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Shrine Event Center

Livermore Wedding Venue
170 Lindbergh Avenue
Livermore, California 94550

Contact: Facility Rental
Phone: 925/454-0094
www.shrineeventcenter.com
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Why We Like This Place

Towering palms and graceful willow trees flank the Shrine Event Center, whose spacious interior has hosted many wonderful celebrations. The grand ballroom is larger than most event facilities in the area, and it can take on any theme you have in mind.

Events often begin in the Lounge, where two built-in bars with mirrored backsplashes make serving cocktails both attractive and easy. Matching nearby counters can hold the appetizer or dessert display. The Lounge is also a fun retreat for after-dinner cordials.

The Lounge leads directly into the Lindbergh Ballroom, the centerpiece of the venue. Open, airy and contemporary, the ballroom features a dramatic vaulted ceiling with polished wooden beams. Rows of fabric swags overhead lend a soft, elegant look. At one end of the ballroom, an east-facing stage is perfect for your band or DJ.

One of the best things about the Shrine Event Center is its adaptability. The ballroom accommodates a wide range of events, from a corporate seminar to a beautiful wedding. For a sophisticated gala, deck the space out in white linen and crystal. If you’re planning something more informal, like a luau-style banquet, the room easily transforms into a Caribbean paradise with vibrant colors and tropical décor. Add tulle, flowers, or twinkle lights as the spirit moves you. Track lighting on dimmers allows you to adjust the mood throughout your party. There’s also a retractable screen for showing a photo or video montage, and even a disco ball in case you want to turn it up a notch when the dancing gets going. The on-site coordinator will work with you to design your event, and can recommend vendors to help you bring your ideas to life.

If you like, host both your ceremony and reception in the ballroom, where movable room dividers let you create separate areas if desired. Large conferences or banquets can combine adjacent breakout rooms with the ballroom, and seat up to 950 guests theater-style. The center’s state-of-the-art sound system is another plus, especially for corporate events.

The Shrine Event Center is easily accessible by freeway I-580 and close to the Livermore Municipal Airport, local hotels (one within walking distance), restaurants and nightclubs—something you’ll appreciate if you’re inviting out-of-town guests. Plus, there are plenty of nearby wineries, hiking trails and other attractions to keep your family and friends happily occupied before and after your event.

Flexibility, convenience, affordability, complimentary on-site parking—and you can bring your own caterer and alcohol! With so much to offer, it’s no wonder this venue is in demand!

Capacity

Ceremony

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 950
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 450
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0
  • Max. Standing Indoors: 450
  • Max. Standing Outdoors: 0

Meetings

  • Max. Seated: 950

CEREMONY CAPACITY: Ceremonies take place upon request.

EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: The main ballroom accommodates 450 seated for dining and dancing. Adjoining side rooms each seat 50 guests.

MEETING CAPACITY: The facility holds up to 950 guests seated theater-style.

Fees & Deposits

A nonrefundable deposit is required to hold your event date. The rental fee, which includes a 5-hour event plus 2 hours for setup and 1 hour post-event for cleanup, ranges $1,000–3,600 depending on the date and number of guests attending the event. Overtime starts at $137.50/hour and may increase depending on the number of security guards required. A refundable $1,000-minimum security deposit is also required.

Location Uses

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

Services/Amenities

Catering: BYO licensed and pre-approved or select from list
Kitchen Facilities: fully equipped
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens: available, or BYO
Silver, China etc.: through caterer or BYO
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: yes
Bride’s Dressing Area: yes
Meeting Equipment: A/V equipment CBA, extra charge
Parking: large complimentary lot
Accommodations: hotels nearby
Telephone: emergency use only
Outdoor Night Lighting: yes
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: yes
Cleanup: caterer, renter and some provided
View: East Bay foothills

Site Views

Hills

Venue Type

Banquet Hall/Events Facility

Restrictions

Alcohol: through caterer or BYO licensed server
Smoking: outside only
Music: amplified OK
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: certificate required

Some Essential Info
Catering

Choose From List
BYO

Alcohol

BYO

Amplified Music

Indoors

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair Accessible

Availability

Year-round, daily.



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