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2021 Commencement Season
at The Seaport

Safely celebrate your upcoming commencement ceremony with us on The Rooftop at Pier 17. Your students and their families will have the unique opportunity to commemorate the special day outdoors at our custom designed, socially distanced, mini lawns while savoring the iconic NYC skyline. We have created an environment that’s safe, unique and completely turnkey. With on-site amenities including a holding area for students and faculty, plug and play A/V packages, nearby restaurants and one-of-a-kind photo opportunities, Pier 17 provides everything you need to safely celebrate this special occasion.

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Seamless Social Distancing
on The Rooftop at Pier 17

CAPACITY

Mini Lawns: 256 people (8 per lawn)
Stage: 25 people per ceremony

 

THE SEAPORT ABIDES BY ALL CITY AND STATE
EXECUTIVE ORDERS

SPECS

(32) Individual Mini Lawns
(1) 60×40 Stage (usable footprint 60’ x 24’)
(1) Digital LED Screen on Stage
(32’ x 18’ and 4.9mm)
(1) Soundsystem

EQUIPMENT

(250) Black Folding Chairs
(2) 6ft Tables w/ skirting
(1) Lectern

Health & Safety

 

The mini lawns on The Rooftop at Pier 17 have been custom designed to ensure guest and staff safety and to adhere to all government guidelines. Masks are required to be worn at all times and remember to keep 6 feet between you and other visiting guests. Hand sanitizing stations have been placed around the venue and we’ve increased our cleaning throughout the complex. In addition, we will have dedicated staff scheduled for the event to thoroughly clean in between each ceremony.

Post Ceremony Photo Ops

Pier 17 offers two breathtaking locations for post ceremony photo ops; The Riverdeck with the quintessential NYC backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge and Seaport Square with a classic setting of Pier 17, the East River and historic ships in the background.

Dining Options
Within The Seaport District

With pedestrian-friendly streets, fresh air and plenty of space, the various dining options within steps of Pier 17 are ideal for grabbing a bite post ceremony and keeping the celebration going.

EAT & DRINK

Transportation

 

 

Perfectly situated in the heart of Lower Manhattan, Pier 17 is easily accessible by train, ferry, bus or car.

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Contact

Lisa Rubin
Director, Event Sales
[email protected]
646.265.6007

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