San Francisco offers a wide variety event and convention centers ranging from large modern convention centers to retrofitted historic buildings. These facilities primary function is to host events including conventions, trade shows, meetings, weddings, parties, and banquets.
301 Battery Street, San Francisco
Bently Reserve is a distinguished classic 1924 building located in San Francisco’s financial district. The magnificent building is available to host all sorts of events with up to 800 guests. The 8,045 square feet Banking Hall accommodates up to 650 people. The 866 square feet Gateway Room accommodates up to 87 people. The 1,360 square feet Faraloon Room seats up to 68 people. The 388 square feet Niantic Boardroom accommodates up to 39 people. The 322 square feet Cordova Boardroom accommodates up to 32 people. The 547 square feet Apollo Boardroom seats 22 people. The 494 square feet Euphemia Boardroom, 486 square feet Port Boardroom and 485 square feet Starboard Boardroom each seat 10 people. The building also has a 1,525 square feet Conference Center Lounge that can be used for breakout space, cocktail receptions, and dining.
Casa del la Vista
410 Avenue of the Palms, San Francisco
Casa del la Vista was once an officer’s club and now serves as a magnificent setting for events. The facility has views of Alcatraz, the Golden Gate, and Downtown San Francisco. Casa del la Vista includes a large room with an enclosed courtyard, a wooden chapel, and a large lawn. The facility can accommodate events with up to 750 people.
City Forest Lodge
254 Laguna Honda Blvd, San Francisco
City Forest Lodge is an event venue that is available with or without catering service for weddings, parties, school events, funerals, and other events. The lodge can accommodate events with up to 120 people.
Concourse Exhibition Center
635 8th Street, San Francisco
The Concourse Exhibition Center is a glass and steel pavilion that provides 125,000 square feet of event space. The Center consists of the main floor and a 7,200 square feet mezzanine level. The Center can accommodate events with up to 6,800 people or trade shows with up to 600 booths.
991 Tennessee Street, San Francisco
Dogpatch Studios serves as a film studio and event venue. The three story venue has been used for commercials, music videos, photo sessions, awards dinners, product launches, and parties. The 4,500 square feet first floor features a commercial kitchen, a barrel ceiling, and a roll door allowing vehicle access. The first floor can accommodate up to 400 people standing or up to 200 people for seated meals. The 1,300 square feet second floor features bamboo flooring and a kitchenette. The second floor can accommodate up to 105 people standing or up to 55 people for seated events. The 1,800 square feet third floor features bamboo flooring, a large patio, and a kitchenette. The third floor can accommodate up to 105 people standing or up to 55 people for seated events.
The Event Center at Saint Mary’s Cathedral
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1111 Gough Street, San Francisco
The Event Center at Saint Mary’s Cathedral
The Event Center at Saint Mary’s Cathedral hosts banquets, receptions, meetings, conventions, and other events. The 9,450 square feet Patron’s Hall can accommodate to 1,000 people. The 4,200 square feet St. Francis Hall can accommodate up to 400 people. The 1,484 Halls A, B, and C each accommodate up to 150 people and can be combined for larger events. The 555 square feet Msgr. Bowe Room accommodates up to 50 guests.
Fort Mason Center
1 Fort Mason, San Francisco
Fort Mason Center includes 130,000 square feet of event space with 23 different venues on 13 acres. The 50,000 square feet Festival Pavilion accommodates up to 5,000 people. The 30,000 square feet Herbst Pavilion accommodates up to 3,000 people. The Cowell Theater seats 430 people. The 4,480 square feet Fleet Room accommodates up to 400 people. The 3,770 square feet Conference Center accommodates up to 380 people. The Officer’s Club accommodates up to 250 people. The Chapel seats 200 people. The Southside Theater seats 160 people. The 1,188 square feet Firehouse accommodates up to 120 people. The 663 square feet Gatehouse accommodates up to 30 people. Additional meeting spaces range from 190 to 2,900 square feet.
101 Henry Adams Street, San Francisco
Galleria is a four story atrium with a retractable skylight, hardwood dance floors, and a state of the art lighting system. The venue can accommodate receptions with up to 1,600 people or seated meals with up to 800 people. The first floor accommodates up to 1,000 people. The other three floors accommodate up to 200 people each.
James Leary Flood Mansion
2222 Broadway St, San Francisco
The James Leary Flood Mansion was constructed in 1915 as a home for James Flood and his wife Maud. The spectacular mansion offers 11,000 square feet of event space. The mansion can accommodate cocktail parties with up to 300 people, dinners with up to 200 people, and courtyard wedding ceremonies with up to 150 people.
Julia Morgan Ballroom at the Merchants Exchange Club
465 California Street, San Francisco
The Julia Morgan Ballroom at the Merchants Exchange Club is a majestic 4,300 square feet ballroom with a mahogany bar and a lobby accented with gold leaf, bronze, and marble. The elegant venue makes an exquisite setting for weddings and other events.
2120 Broadway, San Francisco
The Hamlin Mansion is a historic Baroque mansion located in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights. The mansion features a ballroom, a spiral staircase, and a mosaic tiled Solarium. The mansion is a magnificent setting for weddings and other elegant events with up to 200 people.
LIVE! @ 888 Brannan
888 Brannan Street, San Francisco
Live!@888 Brannan is a 1912 building in the Design District of San Francisco. The event facility has a five story Atrium and can accommodate up to 2,000 guests.
