Riata Ranch in Santa Margarita, California is a wedding and event venue that serves the Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo areas. Located amid an abundance of gently rolling hills and trees, an idyllic view surrounds this property. A family-owned and operated ranch and venue, Riata Ranch shares its beauty with you as well as access to a variety of gathering and ceremony space.
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Located among 1,200 acres, this working ranch includes breathtaking views, grapevines, and the added personality of Corriente cattle and horses. Multiple outdoor space options exist, not one of which will disappoint. If you desire an outdoor covered area for a gathering of up to 200 people, this location provides unique tent tipis and warm ambient lighting. Special details, such as the bistro string lighting and Scandinavian chairs and tables will enhance the already enchanted celebration. On-site accommodations are available at the Riata Ranch house which spans 4,500 square feet and includes a professional chef’s kitchen, vaulted ceilings, as well as a cozy fireplace and seating. There are also generous windows that welcome in natural light. Step outside and enjoy the serene view from the wraparound porch, or the lawn and patio area, for a reception or cocktail hour.
The Riata Ranch can host your ceremony, reception, bridal shower, engagement party, elopement or rehearsal dinner. In addition to lodging accommodations, the following services are offered:
- All-inclusive packages
- Preferred vendors
The Riata Ranch began as a portion of the Santa Margarita Ranch, which was included in Father Junipero Serra’s Mission Trail. With historical roots in the late 1700s, the area that is now Riata Ranch attracted people due to the quality soil, trees, and other natural amenities. Beautiful and mature oak trees continue to make this spot aesthetically appealing for guests and visitors alike.
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