Redwood Room outdoor wedding ceremony venue at Calamigos Ranch

Calamigos Ranch

{About Indian Weddings at Calamigos Ranch}

Calamigos Ranch nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains in Malibu Wine Country has hosted several Indian weddings. Couples love the rustic, tranquil setting across over 250 acres. Calamigos is a Chumash Indian word meaning, “Come As My Brother, Come as My Friend”.

For guest accommodations, the Calamigos Beach Club is an exclusive 5.5 acre beachfront estate. Or setup a room block at a neighboring hotel.

Indian wedding at Calamigos Ranch, in Malibu, California. Photo: Lin and Jirsa Photography

{Location & Airport Info}

  • Located in beautiful Malibu, California
  • Approximately 40 miles northwest of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

{General Indian Wedding Venue Features}

  • Hospitality Room Available? N/A
  • Special Room Rates? May be an option
  • Scroll down for more: Sikh, Hindu, Jain, Muslim, Christian weddings

{Ceremony Venues at Calamigos Ranch}

Indian wedding at Calamigos Ranch under an old Oak tree. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
Oaktree wedding ceremony at Calamigos Ranch
Indian wedding underneath the Oak Tree at Calamigos Ranch. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
The Redwood Room at Calamigos Ranch featuring 100 year old Weeping Willows. Enjoy shade from a natural canopy of redwoods and eucalyptus trees for up to 280 guests. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
wedding ceremony in the Oaks Room at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, California.
The Oak Room at Calamigo Ranch featuring a semicircular waterfall. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography

{Reception Venues at Calamigos Ranch}

The Redwood Room at Calamigos Ranch featuring 360-degree views through exquisite French doors. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
You can see the ceremony setup, below the steps, making this banquet a seamless transition from the ceremony to a post-ceremony lunch celebration. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
Indian wedding reception at Calamigos Ranch
Reception in the Cottage Pavilion at Calamigos Ranch. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography

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{Hindu Wedding Features}

Host your pre-wedding religious ceremonies at the Malibu Mandir.

  • Outside Catering? Yes
  • Outdoor Ceremony Flame? Yes
  • Indoor Ceremony Flame? Approved on case-by-case basis
  • Special Room Rates? May be an option
  • Consumption Bar Option? May be an option
  • Horse Baraat? Yes
  • Elephant Baraat? Yes
  • Car Baraat? Yes
  • Hospitality Room? Yes
Indian wedding mandap at Calamigos Ranch
A mandap at Calamigos Ranch. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography

{Jain Wedding Features}

There isn’t a Jain Center nearby but this venue is great for hosting a sangeet or garba, ceremony, reception, and a farewell brunch. Work with your caterer to make Jain food, vegetarian and/or vegan food. The venue will provide chafing dishes, sternos, serving dishes and more.

  • Outside Catering? Yes
  • Outdoor Ceremony Flame? Yes
  • Indoor Ceremony Flame? Approved on case-by-case basis
  • Special Room Rate? May be an option
  • Consumption Bar Option? May be allowed

  • Horse Baraat? Yes
  • Elephant Baraat? Yes
  • Car Baraat? Yes
  • Hospitality Room? Yes

{Muslim Wedding Venue Features}

There are several Masjids in Los Angeles, refer to this list.

  • Outside Catering? Yes
  • Special Room Rate? May be an option
  • Non-alcoholic Beverages Only? Yes
  • Hospitality Room? Yes
  • Horse Baraat? Yes
  • Elephant Baraat? Yes
  • Car Baraat? Yes

{Sikh Wedding Venue Features}

Calamigos Ranch would be beautiful for an Anand Karaj. For an outdoor ceremony on the lawn you may want lay down a sub-flooring for the guests to sit on. And you may want to consider pillows or gaddas for additional guest comfort – see photos of other outdoor Anand Karaj ceremonies, below.

Note: the photos below are not from weddings at Calamigos Ranch. They’re for your reference to illustrate how other couples have setup an outdoor Anand Karaj.

The closest Gurdwara is the Valley Sikh Temple in Canoga Park which is approximately 20 miles northeast of the Calamigos Ranch. You could select to have your ceremony and langar at the Gurdwara followed by the reception at Calamigos Ranch.

  • Ceremony Per Sikh Maryaada? Yes
  • Outside Catering? Yes
  • Special Room Rate? May be an option
  • Consumption Bar Option? May be allowed
  • Horse Baraat? Yes
  • Elephant Baraat? Yes
  • Car Baraat? Yes
  • Hospitality Room? Yes
Wedding canopy and flooring on the grass
An outdoor Sikh wedding ceremony where the couple worked with their vendors to create a flooring to go over the grass. Photo: Greycard Photography
At this outdoor Anand Karaj they laid down individual gaddas for the guests to sit on so they wouldn’t be uncomfortable on the concrete.

{Christian Wedding Venue Features}

Calamigos Ranch is very experienced in Christian weddings. You can opt for outside catering, in-house catering or even a combo of both.

  • Outside Catering? Yes
  • Special Room Rate? N/A
  • Consumption Bar Option? May be allowed
  • Hospitality Room? Yes

{Two Ceremony Weddings}

If you are planning to have two ceremonies that honor each of your traditions and cultures Calamigos Ranch Springs is happy to work with you on setup and logistics for a seamless day of celebration.

{More Venue Photos}

Indian wedding baraat at Calamigos Ranch
Baraat at Calamigos Ranch. Photo: Matei Horvath Photography
Outdoor cocktail hour at Calamigos Ranch. Photo: Matei Horvath Photography
Wedding ceremony photo session at the gorgeous grounds at Calamigos Ranch. Photo: Matei Horvath Photography
Indian wedding bridesmaids photo session at Calamigos Ranch
Beautiful wedding party photos at Calamigos Ranch. Photo: Matei Horvath Photography

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