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Avila's Historic 1929

Riverside, CA View map

About

Up to 250 guests

Located in Riverside, California, Avila's Historic 1929 is a banquet hall venue that hosts weddings and special events. Originally constructed in 1929 by renowned architect Stanley Wilson, it is now owned and operated by Chuck A. Avila. This venue’s name is reflective of its ethos, blending its history with Downtown Riverside's emerging urban landscape. Couples who choose to celebrate their wedding at this location can expect a contemporary and artistic setting to their nuptials.

Facilities and Capacity

Avila's Historic 1929 offers a choice of three event spaces for couples to choose from - Legacy, Ensueno, and Portico - each boasting its own unique character and ambiance. Legacy is Stanley Wilson's signature building, which has been artfully restored to its original historic appearance. This is our largest space, exhibiting beautiful, industrial elegance and ideal for wedding ceremonies and receptions. It features lofty ceilings, gorgeous chandeliers, and wide-paneled windows for abundant cascades of natural light. Legacy flaunts a charming staircase, which allows for a grand entrance from the bridal suite and mezzanine. Ensueño offers a contemporary twist on traditional ballrooms, with polished wooden floors and exposed painted piping across the ceiling. Modern sputnik chandeliers add a romantic yet industrial flair while flooding the room with light. With a full bar running along one side, this room offers ample space for dancing and socializing. Portico is a covered outdoor terrace that sits atop the building, and is ideal for day or night celebrations. Offering sweeping views of the city, it is perfect for intimate gatherings and celebrations. This modern rooftop area also boasts a full bar and dance floor.

Services Offered

Avila’s Historic 1929 is an ideal location choice for engagement parties, wedding showers, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions. Depending on the event space chosen, you’ll have the option of working with the on-site catering team or bringing your choice of caterers on site. The team will take care of setup and clean up of your chosen space, allowing you to relax and enjoy your day. Dedicated staff including servers, bartenders and security personnel can also be available to make sure that your celebration flows flawlessly. Each event space is equipped with sound equipment, ensuring that your choice of entertainment has everything they need for a great performance. This team can also offer a range of celebration necessities such as:

  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens

Frequently Asked Questions

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

250

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

5

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Historic Building
Rooftop

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Furniture
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access
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    The venue was exactly what I was looking for. It fit my theme for our vow renewal. The only thing is their response time. They can work on this.
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3252 Mission Inn Ave. Riverside, CA, 92507
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Avila's Historic 1929 frequently asked questions

At Avila's Historic 1929, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Avila's Historic 1929 includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Beer
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar
  • Premium Liquor
  • Signature Drink
  • Specialty Beer
  • Specialty Wine

What are the most important characteristics of Avila's Historic 1929 in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Avila's Historic 1929 for wedding events is known for:
  • Historic Building
  • Rooftop

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Avila's Historic 1929 for wedding events?

Avila's Historic 1929 offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor

What kind of wedding events does Avila's Historic 1929 offer?

Avila's Historic 1929 offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Avila's Historic 1929 offer for wedding events?

Avila's Historic 1929 offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Avila's Historic 1929 have available for wedding events?

Avila's Historic 1929 offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Furniture
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Avila's Historic 1929 and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Avila's Historic 1929 is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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