SAN FRANCISCO—Are you and your significant other planning on walking down the aisle soon? Well, the entire process can be nerve-wracking, and you don’t have to be a perfectionist to feel overwhelmed. And if you are like most couples, choosing just the right venue for your wedding can be a mentally consuming undertaking!
But if you’ve narrowed down your options and decided to tie the knot somewhere in California’s Golden City, you will be spoilt for options when it comes to wedding venues you can choose from.
San Francisco is a vibrant city that’s home to many colorful people, events, and attractions. If you’re looking for a unique location to get married in the San Francisco area, consider one of these four options:
1. Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park
The Conservatory of Flowers is a beautiful, glass-enclosed greenhouse in the middle of Golden Gate Park. It has been a San Francisco landmark since 1878, and it’s still as beautiful as ever.
The glass ceilings let in lots of natural light, making it suitable for some amazing photos with an open feel. There are plenty of places to get married here, including on the grounds and inside the conservatory itself.
It’s open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesdays through to Sundays. This means that you can get married there before you have lunch at one of the nearby restaurants (like The Grove!).
Tickets cost $13 for adults and $3 for children under 12 years old. Seniors over 65 pay $7 to enter.
2. Legion of Honor
With its many highlights, the Legion of Honor is a San Francisco Museum (of fine arts) and a popular wedding venue. It’s located in Lincoln Park, which sits in an area of San Francisco that was once part of the military base.
The main building was built in 1924 and features an elegant French Renaissance architecture style. The grounds have a beautiful sculpture garden with sculptures from all over the world that you can admire while you take pictures during your ceremony or reception.
3. San Francisco City Hall
One of the most breathtaking San Francisco landmarks is its City Hall. With its beautiful dome and clock tower, the building even has the distinction of being the only city hall in the world with all three architectural features.
4. San Francisco Botanical Garden
For a whimsical and picturesque wedding, consider getting married at San Francisco Botanical Garden. This garden is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the United States, and it features beautiful flower displays and gardens in the spring and summertime. It has a lot of character, including natural light and greenery.
If you’re the artistic type who wants to host creative and colorful weddings, you can try your hand at the food truck theme at this venue. You can also use services like Bouqs.com if you need artistically arranged sunflowers to be part of your big day.
There are so many great wedding destinations in the San Francisco area. The choices can be a little confusing. However, this article should come in handy in helping you decide where your special day will be held! Hopefully, it will be as colorful and memorable as you envisioned it to be. All the best!