Wedding Venues in Pasadena

May 02, 2023 | Posted in Meetings

Looking for the perfect place to say "I Do?" Tie the knot at one of Pasadena's elegant, classy, and professional venues to make your wedding an unforgettable experience.

If you're searching for the perfect place to host your special day, no place is more fitting than the Crown City. Whether you're looking for a small intimate space for your 15 person micro-wedding, or a grand luxurious ballroom to accommodate 200 of your closest friends and family members, Pasadena is filled with gorgeous venues and romantic European architecture to bring you an elegant setting for an unforgettable night.

Civic Auditorium Gold Room
Gold Room

Pasadena Civic Auditorium Gold Room

Chic meets class in this luxurious space. Located above the historic Pasadena Civic Auditorium, the Gold Room is a room for royalty. The golden hues of the room set a beautiful backdrop for any wedding and the low hanging chandeliers, intricate architecture, and resplendent windows create an air of European resplendence. There's even a small stage that allows for the perfect couple to take the spotlight and provides guests a clear view of the ceremony.

Pasadena Convention Center Ballroom

The 23,400 square foot ballroom offers plenty of space for your needs. With 8 divisible sections and an open lobby area, the possibilities are endless. You can create a dance floor in one area, separated by an air wall for an upbeat karaoke session without having the sound overlapping. The carpeted ballroom includes 25 ft. ceiling and a series of dimmable lights to help fit the mood.

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Pasadena Convention Center Plaza

For those looking for ample outdoor space for physical distancing, the Pasadena Convention Center Plaza provides a safe area for guests to spread out over 20,000 square feet. The plaza is located in the heart of the Pasadena Convention Center and can be outfitted with tents, tables, hedge walls, and more to create a romantic night under the stars or a sunny afternoon gala.

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NOOR specializes in bringing classy, formal affairs. They offer two ballroom options and an outdoor terrace for a dreamy evening. With it's iconic art nouveau décor, mirrored pillars and state of the art audio visual and sound systems their Sofia Ballroom and Ella Ballroom are sure to stun. Customize projectors, slideshow presentations, and more to create the ideal location to dance the night away.

Castle green wedding banquet layout
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Castle Green

Who wouldn't want to get married in a castle? Built in 1898, the Castle Green was designed with influence of Moorish, Spanish and Victorian elements which still stand today. Hosting your wedding at the most majestic historical landmarks of Pasadena will give you a beautiful and unique vintage ambiance to host your special day. Not to mention, it's jaw-dropping courtyard acts as an incredible backdrop for photos.

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Caltech Athenaeum

The Athenaeum is one of the most beautiful and sought after wedding venues in Southern California, with Mediterranean-style architecture, notable history, and beautiful grounds, the combined indoor and outdoor space makes the perfect romantic backdrop to celebrate your special day.

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The Langham Huntington, Pasadena

This luxury hotel is the epitome of style and class. A favorite place to stay for celebrities, the Langham Huntington, Pasadena's beautiful banquet rooms and courtyard are gorgeous locations for your wedding. Plus, they also have individual cottages, in addition to hotel rooms for invited guests of the same family to stay in while remaining physically distanced.

Hilton Pasadena

Weddings involve a lot of planning and shuffling of people. So hosting a wedding at a hotel is a classic and practical choice and a convenient way to house your guests to keep everyone in one place. The Hilton Pasadena makes it easy to spread out large groups of hundreds of guests, or comfortably fit a small micro-wedding in various banquet halls and pre-functions spaces. Their offerings includes A/V rentals, free shuttles, and catering to make sure your big day runs as smoothly as possible.

Westin Fountain Terrace

The Westin Pasadena

A wedding at the Westin Pasadena is a sure way to get gorgeous sunset photos by the pool with a breathtaking view of Pasadena City Hall in the background. The Westin includes multiple indoor and outdoor courtyard spaces, patios, and ballrooms to host your wedding reception, but the real stunner is the outdoor terrace that provides dreamy skyline setting like no other.

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Hyatt Place

The Hyatt Place is Pasadena's newest hotel. Located in the heart of downtown Pasadena it is centrally located between Old Pasadena and the Playhouse Village, making it a great place to host your wedding and entertain your guests. The Hyatt is ideal for hosting pre and post-wedding celebrations with catering and AV equipment available to add personal touches and customize your perfect day. Plus, they allow you to easily book a block of rooms for your guests so you can keep your friends and family close.

Courtyard by Marriott

The Courtyard by Marriott's fire pit is a crowd pleaser when it comes to outdoor weddings and romantic mood lighting. Host your micro wedding pre- or post-function at the hotel and spend an unforgettable night with 120-30 of the most important people in your life.

Hotel Dena

Located in the heart of the Pasadena Civic Plaza, central to all of downtown Pasadena, Hotel Dena, offers 14 diverse meeting spaces for weddings of all sizes including large parties or small micro-weddings. The hotel includes ample parking, a pool, on-site catering, an indoor patio and piazza atrium, and more. Customize your special day with special room rates for your guests and more.

Residence Inn

Keep guests cozy in a mini home-away-from-home. Weddings at the Residence Inn combine comfort with practicality. This hotel is perfect for those looking to host a small, and physically distanced micro-wedding for guests to stay in their own quarters before attending the intimate event.