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Elopement

(maximum 6 people)

$1,525 before lodging

♥     Custom vow creation, experienced officiation, and personal planning and consultation by Vanna Freeberg of Elope Mendocino

♥     Custom-designed bridal bouquet and boutonniere by one of our local floral designers

♥     A true boutique wedding cake- Elope Mendocino puts “delightfully delicious” in the word “wedding.”  Your cake serves 8 to 10 guests – larger cakes, or special requests for themes or fondant, will be an upgrade to your Package cost

♥     A full one-hour professional photography shoot of your ceremony by one of Elope Mendocino’s experienced photographers

♥     Bubbles, bubbles, bubbles — a bottle of local Anderson Valley sparkling champagne will be waiting for you when you check into your accommodations, or delivered to you at the time we meet for your Vows

♥     A fabulous romantic wedding dinner at our landmark coastal resort comes complete with cocktails and/or wine for two. Our restaurant offers unparalleled hospitality right alongside classic California regional cuisine. We are currently offering comfortable outdoor dining on our Twin Court Patio with ample heat and stable tenting

Make this breathtaking ocean-front Inn your dream elopement venue. Your stay comes complete with private decks, fireplaces, stunning gardens, full guest services, fabulous bedding and linens, unparalleled ocean views, spa tubs available in various rooms, and of course, your Wedding Dinner.

Reservations and payment for your stay at The Little River Inn may be made by calling 888.INN.LOVE.  We will hold your room while you make your plans with Vanna.  For more information and elopement details, call Vanna at (707) 962-9125 or email [email protected]

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The Traditionalist

(indoor for 60 or fewer guests)

$8,500 before alcohol, service charge and tax

The wedding-cake white Abalone Room awaits your personal palette. Available for year-round celebrations, the Abalone Room can comfortably host 60 guests indoors and up to 120 with a tented deck and outdoor dining.

A western wall of French doors offers an ocean-view backdrop to your reception, while on the eastern wall, a large fireplace framed in local redwood lends warm ambiance to your evening festivities. Our in-house coordinator will help you imprint your unique vision onto this picturesque canvas.

Package Includes:

– Wedding-planning services with our in-house coordinator, including day-of coordination for your event

– Access to our on-property ceremony sites – the North Lawn overlooking Van Damme, the ocean-view deck of Abalone Room, beneath the Monterey cypress in Twin Court Gardens, or high atop Mallory Bluff

– Private use of our ocean-view Abalone Room for a 5-hour reception

– Catered reception diner including passed appetizers and two-course celebration feast

– Tables, linens, chairs and traditional tableware for your reception dinner

– Cake-cutting service and catering staff

– Set-up and clean-up for your event

– Access to onsite electricity, water supply, recycle and disposal services for your event needs

– Onsite security for your reception evening

2-night minimum lodging required and not included in package cost. Groups must take 20-25 guest rooms directly surrounding the Abalone Room. Groups of any size with amplified music and/or an evening reception must take all 25 rooms. Minimum room blocks are based upon you guest count, event needs and reception time.

Private use of Mallory Bluff for your ceremony requires the reservation of the four Mallory guest rooms, as well as the addition of shuttle services for your guests. Group dining is not available at Mallory property without the addition of a dining tent and build-out catering kitchen.

The Traditionalist

(outdoor for 60 - 120 guests)

$12,000 - $17,500 before alcohol, service charge and tax

Opening onto a majestic lawn, the Abalone Room shares the hilltop with the 25 luxury guest rooms associated with this package.  Just down the path, the original Victorian house lends its grace to your festivities.  At your reception, guests can enjoy leisurely lawn games and mingle over cocktails beneath the lighted tent canopy before hitting the dance floor after dinner!

