Dodgers Stadium Wedding Cost

How Much Does a Dodger Stadium Wedding Cost?

Last Updated on January 12, 2024
Written by CPA Alec Pow | Content Reviewed by Certified CFA CFA Alexander Popinker

If you’re a diehard Los Angeles Dodgers fan, you may have dreamed of holding your wedding or reception at the iconic Dodger Stadium. Is this really possible? Stadium weddings are usually very expensive. This guide breaks down Dodger Stadium wedding costs so you can set realistic expectations.

How Much Does a Dodger Stadium Wedding Cost?

A typical Dodger Stadium wedding for 100 guests costs $15,000 – $30,000+ for the venue rental, food, drinks, and required services. Breakdowns by area:


  • Field rental – $2,500-$5,000/hour
  • Home plate setup – $500
  • White garden chairs – $8 each
  • Audio – $1,500+


  • Venue rental – $5,000-$15,000
  • Catering – $60-$150 per guest
  • Open bar – $25-$40 per guest/hour
  • Rentals like lighting, dance floor – $5,000+
  • 21% service charge and taxes

Keep in mind these are rough estimates only. Costs vary widely based on guest count, menu selections, and upgrades chosen. Obtain an exact quote based on your vision.

According to Officiant Guy, the Dodger Stadium offers a fun and festive setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Nearly a dozen spots in the ballpark, including the Stadium Club and Dugout Club, with capacities ranging from 350 to 2,000 guests. Catering is provided by Levy Restaurants, with prices varying based on the chosen menu.

If you want to propose live, Los Angeles Times notes that a Dodger Stadium marriage proposal featured live on the video board during a game costs around $2,500, while a simple message displayed on the scoreboard costs $75.

Overview of Dodger Stadium Wedding Venues

Dodger Baseball Stadium offers several spaces for hosting your dream blue and white wedding:

Field – Ceremonies only on the lush green grass with LA views

Dodger Dugout Club – Indoor reception space behind home plate for 250 guests

Stadium Club – Elevated reception area down the first base line, 170 capacity

Right Field Plaza – Outdoor cocktail-style reception for 50 guests

Luxury Suites – Smaller indoor suites for groups up to 40 guests

The Dugout Club and Stadium Club are most popular for receptions given spacious floorplans and direct ballpark access. Suites work for more intimate gatherings.

Dodger Baseball Stadium Ceremony Costs and Planning

Propose at Dodgers StadiumExchanging vows on the field makes for an unforgettable ceremony. Here’s what to expect:

  • Field rental runs $2,500 – $5,000 per hour depending on the time/date
  • Home plate setup with white chairs and an arch costs around $500
  • Stadium audio/AV rental starts at $1,500
  • White garden chairs are $8 each – estimate 100+ for guests

Keep ceremonies under an hour with minimal speakers and music due to high time costs. Abbreviated “look and leave” ceremonies are most budget-friendly.

The field is also not guaranteed – game days or events take priority. Schedule far in advance and have a backup plan. April/May and September/October dates are best for availability.

Typical Dodger Stadium Reception Costs and Fees

The reception is where major expenses add up:

  • Venue Rental – $5,000-$20,000 depending on space and time booked
  • Catering – $60-$150+ per guest. Includes food, service staff, standard tables/chairs/linens
  • Bar Services – $25-$40 per guest per hour for premium open bar packages
  • 21% service charge and taxes – Adds at least 25%+ to all costs
  • Upgrades – Market lighting ($2,000), dance floor ($3,000), décor, audiovisual, etc.

Per head fees climb quickly, so trim guest lists where possible. Look for catering packages that maximize value over a la carte menus.

Also budget minimum of $30,000+ for ancillary costs like attire, flowers, photography, invites, etc.

How to Get a Dodger Stadium Wedding Quote

Contact Dodger Stadium’s exclusive caterer Levy Restaurants for pricing:

Phone: (866) 563-4849


Explain your vision including date, time, spaces, and estimated guest/menu counts. They will customize a proposal with costs outlined.

Stadium tours are also available if you want to view venues before committing.

Tips for Affording a Dodger Stadium Wedding

To lower Dodger Stadium wedding costs, consider these tips:

  • Have cocktails and appetizers only to lower per head fees rather than full dinner reception.
  • Opt for brunch or Sunday daytime events when rental minimums are lower.
  • Set a firm guest cap and stick to it – extra attendees drive up catering costs.
  • Seek offseason discounts for October-April dates, minus peak holidays.
  • Skip open bar or limit to beer/wine only to reduce per drink costs.
  • Negotiate+ bundle rental of lighting, audio, furniture to lower fees.

Prioritize must-haves over nice-to-haves. Splurge where it counts most and scale back elsewhere.

Do People Really Get Married at Dodger Stadium?

Over 100 couples tie the knot or hold receptions at Dodger Stadium annually! Here are a few examples:

You might also like our articles about the cost of a wedding at Mar a Lago, La Venta Inn, or Laurita Winery.

  • Lindsey and Michael held a cocktail-style reception on the Right Field Plaza. Their first kiss was in front of the World Series trophies.
  • Sam and Maggie had their ceremony on the pitcher’s mound and reception in the dugout suite with Dodger blue uplighting.
  • Lauren and Jason set up home plate for their head table backdrop. Centerpieces featured mini bats, baseballs and Dodgers bobbleheads.
  • Vanessa and Daniel rolled out the red carpet for their glam Hollywood-inspired Dodger Stadium wedding under the stadium lights.

Real weddings prove you can craft an incredible Dodgers wedding within any budget. Let your creativity shine!

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