Santa Rosa Golf and Country Club




Sonoma Essence is located in the heart of Sonoma County, nestled between Santa Rosa and Sebastopol within the Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club. Plan your perfect wine country wedding on this property that offers over 125 picturesque acres. It is the perfect setting for your outdoor wedding with everything you need for both you and your guests to enjoy your special day. The Essence Sonoma’s lawn is surrounded by towering pines and majestic oaks with a beautiful shaded pergola to decorate as you wish. The indoor settings at Essence Sonoma lend themselves to both elegant and informal weddings. The rooms can accommodate from 30 to 300 people for your perfect wedding reception. This venue offers beautiful settings for indoor photos, a spacious ballroom that you can dance the night away in, and some of the best sunset views in Sonoma County. Make your grand entrance on the regal double staircase with rich iron and mahogany banisters. When the night winds down you and your beloved can speed off into the night while your guests cheer you on from beneath the beautiful portico!

Venue Style

Golf Course, Park/Garden, Ballrooms, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 220 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 11:00AM. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,000 to $2,000 for a reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a ceremony only wedding is $2,000. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr. A non-refundable security deposit of 25% of the total venue wedding cost is required. An indoor ceremony is available during Off Peak season (winter) months.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Santa Rosa Golf and Country Club is estimated at between $8,196 and $16,548 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
General liability insurance required
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight
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