Venues are one of the first things to consider for your wedding: it’s a representation of who you are as a couple and sets the overall style for your big day! To make everything easy as pie, we have compiled a comprehensive list, with example photos and links, of New Mexico venues. Santa Fe wedding venues, Albuquerque wedding venues, they’re all here!
Think a hotel might be the best fit for you and your guests? Rustic is your vibe and you’re searching for a ranch venue? Have you been fantasizing of an ornate garden wedding? Keep scrolling to see our favorite venues to recommend after years of experience shooting there and making our clients’ dreams come to life!
If you’re looking for something incredibly unique, educational, fun, and very Albuquerque, this might just be the venue for you! Located in the heart of Old Town, the museum offers spaces for both intimate and large weddings.
If you are wanting a garden wedding, it doesn’t get much better than the Botanical Gardens! Depending on which time of year you’re planning your big day, The Gardens offer an array of different flora for your guests to enjoy before and after you tie the knot.
Casa De Suenos offers a southwestern wedding venue feel, but still has lush trees and grass that most desert venues don’t offer. Furthermore, with its size and close suites and rooms, it offers a great experience for those desiring a more intimate wedding feel.
If you’re searching for an intimate garden venue, then search no further! Located in Corrales, Casa Perea boasts a 100-ft long pergola that blooms wisteria, climbing roses, and flowering trumpet vines.
At Casa Rondena Winery you can have a Tuscan wedding without having to actually travel to Tuscany. Casa Rondena is one of Albuquerque’s most unique wedding venues, with its stunning architecture and plethora of photo-taking spots. Vineyard wedding? Yes, please!
This venue is perfect if you’re wanting your wedding to have a Hispanic flair. Having both indoor reception areas and amazing outdoor scenery for photos, the Hispanic Cultural Center provides an incredible experience.
Hotel Albuquerque is absolutely stunning as a spring wedding venue and summer wedding venue. It’s perfect year-round, but if you’re a couple that’s looking for beautiful blossoms in your photos, this is the venue for you. Especially with its gorgeous arbor!
This historic hotel was built in 1939, and in the almost-century that it’s been operating, it hasn’t lost any of its charm! In fact, it was renovated recently to highlight the Spanish character of the building, while also giving it a hint of modernity. The beautiful white arches in the main area create a gorgeously aesthetic ceremony space. And its downtown location makes it a fun venue for your guests.
Hotel Chaco is another wonderful venue if you’re looking for easy guest access that’s close by plenty of fun places and things to do. Furthermore, this Old Town wedding venue offers an incredible view of the city and mountains from their open rooftop bar.
Even though Hotel Parq Central is located in almost the heart of Albuquerque, this is one of the most unique wedding venues the city has to offer. It doesn’t have a southwestern feel, so if a more modern and elegant wedding venue is more your speed, this is the one for you.
This is the perfect Downtown Albuquerque wedding venue. Their ballroom is great for any kind of wedding, but if you’re planning a modern wedding or minimalist wedding, you’re going to love the chic, all-white walls that can easily be dressed up or used to make decorations pop!
If you’re a couple from Albuquerque, you already know about this venue. While it’s located on a lavender farm (complete with peacocks and llamas!), this venue feels like anything but a farm. Los Poblanos provides a high-end wedding feel, even if your wedding isn’t high-end. This inn covers all the bases: garden wedding venue? Check. Luxurious wedding venue? Check. Insanely gorgeous mountain view wedding venue? Check!
As a country wedding venue that doesn’t look too country, you get the best of both worlds at Old Town Farm. They also have lush gardens and a super cute red barn perfect for your reception.
This is an incredibly unique wedding venue for a trendy couple looking for something industrial and urban! It’s not your mother’s wedding venue, so if you’re looking for something one-of-a-kind… honey, you found it.
As one of the best mountain view wedding venues in the Albuquerque-Bernalillo area, we will always recommend Tamaya! Would you like a southwestern wedding? Great, because the red mesas of this venue are stunning. Or maybe you’d like a variety of backgrounds? That’s awesome, because Tamaya also has a cottonwood forest that photographs amazingly year-round! They have more than a few ceremony sites to choose from, meaning you can get exactly what you want, hassle-free, whether it’s an indoor venue or outdoor venue.
Meaning “The Meeting Place,” El Zocalo is brimming with history, as nuns used to walk the halls 135 years ago. This is a true blue (turquoise?) New Mexican wedding venue. With its adobe walls and lovely courtyard, your guests will feel the Land of Enchantment’s full charm, whether they’re from out of state or not.
This spot is great for couples who don’t want to travel out of state for their big day, but still want a feeling that’s different from all other New Mexican wedding venues. With its rolling grassy hills, scenic lake, and remarkable view of the Sandias, your couple’s portraits will be *chef’s kiss.*
As implied by the name, this is perfect for a couple that wants a nature wedding venue. If you are wanting a more rustic wedding with great mountain views, then nature pointe is your venue.
