- Brides About Town
- Style & Beauty
- Design & Planning
- Music, Photography & More...
- Venues & Catering
- Travel & Tourism
- Scene Weddings
- Wed Dossier
- Sign Up
- The Hamptons
- Los Angeles
- New York
- Orange County
- San Diego
- San Francisco
- Washington, D.C.
Reception/Rehearsal & Event Space
A Restaurant, Newport Beach
A Newport Beach landmark since 1926, A Restaurant blends tradition with contemporary cuisine and impeccable service. Offering an award-winning wine list and seasonal menus featuring only the freshest locally-sourced ingredients, A Restaurant delivers an exceptional dining experience with each visit.
Since 1961, this family-owned O.C. eatery has been serving decadent, traditional Italian pastas, meat and seafood dishes on Marine Avenue. Private banquet rooms are available and ideal for rehearsal dinners, bridal showers and engagement parties.
Andaz San Diego
Hotels don't get much sleeker, modern or sophisticated than this property in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter. Boasting a gorgeous rooftop space with panoramic city views and adorned with artistic touches in every corner, Andaz San Diego is the inspired choice for your wedding day celebration.
Winner of Best Italian Restaurant at the Golden Foodie Awards in Orange County, Antonello Ristorante is the ideal venue for a rehearsal dinner or reception with eight private dining rooms of various sizes, serving extraordinary Italian cuisine and boasting an award-winning wine list.
Asian Art Museum
An architectural gem featuring a blend of Beaux-Arts style and modern design elements, the Asian Art Museum has several event spaces ideal for weddings. The museum is located in the heart of San Francisco's Civic Center, just a few blocks from Union Square hotels and parking. Guests can enjoy three floors of galleries displaying over 2,500 works of contemporary and ancient Asian art that span 6,000 years of history.
Avenue of the Arts Wyndham Hotel
Leave your wedding planning to the professionals, where an outdoor lakeside setting is the perfect location for your Orange County ceremony, wedding and honeymoon. Choose between a variety of customizable packages, and let the staff at the Wyndham make your dream wedding come true.
3350 Avenue Of The Arts, Costa Mesa, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Bacara Resort & Spa
With its breathtaking ocean views and spectacular interior and exterior event spaces, Bacara's 78 acres of picturesque oceanfront grounds offer a variety of ceremony and reception sites ideal for every style of wedding in Santa Barbara.
Balboa Bay Resort
Make a grand entrance on a yacht before gliding down the aisle at this swank venue, complete with a ballroom that has 18-foot ceilings, crystal chandeliers and seating for 500. There's also a luxurious Presidential Suite and a lush hidden garden by the bay that can accommodate up to 200 guests for a ceremony.
Bardessono Hotel & Spa
LEED Platinum-certified Bardessono offers a refreshingly different atmosphere for your private event - combining the elegance of a world-class luxury hotel and sustainability. Distinctive venues at Bardessono include an indoor ballroom, outdoor terraces, water gardens, artistic landscaping and a rooftop pool patio.
6526 Yount St., Yountville, Yountville, CA 94599
Situated among the beautiful oaks, gardens and vineyards that make up Carmel Valley, couples can tie the knot in a gorgeous outdoor pavilion and enjoy a gourmet reception by an award-winning culinary team. Choose from entire wedding packages, including rehearsal dinners, spa days, farewell brunches and more.
415 W. Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel Valley, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
California Academy of Sciences
A wedding at the California Academy of Sciences includes an aquarium, planetarium and natural history museum - all under one living roof! You and your guests will remember this special day as a meaningful experience, inspired by the wonders of science and nature.
Golden Gate Park, 55 Music Concourse Dr., San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118
Calistoga Ranch - An Auberge Resort
Located in a private canyon, this exclusive venue harmonizes the flavors of Napa Valley luxury with the natural and serene beauty of its surroundings. A lawn overlooking a lake offering breathtaking valley views and a Wine Cave are the perfect backdrops for future memories.
580 Lommel Rd., Calistoga, Calistoga, CA 94515
Carmel Valley Ranch
Discover this 500-acre playground. A delightful climate and expansive mountains make Carmel Valley Ranch a sophisticated yet playful resort to host your entire weekend celebration. Surrounded by lavender fields, vineyards and lush woodlands, the resort exudes the casual rustic Californian contemporary style combined with modern sophistication.
