Best Places To Elope in California

Half Moon Bay, CA

A true provider of beautiful Garden weddings is what the Hastings House offers to eloping couples. Their garden is in bloom with flowers all year round, but is exceptionally beautiful during the peak seasons. Fill your ceremony with the sweet fragrance of these lovely gardens and take home some wonderful enchanting memories.*****
347 Mirada Road
Half Moon Bay, CA
Phone: (650) 726-2513

San Diego, California

After their 1987 wedding, Christine and Steve discovered that too much money and time had been spent on their wedding. Together they agreed that they loved the idea of helping couples get married, without debt, but in style. Their business was born three months later. With 3500 weddings behind them San Diego embraces them as a trusted elopement company, offering no drama, fabulous, tiny weddings and off-beat elopements. Included in their elopement package comes unstuffy photography, fresh beautiful flowers, and a calm wedding officiant.*****
PO Box 82575
San Diego, California
Phone: (858) 945-8341

Lake Tahoe, CA

Lake of the sky Weddings
Lake of the Sky Weddings brings you an elopement package with the offer to host your event in the tranquil and awesome Tahoe Lake scenery. You will surely love the way they have made eloping in this part of the country affordable and stress free. Included in every wedding package is an officiant, the license, certificate, and photographs downloaded on a compact disc.*****
2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd
Lake Tahoe, CA
Phone: (800) 544-6193

San Francisco, CA

Everyone knows the City by the Bay, amazing San Francisco, home to such icons as Fisherman’ Wharf, the Transamerica Pyramid, Ghirardelli Chocolate, and of course the Golden Gate Bridge. SF Destination Wedding Packages shares with couples 49 square miles of the most romantic venue choices for an intimate SF wedding. Couples will fall in love with the package venue options of the Bayside Chapel, a Carpenter Gothic church, the mirror surface reflection of The Palace Garden in the small lagoon, appreciate the shared experience of a SF Beach Sunset vs Garden Wedding, and the knowledge of knowing that all preparations are completed in a no hassle, stress-free manner. SF Destination Wedding Packages services not only San Francisco, but Sonoma and Marin counties as well.*****
Dove Place
Novato, CA
Phone: 415-382-8494

Placerville, California

The uniquely rustic Wedding Pavilion, build loving with pavers and logs that were hand hewn, becomes this venue that is Eden Vale Inn, a Placerville Bed & Breakfast in the Foothills of the Sierra. It sits majestically under a grand oak tree that is joined by mature garden surroundings, and the Eden Vale pond, and has handmade benches for guest seating, creating a magical place for an exchange of vows ceremony. Eden Vail Inn offers Northern California packages from a Simple Ceremony Package to a Garden of Eden Elopement Package but always with the option to customize your own. Elopement ceremonies are performed between 11 AM to 6 PM.*****
1780 Springvale Road
Placerville, CA
Phone: (530) 621-0901

San Diego, California

Dream Beach Wedding consists of a family who believes that weddings should be simple, romantic and fun and together they offer Officiant, Wedding Planning, and Photography services that have satisfied over 1,000 couples over the past 10 years. Dream Beach Wedding has several enhanced elopement and wedding packages that takes the stress of getting married away from couples and exchanges it for a romantic, fun filled on the beach loving ceremony instead.*****
San Diego, CA
Phone: (619) 952-4561

Monterey, California

This glamourous estate sits among the most captivating area gardens creating a romantic backdrop setting ideal for an intimate elopement ceremony. With an experienced Staff full of knowledge of the fabulous vendors found locally to round out all catering, music and floral needs and more, at this luxurious award winning Bed & Breakfast you have all the makings for the small Monterey wedding and honeymoon you have always dreamed of!*****
500 Martin Street
Monterey, CA
Phone: 831-375-8284

