DJ's Preferred Venues
DJ's California Catering has preselected several exciting and affordable venues for you to choose from.
Gerry Ranch - Nestled on 38 acres in the heart of the picturesque Santa Rosa Valley since 1945, Gerry Ranch has retained all of its original charm. Featuring expansive views of the foothills, valley, orchards, and fields, Gerry Ranch will take your breath away with its beauty and elegance. Gerry Ranch is a working farm growing lemons, avocados and blueberries. Peaceful and serene, you will find joy and unsurpassed beauty in the vast landscape. Gerry Ranch is perfect for any event, large or small.
McCormick Home Ranch – If only a real country wedding will do for you, then get on over to the McCormick Home Ranch in Camarillo. Built in 1918, this historic home is set on eleven verdant acres, eight of them devoted to avocado trees.
Air Force Museum at Camarillo Airport – World War II era aircraft and memorabilia will highlight your event at the Commemorative Air Force Museum.
Cantara Cellars - Located in the heart of Ventura County, Cantara Cellars is a local winery and tasting room, known for its broad selection of award winning red and white wines. It also has event space for any special occassion, such as a wedding ceremony and reception, rehearsal dinner, etc. with a relaxed atmosphere for you and your guests.
Camarillo Library - Discover elegance and affordability at Ventura County's newest banquet facility. The Camarillo Library is a new, first-class Banquet Facility with a picturesque fountain courtyard and a setting that is modern, unique and inviting – the perfect ambiance for elegant receptions and a lifetime of memories. The service is exceptional, and the staff is very welcoming and eager to cater to your every need!
Camarillo Grove Park – Nestled in a rustic setting near the base of the Conejo Grade at the end of Camarillo Springs Rd. This park has five areas that can be rented for groups and events ranging from 50 to 350 people.
Hampton Inn & Suites Camarillo - Garden view banquet rooms for up to 150 guests. DJ's California Catering is the exclusive caterer for Hampton Inn & Suites.
Camarillo Community Center – Located in the heart of Camrillo with a park like setting and conference rooms.
Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, & Oak Park
North Ranch Center Westlake Village – Fresh and unpretentious, the North Ranch Center is an appealing special event alternative. It is located just a short drive from Westlake Village's "downtown" area, at the base of the Santa Monica foothills.
Oak Park Community Center – A 2500 square foot banquet room for up to 140 guests in a park-like setting.
First Neighborhood Community Center – The Colonnade Area is a lovely outdoor setting. The Ballroom is 2700 sf. and includes a 400 sf. dance floor and a 300 sf. stage, ideal for wedding receptions, Bat Mitzvahs, meetings and parties. The 550 sf. Card Room may be rented separately or with the Ballroom.
Westlake Yacht Club - Founded to organize, encourage, and sponsor Corinthian yachting and racing, and social events, this location allows private events for all occasions with a clubhouse and deck, as well as a gorgeous view overlooking the glistening waters.
Stagecoach Inn Museum Thousand Oaks – The focal point of the museum complex is the Monterrey-style Victorian inn, which originally opened for business in 1876. The spacious grounds also feature a rustic pioneer house, a rancho adobe, a fully-equipped coach house and the 19th-century Timber School.
Conejo Creek Park Thousand Oaks – Covered picnic and event areas for large and small groups.
Agoura Hills, Calabasas, and Woodland Hills
Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center - The Event Center is the city of Agoura Hills' premier event facility. It is a 3,500 square foot facility that was built to serve the community by offering a venue for private special events such as weddings, conferences, and more.
Paramount Ranch - In 1927, Paramount Pictures purchased 2,700 acres of the old Rancho Las Virgines for use as a "movie ranch." Today it is still used as a filming location for films and television shows; it also allows guests to enjoy the ranch with different activities such as horseback riding, picnicking, etc. Today it can be used as a wedding venue.
Brookview Ranch - This venue is 23 acres of beautifully landscaped hills, mountain views, a flowing creek, and large mature Pepper and Oak Trees. Brookview Ranch desires to custom your wedding image into a reality (whether it's whimsical, classic, rustic, glamorous (or all of the above)!
