Lake Arrowhead, California 92352
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Why We Like This Place
The picturesque lake region high up in the richly forested San Bernardino Mountains is a favorite Southland destination, attracting skiers, boaters, nature lovers, and engaged couples longing to tie the knot amid unspoiled surroundings. The premier venue for year-round weddings and social events in this scenic landscape is the Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa. The full-service AAA Four Diamond Resort occupies a prime location along the lakeshore. What’s more, it has numerous possibilities for large and small celebrations that showcase the area’s seasonal charms.
The wood deck in the resort’s Lakeside Lawn is a spectacular spot to exchange vows, especially in the springtime when butterflies, songbirds, and blooming foliage are sweet accompaniments. Towering pines flank each side of the deck, and the blue water and tree-covered mountains form a panoramic backdrop. The adjacent diamond-shaped lawn can be set theater-style for the ceremony or used for receptions. In the summer, why not stage casual festivities right on the resort’s private beach, and maybe even say “I do” with the warm sand between your toes? A favorite choice for indoor affairs, especially during winter months, is the Arrowhead Ballroom, whose grandeur and well-appointed detailing make for a stunning reception. Another option is the Lakeview Terrace Room, furnished with warm tones and picture windows that frame a scintillating winterscape or the burnished autumn scenery. Glass doors open out to a terrace, so your guests can enjoy an up-close vista of the shimmering lake and savor the crisp mountain air.
The Lake Arrowhead Resort can host weddings and receptions for 30 to 300 guests, and has plenty of upscale guest accommodations, too: 162 ultra-contemporary, lodge-style rooms and 11 luxurious suites with balconies or patios. Newlyweds can wallow in romance in a spacious Lakeview Suite, outfitted with a fireplace, plush bed linens and an oversize soaking tub (candlelight optional). But what makes the resort unique to the area is its staff’s ability to provide full-service coordination and catering for large gatherings. Smaller parties here are no less special: Day-after brunches or rehearsal dinners convene in the resort’s fine dining restaurant, BIN189. The refined, yet relaxed, ambiance—replete with water views, a top-flight wine list and acclaimed gourmet menus—ensures a sense of occasion. The Magnum, a cozy private dining room enclosed by glass walls lined with wine bottles, is a sophisticated choice for intimate get-togethers.
Whether you’ve come to the resort for your wedding, honeymoon, or to relive the memories on your anniversary, be sure to experience the Spa of the Pines. With certified practitioners and nature-inspired treatments, the spa offers supreme nurturing and indulgence.
If you’ve got a long guest list and a penchant for the pristine alpine environment of Lake Arrowhead, look no further.
Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.
For weddings, a nonrefundable deposit of 25% of the estimated event total is due with your signed contract. An additional 50% is payable 3 months prior to the event; and the balance is due 14 days prior. Rental fees are discounted on non-holiday Sundays and Fridays. The fee for the Lakeside Lawn area includes white chairs, choice of wedding arch or arbor, water station, and unity table.
Wedding packages start at $55/person for luncheons or $70/person for dinner and include: champagne and sparkling cider toast, butler-passed hors d’oeuvres (included with dinner package), 3-course meal and wedding cake. Taxes and service charges are additional. A complimentary guest room for the bride and groom is provided with more than 50 guests, and group discounts for overnight wedding guests can be arranged.
For meetings or other business functions, prices vary depending on room, guest count and services selected; call for more specific information. An on-site audiovisual company can accommodate most AV needs.
- Max. Seated Indoors: 300
- Max. Seated Outdoors: 300
- Max. Seated Indoors: 300
- Max. Seated Outdoors: 300
- Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 450
- Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 300
- Max. Seated: 450
CEREMONY CAPACITY: The Lakeside Lawn holds 300 seated. Indoor ceremonies take place in various banquet rooms that can seat 30–300.
EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: Indoor areas accommodate up to 300 seated or up to 450 standing. Outdoor seating ranges 80–300.
MEETING CAPACITY: Several spaces seat 16–450 guests.
Special Events, Parties
Catering: in-house, no BYO
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: provided
Bride’s Dressing Area: yes
AV/Meeting Equipment: full range
Parking: ample on-site or valet
Accommodations: 173 guest rooms
Outdoor Night Lighting: some, more CBA
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: BBQs CBA
View: lake, mountains and pine trees
Other: health spa, event coordination on-site restaurant BIN189
Venue ViewsForest/Wooded Area
Venue TypeBanquet Hall/Events Facility
Alcohol: in-house, no BYO
Smoking: designated areas only
Music: moderately amplified OK indoors until 1am, outdoors until 9pm
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: not required
Other: no rice, birdseed or confetti
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