Santa Monica Wedding Venues

Santa Monica Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, and more

Sun, sand, and crashing waves offer the perfect backdrop for your ceremony and reception. From elaborate indoor ballroom celebrations to intimate outdoor ocean-facing venues with spectacular views of Santa Monica Beach, we’ve got you covered. Each venue features transformative spaces that can host events from celebrating your engagement to the day you say “I do” and many milestone celebrations after that. This includes bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, bridal party suites, post-wedding brunches, honeymoon getaways, vow renewals, and everything in between.

Beach Wedding Setup | Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Santa Monica Beach

Get married on the sand! Loews Santa Monica is one of the rare destinations that offer a quintessential on-the-beach ceremony design that can be combined with on-property indoor-outdoor venues for the reception and other events.  This destination offers a dreamy seaside setting that can accommodate up to 150 guests. 

Venice Salon 

The Venice Salon offers 2,500 sq. ft. of functional space split into two levels, accommodating up to 120 guests for a seated reception with a dance floor. The room spills into an alfresco garden terrace, overlooking the iconic Santa Monica Pier, which can accommodate up to 50 guests for a standing cocktail hour or an intimate ceremony space.

Venice Salon | Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Venice Garden Terrace | Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Venice Garden Terrace

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Santa Monica Pier, this semi-private oasis provides a great oceanfront location just steps away from the sand. The Venice Garden Terrace, with 1,200 sq. ft., can accommodate up to 50 guests for a standing cocktail hour or seated banquet and can be combined with Venice Salon A and B for up to 170 person banquet. 

Palisades Salon

This naturally lit salon, facing the famed Ocean Avenue, is ideal for large indoor ceremonies featuring beautiful city views and rich drapery for a cosmopolitan feel. The Palisades Salon can accommodate up to 80 guests with a dance floor for seated receptions.

Loews Santa Monica Palisades Salon

Loews Santa Monica 8th Floor Balcony

8th Floor Balcony

Located on our top floor, this interior balcony leading into the atrium features a vaulted cathedral ceiling and 25 ft. glass windows that welcome natural light and provide an open-air atmosphere. Overlooking the Malibu coastline, this venue can accommodate up to 60 guests for an intimate ceremony, cocktail reception, or seated dinner.

Arcadia Ballroom and Foyer

Unsurpassed for elegance and flexibility, this venue offers over 6,000 sq. ft., notably one of the largest indoor spaces in Santa Monica, accommodating up to 500 guests for a dinner reception and dance floor. Adjacent to the ballroom is the oversized Arcadia Foyer, featuring an abundance of natural light. A perfect place for a spacious welcome area, wedding installations, food stations, or a pre-dinner cocktail hour.


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