Boasting a desirable subtropical desert climate with long, hot summers and short, mild winters, Phoenix could be the ideal wedding destination you have been looking for. Phoenix is exceptionally geared to hosting events of all kinds.
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The Wrigley Mansion is an elegant Phoenix landmark built in 1929 that has long been a popular wedding and event venue with an intriguing history and sweeping views over the city. The large Italianate mansion has several indoor/outdoor spaces to accommodate both small intimate weddings and large extravaganzas and has repeatedly been nominated as the best wedding venue in Phoenix. Wrigley Mansion offers a full wedding package, including an event planner to take all the stress out of planning this very important day in your life. Elaborate table settings, beautiful flowers, grand entrances, and delightful dining options can all be customized to suit your particular tastes and budget.
Wrigley Mansion, 2501 E. Telawa Trail, Phoenix, AZ 85016, Phone: 602-955-4079
2. Arizona Biltmore
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Brides and grooms who are looking for a touch of traditional grace and elegance on their wedding day will find the refined and genteel atmosphere at the Arizona Biltmore fits the bill perfectly. More than just a wedding venue, the Arizona Biltmore is a Waldorf Astoria Resort and offers both accommodation and pre- and-post-wedding leisure activities for your guests. There are three manicured garden venues to choose from for your ceremony as well as three elegantly appointed reception rooms, each of which has an outdoor terrace perfect for pre-reception cocktails. The Biltmore is renowned for offering an exceptional menu of innovative and delicious food and there are options to suit most budgets, ranging from brunch buffets and cocktail receptions to elegantly plated dinners.
Arizona Biltmore, 2400 East Missouri Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85016, Phone: 855-689-2878
3. Arizona Grand Resort and Spa
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Arizona Grand Resort and Spa provides a beautiful backdrop for a wedding and boasts the added benefits of on-site all-suite accommodation, a golf course, spa, and water park. The resort offers five beautiful outdoor venues for your ceremony, enhanced by swaying palm trees and tinkling water features. Receptions for groups of 50 to 1,200 can be set up in one of five romantic indoor or outdoor terrace locations, and the resort will provide everything needed to ensure a memorable day, including a wedding coordinator who will take the worry out of planning your event. Menus and décor are carefully tailored to suit your tastes and budget.
Arizona Grand Resort and Spa, 8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85044, Phone: 877-800-4888
4. Aunt Chiladas Squaw Peak
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Aunt Chiladas is Arizona’s oldest restaurant and offers a unique Mexican-themed wedding venue for brides and grooms who are looking for something a little different. The restaurant oozes rustic charm and you can say your vows in the pretty garden patio nestled below Squaw Peak Mountain. You have the choice of holding your reception fiesta-style in the garden (up to 250 guests) or embracing a slightly more formal mood in one of the charming inside dining rooms, which feature rustic fountains and Saltillo tile floors. Aunt Chiladas offers a full wedding and events package, including table linens, flowers, candles, piped music, and catering.
Aunt Chiladas, 7330 N Dreamy Draw Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85020, Phone: 602-944-1286
5. The Boojum Tree Hidden Garden
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Located in the heart of Phoenix, the Boojum Tree Hidden Garden offers couples a beautiful tropical garden setting for their wedding. The venue can accommodate up to 200 guests and there are multiple areas where you and your guests can socialize surrounded by rustic fountains and lush greenery. The hacienda-style plaza is perfect for exchanging your vows, while the amazing indoor tropical garden provides an ideal year-round reception area. The venue provides full wedding packages, which include a choice of décor and table linens, catering and bar service, and a personal wedding coordinator to make sure all the important little details are taken care of.
