How do you make your wedding day memorable? By choosing an architectural landmark set against the Santa Cruz Mountains, surrounded by exquisite gardens, an arboretum and hundreds of acres of hiking trails.

For many years Montalvo Arts Center has been the Bay Area’s preferred venue for corporate events and spectacular fairy-tale weddings. We have a wide range of facilities available for almost any occasion.

For rental inquiries, fill out our inquiry form here.

For wedding and rental inquiries, please contact us at events@montalvoarts.org.

Wedding Amenities

We’re here to help bring your dream wedding to life.

Montalvo Arts Center is the favorite wedding venue for multiple generations of Californians. At Montalvo, you have use of the grounds, Great Lawn, Villa, Spanish Courtyard and Oval Garden or Love Temple for your dream wedding and reception.

Rental fees are quoted based on your unique requirements, such as number of guests, time/date of event, venues used, etc. The same venues are available for private, social, and non-profit events. Rental fees are available upon request.

For rental inquiries, fill out our inquiry form here.

Photo & Film Permits

What you’ll need for professional or commercial photography.

We welcome photographers of all types. Feel free to take pictures for personal use on Montalvo’s grounds. For professional or commercial photography, we require a permit in advance.


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