Diablo Dormido - Located in the Upper Las Virgenes Open Space Preserve, this venue provides 5-star event production services for any private event you wish to hold! Weddings are usually held at the ranch, with courtyards and gardens surrounding the original 1930s farmhouse.
Agoura Hills Calabasas Center – Set back against the hills and surrounded by attractive landscaping, the Center is housed in a contemporary building boasting a huge, avant-garde arch over the entryway.
King Gillette Ranch Calabasas – Nestled in the heart of the Santa Monica Mountains, a stunning 1928 Wallace Neff-designed mansion evokes tales of Hollywood’s Golden Era. Perfect for weddings and special events.
Oxnard & Channel Islands
Scarlett Belle – Cruises Aboard Southern California’s Newest Built Paddle wheel Riverboat. Private cruises for you and your friends in Channel Islands Harbor. The Scarlett Belle Riverboat Yacht is the perfect venue for weddings, birthday parties, school reunions, corporate events, holiday cruises, or any of your special occasions.
Strey Cellars - Opened in February 2014, Strey Cellars strives to provide a super contemporary twist to traditional wine tasting, desiring to "stray from the norm." Plan your next event in their tasting room with one of the owners Katie for a memorable occasion.
Magnavino Cellars Winery – Celebrate your special occasion in a uniquely different winery setting, perfect for a birthday party, anniversary, rehearsal dinner, corporate or business event. Magnavino Cellars' Tuscan inspired atmosphere is warm and inviting. Imagine an intimate candle-lit anniversary dinner in our spacious barrel room, or your next office or holiday party in our lavish tasting room.
Oxnard Performing Arts Center – Large banquet facilities for up to 500 guests!
Murphy Auto Museum Oxnard – Relive decades gone by as you view more than 70 autos displayed by collectors from the tri-counties area. There is a wide variety of antique, classic, and newer vehicles on display, including a large collection of PACKARD'S.
Ocean View Pavilion – An outstanding facility is now available to you, the Ocean view Pavilion in Port Hueneme. We are a unique, multifaceted venue perfect for any event needs. We offer a beautiful park like setting directly across from the scenic Hueneme beach. With our flexible event space, outstanding catering, incredible audio visual capabilities along with our high standards of service make us an outstanding value and the ideal location for any event.
Simi Valley & Moorpark
Rancho de las Palmas – In describing an event facility, the term "oasis" gets thrown around pretty loosely, but Rancho de las Palmas, with its spring-fed lagoon and palm trees, comes as close as we've ever seen to fitting the literal definition. DJ's California Catering is the exclusive caterer for Rancho de las Palmas.
Hummingbird Nest Ranch – From the sweeping vistas to the finest details, The Hummingbird Nest is an event venue unlike any other and it simply takes your breath away. Nestled in the Santa Susana Mountains less than a half hour from L.A., this extraordinary property boasts an exquisite main villa with regal Spanish architecture and décor, a gorgeous array of outdoor spaces perfect for ceremonies, receptions, and private events for up to 5000 guests, giving guests a feeling of unsurpassed warmth and luxury. This extensive property with its shaded groves of olive trees, sparkling fountains, romantic accommodations, and stunning canyon setting is absolutely one-of-a-kind.
Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District – Rent-able locations available in Simi Valley and Oak Park for almost any occasion. We offer outdoor covered picnic areas (pavilions), amphitheaters, pools, gazebos, small or large Banquet rooms and we even have a historical refurbished church.
Strathern Historical Park and Museum – Owned and maintained by the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District. The Park is operated jointly by the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District and the Simi Valley Historical Society.
Chartsworth & West Hills
Rancho Providencia – Gracious and picturesque, Rancho Providencia offers the ideal setting for your once-in-a-lifetime event. Sprawled over four acres, Rancho Providencia captures the simplicity and warmth of a unique country location convenient located in the city. Rancho Providencia captures the charm and history of Old Los Angeles. This working ranch was named after the famous 4000 acre Spanish land grant of 1843, and operates as an organic farm and equestrian center. A DJ's California Catering Exclusive Venue.
Orcutt Ranch – The lush manicured gardens and towering oaks of the Orcutt Ranch make this historical monument a perfect setting for a garden wedding or special event.
