San Diego Wedding – Romantic Venues to Choose From

San Diego WeddingPlanning a San Diego wedding? Learn about the best places to get married in this beautiful coastal city. With 70 miles of coastline there are lots of naturally gorgeous places to have a romantic wedding. We’re happy to recommend what we think are the top wedding venues throughout the area. Finding the perfect wedding site is the first step toward planning your dream day wedding. Take a look at these great locations.

Top San Diego Wedding Venues

Admiral Kidd Wedding Admiral Kidd Club Address: 33050 Acoustic Ave., Su. 200, San Diego, CA 92136 Telephone: (619) 524-6287 Capacity: 400 Admiral Kidd Club is on the Navy base in Point Loma. It’s a gorgeous location. for a dream day wedding. Have an outdoor ceremony overlooking the ocean with a fabulous view of the ocean and the San Diego skyline. There is a choice of two indoor ballrooms for the reception.
Bahia Belle WeddingBahia Resort Address: 998 W. Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA 92109 Telephone: (858) 539-7720 Capacity: 500 You can choose between an outdoor wedding ceremony on the beach or in the garden. Reception choices include two beautiful banquet rooms with views overlooking Mission Bay or two different sternwheelers, Bahia Belle and William D. Evans. You and your guests can cruise the Bay as you celebrate your love at one of the most unique wedding venues.  
Bernardo WineryBernardo Winery Address: 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte, San Diego, CA 92128 Telephone: (858) 487-1866 Capacity: 225 Get married amongst the olive trees and flowering gardens at Bernardo Winery. This winery in Rancho Bernardo only has one wedding each day. You can relax and enjoy your special day.  
Coronado Community CenterCoronado Community Center Address: 1845 Strand Way, San Diego, CA 92118 Telephone: (619) 522-2457 Capactiy: 250 Coronado Community Center is located on Coronado Island and overlooks Glorietta Bay. You can get married at a nearby park or on the lawn outside the center. The reception would be indoors with a patio outside overlooking the water at this San Diego wedding site.  
Wedding Bowl Cuvier Park San DiegoCuvier Park Location: Intersection of Coast Blvd. and Cuvier Street Telephone: Contact the City of San Diego for permit – (619) 235-1160 Capacity: 40 (although I know someone who had 75 standing)This popular San Diego wedding site is often referred to as “The Wedding Bowl”. Cuvier Park offers a breathtaking view overlooking La Jolla Cove. The grassy bluff is 5 steps below the street providing some privacy. The city issues just one permit per day for a wedding ceremony at this park. No receptions allowed.  
Darlington House San DiegoDarlington House Address: 7441 Olivetas Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92038 Telephone: (858) 454-7625 Capacity: 200 This exquisite villa is located a few blocks from the ocean in La Jolla and features stunning patios and gorgeous gardens.        
Grand Tradition - Beverly MansionThe Grand Tradition – Beverly Mansion Address: 1602 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook, CA 92028 Telephone: (760) 728-6466 Capacity: 300 Located north of San Diego in Fallbrook, this is a picturesque location with 30 acres of lavishly landscaped grounds including a pond and a horsedrawn carriage. The elegant Crystal Ballroom would make a perfect setting for a fairytale wedding reception. Many wedding services are included in their wedding packages.  
Hotel Del CoronadoHotel Del Coronado Address: 1500 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118 Telephone: (619) 522-8070 Capacity: 500 This historic hotel has elegant facilities for the ultimate in luxurious weddings. You can choose between a beautiful ballroom, outdoor garden, or have your wedding right on the beach.    
