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Skirball Cultural Center

Los Angeles, CA View map Visit website
4.8 out of 5 rating
30 reviews


Skirball Cultural Center is a Jewish wedding venue and cultural center in Los Angeles, California. From spacious outdoor event lawns to magnificent ballrooms, there is a venue for everyone at the Skirball Cultural Center. The building's staff aims to enhance every wedding experience by paying close attention to your wedding vision and executing every detail exactly as you planned. No matter your wedding style or budget, the Skirball Cultural Center can make it a day to remember.

Facilities and Capacity

Skirball Cultural Center offers versatile indoor and outdoor venue spaces accommodating up to 500 guests. You will have your option of several outdoor courtyards, garden dining areas, and many banquet halls fit for any size party. If you’re planning a more intimate gathering, one of the courtyards or the foyer in Ahmanson Hall will suit your party size perfectly. For larger events, one of the lovely ballrooms in Herscher Hall will provide the space you need. You can also combine their indoor and outdoor spaces for your ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. All ballrooms feature a neutral color scheme to make any wedding decor pop. You are welcome to use the center’s tables, chairs, and tablescape decor as part of your wedding package. You may also use their dance floor in any of the indoor meeting rooms or ballrooms. In addition to these facilities, the center also has several get-ready rooms for your wedding party to use before your special event.

Services Offered

Skirball Cultural Center offers all-inclusive wedding packages to make the planning process stress-free. They have a team of attentive event planners to help you plan your decor, work with outside vendors, and ensure the flow of events is seamless on the big day. This group also provides complimentary onsite parking, lighting, and audiovisual rentals.


Skirball Cultural Center's catering team can help you plan your wedding day menu, including Kosher options for every selection. Your dinner may be an elegant plated meal or a casual buffet, depending on your preferences and budget. These culinary experts also offer deluxe bar packages for your big day.

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    Tiffany L. Married on 07/17/2022
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    Excellence all around

    We were extremely happy with our decision to have our wedding at the Skirball Cultural Center. Quite honestly, everything went as well as we ever would have expected. Some highlights include:

    Jenny, our venue coordinator, was absolutely fantastic and of the highest order. She was one of the nicest, most patient, most understanding people we have really ever encountered. She had all of the answers to all of our, oftentimes dumb, questions. She was instrumental on keeping us on track for what felt like every detail. She was unbelievably punctual and responsive. Our entire experience was guided by the excellence that Jenny provided and I cannot overstate how much of a positive impact she made for us.

    The venue itself is beautiful. We had our wedding and reception in the Taper Courtyard in front of the reflection pond. Everybody complimented us on how pretty everything was when it came together. We had string lights overhead with lights illuminating the pillars and walls. The entire event was outside, something that was especially important to us in the setting of COVID; everybody was comfortable. There are lots of places for great wedding pictures on the campus.

    The food was great. Although we didn't get too much of a chance to eat, the amount that we did was delicious. We had expected as much from the tasting event that was held for us after we booked. Guests actively reached out saying the food was good. Not only "good for wedding food" good--actually good.

    Overall, we would highly recommend the SCC and would absolutely book the SCC again.
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    Leah Married on 09/01/2019
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    Beautiful venue

    The Skirball was absolutely perfect. When we went for a walk through, I knew instantly it was where I wanted to get married. The setup was stunning, the weather was perfect and the food was delicious. I can honestly say I had my dream wedding at the Skirball.
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    Lauren Married on 10/22/2017
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    Excellent, beautiful, and good-value venue. They were very accommodating to our special requests (like sourcing particular beers, for example), responsive, and good at working with our whole family. We appreciated having their excellent caterer, tables/chairs and other set-up crew all in house-- made planning our wedding just a little bit simpler. We also feel aligned with the Skirball Cultural Center's mission to promote understanding and tolerance for Jewish life in America and to support the principles of American democracy. We had such a wonderful time at our wedding and would absolutely and wholeheartedly recommend the Skirball!
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