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NOOR is Pasadena's premier event space. Voted Best of Pasadena (2011-2022), NOOR is a full-service event venue with two ballrooms, the Sofia and the Ella. There is also a gorgeous outdoor courtyard space, NOOR | Terrace, for al fresco ceremonies and receptions. Located in the heart of Pasadena, California, NOOR serves clientele throughout the surrounding and Los Angeles areas.

NOOR features two ballrooms; the art-deco designed Ella Ballroom, and the art-nouveau inspired Sofia Ballroom. Each ballroom is grounded in history and replete with modern amenities, including state-of-the-art Audio/Visual and Lighting systems. Designed to provide couples and their guests with a first-class location to celebrate their wedding, our indoor and outdoor settings offer glamorous spaces to create memorable moments and enjoy one another's company.

Facilities & Capacity

Couples can choose from two gorgeous ballrooms for their wedding ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, and engagement parties. The Sofia Ballroom has a guest capacity of 320, and the Ella Ballroom can accommodate up to 120 guests. Our outdoor courtyard, NOOR | Terrace, an ideal setting for al fresco ceremonies and receptions. Whether you wish to have a small, intimate gathering or a large gala, you will find the right customizable spaces for all your needs. Each of our spaces has a specific personality with unparalleled, dazzling decor that can enhance your wedding theme. Couples will have the opportunity to personalize the area with their decorations, as well.

Transparent Pricing

Pricing in all of NOOR's wedding packages already includes both service fees and sales tax, making it easy to calculate the cost of your wedding at NOOR.

All of our wedding packages also include premium chameleon chairs, satin linen, banquet tables (both 72' banquet rounds and 8' rectangle tables), and professional banquet staff at no additional cost. All of our packages also include the following:

  • Barware
  • China
  • Tableware
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Access to 3,000 Self-Parking spaces
  • Complimentary 90 minute validation
  • ADA Accessible Venue with Wheelchair access

Services Offered

Our sales and event management team will ensure that every detail of your big day is professionally executed just as planned. Our sales team uses sophisticated catering and floorplan-mapping software to capture every detail of your requests.

Culinary Team

Our award-winning culinary team will work with you to design a menu that will excite you and your guests. We source all of our ingredients from environmentally sustainable sources. A guest favorite is our French-cut Bone-In Ribeye and Tuscan Ravioli. We offer several service styles, including plated, buffet, Middle-Eastern family-style, and butler-passed hors d 'oeuvres and display stations.

Customize Your Wedding

Our venue offers couples optional in-house services to make their day carefree and memorable, including on-site day-of-wedding coordination, to allow couples to be "in-the-moment" and let NOOR's team implement all of the details of their celebration.

We offer a large selection of rental items to customize your wedding, including chair covers, dance floor with a custom monogram, decor, drapery, custom furniture, enhanced LED lighting, photo booth, and other options for an additional fee.

You can also customize your wedding package with a selection of Late-Night menu items, including a mashed potato martini bar, In-N-Out Burger station (another guest favorite!), taco station, made-to-order sushi, crepe station, and even a liquid nitrogen ice cream station.

We honor dietary restrictions (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, Halal, and Kosher), so please notify us in advance if you or your guests have any allergies or restrictions. All of our wedding packages also include complimentary cake cutting services. For more information about what reception package fits your needs offer, please contact NOOR directly.

Optional Services

NOOR wants to make sure you have a phenomenal time at their venue, so they offer various additional, useful services. Couples may request a cigar rolling service, DJ and Master of Ceremonies, childcare services, and LIVE photo booth that includes a professional photographer, backdrop, props, and much more.

Catering for Celebrations at Home is our catering platform for Celebrations at Home. Our catering service provides a convenient alternative for hosting gatherings at home for special occasions, removing the need to go shopping and preparing large, multi-course meals. NOORtoGO is our catering platform for the delivery of Chef-prepared gourmet meals delivered ready to enjoy in the comfort of your home.


NOOR is approximately nine miles from downtown Los Angeles and located in downtown Pasadena, directly across from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Our convenient location provides your guests with an excellent destination for visiting museums, Huntington Gardens, hotels, shops, restaurants, and more in-town during any downtime.

  • Woman-owned

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Chocolate Fountain

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Giovanni V. Married on 06/25/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing venue

This venue made our wedding dreams come true! Every meeting was one we looked forward to and genuinely enjoyed. The beauty of the venue and kindness of those working their will forever me a part or our wedding memories!
Clint C. Married on 04/23/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful Venue & Amazing Team = Wonderful Memories!

Our special day was initially set for May 9, 2020, but as we all know, COVID had other plans. We were crushed and decided to postpone a few months to August, thinking that the pandemic would pass and we could still enjoy our special day soon. That obviously didn't happen either. Two more postponements and we finally were able to celebrate on April 23, 2022.

During that time my wife and I decided to get married anyways, in a parking lot, at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA. Not exactly the same environment as we had dreamed of at NOOR, but nevertheless a day we will never forget. Each time we had to postpone we inquired about terminating our contract, as the lure and excitement kept fading the longer the pandemic prevented us from holding our event. I get it - a contract is a contract and businesses were struggling too. Bridget was great, doing whatever she could to try and accommodate us and, for that, we were very appreciative.

So here we are, almost 2 years after we got married - wife is now 6+ months pregnant, but we had an amazing time. Our event coordinator, Kaelan, was incredible! She was so sweet and made sure everything went according to plan. Our friends and family kept mentioning how calm and laid back we were throughout the entire day and evening, and a huge part of that goes to Kaelan and the team at NOOR for preparing and executing our timeline of events flawlessly.

I'll be honest, there were many times we discussed and wished that we could have cancelled our event, moved on, and put this all behind us, but after experience our wedding day (i.e., almost 2 year vow renewal) at NOOR, we are truly happy to have held the event and now have the wonderful memories with our family and friends.
Qiana R. Married on 03/05/2022
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I love love love this venue! Our wedding was beautiful and having the outdoor ceremony with an indoor reception was perfect for an evening wedding. The staff was extremely helpful and kind. The food was amazing down to the last bite. Everything was AMAZING! Thank you NOOR and the team for making my vision come to life!
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What a beautiful venue! We love working here and staff is amazing as well.

Posh Peony Floral and Event Design Posh Peony Floral and Event Design Wedding Florists

Robert at Noor is an amazing person to work with. He has supported many of my projects at his gorgeous venue and every wedding I have done there, has been flawless. He goes above and beyond to make sure that his clients are taken cared of. Noor is a gorgeous unique space that will accommodate any wedding or special event. The Sophia room is my absolutely favorite! If you are looking to have your event in a beautiful venue that include an amazing staff, look no further. This place will truly amaze you!

Events By Sanaz Events By Sanaz Wedding Planners

I had a pleasure to work with Noor venue couple of weeks ago. The entire team at Noor are fantastic. From the top down they truly run an event proving how much they care about the day of, and the enjoyment of the brides and grooms. Amin was point of our contact and he did beyond what he should do and what we expect. So professional and organized, and easy to work with. Thank you Amin for all your help love working there and with you, and always looking forward to the next one!


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