Bell Canyon Community Center – At the heart of Bell Canyon lies it's Community Center, designed by renowned architect, Cliff May. Known as "the father of the California Ranch House," May is noted for combining the western ranch house and Hispanic hacienda styles with elements of modernism, always with the goal of bringing the outdoors in. Multipurpose rooms face a tree-shaded courtyard with deep overhangs and landscaped planters to provide a beautiful backdrop for all occasions.
Maxwell House – The Maxwell House is the perfect setting for a wedding, small meeting/conference, special event or filming. Located at 55 South Grand Avenue in the Arroyo neighborhood of the City of Pasadena, The Maxwell House is just a few minutes walk from Old Town Pasadena and convenient to the 210, 110 and 134 Freeways.
Pasadena Museum of History – Three facilities for special events: The Fenyes Mansion, built in 1905, still contains all of its original furnishings. The historic Curtin House has rich hardwood floors and ornate fireplaces. The Willis Stork Education Hall features art exhibits and a view of the manicured grounds.
Pasadena City Hall – Meeting rooms available for weddings and other events.
440 Seaton - 440 Seaton is an urban warehouse venue with a unique, rustic, and eclectic charm in the heart of the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles. This venue offers endless opportunities for you and your creativity to be able to transform the space provided into a new environment specially for you and your guests, making your event a truly unforgettable one.
LA River Studios - Located in the heart of LA River Arts Corridor, LA River Studios is the re-imagination of a 1931 vintage toy truck factory for the Smith Miller Toy Company. It combines 8,000 square foot of creative space suitable for any kind of event.
Millwick – Marvimon has moved to Millwick! Originally built as a livery and then used as a cold-storage warehouse, Millwick has reinvented itself as a unique stand alone, super-loft open to private events, outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions, exhibitions and productions.
The Smog Shoppe – SmogShoppe is one of the most sustainably designed urban spaces both in Los Angeles and in the United States. The space exceeds (in many cases by more than double!) nearly every requirement in every category for the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum Certification (qualifying for up to 55 points of our 57).
Houdini Estate – Houdini's sweeping estate was the perfect home for the world's most celebrated magician. This castle-like property once included meandering tunnels, hidden passages, secret chambers and reportedly, a deep-water pool where Houdini practiced his underwater escapes.
Carondelet House – Constructed in 1928, this gorgeous property was built as an Italian villa with urban flair. With warm hardwood floors, expansive rooms, exposed brick walls, two exterior courtyards, high exposed beam ceilings and a beautiful fireplace. This is one of the freshest and most unique event venues available in Los Angeles.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles – One of the most amazing things about the events at the Natural History Museum is that they take place inside the galleries — not in adjoining banquet halls. Whether your guests are seated at the Chimpanzee Table for dinner or dine under the dinos, they will be amazed at the experience.
Peterson Auto Museum – The Petersen Automotive Museum, located in the heart of Los Angeles famed Miracle Mile district is one of the world's largest and most innovative automotive museums. A dazzling all-glass pavilion and conference center, located on the fourth floor, offers a bright alternative for meetings, conferences and product launches. Evening receptions and private parties in the Connor Pavilion let guests take in spectacular views of both Beverly Hills and the Hollywood Hills.
Malibu, Pacific Palisades, & Santa Monica
Rancho del Cielo Malibu – An old California ranch house settled deep into a garden filled with roses, jasmine and lavender. Looking out over the meadows to the ocean one can see the Channel Islands, Santa Catalina, San Clemente and the distanthills of Rancho Palos Verdes.
Rancho Sol del Pacifico – What Rancho Del Pacifico offers to you is a private, elegant, and exceptionally charming Villa-mansion backdrop for your very special event. There are two large areas for a wedding ceremony and two areas for the supper and dancing part of the party. Lovely outdoor lighting enhance your event and showcases the entertainment areas and the mansion itself.
Adamson House – The house and grounds share one of the most beautiful beach locations in Southern California where one can view the Malibu Lagoon, Malibu Beach and the Malibu Pier. In addition to its world-famous Malibu Tile, the house contains hand-carved teak-wood doors, hand-painted murals, molded ceilings, hand-wrought filagree ironwork and lead- framed bottle glass windows.
