Betty H. Reckas Cultural Center

Long Beach Event Venue

This Newly Renovated Event Venue in Long Beach has both indoor & outdoor spaces to hold your ceremony and a Gorgeous Ballroom for your Reception. The Outdoor area feels like you’re standing in a Cobblestone Courtyard on a Greek Island Surrounded by Beautiful white Buildings.  The Banquet Halls Foyer has Travertine Tile and Includes a Large Bar with Dark Wood, Mirrored Back, Glass Shelves & Granite Counter. Through the Foyer you enter the Main Ballroom with High Ceilings and four Gorgeous Grand Chandeliers. The Room Features a Large Charming Fireplace that is a Great area for a Head Table or Lounge Furniture. The Room also Features Tall windows facing the west, stunning Lighting and Decorative Door & Wall Treatments.


Available year-round, daily, 10am–11pm.



Reception/Special Events


Max. Seated Indoors: 200
Max. Seated Outdoors: 300
Max. Seated Indoors: 300
Max. Seated Outdoors: 300
Max. Standing Indoors: 400
Max. Standing Outdoors: 400
Max. Seated: 350
CEREMONY CAPACITY: The outdoor ceremony area holds 300 seated, the indoor ceremony area 200 seated guests. EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: The Ballroom holds up to 300 seated guests, the Courtyard up to 300 seated or 400 standing. MEETING CAPACITY: The Ballroom holds 350 seated guests

Fees & Deposits

$1,000 non refundable deposit is required to reserve your date. 50% of the estimated event total is due 30 days prior to the event date. The balance is due 7 business days prior to event date. All Saturday events will incur a site fee of $1,550.00 for events up to 200 people and $1,700.00 for events of 200 or more.  The site fee will include set up and clean up as well as security guards.

  • Sunday through Friday events will receive a $1,000.00 discount from the site rental fee.
  • Catering packages range from $40-60/person
  • Wedding packages range from $50-75/person
  • Special Catering & Wedding Package pricing available on Sunday – Friday events

All of the wedding packages include the following:

  • Tray Passed or Displayed Hors D’ Oeuvres
  • Champagne or Sparkling Cider Toast
  • Personalized Wedding Cake from the Most Established Bakeries in Town
  • Coffee, Iced Tea, Bread and Butter
  • Ivory, White or Black Floor Length Table Cloth
  • Choice of Napkins Color
  • Professional Kitchen and Service Staff (Excluding Bartenders)
  • Cake Cutting and Serving
  • 20’ x 20’ Dance Floor
  • China, Flatware & Glassware
  • Security Guards
  • Set up & Cleaning of Banquet Hall
  • Parking

Tax, alcohol, and an 18% service charge are additional.