15 Irresistible San Diego Garden Wedding Venues


The romance of a garden wedding is something that appeals to everyone. Who isn't captivated by a gorgeous landscape with flowers, trees, fountains, manicured lawns, and meandering paths? You'll find all of those things and more among the garden wedding venues in the greater San Diego Area. Here are a handful that are well worth checking out.


Tivoli Villa

Fallbrook, CA

Style: Beautiful estate perched atop edible olive & herb groves, manicured gardens and stunning mountain views.

Fab Feature: You'll be the only wedding on site, meaning you'll have the whole secluded spot to yourself. Handcrafted custom wedding packages offer fun extras like lawn games and lounge furniture.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

River Garden

Vista, CA

Style: Gorgeous gated getaway accented by natural features from around the globe.

Fab Feature: Exchange vows al fresco under the expansive Pavilion Lawn or in the lovely Conservatory garden atrium with lush gardens, waterfalls, mature trees, and water features as your elegant backdrop.

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

Green Gables Wedding Estate

San Marcos, CA

Style: Historic, hilltop garden estate with enchanting outdoor event spaces.
Fab Feature: Both the al fresco ceremony site and the chiffon-draped tented pavilion are surrounded by gorgeous landscaping, with ivy-covered arbors, blooming rose gardens, fountains, statuary, and thousands of bright twinkling lights.

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

Canopy Grove by Wedgewood Weddings

Escondido, CA

Style: Brand new event destination with modern luxury barn in the rolling hills and citrus groves of Inland North County.
Fab Features: Exchange vows in the private, wooded ceremony garden with spectacular mountain and countryside views, followed by an open-air reception or grand fete inside the high-ceilinged barn.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Rancho Guajome Adobe County Park

Vista, California

Style: An exquisite Mission-style mansion is the centerpiece of this sprawling ranch, with a verdant ceremony site framed by flowers, climbing plants, and the adobe's arched colonnade and wide, grassy lawns trimmed with white picket fencing, vine-covered trellises, and a bubbling fountain.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Los Willows Wedding Estate

Fallbrook, California

Fab Features: luxurious private canyon estate • exchange vows in a beautifully lit, treelined meadow, on a terrace facing the lake, or at a lakeside garden gazebo • upscale amenities like a full-service salon, gourmet cuisine, deluxe accommodations, and superb service—all for a surprisingly reasonable price tag

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


Botanica

Oceanside, CA

Style: Hidden tropical oasis surrounded by natural springs, waterfalls, and ponds and cooled by refreshing coastal breezes.

Fab Feature: Al fresco ceremonies among the lush greenery are followed by receptions under the shaded forest, veiled by billowing drapery, at the heart of luxurious gardens bursting with blooming florals, historic trees, and trickling fountains.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Maderas Golf Club

Poway, CA

Style: Idyllic golf club with panoramic mountain views

Fab Feature: The dreamy Del Lago Garden offers the perfect backdrop for your al fresco ceremony, with sprawling views of the surrounding mountains; the adjacent Del Lago Ballroom exudes Old World charm, with wrought-iron chandeliers and Tuscan-inspired details.

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

The Ranch at Bandy Canyon

Escondido, CA

Style: Rustic-chic destination venue set on 144 secluded acres in the mountain-ringed San Pasqual Valley.

Fab Feature: In addition to its lush lawns, gardens, and natural lakes, this stunning site boasts 13 cozy cabins to house your guests, a historic, tile-accented lodge with an outdoor patio and fireplace, a sun-soaked pool area, and a beautiful al fresco pavilion with its own sweet fountain.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina

San Diego, California

Style: Seaside luxury resort boasts stunning Harbor Island views.

Fab Feature: Every event space, from a lush garden to a cool yacht, offer sprawling panoramas encompassing the marina, waterway, and twinkling lights of the city.

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

Twin Oaks

San Marcos, CA

Style: Historic 1891 estate surrounded by blooming gardens and the towering trees of a private, intimate forest.

Fab Feature: Choose from four storybook settings for an outdoor ceremony: a lovely, tree-canopied clearing, a wooden turn-post gazebo at the heart of tranquil gardens, a vine-circled rustic atrium, or in front of the picturesque fountain and braided ivy archway.

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

Vista Valley Country Club

Vista, CA

Style: Old World warmth and charm thanks to European-inspired architecture.
Fab Features: You'll have total privacy throughout, not to mention stunning views of lush rolling hills and spectacular sunsets.

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

Paradise Point - San Diego's Wedding Island

San Diego, California

Style: Tropical garden getaway on a 44-acre island overlooking sparkling Mission Bay.
Fab Feature: The property is made up of impeccably-designed ballrooms, verdant gardens, soothing lagoons, bayfront lawns, and sandy beaches. Add on a fun indulgence like a bachelorette paddleboard or surf lesson party, a sunset sail, or s'mores around a beachfront fire.

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

Shadowridge Golf Club

Vista, California

Style: Modern, Mediterranean-style country club and golf course.

Fab Feature: This hilltop oasis boasts a ceremony site in an intimate garden and a light-filled ballroom overlooking verdant fairways and hills through wraparound windows.

Catering: In-house
Price: $

Grand Tradition Estate and Gardens

Fallbrook, California

Style: Secluded garden estate serving exquisite cuisine.

Fab Feature: This romantic, private spot boasts seven stunning waterfalls throughout the botanical reserve, and each garden site has its own personality.

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



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