It’s hard to think that 2021 will be coming to a close soon, but there could not be a better time to get your bookings in for your 2022 wedding venue! Whether you’re a wine lover or a nature enthusiast, Sonoma wedding venues are the perfect blend of foliage and mountains.
When planning your wedding, picking a venue can be one of the most difficult decisions. Indoor, outdoor, capacity, aesthetic, and hundreds of other factors go into picking the perfect spot for your wedding. Sonoma wedding venues provide great flexibility by being spacious, stunning, and stocked with phenomenal wines (the most important part, duh).
So with the near end of 2021, it’s time to get your Sonoma wedding venue booked for 2022. Below are just 20 Sonoma wedding venues that will make your day extra special!
1. St. Francis Winery
St. Francis Winery is a stunning Sonoma wedding venue that provides views of mountains as well as a winery. Located in Santa Rosa, California, this venue can fit up to 200 guests and features a dancefloor, outdoor dining, under twinkling market lights, and a beautiful lush lawn for ceremonies. Can you picture yourself getting married at sunset and dancing the night away in the mountains? This is one of the most sought after Sonoma wedding venues, so be sure to book in advance to get the season and date you want!
2. Pellegrini Wine Company
Pellegrini Wine Company is another Sonoma wedding venue located in Santa Rosa, California. It can accommodate up to 300 guests and features a ceremony in the newly built garden grove. With a dining & dancing space directly in the vineyards, your big day will be full of nature and feature some of the best views in Sonoma. If you’re looking for a more rustic Sonoma wedding venue, you can’t beat Pellegrini Wine Company. Looking for an online tour? Lucky for you they have plenty of pictures and videos.
3. Russian River Vineyards
Russian River Vineyards is a Sonoma wedding venue located in Forestville, California, and can accommodate up to 125 guests. What originally started as a family farm in the 1890’s now a wedding venue surrounded by vineyards and redwood trees. The Tasting Room Lounge is a little cottage on site with a built in bar with accents of metal and shiplap. Do people tell you that you have an old soul? Looking for a venue with character? Russian River Vineyards is a Sonoma wedding venue brimming with history and character. Check out this historic venue’s pictures and video tours.
4. Sbragia Family Vineyards
Sbragia Family Vineyards is a Sonoma wedding venue located in Geyserville, California, that can accommodate up to 150 guests. If you’re seeking a modern looking vineyard, Sbragia could be your perfect match. A grey stone terrace with panoramic views overlooking the estate features mountain views and rolling hills. Founded in 2006, this winery is fully updated and wedding ready. Interested in Sbragia? Check out more information about them and pick a day to go wine tasting!
5. Hawkwood Hill
Hawkwood Hill is a Sonoma wedding venue located in Petaluma, California, and can accommodate up to 300 guests- making this a perfect venue for you if you have a large guest list. Situated in a meadow, this private equestrian farm features lush lawns and rolling hills. As you exchange your vows, you and your guests will have a view of a private lake. Despite being 240 acres, the grounds are well kept and perfect for your country wedding.
6. Vintners Resort
If you have a love for luxury, Vintners Resort can do it all. Vintners Resort is located in Santa Rosa, California and can fit up to 300 guests for an indoor & outdoor wedding. If you’re looking for the works, look no further. From an acclaimed culinary team, to a full bar, and on site lodging accommodations, this venue is the one stop shop of weddings. There are a variety of different venues on site, allowing for full customization for your dream wedding.
7. Kunde Family Winery
Kunde Family Winery is located in Kenwood, California, and has a variety of venues on site. Indoor venues can hold up to 50 people while outdoor venues can host up to 200-250 people. Their Wine Aging Caves are available for your big day or a rehearsal dinner. This 50 person venue is 175 underground and below a Syrah vineyard. You can enjoy the aroma of French and American wines in oak barrels. Whether you want your day indoors, outdoors, or underground- Kunde Family Winery can do it all.
8. B.R. Cohn Winery and Olive Oil Company
B.R. Cohn Winery and Olive Oil Company is located in Glen Ellen, California, and can accommodate up to 250 guests at either of their on-site locations. Their Olive Grove location is lined with 160-year-old French Picholine olive trees. The trees are lined with white hanging lights, ensuring you can celebrate late into the night. The Amphitheater location is right up against a Sauvignon vineyard and has a designated stage for your ceremony.
9. Chateau St. Jean
Chateau St. Jean is located in Kenwood, California. This venue can host up to 400 guests. This Sonoma wedding venue featured manicured lawns and a historic Chateau on the grounds. They offer an inner courtyard, patio, and a lawn overlooking vineyards and the Chateau. This venue also serves their own wine which is made on site.
