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The Ebell of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Wedding Venue
4400 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90005
Contact: Special Events Office
Phone: 323/931-1277


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Why We Like This Place

Love at first sight. That's what so many couples feel when they walk through the imposing front doors of this historic, architectural masterpiece, located right in the heart of Los Angeles.

Built in 1927 as the final home of the Wilshire Ebell Women's club, the building is a stunning example of the Italian-Renaissance style. All of the elegantly designed rooms, which feature a wealth of elaborate period details, will truly take your breath away. You're welcome to rent the entire venue, but most weddings are held in either the North or South half of the property.

If you choose the North "wing", you'll most likely host your ceremony and reception in The Lounge, a magnificent space with a high, gilded ceiling; dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows; wrought-iron chandeliers; and a mezzanine and grand staircase. It also comes with a grand piano and outdoor patio! The adjoining Art Salon is ideal for your cocktail hour, as well as a treat for the eyes with its tall archways and fabulous art exhibits.

Opt to have your wedding in the South "wing" and you'll enjoy an indoor-outdoor celebration. Ceremonies and cocktail parties take place in the Garden, an expansive courtyard enclosed by picturesque arcades and lined with flowering shrubs and trees. There's a sunny, elevated terrace on one side, and a lower-level lawn with a graceful fountain and statue at its center. When it's time for dinner and dancing, everyone gathers in the adjacent Dining Room. This light-filled space is notable for its carved columns, stage, and bank of tall French doors that open to the courtyard.

The Ebell's warm, attentive Special Events team will work with your coordinator and provide hands-on assistance from beginning to end. And, as you'd expect, the cuisine here is as exceptional as the venue: It showcases local, sustainable, and seasonal ingredients, and the executive chef is happy to customize your menu. Talented mixologists are also available to create handcrafted cocktails.

Whether you're planning a traditional wedding or a more unconventional affair, it's sure to be unique at the Ebell of Los Angeles. As one bride described her magical experience, "From the beautiful venue to the impeccable 5-star service and absolutely delicious food, the Ebell team went above and beyond our dreams to deliver the most perfect, memorable day—one that we will always cherish."

Capacity

Ceremony

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 300
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 180

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 250
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 200
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 400
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 400

Meetings

  • Max. Seated: 250

CEREMONY CAPACITY: The Garden holds approximately 180 seated guests, while The Lounge can seat 250–300.

EVENT/RECEPTION & MEETING CAPACITY: Indoor spaces hold 100–250 seated with dance floor or 200–400 for a standing cocktail reception; the Garden accommodates up to 200 seated or 400 standing.

Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.

A refundable $2,000 security deposit is required to secure your date, and the contract balance will be divided into 3 separate installments. The food & beverage minimum is $15,000. The average price for all-inclusive Ebell wedding services ranges $200–250/person and includes: menus, bar and beverages, personnel, setup fee, room rental fee, tasting, security, lighting, linens, place settings, in-house tables and banquet chairs. Sales tax and a 21% service charge are additional.

Location Uses

Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings

Services/Amenities

Catering: in-house
Kitchen Facilities: fully equipped
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: hardwood floors
Dressing Area: yes
AV/Meeting Equipment: some provided
Parking: ample
Accommodations: no guest rooms
Outdoor Night Lighting: limited
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: no
Cleanup: provided
View: no


Venue Views

No View

Venue Type

Banquet Hall/Events Facility
Historic/Landmark Building
Private Club

Restrictions

Alcohol: all in-house
Smoking: allowed in Garden
Music: amplified OK; time restrictions in Garden Courtyard
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: certificate required
Other: no rice, birdseed, glitter or confetti


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