Top San Diego Wedding Sites

Wedding Sites

The search was on for the San Diego wedding sites as soon as I became engaged. I visited every San Diego venue and reception site in the area.

I am happy to share with you our top choices for romantic wedding locations and receptions. San Diego has many wonderful venues for weddings, but these are our favorites.

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Balboa Park

Japanese Friendship Garden

Japanese Friendship Garden
Address: 2125 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101
Telephone: (619) 232-2721
Capacity: 200
The lush Oriental gardens are beautiful with koi pond, romantic pathways, and waterfall.

Prado Restaurant Wedding

The Prado at Balboa Park
Address: 1549 E. El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Telephone: (619) 557-9441
Capacity: 300
This is a romantic setting with multilevel terraces, historic fountains, reflecting pool, wishing well, and beautiful gardens. The Prado is a popular San Diego wedding venue.


Coronado Community Center

Coronado Community Center
Address: 1845 Strand Way, San Diego, CA 92118
Telephone: (619) 522-2457
Capactiy: 250
This new community center overlooks Glorietta Bay. You can get married at a nearby park or on the lawn outside the center. The reception would be indoors.

Hotel Del Coronado, wedding site, San Diego

Hotel Del Coronado
Address: 1500 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
Telephone: (619) 522-8070
Capacity: 500
This historic hotel has elegant beachside facilities for indoor or outdoor weddings. You can choose between a beautiful ballroom, outdoor garden, or have your wedding right on the beach. This is one of San Diego's most popular (and expensive) wedding sites.

Del Mar

Sea Grove Park Del Mar

Seagrove Park
Location: West end of 15th Street at Coast Blvd.
Address: City of Del Mar, 1050 Camino del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
Telephone: (858) 755-1524
Capacity: 199
This is a beautiful park located on a cliff overlook the ocean. The views are dramatic.

Powerhouse, Del Mar

Powerhouse Community Center
Address: 1658 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014
Telephone: (858) 755-1524
Capacity: 160
This oceanfront location has both indoor and outdoor facilities. Gorgeous scenery.

L'Auberge Del Mar

L’Auberge Del Mar
Address: 1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
Telephone: (858) 259-1515
Capacity: 400
This is a romantic location with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.


Los Willows, Fallbrook Wedding

Los Willows
Address: 530 Stewart Canyon Rd., Fallbrook, CA 92028
Telephone: (888) 731-9400
Capacity: 250
Enjoy 44 private acres of gorgeous grounds complete with large willow trees, expansive lawns, and a lake. This is one of the wedding sites that specialize in weddings. Many services are included in the wedding package.

Beverly Mansion

The Grand Tradition – Beverly Mansion
Address: 1602 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook, CA 92028
Telephone: (760) 728-6466
Capacity: 300
Picturesque location with 30 acres of lavishly landscaped grounds including a pond and a horsedrawn carriage. The elegant Crystal Ballroom would make a perfect setting for a fairytale wedding reception. This is another of the wedding sites that include many of the services in the wedding package.

La Jolla

Darlington House

Darlington House
Address: 7441 Olivetas Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92038
Telephone: (858) 454-7625
Capacity: 200
This exquisite villa is located a few blocks from the ocean in La Jolla and features stunning patios and gorgeous gardens.

La Jolla Cove Suites, Rooftop Wedding

La Jolla Cove Suites Rooftop
Address: 1155 Coast Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037
Telephone: (858) 551-3414
Capacity: 225
This is a unique oceanfront rooftop venue that overlooks La Jolla Cove

Museum Contemporary Art La Jolla

Museum of Contemporary Art
Address: 700 Prospect St., La Jolla, CA 92037
Telephone: (858) 454-3541
Capacity: 500
This museum has spectacular ocean views. They have facilities for both indoor and outdoor weddings.

Wedding Bowl, Cuvier Park

Wedding Bowl
Location: Intersection of Coast Blvd. and Cuvier Street
Telephone: Contact the City of San Diego for permit - (619) 235-1160
Capacity: 40 This popular wedding site is a small park called Cuvier Park. Wedding Bowl offers a spectacular setting overlooking La Jolla Cove. The grassy bluff is 5 steps below the street providing some privacy. The city issues just one permit per day for a wedding ceremony at this park. No receptions allowed.

Mission Bay

Wiliam D. Evans, Bahia Resort

Bahia Resort
Address: 998 W. Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA 92109
Telephone: (858) 539-7720
Capacity: 500
Hold an outdoor ceremony in the lovely garden or on the beach. Reception choices include two beautiful banquet rooms with views overlooking Mission Bay or two different sternwheelers, Bahia Belle and William D. Evans. You and your guests can cruise the Bay as you celebrate the wedding.

Paradise Point Resort, Mission Bay San Diego

Paradise Point Resort and Spa
Address: 1404 Vacation Rd., San Diego, CA 92109
Telephone: (858)581-5910
Capacity: 1,000
Paradise Point offers various choices of beautiful outdoor tropical settings for your wedding ceremony and reception in addition to indoor facilities. Enjoy picturesque views of Mission Bay.

Presidio Park

Presdido Park
Address: 2811 Jackson St., San Diego, CA 92110
Telephone: Contact the City of San Diego for permit - (619) 235-1160
Capacity: 50
Presidio Park is a beautiful location not far from Mission Bay in Old Town. Have an outdoor ceremony surrounded by lush landscaping, green hills, and views of Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean in the distance.

Point Loma

Admiral Kidd Club

Admiral Kidd Club
Address: 33050 Acoustic Ave., Su. 200, San Diego, CA 92136
Telephone: (619) 524-6287
Capacity: 400
Admiral Kidd Club is situated along the banks of the Pacific Ocean. Have an outdoor ceremony overlooking the ocean with a fabulous view of the ocean and the San Diego skyline. There is a choice of two indoor ballrooms for the reception. The setting is gorgeous. You can see the view of the San Diego skyline in the background.

Thursday Club

Thursday Club
Address: 1224 Santa Barbara Street, San Diego, CA 92107
Telephone: (619) 224-5264
Capacity: Garden 100; Clubhouse 175 seated, 350 nonseated
Thursday Club is located above Sunset Cliffs with a view of the ocean. You can have an outdoor ceremony surrounded by gorgeous gardens. There's a lovely clubhouse complete with stage, bride's room, kitchen, and sitting area. This is a beautiful San Diego Wedding site!

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