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Browsing wedding venues is among the very first steps of planning your big day. But with so many wedding venues to choose from, how do you find The One? First, consider the style of venue you’d like: Garden or beach? Ballroom or barn? Then, read reviews of wedding venues in your desired city and select a few to tour in person. Happy venue hunting!
Bradley Estate and Event Center is a historic wedding venue located in Clearlake Oaks, California. This estate was first erected as Rancho Solfatara in the early 1900s by Worthen Bradley. The property encompasses 800 acres of fertile land, presenting stunning views of lush, green grounds, and a... (Wedding Venues California)
La Arboleda is nestled in the center of the Santa Rita Hills with beautiful ceremony backdrops abundant throughout. The estate sits on acres of walnut & olive trees and features entertainment pavilions, a bar, and stage. The rustic dining pavilion is wrapped in glass and trellised with blooming... (Wedding Venues California)
Canyon Oaks Country Club located in Chico, California among the Sierra Nevada foothills is a prestigious golf club perfect for elegant weddings. Their lush scenery, enchanting gazebo, romantic waterfall and whimsical bridge provide the perfect backdrop for an outdoor ceremony or pictures. For a more... (Wedding Venues California)
Speakeasy on State is an elegant wedding event venue located in Redlands, California. This 4,000-square-foot loft showcases century-old brick, hardwood floors, beautiful chandeliers and a historic vibe that will impress your guests.Facilities and Capacity Speakeasy on State boasts two elegant... (Wedding Venues California)
Radisson Blu Anaheim is a hotel wedding venue located in Anaheim, California. This venue is situated less than a mile from Disneyland® Resort, Downtown Disney® District, Anaheim Convention Center & Arena, and many more attractions. Here, couples and their guests can enjoy convenient access to their... (Wedding Venues California)
Our family has always welcomed anyone to enjoy the beauty that surrounds our property here in Reedley, CA and the fun and laughter to be had. Our little slice of Heaven has been improved and gotten prettier with every changing season. We've developed three venues on the property, planted 100 trees,... (Wedding Venues California)
The choices for your special day at Roaring Camp are unique and magical. Treat your guests to an unforgettable experience on a steam train ride through the Redwoods taking you and your guests to a towering, circular Cathedral Grove of Redwoods providing a majestic background for your ceremony, or... (Wedding Venues California)
SPACE FOR YOUR CELEBRATION We can recommend vendors to help provide the necessary elements to make your celebration uniquely you, including catering to music, flowers and more. Contact us through the form below for more details. ACCOMMODATIONS With a total of 15 rooms that sleep up to 36 people, the... (Wedding Venues California)
Noriega House is a historic wedding venue located in Bakersfield, California. This elegant estate features immaculately manicured gardens and a stunning Queen Anne style manor house. With multiple event spaces to choose from and the assistance of an on-site event planner, weddings held here are... (Wedding Venues California)
Merryvale Vineyards is a vineyard and winery wedding venue located in Saint Helena, California. The rustic and elegant atmosphere creates a perfect setting for romantic receptions with couples and their loved ones. Two stories of century-old 2,000-gallon casks line the stone walls of the historic... (Wedding Venues California)
Here at The Healdsburg Club House, we want to help make your wedding the most memorable day of your life! To accomplish this, we have put together a few options to help you simplify and enjoy your planning experience, we offer Hourly Rental, Full Day Rental. Ceremony or Reception only, and packages... (Wedding Venues California)
Le Vin Winery and Inn is a vineyard wedding venue found in Yorkville, California. Enveloped by breathtaking vistas, this peaceful wedding retreat is nestled among the naturally beautiful Yorkville Highlands mountain country. This winery venue is fully equipped to host ceremonies and receptions, as... (Wedding Venues California)
The Los Robles Greens is a country and golf club wedding venue located in Thousand Oaks, California. Renowned for their gorgeous venue, scenic surroundings and fast service, this venue is sure to provide you the space, time and amenities for the most breathtaking wedding. Located in a picturesque... (Wedding Venues California)
The Riverside Marriott is a hotel wedding venue situated in Riverside, California. Spread out over 14,000 square feet, this award-winning location has everything you need to create an unforgettable celebration. It features stylish event spaces, luxurious accommodations, and an expert team of event... (Wedding Venues California)
