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Signature Services

The Penny’s Unique Touches

Our comprehensive list of included amenities, furniture, and in-house services far exceeds any other event venue on the Central Coast. Our commitment extends beyond the basics, offering a range of optional specialty add-on rentals – from practical patio umbrellas and heaters to design-driven wedding signage, candles, custom-dried floral installations, tabletop rentals, and more. Think your vision, elevated.

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  • Over 2,200 sq ft of historic brick interior
  • Over 1,600 sq ft of a private landscaped patio
  • Exclusive access to an extensive list of specialty rentals and decor
  • Indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception spaces with bistro lighting
  • Gorgeous bridal lounge and showroom space
  • ADA accessible venue space and bathrooms
  • Dedicated and experienced on-site event staff and security
  • Thoughtfully curated vendor suggestions
  • Abundant indoor plants
  • Catering area
  • Custom-built modern tables and chairs
  • Custom-built bar
  • On-site security
  • WiFi and ample power hookups

Additional add-ons:

  • In-house coordination, In-house bar services, and choice of in-house decor rentals
Looking For All-Inclusive?


Tailor your stress-free wedding day with the help of our experienced team. We handle the nitty-gritty details – from creating a precise timeline to sharing our list of trusted vendors – providing comprehensive guidance every step of the way. This leaves you free to enjoy the fun part of planning, such as selecting a theme, exploring decor options, and helping us bring your dream wedding day to life!

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Decor Closet

Step into our showroom and discover a myriad of custom decor and eclectic accent furniture tailored to suit every style and theme. With a vast inventory of available rental pieces at your fingertips, you can add an extra personal touch to your wedding day. Whether it’s for unique photo opportunities or simply a space to unwind with your guests, these carefully curated offerings enhance the overall aesthetic of your day.

Bridal Lounge

Relax with your nearest and dearest in our bridal lounge. Tailored for indulgence, refining your look, and shaking off any pre-ceremony jitters, this space is yours to enjoy. The bohemian chic vibes add an extra flair to your getting ready pictures, and our showroom is at your disposal for even more unforgettable shots. It’s your haven for relaxation and capturing those picture-perfect moments!

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Ceremony Sites

Whether you choose our sun-kissed outdoor patio or our chic indoor space, each provides a distinctive charm and aesthetic for your ceremony. Our all-glass roll-up door allows us to seamlessly merge the two spaces, fostering an open and airy environment. We ensure guest comfort with seating for 125, ADA accessibility, and on-site security.


We offer exclusive bar services by Sidecar Cocktail Co, our spirited sister company! With a decade of expertise crafting high-quality cocktails on the Central Coast and beyond, Sidecar sets the bar high. Pun intended. From beer and wine to full-service craft cocktails, we’ve got exclusive packages just for you. Get ready for a seamless and elevated experience that will help keep the party going.

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Cocktail Hour

Effortlessly transition from your ceremony to cocktail hour on our inviting outdoor patio. Your guests can mingle, sip your signature cocktails, and enjoy the atmosphere. This is your opportunity to steal away with your significant other for a quiet moment, have an off-site photoshoot, grab a drink for yourself, or even make an outfit change!


For your reception, we handle the details – coordinating with your vendors for a smooth dinner service and syncing up with your DJ or live music choice. Your custom dining, dessert, and sweetheart tables are set up just as we’ve planned, with the option for photobooths and custom lounge sets to add some extra flair. Then it’s time to dance the night away! Our space is conveniently close to hotels, restaurants, and nightlife if you want to keep the celebration going. Cheers to you!

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See Us in Person

With amenities like over 2,200 sq ft of historic brick interior, 1,600 sq ft of private landscaped patio, and a range of custom-built features, our venue offers an unforgettable setting for your event. Take advantage of our dedicated staff and curated vendor suggestions to create an amazing experience. Book now and let us bring your vision to life!

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Kind Words

I had a phenomenal experience booking and planning my sister’s bridal shower at the Penny. It was an absolutely beautiful venue even to the smallest detail – from the industrial chic atmosphere of the entire building to the unbelievable glamour and class of the bathrooms as well. The owner was kind and professional and helped us make everything run smoothly the day of the event which was much appreciated.”

Happily Ever After

If this sounds like your dream wedding, take the next step.

Are you ready to start planning your dream wedding? Our expert team will guide you and ensure every detail is taken care of, so you can focus on enjoying your special day.

Contact our team to ask questions, check date availability, and schedule a tour. Come see the magic for yourself. Let us help you create memories that will last a lifetime!

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