Big Day Savings: 11 Affordable Ventura County Wedding Venues

With bustling neighborhoods bordered by both wooded mountain countryside and fun-in-the-sun coastline, Ventura County embraces the best of the California lifestyle. SoCal wedding couples have discovered this diverse destination that's much easier on the budget than those pricier neighbors to the North and South (we're looking at you, Malibu and Santa Barbara!). Here are some of our fave Ventura County affordable wedding venues!


Fillmore Chapel by Wedgewood Weddings

Fillmore, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Mission-Style Church

Garden Courtyard

Nightclub-Inspired Party Space

Fab Features: the historic Sanctuary of this former church boasts a dramatic hand-painted exposed beam ceiling, a 20-foot stained glass medallion and tasteful Mission-inspired details • outdoor gatherings unfold in a garden courtyard ringed with lavender, pepper trees and mountain views • 88below, a private lounge that's perfect for after-parties or chic get-togethers, has framed mirrors, modern pendant lamps and a cool vibe

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Camp Arnaz

Ojai Valley, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Ojai Oasis

Camp Weddings

Rustic Lodge

Fab Features: woodsy retreat tucked in the foothills of the picturesque Ojai Valley • host your event on acres of unspoiled countryside or in the rustic lodge with a fireplace • numerous overnight options including cabins, campsites, and even yurts!

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Sterling Hills by Wedgewood Weddings

Camarillo, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Mediterranean Vibes

Fountain Patio

Expert Event Staff

Fab Features: Mediterranean-inspired clubhouse overlooking palm-studded green meadows against a mountain backdrop • exchange vows beneath a modern pergola in a sprawling meadow, fringed by purple palms and pepper trees • cocktails on the swanky Fountain Patio transition inside to the elegant reception hall, with a long row of windows framing the view

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Commemorative Air Force Museum

Camarillo, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Mountain Views

Vintage Airplanes

DIY-Friendly

Fab Features: unique non-profit housed at the Camarillo Airport • ceremonies on the tarmac beneath sunny skies with the mountains on the horizon and cocktail hours amid vintage airplanes • a "blank canvas" reception space ready for your vision

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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Moorpark Country Club

Moorpark, California

Venue Superpowers:

Garden Ceremonies

Grand Ballroom

Creative Cuisine

Fab Features: treelined garden oasis, nestled in the peaceful countryside • hilltop ceremony site boasts sweeping natural vistas • airy Grand Ballroom outfitted with intricate crystal chandeliers and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the garden patio and golf course • the culinary team loves to customize menus for all types of cuisine -- including Vegan, plant-based, gluten-free and more.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Wood Ranch Golf Club

Simi Valley, California

Venue Superpowers:

Contemporary Style

Lake Views

Al Fresco Receptions

Fab Features: contemporary, Craftsman-style clubhouse blends architectural elements like cement bricks, wood beams, and strong clean lines with feathery ferns and colorful blooms • large lawn and charming ceremony gazebo overlook a sparkling lake below • elegant Ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows framing views of the greens and the mountains beyond

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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TOI Banquet Center at the Thousand Oaks Inn

Thousand Oaks, CA

Venue Superpowers:

All-Inclusive

Cool Modern Gazebo

Thousand Oaks Location

Fab Features: boutique vibes at this suburban inn located in historic Thousand Oaks • ceremonies in the Gazebo Courtyard, crafted with stone and steel for a dramatic backdrop • flexible ballroom outfitted with plenty of amenities

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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River Ridge Golf Club

Oxnard, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Classic Golf Club

Mountain Views

Picturesque Balconies

Fab Features: exchange vows under the white wood gazebo, with a backdrop of sculpted lawns and the nearby Topatopa mountains • intimate events in the Sunrise and Sunset Rooms, with balconies overlooking the golf course • larger receptions in the airy Atrium or Ballroom

Catering: In-house
Price: $
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Pacific View Tower by Wedgewood Weddings

Oxnard | Ventura, California

Venue Superpowers:

Beach Ceremonies

Posh Penthouse

Late Night Celebrations

Fab Features: a luxe venue with prestigious interior styling on the exclusive top floor penthouse • hold your ceremony in the treelined garden plaza complete with stone-fronted stage, or on the white sands of a nearby Ventura beach • celebrate with your guests in the glamorous club, which includes a snazzy bar and lounge outfitted with white-leather furnishings and elegant reception space with stunning panoramic views

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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North Ranch Center

Westlake Village, California

Venue Superpowers:

Foothills Green Space

Modern Skylights

BYO Catering

Fab Features: contemporary event space tucked against the forested foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains • skylights and hand-forged candelabra-style chandeliers illuminate the interior • rental includes tables, chairs, dance floor, and the ability to choose your own catering

Catering: BYO
Price: $
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Westlake Yacht Club

Westlake Village, California

Venue Superpowers:

Lakeside Setting

New England-Style Clubhouse

Casual Elegance

Fab Features: Cape Cod-inspired yacht club overlooking a scenic 125-acre lake • both laid-back and upscale events work beautifully in the neutral-toned interior, with its oak walls, soaring beamed ceiling and wall of windows • picturesque lakefront panoramas from the deck, edged with forested hills and almost perennial blue skies

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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The Event Center of Agoura Hills

Agoura Hills, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Chic Contemporary Design

Pet-Friendly

Mountains & Meadows

Fab Features: gorgeous mountain, tree, and meadow views enhance lovely outdoor ceremonies and receptions • the contemporary banquet room with high, open beam ceilings and soaring windows that frame the scenic surroundings • flexible options include a pets-welcome policy, space for food trucks, and more!

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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