Get Married in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo County is the premier destination wedding location on the central coast. Labeled by many visitors as paradise and it is obvious why!

The wedding industry community of vendors in SLO is amazing and welcoming! Due to the growing popularity of this area, wedding vendors can book out up to a year and a half in advance. It’s important to begin planning as soon as possible after your engagement.

Best Time to Get Married on The Central Coast

California's Central Coast boasts the best, most temperate climate in the United States. The full swing of wedding season in San Luis Obispo starts from April through October, however November through January have also become popular ‘shoulder’ months for couples looking to take advantage of getting married outside the tourist season.

Spring through Fall weather temperatures can vary be between 60F to 110F during the day, and can drop to 60F to 45F during the evening depending on how inland you are.

Take note that much like the rest of the country, showers occur from winter through spring, so don’t be afraid if your planner suggests a rain plan from the get go depending on your date! 

The beach areas tend to be cooler, while inland in SLO city and Paso Robles get pretty warm. Although one of the hottest areas, Paso Robles definitely can boast it has the best evenings as the day cools off and you dance the night away. 

What San Luis Obispo County has to Offer

Whether you are looking for a winery, private estate, ranch, barn or ranch, historical site, garden or resort venue, San Luis Obispo County will be able to accommodate you and your guests. 

Here, you will find friendly people and warm hospitality that many out-of-towners find unreal.

Generally, locals tend to be very easy going, perhaps due to lives being so intertwined with great wine, farm-fresh food, good surf and a "SLO" pace.

Indulge in the fruits of the central coast and turn your wedding into a weekend destination getaway which your guests will be very thankful for. Make sure to let your planner know you’re interested in activities during your wedding weekend, we are happy to give you our favorite local tips! 

Where is San Luis Obispo?

San Luis Obispo county is halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

The best way to arrive in this little slice of paradise is via the 101 Freeway or by airplane into the San Luis Obispo Airport. It is the only airport in the city, but guests may also choose to fly in and out of Santa Barbara, or Santa Maria. 

Santa Barbara is approximately 1.5 hours away, and taking the back roads (Highway 154) will allow for more wine tasting and sightseeing.


Planning a wedding can be quite an undertaking. Where do you start and what exactly are you supposed to do as you start chatting with vendors? Enter the wedding planner. 

Hiring a professional planner means working side by side with an experienced confidant in all things wedding-related. You can rest assured that you will have someone who can help bring your wedding vision to life, act as your advisor, and ensure that you understand what to expect from your budget and vendors. A professional planner will help you with wedding etiquette and often become a source of relief in times of stress during the planning process. Chances are, your experienced “new friend” has seen it all, whether it be from wedding day surprises to family conflicts. A wedding planner is the magical glue and glitter that keeps it all together!

The SLO Wedding Planners are experienced, reputable, licensed and insured wedding designers, planners and coordinators, who will work tirelessly to ensure that your hard-earned money is well spent. They know the ins and outs of the industry and can become a real asset for you as you move through the planning process. Hiring a planner will make your life and the process of wedding planning so much easier! And, a lot more fun!

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