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Breathtaking Backdrops with Picturesque Scenery

Breathtaking Backdrops with Picturesque Scenery

Tying the Knot in the Valley of the Sun

You're getting married and looking for the ultimate venue to tie the knot in Phoenix. With its year-round sunshine and scenic desert landscapes, the Valley of the Sun is perfect for an outdoor wedding. But with so many options, how do you choose? Don't stress; we've got the inside scoop on the most stunning places in Phoenix to say your I do's.From lavish resorts nestled in the mountains to exotic gardens filled with cacti and wildlife with a picturesque backdrop for every bride. Keep reading to discover our top picks for wedding venues in Phoenix that will capture the beauty of the desert and provide a memorable experience you and your guests will never forget.

Desert Wildlife Encounters: Unique Phoenix Wedding Venues With Exotic Animals

Desert Botanical Garden

Exotic desert flora surrounds you, making the Desert Botanical Garden a stunning natural backdrop for your big day. Meander along winding paths flanked by enormous saguaro cacti and delicate wildflowers. The garden's vibrant colours come alive at sunset, creating a magical ambience.

Musical Instrument Museum 

For a cultural wedding, the Musical Instrument Museum is a unique choice. Exchange vows surrounded by instruments from around the world as a string quartet plays in the background. Hold your reception amid Asian gongs, African drums and other exotic instruments. The museum stays open late for private events, allowing for a memorable evening celebrating with friends and family.  

Phoenix Zoo

Make your wedding unforgettable at the Phoenix Zoo, where more than 1,400 animals call home. Say "I do" with giraffes, elephants and tropical birds as your witnesses. The zoo offers multiple outdoor venues with mountain vistas as well as indoor sites in case of inclement weather. Create lifelong memories feeding penguins and embarking on a special behind-the-scenes tour with your bridal party.  

With stunning desert scenery, vibrant culture and exotic wildlife encounters, Phoenix offers no shortage of picturesque backdrops for your wedding day. From botanical gardens and zoos to museums, you'll find a venue that matches your unique style and creates an event you and your guests will cherish for years to come. Start your new adventure together in this valley of natural wonders.

FAQ: Answering Common Questions About Finding Wedding Venues in Phoenix

Camelback Ranch Glendale 

Nestled in the Sonoran Desert, Camelback Ranch Glendale offers a picturesque setting for your big day. As if the stunning mountain vistas weren’t enough, this venue is also home to exotic wildlife like camels, ostriches, and zebras. For a truly memorable wedding, you and your guests can take a private tour to hand-feed these magnificent creatures.  Afterwards, continue the celebration in their rustic yet elegant ballroom.  

Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park  

If you’re an animal lover, look no further than Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park. Have your ceremony on their scenic Serengeti Safari Village stage, with giraffes and rhinos as your witnesses. Then hop aboard their safari wagons for a private tour to see lions, tigers, and bears (oh my!). With over 600 animals and 6,000 plant species, this venue will transport you and your guests to the African savanna.  

Sunrise Trail at Lost Dutchman State Park

The Sunrise Trail at Lost Dutchman State Park can’t be beaten for a rugged wedding with stunning desert vistas.  Watch for local wildlife like coyotes, bobcats, and desert bighorn sheep as you exchange vows among the saguaro cacti.  After a sunset photo shoot amid the red rocks, dine under a blanket of stars at your reception.  The park’s stargazing programs and nighttime hikes add magic to evening weddings.   

With venues like these, you’ll have a wedding your guests will never forget.  And the wildlife encounters will give you memories to cherish for years to come.  Adventure, natural beauty, and exotic animals—what more could you want in the Valley of the Sun?