La Venta Inn
Made by Meg Exclusive Venue
796 Via Del Monte, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
La Venta is an all-season, full-service venue for the ultimate ocean view wedding. Nestled in the hills of Palos Verdes Estates, La Venta is famous for being the first structure built on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. La Venta overlooks the Pacific Ocean with an incomparable panoramic view. With its picturesque Spanish villa architecture and gardens filled with lush flowers, succulents rose bushes, and palm trees, our venue creates the perfect backdrop for your historic private estate wedding.
Our bespoke catering experiences with Made by Meg Catering confidently blend customization with premier quality and hospitality. The cuisine is at the core of every La Venta event. We seek to entertain guests with flavor and hospitality from their first drink in the courtyard to their last look at the sparkling Los Angeles skyline. Our partnerships with industry leaders in Los Angeles and our experience as a full-service caterer since 2007, means that your investment in La Venta is backed by expertise.
501 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Event Venue Los Angeles | The Alexandria Ballrooms | Downtown
Alexandria Ballroom is a historic staple in the heart of downtown LA, perfect for elegant and classic weddings.
Located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, this iconic three ballroom venue has and continues to host a myriad of luxury events. These spaces became an elegant gathering place for lively, elite crowds, for the most prestigious events, including Charlie Chaplain’s wedding ceremony.
The ballrooms consist of the Palm Court which was designated as a city of Los Angeles Historical-Cultural Monument in 1971, the King Edward which was featured in numerous Hollywood films, music video’s and famous photo shoots including Vogue with Natalie Portman, and the Mezz which is the largest venue, measuring over 14,000 sqft. that contains an industrial-style with Old Hollywood flavor.
The three grand ballrooms carry the same celebratory spirit, holding numerous events and films throughout the year.
Beach House Hotel
1300 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Hermosa Beach Hotels | Beach House Hotel Hermosa Beach | Luxury Coastal CA Hotels (beach-house.com)
The Beach House is a boutique luxury beach hotel just 7 miles south of LAX and nestled in sunny Hermosa Beach between Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach specializing in hosting groups of 50 or less attendees. The hotel is close to the Hermosa Beach Pier and Pier Avenues walking promenade where you can walk to over 20 restaurants and boutique shops.
Located overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the hotel is an ideal setting for a corporate retreat, board meeting or training session outside the office. With our ocean front location, the hotel offers complimentary wireless Internet connectivity through the hotel as well as an oversized studio suite for all of your attendees. Three function rooms provide great natural light with the fourth being our intimate Board Room. The Strand Café provides dramatic views of the Pacific Ocean to create memorable group lunches, dinners or evening receptions. The hotel offers professional catering services and innovative coastal cuisine priced to meet every budget.
California Science Center
700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037
California Science Center | The California Science Center
Located three miles from downtown Los Angeles, the California Science Center is a premiere destination for hosting private social, nonprofit and corporate meetings and events. We specialize in offering stellar experiences in unique and versatile venues that are destined to inspire your guests.
Whether considering dining under the majestic wings of space shuttle Endeavour or enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in view of our 188,000 gallon aquarium, you can rely on our experienced and creative team of event professionals and catering partners to assist you in creating stunning events that are expertly executed. From an intimate setting for 40 to an extravaganza for 4,000, at the California Science Center, we have events down to a science!
1323 Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Casita Hollywood was born of a desire for an oasis in the middle of a big city. An LA utopia where parking is ample. Where there is a private lounge for your event’s discretional use. A full, commercial kitchen of your caterers – and in turn, your guests’ – culinary dreams. A full bar to curb the usual crowding, and an outdoor patio, to celebrate Hollywood’s perpetual summer under twinkling lights, shielded from the city bustle with lush and manicured foliage.
In the midst of the Hollywood action between Wanderlust on De Longpre and bustling Fountain Ave, Casita Hollywood is a brand new, multi-faceted, event-hosting haven. Casita Hollywood is a place to celebrate couples tying the knot, hold a photoshoot, celebrate a coming of age, have a festive holiday party, and so much more.
