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Looking for a local farm, orchard or winery for an event like a wedding, reception, birthday party, family reunion, company meeting, or other event in San Diego and Imperial Counties in California?  Scroll down this page and you will see the aall of thoses in San Diego and Imperial Counties in California, sorted by county. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

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Updates for January 2020

January Most venues are available year round, although in some climates, an outdoor setting in the dead of winter could be challenging!

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  • Apple Lane Orchard - Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Banquets / Dinners, Birthday parties, Business meetings, Business outings, Corporate events, PR or Marketing events, Filming or photo shoots, , apples
    2641 Apple Lane, Julian, CA  Phone: 760-765-2645. Email: info@julianapplelaneorchards.com. Email: pwjulian@sbcglobal.net. Located in the beautiful and historic community of Julian, California, Apple Lane Orchard is a working orchard and cider processing company supplying old fashioned apple cider and related products to San Diego County and surrounding areas. Our grounds are also home to The Apple Lane Country Estate, a luxurious 3 bedroom,  2 bath rental property that is ideally suited to hosting weddings, wedding receptions, getaway retreats, and corporate events. The estate is complimented by our Apple Lane  Orchard Wedding Site, a delightful Amish-style wedding arbor with custom seating that  can accommodate everything from the most intimate of ceremonies to a large and festive gathering.
  • Bates Nut Farm - Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Banquets / Dinners, Birthday parties, Business meetings, Business outings, Corporate events, PR or Marketing events, Filming or photo shoots, School and educational groups, Daycare and preschool groups, Other Private Parties, Lighting, Catering available, You may bring your own food, Some Tables and chairs are provided, Bring your own linens and table silverware, Hotel nearby, Motel nearby, Pumpkin patch, sheep, goats, chickens, llamas/alpacas, other animals, Beautiful rural setting, Mountain views, Fishing nearby, golf nearby, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Bride and groom dressing areas available, children welcome, Pets welcome, No smoking allowed, handicap accessible, Fresh eggs, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    15954 Woods Valley Road, Valley Center, CA 92082. Phone: 760-749-3333. Email: info@batesnutfarm.biz. Open: 7 days a week, 9 am to 5 except Thanksgiving and Christmas; September 29 to October 31, Monday to Friday from 9 to 5:30, Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 to 6:00. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Pumpkin Patch and Straw Maze are open from September 29 through October 31;. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard.
  • Julian Farm & Orchard - Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Banquets / Dinners, Birthday parties, Filming or photo shoots, School and educational groups, Some Tables and chairs are provided, Apple Orchard, Pumpkin patch, dairy cows, sheep, goats, horses, chickens, pigs, other animals, Beautiful rural setting, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Pets welcome, gift shop, porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food), petting zoo, farm animals, school tours, group reservations, events at your location (call for info)
    4381 Highway 78, Santa Ysabel, CA 92070. Phone: (951) 312-9940. Email: julianminingco@aol.com. Open: Call for more information, currently in process of building a barn for events. Directions: 4381 Highway 78 Santa Ysabel ca 92070. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries are June bearing and so we begin opening weekends in June, 12 pm to 3:00, then raspberries and blackberries begin by July, same hours until pumpkin patch opens late September. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, only. updated summer 2019 berry picking $5 pint pumpkins sell for around .60 lb, minimum of $2 Apple Picking: apples go fast! call or text ahead to be sure! around $13 per 1/2 peck bag (not per person!). (ADDED: August 03, 2019)
  • Sentenac Ranch - No pesticides are used, Lighting, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Banquets / Dinners, Birthday parties, Business meetings, Business outings, Corporate events, PR or Marketing events, Conferences, Filming or photo shoots, Classes, lectures or Speakers, School and educational groups, Other Private Parties, Catering available, You may bring your own food, Some Tables and chairs are provided, Some Linens and table silverware are provided, BYO alcohol, B&B nearby, Hotel nearby, Cattle ranch, Apple Orchard, Pumpkin patch, dairy cows, steers/cattle, chickens, other animals, Lake views, Beautiful rural setting, Mountain views, Hiking trails, Fishing onsite, hunting nearby, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, No pets please, Smoking allowed in designated areas, handicap accessible, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties
    3515 Highway 78, Julian, CA 92036. Phone: 619-518-9335. Email: mjellis1@gmail.com. Open: Year - round, contact for availability. Directions: From San Diego, take the 8 East to 67 North, which becomes the 78. From Escondido: Head east on the 78. Make left when you enter Ramona onto Main Street which becomes the 78. Turn right into driveway at 3515 highway 78. Follow driveway all the way in - 1.2 miles There is a wooden sign that says Sentenac Ranch, look hard because it's easy to miss. The driveway is shared with 3663, and that sign is more visible. Just follow the driveway all the way in. Please Google Map for a visual. Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. 2011 is our first year open for you-pick! Cash only for the pumpkin patch and apple orchard. Sentenac Ranch is truly one of the most breathtaking properties in all of California just about an hour outside San Diego. Our secluded Julian venue is available for corporate events, weddings, family reunions, bar mitzvah and other celebrations. This family owned and operated ranch is taken care of with love; it shows from the manicured apple orchard to the well-groomed walking trails. We pride ourselves on providing you with an experience you will not soon forget.
    Besides providing you a beautiful venue, we are also pleased to provide you with catering service, party planning and a clean up service for your events. We have taken the steps to make sure your memories are of your event and not the stress of planning it. Partnering with multiple catering services and restaurants throughout San Diego, even finding a party planner that will work directly with you to coordinate your event. We are more than happy to help you with all of the steps to set up unforgettable memories. Please contact us for details and pricing on our services.(UPDATED: May 10, 2017, JBS)