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Convention Center

Weddings & Social Events

The Pasadena Convention Center is ready to help you create your dream wedding at an even dreamier venue.

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There is a lot going on during a wedding, but we can take some of it off your plate. The Pasadena Convention Center’s premier catering company, Centerplate, is fully staffed and ready to bring you the perfect wedding. Centerplate’s new protocols ensure a safe and smooth experience when it comes to the food and drink at your reception including food preparation, full-service bartending, buffet-style food bars or beautifully plated gourmet meals, and providing hors d’oervres to guests. From farm-fresh produce to renowned California wines, Centerplate’s dishes are as rich and diverse as the region itself.

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Contact Person
Lanese Cotton
Senior Sales Director

Centerplate Catering

Venue Options

Civic Plaza

The civic plaza offers 20,000 square feet of wide, open area space for a banquet like no other. 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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The 23,400 square foot ballroom is the most customizable area in the Convention Center, 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.

Gold Room

Chic meets class in this luxurious space. Located above the Civic Auditorium, the gold room is a room for royalty. The golden hues of the room set a beautiful backdrop for up to 300 guests at any wedding. The low hanging chandeliers, intricate architecture, and resplendent windows create an air of European resplendence.

Civic Auditorium Gold Room

Exhibit Hall C

The 16,786 square foot Hall C offers historic charm with modern upgrades. Natural light pours through stunning arched windows and the hall is adorned with original antique chandeliers, soft cream colors, and carpeted flooring that is great for a long night on your feet. Its smaller space makes for a spectacular and intimate setting.

Exhibit Hall C