Wedding Ceremony Locations
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Ardenwood Affairs - Fremont, CA
Ardenwood Affairs is the East Bay's premier garden wedding and reception facility. Your guests can stroll through the beautiful and enchanting gardens that surround the Patterson Mansion, the impressive focal point of Ardenwood. Begin your perfect day by arriving to your ceremony in an elegant, Victorian horse and carriage. An expansive lawn, complete with a white Victorian-style gazebo, provides a wonderful area for your wedding ceremony. Evening receptions are especially magical, with old-fashioned oil lanterns glowing on each table. If you like, you can arrange a special tour of the house, which has been restored to its 19th-century elegance, or treat your guests to a trip around the property in a gleaming horse-drawn carriage.
Bayside Pavilion Event Center - Alameda, CA
At Bayside Pavilion, we'll work with you to realize your vision of the ultimate wedding day. In this open yet inviting setting, both the bride and groom and their families and friends can celebrate this wonderful day together. At our distinctive property, we offer several options for that heartwarming moment of truth - the marriage ceremony.
Berkeley City Club - Berkeley, CA
We specialize in beautiful weddings. A beautiful wedding requires detailed planning, an ideal setting, and superb dining and refreshments. At the Berkeley City Club, you'll be pleased to discover how easy it is to plan your wedding with our experienced staff utilizing a variety of services in a truly grand building. Whether your event calls for a wedding ceremony followed by tea for 20, a buffet for 100, or banquet for 150 with dancing, you and your guests will enjoy a most memorable occasion.
California Ballroom - Oakland, CA
The California Ballroom is a Conference Center and Ballroom which offers the highest value and the most elegant facilities for special events in the Bay Area. Romantic Weddings and Receptions are our Specialty. 700 square foot hardwood dance floor,
Seats 300 comfortably with dancing, Capacity for standing reception is 600 people, Ample kitchen space for your caterer, Audio/video referrals available.
Compass Rose Yacht Charters - Alameda, CA
Compass Rose Yacht Charters can be the answer to any bride's dream. With our two yachts, Camelot and Voyager, impeccable service by our experienced crew, and the most outstanding views of the bay- from the water, we can provide you with the wedding of your dreams. We can accommodate up to 78 guests.
Deer Ridge Vineyards - Livermore, CA
Deer Ridge Vineyards has the perfect setting for your special day! Our winery can be a beautiful backdrop for your wedding or reception. We have an outdoor patio that makes a beautiful setting for the ceremony or for a cocktail reception area. Our indoor dining room seats up 128 and is perfect for your wedding dinner. Or we have a Barrel room that can be used for small, intimate wedding ceremonies or receptions. We also have a two-bedroom Winemaker's Guest House on site that can be rented as part of your celebration.
Doves Aflight - Alameda, Berkeley, Dublin, Oakland, Piedmont
Doves Aflight has been releasing doves for special events since 1983. The doves are white homing pigeons (Columba livia), the true dove of antiquity. They are trained to fly home to their lofts in Glen Ellen, Sonoma County. The birds can easily find their way home from anywhere in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Eden Church - Hayward, CA
We are pleased to offer the services of our professional staff and recently renovated campus as a location for special events in the life of church members and the wider community.
Elliston Vineyards - Sunol, CA
The estate, with its Historic Stone Mansion and acres of vineyards green with anticipation of the approaching harvest set the backdrop for a perfect outdoor ceremony. Lush grounds tucked into the quiet Sunol Canyon feature native landscape, manicured lawns and a latticed redwood arbor alongside the sandstone mansion. Nestled among the oak trees is the 2,000 square foot Terrace Room, with graceful arched windows and spacious vaulted ceiling can accommodate up to 125 guests for a wedding reception. The secluded deck shaded by the hills of the Pleasanton Ridge surrounds the Terrace Room for additional outdoor dining. Both areas combined can accommodate up to 225 guests.
Garré Winery - Livermore, CA
With five venues to choose from, Garré Vineyards exemplifies the inherent beauty, charm and warm ambience of California's world-renowned wine region. From sweeping views of the surrounding vineyards and rolling hills to temperate weather throughout the year, Garré offers the perfect location for your special day.
Grand View Pavilion - Alameda, CA
The Grandview Pavilion specializes in all kind of events, but marriage ceremonies and receptions are truly extraordinary at the Pavilion. Every captivating detail of the Grandview exudes warmth and our facility was built with guest comfort and pleasure in mind.
Horn Blower Weddings - Berkeley, CA
Hornblower Cruises & Events offers an exceptional variety of elegant and inviting yachts in our San Francisco and Berkeley ports. Our distinctive boats feature enclosed decks for year-round comfort and our uniformed captains are available to perform your wedding ceremony if you wish. With such a selection, we can easily match the size and style of boat to the kind of wedding event you wish to hold.
