7 All-Inclusive Santa Cruz Wedding Venues For A Stress-Free Event!

Not interested in too much DIY? Then pick a place that handles some of the main elements for you. These all-inclusive Santa Cruz area wedding venues not only help you press the easy button, they also welcome your personal touches and will make sure your celebration reflects your style and story.


Hilltop Hacienda Estate at Kennolyn

Soquel, CA

Fab Features: great Santa Cruz Mountains location overlooking redwood forests and Monterey Bay • reception room that opens to a garden courtyard or bay-facing patio • lawn ceremonies

Catering: In-house
Price: $$
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Chaminade Resort & Spa

Santa Cruz, CA

Fab Features: Mediterranean-style hilltop retreat surrounded by 300 acres of native woodlands • stunning views of Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz Mountains • on-site pool, hot tub, tennis courts, and miles of hiking trails.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$
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Shadowbrook

Capitola, California

Fab Features: tantalizingly romantic and award-winning restaurant • secluded setting on a landscaped hillside • garden ambiance inside and out • garden, woods, and creek views • a choice of 7 unique rooms and patios

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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The Wedding Garden at Inn at Pasatiempo

Santa Cruz, CA

Fab Features: charming boutique venue tucked in the mountains just a few miles above town • romantic ceremony garden encircled by a gently sloping terrace dressed with redwood bark, native grasses, and evergreen pear saplings • reception rooms with garden and golf course views

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Roaring Camp Weddings

Felton, CA

Fab Features: 100-year-old steam train ride through the forest to a ceremony in a circle of Redwoods • rustic barn with wrought-iron chandeliers, twinkle lights, and full theatrical lighting • adjacent lawn for games and seating around the fire barrel

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Hollins House

Santa Cruz, CA

Fab Features: historic venue atop a knoll offering panoramic Monterey Bay views • garden wedding gazebo • vintage-inspired reception rooms with fireplaces, large picture windows, and an adjoining lawn or patio

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Seascape Beach Resort

Aptos, California

Fab Features: bluff-top resort with sweeping ocean vistas • lawn ceremonies against a backdrop of cypress trees and shimmering sea • accommodations with decks, patios, fireplaces, and ocean views

Catering: In-house
Price: $$
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