Southern California couples trying to find a dream destination for their coastal celebration should check out these Orange County wedding venues. The O.C. is a hotspot for weddings since the area is filled with sandy beaches, boat-filled harbors, and other hip places for "I dos". Browse through these Orange County wedding venues where you’ll find a variety of trendy locales.
Operating out of Newport Beach, California, Electra Cruises is a yacht-based wedding venue designed to provide couples with an unforgettable experience. Their fleet of five vessels ranges from a charming paddlewheel riverboat to a contemporary and luxurious yacht. Couples and their guests can take... (Boat Weddings Newport Beach)
Wilson Creek Winery is a family-owned, elegant and sophisticated wedding venue located in Temecula, California. Filled with breathtaking views, the venue holds features that are unique to the Southern California Wine Country; they're so good that you and your guests will never forget... (Winery Weddings)
The moment you pass through the vintage wrought-iron gates, you will be transported back in time, to a more elegant and romantic era. As you drive up the 970-foot tunnel of bougainvillea and flowering shrubs, a graceful vintage estate reveals itself nestled between ancient trees. Built in 1881 and... (Winery Weddings San Juan Capistrano)
VIP: the perfect combination of luxury resort decadence & private estate charm. Escape the ordinary! Plan your turn-key fully customized wedding at one of Southern California’s exclusive private estates & one-of-a-kind mansions in complete privacy and without the peering eyes of other guests.... (Mansion Weddings Dana Point)
San Clemente by Wedgewood Weddings is a country club wedding venue located in San Clemente, California. Due to its location just a mile away from the ocean, visitors will be able to enjoy plenty of scenic backdrops. In addition to these tropical views, you will also be able to enjoy the convenience... (Country Club Weddings San Clemente)
Aliso Viejo by Wedgewood Weddings is a wedding venue located in Aliso Viejo, California. This event space offers a serene, secluded atmosphere, though it’s also easily reachable from cities in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego. Mediterranean-style architecture, an outdoor stone... (Banquet Halls Aliso Viejo)
Fullerton Marriott at California State University is an ideal hotel wedding venue located in Fullerton, California. This stylish, modern venue offers indoor and outdoor spaces to host your dream occasion. With a dedicated wedding specialist on-site and an array of amenities at your disposal,... (Hotel Weddings Fullerton)
Right at the pulse of University of California, Irvine, you’ll find that Wedgewood Weddings University Club is buzzing with dynamic energy. Our classic-yet-modern design is thriving after its $2 million worth of new renovations. Share your vows while tucked away in our garden courtyard then eat,... (Banquet Halls Irvine)
La Ventura Event Center is an exclusive ballroom wedding venue in San Clemente, California that offers a private and elegant wedding experience for couples celebrating their big day in the Orange County area. From the romantic Spanish-Colonial Revival architecture to the grand parlor's high... (Banquet Halls San Clemente)
Located in sunny Laguna Hills, California, is the wedding venue, The Hills Hotel. The establishment is one of the few luxury hotels in the area offering modern amenities and fantastic views of rolling hills. Those hosting their special day at the hotel can pick from an array of stunning locations... (Hotel Weddings Laguna Hills)
The Balboa Inn is an oceanfront hotel and wedding venue in Newport Beach, California. This stunning beach resort offers casual elegance, luxurious guest amenities, and a full-service event staff to make your wedding day one of a kind. The Balboa Inn was established in 1929 and still offers a vintage... (Hotel Weddings Newport Beach)
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is a wedding venue and marina located in the beautiful Newport Beach, California. This 110-acre waterfront resort, which graces a scenic stretch of the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve, is the ideal location to host the beach wedding of your dreams. The talented... (Hotel Weddings Newport Beach)
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa is a hotel wedding venue located in Newport Beach, California that services wedding ceremonies and receptions. The venue is steps away from premier shopping center Fashion Island, a short drive from Disneyland, and offers stunning views of the Pacific... (Hotel Weddings Newport Beach)
