Bride Megan’s family have been long time guests of the legendary and historic Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort, like so many of the couples who choose to exchange vows at the ranch. Alisal holds a deeply meaningful place in the family traditions of so many. Megan and Joe hosted their wedding ceremony in one of the ranch’s main pastures, with cocktails in the Sycamore Room, a gorgeous dinner at Creekside under the canopying Sycamore trees, ending with dancing and more fun back in the Sycamore Room for the rest of the evening. We decided to put the majority of focus of design where guests would be spending most of their time: cocktails, dinner and dancing.
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Lauren and Brian chose the Santa Ynez Mission to exchange vows for their wedding ceremony. For their reception, they chose a location that had been a family vacation tradition with Lauren’s family for years: Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort. The Sycamore Room, which is adjacent creekside to lush trees and the main entrance of the ranch, offers tranquility with soft , plentiful lawn space, all with the sound of a soft creek running nearby for cocktail hour. Inside, for dinner, guests enjoyed a cozy roaring fire in the river rock fireplace and sounds ofRead More >>
Alisal Guest Ranch is my number one favorite wine country ranch wedding and event location in Santa Barbara County. While a ranch buy-out is necessary for most weddings on the main ranch in order to ensure the bride and groom get the legendary service for which Alisal is known, Alisal River Terrace does not require a ranch buy-out. Here are my top 5 reasons Alisal River Terrace is one of my favorite wine country ranch wedding locations:Read More >>
If you are considering proposing this holiday season (now through February 14), we are here to help you do it right. Santa Barbara and its own wine country, the Santa Ynez Valley are filled with picture-perfect backdrops – and experiences- to not only make your proposal “look” gorgeous, but to celebrate your beloved saying “yes” in the days following with a romantic getaway celebration we affectionately call a “ProposalMoon“.
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Specializing in the destination luxury Santa Barbara wedding, we are pleased to announce our 2015 Wedding Planning Packages customized for each of our Preferred Venues listed below as well as an up to $1,000 off special offer for a limited time (see below).
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If you are reading this, then you may have some interest in rustic elegance or woodland-themed weddings. You are the type of bride who loves nature and all the gorgeous backdrops it provides and feel that there is little to add, except perhaps a few glamorous touches like a crystal chandelier hanging from an ancient oak tree or other simply elegant touches that just enhance nature with your own personal touches.
Located in the heart of Santa Barbara’s own wine country is the legendary and historic Alisal Guest Ranch. Clark Gable married Lady Sylvia in the library and this is only the beginning of the romantic factor at Alisal Guest Ranch. Throughout the years, celebrities have vacationed here, held their weddings, and families have built their annual vacations around this venue’s rich traditions for generations. When a wedding is booked at the ranch, it is truly an “experience” for the bride, groom, their families and all their guests.Read More >>