Event Rental Spaces

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Welcome to the First Presbyterian Church in Oakland, your ideal destination for hosting a memorable event in the heart of Oakland, CA. With its picturesque setting and versatile event spaces, our venue caters to individuals seeking an inspiring venue for weddings, engagements, quinceañeras, musical or theatrical performances, reunions, celebration of life, community meetings, and any kind of celebration. As one of the finest event rental spaces in Oakland, we offer affordable event spaces in Oakland that seamlessly blend historic charm with modern amenities. Whether you’re planning an intimate wedding ceremony or a corporate event, our Oakland event venues provide the perfect backdrop. Discover the unique event venues Oakland has to offer at the First Presbyterian Church, where the possibilities for an unforgettable experience are endless.

“Thank you so much for the use of your facility. It definitely was the right venue to host our event.”
-Tanya

Event Rental Spaces - Fellowship Hall

Fellowship Hall

Event Rental Spaces - Reception Room

Reception Room

Event Rental Spaces - Sanctuary

The Sanctuary

Wedding Rentals

Weddings

Community Organizations

Community Organizations

“I really enjoyed hosting an engagement party at First Church Oakland. The staff was very helpful and communicative from reserving to the clean up crew.” 
-Batt

Campus Plan – Fellowship Hall – Audience Layout

Campus Plan – Fellowship Hall – Banquet Layout

Campus Plan – Fellowship Hall – Banquet with Dance Floor

Fellowship Hall

Hold your meeting, reception, dinner, dance, or other special events in our light-filled and versatile fellowship hall.

  • Capacity
  • Seated/Standing Assembly: 400 persons
    • Dining 256 persons
    • Rate: $350 per hour. 3-hour minimum
  • Refundable security deposit: $1,000
  • Includes: Kitchen for catered events, courtyard, use of nearby loading zone, limited parking

Reception Room

For an intimate event rental, the reception room offers a bright and pleasant space for parties, receptions, and recitals.

  • Capacity
    • Seated/Standing Assembly: 110 persons
    • Dining: 75 persons
  • Rate: $225 per hour. 3-hour minimum
  • Refundable security deposit: $750
  • Includes: Kitchen for catered events, courtyard, use of nearby loading zone, limited parking

Campus Plan – Reception Room – Audience Layout

Campus Plan – Reception Room – Banquet 2 Layout

Campus Plan – Reception Room – Banquet Layout

The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary is the heart of First Church, featuring 60-foot vaulted ceilings and a world-renowned Rosales Opus 16 pipe organ.

  • Capacity
    • Fixed Seating: 775 persons
  • Rate: $350 per hour. 3-hour minimum
  • Refundable security deposit: $1,000
  • Includes: courtyard, limited parking
Event Rental Spaces Map

Our Campus

  1. The Sanctuary
  2. Fellowship Hall & Kitchen
  3. Reception Room
  4. Session Room
  5. Courtyard
  6. Parking Lot & Garage 7. The Broadway Lawn
“We are so grateful to First Presbyterian for opening the doors of their beautiful church home to host Cantare’s community events and performances. The First Pres team is so kind and caring and supportive to our students and helps us work out all of the important details of set up and safety. “
-Julie

Have Any Questions about our Rental Event Spaces?

Please call 510.488.3810 or email us.

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