Located in, Pescadero, California, Venture Retreat Center is a wedding venue that invites couples to experience the natural beauty of the Bay Area. The center has a long history of community spirit, and invites parties to gather and celebrate together in harmony with the earth. Conveniently situated and accessible from both San Francisco and San Jose, it is an ideal location for guests traveling from far and wide. The venue is a great choice for nature-loving couples who want to celebrate in their own slice of private paradise.
Facilities and Capacity
Venture Retreat Center is an effortlessly stylish and luxurious retreat enveloped by the screen calm of the Northern Californian landscape. With roots in the 1960s counterculture movement, the center has served as a place of spiritual exploration and self-discovery for decades. Wedding parties are invited to rent the entire premises, allowing them to celebrate in privacy and seclusion from the outside world. Guests can wander the forest that surrounds the center, meandering through its ancient redwoods and taking a moment to reconnect with nature. Indeed, couples can choose to exchange their vows under the shelter of stately boughs in a sophisticated outdoor ceremony. The party can continue afterwards on the lawn, taking advantage of the surrounding natural beauty and the year-round Californian sunshine. Rental of the venue includes access to a stylish selection fo rustic event furniture. As dusk falls, the warmth of a campfire invites attendees for intimate chats in its glow or to gather around toasting marshmallows and s’mores. The venue is ideal for a wedding weekend amongst close friends and family, and because the venue can be rented in its entirety couples have the freedom to celebrate as they wish. This includes partying the night away as guests see fit, as there is no curfew in place thanks to the property’s isolated location. During the weekend guests can take advantage of the center’s many facilities such as its pool and hot tub. There is enough space to accommodate up to 50 guests in the lodge, and another 50 on its campsite grounds.
Venture Retreat Center’s staff welcomes couples to the venue and provides support throughout their wedding experience. The management welcomes outside vendors, and can also provide access to a fully equipped kitchen for caterers. The coordination team listens to couples’ needs and works with them, providing advice on the property and its surrounding area.
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What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Venture Retreat Center?
- Bridal Suite
- Event Planning
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- Wedding Cake
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What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Venture Retreat Center for wedding events?
- Uncovered Outdoor
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- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Venture Retreat Center offer for wedding events?
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Outside Vendors
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