Affordable Wedding Venues in California 

The Budget Savvy Bride

Looking for a wedding venue in California? Check out this list of budget-friendly venues for your California wedding!

Finding a venue that’s not only stunning but also affordable is one of the trickiest parts of planning a budget-friendly wedding.

Especially in one of the most expensive US states — California. That calls for a bit of creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. Hopefully, this article will get your innovative juices flowing, give you some affordable venues to explore, and provide ideas that are right for you!

Campsites and Parks I know campsites might not sound glamorous, but California delivers some breathtaking nature. Whether you are looking for the desert, mountains, lakes, waterfalls, beaches, or anything else in between — California has all the terrains. These are some of our top affordable favorites:

There’s something so mystical and magical about getting married under ancient trees. Also, this site can accommodate up to 300 guests, so if you still want a big wedding for less, this could be a great venue option.

Sequoia Peterson Grove in Sanborn Park in Saratoga, CA

Whether a chapel or a church, this is definitely a traditional choice for a wedding setting. However, California has countless options across the state for a practical and seamless wedding experience.


This venue is all about adopting the simplicity of weddings. They offer a chapel gazebo wedding, beach weddings, or help find a wedding venue in the area.

Monterey Stone Chapel in Monterey, CA

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