A Night To Remember

The Wedding Standard members gathered at San Luis Obispo's newest downtown wedding and event venue The Penny for a night of amazing food, cocktails, and designs.The venue launched in style alongside San Luis Obispo's wedding community, The Wedding Standard members.

Guests arrived in style and were greeted with custom signage from San Luis Obispo event designers Lovelyfest and florals from Noonan's Wine Country Designs, all in a concept designed by San Luis Obispo wedding planner and designer A Lovely Creative. San Luis Obispo wedding photographer Yvonne Goll captured the each detail of the night perfectly. 

About The Space

San Luis Obispo's The Penny is the perfect space for weddings, rehearsal dinners, and endless other events.Designed by the owners, each element and corner of the space was carefully curated to showcase an industrial, modern, and effortlessly chic vibe. The Penny draws on the rich history of the building, while adding in fresh elements with pops of color.

A Sweet Welcome

Guests were welcomed with floral inspired rose cocktails, a collaborative effort from San Luis Obispo wedding bartenders Sidecar Cocktail Co. and dessert expert Haute Sugar Co. Each drink contained edible flowers, and a perfect taste of summer to begin the night. 

Big SLO Bike Debuts In A Big Way

San Luis Obispo's newest local activity Big SLO Bike made some of its first rounds around town as it picked up guests and dropped them off downtown at The Penny, with no shortage of good music, laughs and pedaling along the way. 

Cocktails Done Right

As co - owners of The Penny, Sidecar Cocktail Co. owners Josh and Lauren Christiansen came up with signature cocktails that wowed guest, and left a lasting impression. The "Southern Hemisphere," with tequila, passionfruit, and roasted limes with a sprinkle of Tajin seasoning was full of flavor and unexpected spice. 

Floral Abundance

San Luis Obispo wedding florist Noonan's Wine Country Designs packed a punch with her abundant and varied floral arrangements and installations. A mix of dried foliage and fresh flowers like peonies, fresh garden roses and a variety of grasses brought the design to life. 

Sitting Pretty

San Luis Obispo rental company and event stylists Avenue Twelve provided lounge spaces that invited guests to mix and mingle in the most fun ways. Each piece carefully selected by Kelsey of A Lovely Creative was placed throughout the space in a way that felt intimate and intentional, and left enough room for guests to move with ease and experience each space. 

A Menu To Remember

From the moment gusts arrived, they were treated to a world of flavors, with food stations, deluxe passed appetizers and unique menu items from San Luis Obispo Wedding Caterers Field To Table. An oyster bar offered fresh and light bites, while showcasing fun black stoneware plates from San Luis Obispo rental company All About Events

Food Stations With Style

Each food station was brought to life with custom signage from San Luis Obispo wedding planners and event designers Lovelyfest Designs.There was no shortage of variety with stations ranging from hanging udon and miso noodle displays, to "gutter" style nachos paired with hanging tins of fresh fruit covered in tajin.  

Distinctive appetizers like bon mi, ahi lettuce cups and gourmet mini tacos offered guests a taste of the event as they entered. Field to table offered a variety of passed and stationed appetizers, including a a charcuterie display on San Luis Obispo Specialty Vintage Trailer and Rental Company Tinker Tin Trailer Co.

Haute For Waffles

Haute Sugar Co's newest menu item was a huge hit! Handmade waffles with the toppings of any sweet tooth's dreams including sugar spray left guests wanting more haute goodness!

The Dream Team 

The crew behind the magical new venue captured in a sweet moment of celebration as they launched their new space. The team is made up of Tinker Tin Trailer Co owners Jaime and Carl, Sidecar Cocktail Co owners Lauren and Josh, alongside Josh's brother Jeremy, and his wife Kristie.

Venue Launch: The Penny

Venue Launch: The Penny

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