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The 25 Best Los Angeles Venues for 2019

By EventMB Studio Team

Looking for the top event venues in Los Angeles? We’ve compiled the best of the city’s large venues, cheap halls, music venues and more.

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The entertainment capital of the world doesn’t fail to live up to its name. Attracting close to 50 million visitors annually, people flock to experience the Hollywood attractions, international cuisine, beaches, and celebrity-grade nightlife. Supporting this entertainment and business industry is a wide selection of corporate and party venues. From a myriad of options, these 25 event venues in Los Angeles are top choices for 2019.

 

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THE BEST LARGE EVENT VENUES IN LOS ANGELES


These venue spaces in Los Angeles deliver ample space to host large-scale events. More so, their infrastructure, developed amenities, and knowledgeable staff mitigates the stress of event planning.

 

Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall, South Los Angeles

The Shrine has gained a big reputation over the years. From its appearance in the 1933 King Kong film to hosting the very first Academy Awards, the venue continues to host some of the biggest and most talked about events in the world.

WHY IS IT COOL? The Shrine has two large spaces that adapt to host a variety of events. Its ornate architecture is in Moorish Revival Style from the 1920s. The facility includes 17 dressing rooms, two chorus rooms, an in-house production office, and VIP accommodations- making it fit to host events like the Grammy Awards and Miss Universe.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Trade shows, conferences, presentations, galas.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The auditorium can hold up to 6,300 guests, with both floor and balcony seating. The expo hall is 54,000 square feet, with room for 5,000 guests standing or 2,200 guests seated. For trade shows, it can hold up to 200 booths. And for corporate events, it holds 1,500 guests seated with room for a performance stage.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: The facility offers gourmet catering and bar options.

SUSTAINABILITY: The Shrine participates in AEG 1Earth, a corporate environmental sustainability program. Initiatives include exchanging sustainability best practices with other venues, tracking environmental performance, and contributing to the 2020 goals.

TRANSPORT: The nearest LA Metro station is Jefferson/USC. There are more than 1,000 parking spaces at the facility.

TAGS: in demand, iconic, sustainability.

 

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The NoMad Hotel, Downtown

After the success of its New York location, Sydell Group’s new addition to the hotel family has arrived on the West Coast.

WHY IS IT COOL? The historic Giannini Building, formerly the headquarters of The Bank of Italy, was renovated to host this sumptuous hotel. With design inspired by the Mediterranean countryside, it’s meeting spaces are a mix of historical glamour and L.A. swagger. Event planning services are available.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Corporate meetings, cocktail parties, dinner parties.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The hotel has over 10,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space. The rooftop, with a pool, can host 250 guests reception style or 150 guests seated, while the Mezzanine Restaurant can host 200 guests reception style or 100 guests seated. An additional three rooms range from 12 to 70 in capacity.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: In-house Chef Daniel Humm provides catering menus. He is the chef behind The NoMad New York City and Eleven Madison Park- ranked one of the top restaurants in the world by The World’s 50 Best.

HOTEL ROOMS: 241 rooms.

TRANSPORT: The nearest LA Metro station is 7th St/Metro Center. The hotel provides valet parking.

TAGS: new and newsworthy, in demand, experience friendly.


The NOVO, Downtown

One of Los Angeles’ most acclaimed event spaces sits in the heart of the entertainment district- L.A. Live. The Microsoft venue is known to host many emerging music acts and cultural shows, along with prominent private events.

WHY IS IT COOL? Equipped to host events like the ESPN Wooden Awards and DreamWorks Wrap Party, this venue includes amenities like dressing rooms, VIP lounges, and state-of-the-art technology. In addition to the theater, the facility consists of three bars and an intimate, upscale room, The Lounge, for private events. It is one of the most notorious music venues in Los Angeles.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Performances, presentations, seminars, corporate meetings, cocktail parties.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The venue is 59,000 square feet and can hold 1,359 guests theater style, 1,200 guests reception style, or 400 guests with banquet seating.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: House lighting and sound, 17 flatscreen monitors, WiFi.

CATERING: Wolfgang Puck Catering is the exclusive caterer.

TRANSPORT: The nearest LA Metro station is Pico. Parking lots controlled by The NOVO open 2.5 hours before an event and close one hour after an event’s conclusion.

TAGS: in demand, theaters, future proof.

THE BEST SMALL VENUES IN LOS ANGELES


Delivering intimate spaces with plenty of character, these event locations in Los Angeles provide the perfect backdrop for small gatherings.

