Plumas County is your picture-perfect and affordable Northern California destination wedding location. Nestled in the Sierra Nevada, Plumas County offers everything needed and more to celebrate your Big Day in your unique way.
From budget-friendly lodges and historic barns to all-inclusive mountain resort experiences, our Northern California wedding venues are simply stunning. Whether you are planning an outdoor bohemian theme, classic elegance under the stars, or a rustic, country-style affair, the rural romance of the Sierra Nevada will sweep you off your feet!
Specializing in the small intimate wedding. Where you and your guests will all be in one place nestled below Mills Peak.
Plan Your Wedding
Plumas County businesses offer everything a couple needs to plan the perfect wedding and well within budget. From flowers, to delicious local food and Instagram-worthy details, find the team of support to make your vision a reality.
Depending on the size of your wedding and the venue you choose, you may be looking for lodging for your guests and wedding party. Use our Lodging Page to help your guests find exactly what they are looking for.
Before or after the ceremony, there are plenty of unique restaurants and breweries, for the wedding party and guests to celebrate at. Some of these businesses may be able to accommodate rehearsal dinners.
Plumas County is home to a variety of locally-owned and independent restaurants, bars, and pubs. and From casual breakfast cafes to upscale dining experiences, Plumas County has something for everyone.
Southeast Plumas Brewery Tour: With three local breweries in nearby proximity, take a brewery tour! The Brewing Lair is tucked in the woods with outdoorsy vibes, a disc golf course, and award winning California-style ales. Down the road in Graeagle is the Ronin Fermentation Project offering cutting-edge craft beers in a modern taproom with patio. Then head east to the Chalet View Lodge for full-service dining and Eureka Peak Brewing Company for dinner and a flight of IPAs and pale ales.
Wagnupa Brewing in Northwest Plumas: Tucked away on the Lake Almanor Peninsula, Waganupa Brewing is a microbrewery offering a wide range of beers, sours, and ales. With a very minimal online presence, this hidden gem is a favorite of Lake Almanor locals.
Quintopia Brewing in Downtown Quincy: Quintopia Brewing Co. is a fresh take on a mountain town brewery with a tap room and patio featuring easy to drink beers (many lower in alcohol), some hoppy seasonal ales, and flavorful pub food including salads, wraps, and loaded fries. It’s the perfect stop after a day on Bucks Lake or after mountain biking.
Timber House Brewery: The Timber House gets a new life as a brewery! This renovated travel lodge in Chester features California-style ales, in-house distilled spirits, and a full dining experience. Check out the menu and book a stay today!
While Plumas County is a little high in elevation for wine country, there are still wine tasting options for the wine enthusiasts–this still California after all!
The Drunk Brush in Quincy: A small wine bar with a big personality featuring weekly live music and a curated wine and beer menu. A great place to meet up with friends or a fun way to start a date before heading to dinner in downtown Quincy.
The Peak in Graeagle: Nestled in a historic red cottage in Graeagle, The Peak features an outdoor lounge, fire pit, and revolving menu of boutique wines, craft beers and quality cigars. During the summer they have a weekly live music concert series too!
The Vyne in Blairsden: a wine bar and restaurant serving tapas and seasonal tasting menus. The Vyne is housed in a cute cottage with lots of garden seating and makes a lovely private event space.
Plumas County offers endless outdoor activities, including hiking, fishing, boating, golfing, horseback riding, and mountain biking. Turn your Sierra Nevada destination wedding into an adventure of a lifetime!
Plumas County has scenic mountain roads and rural locations. While this is part of the charm, it’s good to know the lay of the land when planning your big day. Affectionately called the Lost Sierra, travel times from major Northern California cities to venues are under five hours, and nearby airports in Reno, Sacramento, and Redding can bring your guests closer. Learn more about traveling to Plumas County and help your guests plan accordingly too.
Regions of Plumas County
Four distinct regions define Plumas County, each with their own alluring qualities, diverse destinations, and unparalleled hospitality.
The nearest major airport for most of Plumas County is the Reno-Tahoe International Airport
For the Lake Almanor area, the Redding Regional Airport may be a good option
Get a Marriage License
Marriage certificates can be obtained from the County of Plumas’ website and at the Plumas County Courthouse in downtown Quincy.
Take the Plumas Pledge
1. Prioritize wildfire prevention 2. Leave places as you found them 3. Pack out all of your trash—bonus points if you pick up trash too! 4. Stay on designated trails and camp in designated areas 5. Check the weather before heading out 6. Be mindful of your energy and resource usage 7. Ditch plastic bottles and drink our mountain fresh tap water instead 8. Choose locally made products and services from local businesses 9. Slow down and enjoy the simple pleasures of life in Plumas
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