Tented Traditionalist Package Includes:

– Wedding-planning services with our in-house coordinator, including day-of coordination for your event

– Access to our on-property ceremony sites – the North Lawn overlooking Van Damme, beneath the Monterey cypress in Twin Court Gardens, or high atop Mallory Bluff

– Private use of our ocean-view Abalone Room for a 5-hour reception

– Tent and rental package for Abalone deck, complete with outdoor heaters, cocktail tables, lighting, dance floor, and lawn games

– Catered reception dinner including passed appetizers and two-course celebration feast

– Tables, linens, chairs and traditional tableware for your reception dinner

– Cake-cutting service and catering staff

– Set up, and clean up for your event

– Access to onsite electricity, water supply, recycle and disposal services for your event needs

– Onsite security for your reception evening

2-night minimum lodging required and not included in package cost. The group must take the 25 guest rooms directly surrounding Abalone Room.

Private use of Mallory Bluff for your ceremony requires the reservation of the four Mallory guest rooms, as well as the addition of shuttle services for your guests. Group dining is not available at Mallory property without the addition of a dining tent and build-out catering kitchen.

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Game Day

(for 56 - 120 guests)

$12,000 - $17,500 before alcohol, service charge and tax

A playful and casual approach to your wedding reception, our Game Day Wedding Package is all about having fun and interacting with your guests. Oriented around our Pro Shop and Tennis Courts, you and your guests can play badminton, cornhole, volleyball, pickle ball, or just kickback around the fire pit.

After dinner, get your groove on in the tent with dancing, cake cutting and a last hoorah before your honeymoon! The 28 guest rooms associated with this package are just across from your reception and boast beautiful ocean-views overlooking the cove and Van Damme State Beach.

Game Day Package Includes —

– Wedding-planning services with our in-house coordinator, including day-of coordination for your event

– Access to our on-property ceremony sites – the North Lawn overlooking Van Damme, beneath the Monterey cypress in Twin Court Gardens, or high atop Mallory Bluff

– Tent package with outdoor heaters, lighting, bar set-up, and fire pits for your guests to enjoy

– Private use of the Pro Shop for your reception afternoon

– Catered barbecue reception in your dining tent on our northern grounds

– Tables, linens, chairs and traditional tableware for your reception dinners

– Cake-cutting service and catering staff

– Set up and clean up for your event

– Access to onsite electricity, water supply, recycle and disposal services for your event needs

– Onsite security for your reception evening

2-night minimum lodging required and not included in package cost. The group must take the 28 guest rooms on the northern portion of the main property.

Mallory Bluff

(for 100 - 200 guests)

Package for 100 starts at $45,000 before alcohol, service charge and tax

Host your guests high atop Mallory Bluff, a stone’s throw from the edge of the Pacific. A stunning panoramic view and the sound of crashing waves form the backdrop of your ceremony and reception. The Mallory meadow easily accommodates a tent for up to 200 guests with ocean-view seats to witness your vows.  Time your first dance with the setting sun for a romantic moment to remember for a lifetime.

For the quintessential destination wedding, our Mallory wedding package includes an additional catered event of your choice —

An elegant champagne welcome hour with appetizers, a group game day BBQ on the golf course, a plated rehearsal dinner, or a farewell brunch with mimosa and bloody Mary bar.  Our wedding coordinator will guide you through the many options to best compliment your Main Event.

The package also includes lodging in the 4 luxury guest rooms surrounding the meadow.  Each suite has its own ocean-view deck, fireplace and private hot tub.  Here, your closest family and friends can enjoy quiet moments together throughout the weekend.  Additional guests have ocean-view lodging just a mile down the road at Little River Inn, offering a diverse collection of rooms for all budgets and styles.

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Mallory Bluff

Package Includes

– 4-night stay in our 4 Mallory property cottages, sleeping up to 8 guests

– Wedding-planning services with our in-house coordinator, including day-of coordination for your event

– Tent package with outdoor heaters, lighting, bar set-up, dance floor, dining tables and chairs, traditional table ware, wine barrel cocktail stations, lounges, and a build-out catering kitchen with service ware for your reception dinner

– Luxury restroom facilities to accommodate your guests at Mallory property events

– Shuttle services for guests for your reception afternoon and evening

– Ocean-view ceremony site on Mallory Bluff

– Catered reception dinner including passed appetizers and two-course celebration feast

– Additional catered event of your choosing

– Cake-cutting service and catering staff

– Set up and clean up for your event

– Access to onsite electricity, water supply, recycle and disposal services for your event needs

– Onsite security for your reception evening

Additional lodging is available but not included in package price. Tent package and ceremony decor can be customized and upgraded for added cost; custom pricing quotes available upon request.

