of traffic. A festival of any kind will fit right in this city.

  • Opportunity
    Being a city with as many high profile companies and industries as New York has is a definite advantage for anyone looking for a new career, looking to get their start or looking to hire new talent for their own business venture.

  • Food
    Another advantage that New York has over other major cities is that it has diversity the likes of which nowhere else can match. What this means is that you’ll find some of the best food options for any style or type of cuisine you can imagine.


  • Cost of living
    The Big Apple may be a great place to live, but doing so will cost you more than a pretty penny. If you’re trying to put together an event or just plan for accommodations and other minor things, you’ll want to take into account the extra cost when making a budget.

  • Congestion
    With a city as large as New York, one thing you’re not going to be able to get away from is the large crowds. Whether you’re visiting the more touristy areas or just walking to your favorite spots you’re going to have crowds of people to deal with. Plan for it taking a bit longer to get places.
  • Traffic
    Along with the number of people on the streets, there’s also the issue of the number of cars on the road. If you’re commuting into the city proper from one of the 5 boroughs you could be spending hours in traffic. It might be a good idea to try public transit instead.

Famous Locations in New York

  • Chelsea Market
    If you like food, then the Chelsea market is the place to go after your festival. This former Nabisco factory where it is reported that the Oreo cookie was invented has been converted to a shopping mall type venue with dozens of delis and other eateries for folks to enjoy.

  • Madison Square Garden
    Quite possibly the most famous place to hold any kind of event ever, Madison Square Garden is the home of the New York Knicks (NBA) and the New York Rangers (NHL). Besides that it hosts some of the most prestigious events ever and is the second busiest event venue on Earth.

  • Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum
    If you like military history then the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum is the right place to go for you. At this museum you can explore real vehicles from throughout military history including submarines and planes from World War II.