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The Perry House

Monterey, California View map Visit website
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110 reviews
$29k - $43k For 100 Guests
Up to 150 guests


$29k - $43k For 100 Guests
Up to 150 guests

Preserving the Past . . . Defining the Future!

When you book your wedding at the The Perry House, your event will be filled with the charm & gentility that comes from expertly mixing the old with the new, add to it the gorgeous views, superbly created cuisine & 5-star service and your wedding will be voted as the best your guests ever attended. Photos alone do not tell the whole story of The Perry House, you must "experience" The Perry House in person. If possible, please come for a tour, and at the very least search through our website and the Internet for the many reviews that help tell the story about what you can expect for your beautiful and unique wedding day at The Perry House.

Facilities and Capacity
The Perry House is a private venue and can accommodate up to 140 guests. There is a stunning VIP room for you and your wedding party to get ready in. Ceremonies are primarily held in the lush garden surrounded by stone, a peak of the bay, and the historic house in the background. After dinner, some guests will gravitate to the dance floor, and others will enjoy the upstairs Harbor View Lounge, boasting gorgeous views of Monterey Bay and the surrounding City Lights. The property also features two full bars, a cozy fire pit and a pizza oven for delicious homemade pizzas and flatbreads.

Services Offered
This award-winning venue provides an in-house caterer and an in-house bar, so all of your culinary needs are taken care of. They offer a wide variety of event rentals, so no detail is overlooked. There’s an on-site bridal suite where you and your bridal party can start your day, as well as heaters in case the evening is chilly. China, glassware, flatware and linens are included with their wedding packages. Additional services include:

  • Setup
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  • Tables
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  • Lighting and sound
  • Pet friendly
  • Wireless Internet
  • Barware
  • Wheelchair accessible

The Perry House is owned and operated by The Events by Classic Group. This experienced catering company, formerly known as Classic Catering, will work with you to create a wedding meal that’s unlike anything you've had before. They’re skilled in a wide variety of cuisine, including American, Italian, Asian, Mediterranean and more. They also offer tastings so you can decide for yourself how delicious their food is. You can choose between a buffet, stations, family style, a cocktail reception or a plated meal for your affair.

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Historic Building

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    Jordin G. Married on 07/08/2022
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    A Fairy Tail

    The Perry House was the first and only venue we went too. We instantly fell in love with the place and the staff. The staff were incredibly professional and extremely supportive of us every step of the way. Our wedding coordinator Nicolle, was my favorite part of the day. Nicolle stepped up to the plate and made our day run extremely smoothly. Did I mention how good the food was?! Shane and I were very worried about the food, as a lot of our guests (including ourselves) are “foodies”. We were SOOOO impressed with the food! Our guests could not stop raving about the food, staff, and the venue in general. At the end of the night, I left with a complete piece of mind because of all the amazing work Nicolle and the staff did. This place was a true fairy tail and I couldn’t imagine getting married anywhere else. Highly recommend!

    The Perry House's reply:

    Thank you so much, Jordin, for such a generous and sweet review. Your wedding was spectacular, and I was honored to be a part of it. Seeing your family and friends come together to celebrate you and Shane was so sweet to see. Our team couldn’t stop talking about how amazing you were to work with, and all your vendors said the same thing. The Events by Classic Group Team wishes you a great future of love and laughter. ~ Nicolle
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    Kristen B. Married on 03/11/2022
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    The best in the area!!

    We had our dream wedding for 50 people at the Perry House, and we couldn’t have been happier with everything! From the prime location to the delicious food, our wedding was perfect in every way. And thanks to our wedding coordinator, Francesca, planning everything was a breeze! She met with us a few times before the wedding weekend, and she was always organized and really helped us out when we didn’t know where to start. We couldn’t imagine doing this all without her assistance! The day before, she helped unload all of the decor and got the families organized for the rehearsal… not an easy feat as the father of the bride tends to be social and easily distracted! The day of, she had all the decor set up before I (the bride) arrived, which made me so excited for the ceremony and reception. During the event, it was like she was the conductor of this beautiful orchestra, and everything went smoothly. Francesca remembered things that we were too busy and distracted to remember, and she was always one step ahead of us. She was the definition of anticipatory service, as she was always there before we knew we needed assistance.
    The catering staff were excellent as well, and everyone was so friendly! We never went hungry or thirsty, as the appetizers came around often and the bartenders were fast as can be! AND THE FOOD— the number one thing our guests still talk about! Everything was excellent!! Kudos to the cooks!
    Overall, we couldn’t be more grateful to have chosen the Perry House for our wedding. Not only is it one of the most beautiful venues in the area, the staff and catering really made our day so special. Thank you Perry House!!

    The Perry House's reply:

    Kristen, thank you so much for your kind words and amazing review. It was such an honor to assist you with your big day! You and your family are very welcoming and made me feel part of the family from the start. You really made the space yours and placed your special touches everywhere and I am still thinking about how amazing your first dance song was. From the whole Events by Classic team, we wish you the very best. ~ Francesca (Frankie).
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    Megha B. Married on 06/28/2021
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    Amazing venue + food

    I cannot begin to explain how beautiful this venue is! Ours was an Indian French wedding and perry house exactly understood how to bring this fusion vision to life. The venue is perfect for intimate weddings where you want your guests to mingle with others and not be stuck to one table. The food!! Can't begin to explain how talented the chef is! We wanted Indian + French food and what a fusion it was. Our coordinator Charlene was rockstar! She just made everything happen. Highly recommend this place!

    The Perry House's reply:

    Thank you, Megha, for your review! It was so fun working with you both and learning everything you taught me about bringing two cultures together for both the Ceremony and Reception. We were so privileged to be a part of your special day and we wish you both all the love and happiness in the world! ~ Charlene and the Events by Classic Team
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The Perry-Downer House is my new favorite venue. The renovation of this historic property was done with some much love--it shows in every detail. The easy floorplan and sweeping views are just two of the wonderful things I love about the Perry House. The food, the location and the people are all assets and I don't think that you can find a better venue for the price. I love the Perry-Downer House!


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