Boojum Tree Hidden Garden, 16026 N. 36th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85032, Phone: 602-867-8975
6. Chateau Luxe
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At Chateau Luxe you can celebrate your wedding day in style, surrounded by the elegant ambiance of this exclusive events venue, which offers fully coordinated wedding packages to take the worry out of planning your big day. Larger weddings are hosted in the Bellazzo Ballroom (up to 650 seated guests) or the Tuscano Room, which can seat up to 450 diners and has outdoor patio areas for cocktails. If you are planning a more intimate wedding, the Valentino Room comfortably hosts up to 120 guests. Your wedding package includes the use of a private dressing room for both bride and groom and the services of an award-winning chef, who will tailor a menu to suit your particular tastes and budget.
Chateau Luxe, 1175 E. Lone Cactus Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85024, Phone: 623-266-8747
7.Desert Botanical Garden
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Located on the border of Phoenix, Tempe, and Scottsdale in the heart of the Papago Park, the Desert Botanical Garden provides a beautiful daytime and evening setting for weddings and other events. The venue can accommodate between 10 and 300 guests in various settings, including charming outdoor terraces, open-air pavilions and courtyards, or indoors in the banquet halls. The Desert Botanical Garden will allow you to tailor your event to suit your budget and will recommend approved wedding planners, caterers, and vendors to supply everything you need. Rental includes a dressing room for the bridal couple and unrestricted use of the beautiful gardens for your photos.
Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008, Phone: 480-941-1225
8.Gainey Ranch Golf Club
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Nestled in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, the Gainey Ranch Golf Club offers a picturesque and romantic setting for your special day. You can say “I do” as the sun sets dramatically over the lush greens and the distant mountains, before settling down to enjoy your reception in one of the club’s two lovely function venues. Gainey Ranch Golf Club takes pride in hosting intimate and elegant weddings and offers personalized planning assistance to make sure that your special day is pure magic. You can choose from a variety of wedding packages to suit your budget and the talented catering team offers both buffet and plated dinners tailored to your requirements.
Gainey Ranch Golf Club, 7600 Gainey Club Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, Phone: 480-951-0022
9.Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix Cityscape
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Located in the heart of downtown Phoenix, the Kimpton Hotel Palomar offers an elegant wedding venue that is just steps away from many city attractions. The hotel offers sophisticated and stylish venues, including the beautiful Rooftop Bar and Lounge (which features sweeping views), a ballroom, and a selection of other spaces that can be set up to perfectly suit the size of your wedding party. An added bonus of hosting your wedding at the Palomar is that your guests can be luxuriously accommodated on-site and enjoy a variety of pre- and post-wedding activities. In addition to customized menus and five-star Kimpton service, the hotel also has an on-site events manager to help you plan all the finer details.
Kimpton Hotel Palomar, 2 East Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, Phone: 602-253-6633
10.Monorchid Creative Studios
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Regardless of whether you envisage a small, intimate family wedding or would like to share your special day with everyone you know, the Monorchid Creative Studios can put together the perfect indoor/outdoor space to host your celebration. The studios are made up of a collection of inter-leading rooms that can be tailored to suit your requirements for both the ceremony and your reception, and their team of event planners will take care of all the details so that you can concentrate on enjoying the company of your guests. The studios are located in the heart of downtown Phoenix and work closely with their preferred vendors to provide every last detail you need for an unforgettable wedding.
Monorchid Creative Studios, 214 E. Roosevelt Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, Phone: 602-253-0339
11. Puerta Privada
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Puerta Privada is a dedicated event venue located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. Previously housing the Phoenix Baptist Church, the Spanish Colonial-style architecture provides a charming backdrop for indoor/outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions, and can host events for groups of 30 to 300 guests. The venue comprises an elegant reception hall and a beautiful garden enhanced by illuminated water features, professional landscaping, and a rustic fireplace – the perfect place to exchange your vows. Puerta Privada will allow you to customize your wedding by using your own vendors and caterers or can offer an event planner to take care of all the details.
