Celebrate with Garage B
To learn more about hosting your event at Garage B, fill out 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.
What is included in the rental fee?
- Access to the venue
- 3,300 sq ft of interior space & 1,700 sq ft of private courtyard space
- Catering prep room
- Dedicated men’s and women’s bathrooms
- Internal sound system for house music and microphone amplification
- Exclusive, password protected Wi-Fi
How many hours does the rental fee cover?
Please see “pricing” document for rental costs and hours. If additional hours are required please contact our event sales manager.
Can I schedule a tour?
Yes. Please email HELLO@GARAGEBEVENTS.COM and our event sales manager
will contact you.
Do you have any furniture we can use (tables, chairs, etc)?
No, the space is as described above. All rentals and services can be arranged through third party vendors.
Is there an exclusive vendor list?
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.
Is there a kitchen?
No, there is not a full kitchen, however we have a prep room for caterers and can provide a designated spot for their vehicle.
Who is responsible for setting up and breaking down my event?
It is the client’s/caterer’s responsibility.
Can I bring and serve my own alcohol?
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.
Are DJs and bands allowed?
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.
When can supplies and decorations be dropped off?
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.
Can we do both the ceremony and the reception on-site?
Is there parking available for my guests during 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.
What are the maximum capacities?
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:
- Cocktail reception: 200
- Served sit down dinner: 160
- Dinner/dancing: 130
- Theater style: 180
Can I reserve a date while I am making a decision?
Your date can be held once we receive a signed contract and deposit.
Can I have a food truck cater my event?
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.
Does a non-profit organization receive a discount of the rental fee?
Yes. Please speak with our event sales manager for further details.
Are candles or open flame allowed?
No, open flame is not allowed in decoration. Select flame may be used for cooking pending manager approval.
What are the fees for canceling an event?
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.
Does Garage B provide event planning services?
Not at this time but we work with many excellent planners who we can refer you to.
Will a Garage B representative be onsite during my event?
A Garage B representative will be present to begin the event and answer questions as needed during the course of your event.
Is this venue handicap accessible?
Yes, all the buildings are handicap accessible.
Who is responsible for cleaning the space after the event?
You are. If you or your vendors do not leave the space clean a fee will be assessed.
Is there Wi-Fi available?
Yes, we have a state of the art, designated Wi-Fi network for you, your vendors and guests to use.