5 1950s Themed Event Venues

Sparky's Hot Rod GarageRetro 1950s themed events are a perfect fit for a number of events:

  • Reunions
  • Birthday parties
  • Homecoming events
  • Rock 'n Roll themed events
  • Anniversaries for companies that were founded in the 1950s
  • Costumed galas and fundraisers

Fortunately, there are a number of event venues with a 1950s theme that make it easy to create vintage events even without a big budget for props and decorations.

1. Sparky's Hot Rod Garage (San Carlos, California)

Sparky's Hot Rod Garage is a 1950s themed event venue with a 50’s diner, gas station, juke box, hot rods, vintage Coke machines and collectibles.

2. Stokely Event Center (Tulsa, Oklahoma)

With a capacity of 250, Stokely Event Center has vintage 1950s themed signs and props, juke boxes, pinball machines, wall photos of vintage cars and gas stations, a soda fountain and a bucking bronco machine.

3. Misty's American Style Diner (Melbourne, Australia)

This 1950s American rock 'n roll themed diner. The venue has counters, booths, and old fashioned tabletop juke boxes. The retro American menu features burgers, hot dogs, chicken in the basket, and classic favorites like sundaes, shakes and other soda fountain treats.

4. All Star Lanes (London, UK)

Located in London, All Star Lanes in Holborn is a vintage bowling alley and club. Shake, Rattle & Bowl is a vintage 1950s parties take place every month. The venue has 6 bowling lanes, a diner and cocktail bar. There are 5 locations: Holborn, Manchester - Deansgate, Bayswater, Brick Lane, Westfield Stratford City.

5. Shamrock Bowl (Toronto)

Five-pin bowling was invented in Toronto. With a capacity of 135, Shamrock Bowl, Toronto's oldest 12 lane vintage 5-pin bowling alley, has been fully renovated for corporate events. 

For more 1950s event ideas, also read Tips on Throwing a Retro Event to Remember and  What's Hot: 8 Retro Resources for Meeting Breaks

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