Corinthian Grand Ballroom 196 North 3rd Street • San Jose • CA 95112
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Why You'll Love This Place
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Located in the heart of historic downtown San Jose, this 1924 landmark is no ordinary event center. As your guests walk up the broad granite steps, past the enormous urns and soaring columns, they'll be impressed by the stately elegance of its neoclassic design.
That sense of awe only increases as they enter the Grand Ballroom, designed with majestic features: The 50-foot ceiling has massive wood beams and is inset with alternating panes of blue glass and intricately detailed panels of gold leaf grillwork. Six extraordinary wrought-iron and glass lanterns hang from the ceiling like giant luminous earrings, while five 30-foot palm trees embedded with twinkle lights add sparkle. At one end of the room is a stage with a carved stone proscenium framed by red velvet curtains, where you and your beloved will say your vows. At the other end is a carved granite balcony, where you'll share your first dance as a married couple. Banquettes along the sides of the room make cozy seating areas, and there's a raised section that's ideal for the head table. The hardwood dance floor is permanently ensconced in front of the stage, so you and your loved ones will be able to dance the night away as you celebrate your big day.
Prices: What's this going to cost?
- Rental fee varies depending on:
- Space reserved
The rental fee is for 5 hours of use; extra hours may be available for an additional $500/hour.
There is a ceremony setup fee.
Food & Beverage Minimum
- Food & Beverage minimum varies depending on:
- Day of week
The F&B minimum noted is for Saturday night. All wedding events have private use of the event center when the F&B minimum is met.
Meals (when priced separately)
- $48/person and up
Service Charge or Gratuity
Off-site catering is also available.
|Meetings||Total meeting capacity for this venue is 300.|
CEREMONY CAPACITY: The Corinthian Grand Ballroom can seat 300 guests.
EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: The Corinthian Grand Ballroom accommodates 300 seated or 700 standing.
MEETING CAPACITY: The Corinthian Grand Ballroom seats 300. Smaller rooms are available; please contact the sales team for additional information.
- Wedding Receptions
- Elopement Packages
- Small Wedding
- Rehearsal Dinner
- Special Events / Parties
- Business Functions / Meetings
- Late Night
$ • $$
Year-round, daily, 7am–midnight. Weddings are in 5-hour blocks; extra hours may be available for an additional fee.
Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:
- Banquet Hall / Events Facility
- Historic / Landmark Building
- Private Club
Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!
Services & Amenities
Feel like a VIP with these services and amenities:
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: yes
Dressing Area: CBA
AV/Meeting Equipment: CBA, extra fee
Parking: on-street or nearby garage, free on weekends and weekdays after 6pm
Accommodations: no guest rooms
Outdoor Night Lighting: yes
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: no
Other: event coordination
But take note of the following limitations!
Smoking: outside only
Music: amplified OK indoors
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: not required
Other: no helium balloons in Corinthian Room; no confetti, birdseed or rice indoors
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