Albuquerque is a wonderful place to be married, no matter what the season. This city is located in the heart of New Mexico and successfully blends many diverse cultures filled with art and traditions. The surrounding mountains offer picturesque backdrops from many locations in the city, and the local airport makes it easy for out of town guests to attend the wedding. In the summer, there are many flowers in bloom and gardens to explore, and the winter allows for mountain weddings surrounded by snow and striking vista views. No matter what time of year, the chances of a sunny wedding are high, given that Albuquerque experiences an average of 310 days of sunshine a year.
1.ABQ Wedding Chapel
ABQ Wedding Chapel operates on the simple idea that a couple in love should have easy access to marriage without high costs and waiting times. They offer a simple service by providing a chapel, a legally ordained officiant, and depending on the package chosen, perhaps even music and themes. Ceremonies held at ABQ Wedding Chapel can be casually themed, traditionally themed, or even follow a special theme requested by the couple. The chapel can seat up to 25 guests, and offsite ceremonies are possible for larger groups. There is often even same day service at ABQ Wedding Chapel for those couples who simply cannot wait to be married.
3200 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, Phone: 505-243-5683
2.Albuquerque Garden Center
Weddings that plan to be surrounded by gorgeous plants and nature are easy to hold at the Albuquerque Garden Center. The Pinon Room at the gardens can hold up to 200 guests, has a separate space for catering companies to operate in, and is even equipped and ready for a DJ and dance floor upon request. The Patio Room, a smaller space, can only hold up to 60 people but can be rented at the same time as the Pinon Room for larger groups. The rooms come with a private garden for the perfect photographic backdrop to the special day, and there are extra services like microphones, sound systems, and projectors available to rent as well.
10120 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112, Phone: 505-296-6020
With nearly 24,000 square feet of event room space, the Albuquerque Marriott can handle massive weddings with up to 1,100 guests in attendance. There are 21 different rooms that can be mixed and matched to create the perfect space, and state of the art audio and visual equipment throughout the rooms will help set the mood. An onsite culinary team is ready to help couples design their perfect wedding menu, and during the warmer months guests can even hold their celebrations outdoors at the Poolside Pavilion. For travelling guests it is easy to book a block of rooms so that everyone can stay together at the Albuquerque Marriott.
2101 Louisiana Boulevard NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, Phone: 505-881-6800
4.Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North
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The Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North can host weddings with up to 1,800 guests, making it one of the largest venues in all of Albuquerque. Guests who are traveling to the wedding from out of town can easily book rooms at the hotel so that they do not have to worry about driving home after the celebrations. There are different rooms to choose from for the ceremony, rehearsal dinner, main dinner, and dancing. Onsite wedding planners can help iron out all the details of the wedding, everything from choosing the best room layouts to designing the food menu.
5151 San Francisco Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109, Phone: 505-821-3333
5.Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
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Many guests to the Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum may not suspect that the venue is used for weddings and celebrations. Because the museum is open to the public most days to educate them on hot air balloons, it is surprising that there are two different multi-purpose rooms available that can hold up to 200 wedding guests. Soaring ceilings and breathtaking views come together at the museum to make weddings unforgettable. The museum has hosted hundreds of museums and, in coordination with onsite planners, can help create the perfect day for any couple interested in a unique experience.
9201 Balloon Museum Dr. NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113, Phone: 505-768-6020
6.Casas de Suenos Old Town Historic Inn, Albuquerque Bed and Breakfast
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This historic inn is a great destination wedding for Albuquerque natives and out of towners alike. It flawlessly combines historical architecture, beautiful gardens, and modern amenities to create a one of a kind venue for couples seeking wedding bliss. An on staff event specialist will work with couples from the start to the finish of their celebrations, beginning with the first stages of planning and helping along the entire process by answering any questions and ironing out any wrinkles. The Casas de Suenos Old Town Historic Inn has a few different ceremony locations within their venue, so couples can pick one that best fits their desires.
310 Rio Grande Blvd SW, Albuquerque NM 87104, Phone: 505-767-1000
7.Chapel of Our Lady of Guadalupe
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Considered by locals to be one of the go-to wedding destinations in Old Town Albuquerque, the Chapel of Our Lady of Guadalupe is popular for its beautiful architecture and deep historical roots. Located conveniently in the corner of the Patio Escondido Mall, the chapel showcases exposed wood-beam ceilings and authentic adobe walls. There are a collection of hand carved inspirational writings written on the walls, many of which discuss love and marriage. The chapel can comfortably seat 30 guests for a wedding ceremony, and the attached outdoor patio and garden is great to use when the weather is nice.
