5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad, California 92008 USA
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Weddings


A Dream Wedding on The Carlsbad Coast

From intimate weddings to large celebrations, The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa sets the stage for a picture-perfect Southern California wedding. Featuring rolling lawns and airy ocean breezes, our hotel is a spacious venue fit for a personalized and one-of-a-kind experience. Our outdoor venue sites boast over 75,000 square feet of space, some with open ocean views.

From an outdoor gathering to an indoor celebration, our San Diego venues provide unrivaled event planning services and state-of-the-art facilities. Cultivate a memorable weekend for your wedding guests with a rehearsal dinner on the terrace of 20|Twenty, which features most ingredients sourced within Southern California. Go for something more casual, if that’s your wedding style, with pizza, gelato and lawn games by the outdoor fire pits at 7 Mile Kitchen.

Treat your bridal party to a refreshing day at Ocean Pearl Spa, or let the gentlemen unwind with a relaxing afternoon spent at The Crossings Golf Course. Whatever you desire, our team at The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa is here to ensure that every detail of your wedding is thoughtfully planned and beautifully executed.

  • 23

    Event Rooms

  • 71,404 sq ft

    Total Event Space

  • 1,200

    Capacity Largest Space

  • 20

    Maximum Breakout Rooms

A Westin Wedding to Remember


A celebration at The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa allows you to be the best version of yourself before, during and after your special day.

Wedding Reception

Highlights

Many amenities are available to you on your wedding day.

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Preferred Wedding Vendors

Our list of preferred wedding vendors are proven to provide expert service on your wedding day at The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa.

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Twenty 20 Dining

Dining

20|Twenty is a premier restaurant in San Diego County, featuring panoramic views of the Pacific coastline and offering an elegant, casual dining experience. 20|Twenty is the perfect venue for a sophisticated rehearsal dinner or a celebratory post-wedding brunch.

Wedding Reception

Wedding Services


Reserve Guestrooms

Reserve hotel accommodations in any of our 250 tastefully decorated guest rooms and suites. Some include private patios or a balcony with panoramic coastal or scenic canyon views of the Carlsbad foothills.

Rehearsal Dinner

Kick off the festivities with a deliciously hassle-free Rehearsal Dinner. Our creative culinary team can design your special event around a unique theme, such as a Lobster Bake, Savory Southern Barbeque, Wine Dinner or a fine dining experience in one of our unique banquet rooms or 20|Twenty Restaurant.

Farewell Wedding Brunch

Host a farewell breakfast or brunch at our 20|Twenty Restaurant before officially beginning your honeymoon. The inviting atmosphere, fabulous California cuisine and picture-perfect coastal views ensure a truly memorable sendoff. Guests will enjoy a superb menu, impeccable service, award-winning culinary staff and an extensive wine list.

Bridesmaids and Groomsmen Luncheons

Say thank you to your bridal party or groomsmen with a relaxing, casual luncheon. It’s a great way to show how much you appreciate them being a part of your special day while getting a chance to unwind and enjoy some pre- or post-wedding banter.

Welcome Your Guests

There is nothing nicer for guests than walking into their hotel room to find a welcome gift from you. Let us help you select special amenities to be thoughtfully placed in their rooms before arrival.

Bridal Showers and Bachelorette Parties

Prior to your big day show your bridal party they’ll always hold a special place in your heart, even after you’ve added Mrs. to your name. Plan a personalized Bridal Shower or Bachelorette Party with relaxing and luxurious treatments and services at Ocean Pearl Spa.

Travel in Style

Treat your guests to our turn of the century Trolley. The Trolley is available for rental to private groups seating up to 30 guests.
Wedding Reception

About This Venue

  • Choose one of our versatile outdoor wedding venues, many of which boast panoramic ocean views

  • Gather guests for a pre-wedding cocktail before you say “I do” in one of our on-site restaurants

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  • Wedding guests will enjoy our location near LEGOLAND, Carlsbad State Beach and Carlsbad Village

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  • Celebrate with a nourishing post-wedding brunch and views of Carlsbad at 20Twenty Restaurant

  • Dance the night away with your wedding guests in the elegant and lively Grand Pacific Ballroom venue

  • Pamper yourself and your bridal party with massages and facials at Ocean Pearl Spa

Plan an Inspired Event

Attendee Booking Tools

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We can provide you with a unique complimentary Reservation Link that makes it easy for your guests to reserve their rooms.