Catalina View Gardens
6001 Palos Verdes Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Catalina View Gardens
This 94-acre estate overlooks the picturesque coastal bluffs of Palos Verdes. From almost everywhere at the event garden you will overlook the property’s vineyard, the Pacific Ocean and beyond to Catalina Island. You and your guests will eat, drink and dance the daylight away as the sun slowly slips into the Pacific in a blaze of color. After dark, the stars appear even brighter and more numerous from this secluded vantage point. Catalina View Gardens, the quintessential California out door event experience.
City Market Social House
1145 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Located in Downtown Los Angeles’ Fashion District, City Market Social House boasts 20,000 square feet of newly renovated, fully permitted, contemporary private event space, in a historic warehouse setting. Once LA’s oldest produce market, the stunning vaulted bow truss ceilings, concrete and exposed brick walls, and free-flowing indoor-outdoor open-air marketplace come to life to host the City’s hottest industry events, award shows, product launches, conferences, private celebrations and more.
Greystone Mansion and Gardens
905 Loma Vista Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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A historic hidden gem tucked away in the hills, with lavender lined gardens and topiary, great for any classic and glamorous event. This idyllic and historic property is right in Beverly Hills and host to picturesque weddings throughout the year. Completed in 1928 for the son of oil tycoon Edward L. Doheny, Greystone Mansion & Gardens is a Beverly Hills and Los Angeles treasure. The City of Beverly Hills purchased the property in 1965, and in 1971 the entire 18.3 acre site was formally dedicated as a public park.
Greystone was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1976 and in 2013 was designated Beverly Hills Local Historic Landmark No. 4. Greystone Mansion & Gardens is a popular event site for weddings, corporate events, photo shoots, meetings and other private functions. Long an iconic location for motion picture and television shoots, Greystone has been featured in dozens of films , including The Big Lebowski, Spider-Man, The Social Network, and There Will Be Blood.
Malibu, CA 90265
Located on the bluffs of Malibu right on Pacific Coast Highway, this venue has breathtaking views of the ocean, perfect for any couple looking for a simply elegant vibe to their wedding day. This amazing property is located right in the heart of Malibu on PCH, with the most breathtaking view of the Ocean, from almost every side of the property. The ceremony, cocktail hour and reception all overlook the water. Plus, the estate itself is just beautiful.
1200 South Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Hudson Loft is a modern and fully customizable loft suited for weddings and corporate events, giving guests a full panoramic view of the Los Angeles skyline. The Hudson Loft is a photo, film, and event space, located in the South Park district of DTLA. It is only two blocks east of the Staples Center and LA Live, off of 12th & Hope. The name was inspired by the history of the building itself, which was once a Hudson car dealership in the 1930’s. The Hudson Loft’s goal is to contribute a positive and enriching location in LA’s newest chapter – as downtown continues to grow and cultivate opportunities for creatives, companies, and local neighbors.
LA River Studios
2025 North San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, CA 90065
This is a unique gem! The venue is bathed in natural light and aged brick walls. Rental includes round tables chairs, rustic wooden bars, cocktail tables, no time constraints or noise restrictions. Located in the heart of the burgeoning LA River Arts Corridor, LA River Studios is the reimagination of a vintage-era “bow & truss” factory warehouse into stunning creative studios. The expansive 1931 brick building was the original casting and assembly factory for the Smith-Miller Company, a vintage diecast toy truck replica manufacturer throughout the 40s & 50s.
Beginning in the early 50s the owners transitioned their skilled workers and machining equipment to manufacturing high-quality metal pulleys under the trade name Withrow Brothers and continued to do so for some 30 years. The building lay dormant and untouched for three decades until the spring of 2014. VOX Productions was scouring the eastside of LA in search of a permanent home and stumbled upon the dilapidated structure in sore need of repair. VOX saw the building’s potential and rich history and knew the space could be revitalized and its former glory restored.
