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Setting

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incredible event

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Governors Island

Why we
love it

Adjacent to both Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn, Governors Island offers several rental spaces with spectacular views throughout the season.


Discover
Governors Island

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.

Amenities & Petals
Styles at Governors Island

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    • natural-lightNatural Light
    • outdoor-spaceOutdoor Space
    • defaultStunning Views
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  • Styles

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    • defaultRaw Space
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    • defaultWide Open

Frequently Asked
Questions

If you are planning an event and are looking for a truly unique space, you may want to consider hosting it at Governors Island. As the official caterer for Governors Island, we can help you get started.

  • What Kind Of Events Can Be Held At Governors Island?

    Governors Island is perfect for all types of events including concerts and other performing art events, product launch and corporate events, weddings, meetings, and retreats.
  • What Space At Governors Island Would Be Best For A Wedding?

    Nolan Park is perfect for nature-themed weddings, it is naturally shaded by trees and brick walking paths. The Commanding Officer’s Quarters is also a perfect venue, it's the largest house on the island with a grassy lawn backyard, brick staircase, and patio, it's great as a garden wedding venue.
  • Can I Have My Event At Governors Island 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 Governors Island?

    Great Performances can help you with your catered event at Governors Island, contact us with details of your event so we can discuss how we can make your catered event extra special.
  • How Do I Contact Governors Island To Run An Event?

    For bookings and/or inquiries for Governors Island, you can call Great Performances at 212.727.2424 or email us at celebratefood@greatperformances.com.
  • How Much Does It Cost To Run A Catered Event At Governors Island?

    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 Governors Island?

    Great Performances works with the Governors Island on all kinds of events including weddings, corporate events, lectures, and more.

TESTIMONIALS

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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Governors Island
New York, NY 11231

To get started planning your event, contact:

Contact: 212.727.2424


Email: celebratefood@greatperformances.com

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