California Beach Weddings

With over 1000 miles of Pacific coastline there is lots of venues choose from for California beach weddings. You can start your marriage with an enchanting ceremony on a fog-shrouded coast, at the foot of a secluded lighthouse, in a castle on the coast or in a garden overlooking the Pacific. California State Parks, local beaches and many venues offer the facilities for you to have the best destination beach wedding event.

California has over and less than 150 hotels and resorts that are actually on the beach, across from a beach, or . This means that if you are planning a large beach wedding, you need to do your homework before you finalize all your choices and then elope to California

California beach weddings are popular, frequent and wonderfully romantic - just make sure you plan your wedding well, and well in advance.

Malibu California Beach Weddings:
The Adamson House in Malibu shares its location with one of the most beautiful beaches in Southern California.

23200 Pacific Coast HighwayMalibu, California

If you are thinking of memorable wedding pictures you will be delighted, scenic views and picture perfect backdrops are right on location. Theres is the Malibu Lagoon, Malibu Beach and the Malibu Pier.This is a popular site for beachside weddings so book early (call (310) 457-8144 or contact

Leo Carrillo State Park in Malibu is also a popular beach wedding site.
Leo Carrillo State Park is located 28 miles northwest of Santa Monica on the Pacific Coast Highway (Highway 1).Leo Carrillo State Park35000 W. Pacific Coast HighwayMalibu, CA 90265

The park has 1.5 miles of beach for with tide pools, coastal caves and reefs.

For Malibu area State Beaches and Parks, including Malibu Creek, Tapia, Leo Carrillo, El Matador, Thornhill Broome and Point Mugu call (310) 457-8144

Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds WeddingsPicture charming Arts & Crafts architecture, a breathtaking view of the turquoise Pacific Ocean and an intimate setting that embraces nature and relaxation.

Contact Delaware North Companies Parks and Resorts toll-free at (888) 733-9005 or via their website at Click on “Weddings and Social Events.”

Crystal Cove State Park in Laguna Beach has bluff top wedding sites and allows beach weddings. Laguna Beach is the perfect destination for elopments, events and sunset wedding pictures. For more information, call (949) 494-3539.8471 North Coast HighwayLaguna Beach, CA 92651-1043

For Big Sur-area weddings at Andrew Molera State Park, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, or Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, contact Wedding Special Event Coordinator at (831) 667-2315.

San Buenaventura State Beach in Ventura features a sandy beach with a shady picnic area that can be used as a reception area. Contact Anne Dominguez at (805) 648-4059.

San Clemente State Beach stretches a mile long between the curling ocean surf and the foot of a steep bluff. The dramatic setting and invigorating air provide a great setting for a unique wedding, there is also an historic cottage with a patio and catering kitchen. Its located midway between Los Angeles and San Diego for more information, call (949) 366-8589.

Sonoma Coast State Beach (Bodega Bay, California 94923) offers vistas of the rugged northern coastline and majestic Pacific Ocean. Long sandy beaches below rugged headlands, a craggy coastline with natural arches and secluded coves are features that make it one of the most scenic locations for a California beach weddings. The series of beaches separated by rock bluffs and headlands, extend 17 miles from Bodega Head to Vista Trail located 4 miles north of Jenner and provide a number of spectacular and picturesque sites for weddings. The Department’s Russian River Sector office can help find the ideal location for your special occasion. For more information call Elizabeth Beale at (707) 865-2391.

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