The Walnut Grove is available for weddings on Friday's, Saturday's, and Sunday's during the months of April thru the first weekend in November. Because we only host one event per day, the property is available for you to schedule your wedding at any time during the day, up until 10:00pm.
A typical timeline is 4:30pm to 10:00pm (4:30pm ceremony, 5:00pm to 6:00pm cocktail hour, and 6:00pm to 10:00pm reception followed by 10:00-11:00 cleanup). 2018 Venue fee is $4,750.00 for a Friday or Sunday event with a 100 guest count minimum, for Saturday events add $8.00 per person and requires a 150 guest count minimum. Catering begins at $80.95 per person for a BBQ Buffet, $88.95 for a Premium Buffet and $100.95 for a plated, served meal. 15% service charge and 7.25% sales tax is added to all catering packages.
Venue rental fee starting at $4,750.00 for a Friday or Sunday event with 100 guest count minimum. Add $8.00 per person fee for a Saturday event with a minimum guest count of 150 guests. Rental of the property includes 5.5 hours of event time plus 2 hours prior for getting ready, 1 hour at the end for cleanup and 1 hour rehearsal the day before your event. Rental fee also includes all white ceremony chairs, wood reception tables and chairs, dance floor, and lighting.
Our exclusive caterer, Command Performance Catering, offers all inclusive packages (food, staff, service) beginning at $80.95 per person for BBQ Buffet, $88.95 per person for our Premium Buffet and $100.95 for a plated, served meal. Caterer allows you to bring in your own alcohol for the bar. Bringing in beer, wine, champagne and the ingredients for up to 2 signature drinks is no charge. Bringing in all alcohol to fulfill a full bar will be charged $3.50 per person. The caterer will provide your garnishes, mixers and any equipment needed for mixed drinks. The bar, bartender, cups, ice, soft drinks, lemonade and water are included in your person package price. There is no corkage fee at the bar and no cake cutting fee for any desserts client brings in.
Historic location in Heritage Square conveniently located just minutes from the beach and freeway in west Ventura County. La Dolce Vita was established in 1978 and has been an integral part of the West Ventura County area. Our location at Heritage Square is a 1901 3 story historic home transformed into what is now La Dolce Vita. It includes 2 fireplaces and several private dining areas inside and outside.
The historic house and gardens of The Riviera Mansion welcomes you to be a part of its Santa Barbara event tradition. Built in 1880, the Mansion's stately charm makes it the premiere downtown destination for weddings, corporate functions, and holiday events.
Amenities include: Full service venue with Executive Chef & Wait Staff, full bar, and all tables, linens, chairs, silverware and free included! Your menu can be completely customized, or choose from all-inclusive packages...making the planning process simple, and easy on your wallet! Two dance floors to choose from, Bride & Groom dressing suites, chandeliers, hard wood floors & fireplaces throughout. Located downtown, across the street from Alice Keck Park and the Court House, just 2 blocks from State Street.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More