Looking for fabulously stunning wedding venues in Palm Springs?
With desert vibes, mountain views, pops of vibrant color, and a hint of old-school Hollywood, Palm Springs is a destination all its own. We love how the city has become a sort of living museum of mid-century modern style. A style that has since made a comeback but was carefully preserved through the decades in Palm Springs. So we put together a list of the best ranches, resorts, and restaurants that also operate as wedding venues for couples who are tying the knot in this iconic city. Keep reading for more!
1) Parker Palm Springs
You have definitely seen Parker Palm Springs on socials even if you didn’t know it! The venue’s iconic colored door is a photo op moment for couples getting married at Parker! On-site hotel, spa, fab amenities, and full buyout options, Parker Palm Springs is first on our list of amazing Palm Springs wedding venues! Parker blends the persona of Palm Springs with comforting amenities. Have guests coming in from out of town? There are 144 rooms on-site for you and your guests!
At Parker, you’ll also find a delectable selection of restaurants and access to the Palm Springs Yacht Club. Hosting pre & post-wedding events that need careful attention to detail for all the chic touches you have in mind? Parker Palm Springs is known to roll out the red carpet from beginning to end. Here you can host your welcome party, rehearsal dinner, wedding day, and morning after or farewell brunch! If your Palm Springs wedding is shaping up to be a full weekend of events, talk to your photographer about a pre-wedding photoshoot. You have to take advantage of Parker’s grounds and close proximity to local attractions, you won’t regret it!
2) Ace Hotel & Swim Club
Truly unforgettable views with a reception space that delivers all the boho vibes. From intimate celebrations to grand-scale celebrations, the Ace Hotel loves to celebrate. They enjoy opening their doors to all couples planning an unforgettable wedding in Palm Springs! All in all, this Palm Springs wedding venue can accommodate celebrations with up to 150 guests. Ace Hotel is just a hop skip and a jump away from all the fab CA destinations! Thinking of visiting Joshua Tree, the Salton Sea, and Salvation Mountain? They are all in close proximity to Ace!
You’ll find the Ace Hotel is a one-stop venue with the ability to host your rehearsal dinner, wedding day, and your morning after brunch. But, what we love about Ace Hotel & Swim Club is how they’ve added subtle hints of charm at every touchpoint! For example, you’ll find rooms filled with record players with old vinyl. Their onsite staff is top-notch. But where they truly excel is guiding their couples to the boho desert wedding day of their dreams!
3) Sands Hotel & Spa
We’re kind of big on all-inclusive wedding venues, especially for a destination wedding in Palm Springs! And what’s better than a bar, restaurant, overnight accommodations, and spa facilities, all in one? By the way, how amazing are all of those touchpoints for the fully immersive wedding experience you’re dreaming of? Sands Hotel & Spa delivers big in the all-in-one department, and we are here for it!
The architecture of the Sands Hotel & Spa also delivers big. If you’re looking for that pop of color in your Palm Springs wedding venue, you’ll find it here! Rosy pink walls arched doorways, and Mid-Century meets Moroccan influence all give the venue its unique touch of charm. All the vibes and backdrops for your wedding day portraits! Additionally, all catering for weddings at the Sands is exclusively handled by the hotel’s on-site restaurant, the Pink Cabana. The staff at the Pink Cabana works with couples to meet their culinary requests. Which means striving for perfection in a way that is specifically customized to your wedding day vision!
4) The Saguaro Palm Springs
Looking for a versatile space that can provide an indoor/outdoor experience? The Saguaro has a grand ballroom or an outdoor terrace with mountain views! At Saguaro, you can opt for a fully al fresco wedding day experience or a ceremony outside with a reception in their ballroom! The Saguaro offers their couples the best of both worlds. But, the best part, it’s totally up to you to decide which part of this venue’s landscape is your dream scenario. If you’re asking us, we can’t help but select an outdoor view with a backdrop of their candy-colored hotel balconies.
Yeah, it’s “that” hotel. The one that all the fabulous Instagram girlies stay at for their retreats, getaways, and festies. The candy-colored dream at the Saguaro is paired with views of towering palm trees and the gorgeous mountainside. It’s all topped off with modern-day vibes and custom-crafted menus. The Saguaro’s catering experience starts with drinks lead to multi-course dinners, and ends with snacks (is there anything better?). If you need a little inspo from the Saguaro on how to make your candy-coated wedding day dream come to life, you can check them out online here!
5) The Lazy C Ranch
With rocky terrain tucked away from the rest of the world, The Lazy C Ranch hosts weddings of 50-200 guests! It’s definitely a no heels required kind of venue. But it’s an insanely gorgeous place to gather. The stars will blanket the night sky, making you feel as though they’ve made a special appearance, just for your special day!
