San Diego Wedding Venues/Locations

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La Jolla, UTC, Sorrento Valley

Darlington House
(Indoor, Outdoor, Courtyard Setting)

1925 Seville-style villa blocks from the ocean in La Jolla, elegantly decorated interior, brick patios lined with rose gardens and other foliage

Contact: Emilie, Phone (858) 454-7625

La Jolla Woman's Club
(Indoor, Outdoor, Courtyard Setting)

Unique downtown La Jolla outdoor ceremony and indoor reception hall

Contact: Sharlene Thompson, Phone (858) 454-2354

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
(Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views)

The tide-pool patio provides a beautiful outdoor setting; the indoor galleria is perfect for cocktail receptions, meetings or dinners; and the spacious outdoor courtyard is exceptionally versatile. All three areas provide sensational ocean and sunset view

Contact: Barbara Ramsey, Phone (858) 534-7769

Scripps Seaside Forum
(Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views)

Consisting of a full auditorium, four separate conference rooms, break-out areas, and garden plaza, the Scripps Seaside Forum will meet your every need.

Contact: Donna Stout, Phone (858) 534-5604

Museum of Contemporary Art - La Jolla
(Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views)

Unique venue with spectacular ocean views and distinctive architectural design, indoor facilities and garden settings

Contact: Edie Nehls or Eric Reichman, Phone (858) 454-3541 x147

The Martin Johnson House
(Indoor, Outdoor)

Hold your special event in our historic cottage under lush cypress trees on the century-old Scripps Institution of Oceanography campus, overlooking La Jolla's beautiful coastline

Contact: Donna Stout, Phone (858) 534-5604

Congregation Beth Israel
(Indoor)

Beautiful indoor facilities located in the Golden Triangle

Contact: Elaine Guerrero, Phone (858) 535-1111 x3106

The Riford Center
(Indoor)

Convenient indoor facility

Contact: Sarah Peters, Phone (858) 459-0831

La Jolla Cove Bridge Club
(Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views)

Beautiful setting in La Jolla Cove, with oceanview, seating inside, and an outdoor patio perfect for dancing under the stars

Contact: Tom Sauer, Phone (858) 454-8720

Congregation Beth El
(Indoor)

Located in hills of La Jolla, Kosher kitchen

Contact: Emily Bartell, Phone (858) 452-1734

Good Samaritan Episcopal Church
(Indoor)

Indoor facilities surrounded by beautifully landscaped meditation gardens

Contact: David Wade, Phone (858) 458-1501

La Jolla Presbyterian Church
(Indoor, Outdoor)

Located right in the heart of beautiful La Jolla

Contact: Lori Thrower, Phone (858) 729-5551

The Venue
(Indoor, Outdoor)

4800 sq. ft. Hospitality Tent with a dance floor, awesome audio and lighting system plus up to 45,000 sq. ft. of outdoor area

Contact: Greg Welker, Phone (858) 622-6613

Voulez Vous Bistro/Cafe Solange
(Outdoor)

Enjoy French Gourmet catering at our sister restaurant in La Jolla Shores. With a delightful ambiance and an outdoor patio, it is a great place to host your event!

Contact: Michel Malecot, Phone 858-488-1725 x325

Pacific Beach, Ocean Beach, Point Loma

The Thursday Club
(Indoor, Outdoor)

Located above Sunset Cliffs in beautiful Point Loma, our Clubhouse surrounds you with charm and ambiance - Spanish architecture, beautifully maintained gardens and panoramic ocean views from adjoining terraces. Stained glass windows and a large fireplace

Contact: Tom or Cookie Adamitis, Phone (619) 224-5264

Soledad Club
(Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views)

Delight in the endless views of the city of San Diego, Pacific Ocean, beaches, pools or escape into nature for a walk through Kate Sessions Park

Contact: Renee Hirsh, Phone (858) 405-9734

Marina Village
(Indoor, Ocean Views)

Waterfront banquet facilities with a view; outdoor ceremony sites also available

Contact: April Diaz, Phone (619) 222-1620

ZLAC Rowing Club
(Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views)

Located on the north shore of Mission Bay, traditional Craftsman style built in 1932 with a unique redwood interior, historic rowing décor, and scenic view of Mission Bay

Contact: Rentals, Phone (858) 274-0661

Barnes Tennis Center
(Indoor, Outdoor)

Spacious setting with French doors opening to an outdoor patio

Contact: Development Coordinator, Phone (619) 221-9000

NTC at Liberty Station
(Indoor, Outdoor, Courtyard Setting)

At NTC Venues you and your guests enjoy the convenience of plenty of free parking and are encouraged to celebrate your special event to the fullest with our 10 hour private use package and 12am curfew.