1717 North Bronson Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Clean lines, open air spaces, manicured lawns, and twinkling lights. Nothing says Hollywood style more than the Lombardi House. Cultivate the wedding of your dreams, using their indoor outdoor space to create a day that is all your own. Built in 1904, Lombardi House is a fully restored Victorian-style farmhouse in the heart of Hollywood. Surrounded by mature fruit trees and gardens, this 7,000 square foot historic home sits within walking distance to the charming restaurants of Franklin Village, as well as Hollywood studios, theaters, shopping and dining.
Perfect for long stays or group celebrations, this elegant historic home offers four newly renovated guest suites, each with its own personality and superb functionality. Our accommodations are modern, spacious and bright and can comfortably sleep up to 28 guests. The entire property is fully gated, enclosed for privacy from the street and offers secure, onsite parking.
Malibu Rocky Oaks
340 Kanan Road, Malibu, CA 90265
Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate Vineyards | The elite wine estate of Malibu
This private vineyard has 360-degree views of the Santa Monica Mountains and rolling hillsides. Throw a gathering here and you will be enveloped in cool night breezes from the Pacific Ocean while basking in the most glorious sunset you have ever seen. Ceremonies on the Helipad make for truly iconic wedding photos! Founded and family owned since 2003, Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate Vineyards consists of 10 planted acres on a 37-acre plot. Hand picked and meticulously maintained by the same team of professionals since conception, the vineyard has become one of the most recognized and awarded in the region.
The unique location, geography and volcanic soil surrounding the estate has resulted in the sought after color, flavors and aromas found only in their wines. Grown at 2,000 feet with steep hillsides allows for exceptional drainage and sun exposure, in correlation with their Mediterranean microclimate results in perfect growing and ripening conditions. Because of new local government rules, Malibu Rocky Oaks vineyard, estate and style of wine can never be replicated.
800 East 4th Place, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Unique event venue and urban oasis located in an 80-year-old formerly abandoned building. It now features indoor and outdoor gardens where party goers can mix and mingle in a gorgeous and green environment. Whether in the grand reception hall or chic courtyard, there’s almost always room for a good time. Originally built as a livery and then used as a cold-storage warehouse, Millwick has reinvented itself as a unique stand alone, super-loft open to private events, outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions, exhibitions and productions.
It now boasts a flowing 7,000 square foot floor plan (4,500 sq ft interior + 2,500 sq ft garden courtyard) melding both interior and exterior areas. Millwick is an excellent wedding site for up to 175 people for garden ceremonies and receptions. Located downtown Los Angeles in the heart of the Arts District, Millwick is convenient to many of the best new and historic hotels, restaurants and nightlife the city has to offer.
Harlyne J Norris Pavilion
501 Indian Peak Road, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
Palos Verdes Performing Arts Center | Renting The Pavilion
Nestled along Indian Peak Road in Rolling Hills Estates, Harlyne J. Norris Pavilion stands out within the Palos Verdes Peninsula in Southern California as an upscale wedding and reception venue for couples who crave a dazzling experience. The Harlyne J. Norris Pavilion is a picturesque event venue situated in the beautiful and scenic Palos Verdes Peninsula. With stylish amenities, spacious rooms and versatile design, your wedding reception, Bar/Bat Mitzvah celebration, musical or theatrical performance, corporate or fundraising event will find a perfect match at The Pavilion.
The Pavilion staff will ensure your experience and that of your guests will be outstanding, with close attention paid to every detail. The special feeling begins when your guests arrive and are welcomed by the circular fountain in the parking court. Large glass entry doors lead into a spacious lobby with skylights, lush palm trees and an oversized granite bar. The Forum Ballroom, with its stylish cherry wood walls and dramatic domed chandeliers, is a decorator’s dream.
