The Harbour Room

Capacity: 200

Location: 100 Federal St

Great For: Weddings, Formal Dinners

A property run by the Boston College Club, the Harbour Room is a private downtown space located on the 36th floor of the 100 Federal Street building. What does that translate to? 360-degree views of one of our country’s oldest towns. Wine and dine up to 180 guests for a prestigious wedding or formal dinner.

Taj Boston

Capacity: 250

Location: 15 Arlington Street

Great For: Formal Parties, Weddings

“The Taj.” Imagine that answer to your colleagues’ “Where’s the party?” inquiries. Taj Boston first opened in 1927 as a luxury hotel and currently undergoing a massive renovation. Slated to reopen in 2020, the Taj is owned by the Taj Hotels Group, a Mumbai-based group dedicated to luxury and defined by opulence. An event at the Taj Boston is sure to be the same.

The Odyssey

Capacity: 250

Location: 60 Rowes Wharf

Great For: Small Parties, Company Parties

Take your next event out to sea–literally. The Odyssey is a cruise company that sets sail on behalf of companies, families, and event planners. Their fleet of ships can accommodate groups of various sizes for full ceremonies, after-work cocktail hours, and birthday parties. Catering menus are available to browse online, as is pricing. Welcome clarity for event planners everywhere.


Capacity: 150

Location: 540 Atlantic Ave

Great For: Team Celebrations, Private Dinners

Just because an event is small doesn’t mean it can’t be posh. TRADE, located in the Fort Point neighborhood, features modern accommodations for small private dinners of up to 40 in their private dining room, or up to 150 in the main dining room. Modern and airy, TRADE uses splashes of yellow throughout and publishes menus on its website for turnkey catering.

Multicultural Arts Center

Capacity: 200

Location: 41 Second Street

Great For: Galas, Charitable Events

In East Cambridge, the Multicultural Arts Center offers standing crowds of up to 200 or seated crowds of up to 150 a beautiful brick building and high ceilings. Today a space devoted to celebrating the arts, the MAC was originally a courthouse, a background evident throughout its charming architecture. 

Avenue 34

Capacity: 200

Location: 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street

Great For: Mixers, Meetups

A space run by the event staff at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Avenue 34 is a modern spot with funky furniture, quirky lighting, and cocktail glasses for days. The perfect spot for a ticketed meetup or open bar celebration, Avenue 34 is a cutting-edge gem hidden in a historic property.


Capacity: 100

Location: 10 High Street

Great For: Private Dinners

Serafina, one of Boston’s most beloved restaurants, makes celebrations for up to 100 people turnkey. The main dining room and three private dining rooms provide ample space and plenty of options for hosting private dinners in celebration of company milestones, team triumphs, and even boardroom meetings. 

The Copley Group Nantucket

Capacity: 100

Location: 896 Beacon St

Great For: Team Retreats, Presentations

Not one property, but a catalog of options, Copley Group Nantucket knows a thing or two about hosting company retreats. Their Nantucket theatre, homes, and reception spaces offer space to mingle, dream, plan, and celebrate–all in restful and homey environments. Retreat planners without time to waste would be wise to include the Copley Group among their first phone calls.

The Harvard Club

Capacity: 240

Location: 374 Commonwealth Avenue

Great For: Private Parties

How’s this for a prestigious name? The Harvard Club has held black-tie receptions, regal receptions, and other “elite gatherings” for decades in its two spaces in the Financial District and Back Bay. In-house catering is top-notch, and service is everything you’d expect from such an iconic institution.