Weddings at the Lair of the Golden Bear

Congratulations and thank you for your interest in the Lair of the Golden Bear!

For your ceremony and reception, we offer three charming mountain properties to choose from, with the option to incorporate our amenities in a variety of ways. Nestled at 5,600 feet in beautiful Pinecrest, California, the Lair’s fresh air, sunshine, and surrounding natural beauty provide our guests with an amazing mountain playground. Outdoor stages and amphitheaters, as well as meadows and lodges, are the backdrops for your ceremony. In addition, we have dining halls, swimming pools, sports courts, indoor and outdoor children’s play areas, wireless Internet access, and delicious and affordable catered food with extensive menu options. You’ll have exclusive use of one of our properties for your wedding weekend, making it an experience you and your guests won’t forget.

Availability*
Camp Dates Guests
JUST ADDED: Camp Gold August 21-23, 2020 only minimum of 200 guests
Camp Blue/Gold September weekends in 2021 only 150 - 250
*Subject to change.
Accommodations
Dusty and rustic, just how we like it! Tent cabins, communal bathrooms, dining hall, lodge, sports courts, games and athletic equipment, heated pool, stage and campfire pit, creekside amphitheater, and so much more! Yes, we have electricity and hot running water throughout camp.

Accommodations Camp Maps
Menu
We’ll work with you on your desired menus for the weekend—we can prepare a range of options from informal, finger-licking good BBQ lunches to gourmet brunches, lavish wedding dinners, and even after-party snacks. All menus can include options for dietary restriction.

Sample Menu
Programming
If you’ve been a Lair camper, you know that we excel at organizing and leading activities such as hikes, kayaking, yoga classes, archery, arts and crafts, and children’s programs. We offer these programs at all our properties for wedding weekends as well—let our spirited staff help make your special weekend all it should be. We even arrange for childcare during your wedding ceremony.
Preferred Vendors
For additional services, we have partnered with several exceptional vendors.

Preferred Vendors
Rates and Minimums
For rate information, please call 510.900.8255. There is a 100 guest minimum at Camp Oski and 150 guest minimum at Camps Blue and Gold.
FAQs
View a list of frequently asked questions.

More Options

Pinecrest Chalet also offers wedding venues. Or, get married on the UC Berkeley campus at Alumni House.