Cradle of Aviation Events

Cradle of Aviation Events Full service event planning and services venue dedicated to providing you with the perfect, memorable event of your dreams.

A Soaring Event Space! The Cradle of Aviation Museum at Historic Mitchel Field Air Force Base, the site of many historic early flights, is a one-of-a-kind venue for all types of events from corporate gatherings and stylish soirees to elegant Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and formal fetes. We invite you to celebrate against a backdrop of grand, authentic aircraft hangers and impressive flight displays. Guests can enjoy a simulated Mars Space Station, historic and futuristic galleries, and awe-inspiring aerodynamic sights while they sip libations and sample savory fare. Singular event spaces can accommodate small celebrations and can combine to host 2000 guests. The Cradle of Aviation Museum's distinctive setting and Philip Stone Caterers' superior hospitality combine to create a truly stellar event experience devoted exclusively to you. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering, a wedding reception, a bar or bat mitzvah, or a corporate gala, we are dedicated to providing you with tasteful creations, unparalleled service and fabulous presentation. We will coordinate every detail of your affair, offering customized, themed, and sustainable menus to meet your tastes and budget. Renowned food and impeccable service... those are the signature of a truly stellar celebration and an event to remember, and that is what we are dedicated to providing.

So many unique photo opportunities when it's time to make your wedding day memories.📸: JC Lemon Photography
06/03/2019

So many unique photo opportunities when it's time to make your wedding day memories.
📸: JC Lemon Photography

Fresh mozzarella and tomato salad! Yum!📸: JC Lemon Photography
06/01/2019

Fresh mozzarella and tomato salad! Yum!
📸: JC Lemon Photography

We are able to accommodate and type of celebration, any tradition or any theme for any party.📸: Studioksd
05/28/2019

We are able to accommodate and type of celebration, any tradition or any theme for any party.
📸: Studioksd

Sips and Bites!📸: Jovon Photography and Video
05/24/2019

Sips and Bites!
📸: Jovon Photography and Video

The newly renovated cafe can be set up for a cocktail party or sit down dinner!📸: Jovon Photography and Video
05/21/2019

The newly renovated cafe can be set up for a cocktail party or sit down dinner!
📸: Jovon Photography and Video

So good, so fresh, so YUM!📸: Jovon Photography and Video
05/17/2019

So good, so fresh, so YUM!
📸: Jovon Photography and Video

So elegant and unique, the Cradle can also be the perfect venue to celebrate you wedding.
05/14/2019

So elegant and unique, the Cradle can also be the perfect venue to celebrate you wedding.

No detail goes unnoticed when planning an event at the Cradle.
05/11/2019

No detail goes unnoticed when planning an event at the Cradle.

Large or small, the Cradle of Aviation is capable of hosting any size event.
05/02/2019

Large or small, the Cradle of Aviation is capable of hosting any size event.

Hello Weekend!Signature Cocktails are the perfect personal addition to any event.📸: Jovon Photography and Video
04/29/2019

Hello Weekend!
Signature Cocktails are the perfect personal addition to any event.
📸: Jovon Photography and Video

Our cafe just got a makeover! This space is perfect for an intimate gathering, or a modern themed party!📸: Jovon Phot...
04/26/2019

Our cafe just got a makeover! This space is perfect for an intimate gathering, or a modern themed party!
📸: Jovon Photography and Video

Anyone else hungry? Our chefs at @pstonecaterers are always creating new dishes to keep up with the hottest food trends.
04/25/2019

Anyone else hungry? Our chefs at @pstonecaterers are always creating new dishes to keep up with the hottest food trends.

We're just over here admiring these stunning centerpieces.
04/22/2019

We're just over here admiring these stunning centerpieces.

Welcome to the weekend!
04/19/2019

Welcome to the weekend!

Checking out all the views.📸: EXO Photography
04/16/2019

Checking out all the views.
📸: EXO Photography

Let's face it, who doesn't love a good crab ball?!
04/13/2019

Let's face it, who doesn't love a good crab ball?!

This space is so flexible the possibilities are literally endless.
04/10/2019

This space is so flexible the possibilities are literally endless.

The Philip Stone Caterers Executive Chef is the mastermind behind all of our creative and tasty food stations. Meatball ...
04/07/2019

The Philip Stone Caterers Executive Chef is the mastermind behind all of our creative and tasty food stations. Meatball Bar anybody?

Such a cool room to host a memorable birthday party in!
04/07/2019

Such a cool room to host a memorable birthday party in!

Whether it be a luncheon, presentation or celebration the Cradle of Aviation Events is the perfect venue for large or sm...
04/04/2019

Whether it be a luncheon, presentation or celebration the Cradle of Aviation Events is the perfect venue for large or small corporate events.

