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Featured San Francisco Wedding Venues

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Page Last Updated January 13th, 2020

Deer Park Villa, Fairfax wedding venue vendor photo | Getting ready for cocktail hour, pouring many drinks
Wedding Photography by Chris Shum, San Francisco, United States

Outdoor Nature Weddings | Deer Park Villa, San Francisco, CA

Deer Park Villa, Fairfax is an award-winning four-acre wedding venue, with an enchanted Redwood Grove and outstanding garden paradise. The Deer Park Villa wedding experience is naturally designed, by nature and planning, to create memories that will last a lifetime. Wedding packages include a great place to segue way into an after-hours party at their Late Night Lounge.

palo alto garden court hotel- Bridesmaids are ironing the veil
Wedding Photography by Siliang Wang, San Jose, United States

Palo Alto, CA Weddings at the Garden Court Hotel

Garden Court Hotel, Palo Alto wedding venue is chosen for many reasons. Situated on the tree-lined streets of Palo Alto's City Center, the location is unsurpassed. Flexible event spaces include the easy flow of indoor-outdoor entertaining with floor to ceiling windows and access to adjoining courtyards, balconies and terraces creating a hidden treasure of European elegance.

sf city hall ceiling portrait of the bride and groom
Wedding Photography by Ian Chin, San Francisco, United States

A perfect venue with a Grand Staircase - Plan for an Evening Wedding - San Francisco City Hall

San Francisco City Hall is a good venue for celebrating the most important occasions in stately elegance and exquisite architectural design.

Be it a one-hour wedding on the Mayor’s Balcony with stunning views of the Grand Staircase, or an Evening Wedding with dinner and dancing under the ornate dome of the Rotunda, you'll have the experience of a lifetime saying “I do” in this historic landmark. A photo-worthy wedding venue in SF, CA.

San Francisco Fairmont wedding event photography during the ceremony of family holding hands
Wedding Photography by Ian Chin, San Francisco, United States

San Francisco Wedding Venue at Nob Hill | The Fairmont Hotel

Fairmont San Francisco wedding event photography - "Our dedicated and experienced wedding and event professionals provide warm and intuitive service throughout the planning experience. Your personal San Francisco wedding and event specialist will expertly coordinate every aspect of your very special occasion. No detail is too small or outside the realm of their expertise, allowing you the ability to enjoy your Bay Area wedding with confidence and comfort. In the famed Venetian Room, Tony Bennett first sang, 'I Left my Heart in San Francisco.' And in 1945, delegates from 40 countries around the world met in the historic Garden Room to draft the Charter for the United Nations. Fairmont San Francisco has been host to the most remarkable events in San Francisco history. Your wedding reception or social occasion may soon be among them."

Wedding Day Photography from Holly's Ocean Meadow, Mendocino, CA | Image showing nervous bride getting ready while best friend helps with shoes
Wedding Photography by Joyce Perlman, San Francisco, United States

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens and Private Beach Weddings | Holly's Ocean Meadow

Holly's Ocean Meadow, Mendocino Wedding Venue: Between the house and the Pacific Ocean is 3 acres of lawn, garden and scenic ponds ideal for a large tent, wedding photos, and a ceremony on the bluff overlooking the beauty of the Pacific Ocean with its amazing sunsets.

The wedding venue is an add-on to the vent the vacation rental and is suitable for up to 99 people. Inquire if more required.

Kohl Mansion, Burlingame wedding venue photography from outside, looking in.
Wedding Photography by Chris Shum, San Francisco, United States

Kohl Mansion, Burlingame Wedding Venue

Plenty of outdoor wedding photography options.

"Hold your ceremony on a sprawling lawn, take portraits in the rose garden or host a cocktail hour on the terrace. Let your guests dance the night away in our distinctive wood-paneled Great Hall and stand in awe of the grand staircase.

Intimate or epic, indoors or under the stars, with private and exclusive use of the entire mansion, the choice is yours. This is your day, your vision and this is the place that can make it a reality.

From the full professional kitchen to ample guest parking, everything about Kohl Mansion is ideal for Weddings. Our experienced event directors and renowned vendors will make planning a joy and your wedding unforgettable."