Searching for the right bridal shower venue means finding a place that’s not quite as lavish as a wedding venue, but still more stylish that an ordinary bar. Depending on the bride, you may want space for a sit-down dinner, activities, and entertainment. Although bridal showers are usually hosted by the bride’s family or bridesmaids, you’ll want to work with her closely to make sure the venue and decor checks all her boxes. For this reason, we’ve come up with eight fabulous bridal shower venue ideas in San Diego to give you a head-start on the planning process.
1. This spacious loft in the East Village
This brightly-lit loft is decorated with white walls and minimalist furniture for a classy vibe that will look great in your bridal shower photos. It has hardwood floors, wide windows, and two full living rooms, so you’ll have space for up to 50 guests. There’s also a kitchenette that you can use for snacks or catering, and dining tables you can use for a seated meal. Don’t miss the movable portrait wall and seamless backdrops that you can use to stage photos of the bridal party!
2. This tropical home in Sunset Cliffs
If the bride-to-be likes plants and flowers, she’ll love the aesthetic at this tropical-themed home with indoor and outdoor spaces. With room for up to 20 guests, you can host a small, intimate bridal shower at this impeccably-decorated home. Present your gifts in the cozy living room filled with plants and a fireplace, or have a casual dinner at the outdoor dining table.
The decor alone makes this one of our top bridal shower venue ideas in San Diego. But you can also consider booking a caterer through our Concierge team to make the most of the on-site kitchen or a professional photographer to take your bridal shower photos.
3. This resort-style backyard near SDSU
Who says a bridal shower can’t also be a pool party? Host your event at this beautiful backyard with a pool in the College East neighborhood for a true California vibe. You can invite up to 75 guests to this venue to enjoy the heated saltwater swimming pool, fire pit, grassy lawn, outdoor kitchen, covered deck, and more, all beneath the picturesque palm trees.
As with other Peerspace venues, you’ll have the option to add on catering and other services through our Concierge team. Keep in mind that no pets are allowed at this venue.
4. This open air cafe in Pacific Beach
This open air cafe with garage door windows offers a classic beach vibe with room for 24 seated guests. The white walls and colorful art provide a relaxed atmosphere, while the on-site cafe can serve healthy meals and smoothies to your group. The venue includes an ADA compliant table, and you’ll have access to the built-in Sonos sound system to choose your own music.
5. This rooftop deck near La Jolla
For another great bridal shower venue idea in San Diego with beach vibes, check out this sunny rooftop deck close to La Jolla. You’ll have 450 square feet of space that can accommodate around 30 people. The brightly colored furniture, cushions, and umbrellas make this the perfect spot for a summertime bridal shower. You can arrange for catering and bartending through your host, or call up our Concierge team for more options.
6. This seaside home in Muirlands
Looking for something a little fancier? Why not rent out this entire home in Muirlands with views of the Pacific? This venue can accommodate up to 50 guests and has multiple spaces in which to host your event, including a living room with panoramic windows, an outdoor deck, and a full kitchen for you or your caterer to use. Outside food and drink is allowed at this venue, and you can even book a “Set the Table” Package, which includes table settings for up to 20 people.
There’s free parking on the street and room for up to 5 cars in the driveway, making this an easy venue for your guests to get to. There’s no better way to enjoy a bridal shower than to celebrate in a fancy home watching the sun set over the Pacific Ocean!
7. This outdoor oasis in Pacific Beach
Host your bridal shower outdoors at this beautiful party venue in Pacific Beach. With 4,000 square feet of outdoor space, you can enjoy it under the canopies during the daytime, or by the light of string lights at night. You’ll also have access to 1,500 square feet of indoor space with a private restroom.
Choose this venue to throw a bridal shower with a festive atmosphere. You can use the built-in sound system or the projector and video wall to screen a movie. There are also plenty of lawn games on-site, including Cornhole and Giant Jenga. Reach out to your hosts to inquire about any additional services, such as catering, bar staff, live entertainment, and more!
8. This beachside house in Encinitas
The owners of this venue describe it as a “blank white canvas” that can be customized to suit a range of styles and event types. The outdoor space includes a 1,000-square-foot deck with cacti, while the indoors is decorated with “feminine fabrics and textures” and Moroccan-inspired crafts. You can fit up to 50 seated guests or 100 standing, and of course, you’re right near the beach if you want to go for a stroll or plan an outdoor photoshoot!
This is a truly customizable event space that can be tailored to meet your needs, with tables and chairs, rugs, lighting equipment, and more all available on site. Just ask your host or call our Concierge team with any special requests. Since it is a residential neighborhood, you’ll have to keep the noise down after 10pm, so keep that in mind when booking.
A love-filled bridal shower is great way to prepare for a special wedding. It’s an opportunity for the bridesmaids to work together and plan an event, and for the bride’s family and friends to celebrate together in a low-pressure setting before the big day. Make sure that your event is as streamlined as possible by booking one of these bridal shower venue ideas in San Diego.