7 Hot Arizona Wedding Venues with Cool Desert Vibes

Dreaming of sunset-colored canyons, western vibes, succulents and other fancy flora for your big day? Then a desert wedding is for you! These locations turn up the heat with postcard-worthy panoramas and an adventurous "middle of nowhere" vibe. From a Mediterranean-style resort overlooking Camelback Mountain to a colorful boutique hotel in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, these cool Arizona venues provide a one-of-a-kind experience thanks to their bold boho-chic aesthetic and laid-back landscape.


The Scottsdale Plaza Resort

Scottsdale, Arizona

Fab Features: luxurious resort framed by Camelback and Mummy Mountain • sunset ceremonies on the Plaza Lawn followed by dancing under the stars on Cypress Court • the versatile event space can accommodate everything from laid-back intimate gatherings to grand galas

Catering: In-house
Price: $

Tanque Verde Ranch

Tucson, AZ

Fab Features: secluded retreat located on 60,000 acres is surrounded by the Rincon Mountains • variety of event spaces include a fireside terrace, an inviting ballroom with a wood-ribbed ceiling, a natural mesquite tree archway, and Lake Cochran • enjoy luxurious Southwest lodging on-site and activities such as horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, and more!

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Red Agave Resort

Sedona, AZ

Fab Features: intimate resort just steps from Sedona's iconic Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte • landscaped garden, courtyard, and mountain chalets surrounded by awesome views • endless outdoor activities, like hiking in the Coconino National Forest, taking a dip in the pool, or socializing by the campfire

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Hilton Phoenix Tapatio Cliffs Resort

Phoenix, Arizona

Fab Features: the ultimate destination resort with all-suite accommodations, sun-drenched pools, cabanas, waterfalls, fine dining, world-class golf, and a full-service spa • cliffside ceremonies overlooking the North Phoenix Mountain Preserve • variety of event spaces from the charming courtyard to the elegant Grand Ballroom

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Corona Ranch Tucson

Tucson, AZ

Fab Features: historic Tucson ranch nestled in the foothills of the Catalina Mountains • the grounds boast the original 1930s ranch house structure, the ceremony lawn lined with trees, the rustic water fountain, a spacious open-air patio with a stone fire pit • the event packages are loaded with amenities like a personalized event coordination to DJ services and a getting ready room

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Royal Palms Resort and Spa

Phoenix, AZ

Fab Features: Mediterranean-style resort with stunning views of Camelback Mountain • al fresco celebrations in the garden courtyard beneath swaying palms • variety of accommodations from their stylish suites, to charming casitas and luxury villas

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Amara Resort and Spa

Sedona, AZ

Fab Features: charming boutique hotel • the resort’s “modern native” style reflects the wild desert beauty of the Arizona mountains, with reclaimed wood accents, indigenous landscaping, and al fresco dining beneath the famous red rocks • the award-winning SaltRock culinary team combines creative menus with fresh, organic Verde Valley ingredients

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


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