404 San Felipe St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, Phone: 888-418-3999
8.Downtown Historic Bed and Breakfast of Albuquerque
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Small weddings are ideal at the Downtown Historic Bed and Breakfast of Albuquerque, with an indoor limit of 25 guests and an outdoor limit of 50. The indoor and outdoor spaces can be decorated according to the couple’s desires, and there is onsite wedding coordination staff in the event of questions or problems. There is also an on staff chef who will prepare a buffet reception according to guest specifications. Couples who marry at the Downtown Historic Bed and Breakfast of Albuquerque can stay the night and enjoy a full breakfast catered and delivered to their room in the morning.
207 High St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102, Phone: 505-842-0223
9.Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town
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Being located in the heart of the historic Old Town in Albuquerque makes weddings at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town not only convenient, but also very picturesque. This hotel has been in the wedding industry for over two decades and have worked with plenty of local, regional, and national couples on their special day. The hotel has 10 different event spaces for weddings and can accommodate up to 600 guests at once. In total, the venue has over 62,000 square feet of space for weddings, including a set of grand ballrooms and a Spanish style garden.
800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, Phone: 505-843-6300
© Hotel Andaluz
Being in line and respectful of local culture and architectural preferences is very important to Hotel Andaluz, and couples who book their wedding here can expect the options to celebrate their special day with local flair if desired. There are two different types of venue spaces at Hotel Andaluz, one that is designated for weddings with under 65 guests, and the other designed to hold groups larger than 65 guests. Whether couples are looking to have their wedding in a space that offers a backdrop view of the nearby mountains, in a beautiful courtyard, or even in an elegant ballroom, there are many options to satisfy their desires.
125 2nd St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, Phone: 505-242-9090
11.Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Couples can easily design the wedding of their dreams with the help of both Hyatt Regency Albuquerque staff and event space. The Hyatt Regency Albuquerque is nestled in a prime location in downtown, near to Civic Plaza, and offers sweeping views of the picturesque Sandia Mountains. This venue is great for weddings with a large number of out of town guests because of its close proximity to the Albuquerque International Sunport, large number of overnight rooms, and available shuttle service. There are many diverse wedding spaces where the ceremony, dinner, and after party can be held depending on the budget and preferences of the marrying couple.
330 Tijeras Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, Phone: 505-842-1234
12.Indoor Party Tyme LLC
Indoor Party Tyme offers a collection of four different packages that make it easy for the marrying couple to pick the right wedding for their budget and style. In the event space at Indoor Party Tyme there are plenty of chairs, tables, a gigantic dance floor, and even a kitchenette and snack bar where caterers can set up. All of their wedding packages can serve up to 200 guests, and include dancefloor use as well as five hours of event time. Whether couples choose the Super Package, the Deluxe Package, the Supreme Package, or the Ultimate Package, they can rest assured knowing that the professional staff at Indoor Party Tyme will serve their needs.
3880 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, Phone: 505-450-8483
Although Las Puertas is primarily used as an event center for Tango events, acoustic performances by local artists, and fundraising for nonprofits, couples desiring to do so can book this special space for their special day. The space is made up of an antique warehouse filled with timeless treasures and unique features. It has been used as a location for both movie and TV series, is located in the historic industrial warehouse district of Albuquerque, and gets its name from the Eastern Indian doors that decorate its walls. Las Puertas offers caterers, bartenders, florists, and DJs for wedding convenience, and couples can also arrange their own if they choose to do so.
1512 1st St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, Phone: 505-244-0290
14.National Hispanic Cultural Center
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With an emphasis on community involvement, the National Hispanic Cultural Center is dedicated to preserving, promoting, and all around advancing Hispanic culture. Couples that wish to book their wedding at this venue should know that they can invite up to 500 guests, and because the Center hosts many events throughout the year it is important to inquire as soon as possible about potential dates. With a combination of event space, museum space, and outdoor locations, the National Hispanic Cultural Center is unparallelled in Albuquerque in terms of Hispanic culture representation.
