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The Oncenter

Syracuse, NY View map Visit website
Rating 5.0 out of 5
9 reviews
Up to 3,000 guests

About

Up to 3,000 guests

Located in Syracuse, New York, The Oncenter is a wedding venue that offers a selection of banquet hall-style facilities for soon-to-be newlyweds to choose from. Brimming with urban charm, this Upstate New York gem features a wide range of distinctive and dynamic event spaces capable of hosting milestone occasions. You and your significant other are invited to enjoy a truly unforgettable wedding in the heart of the Salt City.

Facilities and Capacity

From toned-down celebrations to large-scale events, The Oncenter is able to accommodate weddings of all sizes. Your nearest and dearest will have easy access to the facilities via an enclosed walkway that connects the venue to a 1000-car parking garage. The venue comprises the upscale Convention Center, historic War Memorial Arena, and three distinctive Civic Center theaters. Boasting an exhibit hall, ballroom, atrium, and several foyer areas, the dynamic Convention Center has ample space for dining and dancing. Home to the Syracuse Crunch hockey team, the War Memorial Arena is just as versatile and can be customized to suit your aesthetic preferences. The Civic Center features spacious lobby areas for cocktail hours and receptions, along with its three theaters. Here, couples can enjoy their bridal shower, engagement party, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, and reception.

Services Offered

The Oncenter offers an array of services tailored to make sure that you experience the once-in-a-lifetime occasion that you have always imagined. Led by a seasoned on-site wedding manager, their team will be on-hand to provide assistance where necessary. From coordination to event set-up and breakdown, they aim to attend to every detail of your big day. Various event items will be provided, including chairs, tables, drapery, a dance floor, and lighting equipment. Food services are available courtesy of SAVOR, the venue’s exclusive caterer. Spearheaded by experienced Executive Chef Jerry Bolton, this catering service will work with you to craft a personalized menu. A variety of dining options is on offer, including family-style meals, buffets, and seated dinners.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$3,100

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$3,100

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$850

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$850

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$13

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

3000

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

250

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

June
July
August
December
Rated
5.0
out of 5.0
Recommended by 100% of couples
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    Katie Married on 01/16/2021
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    Great staffing and beautiful vendor!

    We had a great experience working with Nicole along our wedding planning. She was very flexible and knowledgeable on all the venue offered. We highly recommend this vendor!
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    Katie Married on 01/16/2021
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    Great staffing and beautiful vendor!

    We had a great experience working with Nicole along our wedding planning. She was very flexible and knowledgeable on all the venue offered. We highly recommend this vendor!
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    Marissa W. Married on 06/20/2020
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    Flexible, considerate and down to earth

    Nicole was very friendly and helpful throughout the whole process. Flexible with time and patient with explanations

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800 South State Street Syracuse, NY, 13202
315.435.8044
315-960-1056
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The Oncenter frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Oncenter?

The Oncenter includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At The Oncenter, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

The Oncenter includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Dessert
  • Server(s)
  • Wedding Cake

At The Oncenter, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at The Oncenter includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar
  • Premium Liquor
  • Signature Drink
  • Specialty Beer
  • Specialty Wine

What are the most important characteristics of The Oncenter in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by The Oncenter for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Historic Building

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Oncenter for wedding events?

The Oncenter offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor

What kind of wedding events does The Oncenter offer?

The Oncenter offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does The Oncenter offer for wedding events?

The Oncenter offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does The Oncenter have available for wedding events?

The Oncenter offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
  • Chair Covers
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Lighting
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend The Oncenter and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

The Oncenter is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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