Opening Hours: Wednesday - Sunday, 12 - 5pm | Closed Monday & Tuesday

Indoor and Outdoor Spaces Available - 2023 Bookings Only!

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes offers a beautiful campus suitable for both indoor and outdoor events of all types. The 2.2 acre facility is comprised of two historic and newly renovated buildings - the Vickrey-Brunswig Building (c. 1888) and Plaza House (c. 1883) - surrounded by 30,000 square feet of gardens, lawn, patio and outdoor stage. Located near the site where Los Angeles was founded in 1781, guests are given the unique opportunity to explore and contribute to the ever-evolving story of Mexican and Mexican American culture in Los Angeles just steps from where it all began. LA Plaza Cocina, located at 555 North Spring Street, is an attractive option for more intimate events, featuring a full-working kitchen and comal, as well as limited open space.

LA Plaza and LA Plaza Cocina's dynamic indoor and outdoor spaces are available for hosting a wide variety of rentals and special events, including:

  • Cocktail receptions
  • Awards banquets
  • Press conferences
  • Meetings, conferences, seminars
  • Alumni receptions
  • Wedding ceremonies and receptions
  • Corporate functions
  • Workshops/rehearsals/auditions
  • Fundraising events
  • Reunions
  • Birthday parties
  • Anniversaries
  • Movies and commercials
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LA Plaza's special event venues and services are available to non-profit organizations, corporations, government agencies and private indivduals. Public funds are not used to subsidize private events that are not open to the public.

LA Plaza Special Events strive to introduce new audiences to the campus and exhibitions and invites them to share in its mission to celebrate and cultivate an appreciation of Mexican and Mexican-American culture. Because of this, the event program may include the opportunity for guests to tour the LA Plaza's galleries and LA Plaza Cocina.

For information about rentals or to plan your special event at LA Plaza or LA Plaza Cocina, please complete the LA Plaza Reservation Request Form and  e-mail to Soli Loya-Lara at


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