Special Events & Weddings - Oceano Dunes District

Inspirational Venues for Any Event

California State Parks in Oceano Dunes District offer a variety of beautiful and unique special event sites, perfect for small family gatherings, company parties or large weddings. Venues range from one of a kind beach bonfires, sand dune back drops and vehicle access right next to the beautiful pacific ocean!

Please click each park below to learn more about what the District can offer for your event!

Thank you for considering California State Parks for your filming location. Filming on California State Parks land requires a film/photography permit. We recommend contacting the park in advance to understand the requirements for your chosen location. The filming coordinator can also assist you in finding the best location for your film/photography shoot. To obtain a permit, please contact the Special Events/Film Coordinator for your location listed below and submit an application to the California Film Commission. There is no cost associated with submitting an application to the California Film Commission. However, applications must be received at least one week in advance of your film/photography shoot date.

SITE MONITORS

Some film/photography shoots require a monitor depending on activities, equipment, and location. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to ensure that the Film Coordinator can find appropriate site monitors for your shoot.

DRONES

Drone guidelines are defined on the California Film Commission website. At this time, State Parks is reviewing requests for filming with a drone on a case-by-case basis.

Pismo State Beach offers an iconic, diverse shoreline, featuring white sand and dune formations for the perfect Special Event. Adjacent to the park, the City of Grover Beach and Oceano, CA offers a wide range of restaurants, breweries, and entertainment while still maintaining a small town feel. As the focal point of this quaint coastal community, the park provides excellent recreation options (swimming, off highway vehicular recreation, surf fishing, dune exploring and vehicular access) and continues to represent the natural resources. This length of coastline offers both coastal dunes and natural bluff formations. The park also has plentiful parking and various natural and scenic backdrop.
 
To obtain a Special Event permit, submit an inquiry to the District below, ONCE SUBMITTED YOU SHOULD RECIEVE A REPSPONSE WITHIN 48 HOURS.
 
 
Please submit an inquiry for the quickest response.

CalPoly Rodeo

Soccer Tournament

Beach Wedding

Oceano Dunes SVRA offers the best of the Oceano Dunes natural beauty in one park. Dramatic dunescapes give way to remote expanses of beach below, complemented by vehicle access and camping options. With an expansive portfolio and multiple options for event backdrops Oceano Dunes SVRA is ideal for your next event.
 
To obtain a Special Event permit, submit an inquiry to the District below, ONCE SUBMITTED YOU SHOULD RECIEVE A REPSPONSE WITHIN 48 HOURS.
 
 
Please submit an inquiry for the quickest response.

Dunes

View of the bay

Riders on the Dunes

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