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About Us

500 Pearl Street is a historic wedding venue located in Buffalo, New York. Constructed in 1914, this building offers a beautiful blend of refurbishment and originality. Boasting the history of its original structure alongside some new additions, there are sure to be many more weddings in its future.

Facilities and Capacity

Featuring a variety of rooms, you can plan your dream wedding here safe in the knowledge that you can find somewhere appropriate to host your ceremony and reception.

For your ceremony, the 1914 Room will provide a 1,994 square-foot space. Here, everyone can share in the majesty of the moment when you and your partner become newlyweds.

The Grand Aeries is the largest of the event spaces, with 4,525 square feet. An opulent banquet hall, it comes alive with glittering hanging lights, illuminated arched windows, round tables, and oval-backed chairs. Here, 200 people can be seated for a meal. Alternatively, 500 can be accommodated for a cocktail-style reception.

The Forbes Theater also has the ability to be set for 200 guests seated with a dance floor and offers a yet more stunningly grandiose setting for your reception. Here, everyone can sit upon chiavari chairs at round tables, while you and your significant other enjoy the day from the elevated head table. Emitting a magisterial atmosphere, the gold-tinged decor and cream-tiled walls make it brilliant to raise a toast.

The Fuhrmann Room, consisting of two rooms, offers another breath-taking area for your wedding party. It could serve as somewhere to host your indoor ceremony or - alternatively - you could assemble everyone for some hors d’oeuvres or an intimate dining experience.

The Tactic Room, Exchange, and the Eagles Alcove are also available to utilize as your wedding plans require.

Services Offered

500 Pearl Street is more than suitable for hosting ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, engagement parties, elopements, and rehearsal dinners. Perhaps what makes it stand out as a fitting setting is not only the lavish space, but also the embellishing services.

They are more than happy for the couple to bring in outside vendors to personalize the venue, while 500 Pearl Street is also pet-friendly. The availability of an event planner means less headaches when organizing the big day.

Get-ready rooms are also available - the wedding party may use these to prepare for the main event.

What’s more, thanks to a variety of dining options, everyone can enjoy w xyz Bar & Lounge’s food and drink including Korean barbecue wings, crispy fish tacos, and periwinkle margaritas.


Thanks to 110 guest rooms, the couple of honor and some of their guests can opt to stay at 500 Pearl Street before and after the wedding, if they wish. With 60 queen rooms, 43 king rooms, and seven king suites available, there are a plethora of diverse options available.

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  • My Fiance and I decided to go with 500 Pearl for our wedding venue. We made the decision last year, for a wedding date of 9/12/2020. The property is beautiful and offers many unique factors when considering for your wedding venue. The process leading up to our wedding was smooth, and our event planner Kristy was such a big help and easy to get a hold of and get answers to all my questions and concerns. . Shortly after the process began, COVID hit, and everything stopped. We held out as long as we could before we regrettably had to postpone our wedding. Kristy was wonderful and extremely understanding. She provided us a list of alternative dates with no penalty and made the process as smooth as possible so I did not have to stress about a thing. She has been in contact since, to keep me updated, and is very accommodating with our specific requests for our wedding day. I am very thankful we have someone who is so helpful to be with us during this process, as it is very stressful in... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

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


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


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

    $ 750.00

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

    $ 750.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Tables

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

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

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

    Bartender(s), Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Historic Building, Hotel

    What kind of settings are available?


    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Bar Services, Catering Services, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

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

    What bar services do you provide?

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

    What event items are available?

    Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March

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