Azucar, The Conga Room, Downtown

Azucar is an intimate cocktail bar connected to one of the premier Latin nightclubs in Los Angeles. Guests enjoy the skilled staff and amenities of a large-scale venue, without the crowds.

WHY IS IT COOL? Azucar has its own private bar, a foosball table, and lounge style seating. The room includes access to the balcony with views of L.A. Live, an entertainment complex known as “Times Square of the West”.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Networking, cocktail parties, dinner parties.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The room holds 50 guests reception style and 35 guests seated. If more space is needed, Azucar connects to 15,000 square feet of event space.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities.

CATERING: Wolfgang Puck Catering is the exclusive caterer.

TRANSPORT: The nearest LA Metro station is Pico. Guests can park in one of the paid L.A. Live lots. There is also off-site parking around the venue.

TAGS: experience first, bleisure friendly, immersive.

 

 

Voila! Creative Studio, Central Los Angeles

Voila! Originally began as a picture frame workshop for the founder’s many vintage posters and eventually developed into a vintage repurposing shop. After great success, it now functions as a full-service design and art fabrication company as well as an event venue.

WHY IS IT COOL? The venue specializes in custom set design and art fabrication, facilitating the creation of unique environments. It’s divided into three rooms- the loft lounge, main event hall, and reception hall- creating three intimate spaces.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Presentations, workshops, dinner parties, cocktail parties, themed parties.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The venue holds 150 guests seated or 250 standing over 6,000 square feet. It is divided into three rooms plus an industrial kitchen.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: DMX lighting system, sound system, 20’ projection screen, WiFi.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is the Melrose/La Brea bus station. There is street parking outside the venue.

TAGS: boutique, new and newsworthy, reinvention.

 

 

The Loft at Liz’s, Central Los Angeles

This Los Angeles event space started as a hardware store in 1979, offering knick knacks from garage sales, flea markets, and abandoned warehouses. The owner lived upstairs in the loft, but eventually relocated and transformed the space into an intimate event venue.

WHY IS IT COOL? An urban, industrial feel is created from hardwood floors, exposed beams, and ample natural light. Add in vintage lighting and antique hardware, and The Loft at Liz’s feels like an artist’s haven. A private room off the main space can be used as a bar or DJ set-up.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Luncheons, dinner parties, performances, workshops, networking.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The loft is 1,275 square feet and can hold 100 guests standing. Included is a fully functional kitchen.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Built-in high-performance audio, wireless PA system, WiFi.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is the La Brea/6th bus station. There is free street parking at night outside the venue. Guests can also park at a nearby paid lot.

TAGS: boutique, experience friendly, reinvention.

 

THE BEST WAREHOUSE EVENT SPACE LOS ANGELES


Warehouses offer the ideal atmosphere for both urban-chic parties and corporate events. Flexible, simple, and spacious, these Los Angeles event venues have turned lofty spaces into event hubs.

 

Boomtown Brewery, Downtown

The idea behind Boomtown Brewery is to support local artists, both by offering great beer and a space for creativity. The result is old world, unfiltered, gravity fed beers served on tap in a warehouse space outfitted with local art.

WHY IS IT COOL? The furnishings, fixtures, and structures inside Boomtown are designed by Los Angeles artists. The room also comes with giant chess, ping pong, corn hole, foosball, and an assortment of board games.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Networking, team building, themed parties, cocktail parties.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The venue is 4,000 square feet and includes a private bar. It can hold up to 300 guests standing.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities. The venue is not licensed for live music, but DJs are accepted.

CATERING: Outside food and beverage catering is permitted, but caterers must have an outside license.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is the Vignes & Temple bus station. There is street parking outside the venue.

TAGS: experience friendly, tapping into local intellectual capital, bleisure friendly.

 

 

 Evolve Project, Silver Lake

Only minutes from Downtown and Hollywood, this multi-use, flexible events complex appears as an untouched warehouse at first glance. However, more exploration reveals developed amenities that can support a range of events.

WHY IS IT COOL? The raw space can be configured in a number of ways. More so, an indoor turf soccer field, badminton/volleyball court, foosball table, ping-pong table, and pool table are all available for entertainment events.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Corporate receptions, themed parties, team building, live performances.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The space includes 12,500 square feet of indoor space, divided between a main gallery and a couple of smaller galleries, and 9,000 square feet of outdoor space.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: There is space outside for food trucks.

