Since July 2013 catered events are exclusive to PLATED EVENTS, an affordable culinary excellence for your special event at the Mission featuring Chef Jason Collis.
Two contracts are required: the facility Use Agreement form from the Mission and teh second from the caterer, Plated Events.
Please initiate your inquiry with PlatedEvents.com or call (805) 525-5736.
San Buenaventura Mission offers several venues for receptions and meetings. Most notable is the historic Mission Church reserved for Catholic sacred liturgies: Holy Mass, Marriages, Baptisms, Quinceaneras, and Funerals. The Chuch is also availalbe for concerts and tours by group or individuals (see the Visitor page). The Church is generally open to the public from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
O'Brien Hall is a favorite for wedding receptions with spectacular views of the Bell Tower and the surrounding area from a "bird's eye view". O'Brien Hall is also avaialbe for conference meeting space. O'Brien Hall accommodates 300 guests for meal seating and 500 guests for conference seating.
A more intimate venue is the Parish Center Auditorium that can accommodate 125 guests for meal seating and up to 200 guests for a conference meeting.
On occassion the Missions Gardens and the Bonaventure Room are available for a private event for a smaller meeting venue respectively. The gardens can host a non-seated event for 125 persons and the Bonaventure Room will accommodate 40 guests for a meal seating and 75 persons for a conference meeting.
Photography on the Mission Grounds is reserved to those who participate in sacramental liturgies at the Mission or tour guests only. Commercial photography at any level is solely contracted with the Pastor.