Time to Celebrate: Party Venue – Readers’ Choice 2023

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NORTH BAY

Marin Art and Garden Center

ROSS
(415) 455-5260    maringarden.org/booking-information
An independent, nonprofit organization that sits on 11 acres of beautiful, expertly maintained gardens, Marin Art and Garden Center — a new ReadersChoice winner this year — offers indoor and outdoor locations for large and small events. The facility includes tables, chairs, outdoor heaters, tents, umbrellas, AV projector and screen, microphones, two kitchens and more.

Osher Marin JCC

SAN RAFAEL
(415) 444-8000    marinjcc.org/about-us/venue-rental
The Osher Marin JCC — a new ReadersChoice winner in this category this year — is an architectural showcase” that offers a popular event venue in Marin and San Rafael for elegant weddings, large parties, bat and bar mitzvahs, grad nights, quinceañeras, receptions, galas and live performances. Standard rental rates are based on an event of up to six hours.

 

EAST BAY

Urban Adamah

BERKELEY
(510) 649-1595    urbanadamah.org/rentals
For an unusual event space, consider retreating to a farm. A new ReadersChoice winner this year, Urban Adamah offers several outdoor gathering spaces, indoor rooms equipped with audio and video equipment, and overnight lodging.” The 2-acre farm is an unforgettable destination for your community gathering, retreat, wedding, bnai mitzvah, or other special event.”

 

SOUTH BAY/PENINSULA

Oshman Family JCC

PALO ALTO
(650) 223-8612    paloaltojcc.org/rentals
With 20,000 square feet of event space, the Oshman Family JCC can accommodate large and small ceremonies, wedding receptions, bar/bat mitzvahs, private parties, concerts, cultural events, conferences and trade shows. Flexible options are available for weddings, efficient corporate events or a homey gathering place for a casual meet-and-greet.”

Filoli Historic House and Garden

WOODSIDE
(650) 364-8300    filoli.org/rentals
A new ReadersChoice winner this year, Filoli — a country house set within 16 acres of formal gardens surrounded by a 654-acre estate — is the ideal oasis for celebrations, meetings, corporate and team building events for groups from 10 to 1,000.” Options include dinner under the stars in the Woodland Garden Court, meeting rooms with outdoor space and pool parties.

 

SAN FRANCISCO

City Club

(415) 854-7241    cityclubsf.com
Located in the Stock Exchange Tower Associates building, the City Club of San Francisco — a new ReadersChoice winner this year — offers 10 event rooms on four floors with awe-inspiring architectural details and original artwork.” Each room features natural light and extraordinary city views, and décor that reflects the buildings history.

Congregation Beth Sholom

(415) 221-8736    bethsholomsf.org/our-building
A new ReadersChoice winner in this category this year, Beth Sholom offers several places for public and private parties, with functional spaces designed specifically for our needs as well as those of the greater community.” Spaces include the sanctuary, Koret Hall, Gronowski Chapel, the Rainbow Courtyard, Makom Shalom, Eva Gunther Plaza and a meeting room.

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