5 Affordable Wedding Venues in Monterey and Carmel

Affordable wedding venues in Monterey and Carmel? They really do exist! Whether you’re looking for a romantic chapel or a grand ballroom, here’s a selection of beautiful places that will help you stay on budget.

Fairview Laguna Seca

Monterey, CA

Fab Features: outdoor ceremonies framed by lush views of forested hillsides and rolling green fairways • newly expanded banquet room and patio capture those incredible vistas for a celebration with modern flair • budget-friendly, all-inclusive wedding packages give you more for less

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Carmel Fields by Wedgewood Weddings

Carmel, California

Fab Features: Spanish Colonial-style banquet center set against forested hillsides • say "I do” beneath a garden gazebo or at nearby Monastery beach • a skylit ceiling and expansive picture windows flood the Fiesta Ballroom with natural light

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Hilton Garden Inn Monterey

Monterey, California

Fab Features: intimate ceremonies on a petite lawn • octagon-shaped ballroom with multiple windows framing treetops and a peek-a-boo bay view • open-air dining and cocktails on the Poolside Terrace

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Los Laureles Lodge

Carmel Valley, CA

Fab Features: a relaxed vintage lodge in sun-dappled Carmel Valley • hold your intimate wedding at Hill House, a private home with a hillside deck • say your vows beneath the largest oak, with guests seated in the shade on reclaimed wooden pews

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Church of the Wayfarer Garden Weddings

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

Fab Features: quaint historic chapel • garden backdrop for small ceremonies • 18th-century hand-carved walnut wainscoting and ornately carved altar add warmth to the sanctuary

Catering: BYO
Price: $


Don't miss out on this picturesque winery a short drive north, just waiting to host your scenic vineyard wedding!

Fortino Winery and Event Center

Gilroy, California

Fab Features: family-owned winery set among acres of vineyards, rolling hills, and giant redwoods • delectable Italian cuisine served in a rustic tasting room and handsome barrel room • large patio and lawn for al fresco events

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

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