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Kaleidoscope Inn & Gardens

Kaleidoscope Inn & Gardens


Central Coast's premiere estate/garden wedding venue. Features 80ft trees, expansive lawns, colorful gardens and our Victorian home. Includes tables, chairs,linens, set up, break down, bathrooms.

The Central Coast's premiere estate garden wedding venue. Features 80ft mature trees, expansive lawns, flower filled gardens and our fabulous Victorian home. All packages include the Bride's dressing room, tables, chairs, linens, set up, break down & indoor restrooms.

Wedding & Reception rates range from $2500 for 65 guests to $3600 for 200 guests. Events include dressing room, tables, chairs, linens, outdoor lighting, indoor bathrooms, ample parking, overnight storage, ceremony rehearsal and a site coordinator (which includes up to 3 planning sessions + a coordinator on site for the day of the wedding).

B&B lodging available with up to 6 rooms. Our beautiful rooms have a queen or king bed and include a full breakfast daily. All B&B rooms for 2 nights is approximately $1900 with tax.
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Kaleidoscope Inn & Gardens

Four miles from the beach in San Luis Obispo County sits the beautiful acre of flower-filled gardens of the Kaleidoscope Inn & Gardens. This ideal setting, equidistance between the Santa Lucia Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, creates the perfect micro-climate that is fog-free with nearly year round temperatures of 72 degrees.

Our romantic gardens & exquisite ambiance provide the ideal setting for your perfect Wedding (scroll to the bottom to see a short Video). To ensure your privacy and our undivided attention, we hold only one wedding per day. Call or Email our Event Director now to see if your preferred wedding date is available. 805-929-5444

Site Features:

  • Private Landscaped Gardens - Featuring two gazebos, patios, fountain, and lounge areas.
  • Bridal Dressing Room - Available with all of our wedding packages.
  • Event Director: Standard Service - Your personal Event Director ensures that everything runs smoothly. She assists you with up to three planning meetings plus coordination of your Rehearsal and Ceremony.
  • Event Director:  Event Director provides for your Rehearsal, Ceremony & Reception.
  • Capacity - The facility can accommodate 20 to 300 comfortably depending on the style of your event. 
  • Catering Service - Our Full Service Package includes a fully licensed Catering Service, Florist, DJ and Baker. 
  • View Video - Scroll to the bottom to see a short Video.


Wedding Package Options:

The Kaleidoscope Inn is known for its Flexible Wedding Options for the Bride. Have just the Wedding Ceremony in our gardens or have both the Ceremony & Reception.

Ceremony Only

A Ceremony Only option includes one hour of guest time as well as the Bride’s dressing room, ceremony chairs, a guest book table with linens and a ceremony table with linens. We also allow post ceremony photography for up to one hour and pre ceremony photography, dressing and decorating for up to one hour. Pricing is $10 per person with a $1250 minimum.

Standard Service Ceremony & Reception

This includes a full five hours of guest time, as well as dining tables, display tables, linens tablecloths & napkins, ceremony and reception chairs, a dance area, the Bride’s dressing room, a cute bar with picket fence motif, two beautiful gazebos and use of the entire garden and patio areas. You may also have a Ceremony Rehearsal of up to one hour the day before. The five hours of guest time is exclusively your time as the set up and breakdown is done before and after your event at no additional facility charge. Additional hours may be rented to extend your guest time. Pricing for up to 200 persons is $2000 plus $8 per person. Over 200 persons is slightly higher due to additional costs. Please call for a quote.

Full Service Ceremony & Reception

This is an excellent option for the Bride who would like for the Kaleidoscope Inn to manage and direct most aspects of the Ceremony & Reception. Not only is this a great convenience for the Bride, but it is also a great value. This option includes all of the services of our Standard Service Package, but we also provide full service of our Event Director throughout the day along with professional Catering, Flowers, Cake and Music for your Ceremony & Reception. Additionally, you may customize your package with a variety of upgrades.


For More Information

Schedule a Visit:

The best way to see our gardens is to  schedule a visit with our Event Director. She will give you a Tour of the gardens, dressing room, etc. She will also show you Photo Albums of previous weddings held at the Kaleidoscope Inn, review Available Dates and answer any Questions that may arise during your tour. (scroll to the bottom to see a short Video)

To Reserve Your Date:

A $500 retainer puts your wedding date on our calendar. This retainer is $1700 for the Premium Package. Call or Email our Event Director to see if your preferred wedding date is available. 805-929-5444

Bride Thank You Notes:

"When we decided to have our wedding at the Kaleidoscope Inn & Gardens, we had no idea how much of a help you would be. Your manner was very calming and you were very supportive of what I wanted. You were accomodating before, during, and after our wedding to make sure everything ran smoothly. We recommend a wedding at the Kaleidoscope Inn & Gardens for couples who want the BEST!" - Bride & Groom from SLO

"Thank you again for all that you did to help us plan this day and to make it so special. I will definitely be recommending the Kaleidoscope Inn & Gardens as the place in San Luis County to hold an outdoor wedding." - Mother of a Bride from Paso

"...thank you for making our daughter's wedding day successful and beautiful. Because of your organizational skills and helpful assistance, the day turned out perfect. We chose the Kaleidoscope not only because of its beauty and the reasonable cost, but also for your enthusiasm at hosting the event." - Mother of a Bride from Nipomo

"…the Kaleidoscope Inn made all of my wedding dreams come true….Thank you Carolayne & Kevin for making our wedding day and following morning a treasured life experience." - Bride & Groom from Santa Maria

"…your calm demeanor, insight and enthusiasm for our success really paid off! We have nothing but praise for all your efforts. We wholeheartedly recommend your services to anyone who wants to have a successful and memorable event." - Bride & Groom from San Jose

"We want to thank you for all your assistance at our daughters pre-wedding arrangements and also for your loving care and assistance at her wedding. I certainly will recommend you for future garden weddings." - Mother of a Bride from Fresno



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