Desert Dreaming: 18 Amazing Outdoor Arizona Wedding Venues

Thanks to its breathtaking mountain backdrops, uninterrupted desert landscapes, stunning pine forests, and unique cacti blooms, Arizona is an ideal place to host an outdoor celebration. With the impressive range of landscapes and abundance of incredible locations, there’s sure to be something for everyone. Plan the wedding you’ve been dreaming of and take your pick from our list of the most beautiful outdoor venues this desert state has to offer.



ROMANTIC RESORTS



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: $$
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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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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: $
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MOUNTAIN VIEWS



L'Auberge de Sedona

Sedona, AZ

Fab Features: spiritual and indulgent getaway • luscious natural beauty meets elegant luxury in multiple secluded indoor/outdoor event spaces • generous packages include a complimentary stay for the couple, a bouquet and boutonnière, and one hour of photography

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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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: $$ • $$$
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Cabins at Creekside

Payson, AZ

Fab Features: a historic resort hidden among the world’s largest stand of Ponderosa pines • exchange vows perched on a hilltop amongst breathtaking views across the valley to the dramatic distant mountains and ridges • don't let the celebration end and take advantage of the on-site accommodations that range from traditional cabins to larger townhouse-style spaces

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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COUNTRY-CHIC




VIBRANT GARDENS



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: $$ • $$$
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Las Sendas Golf Club

Mesa, AZ

Fab Features: ceremonies in the serenity garden, surrounded by desert flora and burbling water, or the elevated outdoor lawn with views of the valley • ideal location with dazzling west-facing views of the Phoenix Valley, sunsets, and city lights • all-inclusive packages feature photography, DJ, florals, cake, and more!

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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The Arboretum at Flagstaff

Flagstaff, AZ

Fab Features: wooded preserve set on 200 acres • the grounds are made up of 750 species of plants, Pine forests, gardens, and epic mountain views • versatile event packages range from small intimate ceremonies to large tent-covered receptions

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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The Wright House

Mesa, Arizona

Fab Features: a dreamy private event venue featuring a charming 1930s farmhouse, lush gardens, mature trees, fountains, and romantically-lit walkways • say ‘I do’ in the Provencal’s tiered French-inspired gardens complete with a courtyard covered in flowers, shrubs, and ornamental fountains • celebrate in The Garden Ballroom, an elegant space with a covered veranda

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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The Greenhouse on Woodland

Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ

Fab Features: a charming spot nestled in the heart of the White Mountains of Arizona and on the site of the historic Pico's Nursery in Pinetop/Lakeside • get ready for your special day in The “She Shack”, a 1940's tiny house built of railroad ties now serving as the wedding party’s comfortable area to change and prepare for their grand entrance • hold your ceremony in The Garden, an intimate, manicured, unexpected beauty in the middle of the worlds largest Ponderosa Pine forest

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

Tucson, AZ

Fab Features: stunning botanical garden set on 49 lush acres • exchange vows surrounded by vibrant blooms while gazing on the Santa Catalina mountains • picturesque setting paired with creative menus featuring fresh Southwestern flavors

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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High Country Conference Center

Flagstaff, AZ

Fab Features: impressive event facility surrounded by gorgeous scenery • exchange vows surrounded by pine trees, historic red brick buildings, and the bright blue Arizona sky • all-inclusive packages come with upgraded lighting, centerpieces, a hosted bar, and more!

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Secret Garden by Wedgewood Weddings

Phoenix, Arizona

Fab Features: 1929 Spanish Revival mansion on a lush, manicured property • vintage hacienda ambiance inside, with rich woods, lots of stonework, hand-stamped tiles, and sweeping staircases • plenty of packages for stress-free planning

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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The Cottage Wedding Venue

Gilbert, AZ

Fab Features: charming event venue with cozy backyard vibes • ceremonies on the covered patio followed by celebrations in the ballroom or dinner and dancing under the stars on the manicured lawn • chose from a variety of flexible wedding packages

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