Designed by Arthur Brown, Jr., the prominent American architect who also created San Francisco City Hall, this cultural landmark is one of the last Beaux-Arts structures built in the United States. Today, the stately building is host to a variety of events. In addition to opera and ballet performances, the 3146-seat auditorium is available for special presentations, lectures and concerts.
With its ornate features and 38-foot ceiling, the grand Main Lobby makes an unforgettable setting for elegant cocktail receptions and sit-down dinners. The War Memorial Opera House is one of the Bay Area’s most sought-after and unique venues, offering modern technology and the ambience of Old World theater.
Performance Audience: 3126
Seated Dinners: 200
Standing Receptions: 500, without entertainment or dance floor