Cavallo Point Lodge
Known as one of Northern California's most romantic locations, this eco-friendly lodge offers understated luxury, picturesque views of the Golden Gate Bridge, exceptional service and a selection of wedding packages that can be tailored to your needs for your event. It's no surprise the venue was chosen as one of The Knot's 2012 top wedding picks.
City Club Los Angeles
The City Club Los Angeles invites both members and guests to experience the newest private club in Los Angeles. This venue is over the top, offering unparalleled views from every room, impeccable service and a world-class chef. The Private Event staff is ready to help savvy couples plan every aspect of their big day from start to finish.
Claremont Hotel Club and Spa
You can't help but fall in love with weddings and events at the Claremont, where you and your guests will enjoy the magical backdrop of the San Francisco Bay. A timeless setting for showers, rehearsal dinners, bridal spa parties and honeymoons, this location sets the standard for venues in the Bay Area.
The Cliff House (a San Francisco institution since 1863) boasts a spectacular perspective on the Pacific Ocean that is unlike any other in the region. The lovely Terrace Room offers signature California cuisine alongside some of the best ocean panoramas in town making it a dream location for rehearsal dinners and intimate receptions.
de Young Museum
Located in the heart of Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is one of San Francisco's premier events venues. From the Sculpture Garden to the Hamon Observation Tower, the de Young Museum is a beautiful canvas for your ceremony and reception.
Desert Willow Golf Resort
With its beautiful clubhouse, Lakeview Terrace, Firecliff Ballroom and event lawns, Desert Willow Golf Resort overlooks beautifully manicured golf courses with magnificent mountain vistas and lush desert landscapes. Whether you are hosting an intimate or grand affair, their expert team will ensure your wedding day is extraordinary.
Tie the knot as you sail the waters aboard one of Electra Cruises' premier private yachts in Newport Beach. From an intimate ceremony to a spectacular wedding, Electra Cruises can provide you with everything you need to make your wedding day a truly romantic, unique and memorable experience.
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
Nearly 10 acres of award-winning gardens and rancho-style architecture set the stage for the most romantic weddings in San Diego. From lush outdoor gardens and elegant indoor spaces, the surroundings of native citrus trees, brilliant bougainvillea, quaint pathways, outdoor fireplaces, and water fountains create an enchanting scene for celebration and romance.
The Exploratorium is the perfect venue for rehearsal dinners, receptions, formal affairs and cocktail gatherings alike. Boasting stunning views of both city and bay, the Exploratorium offers a dramatic and unforgettable new venue with hundreds of engaging hands-on exhibits on the historic San Francisco waterfront.
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
With its discreet location, stunning ocean views, lush gardens, and gentle waterfalls, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is the ideal venue for your special occasion. Featuring a wealth of event space, including Santa Monica's largest ballroom and attractive outdoor areas, the hotel can accommodate any wedding from an intimate celebration to a grand gala.
Fairmont San Francisco
For stars of stage, sports and screen, The Fairmont is known as the venue of choice in San Francisco for locals and visitors alike. Given its authentic historic grandeur and its diverse set of grand event spaces, it prides itself on its status as the crown jewel of the city. This Grand Dame turns moments into memories.
950 Mason St., San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94108
Inspired by a traditional English country inn, this lovely venue provides a romantic backdrop for your special occasion. The entire building can be yours for the day – from the graceful private garden to the sunlit patio and elegant dining rooms. Charming and beautiful, this venue is enchanting.
Hornblower Cruises & Events
Imagine your wedding aboard a luxurious private yacht on the San Francisco Bay with Hornblower Cruises and Events. Offering the perfect nautical wedding celebration, toast to your new life together as you pass Angel Island and dance the night away under the Golden Gate.
Pier 3, Hornblower Landing, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94111
Hotel La Casa del Camino
This recently renovated beachside icon offers a quintessential Southern California setting for the perfect wedding, with its ocean-view rooftop lounge for your nuptials or reception, romantic Spanish-style rooms or high-design surf suites, delectable Cal-Mediterranean cuisine, and attentive staff.
