Santa Monica weddings are pure magic! Whether your dream wedding is a black tie affair on the sand or a ceremony on a shoestring, Santa Monica wedding venues offer something for every couple.
There are four common locations for a Santa Monica wedding:
With so many places and spaces awaiting your big day, planning a wedding by the beach doesn't get any easier than this.
With sweeping ocean views and close proximity to Santa Monica hotels and restaurants, Santa Monica State Beach is a popular choice for weddings.
The rules and guidelines for a Santa Monica wedding on the beach include:
Your can have any of the following at your seaside wedding without breaking beach rules:
And if you want to really ramp up the amusement factor for your big day: Consider a Santa Monica Pier wedding. You'll not only be on the beach for your wedding, you can be sailing over it.
Yes, the iconic Santa Monica Pier and Pacific Park amusement center are available for weddings... it's one of the better-kept secrets of Santa Monica beach weddings. It's decidedly less-formal - and more whimsical.
If fresh ocean breezes and sailing over the Pacific on a ferris wheel with your beloved is a fitting start to your new life together, check it out.
You're guaranteed great wedding pictures as you ride off into the sunset.
Another option for larger beach weddings is the Annenberg Community Beach House on Santa Monica State Beach.
It can accommodate up to 400 guests, and allows your ceremony to easily transition from beach ceremony to cocktails to reception.
The historic, 5-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.
There are many Santa Monica beach hotels that are wedding-friendly, offering both a wedding venue and reception space. Some even have wedding planners who can help with all the details, including dining options and a myriad of other services. They include:
Non-hotel Santa Monica venues include unique properties, restaurants, and multi-purpose space. Those with available wedding 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!
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