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Ralston Hall Mansion

Ralston Hall Mansion is a registered National Historic Landmark built by William Chapman Ralston in 1867. While the...Read more interior of the mansion is currently closed pending renovation, the lawn and grounds are available for a lovely outdoor ceremony with the mansion as the backdrop.. Ralston Hall is one...

Lillaskog Lodge

Lillaskog Lodge is located in Groveland, California. Nestled on a serene ridge top surrounded by the Stanislaus National...Read more Forest, the Lodge is the perfect setting for outside weddings and receptions. 11 miles from the Big Oak Flat entrance to Yosemite National Park, the Lodge is surrounded by natural...

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Guests

Chaminade Resort and Spa

Chaminade Resort & Spa is a hotel wedding venue located in Santa Cruz, California. The venue offers spectacular views of...Read more the iconic Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz Mountains, making it a scenic locale for weddings. Situated just an hour from San Francisco International Airport and 30 minutes from...

$20k - $24k
250
Guests

The Pines Resort

The Pines Resort is a mountain resort wedding venue located in Bass Lake, California. Nestled in a towering pine forest,...Read more the resort offers a warm and relaxed experience, good food, and customized service. Known as the hidden jewel of Sierra National Forest, the Pines Resort features the sparkling...

$11k - $16k
300
Guests

Monterey Country Club

Monterey Country Club is a gorgeous wedding venue in the idyllic climate of Palm Desert, California. With a...Read more Spanish-colonial styling, this venue has a charming and inviting vibe to it. Your guests will feel very comfortable upon entering and hearing soothing water cascade down the triple-tier...

250
Guests

Nakoma Resort

Perched atop the picturesque Feather River and surrounded by the spectacular Sierra Nevada mountain range is an idyllic...Read more wedding venue, Nakoma Resort. Just an hour north of Lake Tahoe, this sublime locale provides a multi-faceted setting for any dream wedding. Nakoma eliminates the need to decide...

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250
Guests

Sun City Palm Desert

Sun City Palm Desert is a lavish wedding event venue located in Palm Desert, California. This venue is one of a kind as...Read more it has superb landscaping and lavish water features at nearly every turn. Sun City’s staff will be incredibly attentive to all your needs so that you have little to no stress on...

350
Guests

Rosewood Events

Rosewood Events is an elegant, private wedding venue located in Petaluma, California that specializes in hosting...Read more weddings and corporate events. This private estate is surrounded by 600 acres of breathtaking views and the natural beauty of flower gardens, lavender fields, willow trees and redwood...

225
Guests

High Hill Ranch

High Hill Ranch is a rustic wedding venue located in Placerville, California. With event spaces to host rehearsal...Read more dinners, ceremonies, and receptions, couples are invited to enjoy a number of wedding events at the property. Surrounded by lush woodlands and manicured lawns, this estate is the ideal...

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Five Crowns Restaurant

At the Five Crowns Restaurant, a mansion wedding venue in the Orange County, California area, couples can host their...Read more 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...

$14k - $18k
250
Guests

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

The Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort is a hotel wedding venue located in Santa Barbara, California. The venue...Read more offers unparalleled views of the coastline, with the opportunity for couples to get married directly on the beach. Boasting nine event spaces in total, couples are sure to find their...

300
Guests

The castle inn of the lost coast

The Castle Inn of the Lost Coast is a wedding venue situated along the Pacific Ocean in Whitethorn, California. This...Read more boutique hotel provides a luxurious experience designed to make its guests feel like royalty. Tucked away in the wild and rugged Shelter Cove, the venue is a secluded and romantic...

The Anaheim Hotel

Located across the street from the Disneyland Resort, the Anaheim Hotel is half a block away from the main entrance to...Read more Disneyland and about one block away from the Anaheim Convention Center. Experience the Resort feel of the hotel, spread over nice acres, with 300 cheerfully appointed guest rooms...

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UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Hotel

Located in Los Angeles’ highly desirable Westwood area, the Luskin Hotel melds elegance and excellence with first-class...Read more service and style to stage perfect wedding ceremonies, unforgettable meals, lively receptions, and comfortable and relaxing overnight stays for couples and parties of up to 300...

300
Guests

Lake Cuyamaca Recreation and Park District

Nestled in the heart of nature 15 minutes from historic Julian, California, Lake Cuyamaca is a serene and beautiful...Read more wedding location. The former volunteer firehouse of Cuyamaca has been remodeled into a venue for couples celebrating their big day. The space is open and welcoming to all couples, from...

