San Diego's most popular locations for beach weddings: Calumet Park (5424 Calumet Rd, La Jolla, CA) This small park overlooking the ocean in La Jolla offers a private, quiet location with the soothing sounds of the sea. Although there is no beach access here, the park boasts sweeping views up and down the coastline.
Cuvier Park (555 Coast Blvd South, La Jolla, CA) Also called The Wedding Bowl, Cuvier Park is a small park and is about five steps below street level. It is hard to see from the street, thus affording some added privacy.
Hotel Del Coronado Beach (Ocean Blvd & Orange Ave) This 1.5 mile long, white sandy beach is one of the top beaches in the US. It is a wide, flat beach that is the perfect location for a barefoot-in-the-sand wedding. Timed to coincide with sunset, and featuring the historic Hotel Del Coronado (1500 Orange Ave., Coronado, CA) in the background.
Bayview Park (413 1st St., Coronado, CA) This small and intimate bayside park has shade trees & benches and offers views of the beautiful San Diego skyline.
Sunset Cliffs (Sunset Cliffs Blvd, Ocean Beach) The cliffs along Sunset Cliffs Boulevard provide the perfect setting for an outdoor beach wedding. Stretching from Adair Street to Ladera Street, there are several spots with room for guests and parking. Wind N Sea (6800 Neptune Pl., La Jolla) The historic and often photographed surf shack on the beach makes a popular backdrop for wedding photos and richly colored sunset shots.
Permits Required Ellen Browning Scripps Park (1133 Coast Blvd., La Jolla, CA) is the most photographed spot in San Diego according to AAA magazine, this is a very popular spot for weddings in La Jolla. Permits are issued year round, with a maximum number of 80 September through May and 50 during the summer months of June through August. Not all weekend days will be available for permits due to many different venues that happen at this park during the summer months. Only one permit per day is issued for this site. Permits issued for wedding ceremonies are allotted up to four hours, including the set up and breakdown. Food/BeveragesFood is allowed onsite but no glass containers. RestroomsThere is a restroom located nearby. Fee Contact the Permit Center at (619) 235-1169 for fee information.
Balboa Park Balboa Park is one of the most popular locations in Southern California for weddings, holiday parties, and other events. Find picturesque terraces, lush garden settings, and elegant ballrooms that can accommodate groups of various sizes. The Balboa Park cultural organizations schedule most events individually, and each organization governs the usage of its own buildings. Each museum has its own experienced Special Events Manager available for consultation. You may wish to visit several venues before determining the ideal location for your event. We recommend that you explore the grid below, click on any location of interest, and find the contact information for that venue to set up an appointment. For information about the House of Hospitality or the Casa Del Rey Moro Garden, please contact The Prado Restaurant or call (619) 557-9441 x 201. To learn more about City of San Diego buildings and outdoor areas in Balboa Park (identified below as requiring reservations through the Park and Recreation Permit Center), call 619-235-1169 or see this page for reservation details. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information about holding large corporate events at multiple venues at the same time.