Baxter Family Farm

Country, yet only 5 minutes from Highway 1, Baxter Family Farm is a working Apple Ranch. The vintage Victorian Farmhouse and barn dates back to 1860. Many of the trees on the property are heritage trees and many of the wide varieties of Apples that encircle the property are ,as well. In Fall, the Apple Harvest scents the air apple aroma. The barn makes a nice backdrop for the ceremony while large lawn can seat up to 200 for a reception.

 

RATES

Up to 200 guests : $4800

This includes: BYOB catering from preferred the vendor list, BYOB beer and wine, lots of white wicker patio furniture, parking for 100 cars, and a bridal changing cottage

 

Bridgewater Farm

Bridgewater Farm is a five-acre burgeoning blueberry farm in Scotts Valley bordering Bean Creek. Just 3 minutes from downtown Scotts Valley, you are immersed in the charming, relaxed feel of this country setting. The ceremony lawn accommodates up to 200 guests. The bistro-bulb lit reception area is 5000 square feet of gorgeous lawn. Chickens and horses complete the “barnyard” setting.

 

RATES

Up to 200 guests : $5900

This includes: coordination & night lighting for your event

 

Home Weddings

When you live in area as beautiful as ours, every home can be a sanctuary. In fact, you may know of the place and would like for someone to help make it happen. This is what we do.

 

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 : $4800
101 to 150 guests : $5600

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

 

Las Palmas

A spectacular Mediterranean villa set on a plateau overlooking Monterey Bay. Be prepared to be transfixed by the pastoral views sweeping over farmland and carrying your eyes to the ocean below. This twenty four acre estate is the ultimate private setting for your event. The entrance brings you thru an oak woodland and enters and oasis of Mexican Fan Palms. The grounds are covered with lush green lawns, Arizona Flagstone patios, walkways and flowering xeriscape shrubs. Olive trees accentuate the grounds and the adjacent farmland is an working organic farm. Two vineyards on the property grow Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes that complete the Tuscan atmosphere. You’ll feel worlds away in this idyllic getaway!

 

RATES

Up to 175 guests : $4800

This includes coordination.

 

Maria's Vineyard

Located in the heart of the Corralitos farming community, this site was once the home of a winery. The grapes and tasting room remain, but the grounds are now a working flower farm and the surrounding lawns are a perfect location for weddings up to 500 people. The views are sprawling farmland and fields and the property is lush with flowers of all kinds. BYOB and catering from preferred list

 

RATES

Up to 150 guests : $5800
151 to 300 guests : $6800

This includes: BYOB and catering from preferred vendor list. Use of grounds for rehearsal and garage to store wedding items prior to wedding. Bridal changing area for girls, 4 adorable restrooms, 15 market umbrellas, 5 wine barrel tables and a wine barrel bar, patio for dancing and some night lighting

 

Michael's on Main

Michael’s on Main has an expertly qualified staff capable of hosting wedding ceremonies or receptions of almost any size. The entire restaurant accommodates up to 350 people, however by renting only certain rooms, they can host parties of all sizes.

 

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 midnight 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.

 

RATES

75 to 175 guests : $8500
176 to 250 guests : $9500
Holiday Weekends are $500 more
*Pricing for 2016

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 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.

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

Redwood Ridge Estates

Located only 2.2 miles off Hwy 17 and Summit Road

This private estate really seems to encompass all the things that couples are looking for in a site:
Rustic old Barn, Pinot Noir Vineyard, Ocean view, a Redwood grove and forest setting for the ceremony and delicious Santa Cruz Mountain wine with your own label printed on the bottle!

Ceremony takes place in the Redwoods with a cascading waterfall as your backdrop and a gorgeous meadow for guests to be seated. From there we move on to a fantastic old barn where the cocktails and lounging in the overstuffed couches takes place. A pizza oven is available for fresh-from-the-oven baked pies and the view from the vineyard out to the Pacific Ocean is breathtaking. A built-in Corn Hole Court adds a bit of recreation to the hour.

Dinner is on the deck overlooking the vineyard where the sun will slowly set into the Pacific as your band begins to play for dancing.

 

RATES

Up to 200 guests : $8000 for an 8 hour period
  • 3pm to 11pm Event Window
  • 2 hour Setup Time
  • 1 hour Cleanup Time
  • 5 hour Event Time

This includes: Use of grounds for Friday rehearsal, onsite parking with attendant, 5 restrooms, bridal changing cottage, groom’s gathering spot, barn and lounge furniture, 4000 square foot patio reception area, pizza oven, corn hole games. Sound system for entire property, and wedding consultation including rehearsal coordination and full day of coordination

 

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 and a large sweeping aggregate patio serves as the dance floor. Flower-lined paths encircle the property. Catering station and bridal cottage included.

 

RATES

Up to 150 guests : $5600
151 to 200 guests : $6100
201 to 250 guests : $6600
251 to 300 guests : $8000


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 catering kitchen, granite topped wine barrel bar and two wine barrel tables are also included. Plenty of parking, an aggregate patio for dancing and a gazebo overlooking San Lorenzo river.