Whether you’re a Coachella groupie or fell in love hiking through the Wonderland of Rocks, it’s hard to resist the appeal of the Mojave Desert — so why not bring your loved ones and say “I do” at one of these beautiful Joshua Tree wedding venues? From Palm Springs’ unmistakable mid-century style to lush gardens with a Mediterranean vibe, the options for venues are endless for your Joshua Tree wedding.
Enjoy the California sunshine — and a spectacular desert sunset — at one of these incredible Joshua Tree wedding venues!
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Desert Willow Golf Resort
There’s no need to decorate your wedding ceremony when it takes place in a Joshua Tree wedding venue this striking. Desert Willow Golf Resort combines emerald greens with rocky desert vignettes, lake views, and mountains on the horizon. Each setting pairs nature’s beauty with elegant finishes, whether you’re having cocktails in the afternoon sun or dining and dancing in the Firecliff Ballroom, where floor-to-ceiling windows mean you won’t miss a second of the sunset. You’ll love the nearly endless gorgeous photo locations, as well as the attentive on-site wedding coordinator.
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Indian Wells Golf Resort
Looking for a Joshua Tree wedding venue where you can really make your mark? Look no further than Indian Wells Golf Resort. The property’s Pavilion is a crisp all-white venue with space for up to 400 seated guests and floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides, the perfect blank canvas for whatever wedding vision you might come up with. Watch your guests arrive from the patio of the private bridal suite, exchange vows on one of two event lawns, then open the Pavilion’s full wall of glass doors to enjoy the warm weather and views of the Santa Rosa Mountains during your reception.
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The Desert Lily B&B
If a Joshua Tree wedding has you dreaming of days spent at Coachella, The Desert Lily B&B will be right up your alley. This rustic wedding venue is just minutes from the entrance to Joshua Tree National Park, nestled amongst the area’s iconic desert terrain. Four unique cabins and the B&B itself offer quaint lodging for your entire wedding party, all a stone’s throw from Love-Love, the property’s bohemian high desert wedding venue. Filled with twinkling lights and art installations, this setting is designed to perfectly frame the sunset and fill the deep black of desert nights with a warm glow.
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The Edward-Dean Museum and Gardens
Built in the 1950s, this historic home houses a beautiful collection of 16th- to 19th-century decorative arts, from Chinese paintings to Neo-Classical sculpture. The home is surrounded by manicure gardens, creating an elegant setting that will feel worlds away from the surrounding desert. The museum’s wedding coordinator oversees it all, from timeline creation to sending the bridal party down the aisle. After a ceremony in the rose garden, head inside the Kay Building for a formal evening of dinner and dancing, knowing you’re the only ones celebrating on the property all day.
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The Lautner Compound
This mid-century hotel is actually three boutique properties, all designed by famed architect John Lautner. The homes feature clean lines, ‘50s styling, and those unmistakable desert details that are synonymous with the Palm Springs and Joshua Tree area. Let the homes’ inherent style work its way into your vision as you fill your wedding day with wooden accents, an organic palette and, of course, cacti. The Park, a 10,000 square foot event space, is ready for you to roll in food trucks and put down a dance floor. As the night cools down, gather around the fire pits at The Ranch House, or watch the sunrise from the plunge pool at The Lautner. Call this compound your own for the weekend, and you’ll never want to leave.
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The Classic Club
Palm Desert or Tuscany? You decide. With rambling garden paths, stone bridges, and mountain views — plus a totally elegant ballroom in the Tuscan Villa-inspired clubhouse — the Classic Club could really be both. Make it easy and stress-free with a wedding package, or customize every moment for a unique experience for you and your guests. Bellatrix, the club’s Mediterranean-inspired restaurant, features simple food, seasonal ingredients, and local wines that your guests are sure to remember long after their last bite. From a ceremony on the eighth tee to cocktails in the clubhouse, mark the occasion with a beautiful Southern California celebration.
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Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
This Palm Springs wedding venue is heaven for couples dreaming of outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions. From the fifth fairway (with panoramic mountain views) to the white stucco of the rooftop Starlight Terrace, the palm trees of the Las Palmas lawn to the Sunrise Terrace (covered by elegant wooden pergolas), there is a romantic desert setting for every kind of couple. Over 400 rooms means every one of your guests can stay on-site — can you say after-party? — and the sophisticated setting of bluEmber, the hotel’s Californian restaurant with an award winning patio, is ideal for a rehearsal dinner or morning-after brunch.
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Hyatt Regency Indian Wells
Celebrating with a crowd? You’re in luck — The Hyatt Regency Indian Wells has space for 700 on their pool deck, so you won’t have to cross anyone off the guest list. Gaze at Mt. Eisenhower as you exchange vows on the Celebrity Lawn, then host an evening of elegance in the Indian Wells Ballroom. Find an oasis of peace at Agua Serena spa, then relax in newly-wedded bliss in a poolside cabana (with a frozen margarita, of course) once your guests have gone home. One of the hotel’s wedding specialists will walk you through every detail, ensuring you’re in great hands along the way!
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Indian Wells Country Club
Nestled along the Razorback Mountains, Indian Wells Country Club is a stunning spot to start this new chapter of your lives. Mountain peaks tower above the clubhouse, creating a stark contrast between lush golf greens and arid desert. Ceremonies on the 18th fairway are perfectly timed to keep guests in the shade and have you saying “I do” right as the sun sets over the hills. Once you’ve tied the knot, join your guests for a celebratory drink on the covered veranda before heading into the ballroom, where crystal chandeliers light the space and floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the green. Don’t forget to have your picture taken in front of the club’s iconic arrow sculpture!
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Miramonte Resort & Spa
Find fairy tale romance in the Palm Desert at Miramonte Resort & Spa. This Mediterranean-style property is newly renovated, making the rambling, relaxed property even more welcoming. With 11 acres of gardens at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains, this wedding oasis will make you feel right at home. Gorgeous Southern California weather makes the Mesquite Lawn, surrounded by verdant boxwoods and cypress trees, a tempting choice, while the beamed ceiling of the Ironwood Ballroom adds a ranch flair to the refined setting. And don’t forget the spa! From mani-pedis with your bridesmaids to a relaxing massage the morning of your wedding, Well Spa will pamper you from your head to your toes.
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The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens
Embrace your inner child with a wedding surrounded by wildlife. The Living Desert Zoo is devoted to preserving the Colorado Desert, and is home to giraffes and jaguars alongside eagles and coyotes. Take your guests to Africa with a reception at the District Commissioner’s House, a home featuring African art, antiques and close-up viewing of the Amur Leopard. Or dine under the stars on the Venuto Palm Garden Patio, surrounded by over 50 species of palms to shade your celebration. For a fun surprise, invite some of the zoo’s residents (like an armadillo or a porcupine!) to make the rounds during cocktail hour so your guests can meet the locals.
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