Thank you for considering La Ventura for your special event!
Whether you are hosting a corporate dinner, a birthday bash, a family reunion or the wedding of your dreams, La Ventura offers a beautiful setting for any event.
La Ventura is an exclusive venue with romantic Spanish-Colonial Revival architecture. As you enter through the beautifully landscaped corridor with Spanish Red Clay tile into the open-air private courtyard with exposed wooden beams, guests will be transported into an intimate, timeless space.
Each event is unique and our team will work with you to customize and execute your vision.
For clients needing ceremony space, the ceremonies are held in the courtyard. The events and receptions are held indoors in the Grand Parlour. There is a bridal suite for the Bride and her guests & a lounge for the Groom & his groomsmen.
There are truly many details to describe the magical quality of the venue.
To see some of those details watch this video below!
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2017-2018 Venue Rental Fees
November - April
Monday - Thursday - $3,000
Friday & Sunday - $4,500
Saturday - $5,500
May - October
Monday - Thursday - $4,000
Friday & Sunday - $5,500
Saturday - $6,500
*An $8,000 Minimum for catering and rentals is required on Saturdays (May - October)
*These prices include the exclusive rental of the Courtyard, Grand Parlour & Suites and include the following amenities:
- 150 - Fruitwood Folding Chairs for Ceremony
- 160 - Fruitwood Chivari Chair with Ivory Cushions for Reception
- 1 - 60" 1/2 Round for Sweetheart Table
- 20 - 60" Round Tables (8-10 guests each)
- 6 - 30" Cocktail Tables
- 2 - 48" Round Tables for Sit Down Tables
- 1 - 48" Round Table for Cake
- 5 - 6' Banquet Tables
- 5 - 8' Banquet Tables
The Venue Fee does not include any linens, plates, silverware, or glassware as each client has different needs & decor ideas.
Iva Lee's is the exclusive caterer and has a showroom with many options for linens, china, etc. Iva Lee's showroom is located 3 miles away from La Ventura.
Iva Lee's Showroom,
555 N. El Camino Real, Ste C. San Clemente, CA 92672
Phone: (949) 212-4920 Fax: (949) 361-9350
Hours Monday thru Friday 9am to 5pm
Please inquire for meeting space and corporate events. Pricing is subject to change without notice.
Iva Lee's Catering is the exclusive caterer at La Ventura.
No outside caterers, food or alcohol is allowed with the exception of baked goods, candy & pastries.
The Iva Lee's Catering staff will cut and serve any bakery product for no additional fee.
Streamline Valet - (949) 235.2620 - www.streamlinevalet.net
+ Bakeries & Sweets
Chocolate Fountains & Popcorn Bars - 949.291.4269 - www.ivaleescatering.com.
Baking Betty's - 949.640.BAKE - www.bakingbettys.com
Chunk N Chip - (949) 572.5726 - www.chunknchip.com
Gelato Paradiso - (949) 718.9800 - www.gelatoparadiso.net
Heidelberg Bakery - (949) 581.7060 - www.heidelbergbakery.net
It's All About The Cake
(949) 240.7100 - www.itsallabouthecake.com
Mom's Mini Donuts - (909) 275.5067 - www.momsminidonuts.com
Plumeria Cakes - (949) 422.1945 - www.plumeriacakes.com
Sweet and Saucy Shop - (562) 595.1100 - www.sweetandsaucyshop.com
Adrian John Photography - (949) 300.4940 - www.adrianjonphotography.com
Ashley Paige Photography - (415) 254.9968 - www.ashleypaigephoto.com
Brandon Kidd - (714) 809.5022 - www.brandonkidd.net
Camryn Clair - (949) 533.4957 - www.camrynclair.com
Click Chicks Photography - (949) 464.9529 - www.clickchicksphotography.com
Joe Broccardo - (949) 412.1924 - www.broccardophoto.com
Jack Randall Photography - (949) 248.5198 - www.jackrandallphotography.com
Jamie Brinkman - (949) 426.4308 - www.jamiebphotography.com
Jessica Elizabeth Photography (+video) - (562) 201.9494 - www.jessicaelizabethphotography.com
Kate Noelle Photography - (949) 385.0539 - www.katenoelle.com
Matthew Morgan Photography - (949) 412.7094 - www.matthewmorgan.net
Sarah Field - (949) 292.2726 - www.sarahfieldphoto.com
Sarah Mack Photography - (443) 783.1768 - www.sarahmackphoto.com