Temescal Gateway Park Pacific Palisades – Temescal Canyon Conference and Retreat Center is nestled in a quiet canyon just east of the Pacific Palisades coastline and is bordered by the majestic Santa Monica Mountains.
Santa Monica Pier Carousel – The Merry Go-Round's (Carousel's) open design allows parties to be as large or intimate as you wish. Parents can host small birthday parties during operating hours and the entire facility and back deck can be rented by large groups and corporations for private events. Whether large or small, elaborate or simple, events and parties at the Santa Monica Pier Merry Go-Round's (Carousel) are always memorable.
Malibu West Beach Club – A private Club House which overlooks the beautiful Pacific Ocean in Malibu! Enjoy incredible ocean and beach views, moonlights, and sunsets from the Dining Room and from the deck which extends over a private beach.
Cypress Sea Cove – Welcome to Cypress Sea Cove, Malibu's Premier Photo, Film, & Event Location Site. A Nautical Storybook Cape Cod, white Victorian mansion with teak-wood floors. Cypress Sea Cove is located on two ocean front acres of expansive green lawn with tall Cypress trees and flowers. Also characterized by a tropical, private sandy beach, bamboo stage sets, and tall palm trees.
The 1909 – The 1909 is located in the heart of the Topanga National Park, hidden under the canopy of protected California oak trees, and nourished by the sacred waters of Topanga Creek. Centrally located off Topanga Canyon Blvd., The 1909 is an ideal location, only minutes away from Woodland Hills to the north, and Malibu to the south.
Saddlerock Ranch & Vineyards – Picture your wedding ceremony and reception encircled by the spectacular natural beauty of the Santa Monica Mountains among 1,000 acres of rolling hills lined with vineyards, manicured lawns, ancient oaks, rose gardens, ribbons of white fences and horses grazing in the background. With its natural beauty and secluded rustic charm, it's no wonder Saddlerock Ranch has become a popular weekend setting for special occasions — including magnificent celebrity weddings for stars like Kelsey Grammar, Lisa Kudrow, Don Henley and many more.
Gardens of Paradise – We are excited and motivated to offer our unique and romantic Wedding Venue in addition to our creativity, organizational talents and experience. At Gardens of Paradise our only goal is that our clients remember their wedding day...for all the right reasons.
Blomgren Estate - Located among the hills and canyons of Santa Clarita Valley, Blomgren Estate is a 30 acre multi-faceted gated custom estate that is set up for multi-occasion events and parties with 3 separate venues accommodating small to very large guest attendance.
Olivas Adobe Ventura – 160-Year Old Monterey Style Adobe Home.
McGrath Ranch and Garden - Ventura County's McGrath Ranch and Garden is a charming historical wedding ceremony and reception venue.
Four Brix Winery - A craft winery located in the heart of Ventura, which specializes in Internationally-inspired wine blends. The word "Brix" is a term for measurement of sugar in grapes; therefore Four Brix equals four sweet spots for great wine: Italy, France, Spain, and California. These wines are very limited and in high demand.
Temple Beth Torah – Temple Beth Torah is a warm and welcoming congregation of almost 400 families serving the needs of the Jewish community in western Ventura County.
Arroyo Verde Park – Park visitors may enjoy a family picnic, fly a kite or hike the nature trails. Permits are required for organizations such as sports leagues and youth sports organizations.
Lavender Inn – The Lavender Inn is host to some of the most beautiful Memories. We are so exited that the season has begun! We offer the perfect Destination Wedding. Whether you’re looking for an intimate Cottage Wedding for 10 of your closest friends and family or a Garden Wedding for up to 125 guests.
Dent House – The Dent House at Matilija Canyon Ranch, its farm house and guest house, grounds and facilities, are now available for a variety of short term and special events rental. Corporate or family gatherings.
Ojai Art Center – The Ojai Art Center (also known as the Ojai Center for the Arts) is the longest continuously-operating multi-disciplinary center serving the arts in the State of California.
