The Inside Scoop
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The First Look
Couples who seek to add a tropical touch to their wedding day head to the Boojum Tree Hidden Gardens in Phoenix, Arizona. It was created by award-winning plant designer Ray Brooks. This venue boasts an exotic and unique destination in the heart of Arizona desert country. It is fashioned with the terra-cotta housing style that is famous in the Southwest. Featuring a hacienda-styled plaza and an Old World cantina, Boojum Tree Hidden Gardens seems to be a destination wedding in the heart of Phoenix. It offers a 10,000-square-foot indoor tropical garden and a palm garden. It is a paradise that is made more ideal by memorable weddings.
Indoor Tropical Garden. Couples who want to experience the ambience of an indoor wedding but choose to be surrounded by lush greenery, verdant pathways and an awe-inspiring 20-foot waterfall choose this space. It has a dreamlike quality and features elegant decor. It is great for indoor ceremonies or receptions. This space accommodates 200 guests.
The Plaza. With a brick backdrop and delightful colors all around, the bride and groom make their entrance in this sun-soaked area that is ideal for 200 guests.
Garden Gazebo. The rustic wood gazebo delights couples and guests with its timeless magnificence. It is an open air structure that is ideal for receptions. This space accommodates 200 guests.
Palm Garden. Couples and guests feast their eyes on a canopy of palm trees couched in rustic scenery near the Garden Gazebo. It is great for appetizers before the reception or when wedding guests want to take a break from dancing. This space is ideal for 200 guests.
Mexican Cantina. Featuring styles of the old world, this tropical cantina has tons of charm to spare. It is great for intimate gatherings such as a cocktail reception or after-ceremony events.
What You Should Know
The dedicated staff at the Boojum Tree Hidden Gardens is known for their hospitality. They offer different wedding packages to fit each couple's budget. They offer the Sunflower, Daisy orange Blossom, Bird of Paradise and Elopement packages. All packages can be customized.
Wedding packages include a list of preferred vendors and a coordinator for the wedding day. Also included are white padded chairs for outdoor ceremonies or gold high-back chiavari chairs for indoor ceremonies. Lighting of 125 candles is also included as part of the ceremony. Setup and cleanup are provided with each wedding package.
The professional wedding staff at the Boojum Tree Hidden Gardens provides couples with everything that they need for a memorable wedding day. Additionally, they give the following extra perks:
- Two dressing rooms
- One-hour engagement photo shoot
- Dedicated time for the couple's wedding rehearsal
From the Vendor
A Unique and Exotic Event Site
Let the Boojum Tree captivate you and your guests on your most memorable day with our enchanted gardens.
Amenities + Details
Outdoor - Covered
Outdoor - Not Covered
For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.
$$$ – Moderate
From the first visit at the open house, we knew we wanted to get married in this beautiful place. The greenhouse is magical, I felt like I was on a Journey to the Center of the Earth. The price is reasonable as our package included a plated dinner, open bar and DJ. You also will save money on décor because this place is so spectacular, you don’t need to add to it. Jennifer, our coordinator, was very helpful in the planning process and answered all of my emails quickly and had great advice. She made sure that all of our decorations and centerpieces were laid out perfectly the day of and she took them all down and packed them up (apparently, this is not the norm for venues). Everything went along according to plan. On a day that so much can go wrong, nothing went wrong and I contribute that to the hard work our coordinator put in to make our wedding perfect. Our guests continue to talk about how remarkable our venue was. It truly was the most perfect day, in the most perfect place and I could get married here a thousand more times.
I'm a little late to the game writing this review almost a year later, but I cannot say enough good things about this venue. My husband and I had a small wedding (12 including us and the officiant) on a Wednesday morning at 9am. Jennifer was fantastic. She gave us a tour a couple of months prior to that, and my husband and I knew instantly that this was the place for our wedding. Jennifer reached out a couple of times before the ceremony to walk me through literally every part of the process, and answered every question I had. I am a TERRIBLE event planner (even my own wedding!), but Jennifer was able to thoroughly answer every question. On the day of the ceremony, Jennifer was there bright and early and ready for any questions that we had, fantastic suggestions for photos, and a much needed friendly face to assure me that everyone was having a great time. Each guest commented on her professionalism, friendliness, and the gorgeous venue. I have recommended Boojum Tree to all of my friends who are getting married, as well as a location for a photo shoot as well! Thank you so much!
