Annenberg Community Beach House Est. 2009

415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA, United States

The Beach House combines elements of the historic Marion Davies Estate with new amenities to create a truly unique community destination.
The Annenberg Community Beach House at Santa Monica State Beach is a public facility located on 5 acres of oceanfront property. The Beach House story is one of evolution from private to public, starting with the development of the property at 415 Pacific Coast Highway as an opulent private estate in the 1920s.
The Lowdown
Type
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Beach / Lake / Waterfront Location
Estate / House / Mansion / Villa
Historic Building
Views
Coastline
Courtyard
Ocean
Style
Classic
Minimalistic
Modern
Romantic
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Birthday Party
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Family Reunion
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.
Reunion
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

The Annenberg Community Beach House at Santa Monica State Beach is a public facility located on 5 acres of oceanfront property. The Beach House story is one of evolution from private to public, starting with the development of the property at 415 Pacific Coast Highway as an opulent private estate in the 1920s.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Estimated Price Per Head

from $80 to $160

Additional Charges

Security - estimated $100-200
Insurance - estimated $100
Parking - $8-12/car
Parking Ambassador (if desired) - $88
Lifeguards (if at Pool) - starting at $200

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Required To Host An Event At This Venue

Capacity

Seated
280
Buffet
280
Standing
280
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2009
Curfew
11 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Select A Caterer From The List Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Beer/Wine/Champagne Only
Music
Indoors Only
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
  • Other
Venue Features
The Scene:
The site opened to the public as the Annenberg Community Beach House on April 25, 2009. The Beach House combines elements of the historic Marion Davies Estate with new amenities to create a truly unique community destination that's open to all - no membership required. With spectacular views, splash pad, children's play area, gallery, historic pool, and Marion Davies Guest House there's something for everyone to enjoy at the Beach House!
Celebration Locations
Garden Terrace Room:
Interior room just under 2,000sf. Located in the Event House on the ground floor, with views of the beach. Complete with wooden floors, fireplace, floor-to-ceiling windows on two sides, and a small outdoor perimeter. Adjoining room for more interior space available.
- View: The Splash Pad area, the Beach
- Max Capacity: 120
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Sand & Sea Room w/View Deck:
Interior room just under 1,8500sf. Located in the Pool House on the second floor, with expansive views of the beach. Complete with cool modern flooring, floor-to-ceiling windows, and an adjoining outdoor View Deck.
- View: The Beach, the Ocean
- Max Capacity: 100
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Pool + Pool Deck:
Historic pool, built in 1928. Pool deck, with the ability to accommodate up to 280, is located outdoors and uncovered. Amplified music and alcohol service must be located indoors. Available for private rental outside of Memorial Day-September.
- Max Capacity: 280 on deck, (113 in pool)
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Marion Davies Guest House:
Historic Guest House, built in 1928. Rental includes the interior first floor of the House and outdoor, uncovered sunken garden.
- View: The Beach
- Max Capacity: 100 reception, 120 free-flowing
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Splash Pad:
Outdoor, uncovered area available for ceremonies up to 130. Splash Pad area is available for rental in low season of November - April, in conjunction with indoor space.
- View: The Beach
- Max Capacity: 130 theatre
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Terrace Lounge:
Small room, available independently, or as an add-on to the larger Garden Terrace Room
- View: The Splash Pad, the Beach
- Max Capacity: 40
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Club Room:
Small room, comfortable for meetings up to 40 persons. Located in the back on the Event House, with a private feel and view of the Guest House and Courtyard garden.
- View: Guest House and Courtyard garden
- Max Capacity: 40
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
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