from getting ready, to saying "I Do", to the sparkler exit... we have you covered
We believe your special day begins the minute you step foot on our stunning grounds. Our beautifully appointed bridal suite awaits the bride and her maids. For our handsome grooms, the barn provides a rustic, man cave all his own. This very special time together, spent in a very special place.
- Included in our package is our beautiful bridal suite two hours before your ceremony.- Add Cottage Amore to your package, and arrive as early as 7:00 am. Along with Cottage Amore, Enjoy our charming beauty cottage under the oak tree for all your hair and makeup needs.Please inquire for more information on how to book Cottage Amore.
The most important part of your day THE VOWS. This is the magical time you've been dreaming about and planning for. That special moment you will become husband and wife. Whether you choose our stunning pergola perched on a cliff, or our rustic, intimate Oak Grove, your ceremony is sure to be the highlight of your dream day.
- Stunning Pergola or Intimate Oak Grove ceremony sites
- Babbling brook
- Custom Wooden Aisle
- White parasols and fans keep your guests shaded and cool during your ceremony
- Select Decor
With the couple newly married, the celebration begins on Serendipity’s gorgeous cocktail terrace. Located just a few steps below the reception area, and still within view of the ceremony area below, guests will mingle while enjoying a cocktail, appetizers and a breathtaking view of our vineyard below. Wine barrels add to the charm and also serve as tabletops. Lush garden landscaping fills the space with brilliant color and the sounds of an elegant water feature contribute to the tranquility of the peaceful mountain surroundings.
Cocktail Hour Includes:
- An assortment of premium meats, cheeses, fresh seasonal fruit, olives, nuts, crackers
- Chef's seasonal tray-passed appetizer
- A tray-passed premixed signature cocktail provided by you
- Complete bar service (if chosen $500 see Below)
- Baby grand piano and pianist during cocktail hour
- Beautifully designed outdoor bar
Imagine one of the most beautiful and romantic backdrops for your wedding day. With the sun softly setting in the valley, and the richness of the forest in the view, Serendipity is a destination, which provides an extraordinary setting for your special day and treasured memories. You and your guests will gaze over the valley, as you dance to your favorite music under twinkling lights, mingle with the ones you love and celebrate the night away under Oak Glen’s starry sky. As you make your grand exit as a new couple, your guests will cheer you on, remembering an unforgettable evening of love and laughter!
- Bridal Assistant and Venue Manager
- Setup of tables and chivari chairs
- Two possible table arrangements:
- Round tables, with white tablecloths
- Rectangular rustic handmade wooden tables with cream runner and square tables with burlap runners
- Head table setting (if desired)
- Sweetheart table for bride and groom (if desired)
- Elegant china
- Silver, gold, or brown rattan plate chargers
- Flatware, water and champagne glasses
- Patio heaters (8) in reception area (upon request)
- Catering including appetizers and 2 main entrees (to view our Menu click here)
- Cake for the number of guests displayed on an elegant wine barrel or round table with cloth
- Professional DJ during ceremony and reception (5 hours total)
The formalities are behind you and its time to celebrate! Dancing as husband and wife is first on the agenda, followed by special moments with parents, and then boogie the night away! Bring in a s'mores bar, or perhaps candy or popcorn for those late night munchies. The glowing cafe lights above your tables, and if you choose, dazzling candles sprinkled throughout, will light the night with a glow only possible in our amazing canyon. Garter tosses, bouquet wrestling, and the smashing of cake is viewed and celebrated by all. Add a photo booth and your guests will leave their own special memories to be revisited for years to come. Time it right, and you will witness the rise of the full moon over the towering mountains behind Serendipity. The stars overhead are always available to light the way into your future, or enlist the help of you family and friends holding glowing sparklers and cheering you on! Your party will be a perfect night you will never forget!
Optional Party Enhancements:
- Donut or Dessert Bar
- S'mores Station
- Lounge Seating Area
- Sparkler Exit
This is what it’s all about. Your extraordinary day is built around and designed for romance. Is this possible with a few hundred people watching your every move? At Serendipity it is! Well spaced over nearly eight acres, our couples find plenty of nooks to get away from it all, and find some private time just for the two of them. These first moments as husband and wife are spent in the most stunning environment imaginable. Trickling waterfalls, serene ponds, towering pines and nearly a thousand white floribunda roses stand up to greet our couples and provide them with a beauty that only exists here in your private oasis.
Memories captured during this most special time will be cherished forever.