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OC Wedding Venues

Jesse Madison Photography has had the pleasure to shoot at many OC wedding venues throughout the years. Here are just some of the Orange County wedding venues we have photographed. Each photo is a real photo from one of the real weddings we have shot at the venue. 

How to evaluate OC wedding venues

Choosing OC wedding venues in Orange County, California, involves several important considerations to ensure that it aligns with your vision, budget, and logistical needs. Here are some steps to help you select the perfect OC  wedding venue:

  1. Determine Your Budget:: First, before you start searching for OC wedding venues, establish a realistic budget for your wedding. This will help you narrow down your options and avoid overspending.

  2. Research Your OC Wedding Venues: Next, Explore various wedding venues in Orange County through online searches, wedding directories, social media platforms, and wedding planning websites. Make a list of venues that catch your eye and seem to fit your vision and budget.

  3. Schedule Site Visits: Accordingly, once you have a shortlist of potential venues, schedule site visits to each one. This will give you an opportunity to see the space firsthand, evaluate its amenities, and envision how it will look on your wedding day.

  4. Ask Questions: During your site visits, ask questions about the venue’s availability, capacity, rental fees, catering options, vendor policies, and any restrictions they may have regarding decor or entertainment.

  5. Read Reviews and Get Recommendations: Also, look for OC Wedding venues online reviews and testimonials from couples who have hosted their weddings at the venues you’re considering. You can also ask for recommendations from friends, family members, or wedding planners who are familiar with Orange County wedding venues.

Additional Considerations:

  1. Consider Logistics: Take into account logistical factors such as the venue’s location, accessibility, parking facilities, and accommodations for guests who may be traveling from out of town.
  2.  Review Contracts Carefully: Remember, once you’ve narrowed down your options and chosen a venue, review the contract carefully before signing. Pay attention to important details such as payment schedules, cancellation policies, liability insurance requirements, and any additional fees or charges.
  3. Define Your Vision: Discuss with your partner what type of wedding you envision. Consider the style (e.g., rustic, beachfront, garden), size (intimate or grand), and overall ambiance you want for your special day.
  4. Consider Guest Experience: Think about the overall experience your guests will have at the OC Wedding venues, including comfort, convenience, and entertainment options.
  5.  Evaluate Amenities: Pay attention to the venue’s amenities, such as indoor and outdoor spaces, bridal suites, restrooms, lighting, sound systems, and backup plans in case of inclement weather.

By following these steps and carefully considering your options, you can choose the perfect wedding venue in OC that will set the stage for a memorable and magical celebration.

View Photos of some of our favorite venues

OC Wedding Venues
Balboa Inn in Newport Beach, CA
Aliso Viejo Wedding Photographer
Aliso Viejo By Wedgewood Weddings
Disneyland Wedding Photographer
Disneyland Wedding Photographer
The Inn at Laguna Beach Wedding Photographer
Casa Loma at Laguna Beach
Seven 7 Seven Wedding Photographer
Seven 7 Seven, Laguna Beach, CA
Watermans Dana Point Wedding Photographer
Watermans Dana Point Wedding Photographer
University Club Wedgewood Weddings Photographer
University Club Wedgewood Weddings
Casa De Lago Wedding Photographer
Casa De Lago Wedding Photographer
Arroto Trabuco Golf Club Wedding Photographer
Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club
OC Wedding Venues
Surf and Sand Wedding Photographer
OC wedding venues
Newland Barn Wedding Photographer
Corona del Mar State Beach Wedding Photographer
Corona Del Mar State Beach Wedding Photographer
OC Wedding venues
The Turnip Rose Wedding Photographer
OC Wedding Venues
El Adobe de Capistrano Wedding Photographer
Falkner Winery Wedding
Falkner Winery Wedding Photographer
Hangar 24 Irvine Wedding Photographer
Hangar 24 Wedding Photographer
Wilson Creek Winery Wedding
Wilson Creek Winery Wedding Photographer
The Colony House Wedding
The Colony House Wedding Photographer
Holiday Inn Ontario Wedding Photographer
Hornblower Cruises Wedding
Hornblower Cruises Newport Beach Wedding Photographer
Mission Inn Wedding
Mission Inn Wedding Photographer
Athletic Club Fullerton Wedding
OC Wedding Venues
Mesa Verde Country Club Wedding Photographer
OC Wedding Venues
Old Ranch Country Club Wedding Photographer
OC Wedding Venues
Placentia Womens Club Wedding Photographer
OC Wedding Venues
Gray Matter Museum of Art Wedding Photographer
Hawk Ranch Wedding Photographer
Hawk Ranch Wedding Photographer
OC Wedding Venues Yorba Linda
Alta Vista Country Club Wedding Photographer
Sblendorio Winery Wedding Photographer
OC Wedding Venues
Marriott Irvine Wedding Photographer
Laguna Beach Wedding Photographer
Laguna Beach Wedding Photographer
Segerstrom Wedding Photo
Segerstrom Engagement Photographer
Rancho Santa Margarita Wedding Photography
Tijeras Creek Golf Club Wedding Photographer

Tell us about your wedding plans

In addition to the OC wedding venues listed above, there are many others we have not yet listed here. These venue list reflects paces where we have shot photo, video, or both. In fact, we have each of these locations in our portfolio.  In addition to that we also have shot videography at many of these venues. Choosing your wedding venue can be quite the task. So many beautiful venues and which one is right for your day. The answer will be determinant on various factor including whether you plan on an indoor or outdoor ceremony, your budget and the decor and overall feel of the wedding. We can help you explore these options over a phone consultation and help steer you to the right venue based on your wants and preferences. 

We would love to shoot your Orange County wedding at the venues of your choice. Please call us for insight into any of these venues listed below and we will certainly be open to helping you decide what is right for you.  Please contact us for more information.


 As can be seen, our experience at these OC Wedding venues can be a great help in your wedding planning process. If you wish, we can set up a call and tell you the best features of each venue and see if that aligns with your wedding plans. After all, we are a resource for you and we would love to help give you honest information to help you out.  Let’s talk!