Private Events

Private Events

Launching Remarkable Events!

Located three miles from downtown Los Angeles, the California Science Center is a premiere destination for hosting private social, nonprofit and corporate meetings and events. We specialize in offering stellar experiences in unique and versatile venues that are destined to inspire your guests.

Whether considering dining under the majestic wings of space shuttle Endeavour or enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in view of our 188,000 gallon aquarium, you can rely on our experienced and creative team of event professionals and catering partners to assist you in creating stunning events that are expertly executed. 

From an intimate setting for 40 to an extravaganza for 4,000, at the California Science Center, we have events down to a science!

COVID-19 Note:

While the California Science Center is currently closed to guests, our Event Services team remains here to assist you with future private event planning. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us to discuss our event spaces and future opportunities! 

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Dinner Gala in the Samuel Oschin Pavilion with purple and yellow floral centerpieces

The mission of the California Science Center is to stimulate curiosity and inspire science learning in everyone by creating fun, memorable experiences. By hosting an event at the Science Center, you will be supporting our free general admission policy and our world-class exhibit and educational programs.

Our Event Spaces

Blue Hued Dinner Gala in the Samuel Oschin Pavilion
Samuel Oschin Pavilion
Purple Hued Wallis Annenberg Building Big Lab with hanging chandeliers and seated dinner
Wallis Annenberg Building
Edgerton Court seated dinner with sunset projection mapping of Jerusalem
J. Howard Edgerton Court
Astroturf lounge furniture vignettes on Disney Science Court for event
Disney Science Court
Ecosystems atrium with plush lounge furniture and white piano for private event
Empty Lorsch Family Pavilion, California Science Center front entrance, dramatically lit at night
Lorsch Family Pavilion
Red Carpet Press Line outside IMAX Theater for film premiere
IMAX with Laser Theater
Empty Theater Style Meeting with swag bags on chairs facing stage and podium in the Loker Conference Center
Loker Conference Center
Erteszek Family Foundation Muses Room set with banquet rounds with orange linens
California Science Center rear entrance and North Patios illuminated in amber and pink uplights
Ahmanson Building North Patios

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