The Prado at Balboa Park

The Prado, located in the House of Hospitality at Balboa Park-where our experienced, professional staff will blend the grace and splendor of yesterday with the traditions of today to create the wedding of your dreams. We offer the perfect backdrop for your special day.

Grand Ballroom

This elegant and unique ballroom features beautiful hardwood floors, a 27-foot high hand-stenciled ceiling, custom lacy chandeliers, skylights, a fully equipped theatrical stage and bride’s dressing room. Located adjacent to the Courtyard, the 5500 square foot ballroom can seat up to 320 guests.

Fountain Courtyard

As the pre-function space for the ballroom, this traditional, Spanish Colonial courtyard offers a lush garden setting. The famous Donal Hord sculpture, “Woman of Tehuantepec,” sits as the centerpiece of the Courtyard.


Overlooking Balboa Park’s Plaza de Panama, this charming second floor room will comfortably seat up to 100 guests. Vaulted ceilings with colorfully stenciled beams, Spanish floor tile and French doors, which open onto the two adjoining rooftop terraces, add to the ambiance.


Located on the second floor, this attractive room accommodates up to 80 seated guests. Carpeted floor, an open beam ceiling and French doors that open to a private covered outdoor balcony overlooking the beautiful Casa del Rey Moro Gardens create a contemporary atmosphere.

Casa del Rey Moro Gardens

Booked in conjunction with a wedding reception, these picturesque terraces accommodate 320 guests for a wedding ceremony. The multi-level terraces, which feature historic fountains, reflecting pool, wishing well and beautifully landscaped gardens, have made this the premier wedding site for generations of San Diegans.

Our Catering Team will be happy to assist you with any additional questions.

Wedding Reception Package

One Hour of Downtown Beer & Wine with Silver Level Brand Bar
Tray Passed Hors d’oeuvres
Luncheon or Dinner Menu designed by our Award Winning Culinary Team
Formal Champagne Toast
Professional Staff-Synchronized Service
Wedding Cake
Full Length Table Linens, Gold Chiavari Chairs and Porcelain China

Contact: Catering Sales Department

(619) 557 - 9441 x 501