Adobe Lodge at Santa Clara University

South Bay



Built in 1822 as a part of the Santa Clara Mission, the Adobe Lodge at Santa Clara University is a beautiful abode building that oozes historic charm. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley only a short drive from downtown San Francisco, this wedding venue is a great fit for vintage weddings with a Spanish flair! Imagine exchanging your vows in the exquisite Mission Santa Clara Church beneath elegant archways, hand painted artwork, and ceilings that soar to the heavens. As your guests enjoy cocktail hour, take advantage of the area’s stunning architecture to fill your wedding album with impeccable pics among lush green lawns and gorgeous buildings. Enjoy a serene reception out on the lush lawns or in the beautiful gardens surrounded by towering palms and tropical flowers. Your guests can dine on delicious farm-to-table cuisine and dancing beneath a versatile white tent that allow you to flaunt your personal sense of style! The Adobe Lodge also provides an on-site event planner to bring your vision of the perfect day. This space perfectly combines delectable cuisine, outstanding service, and a singular historic setting to create a truly unique venue!

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Historic/Landmark Building, Park/Garden, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Reception: 60 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 250 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight or a later time can be arranged with the venue.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $2.500 for a reception and includes 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $450/hr. Custom menus can be arranged.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Adobe Lodge at Santa Clara University is estimated at between $11,641 and $21,495 for a reception only for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day-of coordinator
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Public parking

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight
No nails or tape