When you think of Silicon Valley, epicenter of the technology and innovation, you probably don’t think, “What a great place for a wedding!” Well, think again.
Full of history and surrounded by Silicon Valley’s rolling hills, the city of San Jose has everything you need for a picturesque wedding. But don’t take our word for it, see for yourself. Check out these San Jose wedding venues that prove Silicon Valley is more than just a great place to start a tech company in your garage.
The fourth oldest golf club in northern California has everything you need for your dream wedding. Established in 1899, the San Jose Country Club boasts expansive golf courses, wise oak trees, and spectacular views over Silicon Valley. Together their highly trained staff and executive chef will help you create a wedding as seamless and delicious as you can imagine.
Typical cost: Starting at around $10,000 for 100-person wedding
Bonus: Take a virtual tour of their event space.
Convenient to all the wonders the region has to offer (and the San Jose airport), the Hayes Mansion is an ideal location for your Bay Area wedding. Take advantage of the mansion’s in-house full-service catering, or choose one of their outside caterers. Between the palm trees and dramatic views of the surrounding mountains, what more could you ask for?
Typical cost: Starting at $9,900 for 100-person wedding
Bonus: For weddings of 100 guests or more, a deluxe guestroom for bride and groom comes included with your wedding package.
The scenic beauty of the Cinnabar Hills Golf Club speaks for itself. The breathtaking landscape of their golf course and hills beyond provides the perfect backdrop for your wedding ceremony. And even though Cinnabar doesn’t accommodate outdoor receptions, you and your guests won’t have to leave the natural wonders behind at cocktail hour. The indoor reception space preserves the views and natural light with large surrounding windows and unique pentagon-shaped skylight.
Typical cost: $4,000 rental fee
Bonus: Cinnabar’s event coordinators consistently get great reviews for their friendliness and competence.
Any wedding at Hotel De Anza is sure to be an event to remember. Located in the central business district of San Jose, The Art Deco style hotel features two sophisticated indoor reception spaces perfect for a wedding in any season. What’s more, the hotel’s executive chef and an in-house sommelier will wine and dine your guests with the best of them.
Typical cost: $18,000
Bonus: Hotel De Anza has been host to many celebrity guests over the years. Eleanor Roosevelt and Miley Cyrus have stayed there. (Not together, obviously.)
Built in 1927, this well-preserved 1920’s era movie house can bring your wedding back in time. Get married on stage, with your guests watching comfortably from the theater seats below (with 1,122 seats, you can invite the whole dang neighborhood). Then, host your reception under the glamorous high ceilings of the theater’s grand entry hall.
Capacity: 150 for a seated reception
Typical cost: Starting at $14,000 for full venue rental
Bonus: Don’t have time for a visit? Take a virtual tour.
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