Posts Tagged ‘barbeque’

The Fourth of July is just one month away. It is a day of celebration for Americans and a great excuse to get together with family and friends and wear your red, white and blue, and indulge in some classic American barbeque.   After all, thanks to this day in 1776, you have the rights to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness!”  If you are looking for the perfect venue for your Independence Day celebration, complete with the best possible view of fireworks in San Diego, consider three of our stunning properties.

The Helix 360 is perched high on the northern slope of Mt. Helix and rotates through 360 degrees displaying panoramic views from the Coronado Bridge, downtown San Diego, the ocean north to La Jolla, Mission Trails Park and the Laguna Mountains. The second rotating floor also has 1,200 square feet of fixed deck all with stunning views, perfect for viewing many different fireworks across San Diego County.

The Marina 5 luxury penthouse is located in downtown San Diego with gorgeous views of the San Diego skyline. This modern and sophisticated venue would be perfect for a refined spin on the traditional American Fourth of July Barbeque.  Enjoy the several different firework displays in the downtown area including the Annual Big Bay Boom July 4 Fireworks Show in which the fireworks are discharged from Shelter Island, Harbor Island, the Embarcadero area, Seaport Village, and at the Imperial Beach Pier.

If you are looking for an estate that can accommodate a large Independence Day Celebration, our Bali Gardens estate in Rancho Santa Fe sits on one of the highest points in San Diego and provides the most incredible sights of the surrounding San Diego area. Light sparklers on the lawn while you enjoy your outdoor picnic and watch the sky illuminate all around you.

Featured in the above photograph from top to bottom are the Helix 360 in La Mesa, Marina 5 in downtown San Diego, and Bali Gardens in Rancho Santa Fe

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We can’t help but get excited about celebrity weddings here at Estate Weddings and Events.  We love to follow the rich and famous through their careers and dream about what their luxurious lives might be like.  When celebrities tie the knot, we pick up the latest gossip magazine to learn about everything from what designer the bride wore to what spectacular venue they secretly wed at.   Lately, the celebrity wedding trend is marrying at an exclusive estate, filled with close family and friends and having the freedom and privacy to have their perfect wedding.

Reese Witherspoon recently wed her fiancé Jim Toth at her beautiful country estate in Ojai, California this past March.  The rustic country elegance of her estate was the perfect location for an intimate celebration of 100 guests, which included her daughter Ava as her maid of honor.  Guests were seated at reclaimed wooden tables, and served mustard-grilled chicken and herb roasted lamb.  The night was filled with celebratory dancing to country and blue grass music, as well as a Rockabilly band.  When she couldn’t stand dancing in high heels any longer, Reese changed into her cowboy boots to get more comfortable.

If you are looking for a similar country wedding venue, where you’ll be treated to a celeb-worthy experience, we have the perfect estate for you!  Our new property Gridley Ranch, like Reese Witherspoon’s estate, is also located in Ojai, California (please see our previous blog post for more details and photographs).   The rustic elegance of this estate, combined with the stunning views at sunset creates an idyllic setting for any event.

Another of our exclusive estates, The Caballo, will also cater to your country themed event.  Located in Los Altos Hills, this location is perfect for an outdoor wedding with market lighting strung throughout this 10 acre property.  This equestrian center has a charming wood paneled barn and stables and endless possibilities for your dream event.

This post wouldn’t be complete without mentioning our Ranch House estate in Moorpark.  This 10 acre expansive equestrian center can accommodate over 500 guests for a sit down dinner and is just one hour outside of Los Angeles.  Its charming rustic appeal can suit nearly any event theme, including a vintage inspired rustic wedding or a country chic picnic or barbeque.  The day wouldn’t be complete without a photo shoot in front of the red barn on the property.

If you are interested in booking any one of these venues for your own celebrity style wedding or event, please give us a call and we would love to discuss the endless possibilities to make your dream a reality.

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