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Tri-Valley wedding planners and florist work together to make your wedding vision a reality.

Home to more than 100 beautiful venues including wineries, estates, churches, museums, hotels and country clubs, Tri-Valley is an ideal location to plan a wedding year-round. Whether you’re just beginning to plan your dream wedding or finalizing the details, the Tri-Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau has tools to make the process stress-free and easy.

The Tri-Valley CVB offers brides complimentary planning assistance that will make your planning process simple. Our expert wedding sales coordinator can assist you with the following services:

  • Hotel Room Assistance for Guests– You will receive proposals with rates and availability from area hotels based on your desired amenities and needs.
  • Welcome Services– The Tri-Valley Visitor Guide will give your guests information about events and attractions in the area they will need to make the most of your wedding weekend.
  • Rehearsal Dinner Planning– With access to all the private banquet facilities in the area, our wedding sales coordinator can help you plan the perfect rehearsal dinner. Whether you want a casual, fun event or an elegant affair, we’ll help you find the perfect fit.
  • Wedding Weekend Activities– To help your guests enjoy a full weekend of fun in the Tri-Valley, our team can help organize private wine tours, spa days and golf tournaments for groups of 10 or more.
Martinelli Event Center in Livermore

Martinelli Event Center is just one of the more than 100 venues in Tri-Valley.

To get in touch with our Wedding Planning Coordinator, e-mail sales@trivalleycvb.com or fill out a simple RFP on the website.

Our new Wedding Planning Guide is a comprehensive list of hotels, venues and vendors in the Tri-Valley. The guide is available for download online.

Our wedding gift to you…

Take advantage of our complimentary services and book 10 or more guest room nights with the help of our wedding sales coordinator during your wedding weekend and receive a $200 American Express gift card. This offer only applies to new room bookings and must be actualized by October 30, 2011.

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Honeysuckle, named the wedding color of 2011, is great for vibrant bouquets.

Honeysuckle was named the wedding color of 2011.

With the holidays over and 2010 now a memory, brides-to-be are looking ahead to what’s hot and new for 2011 wedding trends. From the ceremony to reception to décor and entertainment, there are many ways to personalize these trends to fit your wedding.

Murrieta's Well is just one of many beautiful outdoor venues in Tri-Valley.

Outdoor ceremony and reception venues are a big trend of the new year. Tri-Valley is home to a number of beautiful winery venues with views of the sprawling vineyards and rolling hills. Just a few examples include Murrieta’s Well, Garre Winery, Concannon Vineyard and Wente Vineyards.

Selecting wedding colors is often a first step in deciding a decorative theme. Honeysuckle has been named the wedding color of 2011. The vibrant hue is eye-catching and is a great choice for couples looking to make a bold statement with décor elements.

The popularity of food trucks has even hit the wedding day! This is a perfect option for the cocktail hour.

Catering and food options are evolving in 2011, as well. Trends in wedding dining mirror everyday culinary trends. Think small bites and food trucks! Tapas-style and buffets are hot this year, allowing for a more casual and informal affair. If you’re planning a very relaxed event, consider a trendy food truck.

Vintage elements like passed down family jewelry, photo booths, favors from classic brands and relaxed poses for photography create a romantic nostalgic vibe will give your wedding a timeless style.

Whatever your theme, colors or creative elements, the most important thing is to make it unique and make it your own. All the 2011 trends can be adapted to fit your style and budget. If you’re ready to get started, be sure to look into our complimentary planning assistance.

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Evening Weddings at Wente Vineyards are always a bride's favorite.

The top area wedding venues, vendors and planners take center stage at the Livermore Valley Wine Country Wedding Faire from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 12, 2010 at the Bankhead Theater. Tickets are available online now for $8 or at the door for $10.

Livermore Downtown Inc. presents the event that includes an intimate group of local wedding experts who can help you plan your wedding in one stop, in one day.

Wedding at Palm Event Center

Palm Event Center is just one of the fabulous Livermore wine country wedding venues represented at this weekend's Wedding Faire.

Discover the hottest new wedding trends and unique ideas with some of the most sought after wedding professionals in the area. Sample wedding cake and local wine as you browse through and meet new contacts that will make your planning process stress-free and seamless.

Dozens of businesses will be on hand to help you plan the Livermore wine country wedding you’ve always dreamed of. Several beautiful venues including Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery, Concannon Vineyard, Crooked Vine and Stony Ridge and Wente Vineyards will give you a taste of just how affordable and beautiful a Livermore wine country wedding can be.

