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Romance Awaits at La Jolla's Cuvier Club

Romance Awaits at La Jolla's Cuvier Club

Sophistication meets romance in La Jolla, California, at the distinguished Cuvier Club, a SoCal event venue bringing gorgeous weddings to the Pacific Coast. If you're eager for a wedding venue with a seaside ceremony site, an inviting open-air courtyard, and an expansive grand hall for dinner and dancing, keep reading to learn more about this spectacular location.


Welcome to Cuvier Club

On the corner of Silverado Street and Eads Avenue stands a charming building with exterior panel siding, pergola extensions, and pitched roofs. This is your introduction to the renowned Cuvier Club. Guests can enter through the main building or the alfresco Bougainvillea Courtyard. Within the courtyard, lush greenery, walls of ivy, and pink florals surround the space, creating an idyllic Mediterranean-style setting. Brunch celebrations, cocktail receptions, and romantic ceremonies are a sight to behold in this intimate courtyard with peekaboo views of the nearby Pacific ocean.

Cuvier Club's proximity to the coast provides the ideal setup for a seaside wedding. A quick five-minute walk to Cuvier Park is the location of the first coastal ceremony site. Overlooking Wipeout Beach, guests have a front-row seat to a gorgeous view and the relaxing setting of this oceanside spot. If you'd prefer a more intimate location, a quick drive to the Calumet ceremony site allows for a cliff-side ceremony location. Tucked away within the quiet neighborhood of Bird Rock, an extensive green lawn and bordering rocks provide a simple background that can be decorated with a regal arbor and elaborate florals.

After saying 'I do,, you'll have ample choices for photo opportunities near the ocean, the rock pools and cliffs, at the historic St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, or at the Favorite Color Wall by Roy McMakin. With so many beautiful murals, coastal spots, and striking architecture in La Jolla Cove, there are endless photo opportunities.

At Cuvier Club, guests enjoy cocktails in the courtyard or within the club’s atrium before heading to the grand hall for the reception. This expansive hall boasts pitched ceilings, original hardwood floors, romantic bistro lights, and an impressive built-in stage with delicate white drapery. Newlyweds can make a smashing entrance surrounded by dramatic indoor fountain sparklers before heading to the dance floor for their first dance. With enough room for up to 300 guests, you and your family and friends can dance the night away in this stylish club.


Wedding Styles that Stand Out at Cuvier Club

When it comes to wedding venues, chic and modern is the go-to style for most couples. From minimalistic and sleek to eclectic and edgy, stylish wedding venues like Cuvier Club entertain a variety of tastes and preferences. Here are four wedding styles that especially suit this chic modern La Jolla wedding venue.

1. Minimalistic Elegance

Minimalistic elegance is a classic and timeless wedding style that never goes out of style. Simplicity, clean lines, and understated beauty characterize this style. Think muted color palettes, modern furniture, and sleek décor. For a chic modern wedding venue, minimalist elegance would be ideal as it complements the clean lines and simplicity of the location. Guests would be greeted by a muted color palette and perhaps an occasional pop of color. The wedding party would be dressed in sleek, fitted attire, while the venue would be adorned with subtle yet stylish décor.

2. Bohemian Charm

Bohemian charm is an excellent option for those who love a more eclectic and free-spirited vibe. This style is characterized by its boho-chic aesthetic, featuring many earthy textures, bright colors, and organic elements. A chic modern wedding venue could bring bohemian charm to life by incorporating plenty of natural elements, like plants, wood, and natural fabrics. The color palette would be vibrant and colorful, with pops of orange, turquoise, and pink. The wedding party would wear relaxed, flowing dresses and suits, while the venue would be decorated with dreamcatchers, fairy lights, and rustic furniture.

3. Urban Glam

Urban glam is a bold and daring wedding style ideal for the couple wanting to make a statement. This style is characterized by its dramatic lighting, industrial elements, and sleek lines. Urban glam could be brought to life with plenty of metallic elements, like copper and brass, for a chic modern wedding venue. The lighting would be dim, with plenty of candles and ambient lighting. The color palette would be dark and moody, with black, gray, and metallics dominating. The wedding party would wear dark, fitted attire, while the venue would be decorated with industrial-style décor and urban graffiti.


