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Update on Private Events & Filming as of 9.11
The Event Services team is available to answer questions about filming or hosting your meeting, retreat, or special occasion at the Beach House. Due to current “Safer at Work and in the Community” orders, we are not open for site tours. In the meantime, please give us a call at 310.458.4934 or see our website below to view event spaces, our list of approved caterers, and other details on hosting an event at the Beach House. As always, we look forward to meeting and celebrating with you.

Events Overview

Pricing and Avail  |  Catering 2015  |  Mtgs and Retreats 2015  |  Weddings and Celeb 2015  |  Film and Photo 2015
                 
     GTR Theater GH Garden

 

  Rental Avail   

The Beach House is available year-round for meetings and events. Holidays and holiday weekends are not available for rental.

SUMMER (Memorial Day-Labor Day): During the summer months, rental availability is limited. Daytime events are not available on Saturday & Sunday during this time with evening private events beginning at 7pm. The Pool House (Sand & Sea Room with View Deck and Pool) is not available during the summer season.

Our outdoor spaces, the Courtyard and Splash Pad, are available for rental in our low season (November-April). 

Rental rates depend on:
  •  Time of day (Daily daytime rental: 8am-5pm, Weekday evening rental: 6pm-10pm, Weekend evening rental: 6pm-11pm)
  •  Day of the week (Monday-Friday or Saturday & Sunday)
  •  Time of the year (High season: May and September-October, Summer season: Memorial Day-Labor Day, Low season: November-April)

Space rental rates range from $1,100-$6,600. For detailed rates and availability, please fill out our Event Inquiry form.

 

cater  

The Beach House has partnered with a diverse group of caterers, at your service to craft memorable fare for your event. Please note that outside food and beverage is not permitted at the Beach House. ACBH Events Catering List .  

 

Sand & Sea Meeting 

MTG  

Business, inspired.

From team-building exercises to executive presentations, meetings to retreats, the site allows your group to mix business with California beach leisure.

Flexible space for groups from 10 to 400. For events requiring all guests in one room, we can accommodate up to 120 persons. The Sand & Sea Room and Event House rooms are equipped with one-touch projectors and screens and wireless internet is available throughout the site. View our Meeting Packet.  

 

 

 

WED

Flip flops or high heels?

Whether your special day includes a wedding ceremony or a birthday cake, the Beach House offers both historic Hollywood glamour and modern coastal California style to set the scene.

The Beach House is ideal for ceremonies up to 130, and receptions up to 150, utilizing a combination of indoor and outdoor space. Our low season (November thru April) offers the possibility to rent our outdoor areas, in conjunction with indoor space, for larger events. View our Wedding Packet.  

 

 

COM FILM 

The Annenberg Community Beach House is available for commercial, non-profit, student film, and still photography shoots. Please check with the Beach House Sales office for availability, pricing and information. Once confirmed, all permits will be issued through FilmLA. Please be aware FilmLA and the City of Santa Monica may take up to 5 days to approve filming.

Filming and still photography at the Beach House may take place Monday through Friday from 7am to 10pm. All crew and equipment are required to be offsite by 11pm. Filming and photo shoots are not permitted on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and holiday weekends.  

The Beach House may require, at the client’s cost, the presence of Santa Monica Fire Department and/or Santa Monica Police Department to ensure safety of the public and the site.  
We look forward to working with you at the Beach House! 

 Please note the following contacts for filming requests:

  • Availability and pricing for the Beach House site + parking lot: Sales office at BeachHouseEvents@smgov.net or 310.458.4934
  • Permitting at the Beach House: www.filmLA.com
  • Back on the Beach Café: Fred Deni at 310.393.8282  
  • Beach (west of bike path): please contact FilmLA's Production Planning Department at 213-977-8600 or visit smgov.net for more info.