We all know that, after choosing a partner, choosing a wedding venue is the next most challenging part of planning your wedding day.

The venue creates the atmosphere, sets the mood, and will go a long way to ensuring you have as stress-free of a day as possible. Look for a venue that is not only within your budget but uniquely suited to your tastes.

See what is included with each site as small details can add to big savings on your overall budget. Most of all, enjoy the process, looking for wedding venues should be fun!

The Citizen Hotel is an upscale wedding venue and hotel located right in the heart of Sacramento’s downtown. With unbeatable panoramic views of the Sacramento skyline on the penthouse terrace, The Citizen Hotel is one of the most scenic options for a wedding in Sacramento. With an in-house executive chef and an on-site event coordinator to ensure that every element of your celebration goes off without a hitch, The Citizen Hotel is the ideal city-focused wedding locale. It is armed with unforgettable views and luxury amenities that you, your soon-to-be spouse, and your guests will appreciate as you dance the night away.

Address: 926 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 447-2700

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Contact : Tina Marshall

Scott’s Seafood on the River is a restaurant and wedding venue located directly on the waterfront of the Sacramento River. With a collection of honors and awards from major publications and unmatched, picturesque vistas of the flowing waterway, Scott’s Seafood on the River provides in-house catering and a dedicated wedding coordinator to ensure that your big celebration is executed smoothly and seamlessly. Several event spaces will make for a flexible setup that combines the best aspects of your vision with the best aspects of the venue to make for a true dream location for your wedding.

Address: 4800 Riverside Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95822

Phone: (916) 379-5959

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Contact : Vanessa Kitley

The Westin Sacramento is a hotel located right in the Little Pocket district of Sacramento, just along the Sacramento River. Decked out with three separate event rooms totaling 3,500 square feet of event space, The Westin Sacramento can accommodate parties of up to 220 guests in their Grand Monaco Ballroom. Their dedicated team of wedding specialists is on call to create a seamless experience for you and your soon-to-be spouse as you plan your celebration.

Address: 4800 Riverside Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95822

Phone: (916) 443-8400

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Contact : Jeremy Raynor

The Dante Club has been a storied Sacramento institution since 1926 with a focus on Italian culture and heritage; offering up its three banquet rooms for wedding bookings, the Dante Club has ample indoor and outdoor event space available as well as two dance floors, top of the line audio and video equipment, and in-house catering, keeping everything under one roof. Their Venetian Room can host up to 500 guests with 5,000 square feet of event space, and their professional staff guarantee that every wedding comes with a personal touch unique to the client.

Address: 2330 Fair Oaks Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95825

Phone: (916) 925-8230

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Contact : Sarah Nussman

Located right by the Sacramento River just south of downtown, the Crocker Art Museum is one of Sacramento’s premier displays of California art and European drawings and ceramics. Offering their services as a wedding venue, the Crocker Art Museum houses four distinct event spaces: an indoor ballroom, two outdoor courtyards, and an indoor court. The ballroom provides 2,900 square feet of event space accommodating up to 200 guests theatre style or 120 guests banquet style. The room is replete with polished details, including a wooden staircase, an elegant arched door frame in front of which you can hold your ceremony, and period art and finishes throughout the space. The outdoor courtyards offer twice as much space and can be rented out in addition to the ballroom. For art enthusiasts, the Crocker Art Museum is an ideal wedding location.

Address: 216 O St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 808-7000

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Arden Hills Club & Spa is located in the Arden-Arcade area of Sacramento, tucked away from the bustling city center, and boasts accolades from multiple major publications as a wedding venue. Providing ballrooms splashed in opulent white and dotted with crystal chandeliers, Arden Hills Club & Spa offers an in-house executive chef, an on-site bed and breakfast, and a floral garden rounding out the space. An on-site salon will be the perfect place to prepare for your celebration, and the luxurious bed and breakfast will be the perfect place to end your day, making Arden Hills Club & Spa a true full-day wedding experience. Their all-inclusive resort venues and amenities will keep all your logistical needs in one place while keeping your guests happy and impressed throughout the day of your celebration.

Address: 1220 Arden Hills Ln, Sacramento, CA 95864

Phone: (916) 482-6111

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Contact : Scott Sharrow

The Sierra 2 Center for the Arts and Community hosts Curtis Hall, a wedding banquet hall with a permanent dance floor integrated into the floor plan and an outdoor courtyard making for 2,500 square feet of combined indoor and outdoor space. Located just to the side of a quiet, cozy park, Curtis Hall can accommodate parties of up to 150 guests for a flexible and affordable price. With windows that overlook the greenery and an audio system available, Curtis Hall at the Sierra 2 Center for the Arts and Community will make for a lovely wedding venue on your special day.

