OUR SPACE

The Julia Morgan Ballroom

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AMENITIES

Located in scenic downtown San Francisco, events at the Julia Morgan Ballroom enjoy the use of the entire 15,500 square foot 15th floor of the landmark Merchants Exchange, which includes the Ballroom and a range of associated breakout rooms, pre-event spaces and one of the City’s finest commercial kitchens. The Ballroom itself offers more than 4,300 square feet of unobstructed exhibit and event space, five accompanying breakout rooms, and a bar and lounge. The ballroom’s generous amenities are enough to serve the venue’s multifaceted events, while its striking interior and gorgeous views have earned its place as one of the best wedding venues in the San Francisco area.

  • Timeless, fully renovated Beaux-Arts finishes with rich details throughout
  • Sweeping cityscape views across the heart of the Financial District
  • High-Speed WiFi scalable for even the most punishing technological events
  • Premium level in-house catering by our expert culinary team
  • Advanced audio visual packages provided by our in-house team of professionals
  • Breathtaking, 15-foot-tall, hand-carved stone fireplace
  • 14-minute walk to Moscone Center
  • Two blocks to BART and Muni
  • Choose valet service or enjoy abundant public parking nearby
SIZE & DIMENSIONS
Total venue square footage:
15,500
Ballroom square footage:
4,060
Room dimensions:
90'8" x 44'9"
Ceiling Height
17' 2"
Capacity
Theater
500
Reception
750
Banquet
320
Classroom
220
Crescent
160
Our Space

Pre-event + Breakout Spaces

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AMENITIES

Prior to the show-stopping reveal of the Julia Morgan Ballroom, guests enjoy an event flow through a number of equally resplendent event spaces, all of which may be used for ancillary programming, breakout sessions or pre-event space. These spaces include the Daniel Burnham Bar and Lounge, the Willis Polk Room, the Sunny Jim Rolph Room and the Friendship Foyer.

  • 30-foot-long black marble bar
  • Sweeping cityscape views across the heart of the Financial District
  • Views toward California Street and the TransAmerica Tower
  • Flexible space configurations for different event types
  • High-speed WiFi coverage across all spaces
  • Consummate discretion for brides, performers, etc. in secure rooms.
  • Contiguous pre-event space leads guests naturally into the Ballroom.
Daniel Burnham Bar & Lounge+
SIZE & DIMENSIONS
Square footage:
1,050
Room dimensions:
52'3" x 33'7"
Ceiling height:
9'6"
CAPACITY
Seated
75
Standing
255
Daniel Burnham Room+
SIZE & DIMENSIONS
Square footage:
380
Room dimensions:
19'6" x 17'7"
Ceiling height:
9'2"
CAPACITY
Seated:
20
Standing:
40
Willis Polk Room+
SIZE & DIMENSIONS
Square footage:
460
Room dimensions:
18'5" x 24'8"
Ceiling height:
9'9"
CAPACITY
Seated:
60
Standing:
50
Sunny Jim Rolph Room+
SIZE & DIMENSIONS
Square footage:
270
Room dimensions:
15'3" x 17'2"
Ceiling height:
9'6"
CAPACITY
Seated:
20
Standing:
30
Friendship Foyer+
SIZE & DIMENSIONS
Square footage:
555
Room dimensions:
22'4" x 24'9"
Ceiling height:
9'2"
CAPACITY
Seated:
20
Standing:
100