The fab thing about the Lazy C is that it’s pretty much a blank space venue. This means you’ll get full creative control on bringing your wedding day experience to reality. Work closely with your planner or designer to map out your vision and your guests will be wowed in no time! Personally, we love the idea of transforming this ranch with heaps of romantic florals and break-out seating areas, but of course, the choice is totally yours! To see the epic views from this vast landscape of a wedding venue, you can find Lazy C, online here!
6) Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
Searching for fab Palm Springs wedding venues that have the capacity for a grand-scale wedding? You’ll find it on the grounds of Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa, which has event rooms in size of up to 20,000 sq ft! With two terraces, 4 different lawn spaces, a grand ballroom, and heaps of cozy spaces like their Gardenia room, you’ll have plenty of options when deciding where you’d like to host your welcome drinks, wedding ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception!
Planning on having a wedding that will include a guest list with kids of all ages? This is one Palm Springs wedding venue that is definitely family-friendly! The resort features a lazy river, splash pads, and waterslides where your guests can unwind, or let their “wiggles” out before they sprinkle your wedding ceremony with flowers. For more on planning your wedding at Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa, you can find their event info here!
7)The Emerson Estate
Need a fab Palm Springs wedding venue that packs a punch in the grand scale guest list department? The Emerson Estate can host up to 1,000 guests! Don’t let the ability to host a large event at The Emerson Estate fool you, it’s very much a cozy architectural marvel that also has overnight accommodations for up to 26 guests.
They offer space on their grounds for indoor or outdoor events. We love the vibe of dancing under the stars in Palm Springs on the night of your wedding more than anything! The estate is also unique in that they allow couples to select their own wedding vendors. The Emerson Estate does provide their couples with a list of preferred vendors, but it’s merely just a suggestion. Not, a requirement! We know it can feel confining to have to choose from a pre-selected list, but Emerson will give carte blanche in that department. To take a peek at their lush ground or past couples who have tied the knot at this fab wedding venue, click around this link!
8) Eight4Nine Restaurant & Lounge
Modern, charming, and thematic, Eight4Nine Restaurant & Lounge is an upscale wedding venue located in the Uptown Design District of Palm Springs. You might think a restaurant wedding venue would be limited in room selection. But, EIGHT4NINE has a few different spots, indoor and outdoor, that can be used for your rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony, reception, or cocktails! Welcome cocktails on the outdoor patio with views of the mountains? Yes, please!
EIGHT4NINE has three private dining spaces for weddings with a count of up to 50 guests. Or, for weddings in size of up to 300 guests, they offer a full restaurant buyout so you can have the place all to yourselves! The chic and swanky atmosphere at EIGHT4NINE is only rivaled by their extensive menu, which covers everything from charcuterie and pasta dishes to seafood, chicken, and filet mignon! If you want to make this city vibe with Palm Springs views wedding venue yours, you can find their wedding and event info online, right here!
9) Casa de Monte Vista
If you’re looking for a wedding venue in Palm Springs with that old Hollywood feel, you’ll find it at Casa de Monte Vista. This hacienda built in the 1920s is a genie in a bottle! It has a sort of nostalgia to it that feels like “if these walls could talk”. If that were the case, they’d tell you all about the celebrities that frequented their grounds during its heyday!
Casa de Monte Vista can accommodate weddings of up to 100 guests. Casa de Monte Vista does not provide on-site catering. However, they do partner with several local wedding vendors who will access the venue’s caterer-ready kitchen. Allowing them to bring dinner service directly to you! If you’re looking for an all-in-one venue for your rehearsal & wedding day dinner, Casa de Monte Vista provides accommodations through their private casitas & suites! Perfect for a weekend of pre & post-wedding events, all in one place. To catch a glimpse of all the charm Casa de Monte Vista offers, you can click around their website, here!
10) Smoke Tree Ranch
Upscale rustic charm located in the Coachella Valley, Smoke Tree Ranch will blow you away with its long history! Couple that with picturesque views that look like they’ve been ripped right out of a postcard and you might be asking yourself why you even stopped to consider another wedding venue in Palm Springs!
What we love most about Smoke Tree Ranch is that it combines a desert landscape with mountain views. Additionally, Smoke Tree Ranch offers weekend wedding experiences. Their all-inclusive experiences include overnight accommodations, and endless dining options for your welcome party, rehearsal dinner, and morning after brunch. Dining options include a seated, plated dinner or buffet style. Both of those options include a hosted bar! Their onsite Executive Chef Tony Marks, works closely with couples to customize their wedding menu from start to finish for a comprehensive experience that, at its core, feels like you! If you’re looking for some fun games to enchant your guests during cocktail hour, they have those too! For more info on booking Smoke Tree Ranch for your Palm Springs Wedding, you can find their wedding & event info here.
