5 Favored Sedona Wedding VenuesWords by Katy Anderson
With the sun sinking below the red rocks of Sedona as you say “I do”, the world around you is cast in shades of orange, pink, and gold, creating a magical moment that you--and your guests--will cherish forever. This is what Sedona has in store for you.
Unfortunately, finding a venue that captures the spirit of Sedona, offering a stunning view of the red rocks, is far from easy. Luckily, we’ve done the footwork for you. Explore our five favorite wedding venues in Sedona, each offering a stunning view of the infamous red rocks, fully taking advantage of the scenery for your desert destination wedding.
Image c/o Robert Godridge Photography via Sedona Golf Resort Weddings Instagram
Sedona Golf Resort
Offering stunning views of rolling green hills on the golf course and the iconic red rocks standing tall in the background, Sedona Golf Resort is perfect for the bride that wants to escape the heat of the desert’s valley. Ceremonies at this venue are held on the green grass, with mountain ranges visible behind the bride and groom as they are joined in marriage. A gently flowing creek adds to the natural beauty of the area. Guests move indoors for the reception, inside a great room with glass-paneled windows, providing an unhindered view of the desert. Sedona Golf Resort offers a complete experience for couples, effectively using every amenity and view possible to make your desert destination wedding the best it can be.
Image c/o Andrew Holman Photography via Poco Diablo Resort Weddings Instagram
Poco Diablo Resort
Poco Diablo Resort is a charming combination of lush greenery and desert themes, giving guests the feeling of being in a heavenly meadow amidst the red rocks. A willow tree swoops overhead beside the wedding gazebo - which is accented by a pond in the background. The resort also offers a great view of Elephant Rock from the manicured lawns, where ceremonies take place. Create an easy flow for guests by dining on the terrace after holding cocktail hour in the rose garden, or move indoors to the large reception hall. The options at Poco Diablo are plentiful, and each setting is personalized to your tastes, creating an intimate, lush experience on your wedding day in Sedona.
Image c/o Campbell Media Productions via L'Auberge de Sedona Instagram
L’Auberge de Sedona
Tucked away from the main roads, down a hill lined with pine trees, lies L’Auberge de Sedona, a true escape from the hustle and bustle of life. It is a forest oasis, complete with small private cabins for guests to experience the stunning nature of the resort grounds. With multiple ceremony and reception options, L’Auberge is perfect for the couple that wants a little bit of everything. Wed at the top of a hill, with grass beneath your feet and a view of the red rocks in the distance. Dine beside a creek, serene and flowing with clear water, ducks waddling past as you celebrate with those closest to you. L’Auberge de Sedona offers elegance galore and provides a wedding day experience you and your guests will never forget.
Sky Ranch Lodge
The experience of Sky Ranch Lodge begins with a serene drive up a mountain, with red rocks climbing high to your left and a stunning view of Sedona to your right. At the end of the road lies Sky Ranch Lodge, a quaint getaway tucked into the side of the mountain. Make your way through the cottages lined with cobblestones and wildflowers to arrive at the ceremony and reception site, nestled in a quiet corner of the lodge. All outdoors, this space provides a view of Sedona unlike any other, completely unobscured and beautifully rustic. The ceremony takes place on green grass and features a paved aisle and area for the bridal party to stand comfortably. Just behind this area is a stunning white tent, allowing guests to continue to take in the view, accented by a sunset, as they dine and dance the night away. Sky Ranch Lodge takes all that Sedona has and lays it at your feet, providing a breathtaking space for your most magical day.
Image c/o The Shepards Photo via Agave of Sedona Instagram
Agave of Sedona
Designed to make your wedding as easy as possible, Agave of Sedona provides everything you need to simply show up and enjoy your day. This venue comes with all the extras: separate areas onsite for your ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception, a bar, and even a man cave. Agave of Sedona’s wedding packages are catered toward your needs and tastes; you choose, and their skilled team executes. A circular pavilion looking out at the Sedona skyline serves as your ceremony space, the railings accented with climbing vines of greenery. The reception space is large and fully customizable to your wedding dreams. There are many options to choose from, and Agave of Sedona is dedicated to making sure your wedding is exactly what you want it to be.
Sedona is more than just a pretty place; it provides countless activities and adventures for you and your guests to enjoy. Arrive in Sedona a few days prior to your wedding, and venture into the red rocks on the infamous hiking trails. Or, spend a day window shopping, dining, and strolling your way through Sedona’s downtown area. With Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport just two hours away, your guests may decide to add a few more days to their stay in Sedona, to enjoy all that the beautiful town amidst red rocks has to offer. Your wedding in Sedona will be much more than an event; it will be an entirely unique experience!
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