My wife and I had an incredible experience having our wedding at The Boojum Tree Hidden Gardens. Boojum Tree is the most beautiful and unique venue in all of Phoenix. When we started looking for venues all we knew was that we didn't want to have our wedding at the normal country club/ball room setting. Once we saw The Boojum Tree we knew it was the perfect place. Not only that, Jennifer and her staff were well organized and completely on point from our first meeting to the end of our wedding. If you want your wedding to be as amazing and special as it possibly can be you should have it at Boojum Tree.
This place gave us our fairytale wedding...it was more perfect than we had ever imagined!! Jennifer was so incredible to work with as was everyone that was associated with the venue. We highly recommend this place! It's definitely a hidden gem and all of our guests were amazed at how beautiful this venue was...it was perfect in every way!
Our wedding day was perfect! The venue is absolutely stunning and that was great for our guests who kept taking pictures all around the Boojum Tree. Not only is this a beautiful venue, it has a warm and upbeat atmosphere and it's all thanks to Jennifer who helped this be a stress-free and perfectly planned day!!
The Boojum Tree is a superb venue for a wedding and is like no other venue. Jennifer and Boojum's staff were professional, supportive, prepared, and handled everything we needed (and made sure we were totally prepared and ready). It rained all day and night on our January wedding and it was gorgeous. The rain complimented the beautiful plants and foliage around the garden and it proved to be the most intimate, stunning event. Rain or shine, Boojum Tree is a magical place that will not fail to create the most memorable and beautiful experience for you and yours!
The Boojum Tree is so beautiful and unique that my daughter and I didn't even look at another venue. So happy with our choice because Jennifer went above and beyond to make my daughter's big day spectacular. The rainy weather couldn't even take away from the beautiful day. The Boojum Tree offers all that you need to host a beautiful wedding. We were thrilled with all vendors given to us by Jennifer. Every one of them conducted themselves in a professional, courteous manner. Jennifer was always one step ahead of us to make sure things ran smoothly. The grounds create a gorgeous background for all of your wedding photos. I would recommend Boojum Tree to anyone who is looking for a wedding venue. Thanks Jennifer!
My husband and I had a short list of venues to look at for our wedding day. We wanted a location where we could hold the ceremony, the dinner, and the dancing so that our guests would not have to drive to multiple locations. We went to Boojum Tree first and never ended up looking at any of the other sites. It was love at first sight when we were greeted in the parking lot by one of the resident cats who escorted us to the office. There, we met Jennifer and she was bright, cheery, professional and never once pushy. She gave us options and recommendations when we asked and made the whole booking process as simple as possible. The venue itself is sort of hidden away off the road so it feels exclusive. It started out as a plant nursery so there are water features, flowers, plants, and trees everywhere. It is a gorgeous site. We were able to visit the venue several times to see how it would look for our sunset/nighttime wedding. We were able to show it to our parents ahead of time. Our photographer was able to view it ahead of time to assess the lighting, scenery, and props for the wedding day. But the best part was the day of the wedding. Jennifer and her staff thought of everything, they directed us, they advised us, they guided us through the whole night and we never had to ask for a thing. I felt like a princess! I highly recommend The Boojum Tree as a venue for your wedding venue. Thank you, Jennifer, for making our day even more special!
