With more event venues than they know what to do with, the city of Los Angeles can be a concrete jungle of a headache when it comes to finding something a little out of the ordinary for your attendees.
But fear not! We’ve taken the liberty of doing the heavy-lifting for you (hold your applause until the end of this article, please). You can find even more great LA event venues on our venue search engine.
Here are our top 10 most unique event Los Angeles event venues:
A holy grail for any and all types of events, the Skirball Cultural Center has been the center of attention for a number of famous events. From outdoor comedy festivals to weddings, Skirball provides an unmatched flexibility for events in the Los Angeles area.
Sure, a location can suggest that they have the downtown of a major city “in their backyard” but what good does that do if you can’t see it? Hotel Angeleno to the rescue. This revered hotel/bar/venue has the views to knock your socks off and then later light them on fire (that’s how good these views are).
A Live Nation brethren makes yet another one of our lists thanks to the jaw-dropping aesthetics of The Wiltern. Don’t get caught up thinking this unique venue is too much to handle. Event planners of all shapes and sizes have put on small weddings and receptions alike in this regal space.
What do 25,000 square feet of meeting space, 2 ballrooms, 400 classrooms, and 13 breakout session rooms have in common? They’re all home to The LA Hotel Downtown! Providing planners with a mix of high-class meetings with a modern flair, this venue is equipped to handle even the most bonkers of events.
6. The California Science Center
Home to a bounty of jarring aesthetics, the California Science Center is a great place to shake things up for your next event. Offering five different venue spaces within the center itself, there is no setup that this attraction can’t handle.
7. The Four Seasons at Beverly Hills
Get your green on at this escape from the bustle of downtown Los Angeles. The Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills has a unique take on meetings and wants you to take advantage. Looks like it’s time to schedule some rooftop yoga or a not-so-traditional tea time in the garden.
8. The Petersen Automotive Museum
A relatively new event space in the LA area, the Petersen Automotive Museum has attracted some of the most high-profile personalities to its location. Four unique floors of maneuverable meeting space make this slick environment a dream for both car enthusiasts and meeting planners alike.
9. Exposition Park Rose Garden
The diamond in the rough among LA’s Expo Center, the Exposition Park Rose Garden provides the ideal scenery when looking to take full advantage of some California sunshine. Nestled within a world-renowned rose garden, this massive space provides planners with unmatched outdoor flexibility.
10. The Fine Arts Building
Built for the artists of the 1920’s, Los Angeles’ Fine Arts Building was initially constructed to reach the maximum allowed height for a structure in the city. Standing 12 stories tall, this space now is home to a wide array of events in the downtown area. With an impressive interior that is rich with history, the Fine Arts Building is not a sight to be missed by the everyday planner.
Once you’ve finished up shaking Jack Nicholson’s hand front-row at a Lakers game, take a good hard gander at this list again for your next LA-based event.
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