Downtown San Luis Obispo is home to more than Mission de Tolosa, good shopping, and fine food. Two new weddings/private event venue have opened and we couldn't be more thrilled. Take a peak at The Carrisa and The Penny's urban venue styles perfect for a couple with a unique wedding vision.
Nestled in the foothills just north of San Luis Obispo, Higuera Ranch is home to gorgeous views, great people, and an amazing space. Written by Shaunna Angell and photographed by Holley Elizabeth for The Wedding Standard's print magazine Volume II, read on to learn all about this special property.
The Wedding Standard community came together for an amazing night of curated food and wine experiences, with touches of intentional design showcasing a great new Paso Robles wedding venue!
MarFarm's venue launch was full of incredible Edna Valley views, friends, amazing food, fun drinks and a more! The property was originally a horse barn, with a long row of stables that now serves as the hallway focal point and a great space for gatherings of all types.
San Luis Obispo is a major hotspot for destination weddings, with its scenic views, beautiful beaches, and cute downtown. With its numerous wineries and local farms, this Central Coast town is also home to some of the most beautiful barns to host your wedding at. Keep scrolling to see our top barn venues in the area!
This couples sweet celebration took place at a private estate owned by the family. With the help of San Luis Obispo Wedding Planner Amanda Holder Events, this country-chic day was seamlessly brought together. Pops of white and green floral arrangements were put together by San Luis Obispo florist Mauna Florist. With a heart warming first look and an intimate reception, you can see more of this loving day that was all captured by San Luis Obispo photographer By Nicole Huffman.
Victoria and Max's wedding day took place among the stunning vineyards at Paso Robles venue & winery The Fableist Wine Company, which set the scene for this al fresco celebration. Taking inspiration from the fables that the venue was created off of, this couple incorporated timeless details such as an escort display using vintage books, and long dining tables for their friends and family to feast. Central Coast wedding planner Embark Event Design helped tell this couples story through the design. With pops of pastel hues and rosy pinks, Napa Valley floral designer Blooms by Morgan created a stunning ceremony arch that framed the great oak tree. Continue to scroll to see more of this beautiful day which was wonderfully captured by the lens of Los Angeles photographer Desiree Keoshian.
This couples country style wedding at Paso Robles wedding venue Fallen Oak Estate was filled with sweet, personal touches that created a heartwarming day. Surrounded by close friends and family, the couple shared a meaningful first look as the bride walked down the aisle, which was beautifully captured by San Luis Obispo photographers Poppy and Vine Visual. With the help of Santa Barbara wedding planner Coastal Rose Events, this day will forever be a favorite memory for the couple. Keep scrolling to hear more about this wedding day from Poppy and Vine Visual.
Clare & Alex's intimate fall wedding was set among the changing vines at Paso Robles venue HammerSky Vineyards. San Luis Obispo floral designer Precious & Blooming created stunning arrangements that beautifully complimented the warm oranges, vivid yellows, and golden browns of the surrounding landscape. Central Coast wedding planner Embark Event Designer meticulously brought this couples wedding day to life as they celebrated with close family and friends and it was all captured by Southern California photographer Natalie Bray.
Timeless decor accentuates the beauty of this simple and chic wedding. Located at the iconic Santa Barbara hotel Belmond El Encanto, Central Coast Wedding Planner Vanessa Noel Events helped bring this couples dream wedding day to life. Gorgeous and delicate blooms composed by Santa Barbara Floral Designer Stella Bloom Designs beautifully moments by the lens of Santa Barbara photographer Anna Delores Photography. Keep scrolling for more inspiration from this beautiful day.
This rustic romance was overloaded with feminine and sweet details. The loving couple exchanged vows at the grooms family ranch, Paso Robles private estate El Dorado Ranch.
This sweet couples wedding included a romantic color palette, filled with organic and blossoming blooms by Fresno floral designer The Flora Club - the brides "something blue" was sneakily included within her bouquet.
San Luis Obispo wedding venue The Penny SLO is the perfect space for to get an urban feel in the sweet downtown of old town SLO. This dark and moody design has us embracing the winter time and falling head over heels for the downtown sunset photos. A team of local vendors like San Luis Obispo Event Planner EM Events and Central Coast Floral Designer Myrtle & Branch Floral Co. partnered to help make this day come to life. This styled shoot was captured by San Luis Obispo wedding photographer Chris Tack Photography.
This vibrant outdoor wedding at Paso Robles wedding venue Terra Mia Vineyard has us daydreaming of warm summer days. With a traditional Catholic mass the day before at Atascadero Catholic Church Saint William's Parish, this couple had a charming celebration the following day with their closest friends and family, featuring stunning views and an epic dance party that lasted the entire evening.
