12 Los Angeles Bridal Shower Venues For Every Type of Celebration

Check out our favorite unique bridal shower venues in LA.
Megan Lierley
by Megan Lierley
Updated Sep 10, 2021

While the bride is spending her time scouring the internet for perfect caterers and wedding venues, it's up to the bridesmaids to do the heavy lifting when it comes to planning the bridal shower.

If you're reading this, then you've been tasked with a very important responsibility: planning an unforgettable celebration for your favorite bride-to-be and her nearest and dearest. Fortunately, Los Angeles and the surrounding area is an excellent place to host this special rite of passage.

Whether you're looking for Beverly Hills luxury, a swanky penthouse, a party venue where you can really let loose, or unique spaces for events no one has seen before, we rounded up some incredible Southern California event venues to help guide you to "the one." Check out our favorite bridal shower venues in the Los Angeles area here.

L'Opera in Long Beach, California

For excellent food in an upscale setting, look no further than L'Opera in downtown Long Beach. The restaurant is an ode to Old World architecture, featuring high ceilings with detailed moldings, marbled columns and a mahogany wine cellar. Even more impressive than the elegance surrounding you is the homemade pasta and breads, fresh meat and seafood, and an award-winning wine list. This historic venue can accommodate up to 150 people and guests rave about the flexible and exemplary service, beautiful ambiance and delicious menu.

Sonoma Wine Garden in Santa Monica, California

Whether you're hoping to host a lovely luncheon or a bridal-shower-turned-dance-party, Sonoma Wine Garden can make it happen. The venue serves Mediterranean fresh fare and carefully crafted cocktails and can host anything from intimate luncheons to 500 person receptions. Sonoma Wine Garden offers a full-service bar and wine program, or you can opt for a bottomless mimosa brunch. The venue has microphones, DJ setups and can accommodate live music, or head to their sister property, 41Ocean, which promises a nightclub experience if you really want to turn the fun level all the way up to bach party vibes. Whether you're looking for a private garden with a fireplace or a rooftop party, this venue can help you tailor-make the bridal shower of your dreams.

Tin Roof Bistro in Manhattan Beach, California

Don't let the casual name deceive you, Tin Roof Bistro is all class with white linens and impeccable service. The venue can accommodate up to 100 people and has indoor and outdoor dining options available. Choose from either the wine cellar or the patio for private dining, and you can work with the restaurant's culinary team to select the perfect menu items for your event. You may want to opt for a wine pairing since Tin Roof Bistro is known for selecting the best of the area's local wines.

Petit Ermitage in West Hollywood, California

Petit Ermitage is a West Hollywood boutique hotel so quaint and cozy your guests will want to stay the night (and great news—they can!). The Lounge on the hotel's rooftop boasts 360-degree views of the Hollywood Hills and is recognized as a hummingbird and butterfly sanctuary by the National Wildlife Federation, which we think sounds pretty magical—and like you may want to set up a photo booth. With six different onsite event spaces to choose from, you can design your ideal shower with the Petit Ermitage team. Their event planning experts will help with everything from local food partnerships and custom mixology to event production and decor management.

NOOR in Pasadena, California

A boutique event space in historic old town Pasadena, NOOR has won a "Best of Pasadena" award from Pasadena Weekly eight years in a row. NOOR boasts two indoor ballrooms as well as a stunning outdoor space. If your bride-to-be wants a larger-than-life celebration, NOOR may just be your best bet—it can accommodate up to 350 guests. With near-perfect reviews, guests rave about the food and service at NOOR. It's also one of the more affordable venues in the area, offering a true bang for your buck in a stylish, energetic environment.

La Cabana in Venice, California

A landmark restaurant in Venice, La Cabana has been in business for over 50 years. And what's more romantic than kicking off marriage celebrations somewhere that has lasted and endured through so many years and changes? La Cabana has a cozy dining room and a patio which you can choose between for your bridal shower. The dining room can accommodate up to 25 people, while the heated patio can accommodate up to 55 people for a seated dinner or 65 for a cocktail reception. If you have a larger guest list, you can host your party in the back bar on the adjacent patio for up to 100 guests. La Cabana is colorful, festive and a generally joyful place to celebrate your beaming bride-to-be.

AlwaysPlay in Los Angeles, California

If your bride-to-be is your go-to gal for all things astrology, crystals and helping you breathe your way back to inner peace, you may find just what you're looking for at AlwaysPlay, a bridal shower venue in Los Angeles. This sound bath meditation will help melt away the stress of wedding planning and provide guests with a unique and peaceful experience that is a total change of pace from traditional bridal showers. Sound bath meditations are experienced either lying down or seated for 60 minutes, while AlwaysPlay founder Shanila plays crystal quartz bowls in perfect harmony to alleviate stress, deepen spiritual connection, provide deep meditation, and reconnect with loved ones. Host up to 50 guests at your unforgettably unique shower at AlwaysPlay.

Chart House in Redondo Beach, California

With views of the Pacific Ocean everywhere you look and seated atop a white sandy beach, Chart House is a picture-perfect setting for a Southern California bridal shower. This waterfront restaurant can host up to 200 guests (but don't worry, it's great for intimate celebrations, too). At this classic Redondo Beach establishment, you'll enjoy fresh seafood and fantastic service (and can we just say again, the views!?). Chart House offers four unique private dining options depending on how many guests you have and can host your party for lunch or dinner.

Off Vine Restaurant in Hollywood, California

Quaint, cozy and charming, Off Vine Restaurant is perfect for the bride who has classic taste. Off Vine is situated in a turn-of-the-century craftsman cottage, built in 1908 and nestled in the heart of Hollywood. The venue offers two private rooms in addition to complete buyouts for parties of up to 100. A quiet oasis in the heart of a chaotic city, Off Vine serves hearty California cuisine with homage to favorite American comfort foods. Off Vine offers floral arrangement services in-house, making it easy for you to dress the adorable space up and tailor it even more perfectly to the guest of honor.

Restauration in Long Beach, California

Restauration describes itself as "Palm Springs villa meets backyard garden"—a retro, cozy vibe we can certainly get behind. Guests will arrive at an unassuming frontage and be delighted to walk through to the hidden gem back patio. The patio features a wood-fired oven and a garden wall of herbs, vegetables and succulents. The covered, heated patio can accommodate up to 85 guests for a seated meal or over 100 for a cocktail-style reception. Menus for brunch, lunch, dinner and cocktail parties start at $16 per person, making this an affordable venue for the area. And Restauration doesn't skimp on quality; they're just able to keep costs down because 30% of the produce in the dishes are grown right in Long Beach on Restauration's farm plots.

The Rose Venice in Venice, California

Serving locals since 1979, The Rose Venice is a community staple known for seasonal, globally-influenced cuisine. The venue includes indoor and outdoor dining complete with a beer garden, full market, bakery and 40-foot cocktail bar. With multiple event spaces throughout, The Rose is perfect for parties of any size. This trendy, modern space feels secluded from the rest of the world yet also buzzing with energy and vibrancy—the perfect blend for any bride's special event.

Sugarbird Sweets in Los Angeles, California

Sugarbird Sweets is home to the "modernized shabby chic tea party" for the modern bride who dreams of casual elegance. This bridal shower venue in Los Angeles blends Franco-Japanese tastes with Californian modern cuisine to offer various menu options for tea. Mini scones and tea sandwich pricing packages start at $15 per guest and the venue can accommodate parties of up to 50. You can truly create a unique day with Sugarbird Sweets for your bride as they offer both on-site tea service as well as drop-off and set up service. Sugarbird blends its own organic teas, which makes the perfect party favor for your guests.

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