100
Guests

Mountain House Estate

– here’s why you’ll love mountain house estate: 40 private acres with rolling hills & redwood/oak trees byob & byo...Read more vendors (including food trucks) outdoor and indoor ceremony and reception locations gorgeous dressing suites custom-designed lighting + rentals Wedding couples who choose Mountain House...

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Switzer Farm

Switzer Farm is a farm wedding venue located in Westport, California. Switzer Farm is a majestic wedding destination...Read more located on California’s northern coast. This secluded picturesque wedding venue offers expansive grounds with gorgeous scenic views. For those looking for a unique setting that...

$22k - $27k
100
Guests

Suisun Valley Inn at Monroe Ranch

Suisun Valley Inn at Monroe Ranch is a barn and farm wedding venue located in Fairfield, California. Owners and founders...Read more Gary Bacon and Ying Ni have created an idyllic getaway nestled within the grounds of this historic ranch and vineyard. You can enjoy an entire weekend in this peaceful location in...

250
Guests

Spring Ranch, Mendocino

Spring Ranch, Mendocino is a historic barn wedding venue in Little River, California. The venue consists of three...Read more different buildings, each adding their own unique character to the celebrations. The main facility is an original 19th-century Canadian hay barn featuring a charming rustic interior....

200
Guests

Mountain High Resort

Mountain High Resort is a wedding venue located in Wrightwood, California. This resort offers couples the opportunity to...Read more wed in a scenic location nestled in the Angeles National Forest. With three distinct venues available, couples can bring their dream celebrations to life here. Facilities and...

The Inn At Newport Ranch

Nestled on 2,000 acres of breathtaking coastal landscape in Fort Bragg, California, The Inn at Newport Ranch is a...Read more 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...

Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa

Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa is an elegant wedding venue in la Jolla, California. This romantic venue is located on ten...Read more acres of gorgeous land in the Torrey Pines. WIth Spanish-style architecture, beautiful greenery, and excellent services, this venue is sure to provide you and your guests with an...

$21k - $34k
300
Guests

California Wedding Venues, Wedding Venues in 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.

Finding the Right Wedding Venue in California

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.

How to Choose the Right Wedding Venue in California

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.

At WeddingWire, we are here to help you get hitched without a hitch. As you begin planning your California wedding, take a look a look at your wedding checklist tool and start building your wedding website.

Wedding Venues in California with Real Weddings published

  • Rating 4.4 out of 5, 175 Reviews
     · Barn & Farm Weddings . Malibu, CA
  • Rating 3.7 out of 5, 51 Reviews
     · Winery Weddings . Temecula, CA
  • Rating 4.9 out of 5, 43 Reviews
     · Country Club Weddings . Lincoln, CA
  • Rating 4.7 out of 5, 77 Reviews
     · Country Club Weddings . Huntington Beach, CA
  • Rating 4.9 out of 5, 28 Reviews
     · Barn & Farm Weddings . Paicines, CA
  • Rating 4.9 out of 5, 146 Reviews
     · Mansion Weddings . Fallbrook, CA
  • Rating 4.8 out of 5, 95 Reviews
     · Barn & Farm Weddings . San Diego, CA
  • Rating 5.0 out of 5, 40 Reviews
     · Hotel Weddings . Winters, CA
  • Rating 4.7 out of 5, 33 Reviews
     · Hotel Weddings . Sacramento, CA
  • Rating 4.7 out of 5, 42 Reviews
     · Hotel Weddings . Long Beach, CA
  • Rating 4.9 out of 5, 61 Reviews
     · Historic Weddings . Los Angeles, CA
  • Rating 4.8 out of 5, 43 Reviews
     · Winery Weddings . Camarillo, CA
  • Rating 4.9 out of 5, 76 Reviews
     · Barn & Farm Weddings . Nipomo, CA
  • Rating 4.4 out of 5, 45 Reviews
     · Barn & Farm Weddings . Camarillo, CA
  • Rating 4.9 out of 5, 43 Reviews
     · Banquet Halls . Moorpark, CA
  • Rating 5.0 out of 5, 19 Reviews
     · Barn & Farm Weddings . Monterey, CA
  • Rating 4.4 out of 5, 27 Reviews
     · Winery Weddings . Saint Helena, CA
  • Rating 4.5 out of 5, 66 Reviews
     · Hotel Weddings . San Diego, CA
  • Rating 4.6 out of 5, 31 Reviews
     · Winery Weddings . San Diego, CA
  • Rating 4.5 out of 5, 57 Reviews
     · Restaurant Weddings . Pomona, CA

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