5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90038
The Studios At Paramount (paramountstudios.com)
What’s more Hollywood than Paramount Studios? With multiple locations to fit events of all sizes this is an iconic backdrop for corporate and social events. As the longest operating and only remaining major studio in Hollywood, Paramount Pictures has been on the ground floor of every major development in film–from the advent of motion pictures, to the emergence of television, through the digital revolution. During our 100-year history, they have served as the production site for thousands of notable movies and TV shows. If the Paramount lot locations make movies feel larger than life, just imagine what they can do for your event!
Their signature venues will add distinct flavor to your event that you won’t find anywhere else, while at the same time allowing complete creative freedom. On the historic 65 acre lot, you’ve got all the room you need for performers, elephants, ice rinks, lakes, explosions and up to 5,000 of your closest friends. Paramount’s studio lot has grown considerably over the years, expanding from 26 acres and four stages to 65 acres and thirty stages. They have also constructed other impressive sites like the massive Blue Sky Tank and our one-of-a-kind New York Street backlot, which features ten distinct city neighborhood backdrops. When you visit the lot, not only will you see where some of the most celebrated movies and television series were made, but also see how they continue to produce iconic motion pictures for the next century.
At Paramount, you will get to wander through the past and see the future at the same time.
11260 Playa Court, Culver City, CA 90230
West Los Angeles Event Venue | Playa Studios (playastudiosla.com)
This versatile space is an ideal environment for private events, offsite meetings, conferences, weddings, screenings, cocktail receptions, and more. Playa Studios has two spaces available for events. Those two spaces are the: The Event Room which is a 5,000 sq ft space that can be accessed directly from the Lounge through our oversized sound isolated glass doors. With 18’ft exposed ceilings, skylights, stunning chandeliers and sculptural wood accents, the Event Room is a perfect balance between industrial and modern. Our ceiling mounted HD projector, included lounge furniture pieces, and custom bar + shelving unit makes it very easy to transform the flexible space to suit your needs.
The Event Room also includes two multi-stall restrooms to easily accommodate a larger guest count. This lounge which contains the entrance to Playa Studios is a handsome 3,000 sq ft furnished lounge featuring a striking 18’ ft tall gallery wall. The Lounge opens directly into the Event Room through our oversized sound isolated sliding glass doors, allowing you the ability to create two completely different atmospheres within the adjacent spaces. The Lounge also includes a kitchenette perfect for bar service and two individual restrooms.
8549 Higuera Street, Culver City, CA 90232
Smashbox Studios – Los Angeles + New York Photo and Video Studios
Smashbox Studios is spectacular for photo/ film shoots and various corporate functions. The clean lines, modern spaces and fully functional kitchen make this a very popular venue. Founded in 1991 by Dean and Davis Factor, great grandsons of acclaimed Hollywood makeup artist Max Factor, Smashbox is known throughout the industry as a hub for world-class photographers and directors to shoot important content for major magazines, ad campaigns, music & entertainment projects and brand visuals. In 1996 Dean and Davis launched Smashbox Cosmetics that has become the leading trend-setting global brand.
Smashbox Studios, reopened in 2015 following an exciting new partnership with Industrial Color Brands that includes a total facility renovation. This partnership combines 25 years of experience in pioneering photo, video and studio technology that brings next-level service to the iconic space. Major up grades include 9,000 amps of 3-phase power, full seismic upgrades, updated STC rated soundstages, Gb internet and Gb wireless networks throughout, custom designed makeup tables, modern AV systems and beautiful interior and exteriors designed by leading architecture design firm, Gensler. The 25,000 square foot facility returns as the premier creative destination and event location in LA and BK.
2651 La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034
The perfect setting for an intimate wedding with your closest family and friends. With all of the beautiful lush greenery, you don’t even feel like you’re in Los Angeles. Once a 1980s smog-check center, Smog Shoppe is now a 100% solar-powered, private 6,500 square foot indoor/outdoor haven for desert plants, vertical gardens and chic vintage furnishings. The combined interior and exterior areas allow for quintessential California entertaining, making an ideal vintage wedding venue.
