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Affordable San Diego Wedding Venues

Updated: Jan 24, 2023

Quite frequently, our couples ask us for wedding venues in San Diego that won't break the bank. They are searching for places that are affordable, unique and just plain awesome. We all know the search for the perfect venue can be overwhelming which is why we've put together a list of our favorite budget friendly options from a San Diego Wedding Planners perspective. We have everything from stunning ocean views to lush gardens to venues tucked away in the mountains.

TIP: Ask venues about their Friday, Sunday + weekday availability. Many offer reduced rental fees that will get you even closer to your ideal budget! Contact our Wedding Planner in San Diego for more tips on Wedding Planning + other ways to save!

Overflowing with plants and mature trees, this picturesque venue is perfect for the couple that wants a unique outdoor ceremony & reception.

• Encinitas •

Maximum Guest Capacity: Ceremony - 300 seated, Reception - 200 seated

Want a venue with beautiful bay views? Look no further! The historical cottage holds ceremonies on the grass or sand AND they even include all the tables & chairs for your reception!

• Mission Bay •

Maximum Guest Capacity: 110 seated

Let the space speak for itself and get married at this lush garden oasis tucked away in North County.

• Encinitas •

Maximum Guest Capacity: 90 seated

Let your guests kick off their shoes and dip their toes in the sand for a beachside ceremony on the bay. BUT the beautiful views don't stop there! They only continue as guests dine on the club house patio for reception.

• Mission Bay •

Maximum Guest Capacity: 140 seated

San Diego Rowing Club Party Pavilion Wedding
Mission Bay Wedding at San Diego Rowing Club ZLAC

Acres of beautiful Mediterranean plantings and a multitude of spaces to say I DO makes this natural beauty a winner in our books!

• El Cajon •

Maximum Guest Capacity: 200 seated

Water Conservation Wedding Venue El Cajon

Photos: Willmus Weddings

Ceremony at Water Conservation Garden in El Cajon

Complete with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, this venue is perfect for the couple that wants a private ceremony in a beautiful garden setting.

• Vista •

Maximum Guest Capacity: 240 seated

Photo: Bella Diva

This hidden gem in Coronado offers beautiful views of Glorietta Bay, the perfect backdrop for couples that want a waterfront wedding. Even comes with tables & chairs!

• Coronado •

Maximum Guest Capacity: 250 seated

View is everything at this gorgeous venue! Watch sunset with your guests on the wrap around balcony that overlooks the downtown skyline, ocean & Mission Bay!

• Pacific Beach •

Maximum Guest Capacity: 175 seated

Photo: Clove & Kin

From grand to intimate weddings, this venue has numerous options for your ceremony & reception with stunning views of the marina.

• Mission Bay •

Photo: Willmus Wedding Photography

If you've always wanted a beach wedding on the La Jolla coast, but don't want your toes in the sand, this is the perfect place for you!

• La Jolla •

Maximum Guest Capacity: 175 seated

Photo: ABM Photography

With breathtaking views of Point Loma, the Coronado Bridge and the downtown skyline, what more could you ask for? *Sponsor required

• Point Loma •

Maximum Guest Capacity: Ceremony - 200 seated, Reception - 350 seated

With spectacular views of the San Diego Bay and downtown, this venue is quite a stunner! *Sponsor required

• Point Loma •

Maximum Guest Capacity: Ceremony - 425 seated, Reception - 425 seated

Video: Willmus Weddings Videographer

Get married on one of the most beautiful beaches in San Diego and hold your reception on the deck that is just a hop and a skip away!

*Sponsor required

• Coronado •

Maximum Guest Capacity: 200 seated

Video: Willmus Weddings Videographer San Diego

Yes! Getting married in a park with an ocean view is possible 😍

• La Jolla •

Maximum Guest Capacity: 70 seated

Video: Willmus Weddings

Contact our San Diego Wedding Planner for the full list and some insider tips to plan your wedding when you are on a budget.

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