Looking for signature drinks for your event? We'll help you come with tasty, crisp cocktails! 📸: Emma Cleary Photogra...
04/02/2019

Looking for signature drinks for your event? We'll help you come with tasty, crisp cocktails!
📸: Emma Cleary Photography

The most unique venue to have the most beautiful and colorful ceremonies.📸: Studioksd
03/30/2019

The most unique venue to have the most beautiful and colorful ceremonies.
📸: Studioksd

Impeccable service with a smile.📸: White Light Photography & Video
03/26/2019

Impeccable service with a smile.
📸: White Light Photography & Video

Everybody wants to have their Bar Mitzvah at the Cradle of Aviation!📸: White Light Photography & Video
03/23/2019

Everybody wants to have their Bar Mitzvah at the Cradle of Aviation!
📸: White Light Photography & Video

Why not top off a perfect night in a perfect way ..... S'MORES!📸:White Light Photography & Videoo
03/19/2019

Why not top off a perfect night in a perfect way ..... S'MORES!
📸:White Light Photography & Videoo

Does a color palette get any classier than black and gold
03/16/2019

Does a color palette get any classier than black and gold

Soccer anyone?
03/10/2019

Soccer anyone?

A cocktail hour that will leave your taste buds in awe.📸:White Light Photography & Videoo
03/07/2019

A cocktail hour that will leave your taste buds in awe.
📸:White Light Photography & Videoo

From lift off to touch down your event is guaranteed to be a blast!📸:White Light Photography & Videoo
03/04/2019

From lift off to touch down your event is guaranteed to be a blast!
📸:White Light Photography & Videoo

Colorful presentations make the tastiest snacks.📸:White Light Photography & Videoo
03/01/2019

Colorful presentations make the tastiest snacks.
📸:White Light Photography & Videoo

The Cradle can transfrom from a museum by day into backstage at your favorite concert at night.📸: White Light Photogr...
02/26/2019

The Cradle can transfrom from a museum by day into backstage at your favorite concert at night.
📸: White Light Photography & Video

What kind of signature cocktails or mocktails would you want at your next party? 📸:White Light Photography & Videoo
02/21/2019

What kind of signature cocktails or mocktails would you want at your next party?
📸:White Light Photography & Videoo

A Bat Mitzvah celebration fit for a queen.
02/18/2019

A Bat Mitzvah celebration fit for a queen.

Tastiness guaranteed.📸:White Light Photography & Videoo
02/14/2019

Tastiness guaranteed.
📸:White Light Photography & Videoo

The perfect space for a Bar Mitzvah Lounge.📸:White Light Photography & Videoo
02/12/2019

The perfect space for a Bar Mitzvah Lounge.
📸:White Light Photography & Videoo

Always the freshest ingredients.📸:White Light Photography & Videoo
02/08/2019

Always the freshest ingredients.
📸:White Light Photography & Videoo

The dance floor is ready ... are you?📸:White Light Photography & Videoo
02/05/2019

The dance floor is ready ... are you?
📸:White Light Photography & Videoo

Cocktail hour that is out of this world.📸:White Light Photography & Videoo
02/01/2019

Cocktail hour that is out of this world.
📸:White Light Photography & Videoo

We had so much fun last night! Looking forward to the next one!
01/17/2019

We had so much fun last night! Looking forward to the next one!

‪Our #MMF service dog Sammy was a special guest last night at our Cradle of Aviation Events! 🐕 He’s grown so much and is actively making a difference in the life of one of our first responders. 💙 ‬

‪Thank you to ess training for helping us with Sammy’s training! ‬

Such a dreamy wedding ceremony.
01/12/2019

Such a dreamy wedding ceremony.

A one-of-a-kind venue with one-of-a-kind photo moments•••📸: @ksdweddings
01/09/2019

A one-of-a-kind venue with one-of-a-kind photo moments
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Talk about a magic moment•••📸: @jclemonphoto
01/03/2019

Talk about a magic moment
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Candy apples and rock and roll ... it doesn’t get much more awesome than that!•••📸: @whitelightphoto
12/17/2018

Candy apples and rock and roll ... it doesn’t get much more awesome than that!
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#mitzvahgoals•••📸: @whitelightphoto
12/13/2018

#mitzvahgoals
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This bar set up for Sam’s Bar Mitzvah was 🔥🔥🔥•••📸: @denisleonphoto
12/05/2018

This bar set up for Sam’s Bar Mitzvah was 🔥🔥🔥
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1 Davis Ave
Garden City, NY
11530

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