Corinthian Event Center

196 North Third St., San Jose, CA 95112 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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4.6 out of 5.0
Guest capacity 75 to 350
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About Corinthian Event Center

Corinthian Event Center is a historic venue located in downtown San Jose, California. Built in 1924, this unique facility features broad granite steps, large urns and soaring columns. Guests will be impressed with their neoclassic design and elegant decor. Corinthian Event Center is a spacious venue, with a customizable floor plan to accommodate a variety of visions.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 300 guests at this vintage-style venue. They feature five indoor event spaces for your celebration. The Corinthian Grand Ballroom features 50-foot ceilings with massive wooden beams, and alternating panes of blue glass and panels of gold leaf grillwork. Six wrought iron and glass lanterns hang from the ceiling, and five 30-foot palm trees adorned with lights twinkle nearby. At the end of the room sits a stage with a carved stone proscenium and red velvet curtains. You can share your first dance on their carved granite balcony, located at the other end of the grand room. Your guests can dance the night away on their permanent, hardwood dance floor.

Services Offered
This full-service venue offers event planning services to make sure your planning process is easy and stress-free. Their services include:

  • Event rentals
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Linens
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Cake
  • Preferred vendors


History
Corinthian Event Center was originally built in 1924 as a Scottish Rite Temple. After serving the Masonic Order for many years, it was converted into a movie theater. The movie screen still stands today at one end of their ballroom, and many couples choose to use it for a wedding slideshow. In 1982, it became the meeting place and event venue it is today. Their staff has over 20 years experience serving thousands of meals at this facility.

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15 Reviews for Corinthian Event Center

Recommended by 92% of couples


4.6 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.5
  • Professionalism 4.7
  • Flexibility 4.4
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.5

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  • James

    James Crerr · Married on 09/08/2019

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    Absolutely one of the best vendors I’ve ever worked with in San Jose. The attention to deathlike is amazing.

    From the beginning to the end this organization has the history and the ability to deliver the results you want.

    Sent on 10/02/2019
  • Ronjay

    Ronjay & Courtney Quibilan · Married on 09/07/2019

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    Loved having our wedding reception here!

    Staff was very responsive, supportive and understanding of all our needs. We didn’t live in San Jose (our parents did) so it was nice that they were so responsive otherwise during the planning process. Our guestlist was at about 300 and they were able to accommodate all the last minute changes we had to make. They allowed us to visit the site often and peak at how other parties decorated before their events to help us get ideas. Overall great experience and would definitely recommend.

    Sent on 10/03/2019

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Corinthian Event Center FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 350
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 75
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 5
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor
  • 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, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What event items are available? Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access

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  • 196 North Third St. San Jose, California, 95112 See on map
    4089382323 (Phone number)

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