McMillin Event Center: This historic Spanish Revival era ballroom was once the base library and has become one of San Diego’s most popular event venues. The McMillin Event Center offers a stunning, vaulted ceiling and beautiful arched windows that look out to sparkling fountains and lushly landscaped promenades. The venue accommodates reception-style events for up to 600, or seated dinners for 300.

Luce Court & Legacy Plaza: Host your event in one of the lush, landscaped promenades where you will find quaint rose gardens and grand courtyards with fountains and plenty of room to kick up your heels.

Barracks 17 & Plaza: This graceful, historic Spanish Revival era ballroom offers beautiful arched windows that look out onto a lushly landscaped promenade on one side and a delightful, enclosed courtyard on the other. Barracks 17 is the perfect venue for intimate celebrations and accommodates reception-style events for up to 120, or seated dinners for 100. The adjacent courtyard is available in conjunction with your booking at Barrack 17, or separately.

Contact: Event Sales, Phone (619) 573-9260

Portuguese Hall
(Indoor)

2 indoor venues available for any social event or conference

Contact: Andrea, Phone (619) 223-5880

Pacific Beach Woman's Club - Hornblend Hall
(Indoor)

Historical venue established in 1895 right in the heart of Pacific Beach

Contact: Hall Rentals, Phone (858) 882-7729

The Point at Bay Vista
(Outdoor, Ocean Views)

Outdoor site with a spacious lawn and sweeping view of Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean

Contact: Event Coordinator, Phone (619) 276-4881

Balboa Park

Japanese Friendship Garden
(Outdoor, Garden Setting)

Explore the lush manicured landscapes, winding pathways, ancient lanterns, tranquil waterfall and Koi Pond of the Japanese Friendship Garden. The Garden is the perfect balance of Zen and style along with a spectacular location to make your event truly unforgettable

Contact: Event Coordinator, Phone (619) 232-2721

Museum of Photographic Arts
(Indoor)

Situated along the Prado in historic Balboa Park, MoPA offers a sophisticated venue for events and provides guests with a rare opportunity to privately view MoPA’s impressive exhibition galleries while dining and socializing

Contact: Melissa Pfeiffer, Phone (619) 238-7559 x290

San Diego Air & Space Museum
(Indoor)

Unique site with antique plane hanging from the center of the spacious room and interactive activities

Contact: Melissa Paris, Phone (619) 234-8291 x117

San Diego Hall of Champions
(Indoor)

Unique, sports-related venue, perfect for your event

Contact: Events Department, Phone (619) 699-2309

San Diego Natural History Museum
(Indoor)

Spaces include a four-story soaring atrium that can accommodate 2000 guests or a rooftop aerie offering a spectacular city view

Contact: Rachel De Quesada, Phone (619) 255-0182

San Diego Museum of Man
(Indoor)

This museum boasts spectacular interior and exterior architecture that lends to dramatic production and design possibilities for any size event

Contact: Keith, Phone (619) 239-2001 x15

Spanish Village Art Center
(Outdoor)

Historic village featuring artists working in studios - unique outdoor locale for any event

Contact: Shelley Madariaga, Phone (619) 987-1926

San Diego Automotive Museum
(Indoor)

Historic venue built in 1935, unique venue with cars from yesterday

Contact: Event Sales, Phone (619) 231-2886

Balboa Park Club
(Indoor)

The historic Balboa Park Club building was first constructed for the park’s 1915 exposition to house the state of New Mexico’s exhibits. It was later remodeled and enlarged for the 1935 exposition. It was during this period that sculptor Frederick Schweigardt and painter Belle Baraceneau created their striking fountain and mural which adorn the building’s grand foyer.

