The Wayfarers Chapel

5755 Palos Verdes Dr E Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Max Capacity: 100 people
For more than sixty years, Wayfarers Chapel has welcomed couples from all religious backgrounds to celebrate their wedding in this natural sanctuary. Designed by Lloyd Wright, the all glass refuge is nestled in a grove of towering redwood trees surrounded by 3.5 acres of beautifully landscaped lawns and gardens with a panoramic ocean view of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. The exquisite Rose Garden & Pacific Ocean forms a stunning background for wedding photography and videography. Evening ceremonies provide an enchanting candlelight atmosphere. We host wedding ceremonies, baptisms, and memorials at our Chapel, connect with us to see how we can accommodate your ceremony. We do not host receptions but have wonderful venues that we can recommend in the area. Photo Credit : Amy Theilig Photography and Beautiful Day Photography
Recommendations

Beautiful and Spiritual Chapel Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, An Eventective User from Valley Village, CA

I got married at the Wayfarer's Chapel in October 2011, and it was a beautiful, magnificent location. We had the ceremony here on a holiday weekend, and our time here will be remembered forever. This location allows you to have the space for two hours to hold your ceremony and take photos. It felt a little rushed to me, but this is my only complaint about this location. The chapel itself is magnificent. It is made of glass and wood, and it allows natural sunlight to spill in on you and your guests. The chapel is set high on the cliffs above the Pacific Ocean, and the views are stunning. The chapel also has lovely lawns and gardens that you and your guests can enjoy before and after the ceremony. Another bonus of this location is the ample parking. The wedding staff here is also wonderful. Our coordinators and minister were kind, understanding and efficient. We had a lot of control over our ceremony within the guidelines given to us. We got to choose all of our own music to be played before, during and after the ceremony, and we were allowed to have a musician friend play and sing a song for us in the middle of the ceremony. One important thing to note is that the photographer and videographer had to stay at the back of the chapel so as to not interfere with the sanctity of the ceremony. All in all, this was the absolute perfect place for me and my husband to get married in Southern California. It was beautiful and spiritual without being too religious.


Intimate Location with Scenic Beauty, An Eventective User from Manhattan Beach, CA.

Wayfarers Chapel is located in a small forested area, on cliffs over looking the Pacific Ocean. It is an intimate location and probably only holds about one hundred people. It is an old building made almost entirely of glass and surrounded by trees and a view of the Ocean. It is also fairly isolated, so there is little traffic from anyone except your guests. The stonework and glass make an extraordinarily beautiful location, reminiscent of times past. It will beat out any hotel, church or other location you might consider. Since it is indoors, you don't have to worry about poor weather, but still have the feeling of being outside. There is ample parking for all of your guests and very well manicured grounds to wander around before or after the reception. They also provide excellent photo opportunities. The price for use is very reasonable, but might require some advance notice, so plan ahead. The staff is very nice and will do just about anything needed to accommodate you and your guests. One of the nicest things is that little decoration is needed as it is such a beautiful place, so if budget is an issue, you can save a few dollars by leaving out the flowers. The location is fairly isolated, and I don't know if there accommodate receptions there, so it will be a little bit of a drive to get to the reception after the ceremony, but your guests will have plenty to talk about on the way as this little know location is far from ordinary.

