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'One & the Same' Wedding Expert Tries Bride-Life
What's it like to get married when it's literally your day job? Find out from our very own Angela Owen as she shares...
ESCONDIDO, CA, June 2022 — In the hidden foothills of Escondido, CA sits the newest and most luxurious ranch-style wedding venue in San Diego’s North County. We're excited to announce Canopy Grove will open for events in early 2023. This venue features gorgeous, manicured grounds, an open-air ceremony area, and a grand barn where many a late-night reception will enjoy nights full of fun, love, and memories.
Set to start hosting events in 2023, Canopy Grove by Wedgewood Weddings brings all the love of a spacious country estate to the city. The landscaped grounds feature beautiful greenery, water features, and gorgeous lawns for a breathtaking outdoor setting. Outdoor ceremonies delight on the private ceremony lawn where surrounding trees seclude the space in a world of its own, providing the perfect setting for romantic and intimate nuptials.
TEMECULA, CA, May 10, 2022 — Introducing Bel Vino Winery by Wedgewood Weddings in Temecula, California. This gorgeous SoCal winery is the newest addition to Wedgewood Weddings and we’re so excited to bring amazing weddings and events to life at this 40-acre vineyard property.
Founded in 1996, this stunning boutique winery sits close to the entrance of Temecula Valley Wine Country and boasts amazing views of the surrounding Temecula Hills. Situated on one of the highest hills in Wine Country, Bel Vino Winery comes complete with panoramic views of the picturesque vineyards, valleys, and mountains.
Along with this stunning backdrop, Bel Vino Casita is a superb getting-ready space with Tuscan flair where you can prepare for your upcoming nuptials. Boasting an extra capacious getting-ready space with 3300 square feet of room, you’ll have all of the amenities you’ll need to relax and prepare for your ‘I dos.’
GREY FOREST, TX, April 10, 2022 — Under a canopy of magnificent oaks and a wide blue sky, transform from nearly weds to newlyweds at our newest location: Scenic Springs by Wedgewood Weddings. This gorgeous 10-acre estate is located in the historic Grey Forest, among the quaint farm community of Helotes, providing a Hill Country getaway that takes you from the flurry of activity in San Antonio to a picturesque country escape.
The garden scenery of this forest-like venue is beautifully complemented by the stream and waterfall features. Photo opportunities await, near the picturesque water features along the lover's bridge and around the romantically lit property. Additionally, gorgeous animals including peacocks, deer, and birds call Scenic Springs home and, if you're lucky, might photobomb a picture or two. Continue the festivities outside with an outdoor cocktail hour.
For an indoor celebration, guests can head into the grand indoor hall where they can enjoy panoramic views of the rolling hills while you enjoy time with your honey taking portraits amid many of the most beautiful sights in the area. Scenic Springs' grand indoor hall has space enough for 250 guests, perfect for large family gatherings. This expansive space has rustic detailing that is complemented by a high vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Custom accent lighting in the ballroom allows you the opportunity to add a final touch to your wedding décor with a variety of color choices to match or contrast your wedding colors. Guests can snuggle up near the gorgeous indoor-outdoor fireplace while inside or out on the cedar-railed porch. Party the night away in this cozy yet elegant reception hall.
MORAGA, CA, Fall 2021 — Tucked away in the heart of Moraga, California, lies the beautiful Hacienda de las Flores. Rich with beautiful greenery including blue atlas trees, willows, palms, and flowers, the grounds of the venue are gorgeous on their own but paired with the stunning Spanish-style architecture of the Hacienda, make this an incredible place to say, ‘I do.’ Hacienda de las Flores is within an hour of Downtown San Francisco and an hour and a half from Stockton, making this a great getaway for a quiet and secluded wedding location.
This historic town-owned property has been beautifully maintained since 1973 and still houses a beautiful mansion, pavilion, lawn, and parkland with blue atlas trees, willows, palms, and flowers. The Spanish-style estate hosts a grand patio with a central fountain, the perfect spot for any wedding reception with the Hacienda and garden serving as gorgeous backdrops. After capturing your amazing wedding photos and enjoying a romantic ceremony, party the night away with friends and family back at the Hacienda patio, complete with bistro lights, garden views, and the stunning Spanish-style Hacienda for a stunning end to an amazing day.
SAN JOSE, CA, 10 July 2021 — Escape the city and fast pace of downtown San Jose at the newest Wedgewood Weddings venue: The Ranch at Silver Creek. As our second property in the beautiful city of San Jose, The Ranch at Silver Creek joined the Wedgewood Weddings family in July of 2021 with Manager, Jonno Roman leading the venue’s events team.
With the capacity to host 250 guests, this scenic country estate comes complete with a garden and indoor ceremony space as well as a grand ballroom for an elegant event. When you pair this with panoramic views, rolling hills, and city skyline views of San Jose, there are endless scenic backdrops for you and your guests to enjoy.
As a Wedgewood Weddings venue, couples can customize their wedding to their heart's content. Between the gorgeous garden ceremony space, the courtyard, and the indoor ballroom, you can add a variety of upgrades to create the wedding of your dreams. From photo booths to elaborate ceremony florals and even grand sparklers for an amazing entrance to your reception, bring your wedding vision to our team and they'll make it happen. Jonno and his team provide the most beautiful and memorable wedding experience for all couples.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, February 16, 2021 — Today the Presidio Trust and Wedgewood Weddings & Events announce a new master leasing partnership for the operations of several of the Presidio of San Francisco’s iconic venues; the Golden Gate Club, the Chapel of Our Lady and the Log Cabin. Wedgewood Weddings & Events will lease the buildings and provide full-service events management including catering. Since the Presidio closed as a US Army base and became a national park site in 1994, thousands of people have enjoyed special experiences like weddings, reunions, and corporate meetings in these venues, with sweeping views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay. Previously, the US Army had used them in a similar capacity.
