Brazilian Room

East Bay

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Description

Surrounded by the aroma of pine, oak, and eucalyptus, the historic Brazilian Room in Berkeley is a striking venue perfect for a celebration. A gift from the country of Brazil from their exhibition hall at the Golden Gate Exposition on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay in 1939, the Brazilian Room is set apart as an architectural feat, with the original Brazilian interior paneling of the hardwood intact and an added exterior of timber and stone built by the WPA. With sloping lawns and trees peppered on the hillside, the outdoor view is phenomenal and popularly enjoyed from the flagstone patio. The small garden adjoining the patio also adds onto the sophistication and romance of the environment. With a capacity of 150 seated on the patio, this spot is ideal for an intimate or extravagant ceremony. The Old-English style makes the Brazilian Room just as beautiful inside as it is outdoors. With glass doors, wooden beams and floor-to-ceiling windows on either side of the hall, this cozy atmosphere is topped off by a huge stone fireplace and refined wood flooring to truly make this event special. The Brazilian Room will wow you on your big day with the beautiful setting and ambiance that it has to offer.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Historic/Landmark Building, Park/Garden, Mountain, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor

Services

Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception

Capacity

Max Indoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Events must end by 11pm.

Rental Fees

The rental fees range from $900 to $2,300 for 9a-4p or 5p-12a and include use of both the building and the patio for your ceremony and reception. 12-hour blocks are available for $3,900 and include up to 9 hours of event time plus set up and clean up time. A refundable security deposit of $1,000 is required. Venue has a list of Approved Caterers to choose from.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Brazilian Room is estimated at between $8,938 and $17,239 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

Choose from List

Alcohol

BYO

Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Outdoor lighting
Piano
Full kitchen facilities
Public parking

Special Restrictions

Beer and wine only
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors only
No smoking
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 11:00PM
No rice, birdseed, glitter, confetti