Smetona Photo - (949) 648.3781 - SmetonaPhoto.com
Troy Grover - (714) 404.5563 - www.blog.troygrover.com
Tyler Branch - (562) 252.6120 - www.tylerbranchphoto.com
The Bloom of Time - (949) 391-3606 - www.thebloomoftime.com
Downtown Florists - (949) 492.7062 - www.sanclementedowntownflowers.net
Lynne Lucente's Flowers - (949) 350.9546 - www.lynnelucente.com
McKenna Floral - (949) 633.3064 - www.mckennafloral.com
Petite Bouquet - (949) 842.7401 - www.petitebouquetflorals.com
Roger's Gardens - (949) 721.2100 - www.rogersgardens.com
Wildflower - (949) 498.3454 - www.wildflowersanclemente.com
The Tangled Vine - (949) 388.7048 - www.thetangledvinedesigns.com
+ Coordinators & planners
A Good Affair - (714) 505.3653 - www.agoodaffair.com
Amy Beck - (949) 289.3375 - www.allinthedetaildesign.com
Bliss Productions - (949) 375.1815 - www.blissproductionsco.com
Desiree Duncan - (949) 295.6128 - www.momentsbydezign.com
Events by Cori - (949) 322.1091 - www.eventsbycori.com
Events by Katherine - (949) 394.5661 - www.eventsbykatherine.com
Heather Ann Scott - (949) 939-6538 - www.electricjuiceentertainment.com
Intertwined Events - (949) 748.8786 - www.intertwinedevents.com
Joy N Company - (949) 291.3102 - www.joyncompanyevents.com
LVL Weddings & Events - (866) 261.3313 - www.lvlevents.com
Maria Lindsay Weddings & Events - (949) 499.1030 - www.marialindsayweddings.com
Neon Carrot Events - (949) 285.2043 - www.neoncarrotevents.com
Weddings by Courtney Helaine - (949) 228.1704 - www.cortneyhelaine.com
Todd Rodarmel - (949) 584.7681 - www.theocweddingguy.com
Jeff Tackett - (909) 856.2058 - www.ocweddingofficiant.com
Randy Moraitis - (949) 303.8264 - www.randymoraitis.com
Chad Dusatko - (949) 584.6297
Natalie Young - (305) 467.1841
Sean Kappauf - (949) 280.2832
Epic 1 - (949) 275.0409 - www.epic1dj.com
Diamond Entertainment Productions - (949) 466.9550 - www.facebook.com/djtonybarto
Divel Entertainment - (949) 463.0666 - www.divelentertainment.com
DJ Eric Anderson - (949) 254.5067 - www.electricjuiceentertainment.com
Vox DJs - (949) 872.2282 - http://voxdjs.com
Blue Machine - (951) 544.1138 - www.bluemachineband.com
Bunch of Guys - (949) 412.5896 - www.bunchofguysband.com
Juke Box Productions - (619) 820.9139 - www.jukeboxproductions.us
Family Style - (949) 429.5800 - www.facebook.com/FAMILYSTYLEUSA
Flash Pants - (626) 386.3861 - www.flashpants.com
Flock of the 80's - (949) 412.2691
Kalama Brothers - (949) 547.1590 - www.kalamabrothers.com
Missy Andersen - (619) 318.7554 - www.missyandersen.com
Undercover Live - (714) 231.4665 - www.undercoverlive.com
Jim Vita (Spanish) - (714) 350.9700 - www.jvitamusic.com
Kai Kalama - (949) 547.1590 - www.kalamabrothers.com
Kris Winrich - (949) 412.2691 - www.dreambrothermusic.com
Leroy - (508) 280.5123 - www.leroyandthebadbrowns.com
Rico Espinoza (Spanish) - (310) 490.6454 - www.ricoespinoza.com
Will Heard - (949) 735.4320
Rodrigo Rodriguez - (310) 490.6454 - www.rorodriguez.com
Ivan Mendez - (323) 640.3901 - http://www.mariachimendez.com
Carlos Salazar - (714) 588.7228 - www.gigmasters.com
Hot Peppers - (951) 491.0480
Cantares de Mexico - (909) 938.2539
Braven Carver Films - (949) 378.4106 - www.bravencarverfilms.com
Hoo Films - (949) 478.0390 - www.hoofilms.com
Kalet Productions (+photo) - (562) 201.9494 - www.jessicaelizabethphotography.com
Love & You Studios (+photo) - (949) 338.0605 - www.loveandyoustudios.com
Love is Cinema - (949) 328.4004 - www.loveiscinema.com
Beauty and the Beach - (949) 370.7704 - www.beautyandthebeach-oc.com
Be Glammed - (949) 986.4339 - www.loveiscinema.com
Flawless Faces - (949) 742.4211 - www.flawlessfacesinc.com
Make Me-Up - (949) 290.4293 - www.makeme-up.com
Christine Van de Water - (408) 529.0218 - www.projectwatermark.com
Copper Willow - (310) 836.6004 - www.copperwillow.com
Lobo Design - (949) 391.9170 - www.lobographicdesign.com
Minted - (888) 828.6468 - www.minted.com
Polkadot Weekend - (949) 441.5824 - www.polkadotweekend.com
Honeymoons by Claudia - (949) 366.0384 - www.honeymoonsbyclaudia.com
