The most Unique Outdoor Ranch Wedding Venue

in Southern California! 

Pala, California

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About The Condor's Nest Ranch 

& How We Do Weddings:


We are an Old California Ranch, called "The Condor's Nest Ranch", located in North San Diego, Pala, California.  We are a small  family run Wedding Venue.  We enjoy sharing our Vintage Cowboy and Indian Decorated 6,000 Sq. Ft. Glass and Adobe Ranch Style Home and 2 bedroom Cottage (originally the bunkhouse) on a 20 acre Property. We enjoy Weddings, as we get to meet with the couples and their families and friends.  It's a fun process, and quite low stress and low key, which allows everyone to enjoy themselves and use the property as their own, while we bring in all of the components to put on an Incredible {even Magical!}, Wedding!


Just to touch on the History of the Ranch, it started back in 1862 and the Ranch House was later [re-} Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright's Senior Apprentice Fritz Liebhardt.  It took 4 years to build, by the famous Weir Brothers, it was finished in 1966.  The Ranch House is built in the shape of a cross.  It's truly unique and very special!


We try to keep the process very simple.  We have an incredible team, who truly enjoys each and every Wedding!  Our couples get to choose which Caterer they would like (included in their Wedding Package Price) for their Wedding Reception Dinner, at the time of our "Tasting" done in February each year, prior to the Weddings for that year.  Other vendors will be at the Tasting in February as well, so our couples can find everyone they need at the Tasting if necessary!  There will be photographers, videographers, bakeries, florists, etc..


We are an "All-Inclusive" Wedding Venue, and we do include just about Everything!  .... the Ceremony & Reception Site; (completely private, no multiple Weddings for us, just 1 per weekend!).  We have a full staff that does the Set-up and take-down/clean-up and we include all of the Wedding Furniture:  We have Round Tables or Long, Gold Chiavari Chairs, White folding chairs with pad, Benches, we've got White Linens, Silver Flatware, Mismatched China, and we bring in for you: the Bar Service *YES! a Full Open Bar for 5 hours, including the champagne toast, the Glassware, and 5 hours of consecutive drinking; professional bar staff; we include the DJ/Master of Ceremonies for 5 hours and 1 sound system, he has the microphone, etc.!; we include a day of Coordinator for you to run the day of festivities.  She will meet with you ahead of time to go over all of the details so on day of you are just relaxing and enjoying each moment. 

Voted "THE BEST OUTDOOR WEDDING VENUE IN SAN DIEGO by Here Comes the Guide for 2018!  


Also Voted "THE BEST WEDDING VENUE IN SAN DIEGO" by Here Comes the Guide for 2018! 

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We include Fruit Water, Sun Tea, Lemonade, a Coffee Station... we will even make popcorn for your Guests when they arrive in case they are hungry!  


Here are the items we do not include for you:  Officiant, Dessert (but we will serve and display it!); Flowers (but we do have a lot of nice milk glass vases, jars, bottles, etc. for you to use); and if you would like Appetizers you are also welcome to bring those in also or add them on with the Caterer chosen for your Wedding Dinner..  


We have been doing this for over 10 years and counting.... we really enjoy this and we know how to do it right!  


We include a Prop House full of fun things (rustic signs, vintage luggage, old birdcages, table numbers, etc.) for you to use for Decor for your Wedding!  We will even put the items where you want them if you give us a list!  We have a French Door that we can have one of our girls who has incredibly cute handwriting put your guest list by table/window pane, on our French Doors, so everyone knows where to sit!  


Lodging is now Optional.  We used to include it always, however we know that Weddings can be expensive, so now it's an added on option!  You can stay as many days as you like!  We highly recommend staying at least 2 days if you can!


We show you all of our pricing up front, so if it's not within your budget, we certainly don't want to waste your time.  If you'd like a tour to see if it's the right place for you,  Please contact us!!