Here are the best San Francisco Bay Area wedding venues that top my list of amazing venues in Northern California.
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. San Francisco City Hall
City Hall is a San Francisco landmark, known around the world and often featured in film and television. It is a shining example of Beaux Arts architecture. It is the perfect wedding venue to host your sophisticated and elegant wedding.
See photos from a recent San Francisco City Hall wedding.
Website: San Francisco City Hall | Special Events
Address: 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 554-6079
2. 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.
See photos from a recent Flood Mansion wedding.
Address: 2222 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 292-3142
3. 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.
See photos from a recent San Francisco Zoo wedding.
Website: San Francisco Zoo Events
Address: Sloat Boulevard at the Great Highway, San Francisco, CA 94132
Phone: (415) 753-7055
4. 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
5. 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
6. Berkeley City Club
The Berkeley City Club is a historic wedding venue designed by architect, Julia Morgan.
See photos from a recent Berkeley City Club wedding.
Address: 2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: (510) 848-7800
8. 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.
See photos from a recent Outdoor Art Club wedding.
Address: 1 W Blithedale Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: (415) 383-2582
9. 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
10. Fairmont Hotel
The Fairmont Hotel is a 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
- California Academy of Sciences
- The Green Room
- Julia Morgan Ballroom
- San Francisco Ferry Building
- Presidio Golden Gate Club
- Terra Gallery
- The Pearl
- The City Club of San Francisco
- San Francisco Mint
- Fort Mason: The General’s Residence
- Fort Mason: The Firehouse
- The Hibernia
- The University Club
- The Winery San Francisco (Treasure Island)
San Francisco Hotel Wedding Venues
- The Palace Hotel
- Ritz Carlton San Francisco
- 1 Hotel San Francisco (formerly Hotel Vitale)
- Westin St. Francis Hotel
- Marines Memorial Club
- The Marker Hotel
- Hotel Adagio
Golden Gate Park Venues
- Stow Lake
- Botanical Garden
- Conservatory of Flowers
- Queen Wilhelmina Tulip Garden
- Portals of the Past
- The Golden Gate Club
- The Log Cabin
- Tunnel Tops Meadows
- Presidio Chapel
- Presidio Golf Course
- Presidio Officers Club
Golden Gate National Recreation Area Venues
SF Parks Department
Bay Area Wedding Venues
- Villa Montalvo
- Santa Lucia Preserve
- Kohl Mansion
- Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay
- Rosewood Sand Hill
- 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
- UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
- SF Botanical Garden (Celebration Garden)
- Muir Woods
- The Gardens at Heather Farms
- Elizabeth Gamble Gardens
- Allied Arts Guild
- Hacienda de Las Flores
- Deer Park Villa
- Hakone Gardens
- Saratoga Springs
- Waterfall Lodge and Retreat
- Dawn Ranch
- Mountain Terrace
Last Updated: June 28, 2022