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Rustic,
Country &
Garden
Weddings

If your idea of the perfect wedding is walking through a lush garden with butterflies, songbirds, and a profusion of flowers, then you'll be delighted with these options in the Sacramento region.

Brookshire Gardens
If old-fashioned charm and historic beauty are on your wedding wish list, don't miss Brookshire Gardens. Situated on a beautiful 2-acre property, Brookshire Gardens boasts one of the oldest Victorian homes in El Dorado County. Up to 150 guests can celebrate at this delightful outdoor location from May to October. Your guests will watch you take your vows among majestic, 100 year old walnut trees, casting a romantic shade over the lighted wedding arch. The beautiful shaded patio offers a perfect spot for post-ceremony cocktails, or for a smaller reception. Then, create your dream reception on the beautifully lush lawn, with the historic and charming barn in the background. Don't forget to take some fun and unique photographs inside of the beautiful barn and around the historic grounds!
Take advantage of Brookshire Gardens' flexibility. Bring your own caterer and design a wedding feast that fits your taste and budget. Free parking is available on site. And, because Brookshire Gardens hosts only one wedding per day, you can be assured that your day will get the one-on-one attention it deserves.
6201 North Street, El Dorado, CA 95623
(530) 363-0751 • Visit our website Email us
Capacity: Up to 150 outdoors • Reservations: First available • Prices available upon request
Butte Star Ranch
Butte Star Ranch rests on 20 acres nestled at the base of the Sutter Buttes. This classic country setting is a working ranch with horses, barns, arenas, trees and pastures, set against a beautiful mountain view backdrop. You’ll find there’s plenty of room for large weddings and lots to explore!
Here on the ranch, we strive to create a relaxing experience. We want our couples to feel comfortable and welcome as they put together all the needed preparations for their special day. Pricing is determined by your wedding needs and number of guests.
Schedule a tour of Butte Star Ranch and see discover the possibilities. We’d love to show you around! Tours are by appointment only, call Amanda at 530.635.7833.
8807 South Butte Road, Sutter, CA 95982
530-682-6129 • Visit our website Email us
Capacity: Inside 125, Outside 300 • Reservations: Deposit books weekend • Pricing: $2000 site fee
Dodasa Ranch Weddings & Events
Dodasa Ranch Just a short drive from the valley, nestled in the quiet foothills where quaint meets elegant, you'll find the charming Dodasa Ranch. A blend of rustic beauty and vintage class, Dodasa Ranch is the perfect choice for a country chic wedding. The ranch features stunning Gold Country scenery, rolling hills, California Oaks, and peaceful ponds. The nearby covered Pavilion, which boasts a massive stone fireplace, is an ideal location for receptions. But weddings at Dodasa Ranch aren't just beautiful, they're also a breeze to plan. There are many all-inclusive packages to choose from, complete with delicious catering, china, glassware, and flatware, tables, chairs, and even more unique seating options (like hay bales!), plus a variety of centerpieces, furniture, and décor are available to create your ideal theme - from country chic to rustic elegance. Once you experience the casual charm of the ranch and meet the warm, friendly staff, you and your guests will want to stay and play. Dodasa Ranch is designed to be a destination venue that's conveniently close to home and offers a variety of activities that will make your rehearsal dinner, wedding, and day-after brunch a one-of-a-kind experience. There's fishing, paddleboats, archery, and more. Up to 100 guests can sleep comfortably in the various guest cabins, cottage house, and charming ranch house. To create a wedding that's beautiful, elegant, and uniquely your own - visit Dodasa Ranch today.
5059 Carol Lane, Valley Springs, CA 95252
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Capacity: Outdoor 50-200 • Reservations: Call us for Information • Prices available on request
Durham House Inn
Victorian, Country, Elegance.The Durham House Inn is a National Historic Landmark located five minutes south of Chico surrounded by almond and walnut orchards. The Inn has four guest accommodations. Three in the main inn all with private baths and porches, plus one three room guest cottage. Two stately 500 year old valley oaks flank the inn. Abundant gardens,rose arbors,gazebo,and luxurious pool area encompasses one and one half acres. We look forward to giving you a tour and helping you envision your dream wedding. Please visit our website as it's the perfect start to your journey.
2280 Durham Dayton Hwy., Durham, CA 95938
(530) 342-5900 • Visit our website Email us
Capacity: 50-150 • Reservations: First available • Pricing upon request
Harmony Ridge Lodge

Nestled in the stunning beauty of the Tahoe National Forest in Nevada City, the Harmony Ridge Lodge welcomes all with a warm, intimate serenity. Celebrate and connect with your loved ones in the resplendent beauty of this 5 acre, private mountain estate!

Your loved ones can gather together to relax and revel — and it’s all yours for the entire weekend. With an event lawn, pergola, perennial gardens and surrounding pine forest, Harmony Ridge Lodge is an ideal location for an intimate wedding or anniversary for up to 150 guests.

The lodge offers:

  • Caring and professional customer service dedicated to meeting your specific needs.
  • Indoor and outdoor spaces for weddings and receptions
  • A 750 square foot canopied deck for dancing
  • A new commercial kitchen for caterers
  • A light-filled studio for bridal party preparation
  • Eight luxury guest suites sleeping up to 25 for your out-of-town guests
  • Breakfast for your lodge guests on Saturday and Sunday
  • Dog-friendly for our four-footed best friends
  • ADA compliant
Just 1 hour from Sacramento, 1.5 hours from Reno and 3 hours from San Francisco!

