Weddings

Preservation Park

Oakland, CA View map

About

Preservation Park is a wedding venue that can be found in Oakland, California. This facility features 16 houses that have been thoughtfully restored to recreate an authentic Victorian neighborhood. Details such as period park benches, old-fashioned street lamps, a Parisian bronze fountain, wrought-iron fences, and more further add to the charming, historic atmosphere.

Facilities and Capacity

To-be-weds holding their special day here will have a wide range of event spaces at their disposal. Say “I do” in front of your loved ones outdoors at the Pavilion, which offers an elegant bandstand and is nestled in the midst of beautiful landscaping and vintage architecture. Later, you and your guests can head to the nearby Fountain Circle for dining and dancing the night away. This area is a circular plaza that also boasts a majestic two-tiered fountain featuring a sculpture of the Roman goddess Diana. The outdoor options can accommodate up to 300 seated guests or 500 standing. You may alternatively opt for an indoor reception, in one of two adjacent houses. The Ginn House, built in approximately 1890, offers an ambience not unlike one of an English country home. Its two airy parlours allow for plenty of natural light to shine through and boast art, drapes, and light fixtures, all in the Victorian style. The Ginn House also has a majestic staircase, perfect for photos or for making a grand entrance. This house is ideal for intimate gatherings, with room for up to 50 seated guests or 100 standing. Finally, Nile Hall, built around 1911, is a great option for larger groups, as it can host events for 150 seated guests or 200 standing. It includes soaring ceilings, sophisticated velvet drapes that go from the ceiling to the floor, skylights, a stage, and an extensive lighting-and-sound system. The space is decorated in soft colors and designed with intricate details that add an extra-special touch to any event. For the largest of celebrations, the two houses can easily be combined, as an interior hallway connects them.

Services Offered

Preservation Park offers an unforgettable setting for special events and wedding-related celebrations such as engagement parties, showers, ceremonies, and receptions. If you rent the venue’s outdoor spaces, the gates will be closed to outside traffic to amplify the nostalgic, town-like energy the property possesses. In addition to all-inclusive packages, the park can provide numerous services, including setup and cleanup, outside-vendor allowance, event rentals, and others.

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?

$4500

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?

$2500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Set Up
Tables

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

7

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Garden
Historic Building
Mansion
Park

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

What event services do you offer?

All Inclusive Packages
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
November
December

12 Reviews

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4.6
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Recommended by 93% of couples
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    Rating 4.8 out of 5
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    Rating 4.8 out of 5
  • Flexibility
    Rating 4.3 out of 5

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    Hallie G. Married on 07/20/2019
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    Dreamy, unique, your instagram influencer friends will thank you

    To say our wedding venue was spectacular seems like an understatement. Preservation Park was absolutely the venue that dreams are made of. The staff was like a well oiled machine from the very first contact over a year ago, and they had recommendations for our other vendors that made our wedding perfect, (Miraglia Catering and Event Magic). The park had all of the tables and chairs on site and the staff seamlessly moved them between our wedding ceremony to our reception around the fountain. We had a room on site to get ready in and to leave our things for the night, and the natural light at the park has made for some incredible photos. Listen… everyone has done the wine country, barnyard wedding with the burlap. Preservation Park is an incredibly unique place and they support local small businesses and nonprofits so do your yourself a favor and stop looking for a venue right now.
  • Caili
    Caili C. Married on 01/01/2019
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    https://www.cailichung.com/single-post/2018/05/15/Stephanie-Jon-Wedding-Preservation-Park

    I photographed a wedding here and I can't get over this venue. It is so unique and gorgeous. In the middle of Oakland, it's super convenient for everyone. Yet it has such a cute and intimate feel. The buildings are beautiful and everyone had such a good time here

Awards

  • 12

Real Weddings

  • Kate & Thom
    28 photos · 08/18/2018

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Map

1233 Preservation Park Way Oakland, CA, 94612
5108747580

M-F 8:30 - 5:00
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Preservation Park frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Preservation Park?

Preservation Park includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • Set Up
  • Tables

What are the most important characteristics of Preservation Park in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Preservation Park for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
  • Garden
  • Historic Building
  • Mansion
  • Park

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Preservation Park for wedding events?

Preservation Park offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Preservation Park offer?

Preservation Park offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party

What services does Preservation Park offer for wedding events?

Preservation Park offers the following services for wedding events:
  • All Inclusive Packages
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Liability Insurance
  • Outside Vendors
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Preservation Park have available for wedding events?

Preservation Park offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Preservation Park and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Preservation Park is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.6 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.8 in quality of service, 4.8 in value, 4.7 in average response time, 4.6 in professionalism and 4.3 in flexibility.

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