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Special Places for Special Events Top Picks

Special Places for Special Events Top Picks

Planning the perfect event can be stressful and so can picking out the perfect location. Unique Venues is home to nearly 1,000 non-traditional spaces throughout the United States and Canada. This week, we are highlighting a few of the Special Places for Special Events. 

Not many things personify luxury and a special place to hold an event quite like Midtown Manhattan. Centrally located off 5th avenue and just steps away from Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall you will find the 3 West Club. Both historic and timeless, the 3 West Club surrounds you with classic architecture and details, crystal chandeliers, tapestries and original artwork throughout the venue’s nine floors reminding guests why the landmark venue is on the National Registry of Historic Places. Whether you are planning a corporate event, an intimate meeting, a rooftop party or a wedding, the 3 West Club has the versatility to create a memorable and extraordinary New York City Experience. In addition to the six definitive venue spaces, 3 West Club is also a boutique hotel comprised of 26 basic rooms and two suites. For a classic feel of “Old New York” host your next special event at one of Manhattan’s unique treasures.

Think outside the box when it comes to planning your next event and turn to the oval at Lone Star Park for a WINNING experience. Located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in Grand Prairie, Lone Star Park can host an event of virtually any size from 20 to 20,000 with a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces. In addition to world class horse racing, Lone Star Park is proud to provide a dedicated team of event professionals with the expertise necessary to assist you with planning the perfect event. Available year-round for your next corporate, social or holiday function, this unique space also boasts 13 acres of outdoor event space and over 1.8 million square feet in parking lot and recreation space, making it the perfect destination for a festival, concert or fundraiser. Do something exciting and different for your next event and host a party with the ponies!

Experience Southern Charm at its finest when you choose the gorgeous venues at Furman University for your next big event. Situated on a secluded portion of the spacious 750-acre campus set against the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Younts Conference Center is a beautiful state-of-the-art venue that can comfortably accommodate up to 500 guests and is ready to host your next conference, meeting or wedding. High ceilings and tall windows adorn this Georgian-style architecture allowing guests to take in plenty of light while also enjoying the scenic views. Voted by the Travel Channel as a Top 10 Resort Like Campus, Furman University is also home to a plethora of other venues that can be used in a variety of ways including their own wedding chapel. Head upstate to Greenville, South Carolina and find out why Younts Conference Center is the perfect setting for your next special event. 

Check out all of our Top Picks below:

The Event Center@iPA
Freehold, NJ
The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, PA
Younts Conference Center & Other Venues at Furman University
Greenville, SC
3 West Club
New York, NY

Lone Star Park
Grand Prairie, TX

McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
Bobby McKey's Dueling Piano Bar
National Harbor, MD
Hard Rock Café
Denver, CO
The Polo Field Golf & Country Club
Ann Arbor, MI
Aquarium of the Pacific
Long Beach, CA
Have you been searching for the perfect backdrop to your client's next conference, meeting, training, wedding, party, or special event? Unique Venues has been providing professional planners - like you - free venue finding services for 35 years. Our Venue advisors are passionate about matching our unique spaces with your RFP requirements. There is no fee to use our venue finding services or for submitting an RFP for one of the venues listed on and Call us toll free at 877-244-6110 or email today!