The Westin Anaheim Resort

The Westin Anaheim Resort

{Indian Weddings at The Westin Anaheim Resort}

Get off the beaten path and host your wedding at the brand new Westin Anaheim Resort. This brand new hotel, next to Disneyland emanates elegance, comfort and convenience. The resort is less than 15 miles north of John Wayne Airport (SNA).

Enjoy a garba, sangeet or ceremony in the Carousel Ballroom with a 17 foot ceiling. In the evening your guests can enjoy cocktails in the elegant pre-function space. The staff at the Westin will take care of everything – bar setup, work with your caterer on the buffet and cocktail rounds and scattered seating for guest comfort.

Host your reception in the Annabella Ballroom with a 20 foot ceiling and capacity of over 1000 guests. This ballroom can be divided into segments and the Catering team at The Westin Anaheim Resort will assist to design the ideal space configurations for your events.

{Location & Airport Info}

The closest airport is John Wayne Airport (SNA). Guests arriving from abroad will most likely fly to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). From LAX there are shuttles available that come to John Wayne Airport as well as Disneyland. The rental car facility at LAX is off site. Renters would take the shuttle at the arrival level to reach there.

Hindu Weddings at The Westin Anaheim Resort

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Select a caterer from The Westin’s pre-approved list.
Is a ceremony flame allowed? Yes
Is a baraat allowed? Yes, horse and car are allowed. No-go on an elephant.
Is there a consumption bar option? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes, they can set up a room block for you.
Is there a hospitality room available? Yes
Does this venue have a gazebo or pergola for a mandap? No, work with your decorator to design your mandap.

Sangeet and Garba Venues

Where should you have your sangeet? You could host your sangeet at The Westin Anaheim Resort. There are two large ballrooms. Alternatively you could host your sangeet at a nearby community center, or an Indian restaurant banquet hall.

The Westin Anaheim Resort and Muhurats

The venue is very flexible and happy to work with you on a ceremony time that accommodates your muhurat. Daytime events are scheduled between 9am-4pm and evening events are from 6pm-2am.

Hindu Dietary Requirements

The Westin Anaheim Resort allows you to hire an outside caterer from their pre-approved list. With regards to dietary restrictions, work directly with your caterer to prepare menus per your dietary requirements and the setup at the venue. Often there will be a separate buffet or section of the buffet for vegetarian, Swaminarayan etc. food.

Resources for Hindu Weddings

Jain Weddings at The Westin Anaheim Resort

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Yes, pre-approved caterers are welcome.
Is a ceremony flame allowed? Yes
Is a baraat allowed? Yes, car and horse are allowed. No-go on an elephant.
Is there a consumption bar option? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes they will set up a room block.
Is there a hospitality room available? Yes
Does this venue have a gazebo or pergola for a mandap? No, work with your decorator to design your mandap.

Sangeet and Garba Venues

Where should you have your sangeet? Host it at The Westin Anaheim Resort. The hotel features two ballrooms, with floor-to-ceiling windows and tall ceilings.

The Westin Anaheim Resort and Muhurats

The venue is very flexible and happy to work with you on a ceremony time that accommodates your muhurat. Daytime events are scheduled between 9am-4pm and evening events are from 6pm-2am.

Jain Dietary Requirements

The Westin Anaheim Resort allows you to hire an outside caterer from their pre-approved list. With regards to dietary restrictions, work directly with your caterer to prepare menus per your dietary requirements and the setup at the venue. Often there will be a separate buffet or section of the buffet for Jain, vegetarian, vegan food.

Resources for Jain Weddings

Muslim Weddings at The Westin Anaheim Resort

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Yes, pre-approved caterers are welcome.
Is a baraat allowed? Yes, car and horse are allowed. No-go on an elephant.
Is there an option for non-alcoholic beverages only? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes, they can setup a room block.
Is there a hospitality room available? Yes
Does this venue have a gazebo or pergola for the stage? No, work with your decorator to design it.

Nearby Masjids

 There are several Masjids in the area. You could have your shaadi at a Masjid followed by a walima at The Westin Anaheim Resort.

Mehndi Venues

Host the mehndi at The Westin Anaheim Resort. The hotel features two large ballrooms. Alternatively look into community centers and restaurant banquet halls.

Muslim Dietary Requirements

The Westin Anaheim allows you to hire an outside caterer from their pre-approved list of caterers. Work directly with the caterer to prepare halal menus.


Resources for Muslim Weddings

Sikh Weddings at The Westin Anaheim Resort

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Yes, pre-approved caterers are welcome.
Does this venue have a gazebo or pergola for the Guru Granth Sahib? No, work with your decorator to design an elevated setup. See more info below.
Is a baraat allowed? Yes, horse and car only. No-go on an elephant.
Is there space for milni? Yep!
Is there a consumption bar option? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes, they will set up a room block.
Is there a hospitality room available? Yes

Anand Karaj at The Westin Anaheim Resort

The Westin Anaheim Resort is a new venue in the Disneyland area. The resort hotel features two large capacity ballrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and tall ceilings (17 and 20 feet).

Below are photos of other Anand Karaj ceremonies, so you can see how other couples have setup a non-Gurdwara ceremony. You may also like our guide on Tips for a non-Gurdwara Anand Karaj.

Anand Karaj at Warner Center Marriott
Indoor Anand Karaj ceremony where the guests are seated on sheets in a hotel ballroom. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
Outdoor-Sikh-wedding-ceremony-at-resort-venue
Sub-flooring was laid down on the grass for an outdoor Sikh wedding. Your decorator will help with this. Photo: Greycard Photography
Sikh wedding at Pelican Hill Resort
Anand Karaj ceremony at an oceanfront resort. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography

At the Anand Karaj below, they gave each guest a gadda (cushion) to sit on.

Outdoor Anand Karaj wedding ceremony
Outdoor Anand Karaj on concrete with gaddas for the guests to sit on.

Closest Gurdwaras

There are two Gurdwaras close to The Westin Anaheim Resort. Both are in Buena Park and both are approximately 10 miles northwest of The Westin Anaheim Resort. The Gurdwara Singh Sabha and the Gurdwara Buena Park.

The Westin Anaheim Resort and Muhurats

The Westin Anaheim Resort is very flexible and will do their best to accommodate muhurats. Daytime events are scheduled between 9am-4pm and evening events are from 6pm-2am.

Jaggo and Sangeet Venues

Where should you have your jaggo and/or sangeet? Have it at The Westin Anaheim Resort and make your wedding weekend a getaway for all guests. Enjoy the Disneyland area with attractions, shops, and dining and areas for your family and friends to reunite.

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{Pricing}

Ceremony: approx. $3200 including service charge and tax
Reception: approx. $76 per person including service charge and tax

Ceremony Package Includes:

chairs
tables
linen
1 changing room
1 mic + 1 speaker
fruit infused water station

Reception Package Includes:

tables
chairs
linens
china, silverware, glassware
votives for each table
after dinner coffee + tea service
event staff
cake cutting
suite for 1 night

Bar Packages: select from package options or select to host a consumption bar. Bar packages can be purchased hourly.

  • Vendors have 1 hour to setup
  • Self and valet parking options + you can select to host parking fees
  • Parking area is covered

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