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2525 Michigan Ave, Bldg 1, Santa Monica, CA
Max Capacity: 350 people
Guests are welcomed by a spacious outdoor courtyard, leading to a reception lounge that opens directly into the main event space. The main event space accommodates 300 people for a cocktail reception and seats 150 for a sit down dinner. Capacity indoor: up to 350 guests, and outdoor: up to 200 additional guests. Availability: 7 days/ nights a week There are two restrooms inside the facility, with others available at Bergamot Station. For outdoor cooking, you may bring a grill. Smoking is outside only. Proof of insurance is required. Security & support staff are required depending on the size of the event. We have a prep kitchen only, so no cooking. We have a standard lighting & electrical capacity. Amplified music is permitted, indoors only. We are fully wheelchair accessible.
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Amenities
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 350
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 1
  • Special Features: outdoor/indoor space. Creative, open, well lit, fully equipped with DJ booth, over head projector/screen/ stage/
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 2,500
  • Year Renovated: 2008
Serving the Santa Monica, CA Area
Capacity: 700  
Located at the Hollywood & Highland Center beside the world-famous Dolby Theater and just steps away from the TCL Chinese Theater and Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, the Hard Rock Cafe on Hollywood Boulevard offers high-energy entertainment and a world-class menu. Our 20,000-square-foot cafe includes spacious seating, a live music area, a bar, and two retail stores offering Hard Rock Cafe’s limited-edition merchandise. Plan a flawless and unforgettable event worthy of a star at Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood on Hollywood BLVD. Our 20,000-sq.-ft. venue has plenty of room for your small or large event, from intimate business meetings, Corporate parties, fundraising galas,rehearsal dinners as well as rocking bar mitzvahs and birthday parties. During your event, guests will enjoy dishes from our made-from-scratch menu and handmade cocktails as well as a unique, interactive experience on the Rock Wall that lets them peruse Hard Rock’s extensive collection of music memorabilia. You can customize menus, merchandise, and audiovisual equipment to make your event one no one will ever forget.
Serving the Santa Monica, CA Area
Capacity: 650  
$129-$300 /event
Nestled in the San Bernardino Mountains between Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear, our 200-acre mountain retreat is conveniently located only 90 minutes from Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego Counties. Our conference center is perfect for groups of all types, from small group gatherings of a few dozen people to full corporate retreats. Our spacious new dining hall, meeting rooms and cabins can accommodate large groups of over 600 guests. More than just a beautiful location, Pali Retreat is dedicated to creating a personalized retreat for your group. Our expert-led outdoor adventures are planned by qualified, attentive staff and tailored to meet your needs. We have over a decade of retreat planning experience and are ready to assist you in creating the perfect retreat.
Serving the Santa Monica, CA Area
Capacity: 275  
$44-$57 /person
The hotel boasts over 300 sleeping rooms and 8,000 square feet of flexible function / event space to accommodate groups up to 275 people. Host a fabulous event and enjoy the fruits of your labor along with your guests. Our Catering Managers will help with everything from food to entertainment, and our staff will make sure your event is truly memorable. No matter what the event, we'll create the appropriate mood and take the stress out of hosting. (Don't worry, you still get all the credit!)
Serving the Santa Monica, CA Area
Capacity: 10000  
$13-$65 /person
$21-$39 /hour
A true California gem, Santa Anita Park features the best Los Angeles has to offer. Featuring dramatic views of the San Gabriel mountains and a lush park setting for beautiful outdoor events, there is a space that will appeal to everyone. We can host groups of 20 to 10,000 or more for special events. Employee Picnics Business Meetings Team Outtings Holiday Parties Birthday Celebration Anniversaries Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions Bridal or Baby Showers Festivals Park and Ride Events and more....if you can imagine it we can make it happen! Santa Anita Park live racing opens annually on December 26, with daily racing continuing through late April. In addition, Santa Anita's fall meeting, presented by the Oak Tree Racing Association, takes to the track from early October to early November every year. The off season months of July - September, November - December are also times when groups can book our the space for events, festivals, concerts, etc.
Serving the Santa Monica, CA Area
Capacity: 500
 
$3,000-$4,000 /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. 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 Santa Monica, 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.
Serving the Santa Monica, CA Area
Capacity: 350  
The finest Banquet facility in the Antelope Valley the Hellenic Center's exquisite decor and design, superior service and gourmet meals will impress your guests and satisfy all your needs. Our facility has two rooms available, the Ballroom and a smaller meeting room. The Ballroom is designed to please the discriminating guest and is surrounded by solid mahogany accents, warm details in the window treatments and wrought iron chandeliers to bring out the old world charm of the entire facility. Amenities of the facility include large modular stage, dance floor, full bar, podium and wireless microphone. J.P. Eliopulos Hellenic Center hosts weddings, parties, anniversaries, meetings and every type of special occasions.
Serving the Santa Monica, 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 Santa Monica, 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 Santa Monica, 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.