To learn more about hosting your event at Garage B, complete this form, or reach out to our Event Sales Manager, Jenna Chillington.
Located at the well-traveled crossroads of Western Avenue and Arsenal Street at Soldiers Field Road, Garage B and the Charles River Speedway are easily accessible from downtown Boston, Cambridge, Watertown, Newton, and beyond. The site is serviced by multiple bus lines, including the 70 and 86 lines, and a short walk (0.7mi) to the Boston Landing Commuter Rail station. See the map here.
Garage B’s unique position within the Charles River Speedway complex provides the opportunity for hosts to engage with a diverse set of on-site small business vendors: Notch Brewing, The Koji Club, Super Bien, Birds of Paradise, Pizza Project, House of Art & Craft, Bellwether Salon are all here and ready to help you throw a completely personalized event!
You are also welcome to use any of your own preferred offsite vendors.
Please see “pricing” document for rental costs and hours. If additional hours are required, please contact our event sales manager.
No, the space is as described above. All rentals and services should be arranged through third party vendors.
We have a vendor list of select partners that we love to work with, but it is not exclusive. All new vendors must be fully licensed, insured and vetted prior to being approved.
No, there is not a full kitchen; however, we have a prep room for caterers and can provide a designated spot for their vehicle.
It is the client’s/caterer’s responsibility.
We allow clients to serve their own alcohol, provided they acquire the proper permit from the City of Boston to do so. All catering/bartending companies must provide proof of a 12c catering license or day permit from the City of Boston.
Yes, we allow all types of musical entertainment. House music and microphones can be used with our internal sound system. Music must be kept to a reasonable volume (85 db max) but the manager reserves the right to change this. Live bands may have to acquire an entertainment license from the City of Boston.
Because of extremely limited storage space and other events occuring, all items for your event must arrive during the designated load-in hours on the day of the event and are to be picked up during the designated load-out hours immediately following the event. Exceptions can be made depending on our schedule of events and arranged 15 days prior to the day of the event.
Additional parking is available next door for an additional fee on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Monday-Thursday Parking options may be available by request and availability. There is an easy ride share drop off point at 1420 Soldiers Field Road- and valet services can be arranged for weekday events.
The overall maximum capacity is 240 but this number shrinks once any tables, dance floor, etc are put into the space. Below are a few estimates:
Your date can be held once we receive a signed contract and deposit.
YES! We can accommodate up to 3 food trucks at a time in front of the venue. Please keep in mind food trucks do not provide set up/cleaning staff.
Yes. Please speak with our event sales manager for further details.
No, open flame is not allowed in decoration. Select flame may be used for cooking pending manager approval.
Outside of 30 days of the event, all fees minus the deposit will be returned. Inside of 30 days of the event, the client is obligated to make payment in full.
Not at this time but we work with many excellent planners who we can refer you to.
A Garage B representative will be present to begin the event and answer questions as needed during the course of your event.
Yes, all the buildings are handicap accessible.
You are. If you or your vendors do not leave the space clean a fee will be assessed.
Yes, we have a state of the art, designated Wi-Fi network for you, your vendors and guests to use.