Hey, do you see yourself getting married in a beautiful garden, with a pond, and maybe a footbridge to make your grand entrance? Then here's a quick note about a garden venue you might consider if looking to get married in Southern California:
Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden
California State University Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard,
Long Beach, CA
The Japanese Garden at Cal State Long Beach has hosted many an event, including weddings. There are several wedding packages to choose from, including:
Winter Garden Wedding & Commitment Ceremonies
This package is available February, March, October, November & First three weeks in December for a site-rental fee of $1895.00 ($1995 for 2009).
This includes a 2-year garden membership, a 2-hour timeslot, 1-hour consultation, 1-hour rehearsal, chairs and umbrellas and a sound system.
Saturday Morning Wedding & Light Reception Package
If you're willing to have a morning ceremony and reception from 9AM to 12PM the rental fee is $2800 ($3000 in 2009).
For all other dates and times, the rental fee for a ceremony only is $2300 ($2400 in 2009).
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