No children or pets are allowed at Mallory property’s for overnight accommodations. We have many family and pet-friendly rooms available to your guests at our main property.

Small Weddings

In 2021, Little River Inn is booking elopements for 6 people or fewer through our partner Elope Mendocino. For 2022 wedding inquiries, please contact Cally at [email protected]

Mallory Bluff

Additional Events

Sparkling Welcome Reception –

Hosted in our beautiful Twin Court Gardens or at nearby Van Damme State Beach, welcome your friends and family to your wedding weekend with sparkling local wine, beer and gourmet small bites.

Game Day at the Pro Shop –

Take over the Pro Shop with friends and family for a fun-filled afternoon enjoying badminton, cornhole, golf, tennis, volleyball, pickle ball – or just kickback around the fire pit. Catered meals, appetizers, wine and beer available.

Little River Inn Spa –

Indulge in our full-service on-site spa providing massages, facials, and as well as bridal hair and makeup services. Make it a party and reserve the entire salon for you and your bridal party – pamper yourselves and toast the afternoon of fun to come!

Rehearsal Dinner –

For an all-inclusive wedding weekend, host your group for a welcome rehearsal dinner. From casual beach barbecues to sit-down three-course dinners in our ocean-view Abalone Room – let us cater to your group’s every need. Sample menus and pricing available upon request.

Ole’s Late Night Bar Party –

Take over the bar for a private late-night party from 10pm – 12am. Chips, guacamole, and salsa included! Custom bar menus and additional snacks available; please inquire for pricing. To enjoy Ole’s Late Night, your party must reserve the 26 guest rooms immediately surrounding the bar and Abalone Room and lawn.

Farewell Brunch –

A group breakfast on your wedding day or a farewell brunch before hitting the road – treat your group to our renowned Swedish hotcakes, scrumptious olallieberry preserves, delightful Benedicts, and locally-crafted thick-cut Roundman’s bacon. Add a screwdriver and bloody Mary bar for a truly crowd-pleasing presentation!

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Policies & Info

Estimated package totals do not include alcohol services, taxable 22% service charge on food and beverage services or sales tax.

A non-refundable prepaid deposit equal to 50% of the anticipated package total is due at booking to reserve your event dates.

All pricing is provided for estimation purposes, and is not guaranteed until we have completed a contract and received a deposit to reserve your dates.

Custom event menus are available upon request. All sample menus and pricing are subject to change based upon fair market cost and seasonal availability of ingredients at time of delivery.

Guests may not provide their own food or alcohol services for events. Guests may be permitted to provide their own wine for event functions if we do not offer your selection in-house and at a corkage fee of $15 per bottle.

Final food and beverage cost is based upon menu selection, guest count, consumption and service time. Catered event services must be pre-ordered and assessed to a master account. Final menu selection is due 30 days prior to your event. Guaranteed guest count is due 14 days prior to your event.

In-house coordination is included with your event package. We can assist you with reserving additional vendors and services as needed. Clients are welcome to book an additional wedding planner or designer of their choosing.

All amplified music must cease and events must conclude by our 10pm quiet hour. All off-property guests and outside vendors must depart the property at the conclusion of your event.

Required lodging can be billed to individual guests within your group but must be guaranteed by a master account. Courtesy holds on non-essential lodging will be released 30 days prior to your event.

Midweek and low-season discounts available; please inquire for pricing and availability.

Contact Us

We would love to help you plan the wedding day of your dreams at Little River Inn. Call us at 707.962.2197 or email [email protected]

Update

During the Covid-19 crisis, for the safety of our staff, community, and guests we are requiring masks and social distancing at check-in and in common spaces. If you feel sick or are exhibiting any symptoms, please contact us to reschedule your stay.