Get answers to frequenly asked questions
about weddings at Bailey’s on Palomar
When is Wedding Season at Bailey’s?
High Season runs from mid May through October. If you’re planning an off-season wedding, be sure to think about the weather. Bailey’s on Palomar is at 5500’ elevation. Palomar weather can be unpredictable at that time of year. So please check weather averages to make sure you’re comfortable with it.
What time can start our wedding and what time should we plan to end?
How many guests can you accommodate?
What should we expect at Bailey’s?
Can I use my own caterer?
Bailey’s was founded by freethinking pioneers. We believe in that pioneer spirit and allow our guests the freedom to plan their wedding their way. Caterers, rentals, decorations, whatever you choose it’s up to you. We can help with some of the rentals if you’d like. We also have some fun activity vendors we can arrange – horseback riding, archery, tomahawk throwing, square dancing, massages etc. FYI – we charge all outside vendors a 15% vendor fee.
Do I need a professional bartender?
Are there any restrictions?
Do I need to arrange insurance?
Are there other accommodations available in the area?
What accommodations are available at Bailey's?
Luxury yurts, upscale safari tents, rustic and modern cabins. All of our lodgings come with ensuite bathrooms.
How do we arrange for a tour of Bailey’s?
Tours are by appointment only. To book a tour, feel free to contact us by phone or email. We are always happy to meet with prospective wedding couples and their families here on Palomar. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the fresh mountain air!
Do you have package prices?
Pricing is largely dependent on the size of your group, your expectations, whether you want a mid-week or weekend date, and whether it will be high or off season. For all High Season, weekend weddings we require a complete room block on all accommodations. For more about our packages and pricing, email firstname.lastname@example.org
What about after the wedding, is there a honeymoon suite on the property?
Yes! Cedar Cabin serves as a secluded Bride and Groom Romantic Getaway. It features an ensuite hot tub, new king bed, rich furnishings, and fully redone and resized bathroom. Click to view the Cedar Cabin page.
Can I bring my animal to Bailey’s?
Is there wheelchair access?
Are there places for the bride and groom to get ready for the ceremony?
What is your Cancellation / Refund Policy?
What is there to do on the mountain, entertaining guests, etc.?
Explore our 160 acres of breathtaking forest on hiking trails that wind through the property. Stargaze on a clear summer night. Sit around the campfire and enjoy the evening with friends. We can also arrange horseback riding, archery, tomahawk throwing, square dancing, massages and spa services.
More, not-to-be-missed experiences on the mountain are Palomar State Park and Caltech’s Palomar Observatory. And of course.. Wedding Preparations! Involving family and friends in setting up and decorating your chosen wedding sites is an experience that brings everyone together in the shared joy of creating your unique wedding environment.