El Zócalo Plaza Event Center

264 South Camino Del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM 87004 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About El Zócalo Plaza Event Center

El Zocalo Event Center is a historic, 135-year-old convent that has been repurposed as an event center and wedding venue in Bernalillo, New Mexico. With its thick adobe walls and gorgeous courtyard, El Zocalo Event Center is a breathtaking, authentic venue option for your wedding day.

Facilities and Capacity
El Zocalo Event Center is a fully refurbished space and is completed with up-to-date amenities including Wi-Fi, a wireless PA system, and screen and projector equipment. El Zocalo Event Center offers almost 2,400 square feet of meeting space and can accommodate up to 175 people. The courtyard has grass accents and beautiful fountains and the adjacent plaza will provide your guests with even more room to mingle and sip cocktails. The plaza makes for a truly elegant setting for your wedding ceremony or reception. The outdoor space is also complete with an outdoor fireplace which a great touch for winter weddings. Additionally, the kitchen is convientielt located and makes serving a breeze for both you and the caterers. El Zocalo Event Center is a fantastic venue options complete with a rich history and a southwestern elegance.

Services Offered
El Zocalo Event Center will work with you to help create your ideal wedding ceremony or reception. El Zocalo Event Center proudly offers the following wedding services:

  • Bridal suite
  • Setup
  • Clean up
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • Lighting/sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Wireless internet

History
El Zocalo translates to "the meeting place,” which is exactly what this historic convent acted as when it was established in 1874. People in Bernalillo would come to El Zocalo to meet, learn, and exchange ideas. Today, El Zocalo Event Center acts as a similar space. This 1874 convent is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The convent that is now El Zocalo Event Center was originally built on El Camino Real ("the Royal Road") for easy access to the people living, working and traveling by. For 300 years, this road was the Southwest's main road for travelers. Today, this 1874 convent is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and proudly hosts a variety of events year round.

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Fireplace
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Bird house
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Table setup
Round table
Round table
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Wedding ceremony
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The isle
The bride
The bride
White chairs
White chairs
Couple
Couple
Dancing
Dancing
Gentlemen
Gentlemen
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Long table setting
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Lovely couple
The fireplace
The fireplace
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Outdoor wedding
Wedding cakes
Wedding cakes
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Event center front view
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Outdoor reception
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Windows
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Daylight
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4 Reviews for El Zócalo Plaza Event Center

Recommended by 99% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0
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    DONNA · Married on 10/29/2016

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    I had my wedding here in October 2016, and it was perfect! The staff was professional, the area was clean. The price was great!

    Sent on 02/04/2018
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    Justin · Married on 11/08/2013

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Every new idea we had was met with, "Absolutely! We can do that!". Rudy and the entire staff made good on all of there promises to us and then some. Plus, the facility is beautiful.

    Sent on 02/18/2014

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El Zócalo Plaza Event Center FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 1700.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 1200.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 1700.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 1200.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    5
  • Describe your venue:
    Banquet Hall
    Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Bar Services
    Clean Up
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Liquor License
  • What event items are available?
    Audio Equipment
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Tables
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    March
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    November
    December

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  • 264 South Camino Del Pueblo Bernalillo, NM, 87004 See on map
    505-295-1008 (Phone number)
    Monday to Friday: 8 am to 5 pm Saturday: 9 am to 12 pm
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