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Ways to Propose in Los Angeles

There are so many ways to propose in Los Angeles, thanks to the year-round sunshine! After capturing many glowing engagements in L.A., we know a little something about the best ways to propose in the land of the stars!

We put together a few of our favorite ways to pop the question in Los Angeles to get you inspired, from a helicopter proposal high above the Hollywood sign, to a laid back beach engagement.

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Propose in a Helicopter

This is hands-down one of the most luxurious ways to propose! Her heart will soar when she takes in birds-eye views of the Hollywood sign and the Pacific Ocean.  Consider having your pilot fly you to a private outlook spot in the Santa Monica mountains. Once you’re on solid ground, pop the question in complete privacy, with 360 degree views of the city and the ocean!  Check out Ajay’s gorgeous helicopter proposal to get a preview of the amazing views!

los angeles helicopter proposal

Propose On The Beach

A picnic on the beach is one of the most timeless ways to propose in Los Angeles. Bring your own, or have our team set one up for you complete with roses and a bottle of bubbly, for you to stumble across on a romantic stroll.  After you drop to one knee, toast your new engagement in style! Check out our gorgeous beach proposal package to find out how to plan and capture your own.

Los Angeles Beach Proposal

Propose On A Gondola

You don’t have to go all the way to Italy for this romantic engagement. Surprise her with a sunset gondola cruise in Newport Harbor. Arrange for a handwritten love note to float by in a bottle at just the right time!  She’ll read your message and turn to see you down on one knee, ring in hand.  Get inspired by viewing our Los Angeles gondola proposal package.

Los Angeles gondola proposal

Propose On A Hike

Looking for low-key ways to propose? Take advantage of the incredible trails in Los Angeles by proposing while on a hike! She’ll never expect that you’re planning on popping the question and the views will be absolutely incredible for surprise proposal photography. Point Dume in Malibu is one of our favorite places for a gorgeous surprise engagement.

los angeles hike proposal

Propose at a Vineyard

Vineyards have always been a popular place for the wedding, but are increasingly becoming a favorite proposal location, too!  Book a private vineyard or tasting tour.  Let your friends and family in on the secret and have them wait close by, joining you two afterwards for an awesome surprise engagement party!  Get inspired by Michael Yo’s incredible Malibu Winery proposal!

los angeles winery proposal

Check out more ways to propose in Los Angeles, on the blog!  For a comprehensive guide to proposing in L.A., head to our to our Los Angeles page to view all of our location-specific proposal packages and a few of our favorite engagements we’ve helped plan and discreetly photograph!