A R T  O F  L I F E

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VENUE TIMELINE
10.5 hours on the private, historic estate

  • 4 hours in the bridal parlor and gentlemen’s clubhouse
  • 5.5 hours for your celebration
  • 1 hour available for your grand exit
BRIDAL PARLOR
When you enter this grand, multi-story parlor, you will be awestruck by the 30 ft. cathedral ceilings, full length mirrors, eclectic blend of furnishings, and floor-to-ceiling windows that offer natural lighting perfect for photos. This impressive bridal suite accommodates even the largest bridal parties.
GENTLEMEN’S SPEAKEASY
This exclusive gentlemen’s speakeasy is furnished with comfortable leather seating, handcrafted specialty light fixtures, and unique brass decorative elements. A second hidden entry door leads to a dimly-lit room with a sleek wooden bar. This private, clandestine space is specifically designed for your wedding party to enjoy, relax, and unwind.
HEART OF THE GARDEN RECEPTION
Experience the best of both worlds: celebrate under the shaded forest, veiled by billowing drapery, while surrounded by designer gardens filled with blooming florals, historic trees, and trickling fountains.
CEREMONY & RECEPTION SEATING
Guest table options include round or banquet style seating with white full-length linen draped to the floor and elegant white wood folding or fruitwood chivari chairs. These options are also available for your ceremony seating set in the shade of the historic gardens (or choose other chairs à la carte).
CUSTOM COLOR CLOTH NAPKINS
Choose from 38 perfect color cloth napkin choices to complement your design theme and table-scape. Other color fabric upgrades available to rent à la carte.
ELEGANT CANDELABRAS & CENTERPIECES
Choose from various candelabras, tall rustic candle holders, lily bowls, cylinder vases, shepherds hooks, glass votive holders, table number stands, artisan-inspired ivory candle cages, or provide your own.
UNIQUE PROPS & FURNITURE FROM THE DECOR CATALOG
For additional pieces, shop from the one-of-a-kind décor catalog full of design items that you may rent à la carte in the historic gardens.
WEDDING PLANNING
Our proven team of wedding professionals will provide a superlative level of coordination and support to assist you through the wedding planning process, rehearsal, and day-of coordination.
PRIVATE EXECUTIVE CHEF
Your award-winning chef celebrates three decades of exceptional culinary expertise. Former sous chef for the Hotel del Coronado and Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse.
CULINARY TASTING EVENT
You’re invited to enjoy a culinary celebration where you can handcraft your custom menu and delight in Chef’s savory pairings.
HANDCRAFTED MENU
Craft your menu by pairing two gourmet classic entrees, two accompaniments, and your choice of a flavorful variety of crisp leafy green salads. Served with fresh-baked artisan breads, and specialty butters.
FULL SERVICE CATERING PERSONNEL
Appropriately-attired catering personnel attends to your event to ensure a high level of service and attention to detail.
TIMELESS EUROPEAN BAR
You have the freedom to craft the perfect bar menu to your taste. Select wines and beers from your favorite winery or brewery. Perfect for even the savviest connoisseur.
REFRESHMENT BAR
This open-air presentation of thirst-quenching refreshments and chilled beverages is sure to be eagerly enjoyed by your guests. Includes a light and refreshing lemonade, iced water, gourmet coffee, and a medley of flavored teas.

T E S T I M O N I A L S

  • Edrian D. AvatarEdrian D.

    5 star rating Oh M Gee! To die for. This place was absolutely gorgeous.

    Visited this beautiful wedding venue this past weekend for my cousins wedding. The ceremony was just beautiful. Lush greenery! It was like we were set in the garden of Eden. Then the outdoor reception was under a canopy with...
    read more - 6/06/2021 

    Chatterboxx62 AvatarChatterboxx62

    Beautiful wedding venue. Accessible to the wedding ceremony site, the food tent and the bathrooms. Very lovely in the evening with lights strung all across the grounds. Good size dance floor and a lovely antique brass rail bar. Lovely vignettes as you enter the ceremony site. - 5/01/2021 

    Ben Liem AvatarBen Liem

    Whimsical setting, the food is also delicious, many beautiful photo spots...! - 3/12/2021 

    Derek Baker AvatarDerek Baker

    Very pretty and quaint place. - 3/07/2021 

    Jorge Sanchez AvatarJorge Sanchez

    Great Wedding Venue. Very Well Organised. - 3/05/2021 

    Kunal Chatkara AvatarKunal Chatkara

    Beautiful venue. Ample outdoor space- we had over 300 people @ my brother’s wedding. The staff were all very helpful and very kind. It was absolutely amazing. Could not have chosen a better place or had a more magical wedding celebration. The pictures on the property came out phenomenal!... read more - 1/11/2021 

  • Alexis H. AvatarAlexis H.

    5 star rating Our wedding was in January of this year, 2020, and we absolutely loved Green Gables! It is such a beautiful venue, and I can't say enough positive things about my wedding coordinator, Melissa, that we worked with! Our guests had a fabulous time and loved the venue just as much... read more - 3/08/2020 

    Lindsey S. AvatarLindsey S.

    5 star rating The grounds and facilities are beautiful. Our helper for the day, Katie, really did give us the best possible experience as a bridal party. She was so attentive, engaging, organized, and fun! We adored her so much, we made sure to tell her supervisor correctly and grab a photo booth... read more - 3/08/2020 

    Bill G. AvatarBill G.