Boojum Tree Hidden Gardens is a GREAT venue for both a ceremony and reception for anyone looking for something more unique than the traditional restaurant / country club banquet hall. The space is beautiful southwest-chic and structured perfectly to allow for seamless transitions from the ceremony to cocktail hour, then dinner, then post-dinner dancing in the gorgeous over-sized gazebo. Perhaps the biggest selling point, though, is the staff. Jennifer, the owner/wedding coordinator, was AMAZING from start to finish. We can't say enough positive things about her. She was always amazingly friendly and accessible throughout the planning process, and was thorough in answering both the questions we had, and also those we didn't even think to ask. On the day of, she was on point in working with each of our vendors to ensure everyone knew how to best execute his/her responsibilities smoothly and timely. It took all the stress and worry off of my now-husband and I so that we could truly just enjoy what was an unforgettable day. If we had to do it all over again we wouldn't have changed a thing. HIGHLY recommend! Thank you once again Jennifer and Boojum Tree!
This place is absolutely magical! We really couldn't have chosen a better venue. Our guests can't stop talking about it! Special thanks to Jennifer to taking such great care of us! This place is worth every penny!
I can't say enough good things about Boojum Tree and Jennifer. The venue is immensely unique and filled with beautiful/gorgeous touches. I'm so glad we came by as it truly exceeded our expectations. One of the rare venues in which seeing it 'real life' outdoes the beauty of the photos. Jennifer was invaluable to us and made the entire experience feel seamless. She was truly enthusiastic, supportive and immensely kind/helpful. Thank you for a beautiful day! Honestly can't think of a better place in which to have had our wedding ceremony!
Our wedding was on May 13, 2016. We fell in love with Boojum Tree after we went to one of their open houses. From the moment we signed our contract Taylor and Jennifer were so helpful. They made the wedding planning process so much easier. They always answered all my questions and were very prompt to get back to me. The property is beautiful and the staff is amazing. On the day of the wedding they made things run so smoothly I never had a stressful moment. We are so happy we choose Boojum Tree!! Thank you for the wedding of my dreams!!
My husband I got married at the Boojum Tree 5/7/16. While I looked up many venues online, this was the only one I saw in person. As soon as I saw it, I knew it was the one! I just had to get married here. It is unlike any other place that I have ever seen. From the beautiful waterfalls, to the fun décor, to the lush greenhouse this is a venue like no other. It is a hidden paradise and you will get lost in the beauty. Just go look at it, you’ll see what I mean. While they are gorgeous, the pictures don’t do it justice. Taylor was our day of wedding coordinator. She is very professional and a master at her craft. She is super organized down to the last detail. While we didn’t need to bring much as far as décor goes (Boojum supplies almost everything), we had several things that we wanted placed around the venue. She ensured that she knew my wedding vision and exactly where I wanted everything. She was super accommodating the day of the wedding. She worked very hard to make sure things ran smoothly and that there was enough time to do everything on our timeline. Everything turned out perfect! I had so many of my guests tell me that it was one of the most beautiful weddings that they had ever been to. It was everything I ever wanted and more. I can’t thank Taylor and the Boojum Tree enough! I HIGHLY recommend them!!!!
We held our daughter's Quinceanera at Boojum Tree May 6, 2016. The most beautiful and memorable experience ever! Our guests as well as our family were in awe over the beauty of this venue. One of a kind all around, from the scenery to the service extended to us by Taylor. A moment we will cherish forever. Amazing venue for capturing photos. A million thank you's for everything. My only regret is not having been married there as well :)
1. Boojum Tree My husband Zach and I just had our wedding at the Boojum Tree April 16th, and could not have been happier with our choice of venue!! It’s tucked away in north Phoenix just off the AZ-51, in an area you’d never suspect. Once inside you are greeted by sparkling fountains, lush greenery, and interested decorations from one end to the other. Our guests had so much to do in the space, which includes many seating areas, a large courtyard where the ceremony is held, a bar cantina, and indoor greenhouse. It was so cute seeing all the photos people posted online afterward from all over the venue! Our ceremony was stunning under their romantic stucco archway, backlit by dozens of candles. Drinks and hors d’ oeuvres were enjoyed followed by an amazing dinner in the greenhouse. You don’t need much in the way of decorations when the whole space is just stunning! We rounded out the evening dancing under the stars on their large gazebo dance floor surrounded by palm trees. Truly unforgettable. Jennifer Brooks was our wedding coordinator and was incredible through the entire process. She is supportive, offers helpful suggestions, and is truly invaluable for the day-of. We will be recommending Boojum Tree Hidden Gardens to all of our family and friends for all of their future events. Not that we needed to say much- they all said it was the best wedding they’ve ever been to!!
