La Mariposa Resort - Weddings & Special Events is a classic wedding venue located in Tucson, Arizona. It provides services to wedding events throughout the local area, including Phoenix, Nogales, and Willcox. Known as Tucson’s Oasis in the Desert, the venue offers stunning mountain views and is surrounded by a garden at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountain, making it an ideal backdrop for wedding photos.
Facility and Capacity
La Mariposa Resort - Weddings & Special Events can accommodate up to 1000 guests in its banquet hall. The hall has floor-to-ceiling windows, which allow guests to enjoy the beautiful outdoor garden area from inside. Outdoor ceremonies can be held in the garden, with its manicured lawn, fountains, and a pond near the lighted gazebo. The venue also has a dressing room.
La Mariposa Resort - Weddings & Special Events offers a private section, private rooms, and public seating for rehearsal dinners. It offers event services, which include cake, and event planning services for ceremonies and receptions.
The venue provides on-site catering services including French service, buffet, hors d’oeuvres, dessert, cocktail reception, and more. It also offers a variety of cuisine styles, including American, European, and Mediterranean. The venue accommodates special dietary needs, including gluten-free, lactose-free, nut-free, kosher, no pork, vegan, vegetarian, and organic.
106 Reviews for La Mariposa Resort - Weddings & Special Events
Recommended by 97% of couples
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Amanda Pryor · Married on 10/22/2020
This venue and the staff were absolutely amazing, my husband and I had the best day of our lives here. I got 1 million compliments on the south of the border Buffay, and the venue is absolutely stunning. The DJ John goes above and beyond his duties and is absolutely wonderful. I could go on and on, I will simply say that this could not have been a better choice and we would do it over again 1 million times!Sent on 10/29/2020
La Mariposa Resort - Weddings & Special Events's reply:Thank you Amanda for the nice review and for trusting La Mariposa with your Special Day! Congratulations and best wishes for the future!
Fred Wiemann · Married on 12/21/2019
Fantastic venue great staff fantastic food a diamond on the rough. Steve and his crew go out of thier way to get you taken care of great experience
5 star operation fantastic venue fantastic operation excellent food s real diamond in the roughSent on 12/22/2019
S real first class ticson experience!
La Mariposa Resort - Weddings & Special Events's reply:Thank you for the wonderful review! So honored to be part of this special day! Keep us in mind for future events!
Danielle Darr · Married on 05/25/2019
My Perfect Day at La Mariposa!
Thank you La Mariposa for a storybook wedding. I have heard brides say how difficult it is to first choose and then organize all the venue decisions. I didn’t experience any of that. La Mariposa’s attention to detail, commitment to excellence and calm expertise created a fabulous event.Sent on 06/09/2019
La Mariposa is the prettiest place in Tucson to get married. While the location itself is still convenient to reach, from the moment you begin down their long private road, you see nothing but the natural beauty and the peacefulness the place offers. With unobstructed views of the Catalinas and those huge old mesquite trees, you know you are somewhere rare and special.
They offer an incredibly high level of quality from start to finish. Beginning with their help in planning your special day, their excellent vendor recommendations, the yummy tasting session, their availability and kindness through the months before right up to the big day, it’s wonderful.
Cynthia and Steve went above and beyond to listen to what I wished for and then to make it happen. Cynthia was there every moment, no detail was overlooked. We had the best DJ, John, who ran the timing of the entire evening seamlessly. He and Cynthia make a great team on the day of. He was fun and took really good care of us. Genevieve, who made our cake, is doll and an artist. She made us the most fantastic cake. It was exactly what we talked about and looked better than the pictures I showed her. Classic, elegant and delicious. Pepe, the Mariposa chef, is gifted. Everything was cooked perfectly. Finally, a big shout out to our talented photographer, Ryan, everyone loved him and his pictures are extraordinary. Our guests haven’t stopped raving about our wedding, the food, how beautiful everything looked and how much fun they had.
May 25, 2019 at La Mariposa, when I got to marry the best man there is, was better than I could have dreamed. Thank you La Mariposa!
Ellie (Cline) Darr
May 25, 2019
La Mariposa Resort - Weddings & Special Events's reply:Dear Ellie,
Wonderful Venue for your wedding day! They have amazing decorators and wedding pros onsite. We have done many weddings there over the years and they are a delight to work with. Not to mention it is one of the most beautiful venues in town!!