Top Four Outdoor Wedding Venues in SoCal

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Hello, beautiful brides-to-be!

Let’s dive into the top four outdoor wedding venues in SoCal!

Southern California is home to a myriad of stunning wedding venues, but if you’re dreaming of an outdoor wedding under the radiant California sun, I’ve got some real treats for you. Having spent over a decade photographing weddings, I’ve been to a number of jaw-dropping wedding venues. Today, I’ll share with you my top four outdoor wedding venues in SoCal that are sure to make your special day unforgettable.

The Turnip Rose Wedding Venue

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The Turnip Rose Wedding Venue is an exquisite space that boasts elegance and charm. Nestled in Costa Mesa, this venue is renowned for its beautiful Grand Newport Plaza which provides a romantic European setting that is absolutely dreamy. The Plaza features cobblestone streets, a stone fountain, and lovely vintage-style street lamps that provide a stunning backdrop for your ceremony and reception.

But that’s not all. The venue also boasts lush greenery and blooming florals that are truly picture-perfect. Plus, the Turnip Rose team is known for their professionalism and outstanding service, ensuring every detail of your wedding is taken care of. If you’re searching for a venue that exudes sophistication and elegance, The Turnip Rose Wedding Venue is worth checking out!

The Somerset Vineyard and Winery

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Imagine saying your “I dos” amidst rolling vineyards under the open sky, followed by a reception in a charming rustic barn. Sounds idyllic, right? That’s exactly what The Somerset Vineyard & Winery in Temecula offers. This venue provides a beautifully romantic setting with its endless vineyards, grand oak trees, and the breathtaking views of Mount Palomar.

The Somerset Vineyard & Winery is truly a venue where elegance meets rustic charm. The wine barrels, the wooden barn, and the scenic vineyards create an incredibly unique backdrop for your wedding photos. Add to this the delicious wine they offer, and you’ve got a win-win situation!

The Giracci Vineyard and Farms

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For those of you who love the allure of the countryside, The Giracci Vineyard and Farms in Silverado is an absolute gem. Picture this: A majestic oak tree for your ceremony backdrop, verdant vineyards, rustic barns, and a charming farmhouse that makes for a picturesque setting.

What I adore about this venue is the blend of rustic charm and elegant sophistication. The Giracci Vineyard and Farms exudes a cozy yet luxurious ambiance that’s incredibly inviting. Not to mention, the golden hour at Giracci is utterly magical, perfect for those dreamy sunset wedding photos.

The Red Horse Barn

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Located in Huntington Beach, The Red Horse Barn offers a blend of rustic charm and subtle elegance. With its enchanting gardens and the stunning equestrian backdrop, this venue is a charming choice for couples looking for a country-inspired wedding.

One of the highlights of this venue is the beautiful garden gazebo, which is a perfect spot for a romantic outdoor ceremony. The spacious lawn area, surrounded by beautiful flowers and trees, is great for a reception under the stars. The equestrian backdrop adds a unique, rustic vibe to the venue that’s truly captivating.

Each of these venues offers a unique and beautiful setting for your outdoor Southern California wedding. Whether you prefer the elegance of a European-style plaza, the rustic charm of a vineyard, the captivating allure of the countryside, or a charming country-inspired setting, there’s a venue just for you.

Remember, your wedding venue will set the mood for your big day, so choose a place that speaks to your heart. Once you’ve found your perfect venue, click here to learn more about my wedding photography packages. I can’t wait to capture your most special day at one of these breathtaking locations!

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Much love,


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I am a wedding & portrait photographer based in Southern California and beyond!

I started at the young age of 16 in my hometown of Orange in Orange
County, California. As my photography business grew and I got married,
life took me to the Chino Hills area, making me more centered to all
major Southern California counties.

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