Marylyn Waterman - (949) 728.8617 - www.cruiseplannersbrindisi.com
+ REHEARSAL DINNERS
Iva Lee's - (949) 361.2855 - www.ivalees.com
Hapa J's - (949) 276.6657 - www.hapajs.com
Salt Creek Grille - (949) 661.7799 - www.saltcreekgrille.com
South of Nicks - (949) 481.4545 - www.nicksrestaurants.com/south-of-nicks
+ AFTER PARTIES
Iva Lee's Restaurant - (949) 361.2855 - www.ivalees.com
Molly Blooms - (949) 218.0120 - www.mollybloomspub.com
OC Tavern - (949) 542.8877 - www.octavern.com
Pierside - (949) 218.0980 - www.piersidesc.com
Arrive in Style - (949) 364.6898 - www.aislimos.com
Best Chauffered - (714) 375.9128 - www.best-vip.com
Classic Limos - (800) 550.3125 - www.classiclimos.com
Classic Car Rentals - (949) 495.3125
Global Executive Transport - (888) 424.4754 - www.globalexecutivetransportation.com
Lake forest Limousines - (949) 380.7794 - www.lakeforestlimos.com
VIP Limousines & Coaches - (800) 735.7535 - www.viplimos.us
+ AREA HOTELS
Hampton Inn & Suites - (949) 366.1000 - www.hamptoninnsanclemente.com
San Clemente Inn - (949) 492.6103 - www.sanclementeinn.com
Holiday Inn San Clemente - (800) 315.2621 - www.holidayinn.com/sanclemente
Casa Tropicana - (949) 492.1234 - www.casatropicana.com
Travel Lodge - (949) 498.5954 - www.travelodge.com/sanclemente
Best Western Casablanca - (949) 361.1644 - www.bwcasablanca.com
Doubletree Guest Suites Doheny Beach - (949) 489.0628 - www.doubletree.hilton.com
Marriot Residence Inn SJC - (949) 892.2120 - www.marriott.com
Laguna Cliffs Marriott - (949) 661.5000 - www.lagunacliffs.com
Monarch Beach Resort - (949) 234.3200 - www.monarchbeachresort.com
Ritz Carlton (Laguna Niguel) - (949) 240.2000 - www.ritzcarlton.com
+ How many guests can you accommodate?
La Ventura can accommodate a maximum of 150 guests
+ How do I reserve a date?
By signing the venue contract and paying the non-refundable $2,500 deposit, you will secure the date for your event.
+ What does the site fee include?
The site fee includes the exclusive rental of the Courtyard, Grand Parlour & Suites for up to 11 hours (12:00pm – 11:00pm). This shall include at least 2 hours to prepare and allow for vendor deliveries /set up and 1 hour to strike the venue. Site fee also includes tables, chairs & bars (listed in Venue Fees) and cleaning fees.
+ Can I use my own vendors?
With the exception of catering, valet and rentals which are exclusive, LA VENTURA has a PREFERRED VENDOR LIST for your coordination, entertainment, floral and photography needs. These vendors have been selected by the LA VENTURA and are excellent at what they do. Although we prefer you choose vendors from our PERFFERED VENDOR LIST, outside vendors are permitted. All outside vendors must be approved by LA VENTURA. They are required to have a business license and insurance (must name LA VENTURA as additionally insured for a minimum of $1,000,000 and must comply with all local, state, and federal laws. As the renter, you assume all liability and responsibility for vendors you hire for your event.
+ Can I Bring Outside Alcohol?
There is no outside alcohol permitted. To ensure insurance compliance, licensing and ABC permits are provided; Iva Lee's must provide the alcohol and bar service.
+ Are there other menu options?
Yes! Don't see something on the menu?! Iva Lee's can create customized menus for all occasions.
+ How early can we come to start getting ready?
12:00 pm (Noon).
+ Do I need a wedding coordinator?
A licensed and insured "day-of" wedding coordinator or event professional is required for all weddings booked at LA VENTURA to handle all of the details on the day of your wedding so that you can relax and enjoy your special day!
+ Where is parking?
There are 30 spots on site designated for guests, vendors & valet. There is an additional 22 spots located behind Pedro’s Tacos designated for guests, vendors & valet. Guests & Vendors are not to park in any non-designated spots or in any surrounding businesses or neighborhoods including Avenida San Gabriel.
VALET IS REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS.