21 Gorgeous New Mexico Wedding Venues
From the desert to the mountains, New Mexico's natural scenery offers a beautiful place to get married. Whether you're planning a small elopement or a large, grand event, New Mexico's unique culture and traditions will ensure your special day is one-of-a-kind. New Mexico's weather does differ greatly throughout the state. While it's warm year-round in the southern portion of the state, up north near Santa Fe and Taos can get cold in the winter, so plan your outdoor or indoor wedding accordingly. New Mexico offers many beautiful wedding venues in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and beyond. Read on to see some of our favorites, and visit The Knot Marketplace for other venues and vendors.
Hotel Andaluz in Albuquerque, New Mexico
A turquoise fountain is just one of the many elegant touches at the Hotel Andaluz. This hotel combines historic Spanish culture with modern amenities. In the Library, a popular ceremony spot, bright tiles add fun and color to the space. The Casablanca room is popular for receptions and offers the perfect blank space for decorating, and the Barcelona ballroom includes lanterns hanging from the ceilings for a warm atmosphere. No matter what theme or look you want for your wedding, you can find the perfect space for it at the Hotel Andaluz.
La Posada de Santa Fe, a Tribute Portfolio Resort & Spa in Santa Fe, New Mexico
La Posada de Santa Fe, a Tribute Portfolio Resort & Spa is a historic hotel and New Mexico wedding venue that offers an authentic and luxurious casita-style experience. Set on six acres of grounds, you'll find both indoor and outdoor spaces for ceremonies and receptions, including the garden and patio, the lawn and the Montana Ballroom. All told, this venue can host up to 300 guests. There's even an in-house art gallery on site. Aside from the gorgeous event spaces, your guests will love staying in the beautifully-appointed guest rooms during your wedding weekend and enjoying all that the area has to offer.
Casa Rondena Winery in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Believe it or not, New Mexican history is steeped in the tradition of winemaking. The Casa Rondena Winery is the perfect venue for wine lovers. This is a working winery, so the wine barrels and wine-making equipment around the venue adds to the charm. You can get married in the garden outdoors near the grapevines and a scenic pond, then move inside to celebrate with wine barrels as decor. One thing's for sure: The wine at your wedding will be amazing.
Casas de Suenos Old Town Historic Inn & Reception Hall in Albuquerque, New Mexico
This bed and breakfast venue offers a secluded, adobe-style setting for your wedding. The event staff at Casas de Suenos Old Town Historic Inn & Reception Hall dedicate their time to ensure your dream wedding goes exactly as planned for a stress-free planning process. The garden and gazebo area feels like a private backyard for a relaxed and beautiful ceremony, while the reception hall is a blank space ready to be decorated to your theme. It's easy to celebrate your dream wedding thanks to this venue's great staff and beautiful space.
Blame Her Ranch in Ribera, New Mexico
The name Blame Her Ranch comes from the last name of the owners: Blamer. This ranch will make your wedding feel like a destination wedding whether you're native to New Mexico or not. From the vast New Mexico skies and views to the game room and pool, staying here is an experience. The ranch sleeps 24, so you can the wedding party can turn the weekend into a retreat. The outdoor wedding area features a gorgeous, large gazebo for a scenic experience. Plus, the ranch becomes exclusively yours when you book it, so you won't need to worry about visitors or other events on your wedding day or any event cut-off times.
The Lodge Resort & Spa in Cloudcroft, New Mexico
The Lodge Resort & Spa's quaint, warm space is like nothing else in New Mexico. The venue feels like a mountain lodge. When you walk in, you're greeted with dark wooden features, a grand chandelier, a cozy seating area and a fireplace. One of their most popular reception halls, the Pavilion Room, features knotted wood walls for a rustic-chic event. You can even celebrate in their Red Dog Saloon, which includes a hand-carved wooden bar.
Neptune Studio & Gallery Event Space in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Boho and unique weddings come to life at the Neptune Studio & Gallery Event Space. This working art gallery used to be an adobe house, so this space feels less like a venue and more like a home. The gardens outside feel like a backyard and feature a beautiful arch to get married under. You can also celebrate the wedding ceremony inside by the fireplace and surrounded by candlelight for an intimate feel. The venue also offers several pricing options, making it affordable for all couples.
Angel Fire Resort in Angel Fire, New Mexico
This ski resort and country club offers a warm, inviting setting for your wedding day. Angel Fire Resort is located in the Sangre De Cristo Mountains 8,600 feet above sea level. This is just a short distance away from Wheeler Park, New Mexico's highest natural point, so the views at this venue truly are breathtaking. You can say "I do" outside surrounded by a small lake, lush forests and snowy mountain peaks. Couples who love vacationing in the mountains will love the views and atmosphere of the Angel Fire Resort.
Leaping Deer Ranch in Sapello, New Mexico
If you're looking for a rustic and affordable New Mexico wedding venue, this sustainable working ranch is definitely worth a look. Here at Leaping Deer Ranch, you'll find ample natural beauty (mountains, forests and pastures), and one of the most unique ceremony venues we've ever seen—an outdoor labyrinth! The 1,600-square-foot Event Hall is perfect for receptions, and there are onsite accommodations for your nearest and dearest—plus, a hot yoga studio, chicken house, batting cage, outdoor movie theater and bonfire pit. Says one recent bride: "I couldn't speak highly enough about our incredible experience at Leaping Deer and how perfect it was for our big day...the hospitality of the owner and his staff is outstanding."
