Meeting and Events

Elegant ballrooms, a grand historic theater, and an enchanting outdoor New Orleans style courtyard – these are just a few of the exceptional spaces available at the Horton Grand Hotel. Book your next event at one of our downtown San Diego meeting spaces, and enjoy all the charm, elegance, and convenience that comes with this unique venue.

The Horton Grand offers the best in downtown San Diego event space amenities. We offer more than 18,500 square feet of versatile meeting and event space that can comfortably seat up to 500 guests. You’ll have access to state-of-the-art technology — including audio and video equipment — and our friendly event team, who will take care of all the planning details so you can spend more time with your guests.

Book a Downtown San Diego Event Space

Whether you’re hosting a personal or professional event (or somewhere in between), our versatile downtown San Diego event space options can suit a range of styles and needs. When looking for downtown San Diego wedding venues, consider our elegant ballroom — also perfect for quinceañera celebrations. Our stunning theater and courtyard venues are fitting for everything from birthday parties to corporate meetings. We even offer networking event options at our on-site bar and restaurant. In your search for a downtown San Diego meeting space, you can’t go wrong with an elegantly historic venue that offers food, drink, entertainment, and luxurious bedrooms all in one place!

Convenience in Downtown San Diego Wedding Venues

The Victorian charm of the Horton Grand makes it a picture-perfect choice among downtown San Diego wedding venues. Guests will enjoy our quaint and comfortable guest rooms, with state-of-the-art amenities and balcony views of the peaceful courtyard. When the wedding festivities are over, guests can continue their vacation, as the Horton Grand is within walking and trolley distance from Petco Park, the San Diego Convention Center, downtown shops, and more.

Ready to start planning your event? Contact us!

Sales Manager - Jennifer Nauta - or 619-544-1886 x585

Events Overview



Be it the stylish Regency or Regal Ballroom, our very own Horton Grand Theatre, a great Off-Broadway style venue that seats 240, Copley Alley, our spacious New Orleans-style courtyard or our 23,5000 sq. ft. multi-purpose warehouse, we have the space you need to accommodate your next grand function, business meeting, art exhibition or late night celebration.

Victoria Room
Our Victoria conference room is conveniently located on the ground floor just next to our New Orleans style courtyard. It is equipped with a state of the art flat screen TV for all your presentation needs and complementary Wi-Fi included. This conference room seats six comfortably and can be expanded to accommodate up to eight people.

Regency Ballroom
The smaller of our two ballrooms is grand in character. Strategically located adjacent to our New-Orleans style Courtyard, this delightful space is as unique as it is welcoming. Put to use in whole (64’ x 28’, 1,792 square feet) or in two equally divided parts, this space has the great flexibility of meeting both business and celebration needs in style. With its perfect location the Regency Ballroom can be used on its own or in conjunction with the Courtyard for a grand space like no other. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available and all the Audio Video equipment one could ever need can be delivered in a flash.

Regal Ballroom
Whether you’re planning a small, intimate affair or a soirée with up to 300 friends or family members the larger of our two ballrooms has grand style and is spacious in size. Measuring 80’ x 43’ (3,440 square feet) this stylish space with floor to ceiling windows is perfect for an eloquent banquet dinner, a roaring good time, or a button down all day business affair. This excellently designed tucked away space can be split into three equally divided parts to better accommodate breakout sessions. Both of our Ballrooms are customizable and conducive to supporting events of all kinds be it for business or pleasure. Quality and competitively priced food, mouth watering snacks and drinks are always available. With complimentary Wi-Fi and state of the art audio video solutions always in play, consider your search over and choose the Horton Grand Hotel for your next key event.

New Orleans Style Courtyard
Spacious and full of charm, the Horton Grand’s New Orleans-style courtyard is as inviting as it is practical. From business mixers to wedding receptions, formal dining or informal gatherings, our courtyard makes your event truly special. You may dress up the courtyard as you see fit or simply allow the wonderful décor of beautiful plants, trees, and a tranquil fountain to set the tone for your memorable next get-together.

Horton Grand Theatre
The Horton Grand Theatre is a great Off-Broadway style venue that holds 240 very comfortably. Whether for an all-day meeting, training event or product launch, media event or quick speech, there’s not a bad seat in the house. This state of the art professional working theatre offers a turnkey solution for a wide variety of uses. Let our attentive tech support team assist you in planning and executing your first class event right here with us.

Copley Alley At The Horton Grand Hotel
Our very own private Copley Alley is a space to call your own. It’s perfect for informal gatherings of all kinds, and provides direct access to both 4th and 3rd avenues respectfully. The ease of loading in with open space to freely move creates a world of possibilities on how this space can be brought to life. From farmers markets to mini concerts, car shows, game spaces, art installations, beer gardens or receptions, the only limit here is your imagination. We invite you to consider this unique and charming space as a blank canvas in the heart of the city, ready to host your next event.

Contact Information

(619) 544-1886

Host an unforgettable event at Horton Grand Hotel!

Signature Gatherings

Signature Gatherings

Exchange vows in our New Orleans-style courtyard or declare your love in our palace-like ballroom. In addition to weddings, we also offer venues that are ideal for other social gatherings, such as family reunions or anniversaries.

Inspire your colleagues with a meeting or conference at the Horton Grand Theatre, located only two blocks from the San Diego Convention Center. This beautifully restored building maintains a sophisticated ambience with an off-Broadway style and comfortable seating for up to 240 people. We also offer smaller rooms for more intimate business gatherings.
Our Copley Alley, which provides immediate access to 4th Avenue, is the ultimate location for all types of outdoor events. From farmer’s markets to small concerts, this unique space offers the perfect combination of style and function.

Contact Information

619-544-1886 x618; 619-544-1886 x585

Contact us today to host an unforgettable event at The Horton Grand Hotel!



With over 23,500 square feet of space that can accommodate up to 1,000 attendees, you can trust the Horton Grand Hotel for all your important meetings and events.

State of the art audio, video, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and our team all come together to support you, your clients or colleagues in helping to deliver a successful day.

Contact Information

(619) 544-1886

Host an unforgettable event at Horton Grand Hotel!

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Please contact Jenny Nauta today to book your next event. 

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