Playhouse Hollywood brings its nightclub vibe to special events in Los Angeles. The 10,000-square-foot Main Room offers three bars and can accommodate 600 guests. The 2,000-square-foot VIP Lounge offers one bar and can accommodate 200 guests. Also available are the Sweet Love Hangover space (for 75 guests) and The Lot (300 guests). Services include catering, theme creation, entertainment, and furniture/prop rentals.

Film-location service Malibu Locations, which specializes in providing access to beachfront homes and other properties in prestigious Los Angeles neighborhoods such as Malibu, Santa Monica, and Pacific Palisades, now offers a service listing homes for special events. The company has a roster of venues suited to a range of event sizes and budgets.

Following an extensive renovation, the Doheny Mansion at Mount St. Mary's College in Los Angeles is available for private events. Built in 1899, the former estate of oil baron Edward L. Doheny has appeared in films including "Catch Me If You Can," "The Princess Diaries," and "SpiderMan 3." Event spaces include the Pompeian Room, which can accommodate 140 for receptions or 100 for seated dinners.