2 Best Wedding Venues in Sacramento CA: The Villa and Modern Barn
Are you on the lookout for wedding venues in the Sacramento CA area or anywhere in North California? Welcome, you’ve just stumbled upon your dream venue.
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Introducing Black Oak Mountain Vineyards in Cool, CA
Welcome to Black Oak in the Sierra Nevada foothills nestled in Cool, CA, just a short 55-minute drive from Sacramento in the serene Sierra Foothills. Our luxurious wedding venue seamlessly marries elegance with the natural beauty of the surroundings. With sweeping views of the Sierras and extensive vineyards spread across our secluded 150-acre estate, we promise you an extraordinary wedding experience.
Plan Your Wedding at Black Oak Mountain Vineyards
We’ve created this helpful map so you can visualize your wedding experience at our mountain venue. Plan a hiking excursion, go wine tasting, visit our local secret spots, and make your wedding an unforgettable experience.
Two Stunning Venues: The Modern Barn and The Estate Villa
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“This venue is absolutely stunning! The house and barn have the best views and decor. All the staff were kind and helped make our weekend the best. Jane was very accommodating and easy to work with throughout the planning process.”
At Black Oak, you have the privilege of selecting from two outstanding venue options: The Modern Barn and The Estate Villa. These locations set the stage for unforgettable weddings and events and feature incredible architecture.
a beautiful set up for a mini wedding at the estate villa
Romance at the Modern Barn Events Venue
the modern barn and outdoor patio
Our Modern Barn is a meticulously designed space for celebrations without limitations. With a late-night curfew, your festivities can extend until midnight, making it the perfect choice for those who love to celebrate. The indoor design, including stunning chandeliers and picturesque surroundings, creates an ideal setting for your special day.
couple in the vineyards
The Estate Villa: Rustic Desert Countryside Wedding Venue
The Estate Villa takes your wedding to new heights – quite literally! Situated even higher than the Villa, this location offers breathtaking 360° views of the Sierra Mountains and showcases the area’s geography with ancient Black Oak trees. This space is truly awe-inspiring, providing a unique and unforgettable wedding experience.
view of the estate villa, infinity terrace, pool and hot tub
“When you arrive, you’ll be greeted by lush grass, succulent gardens, and elegant greenhouses. The rustic minimalist interior is beautifully done up. The views from the serving area and living space, overlooking the infinity edge pool and fire pit, are beyond words! As a local from Auburn and now Sacramento resident, I highly, highly recommend this elegant venue! I cannot say enough good things about this location. If you are looking for an elegant and intimate wedding or a romantic vow renewal venue, OH my goodness, this is it!!!”
The Ngo Wedding first look
Why Choose Black Oak for Your Wedding Reception
See below for seven compelling reasons why couples choose Black Oak for their special moments (hint: it’s the luxury & charm).
sapphire pool and hot tub at the estate villa
Enchanting Sierra Views: Our stunning vistas provide a captivating backdrop for your special day.
Expansive Vineyards: Our lush vineyards that stretch as far as the eye can see offer a picturesque setting.
A Remote Oasis of Style and Luxury: We provide an exclusive, stylish, and luxurious retreat for your romantic getaway.
Unforgettable Impressions on Guests: Your guests will be enchanted by the combination of natural beauty and exclusivity.
150 Acres of Privacy: With 150 acres and meadows of private space, your special day is all about you and your partner.
Accommodations for Over 20 Guests: Celebrate your love surrounded by your loved ones.
Full Sustainability: For eco-conscious couples, Black Oak Mountain Vineyards is fully sustainable, fostering a deep connection with nature during your stay.
the greenhouse and gardens in spring
& Even More Reasons!
A Haven for Luxury Destination Weddings
For those seeking an opulent celebration, our commitment to sustainability includes an all-organic vineyard, structured water, and solar power, creating an environmentally friendly backdrop that embraces nature.
Black Oak Mountain Vineyards leaves an enduring impression on every guest, combining natural beauty, luxurious amenities, and exclusivity to create unforgettable memories cherished for years.
We host couples from around the world, attracting visitors from the USA, Canada, and beyond who are captivated by our unique desert landscaping and modern design.
There is no other venue quite like Black Oak Mountain Vineyards, thanks to our distinctive features, including the desert-inspired landscape and modern design elements.
Our remote location and picturesque surroundings provide a stunning backdrop for wedding photography, capturing beautiful and lasting memories.
The tranquility of our remote estate allows couples to exchange vows in a serene and romantic environment, surrounded by natural beauty.
Couples can tailor their wedding to match their unique vision with a range of wedding packages, creating a truly personalized celebration.
tables and chairs are all included with your venue rental
Our Sustainable Wedding Reception Venues in Sacramento CA
Black Oak Mountain Vineyards is an all-organic ranch and vineyard that uses structured water and solar power and embraces a fully sustainable approach. Our property exudes healing energy and uniquely connects you with nature during your special day.
inside the modern estate villa
Three Exceptional Wedding Packages
We offer a range of wedding packages to suit different preferences, from intimate weddings to weekend experiences. See below for the details of our three favorite key packages.
