In Northern New Mexico, bordered on all sides by the breathtaking Sangre de Cristo Mountains, is the town of Taos. Taos’ long and storied history is evident in the abundance of old adobe pueblo buildings, and its cultural values are widely displayed in the many art galleries and museums in town. Taos is also a modern and popular ski resort town with many spas, B&Bs, and hotels. Couples who want to embrace the beauty and culture of Taos will find it a romantic and gorgeous place to get married, with plenty of options when it comes to location, from beautiful spa B&Bs to historic dance halls.
1.El Monte Sagrado
© El Monte Sagrado
With elegant, ornate lighting fixtures hanging from the equally ornate ceilings, and beautiful pillars and windows lining the walls, the Rio Grande ballroom at El Monte Sagrado is a gorgeous option for a reception venue. Also on the table are the slightly smaller Sandoval Room, as well as several other galleries and event spaces, which can be customized to suit the needs of the happy couple on their special day. At El Monte Sagrado, indoor or outdoor weddings can be held on the lawn, which has room for 400 guests and overlooks Taos Mountain, or at the Sacred Circle, which is fringed by waterfalls and tall trees.
317 Kit Carson Rd, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: 575-758-3502
2.Palacio de Marquesa
© Palacio de Marquesa
Palacio de Marquesa is a luxury hotel in Taos, and their gorgeous decor, skylights, fireplaces, and other beautiful details are perfect for hosting the wedding of your dreams. Renting the Palacio de Marquesa means weddings can reserve the entire place for themselves for the whole weekend, and packages include details like all eight luxury guest suites, daily breakfast, a beautiful outdoor location for the wedding ceremony and a complimentary champagne toast afterward, and exclusive referrals to some of the area’s top catering services for the reception. The staff is friendly, experienced, and entirely at the service of the wedding party, because they are there to make sure a Palacio de Marquesa wedding is an unforgettable one.
405 Cordoba Ln, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: 575-758-4777
3.Sagebrush Inn & Suites
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Sagebrush Inn and Suites has been around in some form or another since the 1930s, and has served as an icon of New Mexican culture and style since, with a classic and beautiful adobe building. Couples who tie the knot at Sagebrush can invite up to 800 of their closest friends and loved ones to celebrate with them in their many venues, including the massive 9,000 square foot Chamisa Ballroom down to the intimate and quaint Pinon or Gorman Rooms, which offer mountain views and Southwestern appeal. There are also patio rooms and outdoor spaces available for weddings and receptions as well. Even couples looking for an elopement, without the stress and hassle of a modern wedding, can book an elopement experience at Sagebrush for a beautiful courtyard ceremony and a weekend in a gorgeous and comfortable suite.
1508 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: 575-758-2254
4.Taos Art Museum at Fechin House
© Taos Art Museum at Fechin House
Taos Art Museum at Fechin House strives to make each wedding held there a truly exceptional one, with an attention to detail that is absolutely impressive. Receptions for small weddings can be held in the studio, or out in the gardens for larger celebrations, but any wedding will be held with a lovely connection to the art and the history of the museum and its grounds. Couples can choose to perform their ceremony in the museum’s gardens, surrounded by trees and beneath a gorgeous arched trellis. Photography sessions can take place in a wide variety of places on the grounds and in the museum, and the unique ambiance is one that will surely be memorable.
227 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: 575-758-2690
5.Taos Country Club
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Both casual weddings and big extravaganzas will find a perfect home at Taos Country Club. Couples can recite their vows to love one another always on the green grass of the golf course, in front of the breathtaking mountains, and the gorgeously landscaped property means there’s no shortage of locations for wedding photos. Each wedding at Taos Country Club will be assigned an experiencer wedding planner, who will help the happy couple with every last detail, including the menu, the decor, seating, budget, and more. Receptions can be held indoors or outdoors, with a variety of capacities.
