A hidden gem located at the top of a lush hillside in San Marcos, San Diego, Green Gables Estate is a gorgeous playground for the whimsical couple. Surrounded by gardens and unique features such as the tree swing and open air tent, this venue is perfect for a romantic wedding ceremony and reception pulled straight from a fairy tale.

Bridal Suite

Impossible to miss, the enormous white house in the center of Green Gables Estate is home to the bridal suite. Bridal parties of any size will be comfortable preparing for the big day in this multi-story parlor, complete with full length mirrors, lots of natural lighting, and a variety of plush seating.


Groom’s Preparations

The Groom’s Speakeasy is the perfect place for the groom’s party to relax and unwind before the wedding festivities begin. Fashioned after a vintage speakeasy, this hidden area hosts its own wooden bar and leather seating for all pre-wedding activities.


Bride and Groom’s First Look

Sharing a first look on your wedding day is the perfect moment to have some alone time with your future spouse before the wedding gets underway, and is an amazing photo opportunity as well. With so many gorgeous backdrops, every photo will be one-of-a-kind.


Couple’s Portraits

Romance is always in the air at Green Gables Estate! There are many picturesque locations on site for couples portraits and bridal party photos, including the classic rope swing with a forest backdrop.


Create dramatic scenes with your bridal party by utilizing a variety of lounge settings available on-site.

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Wedding Ceremony

With three unique ceremony sites to choose from, your ideal Green Gables Estate wedding ceremony is ready and waiting. Tie the knot at the base of the bent-wood landmark tree, at the steps of the historic house, or in the open-air setting, pictured below.


Choose from on-site arches or bring your own arbor, chuppah, or mandap for endless ceremony options.


Wedding Reception

Celebrate in wedded bliss under the open-air canopy tent, surrounded by billowing fabric, sparkling chandeliers, and a classic wooden bar.


Weddings with any theme will find the canopy tent a great foundation for creative decor choices and customizable receptions.


A dance floor and good music is all you need for the perfect wedding reception.


Dramatic spotlights and dangling fairy lights make sneaking away for a photo opportunity with your new spouse an easy choice!green_gables_estate_san_marcos_wedding_photography

Green Gables Estate Wedding FAQs


134 Woodland Parkway

San Marcos, California 92069


Parking is located on-site.

What amenities are offered?

Your wedding package will include a day-of event coordinator as well as on-site catering by the award-winning chef and team of event professionals. The venue also provides everything needed for your choice of buffet or plated dinner service, full bar, and cleanup.

What is the venue’s capacity?

The estate can hold up to 400 guests for your wedding ceremony and reception.

May I bring my own decor for my wedding and reception?

You are more than welcome to provide your own decorations or utilize outside vendors for your decor rentals. Green Gables Estate also has a wide range of event rentals to choose from, including linens, china, flatware, and glassware.

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