No place is more perfectly suited to hosting an event outside than Los Angeles. Rooftop venues in Los Angeles offer built-in ambiance with glittering city lights or arid mountain views and the gorgeous sky above. Several of our suggested spots even offer easy, yet chic, rain plans that allow you to enjoy the great outdoors without being at the mercy of Mother Nature — even though she’s usually kind to sunny LA.
Combining New York glamour with California’s natural beauty, this newest addition to Los Angeles rooftops can be found at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills. Twelve stories up, The Rooftop by JG, offers panoramic views of the city and the mountainscape — a bird’s eye view of Hollywood. Its lush garden setting is among the largest rooftop venues in Beverly Hills.
The Rooftop by JG Capacity: 150 (seated) – 400 (standing)
Above SIXTY, at SIXTY Beverly Hills, offers a relaxing lounge, bar, and a gorgeous Swarovski- crystal-studded pool. Think private cabanas with plush couch seating and low cocktail tables perfect for intimate conversations as well as open spaces for gathering larger groups against the backdrop of hills, canyons and twinkling city lights.
Cabanas Capacity: 4-10
Dining Trellis Capacity: 12
Cocktail Trellis Capacity: 20
Pool Deck Capacity: 125
Perch’s Art Deco inspired decor, colorful tile floors, and intricate woodwork will transport you to France without you having to leave California. Their 15th floor restaurant features a wrap around patio while one floor up, the rooftop boasts two outdoor fireplaces and various fire pits for warmth and ambiance. Both spaces feature glass walls stretching from the floor so the separation between you and the the LA skyline and mountains is imperceptible.
15th Floor Capacity: 120 (seated) – 250 (standing)
16th Floor Capacity: 20 (seated) – 150 (standing)
The city’s bright lights stretch in all directions from this beauty, located on the rooftop of the Ace Hotel. Framed on one side by the hotel’s gorgeously intricate neo-gothic tower, Upstairs is designed for celebrating with its hip concrete pool, rustic chic tree-trunk tabletops and desert-inspired Aztec prints.
Upstairs Capacity: 150
It’s one great hotel offering two gorgeous rooftop venues at The London West Hollywood. With bright green turf floors, modern all-white furniture, and playful fringe umbrellas, Boxwood on The Roof is a go-to for your next posh party. Meanwhile Rooftop West offers 3,800 square feet of glamorous private space complete with a custom-fitted tent with retractable side walls in case of inclement weather.
Boxwood on the Roof Capacity:
Rooftop West Capacity: 250 (seated) – 400 (standing)
Surrounded by jaw-dropping views of Los Angeles and the iconic Hollywood sign, Mama Shelter is a hotel on the bottom and a party on the top. Its rooftop could host a Katy Perry music video with its pops of color everywhere from tabletops and chairs to rainbow couch cushions. It’s a playful atmosphere for any celebration.
Mama Shelter Rooftop Capacity: 100
With a striking red turf deck, topiary animals marching down a glossy red runway, and swanky futuristic waterbed pods, The Rooftop at the Standard will impress your guests. It’s also a place primed for a party with a dance floor, large film projector, DJ booth and panoramic views of Los Angeles and the mountains beyond.
The Rooftop at the Standard Hotel Capacity: 120 (seated) – 350 (standing)
The L.P. Rooftop Bar is a lush oasis in the concrete jungle of Los Angeles. A sea of wood and topiary landscaping, L.P. is one of the largest rooftop venues in LA with 5,500 square-feet of party space. It offers a 21-foot long bar, a firepit with communal seating, panoramic views and a contemporary Southeast Asian menu.
L.P. Rooftop Bar Capacity: 130 (seated) – 250 (standing)
On the 22nd Floor of the modern Hollywood Proper Residences, Filifera is the highest rooftop bar in Hollywood. Its understatedly-elegant cream and tan decor offers a relaxed feel yet the service is nothing but attentive. Boxed trees and plants frame its unequaled view, making it the perfect spot for your next summer soiree.
Indoor Bar Capacity: 50
Outdoor Lounge Capacity: 60
Bar & Lounge Capacity: 110
Full Rooftop Capacity: 150
NeueHouse Hollywood’s landmarked LA location on Sunset Boulevard is a modernist work of art commissioned in 1938. It doesn’t get more LA than its third-floor Garden Terrace with a private entrance and views of the Hollywood hills, the iconic Capitol Records Building and Sunset Boulevard. Wood floors, string lighting and palm trees complete the ambiance.
Garden Terrace Capacity: 250 (seated) – 400 (standing)
Boasting 360-degree views of the Hollywood Hills, The Private Rooftop at Petit Ermitage is more than just another one of LA’s pretty rooftop venues — it also plays host to a Hummingbird and Butterfly Sanctuary recognized by the National Wildlife Association. With several spots for weddings and other events, private curtained alcoves and wide open spaces make this venue feel both intimate and expansive.
Garden’s End Capacity: 12 (seated) – 20 (standing)
Cabana Capacity: 20 (seated) – 30 (standing)
Firedeck Capacity: 35 (seated) – 65 (standing)
Pool Capacity: 65 (seated) – 150 (standing)
With sweeping views of Hollywood’s design district, Catch LA is perfectly-positioned for a fashionable celebration. It features never-out-of-style checkered black and white flooring and cozy banquette seats as well as a retractable roof for the best of both worlds — an outdoor venue with a chic built-in rain plan.
Catch LA Capacity: 75 (seated) – 125 (standing)
Located on the Miracle Mile between Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, The Roof is perched atop the Hotel Wilshire. It offers clean lines and modern decor for your next elegant bash. Warm up at the firepit or under the warmers generously dotting the space for a party that knows no winter. The cozy cabanas and unobstructed views will wow your guests.
The Roof Capacity: 90