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Wedding venues in San Diego

Check out this list of local spots to host your special event.

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The waterfront views from The Point in Mission Bay

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Whether you’re getting a jump start on your holiday party planning or preparing for an upcoming wedding reception or family reunion, check out this list of rentable venues in San Diego.

Note: Guest counts and rates are based on estimations and various options available on each venue’s website. Please contact venue owners to inquire about current availability and current pricing.

Waterfront paradises

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, 3999 Mission Blvd.

  • Rate: Request pricing info
  • Several ceremony locations accommodate 70-350 guests, while reception locations accommodate 100-1,000 guests
  • Indoor reception ballrooms range from 1,728-4,876 sqft
  • Key features: Ceremonies can be held on the sand or lawns with stunning views of Mission Bay, while receptions can be held in one of three ballrooms or on the lawn

The Point, 1010 Santa Clara Place

  • Rate: $4,000 for up to 120 guests
  • Accommodates up to 200
  • 2,500-sqft indoor space + 1,000-sqft private garden
  • Key features: Personalized floor plan creation, cornhole and oversized Jenga on patio, firepits, and an in-house A/V package
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A glimpse inside The Point in Mission Bay.

Bahia Resort, 998 W. Mission Bay Dr.

  • Rate: $3,000+; premium packages start at $125 per person
  • For ceremonies, the Tropical Gazebo accommodates up to 250 guests, while Bay Beach accommodates up to 500; for receptions, the smallest space holds 90 and the largest space holds up to 500
  • Reception spaces range from 1,600-7,992 sqft
  • Key features: Mission Bay views, lush gardens, a gorgeous terrace, luxe ballrooms, and options to celebrate on the water by booking the Bahia Belle paddlewheel boat (with a cruise around the bay) or the William D. Evans sternwheeler boat

Paradise Point Resort & Spa, 1404 Vacation Rd.

  • Rate: Request pricing info; $120+ per person with this weekday deal
  • Ceremony spaces accommodate 100-550 guests, while reception areas accommodate 100-400 guests
  • Key features: Outdoor ceremony spaces with lush gardens and waterfront views, ballrooms with expansive windows and terraces, and coastal-inspired color palettes
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A daytime ceremony at the Bali Hai.

Bali Hai Restaurant, 2230 Shelter Island Dr.

  • Rate: $14,000+ for 100 guests
  • The Tiki Room accommodates up to 28, while the Hawaiian Village and the South Pacific Room can each hold up to 200 guests
  • ~1,824 sqft for Hawaiian Village and ~3,456 for South Pacific Room
  • Key features: Views of San Diego Bay and the downtown skyline, private bars, a bamboo dance floor, a private dock for a grand arrival by water, and those famous Bali Hai Mai Tais
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Inside the South Pacific room at the Bali Hai.

Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 1 Park Blvd.

  • Rate: $160-$245+ per person; request pricing info
  • Accommodates up to 240 in The Pointe
  • Event spaces range from 10,000-34,000 sqft
  • Key features: Modern architecture, gorgeous views of San Diego Bay, and the Sapphire Ballroom is the largest pillar-free ballroom in SD
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The Pointe venue at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront offers breathtaking views.

La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, 2000 Spindrift Dr.

  • Rate: $5,000+
  • Four spaces throughout the property accommodate 10-250 guests
  • 1,300-10,000 sqft
  • Key features: Rentable private beach area, dreamy views of La Jolla Shores, lush landscaping, a poolside patio, in-house culinary team led by club’s executive chef

Tom Ham’s Lighthouse, 2150 Harbor Island Dr.

  • Rate: Request pricing info
  • The ceremony site accommodates 230 guests; the Harbor View reception site seats up to 80, and the California Room seats up to 230
  • Key features: A sculptural backdrop designed by local artist Christopher Puzio at the ceremony site, private patios, breathtaking views of downtown San Diego, San Diego Bay, and Coronado
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The Japanese Friendship Garden in Balboa Park offers several tranquil, pretty spaces for weddings and events.

Photo via Monica Garske + SDtoday

Intimate gatherings

Japanese Friendship Garden, 2215 Pan American Rd. E.

  • Rate: $1,100+ per hour
  • Accommodates 40-200, depending on the area and package
  • Key features: Gorgeous upper and lower gardens, bridges, courtyards, a koi pond, and pavilion make this a nature lover’s dream

JRDN at Tower23 Hotel, 723 Felspar St.

  • Rate: Request pricing info
  • Accommodates 40-120
  • 650-2,175 sqft
  • Key features: Indoor and outdoor spaces, seasonally-inspired dining options, and views of the Pacific Ocean from the patio
SD The Nolita House wedding venues

The Nolita House in Little Italy is perfect for cute, cozy events.

