A Variety Of Bar Bat Mitzvah Venue Options

A Variety Of Bar Bat Mitzvah Venue Options

You received your child’s Bar Bat Mitzvah date. How exciting! So what’s next?

Choosing a venue is an important first step in the planning process. Consider the type of celebration that’s appropriate for your family. For example, are you most comfortable in a traditional setting such as a hotel or catering hall or do you see your family and friends enjoying an alternative space such as a sports facility, night club or even a racetrack?

There is a wide range of venues to choose from so be sure to visit them in person.

We’ve provided a variety of venue options below:


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Benjamin Steakhouse
Contact: Ali Saladin, 212-297-9177 or [email protected]
Dee Selimaj 914-428-6868 or [email protected]


The Sea Fire Grill
Contact: Hannah Newton, 212-935-3785, [email protected]


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Planning an upcoming holiday event? Benjamin Steakhouse and The Sea Fire Grill will surely impress your guests! Allow our expertise in cuisine and service to ensure your event is sophisticated, memorable, and flawless. Ideal for intimate dinners, corporate functions, or celebratory affairs, Benjamin Steakhouse and The Sea Fire Grill offer a myriad of spaces ideally suited for parties anywhere from 10-300 guests. Contact our Events Department today!

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Sophisticated décor, award winning food, and beautifully renovated private event spaces 

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Hard Rock New York
Contact: Kristin Collins, 212-343-3355 x: 8182, [email protected]  


Hard Rock New York

Sophistication infused with funk, the Hard Rock Cafe Times Square offers stellar service and modern elegance. Come experience the cuisine, music and distinctive design. Day or night there is something to fit every mood and satisfy every impulse. Whether it is an intimate gathering of 20 or a full venue buyout of 1,200 guests, we will create an event everyone will be talking about. 


Hard Rock

The Hard Rock Cafe has hosted some of the most unique and talked about Bar Bat Mitzvahs in the city and is here to help you and your family plan, and celebrate, your special occasion like Rock Stars. We are a full service event planning facility with in-house, state of the art audiovisual capabilities to fully customize and stage your child’s event from beginning to end. Specialized catering, entertainment and merchandise can be added to compliment any event. Our multiple private event spaces can accommodate up to 400 guests. Let Hard Rock Cafe New York give you and your family the full Rock Star treatment and roll out the red carpet for you!   


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Westminster Hotel
Contact: Jennifer Cooper, 973-548-0047, [email protected]

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The Westminster Hotel’s spacious ballroom is the perfect backdrop for Strip House award winning, 3 ½ star cuisine. The spacious venue can be transformed into a variety of themes from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” to the “Devils Locker Room.” Enjoy cocktails with guests in Victoria Hall, under the glass atrium. Menus are customized for each Mitzvah and include special items tailored to the likes of young adults. Celebrate your special occasion at our AAA 4-Diamond Hotel.

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Top Left Photo: Specialty Themed Celebration Cake

Top Right Photo: This Candy Land themed Bat Mitzvah incorporated centerpieces of landmarks important to the Guest of Honor

Middle Left Photo: Guests will enjoy fine dining catered by the award-wining Strip House Restaurant

Middle Photo: Victoria Hall is transformed into an exquisite setting for cocktail hour

Bottom Photo: Evan’s ESPN: Incorporate you theme into decorations for a personalized touch to your special event


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Fox Hollow Catering, Restaurant & Hotel
Contact: Sales, 516-921-1415, [email protected]


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Celebrate and honor your child’s achievement with a unique and powerful experience at the Fox Hollow; Long Island’s event destination featuring a state-of-the-art catering facility, all-suite boutique hotel and fine dining restaurant all on an 8-acre Gold Coast Estate.

Catering events for up to 300 guests, the Fox Hollow provides Scotto Brothers award winning hospitality in a stylish atmosphere. This season the Fox Hollow is rolling out their All New Fun Mitzvah menu, which is a unique culinary experience featuring trendy cuisine and traditional favorites; sure to excite your guests.

To schedule a tour of the Fox Hollow, call 516-921-1415 or visit us online at www.TheFoxHollow.com


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 Top/Middle Photos: The all-new Somerley at Fox Hollow featuring decor by Studio 4 Event Rentals.

Bottom Photo: The Fox Hollow Catering & Hotel in Woodbury, NY located on an 8-acre Gold Coast Estate



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Upper Montclair Country Club
Contact: Lee Ann Lewis, 973-859-1707, [email protected] 


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Conveniently located less than 20 minutes from Manhattan, the scenic setting of Upper Montclair Country Club, with its elegant Ballroom, West Lounge, Tented Terrace and Lawn is available for Mitzvahs for up to 200 guests. We offer a kids buffet that includes a mocktail bar with frozen drinks and an ice cream sundae bar as well as buffet and sit down options for the adults. Special touches include a Popcorn Machine, Cotton Candy or Smores by our Firepit. You and your guests are sure to be impressed at every turn with our fine food, ambience and professional service.

