8 Best Wedding Venues in Palo Alto CA

The Ultimate Guide to the 8 Best Wedding Venues in Palo Alto CA
(with pricing and photos)


If you are looking for the best wedding venues in Palo Alto CA you have come to the right place! Located in the heart of the Peninsula, there are plenty of Palo alto wedding venues to choose from including lush gardens, gorgeous ballrooms, poolside venues, and intimate banquet spaces. Scroll down to see the wide variety of wedding venues in Palo Alto CA to help in planning your celebration.

University Club of Palo Alto

Rental Fee: $1,500 – $3,500 (varies based on member/nonmember and spaces reserved)
Deposit: $1,000

The modern bride and groom will love the industrial fixtures and beautiful simplicity of the University Club at Palo Alto. This Palo Alto wedding venue offers both indoor and outdoor areas for holding marriage ceremonies and receptions. Indoors, you’ll find a large space with high ceilings and hardwood dance floors. Outdoors, the grounds include a pergola where you can exchange vows and an area shaded by a hundred plus year old tree.

Check out this University Club of Palo Alto Wedding 


Elizabeth Gamble Garden

Rental Fee:  $100/hour (6 hour min.) for weekdays May-Oct. and weekends Nov.-Apr., $1,200 (8 hour min.) for weekends May-Oct. 
Capacity: 50 guests

Among outdoor wedding venues in Palo Alto, Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden stands out for having a serene garden in the heart of Palo Alto. The lush gardens and the historic home make it a coveted wedding venue for all the good reasons. There are three distinct venues—Wisteria Garden, Rose Garden, and Tea house patio within the venue that can hold up to 50 guests per wedding. It offers an easy venue to decorate, but not that you need to!

Allied Arts Guild (Menlo Park)

Rental fee: $4K
Capacity: 140 guests

If you enjoy art, you will undoubtedly enjoy this Fremont wedding venue. It has a stunning structure that any art enthusiast would like. It is encircled by beautiful, seasonal gardens, lovely fountains, and vibrant frescoes. It has an unrivaled beauty. 

Check out this Allied Arts Guild wedding guide for more info

Palo Alto Hills Golf & Country Club

Rental Fee: $2,500 – $3,500
Food & Bev Minimum: $15,000

The Palo Alto Hills Golf & Country Club is one of the wedding venues in Palo Alto CA that offers a whole suite of indoor and outdoor wedding venues. You can say cheers forever in a classy, beautiful, and timeless venue with a waterfall, rolling greens, and lush greenery in the backdrop. It offers a welcoming atmosphere and makes an ideal space for small and large weddings. A large wedding could use the Grand Ballroom, which can hold up to 275 guests and offers floor or ceiling windows to the golf course on three sides and a cascading waterfall. Smaller weddings can use the Members dining room, which is equally as beautiful and can be turned into an intimate candle-lit reception venue at night.

El Prado Hotel

Contact for pricing

You probably know it by its previous name, Garden Court Hotel. El Prado creates the Spanish open-air living ambiance and surprisingly feels very homely, perhaps because it resonates with the surrounding residential estates. The new facility opens its doors to the public on October 1, 2021, but it has been a traditional venue for many weddings in Palo Alto for us to ignore. This is one of the more luxurious wedding venues in Palo Alto but in a subdued and relaxed way with modern decor.

Check out this El Prado Hotel wedding guide for more info

Four Seasons Hotel

Packages: $140 – $185 per person

For the urban chic couple, the Four Seasons Hotel in East Palo Alto is an excellent choice of venue. Known for the expert service of its on staff wedding specialists and gorgeous decor, this is one of those wedding venues in Palo Alto CA that you know provides the best of both worlds – excellent service and an elegant setting. Another great feature is you can avoid traveling to a different location for your wedding night and just book a hotel room! Just another perfect touch to a perfect hotel wedding venue in Palo Alto CA.

Woodside Village Church

Rental fee: $1200- $3000
Capacity: 170 guests

This is the place to be if you want a traditional Christian wedding with a stunning vista. This church contains a historic chapel, which is the ideal location for exchanging vows. There is a spacious hall with all the amenities for the reception.

The Sea by Alexander’s Steakhouse

Contact for pricing
Capacity : 275 guests

You come to The Sea by Alexander’s Steakhouse for its amazing ambiance and fantastic seafood. That said, it has many private dining areas, and this versatile venue can accommodate weddings of many styles. The venue has a capacity of 275 guests and has options for indoor and outdoor seating for the wedding ceremony and receptions. It has unique decor with waterfalls, koi ponds, lush foliage, and quaint footbridges, just to name a few. 

The Woman’s Club of Palo Alto

Rental Fee: $4,000 (Sat), $3,000 (Fri/Sun), $300/hr (Mon-Thurs)
Deposit: $1,000

Customize your wedding and bring your favorite vendors to the Women’s Club of Palo Alto. This venue allows you lots of freedom to make the space exactly as you want it. It will fit under 100 guests perfectly, with plenty of room for dancing, dining, and whatever other entertainment you wish to provide. You can’t go wrong when you book the Women’s Club of Palo Alto for your wedding.

Harmony Hall & Courtyard

Rental Fee: $3,500 – $7,000

The Harmony Hall & Courtyard is here for you if your guest list goes above 150 guests. It is an affordable Palo Alto wedding venue that provides large indoor and outdoor spaces to host weddings and events of up to 350 guests. It offers excellent bare-bones and flexibility for you to put your mark on with the décor. There are plenty of possibilities to create your dream wedding, and the well-landscaped grounds, wooded surroundings, and ballrooms offer the detachment to abstract your dream wedding. You shouldn’t leave this off your list if you are looking for affordable Palo Alto wedding venues. 

Hyatt Centric Mountain View

Rental fee: contact the hotel for wedding packages
Capacity: 130 guests

You can tie the knot in one of their beautiful indoor or outdoor wedding settings. This hotel is ideal for a small wedding with close friends and relatives. They provide excellent service and their team is always willing to assist.

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