Metate Ranch by Desert Adventures • Palm Desert • CA

Metate Ranch by Desert Adventures

Address withheld to ensure privacy.
Palm Desert, CA

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Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $9,000–18,500/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Time of day
    • Space reserved
    • Guest count
  • Rental fee includes:

    • 6 hours of exclusive use for ceremony and reception
    • Guest shuttle from the ranch parking area to the event site
    • Wedding arch on the Celebration Stage overlooking the pond
    • Picnic tables and benches
    • Dance floor
    • Power, lighting for event areas, parking lot, pathways and colored hillside lights (evening events)
    • Additional services are available for an extra fee, including an officiant, music, florals, photographer, specialty decor and more

    Ask about arranging additional activities for your guests or the wedding party such as specialty red jeep tours!

    Ceremony-only site fees range $4,000–8,000 for a 2.5-hour event to be held between 8am and sunset.

Additional Info
  • So many unique features spread out over this 800-acre property!:

    • A re-creation of a Cahuilla Native American village on the original historic site—your wedding prep area is a spacious grass hut!
    • An amphitheater with fire pit
    • An outdoor games arcade
    • Waterfalls with night lighting and metal sculptures
    • The grotto, an intimate seating area with a fountain and fire table
    • And more!


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 0 500
Cocktails, etc. Standing 0 500
Reception Seated 0 500
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 500.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Mountain
  • Ranch / Farm
  • Unique
  • Historic / Landmark Building

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Canyon
  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Hills
  • Lagoon / Pond
  • Mountains
  • Panoramic
  • Waterfall

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