The Descanso Beach Club

1 Descanso Way, P. O. Box 2019, Avalon, CA
Max Capacity: 1,200 people
Descanso Beach is one of the most stunning outdoor meeting and event venues in the world. Aside from the beach's abundant space and premier location, it offers many amenities that can turn this popular spot for sunbathing into a relaxed site for corporate retreats and meetings. As a private beach club it allows its guests to enjoy a cocktail right on the sand and throughout the facility. Whether you envision a private meeting beside the ocean or group dining on the beach under the stars, Descanso Beach Club can cater to your every need. The Descanso Beach Club features Presidential Cabanas, Cabanas and Chaise Lounges reserved in a private white sand beach area. Individual rentals are available and the entire area can be reserved for private parties. Adjacent to the Cabana and Chaise Lounge area are two fire rings directly in front of the ocean for the perfect evening dinner or meeting. Catherine's Terrace is a premier venue, perfect for your next corporate meeting, social event or wedding. Indoor seating in our ballroom can be arranged for an intimate group of 20 guests or a larger group of up to 200 guests.
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Location
Amenities
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 1200
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 2
Serving the Avalon, CA Area
Capacity: 200  
$1,440-$7,200 /event
Brand New Banquet Hall for Rent. We offer full catering and service packages, or bring your own food and drink. Our newly remodeled Banquet Hall is located in Ontario and has over 4,000 sq ft of space. With Victorian Style decor that has a modern look and seats up to 150 guests. Our Package will provide you with all the necessities to enjoy a stress-free day. This package can include a delicious organic gourmet meal, great customer service from our wonderful staff, set-up and clean up, and so much more for additional price or simply rent the hall. With our rental, you bring in your own caterer and it gives you all the basics to create your own event from scratch. We have a variety of options. Please contact us to schedule a viewing or answer any questions you may have.
Serving the Avalon, CA Area
Capacity: 800  
$3,500-$4,500 /event
With accommodations for up to 800 total attendees for conferences, meetings, seminars, receptions, sales meetings, ceremonies, product announcements, luncheons and happy hours, the Museum of Flying is an ideal location to allow your functions to ‘take flight’ in an interesting and unusual venue that is unlike any other in the greater Los Angeles area. Your guests will be energized and inspired to engage and get the most of your function. Located at one of the oldest continually operating Airports in the United States, the Museum of Flying presents the rich history of aviation as it relates to Southern California with an emphasis on the Douglas Aircraft Company that called the Santa Monica Airport home for more than 40 years. In fact, the Douglas Aircraft Company built more than 10,000 aircraft here during World War II.
Serving the Avalon, CA Area
Capacity: 2000  
$5,300 /event
Pins ‘n Pockets is a true Family Entertainment Center with over 86,000 sq.ft. of fun for all ages. We offer several banquet rooms capable of hosting weddings,quinceañeras, birthday parties, corporate meetings and events. The Tavern Sports Bar is also available for private events. The Tavern offers an upscale atmosphere with very moderate prices catering to a diverse crowd, including families, sports fans and club hoppers.
Serving the Avalon, CA Area
Capacity: 250  
Big Luxury, Intimate Setting Whether it is an intimate gathering or a large celebration, location is everything. Luxe City Center Hotel has everything you need from private rooms to chic ballrooms, we’re smack dab in the center of the hottest neighborhood in LA. Your guests will have the best of the best within reach, before, during, and after your event.
Serving the Avalon, CA Area
Capacity: 600  
$18-$45 /person
Our two-story Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood at Universal CityWalk has been impressing visitors and locals alike since 1996. From outside, you’ll marvel at the Taj Mahal-influenced building and the giant guitar fountain that serves as a CityWalk landmark. As you enter, you’ll be immersed in a world of authentic music history with famous guitars, clothes worn by your favorite artists, and a revolving 1957 classic car perched over the center bar. Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood at Universal CityWalk is your source for a relaxed, fun, music-inspired event. Whether you need to feed and entertain a group of traveling kids, or want to throw an epic, grown-up birthday bash, our experienced event-planning staff is here to make sure your party is a smashing success. Our Hard Rock Cafe can accommodate nearly 500 guests for a seated event or up to 600 guests for a reception-style function. The main floor seats 250 guests and our second floor Mezzanine level can seat 170 and features a fully stocked bar and kitchen, making it the perfect space for any semi-private event. We also offer two outdoor patios for private events.
Serving the Avalon, CA Area
Capacity: 146  
$30 /person
$1,200-$8,000 /event
Cruise Newport Beach offers yacht & ship rentals year round for all types of cruise options including sunset, brunch, coastal, evening, Catalina Island, and for many of the holidays (including our famous holiday lights cruises during the entire month of December which includes the famous Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Of Lights), and all types of celebrations. Public cruises are also offered year round including live entertainment cruises. Cruises depart from beautiful Newport Bay and can travel along the world famous coastlines of Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach, or to exotic Catalina Island. Amazing scenery and perfect weather creates the perfect environment for making a memorable and incredible event. Along with the many year round cruise types to choose from, Cruise Newport Beach offers ship rentals in the world famous Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade of Lights during the 5 night event each year as well as holiday light cruise rentals for the entire month of December. The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade of Lights has over 2 million people viewing the parade each year and hundreds of ships, yachts, and all sorts of watercraft competing for top honors during the 5 nights of the parade. Cruises during the parade nights not only view the parade but are in the parade what could more exciting for your company event. Along with the parade, estates that line Newport Bay also compete in their own competition the “Ring Of Lights” creating a magical holiday landscape unique to Southern California.
Serving the Avalon, CA Area
Capacity: 500
 
