Ellis Island

With just an eight minute exclusive ferry ride from Battery Park, NYC or Liberty State Park, NJ – let Ellis Island be your guide to a once in a lifetime event experience celebrating your heritage. More than 100 million Americans can claim ancestors who passed through Ellis Island in search of a new beginning. Retrace their steps with exclusive use of the museum and National Park Service Ranger tours. Guests are welcomed to find their family’s name on the Wall of Honor.

Enjoy expansive interior space totaling 13,000 square feet with breathtaking views of the Manhattan Skyline or host your guests outdoors under the stars overlooking the Statue of Liberty. This National Monument is yours exclusively – so you decide the location! Or use Liberty Island for a cocktail hour and private photo op with Lady Liberty followed by dinner on Ellis Island.

Whether it be an intimate cocktail party, a lavish corporate gathering or incentive group, an awards ceremony, an extraordinary family affair, wedding, Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah – Ellis Island will keep your guests talking for years to come.

Ceremony locations available. Children activities including a scavenger hunt and game zone enhance a guests experience while visiting. Make one of the most memorable days of your life truly monumental.

Events from 25 to 1,200 people. Fireworks available.


Ellis Island also features a Conference Room with balcony dining available for use during the day while we are open to the public.

Click the Conference Room tab under the Ellis Island tab above for additional details.

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Why Choose Us

  • Spectacular Manhattan Skyline views
  • Exclusive use of a National Monument
  • An event experience that will last a lifetime
  • National Park Service Ranger tours
  • Flawless Special Event Planning