Aliso Viejo Country Club is a wedding ceremony and reception venue located in Aliso Viejo, California. Couples seeking an Orange County wedding that has mountain vistas and sweeping, impressive greens will delight in this venue’s natural aspects. The venue hosts weddings that make newlyweds feel as... (Country Club Weddings Aliso Viejo)
The Crowne Plaza Costa Mesa is the perfect venue for your special occasion. We have over 7,000 sq. ft. of gorgeous event space that can accommodate parties up to 180 people. Our flexibility will assist you with your event needs and meet your event budget! Our unique event space, our impeccable... (Hotel Weddings Costa Mesa)
A wedding venue in Orange County, California, Crossline Church offers stunning event spaces and natural beauty. Whether you are hosting a large, elaborate wedding or a smaller ceremony, you are able to find the services and space that work best with your vision at this venue.Facilities and Capacity... (Church Weddings Laguna Hills)
The Dana Point Yacht Club is a marina in the Orange County, California area hosting weddings for couples who want a waterfront wedding venue. This private coastal venue is perfect for local or destination weddings, with an array of watercraft and a ballroom space overlooking the water. Couples will... (Banquet Halls Dana Point)
Inn at the Mission San Juan Capistrano, Autograph Collection is a hotel wedding venue that is located in San Juan Capistrano, California. This expansive hotel juxtaposes old and new elements, marrying them into an aesthetically pleasing building that meshes well into the Historic Downtown of San... (Hotel Weddings San Juan Capistrano)
At the Plaza de Magdalena A Catering and Event Venue by Sundried Tomato, couples will find a ballroom for their wedding in the Orange County, California area. This romantic city venue welcomes couples with grand staircases, lovely courtyard space and a stone accent wall. Couples can find this... (Banquet Halls San Juan Capistrano)
The Portofino Hotel & Marina is a waterfront wedding venue located in Redondo Beach, California. Dazzling coastal views, personalized service, and divine cuisine come together to allow you and your loved ones to have an ideal, relaxed experience. The beautiful King Harbor provides a stunning,... (Waterfront Weddings)
The Hyatt Regency Newport Beach is a hotel wedding venue with a ballroom for couples’ weddings in the Orange County, California area. This venue embraces all the coastal and tropical atmospheres of a hotel on the Pacific Coast. Couples will find this venue nine minutes from the Newport Beach... (Hotel Weddings Newport Beach)
At the Five Crowns Restaurant, a mansion wedding venue in the Orange County, California area, couples can host their wedding surrounded by bright modern decor. This venue features a room with glass walls that extend up to become part of the ceiling and that look out onto an abundant garden. Couples... (Restaurant Weddings Corona del Mar)
The Mesa Verde Country Club is a ballroom venue for couples’ weddings in the Orange County, California area. Here, couples will find a classic and modern country club with a lush landscape and elegant interior. This venue is located just 12 minutes from the Pacific Ocean at Huntington State... (Country Club Weddings Costa Mesa)
Four Points by Sheraton Anaheim is a hotel wedding venue located in Anaheim, California. You and your guests can enjoy the elegant interiors and refreshing outdoors here - ideal for a versatile wedding celebration. Particularly suitable for large gatherings, it would also work well for small wedding... (Hotel Weddings Anaheim)
The Classic Fullerton Ballroom is located on the second floor of the historic Williams Building in lovely downtown Fullerton, California. The venue resides across from the Fullerton Train Station. Built in 1927, this venue has a special charm and the elegance of days gone by. The art-deco style and... (Historic Weddings Fullerton)
Mastro’s Steakhouse is a wedding and event venue in Costa Mesa, California. Their sophisticated steakhouses are recognized for their combination of world-class service, acclaimed cuisine, live entertainment, and elegant settings. They have locations in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois,... (Restaurant Weddings Costa Mesa)
The Holiday Inn Buena Park - Near Knott’s is a hotel in the Orange County, California area. This modern hotel greets couples with four contemporary ballrooms and an outdoor ceremony space. The venue sits five minutes from the Fullerton Municipal Airport. Facilities and Capacity Couples can invite up... (Hotel Weddings Buena Park)
The Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa Hotel features a ballroom within a hotel in the Orange County, California area for couples to celebrate their Wedding Day. This classic city venue exudes chic and romantic vibes for a couple’s wedding outside or in the spacious ballroom. Couples can reach this... (Hotel Weddings Costa Mesa)
A sophisticated wedding venue in Orange County, Ayres Hotel & Suites Costa Mesa/Newport Beach offers timeless elegance for an unforgettable ceremony and reception. You can expect impeccable service, spacious accommodations and charming event spaces for the day of your dreams. Located along the... (Hotel Weddings Costa Mesa)
The Red Horse Barn is a country wedding venue located in Huntington Beach, California. The facility is located on a sprawling equestrian center, with beautiful trees and well-manicured gardens. The space has a graceful, storybook charm that can turn your dream wedding into a reality. The versatile... (Barn & Farm Weddings Huntington Beach)
Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club is a wedding ceremony and reception venue located in Trabuco Canyon, California. This venue, set in the very center of Orange County, comes complete with inimitable views of dual golf courses and surrounding California nature and a professional team that is... (Country Club Weddings Trabuco Canyon)
The Villa by Villa Park Catering is a wedding and event venue in Orange, California. The Villa Banquet Facility has been hosting and serving private events for more than three decades in Southern California. They specialize in weddings, parties and special events. Their focus is on the creation... (Banquet Halls Orange)
The Ranch at Laguna Beach is a wedding venue located in Laguna Beach, California that is nestled in the majestic Aliso and Wood Canyons in the heart of Orange County. This boutique and iconic property is the perfect blend of rich history and artistry, making it an unforgettable place to exchange... (Hotel Weddings Laguna Beach)
Los Coyotes Country Club is a wedding ceremony and reception venue located in Buena Park, California. This facility, offering a wide variety of breathtaking stages for your ceremony or reception, is devoted to creating a customizable wedding day for couples with unparalleled excellence when it comes... (Country Club Weddings Buena Park)
Dove Canyon Golf Club is a sublime wedding venue situated in the rolling hills California. This luxury wedding destination provides couples an ideal setting for both outdoor and indoor events. This venue is available to host your special day alongside opulent style and natural beauty. Facilities And... (Country Club Weddings Trabuco Canyon)
SeaCliff Country Club is a wedding ceremony and reception venue located in Huntington Beach, California. Private, luxurious, and rich with all the paradisal elements of a Long Beach vacation, this country club setting is a romantic and upscale stage for the wedding day of your dreams.Facilities and... (Country Club Weddings Huntington Beach)
Center Club is a wedding ceremony and reception venue located in Costa Mesa, California. Couples seeking a distinctive Orange County wedding need search no further than this prestigious venue, which has been a premier choice for wedding celebrations since 1985. This wedding venue, having hosted such... (Country Club Weddings Costa Mesa)
A scenic wedding venue in Orange County, California, Balboa Bay Resort offers a Mediterranean-inspired setting for your picturesque day. Located minutes away from John Wayne Airport and situated right on the water, you and your guests will get the luxury of experiencing the romance and elegance of... (Hotel Weddings Newport Beach)
Alta Vista Country Club is a golf course wedding venue in Placentia, California. This classic country club venue provides a private, intimate, and elegant setting for any couples' wedding day. The professional staff and gorgeous spaces will help contribute to a dreamy wedding experience. Alta Vista... (Country Club Weddings Placentia)
Built in 2006, The Rose Center is one of the largest event spaces in the heart of Westminster. The newly renovated venue boasts large, open space to accommodate parties of up to 350, hardwood flooring, 15-foot ceilings, sparkling chandeliers, private bridal suite, complete commercial kitchen and... (Banquet Halls Westminster)
