Check Out These 13 Magical San Francisco Wedding Venues
Here Are Some Of The Most Beautiful San Francisco Wedding Venues
Get married at a conservatory, a music hall, an old pier, or at an artsy museum – explore these unique and stylish San Francisco wedding venues down below. Scroll down to find your perfect San Francisco wedding venue and start planning your wedding now!
Top San Francisco Wedding Venues
California Academy of Sciences
Michelle Walker – www.michellewalker.com
If you are looking for a really unique venue that will leave your guests speechless, then search no more. The California Academy of Sciences offers you a breathtaking backdrop including a coral reef, penguins, and a rainforest. The eco-friendly, natural history museum includes event spaces that can accommodate parties with up to 3,000 guests.
Conservatory of Flowers
Nico Nelson – www.nnelsonphoto.com
The Conservatory of Flowers is in the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. If you love flowers and want to escape the hustle of, the city, you might want to check out this gem in particular. You can celebrate inside the greenhouse or even outside, surrounded by many tropical plants.
This Bay Area wedding venue dates back to 1879 and is now over 140 years old. For more inspiration, check out our blog post about other Bay Area wedding venues in California.
de Young Museum
Larissa Cleveland – www.larissacleveland.com
The de Young Museum is not only a captivating art space but also a breathtaking wedding venue. The museum dates back to 1895 and is nestled in the heart of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Get married in the courtyard, in the Hamon Observation Tower, in the Wilsey Court, or in the Piazzoni Murals Room – there really is a ceremony site for every style. You can host casual, formal, elegant, and eve sultry ceremonies at this unique place. And you can even invite up to 2000 people.
Great American Music Hall
Duy Ho – www.duyhophotography.com
The Great American Music Hall opened in 1907 and became San Francisco´s grandest nightclub including a flashy French restaurant. The trendy wedding venue sits right in the heart of San Francisco and will wow you and your guests with its rich history and grand architecture. The elegant venue offers you outdoor and indoor spaces and can accommodate weddings with up to 350 seated guests.
James Leary Flood Mansion
Cassie Valente – www.cassievalente.com
The James Leary Flood Mansion is an elegant building from 1915 and is now used as a private school and event venue. The Grand Hall is a perfect backdrop to your wedding and wows with its 140 feet length, its scenic views of the bay, and splendid marble floors.
The Reception room boasts high ceilings, wooden floors, a cozy marble fireplace, and golden murals. You can also celebrate in the courtyard which offers space for up to 200 guests.
Kim Smith Miller – WWW.KIMSMITHMILLER.COM
The Foreign Cinema is a rustic-industrial restaurant that offers you and your guests several ceremony sites. One of the most magical sites is the courtyard outdoors. You can exchange vows beneath string lights and enjoy the charming atmosphere of the place.
Log Cabin at the Presidio
Shannon Rosan – www.rosanweddings.com
The Log Cabin at the Presidio is a country-style lodge located in the heart of the Presidio National Park in San Francisco. The property features 30 acres of land, manicured lawns, the Golden Gate Bridge as your backdrop, and lots of greenery surrounding you. This wedding venue offers you various wedding sites and is perfect for up to 200 guests.
Marin Headlands – Golden Gate
Lynn Lewis – www.lynnchanglewis.com
Marin Headlands is a magical spot in San Francisco where it’s not too crowded. You can enjoy panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Marin Headlands is an intimate place, not too far from the busy streets of San Francisco, but with a view that indeed takes you to a different dimension.
Exchange vows surrounded by wilderness and spectacular nature. IF you are looking for more inspiration, make sure to check out our blog post about the most kick-ass elopement packages in California.
Jesse & Whitney – www.ourlaboroflove.com
Pier 70 is a true dream venue for most brides and is located in the center of San Francisco. Over 150 years of operations in shipbuilding and repair give the pier its unique charm. The entire site is a 69-acre property owned by the Port of San Francisco.
The combination of shoreline, industrial use, and many impressive historical buildings make this venue special. If you are up for a challenge and something different, we highly recommend checking out Pier 70 for your wedding!
San Francisco City Hall
Kirsten Noelle – www.kirstennoelle.com
San Francisco City Hall is a historic landmark and the seat of government for the city and county of San Francisco. The luxurious and elegant venue is a perfect backdrop for lavish weddings and events. You can host ceremonies at the Mayor´s balcony, the Fourth Floor Gallery, on the Grand Staircase of the Rotunda, at the North Light Court, or at the South Light Court.
The Rotunda is the biggest ceremony site and offers a maximum capacity of 660 standing guests. For more inspiration, check out our blog post featuring the most beautiful wedding at the San Francisco City Hall.
Terra Gallery & Events
Rebecca Yale – www.rebeccayaleblog.com
Terra Gallery & Event Venue offers you and your guests a collection of galleries and event spaces in San Francisco. The urban-chic venue has a 5,000 square feet upper floor with brick walls and high ceilings, a lounge-style space with a private club feeling, and a spacious landscaped patio with lots of greenery.
No matter what you are looking for, these event spaces are just like a blank canvas that you can easily add your own style. You can host ceremonies with up to 725 guests there. This wedding venue will blow your mind and will be a perfect unique backdrop to your wedding.
Manali Anne – www.manaliannephotography.com
The Mint is a classical greek revival-style property that is conveniently located just steps away from Moscone Center in San Francisco. The historic structure is available for events and weddings and offers you modern facilities combined with historic charm. The 92,000 square feet location can accommodate weddings with up to 999 standing people.
Anna Elizabeth – www.annaelizabethphoto.com
The Pearl is an industrial space located in the bay area of San Francisco. There are many options for a ceremony at the pearl, but the rooftop would be our favorite for sure.
The 4,655 square-foot rooftop terrace is perfect for hosting ceremonies, receptions, cocktail hours, or as a space to rest during a party.
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