BIG DREAMS, small budget: 23 Affordable Bay Area Wedding Venues

Hoping to find an affordable Bay Area wedding venue? Don't despair! From historic mansions to enchanting redwood groves and everything in between, here's a selection of places that won't break the bank.

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Chardonnay Golf Club

American Canyon, CA

Style: Golf Course and Clubhouse with two great outdoor event areas, one with a majestic oak and the other a rose-decked arbor and lawn adjoining a white reception tent.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Vine Hill House at O'Connell Vineyards

Sebastopol, California

Style: Breathtaking setting featuring a charming home and garden with flowerbeds, lawns, and fabulous views of the surrounding hills covered with apple orchards and grapevines.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Paradise Ridge Winery

Santa Rosa, California

Style: Wonderful family-owned winery and 156-acre estate on a bluff overlooking the Russian River Valley, anchored by a spacious, two-story venue whose bright loggia and tile veranda echo early California architecture with a modern twist.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


Mill Valley Community Center

Mill Valley, California

Style: Warm, rustically modern event space with a soaring cathedral ceiling, lots of windows, and a large attached patio and adjoining tentable lawn—plus ceremonies in the redwoods!

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Christ Church's Campbell Hall and Garden

Sausalito, California

Style: Lovely vintage hall nestled in the hills of Sausalito, with multiple windows and French doors in each room, leading to a lush, forest-like garden grove, with a partial bay view and a blissful ambiance.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Landmarks Art and Garden Center

Tiburon, California

Style: Restored 1870s farmhouse and terraced garden with a lush lawn and hilltop belvedere, all with gorgeous views of Richardson Bay.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Rancho Nicasio

Nicasio, CA

Style: Versatile rooms and bar with a western flair, and a lawn for alfresco ceremonies or cocktails.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


Hotel Kabuki

San Francisco, CA

Style: East meets West in the heart of historic Japantown at this sophisticated retreat that features beautiful Japanese touches in its design, gardens, and event spaces.

Catering: In-house
Price: $

Log Cabin at the Presidio by Wedgewood Weddings

San Francisco, CA

Style: Unique 1937 Log Cabin with a fieldstone foundation, log-lined walls, wagon wheel chandeliers and fireplace, nestled in a forested national park with the iconic SF skyline (and Golden Gate Bridge!) as a backdrop.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

InterContinental Hotel San Francisco

San Francisco, California

Style: Modern, plush hotel with a light-filled interior that offers an array of event spaces on the 3rd, 4th and 5th floors that can accommodate weddings of any size, plus a Pacific Terrace that provides an outdoor option year-round.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Argonaut Hotel

San Francisco, CA

Style: Historic 1907 hotel outfitted with exposed brick, Douglas fir beams, and stunning waterfront views of the San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz.

Catering: In-house
Price: $


Ardenwood Historic Farm

Fremont, CA

Style: The elegant Patterson Mansion is surrounded by magical gardens and grounds, where romantic ceremonies are held under a wisteria-wrapped wooden arbor or Victorian-stye white gazebo; the reception lawn, set with gorgeous farm tables beneath the glow of bistro lights and uplighting focused on the massive, centuries-old trees encircling the lawn.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Brentwood Rise by Wedgewood Weddings

Brentwood, California

Style: High-value, all-inclusive banquet center with ballroom and romantic ceremony garden that both enjoy leafy views of lakes, trees, and rolling fairways.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The Gardens at Heather Farm

Walnut Creek, CA

Style: ‌Six landscaped acres full of colorful flowerbeds, herb and rock gardens, and water features, along with distinctive indoor and outdoor event spaces.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Club Los Meganos - Trilogy at The Vineyards

Brentwood, California

Style: Olive groves, cypress trees, a stone plaza, and a tiered terracotta fountain evoke Italy, while the sophisticated ballroom and Ceremony Lawn offer views of Mt. Diablo.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


Del Valle Winery

Livermore, California

Style: Charming, secluded boutique winery, with romantic ceremonies under the Craftsman-style gazebo on the manicured Ceremony Lawn and warm receptions in the spacious Garden Courtyard or stone-pillared Barrel Room.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The Callippe Preserve Golf Course

Pleasanton, California

Style: Hilltop nature preserve and butterfly sanctuary, with covered celebration patio and panoramic valley views.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Dublin Ranch Golf Course & Event Center

Dublin, California

Style: Golf Course & Clubhouse nestled high in the Tri-Valley foothills with fabulous views.

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$


Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport

Burlingame, California

Style: Stunning hotel venue boasting a soaring 9-story Atrium with a vast skylight, a cool and contemporary Grand Peninsula Ballroom with modern glass chandeliers, and plenty of exceptional amenities, like a state-of-the-art fitness center & pool, a chic bar and market, and free trolleys to area attractions.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


The Ranch at Silver Creek by Wedgewood Weddings

San Jose, California

Style: Hilltop clubhouse with majestic panorama of rolling hills, oak-filled canyons, lakes and creeks that stretches all the way to the San Francisco skyline--what an amazing setting for a ceremony! Bonus: The ballroom's wraparound balcony gives a breathtaking birds-eye view.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Guglielmo Winery

Morgan Hill, California

Style: Their custom-designed event space has an Old World ambiance and includes a cobblestone courtyard and patio, a charming red-tile-roofed arbor for exchanging vows, and views of the vineyard and distant hills.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Winchester Mystery House

San Jose, CA

Style: Artfully designed cultural center embraces festive celebrations with vibrant murals, Aztec-inspired architectural flourishes, tranquil gardens, and soothing water features.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Fortino Winery and Event Center

Gilroy, California

Style: Family-owned winery set among acres of vineyards, rolling hills, and giant redwoods with a rustic tasting room and handsome barrel room.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


The Citizen Hotel

Sacramento, California

Style: Sophisticated hotel with striking vintage decor, a windowed ballroom overlooking downtown, and a 7th-floor terrace affording spectacular city views.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


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