1299 Storey Avenue, San Francisco
The 1937 Log Cabin is a wood framed building on a stone base that was once a non commissioned officer’s club. The rustic venue is available to rent for events with up to 200 people.
1417 15th St, San Francisco
Madrone Studios is an 8,000 square feet photo and film studio. The space also offers a full kitchen, a lounge area, and a dressing room. The facility is available to rent for events.
The Merchants Exchange Building
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465 California Street, San Francisco
The Merchant’s Exchange Building is a historic 16 story office building located near San Francisco’s Financial district. The Julia Morgan Ballroom is available for events at the Merchants Exchange Building. The 4,300 square feet ballroom accommodates up to 800 people for standing events or 350 people for seated events. The 1,600 square feet Daniel Burnham Bar and Lounge is also available for events. The Bar and Lounge accommodates up to 250 people for standing events or 100 people for seated events.
The Moscone Center
747 Howard Street, San Francisco
The Moscone Center is a convention center that includes 3 buildings on over 20 acres. The 442,000 square feet combined Exhibit Space accommodates up to 2,281 10’x10’ booths. The Esplanade Level rooms 301 to 310 total 42,675 square feet and can accommodate events with up to 3,000 people. Individual rooms range from 2,870 to 3,855 square feet. The Meeting and Banquet Space (Hall E) rooms 130 to 135 total 37,355 square feet and accommodates up to 4,924 people. The Gateway Ballroom, rooms 102 to 104, totals 24,825 square feet and accommodates up to 2,960 people. The North Upper Lobby is 15,300 square feet. The South Upper Lobby is 13,500 square feet. The North Meeting Space rooms 120 to 125 total 10,790 square feet and accommodate up to 1,356 people. Individual rooms range from 1,020 to 1,820 square feet. The Swing Space includes four rooms ranging from 4,035 to 4,485 square feet. The Mezzanine Level includes 30+ rooms ranging from 285 to 3,545 square feet.
564 Market St, San Francisco
Nuit Blanche is an exclusive downtown San Francisco event venue. The 750 square feet Penthouse accommodates receptions with up to 85 people or banquets with up to 70 people. The 850 square feet Terrace 1 accommodates receptions with up to 90 people or banquets with up to 65 people. The two spaces combine to accommodate receptions with up to 175 people or banquets with up to 130 people. The venue also includes the 2,000 square feet Terrace 2.
50 Moraga Avenue, San Francisco
The Officers’ Club is a historic Spanish Colonial Building that was originally laid out in 1776 and features two bronze cannons from 1693. The facility is 5,722 square feet and can accommodate events with up to 430 people. The 2,847 square feet Moraga Room accommodates up to 250 people. The 1,470 square feet Arguello room accommodates up to 150 people. The 555 square feet De Anza Room accommodates up to 20 people. The 850 square feet Garden accommodates up to 10 people.
1 Fort Mason
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1 Fort Mason, San Francisco
1 Fort Mason is a historic 1865 building that serves as a waterfront event venue. The 1,925 square feet dining room accommodates up to 250 people. The 1,763 square feet Ballroom accommodates up to 220 people. The 882 square feet Bar and Lounge and the 926 square feet Lobby each accommodate up to 100 people. The 385 square feet Funston Room accommodates up to 50 people. The Lawn is available for outdoor events with up to 250 people.
1290 Sutter Street, San Francisco
The Regency Center is a historic San Francisco Landmark. The entire Center is available for events with up to 2,000 guests. The 6,600 square feet Regency Ballroom accommodates up to 750 people and has a 600 square feet proscenium stage. The 1,150 square feet Parlor accommodates up to 130 people. The Mezzanine accommodates up to 200 people. The 2,925 square feet Lodge accommodates up to 300 people and has a 1,780 square feet proscenium stage. The 1,100 square feet Candidates Room accommodates up to 130 people. The 960 square feet Regency Room accommodates up to 105 people. The 5,700 square feet Sutter Room accommodates up to 600 people and has a 345 square feet proscenium stage. The 3,000 square feet Sutter Annex accommodates up to 300 people.
80 Missouri St, San Francisco
RF80 features a large 2,500 square feet main studio with vaulted ceilings and skylights and an intimate 650 square feet mezzanine overlooking the studio. The facility accommodates events with up to 200 people. The studio accommodates up to 140 people. The Mezzanine accommodates up to 40 people. The 396 square feet Conference Area accommodates up to 20 people.
Photo: Terra Gallery and Event Venue
Terra Gallery and Event Venue
511 Harrison Street, San Francisco
Terra Gallery and Event Venue is located in SOMA is just minutes away from San Francisco’s top hotels, restaurants Moscone Convention Center, cultural activites and Pac Bell park. The Venue was designed with versatility in mind. Terra can accommodate events ranging from large scale corporate meetings and conferences, trade shows, product launches, fundraisers and auctions, fashion shows, screenings, and performances to weddings, intimate receptions, and private parties. Terra offers two diverse levels with a total of 24,000 square feet that can be connected or kept totally separate, providing multiple environments to suit each individual event’s needs.
West Bay Conference Center
1290 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
The West Bay Conference Center features over 23,000 square feet of event space. The 5,241 square feet West Bay Banquet Hall accommodates standing events with up to 726 people or seated dining events with up to 350 people.