Millwick

Los Angeles, CA 90013
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Average Base Cost: $27,000

Average base cost for a Millwick wedding is calculated by figuring a 125-person guest list on a Saturday night in a non-peak month (January-August) using $125/pp for food and beverage costs, additional required venue fees (listed below) as well as valet. Entertainment, additional decorations and rentals, DJ, wedding coordinator, and photography are not included. Price is rounded up to the nearest thousand. Tax and gratuity is included. 

*Prices subject to change

 

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How it breaks down:

Facility Rental Fee:  The venue is rented out just once per day for a 12-hour rental period. The following rates apply to both Millwick and their sister venue, SmogShoppe. Note that prices include all additional fees listed below EXCEPT valet.

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Additional Fees Breakdown (as included in the chart, above):

  • For guest counts up to 150, there is a $990 flat rate for 2 site managers ($45/hour, based on 22 hours: 2 pre-event hours and 20 event hours). For guest counts of 175 and over, there is a $1350 flat rate for 3 site managers ($45/hour, based on 30 hours: 2 pre-event hours and 28 event hours).
  • Kitchen Setup: $200
  • Furniture/Moving: $200
  • Janitorial/Trash: $450
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A view from the entrance

 

What’s Included: Millwick’s amenities include use of their cinema screen and projector, DJ-ready sound system, private bridal suite, private outdoor patio and bar, indoor and outdoor gardens, casual lounge furniture, hand crafted wood tables and chairs for up to 150 guests.

Extras: You may purchase a catering equipment rental package for a $200 rental fee

Food: You are allowed to bring in your own caterer, and the venue has a list of vendors they’ve worked with before and highly recommend. Vendors not on that list are subject to venue approval.

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From the outside looking in

 

Beverage: Clients may purchase their own alcohol provided they hire a professional, insured bartending service to set up and staff the bar.

More Stats:

Space Type: Inside/Outside

A view with one door open to the outside

A view with one door open to the outside

 

Size: Millwick can accommodate up to 175 guests for a seated ceremony and seated dinner reception (or 150 guests most comfortably) and up to 250 for an informally seated cocktail style reception (with no ceremony onsite).

Bridal Suite: Yes

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The bridal suite

 

Parking: Due to limited parking in the area, you are required to hire their sole parking vendor, Jeffrey Valet. Rates from Millwick’s other venue, SmogShoppe, are below to give you an idea of cost.

  • 75 guests: $800.00
  • 100 guests: $1,050.00
  • 125 guests: $1,200.00
  • 150 guests: $1,400.00

How Will Grandma Get There? Millwick is located in downtown Los Angeles where there are a ton of hotel options, such as the Ace Hotel, Marriott, and the Millenium Biltmore.

Party On! Events can go until 2 a.m.

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Projector with lounge furniture

 

The Report:

Millwick is from the same team behind one of LA’s favorite wedding venues, Marvimon, and actually replaces it as a venue since Marvimon is no longer being rented out for weddings. The indoor/outdoor building (which was once used as a livery and cold-storage warehouse) has over 7,000 sq. feet of space (4,500 sq ft interior and a 3,000 sq ft garden courtyard). The re-imagined space is located in downtown LA’s Artist District and is considered a green building since the new design reduced the original structure’s carbon footprint by “25%.”

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Gold wall leading to the bathrooms

 

Woman Getting Married Says:

I recently visited Millwick for the first time while they were just finishing construction and I was impressed not only with the team but with the space itself. Every nook and cranny has been utilized and designed for a look that’s rustic and funky yet feels completely finished (without being stuffy). It definitely has an artsy/downtown vibe, which basically means you would have to bring in zero extra decorations if you chose not to (candles would be enough). While I love the space I do think it would work best for a wedding on the smaller side (under 100 people). Even though there is a distinct inside/outside area it feels like one space to me, and I worry it could feel crowded after a while having a ceremony, cocktail hour, sit-down dinner, and dancing in the same space. For a party-party the space is amazing for bigger crowds, but I would lean towards a more intimate vibe for a wedding here.

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Our Rating

8 Amenities/What’s Included

8 Convenient for Grandma

8 Layout

8 Location

8 Overall Charm

8 Venue Value

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