Suggested Local Vendors

Catering for all events in MLK, Jr. Student Union and Eshleman Hall will be done in-house through our fabulous new catering team. Menus and pricing coming soon! For our other spaces, Event Services can also coordinate vendors for your event for an $87 per hour administrative coordination fee. We can coordinate catering, linens, equipment rentals, tents, and much more. Here are a few recommended local vendors – you may use any vendor for your event.
 

Mo's Flower Shop Need a simple balloon bouquet? Mo's has a great selection of balloons at a great price. Call Mo (510)849-9039 or stop by his shop at 2446 Durant Ave. Paper Plus Elaborate balloon creations available for your event! Paper Plus also has party rentals including cotton candy, popcorn and snow cone machines. Call Michele at (510)525-1799 Custom Balloon Creations Order elaborate balloon displays for your next event! Custom Balloon Creations has experience at UC Berkeley as they do the balloon displays for Caltopia.

NorCal Event Staffing
Hire bartenders and rent a bar. They also do staffing for all event needs.

Off the Grid
Off the Grid will book a beverage service and bar for your event! They will even create a custom beverage menu for your event.

Mills Wine Group
Wine and beer provider.

Ashby Flowers
Beautifully arranged flowers will add so much to your event! Order blue & gold centerpieces or work with the experienced florists to come up with a theme that matches your event. Free delivery to campus!
(510)849-3121

Mo's Flowers
Mo has fresh flowers delivered regularly and works diligently to put together beautiful arrangements for your event! Works with student budgets and even takes last minute requests! Call Mo (510)849-9039 or stop by his shop at 2446 Durant Ave.

Gorgeous & Green Floral Events
These gorgeous flower arraignments are all sustainable. They will even deliver the flowers on a bike!

NorCal Event Staffing
Hire bartenders and rent a bar. They also do staffing for all event needs.

Off the Grid
Off the Grid will book a beverage service and bar for your event! They will even create a custom beverage menu for your event.

Mills Wine Group
Wine and beer provider.

Sugar Rush Events
Work with you to figure out what kind of event you want and then work with their grandiose list of vendors and production companies to make your event come to life! They have many wedding packages that match what you're looking for.

They So Loved Events
Wedding packages designed to meet the needs of the wedding party! Work with the experienced and talented event planners to make sure your wedding day is exactly how you want it to be.

Kristine Tsai
Specializing in wedding planning, Kristine will work with you to make sure your wedding planning experience is enjoyable. Her organization and planning will make the process smooth and efficient to finalize your wedding day to meet your needs.

 

OAVS Delivers and assists with rental equipment for your event. Discounted rate for student groups. Call Michael at (510)632-3400. ETS Basic AV equipment available for rental with extra labor charges for delivery and/or setup and pickup. Avista Rentals Large selection of equipment available for rent, with free pick up from store. (925)658-5737. Innovative Entertainment Innovative Entertainment is UC Berkeley's professional event planning student organization. InnoE provides discounted lighting/sound equipment and event planning consultations for other UC Berkeley student groups. They can be reached at cal.innoe@gmail.com.

Bauer IT
Transportation for groups from 4 to 56 people.
Charge hourly with a minimum of four hours.
(800)546-6688

All Cal Golf
Rent golf carts to transport guests at your event! Golf carts will be delivered to you the night before your event and picked up the day after. (925)686-6266

 
Bauer IT Transportation for groups from 4 to 56 people. Charge hourly with a minimum of four hours. (800)546-6688 All Cal Golf Rent golf carts to transport guests at your event! Golf carts will be delivered to you the night before your event and picked up the day after. (925)686-6266

Bancroft Hotel
Quaint hotel located across from campus. Continental breakfast can be enjoyed while overlooking the bay.

Berkeley City Club
Nice hotel on the south side of campus. Call (510)848-7800 for reservations.

Hotel Durant
Clean, quiet hotel located right next to campus. You will experience the life of Berkeley and all the amazing food choices located on Southside. The hotel bar is a lively spot to mix with the locals and enjoy some great food!

Hotel Shattuck Plaza
This recently remodeled hotel has a modern flare that will brighten up your stay in Berkeley. Located in downtown Berkeley, minutes from campus, this hotel is close to many restaurants and nightlife.