Sample Itineraries For You And Your Guests

When booking Casa Real you are not only selecting a wedding venue, but you are also booking a wedding destination! Hundreds of thousands of visitors come to our valley each year to experience the wine country lifestyle.

Below are some sample itineraries for your wedding weekend in Livermore Valley Wine Country. Get inspired by reading some of these and also check out our list of activities to create your own wedding itinerary. For a map of recommended hotels in the area, click here.

Generally, we suggest two full days of activities with your bridal party and in-town guests to really have the time to visit with everyone and explore the area.

  • Relaxing Day in Livermore Wine Country

    Relaxing Day in Livermore Wine Country

    LATE MORNING/EARLY AFTERNOON:
    Start the day meeting up with the bridal party and any in-town guests at Salt Craft for brunch or lunch.

    AFTERNOON:
    Girls head over to the Purple Orchid Spa for a day of pampering with a facial, sugar glow and massage. Sip wine and indulge in a light snack while relaxing before the big day. Guys head to either Poppy Ridge Golf Course or The Course at Wente Vineyards for a game of golf amongst the vines.

    EVENING:
    Meet up with everyone again for dinner and a fun game of bocce at Campo di Bocce across the street from Casa Real.

  • Girls & Guys Bridal Party Day Out in Danville

    Girls & Guys Bridal Party Day Out in Danville

    GIRLS

    MORNING:
    Meet at the cute, rustic Sideboard in quaint downtown Danville for an early brunch or lunch. Sip coffee or their famous s’mores hot chocolate while catching up and gaining a little caffeine for the day.

    AFTERNOON:
    Stroll around Danville's downtown window shopping. Next head to Pinot's Palette to get crafty. At Pinot's Palette drink wine, chat and be inspired by a local artist who guides you step-by-step through a featured painting. Round out your afternoon by stopping at the Auburn Lounge Auburn Lounge wine tasting bar to listen to live acoustic music or stop for a quick pedicure and manicure at Pinkie's Nail Studio to make sure you are picture-perfect for the big day.

    EVENING:
    Invite all in-town guests to dinner with your bridal party at Bridges Restaurant & Bar.

    GUYS

    MORNING:
    Meet up at Crumbs Breakfast & Lunch and load up on pancakes or waffles to be fueled for the impending drinking spree.

    AFTERNOON:
    Walk over to Danville Cigar and settle into a comfy chair with a glass of port and a premium cigar for a classy start to the day. Afterward, take the guys to Danville Bowl and put your bowling skills to work seeing who will be the guy buying drinks at the end of the night.

    EARLY EVENING:
    Hit the bar scene at Pete's Brass Rail & Car Wash and then McGah's to be entertained by dueling pianos as you drink a cold one.

    EVENING:
    Invite all in-town guests to dinner with the bridal party at Bridges Restaurant & Bar.

  • Beer Tasting and Adventures in Livermore Valley Wine Country

    Beer Tasting and Adventures in Livermore Valley Wine Country

    AFTERNOON:
    For an epic day of team strategy – meet at American Paitball Park in Livermore off of Hwy 84 for an afternoon of running and dodging. Tip: Make sure to book a private party package. If you are in the need for speed – Meet at Umigo Speed Raceway to try to best your friends in go-kart racing. Either activity will work up a thirst to explore Livermore Valley’s beer tasting rooms.

    LATE AFTERNOON:
    Begin your beer odyssey at Altamont Beer Works for a tasting flight of their popular brews. Next, hop over to Working Man Brewery for a beer on tap and learn about the beer-making process. Lastly, check out Tap 25 Craft Beer, located in the popular Blacksmith Square in downtown Livermore. Listen to live music in their outdoor beer garden.

    EVENING:
    Head to nearby Simply Fondue in downtown Livermore for an evening of cocktails and gooey cheese goodness. Try the Campfire Chocolate Fondue for a decadent end to your evening.

  • Fun Nature Day with Guests

    Fun Nature Day with Guests

    EARLY AFTERNOON:
    Pack a snack and plenty of water and meet your guests at the Sunol Regional Wilderness Area, called “Little Yosemite” by locals. Choose your trail and make it a fun afternoon hike with all your guests. TIP: Hikes range from 3 miles to 8 miles. Make sure you pick one that is accessible to all your co-hikers.

    LATE AFTERNOON:
    Drive 15 minutes away to the Niles Canyon Railroad Sunol Station and charter a caboose for you to party with your guests while enjoying beautiful views on North America’s First Transcontinental Railroad. TIP: Your charter reservation includes three picnic tables before the ride to Niles and an area inside the caboose for snacks and refreshments. The caboose is a one-way ride so make sure to have some cars parked in Niles for the drive back. You can also purchase tickets for Wine Tasting trains as well.

    EVENING:
    Walk from the train platform to Papillon Restaurant for an elegant French-inspired dinner or for a more casual evening, check out Bronco Billy’s Pizza Palace.

  • Livermore Valley Wine Country Experience Day

    Livermore Valley Wine Country Experience Day

    EARLY AFTERNOON:
    After brunch at Salt Craft have your bridal party and in-town guests meet you at the Wente Vineyards tasting room.

    AFTERNOON:
    Book a ride on the Mello Cielo at Ruby Hill Winery to be treated to a swanky bus ride through the vineyards and production facility, finally ending up at the Ruby Hill Water Tower, where you and 12 guests are treated to a food and wine pairing. Or, hop aboard the USS Rubino Duck Boat for a tour of Rubino Estates Winery grapevines and then production facility. The tour will conclude with an outdoor sit-down tasting paired with light food offerings.

    ALTERNATIVE WINERIES:
    From Wente, head to Steven Kent’s wines next door in The Barrel Room. Drive a short distance to Darcie Kent and view their art collection while sipping on some of the best wines in the valley. Lastly, on Tesla Road stop in at McGrail Winery and experience some down-home hospitality while tasting their award-winning wines. Take their 90 minute tour of their vineyards and barrel room and learn even more about the winemaking process. TIP: For a fun adventure, rent Segways through the Livermore Tour Company to ride through wine country.

    LATE AFTERNOON:
    Check out the schedule at www.theblockeastend.com, a website dedicated to showing the happenings of a collection of artisan beer, wine and spirit producers located all within a block of each other in Livermore. Most businesses have entertainment and food offerings - including food trucks - to cap off your day in wine country (bigger parties call ahead).

  • Shop the Day Away

    Shop the Day Away

    EARLY AFTERNOON:
    Meet in Downtown Pleasanton at The Press or Tri-Valley Bistro for an early lunch. Afterward, wander Main Street window shopping and ducking into boutiques on quest for the ultimate honeymoon outfit. Stop at Meadowlark Dairy just off the main strip for delicious soft-serve ice cream.

    LATE AFTERNOON:
    Hop in the car and drive over to the San Francisco Premium Outlets for an afternoon of designer bargain hunting with stores such as Barneys, Saks Fifth Avenue, Splendid, Michael Kors, Armani and Kate Spade.

    EVENING:
    Grab dinner at Hops and Sessions, a self-pour tap room and restaurant, and afterward dance the night away at Aviation with silent disco or R-Place with karaoke.