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The Century

Modesto, CA View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 5.0 out of 5
54 reviews
Up to 250 guests

About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Up to 250 guests

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


History
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

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?

$6,900

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

$6,900

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?

$1,500

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

$1,500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
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?

$20

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

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

250

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

30

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered 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
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

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?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March

54 Reviews

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    Stephanie Getting married on 08/02/2022
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    Simply perfect

    Given the pandemic, we decided on the new and popular micro-wedding as we did not want to further delay our wedding. As if things weren't challenging enough, we chose to get married in the month of February, when it's cold and usually rains. We had to find a venue that was Covid compliant and somehow still kept us protected from the outdoor elements and this was it. The Century wedding venue came up with a micro-wedding package at their location next door called Nine3One. Communication was great, all of our multiple inquiries, concerns and doubts were always responded to in a timely manner. Allison was our main contact person and she was always very pleasant to speak to even when we felt a little lost and anxious. It was hard for me to put into words what I wanted the setup to look like as far as the decorations, but let me tell you, they far exceeded our expectations. Everything was absolutely beautiful. My family said it was the best wedding food they had ever had, and our cake was so good we will return on our anniversary to order another. Allison took control of the flow of things during the whole event and it was nothing less than perfect. If we had the opportunity to do this again with any venue we would definitely still choose The Century. I don't know many people who can honestly say that their wedding day was perfect and went as planned, but I can! Thank you to all of the staff at The Century for making this happen for us. We will recommend you every chance we get.

    The Century's reply:

    Wow, thank you so much for your review Stephanie! You were such a pleasure to work with. We are so happy we were able to accommodate you on your special day! We wish you and your new husband the absolute best! Congratulations!!
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    Brandi M. Married on 12/11/2021
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    Everything was *chef's kiss* for our 1920's themed wedding

    We had rescheduled our 1920's themed wedding twice due to Covid-19 and then the venue contracted with us closed. "OMG! What are we going to do?" We never thought The Century was within budget but were pleasantly surprised they could do everything we wanted AND be affordable! We worked with Allison to make our evening perfect. We booked the Alcove room with the breezeway for our very small wedding (35 people). She did cocktail seating in the Alcove room, and the bar and food tables were in the breezeway. It was a December wedding but you'd never know with how warm they were able to keep the breezeway with heaters. We did small bites (more accurate of the time period). We were able to use the wine barrel with the arch during the ceremony which was just *chef's kiss* perfect for the theme. The tables had empty decanters wrapped in pearls on them. Staff filled our wedding glass favors with beer for the toast for us. I award them all stars because Allison was easy to work with and had some really great ideas and the price was honestly fantastic. The only complaint we have, and it's MINOR, was for the last-minute food substitutions (some items we chose were seasonal at the time we chose them and they had been replaced) so we got little burgers instead of sliders and we got little parfaits for dessert instead of petite fours. Not that big of a deal to us, but it might be to others. Fantastic service! I think you will love them.

    The Century's reply:

    Hi Brandi,
    My team and I had such a great time at your 1920's themed wedding, your playlist topped it off! Our sincerest apologies for the food change, we do our best to keep up to date what's in season. Thank you so much for taking the time to show us some love, we appreciate your kind words. Cheers to a long, happy life with the one you love! Xo, Allison

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner

Deals

The Century 1
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We are offering 50% off of the base price for all weddings at The Century for Summer 2022 dates! This offer is only valid for The Signature Wedding Package at The Century for wedding dates between May 1st 2022 and August 31st 2022. This offer can not be combined with any other discounts.

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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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927 10th Street Modesto, CA, 95354
(209) 451-2292
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