Are you looking for the best wedding venues in the San Francisco Bay Area?
As a San Francisco wedding photographer, I have been fortunate to photograph at the best wedding venues in the San Francisco Bay Area, Napa/Sonoma Wine Country, Northern California, Carmel and the Monterey Peninsula.
We are blessed with a variety of gorgeous wedding venues from stately, elegant, modern, trendy, to beautiful outdoor venues surrounded by lush gardens. This list includes some of the newest venues in Northern California.
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1. Flood Mansion
The James Leary Flood Mansion is an elegant and classical venue located in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco. It features amazing architecture and a stunning views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge.
Address: 2222 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 292-3142
2. San Francisco Zoo
If you are looking for the most unique wedding venue in San Francisco, then the San Francisco Zoo fits the bill. You can get married on the African Savannah. There are options to have cocktail hour at the Merry Go Round, feed giraffes, or have animal guests join you.
Website: San Francisco Zoo Events
Address: Sloat Boulevard at the Great Highway, San Francisco, CA 94132
3. Legion of Honor
The Legion of Honor Museum is an architectural wonder and a sought after venue in San Francisco. It features a view of the Golden Gate Bridge and a lovely entry courtyard with columns that has become an Instagram favorite.
Address: 100 34th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121
4. De Young Museum
The De Young Museum is an amazing example of modern architecture. It is a great place to get married and to be surrounded by fine art.
Address: 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118
5. Berkeley City Club
The Berkeley City Club is a historic wedding venue designed by architect, Julia Morgan.
Address: 2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: (510) 848-7800
6. Outdoor Art Club
The Outdoor Art Club of Mill Valley is a historic Marin wedding venue designed by architect Bernard Maybeck. If you get married there in March or April, you may be lucky enough to have the iconic purple wisteria in bloom at the front gate of this venue.
Address: 1 W Blithedale Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: (415) 383-2582
7. Shakespeare’s Garden
Shakespeare’s Garden is the most popular ceremony location in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. It is a beautiful tree lined space and an outdoor oasis in the middle of the city.
Website: Shakespeare’s Garden
Address: Martin Luther King Drive, Between Nancy Pelosi Drive & Music Concourse Drive
8. Fairmont Hotel
The Fairmont Hotel is an luxury wedding venue in San Francisco. It has a beautiful outdoor ceremony area and multiple indoor ballroom options.
Address: 950 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Other San Francisco Wedding Venues
- Asian Art Museum
- The Green Room
- San Francisco Ferry Building
- California Academy of Sciences
- Presidio Golden Gate Club
- Dogpatch Wineworks
- Terra Gallery
- The Pearl
- The Winery San Francisco (Treasure Island)
- San Francisco Mint
- Tank 18 Winery
- Fort Mason General’s Residence
- Fort Mason Firehouse
- The University Club
- The City Club of San Francisco
- Julia Morgan Ballroom
- The Hibernia
San Francisco Hotel Wedding Venues
- The Palace Hotel
- Ritz Carlton San Francisco
- Hotel Vitale
- Westin St. Francis Hotel
- Marines Memorial Club
- The Marker Hotel
- Hotel Adagio
- San Francisco City Hall
- Stow Lake (Golden Gate Park)
- Botanical Garden (Golden Gate Park)
- Sutro Baths
- Redwood Regional Park (Oakland)
Bay Area Wedding Venues
- Villa Montalvo
- Santa Lucia Preserve
- Kohl Mansion
- Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay
- Green Gables AKA Fleishhacker Estate
- Rengstorff House
- Wente Vineyards
- Casa Real
- Nella Terra Cellars
- UC Berkeley Faculty Club
- Brazilian Room
- Cavallo Point
- Los Alto History Museum
Bay Area Garden / Forest Wedding Venues
- The Gardens at Heather Farms
- Elizabeth Gamble Gardens
- Allied Arts Guild
- Hacienda de Las Flores
- UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
- Deer Park Villa
- Hakone Gardens
- Saratoga Springs
- Waterfall Lodge and Retreat
- Dawn Ranch
- Mountain Terrace
Last Updated: January 14, 2020