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Friendship Auditorium

3201 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
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Phone: (323) 665-1154
Email: Friendship.Auditorium@lacity.org

Office Hours:

Tuesday - Sunday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday, and Holidays: Closed

Special Events Information


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Enter the Friendship Auditorium and you'll immediately be struck by its spaciousness and convenient layout. The Friendship Auditorium is ideal for large weddings, wedding receptions, retirement parties banquet - any of your events that calls for plenty of room for dining or dancing.

500 auditorium style seating only Large kitchen area and complete kitchen facilities
Seat up to 400 dinner only Stage and sound system
350 dinner and dancing Parking included with rental fees

Rental Fees and Charges

A. Rental Fee: * Rates:
1. Monday - Thursday
  1st 3 hours $760.00*
  Each additional hour $75.00
2. Fridays and Sundays
  1st 6 hours $1,350.00*
  Each additional hour $125.00
3. Saturdays, Holiday**, Day prior to a Holiday **
  1st 6 hours $1,750.00*
  Each additional hour $175.00
* Rental fees include a refundable building deposit of $500.00
** HOLIDAYS INCLUDE: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King’s Birthday, President’s Day, Cesar Chavez Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day.
B. Security:
2-5 security monitors required for all events. Additional fees apply, including holiday rates for all city holidays. Please contact facility for pricing.
C. Alcohol Policy:
We will have you contact our contracted bar service for current rates and options. The bar service must provide ALL beverages.
Permittee having alcohol at their event must use the following vendors for all their beverage needs. For information on beverage pricing please contact:
- www.labarservice.com
- www.sunseris.com
- SRC Event Group LLC
D. Rehearsal Fees:
Rehearsals may be scheduled within 60 days of event with a maximum of 4 hours.
  Monday - Thursday, 4 pm - 8 pm $150.00 flat fee
C. Minimum Payment to Guarantee Reservation:
Payable within ten (10) days of the initial reservation (Monday - Sunday) $250.00 (Non Refundable)
D. Cancellation Fees:
1. Cancellation 61 Days or more in advance 50% of refundable deposit
2. Cancellation within 60 Days of event 50% of all fees paid
3. Postponement prior to 60 Days of event 50% of refundable deposit

Additional Information

Reservations must be made no less than 60 days prior to event

Payment of Fees: The total amount of all rental fees and deposits shall be paid in full no less than 60 days prior to the scheduled date of use. Otherwise, the event will be canceled. Accepted payments: Cashiers Check, Money Order, Mastercard, Visa, or Discover. No American Express.

Parking Capacity: Friendship Auditorium 207 parking spaces

Insurance: Insurance may be required for your event. Check with Hall Manager.