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55 South Grand Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91105

(626) 356-8014

The Maxwell House is a historic site and the perfect setting for a wedding, small meeting/conference, special event or filming. The Maxwell House is just a few minutes’ walk from Old Town Pasadena and convenient to the 210, 110 and 134 Freeways.


General Info

Information on renting out The Maxwell House.

general info 

Location: 55 S. Grand Ave. Pasadena CA 91101

Rental Hours:  M-F 9am-10pm / Weekends 11am-11pm

Maximum Capacity: 120  (we recommend a guest list of 100 or less) 

Capacity Per Room: 

  • Patio - 120, chairs only (large patio) / 120, tables & chairs (large & small patio combined) 
  • Living Room - 100, chairs only / 80, tables and chairs 
  • Dining Room - 18 seated
  • Library - 10 seated


  • 2-hour free street parking, Sunday exempt
  • Free public lot with 150 spots (located across from the courthouse) 

Free WiFi: Yes

A/C and Heat: Yes

Catering:  Any licensed caterer is welcome.

Alcohol: Alcohol may be served by any licensed bar tender or caterer. 

Preferred Vendors: No, we have a suggested vendor list but you are not required to use them. 

Food Truck Policy: We can not accommodate food trucks at this time. 

Music Policy: 

  • Outdoors: Acoustic music only (no speakers) - music must end at 7pm
  • Indoors: Amplified or acoustic (DJ/speakers allowed) - music must end at 10pm

Ammenities Included In Rentals: 

  • 12x Round Tables (seat 8-10/ea) 
  • 8x Rectangular Tables (6ft) 
  • 2x Rectangular Tables (8ft) 
  • 120 Wood Folding Chairs 
  • Speakers / Mic / Sound system (living room only) 
  • Projector / Screen 

Event Insurance: Required. (General liability of 1 million + alcohol, if served)

Security Services Required: No

Valet Service: No 

Smoking: Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the property, inside or outside.

Trash Cans: Provided