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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Guest Capacity: From 10 to 200 guests

Venue Type: Restaurant, Riverview, Ballroom

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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.

Pricing: $1200+

Address: 2019 21st St, Sacramento, CA 95818

Phone: (916) 455-5243

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Guest Capacity: Total of 240 people

Venue Type: Hotel, Garden, Banquet Hall, Ballroom, Luxury

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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.

Address: 9440 Bar Du Ln, Sacramento, CA 95829

Phone: (916) 882-5001

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Guest Capacity: Seating up to 300 guests

Venue Type: Winery, Farm, Garden

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This Sacramento wedding venue is perfect any time of the year, thanks to the beautiful white tent nestled on the 17th fairway of the championship Allister Mackenzie Golf Course. You’ll love the elegant drapery, dimmed wrought-iron chandeliers, and attached lush garden. Tie the knot under the 150-year old oak tree or by the charming white gazebo. The professional team at the Pavilion at Haggin Oaks consists of dedicated event specialists, trained wedding coordinators, and an award-winning catering chef with a culinary team. Invite up to 400 guests for an unforgettable celebration. Your rental includes tables, chairs, linens, napkins, table settings, setup, takedown, cleanup, full staff and bartenders, and bridal suites.

Address: 3645 Fulton Ave, Sacramento, CA 95821

Phone: 916-870-8597

Guest Capacity: Over 400 guests

Venue Type: Golf Club, Pavilion, Banquet Hall

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Invite up to 280 seated guests to your fabulous celebration at this Sacramento wedding venue. There are numerous new upgrades at Mack Powell Event Center, including state-of-the-art a/v equipment and a skyfold wall to divide the room. Your rental includes exclusive use of the 5,600-square-foot event center space, including the stunning lobby, bride/groom suites, and commercial kitchen for licensed caterers. Bring your own vendors to fit your budget and tastes. You’ll also receive custom lighting, a personalized floor plan from the professional coordinator, and ample free parking. Enjoy a picture-perfect textured ceiling with your choice of lighting colors. The onsite staff will help with your celebration, including a two-hour setup time and one-hour takedown.

Address: 2003 Howe Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825

Phone: 916-437-1202

Guest Capacity: Accommodate 280 seated guests

Venue Type: Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Modern

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Say yes to classic elegance at Granite Bay when you get married at this prestigious private wedding venue in Sacramento. You’ll adore the natural ambiance, from the lake views and secluded gardens to the cozy fireplaces and contemporary clubhouse. Exchange vows in the romantic gardens and then enjoy a reception in the sky-lit ballroom with sweeping views of the beautiful golf course. This picture-perfect location allows for endless photo opportunities. Trust the dedicated staff at Granite Bay Golf Club to deliver personalized attention, customizable amenities, and competitive pricing so you can have the wedding of your dreams. Everyone is welcome at this Sacramento wedding venue, including members and non-members, so that everyone can enjoy unparalleled service at a private club. 

Address: 9600 Golf Club Dr, Granite Bay, CA 95746

Phone: (916) 791-7578

Guest Capacity: Accommodate up to 240 of your closest friends and family

Venue Type: Golf Club, Waterfront, Garden, Elegant

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Contact : Kelle Collier

Tucked away in the foothills is a stunning clubhouse atop a small ridge, overlooking groves of oak trees, rolling hills, and sparkling ponds. The Ridge Golf Club & Events Center has a century-old blue oak tree, a popular ceremony site for 350 guests. The grassy overlook site is ideal for 220. The Ridge Golf Club & Events Center has spacious ballrooms with patios and event lawns as well. Get ready for impeccable services from the professional staff. From personalized attention to customized packages, you’ll find everything you need. All-inclusive options are available with full vendor coordination with various rentals and exclusive offers, from unlimited coffee and cake cutting to picture slideshows and complimentary golfing.

