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VENTURA COUNTY WEDDING AND RECEPTION VENUES

Finding the perfect ceremony or reception location depends on many factors such as the setting you desire (indoor, outdoor, garden, banquet hall, ballroom), the number of guests and your budget. Be sure to visit the reception site and make sure your wedding location is large enough to accommodate the number of guests. Find top quality Ventura and Santa Barbara wedding reception locations listed below:

BANQUET & RECEPTION SPOTLIGHT

Sherwood Country Club

Sherwood Country Club Surprisingly affordable wedding packages
in a setting you'll never forget.
Capacity 500

Thousand Oaks, CA • (805) 496-3036


Spanish Hills Country Club

Spanish Hills Country Club More than you could ever dream ...
everything you could ever imagine!
Capacity 288

Camarillo, CA • (805) 388-5000


Sterling Hills Wedgewood Wedding & Banquet Center

Sterling Hills Wedgewood Wedding & Banquet Center Affordable Dream Weddings
All-inclusive wedding packages
Capacity 225

Camarillo, CA • (866) 966-3009


Wedgewood Pacific View Tower Club

Wedgewood Pacific View Tower Club All inclusive wedding packages
We exceed your expectations
without exceeding your budget!
Capacity 250

Oxnard, CA • (866) 966-3009


O'Reilly Hall

O'Reilly Hall The perfect venue for the special events of your life.
Capacity 300

Westlake Village, CA • (818) 991-3915 ext. 136



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Moorpark Country Club

Moorpark Country Club Affordable dream weddings; beautiful
garden setting; exquisite cuisine
Capacity 300

Moorpark, CA • (805) 532-2834, Ext. 133


Café Firenze

Café Firenze Upscale casual setting. Fine Italian cuisine.
Banquet/private outdoor patio
Capacity 100

Moorpark, CA • (805) 532-0048


Clocktower Inn

Clocktower Inn Affordable indoor and outdoor
events. Located in the heart of
historic downtown Ventura
Capacity 220

Ventura, CA • (805) 652-0141

Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach

Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach Beach weddings • Penthouse Ballroom
Unparalleled panoramic views.
Capacity 500

Ventura, CA • (805) 652-5108


Courtyard By Marriott Oxnard/Ventura

Courtyard By Marriott Oxnard/Ventura Allow us to create the perfect reception
for your once-in-a-lifetime event
Capacity 350

Oxnard, CA • (805) 278-5068


Eden Gardens

Eden Gardens Ventura County's Newest Tropical Wedding Venue
Your perfect wedding in paradise!
Capacity 300

Moorpark, CA • (805) 208-3098


Biedermann Hall

Biedermann Hall An ideal, affordable reception hall for your Wedding,
Anniversary or Quinceañera celebrations.
Commercial Kitchen • Stage & Sound System • Full Bar
Capacity 280
Ventura, CA • (805) 797-4474 or (805) 647-3235, X312

Lions Park

Lions Park Affordable indoor and outdoor events.
The perfect place to say "I Do."
Capacity 160 indoors, 200 outdoors

Carpinteria, CA • (805) 450-1985


McCormick Ranch

McCormick Ranch Whether you envision a rustic, classic or
country wedding, McCormick Ranch will
reflect your personality in style.
Capacity 250

Camarillo, CA • (805) 482-1549

Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens

Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens In a class by itself ...
in a setting not soon forgotten
Capacity 2,500

Santa Barbara, CA • (805) 962-5339, Ext. 180


Saticoy Country Club

Saticoy Country Club Affordable Dream Weddings in a Beautiful Setting
Meals start at $28.00/person
Capacity 300

Ventura, CA • (805) 485-4956, Ext. 19


TOI Banquet Center

TOI Banquet Center All-inclusive wedding packages. We promise you
a wedding to remember for all the right reasons.
Capacity 150

Thousand Oaks, CA • (805) 413-1288


Wedgewood Wedding & Banquet Center

Wedgewood Wedding & Banquet Center All-inclusive wedding packages
We exceed your expectations
without exceeding your budget.
Capacity 300

Ventura, CA • (866) 966-3009

 

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Tips and advice for finding the best Ventura and Santa Barbara
wedding reception locations:

When shopping for a wedding location, be sure to visit the wedding site and try to envision the type of wedding you desire (indoor, outdoor, garden, banquet hall, ballroom). Important factors to consider when finding ceremony or reception locations is the number of guests the site or location can accommodate. Your wedding can really be staged anywhere, and the wedding location you select will depend on the setting you desire. Once you've decided on the setting, you're ready to begin interviewing reception sites and locations. Properly planned, your wedding reception becomes one of the most joyous parties you and your groom will ever have.

The wedding reception is the first time you formally receive your relatives and friends as a married couple. Properly planned, it becomes one of the most joyous parties you and your groom will ever host.

Your wedding reception can be as simple and demure as cake and punch in the church parlor or encompass a glorious five-course dinner and dance.

Selecting the banquet or reception location really depends on how many people you are inviting. Your reception can be staged nearly anywhere. The church may have a suitable room, or you may want to rent a banquet hall or meeting room at a nearby hotel, restaurant or club. If you’re being married in a season and locale noted for good reliable weather, there may be a lovely garden or private estate available. Also check out some of the restored historical mansions; they make delightful fairytale backdrops for a wedding reception feast.

However you decide, know that the services of a professional banquet facility or caterer can greatly enhance and expedite the planning of your reception.

Once you’ve decided the setting you would prefer, the estimated number of guests and your budget, you’re ready to being interviewing reception sites and locations and well as caterers. Reserve your reception room well in advance and promptly pay any necessary deposit. If the guest list is small, consider a sit-down meal. Larger parties are better served buffet style.

Visit the reception site and map out how you’d like it set up. Plan to arrange the receiving line where guests enter the room. Decide also whether you’ll have a formal or semi-formal receiving line. Consider grouping furniture to stimulate conversation without obstructing traffic flow.

If you will be offering liquor to your reception guests, station the bar well away from the buffet or food service area so that there won’t be any congestion.

There should always be one table designated for the wedding party and one table for the parents Seating arrangements at the bride’s table are as follows: bridal couple in the center, maid of honor at the groom’s left, best man at the bride’s right. Seat the other attendants alternating men and women, as space provides.

At a sit down dinner reception, the order of service should be bride, groom, maid of honor, other attendants, parents, and guests. Once all have been served, the best man presents the traditional toast to the bridal couple.

Cake cutting comes after dinner. The bridal couple cut the first slice and share it. Then the caterer’s staff finishes serving while the newlyweds visit with guests.

The last reception ritual , before the bridal couple leave, is the bride’s tossing of her bouquet and the groom’s flinging of the garter.

Finally, you and your groom will leave the reception for your honeymoon, no doubt followed by rice raining down upon you and your car or limousine, bringing with it wishes for fertility, prosperity and happiness.

 

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