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Brooklyn Bris & Baby Naming Venues


What to do when everyone wants to meet the new baby...but everyone can't fit in your house.

It’s hard enough to deal with the ritual aspects of a bris or baby naming, let alone having to find a space to rent because you can’t fit all of your family and friends into your tiny Brooklyn apartment. Never fear—Kveller has compiled a brief list of great spaces for you. (Now assign some well-meaning relative to check availability—you’re busy enough with that new baby!)

Yoga/Dance Studios

Creative Arts Studio                  
Boerum Hill          Map It   
Capacity: 20 – 75
Cost: ranges from $25 – $150 an hour depending on space desired
Catering: does not provide catering    718.797.5600

Yoga People        
Brooklyn Heights          Map It 
Capacity: (info coming soon)
Cost: (info coming soon)  
Catering: (info coming soon)     718.522.YOGA(9642)

Restaurants/Coffee Shops

Cocoa Bar         
Park Slope          Map It  
Capacity: outdoor garden space fits 25 – 40
Cost: ranges based on time
Catering: can provide wine, desserts, coffee          (718) 499 – 4080   
Ditmas Park          Map It
Capacity: 25 to 125
Cost: depends on amount of space reserved
Catering: does not provide catering          347-240-5850


Congregation Beth Elohim               
Park Slope          Map It        
Capacity: 25 to 200
Cost: depends on amount of space reserved
Catering: does not provide catering          (718)768-3814              

Congregation Mount Sinai
Brooklyn Heights        Map It 
Cost: $600

Kane Street Synagogue        
Cobble Hill          Map It
Capacity: seats 180
Cost: $665 members; $1000 non-member
Catering: none provided, but food must be kosher          (718) 875-1550  

Other Venues

Grand Prospect Hall        
Park Slope         venue hall          Map It         
Capacity: anywhere from 90 – 1800
Cost: dependent on number of people
Catering: on-site            718-788-0777                     

The Brooklyn Lyceum                            
Park Slope          multi-use forum space          Map It   
Capacity: varies depending on rooms
Cost: ranges from a high of $3000 for the first 4 hours down to $35 per hour
Catering:  Does not provide catering          718-857-4816
Old Stone House  
Park Slope    picnic house/venue hall          Map It        718-768-3195   
Capacity: 60-80 people
Cost: $200/4 hrs on weekends; $75/hr on weekdays
Catering: Does not provide catering        718-768-3195   

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