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Price range: $2,850 - $4,450 Price range: $2,850 - $4,450
Couples usually spend $3,650 Couples usually spend $3,650
Reception
$500 starting price
Ceremony
$500 starting price
Reception
$500 starting price
Ceremony
$500 starting price

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About

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Marina Village is a wedding venue and conference center located in San Diego, California. The waterfront property offers couples and their guests a glimpse of the laid-back, California lifestyle without compromising the romantic and elegant setting. The stunning views of the sunset over this working marina, combined with the meticulously cared-for grounds, makes an excellent location for your celebration.

Facilities and Capacity

Marina Village can provide enough space for up to 350 guests but is also able to accommodate smaller ceremonies and receptions. Couples can choose to host their ceremony in a variety of indoor or outdoor locations. The lush, green lawn overlooking the marina is one of two sites that provides an ideal spot to exchange vows. Walkways lined with wooden trellises that are adorned with blossoming foliage provide an attractive backdrop for photographs. This venue offers 13 distinct rooms, that range in size, to accommodate your engagement party, wedding shower, or reception. Each room boasts impressive architectural details. Some of these details that give each room its own ambiance include vaulted ceilings, wood-paneled walls, and large windows that reveal views of Mission Bay. This facility also features get-ready rooms for wedding party preparations. For you and your guests' convenience, on-site parking is available and the property is fully wheelchair accessible.

Service Offered

This location offers a variety of items to help make your event a success. Aisle runners, arches, chairs, tables and linens are all available to rent directly from the venue. Outside catering is permitted in every room rented out by Marina Village. The event team can provide setup services for your events and is happy to recommend nearby hotels for overnight accommodation.

Location

This wedding and conference center is conveniently located less than 5 miles from the San Diego International Airport. The venue is close to several beaches, as well as Downtown San Diego. Other nearby tourist attractions include Torrey Pines Golf Course, the San Diego Zoo, and SeaWorld.

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Frequently asked questions

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?

$500

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$500

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?

$500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Parking
Set Up
Tables

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

13

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Boat/Yacht
Garden
Marina
Park
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party

What event services do you offer?

Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What event items are available?

Aisle Runners
Altar/Arch
Chairs
Dance Floor
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access
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Reviews of Marina Village

4.5 out of 5 rating
4.5 out of 5 rating
113 Reviews
90% recommend it
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    4.4 out of 5 rating
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    4.4 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
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  • Value
    4.7 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
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Weddingwire
4.5/5 113 reviews
Google
4.4/5 837 reviews
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Jasmine Sent on 04/27/2014
5 out of 5 rating
I had my wedding there on easter 4/20/2014 on the south lawn & in the starboard room..its was very affordable & they work with you..i had an amazing wedding & thank them soooo much..i will recommend this place to diy brides & grooms..
Christina
Christina R. Sent on 09/23/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Bayview Room is the way to go!

I鈥檓 writing this one year after my wedding and it鈥檚 definitely overdue. Of all the rooms owned by Marina Village, the Bayview is the best. We checked all the rooms on the property and felt this one worked best for our theme.
We went with a tropical and country theme.
Does that work? Yes, yes it does.

The room accommodates up to 250 guests and includes conference chairs and tables. Our guest count was only 60 plus the vendors.
We did not use the loft for anything other than the staging area for the wedding party. After our ceremony on the North lawn, also booked through Marina Village, we entered from the back of the Bayview room and immediately went upstairs. The allowed the wedding party a little break, a little food and beverage, and a little conversation, before taking the main stairs down to the first floor as our grand entrance.
The loft has restrooms so you can change or freshen up before jumping back into the festivities.
We had a few guests using walkers or canes and they always appreciate the ample space. A larger room works. Plenty of space for the welcome table, dessert table, dj setup, and photobooth. We had photo array photobooth which needed more space than the traditional due to the multiple camera setup. We used the wall of the staircase as the backdrop and added a balloon arch. I added an image of my first draft floor plan so you can get an idea.
Marina Village also offers two reception sites, South Lawn and North Lawn.
We chose the North lawn though it was a farther trek to the reception.
We felt the North lawn had the better backdrop of the marina and less noise from the traffic. Downside is the dumpster location to the side. There is a space housing the dumpster with a door but the door always seems to be open.
Just make sure to have guest chairs positioned at an angle so that it鈥檚 out of their peripheral view. I鈥檓 sure the set up crew already knows but make sure your coordinator keeps an eye out for that!

We used Ranch Events for catering, bartender, and floral. All the additional tables, barrels, furniture was rented though Ranch Events. We also decided to use white chairs and rented those through them as well. I believe Marina Village also offered rentals ( tables only, I think) but I believe the selection was limited.
Ranch Events is also located on the property but separate from Marina Village. It made things easy. A one stop shop. I recommend working with both to save time, energy, and.. money!
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Blaire R. Sent on 10/29/2020
5 out of 5 rating

The best overall experience for great value

When planning our wedding, my husband and I were looking for something that was beautiful and EASY, and we found exactly that with Marina Village. We planned a wedding for April 2020 at Marina Village in the Bay View room, and had a wonderful experience with planning. Pricing and requirements were completely up front and transparent, and the staff were a delight to work with. The rules around timing, vendors, and on-site restrictions are beyond generous, and gave us the freedom and flexibility to really have a wedding that was exactly what we wanted but easily stay within our budget. AND it's BYOB (with insured bartender), which is so hard to find in San Diego! AAAND they offer free overnight parking for guests, and a 15% discount on room blocks at The Dana down the street.

Unfortunately due to the county-wide lockdown for COVID-19 two weeks before our wedding, we had to completely cancel all of our plans last minute. Marina Village was not only completely open in communication and empathetic in a time that must have been so difficult for their business, but they also gave us a 100% refund even though we had already paid in full. They did not have to be this gracious and understanding, and plenty of other wedding vendors/venues did not respond in the same manner.

We want to thank the entire staff at Marina Village for being so wonderful to us throughout the entire planning process. We ended up eloping, but we hope to hire Marina Village again for many celebrations to come, and will recommend them with the highest regards to all of our friends.
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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner

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Professional Network & Endorsements

23 Endorsements
Spotlight Studios Spotlight Studios Wedding Photographers

We absolutely love Marina Village! Such a beautiful venue for any wedding big or small. It's gorgeous views of San Diego create an environment your guests won't forget! The staff is friendly and extremely accommodating! We would recommend Marina Village 10/10 times!!

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We love Marina Village and highly recommend them for your wedding venue or any other event you might be having. Not only is it a beautiful site right by the bay, but the staff is friendly and most helpful. They have nice rooms of all different sizes, plenty of parking, by beautiful Mission Bay. What more could you ask for in a venue!

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