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An "I Do" Enveloped in Natural Beauty
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Wedding Venues Near Fresno, CA

Envision Your
Special Day

Wonder Valley Ranch Resort is a frontrunner in wedding venues near Fresno, CA, providing a scenic destination that you and your guests will never forget. With gorgeous 360-degree views from our lakeside venue paired with our elevated standard of service, every detail will be just as you've always imagined.

Our Wedding

Services

  • Exclusive Venue Access
  • Ceremony Garden
  • Hors D’oeuvres Patio
  • Dedicated Event Team
  • Two Wedding Party Day Use Rooms
  • Complimentary On-Site Parking
  • Discounted Guest Room Blocks
  • Tables, Chairs, Linens & Place Settings
  • On-Site Gourmet Catering
  • Complimentary Food Tasting
  • Complimentary Cake Cutting
  • Hand-Poured Sparkling Cider Toast
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Why Choose Wonder Valley?

Effortless Event Planning

Our seamless event experience includes your wedding venue, on-site catering, bar service, event planning, rental items, two-day suites, and overnight accommodations—all in one place, expertly managed by our team. No detail is left behind.

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Why Choose Wonder Valley?

Family Owned
& Operated

Our venue is family owned—and has been for over five decades! Our collective industry experience has honed our ability to plan and execute spectacular events. Book with us to become part of the family. 

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Why Choose Wonder Valley?

Singular Settings

The Sierra Nevada Foothills offer a breathtaking backdrop for outdoor ceremonies in our garden. A smooth transition to our lakeside patio for hors d'oeuvres, then guests are brought indoors for a dinner reception that offers all-inclusive convenience beloved by all.

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Why Choose Wonder Valley?

Exquisite Dining

Enjoy exquisite dining and drinks crafted by our in-house chef. Our culinary team works to create fresh, mouthwatering flavors for your event. Gourmet rehearsal dinner packages are also available.

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Why Choose Wonder Valley?

Exceptional Activities

Turn your wedding into a weekend to remember. Wonder Valley offers a variety of activities to keep your family and friends entertained. Enjoy horseback riding, go-karts, archery, and so much more.

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Venues

Standout Settings

Set the scene for your dream ceremony at one of our enchanting venues, framed by the stunning scenery that surrounds our quaint and secluded ranch. Otherworldly settings lend a picture-perfect backdrop to an already special day, making for an experience that simply takes your breath away.

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Catering

Tempting Tastes

Make your celebration deliciously memorable. Our resort offers upscale American cuisine, chef-crafted in our on-site kitchen for the freshest, most delectable flavors at your wedding reception.

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Our Favorite Love Stories
“Wonder valley resort was the most perfect venue for our wedding. The people that worked with us were so accommodating, professional, and attentive. They made our wedding into a true fairy tale experience. We could not have asked for anything more. ”
-Travis G.
“This venue was amazing!!! Carrie and Carolyn made the planning process so much easier than I thought it was going to be, and were so great to work with. The wonder valley team really worked their magic so I could have my dream wedding. ”
-Tyleigh
“Carrie and her team are amazing. They were very attentive and responded quickly throughout the planning process. The Venue is beautiful and our friends and family loved staying there for the weekend of activities and celebrations. It made it so much fun and special for us!!”
-Terra

Our Awards

Best Wedding Venue
in Central California

Wedding Wire Couples
Choice Award Winner

The San Joaquin Valley
Outstanding Family
Business Award Winner

The Business Journal's
Legacy Award Winner
For Family Owned
Business

Best Of Central
California Gold
Wedding Venue Winner

Institute For Family
Business' California Family
Business Of The
Year Award Winner

First Five Fresno County
Child-Friendly Business
Award Winner

Best Wedding Venue
in Central California

Wedding Wire Couples
Choice Award Winner

The San Joaquin Valley
Outstanding Family
Business Award Winner

The Business Journal's
Legacy Award Winner
For Family Owned
Business

Best Of Central
California Gold
Wedding Venue Winner

Institute For Family
Business' California Family
Business Of The
Year Award Winner

First Five Fresno County
Child-Friendly Business
Award Winner

FAQ
Are there any other fees?

There is a 20% service fee and a 7.975% sales tax added to all Food and Beverage packages. Security is required for all events and is charged separately.

Is guest parking available?

Yes, there is a large paved parking lot with 240 parking spots and sidewalks leading directly to the wedding site. Overflow additional lots are available throughout the property.

How do I reserve Wonder Valley for my wedding?

Step 1: Schedule a Tour!

Tours are offered Tuesday-Friday from 10am to 3pm and Weekends around our event schedule. 

Step 2: Select Your Date

Most Couples Reserve Wonder Valley 12-18 Months in Advance for Peak Dates. All Dates are First Come, First Served.

Step 3: Sign Your Contract & Submit Your Reservation Fee

No date is held until your Contract and Reservation Fee is submitted. After the tour, you will get a custom proposal. You commit to the date and minimum at signing. Your food and bar minimum will be confirmed no later than 30 days prior to your event.

Step 4: Schedule Your Onboarding Call with our Team!

Once your date is booked, pop the champagne and let’s celebrate! Planning has officially begun and we are here to help! We will kick off the planning with an Onboarding Call to review our Welcome Packet, Your Contract, Sample Timeline, Sample Floor Plans and any questions you may have.

Are your facilities handicapped accessible?

The property is 75 acres. Handicapped parking and handicapped-accessible restrooms are available. A handicapped-accessible sidewalk leading to the wedding site is also available. Our staff is also happy to help transport guests in need with our property golf carts.

What is your cancellation policy?

All payments made to Wonder Valley are non-refundable.

Can I reserve the Wedding Garden venue for a ceremony only?

Yes. Ceremony only events can be reserved for the Venue Rental fee on a given date.
Peak dates excluded. Inquire for more information.

Is outside catering allowed?

All of the food is prepared and served by Wonder Valley chef and staff. Inquire within wedding services regarding outside catering. View our wedding menu.

Can I bring in my own alcohol for my wedding?

No. Wonder Valley has a full license for wine, beer, and liquor. All alcoholic beverages served at the event must be purchased through Wonder Valley. Outside alcohol is not permitted and will be confiscated, with the exception of pre-approved wine or champagne which is subject to a corkage fee per bottle.

If it rains during my ceremony, what is the backup plan?

No worries about rain! Your ceremony can take place inside the reception hall or can still be held in the garden with your guests under our wedding canopies…all complimentary to you to ensure you still have a beautiful stress-free event!

How do we make reservations for lodging at Wonder Valley Ranch Resort?

Please call our reservations team at 559-787-2551. They will be happy to assist with booking accommodations and discussing room rates and availability.

Can we hold our rehearsal dinner at Wonder Valley?

Yes, Wonder Valley can arrange a dinner for you following your rehearsal. Please contact the Wedding Services Department to inquire for more information.

Will we be able to use your recreation facilities?

Overnight guests are allowed complimentary use of the recreation facilities, with the exception of the facilitated activities, such as the ropes challenge course, go-karts, and the equestrian center. However, our staff would be pleased to arrange these activities for you for an additional fee.