Everything You Need to Know About Having a Los Gatos Wedding
Los Gatos is the perfect place to say “I do.” With its historic streets, abundance of natural beauty, and quaint downtown, Los Gatos is easily one of California’s most romantic towns. Situated at the gateway of Silicon Valley in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, our town is only 15 minutes from downtown San Jose and 13 miles from San Jose International Airport. From finding your dream Bay Area wedding venue to creating warm memories for your guests, here’s everything you need to know about having a Los Gatos wedding.
Creating an unforgettable experience for your guests can be just as important as the ceremony itself. Out-of-town wedding guests enjoy exploring Los Gatos before and after wedding festivities and our town offers no shortage of activities. Popular spots for visitors include downtown, local wineries, and Bay Area destinations like Silicon Valley and San Jose. From Michelin-starred dining to boutique shopping, check out our guide to top attractions in Los Gatos.
Set the Date
California weather is championed for its year-round pleasantness. Every season is unique, so choosing the perfect date to get hitched is one of the most important planning decisions that you’ll have to make as a couple. Our Mediterranean climate provides beautiful, warm summers and mild winters with little rain. From late spring to summer, sunny and warm weather abounds. Temperatures peak in the low 80s with cooler nights and virtually no rain. Fall and winter can be just as beautiful, with temperatures lingering in the 60s with a few days of rainfall each month. Whether you’re dreaming of a cozy winter wedding or a summer bash, decide which wedding season is right for you.
While the wedding ceremony and celebration is the most memorable, signing the dotted line is the most important. You don’t have to be a resident of California to obtain a marriage license. Simply visit the Santa Clara County Clerk-Recorder’s Office in San Jose (a 15-minute drive from Los Gatos) with your future spouse and identification to apply - no appointment needed. You’ll be issued your license on the same day with 90 days to seal the deal.
Host Your Los Gatos Wedding with Toll House Hotel
So you’ve got your marriage license. Let us handle the rest. Toll House Hotel is in the heart of downtown Los Gatos and offers 6,000 feet of wedding ceremony and reception space including an elegant ballroom and romantic courtyard with tiled waterfall. Brunch on the Sun Deck, treat yourself to a pre-wedding spa experience, have a rehearsal dinner in our Private Dining Room, and stay in our luxurious honeymoon suite with oversized accommodations and an in-room fireplace.
We have a dedicated team of professionals waiting to attend to every detail of your event to reflect your personal style. From the welcoming reception with passed hors d’oeuvres from our on-site Verge Restaurant and Lounge to the professional cake cutting (and everything in between), our all-inclusive wedding packages can be tailored to your wishes.
Toll House believes helping your guests feel welcome is one of the key components to wedding success. We have 115 comfortable guest rooms and suites with special rates available for booking room blocks of ten or more. Visit our website for more information and fill out a Request for Proposal to begin planning your dream Los Gatos wedding today.
From spa deals to breakfast for two at Verge, choose from our best rates and special offers when you book direct with Toll House Hotel, an iconic Los Gatos destination known for its charming accommodations, on-site spa and restaurant, and prime location in the heart of downtown.