Modern to seaside, historic to rustic, scope out amazing ideas for your wedding day!

Are you on the hunt for the perfect San Diego venue for your big day? We know finding something that’s really you is a big undertaking, especially when you’re looking for something memorable that reflects who you two are (and makes for a badass celebration for your community). So, we’ve gathered some of our favorite San Diego venues below, for your research pleasure. We’ve organized them by style of venue and linked to each wedding we’ve shot there so you can scope ’em out and see all sorts of amazing inspiration so you can make it your own space. Find your perfect match here!

Modern San Diego Wedding venues
Point Loma

Brick SD

description

An urban vibe with expansive interior space and vaulted ceilings in historic Liberty Station. Available for 24 hours.

featured events

Charlotte & Matt
Brent & Vic
Othello & Joel
Frankie & Rich
Tammy & Earl

website

brick.828venues.com

Downtown

Broadway Pier

description

Modern, glass walled warehouse on the water with outdoor and indoor space, and scenic views.

featured events

Paris & Cameron
Makers Arcade

website

portofsandiego.org

UTC

Green Acre

description

Indoor/outdoor modern industrial space with gardens, canyon views, warm vibes, and a farm-to-table menu.

featured events

Emily & Todd
Ravinder & Vergil

website

greenacresd.com

UTC

Hyatt Regency

description

Versatile venues with fluid indoor/outdoor spaces including a grand foyer, ballroom, and terrace.

featured events

Brandy & James
Cassee & Alex

website

hyatt.com

Downtown

Luce Loft

description

Large minimalist warehouse style in the heart of downtown!

featured events

Lauren & Scott

website

luceloft.com

Barrio Logan

One Bunk Barrio

description

Indoor and outdoor spaces that blend traditional Mexican iconography and innovate design.

featured events

Laura & Jack

website

onebunk.com

Little Italy

Porto Vista Hotel

description

Harbor views with indoor and roof-top conference and banquet space in the Little Italy neighborhood.

featured events

Lilia & Brian

website

portovistasd.com

East Village

Moniker Warehouse

description

Provides renters with the option of sound equipment + tables & chairs. Free off-street parking for 30+ vehicles and street parking.

featured weddings

Leah & Matt
Lilia & Brian
Megan & Ray
Danielle & Brian
Gabby & Greg

website

monikerevents.com/moniker-warehouse

Point Loma

Stone Brewing Liberty Station

description

World bistro, banquet hall, and landscaped gardens in a historic building with a capacity of 1,300 guests.

featured events

Kathrina & Marcos

website

stonebrewing.com

You & Yours Distillery
Downtown

You & Yours Distillery

description

A bright and airy urban lounge-like setting decorated with salvaged wood, whitewashed brick, exposed concrete, plush velvet, denim linen, copper and marble accents and cityscape views that accommodate up to 100 guests and seats comfortably 70.

featured events

Shanna & Kellen
April & Sid

website

youandyours.com

Julep Venue
Little Italy

Julep Venue

description

Huge modern, and versatile bright space at the north end of Little Italy, can accommodate huge groups with 12000 sf, has a private garden patio, and offers easy urban access to nearby hotels.

featured events

Melissa & Rico

website

julepvenue.com

We'd also love to shoot at the following amazing modern spaces:
  • 1010 Events
    description

    Located in the heart of downtown Encinitas, this urban open space has high ceilings, raw concrete floors, exposed brick, & large windows for natural light.

    website

    1010events.info

  • Bird’s Surf Shed
    description

    An indoor space with 1,800 square feet, which can be entirely cleared to provide a completely open space. Arched ceilings covered by an expansive collection of awe-inspiring boards provide high clearance for installments.

    website

    birdssurfshed.com

  • Fairweather
    description

    A colorful rooftop patio bar overlooking Petco Park with a beach vibe decor featuring tropical design details that include a ‘living-wall’ of lush vegetation, blue and white Granada tiles alongside white marble.

    website

    fairweatherbar.com

  • Lola 55
    description

    Indoor and outdoor venue space with a unique white Terrazzo bar top, steel, and geometric components woven together to give the property a retro, yet modern feel.

    website

    lola55.com

  • Lot 8
    description

    Outdoor event space with wood walls and lush living walls made from various material, string lighting, and palm trees overhead.

    website

    lot8events.com

  • The New Children’s Museum
    description

    A 50,000-square-foot, architecturally-renowned urban venue complete with three floors encompassing open studios, garden views, expansive gallery spaces, and outdoor terraces that can accommodate 1,000 guests.

    website

    thinkplaycreate.org

  • Quartyard
    description

    An urban park and event venue constructed from repurposed shipping containers in the East Village Neighborhood of Downtown San Diego.