Japanese Friendship Gardens Japanese Friendship Garden Address: 2125 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101 Telephone: (619) 232-2721 Capacity: 200 The lush Oriental gardens are beautiful with koi pond, romantic pathways, and waterfall.  
La Jolla Cove Suites La Jolla Cove Suites Rooftop Address: 1155 Coast Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037 Telephone: (858) 551-3414 Capacity: 225 This is a unique oceanfront rooftop venue that overlooks La Jolla Cove    
L'auberge Del MarL’Auberge Del Mar Address: 1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014 Telephone: (858) 259-1515 Capacity: 400 This is a romantic location with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. It’s located in Del Mar.    
Los Willows WeddingLos Willows Address: 530 Stewart Canyon Rd., Fallbrook, CA 92028 Telephone: (888) 731-9400 Capacity: 250 Los Willows is located north of San Diego in Fallbrook. This is the perfect location if you are looking for a totally private wedding. Enjoy 44 private acres of gorgeous grounds complete with large willow trees, expansive lawns, and a lake. Los Willows specializes in weddings with many services included in the wedding packages.
Orfilia Vineyards Escondido Orfila Vineyards 13455 San Pasqual Rd., Escondido, CA 92025 (800) 868-9463 or (760) 745-3773 This winery near Escondido makes a romantic wedding site. Get married surrounded by romantic vineyards and rolling hills.    
Paradise Point Resort San Diego Paradise Point Resort and Spa Address: 1404 Vacation Rd., San Diego, CA 92109 Telephone: (858)581-5910 Capacity: 1,000 Paradise Point offers various choices of beautiful outdoor tropical settings for your wedding ceremony and reception in addition to indoor facilities. Enjoy picturesque views of Mission Bay.  
PowerHouse Community City Del MarPowerhouse Community Center Address: 1658 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014 Telephone: (858) 755-1524 Capacity: 160 This oceanfront location has both indoor and outdoor facilities. Gorgeous scenery. overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Del Mar.  
Prado WeddingThe Prado at Balboa Park Address: 1549 E. El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101 Telephone: (619) 557-9441 Capacity: 300 In addition to being a restaurant, The Prado at Balboa Park is a romantic wedding setting with multilevel terraces, historic fountains, reflecting pool, wishing well, and beautiful gardens. The Prado is a popular San Diego wedding venue.  
Presidio Park San DiegoPresdido Park Address: 2811 Jackson St., San Diego, CA 92110 Telephone: Contact the City of San Diego for permit – (619) 235-1160 Capacity: 50 There are a number of choices for weddings here. Presidio Park is a beautiful location not far from Mission Bay in Old Town. Have an outdoor ceremony surrounded by lush landscaping, green hills, and views of Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean in the distance. A naturally gorgeous San Diego wedding venue for your special day!
Sea grove Park Del Mar, CASeagrove Park Location: West end of 15th Street at Coast Blvd in Del Mar. Address: City of Del Mar, 1050 Camino del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014 Telephone: (858) 755-1524 Capacity: 199 This is a beautiful park located on a cliff overlooking the ocean. The views are dramatic. Definitely take a look if you are looking for ocean views.  
Thursday Club San Diego Thursday Club Address: 1224 Santa Barbara Street, San Diego, CA 92107 Telephone: (619) 224-5264 Capacity: Garden 100; Clubhouse 175 seated, 350 nonseated This is a beautiful outdoor San Diego wedding site located above Sunset Cliffs with a view of the ocean. It’s the perfect wedding venue. You and your guests would be surrounded by gorgeous gardens. There’s a lovely clubhouse complete with stage, bride’s room, kitchen, and sitting area.

