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Recreation Park 18 Golf Course is a wedding ceremony and reception venue located in Long Beach, California. This facility radiates sophistication and Spanish-colonial charm, being a historic landmark that was constructed in 1926. Couples seeking a wedding venue that has the groomed style of a golf course and the additional personality of historic value will find their hearts carried away along the freeways of this breathtaking venue.

Facilities and Capacity
Is your rosy-lensed heart fixated on an outdoor ceremony? Say your vows in the Rose Garden, which features a 75-foot long garden pathway for a breathtaking entrance, romantic and classic rose bushes, and a gazebo set in the foreground among deep green, groomed hedges.

After your ceremony, enjoy a refreshing cocktail hour on an outdoor patio, which likewise offers stunning views of the surrounding greenery and course, classically designed by William F. Bell.

The ballroom, ideal for your reception, accommodates up to 190 guests. High cathedral ceilings, dark wood cross beams, and exquisite chandeliers are some of the period staples that contribute beautifully to the 1920’s Spanish Colonial charm of this venue. Attached to the patio through a set of French doors, couples and their guests can move from the intimate indoors to the expansive outdoors, transitioning from the handsome dark wood interior to the vast, open fairways. This room is white-walled to accommodate a variety of color schemes and personalized themes. It also comes with a spacious dance floor.

Your reception can also take place in the clubhouse itself, which comes complete with a banquet room, a get-ready room, and its own restaurant. The red pan tiled roof and pillared portico of the clubhouse harken back to 1926 and contribute even more richly to the historic value of this enchanting and nostalgic facility.

This venue also offers a luxurious loft as a privatized get-ready room. This loft features a six-person vanity for the entire wedding party, a flat-screen television, and a separate luxury space available.

Services Offered
The professional team at Recreation Park 18 Golf Course offers streamlined event planning services to ensure your special day is spectacular and executed seamlessly. Full catering services that are custom-tailored to each client and full bar services with specialty libations are part of an all-inclusive package with this venue. Couples can also take advantage of essentials for rent, such as tables, chairs, linens, aisle runners, furniture, tents, and more. Couples can enjoy the benefits of finishing touches and à la carte delights, such as a chocolate fountain and photo booth.

This venue recommends the use of the online Dream Wedding Calculator Program for budget analysis and developing the wedding of your loftiest fantasies. An invaluable source, this program comes with online consultant Liszette, who addresses questions and concerns while assisting in the overall planning process. Other more general services include:

  • Cleanup
  • Parking
  • Pet friendly
  • Setup
  • Wheelchair access
  • WiFi

Enjoy cuisine prepared with the finest quality ingredients and totally in accordance with your preferences. Couples can also delight in several “chef’s choice” options that are sure to heighten the deliciousness of your special day, ranging from milk and donut stations to build your own s’mores bars as well as a variety of savory options. Vegetarian and vegan-friendly dishes are also available. Barware, flatware, glassware, and linens are also included with catering and banquet services.

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Banquet Hall
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Uncovered Outdoor

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Bridal Shower
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Bar Services
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Get Ready Rooms
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Cocktail Reception
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Cash Bar
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Aisle Runners
Audio Equipment
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Photo booth
Tent Accessories

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Chocolate Fountain

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Wheelchair Access

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Andres M. Married on 11/06/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Dream Wedding

Tawnya and the team at Recreation Park 18 were able to help give us the wedding of our dreams. The night really felt like a dream come true and we felt like royalty. The venue is truly stunning and the staff was amazing. The staff truly puts the cater in catering service. They catered to our every need and always made sure we had anything we needed. The outside bar ended up being ideal as it created an outdoor lounge for people to be able to hang out and chat. The bartender received many praises from my friends and family about his service and his skills. Chef of course blew everyone out of the water with his food and sauces. We had several people ask me what catering service we used because they were so impressed with his dishes. We will be forever grateful for tawnya's help along the way. Her knowledge and passion made throwing a wedding not seem so scary. We knew from our first encounter that she would take care of us and was committed to ensuring we had the best wedding possible.
Roxana H. Married on 06/17/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful Venue, Excellent Service, Great Collaboration

When looking for wedding venues we were hoping to find one that offered fair packages, great communication, and attention to detail, and that is exactly what we found at Recreation Park 18 working with Tawnya and her team.

Before we requested a tour we inquired about pricing and packages, Tawnya responded promptly and was very informative. We toured the location multiple times, before deciding on our venue and after, and every time it was a very positive experience and Tawnya was very accommodating. A garden wedding full of our own personality was what we envisioned and although we had some aspects of the reception area we wanted to adjust, the team was able to deliver our vision.

From start to finish everything was very clear, and if we did have questions along the way Tawnya was able to communicate with us promptly and was assuring throughout the time leading up to our wedding day.

We attended a tasting which we enjoyed very much and further, we were also able to speak with Mayra who led catering and preparation the day of the wedding. Mayra was able to speak to us about her experience and even gave us ideas for our own wedding and appeased any doubts we had.

Tawnya, Mayra and the entire Recreation Park 18 team were very understanding of our needs, patient with our questions, flexible with our requests, and above all truly understood our vision and helped us make it a reality.

The day of our wedding, our personal wedding coordinator worked alongside Mayra and her team to execute our wishes and schedule. The catering staff in particular were so kind and professional. Separately, our wedding photos can show how beautiful the course, patio, and garden areas were and could not have asked for better collaboration to make this day possible.

We are so grateful to the team and fully recommend the services and accommodation of Recreation Park 18.

(Photo Credits to Cassy Smith Photography)
Diana Married on 04/29/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Best venue and team ever! And we’re not just saying that!

After scouting a few venues, we settled for RecPark. Besides their elegant venue, Tawnya, the Manager, is fantastic! She has in-depth knowledge of weddings, their venue, their amazing packages and offerings, works with you to achieve your wedding day dream vision within your budget. Moreover, they had a great list of preferred vendors to work with that we worked with. They accommodated our requests graciously especially because we had family and friends coming from overseas. Needless to say, that our wedding came out beautifully! Mayra, the F&B Director, and the RecPark team were amazing and gave us and our guests an amazing customer experience. My husband and I were like VIP guests at our own wedding. We had fun and really enjoyed our special day as we celebrated with family and friends! We highly recommend RecPark and would be back to do our other future events as they do more than just weddings!
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D.J. Brother's Entertainment Inc. D.J. Brother's Entertainment Inc. Wedding Photographers

This is a great location for an event. The event coordinators are very knowledgeable and helpful. It's nice that the facility has many options for both the ceremony & reception. I have been to many events at this location and it is always well maintained. The food is excellent and I am without exception, always impressed with the friendly staff. What a great, worry free place for an event.

David England Photography David England Photography Wedding Photographers

I've had the pleasure to work with Katelyn, and can I just say, she is a class act! When you have a professional that knows their job, and loves what they do, it makes a world of difference for their clients and their vendors. Her professionalism and attention to detail is apparent from start to finish.

Premiere Events Group Premiere Events Group Wedding DJs

Great staff and the recent remodel makes this intimate venue vary adaptable to any type of decor and is centered by a large and lovely fireplace. The cocktail reception courtyard is private and allows for great mingling amongst your guests. Great for a couple who wants a venue with character and a friendly staff along with a central location.

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