1701 4th Street Southwest, Albuquerque, NM 87102, Phone: 505-246-2261
15.NOAH'S Event Venue
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Being surrounded by natural, picturesque desert landscapes will help guests of weddings at NOAH’S Event Venue feel that they are completely immersed in nature, while still enjoying modern amenities and conveniences. This venue is located near to the Sandia Mountain Range, which offers stunning backdrops for photos during any time of the year. NOAH’S also offers a completely customizable space that can be designed to fit the style of the marrying couple. In addition to customizable spaces, couples who book at this venue will enjoy a open-vendor policy that allows them to hire whatever caterer, decorator, DJ, and wedding planner that they prefer.
4591 Vista Fuente Road Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87114, Phone: 505-358-0299
16.Old Town Farm
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Originally founded in 1977, Old Town Farm operated as a horse facility and produce farm for over 35 years before they decided to move into event hosting. As the city of Albuquerque grew and grew, Old Town Farm slowly became encompassed by the surrounding neighborhoods, and what was once the outskirts of town have now become walkable distances to guests at the farm. Old Town Farm lies on 12 acres of land, just east of the Rio Grande, and is considered to be the green heart of Albuquerque. Weddings at Old Town Farm can be sourced locally, including produce and flowers grown on the farm itself.
949 Montoya St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, Phone: 505-764-9116
17.Old Town Reception Hall
Weddings in the wintertime can sometimes be difficult to plan and book, but at Old Town Reception Hall it is easy to plan and execute year-round events and weddings that fit the desires of the marrying couple. This venue is located near to Casas de Suenos Old Town Historic Inn, and encompasses approximately 4,800 square feet of space usable for weddings and events. The hall can be rented for either daytime or nighttime blocks, or both if the couple wishes for their special day to last all day. Rentals include tables, chairs, runners, chair covers, and more, and couples can choose to bring their own caterer or ask the staff at Old Town Reception Hall to provide one.
2026 Central Avenue SW, Albuquerque NM 87104, Phone: 505-767-1000
18.Red Horse Vineyard Bed & Breakfast
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By specializing in both formal and casual weddings, Red Horse Vineyard Bed & Breakfast is a great venue for weddings with 50 guests or less. The vineyard is located near enough to Albuquerque to be easily accessible by car, but far enough from the city that guests will feel that they are immersed in the beauty of nature. There are many special places on the property to choose from, including the Albuquerque Valley orchard with its lush, towering trees. The outdoor patio with ambient light is great for dancing under the stars, and the open yard or Ranch House are ideal for more formal celebrations.
2155 Londene Ln SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105, Phone: 505-967-7610
19.Royal Heights Exclusive Venue
Royal Heights Exclusive Venue originally opened in Albuquerque with the intention of providing a gorgeous thematic space for quinceañera celebrations. After growing in popularity and having customers ask about using the space as a wedding venue, the owners of Royal Heights Exclusive Venue decided to start hosting weddings as well as other events. All parts of the wedding can be held at this venue, from the first rehearsal dinner until the last dance, couples are welcomed to use the space as their own. Couples can provide their own decorations or ask the staff to prepare the space a certain way, and an onsite wedding manager will ensure everything runs smoothly on the big day.
1605 Juan Tabo Boulevard Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87112, Phone: 505-480-8999
20.Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown
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With 10 different, diverse rooms to choose from, the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown is capable of hosting weddings with up to 900 guests. Throughout the many different wedding spaces couples can explore, there is nearly 15,000 square feet of event space available, including both indoor and outdoor locations. The Grand Ballroom, one of the largest spaces, can seat 550 guests at once and can be decorated and designed by onsite event planners in coordination with the couple being married. There are always special room block rates available for wedding parties to ensure maximum convenience for guests staying over for the night after the celebrations.
2600 Louisiana Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, Phone: 505-881-0000
21.The Banquet Rooms at ABQ PartySpace
When it comes to planning a budget wedding without sacrificing any of the luxuries, the staff and event planners at The Banquet Rooms at ABQ PartySpace are some of Albuquerque's most qualified specialists. Most weddings hosted at this venue can be kept under $3,000, and their spacious banquet halls have plenty of space for friends, family, and loved ones to celebrate the big day. There is a large onsite menu that couples can choose from while planning, and if nothing strikes their interest they can bring in off site catering. To ensure a no stress evening The Banquet Rooms at ABQ PartySpace always does the cleanup after the party.