Joie de Vivre Hotels - Berkeley, CA
Whether you're looking for an intimate location for your ceremony or reception, a place to accommodate your out of town relatives and friends, or a rehearsal dinner site, Joie de Vivre Hotels offers a variety of options.
Las Positas Golf Course - Livermore, CA
Located at the beautiful Las Positas Golf Course in Livermore, California, Beeb's Sports Bar and Grill is a modern facility that features both banquet and patio areas. Our banquet room, featuring a private entrance and dance floor, private patio’s and Lawn areas, with its spectacular view of the golf course can accommodate up to 250 guests. You'll find it to be the perfect location for your wedding reception or private party.
Lake Merritt United Methodist Church - Oakland, CA
The Worship Center's high ceilings and numerous windows create an airy, spacious atmosphere for wedding and holy union ceremonies. Soaring windows overlooking picturesque Lake Merritt are situated on the west side of the center. A glass mosaic triptych, designed and rendered in the early 1920's under the direct supervision of Louis C. Tiffany, is displayed on the north wall, providing an exquisite backdrop for your wedding.
Little Brown Church of Sunol - Sunol, CA
We are pleased to provide you with a beautiful wedding in a traditional, romantic setting, as well as an ongoing ministry in support of couples and families. We offer workshops, support groups, and a loving Christian community to support you and your family beyond the wedding ceremony.
Northbrae Community Church - Berkeley, CA
We are happy to offer the Laurance Cross Memorial Chapel for your wedding. You do not have to be a member of Northbrae Community Church or agree with our religious philosophy to have your marriage ceremony at Northbrae.
Piedmont Community Church - Piedmont, CA
Piedmont Community Church, located in the heart of the city of Piedmont, is one of the most beautiful settings for a wedding ceremony in the Bay Area. The magnificent sanctuary, surrounded by artful stained glass windows and the enchanting fountain courtyard with its colorful landscaping, are just a few of the many features that couples are seeking when looking for a site for a wedding ceremony and reception. This beautiful mission style church, built in 1916, also has a smaller chapel in the Christian Education complex that seats about 100. The fountain courtyard may also be used for ceremonies up to 100 guests. The Guild Hall, just steps from the courtyard, is a perfect site for receptions. It features a stage (ideal for a band or DJ), a log-burning fireplace, and baby grand piano. Included in the rental are round and rectangular tables and white wood folding chairs. A fully equipped kitchen, adjacent to the Guild Hall, is available to licensed caterers.
Sunol Valley Gulf Club - Sunol, CA
Gone are the days of traditional ceremonies, receptions, and formal rules to govern your special day. Your options are infinite and it is up to the both of you to make your wedding day express your unique love, joy, and personalities. To ensure this, Sunol Valley recommends that you deal with experienced professionals when arranging the many details of your wedding. Don't allow last minute planning to get in the way of your enjoyment, rather let us manage the overall process while giving you the ability to oversee the production of your event. The San Francisco Bay Area is the perfect place for your wedding.
The Claremont Resort & Spa - Piedmont, CA
There is no time in a guest's life that is more important than their wedding day. With everything from catered cuisine prepared by world-class chefs to flower arrangements that have been admired since the 1940s, The Claremont Resort & Spa has long proven itself to be the preferred wedding location for residents of Oakland, San Francisco and the entire bay area. Rehearsal dinners. Ceremonies. Receptions for hundreds of family and friends. Honeymoons creating the ideal start to a new life together. Our expert staff has presided over thousands of each, and draws from that experience year after year to make every new event more romantic than the last.
The Gardens at Heather Farm - Walnut Creek, CA 925-947-1678
We love weddings! Hold your ceremony surrounded by hundreds of blooming roses at the Gazebo. Our spacious building, surrounded by lovely gardens, is next to Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek, and has a commanding view of our local landmark, Mount Diablo. Let us tailor a package for you!
Unity Church of San Leandro - San Leandro, CA
Brides and grooms from a variety of religious backgrounds (and those with no religious experience) have been delighted with our services. We can customize your ceremony to fit your special needs as well as your budget.
Wedgewood Banquet Center & Wedding Location - Oakland, CA
The newest event venue in the Oakland area is Wedgewood Wedding and Banquet Center at Metropolitan Golf Links. Located just off the 880 near the Oakland Airport, it is central to anyone living in the Bay Area, as well as convenient for out of town guests. A brand new gazebo and event tent lie directly on the sprawling greens of the golf course. Our wedding ceremony site is anchored by a beautiful gazebo. The event tent is unlike any in the area, containing drape lined ceilings, dropped fans, and an entire wall of glass windows providing the setting for a first class event. The tent can hold up to 225 guests, and combined with the banquet room Wedgewood can serve a group of up to 350 people. When viewing the site and looking at the packages offered, it is hard to justify going anywhere else.