Southern California Wedding Venues You'll Love

What kind of wedding are you planning? Outdoor? Ranch? Wondering about Southern Cal beach wedding venues? Looking for recommendations? We share our fave Southern California venues here.

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



Relax and Enjoy: 14 All-Inclusive Inland Empire Wedding Venues

Relax and Enjoy: 14 All-Inclusive Inland Empire Wedding Venues

Let's get real: How much DIY do you actually want to do? If your answer is "not that much," consider a spot that takes care of everything for you.


17 Affordable Wedding Venues in the Inland Empire

17 Affordable Wedding Venues in the Inland Empire

California's Inland Empire is fertile ground not just for grapevines but for weddings, too! This region offers a wealth of places for your celebration—many of them quite affordable.


Affordable Los Angeles Weddings: 10 Venues That Won't Break The Bank!

Affordable Los Angeles Weddings: 10 Venues That Won't Break The Bank!

Los Angeles is more affordable than you may think! You can have your wedding on a rooftop with spectacular L.A. skyline views, in a charming 1928 brick Italian Villa, or many other fabulous venues without spending your last dime.


16 Nonprofit Wedding Venues Where Your Big Day Can Benefit Others

16 Nonprofit Wedding Venues Where Your Big Day Can Benefit Others

It's great when your wedding can do some good long after your Big Day. If you choose to host your celebration at one of these beautiful nonprofit venues, your rental fees will also benefit and empower others in a variety of ways, from supporting underprivileged and at-risk kids to saving animals to building up your own community. So say "I do" to a good cause and let your special day leave a lasting impression on more than just your wedding guests.


Groom's Choice: 3 Orange County Wedding Venues He'll Actually Love!

Groom's Choice: 3 Orange County Wedding Venues He'll Actually Love!

By now you probably know what floats your fiancé's boat, so why not use that knowledge to simplify choosing the right wedding venue. All you have to do is suggest few places that reflect what he loves!


Dare To Be Different: 7 Unique Los Angeles Wedding Venues

Dare To Be Different: 7 Unique Los Angeles Wedding Venues

Anything goes in Los Angeles, so it's no surprise that this county is home to some of the Southland's most intriguing wedding venues.


Want a Stress-Free Event? Check Out These 10 All-Inclusive Los Angeles Wedding Venues!

Want a Stress-Free Event? Check Out These 10 All-Inclusive Los Angeles Wedding Venues!

Though we've all been seduced by the Pinterest siren song a time or two (or three!), let's get real: How much DIY do you actually want to do? If your answer is "not that much", you should definitely consider an all-inclusive venue that does the heavy lifting for you.


4 Things We Love About Santa Barbara Weddings

4 Things We Love About Santa Barbara Weddings

A place so beautiful that it's been dubbed "the American Riviera", Santa Barbara is one of the country's most desirable cities. But being photogenic is not its only claim to fame! Here's our list of the Top 5 things that make this coastal paradise such a popular destination—especially for weddings.


Sun, Sand, and Scenic Beauty: 4 Captivating Laguna Beach Wedding Venues

Sun, Sand, and Scenic Beauty: 4 Captivating Laguna Beach Wedding Venues

Perfectly situated between miles of sandy shoreline and picturesque hills, Laguna Beach offers plenty of scenic beauty. Pay a visit to this quaint town, and you'll also discover an interesting mix of wedding venues! Among its historic inns, waterfront hotels, restaurants, and exciting galleries, you're sure to find the right spot for your celebration—and you and your guests will enjoy staying a while to explore the area.


We've Got You Covered: 19 All-Inclusive Orange County Wedding Venues

We've Got You Covered: 19 All-Inclusive Orange County Wedding Venues

If you're short on time, short on funds, or you just want to be able to relax and enjoy your own event, then consider a wedding venue that offers all-inclusive packages. The following places do their best to take the stress out of planning your big day.


Coastal Romance: 6 Orange County Waterfront Wedding Venues With Amazing Ocean Views

Coastal Romance: 6 Orange County Waterfront Wedding Venues With Amazing Ocean Views

Ahhhh…the Orange County coastline… Its beaches, cliffs, and ocean vistas are guaranteed to add more than a little romance to your big day. Here are some of OC's most captivating waterfront wedding venues where the setting—and view—are custom-made for an incredible event!


The OC is Affordable!: 15 Budget-Friendly Orange County Wedding Venues

The OC is Affordable!: 15 Budget-Friendly Orange County Wedding Venues

Orange County may have recently acquired a reputation for being high-end (thanks a lot, reality TV!), but don't fret—the region still has plenty of affordable wedding venues. Check out this list for proof that your budget and a beautiful wedding can harmoniously co-exist in The OC.


3 Idyllic Huntington Beach Wedding Venues

3 Idyllic Huntington Beach Wedding Venues

Ten miles of uninterrupted coastline, beautiful sandy beaches, an iconic pier, and epic surf breaks are only part of the draw of Huntington Beach. Add in golf clubs, waterfront hotels, and an easy, laid-back vibe and you've got a winning place for a SoCal wedding getaway.


Celebrating Al Fresco in Orange County: 9 Cool Places for an Outdoor Wedding

Celebrating Al Fresco in Orange County: 9 Cool Places for an Outdoor Wedding

Blessed with fabulous weather, proximity to the coast, cool ocean breezes, and an abundance of large estates with gorgeous grounds, Orange County is a natural for outdoor weddings. So whether you want to celebrate right on the beach, up in the hills, or even in the middle of the water, here are some great venues to check out.


18 Irresistible San Diego Garden Wedding Venues

18 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.


Affordable Santa Barbara Weddings: 12 Cool Venues That Are Easy On Your Budget

Affordable Santa Barbara Weddings: 12 Cool Venues That Are Easy On Your Budget

Bounded by white sandy beaches and forested mountains, Santa Barbara has a temperate climate, tons of historic charm, and a vibrant culinary and arts scene. All this makes it among the most desirable (read: pricey) places to live—and to wed. But if your wedding budget is less than celebrity-size, don't despair! Here are 6 places where you can celebrate without breaking the bank (especially if you're willing to be a little flexible on the day of the week and the season).


Happiness Is Calling! 17 Affordable San Diego Wedding Venues

Happiness Is Calling! 17 Affordable San Diego Wedding Venues

Hoping to find an affordable San Diego Area wedding venue? Don't despair! From resorts and hotels to a historic ranch and county park, here's a selection of places that won't break the bank.


14 Outstanding Outdoor San Diego Wedding Venues

14 Outstanding Outdoor San Diego Wedding Venues

San Diego is one of the top wedding destinations in the entire country. Its incredible weather, beaches, ocean vistas, and lush gardens make it hard to resist, especially for an al fresco celebration.


23 Woodsy Wedding Venues in Southern California

23 Woodsy Wedding Venues in Southern California

Whether it's a single spreading oak, a dappled forest, or a majestic grove of redwoods, trees impart an irresistible beauty to a wedding. All of the Southern California venues we've highlighted below showcase Mother Nature's arborial handiwork, and any one of them might have just the outdoor setting you're looking for.


17 of San Diego's Best Wedding Venues

17 of San Diego's Best Wedding Venues

San Diego is a popular playland—and wedding destination—for lots of reasons, starting with its natural beauty, great weather, and more than 68 miles of beaches. In addition to all its other assets, the San Diego Area is home to some stellar places to get married, from beachfront properties and ballrooms, to gardens and barns. To help you kick off your search, we've put together a list of some of the best wedding venues the region has to offer.


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