300 Menaul Blvd. NW Suite. 200, Albuquerque, NM 87107, Phone: 505-250-5807
22.The Canyon Club at Four Hills
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The professional staff at The Canyon Club at Four Hills has many years of experience when it comes to hosting successful and exciting weddings. Their experience stretches to all wedding related events, for the rehearsal dinner and the bridesmaids’ luncheon they can plan the perfect food, and for the reception and ceremony they will be standing by ready to help the moment they are needed. Typically weddings at The Canyon Club at Four Hills need to be kept under 200 guests, and for smaller more intimate weddings there are special venue spaces available.
911 4 Hills Rd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123, Phone: 505-299-9555
23.The Event Center at Sandia Golf Club
A combination of striking mountain views and classy finished interiors awaits guests of wedding at The Event Center at Sandia Golf Club. Everything from the main event space to the bridal suite have been specially designed for optimal enjoyment. Whether couples are seeking an indoor or outdoor wedding their needs can be met, whether that is by having their event in the outdoor arbor or on the event lawn, or perhaps by hosting their special day in the ballroom. The Event Center at Sandia Golf Club is located near to hotels and casinos, and the Sandia Resort & Casino is within walking distance if guests are seeking extra fun.
30 Rainbow Rd, Albuquerque, NM 87113, Phone: 505-796-7549
24.The Inn At Paradise
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The Inn At Paradise specializes in outdoor weddings with a unique collection of different venues that couples can choose from. Their main feature is their lush gardens, throughout which there are many spots where couples can profess their love during their wedding ceremony. There are peaceful waterfalls, flowers blooming during different times of the year, and stunning vista views of the nearby mountains that are the ideal backdrop for wedding photos. There are different packages that couples can choose from when booking at The Inn At Paradise to best customize their special day to their needs.
10035 Country Club Ln NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114, Phone: 800-938-6161
25.The View Event Center
This high end Albuquerque wedding venue combines gorgeous interior and outdoor spaces with experienced staff and wedding planners to help couples create the perfect day. The View Event Center is a full service company that can provide everything from catering to cakes, decoration assistance, DJs, and more. The main event space is a two story building with panoramic views of Albuquerque and the surrounding mountains. Couples seeking a high end venue should definitely consider booking at The View Event Center, as their contemporary design is a great base from which a fully customizable wedding can be built.
1550 Tramway Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112, Phone: 505-463-2998
25 Best Albuquerque Wedding Venues
- ABQ Wedding Chapel, Photo: Takeru/stock.adobe.com
- Albuquerque Garden Center, Photo: Olga/stock.adobe.com
- Albuquerque Marriott, Photo: pocketalbum/stock.adobe.com
- Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North, Photo: Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North
- Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum, Photo: Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
- Casas de Suenos Old Town Historic Inn, Albuquerque Bed and Breakfast, Photo: Casas de Suenos Old Town Historic Inn, Albuquerque Bed and Breakfast
- Chapel of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Photo: Chapel of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Downtown Historic Bed and Breakfast of Albuquerque, Photo: Downtown Historic Bed and Breakfast of Albuquerque
- Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, Photo: Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town
- Hotel Andaluz, Photo: Hotel Andaluz
- Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, Photo: Svetlana/stock.adobe.com
- Indoor Party Tyme LLC, Photo: Kristina/stock.adobe.com
- Las Puertas, Photo: IVASHstudio/stock.adobe.com
- National Hispanic Cultural Center, Photo: National Hispanic Cultural Center
- NOAH'S Event Venue, Photo: NOAH'S Event Venue
- Old Town Farm, Photo: Old Town Farm
- Old Town Reception Hall, Photo: Freddy/stock.adobe.com
- Red Horse Vineyard Bed & Breakfast, Photo: Red Horse Vineyard Bed & Breakfast
- Royal Heights Exclusive Venue, Photo: myronovychoksana/stock.adobe.com
- Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown, Photo: Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown
- The Banquet Rooms at ABQ PartySpace, Photo: hreniuca/stock.adobe.com
- The Canyon Club at Four Hills, Photo: Eric Fahrner/stock.adobe.com
- The Event Center at Sandia Golf Club, Photo: IVASHstudio/stock.adobe.com
- The Inn At Paradise, Photo: The Inn At Paradise
- The View Event Center, Photo: IVASHstudio/stock.adobe.com
- Cover Photo: Photoshooter/stock.adobe.com