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  • Personalized with your group name, event dates, hotel, and special rates
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Manage Your Event with Ease

Group Lists

If you have a list of your guests, we can make reservations for all of them.

We can send you a report showing which of your guests have reserved rooms and when they plan to arrive.

Mobile Check-In

Guests can check in before their stay, receive instant alerts when their room is ready and check out by skipping the front desk.

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Capacity

Floor Plans

Capacity Chart

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  • Cardiff Terrace
  • 0x0x0
  • 500
  • 180
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 180
  • 60
  • Leucadia
  • 20x32x11.5
  • 600
  • 75
  • 40
  • 30
  • 30
  • 65
  • 50
  • Encinitas
  • 20x32x11.5
  • 600
  • 75
  • 40
  • 30
  • 30
  • 65
  • 50
  • Carlsbad B
  • 32x19x12
  • 608
  • 85
  • 45
  • 20
  • 30
  • 65
  • 50
  • Solana
  • 34x19x11.5
  • 646
  • 70
  • 40
  • 40
  • 30
  • 70
  • 50
  • Del Mar
  • 34x19x11.5
  • 646
  • 70
  • 40
  • 40
  • 30
  • 70
  • 50
  • La Jolla Board Room
  • 19x38x11.5
  • 722
  • 24
  •  
  • 24
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Carlsbad Terrace
  • 0x0x0
  • 1,000
  • 300
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 300
  • 100
  • Carlsbad A
  • 32x37x12
  • 1,184
  • 115
  • 75
  • 35
  • 40
  • 135
  • 100
  • Terramar Ballroom
  • 48x28x0
  • 1,344
  • 110
  • 72
  • 42
  • 47
  •  
  • 110
  • Cardiff
  • 34x44x11.5
  • 1,496
  • 200
  • 100
  • 50
  • 50
  • 175
  • 120
  • Carlsbad
  • 32x56x12
  • 1,792
  • 200
  • 120
  • 55
  • 70
  • 200
  • 150
  • RoofTop
  • 0x0x0
  • 1,966
  • 250
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 250
  • 150
  • Sunset Terrace
  • 0x0x0
  • 2,000
  • 390
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 390
  • 130
  • Sunset Ballroom A
  • 62x39x14
  • 2,387
  • 225
  • 160
  • 40
  • 50
  • 300
  • 165
  • Sunset Ballroom B
  • 62x39x14
  • 2,387
  • 225
  • 160
  • 40
  • 50
  • 300
  • 165
  • Grand Terrace
  • 0x0x0
  • 2,500
  • 390
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 390
  • 130
  • Grand Pacific Ballroom A
  • 90x45x16
  • 4,005
  • 475
  • 275
  • 90
  • 75
  • 450
  • 300
  • Grand Pacific Ballroom B
  • 90x45x16
  • 4,005
  • 475
  • 275
  • 90
  • 75
  • 450
  • 300
  • Atrium
  • 60x67x18
  • 4,097
  • 500
  • 250
  •  
  •  
  • 550
  • 280
  • Sunset Ballroom
  • 62x77x14
  • 4,774
  • 550
  • 320
  • 80
  • 100
  • 600
  • 330
  • Palm Courtyard
  • 0x0x0
  • 5,000
  • 515
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 515
  • 380
  • Grand Pacific Ballroom
  • 90x89x16
  • 8,010
  • 950
  • 550
  • 180
  • 150
  • 900
  • 600
  • Atrium Courtyard
  • 0x0x0
  • 8,711
  • 850
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 850
  • 420
  • Ocean Blue Lawn
  • 0x0x0
  • 10,000
  • 1000
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 1000
  • 800
  • Pacific Lawn
  • 0x0x0
  • 15,000
  • 1200
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 1200
  • 800

Room Set-Up Examples

Setup Example

E-shape, U-shape and T-shape

Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.

Setup Example

Ovals and Rounds

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Setup Example

Conference and Hollow Square

Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.

Setup Example

Schoolroom or Classroom

The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.

Setup Example

Banquet

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Setup Example

Reception

Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.

Setup Example

Theater

Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.