Galas & Events
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NYC’s Most Glamorous SettingSociety Galas Near Central Park

The Oscars. The Emmys. The Women’s Wear Daily Awards. The Pierre Hotel’s lavishly adorned venue spaces have hosted a number of big name galas over the years, and the Upper East Side hideaway continues to uphold that grand tradition.

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  • Exclusive Upper East Side location
  • Experienced event planners
  • Exceptional in-house catering
  • Five-star banquet servicing
  • Advanced A/V technology
  • Dinner events for up to 700
  • Built in LED wall
  • Adjoining reception space for cocktails and silent auction

Gala Events

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Fashion Shows

From Karl Lagerfeld to Yves Saint Laurent to Naomi Campbell, The Pierre is woven into NYC’s fashion story. Showcase the latest trends and celebrate the runway shows at our towering landmark of chic Manhattan style.

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Nonprofit Events

The Pierre has long been New York City society’s preferred setting for non-profit galas, hosting hundreds of one-of-a-kind events every year in the glamorous Grand Ballroom. 

Gala Ballroom

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7,713 sq. ft. | Capacity: 1,500

Enveloped by a stunning ceiling of silver and gold, our Grand Ballroom is donned opulently with lustrous drapes, handsome detailing, and floor-to-ceiling windows. With its vast, pillarless center laid out before the ballroom stage, a sweeping appearance make it the perfect space for big crowds to witness an elegantly planned gala or large-scale special event.

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