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Venues in Claremont,
(909) 624-8628

About Us

The Padua Hills Theatre is a wedding venue located in Claremont, California. Nestled in picturesque hills, this venue offers couples old-world style and charm in a welcoming atmosphere.

*Has COVID-19 put a halt to your wedding planning? You can still have the wedding of your dreams with us at Padua Hills! Let our team of professionals help you navigate through these uncertain times. We are now open for intimate outdoor ceremonies! Choose to say "I do" on one of our two unique outdoor ceremony sites. The Padua Hills Courtyard sits under our canopy of olive trees and the Sunset Terrace overlooks the entire valley 😍 Contact us for more information on smaller/intimate events, we are here to help.

We have opened our beautiful grounds for engagement/family photo shoot sessions by appointment only, so you can stay on track with getting those save the dates and thank you cards out! Email us for more information! We will get through this together, stay healthy and happy!

Facilities and Capacity

This event space includes several elegant indoor and outdoor areas to accommodate celebrations of various sizes in all kinds of weather conditions. In the heart of the Padua grounds, among a scenic grove of olive trees, sits the venue’s plaza courtyard. Featuring a one-of-a-kind wrought-iron gazebo, this site provides a memorable setting for couples to say “I do.” This area also offers a customizable option for your wedding reception. You can enjoy a pleasant cocktail hour next to a warm fireplace or opt for a dinner with linen-draped tables, Chiavari chairs, and twinkling lights. The Padua Hills Theatre also has a terrace with breathtaking sunset views and the ability to seat 370 of your loved ones. This spot overlooks a valley of chaparral and has a balcony and vista to accommodate ceremonies and romantic photos.

Services Offered

The Padua Hills Theatre can host a variety of special events, with a primary focus on wedding ceremonies and receptions. This venue’s professional staff walks you through the planning of all the details of your big day. When working with this team for your celebration, you’ll also have access to the following items and services to ensure an event that’s as seamless as possible:

  • Aisle runners
  • Altar/arch
  • Dance floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Getting ready rooms
  • Lighting/sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Pet-friendly areas
  • Parking
  • Setup and cleanup
  • Tables and chairs
  • Wheelchair access

Cuisine

Couples are offered numerous catering options and bar services at the Padua Hills Theatre. This venue uses only the freshest ingredients to create delicious dishes you and your guests will remember for years to come. A variety of dining styles are available, including buffets, family-style service, hors d’oeuvres, plated service, stations, and more. The event space also features an extensive array of bar services for your wedding:

  • Bartender(s)
  • Cash, limited, or open bar
  • House beer, liquor, and wine
  • Premium liquor
  • Signature drink
  • Specialty beer and wine


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  • This venue was so beautiful! I knew from the beginning that I wanted to have my wedding here. When you book the venue, you are the only event of the day, which makes it that much more special. The outside scenery is breathtaking, and the interior is very charming. The food is also the best! My guests all raved about it! From the very beginning, the whole team at Padua was great in helping plan the wedding to make it the best day ever! They all helped to make sure everything was planned how I liked. They are serious experts. Also, on the day of, Tammy was the best coordinator. She made sure everything was taken care of so that I could enjoy the day. Thank you Tammy! Also, there were two other people that day (sorry I can't remember their names!), but they made sure I had a drink or whatever throughout the night, which I thought was a really nice thing to have on your wedding night. So, choosing Padua Hills for my wedding was seriously the best choice I could have ma... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

    Yes

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 18,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 16,000.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

    Yes

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 3,500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 3,500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 25.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

    1

    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Garden, Historic Building

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception

    What event services do you offer?

    Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February



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