SUSTAINABILITY: The facility is a part of the LA River Project, an initiative to restore the Los Angeles River by creating green space and trails and preserving natural wildlife habitats.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is the Riverside/Stadium bus station. There is on-site parking for guests.

TAGS: forward thinking, future proof, sustainability.

 

 

Edge Studios & Grip, Central Los Angeles

Although its primary function is a photo studio and equipment rental house, the three spacious studios of this warehouse venue are highly adaptable.

WHY IS IT COOL? From exotic animals to car shows, this flexible venue can accommodate a range of events and features. The facility has three open, pillar-free event spaces, all with white walls and polished concrete floors. Skylights produce ample natural lighting.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Themed parties, fundraisers, workshops, product launches, exhibitions.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: Over 5,000 square feet is spread across indoor and outdoor space. Studio One accommodates 350 people standing, Studio Two accommodates 150 people standing, and Studio Three accommodates 250 people standing.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: HD projector, SONOS sound system, WiFi.

CATERING: There is space outside for food trucks.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is the Pico EB & San Vicente NS bus station. The venue has ample free parking.

TAGS: forward thinking, experience friendly, human friendly.

Optimist Studios, Inglewood

This warehouse facility is truly a blank canvas. White floors, white walls, white ceilings- even white furniture for rent.

WHY IS IT COOL? The four spaces inside the studio are all adaptable. With nothing but high ceilings and white walls to set the backdrop, event planners have maximum control over the final product. Situated next to LAX with a shuttle service running between the two locations, it’s a convenient destination for national or global events.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Product launches, themed parties, workshops.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The facility has four rooms. Studio A, the largest, is nearly 6,000 square feet, Studio B is 950 square feet, Studio C is 850 square feet, and The Annex is 3,500 square feet. All the studios include four green rooms and a production office.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities.

TRANSPORT: Each room comes with between six and ten designated parking spots. A shuttle bus runs between LAX and the facility.

TAGS: emerging, future proof, human friendly.

 

THE BEST CHEAP HALLS FOR RENT IN LOS ANGELES


If you google ‘event venues Los Angeles CA’, chances are you won’t find the most affordable options. Hotspots come with big price tags. However, these cheap venues in Los Angeles manage to offer a similar level of service and environment, without the steep price.

 

IgnitedSpaces, Downtown

This coworking space in the heart of the Fashion District offers a huge range of spaces at varying price points, meaning event organizers can plan around their personal budgets.

WHY IS IT COOL? On the 12th floor of California Market Center, just 0.7 miles from Metro Station, this coworking space offers on-site content creation resources, like a podcast room and photography studio. Events can also be hosted in a selection of conference rooms. Prices are flexible depending on your needs- the facility allows you to customize a package that works for your price point.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Corporate meetings, breakout sessions, workshops, networking, dinner parties.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The conference rooms range from two to 200 in capacity. There is a library room that can host up to 25 people, a theater that can host 30 people, and an event space that holds 200 people with an attached kitchen.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, chromecast screen sharing, video conferencing, WiFi.

CATERING: IgnitedSpaces provides a beverage service and offers an optional catering service.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is the Los Angeles & 9th bus station. The facility has guest parking.

TAGS: innovative, forward thinking, corporate friendly.

 Olivia Event Venue, Burbank

What once started as a fine dining Mediterranean restaurant has since turned into a full-time banquet hall. Nonetheless, excellent food is still a top priority.

WHY IS IT COOL? The space is roomy yet feels intimate from the low lighting and hanging ceiling fixtures. LED lights, linens, and flatware can all be customized to match the color scheme and theme of the event. A spacious dance floor is accompanied by a full cocktail bar. Olivia Event Venue markets itself as one of the most affordable spaces in the city

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Dinner parties, luncheons, networking, fundraisers, corporate meetings.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The room is 2,300 square feet and can hold 150 guests seated.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Light and video capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: The in-house kitchen provides five-star Mediterranean cuisine.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is the Burbank train station. There is parking around the venue.

TAGS: attention to planner, experience first, human friendly.

 

Center for the Arts in Eagle Rock, Glendale

This historic 1924 building, originally housing the Carnegie Library, now hosts an art gallery with an affordable event space.

WHY IS IT COOL? In the hills of Los Angeles, tucked away from the crowds of the city, lies a romantic event space. With classic Mission Revival architecture, including vaulted ceilings and arches, the space fills with natural light. The long room can be configured with multiple layouts, including an optional dance floor. An 8-hour event costs $2,800, including set up and cleaning fees.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Fundraising galas, receptions, corporate meetings.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The space holds 125 guests seated or 225 guests standing.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Projection screen, DVD player, WiFi.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is the Colorado Blvd. & Eagle Rock Blvd. bus station. There is street parking around the venue.

