Weddings & Receptions


Hakone is a unique and intimate venue for your wedding ceremony and reception, unmatched by any other indoor or outdoor setting in the Bay Area.


Imagine exchanging vows in the ambiance of our beautiful Japanese gardens, over a beautiful Koi pond with a cascading waterfall in the background, choose the covered Wisteria Pavilion, or hold your ceremony in our Garden Site which includes a view of all the above areas.


Imagine your reception in an enchanting environment, surrounded by nature and under the stars, or inside our historic Cultural Exchange Center (a replica of a 19th century Kyoto tea merchant's house) which includes a spacious deck overlooking the panoramic Silicon Valley. 


Hakone offers many different options for your morning or evening wedding ceremony and reception, both inside and outside locations are available. 


Only at Hakone:


    • No additional corkage fee
    • No additional cake cutting fee
    • Unique and exquisite venue
    • Historic buildings built in Japan
    • Bamboo Forrest, Waterfall, Koi Pond, Moon Bridge and Wisteria Pavilion


Included in your rental fee:

    • Pre-event meetings, walk-through, referrals, and consultations with Event Manager
    • Set up and break down time before and after the event
    • Free admission and parking for guests
    • Ceremony rehearsal time
    • Dressing area for Bride
    • Hakone Event Staff (day of your wedding)
    • Chairs and tables
    • Ceremony chair setup and breakdown
    • Membership for one year
    • Admission Pass


Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more specific information.


For more information on wedding pricing and availability, please contact our Events Manager at or call 408-741-4957.

If you email us please include the following information:

    • Number of expected guests
    • Ceremony, reception or both
    • Date(s) you are considering
    • Where did you hear of Hakone?

Below are a few photo links of weddings at Hakone:

Hakone Wedding 1

Hakone Wedding 2

Hakone Wedding 3

Hakone Wedding 4

Hakone Wedding 5

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