This Anaheim boutique hotel has all the right elements for a dream-come-true wedding, with its grand 2,500-square-foot ballroom, a tropical pool setting open 24 hours, delicious food, 244 stylish rooms and a front row seat to the nightly fireworks show at Disneyland.
Hyatt Carmel Highlands
Hyatt Carmel Highlands is the perfect setting for a memorable wedding ceremony or romantic honeymoon. The ceremony site offers a newly renovated gazebo deck with spectacular ocean views. Award-winning cuisine complements this extraordinary venue.
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa
Wedding experts will provide you with a wide variety of reception locations and packages from an afternoon cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception to a formal evening banquet or Sunday brunch buffet at this warm and friendly resort. With its Andalusian architecture and grand Mediterranean fountains, this property offers a delightful backdrop for your coastal ceremony, reception and honeymoon.
Il Barone Ristorante
Il Barone Ristorante offers a private banquet room coupled with unsurpassed dishes that highlight its unique approach to traditional Italian cuisine, serving as the ideal spot to dazzle and impress your guests.
InterContinental The Clement Monterey
The oceanfront InterContinental The Clement Monterey offers spectacular ocean views of the Monterey Bay and a variety of wedding services including catering and spa treatments that will make your wedding day truly unforgettable.
750 Cannery Row, Monterey, Monterey, CA 93940
La Valencia Hotel
Exchange vows set against a backdrop of striking ocean views and a breathtaking sunset at La Valencia Hotel. With impressive banquet facilities and a team that will see to it that no detail is overlooked, the wedding of your dreams will be realized at this elegant La Jolla hotel.
1132 Prospect St., La Jolla, La Jolla, CA 92037
Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa
Transform your most important day into a spectacular moment in time at Laguna Cliffs Resort and Spa. Their elegant indoor ballroom and versatile outdoor space with panoramic ocean, harbor and sunset views are perfect for weddings of any style. Perfection awaits you and your guests.
Legendary Las Brisas overlooking the Pacific and the beautiful Laguna Beach coastline has been a Southern California landmark since it opened its doors in 1979. It's the perfect setting for all your events!
Legion of Honor
One of the most sought-after venues, the Legion of Honor is San Francisco’s perfect space for weddings, receptions and private events. From breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge to the elegant Rodin Galleries, the Legion can accommodate your very special day of celebration.
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Whether it’s an engagement party, rehearsal dinner or wedding on a large or small scale, this high-rise hotel can accommodate it. With superior service and a picturesque location that offers breathtaking views, the team here will make your waterfront wedding more lavish than you ever thought possible.
Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco
Elegant weddings, intimate occasions, whatever you require, it is no match for Mandarin Oriental. This internationally renowned hotel's San Francisco location features a Ceremonial Deck on its 40th floor, gorgeous rooms and suites, a new luxury spa and, of course, unrivaled service and views.
222 Sansome St., San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94104
Milliken Creek Inn & Spa
This five-star inn situated by the Napa River offers discerning couples three separate detail-driven wedding packages that ensure perfect results to any intimate celebration. Milliken Creek's picturesque backdrop, guest-only spa and on-site guests services team make it the perfect destination for your big day.
1815 Silverado Trail, Napa, Napa, CA 94558
Montage Hotel Laguna Beach
Coastal sophistication has an address, and it lives at Montage Laguna Beach. This gracious oceanfront resort inspires once-in-a-lifetime memories. Every wedding dream you've ever imagined will appear as you collaborate with one of the hotel's expert event planners. Whether you want to wed outdoors or in an opulent ballroom, this is one property you and your husband-to-be will both agree on.
Monte De Oro Winery and Vineyard
Let Monte De Oro Winery make your wedding beyond breathtaking. Sunrise to sunset, the panoramic scenery provides spectacular views, creating perfect backdrops for your wedding. On-site wedding professionals tend to your every detail, helping you enjoy the experience of your special day.
Whether you're searching for a venue to accommodate an intimate dinner party or an elegant cocktail reception, look no further than The Moss Room, featuring GREENCAP Catering by Charles Phan. With a dramatic living wall of fern and moss and a fish-filled pond, this space sparkles and shimmers.