jacqueline and ben, how amazing is this dress
Duration: One Day
Exclusive Access: 9 Hours
Onsite Staff: Two Onsite Staff Members
Rehearsal: 1-hour Rehearsal
Amenities: All Estate & Barn Amenities
the Ngo wedding champagne toast by the pool with bridesmaids
Luxe Vineyard Dreamscape
Duration: One Night
Exclusive Access: Overnight Stay
Onsite Staff: Two Onsite Staff Members
Amenities: All Estate & Barn Amenities
Additional Perks: Coffee and Tea for Overnight Guests
the pool and hot tub at night
Infinite Love Experience
Duration: 3 Days & 2 Nights
Exclusive Access: Exclusive Access to 150 Private Acres for 3 Days & 2 Nights
Onsite Staff: 2 Venue Staff Members to Support Wedding Flow & Timeline
Overnight Stay: 2 Nights of Overnight Accommodations for 16-22 VIP Guests
Additional Perks: Arrival Day Luxury Basket, Wedding Day Continental Breakfast, Tables & Chairs for Rehearsal Dinner & Morning Brunch, Rehearsal Dinner Dishware for 50 guests, Get Ready with Mimosas & Craft Beer, Snacks & Beverage Refreshments for Overnight Guests, Hangover Recovery Kits
gorgeous micro weddings at black oak mountain vineyards
Ideal for Intimate Weddings
Feel free to inquire about our micro weddings for 50 or fewer guests!
An Insider’s Look into Our Wedding Halls in Sacramento
Imagine starting your wedding day at the winery. You spent last night in the hot tub and pool under the stars with your best friends at the Villa, and then you woke up to the sunrise and got ready without feeling rushed. At Black Oak Mountain Vineyards, you’ll experience an unforgettable and serene wedding day.
modern barn with a chandelier and doors opened to the bistro-lit patio
FAQs About Our Outdoor Wedding Venues in Sacramento
What’s Your Capacity?
Our venue setting can comfortably accommodate up to 150 of your friends and family. Additionally, we offer overnight accommodations for 22 guests, including the two of you lovebirds. For the remaining guests, we can assist in arranging hotel room blocks nearby in Auburn, ensuring your guests have a comfortable stay.
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Do We Really Need a Wedding Planner?
Absolutely, we highly recommend it. In fact, we require the presence of a wedding planner. A wedding planner can transform your wedding journey into an enjoyable and less stressful experience. They can also help you make informed decisions that can save you money in the long run. We offer a list of reputable planners for you to choose from, with options ranging from $2,500 to $8,500, ensuring you find the perfect fit that aligns with both your financial comfort and your vision for the big day.
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Should I Consider an “All-Inclusive” Package?
Well, it depends on the type of wedding experience you desire. If you’re looking for a conventional, run-of-the-mill wedding, then an all-inclusive package might suit your needs. However, if you’re aiming for an extraordinary and unique wedding, we encourage you to take a tour of Black Oak. Here, you can create the wedding of your dreams, one that defies the ordinary and reflects your vision.
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What Will My Entire Wedding Cost?
The overall cost of your wedding depends on your preferences and choices. On average, most couples invest a minimum of $38,000 in their wedding, which typically includes expenses related to the venue, planner, catering, florals, photography, and the bar. To provide you with a more specific estimate, catering costs typically range from $50 to $150 per person.
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Do You Allow Vendors Outside of Your List?
If you have a particular vendor in mind who is not listed on our website or in our Little Black Book, we kindly request that you inform us. Our venue director will evaluate such cases on an individual basis, ensuring that the chosen vendor aligns with our standards and requirements.
hawaiian food station at jacqueline’s wedding
What Else Do I Need to Know?
To reserve your wedding date, we require a 25% down payment. You’ll be delighted to know that you can include your furry companion in the ceremony. Additionally, we offer a Little Black Book of Vendors to help curate your perfect wedding day.
hexagonal arch that is included with your venue rental
What’s the Next Step?
Feel free to contact us to schedule a tour and experience the breathtaking waterfront views and atmosphere in person. This will allow you to appreciate the beauty of our ranch venue truly. We’re here to assist you every step of the way as you embark on your wedding planning journey.
we love the intricate chargers, blue linens and pop of orange
Find other wedding venues near Sacramento CA
The Knot: The Knot offers a comprehensive directory of wedding venues, including those in the Sacramento area. You can filter your search by location, budget, and venue type. Website: The Knot Sacramento Wedding Venues
WeddingWire: WeddingWire is another popular platform for finding wedding venues. You can search for venues in and around Sacramento, read reviews, and view photos. Website: WeddingWire Sacramento Wedding Venues
Yelp: Yelp provides listings and reviews for various wedding venues in the Sacramento area. It’s a useful resource for gathering insights from previous couples. Website: Yelp Sacramento Wedding Venues
Sacramento Wedding Venues on Visit Sacramento: The official tourism website for Sacramento features a list of wedding venues in the region. It’s a great starting point for local options. Website: Visit Sacramento Wedding Venues
the outdoor shower at the estate villa with live succulents
When is the best time of year to get married near Sacramento?
The best time of year to get married in Sacramento, temperature-wise, is typically in the spring or fall. Sacramento has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Here’s a breakdown of the seasons:
Spring (March to May): Spring is an excellent time for a Sacramento wedding. Temperatures are pleasant, with highs ranging from the mid-60s to low 80s°F (17-28°C). The weather is generally mild, and the city’s gardens and parks are in full bloom.
Fall (September to November): Fall is another ideal season. Temperatures in Sacramento during the fall months are similar to spring, with highs in the 70s°F (around 21-26°C). It’s a comfortable time for outdoor ceremonies and celebrations.
Both spring and fall offer pleasant weather conditions for outdoor weddings, making them popular choices for couples looking to avoid extreme heat or cold. Summer can be very hot in Sacramento, with temperatures often exceeding 90°F (32°C), so it’s advisable to plan outdoor summer weddings carefully.
As for winter, while it’s the off-peak season, Sacramento’s winters are relatively mild compared to many other regions, with daytime highs in the 50s and 60s°F (10-20°C). However, you may encounter occasional rain.