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James Irvine Japanese Garden at JACCC

Los Angeles, CA View map
4.3 out of 5 rating
10 reviews
Up to 190 guests

About

Up to 190 guests

Located in Little Tokyo, the James Irvine Japanese Garden, also known as the Seiryu-en, or “Garden of the Clear Stream,” is one of the most uniquely elegant outdoor wedding and event venues in Los Angeles. Featuring a 170 ft. stream flowing from a waterfall at the upper reaches of the garden, blooming trees and foliage and the sound of cascading water, the space executes charm and serenity. The Garden provides an intimate, romantic, and private setting for your special day.

Receptions will take place in the new Toshizo Watanabe Culinary Cultural Center.

  • Asian-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$5,950

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$5,950

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$2,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$2,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Set Up
Tables

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$24

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

House Beer
House Wine

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

190

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

10

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Garden
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered 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?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Wifi

What bar services do you provide?

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

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
December
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10 Reviews

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Recommended by 87% of couples
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    Samantha Married on 09/28/2014
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    JACCC and Anne were amazing. The venue was absolutely gorgeous and there were no real hassles with dealing with them. The day-of coordinator is even my friend on Facebook now! They made my special day even better since I got new friends out of it too!
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    Donna Married on 05/18/2013
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    Breathtaking, serene, gorgeous, accommodating and professional. I cannot say enough to express how I feel about this venue.
    I am an event planner. I helped my cousin plan his wedding reception here, recently. The staff was completely available, and friendly, to us, anytime we needed really. The couple wanted church wedding, otherwise, we would have done the ceremony here as well. Having a wedding offsite, however, was made very easy for me because I could completely trust the coordinators and staff to handle everything necessary for the reception to start off without me there yet. The entire night went just a smooth. The bride and groom couldn't be happier! And every single person in our family came to me, saying they want their wedding there too.
    I would recommend this venue to anyone and everyone who asks! I hope to have the pleasure of working with JACC again!
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    T Married on 02/29/2012
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    I recently go married at this beautiful little Japanese garden, a great little gem tucked in the middle of downtown LA. We had a great time there. Anne was so helpful on the day of our wedding, making sure every detail was in order. It's true that she is hands off during most of the planning, but that you may also hire her to plan your entire event. My husband and I felt we got way more than we payed for on the day of the event. Like myself, most brides work in frenzy trying to perfect their big day and don't realize that Anne will make sure it all comes off without a hitch as long as you let her do what you paid her to do. That's how I got hitched anyway. Lots of things went wrong and I was the only one who knew. Remember that ladies!
    Back to the venue...absolutely beautiful and intimate, romantic as the sun starts to set. This place is unique and I had so many people asking how I found this amazing place. The price was very fair and Anne was AWESOME! You really felt she cared as much as your big day as you did. Sometimes you need just that to make you feel good. I'd highly recommend this venue. Check it out if you're looking for an intimate garden wedding. Good Luck out there!
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Awards

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Ashley & Jason
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Team

Shasele Jimenez
Shasele Jimenez
Special Events Coordinator

With over ten years of event plannig experience, I will make sure that your event is the fairy tale wedding that you have always dreamed of. With the magical venue that we have to offer, makes for the perfect event that no one else can offer.

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements
Manalo Empire Photography Manalo Empire Photography Wedding Photographers

This is such a lovely place to have a wedding. I had a wonderful experience with Anne Bagasao. She was so helpful and attentive to my needs. I would definitely recommend this location to anyone!

Always Perpekto! Always Perpekto! Wedding Planners

A BEAUTIFUL hidden gem in Downtown Los Angeles. Once you see how beautiful the garden is you will fall in love with it and will think of a reason just to have an event there! It is a definite must see. The James Irvine Japanese Garden provides a professional and courteous staff that will assist you in planning your event.

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244 South San Pedro Street Los Angeles, CA, 90012
2136282725

M-F: 9 am - 6 pm
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James Irvine Japanese Garden at JACCC frequently asked questions

James Irvine Japanese Garden at JACCC includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Set Up
  • Tables
The bar service starting price at James Irvine Japanese Garden at JACCC includes:
  • House Beer
  • House Wine
The space offered by James Irvine Japanese Garden at JACCC for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
  • Garden
  • Historic Building
James Irvine Japanese Garden at JACCC offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
James Irvine Japanese Garden at JACCC offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
James Irvine Japanese Garden at JACCC offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Wifi
James Irvine Japanese Garden at JACCC offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables
James Irvine Japanese Garden at JACCC is recommended by 87% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.3 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.6 in value, 4.5 in quality of service, 4.4 in professionalism, 4.2 in average response time and 4.2 in flexibility.

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