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These 13 Santa Fe Wedding Venues Are Full of Southwestern Style

Love the warmth and vibrancy of Southwestern style? Host your special day at one of these beautiful Santa Fe wedding venues for colorful gardens, clifftop views, and historical cathedrals.

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Whether you were born and raised in Santa Fe, you're a New Mexico transplant, or you're simply looking for a place to host a memorable wedding, there's no doubt that this region is filled with natural beauty and charm. We've found the best Santa Fe wedding venues that capture the spirit of this iconic Southwestern city, from luxury resorts and one-of-a-kind boutique hotels, to private estates in the mountains and centuries-old chapels. The one thing they all have in common? Amazing views and an undeniable sense of hospitality. If you're planning a Santa Fe wedding, check out these picture-perfect locations.

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La Posada de Santa Fe 

Located in the heart of Santa Fe just blocks from historic Santa Fe Plaza, this luxury wedding venue has it all: grand ballrooms, sunny outdoor event spaces, in-house event coordination, and five-star amenities that you and your guests will love. The resort, which dates back to the 1880s, now has more than 150 casita-style rooms and suites, along with a spa, fitness center, swimming pool, cocktail bar, and several restaurants. 

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El Rancho de las Golondrinas

If you're looking for a unique Santa Fe wedding venue that's also rich in New Mexico's history, we recommend putting El Rancho de las Golondrinas at the top of your list. The ranch, which is now a living history museum, has been a significant spot in Santa Fe for centuries—some of the buildings on the property date back to the 1700s. Fun fact: El Rancho de las Golondrinas is located on the Camino Real (Royal Road), the original trade passageway that connected Santa Fe with Mexico City. It was also the filming location for several movies and television series, including GodlessFools Rush In, and MacGruber. For your wedding, this venue offers fun add-ons, like costumed demonstrators, a horse-drawn carriage, and tour guides of the ranch. 

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Inn and Spa at Loretto

Featuring a Gothic chapel, sculpture garden, Navajo-inspired ballroom, and a central building modeled after the Taos Pueblo, the Inn and Spa at Loretto has stunning wedding backdrops no matter what style you’re after. Wedding packages start at $70 per guest, and the venue provides in-house catering, bartending service, event coordination, overnight accommodations, and basic decor rentals, such as linens, napkins, and china. The Inn and Spa at Loretto has a maximum capacity of 280 people.

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Blame Her Ranch

For the ultimate wedding weekend experience, Blame Her Ranch is the place to be. This Santa Fe wedding venue becomes your private ranch for three days—it sleeps 24 people, so invite your wedding party and your closest relatives to spend the whole weekend onsite with you! On your wedding day, the ranch can accommodate up to 250 people and has four event spaces to choose from. A clifftop overlook is a popular place for wedding ceremonies, while a nearby gazebo is ideal for hosting an outdoor reception. Blame Her Ranch sits at an altitude of 7,000 feet, giving you panoramic views of the Santa Fe National Forest and the surrounding valleys.

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Hacienda Dona Andrea de Santa Fe

Surrounded by trees and the Ortiz Mountains, Hacienda Don Andrea provides plenty of privacy and scenery for your wedding day. The private estate, located only 25 minutes from Santa Fe, can host weddings for 150 people. Choose from the venue’s courtyard, garden, traditional chapel, or the great room for your big day. The hacienda also has nine guest rooms, a honeymoon suite, a commercial-grade kitchen, and decor rentals onsite.

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La Mesita Ranch Estate

La Mesita Ranch can host events for up to 400 people, making it one of the largest Santa Fe wedding venues. It’s also one of the dreamiest—this equestrian estate is surrounded by mountains on all sides, providing plenty of picturesque views for your wedding. There are multiple cottages, a traditional hacienda, vegetable and herb gardens, a central courtyard, and Italian-style fountains throughout the venue. La Mesita Ranch accommodates 23 people overnight and is less than 20 minutes from downtown Santa Fe, making it easily accessible for out-of-town guests.

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La Fonda on the Plaza

As one of the main hotels near Santa Fe’s historic plaza, this venue is a perfect choice if you’re looking to get married in the heart of the town. For outdoor ceremonies, a spacious terrace overlooks the gorgeous Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Indoors, La Fonda on the Plaza has four event spaces, each accented with Southwestern features, such as iron chandeliers, pueblo fireplaces, latilla ceilings, and terracotta floors. Catering, event planning, event rentals, and guest room blocks are all offered by the venue. 

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Eldorado Hotel & Spa 

This Santa Fe wedding venue mixes classic Southwestern style with sleek, contemporary flair. Eldorado Hotel & Spa has six event spaces to choose from, including three ballrooms, an expansive patio with views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains (an unbeatable spot for a sunset wedding), and a modern, non-denominational chapel. Catering is provided by the venue, and the hotel has over 200 guest rooms and suites that make traveling a breeze for your out-of-town relatives.

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Bishop's Lodge Ranch Resort & Spa

If you’re looking for a garden-style wedding venue in Santa Fe, we recommend Bishop’s Lodge. This quaint venue is located at the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and has more than 400 acres of secluded property. Fun fact: Bishop’s Lodge was even featured on an episode of The Bachelor in 2015. At this event center, six spaces to choose from, ranging from a historic 19th-century chapel, two ballrooms, and a gazebo nestled among a grove of oak and juniper trees. The ranch recently underwent a complete renovation, so we expect it to be a must-see Santa Fe wedding venue for couples getting married in 2021 and beyond. 

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Lodge at Santa Fe 

Hosting a Santa Fe wedding doesn’t have to break the bank. This all-inclusive venue takes care of most major details you’ll need for your dream wedding, including catering, wedding ceremony and reception setup, event planning, decor rentals, and overnight accommodation—all starting at $500. The Lodge at Santa Fe can host weddings for up to 300 people, and you can choose from two ballrooms, a sunny courtyard, and a Southwestern-style wedding chapel that has a handcrafted wood altar and earthen walls that shimmer with flecks of gold mica.

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Inn of the Turquoise Bear

Planning to elope? Inn of the Turquoise Bear is one of the best Santa Fe wedding venues for smaller groups, elopements, and vow renewals. This inviting bed and breakfast can host events for up to 20 guests, and basic wedding amenities are provided in-house. Inn of the Turquoise Bear has three different wedding packages that include an officiant, a wedding cake, flower arrangements, and a champagne toast. The most affordable package starts at just $385 for you, your spouse, and two witnesses. 

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Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe

The Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado is full-service wedding venue that will handle all of the details big and small throughout your planning process. Whether you're creating a day-of timeline, choosing your menu, or finalizing your decor, a Four Seasons event specialist will help you every step of the way, making this Santa Fe wedding venue an excellent choice for couples who want hands-on planing assistance from start to finish. The venue itself is gorgeous—the resort's Monte Vista terrace overlooks the mountains for an unforgettable outdoor space. Inside, the venue has a variety of event rooms to choose from depending on your wedding size and personal preference. Catering, event setup/cleanup, event rentals, floral design, and pre-wedding spa treatments (book yourself a massage—you deserve it!) are all available through the venue. 

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Inn on the Alameda

If a brunch wedding sounds like your style, check out this wedding venue in the Santa Fe Plaza. The central location is convenient if you want to be within walking distance to all of downtown Santa Fe during your wedding weekend or if you're inviting a lot of out-of-town guests who will be interested in touring the city's top attractions. Inn on the Alameda specializes in all-inclusive breakfast buffets and small weddings for 40 people or less. A landscaped courtyard at the venue makes a lovely spot for hosting an intimate outdoor ceremony. 

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