Casa Candid

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Great decorating ideas, vendor recommendations, and insider tips for your big day at Casa Romantica. Our Casa Candid blog is your destination to learn all about our weddings and events.

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Casa Romantica Weddings | Mother Knows Best: Blind Date Leads To Marriage
Kylie and Zack will be married at Casa Romantica in June 2017. Their wedding will pay homage to their love of backyard parties and family dinners.
Casa Romantica Weddings | Romantica Boho Wedding: Britt & Brad
Britt and Brad desired their wedding style to evoke a “romantic boho” aesthetic with nature-based flora and metallic accents that would reflect the beauty of Casa Romantica.
Casa Romantica Weddings | Love Is In The Cards: Patrycja and Jeff
Patrycja and Jeff’s love story began when a heated game of cards brought them together. From Chicago to California, they dreamed of a beach wedding. Discover why they wouldn’t settle on anywhere but Casa Romantica for their wedding day.
Casa Romantica Weddings | It's Never Too Late For Love: Joy and Shep
Joy Shepherd visited Casa Romantica in early 2016 to consider the venue as the location for her husband’s 100th birthday celebration. Although it was quite possibly the stormiest day of the year, Joy was true to her name, remarking, “If it looks this beautiful during this weather, it must be breathtaking when the sun is out.”
Casa Romantica Weddings | Photography Policies

A Bohemian Wedding: Amanda & Tory

When fiancés Amanda and Tory scouted out Casa Romantica, they had a vision. Where others saw beautiful white Spanish walls and colorful tile throughout the home, they saw the perfect backdrop for their bohemian-style wedding.
Casa Romantica Weddings | Vibrant Love: Dani & Adam

Vibrant Love: Dani & Adam

Dani and Adam’s love story began ten years ago as sophomores at the University of Arizona. The pair exchanged phone numbers at a pool party, and Dani recounts that the pair were inseparable ever since.
Casa Romantica Weddings | A Surprise Proposal: Chris and Katie

A Surprise Proposal: Chris and Katie

Chris and Katie regularly visit Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens as a weekend activity.  Katie’s family owns a condo just a short distance from the cultural center and historic landmark.  They enjoy viewing the latest art exhibits in the gallery, discovering the newest blooms in the garden, and watching the antics of surfers at the pier from the Ocean
Casa Romantica Weddings | Succulents: The Newest Plants Making Their Way Into Your Wedding
Casa Romantica is known for its beautiful gardens. Our gardens feature over 75 different types of drought-tolerant plants, including succulents.
Casa Romantica Weddings | April 1st Wedding: Genna and Eric's Perfect Day
Genna was living in Los Angeles and Eric was living in San Clemente when they met in 2009. Despite the distance, they found ways to see each other frequently. They fell in love with Casa Romantica as soon as they entered the keyhole door on spring day, and spent many lovely weekends in San Clemente
Casa Romantica Weddings | Inside Berenika and Kevin Palys' Intimate Casa Romantica Wedding
This month’s blog is especially close to the heart of the Casa. Executive Director Berenika and her husband Kevin recently held their wedding day at the historic Casa Romantica estate. We truly enjoyed sharing in their special day, and we hope you will too.

Three Generations of Love

We often have visitors who are eager to tell the docents and staff their “Casa Story.” Whether the story is about the Casa as a part of San Clemente’s cultural fabric or about a wedding held here years ago, the stories are always fascinating.
CASA CANDID: Welcome to Casa Romantica's Wedding & Events Blog
Casa Romantica has been the backdrop for countless romantic proposals, weddings, and other important milestones. The staff at Casa Romantica is committed to providing its clients with specialized and personalized services. From detailed tours, to our list of incredible vendors and customized catering, our clients meet with a stream of familiar faces that work together


Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens
415 Avenida Granada
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 498-2139

Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization and is the historic home of the founder of the city of San Clemente. Casa Romantica provides programs for all ages in arts, music, history, horticulture, and literature and is a premier Southern California cultural center.

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Monday — Closed
Tuesday — 11 am – 4 pm
Wednesday — 11 am – 4 pm
Thursday — 11 am – 4 pm
Friday — 10 am – 2 pm
Saturday — 10 am – 2 pm
Sunday — 10 am – 2 pm

Casa Romantica is closed on President's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. We are also closed on these special dates:
Saturday, May 5
Wednesday, July 4
Sunday, September 9
Tuesday, September 18 - Sunday, September 23
Saturday, December 1


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