Wedding Season: Where To Have Your Wedding In Ventura County

Ventura County wedding venues

(Ventura County, Ca) Finding the perfect venue isn’t easy. But thankfully, you live in Ventura County, which has many options ranging from a serene garden, romance on the beach, a stunning barn, an elegant ballroom, a cozy mansion or private estate, or picturesque mountain landscape. Ventura County has what you need! Discover all the corners of the county and the range of venues and options available to you here locally.

The Voice Newspaper explores the best local wedding venues for your celebration.

Wedding Venues

Botanical Gardens

Eden Gardens (Moorpark, Ca) Click Here for Website Discover a variety of romantic settings for your fairytale ceremony with the impeccably maintained beautiful gardens, lush lawns, walkways, ponds, waterfalls, sparkling fountains and more. You are sure to find a space that complements the style of your garden wedding year round for an intimate gathering up to 300 guests. A secluded path leads from the valet drop off area through the gates and alongside a babbling brook. Guests pause for a moment at the bird aviary to sign the guestbook, drop off gifts and enjoy a glass of water, lemonade or tea overlooking the lake. Before long, they are led to the reception site which boasts an impressive up-lit water wall, twinkle-lit trees, sparkling fountains and beautiful flagstone pathway and dance floor for an enchanted evening.

Country Clubs

River Ridge Golf Club (Oxnard, Ca) Click Here for Website In the coastal community of Oxnard, River Ridge offers a serene atmosphere within minutes of the Pacific Ocean with the backdrop of their golf course and other amenities. River Ridge offers a beautiful gazebo area overlooking the golf course with breathtaking views of the magnificent Topa Topa Mountain. Their newly remodeled banquet room can seat up to 170 guests and we can accommodate everything from a simple ceremony to an all-inclusive affair from the florists to the wedding cakes, D.J.s and hotel rooms.

Lake Sherwood Country Club (Westlake Village, Ca) Click Here for Website Known for its PGA Tours and the incredible mansions and celebrities behind guarded gates, this Ventura County location is world known for its events and members. Lake Sherwood Country Club can accommodate groups up to 250 inside the grand ballroom or up to 300 on the croquet lawn. Although this is a private country club, you do not need to be a member or be sponsored by a member to hold your event at this location. Remodeled in 2015, the grand ballroom presents sweeping views of the course and surrounding mountains is a sophisticated reception setting. With patio access along the entire ballroom, it offers a perfect indoor/outdoor feel for your guests. Picturesque outdoor options are also available for the wedding reception.

Moorpark Country Club (Moorpark, Ca) Click Website Here Located within the beautiful Country Club Estates, Moorpark Country Club is a privately owned facility nestled in the foot hills above the city of Moorpark. Moorpark Country Club offers two serene and tranquil Ceremony locations: The expansive white Gazebo, and an intimate clearing in Mother Nature’s splendor that surrounds the happy couple, complete with manicured flowerage and lighted pepper trees for a magical setting. Guests will follow the happy couple down the aisle to attend cocktail hour at our newly renovated terrace under the vast open sky. The Grand Ballroom includes crystal chandeliers and warm tones to provide a romantic ambiance for wedding guests. The ballroom is open and spacious, with beautiful views of one of the sweeping mountains and golf courses.

Spanish Hills Country Club (Camarillo, Ca) Click Here for Website Guests will enjoy an outdoor terrace overlooking the valleys and mountains of Santa Rosa at Spanish Hills Country Club. The friendly warmth and elegance of a private club, this location prides itself on thoughtful attention to the details that make this special day truly memorable with Elegant touches like our unforgettable synchronized table service. Inside the Grand Dining Room guests will be delighted by luxurious Spanish Mediterranean design. The breathtaking view includes floor-to-ceiling bay windows. The ballroom itself is appointed with crystal teardrop wrought iron chandeliers, two magnificent fireplaces, and a grand piano.

Hotels

Embassy Suites by Hilton Mandalay Beach (Oxnard Shores, Ca) Click Here for Website Oxnard’s majestic sunsets and long shoreline offers an ideal setting for those seeking nautical views.

