Malibu Rocky Oaks

Malibu Rocky Oaks
340 Kanan Rd
Malibu, CA 90265
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Average Base Cost: $50,000

Average base cost for a Malibu Rocky Oaks wedding is calculated by figuring a 125-person guest list for a Saturday wedding April-October. Entertainment, flowers, additional decorations and rentals, transportation, and photography are not included. Price is rounded up to the nearest thousand. Gratuity and tax is included in our average base cost.

*Prices subject to change

How it Breaks Down

Facility Rental Fee: 


  • Starting from $15,000-$20,000*


  • Starting from $15,000-$35,000*

*depending on day of week and guest count

malibu rocky oaks wedding
Photo by Chris Schmitt

What’s Included: A luxury bathroom trailer and 1-2 parking lot attendants are included for weddings April-October. The venue is yours from 7 a.m.- 2 a.m. the day of for setup and breakdown. Note that you will need 1 port-a-potty for every 50 guests approximately.

Food/Beverage: You must bring in your own food and beverage.

Outside Vendors: There is a preferred vendor list with some required vendors and restrictions.


  • Refundable Security Deposit: $4000
  • Cleaning Fee: $500
  • Site Rep & Security Guard: $325
  • Minimum wine purchase: $250

More Stats

Space Type: Inside/Outside. A typical wedding setup would be your ceremony on the helipad, cocktails on the North patio, dinner on the pool patio, and dancing inside.

Bridal Suite: There is a Bridal Suite for the bridesmaids and Holding Room for the groomsmen

Size: A ceremony on the helipad can accommodate up to 150. A seated dinner on the poolside patio can accommodate 180.

Parking: There are 45-60 spaces on site and included in the price. Shuttles are highly recommended by the venue.

How Will Grandma Get There? The closest hotels for out of town guests would be in Westlake Village/Thousand Oaks, where hotels like the Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village is about a 15 minute drive away. Alternatively hotels in Santa Monica (like the Viceroy) would be a 45 minute drive. The venue is approximately 1 1/2 hours from LAX Airport.

Party On! Events can go until 12 a.m.

malibu rocky oaks wedding
Photo by Birds of a Feather Photo

The Report 

Founded in 2003, Malibu Rocky Oakss is a 10 acre private vineyard on top of a hill, with 360 views of the Santa Monica Mountains. Fun Fact: The mansion was featured in The Hangover 3.

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Photo via Malibu Rocky Oaks

Woman Getting Married Says

First off, let’s get this out of the way. This venue is what I like to call “priceayyyyy” (yes, it’s supposed to be drawn out like that). It’s not cheap, that’s for sure. But have you seen it? It’s crazy gorgeous. The good news? I don’t even think you’d have to do much more than put some candles and MINIMAL flowers on the tables. Anything else would totally take away from this amazing setting. You can also bring in your own vendors (from a pre-approved list), so you’re also going to have flexibility when it comes to your catering.

One thing I would note, however, is that caterers will not have use of the kitchen (they have to use the garage as a prep space), and some vendors (and guests) have reported that GETTING here can be a bit tricky, but I guess that’s why you have those amazing views! I would also try to keep your guest list 125 and under so people aren’t cramped. Are you going to need a big budget for a wedding here? Yes. There’s no way around that. But if you have it you gotta check this place out.

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Amenities/What’s Included 7
Convenient for Grandma 7
Layout 8
Location 8
Overall Charm 10
Venue Value 8

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