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Non-profits frequently host their big fundraising events here. We provide tables, chairs, a bar area and fully equipped commercial kitchen. Use the stage for entertainment or an auctioneer.

Dinner Parties

Looking for a place to host your next Crab Feed or Spaghetti Dinner? Friedman Event Center is a fully-equipped facility with everything you and a catering team needs for a great dinner party.

Award Ceremonies

Community, business and school award ceremonies need to be held rain or shine. Host your next event indoors at the Friedman Event Center, with plenty of seating for a large crowd.


Host your wedding reception at the Friedman Event Center. We can accommodate up to 320 guests with dance floor. Use our tables and chairs, bar area and commercial kitchen.

No Corkage Fee

Friedman Event Center does not charge a corkage fee. Additionally, there is no charge for use of the wet bar, ice machine, courtyard and lobby areas, and no cleaning fees.


Plan your milestone anniversary party at the Friedman Event Center. We’re the ideal venue to gather your friends and family to celebrate, including a stage, commercial kitchen and more.

Speaking Engagements / Presentations

Friedman Event Center is equipped for speaking engagements and presentations. We have a drop-down white screen for slideshows or films, speaker podium and seating for up to 700.

Networking Events

Business and community networking is vital and Friedman Event Center is a central venue to host your next networking event. Up to 1,000 people in general assembly can be accommodated.


Friedman Event Center is a great choice for smaller conferences. We can accommodate up to 700 in theater-style seating or up to 1,000 in a general assembly format.

Bar and Bat Mitzvah Celebrations

When your child comes of age, host a celebration of Bar and Bat Mitzvah at the Friedman Event Center. The facility has all the amenities needed for a fun party to remember.


If your daughter is turning 15, what better place to host her Quinceañera than Friedman Event Center? We have a dance floor, tables, chairs and a stage for the birthday girl or DJ.


We are the venue to host your next high school reunion, located in the heart of Santa Rosa. We can accommodate large capacity and have a dance floor, tables/chairs, bar area and more.


Host your birthday, anniversary, retirement, graduation or other party at Friedman Event Center. Give us a call to discuss your event and how we can accommodate. (707) 360-3021.

Graduation Parties

Graduation from High School or College is a huge milestone worth celebrating. Host your party at Friedman Event Center – a fully equipped event facility.

Recitals and Concerts

Music students or groups would enjoy performing on the Friedman Event Center stage in front of an audience. We can provide theater-style seating for up to 700 guests.

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Ballroom Dancing - ResizedThe center of our facility is the 6,500 sq. ft spacious ballroom. The space features climate control, lighting to suit your needs and neutral interior colors and décor that go well with all colors. It is acoustically superb and can be sectioned to fit your needs.

90′ x 72′
Capacity with Dance Floor: 400
Capacity without dance floor: 500
Capacity theater style: 800
Capacity general assembly: 999
Dance Floor: 40’ x 34’


The fountain adds a sense of serenity and tranquility to the Friedman Event Center’s outdoor patio, which is a nice place to catch a breath of fresh air during your big event.

2,100 Sq. Ft., 70′ x 30′
Capacity standing: 300
Capacity chairs only: 150-175
Capacity dining: 20 – 5’ rounds with chairs


awardThe 31′ x 26′ stage at Friedman Event Center is ideal for theatrical productions, concerts, presentations, speakers, weddings and more. Backstage features two dressing rooms with full-length mirrors, Hollywood-lit mirror and dressing area. There is also a bathroom backstage, electronic stage curtains and great lighting. The stage is also wheelchair accessible.

Stage size: 31’ x 26’
Elevation: 3’ off floor
Curtain to edge: 6’
Wheelchair accessible
Backstage with dressing rooms & restroom
16’ x 12’ Screen


Ballroom Dancing - ResizedThe Friedman Event Center features a 40′ x 34′ flotation dance floor to party the night away – perfect for any size party.


Display  Case image from SAYSafely place memorabilia, auction items,jewels or art in our display cases during your special event.

Each display case is:

17.8’ long
2′ 10” deep
6′ 2” high


The main cook, it is masterful the prepared business lunchThe Friedman Event Center comes with a fully equipped commercial kitchen, complete with an icemaker and wet bar. Caterers have raved over the many food prep areas.


Tables and chairsAt Friedman Event Center, there isn’t a need to rent furniture form an outside vendor. Our complete facility offers the following: 800 Upholstered Chairs Sixty 5’ Round Tables, Ten 6’ x 30” Tables, Eighty 8’ x 30” Tables


homepageimage6We offer a speaker’s podium, complete with microphone holder and lamp. For staging, utilize our 14 Ficus Trees with festive white lights.

Contact Us

Friedman Event Center is located in Santa Rosa, California, in the heart of Northern California Wine Country. We are a fully equipped event facility with indoor and outdoor spaces.

Friedman Event Center
4676 Mayette Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95405

Andrea Nett, Director

Administrative Office Hours
Open Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Phone: (707) 360-3021
Fax: (707) 545-6625

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