Weddings & Events2018-03-13T22:42:07+00:00

big sur river inn weddings and events
big sur river inn events, weddings and receptionsReserve the Big Sur River Inn for your event!
Make your wedding, rehearsal dinner, reception, or Quinceañera memorable at the Big Sur River Inn. Reserve the entire Restaurant or a private corner of our riverside deck. Take the party down to the Big Sur River. Lounge by the pool. We’ll take care of everything from lodging to wine, so you’ll get to relax and enjoy the company of your friends and family.

Weddings from 60 to 200
The Big Sur River Inn offers stunning indoor and outdoor settings for your perfect wedding day. Share your vows by the river or on our beautiful redwood deck. Gather in our restaurant for appetizers and dinner, where high ceilings, redwood furniture and a large stone fireplace bring the outdoors in. Your guests will rave about our expansive grounds, picturesque views, heated swimming pool, quaint general store and twenty charming, Big Sur-style rooms.

Let the Big Sur River Inn team take care of all your special occasion needs … from engagement parties to rehearsal dinners, small or large receptions, wedding ceremonies to wedding cakes and flowers, rental equipment, photographers and entertainment. Our staff is ready to help you with all the details of your day and cater to your every need. One or both of our experienced event planners will manage all the details from beginning to end.Big Sur River Inn Dining Room

Legendary Dining Inside or Out
Our restaurant is open year-round for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We are happy to reserve sections of dining room or our riverside deck for rehearsal dinners, graduation parties, birthday parties, anniversary celebrations and all kinds of other events. Our landscaped pool area also makes a great setting for a special celebration. Overlooking the Big Sur River, our outdoor decks are furnished with heaters and decorated with twinkle lights to create a romantic, intimate party setting. Our deck can accommodate up to 160 guests, and the dining room can seat 100.

Who doesn’t love a Barbeque?
Our Backyard Barbeque provides the perfect setting for a casual gathering … ribs, brisket, chicken all cooked to perfection in our own smoker and served with all your favorite sides at our riverside barbeque. A great way to celebrate any occasion with family and friends!

Custom Menus
For parties of 10 people or more, our Chef will work with you to create a special menu to be presented as your guests arrive. Select reasonably priced and noteworthy beers and wine from our carefully crafted wine list. Appetizers, salads, and main courses are also available on our large party menu.

Call us today to get started!
Phone 831.667.2700 or email our Special Events Manager to learn more about group use:!

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Roadside Motel & River View Suites  square-purple  Riverside Dining in our Full-Service Restaurant  square-purple  General Store with Burrito & Pizza Bar
Outdoor Pool  square-purple  On-site Gas Station  square-purple  Big Sur Wedding & Event Services  square-purple  An Expansive Lawn set beside the River
Close Proximity to Big Sur State Parks  square-purple  25 Scenic Miles South of Carmel

Big Sur Vacation Ideas

Point Sur Lighthouse
5 Miles North
A variety of tours are available (including full moon tours!) for the historic Point Sur Lighthouse, the only turn-of-the-century lighthouse open to the public.

Andrew Molera State Park
2.5 Miles North
This park is still relatively undeveloped and offers visitors great hiking, fishing and beachcombing. Miles of trails wind through meadows, beaches and hilltops.

Molera Horseback Tours
2.5 Miles North at Andrew Molera State Park
Scenic coastal horseback tours in historic Andrew Molera State Park…including along the beach.

Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
2 Miles South
Offers swimming in the Big Sur River, camping, numerous self-guided hiking trails, including the Valley View trail with magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean and the Big Sur Valley.

Pfeiffer Beach
3 miles south, 2 miles West
Pfeiffer Beach is undeniably one of the world’s most beautiful beaches, open daily from 9am to sunset.

Henry Miller Memorial Library
5.25 Miles South at Graves Canyon
The Henry Miller Memorial Library was bequeathed to Big Sur by Emil White, longtime secretary of American writer Henry Miller and is a local center of musical and literary events.

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
13 Miles South
This state park is named after Julia Pfeiffer Burns, a well-respected pioneer woman in the Big Sur country. The park stretches from the Big Sur coastline into nearby 3,000-foot ridges. It features an 80-foot waterfall that drops from granite cliffs into the ocean from the Overlook Trail. A panoramic view of the ocean and miles of rugged Big Sur California coastline is available from the higher elevations along the trails east of Highway 1.