St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center is a wedding venue and non-profit organization located in El Cajon, California, that serves adults with developmental disabilities through innovative programs designed to empower and educate. The center’s two-acre organic garden is cared for and cultivated by a team of dedicated staff and students. By choosing St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center as your wedding venue, you will be supporting and strengthening the local community. Rental proceeds provide scholarship funds, adaptive equipment, transportation, job development, art programs and so much more to 400-plus adults with developmental disabilities in the San Diego area.
Facilities and Capacity
St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center can accommodate up to 200 wedding guests in its indoor and outdoor event spaces. Just inside the gates of St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center’s “secret garden,” visitors are transported into a tranquil oasis filled with fragrant lavender and sweet citrus. Under the shade of the mature flowering palo verde tree is the perfect spot to see your love flourish surrounded by citrus orchard, pergola, flower gardens, gazebo, ornamental trees, succulents and boutique vineyard. At every turn and through every pathway, St. Madeleine Sophie Center’s beautifully lush gardens provide the perfect backdrop for any couple's special day.
At St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center, couples may host a myriad of wedding events, including bridal showers, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, receptions and elopements. The center offers a variety of event services to couples planning their wedding day. Those services include event planning and coordination, event rentals, a space for the wedding party to get ready for the wedding and liability insurance. Couples may bring in their own vendors to assist them with all of their wedding-day needs on the day of their celebration at St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center. Event staff will be on hand on the day of your wedding to help you with setup and cleanup before, during and after your celebration. St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center is a pet-friendly venue. There is ample parking for couples and their guests on their wedding day at the center.
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Beverley · Married on 05/06/2017
Besides being a beautifully well appointed and maintained garden venue, the staff at St. Madeleine Sophie's Center treats your event with the best service and attention to details. We have created many stunning weddings and parties in the organic gardens and around the pool. There are so many space choices for a ceremony, a cocktail party, holiday party or any event. There is good access to the garden and parking for your guests, including paths and ramps for disabled guests. St. Madeleine Sophie's Center recently added additional overhead market lighting to the garden which makes a magical atmosphere after dark.
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