Plan Your Event

Interested in hosting your event with us? Please read our FAQs below for more information.

FAQs

What is the capacity of Senate Garage?

We can accommodate up to 450 guests for a cocktail party or up to 280 for a seated dinner with a dance floor.

What is the rental fee?

Please fill out our contact form online and information and pricing about our space will be available to you in a PDF. You may also tour our space by appointment. Please call us at 845-802-5900 or email Senate Garage to arrange an appointment.

What about parking?

There is street parking and municipal parking in several locations throughout uptown Kingston. There is a large municipal parking lot 1 block away. Valet parking can also be arranged for your guests through an outside vendor.  Many of our parties have used a bus service to transport guests from the hotel to the venue- allowing your guests to have fun without worry of getting back to the hotel.  If you are renting the outside grounds of the Senate House State Park, there are approximately 30 spots that are included in the rental.

Does Senate Garage provide an in-house caterer?

Senate Garage has an exclusive partnership with an award winning caterer, Bridge Creek Catering.  They are a full service farm-to-table caterer who will  work with you to craft an event that reflects you.  We have found that our clients appreciate our all-in approach and find it helpful in planning their event.  We do not allow other caterers into our space.

 

Do I need a day of coordinator for my event?

It depends.  If you have the room in your budget and want help with the details of your wedding, we have found them to be extremely helpful in alleviating  stress for the families.

Are there restrictions on what time music must end?

Yes. City ordinance requires amplified music must conclude by 2am. If you are renting the outside state park grounds, amplified music can be played until 10pm.

Does the building have heat and AC?

Happy to report—YES!

What is the cancellation policy?

Initial deposit and any additional payments already paid are non-refundable. If the event is canceled within 60 days prior to the event date, the client agrees to pay any outstanding balance.

Can I use real candles?

Candles are allowed in the space provided they are enclosed in a glass container.  If you are renting the outdoor grounds, no open flame is allowed outside.  No sparklers.

Are there hotels in the area?

There are many hotels in the area that provide group discounted rates. If you want your guests to stay close by, the Best Western Plus is  5 minutes from Senate Garage. There are other hotels and bed & breakfasts located within 10 minutes.  There are also beautiful Airbnb’s within walking distance.