Outdoor Wedding Venues in Los Angeles at MountainGate Country Club

Situated in the shadows of the majestic Santa Monica Mountains just a short distance from Bel Air and Brentwood, MountainGate Country Club is one of the Los Angeles region’s most breathtaking outdoor wedding venues. If you and your fiancé are in search of spacious landscapes with beautiful gardens and views, schedule your visit with our planning staff today.

Our garden area wedding venues offer an array of customizable space for events, ranging from intimate wedding ceremonies and vow renewals to rehearsal dinners and wedding receptions. For indoor ceremonies and receptions, the Main Dining Room holds up to 200 guests, with an adjoining patio that can expand the space to a 450-guest capacity.

Floor-to-ceiling windows allow for plenty of natural light and showcase emerald fairways and the impressive Santa Monica Mountains in the distance. The Main Dining Room also features a warm, cherry-wood ceiling and crown moldings, rustic wrought-iron chandeliers and matching wall sconces. The outdoor veranda is ideal for gala affairs, with hanging lanterns strung from one end to the other, providing a softly-lit dining area and dance floor. You’ll find it difficult to imagine a more romantic setting.

As you begin your hunt for the perfect location to host friends and family for your wedding day, we hope that you’ll visit MountainGate Country Club — just a short drive from Los Angeles — to see everything our indoor and outdoor spaces have to offer.


Venue Details

12445 Mountaingate Drive
Los Angeles, California 90049

(310) 476-6215

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Total Square Footage: 12,443
AV Available: Yes
Ballroom Height: 14 ft.
Can Blackout Date: No
Maximum Capacity: 600
Prefunction Space: No
Valet: Yes
Special Event Packages: Yes
How did the couple meet? They both live in Chicago and met through a mutual friend. Lauren’s mom was actually with her the first time I met Namit and for weeks afterwards she kept asking Lauren about him, but Lauren didn’t tell her they were dating right away because she didn’t want to jinx it!  ...
How did you meet? We met back in 2003 when Cerise was producing a show for Animal Planet called "Adoption Tales." Jackie and her LAPD Bomb dog JJ, a beautiful chocolate lab, were starring in the show. They've been together ever since!  How did you propose? 14 1/2 years later, Jackie proposed...
Layla and Anthony were married on November 4, 2016 at MountainGate Country Club in Los Angeles, California among their closest family and friends.  How They Met Anthony and Layla met through mutual friends during the Coachella Festival. One friend had rented a giant house and invited about 30...
Sherry and Matt were married at the MountainGate Country Club in Los Angeles on April 29, 2017. How They Met Sherry: Matt and I are both from Southern California. I grew up in LA and he grew up in Orange County. Matt lived in New York for 4 years, but this was before I met him. Luckily, he moved...
Staci and Jeff were married at the MountainGate Country Club on November 12, 2016 in a beautiful autumn wedding. They met in the most unlikely of situations. They are both from Southern California, but met in the Santa Cruz Mountains at a family camp. Staci had just started working for the...

Venue Highlights

The event spaces at MountainGate Country Club offer three distinct locations for your dream day. Our Main Dining Room is a luxuriously appointed space filled with grandeur and beauty befitting any dream wedding. Our MountainGate Vista and Garden Terrace venues, on the other hand, bring all of the natural outdoor beauty of the club into two great outdoor venues. Regardless
of your vision for your big day, we’re sure to have what you’ve been looking for.

