Choosing the perfect venue is the first exciting step of wedding planning! It can be incredibly overwhelming, however narrowing down your style of wedding you want is the best way to start. San Luis Obispo and Arroyo Grande both have incredible venues that range from countryside villas to rustic barns to urban chic hotels. You have plenty of options on the Central Coast, starting with stunning places like Edna Valley and leading to more enchanting places in the crevices of Arroyo Grande or the vibrant ambiance of Downtown SLO.

Keep scrolling to see some incredible venue choices on the Central Coast.

Venue: Villa Loriana

Villa Loriana is an enchanting venue located on a private property in Arroyo Grande. The venue is a beautiful villa that looks like a European castle nestled in the hills of the estate, surrounded by gorgeous oak trees and has amenities such as an ethereal fairytale-like water structure and grounds for the wedding party to stay for the weekend.

Venue: Greengate Ranch and Vineyard

Greengate Ranch and Vineyard is a luxury wedding venue that offers a getaway retreat and a beautiful landscape to celebrate your love. This iconic venue has hosted incredibly elaborate weddings that offer plenty of inspiration for your dream wedding.

Venue: Higuera Ranch

Higuera Ranch is just on the outskirts of San Luis Obispo, providing the perfect location for a destination wedding that brings family and friends together for an entire weekend of celebrating. The venue is on 80 acres of land that holds a rustic barn, farm animals, multiple ceremony locations, and a vacation house with a pool.

Venue: The White Barn

The White Barn is the perfect Edna Valley location for a large wedding that can be transformed into whatever inspires you. The venue itself is a gorgeous space that offers expansive views of the rolling green hills of Edna Valley and the enrapturing barn compliments the beauty of the area.

Venue: La Lomita Ranch

La Lomita Ranch is a luxurious space that was once an Arabian horse ranch, turned into a gorgeous Spanish-styled venue that has rooms for your wedding party, farm animals surrounding the area, beautiful foliage and a stunning pond that makes for the perfect ceremony backdrop. If you want to feel like you are traveling to Europe for your wedding, this is the venue for you.

Venue: The Carrisa

The Carrisa is the perfect Downtown SLO location for your wedding if you are looking for something with urban chic. You can transform this space into your dream look while having the luxury of professional bartenders and caterers at your service, and the charming Downtown SLO to spend your time before and after the celebration. This venue also stays open until 2 am, unlike most SLO County venues that have an earlier time cutoff.

Venue: Hotel Cerro

This sophisticated hotel in Downtown SLO is the perfect location for more intimate gatherings. With award-winning chefs and beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces, Hotel Cerro offers the perfect place for your wedding if you want to feel like you're on a luxurious vacation.

Venue: Marfarm

Marfarm is a charming venue that holds a modern countryside ambiance for a quintessential SLO Cal wedding. With darling rooms and a vacation stay attached to the reception barn, this makes for the perfect place for your wedding party to stay or a bride to get ready. There are adorable farm animals and gorgeous views of the rolling green hills of SLO.

Choosing The Perfect Venue in South County SLO

Choosing The Perfect Venue in South County SLO

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