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  • Max Number of People for an Event: 100
Santa Monica, CA  
Capacity: 1000
With accommodations for up to 1,000 total attendees for conferences, meetings, seminars, receptions, sales meetings, ceremonies, product announcements, luncheons and happy hours, the Museum of Flying is an ideal location to allow your functions to ‘take flight’ in an interesting and unusual venue that is unlike any other in the greater Los Angeles area. Your guests will be energized and inspired to engage and get the most of your function. Located at one of the oldest continually operating Airports in the United States, the Museum of Flying presents the rich history of aviation as it relates to Southern California with an emphasis on the Douglas Aircraft Company that called the Santa Monica Airport home for more than 40 years. In fact, the Douglas Aircraft Company built more than 10,000 aircraft here during World War II.
Tehachapi, CA  
Capacity: 300
$5,999-$14,999 per event
With 20 acres of peace and privacy and your own 2500 sq ft Victorian home for your wedding day/honeymoon night with a jacuzzi suite and handmade breakfast the next morning , its truly special . All the FIVE STAR catered food and all the beer and wine spritzers your guest can drink with bartender and 500 lbs of ice , are included plus free minister. You can also bring your own hard alchohol and our bartender will serve it - no charge. Also all the chairs, tables, Imported China, Linens and crystal is included. The 5000 sq ft barn with Luxury drapes and chandeliers is truly stunning as it looks out on the fabulous views across the valley. We are also available by text or call 8 am till 8 pm 7 days a week at 661-477-6140 . We LOVE giving great customer service ! With almost 200 FIVE STAR reviews you can feel comfortable knowing your day will be perfect :) Destination brides love us because its like being in Big Bear with out the drive and we have LOTS of hotels and restaurants close by . Let us know if we can help you in any way . www.RoseGardenEstateWeddings.com and go to Facebook to see our other brides @RoseGardenEstate
Santa Ana, CA  
Capacity: 380
$34-$65 per person
The hotel boasts over 300 sleeping rooms and 8,000 square feet of flexible function / event space to accommodate groups up to 400 people. Host a fabulous event and enjoy the fruits of your labor along with your guests. Our Catering Managers will help with everything from food to entertainment, and our staff will make sure your event is truly memorable. No matter what the event, we'll create the appropriate mood and take the stress out of hosting. (Don't worry, you still get all the credit!)
Los Angeles, CA  
Our first Bowlero to debut in Southern California, Bowlero Mar Vista offers the area’s premier destination for outrageous fun, out-of-this-world eats, and outstanding private events. Hit the lanes and let the good times roll for date night, family night, birthday parties that amaze, and corporate events that rock the cubicle. Retro-inspired and crafted with a modern touch, Bowlero Mar Vista’s amenities, artwork, and eclectic decor all evoke images of a different world—one that calls to mind the sun, surf, and scenic landscape of a 1970s California road trip. With curves inspired by the coastal highway and the heady style of Armet & Davis, Bowlero Mar Vista’s design is a tribute to roadside motels, rooftop pool parties, roller girls, and the buzz of neon-lit signs that sing to you from the distance. When you’re trying to find California’s most inventive destination for birthdays, kids parties, holiday parties, or unforgettable corporate events, look no further than Bowlero Mar Vista. Our talented party professionals are special event ninjas trained in the art of awesome celebrations. They’ll do all the work while you have all the fun—that way, you can enjoy all the party perks and none of the party buzzkills (like cleanup). They’ll also guide you through our delicious menu of oversized shareables—epic eats and signature drinks that turn every big event into a really big deal—like our five-pound Behemoth Burger, our eight-pound Beast Burrito, our two-foot Mega Dog hot dogs, and the Dunk Tank, a huge fishbowl cocktail that’s meant to be shared.
Chino, CA  
Capacity: 500
If you are planning a Wedding reception, Business meeting, Birthday party or any event, the Planes of Fame Event Venue offers your group an opportunity to step back in time! Our beautiful Maloney Hanger transforms into a wedding venue, banquet hall or reception hall large enough to host up to 320 people for a sit-down dinner. Our 45-seat movie theater and Aviation Discovery Center is also available to rent for your business meetings, presentations, and private screenings! From 10 to over 500 people, we can tailor our facility to suit your occasion! We look forward to working with you to ensure your event is delightful. Think of us for your next reunion, company party, annual meeting, reception, corporate meeting, retirement, birthday, holiday party, anniversary, wedding, and club meeting! We are a non profit 501 (c)(3) organization that has grown for the past 57 years through donations.
Ontario, CA  
Capacity: 250
$19.99 per person
An Elegant, Uniquely Designed Banquet and conference facility with State-of-the-Art Amenities Private, Separate from Restaurant * Full Bar * Built in Stage Dance Floor * Disco Lighting * Sound System * Projection Screens * Free WiFi * High Speed Internet Available
Newport Beach, CA  
Capacity: 146
$750-$3,000 per event
Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Of Lights is the premier holiday event in southern California. For over 108 years the Newport Beach Boat Parade has dazzled spectators. The boat parade in Newport Beach began as a 9 boat affair during the turn of the 20th century and has grown into hundreds of ships and homes in full décor with dazzling light displays and over 2 million people viewing the each year. The decor and amazing light displays begin early in December running throughout the month and into the new year. The parade takes place over 5 nights on third week in December with this year's parade is from December 13-December 17 2017. Holiday parties either set to the back drop of the Newport Christmas Boat Parade or dates throughout December will be treated to amazing light displays, decorated ships, and all the decor that has made Newport Beach one of the top 10 holiday happenings in the nation reported by the New York Times. Newport Landing provides ship rentals for holiday parities of all sizes with a large selection of yachts & ships with many types of amenities. Our event team has years of experience with holiday parties and understands the best formats to ensure your holiday event exceeds expectations and is a complete success.
Los Angeles, CA  
Capacity: 700
Located at the Hollywood & Highland Center beside the world-famous Dolby Theater and just steps away from the TCL Chinese Theater and Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, the Hard Rock Cafe on Hollywood Boulevard offers high-energy entertainment and a world-class menu. Our 20,000-square-foot cafe includes spacious seating, a live music area, a bar, and two retail stores offering Hard Rock Cafe’s limited-edition merchandise. Plan a flawless and unforgettable event worthy of a star at Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood on Hollywood BLVD. Our 20,000-sq.-ft. venue has plenty of room for your small or large event, from intimate business meetings, Corporate parties, fundraising galas,rehearsal dinners as well as rocking bar mitzvahs and birthday parties. During your event, guests will enjoy dishes from our made-from-scratch menu and handmade cocktails as well as a unique, interactive experience on the Rock Wall that lets them peruse Hard Rock’s extensive collection of music memorabilia. You can customize menus, merchandise, and audiovisual equipment to make your event one no one will ever forget.
Hawthorne, CA  
Capacity: 240
$35.95-$46.95 per person
Matisse Restaurant inside the Ayres Hotel Manhattan Beach offers delicious American cuisine infused with rich European flavor. Our diverse menus will fill your day with freshness, tickle your palate and satisfy your fine tastes with quality. Lavish events such as weddings and corporate functions, as well as small socials held at Matisse leave a lasting impression on your guests. Treat yourself, family members, associates or special guest to fine wines, exquisite culinary creations in an elegant and friendly atmosphere. Conferences and client meetings held on our premises never fail to impress.
Palm Springs, CA  
Capacity: 400
We love throwing parties, weddings, and corporate events. Let us help you plan yours. Celebrate poolside, fireside—or mountain-side in our new Sago Ballroom & Terrace.