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Situated in Vista, California, River Garden Wedding & Event Venue is a picturesque getaway nestled in the heart of Southern California. Lending a dash of al fresco charm to Suburban San Diego County, this venue can provide the backdrop for your entire once-in-a-lifetime celebration. Though close to State Route 78 and San Diego International Airport, the property evokes a sense of tranquility that will surely endear your nearest and dearest. Owners Matt and Amy Stoehr invite you and your partner to say “I do” at this Golden State gem.
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River Garden Wedding & Event Venue can host up to 350 of your friends and relatives. With 36,000 square feet of flexible event space, the property boasts a mix of indoor and outdoor settings. Your guests are sure to be delighted by the calming waterfalls and immaculate gardens, details that contribute to the venue’s relaxing vibe. You can say “I do” at the covered patio area before exploring the idyllic grounds. Receptions also take place outside, allowing you and your loved ones to dance the night away beneath the stars.
At River Garden Wedding & Event Venue, the team will endeavor to bring your vision to life without a hitch. The team can attend to every facet of your occasion. You can rent the whole property for up to 12 hours, and you have the freedom to bring in your own choice of vendors. Arches, tables, chairs, bar services and lighting are just a few of the many event items that can be provided for an additional cost.
Matt and Amy Stoehr originally arrived in Vista to work as pastors. Passionate about bringing people together, they made it their mission to establish an event venue that would welcome soon-to-be newlyweds from all over California. After decades of dreaming, the duo fulfilled their ambition and opened River Garden Wedding & Event Venue in the 2010s.
Full-wedding venue rental ranges from $6,250-$9,250. Please see our Pricing PDF for our full price list.
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I am so excited to have the opportunity to be able work with couples on creating their most perfect day! Being able to help create special moments and memories is why I truly love what I do here :). Looking forward to chatting with you about River Garden!
I am so grateful to get to be a part of the most important day of so many people’s lives! Getting to know each couple personally, is the best part of my job. Each couple is so unique and special, and I love seeing how the details of their wedding day reflect their love story! I am so excited to hopefully meet and work with you to create your perfect day at River Garden!
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