The generous floor plan can accommodate up to 150-person garden ceremonies, 150-person formal sit down dinners, and 250-person cocktail parties. SmogShoppe is conveniently located at the heart of the Culver City art/design district, and is located off the 10 freeway, just minutes to Santa Monica, LAX, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood and Downtown Los Angeles.
South Coast Botanic Garden
26300 Crenshaw Blvd, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
It’s like walking through a fairytale, so serene and filled with lovely plants and flowers surrounding you! Perfect for outdoor weddings, fundraisers and social events! From open pit mine to sanitary landfill to stupendous garden is the extraordinary history of South Coast Botanic Garden. This continuing experiment in land reclamation has drawn horticulturists from all over the world, including King Charles III of England, to study the feasibility of similar projects. The success of the reclamation effort is apparent in the peaceful, shady groves and areas of spectacular color.
The South Coast Botanic Garden has come a long way. Bursting with color and varied plant and wildlife, the grounds are a spectacular sight. The Garden has much to offer: members have access to 14 Clubs and Societies to become informed about specific plant varieties, i.e. roses, cactus, geraniums, etc. At least twelve flower shows are hosted for the members and public annually. Lectures, classes, concerts and weddings fill the calendar seven days a week. All of this make South Coast Botanic Garden a year-round attraction and an “Inspiration Site” for garden ideas.
The founding membership of the Garden had a vision that has been realized with the cooperative efforts of Los Angeles County, the Foundation, and Community. The South Coast Botanic Garden is a treasure to be cherished for this and future generations.
Stone Mountain Estates
415 Stunt Road, Calabasas, CA 90254
Stone Mountain Estates is situated on 40 secluded acres near the summit of the Malibu Coastal Range. Its unique architectural design was inspired by the natural beauty of the magnificent rock formations surrounding it. It boasts a stunning marble pool and Tuscan inspired landscape. From the massive vistas to the picturesque sunsets, the property’s 60 ft helipad offers 360 degrees of unparalleled views—the perfect backdrop to any event!
The Vermont Hollywood
1020 North Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029
The Vermont Hollywood offers multiple spaces to enjoy any type of event. With over 13,000 square feet, each corner of the venue features unique and one-of-a-kind offerings. Artists can relax in an impeccably designed green room lounge, while guests prepare to take in the sights & sounds from our main dancefloor with a drink from one of the three full service bars. The private VIP mezzanine offers high-end amenities to level-up your night out on the town.
The Zimmerman Automobile Driving Museum
610 Lairport Street, El Segundo, CA 90245
The Zimmerman Automobile Driving Museum – Classic Car Venue Rental
The ADM is a perfect venue for social events that want a fun and creative element added to their guest experience! Centrally located in the South Bay beach community of El Segundo, California, the Automobile Driving Museum offers a unique venue for private parties and corporate events. Conveniently located 5 minutes south of LAX, right off the 405 and 105 Freeways. The 610 Lairport space has a vintage feel surrounded by their primary automobile collection.
They offer several different venues inside and outside the facility for diverse events. Choose from Packard Ballroom, that can sit 250 people for a special event, or the museum floor, available for parties of 300 or more. The 1950’s themed Ice Cream Parlor is perfect for smaller groups of 40 or less as well as children’s birthday parties. An executive conference room in the library is available for private or corporate meetings with 25 people or less.
You can get 4-Hour access to the 3200′ Sq. Ft. Ballroom with further access to:
● 8 foot square stage with large dance floor
● Guest photo opportunity in vintage cars
● Customizable marquee with retro yellow flashing sign
● Climate controlled temperature system
600 East 4th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Beautiful venue in the heart of DTLA, perfect for weddings or any special event. The space has a TON of history dating back a hundred years that gives this space ever lasting character!
Originally built in the 1920’s in an area that has long served as the city’s seafood market east of Downtown, the building has lived many lives in its century of use; it’s been a hotel, a brothel, a fish and oyster company, and a commercial site for everything from glass blowing to marijuana cultivation. This mysterious history subtly informed the re-invention of the space.
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