Big Sur is a spectacular place for your wedding, honeymoon, or special event. You'll find plenty of lodging, restaurants, caterers, photographers, and locations to provide for one of the most memorable days of your life. Coordinators can help you find many private locations for your special event.
Big Sur Transportation
Caterers/Coordinators | Locations | Officiants | Photographers | Wedding Licenses | Transportation
Big Sur Transportation:
- Big Sur Magic Bus
Available for hire: 2019 Ford Transit High roof 15 passenger Van. Weddings, Events, Hiking groups, Family, Group outings, Designated driver needs. The owner driver is a 46 year resident of Big Sur who has tremendous knowledge of the area... its stories, locations and legends. For questions, rates, availability etc. Please call or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Big Sur Weddings
Diane is the founder of Elegant Events by Big Sur Weddings. She has been planning and facilitating weddings and events before it was even hip. Big Sur's original and most seasoned event coordinator and design team assists local and destination couples in bringing their wedding dreams to life. Elegant Events will partner with you to plan and orchestrate a picture-perfect day. From full service planning, design, and coordination to just day of coordination and everything in-between we give you the freedom to remember what this process is all about... LOVE!
Locations: (Wedding, Honeymoon & Receptions)
- Big Sur Lodge
(831) 667-3100, ext.15.
Picture your Special Day in a lovely lodge setting surrounded by the majestic redwoods, the calming river, and the beauty of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. At Big Sur Lodge, we offer delectable cuisine, customized banquet menus, and a choice of four lovely venues for your Rehearsal Dinners, Receptions, Day after Brunches, Bridal Showers, and more. The four venues that we have are the Santa Lucia Room, the Big Sur Lodge Restaurant, the Restaurant's Outdoor Patio, and the picturesque picnic areas in Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. Please call our Event Coordinator for a Wedding Consultation Appointment to start planning your happily ever after...
- Big Sur River Inn
Nestled amid towering redwoods along the scenic Big Sur River lies the historic Big Sur River Inn. The Big Sur River Inn is steeped in romance, history and nostalgia without sacrificing modern convenience and comfort. The expansive riverside lawn or the sun-dappled deck provide a spectacular setting for your special day. Our professional culinary and service staff specialize in creating a unique experience tailored to your vision of your celebration. We look forward to celebrating with you.
- Big Sur Roadhouse and Glen Oaks Big Sur
Big Sur Roadhouse and Glen Oaks Big Sur offer an intimate evening ceremony package for up to 100 people. This package includes a one-hour ceremony in our exclusive redwood grove along the banks of the Big Sur River with views of a lush grove encircled by redwood trees and a reception at the Big Sur Roadhouse. Big Sur Roadhouse is also available for dinner receptions of up to 100 people. For more information please email email@example.com.
- Post Ranch Inn
(800) 527-2200, (831) 667-2200
Ocean view award-winning small luxury hotel hideaway. This ultra-romantic inn is a perfect escape for elopements, honeymoons, anniversaries and wedding renewals. The Elopement Experience package contains all the essentials for a small and intimate wedding held in a guest room or on its terrace. Romantically elegant elements are used in all of the arrangements from coordination services, exquisite flowers, professional photography, and a select bottle of champagne, crystal flutes, marriage license and wedding celebrant. Weddings with 25 to 50 guests are held on the terrace of Sierra Mar Restaurant.
- Ragged Point Inn
Seventeen cliff-side acres overlook the rugged Pacific, across from Sur Sur Ranch in south Big Sur. Most of our 35 rooms feature magnificent ocean views, fireplaces, decks or balconies. Cliff House has 5 bedrooms, 6 baths, gourmet kitchen, private dining room, sitting room, lawn, great views. Restaurant. Wedding and conference facilities. Sandwich stand. Espresso and wine bar. Gift Shop. Minimart. Gas station. Sunday concerts throughout the summer. WiFi. Dog-friendly.
- Big Sur & Carmel Wedding & Elopements with Ken Robins
I am a licensed minister in the state of California. I teach relationship and communication skills at the Esalen Institute and in private practice in Carmel and Big Sur. My main goal with any couple, is their satisfaction and delight with both the working process and the final creation, so that on the day, what unfolds is a truly heartfelt expression of the hopes and dreams they have for each other. I love my work, so please call me to see if I might be the right person to be there with you on your special day. Specializing in intimate personalized wedding ceremonies.
- Ian Martin Wedding Photojournalism
As a photojournalist, Ian believes that the best photos at any wedding are the ones that happen by themselves without his intervention. His discreet, unobtrusive approach creates photos that hold a timeless emotional resonance, that speak to what his subjects were feeling and experiencing on their wedding day. Ian is also an accomplished portrait photographer and is happy to provide traditional wedding photography to augment his documentary style. Ian is a Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography winner and his work has appeared in a myriad of publications including Newsweek, The New Yorker and Rolling Stone. He has photographed over 800 weddings, many of them in Big Sur at venues like Paion, Pfeiffer Beach, Glen Oaks, the Big Sur Bakery, Ventana Inn, and Post Ranch Inn.
Wedding licenses can be obtained from the Monterey County Clerks Office at 240 Church Street in Salinas, Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Closed on Holidays. Information on marriage license requirements is available at (831) 755-5450. (Note: this telephone number puts you through one of those mind numbing recordings but after a little over four minutes in you get the option to speak to a person) Most information needed can be found online here:
Online information regarding obtaining Marriage Licenses in Monterey County.
Download our local Big Sur Visitors Guide in Adobe PDF.