Looking for the best wedding venues in L.A.? We’ve got you covered here at Clean Origin, with a categorized list of diverse and fun venues fit for your dream wedding.
Best Outdoor Venues
Malibu West Beach Club
Ocean calling your name? The Malibu West Beach Club is a gorgeous oceanfront outdoor and indoor perch, from which you and your guests can enjoy the fabulous ocean vista. Your ceremony will take place on the deck, with the crashing waves and dazzling white sand in the background. All the elements for the perfect photoshoot are there too: sun, sand, ocean — there’s even a Baywatch-style lifeguard tower great for a group shot. Throughout the evening, your guests can step outside to sip wine or champagne while watching the sun go down and stars appear.
Universal Studios Backlot
Want to transport your guests to another world? Take your wedding to an urban cityscape, Mexican courtyard, wild west, suburban neighborhood, or the cobblestone streets of Europe. Your guests will be amazed as they step foot onto the iconic film set of Back to the Future, or Jaws Lake. The possibilities are endless, as are you and your party’s fun.
Best Big Guest List Venues
Calamigos Ranch Malibu
In the heart of Malibu wine country, Calamigos Ranch is the best venue for weddings elegant, whimsical, or anything in between. They have four unique locations set privately across the historic grounds allowing them to accommodate receptions from 75 to 500 guests. Have your wedding in the Pavilion, where your guests can take in the beautiful campus and even ride a Ferris wheel!
Looking for glamour? This historic monument was built in 1876, making it one of the oldest places in the city of LA. Recently reopened, The Vibiana is a gorgeous venue offering luxury and history. It is now a full-service events venue, which can host gatherings for 150 guests to grand soirees for 500 guests for both ceremonies and receptions.
Best High-Rise Venues
The OUE Skyspace is a singular venue; host your ceremony at the highest event space on the West Coast! The Hollywood Terrace gives you and your guests an outdoor experience with stunning views of all Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, and the San Gabriel Mountains. Or, have your party on the indoor 70th floor, with white terrazzo and gold accents, complementing the magnificent 360° views. The flexible space can be fully customized to your tastes and has a capacity of up to 300 guests.
South Park Center
South Park Center boasts a dramatic, architecturally lit penthouse on the 30th floor, and offers an incredible event space with 360° views of Los Angeles. The penthouse also includes the SkyDeck, which features outdoor seating with stunning views of the city skyline. Whether you’re planning your wedding or reception or both, the Penthouse will raise your party up to the sky!
Best Intimate Venues
Secret Garden Loft Hollywood
The Secret Garden Loft Hollywood is a two-story loft in the center of Hollywood, complete with a huge balcony and amazing views of the Hollywood sign. It’s perfect for your small and intimate gathering of up to 80 with a homey, industrial-chic feel. The staff can change up the interior however you want, and valet parking is available on both sides of the building.
Are you a cocktail connoisseur? Apotheke is an opulent speakeasy-type bar and lounge, hidden in plain sight on the edge of Downtown L.A. They offer herbal and wellness-themed cocktails, as well as one of the most low-key chic patios in the city. Apotheke can host your sultry and intimate wedding ceremony and/or reception, and their contemporary mixology classes at The Apotheke Academy feature hands-on cocktail experiences for you and your guests.
Best Affordable Venues
Honeypot is a beautiful and unique white brick warehouse backdrop, perfect for your affordable wedding! With high ceilings, exposed brick walls, and raw warehouse features with modern lines, this venue is a dramatic backdrop for a vintage-style wedding. The layout consists of interconnecting spaces that separate the ceremony and the formal seated reception hall for up to 175 people.
Old Fashioned Mobile Bar
Want the party to come to you? The Old Fashioned Mobile Bar is a one-of-a-kind mobile event space. Their vintage trailer is perfect for your party: they pull up to your event as a beautifully remodeled caravan that is ready to serve whatever you need it to, whether that be a lively bar, a candy cart, a coffee station, and more! This experience is perfect for your unique and low-maintenance wedding, whether you want to host at your home, on the beach, or at your favorite park. And, their staff is ready to help you with anything you need regarding planning.
Best Quirky Venues
One of the coolest spots in L.A., SmogShoppe is a 100% solar-powered, private indoor/outdoor haven for desert plants, vertical gardens, and chic vintage furnishings in the center of Culver City art and design district. The combined interior and exterior areas make an ideal vintage wedding venue. The generous floor plan can accommodate up to 150-person garden ceremonies and formal sit down dinners or 250-person cocktail parties.
Do you love the outdoors, but hate uncomfortable sleeping bags and tents? Camp’d Out Tents curates unique and custom pop-up wedding spaces, bringing the wilderness and luxury accommodations to you! You pick the location of your dreams and let them do the rest. They specialize in off-the-grid venues and locations, but they can also transform any place into an exotic destination, whether it’s the beach or your backyard.