Alma Community Room

Built in 2012, this room features natural light provided by windows overlooking a small park and urban area; the room has wall-to-wall carpeting with a spacious open air feeling. This room is ideal for meetings, classes and small mixers or networking events.


Resident: $28/hour
Non-Resident: $42/hour
Non-Profit: $14/hour
Custodial Fee: $42

  • The Alma Room measures 29 by 40 feet accommodates 125 guests for receptions and theater-style seating. For your catering needs, a grocery store is located adjacent to the Alma Room.
  • The room is equipped with 6, 6' rectangular tables, and 74 chairs.
  • Please note that there is little to no parking available. On-site parking is limited to 1 hour.
  • Availability of dates and current rates can be provided by phone or in person, but no date will be held until an application is submitted.
  • All facility rentals require proof of general liability insurance naming the City of Palo Alto as an additional insured for a minimum of one-million-dollar coverage.
  • You can email your completed application to or by submitting it in person at the Lucie Stern Community Center.
  • In addition to hourly rates, a $100 refundable cleaning/damage deposit will be charged to your permit. Once we receive and approve your application, you will receive a confirmation. Keys to the facility may be picked up at the Lucie Stern Community Center the business day prior to your event. If the key is not returned by the next business day after your event, we will keep your deposit. 


3441 Alma Street, Palo Alto, CA 94306  View Map

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