TAGS: events off the beaten track, human friendly, experience friendly.

THE BEST SMALL PARTY VENUES LOS ANGELES


These small venues in Los Angeles know how to throw a party. From premium cocktails to evocative environments, they stand out as top choices for party venues in Los Angeles.

 

 The Garden Room, Fig & Olive, West Hollywood

Fig & Olive is famous for its olive oil, Mediterranean inspired cuisine, and extensive wine list. This is no secret in Los Angeles, meaning the best way to get a taste of the Riviera, without the crowd, is the exclusive Garden Room.

WHY IS IT COOL? The Garden Room was designed with privacy in mind. A hedge wall full of twinkle lights and a wrought iron gate door with sheer white drapes keep the space isolated from the noise of the city. Guests sit around an Italian designed Kings Table that still leaves room for an additional table with wine tastings.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Dinner parties, business presentations, corporate meetings.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: Fig & Olive extends 8,000 square feet, including two floors of dining, a bar, and a patio. The Garden Room is the smallest space, accommodating 24 guests seated.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: WiFi.

CATERING: Fig & Olive has multiple catering menus to choose from.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is the La Cienega/Waring bus station. There is ample street parking around the venue.

TAGS: in demand, immersive, experience first.

 

 

Luminarias, East Los Angeles

On the hillside of Monterey Park lies a traditional Mexican restaurant with expansive views of San Gabriel Valley. Translating to “light on the hill”, the name Luminarias denotes the bustle of the event venue in the middle of peaceful surroundings.

WHY IS IT COOL? This Spanish-style hacienda is decorated in Latin decor, from tropical greenery to arched doorways. The chandeliers and high ceilings give it a sophisticated touch, making it fit for corporate events. All-inclusive planning is included in the fee.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Themed parties, dinner parties, corporate meetings, celebrations.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The restaurant has eight outdoor and indoor event spaces that can accommodate between 25 and 500 guests.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: WiFi.

CATERING: A Mexican style food and beverage service is provided by Luminarias.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is the Corporate Center Drive & Baby Doe bus station. There is parking at the venue.

TAGS: conventions off the beaten path, experience first, the age of all-inclusive.

Lincoln Speakeasy, Santa Monica

This late-night social club stays true to its speakeasy roots. From the craft cocktails to the soundtrack of underground artists, the space is a hidden treasure.

WHY IS IT COOL? The space is moody and evocative with red drapes for walls, cozy alcoves, and plush lounge seating. Canapes and cocktails are crafted by celebrity chefs and bartenders, often using one-of-a-kind recipes.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Private parties, cocktail parties, celebrations, product launches.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The speakeasy is 1,600 square feet spread across the Main Lounge, Annex, and Outdoor Patio. It can hold 200 guests standing or 90 guests seated.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Sound system, nightclub lighting, WiFi.

CATERING: In-house chefs provide food and beverage.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is the Manchester EB & Lincoln FS bus station. The venue offers both valet and street parking.

TAGS: immersive, boutique, experience first.

 

THE BEST OUTDOOR PARTY VENUES LOS ANGELES


When your event calls for spectacular views, starry nights, or lush green foliage, these venue locations in Los Angeles deliver some of the top settings and amenities in outdoor event service.

 

The Terrace, L.A. Live, Downtown

On the rooftop of the GRAMMY Museum, this upscale event space is infamous for its 180-degree city views.

WHY IS IT COOL? For an iconic Los Angeles experience, guests are treated to views of the Hollywood Sign and Downtown. The private VIP entrance, plush seating, and modern decor create a high-class atmosphere, fit for hosting exclusive events.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Private parties, cocktail parties, product launches.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The Terrace includes both indoor and outdoor spaces, plus two full-service bars. It extends 8,100 square feet and can hold 350 guests standing or 150 guests seated. The space can also be rented with The Novo or GRAMMY Museum.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Ambient lighting, microphone, iPod for streaming music, WiFi.

CATERING: Wolfgang Puck Catering is the exclusive caterer.

TRANSPORT: The nearest LA Metro station is Pico. Guests can park in any of the L.A. LIVE on-site parking lots.

TAGS: in demand, experience friendly, iconic.

 

Diamond View Summit, Santa Clarita

Taking the title of highest special events venue in Los Angeles, Diamond View Summit provides a dramatic backdrop for corporate and private parties.