GirlieBird&CO. in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Bright, quaint and whimsical, GirleBird&CO's event space is perfect for trendy, small weddings. The team at GirlieBird&CO focuses on designing a space that can foster creativity, love and peace. When not hosting weddings, the space is used as a retreat for artists to meditate, rest and feel inspired, and you can feel assured that same creativity will apply to your wedding as well. The venue only accepts a limited number of weddings a year to ensure they can dedicate their time to make each wedding perfect for the couple. Wedding space options include a backyard-like grassy area and a cozy glass chapel, and each are beautiful and cozy, fitting 40-70 guests. Your dream wedding will be quaint and smooth at this venue.
Log River Ranch in Chama, New Mexico
In Northern New Mexico, the Log River Ranch provides 40 acres of gorgeous scenery for your big day. From grassy areas along the creek to romantic woods, there's no shortage of beautiful photo spots for both the ceremony and the photo session. Inside the log cabin, the wooden walls provide a rustic, barn-like space for country-chic weddings. Weddings at the Log River Ranch transport you to the wild west without sacrificing beauty or charm.
Inn of the Mountain Gods in Mescalero, New Mexico
This casino and resort provides a wedding venue with stunning views of both the mountains and their perfectly manicured golf course. At the Inn of the Mountain of the Gods, indoor ceremonies take place in front of floor-to-ceiling windows that offer great views of a pond and forest. Guests can stay at the hotel and enjoy the many things to do both at the Inn and in the surrounding area, including the casino, spa, hiking and ziplining.
University of New Mexico Events & Conferences in Albuquerque, New Mexico
The University of New Mexico Events & Conference venues provide space for all of your wedding events, from your shower to the rehearsal dinner to the wedding itself. Their on-site amenities, including transportation, catering and event equipment, will help your event come together with ease.
Sandia Golf Club in Albuquerque, New Mexico
The Event Space at Sandi Golf Club offers bright, picturesque, all-inclusive weddings, taking virtually all stress off of couples. All wedding packages include ceremony chairs, a sound system, a wedding coordinator, a cake, champagne toast, event set-up and discounted hotel room rates for guests, with many upgrades and add-ons available. Couples can also pick a theme from their wedding catalog, which includes photos and decor pricing for rustic, romantic, vintage and modern aesthetics. This takes away the legwork of planning your event, making it easy for couples to have a smooth and cohesive wedding.
Nature Pointe Weddings and Events in Tijeras, New Mexico
This tranquil wedding venue allows you to embrace New Mexico's natural beauty year-round. The Nature Pointe Weddings and Events venue includes several reception and ceremony space options, all of which embrace New Mexico's culture and landscape in some way, from the Spanish colonial ballroom to the serene garden. Nature Pointe is also known for their tremendous service. Every couple receives a wedding coordinator who dedicates their time to making sure every tiny detail is taken care of for you, ensuring you can enjoy your wedding day rather than stress about the small stuff.
Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
Wow guests with New Mexico's landscape at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa. This luxurious hotel and spa is located along the Rio Grande River's cottonwood tree forest and right at the base of the Sandia Mountains. Thanks to this hotel's perfect location, there's no shortage of beautiful wedding spots on-site. The Tamaya Ballroom includes an outdoor patio that offers beautiful views of the mountains, especially at sunset, and provides cozy fire pits to keep your guests warm. Or you might choose the Cottonwoods Pavilion and Patio, which includes an indoor space for eating and an outdoor space for beautiful views of the trees and mountains. Views of New Mexico's natural landscapes are abundant at this venue, ensuring you'll have a picture-perfect wedding day.
Isleta Resort and Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico
The Isleta Resort and Casino offers a lavish ballroom that's perfect for couples dreaming of a traditional, grand wedding. The tall ceilings and beautiful light fixtures offer an elegant ambiance, but you can still decorate the space to fit your aesthetic and theme. They also offer an outdoor ceremony area where you can say your vows pond-side among beautifully manicured golf course lawns. For those looking for an untraditional setting, the Jar Spa room allows 150 guests to witness your ceremony around an indoor waterfall that is sure to wow guests and provide amazing memories.
Inn and Spa at Loretto in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Located right in the heart of the Santa Fe Plaza, the Inn and Spa at Loretto offers a warm and cozy ambiance that's perfect for both big weddings and intimate weddings. Couples can say "I do" inside the beautiful Loretto Chapel, a gothic-style chapel with vaulted ceilings and a 150-year-old stained glass window. You can then move the reception into one of their two ballrooms, both of which embrace a Native American design, or the Loretto Gardens, which houses a sculpture collection all by local artists.
Lodge at Santa Fe in Santa Fe, New Mexico
If you have out-of-town guests and need a hotel wedding, but also want to show guests true Santa Fe culture, the Lodge at Santa Fe is perfect. Both the interiors and exteriors of the Lodge embrace Santa Fe's traditional Spanish-colonial style, including local art on the walls. Wedding room options include an indoor ballroom, cabaret theatre, numerous garden spaces or a non-denominational chapel, so all couples are bound to find the perfect event space for them here.
Tanoan Country Club in Albuquerque, New Mexico
There's a lot to love about country club wedding venues, from the beautiful indoor and outdoor event spaces to the convenience of an all-inclusive site. Tanoan Country Club in Albuquerque offers all this and more, complete with majestic city and desert views. Host your ceremony on an expansive veranda, followed by a reception in the Tanoan Ballroom, with its floor-to-ceiling windows and private balcony. This venue can host up to 200 guests, and wins raves from couples and vendors alike.
Taos Ski Valley in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico
Active couples and those who love skiing will appreciate having their wedding at Taos Ski Valley. In the winter, the area boasts beautiful snowy peaks, while in the summer, the area turns into a pine tree forest ripe with adventures. Your guests will be able to fill any downtime before or after your wedding by exploring the town of Taos and experience Northern New Mexico's unique cuisine and art, or they can relax at the lodge spa, so you can be assured your wedding will be the perfect weekend getaway.