The Chapel of Orange is a historic wedding venue located in Orange, California. The turn-of-the-century, gothic chapel sits along the tree-lined historical district. It was built in 1909 and is number 620 on the National Historical Registry. Facilities and Capacity The chapel is non-denominational... (Historic Weddings Orange)
The Harborside Grand Ballroom is a waterfront wedding venue in the Orange County, California area. Couples can delight in the historic cupola and 1,400 white lights of the Balboa Pavilion, a national landmark in which this ballroom resides. The pavilion, a registered California landmark, offers the... (Historic Weddings Newport Beach)
The Hyatt Regency Orange County offers a grand ballroom space for a couple’s wedding in the Orange County, California area. The elegant setting at this hotel venue accommodates large celebrations or intimate gatherings to celebrate a couple’s love. The hotel is located just five minutes from the... (Hotel Weddings Garden Grove)
Seven Degrees is a modern museum venue hosting engaged couples’ weddings in Laguna Beach, California. Constructed in 2011, this striking venue hosts weddings of every theme, style and color palette, turning your fantasies into reality. Seven Degrees views each occasion as a one-of-a-kind affair,... (Museum Weddings Laguna Beach)
Seven4one is a boutique, luxury hotel located in Laguna Beach, California. With the venue's eco-contemporary design, it offers an all-inclusive wedding weekend destination. Couples can host chic and luxurious or casual and laid-back weddings among this venue’s living walls of greenery. Just steps... (Hotel Weddings Laguna Beach)
Country Garden Caterers & Venues is an award-winning, full-service caterer based in Santa Ana, California. With over four decades of experience, they offer award-winning cuisine and a historic, rustic banquet hall in the heart of Santa Ana. Contact one of their professional event coordinators today... (Banquet Halls Santa Ana)
The Richard Nixon Library is an elegant, historic wedding venue in Yorba Linda, California. This museum and educational center is the birthplace of President Richard Nixon, and offers an elegant ambiance unlike any other venue in the area. The towering columns and shimmering reflecting pool offer a... (Museum Weddings Yorba Linda)
The Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa is a hotel and wedding venue in the Orange County, California area for couples looking for a coastal getaway. This hotel has ceremony sites with views of the ocean in addition to indoor banquet halls and a restaurant. It is located just four minutes from the... (Hotel Weddings Dana Point)
Fairview Green River in Yorba Linda, California is a picturesque country club wedding venue. The property looks out onto a beautiful golf course with magnificent views of the Santa Ana mountain range. The golf course is centrally located to a large selection of holiday apartments and hotels to suit... (Country Club Weddings Yorba Linda)
Our Newport Beach yacht weddings offer views along the Orange County coastline and Balboa Peninsula, but the ultimate destination? Wedded bliss. Celebrate your love with family, friends, and unforgettable memories on the water with Hornblower. Choose from several of our Newport Beach wedding... (Boat Weddings Newport Beach)
When you book at Hangar 21 North or South, you’re not only booking a beautiful venue, but also a unique, one-of-a-kind experience that no other wedding venue in Orange County offers. Take flight in our state-of-the-art helicopter and soak in priceless views of Orange County from above including... (Historic Weddings Fullerton)
Anaheim Hills Golf Course Clubhouse is a wedding venue in Anaheim Hills, California. This luxurious banquet hall location has beautiful event spaces at an affordable price. The professional staff provides excellent service, with great attention to detail. They work very closely with all clients and... (Country Club Weddings Anaheim)
A wedding venue in Orange County, Black Gold Golf Club features stunning natural surroundings for your picturesque day. With unparalleled views and a variety of services, your expectations will be surpassed as you share your memorable ceremony and/or reception with friends and family.Facilities and... (Country Club Weddings Yorba Linda)
The Majestic Garden Hotel is a hotel for couples’ weddings in the Orange County, California area. This classic venue is built in the English Tudor style with beautiful gardens surrounding the exterior of the building. Couples will find this hotel just a five-minute drive from Disneyland Park.... (Hotel Weddings Anaheim)
