Top 6 San Luis Obispo Wedding Venues | Weekend Celebration Destinations


Hello, lovebirds! Your search for the perfect San Luis Obispo wedding venue ends here. As a local wedding planner, I’m excited to present a curated collection of premier venues on the stunning Central Coast. Each venue exudes unique charm and a magical ambiance, ensuring a memorable wedding weekend. Join me on a journey into the enchanting world of love and celebration!

La Lomita Ranch Wedding in San Luis Obispo

1. La Lomita Ranch – Where Romance Meets Californian Elegance

Embark on your timeless romance at the enchanting La Lomita Ranch, a premier San Luis Obispo wedding venue. Indulge in the essence of California Romantica at this expansive 160-acre property, offering versatile spaces for your wedding celebration.

La Lomita Ranch Wedding in San Luis Obispo
Christina Richards

Choose from the Terrace, Meadow, Oak Courtyard, or Plaza for your ceremony, each offering stunning vineyard and lake views. The covered Pavilion accommodates receptions for up to 400 guests, featuring wood ceilings, panoramic windows, and sparkling chandeliers.

La Lomita Ranch Wedding ceremony in San Luis Obispo
Ashley Rae Studio
La Lomita Ranch Wedding ceremony in San Luis Obispo
Ashley Ludaescher Photography

Planning a full weekend wedding celebration? La Lomita Ranch provides eight luxury suites with Spanish charm, accommodating up to 24 guests. Retreat to these on-site suites after the celebration, each designed with luxury and style.

La Lomita Ranch offers flexible packages for your wedding weekend celebration, allowing you to choose caterers, florists, and more.

La Lomita Ranch Wedding reception in San Luis Obispo
Ashley Ludaescher Photography
La Lomita Ranch Wedding in San Luis Obispo designed by florals
Ashley Ludaescher Photography
La Lomita Ranch Wedding rehearsal dinner in San Luis Obispo

2. Flying Caballos Ranch – Where Rustic Meets Romance

Nestled in the rolling hills of Edna Valley, Flying Caballos Ranch is a picturesque property just minutes from downtown. With its charming 1905 Farmhouse and industrial-style Barn, this historic venue provides an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.

Flying Caballos Ranch wedding
Ashley Rae Studio

Flying Caballos Ranch accommodates both intimate gatherings and grand celebrations with multiple locations for your ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. The beautifully landscaped yard is ideal for hosting cocktail hours or ceremonies, providing breathtaking views of Islay Hill.

Flying Caballos Ranch wedding bridesmaids
Loveridge Photography
Flying Caballos Ranch wedding couple
Milk & Thistle Photography

Flying Caballos Ranch offers a distinctive wedding weekend getaway, accommodating 200+ guests and providing overnight stays for 20 in their four historic homes. The 3,800 sq. ft. barn, ambient lighting, and rustic decor create an idyllic setting for your celebration. Weekend and day-use options are available, ensuring a seamless and unforgettable wedding experience.

Flying Caballos Ranch wedding in barn
Cambria Shelley
Flying Caballos Ranch wedding ceremony
Cambria Shelly

3. Villa Loriana – A Private Escape to Italy

Escape to Villa Loriana, a private estate embodying the timeless spirit of Italy. This hidden gem invites you to enjoy a wedding weekend with accommodations for up to 18 guests in four luxurious suites.

Villa Loriana wedding in San Luis Obispo
Ashley Rae Studio
Villa Loriana wedding venue in San Luis Obispo
Ashley Rae Studio

As the sun sets, Villa Loriana becomes a captivating wonderland with an acre of immaculately landscaped gardens. Water features create a soothing soundtrack, while centurion oak trees adorned with permanent drip lighting cast a romantic glow, turning the estate into a sanctuary where every detail is crafted to elevate your experience.

Villa Loriana wedding couple in San Luis Obispo
Ashley Rae Studio
Villa Loriana wedding in San Luis Obispo
Ashley Rae Studio
Villa Loriana wedding ceremony in San Luis Obispo
Ashley Rae Studio | Brooke Nicole Events | Noonans Designs

Step inside the villa, and you’ll discover indoor spaces that mirror the external allure. Chandeliers dangle from high ceilings, adding grandeur to your celebration. Drapes provide privacy, turning Villa Loriana into an intimate haven for your romantic escape. The mix of outdoor beauty and indoor elegance makes it an ideal destination for an extraordinary weekend celebration.

