13 of San Francisco's Best Wedding Venues

From its iconic bridges and landmark buildings to its misty beaches and vibrant parks, San Francisco is home to a wide variety of beautiful and eclectic wedding venues. Want to throw a boho-chic bash on a rooftop overlooking the bay? Or host an elegant black-tie affair in an Italian Renaissance-style ballroom? Whatever your wedding day dreams are made of, you'll find the perfect space to match your style here!


Asian Art Museum

San Francisco, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Beaux-Arts Beauty

Guest Experience

Elevated Elegance
Fab Features:
massive stone Beaux-Arts structure showcasing rows of columns, enormous windows, and a huge bronze chandelier • elegant cocktail receptions in an airy arcade with a barrel-vaulted decorative ceiling • world-class exhibits for your guests to enjoy

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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InterContinental Mark Hopkins

San Francisco, California

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Gem

Palatial Ballrooms

Panoramic Bay Views

Fab Features: elegant 1926 hotel poised at the crest of Nob Hill • say "I do" in the Room of the Dons, with its 26-foot ceiling and vibrant murals, or the Top of the Mark, a glass-walled sky lounge with panoramic Bay and city views • receptions in the Peacock Court, a light, palatial ballroom with gold and ivory detailing, arched windows, and an intricately carved plaster ceiling

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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The Pearl

San Francisco, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Rooftop

Industrial-chic

Eclectic
Fab Features: industrial-chic loft with 31-foot reclaimed cedar ceiling and skylights • the garden rooftop overlooks Dogpatch, the Bay and the Oakland Hills can be easily tented • amenities include full bar service with beer and wine on tap, a full-scale catering kitchen, extensive in-house lighting, and plug-and-play theatrical lighting capabilities

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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James Leary Flood Mansion

San Francisco, California

Venue Superpowers:

Grand Estate

City Views

Classic Elegance
Fab Features: a symphony of classical styles, including Italian Renaissance, Rococo, Tudor and Georgian • the Reception Room features a magnificent coffered ceiling; painted murals in golds, blues, and greens; a marble fireplace; and a parquet floor • enjoy stunning bay views from the Grand Hall and Courtyard

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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The San Francisco Mint

San Francisco, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Modern Vintage

Arresting Architecture

Private Courtyard
Fab Features: iconic 1874 Greek-revival building offers 19th-century architectural details and modern conveniences • al fresco events in the expansive courtyard enjoy sky views and total privacy • ballrooms include 30-foot-high ceilings, gold-and-glass globe chandeliers, carved wood wainscoting, and an ornate, iron-railed wraparound mezzanine

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $$ • $$$
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Golden Gate Club at the Presidio by Wedgewood Weddings

San Francisco, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Epic Views

Affordable Luxury

Unique

Fab Features: former military base-turned-national park with epic views • lovingly restored Golden Gate Club boasts soaring picture windows framing woodsy landscapes • nearby bluffs offer iconic bay vistas that include the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island and Alcatraz Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Fairmont San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Iconic

Rooftop

All-Inclusive
Fab Features: luxurious landmark hotel • stunning ballrooms boast vaulted ceilings, gold-leaf detailing, and crystal chandeliers • rooftop terrace with sweeping views of the San Francisco skyline

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Beacon Grand

San Francisco, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Art-Deco Design

Luxe Ballroom

Epic Cityscapes
Fab Features:1928 Gothic-style tower just off Union Square with an opulent Italian Renaissance lobby • both ballrooms boast high society glamour, with exquisite hand-painted murals, soaring ceilings with crystal chandeliers, and ribbons of gold leaf • enjoy spectacular 180-degree views from Lizzie's Starlight Room on the 21st floor

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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de Young Museum

San Francisco, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Unique

Modern Romance

Garden Ceremonies
Fab Features: redesigned museum that serves as an ultra-cool contemporary frame for fine art and events in the heart of Golden Gate Park • your ceremony on the broad sculpture garden lawn amid playful artworks and fanciful landscaping • intimate receptions in the de Young Café, the de Young Terrace, or Barbro Osher Sculpture Garden

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$
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Conservatory of Flowers

San Francisco, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Gorgeous Greenhouse

Iconic

Garden Celebrations
Fab Features: stunning glass landmark set in Golden Gate park • tented al fresco events held on the adjoining lawn • celebrations amid exotic plants, from orchids and water lilies to amazing palms and ferns

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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California Academy of Sciences

San Francisco, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Eclectic

Guest Experience

Creative Culinary Treats
Fab Features: world-renowned, eco-friendly natural history museum • variety of event spaces include an aquarium, a planetarium or a rainforest, and a living roof • cocktails in the elegantly columned Swamp, then move on to a gourmet five-course repast in the African Hall

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$

San Francisco City Hall

San Francisco, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Elopements

Historic

Gorgeous Architecture
Fab Features:
1915 stunning Beaux-Arts building • a myriad of event spaces from the lavish Rotunda and its ornate Grand Staircase, to the naturally luminous North and South Light Courts • packages range from intimate 1-hour weddings to grand celebrations up to 1000 guests

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Foreign Cinema

San Francisco, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Unique

Al Fresco Affairs

Top-Notch Cuisine

Fab Features: dynamic hotspot that combines art, film, and fabulous food, with several cool spaces for private dining • al fresco celebrations in the courtyard where films are projected on an exterior wall • the dishes draw on international influences and use fresh, seasonal ingredients

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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