Hunter Hill Winery

Gold metal-winning, family owned and operating vineyard and winery in the mountains above Soquel. Two miles out of Soquel Village, this peaceful setting can accommodate up to 150 guests from May-September

 

RATES

Up to 100 guests : $5000
101 to 150 guests : $6000

This includes: Use of grounds and vineyard for rehearsal the day prior. Use of grounds and vineyard for engagement photo session anytime. Use of 2 built in restrooms, movable bar, huge BBQ and smoker, room for bride to change in, patio for dancing, some night lighting. Use of patio tables and chairs (if desired), and full coordination

 

Monterey Bay Aquarium


There is nothing more enchanting than a wedding at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. It truly is an amazingly unique site and your guests will feel extra special having the place all to yourselves! You may rent either the Open Sea or the Ocean’s Edge for the evening beginning at 7:00 pm. 

 

RATES

Vary by day of the week and season
  • Up to 80 guests : Range from $4900-$6900
  • Each additional adult guest : $39.95
  • Each additional child guest are $24.95
  • Food and beverage minimums are $85 per guest
  • An additional coordination fee applies
 

Rancho Don Bosco


Located just minutes from Scotts Valley and downtown Santa Cruz in the majestic Santa Cruz mountains, Redwoods provide the backdrop for this historic 83-acre ranch. The driveway borders the vineyard and there is plenty of parking on the property. The centerpiece of the venue is a furnished barn complete with a huge river rock fireplace, tables, built-in bar, and dance floor area. Several lawn areas are available for the ceremony, and a unique canary aviary and outside bar/BBQ area adds charm. Events may last until 10:00 pm and the barn provides an indoor space that can be extended with tenting.

 

Rancho Soquel

Conveniently located minutes from Soquel Village, this beautiful private estate has the feel of being out in the country, yet there’s a Spanish Hacienda-type feeling of old historic California in the buildings. Soquel Creek runs through the property and a wooden footbridge connects the two parcels. A historic water tower and beautiful old barn serve as the artist-owner’s studio. Path lighting and grape arbors lead the way through the beautifully landscaped gardens. The drone video that is below will give you a great idea of the layout of the property.  Many amenities are included in the site fee including a dance floor and bistro lighting throughout the property. Important to note that we only do one wedding per weekend allowing full flexiblity in scheduling rehearsal.

 

RATES

75 to 175 guests : $10,500
5 hour event 176 to 250 guests : $12,000
6 hour event Holiday Weekends are $500 more
Extra hours are $1500 *Pricing for 2019

This includes: Use of grounds for rehearsal on day prior to wedding and then use of the grounds and the following on the wedding day: barn, 3 built in bathrooms, bridal changing cottage for bride and bridesmaids, bocce ball court area for groom and groomsmen, use of all lounge furniture and tables on property, 9 movable craftsman made teak benches, stone dance floor adjacent to gazebo, bistro and twinkle lighting above dance area, iron arch, outdoor gas fireplace. 

In addition, the parking lot holds 120 cars which can safely be left overnight and picked up the following morning.

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The Barn at River House

Nestled in the Santa Cruz mountains, yet easily accessible, River House is a blend of rustic hideaway and country estate. One of the most beautiful aspects of the property is the wisteria covered arbor that leads the bridal party to the wooden gazebo overlooking San Lorenzo River. 10,000 square feet of lawn easily accommodates up to 250 guests for dining and a large aggregate patio serves as the  cocktail area. A Redwood grove is available for the ceremony or a small cocktail hour. Flower-lined paths encircle the property. Catering station and bridal cottage included. A 3500 square foot barn has just been completed and is available for 2019 bookings. The Rustic/Industrial barn is furnished with custom lighting and windmill fans. A 600 Square Foot lounge on the second floors allows for  relaxing and viewing of the dance floor. A wrap around cat walk circle the second story. More photos will be added here after our first wedding late September.   Check out the drone video below for a bird's eye view of the property!

 

RATES

Up to 250 guests : $11,000

 

This includes: Use of the grounds and redwood cathedral, use of the bridal cottage, 3 bathrooms and a pool room inside the main house for the groomsmen to hang out. A 3500 square foot barn is available for dinner and dancing. A catering kitchen, granite topped wine barrel bar and two wine barrel tables are also included. Plenty of parking, an aggregate patio for cocktail time and a gazebo overlooking San Lorenzo river. The barn will be completed by Fall 2018

 

Seaview Beach House

Beautiful grounds and Hampton style home in rural La Selva Beach. Stunning, full ocean views and fantastic sunsets. Can accommodate up to 200.

 

RATES

Up to 200 guests : $5800

This includes: Use of the grounds, full coordination, use of the bridal suite inside the main house for the bride and bridesmaids, and coordination.

 

Timber Ridge Estate

 Just off Hwy 17 in Scotts Valley, perched on top of a hill among the redwoods sites Timber Ridge Estates.   This beautiful estate is a hidden paradise,  but so close to everything.  Marry in the Redwood-surrounded gazebo or on the sprawling lawn in front of the vineyard, the choice is yours.  Add a gorgeous ocean view from the pool side patio (perfect for cocktail time) , a wood burning pizza oven, and a guest house with the most photographic staircase you will ever see  and you’ll understand why Timber Ridge is the best of everything.

 

RATES

Up to 150 guests : $7500

This includes: Rented portions of the premises include the grounds, lawns, gardens, patios, 2 restrooms, parking area and guest house. On the grounds is an outdoor pizza oven and outdoor fireplace also available for use.  The guest house is available for the bride and bridesmaid’s dressing and is available after 3:00 the day prior to your event for use by the wedding party for storing belongings and a rehearsal.  Full coordination is included in the venue fee