OPEN SEARCH
EVENT REPORT

Outdoor Spaces for Fall

September 4, 2001, 12:00 AM EDT

With the mercury dropping, early fall can be a great time for outdoor events that are refreshing, not suffocating. Rooftop gardens and outdoor spaces around the city offer spaces for receptions and dinners that can rejuvenate your workforce and give staffers a chance to mingle. --Samantha Melamed

Boathouse in Central Park: Classic, partly tented pavilion that opens to include space for as many as 1,500 guests. An event at the Boathouse...

Bryant Park Grill: Midtown restaurant with a stone terrace--sandwiched between the park and the public library--that can accommodate more than 1,000 guests.

Cafe St. Bart's: The cafe's Great Terrace overlooks Park Avenue (at 50th Street). Adjacent to the terrace is the Great Hall, which offers 35-foot ceilings and a full stage. Both offer catering from Sage Events.
An event at Cafe St. Bart's...

Central Park Zoo: Garden and zoo that allows guests to mingle with penguins and polar bears--and includes covered walkways that can be used in case of rain. An event at the zoo...

China Club's Jade Terrace: New rooftop garden and lounge atop the Times Square restaurant, bar and dance club.

Guastavino's: Brasserie near the Queensboro bridge with a recently opened outdoor garden that can seat 80 guests at its umbrella-shaded wooden tables.

Hotel Giraffe: Park Avenue South hotel with a rooftop garden adjoining its 3,250-square-foot penthouse. Events can easily be catered by the hotel's French-Asian fusion restaurant, Chinoiserie. More...

Medi: Rockefeller Center Mediterranean restaurant with a sunny interior and a heated outdoor patio that seats 75. More...

Merchant's House Museum: Has a charming backyard garden with topiaries, benches and ivy-covered walls. An event at the Merchant's House garden...

Metropolitan Museum of Art's Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden: A gorgeous sculpture and shrubbery-filled space with views of Central Park. An event at the Met's garden...

Park Restaurant: Chelsea hotspot with a recently opened rooftop deck adjacent to the roomy penthouse. More... An event at the Park...

Rink Bar: Outdoor cafe located in the hollow of Rockefeller Center's skating rink , filled with colorful umbrella-shaded tables and a large bar (until it closes in September). An event at Rink Bar...

Sky Studios: Greenwich Village penthouse photo studio with a rooftop pool and garden available for special events, receptions and dinners. An event at Sky...

Posted 09.04.01

More Fall Event Ideas...

Your email inquiry will be sent to 3 venue