Private events

Located on Wilshire Boulevard near Hancock Park, The Ebell of Los Angeles has been a social and cultural jewel in the L.A. crown since 1927. In addition to the 1,200-seat Wilshire Ebell Theatre, the Ebell Clubhouse offers two gorgeous ballrooms, a stately Art Salon, and an enchanting courtyard Garden available for premier red carpet events, elegant private celebrations, dignified corporate banquets, and glamorous galas requiring sophisticated cuisine in the most unique of settings.

What you get

  • An unforgettable celebration set in a historic landmark and architectural masterpiece
  • Central location in the heart of Los Angeles
  • Expert event manager to collaborate through the planning process
  • Exceptional culinary craftsmanship
  • Premium brands bar selections
  • Outstanding service staff
  • Choice of event start time
  • On-sight parking
  • Ebell banquet table and chairs
  • Original hardwood floors in all event spaces

What you can add

  • Custom menu design with Executive Chef
  • Specialty event lighting
  • Luxury table linens and napkins
  • Ebell Collection of vintage club furniture
  • Valet parking
  • Qualified recommendations of event professionals
  • What do you envision? Let us help you obtain that goal…!

Special Events Team

Anessa Birkemeier
Director of Catering & Special Events

Catering Genius, Problem solver, Event Magician, Counselor, Therapist,  Enforcer, Friendly Reminder, Cake cutter extraordinaire.
Favorite event moment – couples first dance at their wedding
Party pet peeve – When guests stay at their dinner tables and don’t get up to dance!
Dream party guest – That discount double-check guy, Aaron Rodgers
Random fact about you – My pet bird has his own Facebook Fan page
Beverage of choice – Anything with Bourbon in it (Thanks to my husband!)
Favorite Quote – “All Crackerjacks are Cookaroos but not all Cookaroos are Crackerjacks.” – Me


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Kristina "Krissy" Allegra
Events & Filming Coordinator

Coordinator Extraordinaire, Exercise Queen, Music Connoisseur, Social Media Maven, and Certified Shopaholic.
Favorite event moment – When the client’s vision becomes a moving and lively reality – that’s a magical moment.
Party pet peeve – When guests take pictures during the ceremony and block the view of the professional photographer!!
Dream party guest – Kerri Washington is welcome to come here any day!!!
Random fact about you – I collect the destination Starbucks mug from every city I’ve been to; exploring new cities is my favorite pastime. Traveling and Starbucks: what a great mix!
Beverage of choice – A nice glass of Pinot Noir.
Favorite Quote – “…there will be sleeping enough in the grave….” – Benjamin Franklin

Jenny Young
Special Events Manager

Trouble Shooter, Super Trooper, Extra Mile Go-er, Fun Haver Extraordinaire and Your New BFF!
Favorite event moment – When many months of hard work all comes together: the event lighting goes on, the music starts and I get to see the clients’ smiling faces – I think to myself- “YES! This is why I love what I do!”
Party pet peeve – People who take cell phone pictures during a wedding ceremony
Dream party guest – I would love to have a dinner party with Grace Jones, Dorothy Parker, John Waters, David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, and Nigel from Spinal Tap
Random fact about you – I love Iron Maiden
Beverage of choice – A gorgeous Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir
Favorite quote – “Your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.” – Anthony Bourdain

Taryn Register
Special Events Coordinator

Task Master, Instagram-o-matic, Floral Fanatic, and Craft Wizard
Favorite event moment – The grand entrance to a wedding reception! The excitement of the room filled with loved ones bursts when the couple walks in to celebrate.
Party pet peeve – An empty dance floor. Dance till you drop, people!
Dream party guest – Mick Jagger. Hands down.
Random fact about you – I’m a huge craft beer nerd, so I collect beer coasters from every brewery I go to and write who I was with, the date and occasion on it. It’s my favorite paper trail of memories!
Beverage of choice – I love a good Stout or IPA! Beer me.
Favorite quote – “The Secret of Happiness lies in looking at all the wonders of the world and never forgetting the two drops of oil in the spoon.” – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist


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