The day we signed the paperwork to have our wedding at Boojum Tree Hidden Gardens we received a red heart shaped stress ball that said "Don't stress...You're booked at Boojum Tree." To all of the future brides and grooms out there, considering this venue for your wedding, this is 100% the truth. Not only will the absolute beauty of this venue capture your heart, but the amazingly talented staff will do the same. They will treat you like family, and make you feel as if you are the only wedding they have this year. Jennifer and I started out as strangers, her the GM and myself a customer, but very quickly I made a friend for life. Boojum tree has a vast amount of opportunity to create the perfect wedding of your dreams. My husband and I visited many other venues, but not one of them made us look at each other and say "this is where we are getting married," until, we pulled up the driveway to Boojum Tree. We worked with Boojum Tree for a year planning our wedding. No matter what time or day they were always by our side, constantly paying attention to every single little detail about our day. They listened to all of our ideas and worked with us to create the wedding of our dreams. They provided numerous recommendations to all of our inquiries, and also directed us towards some of the most wonderful vendors in the valley. The wedding of your dreams will become a reality in this brilliant wonderland Boojum Tree has created for their customers/guests! Every corner of this venue has a story and something new and exciting to catch your eye. The famous blue doors, the magnificent arch entrance with the iconic fountain, the fun and rustic Mexican cantina, the tropical and lush greenhouse, and the raised danced floor surrounded by glowing palm trees, all allow you to guide your guest on a dazzling journey through the venue on your special day. The courtyard ceremony space with a beautiful statement fountain will make for the most gorgeous pictures and memories, that no other venue could offer. Boojum Tree also allows their newly married couples to come back and burn their names into the wood posts surrounding the dance floor. My husband and I will be adding our names, and proudly joining the family of past Boojum Tree couples. Jennifer, we are forever grateful and honored to have worked with you and the Boojum Tree family. You gave us the wedding of a lifetime, a precious gift we will always remember! Thank you for the memories and the cherished friendship!!
Perfection is not something that should ever be attained. But my experience with Boojum Tree since day one has been just that. I find it hard to believe anyone that visits this venue will be able to walk away from it without finding it beyond gorgeous. We visited several venues (including ones that priced themselves much higher) and Boojum Tree is clearly the cream of the crop. However, the best part of Boojum Tree was my interaction with Jennifer. You don't realize when you're starting this that you're not only selecting a venue, but you're also going to have a lot of interaction with the venue's coordinator or in this case GM. My wife describes her as thebomb.com and I simply appreciated and thoroughly enjoyed every conversation wit her. She was timely, respectful, friendly, sharp, hilarious and just a blast to be around. I will sincerely miss communicating with her all the time but I still intend to bug her just because she is so wonderful. She gave me the best set of vendors to work with and the whole wedding went off like a well-oil machine. We were able to customize so much to make it our own but it wouldn't have been possible to achieve that level of perfection anywhere else. Boojum Tree will forever hold such a special place in my heart. If I ever find myself driving by the area during an open house on Tuesday night, I'm just going to pretend I'm getting married all over again to experience it's atmosphere. THANK YOU!
We were married on January 15th at Boojum Tree Hidden Gardens. My daughter, Christina, suggested we go take s look as I was interested in an outdoor wedding. As soon as I entered the gardens I knew that it was the right place. Taylor, Wedding Coordinator, did an excellent job from; booking the date, to wedding rehearsal, to wedding day. Taylor was available to answer any questions we had and was very quick in responding to emails. I would highly recommend Boojum Tree, a Venue that is for "you" if you'd like a worry free wedding day!
