THE 1909

FAQ

The 1909 is is a commercial establishment with use permit of a Shakespearian theater, a place of worship and event venue.  


We are highly selective of the nature of activities held at on facilities to stay harmonious and integral to its purpose.


We strictly observe the Santa Monica National park ordinances that are placed on commercial establishments for safety and preservation of the natural environment. 


THE1909 hours of operation is between 11 am and 11 pm. 


Outdoor music performances is limited to non-electronically amplified instruments. Background music for our events is limited to the hours of 11 am to 8 pm. 


Due to fire safety regulations, no cooking is allowed on site. Food can be catered and brought to the predesignated areas to be served. 


All foot traffic to the site is prohibited during any meditation session held regularly at the facilities. Therefore all visitations must be made in advance by our booking staff. 


THE1909 provides in-house furnishing and staff for all events however the safety of guests and all participants is the responsibility of the booking individual and/or legal entity. 


THE1909 provides complementary valet service for all events above 40 number of attendants. 


Any substance, equipment or setup that might be a fire hazard would not be allowed on site. 


All events hosting alcohol need to provide an events insurance with host liquor liability coverage for the duration of the event. Bartenders or any individual serving alcohol need to have TIPS certification per state of California regulations. 


All event with number of participants above 40 need to have a professional event coordinator present at the site during the active hours of the event.