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$6,900 starting price
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The Century is a chic, urban venue located in Modesto, California. Built in the early 1900s, this historic building has exposed brick walls, tall ceilings, beautiful crystal chandeliers and gorgeous acacia wood floors. Couples looking for a modern venue with a touch of vintage glamour need to look no further than The Century.

Facilities and Capacity

At The Century couples can accommodate up to 250 guests for a reception only, and up to 175 for a ceremony and a reception. In addition to the grand ballroom there’s also an amazing patio with a spectacular brick wall and vintage mirrors and exclusive VIP suites on the premises.

Services Offered
The Century is owned by Erin Doran who has been in the wedding industry since 1999. She along with her experienced staff will make sure your wedding is flawless from start to finish. Their services include:

  • Ceremony and reception
  • Rehearsal
  • Bridal suite
  • Groom's Lounge
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Lighting and sound
  • Event rentals
  • Event planning and coordinating
  • Floral and decor
  • Catering
  • Cake/Desserts

The Century was built in 1912 as a theater by William R. Mensinger. It was dedicated in 1913 by Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance.” Unfortunately, a fire ruined it later that year, but it was rebuilt and rededicated in 1914. It lasted until 1934 when it was eventually turned into retail shops. It’s been the magnificent wedding venue it is today since 2014.

  • Woman-owned
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Banquet Hall
Historic Building

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Covered Outdoor

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Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

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Bar Services
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Event Rentals
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Pet Friendly

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Cocktail Reception
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres

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Cash Bar
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Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

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Audio Equipment

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Mai Y. Married on 11/12/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Dream wedding came true!!!

Just got married at the century and let me tell you this venue is sooooo beautiful. 10 + stars. The service and team at the century are hands down the best even the food and bar drinks. I did not have to worry about a thing. My guests could not stop talking about this venue they wish my wedding didn’t end.So much fun! My coordinator Allison was incredible. She made the whole wedding planning an ease. Not only was Allison my coordinator but a high school friend. She made my vision come to life on my wedding day. Can’t thank Allison and the century team enough. You will not regret having your wedding at the century. Look no further and book the century. Will definitely be doing more events at the century in the future.
Marquis E. Married on 11/11/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Whitworth Wedding

It was quite the pleasure working with Tatiana and The Century staff. From our initial meeting at the Ceremony rehearsal Tatiana was wonderful.
She was very flexible, helpful and open to ideas. She's definitely an asset! We're looking forward to visiting the beautiful venue and working with Tatiana and staff in the near future. Marquis Entertainment
Christina C. Married on 10/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful Wedding Experience

I cannot emphasize enough that if you're even slightly considering booking an event here, take this as your definitive sign to go for it. We had the incredible fortune of celebrating our wedding here in October, and the entire experience was nothing short of extraordinary. Our wedding planner, Erica Ford, was an absolute gem. Working with her felt more like planning with a close friend who had our best interests at heart rather than a mere acquaintance. Her meticulous attention to detail and wealth of knowledge made the entire wedding planning process effortless. On the day of our wedding, Erica was a beacon of organization, ensuring everything flowed seamlessly. When they promise to have everything covered so you can simply arrive and enjoy, they truly mean it. From the moment we stepped into the venue until the final minutes of our celebration, our wedding day was an absolute delight. I can't sing enough praises for Erica and her exceptional dedication!

Now, let me turn your attention to the culinary genius, Chef Root. Our tasting session was an absolute highlight (highly recommended!), and from that moment, we were captivated by our wedding menu. Our guests are still raving about the food! I was adamant about steering clear of typical banquet fare, and Chef Root masterfully crafted a personalized culinary experience for us. He made our event feel uniquely special, even bringing to life a dessert my husband had long dreamed of having at our wedding. His commitment and talent were truly an honor to experience.

I must also highlight the incredible work of Leticia, the talented florist who curated the most stunning flowers for our special day. She's an absolute artist. Not only did she bring my vision to life, but she also transformed a collection of brooches I'd been gathering for years into a breathtaking bouquet. Her attention to detail, including the thoughtful incorporation of my late father, was incredibly touching. Leticia's dedication to making our day unforgettable was remarkable.

Every individual we had the pleasure of working with at The Century and Nine3One was exceptional. I genuinely can't speak highly enough of our experience. I loved it so much that if I could, I'd relive it all over again. Without a doubt, any future events in my life will be hosted here. I've been enthusiastically recommending The Century and Nine3One to everyone I know. Trust me, booking your event here will be a decision you won't regret.
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Crystal Brouwer
Crystal Brouwer
Sales Manager

Crystal Brouwer has been with The Century for 3 years! Crystal has committed her professional and personal life to helping others and bringing people together. Crystal started her journey in the hospitality world at a young age. While she was furthering her education, she found her passion for event planning. Crystal married her best friend in 2019 and to your surprise she planned her own wedding! After planning her wedding she explored the wedding world she became obsessed, passionate, and that was her aha moment to become a wedding pro! Here at the Century she has assisted couples in bringing their dreams to reality! Not only does she plan weddings, she has also had the honor of planning birthdays, anniversaries, and local community events! With all the knowledge she has gained from event directing she is now The Century's Sales Manager. Crystal will be happy to assist with all your questions and help guide you to the best package for your event!

Allison Soukhamthath
Allison Soukhamthath
Event Director

Allison has been apart of our team since 2017 and has experience in every aspect of our company. While exploring her career options, she found her niche in event planning. She took the teams expertise and became the protégé of the company. From the start of joining the team she showed her true potential and quickly climbed up the management ladder. In addition to being one of our event directors, Allison also is an assistant manager for our co-working office, Nine3One.

While her profession is a priority, family is the most important aspect of her life. Along side of her brother, they founded a social group called The Fun Junkies (TFJ). Their mission is to cultivate a bond within the community and abroad by bringing strangers together to establish experiences and create memories. She is the backbone of TFJ and carries many responsibilities including coordinating and scheduling events, marketing, social media platforms and sales.

Allison is charismatic, creative, reliable and has a great attention to detail. Should you have an event, she will be the one to execute and turn your dreams into reality. A testimonial from one of our brides "The century was amazing!! They handle almost all aspects of your big day taking the stress and worry out of it. The planning process even through Covid was straight forward and Allison made it a breeze. So easy that I often thought am I doing everything I need to be?? Lol. The day of our wedding went beautifully. Not one single problem that I was ever made aware of and everything lived if not exceeded my expectations. Allison totally rocked it the day of and kept everyone on track. She's a rockstar!"

Professional Network & Endorsements

6 Endorsements
Edward Mendes Photography Edward Mendes Photography Wedding Photographers

The Century is one of the most beautiful venues in the Central Valley and one of my favorite places to create images. Erin and her staff do an amazing job!

Kristian Esguerra Events Kristian Esguerra Events Wedding Planners

Are your looking for a beautiful, historic, and unique indoor venue? Look no further, The Century is the perfect venue for your upcoming events. Located in Downtown Modesto, CA. The venue have elegant chandeliers that matches all decorations you may think of and the extraordinary 20 ft high expose brick walls on every corner of the building. Staff are amazing too and they treat you like family!

Mobile Mixologist Mobile Mixologist Wedding Caterers

We at Mobile Mixologist are incredibly privileged to call ourselves the exclusive bar caterer of The Century Event & Wedding Venue in downtown Modesto. This one hundred plus year old building is remarkably beautiful, and you can count on Erin Doran's team of competent wedding experts to provide total satisfaction to each and every one of their clients. Five stars all the way around!

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