7 of the Oakland's Best Wedding Venues

Oakland has long been known for its fabulous culinary scenes, diverse neighborhoods, and gorgeous landscapes, but it’s also home to some amazing wedding venues. Whether you want to host a small soiree on a shaded hillside overlooking the SF Bay or have a grand gala in an interactive space museum, you’ll find the best of the best this eclectic area has to offer here.


Preservation Park

Oakland, CA

Venue Superpowers: historic homesteads • garden ceremonies • open-air receptions

More Fab Features: eye-catching recreation of a Victorian neighborhood in the heart of Oakland • ceremonies in the graceful bandstand surrounded by vintage architecture, colorfully painted homes, and lush landscaping • receptions follow in the adjacent Fountain Courtyard with a stunning two-tiered fountain at its center

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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Piedmont Community Hall

Oakland, CA

Venue Superpowers: redwood ceremonies • affordable • picturesque

More Fab Features: Mediterranean-style venue in a garden setting shaded by towering redwoods • floor-to-ceiling windows flood the Hall with natural light and connect to a charming garden courtyard perfect for al fresco celebrations • the Japanese Tea House is perfect for an intimate ceremony or as a private dressing room for the bride

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Chabot Space & Science Center

Oakland, CA

Venue Superpowers: unique • ultimate guest experience • out-of-this-world

More Fab Features: state-of-the-art science center perched high in the Oakland hills • numerous floor-to-ceiling windows, a glass skyway, and a catwalk-like loggia frame views of the surrounding 13 wooded acres • ceremonies in the tree-lined Amphitheatre transition into chic indoor/outdoor cocktail hours in the adjacent Pleiades Courtyard

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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Skyline Community Church

Oakland, CA

Venue Superpowers: affordable • panoramic views • intimate celebrations

More Fab Features: charming hilltop chapel overlooking the East Bay Regional Park • exchange vows in the picturesque circular courtyard, outfitted with teak benches flanked by urns overflowing with succulents • the fan-shaped sanctuary has a beamed ceiling, parquet floor, and a stunning wall of glass that offers uninterrupted views of rolling parkland

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Fairview Metropolitan

Oakland, CA

Venue Superpowers: scenic vistas • affordable • customizable packages

More Fab Features: stylish banquet pavilion with scenic vistas of the Oakland hills, the bay, & SF skyline • gorgeous landscaping with verdant lawns, fountains, and epic views • generous packages may include invitations, flowers, wedding cake, and music, along with tempting food & beverage options

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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The Terrace Room at The Lake Merritt

Oakland, California

Venue Superpowers: lake views • intimate celebrations • iconic

More Fab Features: beautiful Art Deco ballroom and panoramic views of Lake Merritt • the wall of 20-foot, floor-to-ceiling windows that extend along the entire front of this grand space treats diners to a bird’s-eye view of the lake, Lakeside Park, and the distant hills • indulge in upscale American cuisine tailor-made for your event

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Sequoyah Country Club

Oakland, California

Venue Superpowers: giant sequoias • Old-World style • affordable

More Fab Features: sun-soaked ceremonies on the picturesque, tree-lined Terrace Lawn • graceful Spanish Colonial-style clubhouse perched above budding olive trees and bright beds of flowers • cocktails on the front Patio, with its comfortable lounge furniture, fire pits, and panoramic vista

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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