54 Golf Course Dr, Ranchos De Taos, NM 87557, Phone: 575-758-7300
6.Hacienda del Sol
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Hacienda del Sol has been listed by US Today as one of the most romantic inns in the whole country, so it’s a no brainer that it would be perfect as a location for a day that’s all about love and romance. Hacienda del Sol looks almost like it was built for weddings, with a gorgeous tree-lined yard that breaks perfectly for a scenic view of the mountains, and an interior with beautiful pueblo-style doorways and fireplaces, and viga and latilla ceilings that just reek of romance. Wedding packages ranging from elopements to weekend getaways with up to 75 guests are available.
109 Mabel Dodge Lane, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: 866-333-4459
7.Blue Sky Retreat at San Geronimo Lodge
© Blue Sky Retreat at San Geronimo Lodge
For a casual yet elegant wedding in a gorgeous natural setting, couples should consider Blue Sky Retreat at San Geronimo Lodge. As the name suggests, couples can enjoy their wedding under the big blue sky, in a garden, or even a labyrinth. The big dining hall has 1200 square feet of space ready for hosting wedding receptions, and the Blue Sky Retreat at San Geronimo Lodge sleeps over 50 people, perfect for out of town guests or those who don’t want to drive home after the festivities. Weddings that take place at Blue Sky Lodge are beautiful and serene, and the tranquil and relaxing atmosphere of the place is added to by the gorgeous decor and nature on the 3 acre property.
1101 Witt Rd, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: 575-751-3776
8.Old Martina's Hall
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Old Martina’s Hall and the Ranchos de Taos have history dating back to the 18th century, and this gorgeous, historic building simply reeks of Southwestern charm and style, with old natural wood beams, thick adobe interior, and great decor. Weddings at Old Martina’s Hall are held in the dance hall, and the name alone should give an indication of just what a great space it is. With options for indoor weddings, outdoor weddings, and both at once, Old Martina’s Hall can accommodate just about any party size, and the chef of the restaurant will help couples create a menu that is just for them.
4140 NM-68, Ranchos De Taos, NM 87557, Phone: 575-758-3003
© Touchstone Inn
Whether it’s an outdoor wedding on the grassy lawn, or an indoor one inside the inn, Touchstone Inn has all the trappings and prep ready to make weddings beautiful and unique. When it’s not hosting weddings, Touchstone Inn serves as a gorgeous and romantic getaway for couples on their honeymoon, anniversary, or other special trip, and they apply that same level of care to guests who are there to get married. At Touchstone, couples can choose to elope on their own or with up to 20 guests, or host a larger celebration of up to 100. Touchstone Inn can also provide catering, decorations, and a tent if required.
110 Mabel Dodge Lane, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: 575-770-3246
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10.Hotel Don Fernando de Taos
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With 126 guest rooms for wedding guests to stay in after the event is done, and over one thousand square feet of event space for indoor receptions and parties, the Hotel don Fernando de Taos is a part of a boutique collection by Hilton, so it brings to the table every bit of the elegance and attention to detail expected by the Hilton name. Couples can gather up to 100 guests to join them in the ballroom or on the grounds to celebrate their love with them, and a team of expert wedding planners will help the happy couples decide on the details for their special day. Smaller ceremonies and receptions of up to 25 can also be accommodated.
1005 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571, Phone: 575-751-4444
10 Best Wedding Venues in Taos, NM
- El Monte Sagrado, Photo: El Monte Sagrado
- Palacio de Marquesa, Photo: Palacio de Marquesa
- Sagebrush Inn & Suites, Photo: Sagebrush Inn & Suites
- Taos Art Museum at Fechin House, Photo: Taos Art Museum at Fechin House
- Taos Country Club, Photo: Taos Country Club
- Hacienda del Sol, Photo: Hacienda del Sol
- Blue Sky Retreat at San Geronimo Lodge, Photo: Blue Sky Retreat at San Geronimo Lodge
- Old Martina's Hall, Photo: Old Martina's Hall
- Touchstone Inn, Photo: Touchstone Inn
- Hotel Don Fernando de Taos, Photo: Hotel Don Fernando de Taos
- Cover Photo: andrii kobryn/stock.adobe.com