Average Base Cost: $22,000
Average base cost for an Ole Hanson Beach Club wedding is calculated by figuring a 125-person guest list for a Saturday reception in Peak Season including food/beverage catering costs of $100/pp. Transportation to venue, entertainment, additional furniture rentals, decorations, DJ, and photography are not included. Average price includes gratuity and state sales tax. Price is rounded up to the nearest thousand.
How it breaks down:
Peak Season (April-December):
- Monday-Thursday: $3,000
- Friday & Sunday: $5,000
- Saturday: $6,000 (with a $10,000 catering minimum)
Off-Season (January- March):
- Monday-Thursday: $2,000
- Friday & Sunday: $4,000
- Saturday: $5,000
- (200) Fruitwood Chairs with Choice of Pad Color
- (20) 60’’ Round Tables (seat 8-10 guests each)
- (1) 60’’ ½ Round Sweetheart Table
- (4) 30’’ Round Tables – High
- (1) 48’’ Round Table – Low
- (5) 6’ x 30’’ Rectangular Tables
- (5) 8’ x 30’’ Rectangular Tables
Vendors: 24 Carrots is the exclusive caterer for the venue, but they welcome all other outside vendors.
Space Type: Inside/Outside. The space includes 2 outdoor decks and 1 interior main room.
Size: The space can accommodate 150 seated guests, 175 cocktail-style.
Bridal Suite: Yes.
Parking: Both metered and residential parking are available around the perimeter of the property.
Food Service Type: Your choice.
Party On! Events can go until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 10 p.m Sunday-Thursdays.
The Ole Hanson Beach Club was built in 1928 and was named after….you guessed it, Ole Hanson, a politician who founded the city of San Clemente. The Ole Hanson Beach Club has two ocean-view patios, Olympic-sized swimming pool, manicured lawn, and event room. A typical wedding setup includes a ceremony on the Grand Lawn, cocktail hour on the East Deck, dinner on the West Deck and dancing in the Main Room.
Woman Getting Married Says:
This venue was closed for renovations and was recently re-opened by the caterer 24 Carrots. And while it’s not BYOB anymore, we dried our tears pretty quickly when we found out it was 24 Carrots, who also added a bunch of furniture rentals to the list of items included in the facility fee which weren’t there before. They are one of our faves and are definitely great for working within your budget. I still say if you’re looking for a budget beachfront wedding venue in Orange County with both inside/outside options, the Ole Hanson Beach Club should definitely be on your list. It’s rare to find a beachfront wedding venue that ALSO has a rain option, which is why we love this space. I think you would definitely want to do some fun DIY decorations to give the space a bit of personality, or splurge on an event designer or amazing florist who can take it to the next level. I would also not skimp on the photographer, who can make the venue look even more amazing than it is with the right shots/lighting.
Be sure to check out the Casa Romantica wedding venue for another San Clemente option.