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: $ • $$ •
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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,
Price: $ • $$ •
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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, BYO,
Price: $ • $$ • $$$ •
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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: $ • $$ •
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The Haven at Tomales

Tomales, CA

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: $$ • $$$ •
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Slide Ranch

Muir Beach, CA

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: $ • $$ •
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SOLANO COUNTY



Suisun Valley Inn - Wedding Retreat

Fairfield, CA

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: $ • $$ •
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SF PENINSULA/HALF MOON BAY



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: $$ • $$$ •
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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: $ • $$ •
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TRI-VALLEY/LIVERMORE



Reinstein Ranch

Livermore, CA

Fab Features: historic ranch that offers retreat-style weekend weddings • celebrations with a stunning rolling hill backdrop • cozy accommodations in the charming historic farmhouse, a vintage bunkhouse, cabin, and a glamping village

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

Sunol, CA

Fab Features: an enchanting private venue with the perfect blend of Old World glamor and rustic charm • the grounds boast a wonderful vintage steam train station, and stunning views of both Pleasanton Ridge and gently rolling hills • the reception hall affords exposed brick walls, vintage mirrors, dramatic drop-down light pendants, and glittering chandeliers

Catering: In-house, Preferred list,
Price: $ • $$ •
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NAPA/SONOMA WINE COUNTRY



deLorimier Winery

Geyserville, CA

Fab Features: boutique winery surrounded by gentle rolling hills planted with Bordeaux varietals • lovely receptions on the back lawn, bordered by vineyards and countryside panoramas • at night, strings of twinkle lights add sparkle to the festivities, and there’s an ample patio for dancing under the stars

Catering: Preferred list,
Price: $ • $$ •
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Alpine Ranch

Santa Rosa, CA

Fab Features: gorgeous Sonoma event venue, working equestrian barn, and vineyard in the Mayacamas • intimate events set beneath a grand oak tree, an open courtyard, and a cedar barn • cozy overnight stays in the updated farmhouse guest cottage

Catering: Preferred list,
Price: $ • $$ •
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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, BYO,
Price: $ • $$ •
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Reis River Ranch

Petaluma, CA

Fab Features: 630-acre working cattle & horse ranch and wildlife sanctuary • beautiful open pastures, rolling hills, and ancient oak groves overlooking the Petaluma River • winery barn with timbered high ceilings and stunning chandeliers

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

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SOUTH BAY/SAN JOSE



Fortino Winery and Event Center

Gilroy, California

Fab Features: family-owned winery set among acres of vineyards, rolling hills, and giant redwoods • delectable Italian cuisine served in a rustic tasting room and handsome barrel room • large patio and lawn for al fresco events

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

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EmmaLily Winery

Morgan Hill, CA

Fab Features: family-run winery specializing in the art of making memorable Cabernet • exchange vows under the rustic pergola in the garden followed by an al fresco reception on the terrace • couples can stay connected to the vineyard by joining their exclusive wine club

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