The Regency Center Est. Prior to 1930

1290 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109, United States

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This versatile San Francisco landmark offers three separate venues each with unique architectural characteristics and an array of accompanying rooms.
Whether you are planning the wedding of your dreams, a corporate seminar, an elaborate reunion, or a celebratory bar or bat mitzvah, you will find The Regency Center to be a distinctive and imaginative choice. We invite you and your guests to relax and indulge yourselves in this exceptional venue and let us demonstrate why we are the ideal setting for your next special event.
The Lowdown
Type
Ballroom
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Bar / Club / Lounge
Historic Building
Theatre
Views
Cityscape
Style
Eclectic
Gothic
Ornate
Vintage
Worldly
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Birthday Party
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Family Reunion
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Reunion
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

Built in 1909, The Regency Center is considered the finest example of Scottish Rite temple architecture in the country, featuring Gothic, Neoclassic, and Beaux-Arts styles. The building has housed a Masonic Temple, a dance studio, the Polish Arts Foundation, and a movie theater. Recently restored to its original splendor, this landmark offers three levels of unique gathering space.

This versatile San Francisco landmark offers three separate venues - The Regency Ballroom, Social Hall, and Lodge - each with unique architectural characteristics and an array of accompanying rooms. Capacities range from 70 up to 1,000 with the entire facility accommodating up to 2,100 guests in combined occupancy.

Whether you are planning the wedding of your dreams, a corporate seminar, an elaborate reunion, or a celebratory bar or bat mitzvah, you will find The Regency Center to be a distinctive and imaginative choice. We invite you and your guests to relax and indulge yourselves in this exceptional venue and let us demonstrate why we are the ideal setting for your next special event.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Additional Charges

In addition to a flat rental fee, we charge for required hourly staff such as sound & light techs, production manager, security, etc. Please inquire within for an itemized pricing estimate. 

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Required To Host An Event At This Venue

Capacity

Seated
625
Buffet
400
Standing
2100
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
Prior to 1930
Curfew
No Curfew
Venue Spaces
Indoor Venue Space Only
Catering
Client Can Select The Caterer Of Their Choice
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Corkage/Bottle Fee – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol For A Fee
Licensed Server Is Required
Music
Indoors Only
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Accommodations
Hotels in the area within walking distance + parking garages.
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Inside Scoop

Have your photographer grab an unforgettable group shot from the organ balcony overlooking the Lodge! 

Amenities
  • A/V Equipment
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Street Parking
  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:

You have arrived at San Francisco's most architecturally stunning venue. Astonish your guests and host an event that will be remembered for years to come.

This versatile San Francisco landmark offers three separate venues, each with unique architectural characteristics and an array of accompanying rooms. Capacities range from 70 up to 1,000 with the entire facility accommodating up to 2,000 guests in combined occupancy.

Whether you are planning the wedding of your dreams, a corporate seminar, an elaborate reunion, or a celebratory bar or bat mitzvah, you will find The Regency Center to be a distinctive and imaginative choice. We invite you and your guests to relax and indulge yourselves in this exceptional venue and let us demonstrate why we are the ideal setting for your next special event.

Design:
Our 100-year-old Beaux-Art treasure boasts 35-foot ceilings, turn-of-the-century teardrop chandeliers, blonde hardwood floors, a horseshoe-shaped balcony, and a built-in stage ideal for larger banquets and receptions featuring live entertainment within our Grand Ballroom. The Lodge features arched open-beam ceilings with dark wood-paneled walls and stained-glass windows. 31 hand-painted backdrops enhance the built-in stage and fully functioning 1909 Austin pipe organ. Included are two elegant side rooms. The Regency Room has a working fireplace, carved wood ceilings, and silk tapestries. The Candidate Room showcases beveled mirrors, golden chandeliers, and sconces. Your guests are sure to be humbled by this neoclassical marvel.
Standout Venue Features:
Guests who their events in the Lodge have the opportunity to change the vibe in an instant with access to our 31 hand-painted backdrops that are easily changed out by our on-site manager. Plus, guests enter by taking our manually operated birdcage elevator, an experience in itself!  For those who host their event in the Ballroom, guide guests to the spot by drawing them in with our exterior building lights that may be changed to any color or combination of colors of your choice! 
Extra Perks:
We own a plethora of in-house equipment that is included in your rental fee including:
(550) black folding resin chairs 
(235) gold Chiavari chairs (designated for Lodge level) 
(80) 60" round tables
(15) 36" round tables (high or low cocktail) 
(40) 30" round tables (high or low cocktail) 
Celebration Locations
Regency Ballroom:
The awe-inspiring Grand Ballroom is a Beaux-Art treasure, boasting 35-foot ceilings, 22 turn-of-the-century teardrop chandeliers, blonde hardwood floors, a horseshoe-shaped balcony, and a built-in stage ideal for larger banquets and receptions featuring live entertainment. Your guests are sure to be humbled by this neoclassical marvel.
- Max Capacity: 1000
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The Lodge:
The Lodge features arched open-beam ceilings with dark wood-paneled walls and stained-glass windows. 31 hand-painted backdrops enhance the built-in stage and fully functioning 1909 Austin pipe organ. Included are two elegant side rooms. The Regency Room has a working fireplace, carved wood ceilings, and silk tapestries. The Candidate Room boasts warm blue carpeting, beveled mirrors, golden chandeliers, and sconces. The Lodge is the perfect location for weddings, galas, fundraisers, wine tastings...
- Max Capacity: 300
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Social Hall:
This versatile room will play host to electronic club nights, seated comedy events, rock concerts and anything and everything in between. With blonde hardwood floors and beautifully arched and beamed ceilings
- Max Capacity: 600
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