Share wedding day bliss in one of Noor’s luxurious event spaces. With stunning décor and a full range of planning services, Noor takes the stress and worry out of it as their dedicated staff coordinates and plans your dream day.
Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel
This historic hotel serves as an exceptional venue for exquisite weddings. A variety of event spaces include The Garden Court (renowned as San Francisco's only indoor historic landmark) and Sunset Court with its domed ceiling. Impeccable service is standard here.
2 New Montgomery St., San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105
Park Hyatt Aviara
To honor the most memorable day of your lives, the Park Hyatt Aviara will ensure that your wedding day reflects the love between you and your spouse-to-be. Their wedding experts will assist in all areas of planning the perfect celebration from cuisine to decor and floral arrangements. Best of all, wedding packages come along with complimentary honeymoon nights to use at any of their hotels around the world.
7100 Aviara Resort Dr., Carlsbad, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Presidio Social Club
The Presidio Social Club is a favorite for local as well as destination weddings and events due to its antique aesthetic, historic location removed from the hub of the city and proximity to numerous accommodations. For your next occasion, vintage cocktails and delectable American cuisine await at this iconic venue.
563 Ruger St., San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94129-1771
Rancho Bernardo Inn
Rancho Bernardo Inn, boasting multiple indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception locations, is the prime venue for a picturesque Southern California wedding. Filled with romantic and enchanting backdrops, this golf resort and spa has a space to create your dream wedding, whether intimate or grand.
Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa
Unforgettable events are made at this newly renovated San Diego luxury property. Intimate courtyards, trickling fountains, pristine lawns, dramatic views, and award-winning cuisine set the stage for your perfect wedding day celebration.
Rosewood Sand Hill
Brides can revel in the wedding of their dreams at Rosewood Sand Hill, tying the knot amid their choice of lush terraces or courtyard gardens. In Menlo Park, with stunning views of the Santa Cruz Mountains, this venue can host events with 50 to 300 guests. Bridal showers, spa packages, rehearsal dinners, farewell brunches and more are also available.
2825 Sandhill Rd., Menlo Park, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Roy's Newport Beach
Roy's Newport Beach is equipped with three private dining rooms, delectable cuisine prepared by Chef Edgar Agbayani and all the amenities to suit your rehearsal dinner or engagement party. Here, you are sure to have an experience to remember.
S.F. Maritime National Park Association
The Maritime Museum and their collection of historic ships, located at Hyde Street Pier, offer breathtaking views of Alcatraz, the Marin Headlands and the luminous setting sun. Their spaces range from a historic three-masted steel-hulled ship to a museum with wrap-around decks and murals of the lost city of Atlantis.
San Ysidro Ranch
Steeped in history, this extraordinary location was the site of Vivien Leigh's wedding to Laurence Olivier, and hosted honeymooners John and Jacqueline Kennedy. Whether in the whimsical Hydrangea Cottage or the lovely Wine Cellar, San Ysidro Ranch brings storybook weddings to life.
From a gala affair to an intimate gathering, Solage Calistoga offers the ideal setting for weddings in Wine Country. Your special day will feature a Michelin Star-rated culinary program, picturesque indoor/outdoor venues, and warm, attentive service, to create memories that will last a lifetime.
St. Regis Monarch Beach
This five-star resort hosts the world's most exquisite weddings - ranging from intimate to grand. Select from spectacular venues such as the romantic Botanical Garden, the secluded Pacific Lawn, and the breathtaking ocean view Grand Lawn to stunning ballrooms, view terraces, and private dining rooms.
1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, Dana Point, CA 92629
Sunset Marquis Hotel
Sunset Marquis in West Hollywood boasts 3.5 acres of lush landscaping and private retreats, and features an outdoor wedding venue resplendent with gorgeous flora and fauna. Their catering options are sumptuous and guests from out of town will delight in their oversized suites and villas.
Surf & Sand Resort
Walk down the aisle on a sunny terrace overlooking the ocean at Surf & Sand Resort in Laguna Beach. With spectacular ocean front views, delectable cuisine, and ceremony sites on the sand, this resort is the ideal setting for your dream beachfront wedding.
