The Rotunda Building 300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza • Oakland • CA 94612


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • A breathtaking 125-foot glass dome illuminates an expansive atrium at the heart of this treasured National Historic Monument. Originally erected in 1912 by esteemed architect Charles Dickey, this distinguished gem was a pioneering marvel of its time—today, the building's legacy continues, reflecting Oakland's vibrant cultural heritage.
  • Make your grand entrance down the sweeping, gilded staircase into the elliptical Rotunda, encircled by seven stories of fluted Ionic columns and curved balustrades that extend to the jaw-dropping glass ceiling. Natural light floods the space from above, reflecting off the gleaming floors, which are carefully inlaid to mirror the structure above.
  • A thoughtful renovation has retained the building's historic charm while introducing contemporary enhancements. Alongside the historic Rotunda, a stylish and amenity-rich addition called Seven Spokes features a furnished lounge, expansive meeting rooms, an elegant dressing suite, and more. Special events are managed by the experts at Metro Events, who will work closely with you to ensure every moment is extraordinary.


Book your 2024 or 2025 event before the end of August and receive a $300 discount!

Events can be held on any available date in 2024 or 2025 to receive this discount; events must be booked between May–August 2024. Discount applies to new bookings only. Please contact the venue for additional details.

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $6,800–18,000/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Space reserved
    • Event duration
    • Type of event


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 650 0
Cocktails, etc. Standing 1200 0
Reception Seated 500 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 500.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


$$ • $$$


Preferred list



Alcohol must be served by a licensed bartender.

Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round; weekday evenings and weekends for social events.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Conference Center
  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Unique

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Other View


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