Petaluma, California

Flying Cloud
Located with breathtaking views of sunsets, mountains and the vineyards of southern Petaluma in Sonoma County is Flying Cloud, a private appointment only facility and an indoor-outdoor wedding venue voted ‘Best Place’ for its barrel room of beautiful columns opening to expansive garden views, being conveniently located near restaurants, hotels and Hwy 101, and yet privately tucked into the rolling hills of gentle Sonoma Mountain available for an exchange of vows venue for select eloping clients.****
1200 Jacobsen Lane
Petaluma, CA
Phone: (707) 765-4433

Napa-Sonoma, California

In the heart of Napa Valley and Sonoma wine country and just fifty minutes from San Francisco nestles the Elope in Wine Country property offering romantic and unique venues and award-winning professional photography for an intimate personalized ceremony all wrapped up in affordable all-inclusive packages full of all wedding desires just waiting for an elopement celebration! Couples can choose from various settings where they can exchange their vows in complete privacy.*****
Napa, CA
Phone: (707) 253-0575

San Francisco, California

I Do Celebrate has access to over 10 exclusive ceremony sites in Golden Gate Park to celebrate a beautiful wedding. With one stop shopping for all things wedding from flowers to total event planning management, I Do Celebrate will create the perfect, budget friendly dream ceremony you can share with your friends and family.*****
San Francisco, CA
Phone: (800) 654-5962

Mendocino, CA

If you are a vegan couple, The Stanford Inn is the perfect place for you to hold a ceremony. Known as a vegan destination they are prepared to serve you nothing outside your diet choice. Their elopement packages are flexible and could even grow into a full-blown wedding if the need arises. You can hold your ceremony outdoors in the garden or by the equally romantic fireplace.**
Coast Highway and Comptche Ukiah Road
Mendocino, CA
Phone: (800) 331-8884 or (707) 937-5615

Half Moon Bay (San Mateo County), CA

Pacific Coast Weddings
Pacific Coast Weddings offers a hassle free romantic elopement for you. They allow you to choose your own vows to use for your minister led ceremony, as well as the site for your ceremony. Have it by the beach, in a boat, in the garden or even in the hotel room of your choice. The options are limited only by your imagination!**
Half Moon Bay, CA
Phone: (650) 726-6664

Calistoga (Napa Valley), CA

Elope on top of a hill overlooking the vineyard or right beside wine barrels in the wine cellar. Either of these options will give you a romantic venue to exchange vows. The Wine Country Minister has these elopement options available to make your celebration lovely and unforgettable.**
P.O Box 3461
Calistoga, CA
Phone: (707) 287-3134

Mariposa-Yosemite, California

With their professionalism, integrity, attention to detail and a genuine love for the work they do, Rev. Autrey and Donna have been featured in publications such as Southern Distinction and the Travel Channel having earned a reputation internationally for excellence in the hospitality and wedding industry. Yosemite Weddings was created to make it an easier process for couples to have a Yosemite dream wedding by offering weddings in well-known venues such as Bridal Veil and Yosemite Falls, Wawona and Ahwahnee, and Glacier Point, as well as locations in the communities of Groveland, Bass Lake, Mariposa, Oakhurst, and Fish Camp.**
4877 Wildwood Drive
Mariposa, California
Phone: (209) 966-3231

Big Sur, CA

Post Ranch Inn received numerous awards for its outstanding accommodation and services. It has a peaceful sanctuary nestled more than a thousand feet above sea level. You will be enchanted by the striking landscapes and natural splendor of this 39 bedroom inn. Ask about their personalized elopement packages, like a ceremony on your guestroom terrace.**
47900 Highway 1
Big Sur, CA
Phone: (888) 524-4787

Carmel, California

As a licensed Minister of Carmel Wedding Ceremonies whose work is his love and who loves his work, Ken specializes in personalized elopements and intimate weddings in the California areas of Carmel and Big Sur. It has been his goal over the past 20 plus years to help couples delight in the process of achieving a truly heartfelt ceremony that expresses their new life together and feels blessed at having the opportunity to share such moments with them.**
3 Loma Lane
Carmel, California
Phone: (831) 298-7353

Fort Bragg, California

Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden
18220 North Highway One
Fort Bragg, CA
Phone: (707) 964-4352
Fax: (707) 964-3114