Choosing The Perfect Venue For Your Child’s Bar Bat Mitzvah

Choosing The Perfect Venue For Your Child’s Bar Bat Mitzvah

After you receive your child’s Bar Bat Mitzvah date, choosing the venue is one of the first decisions you will make.

With a wide range of venue options to choose from these days, you can select something more traditional such as a hotel, country club or catering hall, or an alternative venue such as a night club or sports complex.

Rest assured, you will find the right one for your family.

We’ve provided a variety of venue options below. 



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Coastal Sports New Jersey
Contact: Kevin, 973-521-5100,

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Coastal Sports New Jersey is the home of two unique sport facilities located in Fairfield, New Jersey. Both Coastal East and Coastal West are equipped to host a vast variety of sports and entertainment for the whole family. We offer professionally run sport leagues, tournaments, clinics, camps and training in all sports. In addition, we provide a wide range of entertainment solutions such as: Birthday Parties, Special Events, Team Building, and more! Come hang out with us and try our most popular activities – Bubble Soccer, Giant Hamster Balls, GAGA Pit and Archery Tag!

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 All this space could be yours with one click away… Panoramic overview of one of the 2 sports facilities! We are located just off of Rt. 46 – 22 Madison Rd. Fairfield, NJ 07004

 Is soccer too boring for your taste? Coastal Sports New Jersey gives a great spin to soccer and makes it eXtreme! Come try our newest activity – Bubble Soccer… Coastal Sports style!

Like what you see? Our Giant Hamster Balls are available for Birthday Parties, Special Milestones and Special Events. Sport Coaches and party hosts are all included in our event packages!

Coastal Sports New Jersey is the place you want to be! Visit us at to learn more about our activities!

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Carlyle Catering
Contact: Catering Manager, 516-501-9700, 


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Carlyle Catering has four exceptional Long Island venues that are sure to make your child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah memorable: Carlyle at the Palace in Plainview, Carlyle at the Omni in Uniondale, Carlyle of Lawrence in the Five Towns and Carlyle on the Green at Bethpage State Park. Plus, we also provide off-premise catering at the location you desire, as well as event design services to transform your space into everything your imagination desires – from a lively sports bar to a trendy lounge to an enchanting gala – to create a truly unique and unforgettable party. With the Carlyle name you can expect a customized event with lavish décor, decadent cuisine and service that is unsurpassed. Kosher and Glatt Kosher catering is available.

Carlyle at the Palace is a contemporary chic venue specifically designed to host Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebrations and is conveniently located off the LIE Service Road; Carlyle at the Omni is decorated in the spirit of an authentic 1950s diner and is perfect for a retro-themed simcha; and Carlyle on the Green is a renovated English Manor overlooking the world famous Bethpage Black® golf course.

Carlyle of Lawrence is our newest venue located at Temple Israel in the Five Towns.

You are invited to our Grand Opening Cocktail Party on Wednesday, September 17th. Please RSVP to Sharon @ 516-218-2980.

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Sheraton Eatontown
Contact: Denise Diaz, 732-544-2608, 


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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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Hard Rock New York
Contact: Kristin Collins, 212-343-3355 x: 8182, 

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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.

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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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Crystal Ballroom at the Radisson Freehold
Contact: Tara Stokes, 732-780-3405,  


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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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MetLife Stadium
Contact: Barbara Mastando, 201-559-1642, 

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The MVP of Celebration! MetLife Stadium is the perfect venue to impress all at your next celebration or event. From VIP meeting rooms and a fireside lounge, to colorful field-side clubs, our spaces are sure to provide a unique and memorable experience. Our brand-new, state-of-the-art facility offers multiple indoor and outdoor spaces, world-class amenities and an impressive array of culinary options. With the ability to accommodate gatherings as small as 100 to as large as over 80,000, see for yourself why MetLife Stadium is in a field of its own.  

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 As you can see from the photos above, the sky is truly the limit here at MetLife Stadium! Our team of experts created this most memorable field event and can do the same for your special celebration! 

Check out this video of a fabulous Bar Mitzvah celebration at MetLife Stadium!


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Hampton Ballroom @ Holiday Inn Plainview
Contact: Leslie Kolenberg, 516-349-1240, 

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Let us help you create the special event of your dreams, whether it’s a Wedding, Reunion, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Sweet Sixteen or any other special occasion at the area’s premier reception venue! Our Hampton Ballroom offers an extraordinary space with seating up to 220 guests. From classic to unexpected, the Hampton Ballroom provides the ideal backdrop for your perfect day. Whatever your taste, allow us make your dreams come true with class, style, and elegance. The talents of our world class Chef allow him to tailor a menu to meet any needs, wants, desires and budget. We look forward to hosting your special day at the Holiday Inn Plainview.  

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The versatile Hampton Ballroom can be transformed to create the event of your dreams  

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Dave & Buster’s
Contact: Karen Kelly, 516-247-6337,


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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 Dollar’s 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.

Come see for yourself at our Bar/Bat Mitzvah Showcase on October 26th from 12:00-4:00pm at the Westbury location. Please contact Karen Kelly at 516-247-6337 for more details!

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,  


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Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment is a state of the art entertainment complex. This new, beautiful venue features unique, upscale event spaces that cater to groups of up to 5,000 guests indoors and up to 10,000 outdoors. Individual venue spaces feature amazing views of the NYC skyline and live racing.  Hors d’oeuvres, action stations, buffet and seated catering selections are available for all spaces.

A most unique venue for a Bar/Bat Mitzvah.  Let our staff make your dreams come true. Look for us on Facebook and Twitter.

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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 decorated for a party. Every event space can be customized to fit your tastes


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Beaver Brook Country Club
Contact: Private Events Director, 908-735-4200,

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Plan your next Bar or Bat Mitzvah at Beaver Brook Country Club! It’s the ideal location with our Lounge and Ballroom overlooking the golf course. It’s now easier and more affordable than ever to celebrate the milestones in your life at Beaver Brook Country Club. Our breathtaking scenery, personalized service & incredible menu selections in a relaxed yet elegant setting serve as the perfect backdrop to create a memorable event. To learn more call our Private Events Office at 908-735-4200 x219 or 

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Top Left Photo: Beaver Brook Event Planners can use upgraded linens to transform the space

Top Right Photo: Using Creative Centerpieces can enhance your theme

 Bottom Left Photo: Talk to your DJ about a light show in fun colors so your guests can dance the night away 

Bottom Right Photo: Transforming the space with creative and unique lounge furniture is a sure way to bring the club to any party

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Inn At Great Neck
Contact: Vielka Grullon, 516-773-2000,

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The Inn at Great Neck, a leading luxury hotel on the Gold Coast of Long Island, extends its brand of top-quality hospitality far beyond overnight room accommodations“exceeding your expectations” by offering the finest quality events and occasions to our guests.  Whether you are seeking banquet spaces on Long Island for business or pleasure the Inn at Great Neck has the event setting, menu options, services and coordination team to fully accommodate your needs.

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Past Bar/Bat Mitzvah in our gorgeous ballroom

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Contact: Elvira Grau, 201-567-3810,


SPACE offers full service “couture” event party planning. We work closely with each family to ensure perfection. Specializing in customized floor plans, menus, timeline’s, linens, overlays, runners and centerpieces.


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When you book your date, SPACE not only serves as avenue, accommodating up to 400 guests, but will include the best in-house entertainment (DJ, Emcee, dancers plus giveaways), as well as all decor designed by Elvira. SPACE has everything you need without having to rent! Club furniture, couches, pillows, LED bars, high boys, high chairs, etc. Note: SPACE is not Kosher, but welcomes Kosher caterers

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