California Capitol Gold: 8 Historic Sacramento Wedding Venues

It's hard to top Sacramento's rich and fascinating history—this is Gold Rush country, after all! Plus, it's one of the first areas settled in the state, and the longtime center of California's storied government. That means historic sites galore, from an opulent Victorian estate to a quaint vintage church. No matter which type of wedding venue speaks to you, you're sure to find something wonderful among these nostalgic Sacramento-area treasures.


The Citizen Hotel

Sacramento, California

Fab Features: urban luxury plus vintage details • 7th-floor Metropolitan Terrace with a breathtaking view of the city • no two guest rooms are alike.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Old Sugar Mill

Clarksburg, CA

Fab Features: unique beet sugar refinery-turned-winery just 15 minutes south of downtown Sacramento • venue options include the Old World brick Boiler Room, the Gallery with its soaring wall of windows, and the sprawling, twinkle-lit Plaza Lawn • choose your own vendors to transform the space and experience to match your vision

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

Park Winters

Winters, California

Fab Features: stunning Victorian mansion on a 10-acre private estate • unobstructed views of rich farmland and the Blue Ridge Mountain Range • variety of event areas including the mansion, event barn, beautiful gardens, and lawn.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

The Sterling Hotel by Wedgewood Weddings

Sacramento, CA

Fab Features: Victorian mansion-turned-boutique hotel • great downtown location • elegant ballroom opening to a cozy brick patio.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Grand Island Mansion

Walnut Grove, California

Fab Features: Riverfront Italian Renaissance-style villa and estate • indoor + outdoor options like a ballroom, garden, and interior fountain courtyard • on-site accommodations and a permanently moored yacht.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Sequoia Mansion by Wedgewood Weddings

Placerville, CA

Fab Features: Victorian mansion with wraparound porch and beautiful period details • 3 ceremony sites including a glass-enclosed stone veranda, a lawn, and a lush forest retreat • the magnificent Empire Room boasting 8 Victorian-style chandeliers and a cathedral ceiling.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Old St. Mary's Chapel

Rocklin, California

Fab Features: light-filled historic chapel • landscaped patio for intimate receptions • only one wedding per day and you can bring your own officiant.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Firehouse

Sacramento, CA

Fab Features: Historic Sacramento landmark-turned restaurant • décor showcases 12-foot ceilings, mahogany wainscoting, and ornate mirrors • delightful ivy-covered, brick-walled courtyard with fountain and trees.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

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