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Front of Clubhouse and Ballroom


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Sheraton Eatontown
Contact: Denise Diaz, 732-544-2608, [email protected] 


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Every social event is special, offering memories for years to come. Make your Bar or Bat Mitzvah extraordinary in the Meridian Ballroom at Sheraton Eatontown. The Meridian Ballroom is unique in its décor, exquisite in its diverse menu selections; complete with staff dedicated to superb service every step of the way. Centrally located in beautiful Monmouth County, Sheraton Eatontown is easily accessible to all of your guests boasting 208 Rooms, Gazebo Garden & Patio, an indoor/outdoor pool and two restaurants.  

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Boasting it’s magnificent 5,700 square foot Meridian Ballroom and beautifully landscaped outdoor event space, Sheraton Eatontown is the supreme setting for a day that you and your guests will always remember. Your photos will be absolutely breathtaking with so many picturesque locations from the grand staircase, garden gazebo, koi pond, and just minutes to the beaches & boardwalks. Begin your event with cocktails and lavish displays in our sun-filled Grand Foyer with spectacular views of the outdoor terrace. With extensive attention to detail and award winning cuisine, our talented staff will help you coordinate all aspects of your event making your experience worry free from the planning stages to the big day!   


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Crystal Ballroom at the Radisson Freehold
Contact: Tara Stokes, 732-780-3405, [email protected] 


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The Crystal Ballroom at the Radisson Freehold is the premier Central Jersey destination for unforgettable Bar Bat Mitzvahs. Add impact with ghost Chiavari chairs and dynamic multi-hued LED ceiling lighting, which can be personalized to coordinate with your color scheme. Strike a pose by the fountain in the lush outdoor garden. Your out-of-town guests will love TripAdvisor’s award-winning hotel accommodations. Brand new gourmet menus include everything from a simple 4-hour Sunday Mitzvah package to the extravagant Platinum Mitzvah package.   


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Top Left Photo: Chiavari chairs look great with Caribbean blue décor in Freehold’s Crystal Ballroom

Top Right Photo: The Crystal Ballroom is pretty in pink with dynamic LED ceiling lighting in the color of your choice

 Bottom Left Photo: Black feather centerpieces and modern black chair covers with jeweled wraps in Freehold’s Crystal Ballroom

Bottom Right Photo: Your guests will be dazzled by the Crystal Ballroom, with LED ceiling lighting in the color of your choice, modern chair covers, and complimentary centerpieces 


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Elevate Event Lounge
Contact: Marie Eliseo, 914-352-6400, [email protected]


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Elevate Event Lounge is the newest and hottest venue to come to Westchester! We are a private event facility that specializes in entertainment. We are here to help you every step of the way to make planning your event as stress free and fun filled as possible. We have more than 20 years experience in entertainment memorable event planning. With our amazing staff each party is customized to fulfill the essentials and desires for the Mitzvah child and their family. If you choose, our room can be transformed into almost any color. With our light up high boy tables, stools and sofas we are able to give you that lounge feel without going into Manhattan.


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Here at Elevate Event Lounge you and your guests will have an amazing time. With our spacious 5,000 square foot party area with a 1,400 square foot dance floor, there is plenty of room to include any and all of your catering and vendor needs. With five flat screens and two projection walls, you can experience montages, zap shots, and music videos from all areas of the venue. Our party motivators are always there to keep your guests entertained and to ensure they leave with a smile on their face

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Dave & Buster’s
Contact: Erin Jacobsen, 845-348-6006, [email protected]

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Plan the event of a lifetime!

Dave & Buster’s is here to help you and your family plan an event to be remembered as well as celebrated. Whether you are looking to host a formal, informal or unique party, Dave & Buster’s is the venue for you! Our facility has a multi-level private party room, which is the perfect place to host your child’s special day! It comes with a stage, huge presentation screen, private bar, private bathrooms, and an array of A/V equipment. Best of all, it is located just outside One Million Dollars worth of Video Arcade Games! We offer 50,000 square feet of serious food and outrageous fun that guarantees your party will be fun, entertaining, and above all memorable. 

Located all over the Tri-state area:

Palisades Center-Rockland County – 845-348-6006

Times Square • 243 W. 42nd St., 3rd Floor – 646-495-2015

Islandia • L.I.E. @ Vets. Memorial Hwy. – 631-582-6615

Westbury • The Mall at the Source – 516-247-6337

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One Million Dollars of video arcade games and private party rooms with a DJ and dancing. The best of both worlds!


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Meadowlands Racetrack Entertainment
Contact: Jessica Wester, 201-The-BigM, [email protected] 

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Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment, one venue with so many options. This one of a kind entertainment complex features unique and upscale event spaces that cater to groups of all sizes. With amazing views of the NYC skyline and live racing your next event will be unforgettable!


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Top Left Photo: New Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment

Top Right Photo: Sports Bar & Club decked out for an event

Bottom Left Photo:  Trotters, an event space with a luxurious Club feel

Bottom Right Photo: Gallery set for a sit down awards dinner. Every event space can be customized to fit your needs


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