The Swedish American Hall boasts nearly 5,000 sq feet of historic charm with 3 levels and multiple private rooms to accommodate events of all sizes, from intimate gatherings to large scale conferences and celebrations. Designed by Swedish architect August Nordin and built in 1907, the space features Arts & Crafts style architecture with vaulted ceilings, ornate truss work, and fine hardwood detailing throughout four distinct event spaces. Designated a historic San Francisco landmark in 2015, Swedish American Hall adds a refined old-world style to any private event. We are centrally located between the Mission and Castro districts. Our individuals rooms can hold from 35 guests to 350 guests. Our smaller rooms are great for additional activation space, areas for artists or guests, VIP lounges, or smaller affairs i.e. birthday parties, baby showers, etc. We have a various audio and visual equipment for any bands, DJs, and entertainment option you'd like for your event. Depending on your group size, day of the week and time frame, we will let you know what the package minimum is for your particular booking. General pricing includes: Complimentary 2 hour load-in and 2 hour load out 4 hours of active rental time Up to 100 chairs and 10 tables for any use. (Added fees for additional tables and chairs) Individual Room Rentals Start at $1000 (4 Hour Rental) Full Buyouts of All Available Spaces Start at $7500 (4 Hour Rental) We are the exclusive beverage service providers. Off-site catering is allowed. Bar packages may be customized based on your event needs. Included in the bar minimum price are staff, glassware, and all other elements needed for complete services. Bar minimums start at $2,000. REQUIRED COSTS Security- One guard for every 100 guests (or part thereof) is required at $35 per guard per hour (4 hour minimum). Depending on the event, additional security may be required. Event Manager - $50 per hour from load in to load out OPTIONAL COSTS Additional tables and chairs are available for an extra fee. Parking- We can work with you to coordinate valet parking or offer special discounts through Uber for all guests. If you desire valet service for your event, we can create an estimate of the cost once the number of vehicles is established. Music - Small acoustic groups and DJs are encouraged. Opportunity to book artists and bands through the venue. An additional 20% of booking fee will be charged for venue’s assistance. For anything outside of an iPod and acoustic sets, a sound technician is required. The rate for the evening begins at $350. Backline - bands and DJ equipment can be sourced for entertainment. An additional 20% of cost of goods will be charged for venue’s assistance. TAX AND SERVICE FEE Prices indicated are exclusive of 8.75% state and city tax and 20% service fee. We look forward to hosting your next event!
This is a NON smoking building. It is a historic building so no tape, nails or any type of decoration can be put on the walls. No outside alcohol will be permitted. Only service animals will be permitted in the building.