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San Luis Obispo Wedding Venues

Ultimate Guide to San Luis Obispo Wedding Venues

If you are looking for San Luis Obispo wedding venues you have come to the right place! Located on California’s Central Coast, San Luis Obispo is a charming town known for its historic downtown, popular Thursday evening farmer’s market, and local beaches like Avila Beach. Here you’ll find options to fit virtually any style of wedding. Let’s take a look at some of the top San Luis Obispo wedding venues. 

Higuera Ranch

525 El Camino Real; San Luis Obispo

The setting for Higuera Ranch began in 1969 when Franciscan missionaries planted figs in the area. Today, the setting has become home to a beautiful olive grove and a quaint setting for couples to tie the knot. This affordable and rustic San Luis Obispo wedding venue is popular for its versatility. The ranch can host an entire weekend of festivities including social events for the groomsmen and bridesmaids, a rehearsal dinner, the ceremony itself, and even a farewell brunch. 

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden

3450 Dairy Creek Rd; San Luis Obispo

Located in El Chorro Regional Park, San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden was created with the goal of helping preserve a connection with nature. Nature lovers will find this site to be a spectacular place to tie the knot. The wedding packages at the botanical garden are very affordable. It can hold up to 96 people with a dinner setup or up to 200 with a cocktail style setup. There are many excellent settings for the ceremony itself and this locale makes for excellent wedding photos. 

Flying Caballos Ranch

1150 Farmhouse Lane; San Luis Obispo

Located just a few minutes from downtown in the sprawling wine country hills, Flying Caballos Ranch is an exquisite San Luis Obispo wedding venue that is quite popular. Imagine dancing beneath twinkling lights strung from the large barn with a charming yet rustic dinner inside. A wedding at dusk followed by a reception with celebrations into the evening is a popular trend at this location, where you’ll be greeted with stunning vistas and panoramic views. 

Spreafico Farms

7900 Orcutt Rd; San Luis Obispo

If you’re noticing a trend of ranches and weddings, there is good reason. The area sports some of the most impressive areas for tying the knot. Spreafico Farms is no exception. Here, your guests can watch you exchange vows on a beautiful hilltop while the barn and accompanying back patio can seat a total of 310 people, making this a good choice for larger weddings. All this is found on a working cattle and vegetable ranch that has been a centerpiece of the county for over a century. 

Café Roma

1020 Railroad Ave; San Luis Obispo

The area’s first Italian restaurant that serves northern Italian cuisine with a French flair is an excellent choice for a small, intimate celebration. With event spaces that can seat up to 80 people depending upon seating arrangements, Café Roma provides a warm and welcoming setting for your guests. The Garden Patio is a personal favorite for its natural light and festive atmosphere. This is also an excellent location for a rehearsal dinner if you’re holding the actual wedding somewhere else in the area. 

Castle Noland

6445 Monte Rd; San Luis Obispo

Who doesn’t dream about marrying the lover of their life in front of a massive castle? If the fairy tale story is at the heart of your wedding dream, look no further than Castle Noland, perhaps the most unique of all San Luis Obispo wedding venues. Most couples choose to use the front lawn as the location given the gorgeous castle backdrop. Weddings here also include a two-night stay for up to ten guests. The castle itself can host 200 people on the lawn or 50 indoors. 

 

Dallidet Adobe

1185 Pacific St; San Luis Obispo

Dallidet Adobe and Gardens is a California Historical Landmark that truly cultivates the beauty of the area. Perfect for spring or summer weddings with beautiful flowers constantly in bloom, you will find yourself loving the aromatic fragrances that waft through the air. The adobe itself provides stunning architecture that makes for great photos. Couples choosing this location will have many options for ceremony locations, all with great backdrops. 

Edna Valley Vineyard

2585 Biddle Ranch Rd; San Luis Obispo

Getting hitched at a vineyard is a distinctly Californian wedding trend due to the beauty and features of such locations. San Luis Obispo is not without its opportunities for participating. This wedding venue is located in the heart of Edna Valley wine country. The heart of the location is the Jack Niven Hospitality Center with 10,000 square feet of space in the center of over 1,000 acres of vineyards. Enjoy views of the vineyards or nearby volcanic peaks as your backdrop. A photo walking hand-in-hand through the vineyards is a favorite way to capture your love in this setting. 

Villa Loriana

500 W. Ormonde Rd; San Luis Obispo

An Italian-inspired retreat that bills itself as “a place as special as the occasion you’re celebrating,” Villa Loriana is the perfect place for a regal wedding. Picture wood and white cloth chairs positioned around a carefully stoned path as the bride walks down the aisle to a backdrop of twinkling lights hanging from expansive oaks. This location can fit up to 400 guests and can accommodate 20 for overnight stays. The Cottage is the perfect location for a more intimate pre-event as you prepare for your big day. 

Tiber Canyon Ranch

280 W. Ormonde Rd; San Luis Obispo

It wouldn’t be a proper article about San Luis Obispo wedding venues without ending at a stunning ranch. Tiber Canyon Ranch presents a quintessential California experience. Say “I do” in the midst of an olive grove (the ranch produces olive oil). Here, you’ll find personalized service and many opportunities to setup a beautiful ceremony on the ranch’s fifty acres. 

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