WHY IS IT COOL? The venue is tucked into the Los Angeles hills at an elevation of 2,550 feet, but only 30 minutes from Hollywood. The 10-acre estate has an open floor plan that can be configured in a myriad of ways, leaving room for a dance floor, tables, live music, or ceremonies.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Corporate promotions, private parties, dinner parties.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The 10-acre space can fit 1,200 guests standing or 500 guests seated.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Sound system, DJ setup, scenic ambiance lighting, WiFi.

TRANSPORT: For events with more than 150 guests, the venue requires a parking monitor for the self-park lot. There is an optional valet service for hire.

TAGS: events off the beaten track, experience friendly, human friendly.

SmogShoppe, Culver City

It’s hard to believe this lush, garden oasis was once a 1980s smog-check center. With its desert plants, vertical gardens, and vintage furnishings, the event venue has been revived as an organic sanctuary.

WHY IS IT COOL? In the heart of Culver City’s art and design district, SmogShoppe includes 2,000 square feet of greenery in its courtyard garden. Guests can move to the grand hall, a covered patio that maintains the natural ambiance with potted plants and weathered concrete floors.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Networking, corporate retreats, product launches, dinner parties, cocktail parties.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: 6,500 square feet of space is divided between indoor and outdoor areas. The venue can hold up to 150 guests theater style, 150 guests for a seated dinner, and 250 guests for a cocktail party. Besides the main courtyard and patio, the venue includes a cinema room and private dressing area.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Dimmable LED lighting, 20ft digital cinema screen, 7.1 THX surround sound system, WiFi.

SUSTAINABILITY: The venue is 100% solar-powered.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is the Venice/La Cienega bus station. The venue offers valet services.

TAGS: sustainability, reinvention, immersive.

THE BEST PROM VENUES IN LOS ANGELES


Glitz, glamour, and unlimited soda bars- these prom venues in Los Angeles know the way to a high schooler’s heart. Providing large, adaptable spaces, these top choices can easily transform into the night’s theme.

 

UNICI CASA, Culver City

With its spacious rooms and advanced AV capabilities, UNICI CASA seamlessly alters to fit the party’s design.

WHY IS IT COOL? The main space of the facility is remarkably adaptable. The high ceilings, polished concrete floor, and minimal decoration can adapt to countless designs. A smaller room adjacent to the main space can serve as a dining or lounge area.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Prom parties, product launches, galas, dinner parties.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The facility is divided into three spaces. When rented together, the facility can hold 1,500 guests. Casa Bianca is 6,000 square feet and can accommodate 800 guests in a lounge set up or 300 guests seated. Casa Murano is 4,000 square feet and can accommodate 150 guests reception style. It has a built-in buffet. Casa Piazza is the 6,000 square foot outdoor terrace, holding 400 guests.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: LCD wall monitors, Epson HDMI projectors with computer feed, I-Beams with local plug and play capability, in-house sound system, WiFi.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is the Jefferson Blvd & Duquesne Ave bus station. There is ample street parking outside the venue. Valet services can be hired from an outside vendor.

TAGS: forward thinking, experience friendly, immersive.

OUE Skyspace, Downtown

For an event with dramatic views, OUE Skyspace is one of Los Angeles’ premier venues. Positioned on the 70th floor of the U.S. Bank Tower, terrace parties are designed to impress.

WHY IS IT COOL? Two open-air terraces provide 360-degree views of the city- even more spectacular at night. With monitors and green screen capabilities, the venue can accommodate a range of party themes. Rental can include the Skyslide, a 45-foot enclosed, all-glass slide.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Prom parties, galas, cocktail parties, receptions.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The 70th floor holds 300 guests standing, 160 guests theater style, or 150 guests seated.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Projectors, microphones, DJ-ready sound system, WiFi.

CATERING: In-house catering provides food and beverage. The Skyspace Bar can be rented with signature cocktails, beer, and wine.

TRANSPORT: The nearest LA metro station is 7th St/Metro Center. Guests can park at Westlawn Parking Garage, directly across the street from the U.S. Bank Tower. Valet parking is also available.

TAGS: iconic, in demand, experience friendly.

 

 

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach

An event venue that caters to prom dancers and aquatic animals alike, the Aquarium of the Pacific specializes in all-inclusive, large-scale events.

