MAX VENUES

Book our beautiful downtown event Atrium, Lounge or Private Dining Room

Max of Eastman Place

Max of Eastman Place

Capacity: Seated: 130-150 Reception: 175

The highlight of the Atrium at Max of Eastman place is the vast wall of floor to ceiling windows. These windows overlook a courtyard area and the historic Eastman Theatre. In the evening, enjoy the magical view of twinkling lights in the courtyard park and the charm of the theatre marquee in the background. Can you imagine a better backdrop for your wedding photos? The courtyard space is perfect for your wedding ceremony or cocktail hour. Whether you are looking to accommodate a holiday reception for 30 or a wedding celebration for 150, this contemporary space is sure to leave a lasting impression on each of your guests.

Private Dining Room

Private Dining Room

Capacity up to 30 people

Our private dining room located off the atrium in Eastman Place affords you all of the luxury of eating out without having to share space with our other guests. Our completely private space boasts full audio visual capabilities, perfect for both your next business meeting or a rehearsal dinner.

Off Site Catering Venues

Take a look at some of the amazing venues we partner with!

We provide the catering, customized menus and handle it all with the excellent service you can always expect from MAX. Contact the venue you're interested in directly to book the space and we will work collectively to make your event amazing, no matter where it is!

The Brainery

The Brainery

Capacity: Up to 60

The Brainery is a great option for your next bridal shower, baby shower, birthday celebration or even a small wedding. Located in Rochester's Neighborhood of the Arts, The Brainery boasts two options for event space with occupancy of up to 60 people and allows flexibility with either hourly or daily rates to fit your event needs. Let Max Rochester Events help you create the perfect event in this beautiful community space.

Memorial Art Gallery

Memorial Art Gallery

Capacity: Seated: 223 Reception: 447

Host an unforgettable event in one of Rochester's most striking architectural landmarks. Provide your guests with a private viewing of the gallery before or during your event and sip cocktails around the fountain of the Vanden Brul Pavilion (or one of the other beautiful spaces). There are various rooms available ranging from small, intimate parlors to the vast M & T Ballroom. Wedding ceremony locations available in the striking Fountain Court, outside in the Sculpture Park or in any of the indoor spaces. We look forward to sharing this dramatic venue with you.

Artisan Works

Artisan Works

Capacity: Seated: 300 Reception: 1000

Host your event in one of Rochester's most unique venues. Artisan Works offers multiple rooms with themes to fit almost any style and taste. Home to over 500,000 items, Artisan Works prides itself on being an "art incubator" that supports countless local and regional artists. Your guests will enjoy touring the various spaces and galleries. The sculptures and artwork create a dramatic background for any wedding, corporate event or gala. There is truly nothing like it anywhere else in Rochester, or anywhere!

George Eastman House

George Eastman House

Capacity: 20- 300

Located on the estate of philanthropist George Eastman, the George Eastman Museum is the world's oldest photography museum and one of the largest film archives in the United States. The gorgeous estate is the perfect back drop for your special event and is in an ideal location near downtown hotels, restaurants and other attractions.

Sonnenberg Gardens

Sonnenberg Gardens

Capacity: Indoor: Seated:75 Reception: 99 Outdoor: up to 250

Located in historic Canandaigua, New York, this 50-acre estate is known for its period architecture, statuary, formal gardens, fountains and unique garden structures. Sonnenberg offers both indoor and outdoor facilities for weddings and events. Event spaces include the charming carriage house as well as outdoor space to accommodate a tent of any size. Guests are encouraged to explore the vast gardens which are closed to the public during evening event times.

Village Gate

Capacity: Seated: 30-350 Reception: 500

Village Gate is an old factory complex with a rich history as a lithographic plant. Now fully modernized and converted, the second floor boasts a large airy atrium perfect for your memorable event. Located in the Neighborhood of the Arts, it is close to downtown attractions and lodging. This industrial space is perfect for weddings, fundraisers and corporate events of all sizes.

Rochester Museum and Science Center

Rochester Museum and Science Center

Capacity: intimate weddings of 40 to 60 guests or larger groups of 150 to 200 guests

The RMSC offers elegant, classic and science-inspired venues for your unforgettable event. We can orchestrate a truly memorable experience for you and your guests. Consider the intimate Cunningham House, the spacious Eisenhardt Auditorium or our formal Ballroom and Palm Court. For an inspiring, out-of-the-ordinary experience, exchange vows in one of the Museum galleries or the Strasenburgh Planetarium. Additionally, the RMSC grounds and Museum patio offer a beautiful setting for enchanting photographs.