Ojai Valley Inn (Ojai, Ca) Click Here for Website Located in the northern most area of Ventura County, the Ojai Valley Inn was opened in 1923 next to the serene landscape of Los Padres National Forest. The Hacienda Courtyard and Artist Cottage Lawn offer awe-inspiring views of the Topa Topa mountains and Ojai Valley. The Farmhouse Lawn (available early 2019) offers rustic charm with a luxurious elegance.

The Four Seasons (Westlake Village, Ca) Click Here for Website Located on the Los Angeles County / Ventura County borderline area of Westlake Village, the Four Seasons offers 4 Star Resort amenities for your special day. Known for its 40,000+ Ft day spa, the venue is an ideal wedding and getaway retreat. Photographs in the lush beauty of a botanical garden or an open-air ceremony beside the Chinese Pagoda or walking down the aisle on the Waterfall Lawn, this location offers multiple options to the bride and groom. Receptions can easily be followed by cocktails on a classical terrace. A reception that is pure elegance in the Ballroom. All complemented by a high level of personalized service – including menus created just for you by talented Four Seasons chefs. Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village is an unforgettable setting for your wedding in Southern California.

The Westlake Inn (Westlake Village, Ca) Click Here for Website When it comes to orchestrating wedding ceremonies and receptions, there are few places as spectacular as the Westlake Village Inn. The boutique resort engages couples with four al fresco ceremony sites and a selection of romantic reception venues with amenities that include: bi-level ballrooms, lakeside settings, stunning fireplaces and adjacent outdoor lanais for pre-reception cocktails. The Italian villa-style resort with its own private vineyard, romantic gardens and European-like setting, is a popular wedding and honeymoon location. The four outdoor ceremony sites include the Lakeside Gazebo, Mediterraneo Gazebo, the Waterfall and the Tuscan Garden.

Private Locations

McCormick Ranch (Camarillo, Ca) Click Here for Website Thomas McCormick who emigrated from Ireland as a young man in 1886 built this Colonial-style house in 1918. A beautiful home, it has been host to four generations of McCormick celebrations and now the “Home Ranch” is open to you. Set in a country atmosphere surrounded by lawns, pines, jacarandas, and palm trees, the wonderful McCormick Gardens are available, from spring through fall.

The Vineyards (Simi Valley, Ca) Click Here for Website Nestled along the hills of Simi Valley, this venue’s elegant facility offers a picturesque setting for elegant indoor or outdoor events. The outdoor includes patios, gardens and waterfalls which create an ideal setting for weddings and receptions. This venue is marked by its exceptional privacy and exclusivity of an uncommon and exquisite place for you.

Quail Ranch (Simi Valley, Ca) Click Here for Website Quail Ranch and the surrounding area were part of a Spanish land grant given to Santiago de la Cruz Pico in 1795. Pico named the land El Rancho Simi. Being close to the San Fernando Mission, El Rancho Simi served the population traveling to and from the Santa Barbara Mission and to nearby El Pueblo de Los Angeles during the California Mission era. In 1833, the Pico family sold the land to Don Jose de la Guerra, a prominent figure in the days of early California who imported cattle and continued to farm the area. The town of Simi was soon established. Robert P. Strathearn, originally from Scotland, purchased a part of El Rancho Simi and built his Victorian style home on the property in 1892. The Strathearns established the successful Strathearn Ranch which covered much of west Simi Valley and parts of Moorpark. By the 1920’s, Simi was a valley of orange groves, apricots and walnuts Quail Ranch is a family owned and operated avocado ranch located just outside of Los Angeles in Ventura County, in the city of Simi Valley. A flourishing avocado orchard and a variety of citrus are planted alongside towering pines and majestic oak trees. The estate home, the Ranch House, was built in 1933 and is of Spanish Revival architecture adding a unique charm and beauty to the property. A hidden gem high on the hill, Quail Ranch provides an intimacy and rustic elegance that is perfect for a wedding.

Newhall Mansion (Ventura, Ca) Click here for Website Newhall Mansion’s Victorian opulence radiates vintage glamour. Transport to another age as the bride and groom to be celebrate with family and invited guests in privacy and elegance. The serene ceremony site and expansive courtyard offers couple an enchanting venue as they dine and dance under the stars. Private reign over the grounds which accommodates up to 300 guests. Optional interior access and overnight accommodations can create an unforgettable wedding weekend destination.