For many couples, Napa Valley is the dream destination wedding location. Napa Valley is home to hundreds of wineries and some of the most incredible wedding venues Northern California has to offer. If you’re looking for magical Napa Valley Wedding Venues, we’ve compiled some of our favorites that we’ve had to honor of photographing in the last few years.
One of our favorite Napa Valley wedding venues is Silverado Resort and Spa, and you know that any venue that ends with “and Spa” is going to be a good one! Treat yourself and your guests to a once in a lifetime experience at this luxury Napa wedding venue!
Silverado Resort is ideal for couples who are looking to host a destination wedding with plenty of activities for their family and friends. Check out their package offers specifically for your wedding. With plenty of on-site accommodations, it’s the perfect place for out of town guests to stay and experience California’s wine country!
Start your wedding weekend at the spa or on the course, where you can prep and relax before your big day! Then, the morning of your wedding, get ready in the cottage of your choice. All of their cottages are large with lots of natural light, perfect for makeup artists and your photographers!
The Silverado Resort has three main areas for your ceremony. The most popular is The Grove. This space is an open meadow with a romantic brick courtyard under towering oak trees. It sits between two golf courses and features views of the flower gardens, the greens, and mountain ranges. The second ceremony space is the Mansion Gardens where you can set up your ceremony on the deck facing large greenery. After a Mansion Gardens ceremony, guests can head directly into the Grand Ballroom. If you are looking for a wine country feel for your wedding, Silverado Resort also has a vineyard ceremony space!
The culinary team at this Napa wedding venue is one of the best in the business. Every reception package includes a custom created menu. Choose from two, three, or four-course plated meals or full buffet dinner and begin working with the chefs to create amazing food that compliments your wedding day.
For more from our recent Silverado Resort and Spa Wedding, check out Kristina and Mike.
Up to 350 Guests ⧫ On-Site Coordinator ⧫ On-site Accommodations ⧫ Bridal Party Activities Packages ⧫ Personalized Wedding Menu ⧫ Country-Club Venue ⧫ Peak Season: May – October ⧫ Starting Site Fee: $4,000
V. Sattui Winery is the perfect venue for a wine country wedding! Featuring stone buildings and gorgeous manicured grounds this venue is a one of a kind Napa Valley venue with a romantic touch. Dawn and Dave married after sundown for a magical ceremony under the lights.
Starting in the late afternoon, your wedding will have exclusive access to the picturesque grounds. During your romance session we’ll be able to explore the vineyards, the winery tower, or the incredible architecture of the stone buildings.
They offer two different ceremony spaces. Each with a perfect view of the medieval, almost castle-like, building. Their intimate ceremony features an aisle that starts with stairs which makes for the perfect entrance when your guests and groom will see you for the first time. Their tower lawn faces the iconic stone town for a dramatic “wow” moment!
After the ceremony, V. Sattui will host a cocktail hour for you and your guests before heading into the barrel room for the reception. The barrel room is an ideal space for hosting a large reception, with tons of space for dancing, a DJ, or a musician!
Dinner is really where this venue shines. V. Sattui offers dinner created by Michelin Star chef Stefano Masanti. Chef Masanti will create a customizable menu for your wedding that will be memorable for both you and your guests!
Bonus: See a 3D Tour of their incredible Barrel Room HERE!
Up to 250 Guests ⧫ All-Inclusive Venue ⧫ In-House Catering and Beverages ⧫ Michelin Star Chef ⧫ Year-round Availability ⧫ Exclusive Winery Use After 6 PM ⧫ Site Fee Starting at $6,200
Located in the heart of wine country is this all-inclusive wedding venue with glorious valley light. Fairview Napa has four different variety of packages allowing couples to create a day that suits all their wishes and budget! If their packages don’t fit your needs exactly, they will help you customize them. They make it super easy for those who want all their vendors provided in one place, the venue takes care of invitations, the DJ, dinner and appetizers, hosted bar, ceremony florals, and even the cake provided by Sweetie Pies Bakery!
Their ceremony space is light and airy filled with perfectly manicured lawns and sweeping trees. The venue is built with an ideal ceremony in mind, with two simple steps raising the bride and groom above your guests for an optimal view. Pus, the already provide a beautiful archway ready to be decorated to your liking.
When it comes to the menu, they make it easy for you to decide. Simply choose plated or buffet, a choice of salad, two entrees, a side, vegetables, and rolls! The catering staff takes care of all the rest!
Their large reception hall can host parties for up to 200 people. There’s tons of space for all your tables and a dance floor. With the help of the DJ, you have everything you need to throw a party you’ll never forget! Check our Katria and Ronald’s large wedding HERE.
Up to 200 Guests ⧫ On-Site Coordinator ⧫ Golf Accommodations ⧫ Customizable Packages ⧫ Hosted Cocktail Hour ⧫ Provided Vendors for Easy Planning ⧫ Country-Club Venue ⧫ Peak Season: May – October ⧫ Starting Site Fee: $1,500
The next winery venue on out list of best Napa Valley wedding venues is none other Vezer Family Vineyard. This vineyard is a privately owned property with award winning wines. We suggest trying their Zinfandel!
