Fern River Resort

Monterey/Carmel Valley



A storybook wedding celebration, beneath towering redwood trees! Fern River Resort offers a magical destination wedding without the hassle of airfare. Enjoy the tranquility and splendor of redwood forests as you start your new life together. A sun-strewn, manicured meadow lined with lilacs, lilies, pear trees, wild strawberries ,and flanked with ivy, bay trees and redwoods will provide the perfect backdrop for your ceremony and reception. The custom, hand-milled and built redwood gazebo provides a rustic yet elegant centerpiece is the perfect place to exchange vows in an enchanting outdoor ceremony. To complete the atmosphere, the resort provides redwood banquet tables for your reception that match the gazebo. Eat a delicious catered meal and then dance the night away under the stars. With a love as special as yours, why settle for one day? Host an entire wedding weekend! Fern River Resort features 14 cabins of varying sizes, which will allow your close friends and family a home away from home for the entire weekend wedding event.

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 75 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 9:00AM. Events must end by 10:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $4,000 to $5,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 12 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony only wedding is $1,000. A refundable security deposit of $1,500 is required. 3 night rental of entire resort is required for all events, please inquire with venue for details.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Fern River Resort is estimated at between $10,101 and $16,037 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:00PM