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The Rapids Theatre is a historic wedding venue in Niagara Falls, New York. This extravagant venue combines rich history with modern amenities for Western New York couples looking for an art deco vibe. Originally built as a movie theater in 1921, The Rapids Theatre attracts couples who want the best of yesterday and today.
Facilities and Capacity
The theatre holds 240 guests in its breathtaking main room. Rental space includes the grand foyer decorated with marble and tile that is sure to amaze. The luxurious balcony is beautifully carpeted for guests to stand comfortably during cocktail hour before the evening events begin.
Couples that host their wedding at the Rapids Theatre will work with a personal wedding coordinator to help make their wedding dreams a reality. In addition, couples can prepare for the big day separately in private suites with champagne, fruit and cheese! Services from this venue include:
- Exclusive use of the exquisite balcony and main floor levels
- State-of-the-art sound and lighting systems
- Flat screen televisions
- Live feed video
- Champagne toast for the head table
- Cocktail service for the head table
This venue works exclusively with Rich's Catering and Special Events, voted Western New York’s best caterer by Buffalo Spree Magazine. Couples can design the perfect menu, including a variety of bar services, sure to impress guests and create a memorable evening.
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I highly recommend having your wedding at the Rapids Theater in Niagara Falls, NY! I have personally worked with the owner & wedding event planner Marie & she is wonderful to work with. She is exceptionally accommodating and will make everything go smoothly and as planned with ease. It's absolutely beautiful inside of Rapids & rich in history that makes for outstanding pictures that last a lifetime, as well as amazing sound quality & video. In amazing venue all around.
Great Venue, large and beautiful. Awesome concerts and well organized. Customer service is beyond good.
The staff at the Rapids Theater is absolutely amazing. They really cater to the couples needs and meet all of their expectations. The venue is stunning, and the atmosphere is the perfect place to hold your wedding. Whenever we work with Rapids, we can guarantee the night to be what every person dreams for, PERFECTION! Not only do us as vendors compliment their quality of service, but we hear about it from our couples too! If you are considering Rapids Theater do not hold off on you decision, its worth it!
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- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
- House Beer
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Open Bar
- Signature Drink
- Historic Building
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Liability Insurance
- Outside Vendors
- Pet Friendly
- Aisle Markers
- Aisle Runners
- Audio Equipment
- Chair Covers
- Dance Floor
- Photo booth