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Lake Cuyamaca Recreation and Park District

Julian, CA View map
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Up to 100 guests

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Up to 100 guests

Nestled in the heart of nature 15 minutes from historic Julian, California, Lake Cuyamaca is a serene and beautiful wedding location. The former volunteer firehouse of Cuyamaca has been remodeled into a venue for couples celebrating their big day. The space is open and welcoming to all couples, from the spacious deck overlooking the lake to the Firehouse itself. The space acts as a blank canvas for couples to design and make their own. From the ceremony to the reception, couples are free to have an experience tailored to their own style.

Services Offered

Lake Cuyamaca Recreation and Park District allows couples full liberty to bring in their own outside vendors. The venue offers ample time to set up and clean up the event, with access from the day before to the morning after. Tables and chairs can be provided by the venue which is also pet-friendly and has plenty of parking available for guests. From engagement parties to wedding showers and rehearsal dinners to receptions, couples are welcome to celebrate every part of their wedding journey at Lake Cuyamaca.

Facilities and Capacity

At the Firehouse, couples can welcome up to 78 loved ones for their big day with the bay doors closed, and 120 with the bay doors open. Outdoor lakeside weddings can accommodate gatherings of up to 60 people. Couples can prepare for the exciting day ahead in the onsite bridal dressing room while their guests take their places for the ceremony. Caterers can take advantage of the newly renovated kitchen while couples and their guests take in the beautiful mountain scenery around them.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Parking
Tables

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

100

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Campsite/Cabin
Park
Waterfront

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
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What event items are available?

Chairs
Tables

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
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    Matthew M. Married on 01/29/2022
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    Had a great experience discussing our wedding with Laura. We started talking less than a month out from our date and she was very fast to respond to my messages. Only thing that was a SLIGHT negative was I was told the rangers would clean up the area before our day. Since we got married here in January the grass didn’t need cutting, but the morning of I spent probably 30 minutes clearing out pine cones so no one would slip or roll an ankle. Not a big deal just would’ve been nice. Overall though for the price, responsiveness, and location I would absolutely recommend using this venue.
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15027 Hwy 79 Julian, CA, 92036
760-765-0515
877-581-9904
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