9 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 Mountain Mermaid

Topanga, CA

Fab Features: historic 1930s gem with a colorful history situated on several mountain-view acres with lush gardens, fountains, and meandering pathways • intimate ceremonies set among the gardens or on the spacious patio, accented with cacti and Mission-style architectural details • start your honeymoon right away with lodgings in the unique indoor/outdoor Love Nest, with spectacular sunset views

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$

Michael's Santa Monica

Santa Monica, CA

Fab Features: a gorgeous indoor/outdoor venue perfect for the foodie couple with farm-to-table offerings • transform the unique entertainment space to fit your dream wedding aesthetic • capture unforgettable memories in the gorgeous garden greenery

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: $ • $$ • $$$

Lawry's The Prime Rib

Beverly Hills, California

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

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The Oviatt

Los Angeles, CA

Fab Features: fabulous 1928 penthouse perched atop the legendary Oviatt Building • exchange vows under glowing bistro lights, surrounded by the city's dramatic skyscrapers and the rooftop's dramatic architecture • unique indoor spaces boast dramatic carpeting, colorful murals, and textural wood paneling

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

The Bank Ballroom

Los Angeles, CA

Fab Features: a legendary ballroom space in the heart of the Historic-Core in downtown Los Angeles • hold a luxurious ceremony and reception under the sparkling chandeliers overhead • decorate to your heart's desires in this versatile space that acts as a blank slate that can be customized to match your vision

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $


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