If you’re planning to get married in El Paso, TX, then you’re in for a treat! Not only is it an amazing city and one of the sunniest in the entire nation, but this beautiful desert metropolis is also rich in culture and history.
Of course, El Paso is also well-equipped for weddings, with a plethora of fantastic banquet halls, gardens, and estates for the happy couple to choose from.
Plus, according to Wedding Report, the average cost of a wedding in El Paso was just $20,915 last year, making it one of the better-priced cities to be married in!
Still interested? Great! Here are the best wedding venues in El Paso, Texas!
With multiple awards and features in publications like The Knot, Grace Gardens is one of the premier wedding venues in west Texas. Built to host weddings and other events, Grace Gardens is a full-service and very beautiful wedding venue with both indoor and outdoor ceremony sites.
As a full-service events site, they offer cake, catering, DJ, florals, and decor in addition to hosting the wedding.
You can choose The Redwood Pavilion for your ceremony or The Pond Island Pavilion. Both are beautiful modern facilities, with The Redwood offering stunning red timber beams, reflecting its name, and breathtaking sunsets.
As its name suggests, Pond Island sits in the center of a shimmering pond and features cascading floating fountains and desert oasis landscaping.
After the ceremony, there are many beautiful outdoor sites for the collection of stunning photos. From there, you can head into one of four elegant ballrooms for your reception.
The most breathtaking of the four is The Grand, with its capacity to seat 550. The Grand offers high ceilings and crystal chandeliers and is otherwise a blank canvas for you to paint your wedding.
Pricing: contact the venue
Capacity: 200 – 550 guests
Named after the Garden of Delight, Eden Event Venue hopes to delight and awe at every turn. Designed for the sole purpose of hosting weddings, they have built not only a beautiful event venue but created all-inclusive wedding packages for one-stop shopping.
The venue accommodates 100 wedding guests and can be decorated and customized to your heart’s content. In addition to providing a backdrop for photos, you can also include a photo booth in your package.
They also offer reception services designed to delight. A formal dinner is included, along with a designer cake, cocktail and coffee bar, DJ, and customizable dinner menu.
Additional rental inclusions are linens, centerpieces, an event planner and staff, venue decor, a chocolate fountain, lighted letters, and mariachi.
Pricing:$7,450 – $9,550
Capacity: 100 guests
El Campanario Ballroom
If you’re looking for a wedding venue with a bit of history, you’ll definitely want to consider El Campanario Ballroom, located in the historic corridor near the Old Socorro Mission. This modern yet rustic venue offers both indoor and outdoor spaces for your nuptials and is a full-service venue.
Weddings can be held indoors in the rustic hacienda or outside in the garden with the wedding tent. The hacienda is a spacious 3,000 sq. ft, with a laminated wooden dance floor and state-of-the-art sound and lighting.
For an outdoor wedding venue, the tent is perfect. It offers 360-degree views of the grounds, which consist of decorative fountains, palm trees, and a waterfall. The tent seals completely to protect you and your guests from rain or dust and offers high ceilings for decoration, square tables, and tiffany chairs.
Photos can be taken throughout the property, including the garden and fountains.
There is also a private preparation suite. Basic rental includes linens, tableware, cake-cutting, clean-up, dance floor, video projector, and security.
Pricing: packages start at $5,400
Capacity: 400 guests
One of the highest-rated event venues in El Paso, 150 Sunset is a triple threat for weddings. 150 Sunset offers an event space that’ll be perfect for your big day, delicious catering from their restaurant, and design and floral expertise as well.
For wedding ceremonies, 150 Sunset offers both indoor and outdoor wedding venues. Their outdoor venue is beautifully landscaped, seats 200, and can be decorated to fulfill your unique vision.
For an indoor ceremony, they offer two different spaces, and the choice here really depends on your number of guests. The main room seats up to 400 and comes with a bridal suite and house DJ. If your wedding is smaller, consider the secondary room with seating for 150 guests.
For photos, you can decorate whichever spaces you choose in whichever style you wish to create the backdrop of your dreams. You can also include a cocktail hour and reception with a custom menu using their chefs. Rental includes catering, floral, and decoration services along with tables, chairs, and linens.
Capacity: 150-400 guests
Pricing: contact the venue
The Ranch on Vinton Rd
Rustic and charming are the words people have used to describe The Ranch on Vinton Rd. Situated on the El Camino Real historic rt, The Ranch on Vinton Rd can accommodate large and small weddings alike.
Ceremonies typically take place on the lawn with the red barn as the backdrop. The lawn is fully customizable and can be decorated; it offers a perfect view of the sunset.
After the ceremony, pictures can be taken at the barn and around the property. There is even a horse and carriage ride that the happy couple can add for a quick getaway.
The wedding reception and cocktail hour are included, and younger guests can play lawn games while the adults take to the dance floor.
