Your Personal Handbook to an Opulent ‘I Do’

The Venue

Nope. We woke up like this.

Black Oak Mountain Vineyards is in Cool, California. (yes, really 😎)

See how close we are to you by searching for 2480 HWY 193, Cool CA 95614. We’re less than an hour from Sacramento and 2ish hours from San Francisco and the Bay Area. Basically, we’re the perfect place to host a mini-destination wedding without a lot of driving or flying.

  • Up to 150 Guests on 150 private acres
  • Beautiful Wood Crafted Tables
  • Chairs & Benches for Ceremony & Reception
  • 4 Incredible Ceremony Sites
  • Access to Mountain Villa and The Vineyard Club
  • Set Up & Tear Down
  • 9-Hour Site Rental & Overnight Options
  • 2 On-Site Day of Coordinators
  • Wine Barrels & Hanging Basket Swings
  • Separate Bridal and Groom Suites/Ready Rooms
  • Overnight accommodations for 16-22 guests (*priced separately in some packages.)
  • No Hidden Fees. No Extra Taxes. Ever.
  • Ceremony:
    • 360° Edge of the World Site
    • Viewing Deck (Estate Villa)
    • Grand Oak Tree
    • The Black Oak Vineyard Club
    • Meadow Hitching Post Ceremony site
  • Cocktail Hour:
    • Estate Villa Terrace with Vineyard Views to Forever.
  • Reception:
    • The Black Oak Vineyard Club with hanging basket swings and bistro lights
  • Photo Opps:
    • Greenhouse
    • Stellar Sunsets and Sierra Mountain Views
    • Salt Infinity Pool and Spa
    • Luxe Villa
    • Vineyards
    • 150 Year Old Oak Trees
    • Meadows
    • Desert Landscaping
  • Send Off:
    • Vineyard Club/Getaway car

Yes! Due to demand, Friday – Sunday are 50-150 guests. We do offer a micro wedding if you have 50 or fewer guests, available Monday – Thursday.

You are going to love the Luxe Mountain Villa. It’s one of those places you have to see for yourself. We offer two packages with overnight stays at the Villa, plus you can also add the Vineyard Club suites for 6-12 more guests.

Yes! 100% totally private, which is valuable these days. There won’t be any “tastings” pulling up on your group, or another wedding in the back40 while your precious day is being experienced.

Your planner will design a layout and plan in advance. The Estate Villa Terrace provides relief from the elements and the Vineyard Club holds 99 guests. If you want to take it a step further, we have several tent vendors on our preferred vendor list to give you more shelter.

Yes! We want you to look #HotGirlSummer 💅🏻without feeling overheated in that beautiful dress! One of the advantages of our venue is that our property is 150 acres. All 150 private acres are YOURS. We require an on-site shuttle for transporting your besties that you will reserve with your wedding. The on-site shuttles start at around $1,000 and go up from there, depending on which one you choose. And trust us, your besties will seriously appreciate some A/C on that short shuttle ride!

Plenty! We have three spacious parking lots for a total of 127 spots.

Yes, we’ve had plenty of wildfires in California and don’t need to start any more! 🐻 Our favorite send-offs are glow sticks, bubbles, cold sparks, and ribbon wands. We do not allow sparklers, fireworks, or anything that can start a wildfire.

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Planning Your Wedding

We have plenty! Our wedding dream team will provide you with a full list for room-blocks for your guest’s ease of mind. Sacramento is our closest airport, only an hour from our venue.

100% yes! We do require a planner. Trust us. A wedding planner will make your journey enjoyable, not stressful, and save you money. We have a list of planners for you to choose from, ranging from $2,500 – $8,500, so you can find the right fit to meet your vision and financial comfort zone.

Hmm, if you want a *yawn* cookie-cutter type of wedding, 100% yes.

Black Oak is so different and special, that if we chose to be all-inclusive, brides would start having the same wedding with the same decor and the same… everything.

That’s not what we want for you. All-inclusive has been trending for a few years, but our ideal couple is looking for an extraordinary wedding experience that doesn’t look like everyone else’s. Plus, you have us + your creative planner to customize your wedding and handle your unique vendors to bring your incredible vision to life.

If you want an extraordinary, outrageous wedding, then take a tour of BOMV, and you’ll have the wedding everyone said doesn’t exist, but you know in your heart, does.

It poses as “cheaper”, but in the end, may very well not be. There are hidden costs and up-charges. Many of the ‘included items’ are already built into the overall price and catch brides who feel the whole process is overwhelming. It seems easier to book a place that includes everything. But you don’t need to feel overwhelmed….putting all of this together is on your wedding planner. They have access to better pricing than you can get, and are able to book GREAT vendors for you, plus they handle all the details with perfect efficiency, including on GAME DAY!

All depends on what you want for your big day, bestie. Many couples average at least $48,000 on a Single Day wedding based on a guest count of 100-150 guests (venue, planner, bar & catering, florals, photos). You can cut this cost dramatically by going off-season, mid-week, and/or fewer guests. Ask us about options.

The two biggest ways to save money while still having the venue you really want are: 1. Go off-season for big discounts and 2. Stay away from the weekend and go MID-week. Oh, and 3! Lower your catering costs by inviting LESS guests.

We know you want to have your dream wedding and save money while at it. One of the best ways couples save money at our venue is by having a weekday wedding and lowering their guest count. You only want your besties on your wedding day anyway, right?

Sometimes, hosting a mini destination wedding and a weekday wedding will automatically lower your guest count because guests will opt out due to work or cost. But think about this: Do you want to have the wedding venue of your dreams…with your closest friends and family, or does it have to be on a Saturday just because? (We choose venue > day of week!)

As soon as you feel ready and comfortable! Our venue typically books out 9-36 months, and couples tend to book their wedding 9-12 months from their date. But if you’re feeling whimsical, we can produce incredible weddings within a few months (if your date is available).  Once you’ve locked down the venue you can make sure you get the best vendors for your wedding. The longer lead time, the more likely they are available.

We offer a micro wedding package, Sunday – Thursday, for up to 50 guests.

Umm…yes please! Show us your furry besties. All we ask is that you designate a human bestie to take care of your baby up until the ceremony and then transport them back afterward.

Your wedding planner and decor team may arrive 2 hours before your contracted start time. The Planner and all other vendors have 1 hour after your contracted end time to clean up.

Can we come earlier?

Yes! You are able to purchase more time if you dream of getting your hair and makeup done in your bridal suite. Additional hours are $800 per hour. Note: The overnight package or Full Weekend package makes the property yours, so you can take as much time as you want to get the event ready, no limits.

It’s 25% down to reserve your wedding date. Yes, you can bring your fur baby to the ceremony. Yes, we have a Little Black Book of Vendors We Trust to help you create your perfect day.

If we have your date available we suggest reserving fairly quickly.  Black Oak is on the radar of quite a few ‘million dollar’ wedding planners from around the US and is booking faster and faster while winning Couples’ Choice awards year over year.  There’s nothing like this California-Fusion Edge-of-the-World Sustainable Dreamland.

What’s Next

Reach out to us to schedule a tour so you can experience the vibe & views in person.