Acacia Mansion – "Fun and formal" is the motto of the owner, Kristina Knapic who bought and refurbished the sprawling Acacia Mansion in 2004. Nestled in the center of the Ojai Valley on what used to be hundreds of acres of orange groves is now a walled estate close to Downtown Ojai.
Santa Paula, Fillmore, & Piru
Bella Vista Grove – Bella Vista Grove in Santa Paula is nestled among the lemon, orange, and avocado orchards of the Heritage Valley, the last great citruscape in California. Rising to the north and south of the city, the picturesque San Cayetano and Oakridge mountain ranges are incised by the free-flowing waters of Santa Paula Creek and the Santa Clara River. The beauty of the oak-studded natural landscape is complemented by a wide variety of attractions and activities in the city.
Newhall Mansion – Built in 1890, the Newhall Mansion has been an iconic statement of Victorian elegance for over a century. Originally owned by publisher David C. Cook, it was later purchased by the Warring Family, and finally by Scott & Ruth Newhall who rebuilt the Mansion to its original specifications in 1983 after a devastating fire.
Rancho Camulos Museum and Gardens – A drive to Camulos takes you past unspoiled hillsides and orchards ripe with citrus, instilling the feeling of traveling into California’s rural past. A row of eucalyptus trees shelters a small adobe structure, embellished by an arbor entwined with wisteria. A bronze marker declares that Rancho Camulos is a National Historic Landmark.
Santa Paula Community Center – The Community Services Department is responsible for recreation services, management and operation of leisure facilities such as the Community Center, Santa Paula Train Depot, Farmers Market and Santa Paula Union Oil Museum.
Fillmore Veterans Memorial – Veterans Memorial Building. The Ball Room Capacity is 500 with out tables, the Banquet Room 175 and the Youth Building holds 125.
Santa Paula Agricultural Museum – The Museum is located at 926 Railroad Avenue in downtown Santa Paula, next to the railroad tracks and across from the Train Depot. Free public parking is available in the gravel lot in front of the Museum.
Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, & Santa Ynez
Cabrillo Arts Center Santa Barbara – This landmark facility is a popular setting for wedding receptions, private parties, corporate meetings and dinners and nonprofit fundraisers. Built in the 1920s, this Spanish-style building with its white stucco exterior and terra cotta tiled roof stands alone on the beach.
Santa Barbara Historical Museum – Evoke the romance of early Spanish California by celebrating your wedding or special occasion on the grounds of this cultural landmark located in the heart of Santa Barbara's historic district.
Santa Barbara Greek Orthodox Church and Center – Outdoor ceremonies and champagne receptions take place on the patio, an expansive flagstone plaza that connects the church and the center.
The Gainey Vineyard – Located in the Santa Ynez Valley, the heart of Santa Barbara's Wine Country. Surrounded by 85 acres of premium vineyards, rolling hills and gracious oaks, it makes an intimate and unique location for all of your special events.
Firestone Vineyards - Considered to be Santa Barbara County's first estate winery, this venue is proud to host a private event that guarantees a beautiful setting and wonderful wine.
Chase Palm Park Center – A Spanish-style entryway leads into a contemporary main room with carpeting, recessed sconce lighting and marine-themed art. Adjacent is a small conference sun-room with French doors that open onto an outdoor, semi-circular concrete patio, just right for viewing the sunset of dancing under the starts. This is a perfect spot for intimate receptions, business meetings, staff retreats and family parties.
Rockwood Women's Center – Many couples have chosen Santa Barbara Woman's Club as the perfect place for their wedding day. Our property is tucked into the foothills, surrounded by oak trees just around the corner from the historic Santa Barbara Mission. Built in 1927, our building, Rockwood, represents classic Santa Barbara style with stucco walls, open beams, iron chandeliers, a stone patio, and red tile roof.
Santa Barbara Unitarian Society – Located across from the Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden, the Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara is a historic church with a long tradition as a wonderful wedding location.
Ty Warner Sea Center – One-of-a-kind location for evening receptions, weddings, meetings, cocktail parties, and dinners. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Ty Warner Sea Center invites you and your guests to enjoy our unique setting and breathtaking views.
