Chino Hills Wedding Venue
2441 Vellano Club Drive
Chino Hills, California 91709
Video by Artie Delgado, Brink Films.
The approach to Vellano Country Club, past a gated entry and into the tree-studded hills of this upscale community, builds an air of anticipation that is justly rewarded when you reach the clubhouse itself. Its Tuscan-inspired design features a red-tile roof, artful use of stonework and stately Italian cypress trees, and its hilltop setting affords wonderful views: looking down over the whole Chino Valley in front, and across the lush, Greg Norman golf course in back.
As guests arrive for your celebration, they can mingle in the Main Lobby, a serene spot with plush seating and modern rugs accenting the terracotta-tiled floor. Or, they can be ushered directly to the ceremony lawn via a curved walkway that passes a profusion of natural landscaping. As it approaches the expansive lawn, fragrant white rosebushes line the path—the same one the bride takes as she makes her grand entrance down the center aisle. Although no decorations are needed, some brides add enhancements like archways made of manzanita branches adorned with crystals that glitter in the sun. At the end of the aisle, the couple says their vows against a tableau of emerald fairways, tree-and-villa-dotted hills, and a vast expanse of sky.
There’s ample room to host an al fresco cocktail reception right here, or you can opt for the lightfilled second-floor Foyer in the clubhouse. Large, arched windows provide lovely treetop views, and the adjacent outdoor Terrace beckons with spectacular sunset vistas. While guests enjoy libations and hors d’oeuvres, the newlyweds head to the golf course for romantic pictures on the wooden bridge, beside the pond and under the trees. And don’t overlook the photo ops indoors: The dramatic, S-shaped staircase leading to the Foyer makes a fun backdrop for bridal party and family photos.
Both the Terrace and the Foyer open to the Grand Venezia Ballroom for the main reception. Modern, gilded chandeliers and gold Chiavari chairs give this venue an understated elegance, while its neutral taupe-and-champagne palette allows you to add any personal touches you wish. Lots of windows provide plenty of natural light as well as evening views, and the central built-in dance floor gives everyone a clear view of the first dance no matter where they’re seated. Need to take a quiet moment? Step outside onto the Terrace and relax under the stars.
Since this is a Wedgewood property, you can count on personalized attention to guide you through your choice of menus, décor and preferred vendors, as well as help you customize your event for your specific needs. In addition, your event coordinator can arrange a pre-wedding golf party on the award-winning course or an intimate rehearsal dinner in Vellano’s clubby Wine Cellar Room.
CEREMONY CAPACITY: The facility holds 250 seated guests, indoors or outdoors.
EVENT/RECEPTION & MEETING CAPACITY: The site can accommodate 250 seated or standing guests indoors.
25% of the estimated total event cost is required to reserve your date. An additonal 25% is due 120 days prior to the event and the balance (based on your final guest count) is due 10 days prior. All payments are credited towards your final balance and are nonrefundable and nontransferable. All-inclusive, completely customizable wedding packages start at $33/person. Tax, alcohol and a 21–22% service charge are additional.
Special Events, Parties
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: provided
Bride’s Dressing Area: yes
Meeting Equipment: some provided
Parking: large lot
Accommodations: no guest rooms
Telephone: emergency use only
Outdoor Night Lighting: provided
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: none
View: cityscape, fairways, hills, landscaped grounds; panorama of meadow, hills and valley
Other: in-house wedding cake and florals; clergy on staff; AV equipment; event coordination, extra fee
Golf Course Fairways
Banquet Hall/Events Facility
Golf Course/Golf Clubhouse
Smoking: not allowed
Music: amplified OK with restrictions
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: liability required
Alternate Info: Vellano Golf Club
Year-round, daily, 7am–midnight.