There’s no need for traditional decorations when you have the beauty of nature as the backdrop for your wedding!
Arizona is one of the most beautiful states to get married outdoors. With beautiful weather year-round and the views of the Sonoran Desert, Phoenix will provide a breathtaking setting to say “I do.”
From gorgeous hotel resorts with sparkling blue pools to hidden gardens with tropical foliage to hotel rooftops with views of the mountains, brides won’t be starved for choice when it comes to choosing their outdoor wedding venues in Phoenix, Arizona.
The average wedding cost in Phoenix is around $32,000 and this city hosted over 22,330 weddings in 2021, making Phoenix one of the most popular metropolitan areas in the country for couples to host their nuptials!
You too can take advantage of the unique urban desert landscape and hidden garden oasis Phoenix and the surrounding areas have to offer with one of these stunning outdoor wedding venues.
Celebrate your wedding in the utmost luxury at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. Your wedding will take place at an iconic location where both dignitaries and celebrities have celebrated events!
Originally built by famed architects Albert Chase McArthur and Frank Lloyd Wright, this chic venue has plenty of outdoor spaces that feature beautifully lush gardens and sparkling pools. Host your wedding anywhere on the resort hotel’s grounds and feel like you’re in your own secret garden shaded by mature trees.
Arizona Biltmore has an expert team of wedding planners, coordinators, and staff that will ensure your day is exactly how you imagined it. On-site catering and bar services can be customized to fit your taste.
The couple will also enjoy a complimentary overnight stay at the Arizona Biltmore.
Price Range: $4,500-$6,000.
Capacity: 1,500 guests.
Desert Foothills Events and Weddings
Celebrate your love with the beautiful Sonoran Desert as a backdrop. Desert Foothills Events and Weddings in Scottsdale is a stunning location for an intimate or extravagant affair in the desert.
The gorgeous Arizona sunset in the backdrop will be breathtaking from your ceremony and reception sites, and behind the altar, the stunning desert flora, including towering saguaro cacti, will provide natural decor for your wedding day.
Desert Foothills Events and Weddings will provide a wedding planner to handle even the smallest details of the event. A list of vendors can also be provided to help customize your wedding day.
Price Range: $4,400-$26,400.
Capacity: 300 guests.
Royal Palms Resort and Spa
Arrive at your wedding from a palm tree-lined driveway at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. Your guest will have their breath taken away by the views of Camelback Mountain in the background of your ceremony and reception.
This romantic resort has multiple outdoor event spaces for couples to choose from. Host your ceremony in a private courtyard in the Alegria Garden, the Vernadero Lawn with views of the sunset, or the lush garden setting of Camelback Vista.
Royal Palms Resort and Spa provides a suite for the couple to get ready in before the ceremony. The venue also has in-house catering and bar services that you can customize to your taste.
Plus, the pet-friendly atmosphere means your furry friends can celebrate along with you.
Price Range: $5,000-$6,000.
Capacity: 180 guests.
McDowell Mountain Golf Club
Peaceful and intimate, McDowell Mountain Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona is a picturesque setting for any couple. You will enjoy mountain views among the lush green grounds of the golf club as the setting for your nuptials.
Your guests will also enjoy a game lawn that has a variety of activities to enjoy during cocktail hour or the reception. The outdoor patio has a cozy fireplace and indoor/outdoor bar. The in-house catering team will create a customized menu including seated meals and buffet-style dinners.
Price Range: $500-$1,500.
Wedding packages: $15,500-$17,600.
Capacity: 200 guests.
This historic wedding venue in Phoenix, Arizona was originally built in 1932 by chewing gum industrialist William Wrigley Jr. The Wrigley Mansion sits atop a hill and has panoramic views of the mountains and the city.
The Garden Terrace overlooks Camelback Mountain and is surrounded by lush flowers. It’s a beautiful option for an outdoor wedding ceremony. Use the Garden Terrace in conjunction with the Garden Room for an indoor/outdoor ceremony.
Wrigley Mansion will provide in-house catering and bar services that couples can customize to their taste. There are also all-inclusive packages that have barware, tables, and chairs to make planning your wedding a breeze.
Price Range: $3,500 and up.
Packages: $110-$150 per person.
Capacity: 250 guests.
Just east of Phoenix in Apache Junction, Arizona, The Paseo is a spectacular wedding venue in the Sonoran Desert. With breathtaking views of the Superstition Mountains, you’re sure to have a memorable setting for your wedding.
Outdoors, you can have an open-air ceremony under the Arizona sky, or you can host your wedding under the pavilion for a covered outdoor ceremony with over 4,000 square feet to customize and high ceilings for an airy feel.
The Paseo offers in-house catering and bar services that couples can customize. The venue rental also includes floral services, entertainment, and a custom cake. An on-site coordinator will help plan details like your event layout and wedding timeline.
Price Range: $9,000 and up.
Capacity: 200 guests.
This rustic venue was originally built in 1943 as a Baptist church in Phoenix. With elegant Spanish Colonial architecture, your wedding day is sure to be charming with a Southwestern flair.
Antigua Garden provides a few outdoor settings for couples to choose from.
Recite your vows under a wooden gazebo surrounded by beautiful garden flowers. The patio is ideal for cocktail hours and receptions where you can dance underneath the stars. A crackling fire from the fireplace and bubbling water feature creates an intimate atmosphere for your reception.
Antigua Garden has a suite for couples to get ready before the ceremony. The venue also provides rentals of chairs, tables, linens, and glassware. The event planning services will ensure the details of your dream wedding.
Price Range: $1,000-$7,000.
Capacity: 220 guests.
The Village by Aldea Weddings
A stunning Spanish courtyard in the center of Phoenix, The Village by Aldea Weddings is a stunning outdoor venue with tons of character.
