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Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall

649 West Jefferson Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90007

6300Largest Group
4Meeting Rooms
2017 Runner-up: Best Venue to Film a Movie or TV Show


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  • 6,300 capacity; house sounds and lights included6,300 capacity; house sounds and lights included

  • Shrine Expo Hall - 5,000 capacity GA standing; 1500 banquet; 2200 theatre styleShrine Expo Hall - 5,000 capacity GA standing; 1500 banquet; 2200 theatre style

  • IESLA Product Fair 02/16 - tradeshow exampleIESLA Product Fair 02/16 - tradeshow example

  • G-Eazy Concert 02/16 in Expo Hall - sold out showG-Eazy Concert 02/16 in Expo Hall - sold out show

  • SAG Awards 2016 -1200 person seated dinner style for awards show in Expo HallSAG Awards 2016 -1200 person seated dinner style for awards show in Expo Hall

  • SAG Awards 2016 After Party - after party on stage of the Auditorium for 1200 peopleSAG Awards 2016 After Party - after party on stage of the Auditorium for 1200 people

  • Shining A Light 2016 - Live broadcasted show in Auditorium Shining A Light 2016 - Live broadcasted show in Auditorium

  • Heroes of the Dorm 2015 - live gaming example in Expo Hall - also press conference styleHeroes of the Dorm 2015 - live gaming example in Expo Hall - also press conference style

  • Convergence 2015 - seated dinner and reception for staff party with DJ and dance floor in ExpoHallConvergence 2015 - seated dinner and reception for staff party with DJ and dance floor in ExpoHall

  • Minions Movie Premiere 2015 - "yellow" carpet example for a movie premiere outside in West Lot Minions Movie Premiere 2015 - "yellow" carpet example for a movie premiere outside in West Lot

  • Shining A Light 2015 - VIP reception using part of the Expo Hall and the PromenadeShining A Light 2015 - VIP reception using part of the Expo Hall and the Promenade

  • Promenade - main entrance for the Expo Hall, ancillary space for Auditorium, great VIP areaPromenade - main entrance for the Expo Hall, ancillary space for Auditorium, great VIP area

  • Shrine Auditorium Stage - view from stage - beautiful chandelier; historical, iconic LA atmosphereShrine Auditorium Stage - view from stage - beautiful chandelier; historical, iconic LA atmosphere

  • Teen Choice Awards 2014 - Auditorium holds 6,300 seated; multi use venueTeen Choice Awards 2014 - Auditorium holds 6,300 seated; multi use venue

  • EA Games press conference - 1000 people EA Games press conference - 1000 people

  • SAG Awards Red Carpet - West Lot and Royal StreetSAG Awards Red Carpet - West Lot and Royal Street

  • Royal Street - private street in front of the building - can be used for red carpet, festival set up, food trucks, you name it!Royal Street - private street in front of the building - can be used for red carpet, festival set up, food trucks, you name it!

  • dressing rooms - 17 availabledressing rooms - 17 available

  • Invicta 2015 - set up for MMA, boxing, etc!Invicta 2015 - set up for MMA, boxing, etc!

  • Royal Street - main entrance for Auditorium; multi use space!Royal Street - main entrance for Auditorium; multi use space!

  • Shrine AuditoriumShrine Auditorium

  • Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall lit up at nightShrine Auditorium and Expo Hall lit up at night

  • Throwback photo of Academy Awards in the Expo HallThrowback photo of Academy Awards in the Expo Hall

  • LA's Largest Mixer - tradeshow exampleLA's Largest Mixer - tradeshow example

  • iHeart Radio Music Awards Red Carpet - example of red carpet use on Royal Street iHeart Radio Music Awards Red Carpet - example of red carpet use on Royal Street

  • T-Mobile Press Conference 2015 - magenta carpet set up leading to VIP Promenade entraceT-Mobile Press Conference 2015 - magenta carpet set up leading to VIP Promenade entrace

  • Bruno Mars backstage of Shrine Auditorium for T-Mobile Press Conference in November 2015Bruno Mars backstage of Shrine Auditorium for T-Mobile Press Conference in November 2015

  • T-Mobile Press Conference 2015 - transformation of the Promenade T-Mobile Press Conference 2015 - transformation of the Promenade

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  • Overview
Built in 1926, the Shrine Auditorium is the perfect balance of old school architecture and design with modern technology and functionality. Designed in the Moorish Revival Style of the 1920s, the building itself is a work of art, complementing the performances and events that take place within its walls. The Shrine Expo Hall is one of the most versatile venues in Los Angeles. Directly adjacent to the auditorium, the multi-use facility has 54,000 square feet of space split between 2 floors. The Expo Hall is also directly connected with our large parking lot, providing additional event space, easy load-ins, and more for your event.

Notable Events the Shrine has hosted since 1926:
Academy Awards
GRAMMY’s
Primetime Emmy Awards
American Music Awards
BET Awards
NACCP Image Awards
People’s Choice Awards
Teen Choice Awards
Soul Train Music Awards
My VH1 Music Awards
55th Miss Universe beauty pageant
MTV Movie Awards
MTV Video Music Awards
Screen Actors Guild Awards
CNN Heroes Awards Show
iHeart Radio Music Awards

Fun Facts:
• For 33 years, the Shrine Auditorium was home to the University of Southern California Trojans basketball team.
• The 1933 movie King Kong filmed the audience in the Shrine Auditorium for the scenes where Kong was displayed manacled on stage.
• In 1953, segments of Judy Garland's movie classic A Star Is Born were filmed at the Shrine.
• On January 27, 1984, Michael Jackson was filming a Pepsi commercial in the auditorium, when the pyrotechnics accidentally set his hair on fire.

Examples of events/concerts the Shrine has hosted in the last two years:

Minions Movie Premiere
EA Games Product Launch
LA’s Largest Mixer
LA Comic Book and Sci Fi Convention
Heroes of the Dorm Live Gaming
Nike Shoe Launch
KROQ Acoustic Christmas
Yo Gabba Gabba
Screen Actors Guild Awards
CNN Heroes Awards Show
iHeart Radio Music Awards
T-Mobile Press Conference ft. Bruno Mars & Zedd
Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America – A&E
Tame Impala
Interpol
Pet Shop Boys
Empire of the Sun
Morrissey
Jack White
Steve Aoki
Afrojack
Kaskade
Childish Gambino
Chromeo
Foster the People
Bastille
Dillon Francis
Lana del Rey
Van Morrison
G-Eazy
Odesza
Chvches
The Chainsmokers
My Morning Jacket
Purity Ring
Rancid
Motorhead
Milky Chance
Vance Joy and Elle King

 
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Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
LAX / 30
Public Transportation Options:
Taxi
Bus
Metro
Train
Metro/Public Transportation Proximity:
Within walking distance
Parking:
Fee
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Largest Group:
6300
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
4
Largest Classroom Style:
2200
Largest Theatre Style:
6300
Onsite Wireless Internet:
Fee
Onsite A/V Staff:
No
Food & Beverage:
Wolfgang Puck Catering
Must Use In-house Catering:
Yes
Cultural Catering Available:
Yes
Alcohol Permitted:
Yes
Phone:
213-477-7608
Ideally suited for:
Corporate Social Events
Expo/Competitions
Leisure travel
Meetings/Conferences/Trainings
Outdoor Event Space
Reunions
Social/Special events
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Youth Event/Meetings/Camps






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