Catering, dresses, and cakes are important, but your wedding wouldn’t be complete without your pet by your side. If you’re looking for the best places for dogs in weddings in San Francisco, you’ve found them. Check out our list of the best dog-friendly venues in the area.
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1. Bluxome Street Winery
53 Bluxome St. San Francisco, CA 94107
This working winery is easily transformed into a beautiful, versatile space for your wedding. The exposed white beams and clear globe lights give the modern space an airy feel, and a wall of wine barrels adds to the ambiance. The built-in bar provides a number of bar packages for you to choose from, and the event manager will help you work with the best vendors to manage all the details. Dogs are allowed throughout the space. The fee for dogs and whether or not they need to be on leashes varies depending on the number of dogs you want to include. This venue can accommodate up to 130 seated guests or 300 standing. Pricing ranges from $5,800-$6,300.
2. Aracely Cafe
401 13th St. San Francisco, CA 94130
Aracely Cafe gives you a romantic, garden venue for your wedding. The courtyard and outdoor patio spaces have outdoor fireplaces, heat lamps, and sparkling market lights. Inside is a large dance floor and lounge seating. The venue offers full bar and catering services, and you’ll have access to a parking lot with up to 200 spots for your guests. Dogs are allowed in the outdoor spaces of the venue. Shady spots for your pet to cool off and a doggy bowl are provided. While off-leash is not encouraged, particularly well-behaved pets could go without the leash. There is also a soccer field across the street if your dog needs to take a break from the party to run around. Pricing for this venue is $550 an hour.
3. Hotel Vitale
8 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94105
Hotel Vitale offers an elegant wedding experience with beautiful indoor ballrooms or a number of rooftop terraces for your ceremony. You’ll get sweeping views of San Francisco Bay and sophisticated surroundings. The expert event department will help you coordinate with the best local vendors for a flawless and memorable event. Your out-of-town guest will enjoy the luxury accomodations. The hotel welcomes dogs in weddings, and if you choose to stay in the hotel your dog can stay with you for a $75 fee. He’ll get a bowl, bed, and mat. Dogs are not allowed in the restaurant, bar, or spa, but can be in your event space on a leash. Pricing starts from $1,000.
4. San Francisco Design Center Galleria
101 Henry Adams St. San Francisco, CA 94103
Located in San Francisco’s design district, this venue is perfect for a modern, sophisticated wedding. The four-storey atrium with retractable roof makes for a soaring venue. The space has a raised stage, large dance floor, and three levels of balconies with tables where you or your guests can take a break and watch the dancing. The unique space allows you to design the wedding of your dreams and the professional events manager will help you coordinate your day. Your dog can participate in your ceremony and photos only and must be on a leash. Pricing starts at $10,200.
5. The Julia Morgan Ballroom
465 California St. San Francisco, CA 94104
This iconic space is located in the heart of the Financial District on cable car line. The historic building is full of glamour and elegance. You’ll have access to a 4,300 square-foot ballroom, opulent bar and lounge area, elegant foyer, and lavish bride’s room. The space features carved stone fireplaces, gilded ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling arched windows. You’ll work with the acclaimed chef and celebrated culinary team to plan the perfect menu, and the experienced wedding professionals are dedicated to helping you bring your vision to life. Dogs are welcome in your ceremony and photos on a leash. Starting prices range from $7,500-$10,500.