Puerta Privada, 2645 North 16th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, Phone: 602-759-0042
12.Royal Palms Resort and Spa
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Dating back to 1929, the Royal Palms Resort and Spa exudes Spanish Colonial charm against the backdrop of the Camelback Mountain, making it an ideal venue for a classic Arizona indoor/outdoor wedding. The hotel offers several choices when it comes to choosing an ideal spot to say “I do” – you can exchange your vows in a beautiful flower-filled private courtyard, enjoy poolside cocktails, and stage your reception in the Orange Grove, Estrella Ballroom, or the Palmera Salon and Patio. There is a selection of inclusive packages available and the expert staff will arrange every last detail, including a tantalizing menu, beautiful wedding cake, and room bookings for your guests.
Royal Palms Resort, 5200 E. Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018, Phone: 602-283-1234
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Located on a hilltop just 10 minutes from downtown Phoenix, the Rustler’s Roost offers an exciting and unique western-style venue where you can tie the knot surrounded by sweeping mountain views. You can choose from several patio areas depending on the size of your guest list, and the lovely Crystal Barn can accommodate up to 500 guests. Rustler’s Roost will take the worry out of planning your wedding by offering a complete package overseen by an experienced event captain and staff and all you need to bring is your wedding cake. There is no extra charge if you would like to supply your own fresh flowers and the venue lends itself to fun-filled themed receptions.
Rustler’s Roost, 8383 South 48th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85044, Phone: 602-431-6474
14. Secret Garden
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The Secret Garden Event Center lies nestled at the foot of South Mountain, encompassing 300 acres of lush gardens and a beautiful Spanish-style historic home that is the perfect setting for both small intimate weddings and large gala events. You can choose from several distinct areas of the garden for an outdoor ceremony and reception or opt for the charming historic manor house or the inviting carriage house if you prefer an indoor/outdoor setting. The Secret Garden offers you three inclusive wedding packages to suit your budget and the bonus of bringing in your own beers, wine, and alcohol to help keep costs down.
Secret Garden, 2501 E. Baseline Road, Phoenix, AZ 85042, Phone: 602-268-5522
15.Stone Bridge Manor
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Lovely Stone Bridge Manor is located on a 4-acre property in Mesa, surrounded by lush manicured gardens that form the perfect setting for an elegant wedding. The beautiful Garden Pavilion is an enormous climate-controlled tented venue that can comfortably accommodate up to 350 guests, while the Manor Courtyard is perfect for up to 150 guests. You can leave all the arrangements to the Stone Bridge team of professional wedding planners, who work hand-in-hand with carefully selected vendors to turn your wedding day dreams into reality. Menus and themes can be tailored to fulfill your dreams and the gardens provide a perfect romantic backdrop for your photographer.
Stone Bridge Manor, 4000 E. Palm Street, Mesa, AZ 85215, Phone: 480-641-3131
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16.The Clayton on the Park
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If you would prefer something a little different from the usual ballroom or garden setting for your wedding, you need to pay a visit to The Clayton on the Park, where a modern, light-filled minimalist venue awaits you. The elegant gallery features floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlooking a huge park and can be combined with the terrace and the Clayton Room to provide indoor/outdoor combinations for your ceremony and reception. The venue is proud of the innovative and delicious menus prepared by their in-house catering, while their bar serves trendy cocktails, craft beers, and more. You are welcome to provide your own vendors to supply music, flowers, and anything else you need to make the day unforgettable.
The Clayton on the Park, 7343 E. Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, Phone: 480-990-7300
17.The Croft Downtown
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The Croft is situated in the heart of downtown Phoenix and is a popular wedding and event venue that offers indoor and outdoor areas to accommodate both your wedding ceremony, your reception, and pre-reception cocktails. The urban cement floors and wooden trussed ceilings provide a blank canvas that lends itself to a variety of stylish wedding themes, and the venue uses in-house décor experts Angelic Grove to coordinate all aspects of the function to ensure no detail is overlooked when it comes to setting the scene for your very special day. Sumptuous in-house catering and bar service, on-site valet parking, and just about everything else you need for a memorable wedding day are all included in your chosen package.
