January Meeting: The Abbey on Fifth Avenue

Originally constructed as an Episcopal church, this elegant 1910 landmark is San Diego’s only remaining Classic Revival structure and today is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Venue: The Abbey on Fifth Avenue

Photographer: Brant Bender

September Meeting: SpringHill Suites by Marriott San Diego Downtown/Bayfront

This Marriott location is set along the waterfront with views from every angle, SpringHill Suites San Diego Downtown/Bayfront offers a picturesque setting for a wedding or celebration. Combining value with amenities, this all-suite hotel offers indoor and outdoor venues, onsite catering and room blocks.

Photography: Brant Bender

July Meeting : Lomas Santa Fe Country Club

Lomas Santa Fe Country Club offers an array of amenities and services accommodating events of all sizes and types. We enjoyed some of those services at our July meeting.

Venue: Lomas Santa Fe Country Club

Photographer: Brant Bender

June Meeting: Mt. Woodson Castle

Our June meeting was at a unique and historic venue, Mt. Woodson Castle. The Castle is a multi-level, twenty-seven room 12,000 square foot home with eight foot thick walls, a Great Hall with a sixteen foot ceiling, a swing porch, pantry, four fireplaces, a dutch oven, dumb waiter, complete intercom system and a gasoline-engine-assisted windmill. The windmill pumped water from the springs to redwood storage tanks and the room under the windmill was used to cool meats and vegetables.

The finished exterior, the stone work, windmill, bricks and tiles, and arches reflect French, Dutch, Spanish, and Medieval styles. Roof tiles are supported on a concrete roof sustained by rock buttresses. Eaves are troughs hewn from unfinished eucalyptus trunks supported by gargoyle figures. Aztec, Greek, Roman, North American, and Oriental crafts, decorated the exterior and interior of the house. All were tributes to prosperity, health, friendship, and good luck.

Venue: Mt. Woodson Castle

Photography: Bob Hoffman Photography & Video

Get tickets today for the 14th Annual Hospitality Industry Cruise

Tickets are available for the 14th Annual Hospitality Industry Cruise on August 8, 2018 aboard the Hornblower Inspiration.  This event is THE industry event of the year and is expected to sell out again!! Purchase your tickets now to save with the Early Bird Special!!! Please use the link below to register, thus letting the planning committee know of your Weddings of Distinction affiliation.  Your Cruise Ticket includes: a cruise around San Diego Bay, an arrival glass of champagne, two premium drink tickets, Scrumptious and Fun California Hors d’oeuvres & Food Stations, live entertainment, a variety of activities and, of course, NETWORKING!

This event will sell out. Don’t miss the boat, register today!  When forwarding onto your co-workers, please be sure to mention that they use the link to register!!!

 

EVENT DETAILS
– Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018
– Time: Party on the Pier (5p-7:30p), Cruising (7:30p-9p)
– Location: Seaport Village Pier (885 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, California, 92101, USA)

 

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May Meeting: Green Acre Campus Pointe

We joined the San Diego chapter of the Association of Bridal Consultants for a joint meeting and mini-conference at Green Acre Campus Pointe

Venue: Green Acre Campus Pointe

Photography: Maryanne McGuire

April Meeting: Hornblower Cruises and Events

Never miss a chance to get on the water and enjoy the sights, the weather, great food and good company, Hornblower Cruises offers all that and more!

Venue: Hornblower Cruises and Events

Photography: Bob Hoffman Photography

Desert: Sensational Treats

March Meeting: The Prado Restaurant

The Prado, an award-winning, full-service restaurant located in the House of Hospitality, offers charming indoor and outdoor dining. This is a GREAT venue for an event.

Venue: The Prado Restaurant

Photography: The Emotion Picture Studio

Beauty and Fun on a wedding cruise

Shared by Kristie Bryant
Wedding Sales Manager, Hornblower Cruses & Events and The Abbey

Direct: 619.725.8819 / Main Line 619.686.8700

Hornblower Cruises and Events