8 of the Best North Coast Wedding Venues

From the misty shores of the San Francisco Bay all the way up to the Oregon border, California’s North Coast is a gorgeous stretch of scenery loaded with wow-worthy wedding venues. With so many stunning options to choose from, we thought we'd lend a hand and highlight some of the best venues this area has to offer. From a cliffside B&B overlooking the Pacific to a forested retreat nestled in a eucalyptus grove, the perfect venue really does exist and we bet you’ll find it here!



BLUFFSIDE BEAUTY



Switzer Farm

Westport, CA

Fab Features: 1884 Victorian farmhouse perched on a striking bluff overlooking the Pacific • the 22 private acres provide unfettered ocean and headland views, a private meadow, a garden cottage, historic barn, and garden • the rental includes 3 nights lodging for up to 27 guests in plush yet cozy accommodations

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


ENCHANTED ESTATE



Spring Ranch

Little River, California

Fab Features: historic ranch set on the coast near Mendocino • exchange vows the oceanside bluff or beneath towering eucalyptus trees • enjoy exclusive use of the property with lavish accommodations for up to 23 guests in the Grand Victorian and chic barn loft

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


SERENE RETREAT



Benbow Historic Inn

Garberville, CA

Fab Features: charming inn nestled on the banks of the Eel River • exchange vows on the manicured lawn with the Stone Bridge in the background • tented receptions on the lush terrace or gather on the intimate porch surrounded by lush foliage

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


PERFECTLY PRIVATE



Warner Point

Gualala, CA

Fab Features: secluded oceanfront beach cottage on a private cove • exchange vows perched on a cliff with unobstructed views of the Pacific • watch the sunset as you dine and dance on the expansive marine terrace

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


SMALL CELEBRATIONS



Weller House Inn

Fort Bragg, CA

Fab Features: historic home built in 1886 • the charming space is perfect for intimate garden weddings or cozy celebrations in the 3rd floor Redwood ballroom • rental includes the use of the house and grounds for 3 days and 3 nights

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $


GARDEN SOIREE



Julia Morgan Redwood Grove

Garberville, CA

Fab Features: dreamy 1926 estate designed by legendary architect Julia Morgan • host a grand event in one of three of the property's lush gardens, or opt for something more intimate inside the mansion's Great Room • expert on-site coordinators will work closely with your wedding planner to execute your vision

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


BOHO-CHIC



Slide Ranch

Muir Beach, California

Fab Features: breathtaking ceremonies on a grassy bluff overlooking Muir Beach • glamping and late-night celebrations on the adjoining campground • intimate, laid-back receptions in the Yurt, a circular canvas structure with a clear skylight, wooden floor, and wood-burning stove

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


RUSTIC ROMANCE



Brutocao Cellars

Hopland, CA

Fab Features: rustic barn and event center just outside of Hopland • exchange vows on a private plateau surrounded by vines or in the charming open-air chapel • endless DIY options including custom wine labels!

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


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