Menlo Circus Club

190 Park Ln, Atherton, CA 94027 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Menlo Circus Club

Menlo Circus Club is a ballroom wedding and event venue located in Atherton, California. The beautifully landscaped grounds and the Bay Area’s finest polo fields make a stunning backdrop for your wedding day.

Facilities and Capacity
The property has a large clubhouse with a grand entrance that will complement your magical wedding day. It seats up to 400 of your guests and has scenic views of the location. In addition to the clubhouse, you can choose to have your festivities outside. The maximum capacity of the entire venue is 1,000 people and there is a total of eight different event spaces to choose from. The versatile facility can accommodate engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and elopements in addition to wedding ceremonies and receptions. You and your guests will have access to on-site parking, shuttle service, valet, and wheelchair accessibility.

Services Offered
Couples who choose to have their wedding day at the Menlo Circus Club will be offered a variety of all-inclusive packages that feature catering and bar services. Additionally you may choose to bring in outside vendors. The staff works closely with couples to ensure they create an unforgettable day for the two of you. You and your wedding party will have the ability to use the on-site get-ready room on the big day. The venue offers setup and cleanup services as well as wireless internet, tables, and chairs.

Cuisine
The club’s talented culinary team allows couples to choose from a variety of serving styles such as buffet, French service, stations, plated, and family-style. You’ll be able to attend a tasting prior to choosing your final menu to ensure you’ll love your meal choices. The catering services provide you with barware, china, flatware, glassware, and linens for additional convenience. Bartenders at Menlo Circus Club can pour you and your guests a champagne toast and a variety of other drinks at an open bar.

History
In 1920, a group of girls got together to play and ride their ponies on an Atherton estate. They soon decided to have a circus for their parents, friends, and neighbors. One of the mothers suggested to donate the proceeds from the circus to the Stanford Convalescent Home, which is now the Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital. That very first circus raised $500 and each year after it continued to grow and raise more money. In 1922 the land was purchased to develop the Menlo Circus Club that has since hosted many horse shows, polo matches, swimming and tennis tournaments, gala parties, events, and more. The property has continued to evolve over the years but has always been a family club.

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Menlo Circus Club
First dance
First dance
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Sunset
Wedding ceremony
Wedding ceremony
The newlyweds
The newlyweds
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Couple's kiss
Tent reception
Tent reception
Wedding couple
Wedding couple
Reception area
Reception area
Look of love
Look of love
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Under the tree
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Outdoor setup
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Event space
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Sunset
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Couple dancing
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Table setup
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Menlo Circus Club
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First dance

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2 Reviews for Menlo Circus Club

Recommended by 97% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.3
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  • User4285611 · 2+ years ago

    4.6
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      3.5
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    If you are a member or know a member, the rates are excellent. All catering is done in-house which is easy and helpful. Overall, great experience with this venue!

    Sent on 11/25/2014

Menlo Circus Club FAQ

  • 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? $ 6,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 4,500.00
  • 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? $ 6,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 4,500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 30.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 8
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Country/Golf Club
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, 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? All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Chairs, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? April, May, June, July, August, September, October, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, November

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    650-750-8236 (Phone number)
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