The Chapel is open daily from 9am – 5pm.
The Visitors Center is open daily from 10am – 5pm.
Wayfarers Chapel is strictly a N O D R O N E Z O N E !
The Chapel is closed to the general public during private weddings, baptism and memorial services. During this time you are welcome to visit our gardens and the Visitors Center. Please call the Visitors Center to check our daily activities schedule at 1 (310) 377-1650 Ext. 2.
Community Events & Services
Wayfarers Chapel invites you to participate in the various worship services and community events offered throughout the year. Special events include concerts, lectures, workshops, and classes. Special worship services are New Year’s Renewal service, Palm Sunday Pageant, Easter Sunrise service, Easter services, Marriage Renewal service, Blessing of the Animals service, Raising of the Advent Wreath service, Carols & Candles service, and Christmas Even candlelight services. Tickets to special events, if required, can be purchased at the Visitors Center 1 (310) 377-1650 Ext. 2.
Guided group tours of the Chapel and grounds may be arranged on Mondays at 10 am. To schedule your group tour please call the Visitors Center 1 (310) 377-1650 Ext 2. A small donation is suggested.
Movie, Television & Commercial Use
The Wayfarers Chapel appears in many movies and television shows, including Season nine Bachelorette’s Desiree and new husband Chris on their real, ‘Dream Wedding’ day (2015), and season two True Detective (2015). Film and photography site location managers are welcome to visit and explore the use of the Chapel and grounds for film, television and commercial use. For more information please contact the Director of Administration at 1 (310) 377-1650 Ext 206.
Photography and Videography
Any professional photography or videography must have prior authorization and permit. Wedding photography is restricted to only those couples that are being married at the Chapel.
If you are interested in taking professional photos on the Chapel grounds (such as family portraits), you will need a reservation in advance. Monday only is the day assigned for this type of photography. Reservations can be made in advance and booked for up to 45 minutes with a $100 donation. You are required to observe the following: No wedding attire, No photos in the Chapel. Your $100 donation will be collected at the Visitors Center when you check in to receive your permit prior to the start of your photo shoot.
For professional photography, videography and permit please contact the Reservation office M-F at 1(310) 377-1650 Ext. 1 to check availability.