If you and your beloved are searching for a wedding location in wine country that’s easy for your guests to get to from Los Angeles, look no further than the Santa Ynez Valley. Located just minutes from Santa Barbara, the gorgeous destination offers picturesque views, fine local wines, and an assortment of beautiful wedding venues.
Saved by the Bell’s Mark-Paul Gosselaar and his bride Catriona McGinn celebrated their wedding at a villa in Santa Ynez, and many other Inside Weddings couples have said “I do” in the surrounding cities, including Santa Barbara, Goleta, Los Olivos, and Solvang.
The Fess Parker Wine Country Inn in Los Olivos, California, boasts beautiful spaces to host a memorable vineyard wedding. With a gorgeous rose garden, a tent pad with electrical hookups, plenty of parking, and a kitchen at the winery for catering, the venue is the perfect place to exchange vows in front of family and friends. Hosting up to six weddings each year, the winery and vineyard is sure to be a unique destination for you and your beloved to share with loved ones.
Guests are welcome to stay on property, or explore the surrounding hotels and inns, such as The Ballard Inn & Restaurant. Located in the small town of Ballard, the family-run bed and breakfast is just 3.4 miles from the charming city of Solvang and Santa Ynez.
View the slideshow above to see photos of the Fess Parker, as well as other wedding sites and locations in the Santa Ynez Valley. And be inspired by real weddings that took place at vineyards or wineries on our weddings page!