Tustin Ranch Golf Club is a wedding ceremony and reception venue located in Tustin, California. This golf club venue hosts weddings that are effulgent with California sunshine and rich with fairway greenery. Couples are sure to delight in the open air and positive energy that emanates richly from... (Country Club Weddings Tustin)
The DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Anaheim Resort - Convention Center is a hotel ballroom in the Orange County, California area. This hotel hosts couples’ weddings in a classically elegant style, with ornate light fixtures in a sweeping ballroom. Couples will find this hotel near the Anaheim Convention... (Hotel Weddings Anaheim)
Couples can host their wedding at the Ole Hanson Beach Club, a historic wedding venue in the Orange County, California area. This white stucco building in a 1928 Spanish-Revival style features gorgeous details inside and sunny lawns outside with ocean views. Approximately ten minutes away from the... (Country Club Weddings San Clemente)
Orange County Mining Co. is a rustic-style steakhouse restaurant and banquet wedding venue in Santa Ana, California providing quality service and a unique relaxing wedding atmosphere in the Orange County area. With over three decades of experience, their friendly and professional staff will go above... (Restaurant Weddings Santa Ana)
THE RANCH is an event center in Anaheim, California that can host your upcoming wedding day. It’s located on the sixth floor above the award-winning THE RANCH Restaurant & Saloon. The venue was created by the owner, Andrew Edwards, with extreme attention to detail with clean lines, wood features,... (Restaurant Weddings Anaheim)
The Huntington Bay Club, a marina in the Orange County, California area, hosts couples’ wedding ceremonies and receptions. This coastal waterfront venue is modern and nautical, with rows of windows and a gray facade on the Huntington Harbour. Couples will find this venue just a minute’s drive away... (Banquet Halls Huntington Beach)
Occasions at Laguna Village is a waterfront wedding venue in the Orange County, California area where couples can exchange vows overlooking the ocean. This coastal venue feels tropical and, even for local couples, like a wedding getaway destination. It can be found just two minutes from the Laguna... (Banquet Halls Laguna Beach)
Ebell of Santa Ana is a historical event venue featuring multiple spaces in Santa Ana, California. It was designed in 1924 by one of the most famous architects in Orange County and originally functioned as a space for women’s education and philanthropic work. The venue is known for its unique... (Historic Weddings Santa Ana)
A Stone’s Throw Winery is a private rustic wedding venue located in San Juan Capistrano, California. With three acres of orange groves and scenic views, the country winery features a beautiful historic touch. It is the ideal setting for ranch and garden wedding celebrations. Facilities and... (Winery Weddings San Juan Capistrano)
Located in Costa Mesa, California, the Harper is a professional wedding venue for the Orange County area, providing couples with a luxurious and comfortable space to say, “I do.” The creative site is ideal for both intimate and grand celebrations.Facilities and CapacityThe Harper is a... (Banquet Halls Costa Mesa)
Chic & modernized meets breathtaking & natural in our versatile facility which makes all wedding ceremony & reception dreams come true. From intimate & indoor to vast and under the open skies, our outdoor ceremony site overlooks picturesque views of our golf course & waterfall with iconic Marbella... (Country Club Weddings San Juan Capistrano)
A modern oasis with a classic coastal vibe, the four-diamond Paséa Hotel and Spa is a breathtaking haven perched on the edge of the majestic Pacific Ocean. Both whimsical and luxurious, this striking hotel, located in legendary Surf City USA, debuted in 2016. Inspired by the vibrant artistic culture... (Hotel Weddings Huntington Beach)
The Spring Field Banquet & Conference Center is a banquet hall in the Orange County, California area. This elegant wedding venue is vintage, with different rooms to accommodate any wedding event. Couples can find this venue approximately 20 minutes from Disneyland Park.Facilities and Capacity With... (Banquet Halls Fullerton)
Old Ranch Country Club is a wedding ceremony and reception venue located in Seal Beach, California. This facility is rich with Southern California charm and is a picturesque setting for couples looking to host a wedding that is nothing less than breathtaking.Facilities and CapacityOld Ranch Club... (Country Club Weddings Seal Beach)
