I’m going, going back, back to Cali, Cali! Orange County weddings are fun, extravagant affairs, are as diverse as the area itself! Orange County is a popular tourist destination within Southern California. Several different, and arguable world-famous, cities that are popular for both weddings and receptions are located in this area. Irvine, Huntington Beach, Santa Ana, Westminster, Newport Beach and Fullerton, just to name a few, are a part of Orange County. Each place has its own flare and charm, so there is no wrong way to book a wedding here!
Aside from great beaches to walk along, Orange County is home to Disneyland, California Adventure Park, and Knott’s Berry Farm! There is no better place in Orange County to unleash your inner child! Disney offers different wedding packages amenities, so there’s something for every bride when she’s planning for a Disney themed wedding. There are also popular state parks, such as Crystal Cove State Park in Laguna Beach, is lauded for its attempts to preserve the last bit of natural beauty in Orange County, as there are so many oceanfront properties; so much so that many consider the O.C. to be overdeveloped in regards to oceanfront property.
In and around Orange County are several highly rate golf clubs such as SeaCliff Country Club in Laguna Beach. There are also popular, more private venues like The Grand in Long Beach that tends to be a popular choice for brides. Another popular spot in Laguna Beach is Tivoli Too, an outdoor, patio-covered venue filled with fresh flowers. Live piano music is offered throughout the ceremony and reception, as well as a diverse menu for a sit-down dinner or buffet style meal. The Ocean Front Gazebo at Heisler Park, also located in Laguna Beach, is located on the cliffs that overlook the Pacific Ocean. This is a prime location for an outdoor wedding close to the water!
The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Coast is another highly rated wedding venue. The resort offers complimentary accommodations for both the bride and groom on their wedding night, although the resort can only host one bridal couple a day, but this is just to ensure that the bride and groom will have the attention needed for their special day. For couples that actually want to get married on the water, Electra Cruises owns a tri-leved, luxury yacht that will take care of everything from the catering all the way up to helping you plan for your big day. The options on where you want to have your Orange County wedding hosted is endless!
There are so many distinct beaches and resorts in Orange County, finding your ideal wedding venue should be a walk in the park. You will still want to book in advance, as venues in Orange County weddings tend to fill up venues fast! Start planning your Orange County wedding today!