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Walnut Creek Wedding Venues

The Ultimate Guide to the 12 Best Walnut Creek Wedding Venues
(complete with pricing and photos)

If you are looking for the best Walnut Creek wedding venues but can’t decide between the variety of venue options available, then you’ve come to the right place! Walnut Creek in Contra Costa County is a dreamy destination with lush greens and panoramic views which has made it a favorite wedding destination for many couples. The green natural view just paints your dream wedding into a reality. 

The Clubhouse at Boundary Oak

Rental fee – $2,750 to $5,250 for 50 Guests
Capacity – 250 guests 

The Clubhouse at Boundary Oak is located on the Boundary Oak Golf Course in Walnut Creek, adjacent to Arbolado Park. It is one of the more premium Walnut Creek wedding venues in the area with its beautiful vistas, delectable cuisine, and spectacular services. 

Here, people can enjoy stunning views of the Concord and San Ramon Valley areas with excellent event facilities. It offers both indoor and outdoor events including Ceremony spaces with an open-air patio or a grassy knoll overlooking a beautiful fountain and golfing greens.

Shadelands Ranch Museum

Rental fee – $1500 to $2000 per 50 guests
Capacity – 300 guests

Shadelands Ranch Museum is one of the most unique wedding venues in Walnut Creek. Originally an art school, the artistic spirit of the place lingers for your weddings and receptions as well. Located on North San Carlos Drive with a Lakeside view, it is a wonderful winter wedding location. 

The Bridges Golf Club (San Ramon)

Rental fee – $500 and onwards per event
Capacity – 300 guests

The Bridges Golf Club is one of the more popular Walnut Creek wedding venues with its dramatic views and superior service. It is known to have celebrity guests including Niners legend Jerry Rice as a regular!

Fairview Oakhurst

Rental fee – $2000 per wedding
Capacity – 200 guests

Fairview Oakhurst makes an unforgettable experience for you and your better half. The place will make you fall in love with the gorgeous views of Mount Diablo’s cascading mountains. Guests will enjoy cocktails on their elegant terrace while you and your better half create photo memories with lush backdrops around you.

The Gardens at Heather Farm

Rental fee – $4,500–5,000 (depending on the length: 8- or 10-hour rental)
Capacity – 150 guests

The Gardens at Heather Farm was actually one of the first Walnut Creek wedding venues I have ever photographed in! is a wonderful indoor and outdoor wedding venue with six and a half acres of landscaped gardens surrounding a two-level banquet and meeting facility. The property theme is “Inspired by nature” and helps you to bring that passion to your love. The huge Camellia Room can serve as a great dining and dancing spot post weddings. Venue amenities include ceremony and reception furniture, free on-site parking, and delicious food courtesy.

Walnut Creek Marriott

Rental fee – Contact the property for details
Capacity – 400 guest 

There’s nothing like a hotel to offer as a Walnut Creek wedding venue that you know offers competitive rates and an experienced staff to cater to your needs. The place has a beautifully designed three-course dinner availability, and fabulous room options for your rehearsal dinner. 

 

Round Hill Country Club (Alamo)

Rental fee – $6500 per wedding (during peak season) 
Capacity – 300+ guests

Situated in Alamo, Round Hill Country Club features some pristine grounds and beautiful, picturesque backdrops that offer an ideal setting for couples to create some of life’s most memorable moments. The Vista Ballroom with a Capacity of 250+ is mostly suitable for large events. The garden-style setting features glorious views of the Rolling Alamo hills, manicured fairways, and a Tuscan-style fountain built for an unforgettable life moment. 

The Ruth Bancroft Garden

Rental fee – $165 per hour for non-members 
Capacity -130 guests 

The Ruth Bancroft Garden is an open public location. It is an internationally renowned venue for the striking architectural design of its plantings and world-class plant collections. The Garden is available for private rentals and offers many services with a variety of attractive backdrops and distinctive spaces for any event. Indoor facilities are limited but they have spacious outdoor areas to pour some joy for the guests. 

The Garden Walnut Creek (Concord)

Rental fee – $8,000 to $30,000 / Wedding
Capacity – 125 guests

The Garden Walnut Creek is situated in Concord

The Upper Terrace is an outdoor balcony with a private bar area. It features a beautiful red brick wall that can be customized and decorated with some memorable pictures of the couple.

Civic Park Community Center and Gazebo

Rental fee – $105 and onwards per event  
Capacity – 300 guests

Civic Park Community Center is a wonderful wedding venue in Walnut Creek. It’s one of the multiple event spaces that the city has to offer. The Civic Park Community Center offers a romantic gazebo and surrounding lawn for your ceremony.  They also offer a Social Hall, Conference Room and Lounge for double celebrations along with an accommodating staff to help customize events to your taste. 

Pretty Tea Parties and Events

Rental fee – $1000 to $5000 / event 
Capacity – 40 guests

Pretty Tea Parties and Events is one of the smaller wedding venues in Walnut Creek where you can gather your nearest and dearest people to make your wedding unforgettable. Because of its size, it is also one of the more affordable Walnut Creek wedding venues on this list.

Renaissance Walnut Creek Hotel

Rental fee – $2000 per wedding (during peak season) 
Capacity – 150 guests 

Renaissance ClubSport is one of the best hotel accommodations in Walnut Creek. It comes along with an exciting fully operational sports club, an extravagant bar & restaurant, and a relaxing day spa. All of this at one wedding venue creates a one-of-a-kind experience. Invite your guests and plan your itinerary at Renaissance Walnut Creek for an all inclusive weekend.

Scott’s Seafood Grill

Rental fee – $2300 to $4300 for 50 guests
Capacity – 600 guests 

There are two locations for this restaurant – one in Oakland and the other in the heart of downtown Walnut Creek. The Garden Room at the back of Scott’s restaurant that is decorated with minimalist lights which acts as a great dining and dance venue. You can conduct the ceremony right upstairs from the Garden room which is located outside. The in-house florist makes your flower arrangements planning easier. 

Conclusion

Walnut Creek is one of the more popular Tri Valley area wedding venues that attracts couples throughout Contra Costa County. With its popular downtown and moderate weather year round, it is a popular destination for shopping, dining, and of course having a wedding! If you choose this area for your wedding you will be sure to have one of the best locations in the Bay Area.

If you would like to discuss your wedding day, please CONTACT ME to chat details!

If you are flexible with location, check out my post for the best San Francisco wedding venues or the best Sacramento wedding venues.

If staying around the area is preferred, check out these Livermore wedding venues or the best Fremont wedding venues

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