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Calamigos Ranch Wedding

Updated: Aug 15, 2023

Calamigos Ranch Wedding

Located in the heart of Malibu wine country, Calamigos Ranch is a beautiful venue for wedding ceremonies, and is nestled amidst towering redwood and eucalyptus trees in a private area of Malibu, California. This picturesque venue offers stunning views of the Santa Monica mountains and many features that will turn your wedding day into one you’ll remember forever. Luxury accommodations, landscaped gardens complete with ponds and waterfalls, attentive concierge staff available to make sure all goes off without a hitch, and exceptional on-site catering services by world-class chefs – whatever you need for the best possible experience is available to you at Calamigos Ranch.

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Calamigos Ranch Wedding Ceremony Sites

Calamigos Ranch is a stunning wedding and event venue located in the lush hills of Malibu, California. With its breathtaking views of the ocean and nearby Santa Monica mountains, this secluded hideaway offers couples an unforgettable experience on their special day. From its unique Spanish-style architecture to its stunning gardens and trails, Calamigos Ranch provides the bride and groom, wedding party, and guests with a picturesque backdrop for memorable events.

The beautiful grounds of Calamigos Ranch make it the perfect place for any wedding or special event. Whether you’re looking for an intimate gathering or a grand affair, Calamigos Ranch has something to suit everyone’s tastes. The ranch offers several wedding ceremony sites:

The beautiful grounds of Calamigos Ranch make it the perfect place for any wedding or special event. Whether you’re looking for an intimate gathering or a grand affair, Calamigos Ranch has something to suit everyone’s tastes. Calamigos Ranch offers several wedding ceremony sites such as the Birchwood Room, Redwood Room, and Oak Room :

The Birchwood Room

Calamigos Ranch Wedding

The Birchwood Room, nestled between a natural waterfall and 100 year old weeping willows, is the most intimate setting at Calamigos Ranch. The ceremony site maximum occupancy is 140 guests, and the wedding ceremony is held on an intimate grass meadow, with a limestone waterfall as the backdrop.

The Redwood Room

Calamigos Ranch Wedding

The most historic wedding venue at Calamigos Ranch, The Redwood Room, features towering oak trees, tranquil waterfalls, and a stone aisle. During the wedding ceremony, guests are seated on garden chairs on the ceremony lawn and shaded by a canopy of beautiful eucalyptus and redwood trees.

The Oaks Room

Calamigos Ranch Wedding

The Calamigos Ranch Oak Room wedding ceremony takes place on a sweeping wooden deck over a tranquil pond, and is backdropped by a spectacular natural waterfall. This is truly a unique location to exchange vows.

In addition to its scenic surroundings, Calamigos Ranch also boasts several luxurious amenities that will make your wedding day even more special. The restaurants at Calamigos Ranch, such as The Malibu Cafe, serves tantalizing dishes cooked with fresh local ingredients that are sure to please every palate. Additionally, on-site planning teams are available to help you craft your ideal celebration – from designing custom menus to arranging decorations – they’re here to ensure everything runs smoothly leading up to your big day.

The Pavilion at North Point

Calamigos Ranch Wedding

The wedding ceremony area at the Pavilion at North Point take place under a five story high California oak tree, with the oak branches draped with fairy lights/twinkle lights. All of this is in front of a multi-level natural waterfall and pond.

Calamigos Ranch Wedding

Your own reception site will be located just a short walk through vineyards, inside of a modern farmhouse pavilion. The reception area features an open green meadow and famous Calamigos Ranch Ferris Wheel.

Calamigos Beach Club

Calamigos Ranch Wedding

Calamigos Beach Club Restaurant and Lounge in Malibu, CA is a breathtaking five-acre ranch set along the Malibu coast where Corral Canyon meets PCH (Pacific Coast Highway). The venue provides beachy vibes and incredible views of the Pacific Ocean from every window.

The Calamigos Beach Club also offers guests a luxurious and tranquil retreat right on the beach. The club features an expansive deck with breathtaking views of the ocean and surrounding mountains. Guests can relax in private cabanas while enjoying drinks from their own private bar or take part in a variety of water sports activities like swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, and more. The Calamigos Beach Club also provides access to some of the best restaurants in town as well as plenty of shopping opportunities nearby.

Luxury Accommodations

Calamigos Ranch Wedding

At Calamigos Guest Ranch, luxury accommodations are available for guests who are looking for a unique and luxurious experience that they won't soon forget. The ranch is located in the beautiful Malibu Hills, offering stunning views of the hills, ocean, and canyons. Guests can choose from a variety of accommodations including luxury cabins, private villas, and suites. Each accommodation option provides a unique experience that allows guests to enjoy the beauty of the ranch while exploring all it has to offer.

