San Francisco Wedding Guide

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San Francisco Wedding


Known as the Golden Gate City, San Francisco is home to much more than the Golden Gate Bridge – one of the most well-known bridges in the United States. Each year, an estimated 58,000 couples marry in the Bay area – spending an average of $18,000 per wedding. A lot goes into planning a wedding in San Francisco. From endless historical and infamous reception sites to award-winning floral artisans, you’re going to have a lot of fun planning your San Francisco wedding.


 


San Francisco Wedding Planning: Highlights of the City


When looking for a location to hold a San Francisco wedding, consider some of the highlights of the city, including the California Academy of Sciences, de Young Museum, Nob Hill, and North Beach. Also, one of the most popular public parks in the United States is found in San Francisco. Surrounded by endless greenery, the Golden Gate Park offers a multitude of wedding locations to consider, including the Rose Garden, Japanese Tea Garden, and Conservatory of Flowers.


 


San Francisco Wedding Planning: Weather Watch


In an instant, San Francisco weather can change. One moment you're enjoying the warmth of the sun's rays and the next minute, there's wind knocking on your door. Overall, San Francisco offers mild weather that has its bone-chillingly cold moments.

Planning a destination wedding in San Francisco? The weather conditions of the city aren’t the only thing to recognize. San Francisco is known for its natural occurrences. For example, earthquakes are relatively common in California. While the majority of earthquakes are minor and you probably won't even notice the difference, others pose a safety concern for your traveling wedding party. Earthquakes can happen at any time, so keep abreast on the latest news and develop a Plan B for unforeseeable events.


 


San Francisco Wedding Planning: Tips and Ideas


Be on the lookout for seasonal bargains. For example, planning a winter wedding in San Francisco means out-of-town guests will enjoy discounted prices. There are also fewer tourists to compete with when booking a reception site.

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Last Updated: April 5, 2010 at 5:18 am
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