Venue Rental Ranges from $5,000-$9,500 Fête - The Venue is a modern urban wedding venue in the Orange County, California area. Conveniently located near John Wayne Airport and many hotels. THE VENUE (includes tables and chairs to accomodate 400 guests) Weddings at Fête reflect the artistic... (Banquet Halls Costa Mesa)
Coyote Hills Golf Course is a wedding ceremony and reception venue located in Fullerton, California. This property, occupying 250 acres of land suitable for a fairy tale, is unassuming as a peaceful oasis full of green fairways and bubbling streams. Nonetheless, this humbling, all natural beauty is... (Country Club Weddings Fullerton)
Terra Laguna Beach is a unique wedding venue in Laguna Beach, California. Surrounded by nature and with catering that utilizes sustainable food practices and ethically-sourced ingredients, Terra Laguna Beach is dedicated to providing couples with truly innovative and artistic wedding... (Banquet Halls Laguna Beach)
A one-of-a-kind wedding venue in Orange County, California, Charter Yachts of Newport Beach provides a private and elegant affair that you and your guests will cherish forever. With the shimmering water, gorgeous sunsets and a star-filled sky, the romance will be evident as you celebrate your unique... (Boat Weddings Newport Beach)
The Waterfront Beach Resort is a waterfront wedding venue located in Huntington Beach, California. With elegant ballrooms, spectacular views, innovative cuisine, and impeccable attention to detail, this venue endeavors to provide the perfect ambience for your dream wedding.Facilities and CapacityThe... (Hotel Weddings Huntington Beach)
Brea Community Center is a wedding venue in Brea, California. This classic banquet hall venue offers many different spaces, small and large, for your wedding ceremony, reception, bridal shower, engagement parties and even meetings. This elegant and modern community building is an affordable and... (Banquet Halls Brea)
The Estate on Second is a historic wedding venue located in Santa Ana, California. Originally constructed in 1923, this recently renovated venue is situated in the heart of downtown and features beautiful Georgian Colonial architecture, which gives your event a touch of elegance while providing all... (Historic Weddings Santa Ana)
Summit House is a charming countryside wedding venue located in Fullerton, California. The venue was designed over 30 years ago to match the style and atmosphere of a romantic English country manor. From the lush decor to the quaint settings, this rustic and beautiful wedding venue could be the... (Restaurant Weddings Fullerton)
The Vintage Rose is a chic wedding venue located in Orange, California. It's the perfect mix of European charm and modern Californian flair! You will fall in love with its artistic elegance and modern aesthetic. The venue’s decor was curated by the owner. It’s a dreamy place full of furniture you... (Banquet Halls Orange)
The Colony House is an industrial-inspired wedding venue located in the Colony District of Anaheim, California. This 6,000-square-foot venue offers a mix of different styles, architectural influences, and versatile spaces for a chic and and memorable setting.Facilities and CapacityWith craftsman... (Banquet Halls Anaheim)
Couples choosing to wed at the Franciscan Gardens will find a ranch wedding venue in the Orange County, California area. A vintage atmosphere envelopes this historic loft space, giving an elegant air to couples’ weddings. Outdoor events that take place surrounded by lush walls of greenery and... (Rooftop Weddings San Juan Capistrano)
Giracci Vineyards and Farms is a vineyard and barn wedding venue in the Orange County, California area where couples can host a rustic or modern country wedding celebration. The barn at this winery is an elegantly rustic space on the ten-acre property. The land also features vineyards, gardens and... (Winery Weddings Silverado)
Muckenthaler Mansion, a museum in the Orange County, California area, serves as a wedding venue for couples seeking elegant vintage flair. Formerly the home of Walter and Adella Muckenthaler, this venue is now used for touring art exhibits and lavish events. Couples can add their wedding to the... (Mansion Weddings Fullerton)
Orange County, commonly referred to as "The OC", was made a household name for many with the TV show of the same name. But did you know it's also a great place to say "I do"? With all kinds of wedding locations and venues, it's the perfect spot to plan the wedding of your dreams.
