19 Food Truck Friendly Wedding Venues in Los Angeles

Weddings have gone from those stuffy affairs you see in those old photos on your family’s mantle to incorporating a lot more in-vogue elements that all can enjoy. And there may be few things more buzz-worthy for your wedding than having a food truck on site to feed your loved ones. In Los Angeles, there’s no shortage of venues that will accommodate both your nuptials and your need for authentic roadside nourishment. So if you have your heart set on booking food truck catering for your wedding, check out the 19 venues below that will be happy to accommodate you.

paramount ranch is a great venue for a food truck wedding
Paramount Ranch via Jennifer Fujikawa
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Paramount Ranch – Agoura Hills, CA

This sprawling park, which lies beneath the Santa Monica Mountains, gets its name due to the fact that it was a main lot for multiple Paramount Studios film and television productions dating back to the 1920’s. Now under the care of the National Park Service, Paramount Ranch attracts many who want a rustic and fun setting for their wedding like the preserved Western Town lots. Bonus: there’s an even ample adjacent parking.

Unique Space Los Angeles, CA

Offering up an atmosphere of hip and urban style, Unique Space aims to give those looking to hold events here a highly enjoyable ambiance. The restored factory space boasts an elegant rooftop patio and an ample parking lot on the premises in addition to fine touches like marble for their custom bar. It’s also popular thanks to its highly accessible location downtown in the Arts District.

The Vineyards Simi Valley, CA

This venue has been a venerable institution for about two decades, with a variety of spaces to make most wedding events possible. The Vineyards has the ability to host up to 400 people, and is upscale without being too ostentatious. The staff does provide catering, but allows for flexibility depending on the guests’ desires.
rancho del sol is a great place for a food truck wedding
Rancho Del Sol via Shannon Lee Images

Rancho Sol Del Pacifico Malibu, CA

“Spectacular” is the word that comes to mind when Rancho Sol Del Pacifico is mentioned. The venue boasts a dazzling view of the ocean, and can hold over 300 guests due to an immense reception house and grounds which include stables on the cliffside property. Best of all, the driveway area is meticulously kept and great for caterer set up.

South Coast Botanic Garden Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Nestled in the Palos Verdes Hills neighborhood, the 87-acre public botanical garden contains multiple spaces for any dream wedding scenario from quiet gazebos to verdant meadows dotted with vivid flowers. The Garden offers couples rental packages complete with complimentary parking. One area to check out the Japanese Garden decked out with 200-year old stone lanterns and a koi pond.

Saddlerock Ranch Malibu,CA

This gorgeous venue beneath the Santa Monica mountains has been a prime spot for wedding ceremonies for all, including high-profile celebs like Lisa Kudrow from Friends”. Doubling as a film site, this property offers up striking views of the Conejo Valley and gives couples a variety of ideas to craft their perfect wedding. One key thing to be found here: they also are home to a vineyard and a bevy of exotic animals.
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Newland Barn Wedding via Gresham Visuals

Newland Barn Huntington Beach, CA

The Newland Barn is an elegant barn structure that’s part of a public park and is situated just steps away from the ocean. It’s attractive for those looking to hold weddings with a fair amount of guests, whether couples choose to have it indoors or out in the pastoral lawn surrounding the barn (complete with wrought-iron gates and a gazebo). There’s also a sizable parking lot right by the barn complex, perfect setting up a DIY food truck wedding. 

The Victorian Santa Monica, CA

The Victorian exemplifies the cool atmosphere of Santa Monica in all the right ways. Those looking for a refined setting for their nuptials rave over the old-fashioned Victorian manse just off of highly popular Main Street. And as an added bonus, there’s a basement tavern space that was once a wine cellar for guests to keep the party going.
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Wedding at McCormick Home Ranch via Lilly White Photography

McCormick Home Ranch Camarillo, CA

Located on eleven lush acres just a short ride from the 101 Highway, McCormick Home Ranch allows for couples to host a lavish wedding with a Colonial-styled mansion as the centerpiece. The site allows for those DIY brides making reservations to bring in their own catering and bartenders, so the food truck wedding of your dreams is more than doable here. In addition, the grounds also feature an immense lawn right by the gravel driveway, making it an ideal staging area for receptions. 

