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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 - Friday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday and Monday: Closed

Special Events Information

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 $1180.00*
  Each additional hour $  180.00
2. Fridays and Sundays
  1st 4 hours $1625.00*
  Each additional hour $  230.00
3. Saturdays, Day prior to a Holiday **
  1st 4 hours $1925.00*
  Each additional hour $  280.00
4. Holiday **
  1st 4 hours $2100.00*
  Each additional hour $  315.00
* Rental fees include security guard services and 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. Alcohol Policy:
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
C. Pre-Event and Post-Event Charges:
A fee will be charged for any use of the facility before or after the event for activities including food handling, decorating, set-up, deliveries, extra clean-up, pick-up, etc.
  Monday - Thursday $ 75.00 per hour
  Fridays, Sundays $125.00 per hour
  Saturday, Holiday, Day Prior to Holiday $175.00 per hour
D. Minimum Payment to Guarantee Reservation:
Payable within ten (10) days of the initial reservation.
  Monday $750.00
  Sunday, Holiday $750.00
E. Cancellation Fees:
1. Cancellation prior to 60 DAYS of event 50% of refundable deposit
2. Cancellation within 60 DAYS of event 50% of use fees
3. Postponement $125.00, two times maximum, cancellation fee thereafter

Additional Information

Parking Capacity: Friendship Auditorium 207 parking spaces

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. Payments must be in the form of Cashiers Check or Money Order.

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

*** PRICE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE ***