Fundraiser Event Venue in Albany, NY

The Hangar at 743 is an aviation-themed fundraising event venue located in Albany/Latham, NY, and convenient to the Capital Region, including Saratoga Springs. Surrounded by a private collection of fully functional World War II aircraft, guests are treated to a seated dinner, live entertainment, drinks on the tarmac, and more, all set against a memorable and photogenic backdrop.

Key Features and Benefits

Hosts who book this unique fundraising event venue are granted access to every feature and amenity that a party could require, including the assistance of an event coordinator to ensure everything goes as planned on the day of the event. 

Flexible Space for All Types of Fundraising Events 

As a top venue for fundraising events in the Capital Region, The Hangar at 743 features a flexible space that can be set up to suit virtually any need. The hangar itself offers 8,000 square feet of usable space, including a separate conference room for event preparation and a second-floor loft that can be used as a VIP area or an entertainment stage for bands, DJs, or other performers.  

The wide-open space provided by the hangar makes it easy to make room for a dance floor, seated dinner, and passed appetizers. The setup is tailored to keep guests happy, with an easily accessible bar area, complete with Kegerator, ice machine, and beverage cooler. Catering staff and waitstaff can use the venue’s kitchenette with sinks and a microwave to prepare plates and clean up.

State-of-the-Art Technology and Amenities

The Hangar at 743 provides events with the technology and amenities necessary to put on an impressive show. The venue includes a large drop-down screen and projection technology for displaying videos and slideshows of the guest of honor.

Tables and chairs are included in each fundraising event rental as follows: 

  • Round tables
  • High top tables with stools
  • Mahogany wooden resin chairs

If you have any questions about seating or capacity, please contact us.

Unique Location for Fundraising Events

As a unique fundraising venue, The Hangar at 743 gives each guest a memorable experience with its stunning ambiance and aviation-themed décor and furniture, including access to our rare private collection of fully functional World War II aircraft. A fundraiser at our hangar serves as a one-of-a-kind backdrop for photos.  

Convenient Location for Accessibility

From Albany to Saratoga Springs, The Hangar at 743 is easy to access for anyone in the Capital Region. The venue is located at 743 Albany Shaker Rd., Latham, NY, 12110, on the grounds of Albany International Airport. Onsite parking and an ADA-compliant first floor makes it the ideal spot for any guest list.

Outdoor Event Areas

If you want to bask in the fresh air, The Hangar at 743 offers outdoor event areas in addition to the indoor hangar space. When the hangar door is open, guests can walk out onto the tarmac to enjoy a cocktail reception, or the space can be used for indoor/outdoor dining.

Why Choose Us for Your Fundraising Event Venue

The Hangar at 743 is an ideal space for any type of fundraising event. From its beautiful, vintage-inspired décor to its flexible configuration and one-of-a-kind collection of vintage aircraft, the venue virtually guarantees any celebration held here is sure to be a hit. Our clients can choose to work with any local caterer and bar service provider. We are happy to make recommendations, and we provide access to a seasoned event coordinator to make sure all the details are fully considered.

Still not sure? Take it from other party hosts who came before you. Former clients have posted plenty of success stories, and we would love to add your recommendation to the list. When choosing a venue for your fundraising event, be sure to schedule a tour of The Hangar at 743 before deciding.

Fundraising Frequently Asked Questions

How many people can the venue accommodate?

With 8,000 square feet, the venue can accommodate guest lists of any size.

How much does it cost to book the venue?

Each fundraising event and its requirements are different. One of our event specialists will be happy to provide you with a custom quote. Prices vary depending on time of year, time of day, and other considerations. Please contact us for more information.

Can we take a tour of the venue?

Yes! We would love to show you our unique venue for fundraisers. Book a tour today.

Can we use our own vendors?

Yes, you can use any vendors you choose for anything from furniture to catering to entertainment. Our event coordinator can help you choose vendors that we have worked with before, but using companies we suggest is not required.

Does The Hangar at 743 have private rooms for event prep?

We offer rental of our 8,000 square foot hangar with associated amenities, including a separate conference room for event preparation.

Event Inquiry

Tell us about your event! Our experienced staff is happy to help answer questions, provide further specifications, and schedule your next event at The Hangar at 743.

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