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VENUES

Desiree Carol Special Events works with a variety of facilities for weddings, corporate outings and private/social events. We pride ourselves in creating a memorable event atany and all locations .Below are a few of our favorites!

THE REDONDO BEACH HOTEL

www.theredondo.com
400 North Harbor Drive Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(310) 376-0746

Celebrate your big day with The Redondo Beach Hotel, offering beautiful Redondo Beach wedding and reception venues, exceptional service, and an ideal location just across the street from King Harbor. Their newly remodeled hotel features 2 wedding venues for celebrations of up to 150 guests, including the Rooftop Terrace with fresh ocean breezes and marina views year-round.

THE PLAZA AT CABRILLO MARINA

https://cymcabrillo.com/the-plaza/
2965 Via Cabrillo-Marina, San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 732-2253

Plan your perfect waterfront wedding at the Cabrillo Marina Plaza, with breathtaking views of serene sailboats on the horizon and colorful harbor sunsets making The Plaza an unparalleled setting. Whether arriving by boat or limousine, the beautiful waterfront scenery and direct waterfront access can provide you with the perfect destination for your wedding. After your ceremony, while the wedding party is busy with the photographer, your guests can enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails at our Plaza fountain or triple fountain patio. Their package includes exclusive use of the Plaza room, lawn/fountain patio, kitchen facilities and free parking.

CRAFTED

www.craftedportla.com
112 East 22nd Street, San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 962-1419

Housed in a unique, thoughtfully restored 1940’s era wood warehouse, Crafted provides the perfect urban/rustic setting to host your wedding, special gathering or corporate event. Suitable for events between 100-800 guests.

THE EBELL CLUB LONG BEACH

www.ebelllongbeach.com
290 Cerritos Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

With its decades-long legacy the venue has been officially designated as a historic venue in Long Beach. The Ebell also has distinctive architectural features and is a prime example of the Spanish Revival design favored during the 1920’s. Featuring the characteristic red-tile roof and a soaring intricately sculptured portico makes a dramatic statement and beautiful backdrop for photographs. Rich details and a variety of textures allow you to experience intimacy and grandeur in one stunning venue, making your event possibilities limitless. 

J. TRANIS

www.jtrani.com
584 West 9th Street, San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 832-1220

A fourth generation San Pedro family serving the South Bay since 1925.

LOS VERDES GOLF COURSE

www.losverdesgc.com
7000 Los Verdes Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
(310) 377-7888

Los Verdes Golf Club boats an ocean view from every hole, and couples can wed right on the scenic tenth or eleventh tee. At any of the ceremony sites, wedding guests are treated to a captivating scene, stretching from Malibu to Catalina Island, of tranquil ocean, soaring seabirds, and graceful sailboats. When it’s time for the reception, guests flow into the Vista Ballroom, with seating for well over 300 guests, where two walls of floor-to-ceiling windows keep the gorgeous views at hand.  

PAPPY’S

www.pappysseafood.com
301 West 6th Street, San Pedro, CA 90731
(424)224-5444

A lounge and dining room offer a festive and intimate experience for up to 75 guests. Private Events take place in a 1930’s speak easy themed Rendezvous Room.

BROUWEIJ WEST

www.brouwerijwest.com
110 East 22nd Street, San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 592-4788

This Historic WWII Era wooden truss warehouse has a huge outdoor courtyard and is the perfect spot to host your next event suitable for 30-2500 guests.

PALOS VERDES ART CENTER

www.pvartcenter.org
5504 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
(310) 962-1419

The Palos Verdes Art Center/Beverly G. Alpay Center for Arts Education offers a spectacular venue for your event or meeting. Located at the top of the beautiful Palos Verdes Peninsula, PVAC offers convenience and an attentive staff to create the perfect setting for special occasions. We offer event design and planning and have many unique event spaces including the expansive Atrium, our art galleries and intimate Stripe Cafe available to fit your needs. Whether you are planning a company holiday party, a wedding ceremony, an elegant reception, a formal dinner or casual banquet, or a business meeting, Palos Verdes Art Center is your best option!

PORTS O’ CALL WATERFRONT

DINING

www.portsocalldining.com
1200 Nagoya Way, LA Harbor Berth 76, San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 833-9280

In 1961 Ports O Call Opened its doors, and has been an award-winning cultural entertainment venue ever since. Our experience has served us well, and we would like to share the benefits of our know-how with you. With our full service kitchen, seasoned wait-staff and beautifully appointed facility with stunning views, you will find our distinctive offerings include everything you need to relax and enjoy the celebration of your lifetime! There are 6 spaces to choose from that can accommodate up to 350 guests.

THE SEPULVEDA HOME

www.sepulvedahome.com

Located in San Pedro, California and overlooking the Port of Los Angeles dwells the historic Sepulveda Home. Built in 1929, this French Colonial was designed to resemble the majestic plantation homes of the South

SIRENS JAVA AND TEA

www.sirensjavahouse.com
356 West 7th Street, San Pedro, CA 90731

In 1961 Ports O Call Opened its doors, and has been an award-winning cultural entertainment venue ever since. Our experience has served us well, and we would like to share the benefits of our know-how with you. With our full service kitchen, seasoned wait-staff and beautifully appointed facility with stunning views, you will find our distinctive offerings include everything you need to relax and enjoy the celebration of your lifetime! There are 6 spaces to choose from that can accommodate up to 350 guests.

Event Designer and Planner

890 West 23rd Street

San Pedro, CA 90731,

(310) 809-6667

DC@DesireeCarol.com

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