Southwestern Wedding Goals: 13 Hot Destination Wedding Venues in Arizona

With iconic desertscapes, red rocks, forests, mountain ranges, and canyons, Arizona is a uniquely scenic destination with Southwestern flair. From dude ranches to luxury resorts and everything in between, it’s no wonder Arizona is such a hotspot for weddings! And speaking of hot, it's also one of the sunniest states in the nation—so your guests can enjoy its attractions year round. If you want your celebration to showcase epic natural beauty with southwest style, check out these awe-inspiring Arizona wedding venues.


L'Auberge de Sedona

Sedona, AZ

Fab Features: multiple outdoor ceremony sites include sweeping views of the stunning red rock formations, a creekside lawn, and a private garden • thoughtfully-designed Sedona wedding menus for couples to choose from, with customization and enhancement options • area offers lots of attractions and activities—from a trip to the Grand Canyon to a hot-air balloon tour

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

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch

Scottsdale, AZ

Fab Features: serene ceremonies on the main lawn, bordered by a grove of lovely mesquite trees and a spectacular cascading waterfall wall • additional al fresco spaces include the intimate Waterfall Terrace and the palm- and flower-bordered Lawn Court • receptions in the elegant Vaquero Ballroom or the Arizona Ballroom, outfitted with local elements like stained oak millwork and fossil stone accents

Catering: In-house
Price: $$

Tlaquepaque Arts and Shopping Village

Sedona, Arizona

Fab Features: a picturesque collection of galleries and shops fashioned after a traditional Mexican village • the exquisite chapel offers an unforgettable backdrop for intimate vows, with its stained-glass windows and hand-painted mural behind the altar • authentic detailing, old world charm, stately trees, and beautiful plantings create an elegant backdrop for all wedding day festivities

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia

Paradise Valley, AZ

Fab Features: luxurious resort that evokes a charming Andalusian village in Spain • breathtaking lawn ceremonies with the majestic Camelback Mountain as a backdrop • receptions in one of the two ballrooms or the Castillo Lucena, with its exposed-beam cathedral ceiling, antique mirrors, and wood flooring

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Red Agave Resort

Sedona, AZ

Fab Features: outdoor venue nestled beside Coconino National Forest with unobstructed views of Sedona's red rocks • on-site accommodations include full kitchens, outdoor grills, a flat screen television, and amazing views • enjoy a dip in the pool, play some golf nearby, hike, bike, or just savor a nightcap by the campfire as you watch for shooting stars

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

Cabins on Strawberry Hill

Strawberry, AZ

Fab Features: a cabin colony retreat set amongst tall pines with sweeping views of the rugged countryside and Mogollan Rim • wedding package includes exclusive use of the property, including all 14 cabins for two nights • nearby attractions include Fossil Creek, Tonto Natural Bridge, Woods Canyon Lake, Tonto and Coconino National Forests, Christopher Creek, Sedona, and Flagstaff

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$

Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North

Scottsdale, Arizona

Fab Features: cosmopolitan resort offering five-star amenities, comprehensive wedding packages, and gorgeous views • the two-tiered Troon Lawn with a boulder waterfall and elevated fire pit makes a stunning outdoor ceremony setting • adobe casitas surrounded by towering saguaro cacti are just some of the exceptionally cozy accommodations available

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$

Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort

Phoenix, Arizona

Fab Features: outdoor venues feature the distinctive beauty of the Sonoran Desert and North Phoenix Mountain Preserve • wedding packages include all the essentials while leaving plenty of room for personalization • plush resort amenities include spacious all-suite accommodations, sun-drenched pools, cabanas, waterfalls, fine dining, world-class golf, and a full-service spa

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Royal Palms Resort and Spa

Phoenix, AZ

Fab Features: rustic indoor and outdoor event spaces surrounded by nine acres of lush gardens, sprawling lawns, and views of Camelback Mountain • ceremony fee includes complimentary suite for the couple, white garden chairs, personal greeters, iced water service, and more • stay luxuriously in historic estate-style accommodations, villas, and casitas

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort

Chandler, AZ

Fab Features: situated in the heart of Chandler's historic downtown area, this resort has been hosting unforgettable weddings since 1912 • two outdoor ceremony venues with lush greenery, a vine covered pergola, and large white arch • resort amenities include spacious guest rooms and suites, a resort-style pool, on-site salon, and 18-hole championship golf course

Catering: In-house
Price: $

The Ashley Castle

Chandler, AZ

Fab Features: this sprawling castle offers stunning backdrops for a royally enchanting celebration • the grounds sparkle with magical details including massive 200-year-old wooden doors, crystal chandeliers, a statue garden, and dancing water fountains • one of the only wedding venues in Phoenix with exclusive permits to light fireworks over the valley sky

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Villa Siena

Gilbert, AZ

Fab Features: private event venue features breathtaking, historically accurate architectural details inspired by the grand villas of Tuscany • gorgeous outdoor spaces include bountiful gardens, a charming brick piazza, and tiered fountains • wedding package includes the assistance of an experienced on-site coordinator and spacious getting-ready suites

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $$

Tanque Verde Ranch

Tucson, AZ

Fab Features: secluded “dude ranch” located on 60,000 acres offering unbelievable views of the desert and surrounding Rincon Mountains • indoor and outdoor spaces include a fireside terrace, an inviting ballroom, and the original 1930s hilltop residence of the ranch's owner • luxurious Southwest lodging on-site and activities such as horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, and tennis lessons

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


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