$2,000-$3,000 /event
If you are planning a Wedding reception, Business meeting, Birthday party or any event, the Planes of Fame Event Venue offers your group an opportunity to step back in time! Our beautiful Maloney Hanger transforms into a wedding venue, banquet hall or reception hall large enough to host up to 320 people for a sit-down dinner. Our 45-seat movie theater and Aviation Discovery Center is also available to rent for your business meetings, presentations, and private screenings! From 10 to over 500 people, we can tailor our facility to suit your occasion! We look forward to working with you to ensure your event is delightful. Think of us for your next reunion, company party, annual meeting, reception, corporate meeting, retirement, birthday, holiday party, anniversary, wedding, and club meeting! We are a non profit 501 (c)(3) organization that has grown for the past 57 years through donations.
Serving the Avalon, CA Area
Capacity: 146  
$750-$3,000 /event
Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Of Lights is the premier holiday event in southern California. For over 110 years the Newport Beach Boat Parade has dazzled spectators. The boat parade in Newport Beach began as a 9 boat affair during the turn of the 20th century and has grown into hundreds of ships and homes in full décor with dazzling light displays and over 2 million people viewing the each year. The decor and amazing light displays begin early in December running throughout the month and into the new year. The parade takes place over 5 nights on third week in December with this year's parade is from December 19-December 23 2018. Holiday parties either set to the back drop of the Newport Christmas Boat Parade or dates throughout December will be treated to amazing light displays, decorated ships, and all the decor that has made Newport Beach one of the top 10 holiday happenings in the nation reported by the New York Times. Newport Landing provides ship rentals for holiday parities of all sizes with a large selection of yachts & ships with many types of amenities. Our event team has years of experience with holiday parties and understands the best formats to ensure your holiday event exceeds expectations and is a complete success.
Serving the Avalon, CA Area
Capacity: 500
 
$32-$90 /person
Embassy Suites LAX South is a Mediterranean inspired hotel conveniently located in El Segundo directly off the 105 Freeway on Imperial Highway. Our interior space is the perfect scenic backdrop featuring a natural light drenched atrium filled with lush tropical plants and koi filled ponds. We have over 10,000 square feet of banquet space, the perfect venue for your next event!
Serving the Avalon, CA Area
Capacity: 2000  
Located right on the border of Koreatown in the upcoming neighborhood of Arlington Heights, Catch One is redefining the Los Angeles nightclub experience. Catch One brings a world-class lineup that prizes quality and diversity, hosting everything from local juggernauts A Club Called Rhonda to Boiler Room to Soulja Boy to Die Antwoord. With 5 rooms, affordable drinks and a welcoming staff, Catch One is already upping the ante for L.A. nightlife.