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Weddings

It's your wedding. It should be your experience.

Whether you are looking for a complete wedding and reception experience or a special place for an intimate wedding or commitment ceremony, The Mountain Terrace is a stunning outdoor and indoor venue that will engage you and your guests in a beautiful outdoor journey.

Experience your ceremony in our grassy meadow with bay views peeking through a redwood grove. Dining outdoors on the expansive redwood deck allows your reception guests to take in the breathtaking views at The Mountain Terrace. As an alternative, the rustic beauty of our country-style lodge provides an alternative backdrop for a cozy and intimate reception.

We celebrate a variety of different cultural and lifestyle ceremonies and welcome your individual rituals and traditions. The Mountain Terrace is a place for you to celebrate your special day in the style you feel most accustomed.

For our latest packages and pricing, call our team at 650-851-1606 or contact us and we’ll customize an estimate and set up a property tour for you.

Weddings - General Information

May-Oct. Facility Rental Fee
8 hour block of time with 2 hours of set up and one hour of clean up.

  • Monday – Thursday – $2,500
  • Friday – $6,000
  • Saturday*- $8,500
  • Sunday** – $6,000

Mar., Apr., Nov., Dec. Facility Rental Fee
8 hour block of time with 2 hours of set up and one hour of clean up.

  • Monday-Thursday- $2,000
  • Friday- $4,500
  • Saturday*- $6,000
  • Sunday**-$4,500

Jan. Feb. Facility Rental Fee
8 hour block of time with 2 hours of set up and one hour of clean up.

  • Monday-Thursday- $2,000
  • Friday- $3,000
  • Saturday*-$4,500
  • Sunday**- $3,000

Catering
Our culinary team is here to provide custom catering services for your Event. We will schedule a menu tasting and consultation after booking to ensure we carry out your vision to perfection. No outside catering is permitted.

Misc.
Confetti is prohibited, rice is prohibited, sparklers are prohibited, balloons are prohibited, and flower petals are permitted outside with a $100 “clean up” fee.

Deposit
A security deposit of $500 plus the facility rental fee is required to reserve a date. If within 8 Months 50% of remaining balance will be due.

Music/Sound
Amplified sound is permitted inside the building only.

Furniture
Tables and chairs provided for 150 guests; all additional equipment must be rented.

Ceremony
Included with facility rental fee.

Beverages
All beverages must come through The Mountain Terrace. No outside alcohol is permitted. Full bar available (see beverage menu).

Parking
Self-parking in the front lot is available. Additional parking at an adjacent lot can be arranged if necessary. Parking attendants included to help greet and guide guests.

Rehearsal
A 1-hour ceremony rehearsal is included in the rental fee, but timing is not guaranteed.

Capacity
Inside Dining Room – 120 seated guests.
Terrace Dining – 190 seated guests.
Lawn Dining – 300 seated guests.

Labor
Labor is in addition to Facility Rental fee, Food, and Beverages. The Mountain Terrace is responsible for all in-house furniture set-up and breakdown.

Rental Fee Conditions
Overtime charges are $500 per hour, plus staff.
* All Saturday events on Holiday weekends will be rented at $9,000, plus tax.
** All Sunday events on Holiday weekends will be charged the rate for Saturday.

Cancellation
Facility rental fee is nonrefundable. Cancellation 8 months prior, $500 security deposit is returned; cancellation within 8 months prior, all advance payments retained.

Morning Wedding Ceremonies - General Information

The Perfect Ceremony Location
The Mountain Terrace is happy to be one of the few venues on the San Francisco Peninsula that can offer the option of just a morning wedding ceremony. Perfect for brides and grooms who will be hosting a banquet at another facility. We can accommodate up to 400 seated guests on the lawn.

Your day begins with a morning wedding ceremony for up to 400 people in our Redwood Grove. If you’ll be having a tea ceremony as part of your event you’ll move into the privacy of our lodge, while your guests enjoy a light cocktail reception prior to departing for your banquet.

Timing
Ceremony rentals are based on a 5-hour period beginning at 9:00am and ending at 2:00pm, this period includes 2 hours for event set-up, and 1 hour of event clean-up.

 

Rental Fees 

  • 9am – 2pm, 5 hours
  • 1 to 150 people – $2,500
  • 151 to 250 people – $3,000
  • 251 to 400 people – $4,000

Deposit
The facility rental fee plus a security deposit of $500.00 is required to reserve a date.

Furniture
Includes 150 natural wood garden chairs, one arbor (4’x7′). 15 dining tables provided.

Misc.
Confetti, rice, sparklers, and balloons are prohibited. Flower petals are permitted outside with a $100 “clean up” fee.

Music
Only acoustic music permitted outside.

Parking
Self-parking in the front lot is available, additional parking at an adjacent lot can be arranged if necessary. 115 spaces available.

Rehearsal
A 1-hour ceremony rehearsal is included in the rental fee, but timing is not guaranteed.

Cancellation
Facility rental fee is nonrefundable. Cancelation 8 months prior, $500 security deposit is returned; cancelation within 8 months prior, all advance payments retained.

Set-up
All wedding ceremony set-up required on the lawn area will be the responsibility of The Mountain Terrace.

Beverages
All beverages must be provided by The Mountain Terrace, no outside alcohol is permitted. Full bar available (see beverage menu).