Here is a list of our Top 15 San Francisco Wedding Venues! If you have spent even 10 minutes doing research, you already know that there are countless wedding venues in San Francisco. It was definitely difficult to narrow it down, but from all historic landmark locations, to intimate social clubs, this collection of venues has a little bit of everything San Francisco has to offer. 

  1. Flood Mansion
  2. The University Club of San Francisco
  3. Julia Morgan Ballroom
  4. The Log Cabin at The Presidio
  5. Golden Gate Club at The Presidio
  6. Conservatory of Flowers
  7. Olympic Club
  8. Swedenborgian Church
  9. Fort Mason General’s Residence 
  10. SF Design Center Galleria
  11. Botanical Gardens
  12. Presidio Golf Course
  13. Palace of Fine Arts
  14. The Fairmont Hotel
  15. San Francisco City Hall


Top 15 San Francisco Wedding Venues

Flood Mansion

With three gorgeous event spaces, Flood Mansion can accommodate up to 165 seated guests (indoors or outdoors), and up to 299 for reception style events. Their signature space is the Grand Hall which boasts unparalleled views of the San Francisco Bay, and opens into an impressive private courtyard. As this historic building is now the home of an independent not for profit school, it is available for events after school hours, and on weekends. For more information visit their Event Spaces page here.

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 Julia Morgan Ballroom

Located in the lively Financial District of San Francisco, The Julia Morgan ballroom is a venue unlike any other. Walking into the lobby, with it’s elegant marble and gleaming curved glass ceiling, is like going back in time. Head up the 15th floor, where a 4060 square foot ballroom awaits. With an awe-inspiring mahogany honeycomb ceiling, and floor to ceiling windows for that unbeatable city view, The Julia Morgan Ballroom never disappoints. For more information visit their Events page here.

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Sarah & Amadeus

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University Club of San Francisco

The prestigious University Club of San Francisco offers a timeless, elegant atmosphere for your event. With a capacity up to 200 guests, and wedding packages that include excellent service & accommodations, including catering, tables/chairs and linens, the University Club is an excellent choice. Stunning views of the city transition into a panoramic city light backdrop once the sun goes down, creating a romantic ambiance. For more information visit their Weddings page here.

Couples first kiss at University Club of San Francisco
Hillary & Jacob

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The Log Cabin at The Presidio

Located in San Francisco’s Presidio Park, the Log Cabin is exactly as charming as it sounds. This cozy rustic cabin can accommodate up to 150 guests, and has both indoor and outdoor entertaining spaces. As this venue is run by Wedgewood Weddings, there are a wide variety of packages to choose from. Check out some of their options here.

Faina & Drew

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Golden Gate Club at The Presidio

Another favorite of ours in the Presidio is The Golden Gate Club. With wall to wall, floor to ceiling windows, the Ventana Ballroom has a beautiful view of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco Bay. Wedgewood Weddings manages this venue as well, so customer service and convenience are guaranteed. Take a look at the packages they offer here.

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Convservatory of Flowers at Golden Gate Park

Nestled inside Golden Gate Park, the Conservatory of Flowers is a one of a kind event venue. The Orchid Pavilion can accommodate up to 200 guests for an indoor event, and an open-air seated dinner for guest counts over 150 would be held outside on the Palm Terrace. Wedding guests would have the liberty to wander through this historic venue, as well as the garden, during your event. Weddings can be held after 5pm any day of the week, year-round. For availability or more information, check out the Golden Gate Park Event Rentals page here.

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Olympic Club of San Francisco

In the Lower Nob Hill neighborhood of San Francisco, just outside of Union Square, is the Olympic Club of San Francisco. With eight different event spaces that can accommodate any guest count between 20-400, this venue can surely meet your Wedding Day needs. They offer multiple menu options and event packages, and have knowledgeable staff to help you customize your event. More information can be found on their Private Events page here.

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San Francisco Swedenborgian Church

This intimate Arts & Crafts style chapel is ideal for smaller events, as it seats up to 100 guests. The Swedenborgian Church of San Francisco is a National Historic Landmark, built well over 100 years ago. Open to couples of all backgrounds, genders, and beliefs, this traditional, old world church sets the tone for a classic church wedding. And, best of all, your dog is welcome too! Visit their wedding website here for more information.

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General’s Residence at Fort Mason

The General’s Residence can host events up to 130 guests, and has both indoor and outdoor entertaining spaces. Just like with many of our favorite San Francisco wedding venues, the view at the General’s Residence does not disappoint. With a stunning ballroom, dining room, lounge and a spacious lawn overlooking the Bay, this venue has plenty of space for a small/medium sized event. Click here for more information.

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San Francisco Design Center Galleria

Head to San Francisco’s Design District, and you’ll find The Design Center Galleria. This impressive event space has a hardwood dance floor and 4 floors, the first of which is 10,000 sq.ft. and can accommodate up to 1000 guests in a reception style event. Each of the upper 3 floors can accommodate up to 200 people, and have beautiful balconies that overlook the main floor. With a full kitchen for catering, and stage on the first floor, you can customize your event with vendors of your choice. Get more information on their Weddings page here.

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San Francisco Botanical Gardens

Did you know that you can get married in the San Francisco Botanical Garden? Well you can! With 5 outdoor venues to choose from, there is definitely a unique natural backdrop for every taste. Events can be held year-round, as long they conclude by 5pm (unless it’s held in the Celebration Garden, those events can go until 10pm). The venue will provide you with a list of approved vendors for catering, lighting and other needs. To inquire about availability, or get more information, visit their event rentals page here.

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Presido Golf Course

If you are getting married in San Francisco, and looking for an upscale, all inclusive wedding package, Presidio Golf Course should be at the top of your list. With unparalleled service, and an exquisite Golden Gate Bridge backdrop, this venue can’t be beat. From planning the menu to choosing decor, Presidio Golf Course Weddings will walk you through customizing every aspect of your day. Leave your worries behind, and enjoy your important day knowing that you are in very capable hands. For package options and availability, click here and head to their Weddings Page.

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Palace Of Fine Arts

A well known icon in San Francisco, the Palace of Fine Arts provides a one-of-a kind setting for your wedding day. You can reserve a spot under the “dome” for your ceremony for about $500 (waived for Veterans who are residents of SF) but know that it does remain open to the public. You can have up to 250 guests, and there is an option to host your reception there as well for a fee of $5000 (minimum). For more information visit the SF Parks event information page here.

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Fairmont San Francisco

With over a dozen private spaces to choose from, The Fairmont San Francisco has been hosting events of all sizes for well over 100 years. People come from all over the world to host & attend events at this prestigious San Francisco landmark hotel. Elegant ballrooms, a luxurious penthouse and world renowned accommodations, the Fairmont is elite elegance at it’s finest. In-house catering is provided by top-level chefs, and there are multiple packages to choose from. Take a look at their Wedding Brochure here, for available options.

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San Francisco City Hall

Of course, no San Francisco wedding venue list would be complete without the one and only San Francisco City Hall. Check our our Guide To Getting Married at SF City Hall for more information.


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Our mission is to capture our couple’s wedding day in a natural, photo journalistic style, so that they can look back on their day and remember what it felt like. As an Apollo Fotografie couple, your entire event design is taken into consideration as we consciously craft your photographs into works of art that reveal an intimate narrative between the viewer and photos. Our photographers are trained in a light and airy cinematic storytelling style, and this is what makes us some of the best photographers in the Bay Area.

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