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Fillmore Chapel: A Historic Gem for 'I Do'

Fillmore Chapel: A Historic Gem for 'I Do'

Want to get married in a beautiful white chapel in a charming town that's as timeless as it is classic? Fillmore Chapel is the wedding venue for you!

Fillmore Chapel by Wedgewood Weddings is a stunning historic venue in the charming town of Fillmore, California. This picturesque event center offers a tranquil escape while remaining easily accessible for guests coming from Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.

Fillmore, a quaint gem in Ventura County, radiates small-town warmth and hospitality. Situated at the foot of the majestic Topatopa Mountains, the city of Fillmore is surrounded by lush orange groves, stunning mountain vistas, and swaying palm trees, creating an idyllic backdrop for your celebration. You and your guests can easily explore the nearby coastal city of Ventura to the west, embark on a scenic drive north to Santa Barbara, or venture south to experience the vibrant energy of Los Angeles.

A Transformed Historic Haven

As you approach Fillmore Chapel, you'll be captivated by its pristine white façade with dark trim, beautifully contrasting with the lush, green landscape. Step inside, and you'll be transported to a world of timeless elegance. Originally built in 1929 as a church, Fillmore Chapel has been meticulously renovated into a breathtaking event venue while preserving its historical charm. 

Wedding Ceremony in Mission Hall at Fillmore Chapel by Wedgewood Weddings

 

The Ceremony Site: A Natural Sanctuary

Step outside to enjoy the fresh air in the grassy ceremony courtyard. The focal point of this beautiful ceremony site is a white fireplace that can be decorated with lush flowers or greenery, creating a stunning backdrop for your vows. Surrounded by manicured grass, lush bushes, and pepper trees, this private sanctuary offers a serene breather from the hustle and bustle of the world, ideal for exchanging your heartfelt promises. As an added treat, your photographer can capture unique aerial shots of the ceremony with the majestic Topatopa Mountains in the background. These stunning images will add a breathtaking perspective to your wedding album, showcasing the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape.

Beautiful enclosed gardens for your wedding celebration

 

Get-Ready Suites: Spacious and Serene

Prepare for your big day in one of our two spacious, get-ready suites, each equipped with a private restroom. Whether you choose the upstairs or downstairs suite, you'll have ample room to relax and pamper yourself alongside your loved ones, ensuring a stress-free and memorable start to your celebration.

Spacious, get ready suites for you and your Wedding Day VIPs

 

Mission Hall: A Celebration of Timeless Elegance

Mission Hall at Fillmore Chapel by Wedgewood Weddings is a remarkable 2,500-square-foot reception space that combines historic charm with modern elegance. As you step into the former chapel, you'll be immediately captivated by the impressive 20-foot lofted ceilings adorned with original wood beams, intricately designed to create a stunning visual impact. The expansive space and striking architectural features contribute to an awe-inspiring ambiance, setting the stage for a truly memorable celebration. 


Mission Hall at Fillmore Chapel in California

Adding to the charm are the original light fixtures, handcrafted by a talented local artisan, casting a warm and inviting glow throughout the space. These unique lighting elements complement the exquisite stained-glass windows that grace the room, allowing natural light to filter in and create an enchanting, luminous atmosphere. Underfoot, the refinished original hardwood floors provide a rich, warm foundation for your reception, inviting guests to dance the night away in comfort and style. 

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One of the most remarkable features of Mission Hall is the dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows that offer breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. These architectural marvels flood the room with natural light and serve as a picturesque backdrop for your celebration, seamlessly blending the indoor and outdoor beauty of the venue. Another standout feature is the upstairs balcony area, originally designed for a choir. This unique vantage point offers a versatile space for bands to perform or photographers to capture stunning aerial shots of your event, adding an extra dimension to your celebration.


Fillmore Chapel features vintage ornate wood beams, vaulted ceilings, and beautiful hardwood floors
With its impressive 20-foot lofted ceilings, original architectural details, and picturesque views, Fillmore Chapel offers an unparalleled setting for your special occasion. This stunning reception space seamlessly combines historic grandeur with contemporary sophistication, creating a memorable atmosphere that will leave a lasting impression on everyone in attendance.

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Why Choose Fillmore Chapel as your wedding LOCATION?

At Fillmore Chapel, your wedding should reflect your unique love story. Our team of experts is committed to bringing your vision to life, ensuring every detail is meticulously executed to create a memorable celebration. With expert help, you can embrace your special day from the moment you book to your grand exit at the end of the evening.

Whether you envision a rustic, bohemian affair or a sleek, modern soirée, Fillmore Chapel's versatile spaces and picturesque surroundings provide the ideal canvas for your unique wedding. Every detail, from the reception space to the ceremony site, is meticulously planned for a seamless and extraordinary experience for you and your guests.

Embrace the opportunity to immerse yourself in the captivating ambiance of Fillmore Chapel by Wedgewood Weddings – a charming sanctuary where your "I do" moment will come to life. Take the first step towards crafting your celebration by contacting us today to schedule your personalized tour. Experience firsthand why this breathtaking venue is the right backdrop for your unique love story, and let our dedicated team help you turn your vision into a reality. Start now; your extraordinary wedding journey begins here at Fillmore Chapel.

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