    website

    quartyardsd.com

  • Rustic Root
    description

    Indoor and outdoor venue with option of the dining room and or rooftop overlooking the Gaslamp Quarter with a 350 person capacity.

    website

    rusticroot.com

  • Ultimate Skybox
    description

    Located on the top floor of DiamondView East Village with ceiling to floor bay windows, amazing views, and a 14′ long outdoor fireplace. and a 220 person capacity.

    website

    theultimateskybox.com

  • Underground Elephant
    description

    A 25,00 square foot space in East Village with wood and exposed brick, and indoor plants including live olive trees. Up to 30 person capacity.

    website

    undergroundelephant.com

  • Vin De Syrah
    description

    A downtown urban lounge with botanical chandeliers, thick 50 year old wine vines, 12 foot natural wood candlelit tasting table, and semiprivate plush sitting rooms.

    website

    syrahwineparlor.com

  • The Wood Shed by Booze Brothers
    description

    Space includes a lounge room, bar, back patio, chalk wall, double 12′ x 12′ living plant wall, and has a 120 person capacity

    website

    woodshedvenue.com

  • Building 177
    description

    The space has grand vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, and offers over 7,000 square feet of versatile space with a scenic outdoor patio, an entry foyer, main hall, and a bridal suite

    website

    building177.com

Historic San Diego Wedding Venues
La Jolla

Darlington House

description

Featuring indoor spaces with various architectural design, outdoor patios, a rose garden, a fountain, and private suites.

featured events

Maegan & Carl

website

darlingtonhouse.org

Gaslamp Quarter

El Cortez / Don Room

description

Vintage glamour with indoor and outdoor space including an urban fireplace, vine covered gazebo, and fountain on the terrace.

featured events

Amanda & Mark

website

donroom.com

La Jolla

Estancia

description

Featuring elegant indoor and outdoor venues including a garden courtyard, grande room, ballroom, and restaurant.

featured events

Stephanie & Darren
Gabi & Jarrett

website

meritagecollection.com/estancia-la-jolla

Heritage Park
Old Town

Heritage Park

description

Adjacent to Old Town, this darling historic park features an old-fashioned street lined with several restored Victorian homes, a large open grassy field for events, and the city’s first synagogue.

featured events

Jonnie & JB
Jenny & Charlie
Joel & Othello

website

sdparks.org

Downtown Gaslamp District

Horton Grand Hotel

description

A darling hidden gem of a historic hotel right in downtown San Diego. Features an enchanting outdoor New Orleans style courtyard, a private alley that can be used in a multitude of ways, vintage hotel rooms, and historic details.

featured events

Molly & Bryan
Linda & Justin
Lucy & Juan

website

hortongrand.com

Rancho Santa Fe

Inn at Rancho Santa Fe

description

An elegant countryside setting surrounded by eucalyptus trees with a dance floor, catering, cottages and guest rooms on site.

featured events

Meg & Brandon

website

theinnatrsf.com

Del Mar

L’Auberge Del Mar

description

A historic gem that overlooks the coast, this New England-style cottage-inspired hotel offers lots of outdoor space on two different terraces and amazing ocean views. Also offers private ballroom and courtyard, can accommodate up to 250 guests.

featured events

Venessa & Chris
Lauren & Devin

website

laubergedelmar.com

La Jolla

La Valencia

description

Indoor and outdoor venues with ocean views featuring a palm lined garden, ballroom, and terrace.

featured events

E & G
Jenny & Charlie

website

lavalencia.com

La Jolla

La Jolla Women’s Club

description

This oceanside location features a south garden with an arch, fountain, and large oak tree, a north arbor covered terrace with ocean view, a clubhouse, and a ballroom.

featured events

Sam & Brian

website

lajollawomansclub.org

North Park

The Lafayette Hotel

description

Featuring two ballrooms, a conservatory, courtyard, and the famous Weissmuller Olympic pool surrounded by a tile terrace.

featured events

Torrey & James
Lindsay & JR

website

lafayettehotelsd.com

La Jolla

The Lodge at Torrey Pines

description

Possibly San Diego’s most impressive and well-known golf course—historic Craftsman architecture, Pacific views, gorgeous gardens and terraces, ballrooms banquet hall, and you can play a morning nine before you get hitched.

featured events

Sarah & Ben
Sam & Brian

website

lodgetorreypines.com

Balboa Park

Marston House

description

Featuring formal and rustic gardens, teahouse, fountain backdrop, and beautiful historic landscaping  with a 200 person capacity.