Address: 2791 24th Street, Sacramento, CA 95818

Phone: (916) 452-3005

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A perfect fit for seafaring without the hassle of seasickness, the Delta King is a paddlewheel riverboat built in 1927, permanently anchored to the dock along the Sacramento River, and retrofitted into a hotel, restaurant, and luxury wedding venue. Offering full-service wedding packages coordinated by a devoted in-house event planner, Delta King provides ceremony and reception areas. Services offered include setup and breakdown, event rentals, and a banquet staff specifically employed for your celebration. For those who prioritize waterfront vistas for their weddings, it doesn’t get better than Delta King.

Address: 1000 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 444-8052

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Contact : Michael Coyne

River City Queen was first built in 2000. It now serves as an excursion boat running up and down the Sacramento River and as a wedding venue for parties of up to 60 guests. Flanked by breathtaking views of the river from all sides, the River City Queen offers in-house services, including a professional DJ, an ordained captain to serve as an officiant, and a dedicated consultant to help transform your wedding vision into a reality. River City Queen will make an unforgettable experience for you and your guests as you celebrate your wedding while drifting down the Sacramento River.

Address: 1208 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: 916) 765-5501

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Contact : Jim Haggart

The Kimpton Sawyer Hotel is a 250-room boutique hotel in the heart of Sacramento’s Downtown Commons. Flanked by open windows towering high into the sky, the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel is a sleek, modern facility housing the Magnolia Ballroom. This is a traditional banquet hall with floor-to-ceiling windows, expansive views of the downtown area, and gourmet catering services for all bookings. Accommodating up to 300 seated guests, the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel also offers up outdoor spaces, including a pool deck and blocks of rooms made for guests to stay the night.

Address: 500 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 545-7100

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Contact : Claire Kapp

Royal Castle Banquet Hall is essentially a transplant straight out of Rome with its palatial Italian decor, marble flooring, and Romanesque sculptures. Accommodating parties of up to 500 guests, the size of your party should be no obstacle to the Royal Castle Banquet Hall, which provides in-house staff and state-of-the-art audio and lighting technology to all wedding bookings. Nestled into the corner of the Foothill Farms area of Sacramento and just near the airport, Royal Castle Banquet Hall is as convenient as it is elegant.

Address: 5560 Palm Ave, Sacramento, CA 95841

Phone: (916) 331-8888

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Boasting several spacious indoor and outdoor settings, Antiquités Maison Privée is a great venue to host events of all sizes. The building is a beautiful expression of rich traditions and elegance, offering out-of-the-world settings to exchange your vows and step into the new phase of your life. The antique furnishings of the venue create exclusive interior designs well suited for a range of special occasions. The Main Salon area, adjoining Antiquité’s Midtown Winery and courtyard can comfortably host up to 150 people, offering a welcoming feel to make your special celebrations fun and memorable.

Address: 2114 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95816 Map · Phone number

Phone: (916) 706-0886

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The Croatian-American Cultural Center is operated by and for the Croatian community to extend Croatian hospitality to the greater Sacramento community, and their services as a wedding venue neatly fit into that hospitality model. Wedding bookings allow for access to their spacious hall, defined by its Mediterranean architecture and its opulent features, and their outdoor area, equipped with a covered stage perfect for ceremonies, and in-house catering from their gourmet food service. With its rolling landscape, lush flora, patios, and wide-open banquet hall, the Croatian-American Cultural Center is an upscale venue with affordable rates.

Address: 3730 Auburn Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95821

Phone: (916) 397-6330

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Contact : Dora Turkovich

Oak Point Events is a luxury banquet hall with 1,700 square feet of indoor and outdoor space available, built to accommodate up to 150 guests. Located just 15 minutes outside of Sacramento’s city center, Oak Point Events provides a secluded nook in which to host a ceremony and reception with top-shelf facilities at an affordable rate.

Address: 4366 Auburn Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95841

Phone: (916) 971-6255

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Vintage Monkey is a unique facility with nods and distinctions from several national publications as a wedding venue of which to take note. Located in a historic brick factory and renovated to maintain the industrial-chic aesthetic, the exposed brick and charming metal rafters accompany the 2,000 square feet of floor space devoted to your wedding booking and an exhibit of antique motorcycles valued at a million dollars. An on-site event manager will coordinate your event to keep you focused on enjoying the celebration of your love.

Address: 400 N 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95811

Phone: (916) 668-7114

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Contact : Shasta Smith

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Vizcaya is an 1890s Victorian mansion with a 4000 square foot pavilion. The year-round garden is beautiful regardless of the season and boasts a two-tier fountain and lush ivy wall providing for tons of photo opportunities. Catering can be done for up to 240 guests, and the site has it’s own bed and breakfast with eight luxury suites. This venue can really do it all – packages include wedding coordinator, bridal suite, wedding rehearsal, complete set-up and breakdown, china, glassware and flatware, tables, chairs, arch and dance floor, and linens. The best part is that this venue has a complete beverage service without any corkage fees! They provide the bartender and mixers, and you provide the alcohol.

