Outdoor Wedding Venues in AZ & UT
Arizona and Southern Utah contain outdoor wedding venues that will be sure to take your breath away. From Saguaro cacti at beautiful sunset atmosphere over natural red rock formations to outlooks with million-dollar views, we officiate wedding ceremonies in several unique locations. Most locations are available year-round, with room for a small- to medium-sized guest count. Our goal is to give you the wedding experience of your dreams in the astounding Wild West landscape of Arizona and Southern Utah.
Under each separate destination, discover details regarding e.g. accessibility, guest capacity, seasonal openings, package offerings, and average weather temperatures.
If you have your own favorite spot other than our suggested wedding locations in the Southwestern US, we are pleased to offer you our wedding services there as well. Please let us know about your dream spot for your wedding, so that we can realize your destination wedding.
Central and Southern Arizona
The ancient Saguaro cacti shape the landscape of the Tucson Area. With its warm weather during the winter months it is a perfect destination for a wedding during the months October trough March. The Tucson area offers various beautiful venues and wedding locations. Featuring the Sonoran desert it is home to Saguaro National Park as well as Mt.Lemmon whose heights offers a different climate & vegetation with mild summer temperatures, snow in the winter and Ponderosa Pinetrees.
Catalina State Park
This beautiful State Park near Tucson offers stunning views of the Catalina mountains and a unique combination of water and saguaro cactutes. This oasis in the Sonoran Desert even offers designated areas and an amphitheater for a perfect and comfortable outdoor-wedding for both, weddings with guests and intimate weddings or elopements.
Tucson's favorite Mountain offers panoramic views of the city below and the San Pedro Valley and Galiuro Mountain Range on the other side. With a different climate then the Sonoran Desert, it's vegetation and temperature changes in the higher elevations. On your way up you can stop on various panoramic spots and enjoy the view into the valley while the vegetation slowly moves from Sonoran Desert and Cactus landscape to a Ponderosa-Pinetree Forest. Mount Lemmon is recommended for small elopements.
This is our base and a local off-road-get-away destination from the big city of Tucson. Just a little outside of the small Town of San Manuel you will find scenic views and seclusion for small elopements. Accessible by car. Local ATV-Tours can be arranged as well if you wish to go further off-road for your elopement.
Bellota Ranch is located 15 miles outside of Tucson in the beautiful mountaintops of Coronado forest. Bellota is now also used as a wedding venue. It offers an outdoor ceremony area that features a little chapel and a beautiful courtyard for the reception. Bellota Ranch is also equipped with a commercial kitchen and guestrooms.
Oracle is a quiet, small Town North of Tucson. It has access to the Arizona Trail and offers a State Park with pic-nic areas or local restaurants and guesthouses that can be booked for your event. Nature-lovers and stargazers will find both beautiful views and a dark nightsky. Close by you will also find a Zipline-Adventure.
Picacho Peak State Park
North of Tucson on the way towards Phoenix you will come by Picacho Peak State Park. Beautiful views await you here while you are exploring the hills and mountaintops from beyond and above. Various Picnic and Group use areas are available for Reservation for your event.
The region around the capital of Arizona offers many beautiful settings for a wedding in a western sunset atmosphere. The Superstition Mountains and even an old western town for a Wild West style wedding are located in this area.
Salt River near the Saguaro Lakes in Central Arizona creates a beautiful atmoshphere. This oasis in the desert is a perfect spot for intimate wedding ceremonies. A wedding on horseback can be arranged as well in this region.
The vibrant glow of the red sand desert region near the Arizona-Utah border is magnificent on its own.
The Monument Valley offers beautiful views for your wedding. Make it even more special with a wedding on horseback.
Grand Canyon South Rim
Located in Northern Arizona, the South Rim of the Grand Canyon is easier to travel to than the North Rim. It has both indoor and outdoor wedding accommodations. Whichever site you choose will leave a glorious, lasting impression.
Grand Canyon North Rim
With multiple stunning locations along the North Rim to choose from, this is a perfect choice for ceremonies with a small number of guests.
Located near Page, Arizona, this horseshoe-shaped curve of the Colorado River offers breathtaking sights below and beyond. It’s a beautiful location for weddings.
Sedona is a popular destination in northern Arizona for elopements and small weddings in scenic outdoors. With different viewpoints of the famous Cathedral Rock and other red rock formations the Sedona region has some choices to offer.
Straddling the Utah and Arizona border, Lake Powell is the perfect outdoor wedding venue to host your own stunning wedding ceremony. Imagine flying up above the sand via helicopter to say your vows atop of Tower Butte, with views stretching for miles over Lake Powell.
Surrounded by pine trees and mild temperatures in summer and snow in winter the Flagstaff region in the middle of the Coconino National Forest offers different beautiful spots for your wedding. Even a giant meteorcrater near Winslow can be your wedding backdrop.