Long Beach Wedding Venues at Recreation Park Golf Course 18

Our colorful Rose Garden presents an idyllic setting for your Long Beach wedding at Recreation Park Golf Course 18. Its long garden pathway allows the bride to make a stunning entrance at this remote wedding venue and the setting of our course will provide an unforgettable location for your big day.

A lovely white gazebo, surrounded by bursts of floral color and fragrance, provides for a charming backdrop and exceptional photo opportunities. After that, our outdoor patio is available for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres after the wedding ceremony. For your reception, move into the historic ballroom that accommodates up to 180 guests and features soaring cathedral ceilings, original dark-wood crossbeams, and period chandeliers that remind you why this wedding venue is one of the most popular in the Long Beach area.

Three sets of French doors open into the Main Ballroom, providing splashes of natural light and exquisite views of the surrounding fairways, landscaped grounds, and cheerful natural setting of Rec Park 18. If you have been searching for the very best venue Long Beach has to offer, or an outdoor wedding venue Los Angeles guests could easily access, Recreation Park Golf Course 18 is one you definitely don’t want to overlook.

Venue Details

5001 Deukmejian Drive
Long Beach, California 90804

(562) 494-5000

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Total Square Footage: 2,400
AV Available: Yes
Ballroom Height: 25 ft.
Can Blackout Date: Yes
Maximum Capacity: 180 Inside with dance floor; 250 Outside
Prefunction Space: No
Valet: Yes
Special Event Packages: Yes
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Venue Hightlights

Schedule your visit to Recreation Park Golf Course 18 today and see why this hidden gem is a fantastic choice for your outdoor wedding. For wedding ceremonies in Long Beach, this is one of the best choices you could make and our experienced staff and amazing setting are sure to make it a day you’ll never forget. Flowers, mature trees, and rolling greens splashed in sun will make this course the location you’ve been dreaming of. Give us a call today to speak more about your wedding day needs.

  • Two private dressing rooms for you and your fiancé
  • Intimate patio with romantic market lights available all evening
  • Adjacent foyer with custom set up included

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Event Spaces & Ceremony Sites

One of our most popular event spaces on the property, the Banquet Room features vaulted ceilings, rose gardens, private patios, eight sets of double French doors, and several scenic paths. The room, which can accommodate roughly 180 guests, also boasts several unique design touches, including an opulently designed foyer, scalloped adornments, wonderful china, and a spotless dance floor.
Interested in booking a more intimate event space? Then make sure to check out our Garden Gazebo. The Garden is nestled among 10-foot rose trees and quaint white picket fences. It features a single 75-foot aisle perfect for an elegant entrance for the bridal party—night lighting and enough outdoor seating space to accommodate roughly 200 guests.
Built in the traditional Spanish-style popular over a century ago, the two-story Clubhouse is a perfect event space for receptions and other events. It features a traditional banquet room, a bridal suite, and a full-service restaurant that serves an extensive menu of traditional American-style cuisine.

Wedding Venue Client Reviews

  • "They really put our minds at ease. We were considering another golf course but once we met with the Sales Team there, they sealed the deal for us. They have he been doing this for years and truly knows their stuff. The food was really good & the staff was very nice & professional. "
    Very Professional
  • "Recreation Park was a true delight to deal with, from the ceremony to the reception and everything in between. The best part about the venue was the sales person, she was amazing. She knows her stuff and is extremely reliable and efficient. The staff was great, followed direction, and floor plans exactly the way it was presented to us. The food was great too, delicious and we were extremely pleased with our choices. "
    True Delight