The cabins at Calamigos Ranch provide an authentic experience with all the comforts of home. The room's remarkable features include being fully furnished with modern amenities and cozy fireplaces in each room to create a warm and inviting atmosphere. The private villas offer more spacious layouts and include additional features such as private balconies or patios with stunning views. For those looking for something extra special, the Calamigos Ranch suites offer even more space as well as upscale amenities like hot tubs or outdoor showers overlooking the scenery below.

No matter which accommodation option you choose at Calamigos Ranch, you can be sure you'll get a memorable experience filled with relaxation, comfort, and plenty of fun activities to enjoy in the surrounding area. Guests have access to horseback riding trails around the property as well as nature trails for walking or jogging. There are also plenty of outdoor activities such as kayaking nearby lakes or fishing in local creeks.

Picturesque Ponds, Waterfalls, and Landscaped Gardens

Calamigos Ranch Wedding

The landscaped gardens at Calamigos Ranch are a sight to behold! These beautiful gardens are filled with ponds and waterfalls that provide a tranquil/serene atmosphere. The ponds and waterfalls create an oasis of calm, perfect for a romantic stroll or just a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The ponds are lined with lush green foliage, allowing visitors to catch glimpses of wildlife such as ducks, turtles, and fish. As the sun sets, these waters become even more magical; reflections of the light dance on the surface of the pond like shimmering stars.

The tranquil waterfalls at Calamigos Ranch also add to this stunning landscape. Framed by towering trees, they cascade down rocks in a majestic fashion creating an alluring visual effect. As if frozen in time, these wondrous cascades can be heard from afar- with their soothing sound calming any soul who listens. They transport you away from reality for just a moment, giving your body and mind a break from life’s stresses.

Overall, the ponds and waterfalls at Calamigos Ranch create a truly breathtaking atmosphere - one that is certain to leave guests feeling refreshed and content. Whether you’re looking for a place to relax or simply want to enjoy some natural beauty, this ranch has it all!

Wedding Concierge Services

Calamigos Ranch Wedding

At Calamigos Ranch, the team offers an exceptional wedding concierge service to help couples create a wonderful celebration for their special day. The experienced professionals at the ranch ensure that every detail of the event is attended to with precision and care. From the planning stages, through setup and execution, the wedding concierge has it covered.

To begin with, the professionals at Calamigos Ranch will work closely with you to understand your vision for your wedding day. This includes discussing everything from menu and decorations to entertainment, photography, transportation, and more. Once all of these details are ironed out, they will take care of all the vendor bookings, ensuring that everything related to wedding planning is arranged according to plan.

On the day itself, their team will be on hand to help coordinate any last-minute changes or requests so that everything runs smoothly. They'll also be there to liaise with vendors as needed so that you can enjoy a stress-free day without worrying about technicalities or logistics. Lastly, they'll handle all of the end-of-day duties such as packing up décor or equipment before you leave – leaving you free to get back to celebrating with your loved ones!

On-Site Catering

Calamigos Ranch Wedding

When it comes to weddings, there are few experiences more magical than one at Calamigos Ranch. With lush gardens, sprawling lawns, and rolling hills as the stunning backdrop for your special day, Calamigos Ranch is a truly romantic destination. And with on-site catering, you won’t have to worry about coordinating food and beverage services with an outside vendor. Every dish is prepared with care and served with a side of exceptional service from the full service wait staff that will exceed your expectations. From buffets to family-style feasts, they can craft a meal that fits your style – whether it's traditional cuisine or something different.

With hors d'oeuvres and dishes such as Northern Halibut Lemon Roasted Tomatoes, Filet Mignon with Truffled Cognac Demi, and the Calamigos Ranch Prime Rib, you can be sure each food service course will be memorable. Not only do they offer full-service catering services, but they also provide bar packages that feature handcrafted cocktails (for cocktail hour!), unlimited beer, and quality wines from our winery partners. You can even opt for a specialty station featuring fresh salsas and taco bars for an added touch of fun! For dessert, you can enjoy classic favorites like Lemon Tart, Strawberry Shortcake, and obviously the wedding cake!


All in all, Calamigos Ranch is a stunning wedding destination located in Malibu, California. From the luxurious accommodations and on-site catering to the landscaped gardens, waterfalls, and ponds, Calamigos Ranch offers an idyllic escape for couples on their special day. The personal wedding concierge services guarantee that no detail is overlooked and they will ensure that guests have a memorable experience. Just a short drive from downtown Los Angeles, Calamigos Ranch is a wedding venue that is sure to provide couples with the fairytale wedding celebration they envision!

Calamigos Ranch is definitely a favorite of engaged couples who are looking for a wedding venue! If you would like for me to be your wedding day photographer, feel free to contact me at to learn more about the wedding packages that I offer!

Also, be sure to follow me on Instagram and YouTube!


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