Britney and Riley's gorgeous celebration in the hills of Edna Valley at San Luis Obispo wedding venue The White Barn, smoothly blended timeless design with the natural beauty of the surrounding vineyard setting.
Jessica and Michael's wedding at San Luis Obispo wedding venue Dana Powers House and Barn is giving us all of the cozy autumnal vibes. With hints of deep reds, burnt oranges and neutral hues, which perfectly matched the vintage feel of the barn. San Luis Obispo floral designer Elegant Details Flowers created blossoming arrangements adding a pop of color to the design. Central Coast wedding photographer Alexandra Wallace captured all of the sweet moments, including the couples intimate last dance of the night, where they had the barn to themselves as guests watched from the outside.
This sweet couple tied the knot at San Luis Obispo wedding Venue La Lomita Ranch and we are loving all of the shots brought to us by Santa Barbara wedding photographer Jeffrey San Juan Photography. This wedding day perfectly ties in rustic charm and chic touches, all set in the beautiful rolling hills of the winery.
As the golden rays of sun set across this enchanting property, we can't help but fall in love with this romantic and lush wedding held at Paso Robles venue HammerSky Vineyards.
This chic photoshoot with a twist of country is a fun take on a glamorous, modern wedding. Designed by San Luis Obispo wedding planner Mark Dillon Luna Events, this shoot takes place in an urban setting and mixes in eclectic aspects from the stunning balloon arch and the trendy lounge pieces. Keep scrolling for more of this shoot and to see the beautiful shots taken at golden hour to conclude the day.
Sydney and Ryan's Tuscany inspired wedding took place in the beautiful hills of Southern California through private estate rental Royal Rancho Bookings. The day was coordinated and the beautiful blooms were arranged by the very talented Santa Barbara event coordinator Tyler Speier Events. San Luis Obispo photographer Cameron Ingalls captured the sweet moments throughout this day and even captured the epic pool plunge at the end of the night. Keep on scrolling to hear more from the bride.
This breathtaking engagement session on the Oceano Dunes featured lots of love and super fun details like a pampas grass umbrella. Brought to you by the lens of Central Coast photographer Katina Patriquin Photo, and details from San Luis Obispo rental company Boho SLO Co., we can't get enough of these photos!
This elegant rustic wedding at San Luis Obispo wedding venue Tiber Canyon Ranch started with a magical ceremony in the enchanted forest, and ended with a beautiful dinner underneath the twinkle lights. Our sweet bride stuck with neutral and pink flowers from San Luis Obispo florist Lori Boe Floral Design which nicely complimented the stunning scenery. With photos brought to you by San Luis Obispo wedding photographer Nikkels Photography, you can look at all the details from this dreamy day.
Laura and Kevin's re-tying of the knot took place at the stunning San Luis Obispo venue and hotel Allegretto Vineyard Resort. Surrounded by a select group of family, close friends, and their new little one, this wedding was put together with a lot of heart and ended in a well deserved celebration. From a dazzling dress to a jaw-dropping sunset photo session, this wedding does not disappoint!
Mamma Mia, here we go again! We hosted an epic party to launch downtown SLO's newest private events venue, The Carrisa, and we did it in style. We went with a Mamma Mia themed party and the guests dressed to impress!
This rustic styled wedding at San Luis Obispo wedding venue Higuera Ranch is giving us all of the summer vibes. With the talents of amazing vendors such as beautiful blooms arranged by San Diego floral designer CB and Stem and the lens of Austin wedding photographer Amanda Noel Photos, this wedding is one you won't forget!
Alex and Nick's classic white wedding was filled with timeless and refined details, combining soft whites with hints of blush and toffee to tie in the red brick at San Luis Obispo wedding venue The Penny, clean and streamlined table decor, and even an antique car, all in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo, California. San Luis Obispo floral designer Fluidbloom Designs arranged an elegant, crisp white bouquet for the bride with classic long-stem white roses, and incorporated hints of neutral tones throughout the reception arrangements.
The Creston wedding venue Willow and Oak Estate is a picturesque and unique location located in the hills of Creston, California which makes perfect for all events and gatherings. This family estate, sitting on 65 acres of land in the countryside, offers exclusive access to the property, onsite accommodations, and multiple celebration locations for up to 200 guests.
Amanda and Matt's wedding, held at Santa Margarita wedding venue Oyster Ridge was filled with romantic and bohemian touches, stunning views, and lots of love. Keep scrolling for more photos, captured by California photographer Josie Elle Photography, and to hear more from the bride herself on their special day.