Weddings and Special Events

Spectacular Outdoor Sites for Special Events

The Mendocino Land Trust manages several spectacular sites available for public access and occasional special event reservations. Our most popular wedding sites are the Mendocino Bay Viewpoint just south of the village of Mendocino and Seaside Beach north of Fort Bragg. Event permits may be issued at other MLT properties, subject to approval.

Wedding photos courtesy of Our Little Wedding.

Click here for a pdf with guidelines, fees, and information about the reservation process.

popular special event sites

Mendocino Bay Viewpoint

The Mendocino Bay Viewpoint offers breathtaking views of Mendocino Village, the mouth of Big River and the Pacific Ocean. It is a stunning place for a wedding ceremony. This one-of-a-kind setting feels both intimate and wild, but is still close to Mendocino Village. Please note parking is limited to 10 vehicles.

Permit Info for MBV
Beach shrouded in fog
Seaside Beach

Located 10 miles north of Fort Bragg, Seaside Beach is located just off Highway 1. The beach is sandy and has stunning views enhanced by picturesque offshore rocks It has become a popular spot for simple beach weddings and family gatherings. Limited parking is located steps from the beach.

Permit Info (Seaside Beach)

more information

To check date availability, please use the form at the bottom of this page or contact our office at (707) 962-0470 or email