Carmel Mountain Ranch Estate

Carmel Mountain Ranch Estate offers both indoor and outdoor settings for any sort of wedding, corporate event, or party. With a 180 degrees of breathtaking views of the mountain terrain, Carmel Mountain Ranch Estate provides an elegant surrounding with ornate chandeliers, high vaulted ceilings, crown molding, custom hardwood dance floor and all the extras.

Hillside Ranch Vineyards

Located in Jamul, Hillside Ranch Vineyard, only 25 mins from downtown San Diego, is a truly unique location for any event. Two professionally designed homes surrounded by lush gardens, manicured lawns and breathtaking views are yours to enjoy along with the charms of a working ranch, horses grazing on distant hills, orchards and a vineyard. The venue space consists of two special sites:

  • The Vineyard House: This contemporary setting is designed to accommodate parties from the small and intimate to the large and enthusiastic. The configurations of the Vineyard House are endless with ample space for cocktails, buffet stations, seated dinner, band stand and dance floor.
  • The Hacienda House: This venue has two stunning sites for the ceremony. The first is a stately porte cocher featuring a five foot bough covered bell, arches and comfortable seating for 200 guests plus ample space for even the most formal ceremony. The second is a cleared area of manicured lawn with sun-kissed natural light overlooking the Vineyard and Jamul Valley below. These spectacular views have become favorites for stunning photos to last a lifetime.


Joan Embery Pillsbury Ranch

Located just 30 minutes from downtown San Diego, the Pillsbury Ranch offers a rural escape from the city’s hustle and bustle that is great for special event rentals. Pillsbury Ranch can accommodate a wide range of events and number of guests. Group activities usually include animal viewing and special animal interactions can be arranged depending upon the details of your event. The Pillsbury Ranch is a popular choice for corporate events, weddings, company picnics and other large get togethers. The Ranch is great for creating a magical evening too. As the sun sets, the event area can be beautifully lit with sparkling string lights that add a romantic tone to any gathering.

Lions, Tigers & Bears

Set on 93 beautiful acres of hills, meadows and oak trees in San Diego County, California, Lions Tigers & Bears offers a rustic outdoor destination on the edge of the Cleveland National Forest. Beautiful lawns and grassy expanses create a natural backdrop for your celebrations, receptions, work gatherings, or next outdoor event in the countryside. Host a wedding, holiday party, corporate banquet, birthday celebration or more – the possibilities are endless at Lions Tigers & Bears – the most unique outdoor venue space in San Diego County. Lions Tigers & Bears is a place where you can feel connected to the animals and the people around you. Experience one of the most unique event and wedding venues near San Diego.

Allen Airways Flying Museum

Located in El Cajon, the Allen Airways Museum embodies a diverse collection of over 10,000 items, including a significant library, aviation and aviation movie posters, head gear, propellers, collections pertaining to historic individuals, aviation art, airplanes, and automobilia. As an event space the Allen Airways Museum, encompasses nearly 17,000 sf. of event space, including the main hangar floor, the barn building which houses a lounge and bar, center bay for groups up to 110, and a surround-sound theater gallery, and another separate poster gallery. The Allen Airways Museum is only available for corporate events.

Mission Trails Visitor & Interpretive Center

Nestled in the chaparral and sage scrub of Mission Trails Regional Park is the Visitor and Interpretive Center. Each day you’ll find people embarking on hikes or cooling down after mountain bike rides. Explore and learn about the wonders of nature and the people who once lived on this land. The Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center is a unique and beautiful venue for after-hours events such as weddings, corporate gatherings, retirement parties, anniversaries, nonprofit fundraisers and celebrations of life.

Malahat Spirits Company

Named after a famed ship that provided alcohol to California during Prohibition, Malahat Spirits Company is perfect for any celebration in a unique setting. At Malahat, they distill their own handcrafted rum, whiskey, bourbon, and vodka. Their rental space was designed after the days and decor of Prohibition, when speakeasies were bustling and liquor was hidden in local caves and basements.