Taglyan is Southern California's most extravagant wedding venue. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, custom furniture and linens, fine china, and coordination, it is a distinctive escape to entertain up to 500 guests. Come encounter unsurpassed elegance coupled with fine dining and impeccable service.
The Argonaut Hotel, A Kimpton Hotel
Named after the famed Greek legend and gold rush pioneers who sought their fortune in the California hills, this historic boutique hotel boasts priceless waterfront views of the bay in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf. Look no further for a setting that is as breathtaking as the bride.
495 Jefferson St., San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94109
The City Club of San Francisco
Sophistication meets glamour in the heart of San Francisco. The City Club of San Francisco is a timeless art deco venue. Their full-service events team can assist with your wedding ceremony and reception for up to 220 guests.
155 Sansome St., 10th Fl., San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94104
The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe
Since 1923, The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe has captured the romance of elegant country weddings, crafted in civilized detail. Celebrate inside and out in a retreat destination, minutes from wedding party distraction and interaction. Experience world-class service in the heart of Rancho Santa Fe.
The Meritage Resort and Spa
Set against a backdrop of scenic rolling vineyards is the perfect Napa Valley wedding location. Complete with wine country's only private wedding chapel, an outdoor Vineyard Terrace, unique Estate Entertainment Cave – with ornate chandeliers and lush Florentine accessories – and a ballroom featuring over 10,000 square feet of event space.
The Resort at Pelican Hill
The Resort at Pelican Hill is an extraordinary place, bringing the possibility of perfection within the reach of all their guests. One of the finest pieces of this majestic location has been reserved for weddings, where couples can say "I do" in unspoiled luxury.
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
Several elegant reception options await discerning couples at this reimagined luxury resort. The elegant ballroom and charming gazebo overlooking the ocean serve as stunning backdrops for an ideal coastal ceremony. The remarkable service is unmatched at this resort, where nearly every wedding request can be graciously accommodated.
1 Ritz-carlton Dr., Dana Point, Dana Point, CA 92629
The St. Regis San Francisco
Urban glamour at its finest, The St. Regis San Francisco caters to the client with extraordinary taste and a refined sense of style. With its glass-walled Gallery Ballroom and outdoor Yerba Buena Terrace, its unparalleled cuisine and dynamic atmosphere, this striking property offers the highest quality of bespoke service imaginable.
THE US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel
Unlock storied romance at THE US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel. Whether you are planning an intimate ceremony or a royal reception, here you will find the perfect setting for your big day. Choose from 22 unique event spaces, including four grand ballrooms, that guarantee an extraordinary affair steeped in legendary style.
The Westin South Coast Plaza
Need to plan your wedding in a snap? This gorgeous property can do wonders by putting together an incredibly impressive event in just a few short weeks with the popular "Weddings In a Moment package." If time is on your side, more traditional wedding packages are also available.
Say "I do" at Vintners Inn, a romantic, serene, luxurious setting on 92 acres of lush vineyards and beautiful gardens. Indoors or out, your special day will be magical with a stunning vineyard wedding pavilion and gazebo, elegant Rose Ballroom and award-winning cuisine from John Ash & Co. Here, you can create cherished memories to last a lifetime.
W San Francisco
Raise a glass in downtown San Francisco and celebrate your wedding with extraordinary services and dynamic style that capture your vision. Enjoy an intimate and stylish setting at W San Francisco with fine-tuned details to make your celebration a customized, iconic event.
181 3rd St., San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94103-3107
From the opulent Versailles Ballroom to the newly renovated, chic rooftop terrace and pool overlooking the city, the Westgate Hotel is a standout. Their award-winning chef will create a delectable menu and an attentive staff will provide service to make your special day an unforgettable experience.
1055 2nd Ave., San Diego, San Diego, CA 92101
Westin St. Francis
A landmark hotel since 1904, the Westin St. Francis offers an unparalleled wedding experience. Tie the knot on the amazing Imperial Floor high atop the Tower Building on the 32nd floor, with floor-to-ceiling city views. For larger events, consider the traditional 10,700-square-foot Grand Ballroom in the landmark building. For more intimate affairs, the St. Francis Suite on the 12th floor overlooking Union Square is an ideal setting.
335 Powell St., San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94102