Planning a wedding is an exciting, yet overwhelming experience. Finding the perfect venue is the first step in the process, and while there are many outstanding options to choose from – we’ve compiled a list of the top ten Los Angeles wedding venues to consider in 2021.
Calamigos Ranch offers a mix of upscale and rustic opportunities for newlyweds. You can even rent a Ferris wheel or a merry-go-round – how many people can say they’ve had that at their wedding! There are four different outdoor ceremony options, each complemented with its own reception space. Whether you are hosting an intimate ceremony or a large party, you are sure the find the perfect location and backdrop for when you say, “I do!”
Malibu Rocky Oaks was founded in 2003 and is still family owned. The vineyard features a 37-acre plot, and offers incredible 3600 views of the valley, the mountains and the ocean. Wedding ceremonies are held on the helipad by the Tuscan villa and the reception is held on the mansion’s patio. This picturesque venue sets the mood for a memorable and romantic evening under a starry sky.
Greystone Mansion & Gardens
Located in Beverly Hills, Greystone Mansion is a historic building available for special events and weddings. It offers exclusivity, old Hollywood glamour and a charm that will make your wedding ceremony and reception truly unforgettable. You can host your ceremony in the luscious outdoor gardens and then dance the night away in the courtyard. The mansion’s grand staircase is also a wonderful place to take pictures.
Once upon a time in the 1980s, SmogShoppe was a smog-check center. Now, it is a 100% solar-powered, private venue that allows for an ideal vintage wedding. The gorgeous venue is located in Culver City and can accommodate up to 150 guests.
Hummingbird Nest Ranch
Hummingbird Nest Ranch is located far from the hustle and bustle of the city and offers an oasis of tranquility and beauty. The location extends over 140 acres and has much to offer for special events. This venue allows couples to embrace the a-la-carte way of planning a wedding, which means you have complete control over your event!
Smashbox Studios is located in the heart of Culver City and is a well-known event venue that allows couples the freedom to configure the space any way they please for their special event. The state-of-the-art design and technology will speak to the heart of the modern bride and inspire creativity for a truly one-of-a-kind wedding.
This location is truly one in a million! The 1,000-acre estate is hidden in the hills of Malibu and is a highly sought-after film location. Couples will find there are numerous ceremony options to choose from with stunning backdrops, like a 250-year-old oak tree. Perhaps the most incredible part of this wedding venue is that you will find pastures inhabited by herds of horses, cattle and llamas along the way – you may even see a gorgeous peacock or a zebra!
This 35,000-square-foot cathedral is over 130 years old! It was also LA’s first Archdiocese Catholic cathedral before it was transformed into a beautiful wedding and event space. The Baroque-inspired interior is incredibly grand and offers enough space for a wedding party of 400-550 guests! The outdoor lush garden is stunning and secluded – you wouldn’t even know that you were located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles.
The Lombardi House
The Lombardi House is a fully restored 1904 Victorian-style farmhouse located in the heart of Hollywood. You can host an unforgettable event for up to 250 guests and choose from the refurbished barn as well as luscious garden spaces for your ceremony.
For those of you who are looking to get married in a church, but not interested in the traditional church setting – Wayfarers Chapel is the place for you. Located in Rancho Palos Verdes, this church is entirely made out of glass and offers breathtaking ocean views. There are already white flowers adorning the church as well, so you won’t have to splurge too much on florals and décor. Wayfarers chapel speaks for itself, once you see it, you’re sure to fall in love.
Whether your preference is traditional, rustic or ocean view, you are sure to find the perfect place to say “I do” in Los Angeles. Check out our preferred venues for additional inspiration, and keep us in mind when selecting the ultimate caterer for your special day!