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The River Mill

French Camp, CA View map
Rating 4.8 out of 5
261 reviews
Up to 300 guests

About

Up to 300 guests

The River Mill was built in 1873, and is located along the San Joaquin River in French Camp, California. Originally a processing mill for chicory to be used in coffee, it has seen many uses. The current owner purchased the property in 1972 and in the early 90’s, after extensive renovations, began offering The River Mill facilities for weddings, conferences, day-long seminars, luncheons, dinners and special events.

As you enter the landscaped grounds you are greeted with peaceful gardens, a walkway lined with roses, crape myrtle and a variety of vegetation. Eight raised beds framed with brick are filled with sculptured privets with white lights and seasonal flowers. Massive native oaks add to the atmosphere and provide cool shade.

From the open courtyard that provides entry into the 18,000 square foot brick building you can enter into one of the several rooms of varying size: the intimate Roasting Room with its spectacular fireplace and tall barrel ceilings, The Winery, the spacious River Room or the stately Board Room. The Tasting Room, Garden Room and La Bodega coffeehouse are also available for use for your special event. A second story balcony in the courtyard overlooks a fountain surrounded by iron tables and chairs in a alfresco setting.

Our party package includes fully staffed use of the facility, full service bars, round tables, cushioned chairs, and linens, ivory china, flatware, glassware, fresh floral centerpieces, candles, parking attendants and full event coordination.

Our complete wedding package includes fully staffed use of the facilities with linens, table settings, wedding cake, candles, full service bars, parking attendants, full event coordination, flowers for the ceremony, bridal party, family, cake, toasting glasses, dining table centerpieces and fresh pieces throughout the building. Our on site kitchen and staff offer you the choice of a variety of full service, food station or hors d’oeuvre menus or we can create a menu for you. All of these features combine to provide you with a wedding, which is easy to plan, enjoyable to attend and full of cherished memories.

The food for your event is prepared onsite by our outstanding chef and his staff. The River Mill is known for its superbly prepared and tastefully presented dishes made using only the freshest of ingredients. A variety of menus have been designed for your special event or we will gladly create a menu for your special event. We offer sit-down served, food stations, buffet, combination and hors d’oeuvre menus.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$4,950

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$4,950

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$750

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$750

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$5

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Garden
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Set Up

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

261 Reviews

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    Raven Getting married on 11/30/2022
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    Wedding Wire

    Planning a wedding was a stressful but this company was truly fullfiling a dream wedding. So I highly recommend this.
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    Cristina J. Getting married on 11/09/2022
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    Highly Recommended

    I have my dream wedding, all planned out hassle-free and stress-free. I highly recommend this since their value is very affordable they are also responsive in my inquiries.
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    Ruth S. Married on 12/23/2021
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    Very Accommodating 💞

    Highly recommended. If you need anything or any help you'll never get disappointed coz they're so responsive.

Awards

  • 261
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner

Real Weddings

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Professional Network & Endorsements

13 Endorsements
Mary Gillespie Photography Mary Gillespie Photography Wedding Photographers

The River Mill is great to work with. Attention to all the details and professionalism is their strong suit. Not to mention this venue is spectacular. You will not go wrong with hiring this venue for your upcoming event

Andrii Liesnyi, Saxophonist & DJ Andrii Liesnyi, Saxophonist & DJ Wedding DJs

We had a privilege to provide music services for one of the weddings at the River Mill last October. It turned out to be a big success! The venue is absolutely beautiful! The staff is highly professional and very well trained. Highly suggested!

DJ Verrett DJ Verrett Wedding DJs

The River Mill is a hidden jewel located on the San Joaquin river. I did my first wedding there in 2016 and was in awe of how beautiful this venue is. They have a beautiful garden area for your ceremony and several rooms indoors for the reception. They have the nicest & efficient staff. If your planning a wedding or an event come out and discover The River Mill!

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1672 W Bowman Rd, PO Box 682 French Camp, CA, 95231
2099839114
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