Contact: Permit Center, Phone (619) 235-1169

Casa del Prado Patio
(Outdoor, Courtyard Setting)

The courtyard provides a large open area with scenic views of the twin domes of the adjacent theatre, the Botanical Building gardens to the west and the historic Morton Bay Fig tree in front of the Natural History Museum to the east

Contact: Permit Center, Phone (619) 235-1169

Reuben H Fleet Science Center
(Indoor)

With a multitude of ways to utilize our facility, every event at the Fleet can be uniquely customized to suit your needs. Our galleries provide the perfect ambiance for an elaborate sit-down dinner, cocktail reception, corporate event or awards banquet. The fleet is also ideal for outdoor receptions with a spectacular view of Balboa Park's iconic Bea Evenson Fountain. Our multi-level facility offers plenty of space for entertainment, dance floors and unique layouts. The Fleet also offers meeting space for lectures, board meetings, small group presentations and luncheons. Please contact us for information and pricing

Contact: Special Events, Phone (619) 238-1233 x761

San Diego Art Institute
(Indoor)

Modern, eclectic museum setting in the heart of Balboa Park

Contact: Special Events, Phone (619) 236-0011

San Diego Museum of Art
(Indoor, Courtyard Setting)

An event at the San Diego Museum of Art is not only a memorable experience, but also helps the Museum continue its mission of enriching lives through art. Events may coincide with the Museum's exciting exhibition schedule and docent tours are available upon request, pending availability

Contact: Special Events Manager, Phone (619) 696-1924

Veterans Museum & Memorial Center
(Indoor)

The museum offers facility use for your event in a beautiful and historical setting. Many of the event rooms are available day or night. The Main Chapel is an ideal and beautiful setting for virtually any event. Our featured special exhibit gallery is a wonderful addition for a main chapel event. The gallery space is perfect for beverage service area or a small buffet. Also available are the Military Women's History Room and the Lower Level Meeting Room

Contact: Event Director, Phone 619-239-2300

San Diego History Center
(Indoor)

San Diego History Center is located in San Diego’s historic Balboa Park. Consisting of a beautiful grand atrium and 5 different galleries, this museum is ideal for a unique private event. Also inside the museum are the Large Education Center, the Hans & Margaret Doe Small Education Center and the Thornton Theatre, perfect for meetings, lectures or small conferences.

Contact: Event Coordinator, Phone (619) 232-6203 x 109

North County Coastal

Powerhouse Community Center
(Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views)

Perched on a bluff overlooking the ocean with cool, trellis-covered verandas with perfectly framed views of palm trees, the Powerhouse has become one of the finest and most beautiful public facilities anywhere

Contact: Community Services Department, Phone (858) 755-1524

Seagrove Park
(Outdoor, Ocean Views)

This beautiful and intimate park, with dramatic views, is on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean

Contact: Community Services Department, Phone (858) 755-1524

Levyland
(Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views)

Private three-acre oceanfront lagoon paradise: A setting so private, so unique

Contact: Anne Facon, Phone (760) 213-2467

Temple Solel
(Indoor, Outdoor, Courtyard Setting)

Beautiful courtyard, and social hall with Kosher kitchen

Contact: Robin Rubin, Phone (760) 436-0654

Carlsbad Seapointe Resort
(Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views)

Beachy-chic clubhouse offers unparalleled ocean view perched atop the Pacific Ocean

Contact: Events Department, Phone (760) 603-1700

Congregation Beth Am
(Indoor, Outdoor)

Indoor and outdoor reception sites with Kosher kitchen

Contact: Michael Moskowitz, Phone (858) 481-8454

San Diego Botanic Garden
(Outdoor, Garden Setting)

Formerly Quail Botanical Gardens, San Diego Botanic Garden has rapidly become San Diego County's location of choice for a unique, picturesque and memorable outdoor wedding. With a mild year-round climate, the Gardens can be assured temperate most times of the year. We offer daytime weddings all year long and sunset weddings from April through October.

Contact: Events Department, Phone (760) 436-3036 x205

St Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church
(Indoor, Courtyard Setting)

Nestled in the rolling hills near historic Carlsbad. The perfect setting to complete any special occasion. Furnished with state-of-the-art technology and full-service amenities.

Contact: Greg Picone, Phone (760) 607-5025

North County Inland

Rancho Bernardo Courtyard
(Outdoor, Courtyard Setting)

Landscaped courtyard with fountain featuring Spanish architecture

Contact: Robin Pickett, Phone (858) 864-8755

Fairbanks Ranch Clubhouse
(Indoor, Outdoor)

Beautiful facility in the heart of Fairbanks Ranch. Requires residency or sponsorship by a resident of Fairbanks Ranch

Contact: Association Office, Phone (858) 756-4415

Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club
(Indoor, Outdoor, Garden Setting)

Elegantly landscaped garden for outdoor wedding and indoor reception - corner of La Granada and Avenida de Acacias

