8 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.


Ocotillo Golf Club

Chandler, AZ

Fab Features: beautiful desert oasis in the Valley of The Sun • say "I do" in a pretty, secluded garden, framed by sparkling ponds and verdant, rolling greens • receptions in the Garden Pavilion, which is outfitted with rustic wood touches and French doors framing lovely fairway views

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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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: $ • $$
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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: $ • $$
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Vulture City Ghost Town

Wickenburg, AZ

Fab Features: abandoned mining town, newly restored into a unique venue with plenty of authentic charm • exchange vows beneath a gazebo, wrapped in twinkle lights and bordered by shade trees, then keep cool in the covered Beer Garden • snap one-of-a-kind photos in front of the Brothel, the Assay Building, and against the dramatic desert backdrop

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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The Gallery

Marana, AZ

Fab Features: chic private club offering full-service events in the heart of the majestic Tortolita range • "I do" on a lovely lawn, with a backdrop of rolling hills studded with saguaros • floor-to-ceiling windows wrap The Gallery Restaurant on three sides, flooding the natural stone-accented space with gorgeous natural light

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Colby Falls by Wedgewood Weddings

Gilbert, Arizona

Fab Features: exchange vows beneath a romantic pergola or before a pair of dramatic waterfalls cascading down a stone wall • cocktail hours or receptions on the spacious outdoor terrace, where palm trees and strands of bistro lights accent a stunning desert sunset • the nearby Riparian Reserve is a dramatic desert garden setting for memorable wedding photos

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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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: $$ • $$$
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Wickenburg Ranch Golf and Social Club

Wickenburg, AZ

Fab Features: former dude ranch-turned-rustic-chic lifestyle community • exchange vows on manicured greens overlooking an epic desert landscape • all-inclusive packages can be customized to fit your day-of vision

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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