Frequently Asked Questions



How much do wedding venues cost?
Affordability is one of the factors that make Astoria World Manor different. We provide full-service venues that include professional banquet planning at prices below the industry average. While the average cost of a wedding venue in New York City is about $12,000, prices can range from $2,500 to $20,000, with full-service spaces typically falling between $30,000 and $70,000.
What services are included in a wedding venue?
Our full-service wedding venues include professional event planning, catering, and decor, making us a one-stop shop for your big day. Astoria’s committed catering team can customize menus to your taste and budget. On the other hand, if you’re looking for a more hands-off approach, we can offer space only, enabling you to choose your vendors.
What kind of events do you plan?
We have experience planning and catering for almost any event and occasion. Our specialties include weddings and receptions, Sweet 16s & Quinceañeras, Birthday Parties & Mitzvahs, Corporate Events & Holiday Parties, Baby Showers, and much more. Name the event, and our team of seasoned event specialists can make it happen.
How many people can your event space accommodate?
There are a variety of unique event spaces and ballrooms that can accommodate groups of all sizes at Astoria World Manor. Our biggest venue can accommodate up to 1000 people, making it perfect for large weddings or corporate events. We also have smaller spaces available for more intimate gatherings. Regardless of the size of your event, AWM has a space that will work for you.
Do you offer event planning services?

We do not, however, we have a wonderful team of sales managers and day-of venue
coordinators that will work with you, or your event planner to ensure your vision comes into existence.

Are decorations included?

We do not include decorations, but we’d be happy to recommend some of our pre-approved vendors if needed.

Are there any decoration restrictions?

Any decorations are allowed as long as they do not leave permanent damage to our venue.
However, they must be approved by our sales managers before your event date.

Are sparklers and/or smoke machines allowed?

Yes, but it will have to be approved by our sales managers before your event date.

How many guests can the catering team accommodate?

Our experienced catering team can accommodate up to 2,000 guests.

Do you provide kosher, vegan or halal options?

Of course, that is why our catering team creates custom menus that speak to your stomach and restrictions.

Will I be sharing a catering team with another event?

Yes, we occasionally have more than one event going on at the same time, needing the assistance of our catering team.

Can I bring my own catering team?

Yes, we do allow outside catering. If your catering team wishes to utilize our kitchen, there will be an additional fee.

Is there a cocktail hour?

If you’d like a cocktail hour, we can provide it. We also offer a variety of Hors d’oeuvres for you and your guests to enjoy during cocktail hour.

Will a DJ be provided?

Unfortunately, we do not provide DJs.

What is included in your packages?

A: Our packages include:
❖ 5-hour room rental
❖ Hors d’oeuvres for cocktail hour
❖ Open bar and beverage service
❖ Buffet or seated meal
❖ Dessert
❖ Coffee and tea

Our packages can be customized to meet your vision.

Am I responsible for cleanup, or is there a clean-up fee?

No need to get your hands dirty, we take care of the cleanup, no fee included.

Do you have a bridal suite? If so, is there a fee to book?

We provide the bridal/VIP suite, complimentary for your special day.

Are furry pets allowed in your venue?

We love all furry pets but animals are restricted, unless it’s a certified service pet.

Is there a designated parking area?

Conveniently located next to our manor there is a private parking lot, complimentary to all our guests.

What is your payment and cancellation policy?


❖ The first deposit of 10% or $1,000 is due within five (5) days of signing the contract.
❖ The second deposit of 30% is due within ninety (90) days before your event date.
❖ The final deposit is due within thirty (30) days before your event date.
Please note: If your event date is within ninety (90) days of signing the contract, a 30% deposit is due within five (5) days of signing the contract.


❖ Clients may cancel their contract up to sixty (60) days before the event date without
penalty, in which all monies paid to the venue will be refunded to the client. Clients must notify the venue, in writing, of their intent to cancel.

❖ Between fifty-nine (59) days and forty-five (45) days before the event date, the venue
shall be paid fifty percent (50%) of the full amount of the contract price.
❖ Between forty-four (44) days and thirty (30) days before the event date, the venue shall
be paid seventy-five percent (75%) of the full amount of the contract price.
❖ In the event the client cancels their contract twenty-nine (29) days or fewer before the
event date, the venue shall be paid the full amount of the contract price.

What are your event hours?

Our standard event duration is 5 hours long. However, it can be shorter or longer, with the latest end time being 2 am for more time to party.

Is your event space wheelchair accessible?

Our venue is wheelchair accessible with access to elevators.

Where are you located?

We are located at 25-22 Astoria Blvd, Astoria, NY 11102. We are conveniently located five minutes away from the N/W train and near the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge.

Do you provide tours of your event venue?

Yes, our venue is open Monday – Sunday from 10AM – 6PM. You can also call us at (718) 278-7766 or email us at to schedule a tour. We welcome walk-ins as well.

Do you host any in-house events?

Yes, we love to party! For information on our upcoming events please follow our Instagram, Twitter @awm_newyork or subscribe to our newsletter.