Pellegrini Winery is a fabulous wedding venue located in Santa Rosa, California, in the heart of Napa Valley wine country. As one of the oldest pinot noir vineyards in the area, the winery offers a beautiful venue and backdrop for your wedding. Pellegrini Winery is the perfect combination of a... (Wedding Venues California)
Whether you’re planning a wine-tasting getaway or planning your dream wedding, the Cambria® Hotel Sonoma Wine Country, opening July 2020, is a perfect place to stay. Located in the city of Rohnert Park, this upscale hotel offers easy access to many popular attractions like Green Music Center, Crane... (Wedding Venues California)
The Ameswell Hotel is a modern wedding venue located in Mountain View, California. Available from February 2021, this hotel offers a one-of-a-kind backdrop for celebrations with its distinct architecture and design inspired by California’s wilderness. With luxurious amenities and a variety of event... (Wedding Venues California)
Nestled on 2,000 acres of breathtaking coastal landscape in Fort Bragg, California, The Inn at Newport Ranch is a peaceful venue for weddings and special events. From the scenic rugged seascape to the rustic elegance of the inn, there are a number of event sites available. With flexible layout... (Wedding Venues California)
Ardenwood Historic Farm is a vintage-style estate located in Fremont, California. This historic property dates back to the 1850s with the stately Patterson House that sits in the center of the 240 acre property. Our beautiful outdoor gardens and lush lawns, serve as the backdrop for your big day. We... (Wedding Venues California)
The Lavender Labyrinth and Flower Garden at the Bees N Blooms organic farm in Santa Rosa, California, is a unique wedding venue destination. Nestled beneath the scenic Taylor Mountain, this property provides a rare opportunity to embrace the natural world alongside your nuptial experience. Home to... (Wedding Venues California)
Glamorous, beautiful, and filled with some of the most exciting cities in the entire world, California is a realm unto itself. It’s nearly impossible to capture all that California has to offer, from the chill beach town of San Diego to the glitz and ritz of Los Angeles. Hurtle down snow-covered slopes in Big Bear or become an overnight millionaire in San Jose. Sip delicious vino in Napa Valley or admire how the fog rolls off the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
Simply put, California can be anything you want it to be. It is a land of looming mountains, sprawling deserts, magnificent redwoods, sun-soaked beaches, and pristine national parks. If you plan on tying the knot in the Golden State, you have a nearly endless list of venue choices. California is a state where dreams become reality, so it’s the perfect place to host your dream wedding.
California is a massive state-comprising over 163,696 square miles. With such a large surface area to cover, when you start your search for that perfect California wedding venue, your best first step might be to narrow down your geographic area. California is usually divided into Southern California, Central California, and Northern California.
Next, start thinking about what kind of wedding environment you want. California is one of the few states that can offer you small mountain venues, breezy beach venues, romantic countryside venues, and stylish downtown venues, all within a relatively short drive of each other.
Finally, with your newly narrowed list, let’s talk venues. No surprise, California offers almost anything you could imagine. Do you dream of an elegant hotel wedding? You have thousands to choose from throughout the state, from cozy inns in adorable towns like Julian, to posh, five-star options that cater to the stars in Los Angeles and San Francisco. California’s gorgeous year-round weather makes it a great location for park weddings, boat weddings, and rooftop weddings. Just make sure you check your budget before you set your heart on a specific venue. Everything in California is larger than life, including venue price tags.
Once you have your sights set on a few top California wedding venues, it’s time to schedule a venue tour. This is your chance to meet the venue coordinator and to ask all your pressing questions. First, cover the basics. Make sure the venue is available on your preferred wedding date and check on its capacity. Next, ask about wedding packages. If you already have vendors, like a photographer or caterer in mind, see if the venue will allow them. (Some venues require you to use their staff or to choose from an approved vendor list). Finally, check to make sure the bathrooms are clean and easy to find. Seriously. Your guests will thank you.
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