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at Kern River's Edge Campground Retreat

Tie the knot in nature!  With the ambient sound of the flowing Kern River as your backdrop, your wedding will be unforgettable! Profess your love to the soft symphony of nature, compliments of the 400 different species of native crooning birds.  Located in Kernville CA, just one hour east of Bakersfield, Kern River’s Edge Campground Retreat is close to Los Angeles, San Diego, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, which makes us an ideal destination for hosting your picture-perfect outdoor wedding.


Choose to reserve one of our two event venues, the Bull Run Pavilion or Bud's Grove, or you can choose both venues.  

Friday - Saturday rate:  $2,500.00

Sunday - Thursday rate:  $1,800.00

What's Included? 

  • 5 Picnic Tables

  • 2 Standard Porta-Potty Stations

  • Venue Access for ten hours the day of event (including ceremony)

  • 2-4 Hour Rehearsal the Day Prior to the Event 

  • Italian Wedding Lights strung in Cottonwood trees, creating an overhead light canopy in the Grove

  • Rustic Bar available

  • Designated Camping Sites for Guests to Book with a 10% Off Discount 

  • Local vendor contacts for DJ, florist, photographer, videographer, caterer, executive series portables and officiant.


Contact us today about reserving MRA for your Wedding

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