You’ve found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with and are ready to walk down the aisle. Now the only piece left to find is a wedding venue with plenty of open space for guests to be safe and socially distant. Nestled in the coastal hills where Southern California meets the Central Coast, Camarillo boasts more than a dozen breathtaking wedding venues complemented by pleasant year-round weather. Whether you’re looking for something classic and intimate or more modern and surprising, a Camarillo wedding is a perfect choice.
Romance on the ranch
Founded in the 1800s by the city’s namesake Camarillo is home to a charming mix of Spanish and Victorian architecture. These two cultures marry together seamlessly at Camarillo Ranch, a Queen Anne Victorian estate surrounded by manicured gardens and beautiful California vistas. The ranch offers an all-inclusive package that provides rentals, customizable catering menus, and your choice of the East Lawn, West Lawn or the Estate Lawn for your outdoor wedding.
If you want a more earthy experience, Gerry Ranch is a working farm located in Santa Rosa Valley, minutes from Camarillo and features expansive views of the valley, foothills, orchards and fields. The venue has a bridal suite and separate ceremony, cocktail and reception spaces.
Another option is the McCormick Home Ranch, a private, Colonial-style ranch house surrounded by grassy lawns and a garden, pine, jacaranda and palm trees. The venue is available spring through fall and includes parking and other wedding day amenities.
Chic wineries, exclusive clubs and more
Casi Cielo Vineyards is one of Camarillo’s newest boutique winery wedding venues. Surrounded by sprawling vineyards and views of the Santa Monica Mountains, Casi Cielo means “Almost Heaven” in Spanish. The gorgeous 3-acre venue offers full service event rentals and wedding coordination along with separate ceremony and reception venues. The property is available for weddings April through mid-November, and can be booked up to 24 months in advance.
If you’re dreaming of a garden wedding with a welcoming atmosphere, check out Maravilla Gardens. This family-fun venue offers a gorgeous property surrounded by verdant green fields and a mountainous backdrop. Don’t stress the details as this venue comes equipped with built-in catering and rentals.
Camarillo is also known for its award-winning country clubs including Los Posas Country Club, Spanish Hills Country Club and Sterling Hills Country Club. All offer stunning outdoor options for dining-only receptions and most can do smaller ceremonies.
Need accommodations? There are many stellar lodging options in Camarillo to safely serve your guests. Luxury boutique Bella Capri Inn & Suites can also host an intimate outdoor ceremony and small reception in the hotel’s courtyard and cafe terrace.
Whichever location you choose for your Camarillo wedding, stay informed of local health orders and follow safety protocols put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S State Department. Another tip: Be sure to ask your venue about postponement and cancellation policies.
All of these high-quality venues provide couples the professional, personalized service and amenities needed to create a genuinely magical and safe wedding day.
Cheers to a happy and healthy life together! Camarillo is sure to be the perfect wedding location.