Weddings at Darlington House

Located just steps from the Pacific Ocean in the beautiful sunshine of La Jolla, California, Darlington House provides an idyllic backdrop for any couple. The historic home is a melting pot of architectural styles from all over the world and offers several options for your ceremony and reception. Your guests will enjoy exploring the nooks and crannies of the fully furnished first floor and inviting patios and gardens.

The Andalusian Patio features stunning Roman arches as well as benches and flooring made with Azulejo tile. Modeled after the style of Southern Spain and opening to the Rose Garden, the Andalusian Patio seats 80 guests theater style or accommodates 50 seated guests at tables.

The Egyptian Patio also opens to the Rose Garden and dazzles with a fountain and colorful classic Egyptian tile lining the pool. With lush surrounding greenery and bricked walkways, the Egyptian Patio seats 125 guests theater style or 80 at tables.

The Rose Garden is a fragrant floral utopia that surrounds guests with roses and azaleas. This open-air space seats 200 guests theater style and 200 at tables.

The Library features dark wooden bookcases, a Moroccan fireplace and a gorgeous staircase that invokes Moorish architecture. Perfect for intimate events, the Library seats 50 guests theater style and 32 guests at tables.

The Living and Dining Rooms feature plush armchairs, a warm fireplace, a stunning dining table and double French doors that lead to the Egyptian Patio. Up to 60 guests can be seated theater style, or 50 can be accommodated at tables.

Upstairs Suites offer a serene and generous space for your entire bridal party to relax before your ceremony. Sunlight floods the wallpapered rooms, making the suites a photographer’s dream.

Wedding Pricing

Ceremony & Reception

5 hour package
Monday – Thursday $2,500
Friday & Sunday $4,000
Saturday (November – March) $4,000
Saturday (April – October) $4,500


Reception Only

4 hour package
Monday – Thursday $2,000
Friday & Sunday $3,000
Saturday (November – March) $3,000
Saturday (April – October) $3,500


  • Extra Contract Hours may be purchased for $300 per hour
  • All Weddings subject to refundable Security Deposit of $1000


Image by Laurelyn Savannah Photography