Black Bear Inn

1343 Oak Circle P.O. Box 109, Arnold, CA 95223 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Black Bear Inn

The Black Bear Inn is a year-round wedding destination in Arnold, California. They offer beautiful mountains as your backdrop with rustic yet elegant indoor and outdoor options for your celebration. Black Bear Inn wants couples to make their wedding a whole weekend affair on their amazingly scenic property.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 85 guests indoors and 150 guests outdoors at Black Bear Inn. They have a variety of venues within the facility, which include:

  • Lower meadow adorned with oak trees, sweet peas and a foot bridge
  • Rose garden
  • Back patio strung with lights
  • Gathering room with river-rock fireplace


Services Offered
This romantic inn set against beautiful Sequoia trees and manicured lawns provides a full-service wedding experience. Their services include:

  • Bridal suite
  • Chairs
  • Lighting and sound
  • In-house caterer
  • Event planner


Accommodations
The Black Bear Inn offers five guests suites, each with a king bed, jacuzzi tub, gas fireplace, flat screen tv and private french doors leading to an outdoor hot tub or picturesque meadow.

Other Services
In addition to weddings, Black Bear Inn can accommodate:

  • Engagement party
  • Bridal shower
  • Elopement
  • Rehearsal dinner
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31 Reviews for Black Bear Inn

Recommended by 87% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0
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    Jennifer · Married on 09/29/2018

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    I am so happy I booked my wedding at the Black Bear Inn! Wendi and Bruce were absolute amazing - super responsive, so helpful in making sure the day ran smoothly, and provided fantastic recommendations for vendors that just knocked everything out of the park. I was able to sit back, relax and enjoy the day knowing we had an awesome group of people in place to make it such a special day (we literally had zero hiccups). The venue itself is absolutely beautiful, not to mention a great location for your bridal party - we booked the venue which is where the bridal party stayed, then booked the Yellow Dog Airbnb which is walking distance; both were extremely comfortable. If I could do it all over again, I wouldn’t change a thing. I expect my husband and I will be back to visit for the many anniversaries ahead! So many thanks to Wendi and Bruce!

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    Casie · Married on 09/15/2018

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    I am so happy that we decided to book our wedding at the Black Bear Inn. We fell in love with it the day we came to check it out and I smile every time I think about how perfect my wedding was. Wendi and Bruce are absolutely amazing people! I highly recommend them to anyone looking to get married up in the mountains. My wedding was 9/15/18. The weather was about 68/70 degrees. The perfect day. I look forward to going back for a weekend getaway!

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Black Bear Inn Pricing

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Black Bear Inn FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 5,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 3,000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Lighting/Sound, Parking
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 150
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 10
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 4
  • Describe your venue: Garden, Inn/B&B
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, Catering Services, Event Planner, Lighting / Sound, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Outside Cake
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? May, June, July, August, September, October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April, November, December

Professional Network & Endorsements

7 Endorsements

  • Hanna Jeanne Photography
    Hanna Jeanne Photography Wedding Photographers

    We love this little gem in the heart of the sierras. If your looking for a venue don't over look The Black Bear Inn. Its a great both indoors and out. A mountain rustic feel. We love photographing at the Black Bear Inn.

  • Above & Beyond Travel
    Above & Beyond Travel Travel Agents

    Beautiful location to have your wedding & receptions!

  • Sound Extreme Productions
    Sound Extreme Productions Wedding DJs

    Black Bear inn is the perfect little mountain venue. We hope to do more weddings with them in the future. Great layout and grounds. Staff is good to work with.

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  • 1343 Oak Circle, P.O. Box 109 Arnold, CA 95223 See on map
    209-257-4849 (Phone number)

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