The Croft Downtown, 22 East Buchanan Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, Phone: 602-462-9700
18.The Farm at South Mountain
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If you are looking for something a little bit different when it comes to both the setting and the cuisine for your wedding, The Farm at South Mountain could be just the place for you. Exuding an air of rustic elegance enhanced by natural stone structures and lush gardens, The Farm offers a choice of two venues, which can accommodate more than 250 guests. You can exchange your vows under the huge pecan trees, dine under the Canopy in the Grove, and then dance the night away under the Arizona stars. The venue is happy to supply really unusual wedding cuisine, including farmyard barbeques, a pizza oven, food-truck stations, and much more, all made with fresh local farm produce. There is even a dedicated team of event managers to take care of all the details.
The Farm at South Mountain, 6106 S. 32nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85042, Phone: 602-276-6360
19.The Ice House
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When you first set foot in the large and historic industrial-style warehouse that comprises the Ice House, it instantly becomes apparent that this eclectic arty space would be ideal as an unusual wedding venue where you can let your imagination run riot as you set the theme for a wedding to remember. The venue can accommodate 250 guests for a cocktail reception or 140 seated, and there is also an outdoor area for cocktails and a wonderful roof-less cathedral-like hall perfect for your ceremony. The Ice House will be happy to refer you to their preferred catering and bar vendors and help you arrange all the other details to make your Ice House wedding truly unique.
The Ice House, 429 W. Jackson St, Phoenix, AZ 85003, Phone: 602-257-8929
20.University Club Phoenix
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You will find the University Club of Phoenix nestled in a beautiful garden in the Alvarado district of downtown Phoenix, where it has been hosting weddings and other events for decades. The charming clubhouse offers a warm home-from-home atmosphere and can accommodate 150 guests while larger groups (up to 250) can host their ceremony and reception in the garden. You can choose from several wedding packages, all of which include set-up and break-down, chairs and tables, flatware, table linen, champagne toast, and everything else you need for an elegant wedding ceremony and reception. The venue also has an events planner, who will supervise everything so that you can relax and have a wonderful experience.
University Club Phoenix, 39 E. Monte Vista Road, Phoenix, AZ 85004, Phone: 602-254-5408
21.Venue at the Grove
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Surrounded by beautiful gardens and pecan trees, The Venue at the Grove boasts a team of experienced event planners who are dedicated to making your wedding day dreams come true. The team fully understands that planning a fabulous wedding can be a daunting experience and will work with you to orchestrate the perfect wedding of your dreams. You can say your “I do’s” against the backdrop of a stunning Arizona sunset in the pecan grove and then host your reception either indoors or under 30,000 twinkling lights in the garden. Relax and leave the details to the experts, who will create the perfect customized all-inclusive package to take the stress out of your big day.
Venue at the Grove, 7010 South 27th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85041, Phone: 602-456-0803
22.Warehouse 215 at Bentley Projects
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Located in Phoenix’s vibrant and chic Warehouse District, Warehouse 215 has been nominated for several awards as one of the city’s best wedding venues. The converted 1918 linen laundry has an edgy industrial-chic atmosphere enhanced by chandeliers and bistro lights and over 10,000 square feet of flexible inside space as well as a large landscaped patio for a great indoor/outdoor feel. You can choose to keep it simple or take the space as far as your imagination extends. The Warehouse 215 event planners are on hand to offer you a full-service package that will bring your dreams to reality and make yours the most-talked about wedding of the year.
Warehouse 215 @ Bentley Projects, 215 E. Grant Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, Phone: 602-340-9200
23.The Wedgewood at Palm Valley
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Wedgewood Weddings and Events is a country-wide family-owned wedding and events company that has over 30 years of experience in orchestrating affordable and magical weddings. Their Palm Valley venue is situated on a lovely landscaped golf course against a backdrop of the Sierra Estrella Mountains and vibrant Arizona sunsets – the perfect spot to exchange vows. You can host your elegant reception in a lovely light-filled indoor space that offers wonderful views from the expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. Wedgewood offers fully customized all-inclusive wedding packages so that you can tailor the event to your budget and concentrate on enjoying every moment of your special day.
