There's no shortage of beautiful wedding venues beyond San Francisco and the best part is you won't need to travel far to find one.

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May 28, 2019

Top Wedding Venues Beyond San Francisco

You don't need to travel far from San Francisco to have a gorgeous wedding. From beaches to wineries, there are so many beautiful venues beyond San Francisco to host your special day.

Winery and Vineyard Weddings

Napa Valley

Auberge du Soleil (180 Rutherford Hill Dr., Rutherford)

Have the celebration of a lifetime at Auberge du Soleil, a luxury property nestled in a 33-acre olive grove in Napa Valley. The panoramic views set the stage for the wedding you've always dreamed of. It is a great venue for smaller, intimate weddings of up to 120 guests.

Beringer Vineyards (2000 Main St., St. Helena)

Graced with 19th century architecture and lush gardens, Beringer captures the essence of wine country weddings. They can accommodate up to 90 guests for indoor spaces, or up to 120 guests for outdoor spaces.

Carneros Resort and Spa (4048 Sonoma Hwy, Napa)

Forever starts at Carneros Resort and Spa. Surrounded by rolling hills and scenic vineyards, this space features modern, farm-inspired designs for a charming wedding day. They can accommodate up to 175 guests for a reception.

Calistoga Ranch (580 Lommel Rd., Calistoga)

Calistoga Ranch is perfect for private, intimate receptions. Their 157-acre canyon setting is lined with 100-year-old oak trees and towering pines. Exchange vows on the romantic wooded banks of Lake Lommel to make your wedding day all that you've ever dreamed of.

Culinary Institute of America at Copia (500 1st St., Napa)

You'd be surprised at how many people love to get hitched at this culinary campus. CIA at Copia offers a unique amphitheater-style outdoor venue with remarkable views of the Napa River.

Meadowood Napa Valley (900 Meadowood Ln., St. Helena)

The beauty and privacy of Meadowood's estate will make your wedding nothing short of magical. Make a toast to forever on this private 250-acre haven known for its natural beauty, classic architecture, and luxurious lodging. 

The Meritage Resort & Spa (875 Bordeaux Way, Napa)

Have your ceremony on the Vineyard Deck, followed by a cocktail hour on one of their three covered terraces, and a reception in their Estate Cave, a 3,892-square-foot wine cave that features a dramatic barrel ceiling lit by ornate chandeliers and wall sconces. The Meritage Resort is ideal for wedding ceremonies and receptions of 50 to more than 500 guests.

Napa River Inn (500 Main St., Napa)

The Riverbend Plaza outdoor event space at the Napa River Inn overlooks the historic Napa River and features lush gardens, a mosaic waterfall, and an arched trellis. You can even choose to have a licensed captain perform your ceremony on a private yacht.

Silverado Resort and Spa (1600 Atlas Peak Rd., Napa)

The natural beauty of wine country at Silverado Resort and Spa makes it the perfect destination to start a new chapter of your life as newlyweds. Whether you choose the flowering Mansion Gardens, oak-shaded grove, or the picturesque vineyard, your special day will be one to remember.

The Westin Verasa Napa (1314 McKinstry St., Napa)

For event spaces that are warm and inviting, consider having your wedding at the Westin Verasa Napa. Say "I do" on the oval green, then make your way to one of the intimate banquet rooms for cocktails. Celebrate the night by dancing beneath the stars on the outdoor terrace.

Sonoma County

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa (100 Boyes Blvd., Sonoma)

The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa has a number of venues, each with its own personality. Turn moments into memories at the Creekside Lawn, which is perfect for an outdoor ceremony, or their Pavilion, ideal for indoor celebrations for up to 250 guests.

Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country (170 Railroad St., Santa Rosa)

Host a quintessential Sonoma wedding on Hyatt Regency's eight-acre villa-style property. You'll have all of the romance that wine country has to offer right on this property, from their blooming gardens to their vine-shaded walks.

The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa (1325 Broadway, Sonoma)

Bring your dream wedding to life at The Lodge at Sonoma. The cobblestone exterior of the Stone Building and the adjoining Lawn Gardens create a picturesque setting to say "I do". The charming interior is achieved by an exposed beam ceiling, natural light, and an enchanting fireplace.

Vintners Inn (4350 Barnes Rd., Santa Rosa)

The pastoral charm of Vintners Inn is what many newlyweds-to-be quickly fall in love with. Their indoor venues showcase stone alcoves, dramatic wood surfaces, and beautifully detailed ceilings, while their outdoor terraces boast perfectly landscaped gardens and a spectacular vineyard setting.


Wente Vineyards (5050 Arroyo Rd.)

Less than an hour away from San Francisco, you'll be met with the beautiful vineyards of Livermore. Wente Vineyards is the country's oldest continuously family-owned winery. Its Spanish-style stucco buildings and terracotta pots reflects a sense of California history, making it perfect for an intimate wedding celebration.

Coastal Weddings


InterContinental The Clement Monterey (750 Cannery Row, Monterey)

Monterey's newest luxury oceanfront hotel boasts colorful sunsets and sky-lit venues. It is equipped with two stunning oceanfront ballrooms with floor to ceiling windows.

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa (400 Cannery Row, Monterey)

Weddings hosted at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa bring romance to the ocean's edge. The timeless beauty of Monterey's historic oceanfront on Cannery Row makes for a picture-perfect backdrop for wedding ceremonies. 

Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay (2 Portola Plaza, Monterey)

The Portola Hotel is a terrific place to tie the knot. Plan a romantic al fresco ceremony at the historic Memory Garden or their coastal-inspired ballrooms, with a beachfront at your fingertips.

Seascape Beach Resort Monterey Bay (1 Seascape Resort Dr., Aptos)

Seascape Beach Resort Monterey Bay is perfect for waterfront weddings. The Wedding Bluff has sweeping ocean vistas and a beautiful backdrop of cypress trees. The forest at the edge of the property has proven to be a favorite spot for the bride and groom to have their pictures taken.

Rustic Weddings

Tuolomne / Yosemite

Evergreen Lodge at Yosemite (33160 Evergreen Rd., Groveland)

The mountains are calling! Weddings at the Evergreen Lodge make for a unique experience at one of the nation's most beautiful parks. Tucked away in the woods, couples and guests will enjoy all of Yosemite's natural wonders.

Rush Creek Lodge (34001 CA-120, Groveland)

Rush Creek is the first new lodge to be built in the Yosemite area in more than 25 years. Imagine walking down the aisle surrounded by tall trees and the sound of waterfalls. Rush Creek offers that and more. It is truly a destination within a destination for wedding parties seeking an unforgettable day.


The Mountain Winery (14831 Pierce Rd., Saratoga)

Located in the South Bay, Mountain Winery is reminiscent of a romantic European vineyard with magnificent views of the San Francisco Bay and Silicon Valley. Exchange vows on their Vista Deck, which overlooks the rolling hills, and host a reception on their Chateau Deck or inside their historic wine cellar. They accommodate larger groups of up to 300 guests.

It never hurts to start planning your wedding way in advance, so contact our Convention Services team to book a room block or a specific venue for your wedding day.


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