Your guests will enjoy many activities in L.A., from shopping on legendary Rodeo Drive to surfing, whale-watching, exploring L.A.’s diverse and famous gardens, and the sizzling L.A. nightlife.

With numerous restaurants and clubs throughout the city, you’ll find the perfect place for a rehearsal dinner or bridal shower or any other kind of pre or post-wedding celebration.

Discover the fabulous and unique wedding venues that California’s largest city has to offer. Get started with Eventective’s top ten Los Angeles wedding venues:

The MacArthur

The opulent architecture of the MacArthur embodies the spirit of pre-1929 stock market crash Los Angeles. The striking façade is embellished by a series of arches, pilasters, majestic friezes and cornices.

The MacArthur is an extraordinary display of architecture filled with exciting event spaces and neoclassical motif. One of L.A.’s best-kept secrets, the MacArthur features spectacular spaces for an enchanting wedding.

The Los Angeles River Center and Gardens

Just minutes from downtown Los Angeles is a dream wedding location secluded behind thick ivy-covered walls (below right).

Various courtyards, a reflecting pool and a broad patio with an adjoining lawn and beautiful flowers and fountains make the Los Angeles River Center & Gardens an ideal location for an unforgettable outdoor wedding (left).

Indoor celebrations can also be held in the California Building, which features arched windows, a huge peaked skylight, and Mexican-tile floor.

MountainGate Country Club

 Awe-inspiring views of the Santa Monica Mountains and the clubhouse make an elegant and romantic setting for weddings. The outdoor veranda is perfect for an intimate event while the golf course is excellent for gala events. An exquisite setting with a picturesque backdrop of the clubhouse makes for a stunning wedding location.

Oviatt Penthouse

One of L.A.’s most celebrated architectural gems, the Oviatt Penthouse is a masterpiece of Art Deco design.

Teeming with jazz-age opulence, the Oviatt Penthouse has long been a playground for Hollywood royalty.

The Penthouse suite leads to the rooftop terrace (top right) where you’ll experience incredible 360-degree views of downtown L.A. The unique indoor/outdoor layout allows for flexible wedding planning.

The Hollywood Hotel

Glamour and comfort meet a taste of European luxury with a touch of simplicity at the Hollywood Hotel. Five distinct function areas are perfect for each part of the wedding. The Mediterranean-style fountain courtyard is perfect for your ceremony or reception, cocktails or dessert. Professional catering staff can even create a specialized menu for your event. The Hollywood Hotel is perfect for celebrations of 50 to 200 guests.

Golden Eagle Hospitality 

Located in the heart of the California State University Los Angeles campus, Golden Eagle Hospitality features outside patios and an elegant grand ballroom that can seat up to 600 people, theater-style (left).

A full-service catering and event services group provides an exceptional culinary experience and customer service for a remarkable event.

The UCLA Faculty Center

Set in a grove of eucalyptus and pine, the UCLA Faculty Center can accommodate weddings and receptions at any time of the year. During the spring and summer you can have your wedding on their two outdoor patios. The Center’s contemporary cross-gabled building features two spacious rooms for winter weddings.