The Wedgewood at Palm Valley, 2211 N. Litchfield Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85395, Phone: 480-386-0030
24.Whispering Tree Ranch
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Nestled between South Mountain and the Estrella Mountains in Laveen, just outside Phoenix, the Whispering Tree Ranch offers a lush green oasis in the middle of the Arizona desert. The venue aims to provide an affordable wedding destination that is both rustic and elegant, beautifully setting the scene for your special day. To get a better idea of what to expect from a wedding at the Whispering Tree Ranch, you can make an appointment to attend one of their Bridal Open Days, where you can not only tour the venue but also meet with all the vendors and even attend a tasting. Breaking news – Whispering Tree has recently opened a new year-round Downtown Venue.
Whispering Tree Ranch, 5901 West Elliot Road, Laveen, AZ 85339, Phone: 480-415-3387
25.Aldea Weddings at Tlaquepaque
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The traditional adobe-style architecture of the Aldea Tlaquepaque venue provides an authentic Aztec/Sedona backdrop for your special day, which is further enhanced by stained-glass windows, open-air courtyards, water features, and a large elegant ballroom. The venue can accommodate up to 300 guests and never hosts more than one wedding per day. Aldea offers a variety of inclusive wedding packages and will even tailor a package to suit your budget. The venue is suitable for both the ceremony and the reception and offers a wide choice of decorative styles. Tlaquepaque can provide everything you need for the perfect wedding, but will also allow you to provide your own drinks, music, photographer, and catering if you are on a strict budget.
Aldea Weddings at Tlaquepaque, 4150 West Peoria Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85029, Phone: 602-866-2222
25 Best Phoenix, AZ Wedding Venues
- Wrigley Mansion, Photo: Courtesy of popovatetiana - Fotolia.com
- Arizona Biltmore, Photo: Arizona Biltmore
- Arizona Grand Resort and Spa, Photo: Courtesy of illustrissima - Fotolia.com
- Aunt Chiladas Squaw Peak, Photo: Aunt Chiladas Squaw Peak
- The Boojum Tree Hidden Garden, Photo: The Boojum Tree Hidden Garden
- Chateau Luxe, Photo: Chateau Luxe
- Desert Botanical Garden, Photo: Courtesy of Denis Rozhnovsky - Fotolia.com
- Gainey Ranch Golf Club, Photo: Courtesy of Mara Zemgaliete - Fotolia.com
- Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix Cityscape, Photo: Courtesy of elitravo - Fotolia.com
- Monorchid Creative Studios, Photo: Monorchid Creative Studios
- Puerta Privada, Photo: Puerta Privada
- Royal Palms Resort and Spa, Photo: Royal Palms Resort and Spa
- Rustler's Roost, Photo: Courtesy of alexgukalov - Fotolia.com
- Secret Garden, Photo: Secret Garden
- Stone Bridge Manor, Photo: Stone Bridge Manor
- The Clayton on the Park, Photo: Courtesy of hdesert - Fotolia.com
- The Croft Downtown, Photo: The Croft Downtown
- The Farm at South Mountain, Photo: The Farm at South Mountain
- The Ice House, Photo: Courtesy of RGtimeline - Fotolia.com
- University Club Phoenix, Photo: University Club Phoenix
- Venue at the Grove, Photo: Venue at the Grove
- Warehouse 215 at Bentley Projects, Photo: Warehouse 215 at Bentley Projects
- The Wedgewood at Palm Valley, Photo: The Wedgewood at Palm Valley
- Whispering Tree Ranch, Photo: Courtesy of demy89 - Fotolia.com
- Aldea Weddings at Tlaquepaque, Photo: Aldea Weddings at Tlaquepaque
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