17 Los Angeles Engagement Party Venues You'll Fall in Love With

These spaces are sure to wow you.
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Updated Jan 04, 2024

If you're on the hunt for an engagement venue in Los Angeles, you've come to the right place. This versatile city has so much to offer, from downtown bars and event spaces to oceanside locations and award-winning restaurants. The hard part will be deciding which of these spaces is the perfect place for your celebration. We've rounded up a list of fabulous places to share in your special moment with friends and families. From intimate cocktail lounges to sprawling estates, there's something for everyone on this list. And if you want to keep searching, head to The Knot Vendor Marketplace for a complete list of Los Angeles engagement party venues.

The WWOO Venue in El Segundo

This modern industrial spot in El Segundo offers a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces that can accommodate up to 150 guests. Celebrate outside in the garden under twinkling string lights or inside an open space. This engagement party venue in Los Angeles is just minutes from LAX, making it perfect for out of town guests. There's a fully equipped kitchen and a dedicated team that will set up and clean up for you, and provide tables, chairs and linens, so you'll be able to relax and enjoy the celebration.

The Draycott in Pacific Palisades

This brasserie and event venue was founded by husband-and-wife restaurateurs, who met on Draycott Avenue in London, hence the name of the venue. Their outdoor terrace boasts sweeping views of the Palisades Village Green, while the indoor space is best suited for smaller gatherings. You can also work closely with the chefs to create a curated menu with cocktails to match.

AOC Wine Bar & Restaurant West Hollywood in West Hollywood

This award-winning engagement party venue in West Hollywood is perfect for any kind of gathering you're looking to have. From an intimate gathering to a cocktail party or large celebration, there's a space for you. If you want a 40-person dinner or a cocktail reception, the wood paneled room upstairs is a warm and cozy space. There's the outdoor patio, which accommodates up to 70 people, if you prefer to feel the California air while you celebrate. Then of course, for bigger affairs, there's the main dining room featuring wooden details and a fireplace.

Elysian in Frogtown

The space is a revamped warehouse with a modern industrial vibe. Complete with an industrial kitchen, bar and outdoor patio, the venue lends itself to mingling, eating and drinking with friends and family. It's also used for photo shoots, if you decide to have your own with your spouse-to-be before your guests arrive.

The Unique Space in DTLA

This old-meets-new venue lives up to its name. The former factory is set in LA's Arts District and boasts lots of old world charm. The 3,500-square-foot floor plan can accommodate 300+ guests if a large celebration is what you're after. The 6,000-square-foot parking garage can also be converted into an open-air lounge. The rooftop patio is perfect for something more intimate.

Olivetta in West Hollywood

A European-inspired restaurant in West Hollywood is a gorgeous backdrop for your engagement party. There are multiple rooms throughout the space to choose from. The Living Room beside the pill-shaped martini bar is a comfortable place to enjoy cocktails and consists of original artwork and velvet banquettes. The sunroom boasts ivy-covered walls reminiscent of the gardens in coastal Northern Italy and a fireplace. The Parlor is a more intimate setting with a fabric ceiling complete with a Cabaret stage for performers. Lastly, the dining room which has mural-style wallpaper, an expansive skylight and Art Deco vibes. The options are endless for your celebration.

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The Rose Venice in Venice

This iconic restaurant has been a part of the Venice community for 30+ years. The outdoor main dining room holds 200 guests seated and 250 standing. The space is also complete with a beer garden, full market and bakery and a 40-foot cocktail bar. No matter your vibe or your guest count, there are multiple spaces throughout the venue to choose from.

The Fig House in Highland Park

Set right between downtown Los Angeles and Pasadena is a mid-century modern creative event space adorned with lush greenery. HGTV design expert Emily Henderson transformed the indoor/outdoor venue, which can accommodate up to 350 guests. From stained glass windows and bold colors to a tree-lined courtyard and olive and peppercorn trees, this eclectic space is definitely one to consider.

