Chico/Durham Area


As You Like It Weddings hosts The Windchime Wedding Chapel

(pictured above, 1120 Spruce Ave Chico, CA)

Nestled in a bungalow built in 1929, Chico’s Windchime Wedding Chapel offers a charming and cozy venue for intimate ceremonies. This is a wonderful choice for those who prefer a more elegant alternative to the county clerk’s office or Las Vegas.  Ideal for a couple of witnesses with a maximum number of 15 guests.   A professional ordained minister will provide you with a personalized wedding ceremony and a witness if necessary.
Phone: (530) 893-9384


Almond Blossom Events (7782 County Road 16, HAMILTON CITY)
Lovely venue nestled among 1200 acres of almonds and prunes.
Will accommodate up to 200 seated guests.
Phone: (559) 289-3624

ARC Pavilion (2040 Park Ave., CHICO)
The ARC Pavilion with its spacious design can be transformed to suit many different occasions such as wedding receptions, banquets, anniversary parties, class reunions, lectures, conferences or holiday parties. 
Phone: (530) 891-5865

Arroyo Room hosted by Excalibur Catering (131 W 1st Street, CHICO)
Beautiful indoor facility located in downtown Chico. Built in 1908, The Arroyo Room features a Grand Ballroom on the third floor that has a magical atmosphere you will find to be charming and elegant, and a Banquet Hall on the second floor, able to hold 200 people per floor.
Phone: (530) 894-1930

Bidwell Bowl Amphitheater (Chico State Campus, 1st and Esplanade, CHICO)
Lovely amphitheater located along Big Chico Creek with seating available across the creek.
Phone: (530) 896-7800

Bidwell Mansion (525 Esplanade, CHICO)
There are no reception facilities available here, however, the Mansion offers a couple very nice locations for wedding ceremonies. (then type in Bidwell Mansion)
Phone: (530) 895-6144

Bidwell Park (CHICO)
There are a number of beautiful settings in the famous Bidwell Park for a ceremony. To mention a few…there is Cedar Grove, the Council Ring Area, One Mile, Five Mile, as well as countless areas in upper and lower park.
Phone: (530) 896-7800

Butte Creek Country Club (175 Estates Dr, CHICO) 
Serene ceremony site overlooking the 18th green. Pristine indoor and outdoor facility with full service catering, able to hold 250 people.
Phone: (530) 343-7979

C.A.R.D. Center: Chico Area Recreation District (545 Vallombrosa Ave., CHICO)
Beautiful idoor/outdoor facility near Bidwell Park, with a patio and grassy area overlooking creekside setting.
Phone: (530) 895-4711 ext. 103

Canyon Oaks Country Club (999 Yosemite Dr., CHICO) 
Wooded creekside gazebo ceremony site with adjacent reception room overlooking the beautiful 18th hole.
Phone: (530) 343-2582 ext.11

Centerville Estates (13386 Centerville Road, CHICO)
Spectacular natural setting along Butte Creek, 1/4 acre of landscaped lawns with outdoor dance floor and bar. Three private honeymoon suites and a honeymoon house available.
Phone: (530) 891-0641

Chico Canyon Retreat (located 30 minutes Northeast of CHICO)
A unique event venue with rustic and charming ambiance.
Phone: (530) 592-8796

Chico City Plaza (Downtown Chico, between Main and Broadway, 4th and 5th streets, CHICO)
As You Like It Weddings performed the very first wedding on the magnificent stage located in the Chico City Plaza.
Phone: (530) 896-7800

Chico Event Center (197 E. 2nd St., CHICO)
Located in the downtown area, The Chico Event Center offers beautiful hardwood flooring, crisp crown molding, numerous lighting options, and spectacular views.  They can accommodate dinner parties up to 200 people.
Phone: (530) 898-8387

Chico Grange Hall (2775 Old Nord Ave., CHICO)
This Hall has a green outdoor area in addition to a spacious auditorium and dining room with a commercial size warming kitchen. The maximum occupancy is 125 for the dining room and 225 for the meeting hall.
Phone: (530) 895-1976

Chico Masonic Family Center (1110 West East Avenue, CHICO)
Chico’s “premier” venue and comprehensive facility offers many possibilities for small or large weddings and receptions. The combined banquet rooms offer seating for up to 350 for dining or up to 750 for assembly seating.
Phone: (530) 342-7143

CSU CHICO (CHICO) Bell Memorial Auditorium
Phone:  (530) 898-6414

Chico Women’s Club (592 E. 3rd St., CHICO)
Old Chico Charmer located near Bidwell Park, with outdoor patio and stage. Dining capacity for 100 people.
Phone: (530) 894-1978

Cory’s Country Inn (4673 Nord Highway, CHICO)
A unique Bed and Breakfast with a secret garden adorned with whimsical sculpture, fountains and wild birds.  Can accommodate 200 seated guests.
Phone: (530) 345-2955

CreekHaven Vineyard Estate (2915 Kennedy Ave., CHICO)
Six acre private estate offers many beautiful features including a 4,000 sq ft house available for the wedding party to use.
Phone: (530) 521-9774

Crystal Room
Full-service bar and seating capacity of up to 125.
Phone: (530) 513-4683

Durham Community Park (Durham-Dayton Highway, DURHAM)
Twenty four acres shaded by numerous valley oaks.  Picnic tables holding up to 400 people can be reserved.
Phone: (530) 345-1921

The Durham House Inn (2280 Durham/Dayton Hwy., DURHAM)
National Historic Landmark which is surrounded by almond & walnut orchards. The grounds consist of many stately trees including two 500 year old valley oaks, abundant gardens, rose arbors, gazebo, fountains, and luxurious pool area. The Inn has four guest accommodations all with private baths and porches. Can accommodate 150 guests.


