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Whether your vision is classic Hollywood glamour or modern coastal California style, make your next meeting or event unforgettable by holding it at the Annenberg Community Beach House at Santa Monica State Beach. Santa Monica's oceanfront Beach House is available to rent year-round. Holidays and Holiday weekends (Memorial Day, July 4 & Labor Day) are unavailable for private rental.


An event space like no other

Set on five acres of Santa Monica's beach, the Annenberg Community Beach House blends historic Hollywood glamour with coastal California style in an unparalleled meeting and event destination. Inviting spaces are set in an unforgettable location where the mountains meet the sea joining elements of the original 1929 Marion Davies Estate with new architecture and modern conveniences to create a truly unique venue for events and meetings. 

The Beach House is a fully accessible, Gold LEED venue with floor to ceiling ocean views, verandas and decks. The Beach House accommodates groups as small as 10 and elaborate celebrations of up to 400 plus when utilizing a combination of indoor and outdoor spaces. Business or pleasure, elegant or whimsical, indoor or outdoor, our variety of spaces makes it easy to personalize your event.

Once Hollywood's playground by the sea...

Where heads of state dined with heads of studios, while stars and starlets frolicked in the surf. Revelry reigned at Marion Davies' Beach House, as she and William Randolph Hearst set the bar for hospitality and merrymaking. Together they entertained everyone from Charlie Chaplin and Marlene Dietrich to Winston Churchill and George Bernard Shaw. where everyone belongs.

Thanks to an innovative partnership between the Annenberg Foundation, California State Parks and the City of Santa Monica, the Annenberg Community Beach House is open to all, no membership required.