Top Budget Friendly & Affordable San Diego Wedding Locations
April 5th, 2015
I am frequently asked if I can suggest wedding locations around San Diego that are affordable, unique and will help a couple stick to a wedding budget. With no affiliation or ulterior motives, below are a few spots that offer beautiful views, are considered the most popular and top wedding locations in southern California for planning a wedding on a budget.
✺ San Diego Beaches, including La Jolla & Mission Bay
✺ Bahia Hotel & Resort and their Sternwheel Paddle Boat
✺ The Thursday Club – has an ocean view!
✺ Marina Village Weddings & Receptions overlooking the boats of Mission Bay
✺ Coronado Island Overlooking San Diego Bay – Centennial Park and Candelas Resturant at the Ferry Landing
✺ Cuvier Club in Downtown La Jolla Village
✺ Naval Base Point Loma – Ocean View Room with amazing views of Point Loma, the Coronado Bridge and the Downtown San Diego Skyline.
✺ Admiral Kidd Club overlooking downtown San Diego Bay & Coronado Island
✺ Hornblower Yachts cruise San Diego Bay, with views of Coronado Island, Downtown San Diego, and the bay full of sail boats and yachts. Sometimes you even get a free fireworks show!
✺ Karl Strauss Brewery Gardens
✺ La Jolla Cove – Bridge Club at Scripps Park
✺ Cuvier Wedding Bowl La Jolla Coast
✺ Pala Mesa Golf Resort in North County Fallbrook
✺ Hotel Del Coronado Beach Ceremony
✺ Soledad Club overlooking Downtown San Diego, Mission Bay & The Ocean
✺ Coronado Boathouse and Coronado Community Center Wedding and you can find other helpful information on Coronado Weddings HERE.
✺ Half Door Brewing Co. and Hotel Indigo – Gaslamp San Diego overlooking PetCo Park
✺ Bali Hai Restaurant overlooking San Diego Bay, Downtown and Coronado
✺ The Prado Balboa Park Wedding & Reception
✺ Sunset Cliffs in the Ocean Beach/Point Loma area
✺ Catamaran Resort in Pacific and Mission Beach offers access to their Paddle Wheel Boat
✺ Temecula Creek Inn in the North County Wine Region
✺ Wilson Creek Winery in North County San Diego
✺ Stone Brewery Private Event & Wedding Reception in San Marcos, or Stone Brewery Liberty Station.
✺ Coronado Destination Beach Wedding
✺ Cuvier Club La Jolla Wedding & Reception Venue
✺ Naval Base Point Loma Oceanview Room
✺ Lomas Santa Fe Country Club & Golf Resort North County San Diego Wedding Venue
✺ The Elfin Reserve in Rancho Santa Fe / Escondido area is a very unique wedding venue for the San Diego area. You are surrounded by large old-growth trees, a running stream with small waterfalls, and are nestled into a canyon that is surrounded by small mountain peaks. It is convientanly located at the border between San Diego, Escondido, Rancho Santa Fe and North County.
✺ Cafe Stoked Restaurant Wedding Reception – located conveniently at the borders of Carlsbad, San Marcos, Rancho Santa Fe and Escondido
✺ Green Gables Estate in the Escondido/San Marcos area has an upscale romantic rustic ranch feel, and is a unique San Diego wedding venue in that you don’t have to leave the city to get that countryside vineyard feel.
✺ Or, if you are really thinking outside the box, you might want to consider a all-inclusive Destination Wedding in Cabo San Lucas Mexico. It is a quick and inexpensive flight from San Diego or Los Angeles, and you get a lot of beneifts and perks for the money spent. http://rachelmcfarlinphotography.com/destination-beach-wedding-san-jose-del-cabo-cabo-san-lucas-dreams-resort/
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Thank you for sharing this list! It was extremely helpful.
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Thank you for every other wonderful post. Where else could anybody get that type of information in such an ideal way of writing? I’ve a presentation next week, and I’m on the search for such information.
Glad to hear you found it useful!
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I would like the venue at the navy base. How much is it?