18883 Hwy 20 East • Nevada City, CA 95959
530-478-0615 • Visit our websiteEmail us
Capacity: 175 guests outdoors from mid-May to Mid-October, 40 guests indoors from late October to April • Reservations: Call for availability • Full range of pricing available
Monte Verde Inn
The Monte Verde Inn is a first-class location for a glorious garden wedding. Located in Foresthill nine and a half miles off Interstate 80, this six-bedroom Georgian-style manor house was originally built as a private residence in 1936. It now serves guests from around the world as a lovely bed and breakfast inn.
Set in the Sierra foothills, it offers more than six secluded acres of blooming gardens, sculpted hedges, manicured lawns, and a small forest of cedar, pine, and cypress trees. Flowering plum trees line the entrance driveway and the beautifully planted English Country Garden is a riot of color during warm months of the year. An outdoor "chapel" surrounded by 150-year-old incense cedar trees sets the mood and nature provides all the décor you will need for a memorable wedding. Stroll along a quaint path to the newly planted vineyard and take your wedding photographs amidst the picturesque vines.
Owners Douglas and Kelly Dalisa bring more than twenty-five years of hospitality and culinary experience to Monte Verde Inn. They have added elegant touches to the interior of this year-round facility and together they ensure excellent cuisine and extraordinary service for every bride. The Inn can accommodate 200 guests outdoors or up to 80 guests indoors in the elegant ballroom for receptions. This is an extraordinary property for outdoor celebrations. Wedding packages also include an onsite coordinator, custom wedding cake, professional catering, floral décor, an aisle runner and more. The Monte Verde Inn is a LGBT friendly facility. Everything you need is waiting at Monte Verde Inn!
18841 Foresthill Road, Foresthill, CA 95631
(530) 888-8123 • Visit our website
Capacity: Up to 80 indoors, 220 outdoors • Reservations: First available • Pricing: $84 per person, no site fee
The Beda Place
This versatile venue prides itself on being unique and different, with no two weddings being the same in 7 years! The immaculate grounds and amazing environment will enhance everyone's experience. We accommodate what you want. Unparalleled flexibility to help you have Your Day, Your Way! We love assisting you in creating the most extraordinary and joyous gathering possible. We have the canvas for you to paint the wedding of your dreams!
Outdoors: Awesome rock stages in both courtyards give the breathtaking feeling of seeing and hearing easily; filled with waterfalls, terraced gardens, immaculate lawns, silver quartz pathways and lots of shady tall oaks and pines. Welcome!
Indoors: Phenomenal natural hardwood floors, brilliant ceiling café lights and plush window dressings present comfortable elegance. Relax & Enjoy!
Photo opportunities galore guarantee you an amazing photo album! This is the ultimate year-round facility with "All-inclusive" or "A la carte" packages customized to your budget. Come see for yourself why this versatile venue is The "Beddah" Place to be!
990 Meadow Gate Road, Meadow Vista, CA 95722
530-878-2332 • Visit our website Email us
Capacity: 250 Outside, 150 Inside • Reservations: By appointment • Pricing: Full range of prices available
Vierra Farms
Come to Vierra Farms for romantic outdoor weddings at a picturesque farm estate with historic home, vintage barn, fields of wheat, corn or sunflowers, with natural spaces and fruit trees. Specializing in one-stop, customized, all-inclusive designer wedding packages for up to 200 guests. Our complete event packages include wedding and reception details like invitations, ceremony, catering. Exquisite linen and décor create sensational settings for any style or season. And because almost everything is included, our packages provide budget control and designer quality at an extraordinary value. Please note: Due to our holiday season, we do not offer any weddings after Labor Day Weekend.
3010 Burrows Ave., West Sacramento, CA 95691
(916) 849-9450 • Visit our websiteEmail us
Capacity: 200 • Reservations: First Available • Range of pricing available
Willow Creek Events
Nestled on a beautiful private 40 acre estate in the heart of gold country, Willow Creek Events is the perfect place for a unique vintage, shabby chic or country wedding. Acres of gardens and walking paths create the perfect backdrop for gorgeous photos and a wedding that you and your guests will remember forever.
They specialize in vintage weddings with a great selection of vintage reception décor, cake tables and accessories, guest book table and accessories, gift and place card tables and boards, outdoor photo booth with vintage style props, s'mores bar on an old crackled desk, antique tables with old charming pedestals to display your wedding cake, sweets, cup cakes and penny candy. They always add a little bling to the vintage style to keep it elegant.
The spacious, temperature-controlled "get ready room" is able to accommodate large bridal parties, a shaded oak tree canopied patio garden is perfect for summer weddings, a mature willow tree at one of the ponds is a beautiful option for a ceremony, the indoor vintage reception space is charming and accommodates up to 150 guests, receptions over 150 are held under a high peak tent over looking three ponds.
Willow Creek can provide most every service necessary for the perfect wedding such as on-site event coordinators, complete floral services, professional harpist, emcee and DJ, vintage reception décor, officiate, catering & wait staff, coffee and tea bar, specialty linens, wedding favors, dessert and candy bar, on-site rehearsal dinner space, on-site lodging, bachelor(ette) parties, tea parties and much more.
6841 Marysville Road, Browns Valley, CA 95918
(530) 742-8089 • Visit our website Email us
Capacity: 50-350 • Reservations: Call for available dates • Pricing: Please call for quote