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The Maxwell House
On WeddingWire since 2010
The Maxwell House is an Historic Landmark & Special Event Space located in the heart of Old-Town Pasadena. Full of unique, historic charm, it is a venue built for making memories!
We offer a variety of wedding and special event packages, perfect for any of life’s celebrations! Event rentals include access to the entire first floor, including the main ballroom, grand staircase, sweeping foyer, large dining room, library, full kitchen, and two outdoor patios, in addition to the upstairs mezzanines and wedding suite.
Included in our packages is the use of our inhouse equipment such as tables and chairs, artisan crafted wooden wedding arch, dance floor, sound system, bar, outdoor string lighting, complimentary parking, and more!
We currently offer 3 wedding options for our couples:
- Elopements: 3hrs (including client set-up/break-down), up to 15 guests plus couple and vendors, for ceremony and cake cutting/toast, limited furniture, Sunday through Thursday only, $1500
- Boutique Weddings: 6hrs (including client set-up/break-down), up to 40 guests plus couple and vendors, ceremony and reception, limited furniture, Sunday through Thursday only, $3500
- Traditional Weddings: 12 hrs day of event (including client set-up/break-down plus 4hrs of prep/rehearsal on Friday before event), up to 120 guests, ceremony and reception, all inhouse furniture, choice of Saturday or Sunday, $7500
Our flat rates apply, regardless of the date or season, and there is no tax on our rentals, as we are operated via the nonprofit organization, The Western Justice Center. By booking the Maxwell House, you are assisting valuable programs that empower people to strengthen their communities by growing the conflict resolution skills and capacity of youth, educators, schools, and community partners. Your support will allow WJC to deliver transformational conflict resolution education rooted in equity, justice, and opportunity to students and educators across Southern California and beyond.
- Hispanic or Latinx-owned
- Pacific Islander-owned
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