Why You'll Love This Place
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Grand Tradition Estate & Gardens is one of San Diego’s most exclusive and unique wedding venues.
With more than 37 years of professional service devoted to hosting special occasions, Grand Tradition provides a choice of two incredible wedding sites for a completely private ceremony and reception.
Beverly Mansion is an elevated reception space that overlooks Grand Tradition’s iconic heart-shaped lake and offers a wonderful indoor/outdoor setting. It’s adorned with crystal chandeliers, and glass-panel doors open to a veranda with a picturesque view of the lake. Couples exchange vows at the mansion’s lakeside gazebo or in front of the Compass Garden waterfall.
Get married at Arbor Terrace, and you’ll feel like you’re in a tropical paradise: The ceremony site is shaded by a lush, green canopy of palms and showcases a towering waterfall centerpiece. Receptions follow in an open-air, satin-draped tented pavilion, complete with a terraced stage, outdoor fireplace, and waterfall just above the dance floor.
Weddings are the primary focus of Grand Tradition Estate and Gardens, where the combination of gorgeous landscaping, exceptional service, and gourmet cuisine creates not just spectacular events, but memories you’ll keep for a lifetime.
Prices: What's this going to cost?
All ceremony & reception packages include:
- 8-hour rental, 5 hours for the ceremony & reception
- Private use of the venue space & surrounding gardens
- Dressing suites 3 hours prior to the ceremony prepared with hors d'oeuvres & one bottle of champagne
- Champagne greet upon guest arrival
- Tables, Chiavari chairs with cushions, white or ivory floor-length linens, linen napkins, flatware, stemware, and China
- Tray-passed hors d'oeuvres & buffet dinner
- Tended cash bar
- Professional Grand Tradition staff
- Lifetime garden admission
- And much more!
There is a guest minimum of 75–125 depending on the day of the week.
Service Charge or Gratuity
Discounted rates are available for events on weekdays, Fridays and Sundays, and may also be offered for short-notice or off-season bookings.
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CEREMONY, EVENT/RECEPTION & MEETING CAPACITY: The Beverly Mansion seats up to 300 and the Arbor Terrace holds 220 seated guests.
GUEST MINIMUM: 75 guests Monday–Thursday; 100 guests Friday–Sunday; 125 guests Saturday.
- Outdoor Ceremony
- Wedding Receptions
- Outdoor Reception
- Rehearsal Dinner
- Special Events / Parties
- Business Functions / Meetings
$ • $$ • $$$
Outside kosher & ethnic catering is allowed with approval.
Year-round, daily. Times vary depending on the season and existing event bookings. Please call to check current date and time availability.
Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:
- Historic / Landmark Building
- Private Estate
- Patio / Deck / Terrace
Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!
- Creek / River
- Forest / Woods
- Fountain / Water Feature
- Lagoon / Pond
- Landscaped Grounds
Services & Amenities
Feel like a VIP with these services and amenities:
Catering: in-house, in-house, outside kosher & ethnic catering allowed with approval
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided, Chiavari or white padded
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: provided
Dressing Areas: yes
AV/Meeting Equipment: podium, easels, DVD projection system, wired & wireless microphones
Parking: complimentary parking included, valet CBA
Accommodations: hotels and vacation rentals nearby, shuttle CBA
Outdoor Night Lighting: provided
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: no
View: waterfront, landscaped grounds, creek, wooded area, fountain, garden, patio, waterfall, pond, lake
Other: event coordination, indoor specialty lighting
But take note of the following limitations!
Alcohol: in-house, no BYO
Smoking: outdoors only
Music: provided or BYO; amplified OK indoors with volume limits, outdoors until 10pm
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: not required
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