Why choose San Diego to celebrate your big day? 

Your special someone finally popped the question, and you finally said yes. Before the wedding bells actually start ringing, it’s time to iron out the details of your big day: from finding the vendors, the perfect outfits, and most importantly, the ideal wedding location. This is why so many people consider San Diego as one of the most ideal locations to hold their special day.

There are so many reasons to celebrate your wedding in San Diego, but let’s drill it down to the best parts:

  1. Weather
    Whenever San Diego Wedding comes to mind, odds are, you’re thinking about the weather in Southern California. Sunny skies almost all year round, paired with a temperate climate that’s not too cool or too hot, and you have the perfect equation for an unforgettable destination wedding that you can easily plan with minimal worries about the changing seasons. December and January is usually the “wet” season because it’s Winter, but for other states but you definitely don’t need to worry about downpours spoiling your outdoor ceremony when you celebrate it in San Diego.

    Coronado Community Center wedding
    Scripps seaside forum, san diego wedding
    Scripps seaside forum wedding
    Salt Drift Point Wedding
    Couple sitting by in a top down car
    Sunny San Diego Wedding
  2. The California Coastline
    They don’t call it the Golden Coast for nothing. When people think of San Diego, the beach is probably the first thing that comes to mind. San Diego sits right on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, which boasts of breathtaking views of the water on gorgeous sunny days. The beach makes for a perfect setting for couples who want to celebrate their big day by the beach.

    Paradise point wedding
    Paradise point wedding
    aerial view of a wedding
    Coronado Cays yacht club wedding
    Wedding couple standing on a cliff
    Sunset Cliffs Elopement
    Scripps Seaside Forum Ceremony Set up


  3. There’s more to SoCal than just beaches, though!
    The beauty of celebrating your wedding in San Diego is that there’s more to the Golden State than beaches. Southern California’s geography is diverse: From mountains, forests, and desert inland, to the golden coastline, there’s something for everyone that wants to plan their dream wedding in San Diego. Locations such as Joshua Tree National Park, Anza Borrego State Park, Mt. Laguna, and the Imperial Sand Dunes are some examples that showcase the surrounding areas and stunning geography that San Diego and its surrounding areas has to offer.

    Couple in walking in San Dunes
    Glamis San Dunes Engagement Session
    Mt Laguna Engagement Session
    Anza Borrego Wedding
    Lake Cuyamaca Wedding


  4. There’s a wide range of venues to choose from
    We repeat: celebrating your wedding in San Diego means there’s something for everyone. Whether you want to get married by the sea, by the mountains, in a glamorous ballroom, an intimate rooftop, in the dazzling big cities, a mid-century modern mansion, or in a rustic barn, getting married in Sunny San Diego means you’ll be spoiled for choices when choosing your perfect wedding venue.

    San Diego Botanic Garden
    Ethereal Gardens Wedding
    Ethereal Gardens Wedding
    New Children’s Museum wedding
    New Children’s Museum wedding
    The Japanese Friendship Garden weddings
    The Japanese Friendship Garden Wedding


  5. The Tourism Industry
    Aside from dazzling wedding venues, there’s so much to do in San Diego. Whether you want to visit the State parks, hit the beach, Enjoy lots of fun water activities, or relive your childhood at Lego Land, you’ll never run out of places to add to your itinerary. Don’t forget to keep in mind holidays and peak seasons (Spring Break, summer, holidays, etc), which can affect prices of accommodations, flights, venues, and other various expenses you might need to account for.

    Couple posing under an arched rock
    Joshua Tree Engagement Session
    Hornblower wedding
    Horn Blower Cruise Weddings
    Take a look at the architectural marvels at Balboa Park
    Romantic Sailing Adventure in San Diego


  6. It’s the most Mexico thing you’ll get without being in MexicoEver since California became part of the United States, a lot of traces of the old world still remain. In fact, San Diego is often referred to as the ‘Birthplace of California,’ as part of newly-independent Mexico in 1821. The Old Town architecture, the people, and even the culture that goes beyond your favorite taco trucks and tequila bars, the rich history of Hispanic and South/Central American culture continues to shape Southern California to what it is today.
    Church of the Immaculate Conception Wedding
    Couple Dan Dancing with Mariachi
    Misty and Gerard’s Old Town San Diego Wedding
    Willow Creek Events Wedding
    Festive Mexican Wedding


All that said, celebrating your wedding in San Diego isn’t complete without the right documentation. Get in touch with SweetPaperMedia to make sure your wedding day is picture perfect.