Nestled in the rolling green canyons of Paso Robles lies an intimate and gorgeous winery that's been nurtured to what it is now since the 1920s. From the quality wines to the unique ambiance, the venue holds as a special place for many people, including the newlyweds Tay and Taylor Lautner. The two have a history of attending some of Paso Roble's finest wineries throughout the years, including Booker Vineyard, who then held their wedding after-party. Justin Mcgregor and Josiah Carr with SAMKOMA World event design and photography was there to coordinate and capture the day.
This modern, elegant styled shoot created by Pismo Beach florist Fluidbloom Designs was a stunning representation of what your dream downtown San Luis Obispo elopement could look like. Located at the urban-chic and luxurious San Luis Obispo hotel and venue Hotel Cerro, there were endless photo opportunities for San Luis Obispo photographer Yvonne Goll to capture.
Downtown San Luis Obispo is home to more than Mission de Tolosa, good shopping, and fine food. Two new weddings/private event venue have opened and we couldn't be more thrilled. Take a peak at The Carrisa and The Penny's urban venue styles perfect for a couple with a unique wedding vision.
Nestled in the foothills just north of San Luis Obispo, Higuera Ranch is home to gorgeous views, great people, and an amazing space. Written by Shaunna Angell and photographed by Holley Elizabeth for The Wedding Standard's print magazine Volume II, read on to learn all about this special property.
Step into the ultimate California dream with these incredibly well executed beachfront weddings. From classically chic to adventurously bohemian, these sweet couples pose effortlessly with the great Pacific as a backdrop.
Located in the historic downtown city of Templeton, the Templeton Mercantile holds a unique atmosphere with four different spaces to hold the western saloon event of your dreams. We had the pleasure of hosting a launch party to introduce the venue to the Central Coast event industry. We started the day with a gorgeous styled shoot creatively planned by San Luis Obispo wedding coordinator Zest It Up. The night was full of disco cowboys, vintage flare, delicious bites, decadent desserts, classic honkey tonk music, and unforgettable memories.
Outdoor weddings provide stunning natural views, such as beaches, mountains, vineyards, and gardens, that create a romantic and unforgettable atmosphere. Choosing the right location is essential to capture the perfect jaw-dropping view that will leave a lasting impression on all guests. Luckily, the Central Coast has plenty of these diverse options. In honor of Earth day, we wanted to feature some stunning venues that are known for their unforgettable views that pull the entire wedding together.
Transform your wedding day into a wedding weekend with an unforgettable rehearsal dinner. Half the fun of a major event is the anticipation of it, which makes the day before just as enchanting as the day of! Nick and Anneke hosted their rehearsal dinner at San Luis Obispo event venue The Penny. Adorable decor tied into an industrial and chic venue, drinks, snacks and celebration with their loved ones made for the perfect start to their most memorable weekend.
We had a jolly good time with our wedding industry friends at our Holiday party this month! It was an incredible night all thanks to the San Luis Obispo event venue, The Carrisa. They had help from San Luis Obispo event planners Karson Butler Events executing the most festive holiday pop up bar you'll ever see, calling it Christmas at the Carrisa.
Perfect golden hour views, luxurious florals and details, and a wild west venue ambiance makes for the dreamiest ranch style wedding. We had the pleasure of hosting a venue launch party for the new and stunning Santa Margarita wedding venue Riata Ranch. Read the previous blog, Riata Ranch Event, to see the details of this memorable day. Along with this lively gathering, Rose with San Luis Obispo Rose To The Occasion Events executed the most beautiful styled shoot to showcase the awe inspiring potential of someone's dream wedding. San Luis Obispo Stefanie Elizabeth Photography captured every detail and I was able to interview her about the process.
When a new venue pops up on the central coast, we love to give it a warm industry welcome. This past summer, we were put in touch with Riata Ranch, a new wedding venue in Santa Margarita. They were interested in throwing an industry event, with our help, to show off their stunning venue to all of the local vendors.
If you want to skip to the moment where you jump for joy in a hotel room after your wedding, sadly, we can't help with that. However, we can help you narrow down the endless choices of hotel venues in the Central Coast. View some of our favorites to see if your venue is waiting for you!
Getting prepared to walk down the aisle is a big deal, so you need to make sure your getting ready experience is perfect. The location can make all the difference, so view 5 of the Central Coast's best and most photographable getting-ready locations.
Bring in the barn, boho and bouquets! Luke and Lindsey had an elegant and colorful party to celebrate their engagement. They incorporated personable pieces of their history as a couple and spent their night with loved ones at the San Luis Obispo wedding venue, The Penny.
Whether it's boots and boho, picnics and pool days, or discos and dancing, you can't go wrong in choosing your dream bachelorette theme. Although there are many unique and up and coming ideas for your weekend extravaganza, I narrowed down a list of bride favorites that could be easily executed on the Central Coast.
