Best SoCal Wedding Venues
Whether beach or garden, the best local spots to tie the knot
The Adamson House
23200 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu
A beautiful Spanish-style Malibu mansion with gorgeous gardens overlooking the beach and Malibu Pier make this an idyllic spot to say “I do.” In fact, we liked it so much that our editor, Katie Kitchens, got married there last year!
465 S. La Cienega Blvd.
If you want your wedding to be modern chic, then you have to check out this super swanky, sleek, high-end hotel! And foodies can fulfill all of their fantasies with catering courtesy of legendary chef Jose Andres! Maybe best of all, the hotel is offering all blushing brides to be a fabulous deal on their brightening facials. Mention FabFitFun when you book your appointment and get a facial for $145 (normally $175).
6610 Palos Verdes Drive S., Rancho Palos Verdes
Choose from different venues within LA’s ultimate oceanfront resort! Grand ballroom, outdoor bluff, expansive meadow…whatever you’ve dreamed of, Terranea has it all — and it’s beyond breathtaking.
The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach
Marry your first mate aboard this legendary ship! Accommodates anywhere from 50 to 300 guests in any of the 17 ballrooms after your romantic ceremony in the chapel!
1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge
Save money on flowers because you’ll be surrounded by beautiful blooms! The luscious gardens make the perfect setting for a small wedding. Then head up the hill to Van de Kamp Hall for the reception.
1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena
The iconic hotel offers elegant indoor and outdoor options with a staff that will help you plan the wedding of your dreams!
La Venta Inn
796 Via Del Monte, Palos Verdes Estates
Winner of the Bride’s Choice Awards 2012, La Venta Inn is truly a one of a kind, absolutely stunning venue. Best of all? You and your guests get the oceanview property all to yourselves!
Exposition Park Rose Garden
701 State Drive
If getting 12 roses means he loves you, then getting married in a garden of roses must mean that love will last forever, right? Around since 1928, the gorgeous garden is complete with fountains and more than 200 varieties of flowers. So on your big day, don’t forget to stop and smell the roses!
214 S. Main St., Downtown
Vibiana is known for hosting some of the most glamorous events in Tinseltown, including your wedding! One of Los Angeles’ few remaining buildings from the 19th century, the former cathedral has an old Hollywood vibe and has attracted actors and athletes to tie the knot in luxury.
32111 Mulholland Highway, Malibu
A Malibu marriage without the beach? Set in the hills of the Santa Monica mountains, the vineyards of Malibu Family Wines have played host to the nuptials of Lisa Kudrow, Kelsey Grammer, and Don Henley. You can choose from multiple settings, and you know you won’t run out of wine!
99 South Raymond Ave., Pasadena
What girl wouldn’t want to get married in a castle?! Located in the heart of old town Pasadena, this venue has a classic style that will have you feeling like a princess on your special day!
Shutters on the Beach
1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica
A beach cottage with resort-like accommodations, it’s no wonder this hotel is a celeb hotspot. With a variety of rooms and a terrace to die for, you will be sure to find exactly what you’re looking for at this gorgeous beachfront venue.
Park Plaza Hotel
607 S. Park View St.
Classic beauty meets modern day glamour at this stunning indoor and outdoor venue. With historical beauty and contemporary accents, this spot has something for every wedding party.
California Yacht Club
4469 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
If you’re a fan of the sea, you’ll love to say “I do” near the sparkling blue ocean, some fancy boats, and your hot sailor standing next to you. This venue makes for an amazing wedding day!
5755 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes
This beautiful all-glass chapel overlooks the ocean at a prime spot in Portuguese Bend. The light filtering through the trees makes for the perfect photos.
Posted on April 13, 2012
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