Planning your wedding around local events can bring a lot to the table. If your guests plan on being in the area for an extended wedding weekend, a local festival or activity can add to their experience! Talk about a wonderful opportunity to bring loved ones out to celebrate your wedding AND showcase the beauty of Livermore, California.
However, planning a wedding around large-scale events could present logistic challenges like increased traffic, pricier airfare and accommodations, and limited space at restaurants and other attractions.
So whether you have a certain experience in mind or you want to steer clear of a busier-than-usual weekend, here are a few of the Tri-Valley’s biggest annual events to know as you plan your Livermore wedding!
This is the perfect event for people that want to participate in a run, but don’t want to worry about a long-distance marathon during a wedding weekend! Nearby Dublin, CA pulls out all the stops for the Shamrock 5K Walk and Run every March with plenty of festivities to keep you and your guests busy around town.
With 40 different venues participating, this spring weekend is for all of the wine-lovers out there. If you and your loved ones enjoy local wine, planning your wedding around Livermore’s Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend would make your wedding the event of the year. Just make sure to plan around the afternoon tastings!
If you envision your wedding with a rustic vibe, you might just want to consider planning around the Livermore Rodeo. With lots of festivities leading up to the rodeo, you and your guests can enjoy tons of fun for days leading up to your celebration. Tie the knot, enjoy some BBQ, and enjoy the shows!
Thursdays are the perfect night for a low-key wedding pregame, and Music in the Orchard fits that bill! Consider flying out a day early to enjoy this concert series and jam to local artists before all the wedding festivities begin. It’s a fun way to welcome guests and give them a taste of the Tri-Valley area!
If you dream of a holiday wedding, look no further. There are plenty of fun festivities when you plan around Holidays at the Vineyards! With holiday-themed activities and specials at all of the local wineries, it’s a perfect way for you and your guests to get into the holiday spirit before your big day!
If you’re wanting to add some extra pizzazz to your big day without it coming out of your pocket, planning your wedding around local events just might be the perfect option for you. And lucky for you, Livermore has plenty to offer — so we can’t wait to welcome you to our little slice of paradise!