San Juan Capistrano

San Juan Capistrano is the historic hub of Orange County. It’s claim to fame: Mission San Juan Capistrano. A downtown area of beautiful Spanish architecture is the place to be for the annual Swallow’s Day parade. Some of our favorite San Juan venues: The Villa San Juan Capistrano, Serra Plaza, and Plaza de Magdalena. With the best wedding rentals in Orange County, Archive will help you transform your venue into the wedding of your dreams!
Franciscan Gardens is a hidden and charming oasis in the heart of San Juan. With blossoming gardens, and plenty of greenery, Franciscan Gardens is overflowing with Old-World charm. The 5,000 square foot property features an outdoor courtyard, Spanish-style garden and a recently remodeled bridal suite and grooms lounge! We love the romantic feel of this space and appreciate how the venue can transform to whatever style you gravitate towards. Are you more of a classic style with tufted furniture and crystal coupes? That works here. Are you more into a colorful and rustic vibe? That works too! Franciscan Gardens can adapt to any style and that’s why it’s one of the top venues in Southern California
The Villa San Juan is a turn-of-the-century home covered in ivy, with a signature mahogany door with yes, you guessed it - a metal door knocker. The feeling of The Villa is romantic and charming, with 300 year old art on the walls, and a borderline medieval feel. Ceremonies and receptions are help in the courtyard, where giant fruit trees are illuminated by Spanish gas lamps. There’s cobbled stone wherever you go will make you and your guests feel like you are transported to an old European city.
Within walking distance of Mission San Juan Capistrano, Serra Plaza has that San Juan Capistrano Old-World charm that we all know an love. The tree lined courtyard is the ideal setting for your big day. They host weddings, corporate and private events and can hold up to 450 people! So plan that big wedding you’ve been dreaming of.
Plaza de Magdalena features both indoor and outdoor event spaces. The open-air courtyard, with a quintessential Spanish water fountain, twinkling overhead market lights - it is a relaxed, yet refined setting for your event! They host any and all events, so bring along Archive and we can bring in our vast inventory to design the space in a variety of styles. Drop us a line and let’s make it happen!


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