This could save a fortune on your budget. Happy couples often remark on how the Vizcaya wedding coordinator goes above and beyond to make every aspect of their day run smoothly.

Venue Style: Mansion and Garden

Price: $1200+

Location: 2019 21st St, Sacramento, CA 95818

Phone: (916) 455-5243

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Scribner Bend Vineyards is a family-owned winery that is ideal for weddings of 75-225 guests. Located a mere 12 miles south of Sacramento, along the Sacramento River, you will find mature grapevines, and romantic, rustic charm. Imagine exchanging your vows in the Chardonnay Garden before having a large reception in the grand white tent. The in-house catering team will wow your guests with food and wines produced right on site.

Venue Style: Vineyard and Rustic

Price: $4500+

Location: 9051 River Road, Sacramento, CA

Phone: (916) 744-1803

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If you are after vintage style and historic elegance, then look no further than the conveniently located Sterling Hotel by Wedgewood Weddings in downtown Sacramento. This Victorian mansion includes special touches as a sweet little chapel, stained glass rotunda, and cellar bar and can accommodate up to 200 guests. You can have the ceremony either in the courtyard or the sweet little chapel on-site, and then the Grand ballroom includes plenty of space for dining and dancing. There is a diverse range of wedding packages available at this all-inclusive venue.

Venue Style: Mansion and Historic

Price: Upon Request

Location: 1300 H St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (855) 996-9270

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We are in love with the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria and can picture a book-loving couple carrying the theme throughout their wedding stationery and décor. This venue was opened in 1992 though the original foyer dates back to 1918 and can accommodate up to 350 people. If you are looking to impress your guests with a unique venue with plenty of history and class, then you have found it in the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria, which includes a five-story atrium that maximizes the gorgeous, natural light. One of the best parts of booking (like the pun) this venue is that all proceeds go directly into the upkeep of the public library.

Venue Style: Historic

Price: $2250+

Location: 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 264-2800

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The traditional hotel ballroom wedding is still one of the best ways to celebrate, and the Hyatt Regency Sacramento is perhaps the finest in the city for offering a full-service venue. 

They have a dedicated wedding specialist in house that will assist with all of the details before your wedding and on the big day itself. There is a wide variety of customizable packages on offer, including a cocktail hour, cake cutting, dinner, or dancing. Ceremony sites include an outdoor patio, contemporary rooftop lounge, or elegant ballroom. This is the ideal spot to have all of your guests stay under one roof.

Venue Style: Hotel and Ballroom

Price: $1800+

Location: 1209 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 443-1234

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We absolutely adore the vibe at Beatnik Studios, especially if you are after a venue that requires a minimal amount of dressing to jazz it up. The brick façade can be a blank canvas for your wedding décor mingling perfectly with the art and photography on display or doesn’t need any décor at all if you are going to for a simplistic vibe. The high ceilings are full of strings of lighting, which add to the ambiance after dark. This art studio is sure to make your wedding a masterpiece. The founder of Beatnik is a photographer and offers discounted rates for combined packages with the venue, which is a bonus since she knows how to work with the lighting at the venue.

Venue Style: Studio

Price: Upon Request

Location: 723 S St, Sacramento, CA 95811

Phone: (916) 400-4281

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Many happy couples have fallen in love with The Firehouse Restaurant and we are yet to find anything other than glowing reviews. Built-in 1853, and formerly the home of the Sacramento No 3 Firehouse, this was the first building in old Sacramento to be restored and is now a historical landmark. 

The Firehouse Restaurant consistently receives national accolades for being one of the top restaurants in the country, both for the fine dining and extensive wine selection. 

Picture a stunning courtyard wedding ceremony which exudes intimacy and romance that seamlessly transforms into a site for dining and then into a dance floor to party the night away with up to 300 of your nearest and dearest. The dedicated events coordinator and attentive waitstaff will ensure you have the night of your life.

Venue Style: Restaurant and Historic

Price: Upon Request

Location: 1112 2nd St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 442-4772

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The gardens at Wolfe Heights Winery and Event Center are mesmerizing. The pond comes complete with a romantic weeping willow to make the ideal backdrop for your wedding photos. The ceremony site has a central garden gazebo surrounded by 360-degree views where your guests can comfortably sit on the wooden benches. The courtyard venue comes complete with a dance floor accented by hidden sparkling string lights and can accommodate up to 300 guests. Ample parking and personalized wedding packages make this venue a must-see.