Porto Colina - Why do we use the word boutique? Because boutique means small...with style. We are one of the few venues in Carpinteria that cater specifically to boutique events. Bringing your guests, friends, colleagues to an intimate setting with a fantastic view.
Bates Ranch House – Bates Ranch offers sweeping ocean views of the Santa Barbara and Ventura coast and panoramic views of the Carpinteria Valley and the beautiful mountain ranges beyond on a 3 acre property located above Rincon Point.
Rancho La Patera & Stow House – Imagine being married under the redwood tree the Stows received in 1872 for their first anniversary or on the steps of the Gothic Revival mansion that sits beside it. Imagine strolling over to Lake Los Carneros to for a private moment or tossing your bouquet beneath the grandest bird of paradise your guests have ever seen. Imagine your wedding at the lovely gardens of Rancho La Patera. The gardens are perfect for events from intimate weddings to large festivals.
Leadbetter Beach – This site is the perfect setting for a wonderful beach-side wedding. Leadbetter Point provides a dramatic backdrop against the waves of the Pacific Ocean.
Babcock House – Character abounds in the enchanting 1920s Mediterranean home of renowned winemaker Bryan Babcock and his wife Lisa. It is situated perfectly for exploring the spectacular Santa Barbara Riviera and nearby wine country.
Elings Park / Godric Grove – The largest privately funded park in America. Elings Park is a vibrant part of the community with sports, picnics, weddings or other gatherings happening daily.
Santa Barbara Natural History Museum – large or small, from informally fun to formally festive or somewhere in between, the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Ty Warner Sea Center offer the perfect settings for rehearsal dinners, weddings, receptions, board meetings, corporate events, client entertainment, and social celebrations.
Sandpiper Golf Course – Celebrate your vows as the remaining rays of sunshine dip into the Pacific Ocean. Sandpiper combines our Special Event Lawn and Oceanfront Patio to offer ample space for up to 300 guests. Our beautiful outdoor reception area is located close to the clubhouse and amenities. For a formal dining experience, we will work with you to arrange a meeting with one of our catering partners.
Orella Ranch – Orella Ranch has been in our family since 1866. We are excited to share its history, beauty and our innovative approach to living life to the fullest. Located on California’s majestic Gaviota Coast, Orella Ranch enjoys breathtaking coastal views, centuries old oak trees and a rich ranching heritage that lives on today.
Lion's Park - Carpinteria – Nestled on two acres at the base of the Carpinteria foothills, our cedar lodge is ideal for your gathering. Open beam ceilings, wrought iron chandeliers, and a wraparound porch create a special ambiance for your event. We offer a unique venue for your wedding, social event or business forum. We invite you to contact us with any questions you may have or to schedule an appointment to tour our grounds and facilities.
Heartstone Ranch – Heartstone Ranch is a beautiful, private estate that is designed for weddings. The beautiful lawns, rose gardens, pond, outdoor entertainment pergola with fireplace & the Heartstone wedding pergola creates a perfect setting for a dream wedding. The sunsets over the ocean views are incredible.
Apple Creek Ranch – Apple Creek Ranch is located in Santa Rita Hills in the heart of Santa Barbara's wine country. The tranquil setting with rolling green hills and majestic mountain views makes it a unique venue for special occasions or for an intimate getaway. Apple Creek Ranch is conveniently located off the 101 Freeway and Highway 246, just minutes away from Solvang and Santa Ynez and a forty-five minute drive from Santa Barbara.
Granada Theatre – Whether you’re planning an intimate reception or an elaborate affair, the Granada Theatre can accommodate your special day. Our space consists of an opulent 1553-seat performance hall, a lovely banquet room on our balcony level, and open, airy, warmly decorated public spaces in between.
The Narrative – The Narative brings the eclectic feel of a downtown NYC loft right into the heart of Santa Barbara. The clean layout of the studio allows our clients to effortlessly turn their dreams into reality around them. This versatility has made it possible for us to host everything from beautiful wedding receptions, creative corporate retreats as well as fun and festive birthday parties. An abundance of windows adds to the spacious feel and also brings in incredible natural light. Of course all the windows are equipped with blackout shades, which allow complete control of lighting.