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the stage

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incredible event


Pier 36

Why we
love it

Our venues beautifully blend form and function, combining rich design with modern amenities while keeping sustainability in mind. They serve as the ideal backdrop to meet your event needs and enhance your guest experience with stunning views, history, artwork and more.

Pier 36

Basketball City & Pier 36 host 700,000 visitors per year & 1,500 top corporations with their year-round programming.

  • “State of the art” Sports and Entertainment Facility

  • Located at Pier 36 on South Street (off the FDR Drive)

  • 70,000 sq ft facility

  • 55,000 sq ft parking lot

  • 15,000 sq ft deck overlooking East River with views of downtown Manhattan, South Street Seaport, Manhattan/Brooklyn Bridges and Statue of Liberty.

  •  Network capabilities feature a Multi Gig Aruba WiFi networks Wifi system designed to accommodate thousands of simultaneous users.

  • Barco 2.8mm LED Screens; Seven 6.5′ x 11′, Two 9′ x 16′

  • Twenty-Two (22) 65in Flats Screens

Amenities & Petals
Styles at Pier 36

  • Amenities

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  • Styles

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Frequently Asked

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Are you planning on hosting an event at Basketball City?

  • What Kind Of Events Can Be Held At Basketball City?

    Basketball City is perfect for all types of events including basketball events, catered events, and parties, corporate events such as expo, conferences, trade shows, non-profit fundraisers, product launches, and more.
  • Can I Have My Event At Basketball City Catered?

    Of course. The Great Performances catering team can work with you to help you plan the perfect event along with our team of culinary experts.
  • Who Does Catering For Basketball City?

    Great Performances is a preferred caterer for Basketball City, reach out to us so that we can learn more about your event, tell you about how we work, and answer any of your questions.
  • Are We Allowed To Bring In An Outside Caterer?

    Great Performances is a preferred caterer for Basketball City. Contact us so we can help you in planning the perfect event at Basketball City.
  • How Do I Contact Basketball City To Run An Event?

    You can contact Great Performances at 212.727.2424 or email us at celebratefood@greatperformances.com for bookings or inquiries at Basketball City.
  • How Much Does It Cost To Run A Catered Event At Basketball City?

    Catering costs vary depending on the requirements for your event including the number of people, the type of event (breakfast buffet, cocktail reception, seated dinner, etc.), the style of service and waitstaff needs, and the food that is being served. Our team of expert event planners can help you design the perfect menu for your catered event.
  • What Events Has Great Performances Run At Basketball City?

    Great Performances works with The Basketball City on all kinds of events including weddings, corporate events, lectures, and more.


Fabulous celebrations!

Thanks for a fabulous event! It went great and I appreciate [the Great Performances] staff.
– Vera D.

You’re a star! I was so pleased with everything. The food was fabulous. You kept sending it out. You had the perfect amount of staff. Can’t thank you enough and I look forward – very much – to working with you in the future!

– Victoria W.

The evening was everything we could hope for and more. I loved every minute working with and we will be reaching out when future events pop up.

– Yvonne G.

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Pier 36 Map

Pier 36 At South Street,
New York, NY 10002

To get started planning your event, contact:

Contact: 212.727.2424

Email: celebratefood@greatperformances.com

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