    5 star rating What an amazing place.
    The ambiance just blew our minds.
    My neices wedding was here last Saturday
    And we loved it.
    The grounds were lush and we walked around looking at every corner that was decorated.
    The ceremony made everyone cry tears of happiness.
    The reception was in a huge hall that was spacious and warm....
    read more - 3/07/2020 

    Leya R. AvatarLeya R.

    5 star rating Our wedding was back in October 2019 and our theme was rustic, garden, eco- focused wedding.

    I found this place exactly 1 year prior to (2018). You must book 1.5-2 years in advance to get the dates you want. I booked a year out and a lot of the dates...
    read more - 2/26/2020 

    Joyce F. AvatarJoyce F.

    5 star rating our friends picked this place and lucky they did. beautiful and the food was tasty. the greens arch was amazing as we just got there. plenty of parking. - 1/29/2020 

    Christina K. AvatarChristina K.

    5 star rating Where to start! First a huge shout out to our wedding coordinator Hannah. She was very helpful and accommodating with the 100 questions I threw at her weekly AND sometimes daily. The staff made the day flawless and I had zero worries the whole day/night. When my... read more - 1/21/2020 

  • K A AvatarK A

    Very cool. Beautiful venue hidden by surrounding riff-raff businesses. Since it's mostly outside [tented], it got chilly - so be prepared. Catering, food, music, all good. - 1/09/2020 

    Denise R. AvatarDenise R.

    5 star rating From the moment I stepped onto the Green Gables Estate to tour the venue from the time I left on my wedding day, I have not one complaint. The staff at Trademark Venue Company made it so easy to plan my wedding and were professional the whole time. I have... read more - 12/20/2019 

    Kelly L. AvatarKelly L.

    5 star rating This is a hidden gem. My niece got married there in November 2019. The venue was gorgeous, intimate and delicious. Such a lovely time. - 12/11/2019 

    Rachel A. AvatarRachel A.

    5 star rating This place is an absolute gem! There is no other place like this in the San Diego area. My wedding was amazing,coordinated beautifully. The food and drinks were amazing. This bride got to enjoy her wedding day to the fullest! Thank you to the staff for making my day amazing.... read more - 12/07/2019 

    Rubina S. AvatarRubina S.

    5 star rating I'm leaving a 5 star review because my sister just had her wedding at Green Gables and our experience was fantastic! One of my biggest fears was not having good food but they had a farm to table menu that is amazing! I work in the restaurant industry and wasnt... read more - 12/07/2019 

    Nathan LaFollette AvatarNathan LaFollette

    A great location with tremendous staff. - 11/27/2019 

  • Danielle Edwards AvatarDanielle Edwards

    We had our wedding at GG on 10/5 and it was the most magical day of our lives! All our guests were blown away with the venue. We didn’t spend much on flowers because we really didn’t have to, the venue is so beautiful all on its own. Food is... read more - 11/13/2019 

    David Metzger AvatarDavid Metzger

    Wonderful venue that makes you feel a million miles away from the hustle and bustle - 10/20/2019 

    Judy Y AvatarJudy Y

    Nice area for photos, good way of serving a buffet dinner. - 9/30/2019 

    Justin Ullrich AvatarJustin Ullrich

    Vintage, rustic type location. Very private. - 9/15/2019 

    Revy Bell AvatarRevy Bell

    Great place for a wedding ! Beautiful atmosphere and nice people 🙌 - 7/24/2019 

    Misty Kuoha AvatarMisty Kuoha

    We attended a wedding in early June and I was pleased with absolutely everything this wedding estate has to offer! From the gorgeous grounds to the beautiful tent, bar and everything in between it was an amazing time for sure! - 6/19/2019 

  • Nick Newhart AvatarNick Newhart

    Stunning wedding venue! Truly transports you to a happy place. - 6/19/2019 

    Amanda P. AvatarAmanda P.

    5 star rating Our wedding here last weekend was wonderful! Melissa was so helpful as our coordinator. Our day went very smoothly, and it was beautiful. There were a lot of little idyllic spots for taking photos. Our guests loved exploring the property while still feeling engaged in the celebration because it's all... read more - 6/15/2019 

    Thuong T. AvatarThuong T.

    5 star rating I've had the blessings to attend two different weddings here. Both of which were absolutely beautiful and amazing. This is seriously my favorite wedding venue in San Diego (Or should I say North County SD, cause its in San Marcos)

    Words cannot describe how beautiful this establishment is.

    Although I do have...
    read more - 4/26/2019 

    hilda rodriguez Avatarhilda rodriguez

    The place is beautiful. The food is very good and the bathrooms are kept clean - 4/19/2019 

    Shay K. AvatarShay K.

    5 star rating I got married at Green Gables in March 2019 and it was the absolute most magical and perfect day!This was my dream location and the day itself couldn't have gone any smoother! To the initial meeting in 2018 to wrapping everything up on wedding day, everything was seamless,... read more - 4/17/2019 

    Amanda B. AvatarAmanda B.

    5 star rating My husband and I must have visited at least 20 venues over a 6 week period - we ultimately chose Green Gables because it was beautiful, had everything we wanted, and they made everything so effortless and easy. Michelle set everything up for us and answered our many many... read more - 4/12/2019 

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Alcoholic beverages that are packaged by this establishment are open containers and may not be transported in a motor vehicle except in the vehicle’s trunk; or, if there is no trunk, the container may be kept in some other area of the vehicle that is not normally occupied by the driver or passengers (which does not include a utility compartment or glove compartment (Vehicle Code Section 23225)). Further, such beverages may not be consumed in public or in any other area where open containers are prohibited by law.