Our wedding reception was at Boojum Tree on December 4, 2015. As soon as we saw it featured in Arizona Brides magazine, we had a feeling it was the right place. We couldn't have made a better decision! Jennifer and Taylor (and Tasha) were so easy and pleasant to work with and really went above and beyond to ensure all the small details were perfectly in place for our big night. They also work closely with the vendors so you don't have to worry about anything! Obviously the place is gorgeous and so unique that you save a lot of time and effort on decorations ;) All of our guests commented on how beautiful and fun the reception turned out. There are so many areas for guests to hang out, your people won't feel forced to either dance or sit there and watch people dance. But if they do want to dance, it's a lot of fun up in the gazebo! Boojum Tree works solely with Set M Up bartending, and they have some of the lowest prices for alcohol in the valley. And Put a Fork In It was delicious. We can't wait to get back there to carve our names into the gazebo :)
Our wedding was January 3, and we were thrilled! The Boojum Tree is a beautiful venue, but that's not all. Our Boojum Tree coordinator helped us all day long to handle everything: where we needed to be and when to be there, answering anyone's (guest or our) questions, making sure we took time to eat or drink during the whirlwind of family & friends that is a wedding, and generally making everything run smoothly. Our guests were very impressed with our chosen location and complimented us repeatedly. We were also pleased with the vendors we chose off their preferred vendors list. We would recommend the Boojum Tree to anyone looking for a venue for their wedding.
We had our wedding here on 11/6 and it was just as perfect as I had pictured it to be. The Boojum Tree is the most beautiful wedding venue in Phoenix. Jennifer was so amazing every step of the way! Our package included food, the DJ, and the bartenders and they all did an amazing job. I can't stress enough how amazing of a place this is. We had around 100 people there and everyone was in awe when they came. I love how the venue is spread out, yet intimate at the same time. Everyone wasn't crowded into one area, they were able to be spread out throughout the venue. My husband and I can't say enough wonderful things about this place!
I am so happy we chose the Boojum Tree for our wedding. The whole place has so many options for beautiful photos. My husband and family were so delighted with the place.
Couldn't have been more perfect!Reviewed on 10/26/2015 anna r
First off, this venue was worth every penny spent. Included in our package was our caterer, DJ, bar tenders, ceremony and reception venue. The staff, especially Jennifer, was OUTSTANDING. I felt at home here, so much so that I would love to go and just sit in the gardens. It is peaceful and eclectic and exactly what I wanted. Everyone who came to our wedding commented on how beautiful it was, some are booking their family photos there now. By far the most amazing venue I could have ever dreamed of.
Aside from Boojum Tree being the most gorgeous wedding venue we visited, Jennifer (the coordinator) was just as beautiful. The experience, from planning to follow-up, couldn't have been any better. Jennifer made sure that we had thought of everything and made the process extremely smooth. On wedding day, we didn't have to worry about a thing. She went above and beyond anything we could have imagined. We are truly and deeply grateful to have had such a beautiful experience. We wanna get married every year now, just so we can keep going to back!!
Our Experience at Boojum TreeReviewed on 6/22/2015
To all of you Arizona brides and grooms, I highly suggest you look into this amazing venue. I just got married June 6th, 2015 at Boojum Tree's Hidden Gardens and it was a wonderful experience! The venue itself is quite eclectic. Every corner you turn, there is something new to observe. The staff is extremely helpful and involved, the list of vendors are easy to work with, and the venue itself was perfect for our wedding. With the ceremony space, the bar, the greenhouse for dinner, and the gazebo for dancing all in the same location, we had a perfect location for our wedding. The venue makes you feel as though you have escaped into a paradise, far from the deserts of Arizona. Even though our wedding was outdoors in June, the day felt beautiful because of the misters, the swamp coolers and the shaded areas. Our day couldn't have been more perfect and the year of planning with Boojum Tree's wedding coordinator was such a great experience. I highly recommend visiting this venue. I have nothing but good things to say about the Boojum Tree and their staff.