25 Best NYC Gala Venues

“New York City is a thriving hub of commerce, culture, and entertainment — and home to many of the world’s top nonprofit organizations, as well as philanthropists and donors. That means that NYC galas are among the world’s most epic fundraisers.

The city that never sleeps is full of legendary venuescreative caterers, and event planners who specialize in organizing large-scale events that matter, like galas for nonprofits doing important work. Brett Galley, Director of Special Events for lauded event planning team Hollywood POP Gallery, says, “Your choice of space is dependent on the guest count, the style, and theme of the gala — as well as the budget.”

So what is the best spot for your memorable fundraiser? Not to worry, we’ve hand-picked a list of the best NYC gala venues, sorted by capacity, so you can easily find the perfect spot to raise awareness and widen the impact of your nonprofit’s good work.”

For a modern, urban spot…

Triangle Loft- Meatpacking District

This loft-like venue offers flexibility with an open space that’s perfect for cocktails and mingling or a formal sit-down gala dinner — all in the Little Flatiron Building.

This South Bronx United fundraiser was perfectly placed in the space, which was filled with art and natural light.

Triangle Loft can accommodate up to 150 seated guests and 310 standing guests.

25 Best NYC Gala Venues for a Memorable & Meaningful Fundraiser [2023]