Modeled after the Tlaquepaque neighborhood, the courtyard space features dramatic archways and bubbling fountains to add character. The stucco buildings have vines climbing up them and brick paths lined with lush greenery. Overhead, twinkling lights provide a cozy atmosphere for a reception that flows from the evening into the night.
The Village by Aldea Weddings provides catering services that can be customized to your taste. The venue will also provide a three-tier wedding cake with the couple’s choice of flavor, filling, and design. Bridal and bridesmaids’ bouquets, as well as boutonnieres, can also be provided by the venue.
Price Range: $16,600-$18,600; $55 per person over 100 guests.
Capacity: 150 guests.
Hidden Gardens at Boojum Tree
Your own private garden in Phoenix, Hidden Gardens at Boojum Tree features award-winning botanical work from designer Ray Brooks.
The venue is inspired by Mexican culture, featuring vibrant colors and floral designs, but all the spaces can be customized to fit your unique wedding vision.
The hacienda-style plaza features bright tiles and lush surroundings for your wedding ceremony. The Mexican cantina is ideal for a cocktail hour or reception. Dance the night away in the garden gazebo.
Hidden Gardens at Boojum Tree offers all-inclusive packages that include event planning, rentals, and vendor referrals. The staff will also have setup and cleanup so you can relax and enjoy your wedding day.
Price Range: $1,995-$27,295.
Capacity: 200 guests.
Papago Events & Weddings
For couples seeking an elegant venue, Papago Gulf Club in Phoenix, Arizona provides a beautiful country club setting. The beautifully maintained grounds have stunning views of mountains and red rocks amongst lush green lawns.
The lawn provides a beautiful setting for an outdoor ceremony with green lawns as far as the eye can see. You can also open the wall-sized sliding doors of Evie’s Pavilion for an open-air covered wedding. You’ll have views of the Papago buttes and Phoenix skyline in the distance.
Papago Events & Weddings has wedding packages that include catering options like plated meals and themed stations. The venue will also provide a list of outside vendors to help create your event.
Price Range: $1,000-$2,000.
Capacity: 150 guests.
Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch
Filled with majestic Southwest flair, Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch in Mesa, Arizona is a stunning venue with even better views.
The venue sits in the foothills of the Goldfield Mountains, creating a secluded and private retreat with the Bulldog Cliffs as the backdrop.
Host an open-air wedding out on the lawn with the cliffs as the backdrop to your ceremony. You’ll be surrounded by mature trees and lush foliage that will add some greenery to your wedding ceremony. You can also be married by the river with the babbling water in the background.
Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch offers a unique opportunity to host a wedding weekend. Your guests can stay in cabins to be close to all wedding events; there are also activities like horseback riding and kayaking to make your wedding day unforgettable.
Price Range: $21,601-$24,485.
Capacity: 200 guests.
Venue at The Grove
Surrounded and shaded by mature trees, the Venue at The Grove in Phoenix is like an oasis in the desert. Set on two and a half acres, this secluded wedding venue provides a sophisticated and intimate ambiance amongst a grove of pecans.
Host your wedding ceremony in the pecan grove or the emerald green fields. There is a spacious patio that will be perfect for your cocktail hour and reception. You can dance under the stars and twinkling lights at this dreamy venue.
The Venue at The Grove offers all-inclusive packages to make wedding planning easy, including in-house catering, bartending services, and DJ entertainment. There is also a list of preferred vendors that will help bring your wedding vision to life.
Price Range: $9,810-$11,810.
Capacity: 225 guests.
Hotel Palomar Phoenix
Hotel Palomar Phoenix provides a luxury setting for any couple’s nuptials. With fashionable furnishing, this hotel is a stylish setting for laidback and luxe guests. Conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Phoenix, you’ll have city views for your wedding events.
Host your wedding ceremony and reception on the rooftop bar and lounge where you can watch the sunset and dance under the stars. You can customize this modern space to fit your wedding vibe.
In-house catering and bar services are brought to you by Blue Hound Kitchen + Cocktails and the menu can be curated to the couple’s taste.
A dedicated event manager will ensure that your event runs smoothly so you can enjoy the day. A suite to get ready in as well as chairs, tables, and linens are included. Setup and cleanup are also handled by the staff.
Price Range: $1,500 and up.
All-inclusive Packages: $90-$120 per person.
Capacity: 200 guests.
Venue on Washington
This unique Phoenix event space can brilliantly host any event, from micro weddings to large affairs. The Venue on Washington is a modern space that allows you to get creative and craft the wedding event of your dreams.
Get married outside in the large courtyard surrounded by mature trees and desert landscaping. Or choose a modern and sleek setting that is perfect for a minimalist couple or those who want to create their own wedding vision.
Included in your rental are tables, chairs, and valet service. Venue on Washington will also set up and clean up all events so you can enjoy your wedding day. You will also have a list of preferred vendors.
Price Range: $4,000-$6,5000.
Capacity: 500 guests.
Create a wedding that’s a mix of urban and vintage at Offbeat Jardin in Phoenix, Arizona. This place will give you views of the city with twinkling city lights, but still make you feel like your wedding is nestled in its own little cove, undisturbed by the hustle and bustle.
Offbeat Jardin provides a laidback venue that’s entirely outside. The stunning courtyard combines lush green grass and stone pavers for an aisle. A beautiful vintage fireplace provides a beautiful centerpiece and dreamy lighting at night. Sparkling bistro lights above the patio provide a cozy atmosphere for the reception.
The venue has in-house catering and bartending services that can be customized to the couple’s taste. Tables, chairs, and runners are available in the venue rental. You will also have an on-site coordinator to ensure the wedding day runs smoothly.
Price Range: $3,100-$4,300.
Capacity: 100 guests.