Bay Area Wedding Venues!

Selecting a venue for the biggest day of your life can be an emotional rollercoaster. This blog will compile five of the most beautiful wedding venues in Northern California. Each of the venues listed below have amazing locations for a first look, sunrise or sunset locations, and amenities. Too many choices, too little time, but help is here!

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1. Deer Park Villa | Fairfax, California

Deer Park Villa is an exceptional wedding venue that includes a bridal cottage, outdoor ceremony and reception under bistro lighting and redwood trees, and an indoor bar and dance floor. Celebrating under the stars surrounded by the redwood trees is one of the greatest assets Deer Park Villa has. Their preferred caterer, DJ, and wedding planner are also incredible! The food is always delicious, the music is catchy and stunning with the cinematic lights provided by Runaway DJ, and flexible and organized planning by Bowties and Bubbly.

Although the venue is gorgeous for several photography and videography options, there are locations within minutes nearby to capture first look, sunrise, or sunset photography and film footage. The beautiful locations surrounding are Cascade Canyon Preserve, Loma Preserve, Natalie Coffin Greene Park.

2. Yosemite National Park | California

Whether you’re looking for a place to host your destination wedding or your intimate elopement, Yosemite National Park is an unforgettable choice. Every single location within Yosemite is a perfect backdrop for your special day, especially Glacier Point, Taft Point, and Cook’s Meadow Loop.

3. Chalet View Lodge | Graeagle, California

In the middle of Graeagle, California lies a breathtaking venue called Chalet View Lodge. The landscape in Lake Tahoe for a wedding or elopement is remarkable, then having your wedding at such a beautiful venue is the icing on top of the cake! This venue has lodging onsite for your guests to stay overnight, so you can party under the stars for hours!

4. Léal Vineyards | Hollister, California

Leal Vineyards has several locations to host your dream wedding. Many couples love the onsite house for getting ready and hosting traditional tea ceremonies. This venue also has a beautiful wine cellar for a first look or photographs. There are options to host your ceremony outside and reception outside or inside their barn.

5. La Playa Carmel | Carmel, California

If you’re interested in finding a beautiful outdoor location at a hotel minutes away from the beach, then La Playa Carmel may be the right fit for you. Right near La Playa Carmel is Garrapata State Park, which is a beautiful, romantic destination for couples to capture sunset photography and videography for weddings or elopements. There are many locations near the beach that are perfect to capture beach, bohemian, adventurous weddings and elopements.

Looking for a photographer or videographer to help you every step of the way through your wedding or elopement journey? Contact us today!


Venues: Deer Park Villa, Yosemite National Park, Chalet View Lodge, Leal Vineyards, La Playa Carmel

Vendors: Deer Park Villa Wedding Planning Bowties and Bubbly, Deer Park Villa DJ Runaway DJ, Yosemite Elopement Photographer TheJenoCollective, Big Sur Wedding and Elopement Photographer Kadi Tobin

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