10. Viansa Sonoma
Viansa Sonoma is located in the town of Sonoma, California and operates not only as a wedding venue but also as a winery with an Italian Marketplace. The venue sits on a hill overlooking the Valley of the Moon and feels like a taste of Italy. When you choose Viansa Sonoma, you have the option to get hitched in their courtyard or wine cellar. Surrounded by olive trees, grape vines, and terracotta roofs, this venue is for those who couldn’t make it to Italy for their big day.
11. Hamel Family Winery
Hamel Family Winery is a locally & family owned winery located in Sonoma, California. The venue can hold 120 guests outdoors and up to thirty indoors.This venue has a variety of terraces and features a patio for your ceremony overlooking a vineyard.
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12. Cornerstone Gardens
Cornerstone Gardens is located in Sonoma, California and falls right on the border of Sonoma and Napa- both notorious for their wine. This location features several gardens, a lawn for the ceremony, and a private estate. Cornerstone Gardens also is full of art to compliment the surrounding nature. If you are an art and nature lover, this venue could be right for you. Full of sophistication and class, the pictures speak for themselves.
13. The Barn at Harrow Cellars
The Barn at Harrow Cellars is owned and operated by the same owners as Cornerstone Gardens. The barn is white-washed and offers the possibility of an indoor and outdoor wedding. Also located in Sonoma, California, this venue can hold up to 275 guests indoors and outdoors.
14. Seven Branches Venue and Inn
Seven Branches Venue and Inn is located in Sonoma, California, and can host up to 150 guests. This venue produces fresh produce all year round which can be used in your catering or décor. This venue boasts two kitchens- one for demonstration and one for hands on and commercial cooking. Most ceremonies take place in the Vineyard Room which has a full bar and oversized fireplace.
15. Landmark Vineyards
Landmark Vineyards is a Sonoma wedding venue located in Kenwood, California. With a courtyard, gardens, and a backdrop of the Mayacamas Mountains, this is another great choice for your big day. This venue is better for couples with a smaller guest list, as it seats 50 indoors and 100 outdoors. The courtyard overlooks Sugarloaf State Park and has an overlook tower for the groom’s suite which has a 360 degree view of Sonoma Valley.
16. Inn At The Tides
Inn at the Tides is located off the Sonoma Coast Highway One at Bodega Bay. Despite being labelled an “inn”, this venue is full of amenities which are available to your guests who choose to stay here. This huge venue includes a market, restaurant, bar, spa, swimming pool, pastry shop. While you can get married overlooking the ocean, you also have the piece of mind that your guests will enjoy the wedding and everything available to them during their stay. This Sonoma wedding venue is for those family travelling and have a love for the ocean.
17. Bodega Bay Secret Gardens
The Bodega Bay Secret Gardens took 10 years to tame into a wedding venue, and it was well worth the wait! This venue is full of rhododendrons, irises, and camellias, Japanese maples, cherry trees, and redwoods. There is also a variety of ponds and a running brook. This Sonoma wedding venue features a redwood deck with an attached redwood arch for wedding ceremonies. After the ceremony, there is also a pavilion on site for food!
18. Inn At Occidental
The Inn at Occidental is available for both the ceremony and reception, however if you prefer a church ceremony this may be the place for you. The ceremony can be held in the garden courtyard with a fountain, however the Occidental Community Church is located next door and two blocks away is the St. Phillip the Apostle Catholic church. The Inn at Occidental also offers on site lodging accommodations, which could be beneficial for those with a lot of family coming in from out of town (they also have fireplaces in the room)! If a cozy Sonoma wedding venue is what you’re searching for, you’ve found it.
19. DeTurk Round Barn
Located in Sonoma County in Santa Rosa’s charming historic West End neighborhood, DeTurk Round Barn is one of California’s oldest round buildings. Isaac DeTurk, one of Sonoma’s first winery owners, built the barn in the late 19th century as a horse stable. Today it is owned by the City of Santa Rosa and has been renovated to accommodate your wedding- making this a unique Sonoma wedding venue. The venue features hardwood floors with radiant heating, two bars, a catering kitchen, an elevator, audiovisual system, iPod dock with built-in surround sound, flat-screen televisions, and Wi-Fi. The outside area features a lawn with gardens.
Hotel Petaluma is a Sonoma wedding venue that also offers on site lodging accommodations. This historic space was recently renovated to bring the space up to date while also preserving the original style and design. This venue also features period architecture, a fireplace lounge, onsite wine tasting room and a courtyard entrance. Situated in Petaluma, the hotel is also central to local shops, restaurants, and entertainment.