Le Miraval in Beverly Hills

If you want to celebrate your engagement like the rich and famous, this Beverly Hills mansion is just the place. The marbled double stairway, high-domed ceiling, well-manicured gardens and gazebo are just a few of the luxurious and sophisticated details that make this a fantastic venue. Want to make it a weekend-long affair? There are a variety of guest rooms, a gym, sauna and a pool for friends and family to turn it into a multi-day celebration.

Belles Beach House in Venice

Belles Beach House has a 1970s tiki lounge aesthetic that's filled with island decor like a straw-textured ceiling and wicker light fixtures. If a laid back ambience is what you're after, this Venice venue is just the spot for your celebration. Their Oli Kai room features sofa-style seating, floor-to-ceiling windows and can accommodate up to 130 guests. Larry's Dining Room fits up to 75 guests and has a warm, cozy feeling with a modern fireplace and a painted brick wall. If you want to feel like California air, the Windward Patio allows up to 30 guests to sit outside under a covered deck. No matter your guest list size or vibe, this venue has something for you.

Palazzo Beverly Hills in Beverly Hills

This contemporary mansion on Billionaire's Row in Beverly Hills boasts views of the mountains and sits on 4+ acres. The home itself features white Scandinavian interior decor, a glass-domed opening roof and poolside cabanas. If you want a once-in-a-lifetime, glamorous party to celebrate your engagement -- look no further. Between the 20+ jacuzzi and on-site spa, this engagement party venue location is one you'll never forget.

Thymele Arts in Los Angeles

This flexible event space has a unique and eclectic vibe and is easily accessible from Hollywood, Glendale, Studio City and Downtown. The venue is adorned with Instagram-worthy knick-knacks and antique furniture. There is space for a dance floor and to host a seated meal. External vendors like caterers, music and florals are allowed, with Thymele Arts offering a list of preferred vendors as well. If your vibe is a little off-the-beaten-path and you want to make a location your own, this is just the venue to celebrate.

The North End in Hollywood

This vintage style cocktail bar is the perfect setting for an intimate get together with your closest friends and family. The speakeasy vibe is perfect for mixing and mingling with up to 150 guests. Their in-house cocktail menu is spectacular and includes local herbs and spices, handcrafted syrups and housemade infusions. The fireplace and patio allows guests to socialize in a cozy and comfortable environment. Plus, you can bring in outside food.

L'Opera in Long Beach

The old world architecture at this Italian restaurant in Long Beach is reason enough to have your engagement party here. The high ceilings, detailed molding and marbled columns create a luxurious atmosphere. Dine on homemade pasta and bread, fresh meat and seafood and enjoy an award-winning wine list. Host your party in the Wine Cellar, which can accommodate up to 60 guests, or La Scala, the private dining room with a wooden accent wall, which can accommodate up to 90 guests; and then there's the lounge with floor-to-ceiling windows that can accommodate up to 54 guests.

Perch in DTLA

This rooftop French bistro is on the 15th floor of the building and features sweeping views of downtown Los Angeles. There is lounge furniture, two outdoor fire pits and it can fit up to 350 guests. If you want something a little bit more private, the 16th floor patio surrounded by lush greenery, fits a maximum of 20 people seated. If you want a seated meal with a little more space, the hidden outdoor terrace can fit 28 guests seated.

Flora Chang in DTLA

This 100-year-old ice cream factory-turned-event venue is perfect for smaller gatherings. The decor is 70s-inspired with burnt orange carpets, funky furniture and eclectic art. There's a U-shaped sectional and four modular hand-crafted dining room tables. There's an indoor garden with skylights and a bubbling fountain, an open kitchen with a vintage pool table and art from local artists. If you want something intimate, this venue with a maximum of 32 guests is worth a look.

Cielo Farms in Malibu

Take advantage of California's fantastic weather and award-winning wine with a celebration at the family owned and operated Cielo Farms in Malibu. Their Tuscan-inspired estate spans over thirty acres and boasts lush landscapes and breathtaking views of the Santa Monica Mountains. They can accommodate up to 200 guests and will take care of everything from menu design, rental needs, lighting, etc. Sit back, relax and celebrate.

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