Villa Loriana wedding reception in San Luis Obispo
Ashley Rae Studio | Brooke Nicole Events | Noonans Designs

4. Rava Wines – A Wine Country Retreat

Nestled in Paso Robles wine country, Rava Wines provides an ideal retreat for your wedding weekend. Set in the picturesque El Pomar region, this venue features a contemporary indoor event center, a private three-bedroom luxury home, and captivating landscapes—a complete haven for your celebration.

Rava Wines wedding ceremony
Samantha Anne Photography
Rava Wines wedding reception
Ashley Rae Studio

Whether an intimate lakeside ceremony, an olive grove celebration, or an indoor ballroom affair, Rava caters to your every need. Its old-world European architecture seamlessly blends with the photogenic surroundings, adding a touch of luxury to your wedding day.

Rava Wines wedding reception outside
Kelli Avila Photo

Discover the perfect blend of modern comforts and natural beauty at Rava Wines. Let this picturesque setting be the backdrop for your unforgettable wedding weekend, seamlessly blending love and luxury in the heart of wine country.

Rava Wines wedding reception ballroom
Ashley Rae Studio
Rava Wines wedding reception garden
Amber Lynn Photography

5. Cass Winery – A Wedding Experience Among the Vines

Embark on an unforgettable journey at Cass Winery, where your wedding seamlessly merges with a weekend getaway in wine country. This venue combines California casual elegance and rustic charm in outdoor vineyard settings, surrounded by sprawling vines and ancient oaks.

Cass Winery wedding ceremony
Emma Nicole Photography
Cass Winery wedding photo
Emma Nicole Photography

Experience the sophistication of their Barrel Room, blending industrial touches with breathtaking views for gatherings of up to 200 guests. For smaller celebrations, immerse yourself in an outdoor event beneath the stars, with the vineyard as a picturesque backdrop.

Cass Winery wedding barrel room reception
Emma Nicole Photography
Cass Winery wedding couple
Emma Nicole Photography

Cass Winery isn’t just a venue; it’s an experience. Included in their wedding packages is a stay at their luxurious Geneseo Inn, extending your celebration. Enjoy quality time with loved ones, savoring the essence of this renowned wine region. Cass Winery blends elegance and modern charm for an unforgettable wedding weekend.

Cass Winery wedding newlywed photot
Emma Nicole Photography

6. The White Barn – A Breathtaking Blend of History and Charm

Discover the allure of The White Barn, an exclusive wedding venue in the heart of Edna Valley. This authentic space seamlessly combines history with rustic charm, providing a breathtaking backdrop against the Santa Lucia Mountains.

The White Barn wedding ceremony
Jen Rodriguez
The White Barn wedding reception in barn
Ashley Rae Studio

With its historic dairy barn adorned with twinkling lights, The White Barn offers a magical setting for your celebration. Various spaces offer picturesque backdrops, ensuring a uniquely memorable experience for your ceremony or reception.

The White Barn wedding barn reception
Megan Welker Photography

Whether an intimate affair or a grand celebration, The White Barn accommodates weddings of all sizes. With indoor and outdoor options, the venue offers a captivating backdrop for realizing your special day.

The White Barn wedding ceremony on lawn
Ashley Rae Studio

Experience a full weekend celebration at The White Barn, featuring two unique settings. The Farm House, just 6.5 miles from downtown SLO, offers modern amenities and a stylish kitchen. The Ranch House, a Spanish-style retreat, provides three bedrooms and features such as a spacious living room and a wood-burning fireplace. With diverse packages, The White Barn turns your special day into a love-filled celebration.

The White Barn wedding outdoor reception
Tayler Enerle Photography
The White Barn wedding sunset
Tayler Enerle Photography

Six enchanting wedding venues in San Luis Obispo await you, promising a magical celebration for lovebirds like you. I invite you to experience these enchanting venues firsthand by scheduling a personalized tour. Ready to embark on the journey to your dream celebration? Contact me today, and let’s plan your magical day together!




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