Mawwige is whut bwings us togevveh today… Wedding season is in full swing, San Jose. Whether you’re already engaged, or looking to put a ring on it, a great wedding can be the party of the year. Beyond all the pomp + circumstance, the location is key to the celebration — so today, we’re lifting the veil on some amazing local wedding venues.
💍 Traditional romance
If your love is in full bloom + you’re looking for a small, intimate ceremony, go classic with this beautiful local garden.
The spaces: A 75-person fountain + arbor area; a 200-person stage area.
Pro tips: This site does not allow receptions, so plan for a second location. Also, the site doesn’t have electricity or services, so expect a little DIY + BYO.
Honorable mention: Corinthian Grand Ballroom
💍 City chic
Located in the heart of San Pedro Square, this 150-year-old building combines the old + the new.
The spaces: A 2,500-sqft, 170-person rooftop, a 1,400-sqft outdoor mezzanine, and a 200-300 person indoor great room.
Services: Local partner caterers, bar packages, tables, chairs, security.
Honorable mention: Hotel De Anza
💍 Vintage charm
For a moody, romantic, and historic location that guests will remember — try the Winchester.
The spaces: The Front Gardens, the Greenhouse, and the Carriage House.
Services: Tables, chairs, lawn games, and a private group tour of the Mansion.
Honorable mention: Hayes Mansion
💍 For the outdoor lovers
Love lifts us up where we belong — enjoy soaring views across the Almaden Valley.
The spaces: A scenic golf club, a grand ballroom, an event lawn, and a cocktail patio + lounge.
Services: Officiants, DJs, food + beverages, tables, chairs, decor, photo booths, sparklers, and more.
Honorable mention: Nestldown
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