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A sophisticated table arrangement at a Casa Real wedding. Photo courtesy of Tyler Vu Photography.

A sophisticated table arrangement. Photo courtesy of Tyler Vu Photography.

Whether you’re just beginning to plan your wedding or are in the process of working out the last few details, be sure to check out the Modern Luxury Bridal Event on Saturday, August 15, 2010 at the Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco.

More than 3,000 brides are expected to attend the event filled with decadent hors d’oeuvres and gourmet tastings from renowned chefs, champagne and martini bars, the glamour of the Vera Wang and Monique Lhuiller High Fashion Runway Show and magnificent exhibits.

Table design at Casa Real

A dramatic table display. Photo courtesy of Tyler Vu Photography.

While you’re there, stop by the Tri-Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau booth and discover all that the area has to offer for your wedding. Whether you’re planning a event for 30 or 300, the Tri-Valley has beautiful venues and creative vendors to help your visions become a romantic reality.

Be sure to ask about our exclusive offer for Modern Luxury Bridal Event attendees. When you book 10 rooms for your wedding using our complimentary wedding planning assistance, you’ll receive a $200 gift card.

Tickets are still available for the Modern Luxury Bridal Event and can be purchased online or at the door. If you choose to buy your tickets at the door, be sure to print your coupon for discount tickets.

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A couple enjoying the vineyards in Livermore Valley

A couple enjoying the vineyards in Livermore Valley

So you’re going to the chapel to get married?  There are few places in the country you can plan a wedding year-round and the Tri-Valley is one of them.  Whether it is winter, spring, summer or fall you can be sure your special day will be picture perfect.

The Tri-Valley hosts thousands of weddings a year and whether it be in the brightly colored fall, warm summer, colorful spring or crisp winter the Tri-Valley offers event venues, attractions and entertainment for all.  Wineries, estates, churches, museums, galleries and golf course are a sampling of the more than 100 event facilities available to couples and their guests.

Popular Event Venues:
•    Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery – The perfect place for old-world luxury built in the foothills of wine country and is surrounded by 54 acres of lush vineyards.  It features a dramatic entry hall, rustic ceremony room and beautiful courtyard.

•    Palm Event Center – Elegantly situated in the Livermore Valley and wrapped by expansive, verdant vines, the Palm is a luxurious winery estate perfect for any wedding ceremony or reception.

•    Wente Vineyards Restaurant and Events Center – Nestled in the rolling hills of wine country, Wente Vineyards provides a setting and experience unmatched by any other in the Bay Area offering beautiful vistas and a lush natural environment.

Once you have your special place picked out you may want to tell your guests about the many dining and activities located in the area.  These are perfect for that last minute bachelorette party, golf outing or rehearsal dinner.

A Fun Rehearsal dinner spot - Campo Di Bocce

A Fun Rehearsal dinner spot - Campo Di Bocce

Wedding Weekend Activities
To welcome your guests to a weekend of fun, visitors can meet in one of Tri-Valley’s historic downtowns for a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants or pubs.  To start the weekend off right, why not take part in a fun game of bocce ball with Italian cuisine at Campo di Bocce?

If the bride and her girls want to relax and enjoy a little pampering before the big day, they can visit any one of the indulgent spas of the Tri-Valley including the Purple Orchid Inn Resort & Spa or The Pleasanton Spa.  The groom and his friends may enjoy a round of golf at one of the areas pristine courses such as Poppy Ridge Golf Course, The Bridges Golf Club or Callippe Preserve Golf Course.

From intimate barrel rooms to grand event centers, the Tri-Valley offers all the details to make your special day simply breathtaking and memorable.

Best of all, the Tri-Valley, California Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) provides complimentary event planning assistance for couples including venue selection, site tours, accommodations, activity planning and more.  For a complete list of Tri-Valley event venues, restaurants and activities or to contact the Tri-Valley CVB, visit www.visittrivalleyca.com.

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Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery, Photo Credit: Tyler Vu

Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery, Photo Credit: Tyler Vu

Wineries, golf clubs, hotels and more for wedding ceremony locations, reception locations and rehearsal dinner locations in the Tri-Valley and Livermore Wine Country. Vineyard views and rolling hills.  Check out Tri-Valley’s locations on Here Comes the Guide, or contact the Tri-Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau. We’re experts on these venues and can help you find the perfect spot to say your I Do’s, and best of all, our services are Complimentary!

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