Santa Monica weddings are pure magic! Whether your dream wedding on the sand is a black tie affair or a ceremony on a shoestring, Santa Monica offers something for every couple - and every budget.
Here are the rules you'll need to follow for a ceremony on the beach in Santa Monica:
You can have any of the following at your seaside wedding:
And if you want to ramp up the amusement factor for your big day: Consider a ceremony on Santa Monica Pier. You'll not only be on the beach for your wedding; you can be sailing over it. Imagine the colorful photos!
Yes, the iconic Santa Monica Pier and Pacific Park amusement center are available for weddings. It's decidedly less-formal - and more whimsical. If fresh ocean breezes and sailing over the Pacific Ocean on a Ferris wheel with your beloved is a fitting start to your new life together, check out Pier wedding options here.
You're guaranteed great wedding pictures as you ride off into the sunset and your new lives together!
An option for larger weddings: the Annenberg Community Beach House on Santa Monica State Beach.
The venue can accommodate up to 400 guests and allows your ceremony to transition easily from beach ceremony to reception.
The historic, five-acre Santa Monica Beach House is as comfortable for weddings with a high heeled-Hollywood glamour theme as it is for a laid-back, California casual-style affair with flip-flops. For more information, contact the Santa Monica Beach House at (310) 458-4934.
Many beach hotels offer both ceremony and reception space. Some even have wedding planners who can help with all the details, including dining options and a myriad of other services.
Non-hotel venues include unique properties, restaurants, and multi-purpose space. Those with available reception space include:
A beautifully unforgettable wedding is virtually guaranteed in Santa Monica - no matter your budget. Now, relax knowing that's you've found the place to make your dream wedding come true. The sand and sea await your arrival!