Planning a wedding in 2020 is, to say the least, different from years prior, but it is not stopping us at Calluna Events! Now more than ever we are embracing elopements and personalized gatherings. While some couples are excited to celebrate in 2021, others may want to embrace the now and celebrate an intimate destination elopement or wedding. If you fall into this camp, join us for some major wanderlust. When it’s safe to travel again, we’re dreaming up west coast (road trip approved!!!) wishlist destination venues for you and your special sweetie. Buckle up, ease your foot off the brake and start planning that dream wedding of yours!
If you’re looking to elope in California:
Calistoga Ranch Resort (Calistoga, CA) Located in the lovely Napa Valley, the Calistoga Ranch Resort combines a rustic luxury feel with a serene experience in nature. This stunning getaway is a perfect spot to host an intimate elopement-style wedding for you and the ones closest to you. With countless wedding facilities, it is truly an incredible place to tie the knot, so pack a bag, pop the trunk and hit the road to begin a new chapter in your life at the Calistoga Ranch Resort.
Calistoga Ranch Resort | Photo by Calistoga Ranch Resort
The White Barn (San Luis Obispo, CA) The White Barn wedding destination is one that you will not be able to pass up! Located in San Luis Obispo lying between beautiful mountain tops and coastal views from sandy beaches and towering cliffs, an elopement here looks like a scene from a movie. The White Barn has several on site wedding ceremony spots to choose from—in front of the white, rustic barn doors, gazing out at the Santa Lucia Hills, inside the gleaming barn, in the courtyard or surrounded by family and friends in front of the Peppertree. You cannot go wrong with all of these amazing options at The White Barn where you and your loved one will begin your lifelong journey together!
The White Barn | Photo by The White Barn
Eden Vale Inn (Placerville, CA) Eden Vale Inn is home to picturesque wedding venues surrounded by the incomparable sights, sounds and smells of nature. Eden Vale Inn provides four elopement packages typically for 20 or fewer participants located on their Wedding Pavilion site lying under a breathtaking oak tree with an aisle stretching between handmade benches for guests. The excitement to elope with that special someone is an understatement—especially encompassed by the drop dead gorgeous Eden Vale Inn greenery alongside their very own glistening pond.
Eden Vale Inn | Photo by Eden Vale Inn
The Lighthouse (Vallejo, CA) Established in 1910, this waterfront oasis nudged between rolling hills in Solano County is simply majestic. The Lighthouse is offering an elopement package to celebrate your love with a number of beautiful spaces to hold your celebration. Get your booking on and head over to this historically charmed California venue!
The Lighthouse | Photo by Helena & Laurent Photography
If you’re looking to elope in Oregon:
Woodlands House (Sandy, OR) Now this venue screams elopement! Woodlands House is a magical destination located under towering pines and ferns near Mount Hood. It’s an escape from the outside world that’s designed for a nothing short of memorable elopement weekend getaway. To learn more information on booking your elopement, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Woodlands House | Photo by Woodlands House
Timberline Lodge (Government Camp, OR) With glowing Summer and Winter Mountainsides, an FDR Terrace with awe-inspiring sunset views, and a private Silox Hut located on Mount Hood, Timberline’s accommodating intimate wedding packages make for the ultimate elopement spot. Celebrate you and your partner with a champagne toast and an unforgettable snowy mountain backdrop. This fairytale-like location is available any time of the year for your elopement-style wedding. Happy booking!
Timberline Lodge | Photo by Vera Gayazov
The Old Schoolhouse (Newberg, OR) The Old Schoolhouse brings your dream of a fairytale wedding to a staggering reality. Standing in the Willamette Valley, the originally constructed 1928 building has three unique spaces to choose from—the ballroom, the orchard and the garden. Each space brings their own unmatched elements tied in with breathtaking backdrops for your photos. This community center turned school, and eventually repurposed wedding venue, brings with it a historic significance as well as an elegant touch that is calling for an elopement-style wedding!
The Old Schoolhouse | Photo by Miranda Lauren Photography
If you’re looking to elope in Washington:
Salish Lodge & Spa (Snoqualmie, WA) The elopement packages at Salish Lodge & Spa will do nothing but make you more and more excited about choosing where to spend your wedding day! With the “I Do” and “Intimate” packages, you really can’t go wrong with booking this beautiful venue. A champagne toast celebrating your love while gazing out at the Cascade Mountains and Snoqualmie Falls besides your special someone will absolutely get you jumping into the front seat of your car to Salish Lodge & Spa for your elopement!
Salish Lodge & Spa | Photo by Jerome Tso Photography
Woodinville Lavender (Redmond, WA) If you’re searching for the perfect outdoor elopement venue, Woodinville Lavender will check off all of your boxes! Surrounded by vibrant lavender gardens, Woodinville Lavender has two elopement packages that will take your stress of planning your special day away. The venue is located in the heart of Woodinville Wine Country and is just a short drive away from downtown Seattle. Hop in your car, get your road trip on, and celebrate your elopement-style wedding at this undeniably stunning farm venue!
Woodinville Lavender | Photo by Woodinville Lavender
TreeHouse Point (Issaquah, WA) If you are looking for somewhere to spend your wedding day that truly is a hidden gem, this is the spot. TreeHouse Point settles on the forest floor underneath mountainous trees and besides the Raging River with just a short drive away from downtown Seattle. Romance is filled throughout the air at TreeHouse Point where you and your partner can deliver your vows in the trees above. Take off into your car to escape to your next destination!
TreeHouse Point | Photo by Crozier Photography