  • One wedding at time
  • Golf course ceremony site
  • 400+ person capacity

Meet Our Team

  • Jackie Lowe
    Regional Sales Director
    Jackie started with American Golf at Los Verdes in October of 2010. Over the last six years, Jackie has observed close to six hundred weddings at Los Verdes, and has personally assisted many of those couples with the planning process. In June of 2015, Jackie was promoted to a Regional Director of Private Events. She assists in the training of other sales people within American Golf, and helps them to achieve their goals. During her time with American Golf, she has received six awards. The most notable include an innovation award, and being a back to back Legends Club winner, American Golf’s most prestigious award. Jackie started in the wedding and event industry back in 2005 when it was time for her career as a Flight Attendant to begin. Having just planned a wedding, she thought that she may enjoy doing something in the industry. Prior to coming to Los Verdes, Jackie worked at The Legendary Park Plaza in Los Angeles. Jackie was born and raised in Orange County in Southern California and now lives in Redondo Beach, CA with her husband and son. She is a closet cowgirl who loves country music, Nashville, TN, and all things Southern. Jackie also loves all things related to aviation and would like to get a pilot’s license someday. To Jackie, travel is a necessity and believes that it does wonders for the soul. While not at work, Jackie can most likely be found on a beach, in a Nordstrom, on a plane, or at the gym.
    Fun Facts
      • Favorite Movie of all time?
        Sweet Home Alabama
        If I could only eat only food item the rest of my life it would be?
        It's not a food, but coffee
        Favorite quote or personal saying?
        Sometimes there is no next time, no timeouts, and no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.
      • My Favorite City in the World is?
        It's a tie between Manhattan Beach, CA and Nashville, TN
        If I had a gift card with unlimited money on I would head straight to this store?
        The most important Planning Tip for a bride is?
        Wedding planning is supposed to be fun! Try not to get so caught up in the details that you forget to enjoy this time with you fiancé, family, and friends.
      • When I am not at work I like to?
        Shop, travel, work out, and spend time with my son
        My Astrological Sign is?
        Sagittarius - November 23 - December 22
        #1 thing on my bucket list?
        Seeing Jason Aldean in concert from the first couple of rows at a small intimate venue
      • I am originally from?
        Cypress, CA
        Number of years in the wedding industry?
        My favorite part of the wedding process is?
        Sending a couple down the aisle on the wedding day
  • Alyssa Branham
    Sr. Event Sales Manager
    Alyssa began her career in special events and weddings with a catering company in Orange Country. While completing her degree at Cal State LA, Alyssa moved into Event Sales at the Redondo Beach Historic Library. Two years later, she joined the American Golf Team at MountainGate Country Club as the Membership Relations Director, creating and coordinating member events. In 2016, Alyssa moved to Los Verdes Golf Course as the Senior Private Event Manager. After more than 10 years of experience in special events, Alyssa has seen all sides of the creative process from creation to execution. With clients and vendors, she works to create seamless, memorable experiences. Born and raised in Southern California, she enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, and with friends and family. Alyssa looks forward to the new adventures each day brings, and the privilege of being a part of each client’s special day.
    Fun Facts
      • Favorite Movie of all time?
        Robin Hood Men in Tights
        My Astrological Sign is?
        Gemini - May 22 - June 22
        My Favorite City in the World is?
        Seville, Spain
      • The most important Planning Tip for a bride is?
        Create a list of what's important to you, then go from there!
        #1 thing on my bucket list?
        Backpack Europe for a month
        I am originally from?
        Norco, CA
      • If I could only eat only food item the rest of my life it would be?
        My Favorite Musical Band/Artist is?
        Anything Country!
        Favorite quote or personal saying?
        You Totally Got This
      • When I am not at work I like to?
        Read, Shop, try new exercise fads, hang out at the beach!
        Number of years in the wedding industry?
        My favorite part of the wedding process is?
        Seeing a couples vision for their big day come to fruition
      • If I had a gift card with unlimited money on I would head straight to this store?

Event Spaces & Ceremony Sites

The Main Dining Room features a number of wonderfully opulent decorative touches, including a double-faced fireplace, a glass atrium, and spacious dining room that can accommodate up to 200 guests. The room features floor-to-ceiling windows that wrap around all three sides of the room with impressive views of both the majestic Santa Monica Mountains and beautiful fairways. The classically designed Dining Room features a cherry wood ceiling, wrought-iron chandeliers, and crown moldings. The Main Dining Room is, by far, our most charming and upscale venue on the property. The Club is also happy to customize the space for you; we’re eager to help you get the most out of your special day.
For a truly glamorous event, you can host your reception on our Garden Terrace for an event set under strings of romantic lights and the twinkle of the stars. The outdoor terrace can seat up to 600 guests.
MountainGate’s picturesque ceremony site overlooks rolling hills, and sits beneath an array of birch trees that provide relaxing shade.

Wedding Venue Client Reviews

  • "Hands down, Mountaingate was the most outstanding venue we have ever done business with. The service was incredible and the environment was breathtaking. But, most of all, they did the impossible by serving absolutely flawless , outrageously delicious food to every one of our guests..exactly like they served and promised at the tastings. They were always there for us whenever needed, answered every question and made our evening fit our needs and budget. We are tremendously happy and grateful for all that Mountaingate did to make an absolutely unforgettable wedding."
    Outstanding Venue