You’ve found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. You’ve picked out the rings. Now you just need the perfect venue to bring your special day to life! Nestled in the coastal hills where Southern California meets the Central Coast, Camarillo boasts more than a dozen breathtaking wedding venues. 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 four event spaces, including a large antique barn.
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 as well as a concrete dance floor and large parking lot.
Another option is the McCormick Home Ranch, a private, Colonial-style ranch house surrounded by grassy lawns, a garden, and pine, jacaranda, and palm trees. Available spring through fall, the venue can accommodate a large number of guests, including parking.
Chic wineries, exclusive clubs, and more
Cantara Cellars‘ Camarillo Barrelworks is a premium venue choice for vino lovers. This working winery, tasting room, and event center is an ideal space for a wedding ceremony and reception or even the rehearsal dinner.
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 Los Posas and Spanish Hills country clubs and stellar hotels and event centers, including the Bella Capri Inn & Suites, the Serra Center, Sterling Hills Country Club, the Camarillo Public Library, CSU Channel Islands, and the Pleasant Valley facilities.
All of these high-quality venues provide couples the professional, personalized service and amenities needed to create a genuinely magical wedding day.
Unique historical experiences
Last, but certainly not least, for history buffs, the Camarillo area has two exceptional wedding venues: the Camarillo Airport and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum just down the road in Simi Valley.
Managed by Hangar Events and the Commemorative Air Force Museum, airport weddings are held in the 5,000-square-foot hangar with beautifully restored WWII airplanes creating an unforgettable backdrop. An on-site event coordinator is available to help with planning and day-of coordination, and historic warbird rides can be arranged for an additional fee
Whichever venue you choose, Camarillo is sure to be the perfect wedding location for you and your loved one. Cheers to a happy life together!