El Dorado County Gold Country offers an extensive selection of indoor and outdoor locations for events and weddings. There truly is something for every taste and budget located somewhere in this beautiful Sierra Foothill area.
Enchanted April Inn - Pilot Hill is a country estate style B & B that is centrally located and is a wonderful facility for smaller weddings or events. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and there is a relaxing Tuscan style patio area with BBQ and fountain that is ideal for a small outdoor wedding ceremony, business gathering, or family event. The outdoor patio is also a great place so serve food and has a BBQ where food can be prepared. Smaller parties can be accommodated in the beautiful rooms available at the inn. The hostess will gladly help arrange arrange your special needs. A very special feature is accommodations for equestrians with full stables and riding areas available onsite. Imagine your own equestrian wedding! Located at 5950 Salmon Falls Rd. in Pilot Hill. Visit the website for additional information and reservations. (916-939-9144)
Everhart Cellars & Hart 2 Hart Vineyards - Pilot Hill provides the perfect setting for a wedding or event in the vineyards with the rolling hills of Coloma Valley as a backdrop. Hart 2 Hart offers a beautiful lawn ceremony area with a raised stage that is located next to a covered pavilion that can accommodate up to 150 people. In addition, there is the 3600 square foot Vineyard Farmhouse vacation home that may be used as a staging area, overnight accommodations, or even as a smaller wedding site. The pavilion makes an ideal reception area and the house may be used for rehearsal dinners or even smaller receptions. Click here for the website and more details. 530-885-9463 Located at 5821 CA Hwy 49 in Pilot Hill. The tasting room is open Thurs thru Sun, 11:30am to 5:30pm except on holidays.
Baley Barn - Pilot Hill is a large event center that was built on the old property that includes the historic Baley House that was built during Gold Rush days. While the old Baley House that sits adjacent sadly awaits restoration to save it, the Bayley Barn next door is in beautiful condition and hosts many events throughout the year. It has plenty of space in the rustic barn interior and plenty of parking outside. It does not have a commercial kitchen available, but has plenty of space for caterers or food providers may even choose to prepare food on site behind the building. The Barn hosts craft fairs, weddings, large meetings, dinners, and other events throughout the year. The building is owned and operated by the Georgetown Divide Recreation District that can be reached via the website. The website also contains more photographs and details. Located at 4300 Highway 49 in Pilot Hill. Tel. 530-823-9090.
The Davies Family Inn at Shadowridge Ranch - Placerville is located on a beautiful scenic country road just outside Placerville. Far removed from the hustle and bustle of the modern world, it is like taking a step back in time to an era when life was simpler, quieter, and somehow more rewarding. The buildings are like old style log cabins that were popular back in the days of the Gold Rush. The Davies Family Inn is located five miles east of of historic Placerville, so it still accessible for your wedding guests. The choices for weddings are varied and include a large outdoor venue and several alternatives for various sized wedding parties. They have a full kitchen for the use of caterers along with a bar, dressing rooms, and large private parking lot. The rustic nature of this mid-1800’s era log cabin homestead allows wedding guests to walk back in time. Accommodations include individual rooms or even a private cabin experience. Located at 3700 Fort Jim Road in Placerville. Phone: 530-295-1000. Click here for the website.
Cary House Hotel - Placerville provides you with an opportunity to hold your wedding or event is an historic downtown hotel dating back to 1857. The hotel is decorated with antiques and vintage furnishings so you and your guests can enjoy the old-time experience of bygone days. Rumors still abound that haunted spirits occupy the place. There are numerous dining establishments within easy walking distance for rehearsal dinners or social occasions. There are essentially two event rooms available. The Milton Room handles up to 50 guests in a warm, antique setting. The Courtyard outdoor patio can handle up to 70 guests. The staff will be happy to help you with catering and music arrangements. Located at 300 Main St. in Placerville. Click here for the website. (866-906-5207)
Cielo Estate - Shingle Springs provides a range of beautiful settings for weddings and other functions. From the garden gazebo to the estate Victorian mansion to the beautiful view of the vineyard, this is a classic location that offers you creative choices for your event. They even have a cave for your rehearsal dinner. They are able to offer facilities for year round events. There is plenty of parking and the lawn area by the gazebo provides lots of outdoor of seating space. Located at 3040 Ponderosa Road in Shingle Springs. (530) 672-8575 Tasting room hours are 11am to 5pm Thur thru Sun. Click here for website.
David Girard Vineyards - Placerville has developed beautifully landscaped garden areas to accompany the Viticulture Galleria and Tuscan Hilltop Amphitheater venues for events and weddings. Perched atop a hill overlooking the vineyards the Viticulture Galleria event center is used for concerts, weddings, and many other events that benefit the whole region. It's beautiful Italian architecture will accommodate just about any size group with room to spare. The Hilltop Amphitheater is located in a wonderful garden setting in the vineyards and features a raised area with columns for entertainment and ceremonies. David Girard Vineyards is truly one of the premier locations the the El Dorado Wine Region. The staff will help you plan your event and point out services in the area. There are numerous overnight accommodations located nearby. You can check out the details on their website or email email@example.com. Tel. 530-295-1833 Located at 741 Cold Springs Road in Placerville.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel - El Dorado Hills is a hotel in the El Dorado Hills Town Center area that has four different wedding and event rooms available for up to 100 guests. They also have all the services available to support those events and rooms for your guests to stay in with plenty of parking. You can consistently rely on the professional staff at Holiday Inn Express to offer good service. You can work with the staff regarding catering needs. There is also a pool, business center, fitness center, and wireless internet access. The hotel is located in the beautiful El Dorado Town Center which has about fifteen restaurants of every kind from upscale dining to cafes for rehersal dinners and so forth. Located near highway 50 at 4360 Town Center Blvd. in El Dorado Hills. Click here for details and online booking. (1-800-315-2621)
Sierra Banquet Center - Camino is a unique log cabin style building with extensive landscaped gardens surrounding the facility that offer numerous locations for weddings and other events. The building is done in the style of a mountain lodge with large granite fireplaces and the acres of surrounding gardens include ponds, flower gardens, an event gazebo, and a running stream. The center is owned and operated by a professional chef and it has a commercial kitchen so all of your catering needs can be handled right on site. There is ample parking on site and the various features of the gardens provide many options for wedding ceremonies. The facility can accommodate hundreds of guests depending on the arrangements. Located at 3220 Pondorado Road in Camino right near the wine country. Tel. 530-644-0345. Click here for website.
Wedgewood Wedding & Banquet Center - Placerville is located in the historic Bee-Bennett House which was built in 1853 and is a beautiful 16 room mansion that has been converted into a wedding and banquet center. It offers tremendous flexibility in planning any event due to the numerous available rooms, outdoor options, dining areas, on-site kitchen, and entertainment facilities. It is simply an utterly unique location with Victorian décor. It has a private bar with old style dark wood paneling, the Empire Ballroom that can seat up to 250, a stone patio in the garden, the window lined veranda room, and much more. Wedgewood professional staff are event specialists and can handle most of the arrangements making it sort of a one-stop-shop which takes a lot of the hassle out of any event. Located at 643 Bee St. in Placerville. Click here for website. Tel. 530-722-6031