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L.A. Sports Venues that Double as Event Spaces

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As the sports capital of the world, L.A. is filled with world-class athletic venues and is no stranger to world cups, championships and much more. Not only have these spaces been the site of countless baskets, touchdowns, home runs and goals over the years but they also offer top-notch facilities perfect for private events. From historic stadiums to state-of-the-art arenas, check out the L.A. sports venues that double as event spaces. 

 

STAPLES Center
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Photo Courtesy of STAPLES Center.

STAPLES Center is a world-class sports and entertainment venue, located at the spectacular L.A. LIVE complex in Downtown L.A. Since its opening, STAPLES Center has been the site of Lakers and Sparks championships, the Kings Stanley Cup, and thousands of memorable concerts and special events.

Roll in high-style at in one of STAPLES Center’s event suites which can hold up to 132 guests. Much more than just a rentable room, the luxe Suites boast a VIP private entrance to basketball games, early entry privileges, access to concourse level seating, and a posh place to chill pre- and post-game. At halftime, enjoy the full bar and flat-screen TVs at the private San Manuel Club. If that doesn’t get you in the team spirit, nothing will.

Dodger Stadium
Dodger Stadium
Dodger Stadium

For over 50 years Dodger Stadium has welcomed fans from all around the globe and charmed them with its breathtaking views and storied past; making Dodger Stadium a treasured Los Angeles Landmark and the perfect setting for special events. Since opening its gates in 1962, the storied ballpark has hosted eight World Series and the Dodgers have won four World Championships. Through the decades, Dodger Stadium has seen Hall of Famers, World Champions, no-hitters, MVPs and Cy Young Award winners. 

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Photo Courtesy of Dodger Stadium.

On non-game days, special events can be held in several different areas within the ballpark such as the Stadium Club, Lexus Dugout Club, Hollywood Event Suite, Ketel One Baseline Clubs, the new Top of the Park and Right and Left Field Plazas, or even the iconic Field itself. With year round availability, and its close proximity to downtown, Dodger Stadium is the perfect location to host Convention Groups, Corporate Meetings and Events, Awards Galas, Cocktail Receptions, and a wide variety of other events. As Major League Baseball's third oldest ballpark, Dodger Stadium remains one of the most beautiful and historic venues in baseball and is sure to deliver a home run experience to you and your guests!

Stub Hub Center
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Photo Courtesy of Stub Hub Center.

Located just 10 miles south of Downtown Los Angeles, the Stub Hub Center is a 27,167-seat state-of-the-art soccer stadium and home to Major Leagues Soccer's Five time MLS Cup Champion Los Angeles Galaxy. This luxurious stadium boasts 41 Luxury Suites, 6 Event Suites and 14 Terrace Cabanas which is perfect for private events. 

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Photo Courtesy of Stub Hub Center.

For an ultra-premium experience, check out the Jim Beam Champions Lounge. Located less than 100 yards from the Galaxy locker room and the field, 2,200-square-foot Champions Lounge is outfitted with a full bar, plush furniture and chic décor. 

Rose Bowl Stadium
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Photo Courtesy of Rose Bowl Stadium.

The world-famous Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena has hosted five Super Bowls, gold medal matches for two Summer Olympics, two FIFA World Cup Finals, superstar concerts and the annual Rose Bowl Game for which it’s named. Sports Illustrated has named Rose Bowl Stadium the number one venue in college sports and one of the Top 20 Venues of the 20th Century. 

Photo Courtesy of Rose Bowl Stadium.
Photo Courtesy of Rose Bowl Stadium.

Located in the heart of the Arroyo Seco, one of Southern California’s most active recreation areas, the Rose Bowl Stadium offers parking, amenities and event spaces that can accommodate groups of any size. Enjoy a first-class meal on the field, Terry Donahue Pavilion, spacious state-of-the-art locker rooms or Court of Champions below the iconic Rose Bowl marquee. Dress up any space to host elegant gatherings while enjoying views of the majestic San Gabriel Mountains in a unique and memorable venue only ten miles from Downtown Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Los Angeles Coliseum
Los Angeles Coliseum

Located at Exposition Park in Downtown L.A., the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum has a history, legacy and connection like no other. The Coliseum has served as home field for the USC Football team since 1923 and is the only stadium that has played host to two Olympiads (X and XXIII), two Super Bowls (I and VII) and a World Series (1959). It was declared a National Historic Landmark on July 27, 1984, the day before the opening ceremony of the 1984 Summer Olympics. 

Currently the stadium capacity is on record as 93,607 with 30 miles of seats. The largest event ever held there exceeded 130,000 people. The signature Peristyle, grand arches, Olympic rings and streamline modern architecture provide a breathtaking backdrop for any event, party or reception and boasts over 50,000 square feet. In addition to the Peristyle, spaces include the legendary playing field (over 3 acres of Bermuda grass with a 12,800 square feet cement pad), an award-winning Press Box with 2 levels, 3 breakout patios, the Coliseum Boardroom, USC Recruit Lounge and finally, the USC Football Home Locker Room which measures over 2,600 square feet.

Banc of California Stadium

 The newly opened Banc of California Stadium, home to the Los Angeles Football Club, is the first open-air stadium built in Los Angeles in over 30 years, located in Exposition Park. Boasting over 22,000 seats and 100,000 square feet of event space, this venue will be the site for upcoming LAFC soccer games, events for the 2028 Olympics and other sports, concerts, and more. Located just three miles from the heart of downtown, the stadium is a great place for you and your attendees to take in a game and experience the spectacular views the stadium has to offer.

In terms of private event space, the stadium offers the “Field Club,” the “Director’s Lounge,” the “Figueroa Club,” the “Founders Club,” “The Fields LA Terrace,” and the “Sunset Club,” all with a wide range of sizes and amenities that can be catered directly to your event. Regardless of the view you choose within the stadium, it will surely be an experience to remember.

As true destination experts, L.A. Tourism offers award-winning experience, personalized service and seamless convenience. Want to learn more about Los Angeles or ready to plan your next event? Contact the L.A. Tourism Sales team to make your planning and decision-making easy, simple and stress-free. sales@latourism.org