15 Picturesque Outdoor San Luis Obispo Wedding Venues

With its rolling hillsides, romantic vineyards, serene beaches, and over 300 days of sunshine a year, San Luis Obispo County is an ideal location for an outdoor wedding. Whether you want to exchange vows with your toes in the sand overlooking the Pacific, on a sprawling ranch beneath an ancient oak, or on the landscaped grounds of a Tuscan-style villa, you won’t have to look hard to find a stunning setting for an al fresco celebration here.



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Oyster Ridge at Ancient Peaks Winery

Santa Margarita, CA

Fab Features: 19th-century historic ranch with panoramic vistas • glorious ceremony veranda nestled beneath ancient oaks with views of the surrounding vineyards • elegant and airy barn boasts fixed heaters, a handmade wooden bar, and sliding doors that open onto a twinkle-lit covered patio

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Chateau Noland

San Luis Obispo, CA

Fab Features: pure romance in a European-style chateau, topped with slated roofs imported from Spain • three gorgeous ceremony sites nestled in the hillside among soaring oaks • all packages include a hosted 2-night stay in the Chateau with its 3 luxurious suites

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Heritage House Museum and Gardens

Arroyo Grande, California

Fab Features: historic museum located in the charming Village of Arroyo Grande • the garden offers a sweet setting for outdoor celebrations • a restored carriage serves as a great backdrop for photos or for storing wedding gifts

Catering: BYO
Price: $

La Lomita Ranch

San Luis Obispo, CA

Fab Features: luxurious Spanish style estate in the heart of Edna Valley • exchange vows next to the water with a rolling hill backdrop • intimate celebrations on the terrace framed by palm fronds and Spanish olive trees

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$

Villa Loriana

San Luis Obispo, CA

Fab Features: nestled near the ocean among vineyards and groves of oak and manzanita trees • tuscan villa-inspired property full of Old World charm • the grounds boast 22,000-square-feet of manicured gardens, an expansive lawn, and an impressive 40-foot waterfall

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

Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa

Pismo Beach, CA

Fab Features: ocean view ceremonies on the Lido Patio • dance the night away inside the Pacific View tent with its 25-foot peaked ceiling, overhead lighting, and clear sidewalls that highlight the breathtaking views • intimate celebrations inside the cozy and serene Coastal Room

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

The Penny

San Luis Obispo, CA

Fab Features: fabulous venue boasting an industrial indoor space and airy courtyard in the heart of San Luis Obispo • original architectural details from the building's former life as a 1930s blacksmith shop remain • unique urban vibe with a modern-boho aesthetic, walking distance to the shops and signs of downtown

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$


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Hartley Farms

San Miguel, California

Fab Features: romantic working farm, orchard, and gardens • ceremonies set under a 200-year-old oak and shady sycamores • al fresco receptions on a sweeping lawn, with a permanent dance floor and bandstand

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $$ • $$$

Villa San-Juliette Winery

San Miguel, California

Fab Features: Tuscan-inspired estate and Tasting Room on 168 acres of manicured grounds, gardens, and grape vines • gorgeous verandas and patios overlook the three-tiered fountain, pond, and lush vineyard • glowing market lights illuminate romantic lawns

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Allegretto Vineyard Resort

Paso Robles, California

Fab Features: Tuscan-inspired resort built with Old World materials like stone and marble • beautiful surroundings that include fountains, grapevines, and picturesque hillsides • on-site pool, spa, and locally sourced Northern Italian cuisine

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Almond Springs At The Miller Moth Ranch

San Miguel, CA

Fab Features: 5th-generation family-run farm • gorgeous al fresco celebrations surrounded by rolling hills • cozy accommodations in the charming on-site cabins

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Tooth & Nail Winery

Paso Robles, CA

Fab Features: gorgeous Central Coast gem with 9,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space • event spaces include two rooftop terraces, a lovey ballroom, and an intimate wine library, all with a dreamy, modern aesthetic • generous amenities include two dressing suites, a private wine tasting, and exclusive access to the vineyards for

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


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Whispering Rose Ranch Private Estate

Solvang, California

Fab Features: Majestic ranch estate set on 100 scenic acres, where horses roam in nearby pastures • the grounds boast a grand entry beneath a canopy of sycamores; a romantic fountain court; and a manicured lawn with stunning mountain vistas • a covered barn for dining & dancing that's the epitome of rustic elegance • the historic stone cottage and groom's saloon where each bridal party can prep in style

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

The 1880 Union

Los Alamos, California

Fab Features: former Wells Fargo stagecoach station-turned-private-hotel • enchanting ceremonies beneath a vine-covered arbor in a serene rose garden • chic receptions in the dining room, with chandeliers in beaded cages, jazzy Art Deco bar, and eclectic mix of antiques • unique guestrooms, including a romantic bridal suite with canopy bed and copper soaking tub

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Zaca Mesa Winery and Vineyards

Los Olivos, CA

Fab Features: elegant, sustainable winery nestled in the Santa Ynez Valley • courtyard ceremonies beneath century-old oaks trees with a breathtaking vineyard backdrop • Their recently reimagined Club Room is outfitted with 6 stunning chandeliers and lofty glass doors that look out to the vineyards.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$


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