27 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.



LAKE ARROWHEAD



Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa

Lake Arrowhead, California

Fab Features: full-service AAA Four Diamond Resort nestled along the lakeshore in the richly forested San Bernardino Mountains • exchange vows on the lovely lakeside lawn, flanked by towering pines • the Lakeview Terrace Room boasts warm tones, picture windows, and glass doors that open onto an al fresco terrace

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

SkyPark Weddings

Lake Arrowhead, CA

Fab Features: serene setting on 150 acres of the San Bernardino National Forest • ceremonies in a charming chapel, lush, forested meadow, or along the peaceful creek • dining and dancing on the Whispering Pines terrace, with trees all around and bistro lights and stars overhead

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Arrowhead Pine Rose Weddings and Cabins

Lake Arrowhead, California

Fab Features: mile-high country getaway on 6 scenic mountain acres • towering cedar and pine trees frame a creekside ceremony site and romantically rustic cabins • charming honeymoon suite with a stone fireplace and an extra-large Jacuzzi tub

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

Willow Woods Park

Skyforest, CA

Fab Features: this majestic redwood setting was once the home of an early 20th-century logging camp • exchange vows among the soaring trees, before a sparkling rock waterfall, or beneath a natural wood arch in the wildflower gardens • intimate receptions under glowing bistro lights with the historic cabins as your romantic backdrop

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

Hidden Acres

Lytle Creek, CA

Fab Features: charming spot nestled on 22 acres of creeks, lakes, and meadows • choose from two unique, scenic venues: one tucked by a lake with a sparkling water feature, and the other set on a verdant lawn framed by trees • all-inclusive packages feature plenty of extras, like a DJ & MC, floral package, and photo booth

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


LOS ANGELES



Inn of the Seventh Ray

Topanga, California

Fab Features: creekside venue and fountain courtyard surrounded by greenery • tented and heated patio allows for outdoor celebrations year-round • menus feature fresh, seasonal organic foods and wines

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The 1909

Topanga, California

Fab Features: gorgeous Topanga Canyon venue nestled in the trees • outdoor sites include an elegant amphitheater and deck beneath a canopy of oaks and an expansive creekside meadow • light-filled Dancing Hall and Lounge

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


ORANGE COUNTY



Red Horse Barn at Huntington Central Park

Huntington Beach, California

Fab Features: upscale equestrian club on acres of pastures, paddocks, and barns • expansive lawns for tents and a warmly inviting great room • gorgeous show horses are playful “extras” in wedding photography

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

Rancho Las Lomas

Silverado, California

Fab Features: hacienda-style buildings surrounded by orange groves and flowering shrubs • receptions on a cobblestone terrace bordered by California oaks and native cacti • al fresco celebrations in an open-air theater with a marble stage, stone patio, and bubbling fountains

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Giracci Vineyards and Farms

Silverado, CA

Fab Features: premier outdoor event venue set on 10 stunning acres in Silverado Canyon • ceremonies under majestic 150-year-old oaks trees • gorgeous photos ops among the vineyard, the historic fountain, and beautiful gardens

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


VENTURA COUNTY



Newhall Mansion

Piru, CA

Fab Features: vintage glam private estate in the historic Heritage Valley • an exquisite mansion presides over a rustic oasis of orchards, rose gardens and trees • wedding weekends give you exclusive use of the entire property, including the luxe interior and hidden underground cave!

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

Camarillo Ranch

Camarillo, California

Fab Features: turn-of-the-century Queen Anne-style estate • intimate gardens and tree-clad lawns boast heritage eucalyptus, oaks, and a spectacular century-old Moreton Bay fig • rustic-chic receptions in the restored Red Barn

Catering: In-house
Price: $$

Moorpark Country Club

Moorpark, California

Fab Features: treelined garden oasis, nestled in the peaceful countryside • hilltop ceremony site boasts sweeping natural vistas • airy Grand Ballroom outfitted with intricate crystal chandeliers and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the garden patio and golf course • the culinary team loves to customize menus for all types of cuisine -- including Vegan, plant-based, gluten-free and more.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


