The Mexican Heritage Plaza is a cultural center operated by the School of Arts and Culture in San José that features a 500-seat theater and beautiful gardens. The Plaza features a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces that can be rented for different occasions from elegant balls and senior dances to intimate wedding ceremonies and grand receptions.

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Amenities and Services

Rental spaces at the Mexican Heritage Plaza include the Pavilion, which provides a stunning, light-filled area for medium-sized events. Floor-to-ceiling retractable windows flood the interior with natural light, which can be opened to connect interiors with outdoor gardens. The 3,000 square-foot venue can accommodate up to 500 guests for seated dinners and receptions and has a catering kitchen for food preparation, modern restrooms, air-conditioning and heating, beautiful views of the surrounding gardens, and high-speed wireless Internet access.

The Outdoor Pavilion can accommodate over 1,000 guests for a lovely outdoor ceremony or reception under the stars and features beautifully manicured gardens, modern restrooms, access to a catering kitchen, and high-speed wireless Internet access.

The Lobby Plaza is ideal for smaller more intimate gatherings of up to 200 guests with cultural art pieces adorning the walls and interiors flooded by natural light from tall windows that overlook the vast plaza. The space features a rustic bar, a catering kitchen for food preparation, modern restrooms, air-conditioning and heating, beautiful views of the outdoor plaza, and high-speed wireless Internet access.

The Plaza is a large open courtyard centrally located within the facility ideal that provides a stunning outdoor space for more significant events of up to 1,020 guests. The exquisitely manicured area features lush gardens, modern restrooms, a catering kitchen, and high-speed wireless Internet access.

Amenities with the rental of any of the spaces include chairs, while everything else from décor to catering services must be provided.

General Information

The Mexican Heritage Plaza is located at 1700 Alum Rock Avenue in San José, is wheelchair accessible and offers ample parking for guests.

1700 Alum Rock Ave, San José, CA 95116, Phone: 408-794-6240

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