Dark Horse Estate is a barn-style wedding venue located in El Cajon, California. Originally built as an equestrian property, this family-owned-and-operated venue provides an idyllic landscape for wedding celebrations. Here, you and your guests can delight in rustic event spaces, exceptional customer service, and beautiful vistas for an unforgettable occasion.
Facilities and Capacity
Dark Horse Estate offers an array of indoor and outdoor event spaces, perfect for hosting a range of wedding celebrations. Manicured gardens, a treelined driveway, a putting green, and rustic design touches all contribute to producing a pleasing and dreamy country aesthetic. Outside, you can say your heartwarming vows underneath a wedding arch surrounded by the natural serene beauty of the hills of El Cajon. Afterward, you can escort your family and friends into the barn for a night full of entertainment and dancing. In addition, newlyweds can stay on-site in the venue's accommodations. Their four-bedroom cottage is perfect for pre-ceremony preparations and overnight stays. Hosting an exclusive 12-15 wedding per year.
Dark Horse Estate offers many services to give you a stress-free and enjoyable wedding experience. The professional staff goes above and beyond to bring the couple's vision to life. Their team prides themselves on their unparalleled service. Other than receptions and ceremonies, this property can host wedding showers, rehearsal dinners, engagement parties, and elopements. Rental also includes a variety of tables and chairs for your convenience. Setup and cleanup will be handled by on-site event staff. To ensure that your special day is completely tailored to your desires, the administration here allows outside vendors to come in and work your event.
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Terrible people- do not book anything here!
vendors !! I know alllll about real estate and I know damn well that these two knew well before we spent over a thousand dollars flying over, renting a car and hotels to see their venue that they were in trouble!! They NEVER indicated to us that anything was wrong...And Charles had the balls to still take my money, knowing full well that they were going to cancel the wedding!!! They are both disgusting human beings with no moral compass, trustworthiness or honesty what so ever...PLEASE DO NOT BOOK ANYTHING WITH THESE TWO BOTTOM DWELLING PIECES OF CRAP !! I HOPE THEY BOTH ROT IN HELL !!
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My name is Kristen and I will be your point of contact for Dark Horse Estate. I am one half of the husband/wife duo! As a former high school English teacher of 7 years, planning and attention to detail is my specialty. As a recent bride myself, my goal is to make the wedding planning process as stress free as possible! Building this small family business has been my dream, and I can not wait to share my passion and love of love with you!
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- Uncovered Outdoor
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
- Get Ready Rooms
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- Pet Friendly