The new kid on the block when it comes to Santa Fe wedding venues, Acequia Gardens is a beautiful adobe building surrounded by lush grass and trees — a rare find for our high desert and a glorious juxtaposition. The photo-op locations are endless, making this a picture-perfect wedding venue.
Any artsy couple would absolutely adore this Santa Fe wedding venue. There are sculpture gardens for your guests to wander through during cocktail hour, and the courtyard is lush and full of New Mexico’s finest flaura. Outdoor wedding, anyone?
This wedding venue screams “southwest,” but in a stepped-up way. The white walls provide clean, bright light for all photos, and its décor is one of a high-end cabin. Whether you’re going for cozy vibes or luxurious feels, this multifaceted venue nails it!
Located in downtown Santa Fe, El Dorado is ideal for those looking for a true Santa Fe vibe. Their “Gold Room” is one of the best indoor ceremony locations, and is great for a couple wanting a modern wedding venue. Not to mention, their rooftop is incredible for sunset photos, especially since the Sangre de Cristos accent the backdrop.
For our country couples, Blame Her Ranch is the best Western wedding venue you could choose! There are sheer cliffs, meaning you’ll have a ceremony with a view, and the giant log cabin gives you a homey feel, while still being able to host hundreds of guests. If you’re feeling extra, you can even hit golf balls off the side of the cliffs, and you can add a firework show to the end of your reception!
The Four Seasons has one of the best mountain views in town. You can have your ceremony indoor or outdoor making it a great Santa Fe getaway year-round.
What’s more Santa Fe than having your wedding at an art gallery?! (Rhetorical question: the answer is “nothing”). There’s a lush sculpture garden, high ceilings, and the interior is filled with works of art— photographs, paintings, etc.— that proudly display the amazing and varying beauty of our incredible state.
Looking for a non-traditional, industrial-inspired wedding venue? You found it! Santa Fe is fresh, modern, hipster, and everything a young couple desiring a fun and different venue is looking for. It’s an artsy wedding venue without the gallery!
La Fonda is in downtown Santa Fe, making it perfect for couples who truly want the full experience Santa Fe has to offer. Their rooftop wedding ceremonies and receptions? Too stunning for words! You just have to see the photos to truly grasp it.
While Hyde Memorial Park is striking year-round (gotta love the sea of yellow aspens in the fall!) It’s the perfect summer venue if you want to avoid hot desert sun. It’s surrounded by trees and has a rustic vibe great for that outdoorsy couple.
This is a quintessential Santa Fe wedding venue… it even has “turquoise” in the name! The terraced gardens make this estate quite romantic, and it is a perfect elopement venue.
This is the top hotel for high-end wedding venues in Santa Fe. Make sure to check out the photos of their clear tent!
This Santa Fe wedding venue is special in that it’s actually a 4,500 square foot villa! Its style is one of authentic adobe brick, with Native American artifacts featured throughout the romantic home. Furthermore, it has a great pool, which makes the day before your wedding/the day after even more exciting!
Built in 1850, this chapel boasts history, especially when you consider the backstory of the chapel’s staircase. The hotel also has a beautiful garden for your reception.
Similar to Las Camapanas, this is a 4,500 square foot hacienda, which also has a pool… and a hot tub! Perfect for relieving the stresses that come with your big day. With its four large bedrooms, courtyard, private chapel, and lush garden, micro and intimate weddings flourish here!
This venue adds drama and class to your wedding! With a number of available locations for your ceremony and reception, the Santa Fe Opera also lends to appreciating the Arts in a way that’s different from your typical galleries and museums.
The Santa Fe Railyards is a great spot to get married for a more urban look. To name a few awesome characteristics, it has: the Railway Gardens, the Circular Ramada Rose garden, and numerous trails for strolling and exploring. While you most likely won’t be doing too much of the latter on your wedding day, the trails are perfect for couple’s photos!
Looking for a non-traditional, industrial-inspired wedding venue? You found it! SITE Santa Fe is fresh, modern, hipster, and everything a young couple desiring a fun and different venue is looking for. It’s an artsy wedding venue without the gallery!
Nestled in the jaw-dropping mountains of Taos, this is a venue for nature-lovers who can’t seem to get enough of New Mexico’s magnificent landscape. Having both willows and cottonwoods, this venue also changes the scenery for those wanting to stay in state, but also not wanting something super southwestern and desert-y. Another cool thing about this venue? It was built around The Sacred Circle— a spot revered by Native Americans for hundreds of years, giving it a spiritual layer as well.
Nestled in the Kachina Basin, The Taos ski Valley offers 360-degree mountain views and an air of adventure. And great news: it’s just as gorgeous in the summer!
This is a rustic wedding venue with mountains, pines, and extra flair! They can provide wine from a local winery, beer from local breweries, along with shuttles for your guests… and a limo for you and your honey, if you choose to add it to your package!
This is a mountain wedding venue like no other. Boasting streams, lakes, and an “old world” atmosphere, this is an utterly magical New Mexican venue.