Places to Elope In California

There are so many truly magical places to elope in California. Some of our favorites are below!

Places to elope nearby
San Diego

Sunset Cliffs

If you’re looking for a stellar sunset view for your elopement, you can’t do better than a spot actually named for its epic sunsets! Sunset Cliffs is a sight to behold and is a perfect...

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Balboa Park

Full of Spanish history and culture, Balboa Park is speckled with amazing architecture, art and water features that is a perfect backdrop for your unique and cultured elopement.  Ask us about this spot!

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Coronado Beach

One of the most popular beaches on the whole west coast, Coronado Beach is a long stretch of flat land and mild waves. Perfect for swimming or…eloping! While we can’t guarantee privacy here since it...

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Ocean Beach

If you’re a fan of VW Vans and Taco stands, you’ll fit right in at Ocean Beach. Perfect for the bare-footed or sandaled couple, Ocean Beach has a very chill and local vibe. If you’re...

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Parq West

The Parq West is a unique event venue close to historic Balboa Park. Choose from the outdoor palm court or maple ballroom for your ceremony. Venue rental fee applies.

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San Francisco

San Francisco City Hall

This beautiful building is a Bay Area icon and favorite for weddings. The marble interior and massive dome make for fantastic photo opportunities to capture your wedding day. Civil ceremonies and City Hall are by...

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Fay Park

Located on the northeast slope of Russian Hill, a romantic, intimate, and quiet city park awaits. The Fay Park Garden and sundial with the inscription, “Grow old along with me, the best is yet to...

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China Cabin

Elope on a former steamer ship that is fully grounded now. Enjoy amazing views of the San Francisco skyline and nearby harbor. Venue rental fee applies

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San Francisco Botanical Garden

San Francisco Botanical Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, showcasing more than 8,000 different kinds of plants from around the world. The...

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Lake Tahoe

Emerald Bay State Park Lookout

Lake Tahoe’s gem. Here you’ll find a green-blue-turquoise bay encircled by glistening mountain peaks. The bluff offers a stunning view of the bay and Fannett Island. You can come here any time of year to...

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Sugar Pine Point State Park Pier

Come enjoy spectacular views from the pier on the lake! You can see the Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, a historic summer retreat, just up the hill. The national and state landmark is a beautiful backdrop for your...

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Tahoe Paradise Park

A wonderfully secluded spot just south of the lake, Tahoe Paradise Park is a relaxing respite among the trees. Have your ceremony under the 1,000-year-old cedar tree or in a redwood gazebo. You can stroll...

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Regan Beach West

Temporarily unavailable due to Covid19.   Regan Beach West boasts one of the most convenient locations in the Tahoe area. Centrally located, available year-round, and handicap accessible, the grassy knoll is a little higher than...

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Logan Shoals Vista Point

Logan Shoals is exceptional for sunset ceremonies where the alpenglow lights the sky. There’s a private rock enclave just off the accessible path that’s perfect for an intimate ceremony. For larger ceremonies, another nearby open...

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Revive Coffee & Wine

Revive Coffee & Wine offers a serene South Lake Tahoe spot with towering trees and beautifully landscaped grounds. Venue rental fee applies

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Big Sur

Carmel River State Beach

This mile-long beach features a bird sanctuary in a lagoon, several different rocky outcroppings where the waves clash, and beautiful coastal plants. You will love the peaceful paths that offer seclusion for your ceremony. Come...

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Glen Oaks Big Sur

Commit to each other in a redwood grove that has grown for centuries. In the small hamlet of Big Sur, Glen Oaks is an exceptional mountain escape and retreat from the jagged coast. Venue rental...

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Loma Vista Gardens

Located in the heart of Big Sur along California Highway 1, the historic Loma Vista gardens offer spectacular views of Mount Manuel and the Ventana Wilderness. Loma Vista – which means “view of the hill”...

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Carmel redwoods cabin

Celebrate outside a Carmel cabin nestled in the redwoods! Enjoy peaceful solitude with just the two of you and any additional vendors. Perfect retreat for committing to a life of happiness together. Cabin rental fee...

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Big Sur Lodge

The redwood grove at the Big Sur Lodge is a serene spot near the Big Sur River. Venue rental and travel fees apply

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