With the help of their on-site event coordinator, Pam, the Vezer Family Vineyard team makes it easy to plan you dream winery wedding. The vast property allows you plenty of space for large weddings and a variety of choices.
One of the most popular ceremony sites, where Megan and Jonathan chose to say I do, is the Vineyard Lookout. This space overlooks 31 acres of beautiful vineyards, a photographer’s dream! They also have two different barrel rooms for an indoor ceremony or reception, which create a moody setting for your guest to enjoy. Where ever you choose to host your ceremony and reception you will not be disappointed.
If you’re hosting a destination wedding with guests traveling out of town, there are lots of options for accommodations. Including charming cabins, cottages, and nearby hotels.
The venue does not provide on-site catering which allows you to choose your catering company for a personalized experience. For easy wedding planning, the venue will provide your with their preferred vendors and help you choose vendors that will make you day special.
Up to 300 Guests ⧫ Bring Your Own Catering and Bar ⧫ Kitchen Facilities ⧫ Indoor and Outdoor Event Spaces ⧫ On-Site Accommodations ⧫ Day of Staff for Setup and Takedown ⧫ Country-Club Venue ⧫ Starting Rental Fee: $7,300
Sova Gardens is not located directly in Napa, but still close enough to still enjoy all the Napa Valley benefits. Surrounded by wine country, this venue features a charming farmhouse that is perfect for a few guests to stay the night and perfect rooms for getting ready for your big day.
For those interested in venues with a little history, Sova Gardens was originally built as a chicken farm! Over the years, the family run property turned the private space into a wonderful wedding venue with rustic farm vibes.
When hosting a wedding at Sova Gardens, you’ll start your day in the farm house, getting prepped and pampered for you debut. Then, for your ceremony, a simple walk to their intimate garden and your future. The reception hall is an outdoor lawn area with a tin roof covering part of the large area. So unique and picturesque, one can only hope for rain on the tin roof for a magical night!
Kaleigh & Nick held their fall wedding at Sova Gardens, setting up their reception in the open lawn area and dancing under the tin roof.
Up to 250 Guests ⧫ On-site Coordinator ⧫ Bring Your Own Catering and Bar ⧫ Kitchen Facilities ⧫ Covered Outdoor Event Space ⧫ Bridal Suite ⧫ Outdoor Twinkling Lights ⧫ Farmhouse Venue ⧫ Year Round Venue ⧫ Starting Rental Fee: $2,500
Wedgewood Weddings is a group of all-inclusive wedding venues across Northern California with one simple goal: romantic weddings made easy. All their wedding venues provide build your own packages to create a wedding that fits your dream and your budget. From meal service to your DJ and sparklers, Wedgewood weddings provides everything you need!
One of our favorite Wedgewood wedding venues is Napa Valley’s StoneTree Golf Club. The first step to planning a wedding at this Napa venue is touring the property. You’ll love walking their tranquil pathways, the stunning ceremony balcony, and the stone accents. The ballroom is large enough for up to 200 guests with plenty of space for dancing and the patio offers the perfect place for cocktail hour!
Wes and Jane decorated this incredible view with spring colors.
The venue offers lots of variety for your romance session, we love the dramatic stair case, the ivy walls, and wide open greenery. Wesley and Jane had a magical wedding at StoneTree Golf Club, how beautiful is the ceremony space?
Up to 200 Guests ⧫ On-site Coordinator ⧫ All-Inclusive Venue ⧫ In-House Catering and Bar ⧫ Large Reception Hall ⧫ Bridal Suite ⧫ Outdoor Twinkling Lights ⧫ Farmhouse Venue ⧫ Peak Season May – October ⧫ Starting Site Fee: $950
For adventurous couples looking for a little more wilderness than winery, look no further than Calistoga Ranch Resort. This resort offers unique activities for you and you guests to enjoy during your wedding stay. You’ll need more than just a weekend to see it all! Start by hiking their exclusive hiking trail to the Davis Estates Winery, take a horseback ride through the grapevines, and take a sip and cycle excursion for a one of a kind tasting experience!
The comes the main event: your wedding. The 157 acre canyon is blissful beauty just waiting for your special day. Out of all the venue’s on our Best Napa Valley wedding venues, Calistoga Ranch has the most options for ceremony and reception locations. Choose from five different lakeside views, a poolside patio, multiple cozy garden spaces, the vineyard, or even the wine cave! Each space offers a variety of capacity, depending on your guest count, your coordinator will help you decide on what works for you! For private and exclusive access, the venue allows for a total buyout of the property so you and your guests can explore every inch!
This venue has an on-site catering from their restaurant and provides all the alcohol. Their wine maker works on the property, so you’ll have the opportunity to serve wine directly from their very own grapevines! Plus, they allow you to bring all your own vendors to bring your wedding vision to life.
Up to 150 Guests ⧫ Bring Your Own Vendors ⧫ Indoor and Outdoor Event Spaces ⧫ On-site Accommodations ⧫ Complete Buyout Available ⧫ Farmhouse Venue ⧫ Year Round Venue
There are so many Napa Valley Wedding Venues, it’s hard to list them all in one single blog post! If you’re looking for more options, try looking at The Culinary Institute of America, The Estate Yountville, Cornerstone Sonoma, or Las Alcobas, a luxury hotel!