Engagement & Pre-Wedding
Photo Spots in Los Angeles

L.A. Banquets is committed to ensuring your wedding is absolutely perfect. From historical landmarks to expansive parks and stunning modern architectural feats, Los Angeles is the perfect landscape for stunning engagement and wedding photos. We have combed through hundreds of photography locations and have selected the ones below based on architecture, lighting, background, value and proximity to our venues. Take a look at the selections below and find the one perfect for you.

SUGGESTED LOCATIONS:

The Huntington Library

San Marino, CA
ADDRESS: 1151 Oxford Rd San Marino, CA 91108
TELEPHONE: (626) 405-2100 - Main
Wedding & photo
shoot number: (626) 405-3426 / 2215
- Need to book at least 30 days in advance
- Lasts up to 3 hrs
- $750 includes permit and escort
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Huntington Botanical Gardens

San Marino, CA
ADDRESS: 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA,
TELEPHONE: (626) 405-2100 - Main
Wedding & photo
shoot number: (626) 405-3426 / 2215
- Need to book at least 30 days in advance
- Lasts up to 3 hrs
- $750 includes permit and escort
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The Los Angeles Arboretum

Arcadia, CA
ADDRESS: 301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, Ca, 91007
TELEPHONE: (626) 821-3222
- Permit required
- Lily Burough (626) 821-3244 - Organizer
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Exposition Park in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
ADDRESS: 700 Exposition Park Dr Los Angeles, CA 90037
TELEPHONE: Rose Garden - 213-763-0114 ext 214
- Need Permit - Need application
- $35 - 2 hrs duration
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Griffith Park Observatory

Los Angeles, CA
ADDRESS: 2800 E Observatory Ave Los Angeles, Ca 90027
TELEPHONE: (213) 473-0800
- No permits or cost required.
- Cannot ask anyone to move in order to take the picture
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Runyon Canyon

Los Angeles, CA
ADDRESS: 2000 N Fuller Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
TELEPHONE: (323) 666-5046
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Korean Bell Of Friendship

Los Angeles, CA
ADDRESS: 3601 S. Gaffey St, Los Angeles, CA 90731
TELEPHONE: (310) 548-7705
- Nothing required
- Monday’s usually the best
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Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden

Long Beach, CA
ADDRESS: 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90840
TELEPHONE: (562) 985-2169 - Raven
- $200/hr
- Call to find out if date is available
- Can only make a reservation 60 days prior to event
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Paramount Ranch

Agoura Hills, CA
ADDRESS: 2903 Cornell Rd, Agoura Hills, CA 91301
TELEPHONE: (805) 370-2301
- Permit through permits officer
- Catherine Beverly Bishop - 805 370 2308
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Pasadena City Hall

Pasadena, CA
ADDRESS: 100 N Garfield Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101
TELEPHONE: (626) 744-4000 - Sady - 626-744-4195
- No permit
- Need to make sure the grounds aren’t reserved
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Cal Tech Campus Pasadena

Pasadena, CA
ADDRESS: Pasadena, California 91125
TELEPHONE: (626) 395 - 6811 - Wendy
- 40 people max
- 3 hour period
- Can’t start till after 5:30 pm on weekdays
- Sat - Sun anytime
- $250
- Need a reservation
- Submit an application
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The Old Mill San Marino

San Marino, CA
ADDRESS: 1120 Old Mill Rd, San Marino, CA 91108
TELEPHONE: (626) 449-5458 Cathy Brown
- Tue-Fri: 12:00 - 4:00
- $250 for 2 hours
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Disney Hall Downtown LA

Los Angeles, CA
ADDRESS: 111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
TELEPHONE: (213) 972-7334 - Photography (John)
- Only Hand-Held cameras; Call John to schedule
- No payment, no reservation
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Brand Park

Glendale, CA
ADDRESS: 1601 W Mountain St, Glendale, CA 91201
TELEPHONE: (818) 348-2752
- $235 - 2 Hour Minimum (permit)
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