11) Twin Palms
It truly does not get more “Palm Springs” than getting married at the former home of Frank Sinatra, dubbed Twin Palms! If you’re curious, Twin Palms can host weddings in size of up to 150 guests. So it’s safe to say, this is not your average “house”. There are several unique options for selecting Twin Palms as your Palm Springs Wedding Venue. The area directly surrounding the pool can be used to host welcome cocktails or a rehearsal dinner for up to 50 guests. The Lawn, opposite the pool, can be set up for your wedding ceremony with up to 150 guests in theatre-style seating.
Or, if you want to use this space for a rehearsal dinner or reception dinner, it can also seat 108-150 guests, depending on the layout and style of tables used. Lastly, the circular motor court can host anywhere from 30-150 guests, which will again depend on the selection of seating. If you really want to feel like one of old-world Hollywood’s fabulous elite, the mid-century modern wedding venue offers 4 suites for overnight accommodations to fully immerse yourself in Ol’ Blue Eyes’ estate. You can find more info on the use of spaces and guest counts for hosting your wedding at Twin Palms, right here!
12) Moorten Botanical Garden
For a gorgeous al fresco rehearsal dinner or wedding ceremony experience, we love Moorten Botanical Garden! It’s a private family estate, that is generally open to the public, with weddings being an exception of course! Moorten Botanical Graden can host up to 100 guests for your wedding ceremony and provides a complete breakdown of their packages, which range by guest count, here.
If you’re thinking about getting married in Palm Springs, you’re probably already picturing wedding portraits with a backdrop of sprawled cactus and desert greenery. In that department, Moorten delivers! Your ceremony package will range from 2-3 hours so they’ll be plenty of time to work with your wedding photographer on capturing the magic of saying i do in this idyllic Palm Springs setting!
13) Korakia Pensione
A desert oasis with mountain views, Korakia Pensione is a Mediterranean-style resort on 1.5 acres. The resort includes overnight accommodation in the form of their bungalows, and guesthouses. Guests are also encouraged to stroll through the picturesque gardens. Or if a nature walk isn’t your thing, you can relax by the pool. On the ground of Korakia Pensione, you’ll also find citrus blossoms, olive trees, oleander bushes, date palms, and bougainvillea vines. In the way of architecture, wedding photos by the gorgeous Moroccan fountains and stone waterfall in the main courtyard are a must!
Once owned by 1930s silent screen star J. Carol Naish, Korakia Pensione has been featured in the New York Times and dubbed “One of the sexiest hotels in America”. This multi-layer resort is crazy gorgeous, you definitely have to see it to believe it! To take a look at their full wedding planning brochure, including options for the Moroccan side of the resort and the Mediterranean side, you can find them online, here!
14) Rimrock Ranch
Located just outside Joshua Tree, Rimrock Ranch is 36 glorious acres of peace and tranquility. This venue has major rustic appeal! But, we love how their couples have added everything from pops of glam to modern meets boho touches to their wedding day experience! We personally love the couple who went with “desert disco dream” as their wedding day vibe, in case you need any inspiration!
At Rimrock you’ll also find Americana in the form of rustic cabins, and retrofitted airstream trailers. Rimrock is definitely a blank-slate wedding venue, so you’ll have every opportunity to make your wedding day uniquely “you”. All in all, a wedding at this gorgeous ranch can accommodate up to 150 guests. If you want that “secluded from the outside world” feeling, you can find Rimrock online here!
15) Omni Rancho Las Palmas
Turning moments into memories, Omni Rancho Las Palmas is a fab resort and wedding venue. By the way, they have just about every amenity you could possibly imagine! Golf course, spa, restaurants, and overnight accommodations, check! Omni Rancho Las Palmas has views for days. We’re talking mountainside views and sky-high palm trees! The grounds are absolutely impeccable, practically begging you to go all out with your amazing color palette!
Omni is a multi-location venue giving you the option of where, on-site, you’d like to host your ceremony and reception. Personally, we’re voting for anything outside under their rows and rows of twinkle lights, but you be the judge! By the way, Omni Ranch Las Palmas has the ability to host up to 400 guests for your wedding. So if you find your guest list growing by the minute, you won’t have to worry about finding the right space for your fab wedding in Palm Springs! You can also check out their starlight terrace, and other available spaces, at this link!