El Rey Theatre

El Rey Theatre

Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Family Reunions
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Receptions


The El Rey Theatre is an original art deco theatre in the heart of the Miracle Mile, one of Los Angeles’ preserved art deco districts. The El Rey is a registered Historic-Cultural Monument built in 1936 and designed by Clifford Balch. After more than 50 years as a first-class movie house, the El Rey was converted into a live music venue in 1994. The El Rey is the ideal intimate venue to host an array of private and social events featuring a sweeping staircases, VIP balcony lounge, and a grand ballroom fully-equipped with exceptional stage, lighting and sound. Amenities include the grand ballroom, concert quality sound system, state-of-the-art lighting system, VIP lounge, valet and self-parking, event management and full security.


771 Standing Room Capacity
390 Floor Theater Style Capacity
200 Banquet Rounds Capacity
46 Balcony
8 in Each VIP Booth
Stage, Sound + Lighting
Custom LED Lighting on Chandeliers
Private VIP Balcony + Bar
Up to 3 Bar Locations
2 Dressing Rooms on Stage

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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 771 guests
  • Largest Theatre Style: 390

Featured Amenities

  • Accessible Facilities
  • Paid Parking
  • Taxi
  • Theater Seating

Venue Location + Transportation


5515 Wilshire Boulevard,
Los Angeles, California 90036


  • LyftLyft
  • TaxiTaxi
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • Burbank

Nearby International Airport

  • LAX


  • Onsite Parking: No

Things to Know


  • Must Use In-house Catering: No
  • External Catering Allowed: Yes
  • Cultural Catering Available: Yes
  • Food and Beverage Onsite: Yes


Full Sound & Lighting system is included in rental.

  • Guest Wi-Fi: Fee
  • Onsite Tech Support: Yes

Venue Policies

  • Alcohol Consumption: Yes
  • Smoking Permitted: no
  • ADA Accessible: Yes


Yamaha PM5DRH, Wedge Mixes available
DJ Equipment
Turntables, Mixers