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How to Plan Sierra Foothill Weddings

Sierra Foothill WeddingsFind the ideal location for Sierra Foothill weddings. The natural beauty of the foothills will create that memorable atmosphere you want for your dream day wedding. There are so many fabulous wedding venues to choose from in the beautiful Sierra Mountains. We want to help you explore the top wine country wedding locations in this scenic area so you can move on to planning all of the other important details of your wedding. Wineries can be ideal venues for romantic weddings. Not all wineries offer weddings, but many do. Take a look at the possibilities as you search for the perfect spot for your wedding.  

Top Wedding Venues in the Sierra Foothills

Click on the name of each winery in red. These links will take you to the winery’s website where you can view photos of actual weddings at the winery.
  Sierra Foothill WeddingsAvio Vineyards and Winery Address: 14520 Ridge Rd., Sutter Creek, CA Telephone: (209) 267-1515 Capacity: 200 Avio Vineyards has a lovely setting for a wedding. The grounds are lushly landscaped and there’s a panoramic view of the hills and vineyards. The natural beauty of this estate creates an ambiance of romance. Owners Stefano and Lisa will help create the Sierra Foothill wedding of your dreams.

Bella Piazza Winery Bella Piazza Winery Address: 19900 Shenandoah School Rd., Plymouth, CA 95669 Telephone: 209 245 4600 Capacity: 300 Bella Piazza Winery lovely venue for a Wine Country Wedding. The Mediterranean ambiance and beautiful landscaped grounds provide a romantic ambiance. Gorgeous views of the surrounding hills and vineyard welcome guests to the majestic and elegant Wine Tasting Room and Event Center. Choose from four possible ceremony sites. The bridal dressing room with spectacular views over the vineyard is waiting for you to step outside through the french doors on the beautiful patio.

Calaveras WeddingIronstone Winery Address: 1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys, CA 95247 Telephone: (209) 728-1251 Let Ironstone Vineyards help you create your storybook wedding. The wedding ceremony takes place in a picturesque setting among lovely landscaping, a large pond, and the natural beauty of the Sierra Foothills. There’s even a horse-drawn landau carriage available to whisk you off into the sunset!

Villa Toscano Winery Villa Toscano Winery Address: 10600 Shenandoah Road, Plymouth, CA 95669 Telephone (209) 245-3800 ext. #1010 Capacity: 120 Villa Toscano Winery is a lovely Tuscan style estate that is richly landscaped to create an elegant and beautiful atmosphere for your wine country wedding.  

El Dorado County WeddingWinery By the Creek Address: 8085 Perry Creek Rd., Fair Play, CA 95684 Telephone: (530) 620-2402 Capacity: Winery by the Creek has a beautiful setting for an outdoor ceremony surrounded by ferns, trees, and old Indian grinding rocks. After the ceremony, cross the wooden bridge and the Bistro patio is ready for your elegant outside reception. You could also select the Fair Play Wine Cave for a romantic and unique reception venue.
Young Winery PlymouthYoung’s Vineyard Address: 10120 Shenandoah Rd., Plymouth, CA 95669 Telephone: (209) 245-3005 Young’s Vineyard has a tranquil setting next to a pond. The grounds are beautifully landscaped with lots of color, a large open lawn area, and tall towering trees.

After exploring Sierra Foothill weddings, take a look at romantic wedding sites in other regions of the California Wine Country:

Napa | Livermore |Lodi |Temecula |Sonoma Central Coast|San Diego

Have you been to any Sierra Foothill Weddings? If so, we’d love to hear about your experience. Please take time to leave a comment below.


Sonoma Weddings

Bride and Groom by a RiverSonoma weddings will be able to take advantage of the gorgeous natural beauty of Sonoma County. This is a beautiful area. There are many romantic settings for a wine country wedding. Choose from romantic vineyard settings, majestic hilltops overlooking the valley, and gorgeous coastal beauty. Sonoma County has a wide variety of wedding venues to choose from.

Wedding Venues in Sonoma County

Chateau St. Jean Winery Chateau St. JeanAddress: 8555 Sonoma Hwy., Kenwood, CA Telephone: (707) 833-4134 Capacity: 200 Chateau St. Jean Winery is nestled at the foot of Sugarloaf Ridge. It is in the heart of Valley of the Moon. This winery offers a lovely setting for your dream day wedding. Enjoy the beautiful Chateau gardens surrounded by vineyards.

Sonoma WeddingsKunde Family Estate Address: 9825 Sonoma Hwy., Kenwood, CA 95452 Telephone: (707) 833-5501 Capacity: 250 Kunde has four unique settings to choose from for your Sonoma wedding. Aging Wine Caves, Boot Hill, Dunfillan Ruins, and the Vineyard Terrace. All are spectacular choices! Kunde offers worry-free wedding planning. They have the experience to make sure that your wedding runs smoothly. I’ve attended a wedding at Kunde Family Estate. It was beautiful and flowed smoothly from beginning to end.

