The Lighthouse – NYC Venue for Weddings & Galas

About

With the feel of a sophisticated New York loft space, The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers is a unique waterfront venue with sweeping river views of the Hudson River and Statue of Liberty. Boasting 10,000 square feet of flexible event space, sleek hardwood floors, period lanterns, and an all-season glass-enclosed terrace, The Lighthouse also provides unique and unparalleled cuisine and service by top caterer Abigail Kirsch.

Whether it’s a picturesque sunset wedding ceremony overlooking the New York City waterfront or an extravagant bar/bat mitzvah, this unique venue is the perfect location for any celebration, fund-raising gala, seminar, or corporate event. In addition to easy accessibility, valet parking, and shuttle bus service, The Lighthouse provides each client with a specialized team of event professionals and recommended vendors that will handle even the smallest of details to ensure beautiful and memorable occasions for up to 800 guests.

Photos: Weddings

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Photos: Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

For additional images, please check out our Facebook album: Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Photos: Corporate & Philanthropic

VIdeos: The Lighthouse

Venue Specs

Floor Plan

RoomsLxWSq. Ft.Classroom StyleTheatre StyleBanquetReception
Barnegat34x441,49675140120180
Montauk43x472,021100200160200
Navesink34x411,39475160120160
Barnegat / Montauk / Navesink111x444,911250500400540
Gallery / SaugertiesN/A2,620N/AN/A100240
All-Season Terrace112x222,464N/A200180220
All Spaces9,9952505006801,000

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Directions

THE LIGHTHOUSE – CHELSEA PIERS
Between 23rd & 24th Streets & The West Side Highway South
212-336-6060

From Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island: Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg Bridges – Follow FDR DRIVE NORTH to East 23rd Follow 23rd Street west to 11th Avenue. Turn right onto 11th Avenue and turn left onto 24th Street.  Stay in left lane and turn left at the light (West Side Highway South 9A).  Stay in right lane and bear right into CHELSEA PIERS.
*Follow the entrance directions below.

Brooklyn Battery Tunnel: Follow signs to West Street (West Side Highway9A). Take West Side Highway north to 21st Street and bear right to 11th Turn left onto 24th Street, stay in left lane and continue to light (West Side Highway South9A). At light turn left onto highway.  Stay in right lane and bear right into CHELSEA PIERS.
*Follow the entrance directions below.

From Long Island and Queens: Queens Midtown Tunnel or 59th Street Bridge (Queensboro Bridge) – Continue South to 23rd Street. At 23rd Street, turn right Follow 23rd Street west to 11th Turn right onto 11th Avenue and turn left onto 24th Street. Stay in left lane and turn left at the light (West Side Highway South).  Stay in right lane and bear right into CHELSEA PIERS.
*Follow the entrance directions below.

From Upstate NY, Connecticut and Bronx: Henry Hudson Parkway (Rte 9A) to West Side Highway. Follow South to 24th Street and get into right lane. Stay in right lane and bear right into CHELSEA PIERS.
*Follow the entrance directions below.

From New Jersey: Lincoln Tunnel and George Washington Bridge: Follow signs for West Side Highway (Henry Hudson Parkway Downtown). Follow South to 24th Street and get into right lane. Stay in right lane and bear right into CHELSEA PIERS.
*Follow the entrance directions below.

Holland Tunnel: Follow signs for West Street (West Side Highway9A) North. Take West Side Highway north to 21st Street and bear right to 11th Turn left onto 24th Street, stay in left lane and continue to light (West Side Highway South). At light turn left onto highway.  Stay in right lane and bear right into CHELSEA PIERS.
*Follow the entrance directions below.

ENTRANCE DIRECTIONS

Stay in RIGHT OR MIDDLE LANE after entering. Take ticket at Gate and turn right onto PIER 61 (first right) – drive past The SkyRink and continue to THE LIGHTHOUSE.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

BUS
The M23 Bus, which runs along 23rd Street, will drop off at Pier 62 in the Chelsea Piers Complex.  From there, it is a short walk south to The Lighthouse (Pier 61) with signage along the way.

SUBWAY
Take any subway that will bring you to 23rd Street (the C & E will take you to Eighth Avenue and 23rd Street, the 1 will take you to Seventh Avenue and 23rd Street).  From there, you can take the M23 bus or a taxi, following taxi instructions listed on page 1.

  • 14th Street – (C&E to Eighth Avenue and 1,2 or 3 Train to 7th Avenue)
  • M14  bus to last stop which is 18th Street and 11th. Cross 11th to entrance to Chelsea Piers.