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
  • Lighting and sound
  • Event planner


Accommodations
The Black Bear Inn offers five guest 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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33 Reviews for Black Bear Inn

Recommended by 100% of couples


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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Brian Klimowski · Married on 11/10/2018

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    Absolutely Perfect

    This was the venue of our dreams. First of all, Bruce and Wendi are amazing to work with, and they helped us out with ALL sorts of random stuff on the days leading up to the wedding, along with the wedding day itself. They were always there to lend a hand with setup, duct tape, batteries, decorating, literally ANYTHING that we needed.
    The rooms are gorgeous and spacious, and furnished with everything that we needed. The grounds are also perfectly manicured and beautiful, with different areas for the ceremony and reception, with a hot tub for the night before! If you're having a wedding near the Big Trees, there is no other option that even comes close. Book this venue!

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    Stephanie · Married on 11/02/2018

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    The perfect outdoor wedding!

    We choose the perfect place! They have an outdoor or indoor option. Beautiful! Easily checked off everything on our list for choosing a venue. Wendi is amazing and so helpful! The outdoors alone are beautiful enough so we did not need any extra decorations. Definitely worth the price!

    Sent on 11/13/2018

    Black Bear Inn's reply:

    Thank you Stephanie! I really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Your wedding was beautiful - we are so happy for you and Travis. Happy Marriage!

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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? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 5,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 3,000.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, 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, Event Planner, Lighting / Sound, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Outside Cake
  • What bar services do you provide? Outside Alcohol
  • What event items are available? Altar/Arch, Decor, Furniture
  • 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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