featured events

Kelly & Jason
Gwen, Ed, & Mia

website

sohosandiego.org

Point Loma

Old Venice Restaurant

description

An intimate setting featuring indoor an outdoor space with traditional Italian design and delicious food!

featured events

Andrew & Shawna

website

oldvenicerestaurant.com

Point Loma

The Pearl Hotel

description

A pool deck with pool side theater, restaurant and lounge area.

featured events

Candice & Charlie
Raya & Matthew
Andrew & Shawna

website

thepearlsd.com

North Park

Polite Provisions

description

Historic style architecture with vintage decorations, vaulted ceilings, and lots of windows allowing in natural light.

featured events

Tammy & Earl
Gabby & Greg
Betsy & Todd

website

politeprovisions.com

Rancho Santa Fe

Rancho Valencia

description

Rancho Valencia offers numerous venue space, including ballrooms, intimate courtyards, lush gardens and pristine lawns, featuring Spanish-style historic design elements and up to a 500 person capacity.

featured events

Melissa & Bill

website

ranchovalencia.com

Balboa Park

San Diego Museum of Art

description

Traditional Spanish architecture featuring indoor and outdoor spaces including the sculpture garden and court, rotunda, auditorium, and restaurant.

featured events

Torrey & James
Howard & Patrick

website

sdmart.org

Rancho Santa Fe

Santa Luz Club

description

Spanish colonial style architecture with a courtyard, event lawns, bistro,  hacienda poolside and a 25o person capacity.

featured events

Sarah & Ramsey

website

thesantaluzclub.com

Balboa Park

Spanish Village art Center

description

A traditional Spanish-inspired courtyard with colorful painted concrete tiles, classic Spanish architectural details, surrounded by charming art studios entryways, and a 500 person capacity.

featured events

Lindsay & JR
Jenna & Andrew
Katie & Luc
Anitra & Matthew

website

spanishvillageart.com

Point Loma

The Thursday Club

description

Spanish style architecture with a clubhouse with historic details and gardens featuring a fountain, trellis, green arbors and ocean views.

featured events

Kate & Chris

website

thethursdayclub.org

San Marcos

Twin Oaks House

description

This historic estate features a grand parlor, clubhouse, gardens, rose arbors, waterfalls, and towering trees.

featured events

Saby  & Jane

website

trademarkvenues.com/twin-oaks

Gaslamp Quarter

US Grant Hotel

description

The Crystal ballroom is an elegant banquet hall and the Bivoauc ballroom features stunning architectural details.

featured events

Megan & Ray

website

theushotelgrant.com

Cosmopolitan Hotel
Old Town

Cosmopolitan Hotel

description

A historic mansion in the heart of Old Town, renovated into a restaurant and event space with several spaces, and a 1,000 person capacity.

featured events

Andrea & Jonathan

website

cosmoweddings.com

We'd also love to shoot at the following amazing historic spaces:
  • The Abbey on 5th
    description

    Historic cathedral in San Diego with 50-foot ceilings, colorful stained glass windows, polished redwood molding and woodwork, stunning fixtures suspended from the ceilings, and a 175-300 person capacity.

    website

    hornblower.com

  • Cuvier Club
    description

    An indoor and outdoor sea side venue for coastal ceremonies surrounded by remarkable flowers and fountains in the ocean view courtyard or indoor ceremonies with vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, and beautiful market lights

    website

    cuvierclub.net

  • Junipero Serra Museum
    description

    The architecturally iconic mission-style museum overlooks Old Town with city and ocean views. The arcaded outdoor terrace and intimate interior gallery create a perfect historical atmosphere and has a 200 person capacity.

    website

    https://sandiegohistory.org/private-events-serra-museum/

  • Mount Woodson Castle
    description

    A 1921 Historical Castle located at the base of Mt. Woodson fully restored to be a unique, rustic and all-inclusive wedding venue with Craftsman style architecture, four ceremony sites and three reception sites.

    website

    mtwoodsoncastle.com

  • Rose Creek Cottage
    description

    A quaint historic English Tudor cottage with a chapel interior, gazebo on the garden patio, and an 80 person capacity.

    website

    rosecreekcottage.net

  • San Diego Rowing Club
    description

    With its 12 foot tall sliding glass wall opening to sweeping views over Mission Bay, this indoor/outdoor space reflects elements of the sport of rowing, particularly in the elegant ceiling, which is reminiscent of a rowing shell’s hull, and has a 250 person capacity.

    website

    sandiegorowing.org

  • The Soledad Club
    description

    Located across the street from Kate Sessions Park this indoor and outdoor venue featuring a 2,500 square feet auditorium and outside deck with ocean and bay views and a 175 person capacity. The lower level has a 80 person capacity.

    website

    soledadclub.com

Rustic San Diego Venues
Palomar

Bailey’s Palomar Mountain

description

A 60 acre venue on Mt. Palomar featuring green meadows, old growth forest, walnut trees, a historic dancehall, and restored homestead.

featured events

Maegan & Wade

website

baileysrusticdestinationweddings.com

Encinitas

Barrels & Branches

description

An open-air space and garden oasis filled with an array of plants including succulents and cactus, and a unique tree-top deck with a 90 person capacity.

