Mitzvahs & Weddings – Coordinating Themes, Colors & Event Space

Have fun mixing settings & party themes with your venue!  

Elegant wedding table settings at Twenty Four Fifth

To help inspire you, we’ve asked one of our experts to share some photos and ideas of how to incorporate a party theme into a wedding or mitzvah – even changing the atmosphere of the venue space.

The Catering & Special Events team at Twenty Four Fifth show how the glamourous and elegant ballroom pictured above can also be an amazing venue to host mitzvahs and more casual trendy affairs. Can you imagine this room with a sports theme, a retro themed party or even set up with a Green Recycled theme? No need – we’ve got the pictures!

Twenty Four Fifth was originally constructed in the 1920’s as The Fifth Avenue Hotel. Restored by The Glaziers and architect David Rockwell, Twenty Four Fifth features etched glass screens in the magnificent foyer, windows offering a view of Fifth Avenue, a circular granite dance floor and many turn-of-the-last century architectural details. All in all, creating a unique and magnificent setting for a gala event and black tie wedding or affair.

Magnificent Etched Glass Screens in FoyerTwenty Four Fifth Etched Glass ScreensGranite Circular Dance Floor in BallroomBride & Groom Dancing at Twenty Four Fifth - Granite Dance Floor

Under the direction of Alexis Fine and her catering team, Twenty Four Fifth is also a memorable venue for hosting mitzvahs, showers and more!

Bar & Bat Mitzvah, Wedding Venues & VendorsAttentive to the right lighting options, decor and color palettes, Alexis’ team transforms the ballroom into a Lounge Setting or Supper Club. The foyer decor is accented with tropical greens and colorful drinks!  A perfect setting for a trendy, eclectic or more casual event!

Orange & Yellow Lighting & Decor create a casual lounge settingTropical Lounge Setting in Foyer

Green Themes are huge and Alexis has imaginatively incorporated The Green (Recycle) Theme into the neutral ballroom setting. Now the space abounds with Color and Creativity! Brightly designed tissue flowers rise above colored markers and a small chalkboard is used as a Table Marker. The base of the clear glass centerpiece bowl holds multi-colored rubberbands  and more tissue flowers. It is elevated by sitting on slanted stacks of colored paper. A bright purple table linen adds the final splash of color.  The ballroom is now looking youthful and fun.

Green Theme Recycled Centerpiece with Paper Flowers, colorful sticky notes, rubberbands and moreGreen Theme Centerpiece – Multicolored Paper Clips, markers create a ‘Willow Tree effect’  Colorful recycled books, crayons & markers are artistically placed around the table.
Recycled Tree Centerpieces - Green Theme

Retro Anyone??  Who doesn’t love the 50’s??  Servers, dressed up in the Retro Party Theme, become part of the setting & add to the atmosphere!

50's Retro server with Vinyl record table holding jukeboxes, and decorated with  Pink poodle, jukeboxes,


Alexis’ catering team whips up the most amazing theme cakes… Sports, Favorite Stories, Rock & Roll, Star Wars, Winter…They love a good challenge!

Tennis anyone? No detail is too small. Notice the tennis balls around the cake too

Tennis CakeOne of our favorite stories!! Can you guess which one?Alice In Wonderland Theme Cake

Perfect tribute for the aspiring musician – and it’s all edible!!!

Guitar Cake

Whip out those Laser swords to cut this cake!

Star Wars CakeAn elegant snowflake wedding cake motif.  Perfectly set in front of the etched glass.

Snowflake Wedding CakeWe want to thank Penny Glazier, Alexis Fine and Heather Lopez for their invaluable help. You can learn more about historic Twenty Four Fifth and its amenities.

Photographers:  Fifth Avenue Digital and Christopher Duggan

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