4. Whimsical Wonderland

For those who want to create a fairytale wedding experience, a whimsical wonderland is the way to go. This style is characterized by its ethereal and magical elements, featuring many twinkling lights, soft colors, and whimsy. At a chic modern wedding venue, a whimsical wonderland could be brought to life with plenty of fairy lights, glittery décor, and soft, romantic fabrics. The color palette would be light and airy, with plenty of blush pink, mint green, and pale blue.


Marrying in La Jolla, CA

La Jolla, California, is one of the most romantic destinations in the United States. Its stunning ocean views, elegant resorts, and chic restaurants make it the ideal place to tie the knot. This charming seaside town offers something for everyone, from its golden beaches to fabulous sunsets. It's no wonder why many couples from around the world choose to get married in La Jolla.


The town's beautiful beaches and picturesque cliffs provide an ideal backdrop for an unforgettable wedding ceremony. Imagine standing in front of the Pacific Ocean, exchanging your vows with your beloved as the waves gently crash against the shore. It's an unforgettable experience that will stay with you forever.

Aside from its breathtaking scenery, La Jolla also offers your guests a wide range of activities and attractions. They can explore the area's numerous art galleries and museums, go kayaking or snorkeling, take a sunset sail, or enjoy some of the town's best restaurants and nightlife.

La Jolla is home to many award-winning wedding vendors who can help make your wedding day memorable. Whether you need a wedding cake, a floral arrangement, or a makeup artist, our recommended vendors in La Jolla's have you covered. Our Cuvier Club team work closely with these vendors to provide couples with trusted professionals to ensure you have the best team behind you for your wedding day.


Overall, La Jolla is a great place to get married because of its picturesque scenery and wide range of activities. Whether you want an intimate and personal wedding or a grand and luxurious affair, La Jolla has everything you need to make your wedding day unforgettable. Its charming ambiance and endless attractions make it an ideal destination for a fantastic wedding you and your guests will never forget.


Things to Do in La Jolla

Nestled on the coast of Southern California lies La Jolla, a quaint village-like town that offers a perfect mix of sophistication and seaside charm. There is something for everyone in this coastal paradise. From leisurely strolls by the beach to exciting outdoor adventures, La Jolla has plenty of things to offer.

First things first, start your day with a visit to the iconic La Jolla Cove, a secluded cove beach with stunning views of the ocean. Go for a swim in the clear turquoise water, sunbathe on the white sand beach or explore the sea caves nearby. If you're feeling adventurous, rent a kayak or paddleboard and explore the protected marine reserve waters.

After soaking up the sun at the beach, head to the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. With over 5,000 fish and sea creatures, it's an excellent place for an educational adventure for adults and children alike. Experience life in the kelp forests and get up close and personal with the inhabitants of the Pacific.

La Jolla is also known for its high-end shopping, with various designer boutiques, galleries, and art studios in the village. You can easily spend a day strolling through the streets of downtown La Jolla and enjoy the town's local boutiques, cafes, and art studios.

Once the sun sets, experience the famous nightlife of La Jolla. Sip on hand-crafted cocktails at The Med, or dance the night away at The Lot. A visit to Catania is also a must, offering delicious seasonal California cuisine and one of the best farm-to-table experiences in San Diego, you'll love the views and Catania is a much loved wedding rehearsal restaurant.

Finally, check out La Jolla's stunning natural landmarks, such as Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Blacks Beach You can hike along the beach, observe the native wildlife or even take a hot air balloon ride for a bird's eye view of the stunning scenery.

This gorgeous SoCal community offers a blend of high-end experiences, a beachfront atmosphere, and scenic beauty, leaving visitors yearning for more. Whether seeking an adventurous outdoor activity or looking to relax and unwind, La Jolla is the ideal vacation destination.



Whatever your style, Cuvier Club has a gorgeous setting that will make it stand out. Between the attraction of this regal private club, the stylish location in La Jolla, and the variety of styles you can enjoy at this venue, Cuvier Club by Wedgewood Weddings is a coastal event location worth the tour. Book yours today when you call or text 866.966.3009.

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