San Francisco Event Venues: Churches, Chapels, and Synagogues

There are many churches and chapels in San Francisco. Churches and Chapels provide a traditional setting for religious wedding ceremonies and funerals. They also often offer affordable event space for meetings, classes, and other get-togethers.

Chapel of Our Lady
45 Moraga Avenue, San Francisco
The Chapel of Our Lady is a historic chapel built in 1864. The chapel is available for weddings and other events. The chapel can accommodate up to 200 people.

Congregation Beth Sholom
415-221-8736, ext. 105.
301 14th Ave, San Francisco
Congregation Beth Sholom is a conservative Jewish synagogue located in San Francisco. The building has several rooms available to reserve for events. The Sanctuary seats 632 people. Koret Hall has a kosher kitchen and accommodates up to 410 people or seats up to 240 people for meals. The Main Meeting room accommodates meetings with up to 70 people or meals with up to 50 people. Horwitz Family Education Center is a two story building with 12 classrooms. The Board Room seats 24 people for meetings. The Auxiliary Meeting Room accommodates up to 20 people. Additional spaces include a chapel, a library, a youth lounge, a plaza, a courtyard, and a meditation garden.

The Congregation Emanu-El
415-751-2541 x 123
2 Lake Street, San Francisco
The Congregation Emanu-El is a Jewish temple that was constructed in 1926. The temple is available for Jewish weddings, funerals and bar mitzvahs. Ceremony facilities include the Main Sanctuary, the Martin Meyer Sanctuary, the Temple Foyer, and the Rinder Chapel. Receptions and other events can take place at the Guild Hall Ballroom, the Courtyard, the Foyer, or Martin Meyer Reception.

Congregation Sherith Israel
415-346-1720 x17
2266 California Street, San Francisco
Congregation Sherith Israel that worships in a historic 1905 sanctuary. The building is over 20,000 square feet and features stained glass windows, and interior frescoes. The building has facilities available for weddings, bar mitzvahs, meetings, concerts, and other events. The Sactuary seats up to 1,400 people. Newman Hall and Pavilion accommodates up to 350 people. Bart Hall accommodates up to 100 people. The Rabbi Morris Goldstein Chapel seats up to 80 people. The Labé Lounge seats up to 30 people.

First Unitarian Universalist Church
1187 Franklin St, San Francisco
First Unitarian Universalist Church has several spaces available for events. The spacious and historic 1889 Sanctuary seats up to 400 people and is available for weddings and other events. The 3,000 square feet Star King Room seats up to 250 people and has an elevated alcove that can be used as a stage. The 1,400 square feet Martin Luther King Room seats up to 100 people and can be combined with the Star King Room for larger events. The 1,200 square feet Chapel seats up to 80 people. The 2,150 square feet Macondray Hall seats up to 100 people with tiered seating. The 660 square feet Scholefield Fireside Room seats up to 40 people. The 360 square feet Murdock and Kincaid Rooms each seat up to 25 people. The outdoor Courtyard seats up to 125 people.

Grace Cathedral
1100 California Street, San Francisco
Grace Cathedral is a historic San Francisco landmark. The Cathedral is available for weddings, meetings, concerts, performances, and other events. Possible event spaces include the Nave, the Chapel, the Quire, the Gresham Hall, the Dining Room, the Library, the Chapter Room, and the Wilsey Conference Center.

Ingleside Presbyterian Church
1345 Ocean Ave, San Francisco
Ingleside Presbyterian Church offers it’s facilities for events. The Sanctuary seats 300+ people and is available for weddings, funerals, and concerts. The Rev. Roland Gordon Fellowship Hall seats 200 people. The Ruth Whitlow Memorial Fellowship Hall seats 25 people. A kitchen is also available with rental of either hall.

Interfaith Center at the Presidio
130 Fisher Loop, San Francisco
The Interfaith Center at the Presidio is a 1930 chapel constructed a space that had been used for worship since the Spanish priests came to the Bay area in 1776. The historic chapel features stained glass windows and murals painted by Victor Arnautoff and his assistants in 1935. The chapel is available for weddings.

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
3200 California Street, San Francisco
The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco is a Jewish Center that was founded in 1877. The center offers a 42,000 square feet fitness center, art exhibits, classes and workshops, preschool, after school programs, a teen center, health and wellness programs, senior programs, and more. The center has over 15,000 square feet of space available for events including 15 rooms ranging from 300 to 4,400 square feet.

Saints Peter and Paul Church
666 Filbert St, San Francisco
Saints Peter and Paul Church is located in San Francisco’s North Beach, The church is available for wedding ceremonies and other religious events.

San Francisco Friends Meeting
415-431-7440 x 2
65 9th St, San Francisco
San Francisco Friends Meeting offers their Quaker Meetinghouse to rent for events. The facility includes a Grand Hall that seats up to 100 people, a food preparation area, and an upstairs meeting room that accommodates up to 20 people.

Swedenborgian Church
415-346-6466 x10
3200 Washington Street, San Francisco
The Swedenborgian Church is a historic landmark building that was constructed in 1895. The church is available for weddings and receptions. The lovely facility features gorgeous architecture and landscape murals. The adjacent Parish House has three rooms available for receptions with up to 100 guests.

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