Coto Valley Country Club Trabuco Canyon, CA

This space is adjacent to a gated private community, making it ideal for more exclusive weddings. The Coto Valley Country Club does feature a number of spaces both indoor and outdoor that gives one great options to plan. A highlight of the venue? The Pergola lawn space which displays the elaborate beauty of Orange County.
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Big Red Sun Venice, CA

If you’re looking for a more bohemian vibe when tying the knot, Big Red Sun has got you covered. The airy outdoor space is a fine mixture of Asian tranquility and modern West Coast flair. And the backyard garden is absolutely perfect for that post-wedding feast.

Angel City Brewery Los Angeles, CA

Weddings are supposed to be festive and you really can’t be that festive without at least a few cold ones. Angel City Brewery, situated in the Arts District downtown has satisfied that need by being a top-notch venue for various events. With its giant warehouse setting and open-air vibes, look no further than this downtown brewery.

Calamigos Ranch Malibu, CA

Deep in the heart of Malibu’s Wine Country, Calamigos Ranch offers up truly enthralling settings for wedding events. It’s also been the site for numerous film and television productions, with Modern Family” as one example. You’ll find plenty of social media-friendly shots to be had here.
The 1909 is a great place for a food truck wedding
The 1909 via Jessica Schilling Photography

 The 1909 Topanga, CA

It wouldn’t be a California wedding without an abundance of sparkling sunlight, and The 1909 delivers that in spades to happy couples. Tucked away under massive oakwood trees, the outdoor spaces, like the Amphitheater, are truly pristine. The Meadow is another epic setting as well. For smaller, intimate ceremonies, couples can use the banquet hall.

Howl Event Space Long Beach, CA

This rejuvenated building from the 1900’s is a choice place for numerous events including weddings. The combination of a massive indoor space and a private courtyard provide a setting for some amazing and fun possibilities. And ample sidewalk space in front of the venue will allow for the food truck of your dreams to pull up and serve guests.

Lombardi House Hollywood, CA

This immaculate venue screams vintage Hollywood glamour mainly because of the huge Victorian-style farmhouse at the core of the property. Lombardi House gives off a truly cozy feel without cramping the style of couples and their guests for weddings. The provincial and posh gardens and patio area also make for terrific outdoor event planning as well.
The Smog Shoppe is a food truck friendly wedding venue
Smog Shoppe via Jenna Rose Photography

SmogShoppe Los Angeles, CA

For those couples who have as much love for the environment as they have for each other, SmogShoppe is definitely a wedding venue to consider. Once a center specifically designed to measure the smog content in L.A., it’s now become a fully solar-powered private establishment that bursts with vertical gardens. SmogShoppe sits at the center of the Culver City art district with enough indoor/outdoor space to accommodate up to 250 people.

Studio 11 Los Angeles, CA

Once a printing house, Studio 11 has grown to become a principal venue for many important ceremonies including weddings. Two features of Studio 11 that catch the eye are the vast main room indoors and the sensational garden courtyard. Its location in Culver City also gives a contemporary air to the place.

Wattles Mansion Showcase House Los Angeles, CA

This luxurious mansion from the pre-Hollywood film days is all that is left of an estate dating back to 1908. Gifted by the Wattles family to the city in the 1960’s, it fell into disrepair despite the history it held. But preservation efforts, including a recent exhibit that had designers celebrate Tinseltown, have made this a venue on the rise.

Finding your venue is definitely one of the most important things to do when planning your wedding. If you want a food truck wedding, looking into a few of the venues above is a great place to start.

For more information and wedding advice, check out our tips on how to have an inexpensive wedding, and learn more about how to plan the DIY rustic wedding of your dreams.

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