Address: 2020 Golf Course Rd, Auburn, CA 95602

Phone: (530) 888-7888

Guest Capacity: Up to 220 individuals

Venue Type: Golf Club, Restaurant, Ballroom, Banquet Hall

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Wow your guests by hosting a celebration at Rancho Victoria Weddings. Located in the Shenandoah wine region, this 640-acre ranch has rolling hills and majestic oaks for a rustic yet elegant ambiance overlooking Gold Country meadows. This full-service ranch offers rentals like tables, chairs, furniture, lighting, tents, and more for a one-of-a-kind day. Trust this experienced team to offer preferred vendors to help make planning easy. They allow you to bring your own catering to have precisely what you desire. Get ready in the tranquil bridal suite in the vineyard, perfect for photos. Take advantage of accommodations at Rancho Victoria Weddings so you can have an unforgettable weekend destination wedding. Various packages are available, from grand events to intimate elopements.

Address: 16870 Greilich Road, Plymouth, CA 95669

Phone: (916) 508-4703

Guest Capacity: Accommodate up to 300 guests

Venue Type: Barn, Ranch, Garden, Winery, Estate

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Start your journey as newlyweds in the picturesque courtyard with two waterfalls, bistro lighting, and a romantic ambiance. Head inside the spacious ballroom at Evergreen Springs to discover a dramatic brick wall backdrop, high ceilings, and panoramic windows. Trust the professional coordinators to plan and execute a spectacular celebration with the best vendors. Custom packages allow you to have a wedding that fits your style and budget. Evergreen Springs by Wedgewood Weddings offers all-inclusive options, including coordination, rehearsal, vendor discounts, DJ/MC services, centerpieces, invitations, napkins, guest books, and more. You’ll receive delicious food and beverage services courtesy of talented culinary experts. Invite up to 225 people to your ceremony and reception at Evergreen Springs by Wedgewood Weddings.

Address: 8290 Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95758

Phone: (916) 999-5644

Guest Capacity: 225 guests

Venue Type: Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Loft, Modern

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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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Guest Capacity: Maximum capacity of 250 guests

Venue Type: Hotel, Restaurant, Luxury, Historic

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Contact : Tina Marshall

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.

Address: 1112 2nd St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 442-4772

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Guest Capacity: Maximum capacity of 1,800 guests

Venue Type: Restaurant, Ballroom, Historic

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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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Guest Capacity: Up tp 160 guests

Venue Type: Hotel, Yacht, Waterfront, Luxury

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Contact : Michael Coyne

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

Phone: (916) 706-0886

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Guest Capacity: Accommodate up to 200 guests

Venue Type: Mansion, Winery, Historic, Mediterranean Style

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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.

Pricing: $3150+

Address: 1925 Del Paso Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95815

Phone: (916) 595-1122

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Guest Capacity: 50 to 280 Guests

Venue Type: Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Upscale

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Impress your loved ones by getting married at a 10-acre farm with a renovated farmhouse, spacious front and back lawns, a large pool area with patios, and rustic stables. Estate Farms was curated with weddings in mind, so you can trust this small family venture to deliver a five-star experience. You’ll discover a vast kitchen in the farmhouse to accommodate your catering choices. The second floor has a bridal suite and private balcony. Enjoy exclusive use of the entire property for your celebration, as well as the 400-square-foot paver patio as your dance floor and tables and chairs for 200. Overnight rentals for one night or the weekend in the farmhouse are available, along with shuttle and limo services.

Address: Sacramento, CA 95829

Phone: (707) 342-3405

Guest Capacity: Up to 200 guests

Venue Type: Countryside, Estate, Farm, Rustic

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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.

Address: 8601 River Rd, Sacramento, CA 95832

Phone: (530) 409-1749

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Guest Capacity: Over 150 guests

Venue Type: Barn, Farm, Ranch, Garden

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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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Guest Capacity: 2 to 600 guests

Venue Type: Hotel, Ballroom, Rooftop, Luxury

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Contact : Claire Kapp

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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Guest Capacity: From 25 to 500 guests

Venue Type: Hotel, Resort, Spa, Ballroom, Luxury

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Contact : Scott Sharrow

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.

Pricing: $4500+

Address: 9051 River Road, Sacramento, CA

Phone: (916) 744-1803

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Guest Capacity: From 75 to 225 guests

Venue Type: Winery, Ranch, Garden, Patio, Banquet Hall

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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.

Address: 1300 H St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (855) 996-9270

Guest Capacity: Few as 50 guests or up to 365

Venue Type: Hotel, Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Luxury

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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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