Plan your next event AT GRAND CENTRAL

To book an event in Vanderbilt Hall, please fill out the event request form.
Loved by the world for its history, architecture and grandeur, Grand Central always makes a memorable setting for any event.

  • Historic 1913 setting, available seven days a week
  • Home to Metro-North Railroad and the Grand Central Terminal subway station
  • Central location in the heart of midtown Manhattan at 42nd Street and Park Avenue, easily accessible by train, subway, bus and taxi
  • Over 750,000 people visit daily for travel, dining, shopping, and business
  • Want to reach the masses? Vanderbilt Hall is perfect for all public events, including exhibits, product launches and much more.
  • Vanderbilt Hall can also be privatized to accommodate corporate and fundraising events, fashion shows, and private parties.

VANDERBILT HALL

Built in 1913 and meticulously restored in 1998, Vanderbilt Hall embodies elegance and grandeur. Once the former waiting room, Vanderbilt Hall is now a premiere space that promises an event of landmark magnificence. Located just off of East 42nd Street and Park Ave, Vanderbilt Hall is the main entrance to the Terminal and boasts 48-foot ceilings and five gold chandeliers.

The East Side of Vanderbilt Hall features 6,000 square feet of flexible event space, perfect for your product launch, corporate function, exhibit, sampling event, or fundraiser. With over 750,000 people streaming through the Terminal each day, your event is sure to be a success when your goal is to reach the public.  If you’re looking for a more intimate setting, the space can be privatized for a memorable cocktail reception or ticketed event. Located adjacent to the Main Concourse and across from Great Northern Food Hall, a lively eatery on the West Side the Hall, the East Side offers a unique and unforgettable atmosphere for your special event.­

From cars, to basketball and squash courts, Vanderbilt Hall can accommodate just about all of your event needs.

*Please note, we do not host weddings at Grand Central.

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Want to reach the masses? Vanderbilt Hall is perfect for all public events, including exhibits, product launches and much more. Please indicate you’re looking to host a public event in your completed event request form.

Vanderbilt Hall can also be privatized to accommodate corporate and fundraising events, fashion shows, and private parties. Please indicate you’re looking to host a private event in your completed event request form.

DEMOGRAPHICS

  • 750,000 people pass through Grand Central daily and over 1,000,000 people during the holidays
  • Grand Central is served by Metro-North commuter trains, 31 commuter and 15 city bus routes, 7 subway lines, buses to and from the area’s three airports, and two million taxis a year.
  • Metro-North passengers are 55% male and 45% female, the median age is 41.
  • 93% of Grand Central Terminal commuters are college graduates.
  • Mean household income for commuters is $95,800; 50% of household incomes are over $100,000, and 20% are over $200,000.
  • The captive shopping population of more than 326,000 neighborhood office workers earn a combined $11.3 billion a year.
  • An average 7,500 people an hour pass the corner of 42nd Street and Vanderbilt Avenue, making it one of the busiest intersections in the city.
  • 6 million out-of-town tourists, with a mean income of $62,000, visit Grand Central each year.
  • Grand Central Terminal subway station is the busiest stop in the New York City subway system.

HOST YOUR EVENT AT GRAND CENTRAL

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