Venue Services

Welcome to Melrose Ballroom

People choose to have their events at Melrose Ballroom, located in the heart of Long Island City, just minutes away from Manhattan, not only because it is easily accessible, but also because it’s one of New York City’s premiere exclusive venues for private events and live performance shows.

Melrose Ballroom is a world-class venue which offers the best in catering, entertainment, state-of the art lighting and audio/visual services and has become the ultimate choice for event planners, booking agents and music promoters.

We are happy to work with events of all types including but not limited to the following:


Venue Services - Main Ballroom at Melrose Ballroom in Long Island City, Astoria, NYC, an ideal concert space and private party space

Step into our distinct industrial multi-level facility and experience the magic at Melrose.  Allow us to custom design the perfect floor plan to fit your special event needs.

Take advantage of the following venue services:

  • Event Planning & Floor Plan Design
  • Full Service Catering
  • State of the Art Sound, Lights and Video Equipment
  • Valet Services
  • Recommended Vendors
  • Security



Venue Service Photo Bat Mitzvah at Melrose Ballroom in New York City area, just minutes from Manhattan

The big day is finally here and there is no need for you to be nervous.   While you make your grand entrance to the event you’ve been waiting for, you pull up to the red carpet as the friendly valet attendant takes your car to safe parking.  Walking in the ballroom you hear the sound, so crisp, floating around the room, the lights have set the mood, and the plasma screens display imagery that ties perfectly into your events decor.  So many moving parts here and everything is running smoothly, just as promised.  You never knew having an event like this would be so easy.

Whether you’re in the Main Ballroom, overlooking the Mezzanine, or the spacious Rooftop Lounge and Outdoor Deck, you can find one of our four bars to grab your favorite drink as part of our long list of venue services.

The Main Ballroom – 5,000 Sq. Ft.

Main Ballroom 3 elegantly decorated and ready to host your private event, just a few minutes from New York City

  • 30’ Wide by 15’ High Video Wall Consisting of (72) 40” LCD Screens
  • (2) 40’ Built-in Bars Stocked with Top Shelf Liquor (Four Stations per Bar)
  • (26) Rigging Points that Accommodate up to 3,000 Pounds each
  • (8) 60” Wall Mounted Plasmas (Four behind each Bar)
  • 800 for Standing Reception and 450 Seated
  • 38½’ x 19½’ Adjustable Hydraulic Stage
  • 20’ Ceiling Height
  • 67 Theatrical & Intelligent Lights
  • Line Array Audio System

Mezzanine Overlooking Ballroom – 2,250 Sq. Ft.

Mezzanine 2 - Melrose Ballroom in Long Island City, New York, conveniently located and excellently equipped for all live music events, artists performances and birthday parties, weddings, showers, among others.

  • 21’ Built-in Bar Stocked with Top Shelf Liquor (Two Stations)
  • (3) 60” Wall Mounted Plasmas Behind the Bar
  • (2) 27” Wall Mounted Plasmas
  • 2 Furnished Green Rooms (each Equipped with a Private Bathroom & Shower)
  • 300 for Standing Reception and 150 Seated

The Rooftop Bar, Lounge, & Outdoor Deck – 3,200 Sq. Ft.

Rooftop Lounge 6 at Melrose Ballroom, NYC for cocktails and views of the city skyline

  • 27’ Built-in Bar Stocked with Top Shelf Liquor (Four Stations & Ice Machine)
  • Floor to Ceiling Windows Providing Natural Sunlight & Twinkling City Views
  • 300 for Standing Reception and 100 Seated
  • (6) 60” Wall Mounted Plasmas
  • (1) 65” Wall Mounted Plasma

State of the Art A/V

Take advantage of the following A/V Elements:

  • Convertible Hydraulic Stage
  • Visual & Graphic Design Services Available
  • EAW Speakers
  • Lab Gruppen Amplifiers
  • 67 Theatrical and Fixed Lighting Units.
  • 4,000 amps of Available Power
  • HD 30’x15’ video wall consisting of 72 40” LCD Screens
  • 20 Plasma’s mounted around the building’s perimeter
  • The Latest Line Array Audio System

Full-Service Gourmet Kitchen – 1,500 Sq. Ft.

How many venues have you found that offer a full service kitchen available as part of one of their venue services? There’s no need to stress about food and beverage when our full-service gourmet kitchen can prepare menus customized to the desires of any unique taste preferences. You can also bring in approved off-premise caterers.

  • 4 Convection Ovens
  • 3 Salamanders
  • 1 Grill
  • 2 Deep Fryers
  • 12 Burners
  • 1 Pasta Cooker
  • 2 Low Boy Burners
  • 1 Tilt Braising Skillet
  • 3 Walk-in Refrigerators
  • 1 Walk-in Freezer
  • 2 Ice Machines