How to Plan a Berkeley City Club Wedding

Ultimate Guide for Planning a Berkeley City Club Wedding
(complete with pricing and photos)

If you are interested in a having a Berkeley City Club wedding, this guide should give you all the info you need to help you decide whether or not this wedding venue is right for you! 

Why Berkeley City Club Weddings

The Berkeley City Club encapsulates the sophistication of the Julia Morgan Historic Hotel, a well-known 1929 landmark. The landscaped inner courtyards, grand second-floor terrace, and vintage Drawing Room provide the perfect spaces for your one-of-a-kind ceremony. 

Berkeley City Club Wedding Cost

Rental: $14,000 minimum spend
Capacity: up to 250 persons

Actual pricing varies on the time of day/year, space reserved, guest count, and event duration, but to give you a general idea of pricing it starts at $14,000. 

How to Book a Wedding at Berkeley City Club

Berkeley City Club Wedding Locations

There are two main areas at Berkeley City Club – the Ballroom and the Terrace – with a smaller Drawing Room available for rent as well.

Venetian Ballroom
Drawing Room

Venue Details

  • Wedding Night Suite w/ romantic upgrades
  • Getting Ready Suite
  • Ballroom
  • Conference Center
  • Patio, Deck, & Terrace Spaces
  • Garden
  • Banquet Hall
  • Cityscape & Hill views
  • Fountain & Water Features
  • Fireplace

What’s Included

  • Table, Chairs, Linen, Place settings
  • Wait staff
  • In-House Catering & Beverages
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Dance Floor
  • AV/ Meeting Equipment 

The event room rental includes the space for the time blocked, two (2) hours of additional set-up and
break-down time, standard tables, gold Chiavari chairs, ivory floor-length linens, ivory napkins, all dinner
and glassware, and staff for set up and break down all these items for you.

Best Times for a Wedding at Berkeley City Club


  1. No outside alcohol
  2. No smoking
  3. Amplified music only in certain areas
  4. Insurance liability required
  5. Security sometimes required
  6. Service charge
  7. Approved decorations


How long is the rental time + accommodations?
The event room rental includes a 6-hour window, ending before 10:30 p.m. Outdoor music must end before 9:00 p.m. After the 6-hour window has succeeded, there is an hourly rental rate. 

What is the accommodation for dietary restrictions and allergies?
There is no guarantee all requests will be fulfilled, but offered food selections accommodate various dietary needs: vegan, lactose-free, gluten-free, and nut-free.

What are insurance requirements?
Event insurance with a minimum of $1,000,000 liability is required prior to the date of the event. Failure to present liability will result in prohibitions of venue usage.

Can I use any outside vendors?
Aside from catering, you can choose any vendor you want.


I hope this blog helped you in imagining what a wedding at Berkeley City Club can look like! With its location you can be sure to have stunning backdrops for your celebration and an epic location to celebrate with all your guests.

If you’d like to view other Alameda county wedding venues, please check out the best Oakland wedding venues, the best Livermore wedding venues, or go across the Bay and check out wedding venues in San Francisco

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