17 Gorgeous Rustic Bay Area Wedding Venues

Barns and burlap might not be what comes to mind when you think of the Bay Area, but this diverse region is brimming with jaw-droppingly beautiful rustic wedding venues. So whether your style is a little bit country, or a little bit vintage, here's a selection of lodges, ranches, and farms full of rural charm.



SAN FRANCISCO



Log Cabin at the Presidio by Wedgewood Weddings

San Francisco, CA

Fab Features: unique 1937 Log Cabin with a fieldstone foundation, log-lined walls, wagon wheel chandeliers and fireplace • nestled in a forested national park with the iconic SF skyline (and Golden Gate Bridge!) as a backdrop • customizable, build-your-own wedding packages = value + your vision

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


EAST BAY



Little Hills Events

San Ramon, California

Fab Features: stunning and secluded al fresco venue surrounded by magnificent redwoods and oaks, native wildflowers, and rolling hills • ceremonies atop a picturesque plateau and receptions under a twinkle-lit white tent • exceptional planning services from Palmdale Estate Events (they're proudly eco-conscious, too!)

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Wildwood Acres

Lafayette, California

Fab Features: garden hideaway • exchange vows under a canopy of big-leaf maples • sunken dance floor surrounded by ferns and impatiens

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


NORTH BAY



Rancho Nicasio

Nicasio, CA

Fab Features: countryside venue complete with restaurant, lawn, ballroom, and bar • the Rancho Room is designed with wooden ceiling tresses, brass-trimmed fixtures, and an oak dance floor • receptions on the open-air deck overlook the grand lawn

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The Haven at Tomales

Tomales, California

Fab Features: secluded outdoor retreat set on 1,000-acres of preserved farmland • variety of event spaces from the terraced garden to the historic barn • al fresco celebrations set against a backdrop of rolling hills and a shimmering pond

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


SOLANO COUNTY



Suisun Valley Inn at Monroe Ranch and Vineyards

Fairfield, California

Fab Features: colonial-style inn set on 27 acres • tented celebrations year-round on the expansive lawn • exchange vows beneath a white arbor backed by mature trees

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


SF PENINSULA/HALF MOON BAY



Pearson Ranch Weddings

Woodside, California

Fab Features: serene private estate set on a historic, 150-acre property in the hills above the town of Woodside • endless options for exchanging vows al fresco: nestled within a grove of redwood trees, overlooking one of the ponds, or high on the hilltop with breathtaking vistas • beautifully renovated 100-year-old barn with a soaring, wood-beamed ceiling and wide plank floors

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $

Long Branch Saloon and Farms

Half Moon Bay, CA

Fab Features: expansive site dotted with charming Old Western buildings and authentic artifacts • romantic ceremonies in a picturesque country chapel or lush meadow • original barn restored as a vintage saloon highlighted by a carefully carved wooden bar

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

The Mountain Terrace

Woodside, CA

Fab Features: say "I do" on a grassy meadow bordered by a grove of oaks and redwoods • celebrate on the two-level deck beneath strings of market lights • the inviting interior boasts a stone fireplace, doric columns, and large picture windows

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Slide Ranch

Muir Beach, California

Fab Features: breathtaking ceremonies on a grassy bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean • glamping and late-night celebrations on the adjoining campground • intimate, laid-back receptions in the Yurt, a circular canvas structure with a clear skylight, wooden floor, and wood-burning stove

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


TRI-VALLEY/LIVERMORE



BoaVentura de Caires Winery

Livermore, CA

Fab Features: gorgeous winery nestled in Livermore Valley • exchange vows against a backdrop of rolling green hills • the five-acre property includes a century-old farmhouse, beautiful lawn, garden, and rustic barn

Catering: BYO
Price: $

The Callippe Preserve Golf Course

Pleasanton, California

Fab Features: California ranch-style clubhouse • the airy Vista Patio is designed with glass walls and affords 270-degree valley panoramas • late-night celebrations in the Vista Restaurant with its princely two-sided stone fireplace, redwood-beam accents, and saddle-brown leather couches

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


NAPA/SONOMA WINE COUNTRY



Healdsburg Club House

Healdsburg, California

Fab Features: intimate Healdsburg venue nestled on the area’s oldest golf course • idyllic lawn ceremonies overlooking jaw-dropping vistas of Fitch Mountain and Dry Creek Valley • receptions in the charming, wood-accented clubhouse

Catering: BYO
Price: $

The Ranch at Lake Sonoma

Geyserville, CA

Fab Features: iconic location in the heart of Sonoma Wine Country • charming celebrations in the Redwood Barn • say “I do” overlooking Lake Sonoma and rolling hills

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


SOUTH BAY/SAN JOSE



Nestldown

Los Gatos Mountains, California

Fab Features: an enchanted hideaway in a mountain forest • ceremonies on the flagstone-paved amphitheater beneath a wisteria-covered pergola • soaring, glass-and-fir Barn surrounded by gardens, a koi pond, and willow and birch trees

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


BONUS


Because we couldn't leave out this gorgeous Santa Cruz venue that's just a short drive from the South Bay!


Roaring Camp Weddings

Felton, California

Fab Features: exchange vows in Cathedral Grove, a circle of redwoods formed by 3 generations of trees • guests can enjoy rides through the forest on a 100-year-old steam train • the redwood barn shines thanks to ceremony stage spotlights, wrought-iron chandeliers, and twinkle lights

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$

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