Featured Events
website

barrelsandbranches.com

Ramona

Bates Nut Farm

description

Rustic farm house vibe with a ceremony lawn shaded by mulberry trees and a garden stage area for your reception.

featured events

Chase & Aaron
Jeremy & Tamara

 

website

batesnutfarm.biz

Bird Park
Balboa Park

Bird Park

description

Open space park with water conservation garden, views of downtown, and tall eucalyptus trees.

featured events

Tori & Eric

website

balboapark.org

Botanica

Botanica

description

A tropical oasis in Oceanside, Botanica offers a huge garden venue with charming boho separate suites for couples, a ceremony site with a waterfall backdrop, and a huge tented reception space.

featured events

Flo & Jer

website

https://trademarkvenues.com/botanica/

Pala

The Condors Nest Ranch

description

An old California ranch with a vintage cowboy and Indian theme.

featured content

Suling & Ryan

website

thecondorsnest.com

Balboa Park

Desert Garden

description

Garden space with trails and abundant with succulents and drought-resistant plants from around the world, within 2.5 acres.

featured events

David & Mathieu
Alexis & Dominic
Howard & Patrick
Julie & Dave

website

balboapark.org

Forgotten Barrel

Forgotten Barrel

description

A darling micro-winery located in Escondido, with a rustic, relaxed feel, a small but lovely vineyard field, and a historic barrel room for receptions.

featured events

Lauren & David
Tina & Adam

website

https://www.forgottenbarrel.com/

Balboa Park

Japanese Friendship Garden

description

The garden features an upper and lower garden venue with authentic Japanese garden features, including koi ponds, waterfalls, bonsai, cherry trees and wisteria arbors.

featured events

Dami & Dylan
Marites & Charles
Jack & Ayelet

website

niwa.org

Pine Hill Lodge
Julian, CA

Pine Hill Lodge

description

Want to have a mountain wedding surrounded by pine trees? This lodge and cabins is a surefire way to get your northern vibes on. Multiple buildings and multiple possible locations on the property for a rustic charmer of a ceremony and celebration.

featured events

Allison & Michael

website

https://trademarkvenues.com/pine-hill/

Old Town

Presidio Park

description

A green open space surrounded by trees and historical buildings on 40 acres with views of the San Diego River Valley and the Pacific Ocean.

featured events

Ryan & Aly
Katie & Adam
Phylecia & Jordan
Courtney & Collin

website

oldtownmarketsandiego.com

Redwood Circle
Balboa Park

Redwood Circle

description

A large lawn area surrounded by trees with a 200 person capacity. Within Balboa Park, yet feels private as it’s a little tucked away from main traffic areas. Featured lovely redwood trees that make it feel like the only foresty area within the city of San Diego.

featured events

Jonnie & JB
Anitra & Matthew
Irina & Chris

website

sandiego.gov

North County

San Diego Botanic Garden

description

A lush garden setting with spaces that include the Victorian Gazebo Lawn, Walled Garden, and Waterfall View Deck with guest capacity ranging from 30 to 300.

featured events

Cora & Romerson

website

sdbgarden.org

Stelzer Park

description

An ancient oak tree provides a private site for your ceremony, or the amphitheater adds a more formal atmosphere.

featured events

Sarah & Erik
Lauren & Demetrio

website

sdparks.org

Temecula

Temecula Creek Inn

description

Countryside charm with the choice of a historic stone house surrounded by oak trees or a secluded meadow.

featured events

Meiling & JJ
Kelsie & Manny

website

temeculacreekinn.com

EL Cajon

Water Conservation Garden

description

Nearly six acres of beautiful Mediterranean plantings with several venue options including garden spaces, an amphitheater, plaza, and gazebo.

featured events

Joanna & Jared
Steve & Heather

website

thegarden.org

We'd also love to shoot at the following amazing rustic spaces:
  • Keys Creek Lavender Farm
    description

    This outdoor venue features eight acres of lavender, rolling hills, and valley wide views, a private patio that seats 40, and an outdoor event area with a 150 person capacity.

    website

    kclfarm.com

  • Saltwater Farm
    description

    Barnwood meets the sea at this earthy rustic Del Mar farm venue.