WHY IS IT COOL? Party-goers celebrate amongst an immersive marine atmosphere. The venue provides specific prom, homecoming, and school formal packages, including a buffet, furniture rental, and catering staff.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Prom parties, dinner parties, galas, corporate meetings.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The Aquarium has five event spaces. Rental of the full facility accommodates 1,500 guests. The Front Lawn holds 800 guests, the Great Hall holds 500 guests, the Cafe Scuba holds 80 guests, the Tropical Gallery holds 50 guests, and the Watershed holds 40 guests.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: AV capabilities, WiFi.

CATERING: Premier is the official caterer. They offer several food and beverage packages including a taco bar, seafood buffet, Italian buffet, and Mediterranean snack buffet.

SUSTAINABILITY: The facility was the first aquarium in the country with a carbon-neutral building. Since 2002, the facility has also incorporated strategies to reduce water usage, including dual-flush toilets and censored faucets.

ACCESSIBILITY: The event spaces and exhibits are wheelchair accessible.

TRANSPORT: The nearest LA metro station is Downtown Long Beach. There is a city-owned parking structure next to the facility that holds up to 1,200 cars.

TAGS: the age of all-inclusive, immersive, bleisure friendly.

 

THE BEST EVENT HOUSE RENTALS LOS ANGELES


When a single room just won’t suffice, these event house rentals in Los Angeles do the trick. Each has a distinct character that creates a memorable backdrop for both corporate events and private parties.

 

 Devoe House, West Hollywood

Also known as Marilyn Monroe’s former home, this event house is a party icon in Los Angeles.

WHY IS IT COOL? High ceilings, white walls, and movable art create a flexible interior. Situated on a hill, the home offers direct views to the Channel Islands. With a fire pit, torches, and pool in the backyard, the home is equally fit for outdoor events.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? House parties, corporate retreats, cocktail parties.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The home fits 171 guests seated or 300 guests standing. The first floor of the house is 4,000 square feet and the second floor is 2,000 square feet. Rental also includes a 1,000 square foot detached garage with a green room and upstairs one-bedroom apartment. The pool is 18ft by 33ft.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: Sound system, WiFi.

TRANSPORT: The home has 15 private parking spots.

TAGS: iconic, bleisure friendly, experience first.

 

Carondelet House, Central Los Angeles

This historic home with Italian villa architecture maintains its 1928 charm. Offering both small, cozy spaces and large halls, the home can be utilized for a variety of events.

WHY IS IT COOL? Exposed brick, hardwood floors, and large rooms give the space an urban flair. The home is decorated with vintage furniture but modern amenities, creating a warm atmosphere that can be easily customized. More so, the two exterior courtyards create a dynamic layout.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Corporate meetings, dinner parties, cocktail parties.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The whole home is over 7,600 square feet with both indoor and outdoor space. It can fit 150 guests seated or 300 guests standing. The main hall is fit for corporate events and holds 60 guests theater style or 32 guests boardroom style.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: The venue can arrange AV rentals. Included in the rental fee are 16 speakers, a microphone, DJ inputs, WiFi.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is Wilshire & Park View bus station. The home is also a 10 minutes walk from the Westlake/MacArthur Park subway station. There are 400 parking spaces within 50 feet of the venue.

TAGS: immersive, experience friendly, boutique.

 Lombardi House, Hollywood

Delivering Hollywood history with a side of glamour, this event house is a refurbished stable and barn with elegant renovations.

WHY IS IT COOL? Built in 1904, this Victorian farmhouse is nestled in between fruit trees and gardens. The 35-foot vaulted ceilings of the barn create a spacious, light-filled space for events. The estate can also host outdoor movies or gourmet picnics in its garden.

WHAY TYPES OF EVENTS IS IT MOST SUITABLE FOR? Corporate retreats, dinner parties, cocktail parties.

GENERAL SPACE DESCRIPTION: The home is 7,000 square feet and can hold 250 guests. The backyard has a converted stable, lawn and patio. The estate is fully gated for maximum privacy.

AV AND TECHNOLOGY: WiFi.

CATERING: The venue has a list of exclusive caterers.

TRANSPORT: The nearest public transportation stop is the Hollywood & Bronson bus station. The estate has onsite parking.

TAGS: immersive, reinvention, experience friendly.

IN CONCLUSION

Hospitality and events are leading industries in Los Angeles. Rightfully so, the venues that support the entertainment capital are just as memorable and talked about. However, some venues go above and beyond, whether it’s through innovation, design, or service, and set themselves apart from the rest. These 25 event spaces in Los Angeles do exactly that, granting them a spot on 2019’s top list.

 

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