Best San Juan Capistrano Wedding Venues

Best San Juan Capistrano Wedding Venues

Known as the Birthplace of Orange County, San Juan Capistrano is one of the most beautiful cities California has to offer. There are countless activities to enjoy and breathtaking views around every corner. 

With its abundance of attractions and its natural beauty, San Juan Capistrano makes the perfect spot for a destination wedding. If you’re searching for the best San Juan Capistrano wedding venues, here are five unique options to choose from. 

Franciscan Gardens

franciscan gardens

Franciscan Gardens is situated right in the heart of San Juan Capistrano and is an ideal venue for both indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies. This venue dates back over 100 years, offering vintage charm and modern amenities. Franciscan Gardens can accommodate 200 seated guests or 350 standing. 

Your ceremony can be held in the magical garden courtyard or underneath a vine-wrapped pergola. Enjoy your reception in the ballroom, featuring original brick walls and stunning crystal chandeliers. 

Plaza de Magdalena

plaza de magdalena

Located about 20 minutes from Treasure Island Park is Plaza de Magdalena, a uniquely romantic venue that can accommodate weddings with up to 230 guests. Grand staircases, a beautiful stone accent wall, and an open-air courtyard are just a few of the features to look forward to.

Host your wedding or reception outside in the courtyard for a stunning ceremony with natural beauty. Additionally, the Teofilo Room is just steps away and can serve as a getting-ready space or a vendor staging area.  

Marbella Country Club

marbella country club

The Marbella Country Club provides a versatile venue for weddings big and small. Up to 240 guests are welcome to celebrate with you as you say your vows in the breathtaking outdoor ceremony space. Enjoy one-of-a-kind views of the nearby golf course and waterfall during your ceremony. 

For your reception, the Catalonia Terrace can be fabric-tented or decorated with bistro-style lighting to suit your tastes. You can also access the Catalonia Room, complete with a fireplace, high ceilings, and gold chandeliers. 

San Juan Hills Golf Club

San Juan Hills Golf Club

If you’re planning a rustic wedding with a touch of elegance, the San Juan Hills Golf Club is an ideal venue. Invite up to 250 guests to enjoy your ceremony on the Cascada Lawn or the Greenside Patio. Both areas offer incredible views of the greens, pond, and waterfall.

Your reception can be held outside or in the Green View Room. The Green View Room offers impressive features like a built-in bar and sliding glass doors leading to the Veranda Patio, which itself provides a gas fire pit and plenty of romantic lighting.

Rancho Capistrano Winery

rancho capistrano winery wedding

Our final venue of note is Rancho Capistrano Winery, providing an elegant vintage venue with a touch of country atmosphere. Enjoy your ceremony with up to 150 guests. 

This indoor venue can accommodate any wedding-related event and offers amenities like teak tables, unique chandeliers, wooden accents and furnishings, and more. The restaurant staff will take care of you with in-house bar and catering services. 

Don’t Forget the Rings!

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Of course, there are many wedding venues in San Juan Capistrano that are worth considering. But before you can get married, make sure you’ve got the rings! 

Luvari is happy to help you find or create your ultimate wedding ring, resulting in a piece of jewelry you’ll be proud to wear for years to come. Contact us today to learn more. 

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