Nolita House, 2305 India St.

  • Rate: $3,500+
  • Accommodates 26 seated, up to 50 in a mix and mingle-style atmosphere
  • 700 sqft
  • Key features: Indoor and outdoor lounge spaces, a patio bar, flat screen TV, customizable menus, and private restroom
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Inside the Nolita House.

Flora The Venue, 1040 Seventh Ave.

  • Rate: Request pricing info
  • Accommodates up to 200
  • 3,900 sqft
  • Key features: Live plants, chandeliers, lofted ceilings, and soft lighting make this a modern space for an urban wedding

Rose Creek Cottage, 2525 Garnet Ave.

  • Rate: $500-$11,000
  • Accommodates up to 70
  • 900 sqft inside + 1,200 sqft courtyard
  • Key features: A historic, English Tudor-style cottage built in 1906 that once belonged to Frederick and Emma Scripps (of the well-known Scripps family), plus a gazebo and garden. Owner Letizia Rossi says the $11,000, all-inclusive package comes with everything — except the dress, tux, and rings, of course.
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A wedding at The Del is downright dreamy.

Multiple options

Hotel del Coronado, 1500 Orange Ave.

  • Rate: Request pricing info
  • Accommodates 80 in the smallest venue, up to 700 in the largest
  • The Del’s 12 venues range in size, from the 1,650-sqft Garden Room to the 70,000-sqft North Beach
  • Key features: Historic hotel, bridal dressing room, tray-passed hors d’oeuvres, champagne toast, four-course plated menus or buffets, votive candles, beautiful beach views

The US Grant Hotel, 326 Broadway

  • Rate: Request pricing info
  • Accommodates up to 900 in its largest event space, the Presidential Ballroom
  • 33,704 sqft of total event space
  • Key features: The historic downtown San Diego hotel created by Ulysses S. Grant Jr. (son of President Ulysses S. Grant) boasts 19 event rooms depending on your needs, including the Prohibition-era speakeasy, Bivouac Ballroom.

The Westgate Hotel, 1055 Second Ave.

  • Rate: Request pricing info
  • Accommodates 150
  • Key features: The elegant downtown hotel offers several indoor and outdoor spaces that can be customized to fit your vision, plus gourmet dining for your guests, wine pairings, and signature cocktails
SD The Ultimate Skybox wedding venues

Padres game, anyone? The Ultimate Skybox at Diamondview offers stunning views of Petco Park and downtown San Diego.

Larger venues

Ultimate Skybox at Diamondview, 350 10th Ave.

  • Rate: $6,000+
  • Accommodates 100-140 seated, 160-180 with partial seating
  • 4,500 sqft
  • Key features: The event room is on the 15th floor and offers beautiful views of downtown San Diego and Petco Park — you may even catch the ball game if the Padres are playing at home
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A peek inside the Ultimate Skybox at Diamondview — with views for days.

Photo via Ashley Bee + The Ultimate Skybox

BRICK, 2863 Historic Decatur Rd.

  • Rate: Request pricing info
  • Accommodates up to 220 seated, more for cocktail or standing events
  • 5,060 sqft
  • Key features: Market lights, a garage-style, roll-up door, lots of natural light, and a laid-back vibe in the heart of Liberty Station

Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, 9700 N. Torrey Pines Rd.

  • Rate: Request pricing info
  • Choose from several spaces that accommodate 130-420 guests
  • Key features: Outdoor and indoor space, lush gardens, and dreamy, hacienda-style architecture
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Venue 808 is just so, so dreamy.

Photo via Astray Photography + Venue 808

Venue 808, 808 J St.

  • Rate: $6,000-$9,500 rental fees, plus minimum of $7,500-$50,000 catering + bar services
  • Accommodates 350 seated, or 1,000 standing
  • 18,000 sqft
  • Key features: Housed within the historic 1933 TR Produce warehouse, this venue includes a sunken cocktail lounge, underground speakeasy, farmhouse chapel, grove of olive trees, string lights, and farm-style tables
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This wedding set-up at The Lodge at Torrey Pines is way above par.

The Lodge at Torrey Pines, 11480 N. Torrey Pines Rd.

  • Rate: $275+ per person
  • Accommodates 70-220
  • 300-10,000 sqft, depending on the venue
  • Key features: Overlooking gorgeous Torrey Pines, packages at this venue include a three-course plated dinner, valet parking, hosted premium bar, and a Palisade Room for the couple (based on availability)

Mt. Woodson Castle, 16302 N. Woodson Dr.

  • Rate: Request pricing info
  • Choose from several areas for ceremonies or receptions accommodating 100-350 guests
  • Key features: Major fairy tale vibes at this former home completed in 1921, plus beautifully landscape grounds, bridal party dressing rooms, and a children’s playroom

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