Parties at Grand Banks

From private dining and intimate parties, to corporate events and weddings, Grand Banks hosts spectacular, unforgettable events.  


Grand Banks combines superior service and award-winning cuisine with incomparable views and a museum-quality historic ship. We offer private events for parties ranging in size from as little as six to as many one hundred and seventy-five guests, with pricing starting at $1000.

We offer three options on the front of our ship for small to medium party sizes. These include the Captain’s Table (6-12 guests), the Bow (13-20 guests), and the Foredeck (21-40 guests). All three spaces are available on a daily basis for Lunch, Afternoon, Sunset and Evening events. Bookings include a private space, dedicated service staff and priority boarding for all guests.

We also offer a full buyout option for parties of up to one hundred and seventy-five guests.

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Event Spaces

Captain's Table (6-12 guests)

Featuring three hundred-and-sixty degree views of the Manhattan skyline and New York Harbor, the Captain's Table is ideal for private dining and special occasions for smaller parties.

Bow (13-20 guests)

The Bow, which includes the Captain's Table above, projects out over the Hudson River, enveloping guests in an elevated maritime atmosphere that is truly one of a kind.

Foredeck (21-40 guests)

The Foredeck includes both the Captain's Table and the Bow above as well as an open area on the river side of our forward bar, providing an exclusive gathering space replete with nautical charm and flawless sunsets

Buyout (up to 175 guests)

Buyouts at Grand Banks provide exclusive access to our 142' ship, unlimited enjoyment of our award-winning food and beverage program, and incomparable 360 degree views of the Hudson River, downtown New York, and the Statue of Liberty. 

“As if it’s not awesome enough that you’re on a boat, the Grand Banks team went to the next level to make our experience unforgettable”
— Jamie Rudolph | Special Events Director | Bon Appétit