Hosting a baby shower and really want to bump it up a notch? We’ve found 10 beautiful, memorable venues that will wow the mama being celebrated and all her guests. From a mystical forest to ocean views and decadent desserts to mouthwatering BBQ, we’ve made your party planning easy-to-do. Click through our slideshow to see how to deliver more than any mom-to-be will be expecting!

Babycakes

Is the mama-to-be craving sweets? Come for the vanilla-chocolate raspberry cupcakes, stay for the quiche, healthy salads and chicken sliders. There's a cute private backyard area that you can rent for three hours (plus an hour to decorate). They'll provide the tablecloths, plates, flatware, glasses and the eats. This laid-back sweet spot holds up to 45 guests. A cozy space to host your bestie's shower.

Cost: Packages start at $400

Hillcrest Neighborhood
3766 5th Ave.
San Diego, Ca
619-296-4173
Online: babycakessandiego.com

photo: Bel A. via Yelp

Have you hosted or been a guest at an amazing baby shower venue? Let us know about it in the comments below.

—Nikki Walsh