The Riverside Church offer a wide variety of event and meeting space large and small, from classrooms to banquet halls, with personalized customer service and individualized setup. All spaces include roundtables, long tables, and chairs. Catering and audio/video services are also available.
Our largest reception hall, South Hall, measures 86 feet in length and 62 feet in width and comes with a full stage and lobby. South Hall can accommodate a party of 350 for a formal sit-down dinner with cocktail reception area or 500 for an open floor reception.
This large gothic-style space with stone pillars and stage. It can accommodate a party of 150 for a formal sit-down dinner and 300 for an open floor reception.
Ninth & Tenth Floor Lounges
These two gothic-inspired halls provide spectacular views of the Hudson River and New Jersey on one side and upper Manhattan and the Bronx on the other. The slightly larger Ninth Floor Lounge has its own wood-burning fireplace, and can accommodate a party of 100 for a formal sit-down dinner. The smaller Tenth Floor Lounge offers all the same ambiance, and can accommodate a party of 75 for a formal sit-down dinner.
The Theatre at The Riverside Church
Our theatre is a traditional Proscenium Theater perfect for performance and film screenings. It features an Apron extensions and false proscenium legs masked by soft goods, creating a full downstage of curtain line with exits stage right and left. Total seating capacity is 247: 180 raked and 67 freestanding with option for removal. There is an audio and video booth, and separate lighting booth, both located in the back of the house with full view of the stage. Two dressing rooms backstage left accommodate 10-15 people each and come equipped with toilets, hot and cold sinks, and lit make up mirrors.
The Riverside Church has a list of preferred caterers to accommodate all types of functions with any type of cuisine.
The Riverside Church is an open and affirming interdenominational Christian church with extensive experience uniting interfaith, heterosexual, and same-sex couples. Big or small, we offer a variety of wedding and reception spaces to fit the size of your wedding and your budget. Click here to learn more.