Berkeley City Club is a wedding and event venue, historic hotel, restaurant & bar, and private social club located in downtown Berkeley, California. Guests will enjoy the unique architecture of this landmark building, designed by Julia Morgan. We offer multiple indoor and outdoor event spaces for your celebration, as well as in-house catering provided by Julia's Restaurant.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 200 guests for a sit down reception at this vintage-style venue. They offer two unique event spaces to perfect for both grand and intimate weddings:
This full-service venue has been a part of the East Bay wedding industry for over 30 years. Services included are as follows:
Recommended by 93% of couples
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Simrun · Married on 05/03/2014
We are extremely happy that we choose to have our wedding reception at the Berkeley City Club (BCC). The venue was just stunning and the event turned out better than we ever expected.Sent on 09/19/2014
We loved that almost the entire 2nd floor of the BCC was designated for our event. We had cocktail hour in the Member's Lounge and the Terrace, with a bar set up in both locations. Our guests were free to move in and out as they pleased. The reception was held in the Ballroom which was large enough to comfortably accommodate our 175 guests and a dance floor. We set up the buffet and another bar in the Venetian Room which worked out perfectly because it was out of the way of the dinner tables.
Working with Sandy, the event coordinator at the BCC, made the entire planning process very easy for us. She was very professional and responded to our countless emails almost immediately. She was extremely organized and very detail oriented. On the day of the reception, she coordinated wonderfully with our outside vendors (florist, rentals, DJ, etc.) to make sure the setup was exactly as we had discussed. Not a single detail was left undone! We were also impressed by the other staff members at the BCC. The chef was very accommodating with some of our requests which we really appreciated. The food served at dinner was excellent. The serving staff was very professional and worked quickly to fill champagne glasses and to clear the room after dinner was over.
In the end, it was a very memorable night. I would highly recommend this venue to others.
Nikki · Married on 06/23/2018
We could not have asked for a better venue for our wedding. This place is a hidden gem and I can’t believe I had not been to a wedding here before my own. We received so many compliments on our choice and working with Ashley Patrick and her team was a pleasure. The best parts about this place that must be seen in person to fully appreciate are the many locations for gorgeous photos and how your guests will be able to be truly together for your entire event. Highly recommend!Sent on 07/31/2018
Melissa · Married on 03/28/2015
I was married here for my ceremony only in the Drawing Room with a guest count of 95 and had the reception at a resturant. All I can say is this venue is great for a wedding in a beautiful building with so much history. The event manager was fantastic from start to finish and very responsive and professional. I had no concerns the day of my wedding as I knew everything was taken care of. The value for this venue in the Bay Area cannot be beat!Sent on 04/20/2015
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The Julia Morgan architecture and decor is gorgeous....the catering staff - especially Sandy is one of a kind and so easy to work with!
The Berkeley City Club is one of my favorite venues- the building is historical and so beautiful and the staff is wonderful to work with!