  • Wolf Feather Honey Farm
    description

    A secret 20 acre nomadic destination with ranch style homestead, rolling hills, forests and a vineyard.

    website

    theintrepidwild.com

Coastal Venues
Point Loma

Admiral Kidd

description

A catering and conference center on a naval base, with views of San Diego Bay and the downtown skyline. featuring multiple indoor catering spaces, a lawn setting for ceremonies, and giant deck overlooking the bay. 500-person capacity.

featured events

Lauren & Demetrio
Kortney & Tim

website

sandiego.navylifesw.com

Shelter Island

Bali Hai Restaurant

description

Indoor/outdoor venues right on the water, with a tropical South Pacific tiki-style vibe, featuring views of San Diego bay and the downtown skyline.

featured events

Janelle & William
Aly & Ryan

 

website

balihairestaurant.com

Centennial Park
Coronado

Centennial Park

description

Wide-open spaces, breathtaking views of the bay and the San Diego skyline, close to the the Coronado Ferry Landing.

featured events

Amanda & Mark

website

coronadovisitorcenter.com

Coronado

Coronado Marriott

description

Featuring multiple indoor and outdoor venues with picturesque views of Coronado Bridge or San Diego.

featured events

M & J 

website

marriott.com

Mission Bay

Hilton San Diego Resort

description

Outdoor venues include the beach, gardens, and a bayside terrace. Indoor venues include ballrooms, and the pavilion.

featured events

Meagan & Matt

website

sandiegohilton.com

Hotel Del Coronado
Coronado

Hotel Del Coronado

Description

One of San Diego’s most historic hotels, and one of the oldest wooden seaside hotels in the country. Several historic ballrooms, a large lawn with a beach view for ceremonies, and ample rooms, villas, gardens, and space for guests, as well as the opportunity for beach ceremonies.

featured events

Caro & Sam
Amanda & Mark

 

website

hoteldel.com

Shelter Island

Humphrey’s

description

A romantic, tropical, midcentury-tiki garden setting of arching palms, exotic flowers, and delicate waterfalls. Featuring views of the marina, gorgeous sunsets, and city lights sparkling across the bay.

featured events

Janelle & William

website

halfmooninn.com

Inn at Sunset Cliffs
Sunset Cliffs, San Diego

Inn at Sunset Cliffs

description

Laid-back partying right on the cliffs, this unfussy classic brightly-colored motel featured a central pool, some little garden details, and is a 2-minute walk to Sunset Cliffs natural park. Features aren’t super modern, but the vibe is top-notch for low-key great energy.

featured events

Katie and Luciano

website

http://innatsunsetcliffs.com/

Kona Kai Resort
Shelter Island

Kona Kai Resort

description

Waterfront venue with tropical vibe that include a ballroom, lawn, courtyard, patio, beach, garden, and skyline view park

featured events

Frankie & Rich
Jacqui & Bryan

website

resortkonakai.com

La Jolla

Martin Johnson House

description

Rustic cottage with ocean views of Scripps Pier, La Jolla Cove, featuring multi-level teak decks, surrounding grassy areas with bench seating, and tall cypress trees.

featured events

Caro & Sam
E & G
Alex & Matt
Kelsey & Alex

website

scripps.ucsd.edu

Mission Bay

Paradise Point Resort

description

Like a tropical getaway on the Mayan riviera, this island resort hotel offers ample private cottages right on the water, event spaces from small and intimate to ballrooms, and charming gardens surrounding a giant fountain pond. All surrounded by miles of beaches and view of San Diego bay.

featured events

Julie & Bill
Tania & Miguel

website

paradisepoint.com

La Jolla

Scripps Seaside Forum

description

This waterfront location with modern facilities, and award-winning architecture features an auditorium with balcony, ocean view conference rooms, and an outdoor garden plaza.

featured events

Breanna & Steve
Meredith & Matt
Bonnie & Joe

website

scripps.ucsd.edu

Point Loma

Southwestern Yacht Club

description

Waterfront venue with views of San Diego Bay and Point Loma.

featured events

Martha & Alex

website

southwesternyc.org

San Diego

Torrey Pines Reserve

description

This state reserve has breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, and a large swath of San Diego coastline. Abundant with plants and peppered with the famous Torrey Pine tree, this rustic area has many spots for a beautiful private ceremony either high on the cliffs, or on the beach.

featured events

Esther & Chris
Sylva & Lujia
Sam & Brian

website

torreypines.org

We'd also love to shoot at the following amazing coastal spaces: