San Francisco City Hall
San Francisco

San Francisco City Hall

San Francisco’s City Hall is the city’s crown jewel. Its amazingly detailed architecture speaks to the craftsmanship involved in the building’s painstaking restoration. City Hall, with its rich history, is one of San Francisco’s most unique historic venues.
652
Seated capacity
1300
Reception capacity

The breathtaking and spacious Rotunda features an expansive marble staircase punctuated by landings that can be used as stages for speakers or live entertainment. Second floor balconies allow guests to view events happening below. The North Light Court, adjacent to the Rotunda, features marble walls and stunning skylights, while the South Light Court houses art exhibits. Elegant and intimate, the Fourth Floor Galleries are ideal spaces for smaller events. Each of these venues can be rented on their own or in conjunction with the Rotunda. 

Rotunda

Seated (including second floor): (652). Reception: (1,300). The main floor is approximately 75’ x 75’. Room surfaces consist of marble floors, stone and glass walls and plaster dome. The landing on the Grand Staircase is 4’0” above the Main Floor level and is 4’6” deep and 20’0” wide.

North Light Court

Seated: (435). Reception: (870). Approximately 122’6” x 57’5” clear floor area with 19’ to 22’ ceilings. Free standing historic counters run along the north walls of the space. Room surfaces consist of marble floors, area rugs, stone and glass walls and a glass skylight ceiling with wood and plaster cornices.

South Light Court

Seated: (420). Reception: (840). Approximately 122’6” x 57’05” gross floor area with 19’ to 22’ ceilings. Room surfaces consist of marble floors, wall to wall carpet, stone and glass walls and a glass skylight ceiling with wood and plaster cornices.

The Second Floor (Balconies)

Seated: (320), Reception: (640).

The Fourth Floor (Galleries)

Seated: (320), Reception: (640).

Special Note: Maximum occupant load for standing receptions is 3,014 persons. Events with occupant loads exceeding the maximum will require Fire Department approval and/or Fire Inspection standby during event.

GlobalGourmet Catering is proud to be a preferred catering services provider for San Francisco’s City Hall!

What We Love About This Venue
City Hall’s breathtaking beauty and elegance never fails to leave guests amazed. Whether you’re hosting a gala dinner or staging a corporate event, the grandeur of this historic space is awe-inspiring. The amount of available space and the versatility of the many event spaces make City Hall ideal for events of multiple sizes.

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