300 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 793-4518//Email//Map//

This dramatic event venue in the historic heart of Old Town Pasadena has the power to elevate any occasion and surround it in magic. Voted “Best Of” by the readers of Pasadena Weekly seven years in a row (2011-2017), this function-dedicated property features a collection of elegant spaces designed specifically with transcendent celebrations in mind. Indoors, you’ll find two stunning ballrooms with fabulous foyers. Outdoors, the urban charm of the NOOR | Terrace and NOOR | Promenade offer an ideal setting for extravagant cocktail receptions and illuminating wedding ceremonies.

Heads will turn and eyes will widen when guests step into the Sofia Ballroom’s lavish 1920s-inspired foyer. The long, burnished wood bar, high ceilings, and magnificent chandeliers will transport them to a world of glamour and gaiety. From here, your party will flow into the Sofia Ballroom, with its Art Nouveau styling and state-of-the-art audio/visual and lighting system. Overlooking the Baroque-inspired architecture of Pasadena’s historic City Hall and cascading views of the San Gabriel Mountains, your guests will be ensconced in a sophisticated al fresco lounge on our Sofia Balcony where they can practically reach out and touch the city skyline.  From relaxed to formal, traditional to the unexpected, NOOR is committed to creating a personalized event that is both exquisite and uniquely yours.

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Gorgeous Venue, Amazing Food, and Beautiful Locati

I recently had my Fall 2018 wedding at Noor. I wanted to have a traditional Armenian wedding with Armenian/Mediterranean food, a hall that can cater to Armenian guests and wedding traditions, and I really wanted it to be a beautiful wedding hall in a beautiful location. I looked high and low and visited many Armenian and even non-Armenian wedding halls. After doing all of my research, Noor was my number one choice - it's located in the beautiful Pasadena Paseo (the wedding party and guests actually walk from the designated Noor parking lot straight into the hall via a beautiful bridge) which makes for great outdoor photos, the hall has its own gorgeous entrance, a beautiful lobby/bar area, a gorgeous and very large outdoor terrace, and a large beautiful ballroom. (I should add that there are two event spaces at Noor, but, VERY IMPORTANTLY, they have their own entrances, lobby areas, and bathrooms, so each party host really feels special.) Everything at Noor has an elegant feel to it. I also loved that different alcohol/bar packages and food packages were offered. We chose an Armenian family-style menu and a more American open bar. When it came to the wedding day, we couldn't have been more happier with Noor! Our guests loved the quick service at the bar and enjoyed the spacious bar/lobby and outdoor area during the cocktail hour, they dined on delicious food that was served throughout the night, and they danced in the gorgeous hall past our official cut-off time. Robert (the owner) and his team were all hands-on and completely professional. They made myself and my groom feel very special and welcome throughout the evening! Nearly six months after the wedding and I continue to be complemented on the gorgeous venue and great food! I would absolutely recommend Noor as a wedding or other event space for anyone looking to host a wedding or even a smaller event (I will note that our wedding was in the Sophia ballroom which holds about 220-250 guest, whereas the Ella ballroom holds about 80-100 people and is great for a smaller wedding, bridal shower, baptism, etc.) Thank you Robert and the team for the amazing wedding! Also, I know this is a concern for some Armenian brides, so I want to mention that (in addition to the countless Churches in Glendale) there's St. Sarkis and St. Garabed Armenian Apostolic Churches in Pasadena which are both very close to Noor.
Posted By: | Mar 13th, 2019 | View all my reviews
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Beautiful venue!

I was here for a wedding a while back. I fell in love with the place. The venue is awesome and the food is incredible. When I am ready to have a special event, Noor will definitely be the place to do it. The people there are also very helpful and attentive. I am definitely a huge fan.
Posted By: | Apr 25th, 2012 | View all my reviews
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Noor is...Amazing!

After attending a friend's wedding at Noor, we knew we had found the place for us.

Noor is absolutely gorgeous. The food and service is like nothing else out there.

The foyer at Noor for cocktail hour is like no other...GORGEOUS beyond words. The signature drinks are amazing.

We are so excited for our summer wedding at Noor!
Posted By: | Apr 17th, 2012 | View all my reviews
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Finally, an amazing Armenian banquet hall

Finally, I have discovered an amazing Armenian event space for our wedding. My wife and I didn't want to get married at the typical banquet hall or hotel and we heard of a new place in Pasadena called Noor. The event coordinator, Maggie, was extremely kind and gracious. Thank you Harsanik!
Posted By: | Aug 3rd, 2010 | View all my reviews
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