San Luis Obispo’s Top 5 Wedding Venues



May 1, 2024

Explore the best wedding venues in San Luis Obispo, ranging from charming rustic barns to luxurious resorts and stunning vineyards, ideal for a wedding you will never forget.


In search of the perfect wedding destination? Your quest ends here! Our experience with hosting countless wedding guests has given us insider knowledge of the best wedding venues around, so allow us to guide you through our curated top 5 list.

Now that you’ve said “yes,” the next thrilling chapter of planning your ultimate dream wedding begins. The key ingredient? The perfect venue. If San Luis Obispo is your destination of choice, you’re in for a treat! With its spectacular mountains, lush vineyards, and immaculate coastline, it's nothing short of a wedding paradise. Let our hand-picked selection show you some of the most stunning wedding venues this Californian jewel has to offer.

Our experience with hosting countless wedding guests has given us insider knowledge of the most stunning wedding venues the Central California coast has to offer.

The White Barn, Edna Valley

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The White Barn in Edna Valley offers a slice of rustic charm for couples looking for a country-inspired wedding. Set against the majestic backdrop of the Santa Lucia Mountains, this former dairy barn has been transformed into a mesmerizing venue, bedecked with twinkling fairy lights that create a magical, rustic ambiance. The barn's original weathered redwood paneling adds a touch of rural chic, providing a unique and captivating setting for your special day. The White Barn is indeed the ideal venue for those craving a fusion of rustic elegance and a romantic atmosphere in the beautiful SLO.

Address: 217 Green Gate Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Edna Valley Vineyard

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Boasting a rich heritage of over three decades in producing exceptional wines, Edna Valley Vineyard in SLO is more than just a wedding venue. This striking locale offers the most breathtaking vineyard panorama in the entirety of Central Coast. The Jack Niven Hospitality Center, a notable feature of the vineyard, is a gem nestled amidst 1,500 acres of lush vineyards, providing spectacular views of the Seven Sisters Mountains. This Central Coast wedding venue encapsulates romance and promises to leave an everlasting imprint on you and your guests.

Address: 2585 Biddle Ranch Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

The Cliffs Resort

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Perched atop a pristine beach, The Cliffs Resort is a luxurious, award-winning venue in San Luis Obispo that perfectly marries the natural beauty of its location with exemplary service and high-end features. Visualize taking your vows with your feet in the sand before hosting an elegant reception in a grand ballroom, a beautifully manicured lawn, or under a lavish tent. As the evening draws to a close, retreat to your complimentary ocean-view room, lulled to sleep by the gentle rhythm of the waves. The Cliffs Resort offers an unparalleled blend of luxury and romance for your San Luis Obispo wedding.

Address: 2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449

Greengate Ranch and Vineyard

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Greengate Ranch and Vineyard, nestled in the mesmerizing landscape of San Luis Obispo, is a wedding venue that merges rustic elegance with vineyard charm. This expansive estate, renowned for its stunning vistas and vine-clad stretches, provides a perfect balance of comfort and luxury. Greengate caters to diverse wedding styles and themes, from the rustic allure of the Ranch House to the refined elegance of the vineyard setting. This venue promises a truly unforgettable wedding experience in San Luis Obispo.

Address: 300 Green Gate Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Villa Loriana

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Our final pick is Villa Loriana - a captivating wedding venue where old-world charm meets natural splendor. Enclosed by vineyards, ocean vistas, and a grove of grand oaks, this family-run estate offers a unique blend of elegance and intimacy. The centerpiece, a two-story Italian villa, merges the allure of old Italy with modern luxury. With serene water features, an expansive park lawn, and a cozy wooden cottage, this idyllic venue, embodying love, determination, and resilience, promises a truly unforgettable wedding experience.

Address: 500 W Ormonde Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401


Finding the perfect wedding venue in San Luis Obispo is no small feat, but with a little research and some soul-searching, you're sure to find a place that feels just right. Whether you’re drawn to the charm of vineyards, the luxury of resorts, the tranquility of gardens, the nostalgia of historic venues, or the romance of the beach, SLO has something for every couple. So, here's to finding a venue that's as unique and beautiful as your love story!

And for a perfect blend of unique and beautiful, consider Cavalli Estates as your lodging of choice. With our luxurious accommodations and breathtaking views, Cavalli Estates is the perfect complement to any of these fabulous SLO venues. Choose Cavalli Estates for a memorable stay as you create unforgettable memories on your special day in San Luis Obispo.