Venue Style: Winery and Garden

Price: Upon Request

Location: 9440 Bar Du Ln, Sacramento, CA 95829

Phone: (916) 882-5001

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There is likely no better location in Sacramento if you are after country charm. Located only a fifteen-minute drive outside of the city, you will find the 1950s galvanized metal barn, which comes complete with a rustic chandelier on six acres of private farmland. There are so many ways that you can run with the vintage country-chic décor in this venue that can host upwards of 150 guests. The owners are happy to assist and will let you borrow their stock of décor and couches. 

Feel free to bring your own caterers, or hire a few food trucks, and think about having S’mores by the firepit, complete with an attendant for the kids, while the adults enjoy some mason jar cocktails.

Venue Style: Rustic

Price: Upon request

Location: 8601 River Rd, Sacramento, CA 95832

Phone: (530) 409-1749

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The blank canvas of the Uptown Ballroom is perfect for couples wanting a venue to dance the night away. Established in 2003, this venue can comfortably accommodate parties of 50-280 guests. If you plan to have a live band, then this venue, complete with stage, is ideal. Uptown Ballroom offers a comprehensive full-service from decorations to Italian, Mexican, or American catering, or you can choose your own caterer. There are options for hosting your ceremony and reception both at this location for a worry-free day.

Venue Style: Ballroom

Price: $3150+

Location: 1925 Del Paso Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95815

Phone: (916) 595-1122

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Conclusion

Wherever you choose to celebrate your union in Sacramento, we are confident that you will have a lifetime of fun and adventure together. The venues we have chosen are tried and tested and have provided many a happy couple with a wedding day to remember forever.

 

Weddings in Sacramento

Not many events get as much attention and deserve to be as meticulously planned as your wedding day. Your wedding day is a once in a lifetime experience. Therefore, everything must go smoothly on your big day. One of the best ways to ensure that you get the wedding of your dreams is by choosing the perfect wedding venue. 

Sacramento is one of California’s well-known cities, offering everything from waterfront ceremonies to barn and garden ballroom weddings. You will not have any trouble finding a wedding location that suits your specific style.

 

Famous Sacramento Wedding Venues

Although this city has many wedding venues to choose from, there are always those that are a cut above the rest. One of the most sought-after wedding venues is the Delta King Hotel. This riverboat hotel boasts stunning waterfront views and beautiful interior spaces that can accommodate small and large weddings. If you are more of the romantic vineyard type, you can go for the Scribner Bend Vineyard. Located alongside the Sacramento River and offering a lovely backdrop of vines, this picturesque property features a 1918 era barn and perfectly trimmed grounds. This is the ideal location for an outdoor ceremony and reception. 

Another prominent location in the city of Sacramento is the Sacramento Zoo. Although most people visit to see the animals, many couples have tied the knot at the zoo as well. If you love animals, this is the perfect place for you to get married. There is nothing more exciting and fulfilling to an animal lover than getting married at a venue that has an amazing backdrop of different wild animals and exotic plants.   

 

Common Sacramento Weddings and Prices

Because of the beautiful weather that is experienced in Sacramento all year round, couples are spoilt for choice. Whether you want a waterfront, barn, hotel, or vineyard ceremony, you will still have an unforgettable wedding. Most venues in Sacramento allow couples to customize their wedding, making wedding planning even more satisfying. On average, a wedding in Sacramento will cost between $30,000 and $36,000. If you have a limited budget, you can still have the wedding of your dreams because there are cheaper venues available. 

 

Weather and the Ideal Time of the Year to Get Married in Sacramento

The good thing about living in Sacramento is that the city has beautiful weather all year round. As such, couples are at liberty to pick the season that they prefer to tie the knot. The city boasts of a Mediterranean climate comprised of mild winters, warm and dry summers, as well as minimal rain in coastal areas. However, more couples generally get married either in summer or in fall. So, based on what has worked for other couples, it would be best to have your wedding in summer or in autumn. 

 

Guests Accommodation Options in Sacramento

This city has one major airport, Sacramento International Airport. If you have guests that are coming from other states or cities, they will have plenty of accommodation to choose from. Although a wedding is mainly about the couple getting married, it is also very important to prioritize all your guests’ comfort and enjoyment. Depending on the number of guests, you can choose a venue that will cater to the guests’ accommodation. If that is not an option for you, there is a wide variety of hotels, lodges, inns, and bed and breakfasts located near most wedding venues that they can choose from. Transport is also not an issue as taxis, Uber, and other forms of transportation are readily available. 

 

Sacramento has a variety of amazing wedding venues available for couples about to tie the knot. If you want to get married in summer or autumn, make sure that you book a wedding venue on time so you will not have to pick an alternative and less desirable location. 



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