The start of changing colors and pumpkin spice are in the air! Many couples would arguably say that fall is the perfect time to get married because of the milder weather and endless design possibilities.When it comes to choosing the right venue, we chose 5 locations we think will enhance the mood of your fall wedding to the next level!
Katie and Brandon's golden California wedding was the perfect combination of beachy and bohemian as the designs were inspired by their adoration for the central coast of California. Hosted at the unique and aesthetically pleasing San Luis Obispo wedding venue Rod and Hammer SLO Stills and SLO Brew Rock by SLO Brew Gatherings, their dream event was put to life by the ever so talented San Luis Obispo wedding planner Epiphany Events and captured by Joshua Tree photographers Apartment 3 Photography.
Just before you thought Edna Valley couldn't get any more charming, a newly renovated estate had us in awe and dreaming about potential future events put on by our Wedding Standard members! We had the pleasure of hosting an event at San Luis Obispo's vacation rental and venue, Edna Estate.
San Luis Obispo is a major hotspot for destination weddings, with its scenic views, beautiful beaches, and cute downtown. With its numerous wineries and local farms, this Central Coast town is also home to some of the most beautiful barns to host your wedding at. Keep scrolling to see our top barn venues in the area!
This couples sweet celebration took place at a private estate owned by the family. With the help of San Luis Obispo Wedding Planner Amanda Holder Events, this country-chic day was seamlessly brought together. Pops of white and green floral arrangements were put together by San Luis Obispo florist Mauna Florist. With a heart warming first look and an intimate reception, you can see more of this loving day that was all captured by San Luis Obispo photographer By Nicole Huffman.
Victoria and Max's wedding day took place among the stunning vineyards at Paso Robles venue & winery The Fableist Wine Company, which set the scene for this al fresco celebration. Taking inspiration from the fables that the venue was created off of, this couple incorporated timeless details such as an escort display using vintage books, and long dining tables for their friends and family to feast. Central Coast wedding planner Embark Event Design helped tell this couples story through the design. With pops of pastel hues and rosy pinks, Napa Valley floral designer Blooms by Morgan created a stunning ceremony arch that framed the great oak tree. Continue to scroll to see more of this beautiful day which was wonderfully captured by the lens of Los Angeles photographer Desiree Keoshian.
This couples country style wedding at Paso Robles wedding venue Fallen Oak Estate was filled with sweet, personal touches that created a heartwarming day. Surrounded by close friends and family, the couple shared a meaningful first look as the bride walked down the aisle, which was beautifully captured by San Luis Obispo photographers Poppy and Vine Visual. With the help of Santa Barbara wedding planner Coastal Rose Events, this day will forever be a favorite memory for the couple. Keep scrolling to hear more about this wedding day from Poppy and Vine Visual.
Clare & Alex's intimate fall wedding was set among the changing vines at Paso Robles venue HammerSky Vineyards. San Luis Obispo floral designer Precious & Blooming created stunning arrangements that beautifully complimented the warm oranges, vivid yellows, and golden browns of the surrounding landscape. Central Coast wedding planner Embark Event Designer meticulously brought this couples wedding day to life as they celebrated with close family and friends and it was all captured by Southern California photographer Natalie Bray.
Timeless decor accentuates the beauty of this simple and chic wedding. Located at the iconic Santa Barbara hotel Belmond El Encanto, Central Coast Wedding Planner Vanessa Noel Events helped bring this couples dream wedding day to life. Gorgeous and delicate blooms composed by Santa Barbara Floral Designer Stella Bloom Designs beautifully moments by the lens of Santa Barbara photographer Anna Delores Photography. Keep scrolling for more inspiration from this beautiful day.
This rustic romance was overloaded with feminine and sweet details. The loving couple exchanged vows at the grooms family ranch, Paso Robles private estate El Dorado Ranch.
This sweet couples wedding included a romantic color palette, filled with organic and blossoming blooms by Fresno floral designer The Flora Club - the brides "something blue" was sneakily included within her bouquet.
San Luis Obispo wedding venue The Penny SLO is the perfect space for to get an urban feel in the sweet downtown of old town SLO. This dark and moody design has us embracing the winter time and falling head over heels for the downtown sunset photos. A team of local vendors like San Luis Obispo Event Planner EM Events and Central Coast Floral Designer Myrtle & Branch Floral Co. partnered to help make this day come to life. This styled shoot was captured by San Luis Obispo wedding photographer Chris Tack Photography.
This vibrant outdoor wedding at Paso Robles wedding venue Terra Mia Vineyard has us daydreaming of warm summer days. With a traditional Catholic mass the day before at Atascadero Catholic Church Saint William's Parish, this couple had a charming celebration the following day with their closest friends and family, featuring stunning views and an epic dance party that lasted the entire evening.