Durham Memorial Hall (9319 Midway, DURHAM)
Main hall seats up to 280 for dining.

Eagles 218 Hall (1940 Mulberry, CHICO)
Affordable wedding/reception hall located in central Chico.
Phone: (530) 893-4951

Elk’s Lodge (1705 Manzanita Ave., CHICO)
Banquet Hall for up to 650 people, grounds for outdoor weddings and receptions, with full service catering and on-site bar with lounge.
Phone:  (530) 343-1431

Gale Vineyards and Winery (9345 Stanford Ln, DURHAM)
Situated under a canopy of majestic oak tress and the adjacent vineyard with a quaint log cabin for the bride to prepare herself.
Phone: (530) 891-1264

Holiday Inn (685 Manzanita Ct., CHICO)

Convention Center, Banquet facility, and full catering for up to 365 seats.
Phone: (530) 345-2491

Hotel Diamond (220 W. 4th St., CHICO)
Heralded as the ‘jewel’ of Chico California, The Hotel Diamond is a luxurious location for smaller weddings, receptions or rehearsal dinners. (Can accommodate up to 60 people.)
Phone: (530) 895-1515 ext. 7117

Lakeside Pavilion at California Park (2565 California Park Dr., CHICO)
Gracious banquet facility with a beautiful panoramic lakeside view.
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Phone: (530) 895-4711 x103

Manzanita Place (1705 Manzanita Ave., CHICO)
Chico’s largest full service banquet and conference center. Lovely outdoor/Indoor facilities for seating up to 650.
Phone: (530) 343-5617

Monks Wine Lounge and Bistro (128 W. 2nd St., CHICO)
Offers a fun, urban setting with outdoor patio for smaller weddings.
Phone: (530) 343-3408

The Palms (2947 Nord Avenue CHICO)
Majestic location with a tropical theme for indoor/outdoor weddings.
Can serve very intimate to large parties.
Phone: (530) 894-8000

Patrick Ranch and Museum (10381 Midway, CHICO)
Spacious, historic location on beautiful grounds.
Phone: (530) 892-1525

Red Tavern Restaurant (1250 Esplanade, CHICO)
Lovely outdoor garden area for smaller weddings.
Phone: (530) 894-3463

Shelley’s Creative Catering Facility (2565 Zanella Way, CHICO)
The banquet room is nicely decorated, with free parking and accommodates up to 100 guests.
Phone:  (530) 893-8277

Sicilian Café (1020 Main St., CHICO)
The intimate creekside patio available for 20, dining room holds 35.
Classic Italian décor as backdrop, old world style ambiance.
Phone: (530) 345-2233

Silver Dollar Fairgrounds (2357 Fair St., CHICO)
A variety of facilities available.
Phone: (530) 895-4666

Skylake Gardens (10588 Chayote Dr., DURHAM)
A beautiful location surrounded by exquisite gardens on a private lake.  Multiple ceremony sites which can accommodate up to 400 guests.  Also provides bride and groom’s dressing areas.
Phone:  (530) 898-8759

Stanford Oaks Winery (DURHAM)
Refer to Gale Vineyard’s & Winery.
Phone:  (530) 891-1264

Stansbury Home (307 W. 5 St., CHICO)
Historic Victorian home built in 1883. Located near downtown Chico. Interior events limited to 50 people, sit down meal service limited to 40 people, lovely outdoor grounds can accomendate 200 people.
Phone: (530) 891-0585

Sunset Ridge (195 Eagles Nest, CHICO)
A romantic intimate venue up to 50 people.
Phone: (530) 228-9356

TJ Farms (3600 Chico Ave. CHICO)
Lovely outdoor setting nestled among green orchards and flowering gardens with a gazebo.
Phone: (530) 343-2294

White Ranch Events (214 Hagenridge Rd., CHICO)
Surrounded by acres of gorgeous scenery, the White Ranch offers a picturesque outdoor setting. Winding paths guide you through a natural setting of flowers and fountains on your way down to the gazebo over the lake.
Phone: (530) 342-6530

Wine Time (26 Lost Dutchman Dr, CHICO)
With the high vaulted ceilings, and beautiful attention to detail, Wine Time is the perfect place for an elegant, charming event! Not only is the inside beautiful, but the outside has a gorgeous patio, and a garden area with a stream, bridge, and lovely foliage. Capacity holds up to 100 people.
Phone: (530) 899-9250