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Carlsbad Wedding Venues – Top 20 Destinations for Your Perfect Day

Carlsbad wedding venues

Carlsbad wedding venues for any taste. Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! Carlsbad, California, offers plenty of beautiful and unique wedding venues to choose from. To help you find the perfect location for your special day, here’s an ultimate guide to some of the best wedding venues in Carlsbad.

1. Omni La Costa Resort & Spa

One of the popular stunning wedding venues in Carlsbad. Overflowing with lush landscapes, California sunshine, and magnificent views, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa provides an idyllic backdrop for your dream wedding. Choose from intimate spaces like the Wedding Courtyard or Orchid Terrace, or opt for the Valley Promenade overlooking the world-class golf course. Omni La Costa offers both indoor and outdoor spaces for rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions, all supported by a dedicated and professional wedding team.

2. The Westin Carlsbad Resort and Spa

With over 75,000 sq ft of event space and 43 event spaces, The Westin Carlsbad Resort and Spa can accommodate weddings of all sizes. Their grand 8,010-square-foot venue can host up to 950 guests. This resort boasts comprehensive technology and a health-conscious SuperFoodsRx™ menu to keep your guests focused and energized throughout the event. 

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3. Park Hyatt Aviara Resort

Situated on a plateau overlooking the Batiquitos Lagoon wildlife preserve and the Pacific Ocean, the AAA five-diamond Park Hyatt Aviara Resort offers Spanish colonial architecture surrounded by beautiful gardens and golf fairways. The resort features an Arnold Palmer-designed championship golf course and the Aviara Spa, making it an exquisite choice for a luxurious wedding.

4. Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa

With venues suitable for both intimate and large gatherings, Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa can host events of all sizes. Their Pacific Lawn, the largest space, accommodates up to 1,200 guests in a theater setting. The resort offers modern AV equipment and high-speed Wi-Fi, ensuring your event runs smoothly.                                                                                                                                                                        

5. Carlsbad Windmill by Wedgewood Weddings

This iconic and newly renovated venue provides a modern, luxurious space with a rustic touch. From the grand ballroom to the outdoor patio, Carlsbad Windmill offers a unique experience that will make your wedding unforgettable. Wedgewood Weddings takes pride in ensuring every event is stress-free and personalized.                                                        Album 001 5 Carlsbad Wedding Venues - Top 20 Destinations for Your Perfect Day

6. Cape Rey Carlsbad

Oceanfront Wedding Venue. Experience a beautiful oceanfront wedding at Cape Rey Carlsbad. The resort offers stunning views and a dedicated team to assist in making your day perfect.

7. Leo Carrillo Ranch

Step into history at Leo Carrillo Ranch, a 1939 ranch with rich heritage and charm. This is one of the most exciting and popular Carlsbad wedding venues. The venue can accommodate up to 300 guests and offers pre-approved vendors to simplify the planning process.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Carlsbad wedding venues Leo Carrillo Ranch Carlsbad wedding venues Leo Carrillo Ranch

8. Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach

For a beachfront wedding experience, consider Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach. Their experienced staff will help coordinate all the details, ensuring a flawless and memorable wedding day.

9. The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

For a truly unique and picturesque wedding, consider The Flower Fields. This wedding venue in Carlsbad is the most beautiful while the flowers are blooming. With stunning ranunculus flowers in bloom from March to May, this venue offers breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean year-round.

10. Holiday Inn Carlsbad

The Holiday Inn Carlsbad is a breathtaking resort-style hotel with exquisite banquet facilities and a beautifully manicured courtyard, perfect for weddings and celebrations.             

11. SpringHill Suites San Diego Carlsbad

SpringHill Suites San Diego Carlsbad oceanfront all-suite hotel offers flexible conference rooms and a rooftop lounge with stunning coastal views, providing an inspiring setting for your wedding or event.

12. The Old Rancho Wedding Estate

Built in the 1840s, The Old Rancho offers an all-inclusive package, taking care of every detail to make your wedding day worry-free.

13. Tamarack Beach Resort

Tamarack Beach Resort offers a unique event space with breathtaking ocean views, making it perfect for a memorable celebration.

14. Karl Strauss Brewing Company

For beer enthusiasts, Karl Strauss Brewing Company offers private and semi-private dining options for events of all sizes. 

15. Fresco Trattoria & Bar

Experience authentic Italian fine dining and catering at Fresco Trattoria & Bar, a wonderful venue for any event. This is the venue for a limited amount of people, perfect among Carlsbad wedding venues for a wedding reception.

16. Downtown Works

Located just minutes from Carlsbad Palomar Airport and miles of pristine beaches, Downtown Works offers an industrial vibe with both indoor and outdoor event spaces.                                                                                  

17. Agua Hedionda Lagoon Discovery Center

Surrounded by natural beauty and overlooking the Agua Hedionda Lagoon, this venue offers indoor and outdoor spaces perfect for weddings and other events. It’s probably one of the most budget-friendly Carlsbad wedding venues.

18. Carlsbad Event Home

For a private and elegant venue, the Carlsbad Event Home offers a tropical paradise in its backyard, making it ideal for intimate gatherings.

19. Alila Marea Beach Resort

Not a Carlsbad resort, but situated right on the Carlsbad/Encinitas border right on South Ponto Beach. Perched high above the Pacific shore, Alila Marea offers coastal elegance with a seaside bluff, an open-air terrace, and an elegant ballroom as unique venue options for weddings.  This is one of the most stunning Carlsbad wedding venues with a view.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Carlsbad wedding venues Alila Marea Carlsbad wedding venues Alila Marea

20. Carlsbad INN Resort

The Carlsbad INN Resort provides a range of options for your wedding, from beachfront ceremonies to elegant indoor receptions.

Consider visiting these venues in person to experience their unique offerings and choose the one that resonates with your vision of the perfect wedding. Best wishes for a memorable and magical wedding day! Contact us today to book your perfect wedding photographer in Carlsbad!

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