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Santa Cruz County Local Wedding Venues and Vendors

Find the best local Santa Cruz Wedding Venues, Wedding Vendors and Services in Santa Cruz County. Simply select the type of wedding site or service you are looking for on the left to find everything you need for your perfect Central Coast Wedding.

Santa Cruz County is known for its beautiful beaches, rugged cliffs, remote lush hillside retreats, miles of ocean coastline and great weather. This area, as well as the rest of all of Santa Cruz County, is located less than an hour from nearby San Jose. In addition to our many Local Brides the area is home to many Destination Brides (both from California and from around the World) . Plan your local or destination wedding the easy way, all your Santa Cruz County Wedding Locations and Wedding Professionals are just a click away.

Description of Regions in Santa Cruz County

COASTAL AREAS - Rio Del Mar, Capitola, Santa Cruz, Aptos, Soquel, Seascape

The Coastal Areas of Santa Cruz County include wide beautiful beaches, quiant coves, oceanside cliffs and the green Santa Cruz mountains with forever views. So the range of possible Wedding Locations include most all coastal options, including indoor or outdoor, beach or mountain, and elegant to casual. Whatever your choice, you will be blessed with perfect weather, ideal temperatures and fabulous scenery. The area is home to many State Beaches.

NORTHERN & CENTRAL INLAND AREAS - Scotts Valley, Boulder Creek, Bonny Doon, Ben Lomand

These inland areas of Santa Cruz are nestled in the many miles of beautiful green mountains that hug the coast. The venues in this area range from well known to out of the way, elegant lodges to expansive ranches. And the whole area is peppered with State Parks.  This area is well known for its fabulous golf courses, upscale lodging, shopping and restaurants, as well as beautiful ocean views and wooded hideaways.

SOUTHERN INLAND AREAS - Watsonville , Freedom

The inland areas of Santa Cruz County includes Watsonville and Freedom. This area is an ocean-close wide plain with many small picturisque farming communities. Watsonville is the largest city with loads of shopping and a bustling downtown.


The numerous Santa Cruz County Wineries are located throughout the Santa Cruz Mountains. Some host Weddings on site and all have fabulous wine.