5 Great Los Angeles Wedding Venues for an Intimate Celebration

An intimate wedding can be just as fun and beautiful as a larger celebration—especially in and around Los Angeles. The City of Angels has plenty of wedding venues that are not only perfect for a smaller gathering but also offer something special, from Hollywood glamour and rooftop views to gorgeous gardens and sunset ceremonies on the beach.


Yamashiro Hollywood

Hollywood, California

Fab Features: dramatic hideaway with breathtaking views of downtown Los Angeles • lovely & lush gardens outfitted with decorative Japanese architecture, ponds, and pagodas • delectable menus served in elegant, contemporary indoor spaces and garden courtyards

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The Houdini Estate

Los Angeles, California

Fab Features: 5-acre Hollywood Hills estate of famed magician Harry Houdini • luxury retreat for outdoor weddings • the grounds include an expansive lawn, terraced gardens, rock waterfall, pond, and more

Catering: BYO
Price: $$ • $$$

Grass Room

Los Angeles, CA

Fab Features: former 1920s seafood market-turned-event venue • 6000-square-feet of flexible space with a dramatic greenhouse roof line • fun receptions in the courtyard with a hand-made copper bar and crystal fountain bordered by lush greenery

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Los Angeles Athletic Club

Los Angeles, CA

Fab Features: spectacular 12th-story rooftop terrace with skyline views • elegant, wall-to-wall wood interior • wedding packages include a world-famous mixologist

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Terranea Resort

Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Fab Features: magnificent 102-acre coastal resort on a bluff • landscaped grounds surrounded by jaw-dropping views • choice of warm, elegant ballrooms with terraces • on-site spa, restaurants, and accommodations

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Lawry's The Prime Rib

Beverly Hills, California

Fab Features: warm, relaxed ambiance • opulent English Edwardian décor • signature British-style cuisine, like slow-roasted prime beef

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


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