Forager

420 south 1st st., San Jose, CA 95113 Map · Phone number
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About Forager

Forager is an urban yet rustic wedding venue located in San Jose, California. Located in downtown San Jose's Art District, the venue's event space, totaling 10,000 square feet, is the perfect balance of industrial simplicity and modern style. They provide in-house catering and bar services and strive to always have the highest quality, locally-sourced food & beverages. At the venue fresh, organic ingredients are hand harvested each week, their coffee is roasted on-site, and beers are sourced as locally as possible.

Facilities and Capacity

Forager's ample space offers an unforgettable ceremony and reception. Inside, exposed brick and wooden accents complement an open concept floor plan, allowing for maximum creative freedom. The mezzanine makes for an ideal bridal room and unforgettable grand entrance, while the main floor can seat upwards of 200 guests, including a full dance floor.

Services Offered

Forager offers many wedding-related services for a seamless and memorable experience, so that you can enjoy every special moment with your loved ones. The venue has ample parking space, offers a shuttle and valet services, and is wheelchair accessible. They also provide a dance floor, chairs, and community tables that are made from locally-sourced, reclaimed wood. The venue offers the following services:

  • Accommodations
  • Catering services
  • Cleanup
  • Event planner
  • Outside vendors
  • Setup
  • WiFi

Cuisine

Forager offers the convenience of in-house catering and a customizable menu by their on-site chef. The venue will provide all needed barware, china, flatware, and glassware for your event. Couples may choose from a variety of serving styles for their reception meal, including buffet, cocktail reception, family style, hors d'oeuvre, and station options. Forager also offers many in-house bar services for your special day, featuring local beers on tap and a full-service speciality coffee bar. The wedding bar services they provide include:

  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne toast
  • House beer
  • House liquor
  • House wine
  • Liquor license
  • Open bar
  • Premium liquor
  • Signature drink
  • Specialty beer
  • Specialty wine
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3 Reviews for Forager

Recommended by 100% 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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    Marie · Married on 11/24/2018

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    We LOVE Forager

    We had the absolute best experience having our wedding reception at Forager. The food, the service, the day-of-coordinator -- it was all amazing! We had a hard time finding a place that would accommodate our large number guests as well as our price range and style. Forager met all of our needs and exceeded our expectations for what our wedding celebration could be!

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    Hilly Hess-Johnston · Married on 10/06/2018

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    Best wedding imaginable!

    My husband and I had the most perfect wedding thanks to Forager and its amazing staff (especially Hailey and Marie!). The venue was beautiful and had a great space for the dance floor, and the food was the best. Seriously, everyone talked about how good the food was at your wedding -- not your standard boring wedding meal. The way that the drinks were served was also super fun and conducive to a real party. Hailey/Marie had great other vendor recommendations, and the day was seamless. If you're into an industrial modern vibe with delicious food and a unique experience, definitely go with Forager!

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    Hilly Hess-Johnston · Married on 10/06/2018

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    Best wedding imaginable!

    My husband and I had the most perfect wedding thanks to Forager and its amazing staff (especially Hailey and Marie!). The venue was beautiful and had a great space for the dance floor, and the food was the best. Seriously, everyone talked about how good the food was at your wedding -- not your standard boring wedding meal. The way that the drinks were served was also super fun and conducive to a real party. Hailey/Marie had great other vendor recommendations, and the day was seamless. If you're into an industrial modern vibe with delicious food and a unique experience, definitely go with Forager!

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Forager 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? $ 5,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 5,500.00
  • 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? $ 4,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 4,500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Event Planning, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 35.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), House Liquor, Open Bar, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 688
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 50
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Barn, Brewery, Loft
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Audio Equipment, Chairs, Dance Floor, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? May, June, July, August
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

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    Bridal Suite

    Addition of Forager's upstairs Bridal Suite for both Ceremony and Reception use, including a complimentary charcuterie board and 1 bottle of champagne for the happy couple!

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  • 420 south 1st st. San Jose, CA, 95113 See on map
    (408) 831-2433 (Phone number)

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