Best Church/Temple wedding venues in Northern California

Our Curated List of the Top 10 Northern California Church/Temple Wedding Venues

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    Immanuel Lutheran Church

    Los Altos, Northern California
    Located a few steps from many venues in the Peninsula and Silicon Valley, Immanuel Lutheran Church is the newest sanctuary in the area. It's stained glass windows are renowned at all times of the day and early evening. The Sanctuary seating capacity is 300 and can be scaled for smaller gatherings. The Immanuel Lutheran Church is recognized and valued in the community as a loving family of faith.
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    Presidio Chapel - San Francisco

    San Francisco, Northern California
    Graced with a breathtaking view of San Francisco Bay, the Presidio Chapel is a beautiful and inspiring location for special events. Built in 1931 by the U.S. Army, the chapel's Spanish mission revival architecture features arched stained-glass windows, a magnificent fresco, a high ceiling with redwood beams, wrought-iron chandeliers, and lovely oak doors.
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    Old Saint Hilary's

    Tiburon, Northern California
    Known as Tiburon’s iconic hillside landmark, Old St. Hilary’s stands out not only as an architecturally important site, but also as a charming historic wedding venue. Originally constructed in 1888 as a house of worship for local railroad workers, the building is one of the few remaining Carpenter Gothic churches to survive in its original setting.
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    Chapel of Our Lady at The Presidio

    San Francisco, Northern California
    Built in 1864, the quaint Chapel of Our Lady was the Presidio’s first house of worship. Generations of military personnel attended services in this non-denominational site. The Chapel is located within the Main Post - the cultural heart of the Presidio - near the Inn at the Presidio and the Presidio Officers’ Club. Today, it is a favorite backdrop for wedding ceremonies and special events.
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    Community Congregational Church of Tiburon

    Tiburon, Northern California
    The scenic rolling hills of Tiburon, California offer an unforgettable wedding celebration venue at Community Congregational Church of Tiburon. Situated on the Tiburon peninsula and surrounded by miles of sparkling water, your guests will be enchanted by the stunning scenery. Walk down a sunny aisle to say “I do” with the breathtaking panorama of San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge and Mt.
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    Saint Katherine Greek Orthodox Church

    Elk Grove, Northern California
    Saint Katherine Church is a traditional Greek Orthodox Church located in Elk Grove, California. This is a beautiful space to host your wedding ceremony. The venue reflects the pride of rich tradition and spiritual heritage. The interior of the Saint Katherine Church is very ornate with colorful icons and gold detailing.
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    Church of The Wayfarer

    Carmel-By-The-Sea, Northern California
    Church of the Wayfarer is a beautiful place to marry the love of your life in a traditional church setting. Located in Carmel-By-The-Sea, California, this more than 100-year-old church features a graceful sanctuary with spectacular stained glass windows and exquisite chandeliers, which is all elegantly illuminated by candles.
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    St. Mark's Lutheran Church

    San Francisco, Northern California
    The striking red brick exterior and Gothic architecture of this official landmark of San Francisco is impressive upon first view. Guests enter through wooden doors above which “St. Markus Kirche” appears in stained glass. The historic church, built in 1894, recently underwent a major renovation to restore and refinish the interior and exterior.
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    Peninsula Temple Sholom

    Burlingame, Northern California
    Located in Burlingame just outside of San Francisco, the Peninsula Temple Sholom not only offers a vibrant Reform Jewish community, but also a beautiful facility for hosting your big day! Offering several recently renovated spaces to choose from whether you are hosting an intimate affair or a grand bash, this venue is able to accommodate your every need.
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    First Unitarian Universalist Church and Center

    San Francisco, Northern California
    Built in 1889, the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Francisco is a grand display of architectural beauty in its simplest form. The highlight of the Church is the elegant and historic Sanctuary, which features large, stunning stained glass windows, dramatic chandeliers, oak detail and ample seating.