Contact: RSF Garden Club, Phone (858) 756-1554

Bates Nut Farm
(Outdoor, Rural Views)

Create your own event on our farm. We have 20 acres that works great for parking and space to have the event of your choice. We have a smaller stage and dance area that works great for weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, retirement parties, church picnics, and western hoe-downs

Contact: Special Events, Phone (760) 749-3333

Rancho Buena Vista Adobe
(Outdoor)

The Rancho Buena Vista’s hacienda style adobe and surrounding courtyard provide an enchanting backdrop for the perfect celebration. The adobe grounds are lushly landscaped with antique roses, native plants and fruit trees creating a charming vignette for a grand affair

Contact: Santos Callejas, Phone (760) 726-1340 x1575

Orfila Winery
(Outdoor, Rural Views)

Fully landscaped event areas with manicured lawns and flowering gardens with spectacular views of San Pasqual Valley and our cascading vineyards.The Vineyard Courtyard features a beautiful white canopy framed with sparkling lights

Contact: Special Events, Phone (760) 738-6500 x24

Optimist Club of Vista
(Indoor, Outdoor)

Beautiful, private hillside facility surrounded by 7½ acres with scenic views of rolling hills ample parking, marble entry foyer, and hardwood dance floor

Contact: Rosemary, Phone (760) 598-5907

Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos - Jennifer Loscher Branch
(Indoor)

Large capacity party venue, great for fundraisers and other corporate events as well as weddings and special events

Contact: Matt Robins, Phone (760) 471-2490 x302

Hampton Inn & Suites San Diego-Poway
(Indoor)

Whether you're planning a corporate meeting or need accommodations for a family reunion or your child's sporting group, we're delighted to offer you easy planning and booking tools to make the process quick and organized.

Contact: Stephanie Rogers, Phone (858) 848-2656

Bandy Canyon Ranch
(Indoor, Outdoor, Rural Views, Courtyard Setting, Poolside Setting)

Enjoy your cocktail reception poolside, or choose to entertain in the spacious 1930's adobe lodge or on our charming terrace with its stone fireplace. For those wishing to share their nuptials we offer use of our elegant gazebo. We warmly welcome the opportunity to present you and your guests an ideal and unique environment for your next corporate or private event.

Contact: John Gillon, Phone (800) 975-5258 x719

Bernard Gardens
(Outdoor, Rural Views, Courtyard Setting, Garden Setting, Poolside Setting)

Amidst acres of exquisitely landscaped private estate grounds, Bernard Gardens features a grand courtyard, quartzite stage, breathtaking waterfalls, tropical palapa, and koi ponds. A stunning outdoor kitchen borders an edgeless pool with fountains and an illuminated stained glass flower. The event  location of your dreams can be found within the secluded Estate with a beautiful lawn and garden. You will be captivated by this extraordinary venue! Shown by appointment only.

Contact: Mandy Gasparich, Phone (858) 759-1511

Central San Diego

St. Paul's Cathedral
(Indoor, Outdoor, Courtyard Setting)

The Great Hall was built in 1928 and, designed like a medieval banqueting hall, can accommodate 130 dinner guests for any special occasion. St. Paul’s can recommend caterers, florists, photographers or disc jockeys to ensure your event is well planned and professionally managed. An exterior courtyard, opened by Queen Elizabeth II, following her visit to St. Paul’s, is also available for use by celebrating guests of the Cathedral. With ample parking nearby, across from BalboaPark in the heart of downtown San Diego, The Cathedral, Great Hall and Queen’s Courtyard provides our community with one of the most magical venues in the city

Contact: Canon Brooks Mason, Phone (619) 298-7261 x325

Heritage Park
(Outdoor)

Surrounded by the restored Victorian homes, it is a unique and beautiful setting

Contact: Park Permit, Phone (619) 291-9784

Temple Emanu-El
(Indoor, Courtyard Setting)

A Reform Synagogue in the Del Cerro area of San Diego

Contact: Susanne Geshekter, Phone (619) 286-2555

San Diego Woman's Club
(Indoor)

The historic San Diego Woman's Club is located next to Balboa Park. Our beautiful  historic colonial-style Clubhouse is also wheelchair accessible.  There is a large stage and spacious solid maple wooden floor, perfect for dinners and dancing.  Private rooms for meetings and a lovely reception/lounge area  are additional amenities.  There is also an on-site kitchen and catering service.

