Best Outdoor Venues in the Northeast

PRA’s Picks

Top Outdoor Group Venues in the Northeast

Experience Anywhere! It’s more than just a tagline – it’s what we do best! Our local destinations experts across the US bring out the uniqueness of each location and are everywhere you want to be. As the Summer kicks off, now is the perfect time to host an event outdoors during the warm summer nights and we love to share our tops picks with you – starting in the Northeast with endless skylines, trendy spots, and historical treasures. What’s one thing these venues all have in common? Some pretty spectacular views! 

Our Northeast Region includes New York, the New England states, and Washington DC. Heading to the region? Contact to start your planning process.

230 Fifth, New York City, New York

230 Fifth, New YorkThe second your guests step foot in Manhattan they will feel the energy, but they may not understand how far that energy spreads. There is no better way to show how impressive and commanding the New York City skyline is than at the city’s largest rooftop garden. 230 Fifthin close proximity to the Empire State Building, is a two-tiered venue in the heart of Midtown with space for up to 250 guests. The awe-inspiring city venue with remarkable views, specialty cocktails and savory treats offers an ideal way to admire the beauty of the Big Apple  

Capacity: Up to 250

Rockefeller Center, New York City, New York

Rockefeller Center, New YorkThe world-famous Rockefeller Center has been known for decades as the location of the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and home of the ice-skating rink in the winter. In the spring and summer months, the Rockefeller Center Garden makes an ideal location for an open-air, socially distanced event. Private event spaces at Rockefeller Center are as varied and unique as the city itself, from intimate rooms for smaller groups to impressive expanses for large gatherings – each with timeless New York style and appeals. The iconic city serves as the perfect backdrop for landmark occasions for up to 1,000 guests.

Capacity: Up to 1,000

Capitol View at 400, Washington, D.C.

Capitol View, Washington DCIf you are all about atmosphere, it can’t get much better than a perfectly laid-out rooftop. And if you are hosting an event in Washington, D.C. it doesn’t get much better than Capital View at 400. Offering the most spectacular views in D.C., The Capitol View at 400 features some of the best sights in the city of the US Capitol, spanning 300 degrees from Union Station to the Library of Congress, the capitol Dome and Across to the Washington Monument. Talk about historic buildings! And when the sun sets and the monuments light up, there is no better sight to marvel in the beauty that is Washington, D.C.!  The rooftop’s retractable awning with removable clear side panels, heating, and air-conditioning makes it a year-round favorite event location for up to 470 guests.

Capacity: Up to 470

Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, Maryland

Your special event. And the perfect outdoor setting. Located in historic Fells Point in Baltimore, the Sagamore Pendry occupies the restored 1914 waterfront Recreation Pier with unparalleled views of the Inner Harbor Baltimore.  The hotel’s two largest open-air spaces are the semi-enclosed courtyard with fireplaces, lounge seating, and dramatic lighting and the pool deck that offers dramatic harbor views, perfect for small or largest gatherings up to 275 guests.

Capacity: Up to 275

The Lawn on D, Boston, Massachusetts 

Lawn on D

The Lawn on D is a favorite space for visitors, convention-goers and locals alike. Boston’s most innovative and dynamic outdoor event space in the heart of the thriving Waterfront District, this Lawn is a vibrant outdoor space located just steps from the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center and the Seaport District. ​​A great place to gather and play all in the 2.7-acre urban setting. The Lawn Dis not just home to events, but to festivals, craft beer tastings, neighborhood nights and more. ​​The Pavilion on D is The Lawn on D’s larger pavilion space. Located next to the famous LED swing set and two adjacent lawn spaces, this is a combined 48,000 square feet of lawn and covered space. ​​This unique space provides a lot of options for networking, socializing and enjoying an evening outside in the city

Capacity: Up to 4000

So there you have it…a few of our favorites in the Northeast. Share your top venue location in the comments below. We’d love to hear from you!

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