Sonoma WineryLandmark Vineyards Address: 101 Adobe Canyon Road, Kenwood, CA 95452 Telephone: (707) 833-0218 The 20-acre estate blends California mission-style architecture with natural beauty. Enjoy panoramic views of mountains, vineyards and delightfully landscaped gardens. Gorgeous setting!

Simi Winery Address: Address: 18275 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg, CA Telephone: (707) 433-6981 Capacity: 130 This is an historic winery nestled among redwoods. The flowing fountain and creek side setting provides a romantic location for a “dream day” wedding. It’s so beautiful at Simi Winery. A wedding here is sure to be full of special memories. Simi is one of the wineries for Sonoma weddings.

Trentadue Winery Address: 19170 Geyserville Ave., Geyserville, CA Telephone: (707) 433-3104 Capacity: 500 Outdoors/250 Indoors This is a delightful setting for a wine country wedding. The vine-covered arbors, splashing fountains, shaded gardens, redwoods, and expansive lawns all create a gorgeous atmosphere. There is a lovely room available for an indoor reception.

Bride and Groom by the Ocean
Learn About Wedding Venues in Other Wine Regions of California
California is a beautiful state with such a unique variety of landscapes. Click on the link above to learn about top wedding venues throughout California. You will find romantic venues in Napa, Temecula Valley, the Sierra Foothills, Lodi, Livermore, the Central Valley, San Diego, and along the Central Coast.  

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How to Plan Temecula Weddings

Bride and Groom Outdoors Plan Temecula Weddings: The rolling hills, fields of vineyards, and views of Mount Palomar create a gorgeous setting for a dream day wedding. The Temecula Wine Country is located in Southern California off of the Rancho California freeway exit in Temecula, California. Temecula is one hour north of San Diego via I-15 or 80 minutes south of Los Angeles via Hwy. 60 or I-10.

Best Venues for Temecula Weddings

Temecula Weddings, Temecula WeddingFalkner Winery Address: 40620 Calle Contento, Temecula, CA 92591 Telephone: (951) 676-8231 Have your wedding on the park-like grounds with beautiful vineyard views. The lawn area is surrounded by lit trees. The indoor reception site is designed with over 80 feet of circular 10 feet high windows facing the mountains, vineyards and sunsets. The glass walls have doors that open to the outdoor attached balcony for guests to enjoy the outdoors.

Leonesse Winery Temecula Leoness Cellars Address: 28311 De Portola Rd., Temecula, CA 92591 Telephone: (951) 302-7601 Capacity: 200 Leoness Cellars offers a private wedding site that is perched on a hilltop with great views of the vineyards. A wedding here would be a true wine country wedding.

Temecula Winery Wedding Maruice Carrie Winery Address: 34225 Rancho California Rd., Temecula, CA 92591 Telephone: (951) 676-1711 Capacity: 200 A fine Victorian-style farmhouse will serve as the backdrop for your Temecula wedding with a unique park-like setting and lush grounds. There are a choice of wedding and reception sites at Maruice Carrie depending on the size of your wedding.

Oak Mountain Winery TemeculaOak Mountain Winery Address: 36522 Via Verde, Temecula, CA 92591 Telephone: (951) 699-9102 Oak Mountain is a 10 acre hilltop winery. Their Vista pavilion offers a panoramic view of the valley and mountains for your dream day wedding.

Ponte Winery Temecula Ponte Winery Address: 35053 Rancho California Rd., Temecula, CA 92591 Telephone: (951) 694-8855 Capacity: 280 Ponte has two beautiful locations for your ceremony: a charming Vineyard Garden surrounded by lush, vine-covered trellises, or the grassy amphitheater surrounded by the vineyards. Both locations have panoramic views of the vineyards and the mountains.

South Coast , Temecula Winery weddingSouth Coast Resort & Winery Address: 34843 Rancho California Rd., Temecula, CA 92591 Telephone: (951) 587-9463 or (866) 994-6379 Enjoy vineyard covered hills, colorful gardens, and candle-lit stairways. This is a full service resort with spa services, private villa accommodations, restaurant, and winery.

