10 of the Best Wedding Venues in Phoenix

Your venue is one of the most important decisions you’ll make for your wedding day – it’s where you’ll exchange vows, celebrate with the people you love most, and kick off your marriage. Choosing a wedding venue might sound like a lot of pressure, but it should be fun! You get to see lush gardens, historic estates, and more, and imagine your dream wedding. Phoenix, with its desert landscape and views of the Superstition Mountains, has an array of charming venues, so you’re bound to find the perfect one for you! This guide will help you narrow down your options, with 10 of the best wedding venues in Phoenix and the surrounding area.

A couple at the Paseo wedding venue in Phoenix, kissing in front of a Saguaro cactus.

The Best Wedding Venues in Phoenix

Here are a few incredible wedding venues to consider!

The Paseo

The Paseo is an absolutely stunning venue, nestled at the base of the Superstition Mountains. It’s known for the gorgeous views of the desert that surround it, giving you an incredible backdrop for your wedding day.

Ceremonies are held outdoors at The Paseo, with views of the mountains, Saguaro cacti, and the Sonoran Desert, and there’s a modern barn that’s perfect for your reception, with glass walls that allow you to enjoy the Arizona sunset as you dance the night away!

Location: Apache Junction

Capacity: 200 people

Cost: $10,500 – $13,700 (Keep in mind that costs can depend on a lot of factors, like dates, number of guests, and more, and each wedding is different. These costs are an average range!)

El Chorro

The El Chorro wedding venue sits between Camelback and Mummy Mountains, creating a stunning backdrop for your wedding day. You get the best of what the Sonoran Desert has to offer – flowering cacti, mountain views, and breathtaking sunsets. 

There are a few options for ceremonies and receptions, both indoors and outdoors. With three lawns, this is one of the best wedding venues in Phoenix whether you’re having a small, intimate wedding or a big party. There’s also a pavilion and a bar for the reception!

Location: Paradise Valley

Capacity: 300 people

Cost: $15,000 – $25,000 

A bride and her bridesmaids at the El Chorro wedding venue in Phoenix, standing together and smiling.

Royal Palms Resort

For a luxurious wedding experience, consider tying the knot at the Royal Palms Resort! It was built as a private estate in 1929, and today it’s a Mediterranean-inspired venue with so much history and charm. You’ll feel like you’re relaxing in a Spanish villa, with the stone walkways, vibrant tiles, and lush gardens and palm trees – all in front of a backdrop of Camelback Mountain.

The venue also offers an array of luxury amenities, like a full service spa and fine dining options – you’ll be well taken care of before and after your wedding, as well as on the day of!

Location: Scottsdale

Capacity: 200 people

Cost: $35,000 – $55,000 

The Willow

Surrounded by 6 acres of desert, The Willow is a gorgeous wedding venue, perfect for couples who want a scenic view of the mountains.

The Willow  has plenty of outdoor space for both ceremonies and receptions, as well as a unique, modern reception space indoors and a house for you to get ready in. This is one of the best wedding venues in Phoenix for couples who want to feel far away from it all – the intimate setting and private location make for a truly special place to celebrate with the people you love.

Location: Surprise

Capacity: 150 people

Cost: $17,000 – $25,000 

Blackstone Country Club

The Blackstone Country Club is one of the best wedding venues in Phoenix for couples who want a venue that combines luxury and natural beauty. The 30,000 square foot Spanish style clubhouse sits surrounded by a manicured lawn, a golf course, and panoramic views of the mountains.

There are a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces at the Blackstone Country Club that you can personalize for your wedding – popular options include the spacious lawn for ceremonies, the clubhouse for receptions, and the intimate courtyard patio.

Location: Peoria

Capacity: 200 people

Cost: Contact the venue for pricing info!

Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia

The Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia is one of the best wedding venues in Phoenix for couples planning a bigger wedding – with a capacity of up to 500 people, this venue can accommodate celebrations of all sizes. Inspired by the architecture of Andlusia, Spain, the hotel features lush gardens, elegant ballrooms, and gorgeous views of Camelback Mountain.

Location: Paradise Valley

Capacity: 500 people

Cost: $12,000 – $20,000

Troon North Golf Club

The lush golf course at Troon North is surrounded by panoramic mountain views, towering saguaro cacti, and a colorful floral landscape. It’s a serene, elegant wedding venue with picturesque scenery.

At Troon North Golf Club, You can get married outside, on a terrace surrounded by the natural beauty of the desert, then head inside for your reception, where the ballroom iis adorned with long windows, allowing you to take in the sunset.

Location: Scottsdale

Capacity: 200 people

Cost: $20,000 – $30,000

Mountain Shadows Resort

With mid-century modern design, the Mountain Shadows Resort blends modern architecture and sophistication with the natural beauty of the desert. There’s a gorgeous view of Camelback Mountain, and luxurious amenities like a golf course and two pools!

The ceremony and reception spaces include an outdoor lawn, the stunning Paradise Ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows, and the Camelback Overlook Deck – a rooftop terrace with sweeping views.

Location: Paradise Valley

Capacity: 300 people

Cost: $20,000 – $80,000

Sanctuary Camelback Mountain

Sitting on the slope of the mountain, Sanctuary Camelback Mountain is one of the best wedding venues in Phoenix for incredible views and a luxury experience. 

For the ceremony, you can choose between Paradise Views, a two-level lawn space overlooking the valley, or the Wedding Lawn, a bigger lawn with a scenic setting. The Views Ballroom is the main reception space, with floor-to-ceiling windows and a wraparound terrace so you can enjoy the mountain views!

Location: Paradise Valley

Capacity: 200 people

Cost: $30,000 – $80,000

Andaz Scottsdale Resorts & Bungalows

The Andaz Scottsdale is a sanctuary in the Sonoran Desert, with lush gardens and palo verde trees contrasting with the desert landscape. Camelback Mountain sits in the backdrop as you say “I do,” and the 36,000 feet of lawns, gardens, and terraces are perfect for any ceremony.

Along with the ceremony and reception spaces, there are also 20 bungalows where you and your guests can stay!

Location: Paradise Valley

Capacity: 500 people

Cost: $25,000 – $35,000

After You’ve Found the Best Phoenix Wedding Venue for You…

Each wedding day is different, and the way you get married should be unique to you! Once you’ve decided on your dream wedding venue, it’s time to find a photographer to document the day.

I’m all about capturing unposed emotions and real moments, and delivering photos that remind you of how the day felt, not just how it looked. If you’re planning a wedding, contact me!

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