Ralston White Retreat

Located on 43 acres in beautiful Mill Valley, California, the Ralston White Retreat was designed by one of San Francisco’s most prolific architects, Willis Polk.  The 14,000 square foot home has three stories, nine relaxing porches and balconies with spectacular views and beautiful furnishings throughout. The heart-shaped lawn and beautiful grounds invite you to enjoy the elegance of your surroundings.

Cline Cellars

Located in the southern end of the Sonoma Valley, Cline Cellars is a picturesque 350-acre estate offering an expansive and elegant setting to host any special celebration of your life.  Venues offer rustling weeping willows, manicured lawns, ever-changing gardens and six spring-fed ponds. We can accommodate parties of 30 or 1,000.  Our Vintage Rail Car and Deck overlooks one of six ponds and the Great lawn area. The restored Rail Car and Deck seats up to 80 guests or 175 standing.

The Palace Hotel

The Palace Hotel has been the first choice for elegant San Francisco weddings for over a century. Offering the most distinguished service in an opulent setting, the Palace Hotel is a magical place to affirm your life together as a married couple. .Whether your dream wedding is an intimate gathering or the wedding reception of the year, The Palace Hotel will create an exquisite celebration that is an authentic reflection of you both as a couple.

Thomas Fogarty

With stunning views from San Francisco to San Jose, Thomas Fogarty Winery and Vineyards is one of the San Francisco Peninsula's premiere wedding locations. Known for its award winning wines, Thomas Fogarty Winery is an intimate,  elegant and relaxing setting reserved for memorable special occasions.Thomas Fogarty Winery's events area is a breathtaking redwood and stone facility with three separate levels that seemingly "flow" down the mountainside.

SF Zoo

Every couple that gets married at the zoo has a great time and so do all their guests.  There are a variety of venues to choose from.  Your ceremony can take place in the midst of the Savannah surrounded by zebras and other exotic animals.  Then guests can move to cocktail hour in the Lion's Den or the carousel or you may want to include a giraffe feeding and of course there's also the animal encounters.  Then you finish the evening in the beautifully decorated great hall or the equally stunning Lemur Cafe. 

Boundary Oaks

This is not an ordinary golf course.  The ceremony takes place on a grass knoll surrounded by trees and a picturesque pond with a beautiful fountain.  Then guests move to cocktail hour in a room that is surrounded with windows that allow guests to enjoy the beautiful view.  Finally, they settle in the Clubhouse for dinner and dancing.  The Clubhouse is perfect for any size reception and can accommodate up to 250 guests. 

Our Favorite Places

We have developed a special relationship with these venues for a variety of reasons.  Some of them we help manage and market, others we have partnered with as preferred vendors and some just took our breath away with their unique beauty.  All of these venues are wonderful to work with and have one goal in mind...help make your dreams a reality on your special day.


The four-tiered Redwood Hall is more than 8,000 square feet and is largely composed of rich, repurposed wood. For large events, the whole Hall can be rented out and allows for a feeling of intimacy while accommodating up to 300 seated guests. The top level is over 2,000 square feet, and boasts a stunning view of the Bay. This tier is perfect for smaller events, or can be used as a breakout space as part of a larger event. Each of the four levels can seat approximately 100 people, and features unique environmentally-inspired architectural elements.

Canyon View

For those searching for the perfect Bay Area wedding site.  If you crave natural surroundings and prefer a private and elegant venue for your wedding and reception, you will absolutely love Canyon View! For a wedding celebration fit for a fairytale romance, there is no other place. With panoramic views of the city from both ceremony and reception, the Canyon View inspires love. The options are endless at the Canyon View and they are all here in one very special place. It all comes together in a scenic garden wedding location fit for your dreams and designed to showcase the natural beauty of the Tri-Valley with sweeping panoramic views.

Sir Francis Drake

A gorgeous venue with personality that will wow your wedding party and guests at every turn.  This Union Square hotel is a regal and romantic setting filled with 16,000 square feet of storybook wedding venue possibilities.  Married with impeccable service and style to create wedding day magic, your happily-ever-afters will bloom at the stunning hotel.  The Sir Francis Drake features memorable venues, including dazzling salons and ballrooms adorned with baroque accents, chandeliers and regal décor.

Hotel Shattuck Plaza

Hotel Shattuck Plaza is a truly elegant wedding venue that blends historic charm and contemporary style in downtown Berkeley.  Walk down the aisle and host a grand reception in the stunning Crystal Ballroom, decorated with historic chandeliers and mirrored walls that give your day a classic vintage feel. The stylishly renovated Whitecotton Room is a more intimate and private setting with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking downtown Berkeley.  Food is the soul of every celebration and at Hotel Shattuck Plaza.  Your wedding is enhanced by local farm-to-table cuisine from the catering team at FIVE.

Longbranch Farms

Tucked in a Northern California canyon in Half Moon Bay, the Long Branch western town makes the perfect setting and location for any event.  Long Branch Farms is family run venture. Kevin Palmer and his family created and built this theme-oriented site western venue. The Palmers have created an old-west ambiance that can take you back in time. Long Branch Farm celebrates the wild west heritage with gunfights, gold panning, roping demonstrations and an old-west saloon.

Weller House Inn

A great alternative for couples looking to get out of the Bay Area and have a somewhat "destination" wedding.  Located in Fort Bragg, along the Mendocino Coast, this warm-hearted retreat is the perfect romantic setting to say "I Do". Weller House Inn offers a variety of packages designed to fit any budget. Guests also have the option of reserving one of their beautifully restored rooms and spending a little extra time enjoying everything this charming town has to offer.

Sequoia Retreat

Just 10 miles from Santa Cruz, this stunning retreat is the perfect setting for any wedding.  Couples can exchange vows in the amphitheater, amongst the towering redwoods or in Pixie's Garden surrounded by beautiful views.  They can then enjoy dinner and dancing nestled in the trees or inside the rustic reception hall.  Couples and their guests also have the option of staying on site in one of their charming cabins.