Bar & Bat Mitzvahs

The Venue

Located centrally in Midtown Manhattan, HELEN MILLS is the perfect space to host your son’s or daughter’s Bar / Bat Mitzvah in NYC.

Featuring a spectacular and versatile 4,000 square foot loft-like Event Space, your guests, children and adults alike, will have plenty of space to have a great time dancing, eating, and simply celebrating this important milestone. The venue also features a 140-seat Theater, perfect for Bar / Bat Mitzvah ceremonies. Both spaces are outfitted with state-of-the art projection and sound systems and versatile lighting.

HELEN MILLS is a full-service venue with a number of all-inclusive packages. Our experienced team is here to support you through the planning process. See photos from recent mitzvahs here.


Capacity & Floor Plans

Up to 160 guests for mitzvah celebrations, which includes room for a dance floor and dj setup, games, and catering. Our 140-seat theater is available for ceremonies.

See below for sample floor plans and here for a virtual venue tour.


Catering & Packages

We offer all-inclusive catering packages to fit your party's needs, from cocktail receptions to buffets to ice cream sundae stations. We also offer a variety of beverage service options, including a full bar with an assortment of premium brands and local craft beer. 

We welcome licensed, outside caterers and food trucks. See here for vendor insurance requirements.


amenities, Decor & Signage

Venue rentals include our in-house furniture and decor inventory. The collection is a sleek mix of white leather ottomans, brushed metallic cocktail tables, white acrylic reception chairs, and more

The venue is fully brand-able with a number of creative street-level and interior signage opportunities available. The two spaces features gallery molding along the walls and a ceiling grid in the event space for hanging additional signage or decor. See lighting (below) for more branding options.


Lighting & Tech

HELEN MILLS features state-of-the-art tech & lighting, included with all rentals when an a/v technicians is hired. Our tech package includes: 

  • 3 projectors in event space, 1 in theater
  • Sound system and PANDORA for business in the Event Space, surround sound in the Theater
  • Dedicated, high-speed wireless and wired internet (100 mbps)
  • Single-color wall wash and gobo projection
  • One wired / Wireless microphone

We offer additional items for rent and welcome outside A/V rentals and production companies.


Vendors & Planning Tools

Check out our list of recommended vendors, including DJs, photographers, entertainment providers, florists and more. Our planning guide offers tips and inspiration from past events as well as more information about the space.

For more, see photos and details from recent bar and bat mitzvahs at HELEN MILLS on our blog.


Want to learn more and speak with our team?

We'd love to hear from you.