Some people might forget that while Orange County is it's own region, it's made up of some very well known cities. Those include: Anaheim, Santa Ana, Irvine, and Huntington Beach. The most famous location is Anahiem, which is home to Disneyland! And who doesn't love Disneyland?
Maybe you and your fiancé(e) are interested in going down the more traditional route for your wedding location. Other popular wedding venues in Orange County include: golf courses, yacht clubs, mansions and beachfront venues. Most of those have the fabulous option of choosing whether or not your ceremony and reception venues are indoors or outdoors. And with gorgeous Southern California weather, who wouldn't want to get married at an outdoor or open-air wedding venue.
If you're looking for a more casual wedding location, beachfront wedding venues tend to be a great choice. They let you and your wedding guests kick off your shoes and stick your feet in the sand. A mansion or estate wedding venue is great for incorporate vintage aspects into your special day. If you and your fiancé(e) are history buffs, a historical estate may be the wedding location for you.
For those looking to book a venue off the beaten path, Orange County has some very unique wedding reception venues. If you want to take a nautical themed wedding to the next level, take your wedding guests on a cruise ship out into the Pacific ocean. If you, your fiancé(e), and wedding guests love art, history, or science, consider booking a museum for your wedding venue.
Total wedding costs in Orange County are a bit higher than the national average, coming in around $34,289. That's about $5,300 more than the national average of $29,000. Don't fret about making your wedding budget identical to the average. It's just an average and each wedding is unique!
There are two airports for out-of-town guests to use when flying into Orange County. The first is John Wayne Airport, which is about a 10-15 minute drive to wedding locations near the center of the county depending on traffic. This would be a great choice for out-of-town guests if your wedding venue is in the center of the county, closer to Irvine, or Huntington Beach. The second airport is Long Beach Airport. Like the name suggests, it's much closer to Long Beach. If your ceremony and reception venues are closer to Long Beach, you might encourage guests to use this airport instead. Though it only does domestic flights so if you've got international looking for a non-stop flight, John Wayne Airport is the way to go.
A hotel in Orange County will cost, on average, around $123. And we know finding hotels for your out-of-town guests that are close to your wedding venue and affordable can be overwhelming. But it doesn't need to be! Check out this awesome wedding hotel block service that helps find and compare a large number of rooms close to your wedding venue. They do all the hard work and you just have to pass along the information to your guests.
Orange County's weather is pretty temperate year round. With a semi-arid steppe climate from sitting between humid and desert climates, Orange County is a good place to host a wedding year round.
The warm season lasts from the beginning of July to the beginning of October with daily high temperatures between 70 and 90 degrees. The hottest days are likely to be experienced in August. If you've booked an outdoor or open-air wedding venue, make sure you have a place for guests to get out of the heat and stay hydrated. There is very little chance of rain during this time.
The cold season lasts from the end of November to the beginning of April with daily high temperatures below 68 degrees. The coldest days will like be experienced during the end of December. If you're hosting a winter wedding in Orange County but want to take pictures outside, make sure you and your wedding party are dressed appropriately. Open-air wedding venues are also still an option as long as there are heaters. Rain can be expected during the start of February.
When you're ready to start your Orange County wedding venue search, WeddingWire has everything you'll need to find the perfect wedding location.