Bayside Historical Society, Fort Totten, Bayside, NY

Nestled in the stunning waterfront Fort Totten Park, the Castle is the ideal place for your story-book wedding, engagement party, bridal or baby shower, reunion, or any other special event. Dating back to 1887, the landmark-designated Gothic Revival-style building reflects the grand décor of a by-gone era. Having served as the Officers’ Club for the Fort for more than 75 years, this unique venue can be tailored to your event’s distinctive needs.

A variety of beautiful spaces and rooms are available for your exclusive use, including an intimate tea room with an adjoining gallery; a sunlit library with cathedral ceilings; and a grand ballroom with breathtaking views. The versatility of the Castle can accommodate an intimate gathering or a banquet for 150 guests. For more information on renting this location call the Historical Society at 718-352-1548 or email

Papazzio is the preferred caterer at The Castle. Take a look at the menus to the left for an idea of the packages available. We can always customize menus and will do our best to work within certain budgets. For more information on Papazzio Catering email us at or call 718-229-1962.