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Mission Ranch

Carmel Wedding Venue
26270 Dolores Street
Carmel, California 93923

Contact: Banquet Department
Phone: 831/624-3824
www.MissionRanchCarmel.com
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Why We Like This Place

Mission Ranch has been a Carmel tradition for over 50 years. Once a working dairy, the Ranch is a delightful and rustic retreat, extensively renovated in 1992. Situated on the grounds are a turn-of-the-century farmhouse, a bunkhouse, hotel rooms and triplex cottages with spectacular views of Carmel Beach and rugged Point Lobos. These historic buildings, surrounded by 100-year-old cypress trees and natural landscaping, offer the kind of quiet and peaceful ambiance not found in nearby bustling downtown Carmel.

Outdoor celebrations and ceremonies are often held on the brick patio of the Patio Barn or on the 4-plex lawn adjoining the meadow. The Patio Barn is known for its friendly bar and great dance floor, and it features a stage for live music. It has a wall of full-length glass doors opening onto a brick patio with a restful view of meadows and wetlands rolling down to Carmel River Beach. The Large Barn is also used as an adjunct to the Patio Barn for larger parties with its lofty three-story-high ceiling. The Catering Department prides itself on the uncompromising quality of its food and creative menus for any occasion. If you’re looking for a place to hold a relaxed event in a classic country setting, this is it.

Capacity

Ceremony

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 168
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 168

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 168
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 168
  • Max. Standing Indoors: 168
  • Max. Standing Outdoors: 168

Meetings

  • Max. Seated: 168

CEREMONY CAPACITY: The Patio accommodates 96 seated guests, the 4-Plex Lawn accommodates 168 seated guests.

EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: The Patio Barn can accommodate up to 96 seated guests and the Large Barn up to 168 seated guests. There is a 50-guest minimum for rental of the barns.

MEETING CAPACITY: There are 3 different facilities which hold 12–168 seated guests.

Fees & Deposits

The rental fee is required to reserve a date. A deposit in the amount of 60% of all estimated services is due 60 days prior to the event, with the remaining estimated balance due 10 days prior. The rental fee is $3,500–4,000 on Saturday and $2,500–3,500 on Friday or Sunday. The rental fees cover a 5-hour maximum period. Entrée prices start at $48/person. Alcohol, tax, and an 18% gratuity are additional. Call for meeting room rates.

Location Uses

Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners
On-Site Accommodations

Services/Amenities

Catering: provided, no BYO
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: yes
Bride’s Dressing Area: no
Meeting Equipment: BYO
Parking: large lot
Accommodations: 31 guest rooms
Telephone: guest phones
Outdoor Night Lighting: CBA
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: CBA
Cleanup: provided
View: meadow with sheep, Pt. Lobos & ocean
Other: full event planning services

Site Views

Coastline
Garden
Hills
Landscaped Grounds
Meadow/Fields
Ocean/Bay

Venue Type

Garden
Historic/Landmark Building
Inn/Lodge
Ranch/Farm
Resort/Spa
Restaurant

Restrictions

Alcohol: provided, no BYO
Smoking: not allowed in barns
Music: volume restrictions; no amplified outdoors
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: required for entertainment

Some Essential Info
Catering

Provided

Alcohol

Provided

Amplified Music

Indoors
w/ Restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair Accessible

Availability

Year-round, daily, 8am–10pm.