Rent an event venue in Downtown, Oakland, CA

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Sake E.

"...hosts. They were both accommodating and cordial. It was a great experience not to stress about the venue and to put on a great event for our guests at the gorgeous space. Thanks for your hospitality..."

Joanna P.

"...of their way to help us find any equipment we needed, and made sure everything was ready for us on the night of our event. We always received communication from them quickly and clearly..."

Featured event venues

Merritt Meeting Room: Versatile Multimedia Meeting Room
Downtown
76

Multi Media meeting space that can be used for a range of activities and gatherings. Quiet and tucked away behind a large glass door within a community workspace. /// ROOM INCLUDES /// • Vizio Smart TV Monitor • Stationary Conference Table • 10 cushioned rolling chairs--...

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Downtown Oakland Retail Space with 22' Ceilings
Downtown
4

...The space is a retail shop ut can easily be transformed for events. The space has beautiful hardwood floors and a 12' bar (no liquor license, so alcohol can be given away but not sold) that makes for a great gathering space for up to...

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Downtown City Center Oakland Photo Video Studio Art Gallery Fashion Show
Downtown
51

...chairs availale at no additional cost. We have ample photo, video, audio, and lighting equipment if you want to record your event or stream it online. We have a 55" TV and a short throw video projector available. An ADA compliant bathroom and we are...

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Modern, Industrial space in Uptown Oakland
Downtown
3

...The space offers two cohesive yet distinct spaces -- a spacious lower level and an overlooking mezzanine area -- to serve a multitude of events. The raw iron and wood textures of the space are punctuated by bright, warm light fixtures that compliment the ample natural light...

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International Suite: Large Event Space & Gallery
Downtown
9

...sq ft space, that can accommodate multiple purposes including private meetings, workshops, trainings, conferences, exhiits, and events. This Gallery space is a self contained suite, offering even more privacy for groups that require exclusive space for a long session. Multiple tables available available with desk...

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Downtown Rehearsal Studio with Natural Lighting
Downtown
11

...as well as workshops and classes. NOTE: Pricing is variale dependent upon the time you are booking, and the nature of your event. We will provide exact pricing details to you as we learn about the dates, times and specifics of your events. Non-profit...

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Elegant California Event Ballroom
Downtown
1

...Premier historic event space for up to 600 guests standing and 300 seated located in the heart of downtown Oakland. Our 3500 square feet space features charming art deco elegance, a majestic ceiling, built-in stage, large dance floor, and on-site parking rental available...

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SoleSpace Lab: Creative Space in Downtown Oakland
Downtown
5

...fully customizale space that serves as a shoe store, art gallery, and event space during business hours Mon-Sat. This space allows for various different styles of meetings and gatherings, movie screenings and performances, and the perfect place for networking workshops. /// ADDITIONAL AMENITIES /// • 50 folding...

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Telegraph Suite: Beautiful Gallery Suite with Natural lighting
Downtown
11

...sq ft space, that can accommodate multiple purposes including private meetings, workshops, trainings, conferences, exhiits, and events. This Gallery space is a self contained suite, offering even more privacy for groups that require exclusive space for a long session. /// ROOM INCLUDES /// • 6 rolling 5-ft...

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Actual event venue bookings

photographer networking shoot

I am a photographer with background in travel, nature and wildlife. Over the last couple years, I have moved into portraits. I now work with aspiring models to help them build out portfolio shots (and mine). I am looking to do a couple photographer/model networking shoot with 5 photographers and 5 models. This is all for personal use only, not commercial. I came across your space on Peerspace and wanted to reach out. As background, I am trying to create an event where there can be multiple locations so we can have 5 shots at same time. These would be with minimal or no props. Basically carving up space so keep out of each other’s line of sight. It looks like you have a huge raw area which would be great for this.

11 people
4 hours
$368.00

photographer meetup

We've are looking to host more events in other locations to allow for diversity! We have a photo meetup set up - so we allow no more than 20 people to come into the space for two hours (models and photographers) to shoot around and collaborate, then at the two hour mark they all leave and a different group of 20 come in for the last two hours. No more than 25 people at a time and it's incredibly smooth and quick transition!

25 people
4 hours
$525.00

surprise 50th bday party

I am very interested in booking your space for my long-time boyfriends' 50th BDAY party! I would love to rent your space out for his BDAY party with his family members and friends on the 8th from 6:30-11:30 PM (times not set for sure yet since I will have his mom help on the planning for this as well). I plan on having a small catering company deliver food around 6 ish and guests begin to arrive sometime around then. This will be a complete surprise party and I will hopefully just convince him to 'check out this new bar' while everyone is in your space waiting to surprise him around 7ish! I would love to have a DJ play 70's music; as this will be the theme of the party since he grew up in the 70's and loves that type of music as well! Guests will be coming in 70's themed clothes as well.

60 people
5 hours
$630.00

friend's baby shower with games

I am planning a baby shower for a friend. I really like your space and am interested in booking it for the event. Our guest list is about 65. We plan on having some baby shower games and bringing in some food. I love that you have tables and chairs for our guests, but may bring in a few extra folding tables for gifts, desserts, etc.

