440 Elm 440 Elm Avenue • Long Beach • CA 90802

440 Elm

440 Elm Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • Thoughtfully reimagined by the renowned team at Bites Catering Couture, this remarkable 1913 church-turned-event space offers the perfect blend of historic elegance and modern style in the heart of Long Beach.
  • The second floor Sanctuary is a stunning spot to say “I do.” Make your entrance through a set of gorgeous Arts and Crafts-style glass-paned doors, then exchange vows beneath the breathtaking 30-foot coffered ceilings and soaring windows that flood the space with light.
  • Downstairs, you’ll find a charming reception hall studded with columns and boasting original brick detailing. Or, opt to celebrate outside in the gated courtyard; the space is particularly lovely when draped with gauzy curtains and illuminated by glowing bistro lights.


Discounted Rates for 2023 Micro-Weddings!
Host your 2023 wedding of under 75 guests in 440 Elm's cool, industrial-inspired Salon, and you'll receive a significant discount. Inquire for details!

440 Elm now offering Pre-Sale Event Discounts!
Substantial discounts and benefits offered for weddings booked prior to the Grand Opening! Contact the venue for additional details.

Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $14,000–18,000/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Time of day
    • Time of year
    • Space reserved
    • Guest count
    • Event duration
  • Please ask about single-room rentals for events with fewer than 100 guests; small events are not available on Saturdays.

Meals (when priced separately)
  • $75–500/person


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 900 600
Cocktails, etc. Standing 900 650
Reception Seated 600 500
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 1050.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Elopement Packages
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Garden
  • Ballroom
  • Historic / Landmark Building

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Cityscape
  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Garden
  • Landscaped Grounds


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