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Wedding at Lick

Celebrate your special day under the stars.

Lick Observatory offers spectacular views above the city of San Jose, with a romantic venue that can accomodate up to 150 guests for a wedding that is truly out-of-this-world.

Our packages include indoor or outdoor ceremony location, use of the 36" Refractor dome for photoshoots, use of the outside areas around the main-building for stunning views above the city, private telescope viewings after dark.

Weddings are available year-round from Monday - Wednesday, noon to midnight, and Thursday through Sunday from 5:00 p.m. to midnight. Dates may be limited on Friday and Saturday evenings from June through August due to our Summer Series.

Want to learn more? Please complete the Lick Observatory Facilities Use Request Form here.

Wedding at Lick

Elopment at Lick Observatory. Photo by (c) Candice Benjamin.