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  • $250/hr
  • New
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  • San Mateo, CA

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Frequently Asked Questions about Wedding venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in San Mateo?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in San Mateo on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in San Mateo?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in San Mateo at, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Wedding venues are available in San Mateo?
Right now, there are 11 Wedding venues available in San Mateo.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for San Mateo bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for San Mateo guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for San Mateo locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near San Mateo?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in San Mateo. Just start a search at and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my San Mateo booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in San Mateo?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in San Mateo is $785 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in San Mateo?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Concierge service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Wedding venues in San Mateo, CA?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $125 to $2000.
Which Wedding venues are most popular in San Mateo, CA in 2023?
How do I book a San Mateo location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a San Mateo reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About San Mateo

Situated on a highly sought-after strip of land between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean, San Mateo is a city where you can experience the best California has to offer. While nearby San Francisco may steal all the limelight, San Mateo offers a great blend of major attractions and facilities along with a friendlier, small-town feel.

It’s a city known for its wonderful climate, thriving food scene, and abundant outdoor attractions and natural scenery. So if you’re looking for the perfect spot to get married, you’ll find a huge range of options to choose from in the San Mateo area.

Wedding Options in San Mateo

Planning a wedding can be a hugely stressful experience, but the most important thing to remember is that there’s always help available. From sorting flowers and decor to food, entertainment, and even finding the best San Mateo wedding venue, San Mateo’s top wedding companies will make your special day one to remember.

  • Florists
    Flowers can sometimes seem so simple but they have a huge impact on the overall look and feel of your wedding. And with an experienced florist in your corner, everything from your bridal bouquet to table centerpieces at your reception will be on point.

  • Caterers
    The best San Mateo wedding caterers can provide a delicious feast for you and all your guests, and they can do it at an affordable price. Whether you want something simple or an extravagant menu, the right caterer can tailor a menu to suit any occasion.

  • Wedding Planners
    If the stress or hassle of organizing your big day is too much to handle, you might want to hire a professional wedding planner to take over. Your wedding planner can help you find the best San Mateo wedding venue, liaise with vendors, and provide day-of coordination, meaning you won’t need to worry about a thing.

Wedding Companies in San Mateo

For your wedding day to run smoothly from start to finish, you’ll need to find the best local businesses to help organize every aspect of the event. Here are just a few of the options you might like to consider.

  • All Set Events
    This boutique event planning, design, and management company serves clients in the Bay Area and around the country. With a focus on customer service and innovative design, the company can help you execute the wedding you’ve been dreaming of.

  • San Mateo Catering Company
    With a commitment to making catering simple, the San Mateo Catering Company provides delicious food for everything from corporate events to weddings. View the wedding menus and packages it offers to decide whether it’s the right catering company for you.

  • JAX Party Supply and Rental
    From balloons and linens to sound equipment, lighting supplies, and photo booths, JAX Party Supply and Rental provides a huge range of options for your wedding or reception. With an aim to make your occasion a memorable experience, the company serves the Peninsula Bay Area and sections of the South Bay and East Bay.

Pros and Cons of Weddings in San Mateo

To ensure your day is extra special, put some thought into the pros and cons of San Mateo wedding venues.


  • Great climate
    If you prefer relatively mild conditions all year round rather than extreme highs and lows, San Mateo is a great place to tie the knot at any time of year.

  • Outdoor opportunities galore
    With several beautiful parks and gardens in the area, San Mateo is a wonderful spot for an outdoor wedding.

  • Thriving food scene
    San Mateo’s food scene has come on in leaps and bounds in recent years, which is great news when you’re comparing the best San Mateo caterers for your wedding.

  • Myriad beautiful venues
    With lots of great San Mateo wedding venues to choose from, plus a whole lot more in the Bay Area, you’ll be able to find a venue to suit any wedding theme or mood.

  • Lots of choice when organizing a wedding
    From florists and decorators to caterers, entertainers, and more, you’ll find plenty of options to choose from when planning a wedding in San Mateo.


  • Expensive
    San Mateo is notorious for being an expensive place to live, so be aware that holding a wedding in the area may not be cheap.

  • Crowded
    San Mateo is busy all year round, so be prepared to put up with crowds if you’re getting married in any sort of public space.

  • Traffic
    Traffic in the San Mateo area is notoriously horrendous. Keep this in mind when choosing the time for your ceremony and reception, and also if your ceremony and reception will be held at separate venues.

  • Public transport
    Public transport in the San Mateo area could be better, so keep that in mind when choosing a wedding venue and deciding how your guests will get home at the end of the night.

  • Competition
    Whether you’re booking a San Mateo wedding venue or finding the best catering, decor, entertainment, and more, expect to face plenty of competition to lock in the vendors you want.

Famous Locations in San Mateo

  • San Mateo Japanese Garden
    Situated in San Mateo Central Park, this beautiful space was designed by landscape architect Nagao Sakurai. With its koi pond, tea house, and granite pagoda, it’s the perfect place to go if you’re searching for some serenity. If you want to tie the knot in the heart of San Mateo, book a truly unique train station restaurant just minutes from the San Mateo Japanese Garden.

  • Coyote Point Recreation Area
    If you love exploring the great outdoors, this is the San Mateo attraction for you. This park encompasses 149 acres of land and almost 540 acres of water, with sailing, kayaking, fishing, and hiking all popular here.

  • Hillsdale Shopping Center
    If retail therapy is more your cup of tea, you’ll feel right at home at this modern shopping mall. Hillsdale Shopping Center boasts 120 fashion, beauty, and home stores, plus plenty of casual and fine dining options when you need to take a break from shopping.