3201 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Council District

(323) 665-1154
Email Address
Hours of Operation

New Hours Start January 1, 2019

Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday & Holidays: Closed


Enter Friendship Auditorium and you'll immediately be struck by its spaciousness and convenient layout. Historic Friendship Auditorium is an ideal location for large ceremonies, wedding receptions, retirement parties, and banquets, really any event that calls for plenty of room for dining and dancing as it accommodates large groups. The auditorium includes a stage with sound system, large kitchen area, enclosed yard and plenty of parking.

Located at 3201 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027

For more information on renting this venue please contact

Or call (323) 665-1154

For filming inquiries, please contact the Park Film Office (323)644-6220

Facility Features


Rental Fees and Charges

A.Rental Fee: *Rates:
1.Monday - Thursday
 1st 3 hours$760.00*
 Each additional hour$75.00
2.Friday and Sunday
 1st 6 hours$1,350.00*
 Each additional hour$125.00
3.Saturday, 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.
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:

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
E.Minimum Payment to Guarantee Reservation:
Payable within ten (10) days of the initial reservation.
 Monday - Sunday$250.00 (Non-Refundalbe)
F.Cancellation Fees:
1.Cancellation 61 days of more in advance of event date50% of refundable deposit
2.Cancellation within 60 days of the event date50% of all fees paid
3.Cancellation within 60 days of event date (when only minimum payment has been paid)100% of all fees paid
4.Postponement 61 days or more in advance of event50% of refundable deposit

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, Money Order, Mastercard, Visa. No American Express.

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


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