San Francisco area coastal wedding destinations

Large Wedding

Northern California beach wedding locations for 51 to 150 people are very accessible on the Coastside.

California State Beach use for a wedding ceremony must be approved in advance through a permit process through the Santa Cruz District Office.

The following locations are available for larger weddings through the Wedding Ceremony Permit process:

  • Montara State Beach
  • Roosevelt Beach
  • Dunes Beach
  • San Gregorio State Beach
  • Pomponio State Beach
  • Bean Hollow State Beach

Weddings ceremonies and receptions are both available for use. Chairs and other equipment is possible with prior arrangement.


  • Filing Fee: $100 or $200 depending on size.
  • Special Event Fee: $500 for 51 to 100 people, $750 for 101 to150
  • Refundable Deposit: $250 with no alcohol use and $350 with alcohol use.

Inquiry :
Craig Holden
Santa Cruz District Office
Phone: 831.335.3455

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