Thornton Winery TemeculaThornton Winery Address: 32575 Rancho California Rd., Temecula, CA 92591 Telephone: (951) 699-0099 Dream day wedding can be held in their elegant Vineyard View Room, the romantic Champagne Caves, or al fresco on the Fountain Terrace, overlooking the beautiful Temecula Valley vineyards.

Bride and Groom in Vineyard
California is a beautiful state with many varied settings. Get married in the mountains, overlooking the ocean, beneath a gorgeous tree, a rustic barn, or whatever you dream of!  Learn About Wedding Venues in Other Wine Regions of California

If you have attended any Temecula weddings, please tell us about the venues. We would love to hear about your experiences.


California Wine Country Wedding Venues – Search By Region


California Wine Country Wedding Venues – Search By Region

Start your search for the perfect wedding venue with Cheers-2-Wine. Learn about the best placing to get married at in whatever area of California that interests you. Find California Wine Country Wedding venues throughout California. We’ve got information on wedding sites in the Napa Valley, Sonoma County, the Sierra Foothills, Livermore, Lodi, the Central Coast, San Diego, and Temecula. Just click on the wine region that interests you and begin your search today.   Napa Wedding Napa Valley Napa is known for its elegant estates. Find both small and large venues in this beautiful valley. Many of the wedding and reception venues are outdoors. Outdoor wedding sites include some with panoramic views of the Napa Valley, a venue in the woods or along a creek. Get married in a vineyard or overlooking scenic vineyards or gardens. Indoor sites in the Napa Valley include elegant ballrooms or intimate wine caves. It really depends on what your preferences are. Napa prices tend to be higher than some of the other wine regions of California. It’s probably wise to create a budget before selecting a wedding venue.

Young Winery Plymouth Sierra Foothills Discover fabulous mountain locations in the Sierras. Most wedding venues in this region have panoramic views of surrounding hills and vineyards. Some have lushly landscaped ponds. There’s an elegant Tuscan styled outdoor setting or an intimate wine cave to choose from.  

Livermore Weddings Livermore Wine Country The rolling hills of the Livermore Valley offers a beautiful setting for a wedding. Many wineries offer wedding sites with views of the rolling hills and acres of vineyards. There’s even a rustic barn with lawn and garden area. One winery has a scenic wooded and vineyard area. Another winery venue offers a landscaped garden complete with white gazebo, babbling brook, and waterfall. There are many promising wedding sites to consider in Livermore!

Wedding flowers Lodi Wine Country Explore the incredible winery and other amazing venues of Lodi. Choose from lush outdoor gardens, an elegant ballroom, or an expansive lawn area overlooking a river. There’s a place that is sure to work for you.  

BrideGroomHeart Temecula Valley Temecula has fabulous sites surrounded by scenic vineyards. Get married on a hilltop with gorgeous mountain views or in a colorful garden setting. Some venues have views of Mount Palomar in the distance.  

Kunde Winery WeddingSonoma County Sonoma County has wedding locations both small and large; elegant and casual. Get married in beautifully landscaped gardens, in a wine cave, or on a hilltop with panoramic views of the nearby mountains and vineyards, or among Redwood trees along a creek. There are many fabulous choices.  

Central Coast It’s hard to find a more beautiful place than California’s Central Coast. Ideal for those who want an ocean-view wedding. Get married on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean or up on a hill with a panoramic view of the mountains. Two venues offer creekside weddings and beautifully landscaped grounds. It all depends on what you want!  

beach wedding San Diego San Diego is known for its spectacular sunsets and stunning beaches. There are many amazing places to get married throughout San Diego. Get married on the beach or overlooking the ocean. Get married on a boat, in a lavishly landscaped garden, a lush park, or elegant resort.  

If you know of a fabulous wedding site that we don’t have on our list, let us know and we’ll check it out. We are eager to learn about new and exciting wedding venues.

Have you attended a California Wine Country Wedding at any of these venues? If you have, we would love to hear about it!