Middle Collegiate Church

Manhattan

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Description

Tucked away in Manhattan at Lafayette Place and 4th Street, the Middle Collegiate Church is one of the oldest churches of its kind in New York City. Created in the early 17th century, this stunning church was originally built on Nassau Street between Cedar and Liberty. Known as one of the oldest continuously active congregation in America, this spectacular church is steeped in history, creating a rich setting for your big day! The gorgeous sanctuary is ideal for a beautiful ceremony. The beautiful collection of over a dozen artificially lit Tiffany windows adds a historic feel to the structure, as well as a pop of exceptional craftsmanship and color. Vaulted rich wood ceilings with exposed beams lends the church a decidedly Old World feel, accompanied by the ornately carved altar, creates a fine backdrop for exchanging your most sacred vows before God. The large skylight dome in the social hall adds luminosity to the space, making it the perfect place for taking classic family portraits!

Venue Style

Church/Temple

Services

Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception

Capacity

Max Indoor Ceremony: 325 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 225 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start 1 to 2 hours prior to the event start time. Events must end by 10:00PM or a later end time with venue approval.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $1,050 for a reception and includes 3 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The members of the congregation has a rental fee of $850. The set up fee for a ceremony only wedding is $2,000 for 1 hour. Each additional hour for a ceremony is $100/hr. Additional hours for a reception is $250/hr. A full choir with a band starts at $2,000.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Middle Collegiate Church is estimated at between $7,000 and $13,860 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

BYO

Alcohol

BYO

Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Tables and chairs provided
Piano
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Pianist
Organist

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Beer and wine only
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Music must end by 10:00PM
Full choir with band for a fee of $2,000