“These gorgeous spaces have been at the core of many special memories for people celebrating life’s most meaningful occasions,” says Rich Rusnack, Chief Business Officer of the Presidio Trust. “Wedgewood Weddings & Events brings their team of event experts, world-class customer service and proven experience to these historic venues, which will allow the legacy of these storied spaces to continue for many years to come.”
The partnership is a result of a lease solicitation issued in August 2020, as the Trust shifts some in-house business operations to leasing arrangements with 3rd party operators who bring extra resources required to maximize the revenue needed to preserve the park for future generations.
“We are honored to serve special events clients in such a unique national park setting,” says Bill Zaruka, CEO of Wedgewood Weddings & Events. “Providing remarkable occasions within these spectacular spaces is a win-win for the park and community as it gives both locals and those from further afield a chance to show off this historic area.”
PHOENIX, AZ, Spring 2020 — Wedgewood Weddings, known for hosting remarkable events, announced the opening of a new event location in Phoenix, Arizona, recently. The 200-person event center marks the sixth property in Wedgewood Weddings’ Arizona portfolio. Let's tour the Secret Garden by Wedgewood Weddings.
“We are committed to increasing the highest-quality event venue options in the Phoenix area as we know Arizonans seize all opportunities to celebrate and gather with friends and family. We are delighted to welcome a new event center into the mix. We now offer a historic century-old venue to complement our additional five contemporary and luxe event locations in Mesa, Goodyear, Chandler, and Gilbert. All our venues are stunning, and adding the Secret Garden now provides Phoenicians with even more choice,” said Chelsea Taylor, Wedgewood Weddings Regional Manager, Southwest.
SAN ANTONIO, TX, December 19, 2019 — We’re so thrilled to announce our newest venue Hofmann Ranch by Wedgewood Weddings in Castroville, Texas! This venue expands us into our seventh state, so we're excited to start hosting incredible country weddings in this new area.
At Wedgewood Weddings, we have nearly 50 beautiful wedding venues from coast to coast, and this new addition marks our first venue in Texas, expanding us into our seventh state. We’re ready to start sharing our all-inclusive packages and award-winning service with lots of happy couples in the San Antonio area. And with 370 acres of sophisticated ranch beauty, we're confident you'll love the look of our new Southern venue.
Only 30 miles outside of downtown San Antonio, our new venue offers a tranquil, secluded feel while still being conveniently close by to transport links, hotel accommodations, and entertainment for both local and out-of-town guests.
Now named 'Stonebridge Manor by Wedgewood Weddings,' the company is bringing its all-inclusive wedding packages and award-winning service to this gorgeously timeless estate. The venue was open for tours and bookings on Monday, Dec. 16 and all events are immediately operated by the Wedgewood Weddings staff...
DOWNEY, CA, Jan. 23, 2020 — Wedgewood Weddings today announced 'Rio Hondo by Wedgewood Weddings', a new wedding and event center added to their collection of nearly 50 venues. The venue is located at the Rio Hondo Golf Club located midway between Orange County and Los Angeles and will offer the company's well-renowned all-inclusive wedding packages that include all the essential services needed for an elaborate wedding to engaged couples...
HAMPSTEAD, NH, Jan. 21, 2020 — Granite Rose by Wedgewood Weddings, a renowned wedding venue loved by its community, today announced sensational plans to renovate its interior with modern amenities and lavish upgrades! The company has worked closely with a professional design team to restyle its expansive dressing suite, ballroom, foyer, and other indoor spaces.
TEMECULA, CA, Sept. 12, 2019 — The nation's largest wedding provider gives back to Ventura County with a new appreciation program: $750 "Wedgewood Weddings Cash" for first responders and their immediate families.
Wedgewood Weddings is rooted in Ventura County, calling it home since 1986. The company always strives to support its local community by giving back. That's why it's proud to announce it will offer $750 in "Wedgewood Weddings Cash" for local first responders and their families until the end of the year.
Now named 'The Carlsbad Windmill by Wedgewood Weddings,' the company is revitalizing the building in keeping with the eye-catching architecture. The venue is open for tours and bookings now, and wedding celebrations will commence at the renovated site in early 2020.
Wedgewood Weddings is investing over $1 million in the total transformation of the ballroom, dedicated ceremony space, new cocktail patio, and an extravagant bridal suite. The updated space will showcase neutral, modern luxe décor giving it a distinctly urban style...
TEMECULA, CA, May 8, 2019 — Wedgewood Weddings is delighted to announce it will be introducing four additional wedding and event venues in summer 2019, meaning it will soon be operating 40 sites.
The additional venues are available as a result of The Falls Event Centers' bankruptcy in 2018. Real estate firm, Tower Investments, has acquired several of The Falls Event Centers venues and is partnering with Wedgewood Weddings who will lease four properties long-term.
The team at Wedgewood Weddings is eager to deliver exceptional weddings for all couples who booked with The Falls Event Centers in Gilbert, AZ; Elk Grove and Roseville, CA; and Littleton, CO. The company will honor wedding bookings through 2019 and hopes to make each couple's wedding extra special as they recognize the bankruptcy process is stressful for everyone involved: especially customers, staff, vendors, and stakeholders...
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