Contact: Bobbie Brown, Phone (619) 436-6777

Junipero Serra Museum
(Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views, Courtyard Setting)

Junípero Serra Museum, located in Presidio Park, is an ideal setting for a stunning and upscale event. The striking mission-style building, constructed in 1929 is perched atop a hill above San Diego’s historic Old Town. The museum boasts a spectacular view overlooking the City and the Pacific Ocean and offers a partially covered loggia for an outdoor event and an interior gallery for a more intimate setting.

Contact: Event Coordinator, Phone (619) 232-6203 x 109

Downtown

USS Midway Museum
(Indoor, Outdoor, Ocean Views)

Aboard a aircraft carrier - unique downtown location and 360-degree view - hangars or flight deck venues

Contact: Chrissy Wund, Phone (619) 398-8207

Private Yachts - America's Finest Events
(Outdoor, Ocean Views)

Rent a private yacht for your special event

Contact: Julie Kuenzi, Phone (619) 588-7871

Embarcadero Marina Park - North & South
(Outdoor, Ocean Views)

Grassy, waterfront area within walking distance of Seaport Village

Contact: Port of San Diego, Phone (619) 686-6225

Museum of Contemporary Art - Downtown
(Indoor)

The Jacobs and Copley Buildings can be used for special events in combination or separately. The Strauss Gallery and Figi Family Concourse can comfortably accommodate large groups for standing receptions with a distinctly urban flare. The Berglund Room, with its adjoining Woods Terrace, is a dynamic venue for meetings, lectures, and more intimate gatherings

Contact: Edie Nehls, Phone (858) 454-3541 x147

The New Children's Museum
(Indoor)

Come and play at the Museum for your next corporate event, holiday party or special occasion. Allow your guests to experience three floors of fun and creativity, sure to provide a memorable event

Contact: Tammy Gamboa, Phone (619) 795-1774

San Diego Wine & Culinary Center
(Indoor)

The San Diego Wine & Culinary Center is a truly unique venue in San Diego. With its wine cellar ambiance, dramatic exhibition kitchen and expansive patio located across the street from the Convention Center at the entrance to the Gaslamp District, this is the perfect location for your next event. Inspired by fine dining experiences from around the globe, the San Diego Wine & Culinary Center creates custom menus for your dinner or reception with as much variety as your appetite can imagine.  An extensive selection of local and international wines along with full bar service await you as well. Enjoy the allure of a wine country getaway without leaving downtown.

Contact: Sales Department, Phone (619) 231-6400

Coronado, South Bay

Coronado Community Center
(Indoor, Ocean Views)

This community room is a popular venue for events that accommodates up to 250 people with a fully equipped kitchen and spectacular views of Glorietta Bay. Perfect for weddings, receptions, galas, and other gatherings

Contact: Special Events, Phone (619) 522-2455

Living Coast Discovery Center
(Indoor, Outdoor)

Natural setting, peaceful atmosphere

Contact: Special Events, Phone (619) 409-5900

East County

La Mesa Community Center
(Indoor, Rural Views)

Located in MacArthur Park, this spacious air conditioned room opens onto large patios with vine covered brick columns and a view to the golf course

Contact: Facilities Specialist, Phone (619) 667-1307

Ronald Reagan Community Center
(Indoor, Outdoor)

Facilities are ideally suited for receptions, meetings, seminars, and other special events

Contact: Special Events, Phone (619) 441-1673

Hazy Meadow Ranch
(Outdoor, Rural Views)

Treat your group to a fun and memorable, Western Country themed event at Hazy Meadow Ranch's "Meadow Gulch." Surrounded by majestic mountains, in the unspoiled El Monte River Valley

Contact: Linda Hayes, Phone (619) 561-7050

Lakeside Community Center
(Indoor, Rural Views)

Venue sits on the shore of Lindo Lake, which provides a scenic background for your event

Contact: MaryJane Ortiz, Phone (619) 443-9176

Alpine Community Center
(Indoor)

The Alpine Community Center is a beautiful facility nestled in the scenic foothills of the Cuyamaca Mountains.  Enjoy our quiet rural setting and peaceful atmosphere

Contact: Facility Rentals, Phone (619) 445-7055

Lake Jennings
(Indoor, Outdoor, Rural Views)

Now you can have your youth or adult retreat, corporate meeting, wedding, birthday, company BBQ, or other special event at beautiful Lake Jennings! Rentals are available weekdays or weekends.

Contact: Rental Coordinator, Phone (619) 390-1623