65 people
5 hours
$454.00

What people say about event venues on Peerspace

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06/14/2018
Rob B.

Space: Large Sunny Renovated Loft in Downtown LA

"...during our time at Navel which made it extra special. Michael helped us out with everything we needed to get it right and the event flowed really well. Couldn't recommend it enough! Thanks for having us..."

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08/26/2018
Samuel T.

Space: Stylish South Shore Bungalow

"...Amazing place Host was extremely helpful nice cozy event and parking was nice as well. The wife 30th bday was amazing and she was very grateful..."

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08/05/2016
Alyssa A.

Space: FiDi 50 Seat Theater Event Space

"...enjoyed the Lounge & Theater and couldn't believe it was hidden right there in the Hobart building. This is a top pick for future events..."

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02/13/2018
Selina L.

Space: Loft with Natural Light, Brick Wall, & Kitchen

"...This space is perfect for photoshoots and small gathering events. There is plenty of natural light with beautiful kitchen space, dining area. Owners were very flexible and great to work with..."

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10/29/2018
Marra M.

Space: Chic Elegant Parisian-Style Space with Indoor-Garden Boho Whimsical Vibes

"...need that much because the space itself is so pretty. Krystal and her assistant were absolute communication pros and answered text messages during the event quickly. I would DEFINITELY book this place again and have referred this space over and over since my bridal shower..."

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12/11/2017
Olivia W.

Space: Gorgeous Modern Event Venue

"...Ben was so great to work with and the space was perfect for our event! Our employees really enjoyed their holiday party! The DJ had no problem setting up and I was able to rent all of the dinnerware I needed from Ben. The Photo booth was so much fun..."

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07/07/2018
Sophia L.

Space: Amazing House with Pool and Lush Garden

"...covered patio area, and another table so I knew I was able to add more to the seating space. I ended up hiring an “Event Styler” (for the dessert table) who suggested rectangle tables to seat more. I ended up having around 70 people comfortably. I went to Kasia..."

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04/29/2018
Allen O.

Space: Urban Oasis Backyard Feat. Pool/Hot Tub & Outdoor Theatre w/ Industrial Chic Bungalow

"...Chris was an amazing host and incredibly helpful several days before the event and right up to the event. The event space is gorgeous at night and everyone enjoyed themselves..."

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12/15/2017
Blake M.

Space: Light-filled SoHo Loft with Classic Detail and Modern Amenities

"...is beautiful, and Marni and Willa were there to help with everything we needed. We definitely hope to book this space again for future events. Thanks, Marni and Willa..."

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08/11/2018
Gregory J.

Space: Dynamic Contemporary Art Space and Unique Courtyard Venue

"...good flow between indoor and outdoor space. Awesome location right on H street! The manager came with an assistant to support us throughout the event and even helped with check in! The only downside is that there was only one bathroom available within the space for our patrons..."

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09/03/2018
Jordan A.

Space: Luxury Burbank mansion with pool and unobstructed view

"...Amazing host and amazing house! Alenoush will do what she can yo make your event special. We are very thankful for her and her service..."

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12/16/2015
Dominique D.

Space: Brewery in Industrial-chic Warehouse

"...Harmonic Brewery was the perfect space for our event. Jon was awesome to work with and his staff made everything super easy. Being able to work with such a flexible venue took a lot of stress off of the planning process so I can't thank them enough for all..."

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12/17/2015
Luis T.

Space: Downtown Loft with 10th Floor Views and Gallery Lighting

"...LOOKING FORWARD TO OUR EVENT AT THIS VENUE..."

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12/23/2017
Shakima D.

Space: Loft-like roomy, contemporary and deluxe, wood-floors, meeting / dining / performance-s...

"...great space for our Office Holiday Party. The host and her team was very responsive & helpful up to and including the day of the event. David (with the red hat) was an absolutely the best..."

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10/29/2017
Denisse M.

Space: New York Loft Vibe in Long Beach

"...incredible! They were very helpful during the entire process - from answering all my questions prior to booking the space and setting up for our event. The venue was very spacious and perfect for salsa dancing! Great location too. Would definitely recommend and book again..."

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12/04/2016
Michael N.

Space: Contemporary Loft Space for Events in Hollywood [Space 3]

"...This space is amazing! I highly recommend for any event. Effie was great! He didn't buckle under pressure and was amazing at trouble shooting anything that came up. All night long my guests were complimenting me on the space. Money well spent. A party I'll never forget..."

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03/12/2018
Fatimah T.

Space: Well lit yoga studio, with trusses and portable mirrors, customizable lights

"...Elena was an amazing host! I gave a music video release party at her studio, before the day of the event Elena extended an invitation to view the facility & test the projector to correct any errors. The day of the event she was super patient & helpful with the preparation for..."

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11/03/2018
Stella T.

Space: Intimate Theater / Studio with two levels, lobby and office space in Hollywood

"...Amazing experience, Matt was so helpful and nice. The size and equipment of the venue were perfect and we had an fabulous event..."