Special Events at Darlington House

Darlington House offers a stunning space for your next event, no matter the occasion. Whether you are planning an intimate private party or a corporate fundraiser, this hidden gem in the heart of sunny La Jolla, California will delight your guests at every turn. The spacious floorplan lends itself naturally to entertaining groups of all sizes.

The Andalusian Patio features Roman arches as well as benches and flooring made with Azulejo tile. Modeled after the style of Southern Spain and opening to the Rose Garden, the Andalusian Patio seats 80 guests theater style or accommodates 50 seated guests at tables.

The Egyptian Patio also opens to the Rose Garden and dazzles with a fountain and colorful classic Egyptian tile lining the pool. With lush surrounding greenery and bricked walkways, the Egyptian Patio seats 125 guests theater style or 80 at tables.

The Rose Garden is a fragrant floral utopia that surrounds guests with roses and azaleas. This open-air space seats 200 guests theater style and 200 at tables.

The Library features dark wooden bookcases, a Moroccan fireplace and a gorgeous staircase that invokes Moorish architecture. Perfect for intimate events, the Library seats 50 guests theater style and 32 guests at tables.

The Living and Dining Rooms feature plush armchairs, a warm fireplace, a stunning dining table and double French doors that lead to the Egyptian Patio. Up to 60 guests can be seated theater style, or 50 can be accommodated at tables.

Special Event Pricing

Small Events  (99 Guests or Less) *

4 hour package
Monday – Thursday $700
Friday & Sunday $1,200
Saturday (November – March) $1,200
Saturday (April – October) $2,200

  • Events held after 5 pm on Monday-Friday and Sunday subject to Event Manager Fee: $125
  • Extra Contract Hours on Monday-Friday and Sunday can be purchased for $150
  • Extra Contract Hours on Saturday can be purchased for $300
  • All Small Events subject to a refundable Security Deposit of $500

* Special Events at these prices may only be booked 60 days or less in advance of event date

Large Events (100 Guests or More)

4 hour package
Monday – Thursday $2,000
Friday & Sunday $3,000
Saturday (November – February) $3,000
Saturday (March – October) $3,500

  • Extra Contract Hours can be purchased for $300
  • All Large Events subject to a refundable Security Deposit of $1000




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