Northern California Wedding Venues You'll Love

What kind of wedding are you planning? Outdoor? Unique? Need to find the perfect spot for your rehearsal dinner? We share our fave Northern California venues here.

(If you still can’t get enough, see detailed info for all the Northern California wedding venues on our site.)


10 Holiday Party Venues in San Francisco

10 Holiday Party Venues in San Francisco

Planning your company holiday party in The City by the Bay? We've got an array of San Francisco venues where you can celebrate the holiday season in style!


5 Affordable Wedding Venues in Monterey and Carmel

5 Affordable Wedding Venues in Monterey and Carmel

Affordable wedding venues in Monterey and Carmel? They really do exist! Whether you’re looking for a romantic chapel or a grand ballroom, here’s a selection of beautiful places that will help you stay on budget.


Favorite 12 Northern California Wedding Venues | OG edition

Favorite 12 Northern California Wedding Venues | OG edition

In 1989 the following 14 Northern California venues said "I do" to Here Comes The Guide when it was a brand new wedding resource. They’re our true OGs, our original BFFs. They’ve been with us since day one, and we're proud to have featured them through good times, bad times, fleeting trends, and market changes. They know a thing or two about commitment, and we just want to say "Thanks!”.


10 All-inclusive Monterey and Carmel Wedding Venues

10 All-inclusive Monterey and Carmel Wedding Venues

Already overwhelmed with your wedding planning to-do list? Then choose an all-inclusive venue that will check off some of those items for you! From a historic barn and vintage lodge to a luxurious resort overlooking the coast, these Monterey County venues offer gorgeous indoor and outdoor settings along with seamless—and stress-free—celebrations.


Keep It Cozy: 8 Northern Sierras and Lake Tahoe Venues Perfect For A Small Wedding Or Elopement

Keep It Cozy: 8 Northern Sierras and Lake Tahoe Venues Perfect For A Small Wedding Or Elopement

Planning a small wedding doesn't mean you can't make a big impression. Whether you're next to the water or above the treetops, these Lake Tahoe & Northern Sierra venues provide a gorgeous setting for your intimate celebration. Many offer elopement packages, too!


5 East Bay Wedding Venues with On-site Lodging

5 East Bay Wedding Venues with On-site Lodging

Looking for an East Bay wedding venue with on-site accommodations? We’ve got you covered! These hotels not only provide great amenities for your guests, but they also serve as a convenient home base for sightseeing in San Francisco, wine tasting in Napa/Sonoma, and exploring everything else the Bay Area has to offer.


Big Day Savings: 4 Affordable Lake Tahoe Wedding Venues

Big Day Savings: 4 Affordable Lake Tahoe Wedding Venues

Looking for the perfect Lake Tahoe wedding venue that won’t break the bank? Well look no further! From a rustic lodge and cozy café to a 12th-floor wedding chapel and beachfront terrace, here’s a selection of places that will help you stay on budget.


25 All-Inclusive Bay Area Wedding Venues

25 All-Inclusive Bay Area Wedding Venues

Reduce the stress of planning your Bay Area wedding by hosting it at one of these all-inclusive venues. Many of them have stunning views (think vineyard, cityscape, and the ocean), PLUS they all offer full-service packages so you can hit the easy button when it comes to preparing for your big day.


Beautiful & Budget-Friendly Wedding Venues: 14 Affordable Bay Area Golf Clubs

Beautiful & Budget-Friendly Wedding Venues: 14 Affordable Bay Area Golf Clubs

With panoramic views of verdant fairways, picturesque hillsides, and glittering city lights, golf and country clubs are among the most popular wedding venues in the Bay Area—especially for couples without a lavish budget. From Napa to Santa Cruz to the East Bay, here are some scenic places where you can tie the knot without breaking the bank.


9 Fantastic Wedding Venues on the Monterey Bay with Ocean Views

9 Fantastic Wedding Venues on the Monterey Bay with Ocean Views

If it’s an oceanview wedding ceremony that you crave, you can’t miss with these dreamy bayview wedding spots!


Toes in the Sand! 4 Beach Wedding Venues on the Monterey Bay

Toes in the Sand! 4 Beach Wedding Venues on the Monterey Bay

Fantasizing about a genuine, toes-in-the-sand beach wedding experience along the scenic Monterey Bay? These 5 venues could turn your vision board into a reality!


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

6 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.


7 Affordable Santa Cruz, CA Wedding Venues

7 Affordable Santa Cruz, CA Wedding Venues

With its small-town charm and laid-back sophistication, Santa Cruz, CA has become a sought-after wedding destination.


6 All-Inclusive Wedding Venues in Downtown Sacramento CA

6 All-Inclusive Wedding Venues in Downtown Sacramento CA

Sacramento has been California's capitol since 1854, and its vibrant downtown area is home to some fantastic wedding venues where they take care of most of the details for you. From a historic 1890s mansion and turn-of-the century ballrooms to a waterfront riverboat and luxury hotel with a rooftop terrace, the city boasts a range of unique event spaces.


7 of the Tri-Valley's Most Captivating Winery Wedding Venues

7 of the Tri-Valley's Most Captivating Winery Wedding Venues

The Tri-Valley has so much to offer when it comes to planning a wedding—or weekend getaway. You'll love the Mediterranean climate (think sunshine much of the year), and the region's wineries, which are as popular for weddings as they are for wine.


17 Affordable East Bay Wedding Venues

17 Affordable East Bay Wedding Venues

The East Bay is like an eclectic jewelry box, filled with lots of glittering wedding venue gems. From a wooded wonderland tucked away in the Berkeley Hills to an Art Deco landmark overlooking Oakland's Lake Merritt to a Tuscan-style clubhouse nestled in Livermore Wine Country, these locations not only set a lovely stage for your event but also won't break the bank!


Have A Wine Country Wedding Without A Napa Price Tag: 5 Affordable South Bay Winery Wedding Venues

Have A Wine Country Wedding Without A Napa Price Tag: 5 Affordable South Bay Winery Wedding Venues

Want a wine country wedding that's affordable? Check out the South Bay! You'll find some wonderful winery wedding venues at refreshingly reasonable prices.


17 Rustic Wedding Venues in the Napa/Sonoma Wine Country

17 Rustic Wedding Venues in the Napa/Sonoma Wine Country

What could be better than a Wine Country wedding celebration? The Napa/Sonoma region offers a wide variety of rustic venues with outstanding features like barns, gardens, fabulous vineyard and hill views, ponds, and so much more!


8 Fabulous Monterey and Carmel Venues for an Elopement or Small Wedding

8 Fabulous Monterey and Carmel Venues for an Elopement or Small Wedding

Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur (and all the gorgeous scenery this romantic area is known for) has an almost magnetic attraction for destination weddings—especially intimate ones.


5 All-Inclusive Wedding Venues in San Jose/Silicon Valley That Make Planning Easy!

5 All-Inclusive Wedding Venues in San Jose/Silicon Valley That Make Planning Easy!

DIY can be fun…but how much of it do you actually want to do? If your answer is "not that much", you should definitely consider a place that takes care of most of the details for you. All of these San Jose/Silicon Valley wedding venues are pros at doing the heavy lifting, making planning your celebration a stress-free experience.


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