SANTA BARBARA



Santa Ynez Ranch

Santa Barbara, California

Fab Features: stunning Santa Barbara Wine Country luxury retreat is set amidst a 105-acre organic vineyard and farm • vineyards views and lavender-scented breezes enhance your vows on the Wedding Lawn, which overlooks a pretty pond • a gorgeous upscale event barn with a chic lounge hosts exquisite celebrations

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$$

Elings Park

Santa Barbara, California

Fab Features: 230-acre nonprofit park and urban oasis with seasonal color and incredible city, mountain, and ocean views • expansive oceanview meadow and hillside amphitheater surrounded by trees • oak-shaded terrace for dining

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


SAN GABRIEL VALLEY



Descanso Gardens

La Canada Flintridge, California

Fab Features: tranquil, verdant former private estate on 150 acres • tie the knot under the wrought-iron gazebo of the fragrant Rose Garden on the oak-lined, shade-dappled lawns • the expansive Craftsman-style Van Kemp Hall opens onto a lovely tiled courtyard

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Sierra La Verne by Wedgewood Weddings

La Verne, CA

Fab Features: all-inclusive, scenic country club nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountainsrustic Meadow surrounded by palm, oak, and birch trees with a majestic mountain silhouette • romantic Garden boasts a manicured lawn with a forested border and tall, twinkle-lit hedges

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


SAN FERNANDO VALLEY



The Vineyards

Simi Valley, California

Fab Features: enchanting oasis with grapevines and forested gardens • ceremonies on the Waterfall Terrace atop a stunning stone stage framed by a redwood pergola • swanky receptions in the Mountain View Room graced with crystal chandeliers, luminarias, and sparkly accents

Catering: In-house
Price: $$


SAN LUIS OBISBO / PASO ROBLES



Villa Loriana

San Luis Obispo, CA

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

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

Cass Winery and Vineyard

Paso Robles, CA

Style: Stunning Paso Robles winery boasting cool California vibes and epic views from the sprawling grounds, which are framed overhead by massive oaks, bistro lighting, and the starry sky.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


INLAND EMPIRE



Harvey House

Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA

Fab Features: luxury getaway in the San Bernadino Mountains tucked between lush forest and a sparkling creek • exchange vows on the outdoor stage, with the majestic mountains beyond, then enjoy cocktails on the spacious open-air deck • plush accommodations in 6 guest rooms, including 3 spacious suites, are the perfect home base for the wedding party

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Serendipity

Oak Glen, California

Fab Features: secluded private estate at the edge of a mountain canyon overlooking an oak-sheltered creek • showstopping ceremony site with panoramic views set halfway down the canyon slope • receptions on the expansive al fresco terrace or the warm, rustic-chic barn

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Christmas House

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Fab Features: historic, landmark 3-story Victorian mansion and grounds • ceremonies in an English garden and dining beneath magnolia and guava trees • six distinctive guest rooms, including a luxurious bridal suite with a fireplace and private garden courtyard with a hot tub

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


TEMECULA



Mount Palomar Winery

Temecula, CA

Fab Features: Old World Mediterranean feel thanks to ornate iron gates, Italian cypresses, and classic colonnades • 300 acres of vineyards and a dedicated hillside for weddings with a panoramic view • dreamy al fresco reception plaza surrounded by blooming florals and herbs, fountains, and lawns

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


SAN DIEGO



Twin Oaks

San Marcos, CA

Fab Features: historic 1891 estate surrounded by blooming gardens, twinkling rose arbors, tranquil waterfalls, and romantic statuary • four storybook ceremony sites include a lovely, tree-canopied clearing and vine-circled rustic atrium • surrounded by the towering trees of a private, intimate forest

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

Oakwood Creek Celebrations

Julian, CA

Fab Features: warm, welcoming historic venue on a picturesque knoll • stunning outdoor spaces nestled among sparkling water features and winding paths • a cozy lounge & whiskey bar and a spacious main house boast charming vintage details from the property's nearly 100-year history

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $

Monserate Winery

Fallbrook, CA

Fab Features: sweet, secluded venue nestled in the rolling hills of Fallbrook, California • gorgeous lakeside ceremonies, framed by grand oak and sycamore trees and acres of vines • flexible, generous package options can accommodate many budgets and veisions

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


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