Rental includes eight hrs ceremony time, two hrs rehearsal time, 2 hrs of photo time, DJ, set-up, tear down, and in-house coordinator to supervise wedding events. Flowers and decorations are included, along with a bbq catering menu and mariachi performers.
Pricing: $11,368 – $23,698
Capacity: 50 – 300 guests
Painted Dunes Desert Golf Course
Painted Dunes Desert Golf Course is one of the most scenic outdoor wedding venues in El Paso. With multiple ceremony sites, Painted Dunes offers its lush greenery for an idyllic ceremony with nature’s beauty and the Franklin mountains as a stunning backdrop.
For your ceremony, you have the option of The Lakeside or Mountainside. The Lakeside offers a shimmering waterway for your ceremony backdrop, while The Mountainside provides breathtaking views of the majestic Franklin Mountains. Both sites can be decorated to bring your vision to life.
After the ceremony, pictures can be taken throughout the greens before you head over to The Pavillion for your reception. There is also a space for a cocktail hour for your guests while you take photos.
Ceremony rental includes a wooden arch decorated with flowers, professional sound, 100 white wedding chairs, a rose petal runway, a citrus water station, a bridal suite, and one hour of rehearsal time.
The reception is priced separately and includes a six-hour room rental, tables and chairs, full set-up and tear-down, covered cocktail patio, linens, cash bar, buffet dinner for 50 guests, cake cutting, string lights, DJ, and security.
Pricing: $850 – $6,000
Capacity: 500 guests
Studio 7 Design & Events
The dedicated team behind this charming wedding venue has over 15 years of experience in the events planning business. With experience in weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, and much, much more, they are excited to help you plan your wedding day and share this beautiful venue with you.
This fully customizable space accommodates up to 130 guests and can be decorated to make your wedding dreams come true. The ceremony includes a gorgeous ring arch and delicate tea lights to help create a soft romantic vibe.
The reception offers a buffet dinner, with bartender service and DJ, and cake cutting.
Full wedding package includes event time, rehearsal time, set-up time, centerpieces, your choice of linens, sweetheart table decor, tea lights, wedding ring arch, bridal suite, unlimited soft drinks, dinner for 80 – 130 guests, 3-tier cake, cake cutting service, security, alcohol permit, dessert bar, decor, and DJ.
Pricing: $8,300 – $11,500
Capacity: 130 guests
The Summit Ballroom & Conference Center
Located in the shadow of Mount Cristo Rey, The Summit Ballroom & Conference Center is a full-service event venue available to host grand indoor weddings.
With accommodations for 425 guests, The Grand Ballroom is perfect for hosting larger weddings. With high ceilings and an idyllic view of the surrounding countryside, The Grand Ballroom can be elegantly decorated to create your vision.
Rental includes event time, access for set-up and rehearsal, tables, chairs, linens, all tableware, beverage service, licensed bartender, microphones, onsite manager, set-up, and tear-down.
Capacity: 425 guests
Keystone Heritage Park
The 52-acre park and wetlands is an archaeological site home to various flora and fauna, including over 206 species of birds.
There are numerous gardens throughout the park, and the archaic wetlands are all that remain of the bosque that once covered the Rio Grande. It is a stunning site for an outdoor wedding.
Weddings at Keystone Heritage Park are held at the exquisite El Paso Desert Botanical Garden. There are multiple sites for ceremonies, including the formal garden or amphitheater.
The Franklin Mountains offer breathtaking scenery, while beautiful flowers and lush greenery decorate your ceremony site. The garden is a versatile space that can be used for both weddings and receptions.
You have options for a simple elopement or a full wedding with a reception. Elopements accommodate ten guests, chairs for the elderly and disabled, and an hour of photo time. For larger events, the use of the garden is available for four hours.
A reception with appetizers, bar service, tables and chairs, and decorations is permitted.
Pricing: $950 – $3,200
Capacity 150 – 400 guests
Scenic View Ballroom
Famed for its panoramic view of the downtown skyline, Scenic View Ballroom is one of El Paso’s top indoor wedding venues. Dedicated to weddings and special events, the Scenic View is eager to host your “I do’s.”
Imagine your wedding with a breathtaking view of the downtown skyline and the city’s twinkling lights below. Scenic View is an ideal wedding venue for anyone who loves their hometown of El Paso.
The ballroom itself is fully customizable and can be decorated to your taste.
Wedding packages are available for 200 to 300 guests. They include buffet-style catering, food & cake tasting prior to the event, background music for the reception, 4 hours of DJ service, unlimited soft drinks, ice, cups, napkins, straws, two drink attendants, basic table linens, satin runners or toppers, chair covers, event coordinator, sweetheart table and clean-up.
Pricing:$5,999 – $6,599
Capacity: 300 guests