15 Best Humboldt County Wedding Venues

The Ultimate Guide to the 15 Best Humboldt County Wedding Venues
(with pricing and photos) 

If you are looking for Humboldt County wedding venues, you have come to the right place! This area is perhaps best known for Redwoods National and State Parks as well as the Avenue of Giants. However, the area also includes various other beaches and preserves with small town charm of Eureka, Trinidad, and Arcata. With so many places to visit, you’ll find many excellent wedding venues in the area. Here is a list of the best Humboldt County wedding venues.

Mitchell Grove (Eureka)

Rental Fee : $5000
Refundable Deposit : $500
Event insurance required

With so many places promoting all-inclusive service, Mitchell Grove takes the opposite approach, branding itself as a DIY wedding location. This Humboldt County wedding venue offers a relatively simple option for a wedding: simply pay to reserve the location for the day and get to work. In addition to the beautiful forested location and four ceremony areas, you will also receive use of a banquet hall that sits 88 people, two bars with taps, white wooden chairs, and arches. The rest is up to you! If you are looking for a beautiful backdrop to embrace your creativity, you can’t go wrong with Mitchell Grove!

The Ammon Ranch (Salyer)

Packages : $4500 – $7500

With a gorgeous barn to welcome you onto the ranch, this location is one of the more eye catching rustic Humboldt County wedding venues on this list. Covering 200 acres, it also has several different houses to accommodate guests coming from out of town, making it a very convenient all in one location that fits up to 150 guests.

Benbow Historic Inn (Garberville)

Rental Fees : $500 – $3000
Refundable Deposit : $1000

Of all the Humboldt County wedding venues, the Benbow Historic Inn is one of the most photogenic settings. Consider exchanging vows on the lush lawn with a stone arched bridge as the background or perhaps directly in front of the stonework inn itself. A great option for photographs is on the smooth rocks beside the stream adjacent to the property. This venue also has room for up to 225 guests, making it a good choice for many different sizes of weddings.

Humboldt Botanical Garden (Eureka)

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While many couples opt for redwood grandeur, Humboldt Botanical Garden provides a different option complete with just as much natural beauty. The area’s climate means a wide variety of flowers, shrubs, and trees can be cultivated. Choose from ten different gardens spread over 45 acres including views of Humboldt Bay. This provides many options for creating your perfect ceremony.

Lost Whale Inn (Trinidad)

Rental Fee : $300 – $25,000
Ceremony Fee : $300
Packages : $8,000 – $25,000

If you want a truly romantic setting, the Lost Whale Inn is definitely one of the top choices for Humboldt County wedding venues. Located minutes from Redwood National Park, enjoy the grandeur or redwoods and hilltop Pacific views in one setting. Wedding ceremonies are held on a romantic hill lined with pine trees overlooking the rocky Pacific coast. Weddings from late Fall through early May are for 50 guests or fewer while summer and early Fall weddings can accommodate 100.

Sequoia Park Zoo (Eureka)

Rental Fee: $2,000 – $2,500

If you want to add a little whimsy to your wedding, consider the Sequoia Park Zoo. This is also a great value as you can rent the entire grounds for you and 400 guests for $2,000 or the entire zoo for $2,500. This provides a variety of options for planning a unique ceremony to remember. The zoo also provides a wide range of add-on options to make this the wedding of your dreams.

Fieldbrook Winery (McKinleyville)

Packages : $2,000 – $6,000

Enjoy a Napa style wedding on the northern coast with this Humboldt County wedding venue. The Fieldbrook Winery provides a romantic location for up to 100 guests. Most people opt for outdoor weddings; however, rental of the venue comes with use of inside as well. This location has special packages for micro-weddings as well. The lake and foliage make for many beautiful ceremony locations while the grounds in general are simply elegant.

Lost Coast Ranch (Ferndale)

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Lost Coast Ranch provides panoramic views of the ocean and rolling forest-covered hills, making this a truly wonderful choice for exchanging vows. This Humboldt County wedding venue can take care of virtually any size and style of wedding. An outdoors loving couple may consider an extended stay at the ranch for a honeymoon, allowing them to explore hiking trails, kayak, and take in gourmet meals. Accommodations include lavishly adorned rooms with four post beds and Egyptian cotton sheets. 

The Inn at Second & C (Eureka)

Rental Fee : $1200 – $2000

A property of the historic Eagle House, the Inn at Second & C overlooks Humboldt Bay. Decorated with an Old World feel, you will find 23 guest rooms, a hotel bar, and a theatre ballroom. This is a truly romantic choice for a small, intimate wedding. Couples can also opt for a romance package add on which consists of a private tour of Old Town Eureka by horse and carriage followed by a romantic dinner.

Humboldt Bay Social Club (Samoa)

Rental Fee : $400 – $1200

The rustic Humboldt Bay Social Club is the ideal location for your destination wedding. This location is perfect for both indoor and outdoor weddings. You will get large halls with lofty ceilings, a concrete floor, and exposed beams for the indoor event. You can stay in 4 cabins on their beautiful beachfront property for seven days. Furthermore, the resort is LGBTQ-friendly, family-friendly, and dog friendly. 

Strawhouse Resorts (Junction City)

Rental Fee : $3000 – $5000

Strawhouse Resorts offers a spectacular venue that can host both indoor and outdoor events. It is situated along the lovely Trinity River and close to the magnificent Trinity Alps Wilderness Area. You will be surrounded by the serenity and splendor of the Trinity River’s waters for your outdoor wedding. There is also an indoor site that can hold up to 150 people.

Gingerbread Mansion Inn (Ferndale)

Packages : $1900 – $10,900

Known as one of the most photographed inns, the four-diamond Gingerbread Mansion Inn is one of the ideal locations for a wedding. The design of this space combines Victorian elegance with luxurious modern comforts. It is the perfect setting for a modest gathering of up to 25 people.

Baywood Golf and Country Club (Arcata)

Ceremony : $2000
Reception : $2000

The Baywood Golf and Country Club is situated in the middle of the Redwood Forest. Their forest wedding location is conveniently situated just miles from town while surrounded by the countryside’s natural splendor. Up to 200 people can be seated in the dining room, and there is also a clubhouse if needed. They also have a small cozy room with seats for up to 40 people if you want a smaller wedding.

Park Winters (Winters)

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Park Winters is a boutique historic wedding venue that can be found in Winters, California. This gorgeous event location is on several acres of farmland and has a breathtaking view of the Blue Ridge Mountain Range. This location can host weddings with more than 300 people both indoors and outside.

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