Art + Culture

Your Holiday Party, DUMBO Style

Party in DUMBO — with DUMBO! Here’s everything you need to throw your office / friendsgiving / birthday party / what have you with plenty of DUMBO flair!

JUMP TO Full Service Spaces, Venues, Catering, Experiences and Extras!


Full Service Spaces!

Atrium. Buyout this beautiful restaurant for a party of 70, or take over the mezzanine space with 40 (seated dinner) to 60 guests. Brunch, dinner and cocktails! Get all the details here. Contact Andrew at andrew@atriumdumbo.com for more info.

Cecconi’s. Cecconi’s Dumbo offers a variety of private hire options for holiday season entertaining, ranging from large parties to full buy-outs, to dinners within the restaurant’s private dining room. For more information or to inquire about booking, please contact the private hire team here.

Celestine. Celestine is available for both large group reservations and private buy-outs, making it a great option for a festive team outing of any size this season. For parties of 8 or larger, we offer a $60 per person family-style meal, which provides a seamless dining experience for guests. For private events, they can accommodate up to 85 people for a seated dinner, or up to 120 for a cocktail reception. Contact info@celestinebk.com for more info.

DUMBO Kitchen. With its unique design and exquisite food – Dumbo Kitchen has the attributes to host spectacular events. Contact Adam at info@dumbokitchen.com for more info.

Shadowbox. Fully privatized studio For a different kind of party! Featuring customized Fitness Boxing class, Gift bags & co-branding opportunities and Food and beverage vendor coordination. See all the details here.

Smile To Go. Host your holiday party at Smile To Go Dumbo. The Smile can provide everything to make your event large or small effortlessly successful including, custom seated dinners (family style & plated), passed hors d’oeuvres, signature cocktails, custom items/packaging and coordination of rentals & staffing. Here’s a sample menu. Contact catering@thesmilenyc.com for more info.

Superfine. Good food, good drinks + flowers and live music. Contact Tanya at IHeartSuperfine@gmail.come for more info.

SUGARCANE raw bar grill. Globally inspired small plates come from three kitchens – an open fire grill, raw bar and traditional kitchen – overseen by award-winning Chef Partner Timon Balloo. SUGARCANE raw bar grill’s events team offers a wealth of experience in bringing both private and corporate events to life. They work closely with you to design an event that suits – and exceeds – your every request. Contact brooklynevents@sugarcanerawbargrill.com or submit an inquiry here.

Made in New York Media Center by IFP. A dynamic and unique space, available for screenings, receptions, art exhibitions, panel discussions, workshops, presentations, meetings, conferences, company retreats, and more! The Media Center can host up to 300 guests for a standing reception, plus 72 seated in the Theater. Plus, you’ll have access to a 27-monitor wall and to interactive virtual reality dome. See here for a virtual tour of the space. Contact Associate Director of Sales & Operations Kia Brooks at kbrooks@nymediacenter.com for more info.

VHH Foods. VHH Foods can accommodate parties of between 20-50 people as a private buyout, and can host everything from cocktail hour to a full sit down dinner. With great views of the waterfront, it’s a festive place for their DUMBO neighbors! More details here.

Vinegar Hill House. Vinegar Hill House can accommodate parties of 10-20 people as a prix fixe reservation held in the private dining room by the fireplace.  Three-course meal, $65/person, please email info@vinegarhillhouse.com to book.  Parties of 40-60 people can be accommodated as a full restaurant buyout. Contact info@vinegarhillhouse.com for more info.


Venues!

26 Bridge. Featuring original brick walls, towering wooden doors and high ceilings, this renovated former metal factory is a versatile space for an event. It seats around 250 people, and holds 375 for standing events. More details here.

DUMBO LoftBuilt in 1891, the renovated The Dumbo Loft is an adaptable space with high ceilings, beautiful wood columns, hardwood flooring, and exposed brick walls. The loft’s large windows overlook the interior of the magnificent district of DUMBO with original cobblestone streets and expansive Manhattan Bridge Archway. More details here.

Powerhouse Arena. Rent out their mezzanine space, complete with wooden bar + views of the Archway, for a post work hours party. Can accommodate up to 60 guests. Contact Alex at alex@powerhousearena.com for more info.

Rhythm Ryde. The RR space screams “let’s party!” They can accommodate over 250 people for the standing room. Host a fitness or non-fitness event. Add beer & wine, custom swag, photobooths and more. Contact Joey at studio@rhythm-ryde.com for more details.

Trunk. Looking for an atypical and intimate experience? Host your party among the beautiful things at Trunk! Open for a post 7pm adventure. Contact info@trunkbrooklyn.com for more info.


Catering!

DUMBO Kitchen. With over 30 years experience in the food and hospitality industry, DUMBO Kitchen has the expertise and know-how to create special events, moments and memories. See their catering menu here. Contact Adam at info@dumbokitchen.com for more info.

One Girl Cookies. At One Girl Cookies, they believe that every special event should end on a sweet note.  Wow your guests with an indulgently delicious variety of cupcakes, cookies and sweets. Contact events@onegirlcookies.com for more info.

Smile To Go. Order Smile To Go for your holiday party with their à la carte catering! Options include sandwiches, seasonal salads, appetizer platters and desserts all served in chic eco-friendly disposable pulp & balsa wood packaging. Check out their menu here. Contact catering@thesmilenyc.com for more info.

Untamed Sandwiches. Whether you are looking for trays of braised meat sandwiches to be dropped off for an informal party, or you are looking for a full service party with service staff, Untamed Sandwiches has covered! See the catering menu here. Contact catering@untamedsandwiches.com for more info.

VHH Foods. VHH Foods caters breakfast, lunch and dinner. Pick-up, drop-off and off-premise catered events are available. Email info@vhhfoods.com for more details.


Experiences!

Creatively Wild Art Studio. Get your art on with your team! Creatively Wild’s urban artist loft is perfect for your special event. Their regular studio space holds up to 25 guests and their larger Gallery space can fit up to 200 guests. Their hands-on custom parties are designed exclusively by their director DM Wilding with her special magical touch. With an exciting assortment of unique party themes and activities, fun packages and extras, choose your theme and we’ll take care of the rest! Check out some party options here. Contact hello@creativelywildartstudio for more details.

Beat the (Paint) Bomb. Have a blast this holiday season at BEAT THE BOMB an explosive escape room where you have 1 hour to disarm a PAINT bomb… or else! Bond with up to 40 colleagues at this unique experience. Bar can be added, too! Contact Alex at alex.patterson@beatthebomb.com to discuss.


Extras!

Balloons! 3In1Events is your one stop party shop, right inside the Shops at 145 Front Street!

Flowers! La Catrina Flower Studio designs unique seasonal arrangements for delivery or to pick up. From a center piece to a full event design, La Catrina will create a stunning setting for a memorable affair.

Party Planning! Tinsel and Twine creates experiences that are both beautiful and purposeful. For each event, they start with establishing a vision and designing a concept. Then, their team of experienced designers and producers cover everything from large interactive installations down to the small styling details of floral arrangements. Contact them for more info.

Photobooth + Photo prints!  There’s no better event accessory than Portrabox from Dumbo’s own BKC.  Get your portraits did at your next big thing, with instant prints, social sharing, custom hashtags and more.  Dumbo residents get 15% off Portrabox bookings through the holiday season.  Contact Justin to get a quote: justin@wearebkc.com. Have photos and need prints? Print your best memories from the holidays with BKC! This DUMBO photo studio now offers premium-quality Epson archival inkjet prints with two day turn around!