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Blackhawk Museum

Danville Wedding Venue
3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle
Danville, California 94506
Contact: Jennifer Franklin –Director of Catering Sales
Phone: 925/648-1434


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Why We Like This Place

The Blackhawk Museum is an exciting place for private events. Overlooking Blackhawk Plaza, the building is a study in glass, granite, and stainless steel—a multimillion-dollar facility that showcases rare classic automobiles and automotive fine art and artifacts in elegant, sumptuous surroundings. 

The foyer is awe-inspiring with its soaring skylights and dusty rose Italian granite floors and walls. The juxtaposition of metal and stone with soft, rich colors creates a vivid impression. As the sun sets through the tinted glass façade, the entire space is bathed in a warm glow.

The dining area presents a striking contrast—black from its granite floor to unadorned ceiling. Beautiful vintage cars border the dining area and are highlighted by a network of computerized lights. Here guests are dazzled by colorful fender curves, gleaming surfaces, and sparkling brass and chrome.

And what’s particularly nice about this 65,000-square-foot facility is that it offers so many options for hosting your celebration. They include the automobile gallery, tri-level lobbies, exhibit space, outdoor plaza with fountain, and more. If you’re seeking a smashing venue in the East Bay for a wedding, company soirée, or other private party, this is the place to have an unforgettable event.

Capacity

Ceremony

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 500
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 200

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 500
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 200
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 1500
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 500

Meetings

  • Max. Seated: 500

CEREMONY/EVENT & RECEPTION CAPACITY: The site holds 30–500 seated or 75–1,000+ standing guests indoors, and 30–400 seated or 30–500 standing outdoors.

MEETING CAPACITY: Event spaces hold 30–500 seated guests.

Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.

The Museum is rented through Scott’s Catering Services of Walnut Creek. The rental fee starts at $1,500 and varies depending on the day of the week, date of the event, and time of day. Per-person prices are flexible and menus are customizable for almost any budget. Pricing for a 2-course meal starts at $39/person and varies depending on your event needs. For information contact Scott’s Catering Services at the Blackhawk Museum, 925/648-1434 or [email protected]

Location Uses

Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners

Services/Amenities

Catering: in-house or BYO
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: provided
Bride’s Dressing Area: no
Meeting Equipment: microphone, podium, portable and adjustable stage, screen, zoned speaker system
Parking: large lots
Accommodations: no guest rooms
Outdoor Night Lighting: access only
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: no
Cleanup: provided
View: East Bay hills; Blackhawk Plaza’s ponds, fountains, and waterfalls
Other: piano


Venue Views

Fountain/Water Feature
Hills
Lagoon/Pond
Waterfall

Venue Type

Ballroom
Banquet Hall/Events Facility
Museum

Restrictions

Alcohol: in-house, service until 11:30pm
Smoking: outside only
Music: amplified limited, must end by 11:30pm
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: liability required


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